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‘Mirror Mirror’ not the fairest, but real good nonetheless (IANS Movie Review)


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mirror Mirror"; Director: Tarsem Singh Dhandwar; Actors: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer; Rating: ***1/2 Retelling age old fables in a tongue-in-cheek manner has been the fashion in cinema ever ... Read more...

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‘Golden question’ that made Indian scientist probe nanotech


December 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) How many atoms are required to keep gold shining? It was this question asked by a student that made India's noted scientist C.N.R. Rao take up ... Read more...

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Anna effect: Goa ministers asked to observe ‘bribe free day’


August 18th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Members of a civil society group in Goa have asked ministers in the Congress-led coalition government to observe Thursday as a 'bribe free day' in support ... Read more...

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Indian astronaut to walk on Moon in 2025: Kalam


June 1st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday hoped an Indian astronaut would walk on the Moon in 2025 and on Mars by 2035."I believe an Indian ... Read more...

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‘The Situation’ gets a Jersey Shore spin off


May 5th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people have started wondering if MTV is doing the right thing by introducing so many spin-offs to their hit show “Jersey Shore.” With spin-offs announced ... Read more...

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‘Jersey Shore’ is just like prison with cameras, says Snooki


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 3 (ANI): Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi has blamed "Jersey Shore" for her ill reputation and the claims the show is 'just like prison with cameras'.The pint-sized star told Rolling Stone ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc’s defending lawyer to become TV star?


February 20th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Ed Chernoff, the lawyer defending Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray, is apparently being offered millions to become a TV star.His work defending Murray, who is accused of ... Read more...

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Media Report: Claire Danes Is Suffering From The Unpleasant Side Effects Of Latisse


December 16th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A spokesperson for the actress, Claire Danes, has warned that Danes could take legal action against an American broadsheet over mendacious reports in that broadsheet ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian ‘Highest Paid Reality TV Star In 2010′


December 8th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has topped the list of high-earning reality TV stars after raking in an estimated 6 million dollars this year.The 30-year-old's sisters Khloe and Kourtney, who ... Read more...

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‘Strictly Come Dancing’ named ‘world’s most successful reality TV format’


November 24th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): The BBC's popular dance show, 'Strictly Come Dancing', has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's most successful reality television format.The show has been sold ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall too huge for designer clothes


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kim Cattrall has revealed she was never able to enjoy the couture costumes on the "Sex and the City" sets because designers only sent sizes to ... Read more...

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Goa plans mega tourism circuits with Maharashtra, Karnataka


August 16th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) Goa will tie up with neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka to create mega tourism circuits in an effort to boost the tourism industry in the state, a top tourism ... Read more...

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‘Predators’ like a build-up to violent video (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 6th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Predators"; Director: Nimrod Antal; Cast: Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov; Rating:**1/2When the first "Predator" came in 1987, there was no money to ... Read more...

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Douglas’ ex-wife wants share in ‘Wall Street 2′ fees


June 28th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Michael Douglas' ex-wife Diandra has filed a legal suit against him claiming a share in his salary for his upcoming movie "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps". Diandra has ... Read more...

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Draupadi Dilemma!


June 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood has always been inspired by epics. There have been several spin-offs of "Ramayan' and "Mahabharat', including the recent Raavan and Rajneeti! While the former ... Read more...

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Raising FDI cap in defence manufacturing to 74 percent will save forex (Second Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In what reads more like an indictment of the Indian defence establishment, a government working paper Monday suggested the foreign investment cap in the military manufacturing sector ... Read more...

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Original ‘Law & Order’ Canceled by NBC After 20 Seasons


May 15th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After paving the way for a whole slew of new crime dramas, the one and only original, Law & Order, will be canceled this season. Law and ... Read more...

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NBC Universal cancels long-running procedural drama ‘Law & Order’ after 20 seasons


May 15th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- NBC Universal on Friday announced its decision to cancel its long-running procedural drama 'Law & Order' after a total of 20 seasons, one season shy of a ... Read more...

