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Adele splurges on nursery


July 13th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Singer Adele, expecting her first baby with boyfriend Simon Konecki, has spent $54,000 on sound and lights for her baby's nurseries and $7,500 on clothes and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra asked to shell out more for MIFF


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) The Goa government has shelled out Rs.10 crore towards logistical expenses for the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), whereas its Maharashtra counterpart has only ... Read more...

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Silvio’s spendthrift lifestyle revealed


March 10th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Italy's billionaire prime minister Silvio Berlusconi seems to have lived quite a spendthrift lifestyle as the list of gifts he gave away to his friends and ... Read more...

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Restaurant bills cause graft probe against tobacco chief in China


January 27th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior government official in south China has landed in big trouble following the startling discovery about his spendthrift lifestyle-he ran up restaurant bills of 130,000 yuan (about ... Read more...

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Nicholas Cage settles financial suit with accountant


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Nicolas Cage has settled his mega-lawsuit with his accountant, Samuel J. Levin.The 'City of Angels' star claimed that the accountant ruined him financially, reports TMZ.Cage said ... Read more...

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Blondes earn more than brunettes and redheads


July 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Blonde women may be made fun of as being stupid, but they are at the top when it comes to earning money, a study has revealed.Blondes earn an ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock curbs her spending habits after “expensive” mistakes


March 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Sandra Bullock says she has learnt from "painful mistakes" of spending money on useless items and insists she now keeps a tab on her spendthrift nature.The 45-year-old ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s kids hit $5bn jackpot


October 11th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Late singer Michael Jackson's kids are likely to inherit more money than their father ever had in the bank, say analysts from America's Forbes magazine.With the fan ... Read more...

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`Smart Club’ Liverpool won’t be like `spendthrift’ Man City


September 16th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.16 (ANI): Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks has said the Reds will continue to operate as a "smart club" and will never be tempted into an "unsustainable" spending spree as carried out ... Read more...

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Disco culture gaining popularity in Chandigarh


August 8th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Aug.8 (ANI): Derisively dubbed by some people as a city of the tired and the retired, Chandigarh city is now making the disco culture a part of ... Read more...

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Karan Wahi enters ‘Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari’ as Rajveer


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Karan Wahi of Remix fame and heartthrob of millions return on the soap scene with "Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari' on COLORS as Rajveer.Rajveer is a charmer who not ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton orders diamond- encrusted dash board for her pink Bentley


March 4th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 04 (ANI): It seems that the ongoing recession has not affected Paris Hilton at all, for the hotel heiress has ordered a custom-made, diamond-encrusted dashboard worth a whopping 200,000 ... Read more...

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‘Reckless’ RBS signed Sachin, others for 200 mn pounds


February 15th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) A spendthrift Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) spent 200 million pounds on sponsorship deals with Sachin Tendulkar and other top sportsmen just weeks before being bailed out by ... Read more...

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McCain aides deny spreading Palin in a towel rumours


November 8th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Senator John McCains top two aides during the presidential campaign have denied the anonymous accusations circulating in the press about his running mate and Alaska Governor Sarah ... Read more...

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Palin used federal funds which she said she never took


September 10th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.10 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential nominee and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been criticized for claiming that she turned down federal earmark spending for the "bridge to nowhere" in her ... Read more...

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Americans more worried about economy than Iraq war or terrorism: Study


August 2nd, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.2 (ANI): American angst is now centered on gas prices, personal finances, unemployment, inflation, stagnant real estate, rather than the ongoing war in Iraq or the upcoming presidential conventions according ... Read more...

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Penny-pinchers outnumber spendthrifts


March 18th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): It is a common notion that people splurge more than save. But now, a new research suggests the opposite for it has shown that tightwads or penny-pinchers ... Read more...

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