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Bollywood's immortal 'bad girls' revisited in exhibition
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Remember Sridevi in a tight leather suit, carrying a hunter in her hand in Himmatwala? Or the fearless actress and stunt woman Nadia in Hunterwali? An exhibition of film memorabilia in the capital is celebrating the immortal era of these screen seductresses, vamps and anti-heroines. Around 30 posters of several Bollywood films that go back to 1945 are mounted in ...
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Arsenal's Wilshere out for three months
London, Nov 28 (IANS) English club Arsenal has confirmed that their midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for three months because of an ankle surgery. The England midfielder sustained ligament damage to his left ankle in Saturday's home Premier League loss to Manchester United and had a successful operation Thursday, reports Xinhua. The club estimates that Wilshere will...
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Use a barcode scanner on your body parts and expect trouble
Here's an amusing trick, suggested by a reader. You get a barcode for Apple Inc. from the internet and glue it on a can of beans at your supermarket. Then wait to see the cashier's face when she scans the can and finds out the price is $530 billion. I told him this would not work at my supermarket. Prices are marked up so high that $530 billion for a can of beans sounds about right. <...
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Europa League standings
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Following are the Europa League standings after Thursday's games (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
M'gladbach 5 2 3 0 11 4 9
Villarreal 5 2 2 1 13 7 8
FC Z|rich 5 2 1 2 10 11 7
Apollon Limassol 5 1 0 4 4 16 3
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Cate Blanchett proud of Emma Watson's UN speech
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett says she's so extremely proud of Emma Watson's speech on gender equality at the United Nations. I was so f--king proud of Emma Watson's speech at the UN. It was brilliant, such an incredible use of her airspace, and really passionate. It was fantastic, Blanchett said about Watson in the latest issue of Porter magazine, reports eonline.com...
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Pele in intensive care, but showing 'improvement'
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) Pele was transferred to an intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital Thursday after a urinary tract infection spread to his kidneys. The Albert Einstein Hospital said in a statement that the 74-year-old was receiving renal support treatment, adding that there had been an improvement in his clinical condition. Pele was admitted to the hospital Monda...
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Pakistan wants meaningful dialogue with India: Sharif
Islamabd, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said that his country wants a meaningful dialogue with India on all issues, media reported. Sharif said during an in-flight press briefing late night on his return from the 18th Saarc Summit in Nepal that Pakistan wants to discuss all issues including Kashmir with India through a proper dialogue, Dawn online reported.<...
Mexico City, Nov 28 (IANS) Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced Thursday a 10-point reform bill that will unify Mexico's multi-layered police forces and stop collusion between government officials and local gangs. The move is expected to defuse nationwide anger over the abduction and possible massacre of 43 students, Xinhua reported. The anti-crime plan, which will be ...
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Khloe Kardashian sports new Thanksgiving hairstyle
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian decided to braid her hair to cook the Thanksgiving dinner. She wanted the meal to be perfect for the annual celebration, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Thank you @hairlovebydominique for braiding me up last night. One less thing to worry about while I'm cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the fam braids on fleek, she wrote in a ...
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Russia sees threat in Ukraine's potential NATO membership
Moscow, Nov 28 (IANS) Russia considers Ukraine's potential NATO membership as a threat to global stability, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov said Thursday. Our partners are aware of Russian principal position that Ukraine's NATO membership will undermine European security, Xinhua quoted Meshkov as saying. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said earlier in the day ...
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Russell Crowe 'in shock' after Phil Hughes's death
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe has paid tribute to Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who died after suffering a serious injury while playing. Hughes passed away at a hospital here two days after suffering a serious head injury during a match, and his death has sparked an outpouring of grief among cricket fans across the world. The Gladiator star, who lives here and own...
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Russia to build railway line bypassing Ukraine
Moscow, Nov 28 (IANS) Russia will build new railway tracks that bypass Ukrainian territory, Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Thursday. There are four (Russia-Ukraine) border crossing points. Project to avoid these points will be implemented promptly, RIA Novosti news agency quoted Sokolov as saying. Financing of the construction of the 60-km line has been covered by the fede...
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Lawrence's friend backs her over nude photo leaks
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 co-star Natalie Dormer has said the incident involving the leak out of the former's nude photographs, as horrific. The 32-year-old has spoken of the internet havoc in Nylon magazine's December 2014/January 2015 double issue, reports eonline.com. What Jen went through recently was just horri...
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Germany unveils special jet to transport Ebola patients
Berlin, Nov 28 (IANS) The German government unveiled Thursday at Berlin's Tegel Airport a special medical evacuation plane, which is designed to transport patients infected with Ebola. The aircraft Robert Koch is equipped with special isolation units, which are connected to a separate exhaust system to prevent the spread of the virus, Xinhua reported. The converted A340 allows pa...
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Jolie look-alike can get $30,000 for one egg?
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) A look-alike of actress Angelina Jolie can earn $30k for one good egg! The UCLA Daily Bruin ran a classified ad Nov 21 seeking an egg donor who looks like Jolie, reports tmz.com. The company that placed the ad, Beverly Hills Egg Donation, presumably has a client who wants their child to be an outlier. The ad is specific: Caucasian, brown hair, t...
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Tom Hanks's son was addicted to cocaine
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Tom Hanks's Chet has revealed his cocaine addiction, saying he has been struggling with substance abuse since 16. The 24-year-old, who is also known as rapper Chet Haze, has admitted on social media that he recently went to rehab to seek help for his drug problem and has now been sober for 50 days, reports mirror.co.uk. Speaking in a video message...
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Paul Walker's legacy lives on with his charity, says brother
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Late actor Paul Walker's legacy lives on through charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW), says his younger brother Cody Walker. Cody said Paul would be stoked to know that the organisation is still going strong, which provides relief in area affected by natural disasters. ROWW continues to be, to function, to help others even after our primary contributor, m...
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Elizabeth Hurley gets cosy with new beau
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress-model Elizabeth Hurley was spotted kissing her new interest Evgeny Lebedev at a dinner party here. The 49-year-old managed to bag herself a dashing new man Lebedev, a Russian-born businessman while the duo attended the Louis Dundas Centre dinner held here at Mandarin Oriental Wednesday, reports mirror.co.uk. Donning a floor-length blue dress with a p...
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Ryan Reynolds's dad's illness brought his family together
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds says his family grew closer when they discovered that his father had Parkinson's disease. The actor's dad Jim, a former boxer and cop, was found to be suffering from the disease in 1995, but has never directly admitted having the condition, reports femalefirst.co.uk. I have a slightly different, weird, strange story about that becaus...
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11 headless bodies found in southern Mexico
Mexico City, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) Police found 11 headless bodies of young men Thursday on the road between Chilapa de Alvarez and Ayahualulco, two towns in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, prosecutors said. The bodies, which appear to have been burned, were dumped in the road after a shootout Wednesday night between rival gangs, Guerrero Attorney General's Office spokesmen told Efe....