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Report: NBC Universal cancels ‘Law & Order’


May 14th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- NBC Universal has decided to cancel its long-running procedural drama 'Law & Order,' according to a report from Deadline Hollywood on Thursday. The media and entertainment company ... Read more...

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Ramu’s Crow Takes On Shahid Kapoor: “Let’s See If People Like My Hero Better Than Shahid Kapoor” - Ram Gopal Varma


April 15th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In Ahsaas Channa, Ram Gopal has found his own Linda Blair. Remember the child protégée playing the Satan-possessed traumatized girl in The Exorcist? Ahsaas, the female child ... Read more...

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I want to start a campaign to bring back ‘Shrek’: Cameron Diaz


March 25th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Cameron Diaz is so upset with the news of "Shrek" movies ending that she wants to start a campaign to bring it back. The "Charlie's Angels" star has ... Read more...

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Brit Indian mining conglomerate Vedanta to list up to six spin-off firms


January 31st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): British Indian mining giantVedanta Resources is plotting one of the biggest money-spinning corporate break-ups of a Ftse 100 company in years.The Agarwal family, which has a majority stake ... Read more...

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Oz provincial govt welcomes ‘philandering’ but veritable ‘goldmine’ Woods anytime


January 5th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): The Victoria Government is ready to welcome Tiger Woods anytime despite the World No.1 golfer's reputation nose diving after it was revealed that he had cheated on ... Read more...

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Bidder selection for Bangalore rail project soon


November 27th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Karnataka will soon select a consortium-bidder for the Rs.5,767-crore high-speed rail link between the international airport and the central business district here, a senior state government official said ... Read more...

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“CSI” Trilogy Hits The Screen


November 10th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On November 9, the CSI team kick started the very hyped "CSI" trilogy, which will be airing the whole of this week. The trailers for the ... Read more...

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Imaginary friends help kids develop better language skills


August 7th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Having an imaginary friend seems to play a positive role in a child's language development, says a new study. Elaine Reese, professor at the University of Otago (UO), New ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson sued by ‘Thriller’ actress


May 6th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's smash hit "Thriller" is coming back to haunt him as Ola Ray, his girlfriend in the video, is suing him over unpaid royalties. Actress ... Read more...

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‘Thriller’ actress sues Jacko over unpaid royalties


May 6th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The actress in Michael Jackson's smash hit 'Thriller' video is suing the popstar over unpaid royalties.Ola Ray, a former Playboy Playmate, is suing the King of Pop ... Read more...

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Premji optimistic about economic recovery


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Wipro chairman Azim Premji Wednesday said he was more optimistic now than a month ago about recovery in the Indian and the US markets after a huge amount ... Read more...

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Ramkumar Chattopadhyay was ‘last emperor’ of traditional Bengali music


March 18th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The death of legendary singer Ramkumar Chattopadhyay, who was regarded as the repository of Bangla Puratoni Gaan (old Bengali songs), marked the end of the era of vernacular ... Read more...

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Bengali music legend Ramkumar Chattopadhyay dead


March 18th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Legendary Bengali singer Ramkumar Chattopadhyay, known for popularising the 'shyama sangeet' and 'tappa' genres in West Bengal, died at a private hospital here Wednesday, hospital officials said. He ... Read more...

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India’s rural job scheme also addressing climate change


February 8th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's flagship rural job scheme has resulted in some rather unusual spin-offs, chief among them reducing the impact of climate change, a top official says. This apart, the ... Read more...

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‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ a tongue-in-cheek slice of life (Film Review)


August 16th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Bachna Ae Haseeno"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone, Minissha Lamba; Director: Siddharth Anand; Rating: *** Let's get real. Commitment phobia is endemic among 20-something urban yuppies, ... Read more...

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Stanfords millions leave Collingwood on the horns of a dilemma


June 13th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): The dilemma caused by the power of the Texan billionaire Stanfords dollars was seen when Paul Collingwood, the England one-day captain, admitted that it would be difficult ... Read more...

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Iraqi oil could help ease pressure on global economy: India


June 12th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If Iraqi crude oil begins to flow into the market it can have a positive impact on the global economy that is already showing signs of retardation, ... Read more...

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