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Hudson forgives family’s killer


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson has forgiven her estranged brother-in law William Balfour for murdering her mother, brother, and nephew because his tough upbringing left him emotionally ... Read more...

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Man kills disabled daughter in Haryana


August 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Aug 19 (IANS) An eight-year-old disabled girl was brutally stabbed to death Sunday by her own father as he could not cope with her treatment and upbringing, police ... Read more...

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Renner excited to play Steve McQueen in biopic


August 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Jeremy Renner is on a high ever since he has been finalised to play legendary actor Steve McQueen in the forthcoming biopic.The movie is reportedly ... Read more...

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New ‘Ramayan’ on TV simplified, technology-backed


August 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The magic of mythological epic "Ramayan" is set to be recreated on Zee TV, and the new version promises to be a state-of-art affair with ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel writes poetry


July 31st, 2012 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel, who is engaged to Justin Timberlake, says writing poems helps her stay in touch with her spiritual side."I like being able to write ... Read more...

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Cole wants to inspire underprivileged teens


July 13th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says she can relate to today's youth and wants to show disadvantaged kids that they can follow their dreams and escape their surroundings."I ... Read more...

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Youngest Indian boxer Thapa seen as Olympic medal prospect


June 28th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Two months before the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games, a 16-year-old Indian jabbed, hooked and punched his way to silver medal at the Youth Olympic ... Read more...

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Underwood’s married life not typical


June 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says her relationship with her husband Mike Fisher, who is an ice hockey player, is not the usual type because they have ... Read more...

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Katy Perry gets comic book treatment


June 8th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is the latest star to be transformed into a comic book character.The 27-year-old will be depicted as a cartoon in "Fame: Katy ... Read more...

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Minaj doesn’t want to be poor again


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj says her tough childhood made her determined to be successful in her career as she didn't want to see poverty again.The 29-year-old singer ... Read more...

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Malaika hopes budget will improve living conditions


March 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan has high expectations from the budget to be presented in parliament Friday and hopes it will improve living conditions."The budget should favour ... Read more...

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Inconsistent parental discipline creates anti-social kids


February 27th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Parental failure to discipline their children in a consistent way leads to the creation of angry, aggressive and anti-social kids, a study has found.Pupils became aggressive ... Read more...

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Late success blessing for Michael Fassbender


February 27th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender thinks he would have not been so grounded if he had found fame in his early 20s.The 34-year-old is happy that ... Read more...

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Singer Aretha Franklin clears the air about her comments on Cissy Houston


February 24th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Aretha Franklin claims that the media misrepresented recent comments that she made about Whitney Houston’s upbringing. During a recent appearance on “The Today Show,” Franklin ... Read more...

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Farhan best for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, says Milkha (Movie Snippets)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Athlete Milkha Singh is happy that actor Farhan Akhtar is playing the lead part in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", a biopic on his life."In my initial ... Read more...

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Ordeal ends for Norway NRI parents, uncle to get custody of kids


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The ordeal of an NRI couple whose two children were taken away by the Norwegian Childcare Services on grounds of "emotional disconnect" and "improper" upbringing ... Read more...

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Russian man claims that he is the father of Claudia Schiffer’s child


December 15th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The German newspaper Bild has reported that a Russian man is claiming paternity to supermodel Claudia Schiffer’s child. The man, Aleksander Gavrilov, claims that he slept with ... Read more...

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Can caring mothers prevent drug use?


December 10th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) While mothers' crucial role in their children's upbringing is well known, an attentive, nurturing mother can be the key in helping her children resist temptations of ... Read more...

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Men didn’t find young Madonna attractive


November 11th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna says that straight men didn't find her attractive when she was young."(Girls) were told to wear our skirts to our knees, ... Read more...

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Depp wanted his parents to split


October 29th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp says he was so tired of watching his parents fighting frequently that he wanted them to 'split'The 48-year-old admits his upbringing was ... Read more...

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Minaj’s childhood phobia


October 21st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj had developed paranoia about unlocked doors when she was a child.The "Super Bass" hitmaker has always spoken candidly about her tough upbringing and ... Read more...

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Rihanna too mature?


October 10th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Rihanna's mother thinks she is way too mature for someone who is just 23.The "We Found Love" singer says her tough upbringing has made her ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger to pen autobiography


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to give fans an insight into his rise to fame, the breakdown of his marriage and his experiences as California ... Read more...

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NRI businessman offers rural students scholarships


August 5th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) An Oman-based Keralite businessman will offer scholarship for rural students from across the country to do a post-graduate course in management at the Asian School of ... Read more...

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When Gaga made Timberlake feel old


August 5th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer-actor Justin Timberlake was stunned when Lady Gaga admitted that she used to be a big fan of his band N Sync while she was a ... Read more...

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Mother’s weekly work is worth 37,000 pounds a year


July 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A mother is worth a salary of 37,000 pounds a year for her 71-hour week, a media report said Thursday quoting a study. The typical mum spends ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in the caste system: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen in a film themed on caste-based reservations, says he doesn't believe in the caste system, has never ... Read more...

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Refreshingly different ‘I’m Sorry…’ is a must watch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I'm Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona" ; Cast: Prem, Karishma Tanna, Tabala Naani and Sanjjana; Director: Ravindra; Rating: *** 1/2Debutant director Ravindra has done a neat job in "I'm Sorry Mathe ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj motivated by mother


April 26th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj says her desire to succeed in the music industry comes from her tough childhood and her desire to provide a better life to ... Read more...

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Seyfried’s upbringing kept her away from boys


April 7th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried admits restricted upbringing made her attitude negative towards boys and relationships."I grew up in a small town which wasn't very open when ... Read more...

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My unconventional family has taught me a lot: Kate Hudson


March 27th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson says she has learnt a lot about being a good parent from her own "unconventional" family.The "Fool's Gold" star, who has a ... Read more...

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Arab men ‘under attack from wives’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, March 17 (ANI): Psychologists have claimed that cases of husband-beating in Dubai homes are rising with many marriages erupting in violence.Police figures supported the phenomenon. Seven cases of husband-beating were reported ... Read more...

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Ryan Phillippe ready for paternity test


March 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ryan Phillippe is reportedly ready to take a DNA test to determine whether or not he is the father of ex-girlfriend Alexia ... Read more...

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Happy teenagers are prone to get divorced: Study


February 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Cambride researchers have discovered that happy teenagers make happier adults but they are more likely to get divorced.The team studied the link between a positive adolscence and well-being ... Read more...

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If a lovers’ tiff leaves you fuming, blame your parents


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) If a lovers' tiff leaves you fuming, blame your parents, not your partner. The better your relationship with your parents in childhood, the better you are ... Read more...

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