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Nottingham Post
Chinese New Year: Artist Jiang Hongsheng brings brush painting to NottinghamArtist Jiang Hongsheng has flown more than 5,500 miles to bring the Chinese art
Chinese New Year: Artist Jiang Hongsheng brings brush painting to Nottingham
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 hours ago
Artist Jiang Hongsheng has flown more than 5,500 miles to bring the Chinese art of brush painting to Nottingham. The 49-year-old arrived on January 11 after the University of Nottingham invited him to be part of the city's Chinese New Year... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for YouRussia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be s
Live in Russia? Love British Literature? This is the Year for You
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Russia’s reputation as a country built on strong literary traditions is to be strengthened this year through its collaboration with the British Council on the U.K.-Russia Year of Language and Literature. The upcoming year-round events that form the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Katrina Kaif ‘makes sure’ she gets what she wantsFrom working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kaif contin
Katrina Kaif ‘makes sure’ she gets what she wants
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
From working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kaif continues to make her way upwards in Bollywood despite criticism and the actress says her determination is unmatchable. She will be next seen in Abhishek Kapoor’s Fitoor, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sure, Judiciary Needs to Tie Up Loose EndsThe law is an 'ass', an often-quoted pick from 'Oliver Twist', a novel by celeb
Sure, Judiciary Needs to Tie Up Loose Ends
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The law is an 'ass', an often-quoted pick from 'Oliver Twist', a novel by celebrated 18th century English writer Charles Dickens, remains evergreen so many years down the line. On the surface, why the proverbial 'ass' , which is essentially... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
If I set my mind on something, I make sure I get it: Katrina KaifMumbai: From working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kai
If I set my mind on something, I make sure I get it: Katrina Kaif
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
Mumbai: From working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kaif continues to make her way upwards in Bollywood despite criticism and the actress says her determination is unmatchable. She will be next seen in Abhishek Kapoor's... Read more
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dna
I want to be the president of a country: Katrina KaifFrom working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kaif contin
I want to be the president of a country: Katrina Kaif
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
From working with top stars to bagging author-backed roles, Katrina Kaif continues to make her way upwards in Bollywood despite criticism and the actress says her determination is unmatchable. She will be next seen in Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor, a... Read more
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The News and Star
A very happy new Monkey year to youCUMBRIA’S Chinese community will be saying Gung Hey Fat Choi as they celebrate
A very happy new Monkey year to you
The News and Star / Posted 11 hours ago
CUMBRIA’S Chinese community will be saying Gung Hey Fat Choi as they celebrate new year today. Staff at The Great Wall Chinese Restaurant in Market Street, Carlisle, are ready for Year of the Monkey which lasts until January 27, 2017. The Chinese... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Last picture showOne evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table in La
Last picture show
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
One evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table in Lancaster, N.Y., wife Jan by his side, as he described a recent dream. Majors had end-stage bladder cancer and was in renal failure. As he spoke with a hospice doctor, he... Read more
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express
Chinese New Year: What does Year of the Monkey mean and why do the Chinese celebrate it? TOMORROW marks the Chinese New Year - but do you know what this year will bri
Chinese New Year: What does Year of the Monkey mean and why do the Chinese celebrate it?
express / Posted 12 hours ago
TOMORROW marks the Chinese New Year - but do you know what this year will bring as the Year of the Monkey? People will be celebrating the Year of the Monkey on... Read more
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Japan Today
Selling English: The work of a skilled chameleon ‹ Japan TodayIn person, Stuart Varnam-Atkin is recognisable for his shock of grey hair, bear
Selling English: The work of a skilled chameleon ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 hours ago
In person, Stuart Varnam-Atkin is recognisable for his shock of grey hair, beard, broadness in the shoulders—and his voice. For those who tune in to NHK World TV, The Open University of Japan programmes or NHK’s bilingual sumo coverage, it is a... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds celebrates the Chinese New Year in styleCHINESE NEW Year celebrations are kicking off in style, with a colourful proces
Leeds celebrates the Chinese New Year in style
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
CHINESE NEW Year celebrations are kicking off in style, with a colourful procession held at a city centre arcade to mark the arrival of the Year of the Monkey. Shoppers in Leeds got the chance to enjoy a traditional Chinese dragon dance as... Read more
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dna
What did Aditya Roy Kapur gift Katrina Kaif prior to Valentine's Day?Fitoor stars celebrated Rose day in its full fervour with Aditya Roy Kapurfting
What did Aditya Roy Kapur gift Katrina Kaif prior to Valentine's Day?
