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‘Mannaru’ - a promising experience turned awry (Tamil Film Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mannaru"; Cast: Appukutty, Thambi Ramiah and Mallika; Director: Jai Shankar; Rating: **Here's a reality check - having two national award recipients in a film doesn't attract audiences to the theatres. ... Read more...

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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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223-year-old cognac bought for 19,000 pounds


August 31st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Breda, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 223 year old cognac bottle has been purchased by an anonymous collector for a price of £19000. The anonymous collector purchased the bottle from an old ... Read more...

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Enough 26/11 evidence shared with Pakistan: India


July 18th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan "must" punish perpetrators of the 26/11 attack as "enough evidence" had been shared with Islamabad, India said Wednesday, a day after a Rawalpindi court ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan serious about Mumbai terror attack, asks BJP


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday questioned if the Pakistan government was serious about giving justice to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack victims in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani court rejects Mumbai attack panel’s report


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) A Pakistani court Tuesday rejected a report submitted by the commission on the Mumbai terror attack case, a media report said.The anti-terrorist court (ATC) of Rawalpindi ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle lashes out at Ricky Gervais


March 5th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sensational singer Susan Boyle has hit back at comedian Ricky Gervais for calling her “mong.” To Boyle, replying to the insults of Gervais will be a waste ... Read more...

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Don’t seek exclusive rights to Sri Lanka, India told


March 1st, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India should not feel uncomfortable with Chinese presence in Sri Lanka as there is "plenty of room for both", said a Sri Lankan MP and ... Read more...

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‘Aladdin’ flopped as I failed to tell a story: Sujoy Ghosh


February 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) It's not easy to take the responsibility of failures, but Sujoy Ghosh does it and says his "Aladdin" bombed because he failed to narrate an ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in having any regrets: Johansson


December 14th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson admits she has led a "very charmed life" and doesn't regret about the failed marriage with actor Ryan Reynolds.The 27-year-old divorced Reynolds, 35, ... Read more...

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Major global IT company to ban e-mail


November 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Atos, one of biggest information technology companies in the world with over 80,000 workers in 42 countries, will soon ban e-mails because it says 90 ... Read more...

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Vida bids alvida to ‘Bigg Boss 5′, says she wasn’t happy


November 20th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Afghan beauty Vida Samadzai, the latest to be evicted from "Bigg Boss 5", says she was prepared to leave the show as she couldn't bear ... Read more...

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IOA rejects revised sports bill


October 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the sports ministry came out with a revised sports bill, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected the measure, saying the government ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report: Separatists dismissive, mainstream parties dismayed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as details of the interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir to the union home minister Wednesday have not been made public, the separatist leaders, the ... Read more...

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Spying on kids’ online activities is waste of time


August 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents who try to keep track of their kid's online activities seem to be just wasting their time. "If you feel that you have to ... Read more...

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3D movies waste of money: James McAvoy


June 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Scottish actor James McAvoy feels 3D movies are a "waste of money" and merely a way of making more cash out of cinema enthusiasts.McAvoy admits he ... Read more...

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Are you among ’sleepless elite’ members or the sleep deprived?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a small group of people called the 'sleepless elite,' for whom a lie-in is a waste of time.Rather than being tired, bad-tempered under-achievers, they ... Read more...

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International friendlies are ‘a waste of time’: Ferguson


March 29th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has branded the concept of international friendlies "a waste of time".In the wake of England's wave of withdrawals ahead of today's friendly ... Read more...

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Neville tells Mourinho to forget coming to Man U


March 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Manchester United legend Gary Neville has told Jose Mourinho to forget about coming to old Trafford to manage the club anytime soon.Mourinho is ready to quit Real ... Read more...

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Police find field of money in Ohio highway


March 11th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Ohio are puzzled as to why thousands of dollars ended up along a highway in the state.An officer who witnessed the scene later told reporters ... Read more...

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Americans split over GOP efforts to repel Obama administration’s health care law: Poll


February 11th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Although most American voters are in support of the "old" health care system, a majority of them believe that opponents of President Obama's historic 2010 health care law ... Read more...

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Ryder now more circumspect with his tweets


February 1st, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.1 (ANI): New Zealand middle order batsman Jesse Ryder will continue to use Twitter, but with a difference. He has decided not to use it during games.Ryder caused ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin slams rumours her husband cheated on her


January 30th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has slammed reports her husband cheated on her with a massage therapist.The former vice presidential candidate was speaking on an Alaskan morning ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan: A Division Bench Of Bombay High Court Dismisses Frivolous Petition Against The Star


January 29th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which was considered to be a heritage building and it was constructed in gross violation of the Coastal Regulation Zone or the CRZ according to the petition.However the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Two mn crimes go unreported every year in Britain


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Around two million offences in Britain every year are not even reported to police because people feel it is a "waste of time".Policemen also "screen out" half of ... Read more...

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Be smart about getting a PhD


January 15th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Divya MadhaviConnecticut (USA), Jan 15 (ANI): A recent article in The Economist (http://econ.st/hB706a) concluded that a PhD was a waste of time for most and that students would discover that ... Read more...

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Outgoing New Mexico Governor denies pardon to “Billy the Kid”


January 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Bill Richardson, the outgoing Governor of New Mexico, has denied a pardon to Henry McCarty, AKA William Bonney, better known as "Billy the Kid", saying there was not ... Read more...

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Frisking irks Chandigarh lawyers


December 21st, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) One lawyer's security awareness has caused frustration among many of his colleagues at Chandigarh High Court Tuesday. They have complained about increased frisking and questioning by Chandigarh Police ... Read more...

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Top job and family can’t go hand-in-hand for women: Expert


December 21st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A sociologist at the London School Of Economics has claimed that women should forget about trying to work at a top job and manage their families well at ... Read more...

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Now, Palin calls reporters child-molesting, puppy-kicking, chain smoking porn producers!


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has slammed a report by Politico and called it "crap", which claimed that top Republicans wants to stop her from winning the ... Read more...

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Children with pushy parents ‘do better at school’


October 29th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children with pushy parents are likely to do better at school.The effort a parent puts into their child's education has a bigger ... Read more...

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‘Sandalwood Guru’ leaves viewers confused, bored(Kannada Film Review)


October 24th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Sandalwood Guru"; Director: Manas; Cast: Manas, Akshatha Shetty, Sathya Venkatesh, Chiranjeevi; Music: James Architect; Rating: *The artists and technicians associated with "Sandalwood Guru" who hail from different backgrounds ... Read more...

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Basit Ali demands disbanding of ICC’s anti corruption unit in present format


September 1st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 1 (ANI): Former Pakistani cricketer Basit Ali has called for disbanding the International Cricket Council's Anti Corruption Unit in its present format over its ineffectiveness.Ali, who represented Pakistan on 69 ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Hello Darling (2010)


August 27th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hello Darling: Waste of timeRating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Javed Jaffrey, Gul Panag, Celina Jaitely, Eesha Koppikar, Divya Dutta and Chunky PandeyDirector: Manish TiwariAugust 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A blatant copy ... Read more...

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Barrymore - happy being imperfect


August 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore is glad she isn't perfect because she feels her flaws have made her a stronger person. The actress, who has been in rehab three times and ... Read more...

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