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CRY campaign to focus on girls’ right to education


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) To focus on the girl child denied the basic right to education, the NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) launched a 40-day national citizen photo-journalism campaign ... Read more...

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Marry Western thought with Chinese reality, says daily


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Western thought has to be combined with China's reality to produce a positive impetus, said a state-run Chinese daily that described the westernization of the country ... Read more...

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Putin voices support to Russian Paralympic team


August 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday wished success to the Russian Paralympic team, which will leave for London to take part in the 2012 Paralympic Games."Your every ... Read more...

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No more TV shows after ‘Sound Trippin’: Sneha Khanwalkar


August 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Her distinct tunes in "Gangs Of Wasseypur" struck the right chords with music lovers, as did her compositions in MTV's show "Sound Trippin". But composer Sneha ... Read more...

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Big B feels singers play vital role in actors’ lives


July 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says playback singers play an important role in building an actor's stature in Indian cinema."Playback singers have always been responsible for the ... Read more...

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Yahoo confirms 400,000 user accounts stolen by hackers


July 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo has confirmed that hackers had stolen around 400,000 account credentials from its computer system.In a statement to technology blog TechCrunch Thursday, Yahoo said that ... Read more...

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Yahoo hackers leak passwords


July 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Yahoo is probing an apparent security breach which has led to over 450,000 email addresses and passwords being leaked online, a media report said Thursday.Hackers belonging ... Read more...

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Cumberbatch to star in ‘The Simpsons’


July 6th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is making a cameo appearance in animated sitcom "The Simpsons".The 35-year-old, who shot to fame playing iconic detective Sherlock Holmes in TV ... Read more...

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‘Shab’ my first love story: Onir


June 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After bringing up sensitive issues like HIV/AIDS and homosexuality through his films "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", filmmaker Onir is now working on a new ... Read more...

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Ruben Blades, Cheo Feliciano release salsa CD


May 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Panama's Ruben Blades and Puerto Rican Cheo Feliciano this week released their salsa album "Eba Say Aja" after seven years of work in different recording ... Read more...

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Assam farm leader’s hunger strike gets NAPM support


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 22 (IANS) Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who has been on a fast-unto-death since May 19 against the building of dams in the northeastern region, Tuesday won the support ... Read more...

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Jolie praises ex-husband


May 18th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie still has a soft corner for ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton. The 36-year-old says Thornton, whom she divorced almost 10 years ago, ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to host Obama fund raiser


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Gay singer Ricky Martin will host a fund raising event for US President Barack Obama to thank him for supporting the rights of homosexuals.The ... Read more...

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Shamir Tandon set to launch anti-piracy song


April 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old ... Read more...

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Ravens can recall faces, sounds years later


April 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 20 (IANS) Just as we remember faces and voices of several individuals, certain birds too can recall faces and sounds after a number of years, says a study. ... Read more...

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A living robot who smiles, sings like a girl!


April 12th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A Japanese company has created a robot with 65 facial expressions which can talk, sing and can easily be mistaken for a real-life girl at first ... Read more...

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Toshi-Sharib record 21-minute song


April 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Singer-composer Toshi Sabri and his brother Sharib have worked on a new, 21 minute song for the movie "Mastaan", which brings together father-son Naseerudin Shah and ... Read more...

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Don’t support foreign interference, Syria urges BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Syria has urged the BRICS leaders to oppose any foreign interference in its internal affairs.Wishing success to the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and ... Read more...

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Helium wasted on party balloons: Experts


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Scientists have warned their experiments are at risk from a shortage of Helium because the gas is being wasted on party balloons.The gas is crucial ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Fiji’s plan for new constitution


March 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed a plan by Fiji's military ruler to institute a new constitution in the Pacific island nation, saying that the ... Read more...

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China vows to push forward judicial reform


March 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Admitting to problems in China's judicial system, Chief Justice Wang Shengjun Sunday vowed to push forward reforms.China needs to improve the work of courts and deepen ... Read more...

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Swift teaches guitar to Efron


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been giving guitar lessons to actor Zac Efron.Efron and Swift have lent their voices to animated film "The Lorax". During its ... Read more...

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‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan booked for assaulting patron in Taj hotel


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Mumbai police early Wednesday registered a case against Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan for allegedly assaulting a patron in the Taj Mahal Hotel in south ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift is a great teacher: Efron


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron says Taylor Swift is a great teacher after he received lessons in guitar from the country music star.The 24-year-old bonded with Swift after ... Read more...

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Pakistani rescued from rubble after 47 hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A man was Wednesday pulled out alive from the rubble of a three-storied building that had collapsed in Lahore two days ago.Ghulam Abbas was found alive ... Read more...

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Income Tax official gets 4 years jail for bribery


February 1st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A special court has convicted a former additional commissioner of Income Tax for corruption and sentenced him to four years jail. Special Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Beth Ditto eager to write songs for Madonna


January 29th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Bett Ditto is eager to write songs for Madonna after learning that the pop diva's next album is inspired by her."I was over ... Read more...

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Chinese scribes told to improve awareness


January 13th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Chinese journalists should write more meaningful stories that show people's genuine concerns and have the greatest relevance to their lives, a top official said Thursday.Liu Yunshan, ... Read more...

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Parliament must decide on Lokpal, says PM


December 27th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said parliament must take the final decision on the Lokpal bill.He also said the Lokpal bill tabled in the ... Read more...

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Piracy is like an unwanted guest: Karan Johar


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is busy with the post-production of his forthcoming project "Agneepath", voices his resentment against piracy, saying it is as an "unwanted ... Read more...

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Robin Williams hates ferrets


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Robin Williams has revealed that he hate ferrets because they are the "most annoying" creatures.The 60-year-old, who gave voices to two characters in animated movie ... Read more...

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AMRI employees urge Mamata not to cancel licence


December 13th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Some employees of AMRI hospital where a devastating fire left 93 patients and staffers dead held a demonstration when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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US deficit reduction: No deal


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) As a congressional "super committee" failed to forge a deal to reduce America's swelling deficit, Democrats and Republicans traded blame, but also called for renewed ... Read more...

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Bank of America cancels debit card fees


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bank of America has canceled its debit card fees. The bank announced that the decision was influenced by the request of the numerous customers. The bank’s decision ... Read more...

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