dna / Posted yesterday
Fitoor stars celebrated Rose day in its full fervour with Aditya Roy Kapurfting his leading lady Katrina Kaif a truck full of fresh roses. The actors are in Jaipur for the promotion of their upcoming movie. During an outing at Jai Mahal, Aditya... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Feb. 7, 2016Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the y
This day in history, Feb. 7, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of the vice president. In 1795, the 11th Amendment... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Everything you need to know about the Year of the Monkey ahead of tomorrow's celebrationsYesterday, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square hosted a free Chinese New Y
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Everything you need to know about the Year of the Monkey ahead of tomorrow's celebrations
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Yesterday, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square hosted a free Chinese New Year-themed family day, while Chiswick House Gardens launched the UK debut of the Magical Lantern Festival on Wednesday February 3rd. The display, which includes a... Read more
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New Kerala
Tabu had fun looking beautiful, glamorous in 'Fitoor'Mumbai, Feb 6 : Versatile actress Tabu, who will be seen playing the character
Tabu had fun looking beautiful, glamorous in 'Fitoor'
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Mumbai, Feb 6 : Versatile actress Tabu, who will be seen playing the character of a Begum in her next film "Fitoor", says she had fun looking beautiful and glamorous in this film. "I am proud to be part of this film. I was given lovely costumes to... Read more
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ABC News
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the y
Today in History
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the year. On Feb. 7, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of the vice president. In 1795, the 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Road Trip! Destination: Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia | TribLIVE Neighborhoods What: Museum is the crumbling remains of the wor
Road Trip! Destination: Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods What: Museum is the crumbling remains of the world's first true penitentiary — a prison... Read more
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heraldscotland
Creator of Robert Burns musical inspired by Michael Jackson now turns to Charles DickensTindall said: “The trilogy is based upon the fact I found out Abraham Lincoln h
Creator of Robert Burns musical inspired by Michael Jackson now turns to Charles Dickens
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Tindall said: “The trilogy is based upon the fact I found out Abraham Lincoln had the busts of three writers in his home – one was Robert Burns, one was Charles Dickens and one was William Shakespeare. What I’ve tried to do is find ways of linking... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Village School fourth graders continue 'Notables' traditionNORTH BENNINGTON — As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older stude
Village School fourth graders continue 'Notables' tradition
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON — As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older students at the Village School of North Bennington have once again donned the raiments of famous figures, some long gone and others just beginning their lives' journeys, to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hope to come up with rock album in year or two: Aditya Roy KapurNew Delhi: Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor is playing an artist in his upcoming film 'F
Hope to come up with rock album in year or two: Aditya Roy Kapur
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi: Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor is playing an artist in his upcoming film 'Fitoor' and is bitten by the creative bug so much so that he is planning to come up with a music album. The 30-year-old actor, who played a musician in his super-hit film... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
My competition is becoming less as everyone is going to Hollywood: KatrinaNew Delhi: Many actresses are now going the Hollywood way but Katrina Kaif says
My competition is becoming less as everyone is going to Hollywood: Katrina
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi: Many actresses are now going the Hollywood way but Katrina Kaif says she would prefer to stay in Bollywood and grab good roles. The 32-year-old 'Bang Bang' star said she would enjoy the opportunity of getting meatier roles, when others... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Village School Fourth Graders continue 'Notables' traditionNORTH BENNINGTON >> As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the olde
Village School Fourth Graders continue 'Notables' tradition
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON >> As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older students at the Village School of North Bennington have once again donned the raiments of famous figures, some long gone and others just beginning their lives' journeys,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Spend ‘time’ where felons did theirsPhiladelphia - I was halfway down block 1 at Eastern State Penitentiary in Phil
Spend ‘time’ where felons did theirs
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Philadelphia - I was halfway down block 1 at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, peering into a cell for a thief imprisoned in 1829, when I realised the place resembled a Carthusian monastery. Members of Catholicism's most austere order,... Read more
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dna
Aditya Roy Kapoor says he wants to come up with a rock album!Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor is playing an artist in his upcoming film Fitoor and is
Aditya Roy Kapoor says he wants to come up with a rock album!
