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NGO asks Bhandarkar to comply with smoking rule


September 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) An NGO working in the field of healthcare Tuesday asked Madhur Bhandarkar, the producer of Hindi movie "Heroine", to comply with rules against showing ... Read more...

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China’s health ministry launches TV channel


August 7th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) health ministry has launched a TV channel that will promote awareness, education and prevention of diseases.The China Health Television (CHTV) has so far reached more ... Read more...

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Actress Lupe Ontiveros dies


July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Veteran film and television actress Lupe Ontiveros has died, actor Jacob Vargas who appeared with her in the film "Selena" said Friday. She was 69.""My ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay stretchered off the field after a tackle from Teddy Sheringham at Soccer Aid


May 30th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just 5 minutes after the start of the Soccer Aid, a charity match to raise funds for Unicef, the former England footballer Teddy Sheringham tackled Gordon Ramsay, ... Read more...

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Web celebrities banned from Chinese TV shows


April 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Chinese authorities have prohibited web celebrities and people involved in scandals from appearing as guests on TV shows.The ban has been imposed by the State Administration ... Read more...

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China’s multimedia network has 16 mn users


March 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China's biggest mobile multimedia broadcasting network serves 336 cities with 16 million paying subscribers, said an official.Wang Gengnian, director-general of China Radio International, said the network ... Read more...

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One in three British teenage girls ’sexually assaulted’


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London March 5 (IANS) A British survey has found that a third of teenage girls become victims of sexual violence by their boyfriends. Experts fear that some do not even ... Read more...

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Chinese concerned at TV’s negative effects


February 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A majority of people in China are concerned over certain TV programmes that could negatively affect or mislead teenagers, says a survey.The online survey -- conducted ... Read more...

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Don’t distort language, Bangladesh court tells media


February 17th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Radio and television channels have been told by a court not to distort Bangla and other foreign languages in their broadcasts, a media report said.The Dhaka ... Read more...

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Stay in touch with news to live longer


January 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) People who stay up-to-date with news and current affairs are more health-conscious and will live longer, says a new study.The study found that people who were ... Read more...

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All Tibet news media to be bilingual in five years: Officials


November 13th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Nov 13 (IANS) Officials in southwest China's autonomous region of Tibet Sunday said they planned to have all local media releases published or broadcast in both Chinese Mandarin and ... Read more...

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Stewart is a kitchen nerd: Pattinson


November 5th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Kristen Stewart is a cooking nerd who is obsessed with food TV shows, says her boyfriend Robert Pattinson.The actor has revealed the actress is obsessed with ... Read more...

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Toddlers learn better from play, not TV screens


October 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The temptation to rely on a surfeit of TV programmes for 'educating' babies and toddlers seems to have become a trend among parents. But playing may ... Read more...

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Why some TV programmes are painful to watch


April 14th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): British and German scientists have found out why some TV programmes are almost too painful to watch.They showed that the part of the brain that we use to ... Read more...

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Government to form watchdog to monitor TV content


March 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government will constitute a panel headed by a retired judge to regulate television content in India, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said ... Read more...

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Welsh sisters have to avoid excitement as it could kill them


March 11th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Two girls in Wales, who suffer from an ultra-rare heart abnormality, have to avoid ever being shocked or excited, as it could kill them.Chloe Church, 14, and her ... Read more...

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Frank Lampard warns ex not to use kids for publicity


February 21st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Frank Lampard has reportedly ordered his former fiancee Elen Rivas not to use their two daughters on television for publicity.The Chelsea footballer has apparently instructed his lawyers to ... Read more...

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Capture, watch 3D visuals on LG phone - minus the glasses


February 15th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The LG Optimus is the world's first mobile phone capable of capturing and showing 3D images and footage - that too without bulky glasses.There are two camera lenses ... Read more...

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Increase sample size to calculate TRPs, says government panel


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Taking a serious view of the "small sample size" used in the current system of measuring popularity of TV programmes, a committee set up by the ... Read more...

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Liam Neeson Prefers Fly Fishing Than Partying!


January 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Like any other normal person, actors also have their hobbies and Irish actor Liam Neeson has also very interesting one. The 58 year old Oscar nominated actor, who is a ... Read more...

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‘Bend it Like Beckham’ - first Western-made film to air in North Korea


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): North Koreans got a break from the regular TV programmes this week, when British football film 'Bend it Like Beckham' was aired in the country.The 2002 ... Read more...

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Pakistan to enlarge pictorial warning on cigarette packs


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Pakistan government will increase the size of the pictorial health warning on cigarette packets from 30 to 50 percent, a media report said Tuesday.The size of ... Read more...

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Britons spend 53 hours a year whining!


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers has revealed that average Briton spend 53 hours a year whining.Brits groan for eight minutes and 46 seconds daily, the survey revealed.According to the study, the average ... Read more...

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Lalu confident of forming government in Bihar


November 21st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) A day after exit polls predicted a landslide victory for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's alliance, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Sunday claimed that he ... Read more...

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Violent TV or video games ‘promote aggressive behavior in teens’


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new research has shown that watching violent films, TV programmes or video games desensitises teenagers, blunts their emotional responses to aggression and potentially promotes aggressive attitudes and ... Read more...

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Despite internet, newspapers here to stay: editor


October 12th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Internet has dented the profits of the print media globally. Although many newspapers and magazines have shut shop worldwide, the industry still has a bright ... Read more...

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Nokia launches N8 smartphone


October 12th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Nokia Tuesday launched the Nokia N8 smartphone with Ovi services which will enable its users to create content, connect to their favourite social networks ... Read more...

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Nokia makes N8 available in India


September 30th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia Thursday said its Nokia N8 is now available in India and can be ordered by filling an online form on the company website.Nokia ... Read more...

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Lopez to get $12 mn for judging ‘American Idol’


September 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lopez has reportedly clinched a $12 million deal to be a judge on "American Idol". The singer-actress has been in negotiation with the show bosses about ... Read more...

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Couch potato is dying as viewers watch TV online


September 1st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) More and more viewers are now watching TV shows online, heralding the death of the couch potato, reveals a new UK research. Actually more than a third of users ... Read more...

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‘Glee’ makers to dedicate an episode to Britney Spears


July 12th, 2010 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) The makers of hit musical comedy drama "Glee" are planning to dedicate one full episode to pop diva Britney Spears. "We are writing a Britney Spears episode," ... Read more...

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Xinhua launches English television channel


July 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China's state-run news agency Xinhua Thursday launched its English language television channel. The 24-hour news channel CNC World will broadcast programmes, covering all major political, economic and cultural news ... Read more...

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Andhra rights panel bans children’s reality shows


June 12th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission Saturday banned television reality shows involving children. Pronouncing its verdict on the petitions filed by some NGOs, the commission banned with immediate ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh gears up against child marriage


May 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 15 (IANS) Akshay Tritiya which falls on Sunday is considered by Hindus to be an auspicious day for marriages - even child marriages - and Madhya Pradesh is pulling out ... Read more...

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Blame childhood obesity on TV ads on junk food


February 10th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The link between TV viewing and childhood obesity is directly related to children's exposure to ads that publicise unhealthy foods, says a new study. Conducted by Frederick J. Zimmerman ... Read more...

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