twists and turns

‘Beg Borrow Steal’ goes to Thailand!


August 7th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The ninth season of reality show "Beg Borrow Steal" will go international and the show's host Aaliyah is ready to take on the challenge one ... Read more...

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No competition from Sakshi, Ram: Sameer Kochhar (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Sameer Kochar has walked into "Bade Achche Lagte Hain", which already has popular actors Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar in lead roles, and says he ... Read more...

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‘God Father’ treat for Upendra fans (Kannada Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "God Father"; Cast: Upendra (in triple role), Soundarya, Catherine, Ramesh Bhat, Sudha Belawadi, Kurigalu Prathap, Keerthiraj, Sathyajith, Siddaraj Kalyankar and others; Director: Sethu Sriram; Producer: K.Manju; Music: A.R Rehman; Editor: ... Read more...

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Kris Jenner is still seeing her old flame Todd Waterman


July 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kris Jenner is still in touch with her old flame Todd Waterman and a lot of questions are rising over it. In the latest episode of ... Read more...

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‘Preethiya Loka’ dull fare (Kannada Movie Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Preethiya Loka"; Cast: Vinay, Archana, Nandan Prabhu, Ramesh Bhat, Shankar Ashwath, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Director: Nandan Prabhu; Producer: Madhava Reddy; Music Director: Sai Kiran; Camera: Krishna Sarathi; Rating: ... Read more...

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Curtains down on ‘Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli’


July 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After enthralling audiences for over three years, popular TV series "Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli", is set to come to an end Friday.The show, produced ... Read more...

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Amrit Sagar captures big fat Indian wedding in new film


July 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".After entertaining audiences ... Read more...

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Small screen apes big; creativity down the tube


July 7th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Where has all the creativity gone, wonder television viewers who find that an increasing number of soaps have annoyingly familiar stories, taken from one ... Read more...

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Presidential run-up more damaging for BJP than Congress (Comment)


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
The convoluted course which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) followed before choosing Purno Sangma as its presidential candidate has not only exposed the fissures at its top but may have ... Read more...

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‘Kuch Toh Log..’ shifted to late night slot


May 15th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) TV producer Rajan Shahi's "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge" has been shifted to a new time slot. The show, which was originally telecast at 8 p.m., will ... Read more...

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‘Race 2′ to release Jan 25 next year


April 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Director duo Abbas-Mustan's multi-starrer thriller "Race 2" will be released Jan 25 next year. The makers promise more grandeur and thrill in the movie, a ... Read more...

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Better Pakistan-India ties vital for region, says China


April 9th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Improved ties between Islamabad and New Delhi are indispensable for regional stability, which is "vital for prosperity and China's modernisation drive", Beijing has said while ... Read more...

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‘Rachcha’ - technically sound, but lacks storyline (Telugu Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Rachcha; Cast: Ramcharan, Tamanna, Mukesh Rishi, Dev Gill, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Ali, Venu Madhav, M.S. Narayana, Krishna Bhagavan, Srinivasa Reddy; Producer: R.B. Chowdhary; Screenplay-Direction: Sampath Nandi; Cinematographer: Sameer Reddy; ... Read more...

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Watch out ‘Agent Vinod’ for desi superspy flavour (IANS Preview)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After playing a simple Dalit man in "Aarakshan", actor Saif Ali Khan returns as a spy in the thriller "Agent Vinod", which is releasing ... Read more...

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Hema Malini all for anti-ageing techniques (Movie Snippets)


March 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) At 63, veteran actress Hema Malini looks as young as ever. She eats healthy, keeps herself fit with regular dancing, but also says there's no ... Read more...

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Rick Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, Romney takes Wyoming


March 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won a convincing victory in the Kansas caucuses on Saturday in the race to become the U.S. Republican presidential candidate. Front-runner Mitt ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (Lead, West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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NRI children: Uncle to leave for Norway, India steps up pressure (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India Wednesday stepped up pressure on Oslo as the uncle of two Indian children, who were taken away by Norwegian Child Welfare Services on grounds ... Read more...

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The twists and turns of India’s biggest defence deal


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) This is how India's biggest defence deal -- a $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat aircraft -- panned out:* 2000: Indian Air Force (IAF) conveys to ... Read more...

