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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Michael Phelps bids farewell


August 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The first Olympic medal came on a humid August night beneath the Athenian stars eight years ago, and the 22th - the last one for ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer to turn producer


February 28th, 2012 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Octavia Spencer, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "The Help", is planning to turn producer."I don't have any role that I want ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best original score


February 27th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Ludovic Bource walked with prestigious golden statuette for best music (original score) for silent French film "The Artist" at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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‘The Girl With…’ wins best editing at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Director David Fincher's "The Girl With Dragon Tattoo" won the golden statuette for best editing for Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall at the 84th ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best costume design, ‘The Iron Lady’ makeup


February 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Silent black and white film "The Artist" won an Academy Award in the best costume design category, while Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" took home ... Read more...

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WWF Russia seeks foster parents for 500 polar bears


November 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Under a new initiative by WWF Russia, individuals and companies can become a foster parent of a polar bear for a one-time contribution of 30,000 ... Read more...

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Katy Perry amongst MTV VMA winners


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Katy Price picked the top prize at the MTV Video Music Awards last Sunday night. The video of her hit song "Firework" was chosen as ... Read more...

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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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Now, get Kate Middleton statuette for 199 pounds


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Admirers of Kate Middleton will now be able to buy a bone china statuette of the Duchess of Cambridge for 199 pounds, said a media report.The ... Read more...

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Atwood wins best costume design Oscar for ‘Alice in Wonderland’


February 28th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) American designer Colleen Atwood won the Oscar award for her costume designs in Tim Burton's "Alice In Wonderland" at the 83rd Academy Awards here.This is the third ... Read more...

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Melissa Leo wins Oscar for best supporting actress


February 28th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Melissa Leo won the award for the best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "The Fighter" at the 83rd Academy Awards.She pipped Amy Adams ... Read more...

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Abhi-Ash to attend Oscars?


February 25th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Bollywood's star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, who are currently in Los Angeles for a holiday, will be attending the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Sunday, ... Read more...

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Heidi the cross-eyed opossum backs Natalie Portman


February 24th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some future-predicting animals are getting all the attention these days. It was not long that Paul the Octopus thrilled the whole world with his ‘supernatural’ instincts.Another ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes Rahman luck for Oscars


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman has bagged two nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards for his work in Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" and the film frat is hoping ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga looks like Madonna with sculpted bustier, high blond ponytail


February 15th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga was seen looking like a replica of Madonna from the 1990s with her sculpted bustier and high blond ponytail while at ... Read more...

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Rolls Royce’s Spirit of Ecstasy turns 100 this year


February 7th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): The Spirit of Ecstasy, the figurine that is the trademark of every Rolls Royce, turns 100 years old this year.100 Rolls-Royce cars formed a cavalcade yesterday to mark ... Read more...

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Rahman in Oscar run again with two nominations for ‘127 Hours’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in ... Read more...

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‘Eclipse’, ‘The Last Airbender’ up for nine Razzies


January 25th, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) "Twilight Saga: Eclipse" and "The Last Airbender" have both received the most nominations at this year's Razzie Awards, with each movie earning nods in nine categories.Among the ... Read more...

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Wounded Spanish journalist receives honour


November 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Fernando (Spain), Nov 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish photographer Emilio Morenatti, who lost a foot in a roadside bomb explosion while working in Afghanistan last year, received Tuesday the first Freedom of Speech ... Read more...

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Elton John would give up knighthood for Oscar


November 1st, 2010 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) British singer Sir Elton John has said he would give up his knighthood for his Academy Award.The performing legend has won many accolades throughout his career, including the ... Read more...

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World Cup replica filled with cocaine seized


July 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 4 (DPA) Colombian police confiscated a replica of the World Cup trophy filled with 11 kg of cocaine that was being sent by mail to Spain, officials said. Anti-narcotics police commander ... Read more...

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Abhishek receives metallic banana statuette for worst accent


April 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has received several awards but probably none of them is as unique as the metallic banana statuette that he was sent for ... Read more...

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‘Superman’ Berlusconi can’t be felled by kryptonite


March 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi has again indulged himself with self-praise - his publishing company has now unveiled a book that lauds the Italian Premier as 'Superman'.The book titled "Love ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Becomes Best Actress, And Worst Too


March 8th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Oscars this year was very much like the other award ceremonies that had taken place. The winners, barring a few exceptions, were more ... Read more...

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‘Hurt Locker’ bags Oscar for best sound editing, sound mixing


March 8th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Paul N.J. Ottosson won the Oscar for best sound editing for the war drama "The Hurt Locker", while Ray Beckett and Ottosson bagged the golden statuette for ... Read more...

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How to predict who will win the Oscar


March 6th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): While the Best Actor and Actress nominees at the Oscars are preparing to look exceptional for the red carpet, many similarities have been noticed among the winners of ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet’s Oscar is in her bathroom!


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Kate Winslet has said she keeps her Oscar award she won for 'The Reader' in her bathroom.The actress has placed the golden statuette in the washroom so that ... Read more...

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Oscar like the best toy: Penelope Cruz


January 28th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says that winning an Oscar for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" last year was like getting the best toy ever. The star bagged the Academy Award for ... Read more...

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Berlusconi attacker transferred to psychiatric hospital


January 20th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Jan 20 (DPA) The man who last month assaulted Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was transferred Tuesday from prison to the psychiatric ward of a Milan hospital, news reports said. Magistrate Cristina ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to return to work four weeks after Milan attack


January 10th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is ready to resume work after recovering from injuries, following an attack in a rally in Milan.The leader who suffered injuries on the ... Read more...

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