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor is playing an artist in his upcoming film Fitoor and is bitten by the creative bug so much so that he is planning to come up with a music album. The 30-year-old actor, who played a musician in his super-hit film Aashiqui 2,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Manolo Blahnik: ‘London made me'Manolo Blahnik is wearing a two-piece suit the colour of purple sherbet, with a
Manolo Blahnik: ‘London made me'
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Manolo Blahnik is wearing a two-piece suit the colour of purple sherbet, with a matching roll-neck jumper. His skin is tanned and his brown eyes sparkle preternaturally from behind his Cutler and Gross glasses. It’s a strong look and one that matches... Read more
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express
Chinese New Year Animals: Understand the Year of the Monkey's lucky numbers and signs THIS Monday marks the Chinese New Year - but do you know what this year will
Chinese New Year Animals: Understand the Year of the Monkey's lucky numbers and signs
express / Posted 3 days ago
THIS Monday marks the Chinese New Year - but do you know what this year will bring? People will be celebrating the Year of the Monkey on Monday This weekend... Read more
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Evening Standard
Saved by the Bell actress Tiffani Thiessen rules out reunionTiffani Thiessen has disappointed Saved by the Bell fans by ruling out the poss
Saved by the Bell actress Tiffani Thiessen rules out reunion
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Tiffani Thiessen has disappointed Saved by the Bell fans by ruling out the possibility of a reunion. Thiessen, 42 – who played Kelly Kapowski in the cult high school series – said the cast’s mini reunion for a Jimmy Fallon skit was the closest they... Read more
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Quartz
The final resting place of Charles Darwin and Queen Elizabeth I will soon be a fashion runway - Quartz ROLLING IN THEIR GRAVES Charles Darwin, Isaac...
The final resting place of Charles Darwin and Queen Elizabeth I will soon be a fashion runway
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
- Quartz ROLLING IN THEIR GRAVES Charles Darwin, Isaac... Read more
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Artvoice
Film Now PlayingOpening This Week AVATAR—James Cameron’s new movie, and if you don’t already k
Film Now Playing
Artvoice / Posted 4 days ago
Opening This Week AVATAR—James Cameron’s new movie, and if you don’t already know what it’s about you probably couldn’t care less. Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Giovanni Ribisi. Flix,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chinese New Year in London: where to celebrate the year of the MonkeyNew Year's Eve is here: no, not the kind where bouncers start fights and everyo
Chinese New Year in London: where to celebrate the year of the Monkey
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
New Year's Eve is here: no, not the kind where bouncers start fights and everyone drinks until their legs give in, the one bursting with colour and sound. The Chinese New Year arrives on Monday February 8, with a few spots celebrating the weekend... Read more
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Squawka
Football's Little Dorrit: The Sad Decline Of Bolton Wandererslast week’s article on Charlton Athletic and their current woes, it was evident
Football's Little Dorrit: The Sad Decline Of Bolton Wanderers
Squawka / Posted 4 days ago
last week’s article on Charlton Athletic and their current woes, it was evident during the research that there’s one Championship club in a worse state than the Addicks, and that’s the rock bottom club Bolton Wanderers. These are dark times for the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Stacey Dash applauds casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael JacksonStacey Dash has spoken out in support of the casting of Joseph Fiennes as Micha
Stacey Dash applauds casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Stacey Dash has spoken out in support of the casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson. The Clueless actress, who has become known for voicing controversial views, has argued that roles should not be ‘based on colour.’ Applauding the casting... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Year of the Monkey - Everything you need to know and how to celebrate in LondonThe Chinese symbol for monkey Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Year of the Monkey - Everything you need to know and how to celebrate in London
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The Chinese symbol for monkey Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac is divided into 12 blocks (or houses) just like its western counterpart, but with the major difference... Read more
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Mashable
More of us lie about reading 'Alice in Wonderland' than you'd thinkWhat's This?Quite a few people have lied about reading "Alice's Adventures in W
More of us lie about reading 'Alice in Wonderland' than you'd think
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
What's This?Quite a few people have lied about reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." "What is the use of a book," thought Alice, reading a hefty, boring tome over her sister's shoulder minutes before tumbling down her rabbit hole into... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Tourism Round Up For Feb. 1-14 Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below.
Tennessee Tourism Round Up For Feb. 1-14
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Bristol, TN/VA – To celebrate Groundhog Day,... Read more
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Observer
Obituaries for Feb. 3, 2016Jenny Arevalo, of Newark, died Jan. 26. She was 37. Arrangements were by the A
Obituaries for Feb. 3, 2016
Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Jenny Arevalo, of Newark, died Jan. 26. She was 37. Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at St. Lucy’s Church, Newark, followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, North... Read more
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Evening Standard
First look at the Friends reunion in teaser trailerFriends fans have been treated to the first glimpse of the reunited cast ahead
First look at the Friends reunion in teaser trailer
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Friends fans have been treated to the first glimpse of the reunited cast ahead of NBC’s forthcoming tribute show for legendary director James Burrows. The 40 second clip shows Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Watch: Ladies' man Aditya Roy Kapur sings Yeah Fitoor Mera for his fansActor Aditya Roy Kapur put his singing skills to use at a recent ‘Fitoor’ event
Watch: Ladies' man Aditya Roy Kapur sings Yeah Fitoor Mera for his fans
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Actor Aditya Roy Kapur put his singing skills to use at a recent ‘Fitoor’ event where he sang the film’s title track for his young female fans. The 30-year-old star visited Gargi College, Delhi University, to promote ‘Fitoor’ and held a brief... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fiction: The books we say we’ve read | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 You might expect hefty Russia
Fiction: The books we say we’ve read
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 You might expect hefty Russian tome War And Peace to be the book that people are most likely to have lied about reading. But... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
What's new at the library?These items are now available for checkout from the North Davidson Public Libra
What's new at the library?