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Weak screenplay mars ‘Jarasandha’ (Kannada Film Review)


November 26th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: " Jarasandha"; Producer: B.K. Gangadhar, Basavaraju; Direction: Shashank; Music: Arjun Janya; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Rangayana Raghu, Roopa Devi, Sampath, Swayamvara Chandru and others; Camera: Shekhar Chandru; Rating **1/2Director Shashank ... Read more...

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‘Race 2′ to hit screens Nov 2012


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Abbas Mustan's thriller "Race 2", the sequel to 2008 movie "Race", will release Nov 30, 2012.Director duo Abbas-Mustan and producer Ramesh Taurani of Tips ... Read more...

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Australia win a thriller against South Africa


November 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia pulled off a thrilling two wicket victory over South Africa in the fiercely contested second Test to square the series 1-1.Eighteen-year-old debutant Pat Cummins (13), ... Read more...

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LTTE’s rout to mar future Norway-style mediation: Report


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's determination to cock a snook at the West and crush the LTTE with the backing of Asian countries will make Norwegian type mediation difficult ... Read more...

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‘Last Night’, a poignant tale of temptation


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Last Night"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, Keira Knightley, Guillaume Canet; Director: Massy Tadjedin; Rating: ****One of the most complex monsters to handle in the world, is a man-woman ... Read more...

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Paraplegic motorist sets his sights on Himalayan terrain (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) It drives home a message of courage. A paraplegic motorist is set to create history by negotiating the twists and turns of the Himalayan terrain in ... Read more...

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Actress Monica Spear back to her roots in `wild’ role


July 30th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan actress Monica Spear returns to her roots as the star of the telenovela "Flor Salvaje" (Wildflower).One of the series' main attractions for Spear, who spent ... Read more...

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ThunderCats on Cartoon Network in a new avatar


July 30th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some very good news for all ThunderCat fans. As a new successor to the good old cartoon is all set to premiere today at ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake & Amanda Seyfried star ‘In Time’


July 21st, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried are starring in the upcoming film ‘In Time’. the movie has been written and directed by Andrew Niccols. It is basically ... Read more...

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Pintail adds another twist in Darjeeling’s politics


July 18th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 18 (IANS) Witness to several twists and turns in the politics of West Bengal's troubled hill areas, the Pintail village, a tourist resort, Monday was the ... Read more...

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‘Hanna’ raises the bar for action films (IANS Movie Review)


June 5th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hanna"; Director: Joe Wright; Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett and Eric BanaRating: *** 1/2There is something extremely desirable about a female with a gun, who can punch and shoot ... Read more...

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Michael Sheen promises to surprise all in Breaking Dawn


May 14th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Michael Sheen has promised his fans that they are in for a surprise when they see ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’. He didn’t exactly reveal ... Read more...

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‘Bhorer Alo’ disappoints and dents Bengali cinema’s progress (Bengali Movie Review)


April 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhorer Alo"; Cast: Rituparna Sengupta, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Anusmriti Sarkar, Rohit Roy' Director: Prabhat Roy; Producer: Vaishali Dalmiya; Rating: *Niceties be damned. It is films like "Bhorer Alo" that have turned ... Read more...

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Don’t write us off, warns BlackBerry chief


April 16th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto/New York, April 16 (IANS) After this week's advance reviews slamming its PlayBook tablet, that is hitting markets Tuesday, as 'half baked' and analysts calling the company a "broken ... Read more...

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Australian media lauds India’s World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) The Australian media Monday described India's thrilling World Cup victory as "a superb contest full of twists and turns". It lauded skipper M.S. Dhoni for ... Read more...

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‘Nee Illadhe’ - another cop story gone awry (Kannada Movie Review)


March 27th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Movie: "Nee Illadhe"; Cast: Raghu Mukherjee and Pooja Gandhi; Director: Shiva Ganapathy; Camera: Sunredar Reddy; Music Director: R. Ashley Abhilash; Rating: *Shiva Ganapathy-directed "Nee Illadhe" is a real nightmare for the ... Read more...

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