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Jennifer to star in ‘Ends of the Earth’


August 7th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly being lined up to star in upcoming romantic drama "The Ends of the Earth".The 21-year-old is in talks to appear in ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules fiction (IANS Books)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" has yielded its first place to Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Flowers" in the non-fiction section of the ... Read more...

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UAE, a good place to live, says daily


August 10th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) now attracts more young migrants than other countries like the US, Australia and Switzerland, a daily said Wednesday."This is not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China top choice of Canadian investors


July 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 13 (IANS) India and China are now the top choice of Canadian investors, according to a survey by Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.Canadian investors believe India and China are ... Read more...

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Tea Party supporters name Mitt Romney top choice for 2012 Presidential polls


March 27th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Tea Party supporters have favoured Mitt Romney as their top choice for President in 2012, a new Pew Research poll has revealed.Twenty four percent of Tea Party ... Read more...

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Vogue editor ‘urged Kate Middleton to pick McQueen dress for wedding’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): The editor of British Vogue Alexandra Shulman urged Kate Middleton to choose a wedding dress designed by the Alexander McQueen label, it has emerged.The recommendation has apparently added ... Read more...

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Brazilian director Jose Padilha in talks to helm ‘Robocop’ remake


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 3 (ANI): Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha is reportedly in talks to direct the proposed remake of 'Robocop'.The project is a big priority for the newly reconstituted MGM, which met ... Read more...

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Pammie to star in Malaysian movie?


November 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 19 (ANI): Former 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson is reportedly set to star in a Malaysian movie.According to Kosmo!, producer Datuk Dr Che Rozmey Che Din said talks are ... Read more...

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Matthew Morrison Wants Harrison Ford And Justin Timberlake In “Glee”


October 14th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matthew Morrison has expressed his desire that he would like to have Harrison Ford guest star in "Glee". The actor who plays the character of Mr. ... Read more...

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4 in 10 Americans crave cash more than brains, youth or good looks


August 27th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): A new survey shows that four in ten Americans would rather have fat wallets than a slim waist, younger age or a smarter brain.According to the New ... Read more...

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Being a Hollywood star is a third of Americans’ dream job


August 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 24 (ANI): A survey has revealed that nearly a third of Americans think that they should be in Hollywood and that being an actor or an actress is their ... Read more...

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Men like to play Robbie Williams tracks when alone at the wheel


August 20th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Singer Robbie Williams' tracks are the top choice for men to secretly sing when they are alone in the car, according to a new poll.According to the ... Read more...

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Juicy strawberry beats fizzy cola to be named Britain’s favourite sweet


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A survey has shown that the juicy strawberry has toppled the fizzy cola bottle off the number one spot as Britain's favourite sweet.The survey conducted by Woolworths.co.uk on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afridi’s abrupt Test retirement would not affect his ODI, T20 captaincy


July 17th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 17 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi's abrupt decision to quit Test captaincy would not affect his one-day and T-20 leadership, sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have said."Afridi remains ... Read more...

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NBA Draft 2010: John Wall And Evan Turner Make The Cut


June 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Wall became the talk of the town as he became the No.1 overall pick by the Washington Wizards. However, he was not the only big ... Read more...

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Would love to play lead in ‘Wanted’ sequel: Stewart


June 19th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart would love to play the lead in the sequel to action movie "Wanted" if offered the role. It was reported earlier that the ... Read more...

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Brad-Jolie may reunite on screen for historical


June 11th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Brad Pitt and his real life partner Angelina Jolie may reunite, after five years, as a screen couple for a new film "Cleopatra: A Life", based on ... Read more...

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Madonna ‘top choice for American Idol judge’


May 25th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Madonna could be the next in line as one of the judges on American Idol.Now that Simon Cowell is planning to bid farewell to the show after ... Read more...

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Clariant to expand operations in North Carolina with $2.5 million investment, creating 50 jobs


April 6th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced Tuesday that a specialty chemicals maker will be expanding in Mecklenburg County, generating new jobs and investing millions.Clariant, an international ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lady Gaga to record new 007 theme tune?


April 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga is in talks with Hollywood biggies in a bid to record the next James Bond theme song, it has emerged.Rumour has it, ... Read more...

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Colombian court ends Uribe’s bid for third term


February 28th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Constitutional Court has rejected a proposal to amend the country's charter to allow President Alvaro Uribe to seek a third consecutive term. Both the bill (to amend the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parents naming their babies after ‘Avatar’ characters


January 18th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): James Cameron's 3-D blockbuster 'Avatar' has had such a huge impact on movie fans that they are naming their babies after characters in film.The choices include Neytiri - ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brad Pitt to star in ‘Sherlock Holmes’ sequel as villian?


December 31st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): After 'Sherlock Holmes' managed to uncover more than 65 million dollars in its opening weekend, the sequel is being planned with Brad Pitt reportedly the top ... Read more...

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Peter Siddle is Emerging Player of the Year


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 2 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle won the Emerging Player of the Year award at the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards ceremony here Thursday. The 24-year-old, who played in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dublin voted Europe’s Friendliest City


September 20th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): Dublin has been voted the friendliest city in Europe in a poll of 8,000 people across 16 countries.Adults from countries including America, Canada, Germany, Italy, France and Britain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s now raining liquor in Punjab villages!


March 29th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, March 29 (ANI): The biggest festival in politics-the Lok Sabha elections-has not only intensified political activities, but also brought a big cheer to the faces of boozers and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kylie is Brit mens top choice for bed-in protests, women would choose Becks


March 2nd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue is one well known personality with whom most British men would share a bed-in protest, while ace footballer David Beckham topped the ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet, Brangelina attend Bafta nominees party in London


February 8th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 8 (ANI): Several of Hollywoods finest actors arrived in London to attend The Orange British Academy Film Awards nominees party ahead of Sunday night''s ceremony. Kate Winslet, Angelina Jolie and ... Read more...

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Mitchell Johnson likely winner of Allan Border medal


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 3 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is likely to be the top choice for this years Allan Border Medal. According to Fox Sports and the Courier-Mail, Johnson may get ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Megan Fox tops ”Sexiest Woman On Earth” poll


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 22 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox has been voted the sexiest woman on earth in a new online poll of men and women. The ''Transformers'' star was the top choice ... Read more...

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Top ten scientific breakthroughs of 2008


December 19th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): The journal Science has prepared a list of top ten scientific breakthroughs of 2008.The top honors in the list has been given to a research that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fans want Depp, Jolie as villains in next Batman flick


December 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Movie fans have picked Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie as their favourite actors to play Batman villains in the follow-up to The Dark Knight.According to the new ... Read more...

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Eric Holder set to be US’’s first Black Attorney General


November 19th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.19 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton''s Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder is likely to take over as the countrys next Attorney General under the Barack Obama administration. According to a ... Read more...

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Electronic toys top Aussie kids Christmas wish list


October 25th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 25 (ANI): Electronic toys such as a lifelike dog and a walking, growling dinosaur are among top choices on the Christmas wish list for Aussie kids this year, according ... Read more...

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Newcastle tops UKs plastic surgery cities poll


September 15th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Newcastle tops a poll of having the largest number of people going for cosmetic surgery in UK, according to a UK towns survey.The poll, conducted by UKs ... Read more...

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