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Rannvijay Singh challenges school-goers with obstacle race (With Images)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Adventure enthusiast Rannvijay Singh Sangha has launched Rocksport Challenge, an obstacle race for school-going children. He feels the youth has distanced itself from nature, and ... Read more...

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As youngster, Big B was in awe of dacoit Man Singh


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has bravely fought many dacoits in his films, but there was one who the megastar was in awe of in real life - ... Read more...

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An Indian-American love dream in Chennai (Book Review)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Title: "Chennaivaasi"; Author: T.S. Tirumurti; Publishers: Harper Collins; Pages 268; Price: Rs.299This is a beautiful and engrossing love story. Chennai comes alive in the emotive saga of a Tam Bram family ... Read more...

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We will miss our first hero: Kaka’s female fans


July 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) They looked up to Rajesh Khanna as an "epitome of romance", "a charmer" and as "an evergreen" hero. His death has come as a shock ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Yuvraj lauds Farhan’s ‘Milkha’ look (Movie Snippets)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering after treatment for cancer, has praised Farhan Akhtar's much-talked about look in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", based on ... Read more...

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Malawi president dies of heart attack


April 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 6 (IANS) Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika died Thursday afternoon following an heart attack, Xinhua reported. He was 78.Born in February, 1934, Mutharika studied in India and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala Christians observe Passion Week


April 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Palm Sunday has ushered in Passion Week for devout Christians all over Kerala who are set to participate in the rituals that the holy week brings.The ... Read more...

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‘Magadi’ - totally avoidable (Kannada Movie Review)


March 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Magadi"; Cast: Deepak, Rakshitha, Suresh Chandra, Padmavasanthi, Shilpa; Screenplay-Direction: Suresh Goswami; Producer: B.M. Harish; Music: Rajesh Ramanath; Camera: Ramesh; Rating: *"Magadi" is a pain in the neck for reviewers as ... Read more...

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Nobody thought I was pretty: Bipasha


February 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Given her svelte frame and bold image, Bipasha Basu is surely a head-turner, but she says in her younger days, she wasn't considered pretty ... Read more...

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Kerala governor Farook dies in Chennai hospital (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday died in a private hospital in Chennai due to multiple myeloma - a cancer of plasma cells - at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kids will be better than me, feels Jolie


January 19th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she is not worried about how her kids will turn out as she feels they will not be worse then what ... Read more...

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Balanced emotion would have made ‘Guzaarish’ work: Hrithik


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan had worked hard for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish", but it didn't work out at the box office. The star says that if they had ... Read more...

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Sports journalist S.K.Sham dead


November 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Veteran sports journalist S. K. Sham passed away here Monday. He was 71 and is survived by his wife.Sham, a former president of the Mumbai Press ... Read more...

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Timberlake excited about getting older


November 7th, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake says he is excited about ageing as he no longer worries about things as he used to in the past."In my younger days, ... Read more...

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Fourth time lucky: Julian Barnes wins Man Booker 2011


October 19th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after his first nomination, Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize for his novella "The Sense of an Ending".Barnes, 65, triumphed in the ... Read more...

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When poll panel chief talked Beatles, bands


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's seldom the chief election commissioner of India gets discussing literature and music, but at the book launch of civil servant Vivek Atray's "Move on ... Read more...

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Hazare-government mediator Bhayyuji Maharaj was once a model


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) He was once a model for a popular suiting brand and is now a self-styled spiritual guru. Meet Bhayyuji Maharaj, 43, who is trying to mediate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goalkeeper Chetri has the knack to get his place back


June 16th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 16 (IANS) Bharat Chetri is the comeback man of Indian hockey. The goalkeeper has acquired a knack of fighting his way back into the national team every time ... Read more...

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Bryan Adams gets star on Walk of Fame


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer Bryan Adams is exhilarated after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 51-year-old's star was unveiled Monday in front of the Musician's Institute ... Read more...

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Law will take its course to bring back black money: Pranab (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Assuring that India has started a process to trace black money stashed away in foreign banks, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday the government ... Read more...

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John Travolta Sports “Rugged Bald Look” on Vacation


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Travolta is a Hollywood icon who was once known for his thick, wavy head full of hair. The actor has undergone many tragedies since his ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall finds hard to stay in shape


February 1st, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) "Sex And The City" actress Kim Cattrall is finding it tougher to stay in shape as she gets older.Cattrall, 54, says she is very fond of food, ... Read more...

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‘Would love for Strauss to take my Ashes series winning skipper title,’ says Gatting


December 29th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 29 (ANI): Mike Gatting has nothing but praise for Andrew Strauss, the current England captain, who he believes has delivered on the promise he showed as a youngster.Their paths ... Read more...

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TV actors plan parties, breaks for New Year’s eve


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Small screen actors like Ratan Rajput, Iqbal Khan and Kunika Lal have either decided to take a much-needed break from their shooting schedules or have their party ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Is Like My Daughter, Says Elton John


November 26th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, in Regis and Kelly, English musician Elton John said that he finds his own image in Lady Gaga’s performance. He went a step ahead when he said that Lady Gaga ... Read more...

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Dogfish Head Brewery Founder Sam Calagione Hosts ‘Brew Masters’


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Discovery Channel’ has an unlikely new reality television show which features not a chef, not a make-over, not even a bunch of unruly college age girls thrown ... Read more...

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Rituparno, Ananya clinch national awards for ‘Abohoman’


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh and actress Ananya Chatterjee received the best director and best actress awards, respectively, for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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Padmini Kolhapure To Star In A Malayalam Film


October 19th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure, who was one of the leading actresses in the industry, is going to make her debut in Mollywood. The actress had ... Read more...

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Laxman took three injections plus tablets at each break to make Aussies suffer


October 7th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 7 (ANI): VVS Laxman, who had a bad back during the Mohali Test, required three painkilling injections plus tablets at each break in the game to score his priceless 73 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

First Asian transgender activist invited to US programme


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) City-based Kalki Subramanian has become the first Asian transgender activist to be invited to take part in the International Visitors' Leadership Programme (IVLP) to be held in ... Read more...

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Rituparno happy, but not celebrating ‘Abohoman’ success


September 15th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who was Wednesday declared the best director for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards, is happy but is in no mood to celebrate ... Read more...

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At 69 and 73 years - not too old to compete in Delhi Games


September 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 15 (IANS) At 69 and 73, George Paice and Gerald Reive will be among the oldest participants to compete in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. The gutsy duo of Paice ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lynda Carter Can Sing Too?


September 14th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is lot more to yesteryear's Wonder Woman than meets the eye. For all those who fell in love with the super-heroin of the 70s for ... Read more...

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Anna Kendrick Talks Comic-Con And ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs The World’


August 11th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twilight star Anna Kendrick recently revealed in an interview that she finds herself lucky that she has not received that amount of media attention as the ... Read more...

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