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Ivy Queen thrives in male-dominated reggaeton


August 29th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton pioneer Ivy Queen is presenting her new album "La musa" that will keep her in the forefront of a musical genre dominated ... Read more...

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Pranab slams Team Anna, says allegations ‘unfair’


June 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday slammed Team Anna for the "unfair" and "motivated" graft allegations against him, and that too after he was chosen ... Read more...

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Text Speak Short Story in running for £30,000 prize


February 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 20 authors have been shortlisted by the judges in the race to win £30,000 in the competition Text Speak Short Story. The winner of the competition ... Read more...

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Kashmir police withdraw order on prepaid mobile recharges


February 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Responding to growing public indignation and vendor protests against its directive to furnish details of every recharge made on prepaid cell phones, the local police Friday ... Read more...

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Jolie protects children from seeing violent scenes


February 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she didn't allow her children to visit the sets of her directorial debut "In The Land of Blood And ... Read more...

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I had a complete emotional breakdown: Jolie


January 15th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is gearing up for the release of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" says she underwent an ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig enjoyed working on ‘The Girl…’


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has said though "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" was a serious film, he had fun shooting for it.Craig insists that ... Read more...

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My film will be hard to sell: Johansson


November 29th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson says her first directorial project, "Summer Crossing", will be difficult to sell.The 27-year-old stepped behind the camera for "Summer Crossing", an adaptation of ... Read more...

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Restrictions on cross-border movement of goods necessary: PM


November 5th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said while he did not favour restrictions on cross-border movement of commodities, such actions sometimes were necessary both politically and ... Read more...

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Madonna fancies creative men


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Pop queen Madonna admits that she was attracted to ex-husbands Sean Penn and Guy Ritchie because they were "creative"."I am and was attracted to very ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court rejects petition on Lokpal bill


September 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a petition seeking to declare the central government's act of introducing the Lokpal bill last month as unconstitutional on ... Read more...

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Public opinion sought on Lokpal, Team Anna terms it diversion (Second lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As Anna Hazare continued his protest fast against the government's Lokpal bill, the chairman of a parliamentary standing committee examining the bill Saturday said the ... Read more...

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Public opinion sought on Lokpal Bill


August 20th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As Team Anna continues with its agitation, a parliamentary standing committee Saturday invited public suggestions on the Lokpal Bill.The parliamentary standing committee on personnel, public ... Read more...

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Sarah Ferguson storms out of ‘60 Minutes’ interview


August 12th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, stormed out during an interview with Channel 9’s 60 Minute program. Ferguson was being interviewed by reporter Michael Usher when she flared ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eminem slammed by anti-violence campaigners


June 30th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Rapper Eminem has been slammed by an anti-violence group for portraying suicide in his latest video "Space Bound".The controversial promo, which debuted earlier this week, shows ... Read more...

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Osama’s death may impact Bigelow’s ‘Kill Bin Laden’


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Director Kathryn Bigelow and her screenwriter collaborator Mark Boal have been working on an action thriller based on Osama bin Laden's life titled "Kill Bin Laden", ... Read more...

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No make-up for Mirren in ‘The Temptest’


March 9th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren did not wear make-up for the big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare play "The Temptest" because it would look ridiculous.The 65-year-old actress played ... Read more...

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My film ‘Aarakshan’ will not create new tensions: Prakash Jha


February 26th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who is shooting his latest film "Aarakshan" in Bhopal, feels the subject matter of the film is relevant as there is always an "under ... Read more...

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Gaga accused of copying Madonna’s track


February 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who unveiled her long-awaited new single "Born This Way", is facing a barrage of accusations -- that she has copied Madonna's classic hit ... Read more...

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MTV insists ‘Skins’ has not violated any child pornography laws


January 24th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): MTV has insisted that its teen drama 'Skins' has not violated any federal child pornography statutes after complains of exploitation from a media watchdog group.The Parents ... Read more...

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Garfield expected ‘The Social Network’ to be dull


January 24th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) "The Social Network" actor Andrew Garfield has admitted he didn't think the film would be very exciting until he read the script.The 27-year-old who portrays ousted Facebook ... Read more...

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Andrew Garfield didn’t expect ‘The Social Network’ to be exciting at first


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): 'The Social Network' star Andrew Garfield has admitted he didn't think it would be an exciting movie until he read the script.The 27-year-old actor, who plays the ... Read more...

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Emraan Hashmi Is A Balanced Individual


January 17th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood’s serial kisser actor Emraan Hashmi cleared the air when it came to his image. Hashmi has always played a sweet lover boy on screen and has romanced his ladies ... Read more...

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‘Arekti Premer Golpo’: The First Bengali Project On Alternative Sex


December 18th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In his statement to the media, Kaushik Ganguly says that it was very difficult for him to direct Rituporno Ghosh because being a director himself, Rituda had his own mindset regarding ... Read more...

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I’m a promoter of masturbation, says ‘Gossip Girl’ star Taylor Momsen


December 11th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 11 (ANI): It's not an alien thing for 'Gossip Girl' star Taylor Momsen to talk about X-rated topics, and this time, she said that she promotes masturbation.However, the 17-year-old ... Read more...

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George Clooney: The Chosen Face For John Zachary DeLorean


December 9th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
When approached by the media, Stephen Wynn, the present head of the DeLorean Motor Company confirmed the news about a film being made on the life of the legendary engineer and ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon Speaks Her Heart Out


December 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Legally Blonde" star Reese Witherspoon has opened her heart out. In a recent interview with the Glamour magazine the 34 year old star poured her heart ... Read more...

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Facebook to patent the word ‘face’?


November 25th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): It may sound ridiculous at first, but Facebook is planning to trademark the word 'face' because it wants to stop other companies using the term in a ... Read more...

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films Are Whimsical And Unrealistic Says Aamir Khan


November 25th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, it is also true that most of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali films are whimsical and unrealistic. And that is what actor Aamir Khan has to say about every SLB venture. ... Read more...

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Berry shows off ‘embarrassing’ sweaty armpits on ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’


November 17th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 17 (ANI): Halle Berry shocked audience when revealed two round sweat stains in her armpits during an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Monday.The actress, who was wearing a ... Read more...

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‘Mangala’ Shooting Completed


October 19th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The highly anticipated Telugu film 'Mangala' recently completed its shooting schedule and reports suggest that the movie will be released very soon.  'Mangala' has been directed ... Read more...

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Japan hosts its 10th national poem boxing championships


October 8th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Japan is hosting its 10th national poem boxing championships where contestants will be seen sparring verbally without the boxing gloves.Each contestant will be given three minutes to ... Read more...

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Slugging it out with poems, Japanese style


October 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) A national poem boxing championships is being organised in Japan where the contestants deliver a verse and record a win, a media report said.The verbal sparring takes place ... Read more...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt in harrowing rape-victim role


October 1st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Known for her girl-next-door persona, Jennifer Love Hewitt seems to have lived up to the role of rape victim in the US police drama 'Law & Order: ... Read more...

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Cast of ‘The Sound of Music’ ‘to reunite for 1st time in 45yrs’


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Fans will get to witness the re-union of the cast of Oscar-winning movie 'The Sound Of Music' in the late October 29th episode of 'The Oprah ... Read more...

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