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
These items are now available for checkout from the North Davidson Public Library in Welcome. “The Thinks We Keep” by Sally Hepworth; “The Expatriates: A Novel” by Janice Y.K. Lee; “Vagabond: A Thriller” by Gerald Seymour; “The Man Without a Shadow:... Read more
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Evening Standard
Have you lied about reading any of these books?When it comes to boasting about our literary prowess, it would appear that many
Have you lied about reading any of these books?
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
When it comes to boasting about our literary prowess, it would appear that many Londoners are content to fib about how many classic books they’ve read. New research has revealed that Brits are dishonest about many of the books they claim to have... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Brits lie about reading habits - but how many of these have YOU read?The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic
Brits lie about reading habits - but how many of these have YOU read?
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic Pride And Prejudice are among the top 20 books that Britons have lied most about reading. One of the set of Royal Mail’s Special Stamps featuring all six published Jane... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Revealed: Britons' greatest literary lies, but how many have you really read?The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic
Revealed: Britons' greatest literary lies, but how many have you really read?
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic Pride And Prejudice are among the top 20 books that Britons have lied most about reading. One of the set of Royal Mail’s Special Stamps featuring all six published Jane... Read more
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New Kerala
Sons don't play a role in professional choices: Sunny Deol (New Delhi, Feb 3 : Sunny Deol, who is awaiting the release of his forthcoming f
Sons don't play a role in professional choices: Sunny Deol (
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 3 : Sunny Deol, who is awaiting the release of his forthcoming film "Ghayal Once Again", says his choice of work is not driven in any way by his sons Karan and Rajveer. Asked if his sons play a role in the way he chooses his projects,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Learnt a lot about acting from Rekhaji: Aditya Roy KapurMumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor said he learnt a lot about craft of acting from
Learnt a lot about acting from Rekhaji: Aditya Roy Kapur
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Mumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor said he learnt a lot about craft of acting from veteran actress Rekha by merely observing her during film ‘Fitoor’. Rekha was initially a part of the film and had shot some portions for the role of Katrina Kaif's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Year of the Monkey - Everything you need to know and how to celebrate in LondonThe Chinese symbol for monkey Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of
When is Chinese New Year 2016? Year of the Monkey - Everything you need to know and how to celebrate in London
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The Chinese symbol for monkey Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac is divided into 12 blocks (or houses) just like its western counterpart, but with the major difference... Read more
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The New Yorker
Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia?It’s 2:49 A.M., more or less my bedtime, and I’m about to put on my Sleep Sheph
Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia?
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
It’s 2:49 A.M., more or less my bedtime, and I’m about to put on my Sleep Shepherd hat, a device designed to help the wearer go gentle into unconsciousness ($149.99). The hat is a stretchy black beanie, but where you might normally find a pompom... Read more
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Orange County Register
Chapman students enrich themselves with travel courses over intertermThe spring semester has begun, and while some students are returning from a bli
Chapman students enrich themselves with travel courses over interterm
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
The spring semester has begun, and while some students are returning from a blissful break of sleeping in and playing video games, others opted to spend the interterm seeing the world with their fellow Panthers. Every interterm, alongside more... Read more
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The Hindu
Breaking hearts in KashmirDiplomatic to a fault, Fitoor star Katrina Kaif fights being termed an outsider
Breaking hearts in Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Diplomatic to a fault, Fitoor star Katrina Kaif fights being termed an outsider while wading through Bollywood It has been over a decade since Katrina Kaif was introduced to Indian audiences with Kaizad Gustaf's film Boom . She has acted with the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Weight Watchers International Inc. Gains On Oprah's Weight Loss, But Will It Last?Last October, media queen Oprah Winfrey bought a 10% stake in Weight Watchers I
Weight Watchers International Inc. Gains On Oprah's Weight Loss, But Will It Last?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Last October, media queen Oprah Winfrey bought a 10% stake in Weight Watchers International for $43.2 million. She also joined the company's board and granted it the rights to use her image and likeness for promotions. Investors were ecstatic, and... Read more
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