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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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‘Isles of Wonder’ theme of Olympic’s opening ceremony


January 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) London 2012's opening ceremony will feature the "Isles of Wonder", the ceremony's artistic director Danny Boyle revealed six months ahead of the Games.Boyle said it ... Read more...

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At 49, Ralph Fiennes enjoys younger fan base


January 9th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (IANS) Thanks to his role of Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" franchise, actor Ralph Fiennes has attracted the younger generation to his fan base.The 49-year-old ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ stars Carter, Fiennes to star in ‘Great Expectations’?


April 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' stars Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter will reportedly team up again in a film adaptation of Charles Dickens novel 'Great Expectations'.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren scared of working with Russell Brand


April 14th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren feels comedian Russell Brand is quite "intimidating", and admits she was quite scared working with him on "Arthur".Although the actress is now ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren says Shakespeare should be banned in schools


March 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Hollywood star Dame Helen Mirren has insisted that children shouldn't be introduced to Shakespeare's work in the classroom as the classic plays need to be seen to be ... Read more...

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19 years old Tempestt Henderson consumes up to five bars of soap a week


February 9th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors say a teenager from Florida is eating her way to death.19-year-old Tempestt Henderson has a strange appetite that sees her eat as much as 5 ... Read more...

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Russell Brand shocked by Dame Helen Mirren’s ‘dirty’ gags


January 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): British comedian Russell Brand has admitted that he was left shocked by the decidedly 'indecent' humour of his co-star Dame Helen Mirren.Brand, who stars alongside the Oscar-winner in ... Read more...

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Eminent theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik dead


December 28th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Renowned theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik died at a private hospital in Kolkata following respiratory problems, family sources said Tuesday.Banik, 55, who was hospitalised on Dec 25, died around ... Read more...

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Why older women are invisible in Hollywood, by Helen Mirren


December 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): The reason as to why older women do not get noticed in Hollywood has been put down to the fact that the vast majority of writers are male.Dame ... Read more...

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Russell Brand can’t keep his hands off wife Katy Perry


December 8th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): Russell Brand was all over Katy Perry at the premiere of his film 'The Tempest' in LA.The lanky comedian couldn't keep his hands off his better half, ... Read more...

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British designers excited about Middleton’s wedding dress


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Ever since the engagement of Kate Middleton to Prince William has been announced, many British designer are hoping to make her wedding gown.The engagement was announced Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russell Brand’s awkward encounter with Prince Charles


November 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Russell Brand has said that Prince Charles tried to avoid him at a recent event.However, the newlywed comedian admitted he managed to get a good grip ... Read more...

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Bring perpetrators of Mumbai terror attack to book: Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): Emphasizing that the United States stands in solidarity with the 26/11 victims and with India to eradicate the scourge of terrorism in different parts of the world, visiting ... Read more...

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Diana’s school notes found in rubbish pile


November 1st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) School notes scribbled by the late Princess Diana when she was 15 have been found in a pile of rubbish, and could could fetch up to 1,500 ... Read more...

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Russell Brand Goit Caught Laying Hands On Hellen Mirren’s Innerwear


October 9th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): Russell Brand, the popular British comedian revealed in a recent interview that he was caught by actress Dame Helen Mirren while he was trying to get ... Read more...

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When Mirren caught Brand touching her innerwear


October 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand, who will tie the knot with Katy Perry this month, reveals that Dame Helen Mirren caught him touching her innerwear.The Oscar-winning actress has ... Read more...

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Mirren dedicates her role in ‘The Tempest’ to women


September 13th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Dame Helen Mirren has dedicated her role as Prospera in the movie "The Tempest" to all struggling women. The British actress takes on the traditionally male role ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren wears Russell Brand’s underwear


June 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Dame Helen Mirren says she wears comedian Russell Brand's underpants occasionally. While wrapping up the film "The Tempest" she picked up Brand's innerwear as a momento. ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s son to follow in his father’s footsteps


June 18th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): British musical theatre composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's son Nick has decided to follow in his father's footsteps.Webber is one of the world's best-known musical impresarios.Nick has worked with ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren to play Prospero in big screen version of ‘The Tempest’


May 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren will play a female Prospero in a new big screen version of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.Director Julie Taymor has changed the gender of the central character ... Read more...

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I love American actors for their work ethic: Helen Mirren


April 25th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Dame Helen Mirren feels British actors are less hard-working and take longer to learn their lines than American performers. The Oscar winning actress' comments were related ... Read more...

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Russell Brand and Helen Mirren in Arthur


April 24th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Russell Brand is set to share screen space with actress Helen Mirren, in the forthcoming remake of Arthur.The British comedian will be playing the title role, which ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Helen Mirren team up for ‘Arthur’


April 24th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): English actors Russell Brand and Dame Helen Mirren are teaming up again for a remake of the 1981 comedy Arthur.Mirren has earlier worked with Brand in an upcoming ... Read more...

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Mirren, Brand re-team for ‘Arthur’ remake


April 24th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren is re-teaming with British funnyman Russell Brand for the upcoming remake of 1981 hit comedy "Arthur". The veteran actress, who has filmed an upcoming adaptation of ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to make her stage debut


March 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is making her stage debut with Shakespeare's play "Tempest". The 36-year-old has landed a minor role as a nymph in an upcoming version of the play, ... Read more...

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Kate Moss set for acting debut


March 29th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss is reportedly set to make her stage debut in 'The Tempest'.The 36-year-old catwalk queen is said to have landed a minor role as a nymph ... Read more...

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Oz teachers ‘act out text’ to teach Shakespeare


January 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 13 (ANI): Teachers from around Australia have joined a workshop at Melbourne University with a senior member of the Royal Shakespeare Company on how to spark students' interest in William ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government softens on Telangana; KCR, 20 MLAs resign (Intro-Roundup)


December 24th, 2009 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) The central government Wednesday softened its stance on the formation of a separate Telangana state stressing the need to hold consultations with all political parties on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government softens Telangana stand, angers TRS (Roundup)


December 24th, 2009 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Bowing to the pressure from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions, the central government Wednesday softened its stance on the formation of a separate Telangana state. The Telangana ... Read more...

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Evan Rachel Wood to star in Broadway’s “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark”


June 27th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Evan Rachel Wood and Alan Cumming will be performing in the new Broadway musical "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark," it has been confirmed.Both the stars, who were anticipated ... Read more...

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Russell Brand offers Dame Helen Mirren his dirty underpants!


February 13th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Comedian Russell Brand has revealed that he offered her his dirty underwear to legendary actress Dame Helen Mirren on the set of their new movie.The actors appear ... Read more...

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Russell Brand beds 80 babes a month!


January 25th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Looks like sex-mad Russell Brand will make many men run for cover, for the comedian has claimed that he beds an incredible 80 women a month.The one-time ... Read more...

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Now, an eatery that offers food for pet pooches and their owners!


July 13th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): You can now make your lovely pooch dig into his favourite dishes, all thanks to The Tempest restaurant in Christchurch, that offers delicious food for canines as ... Read more...

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William Shakespeare first folio fetches PS435,250 at auction


June 5th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): A rare first folio of William Shakespeares play has been sold for 435,250 pounds in an auction at Christies.The book published in 1623, seven years after the ... Read more...

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