| 2012 | January | 16

  • Whitney Houston’s funeral to be broadcast on the internet

    New Jersey, Feb 16 (): Whitney Houston’s publicist Kristen Foster announced that the ceremony would be live streamed on the internet so her fans could pay their respects and grieve for the star. The 48-year-old was found underwater and unconscious last Saturday night, in a bath at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Houston’s funeral…

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  • Tablet Magazine, TWEEK launched in India

    Bangalore, Feb 16 (): Good news for the Tablet user, as TIL (Times Internet Limited) is launching India’s first tablet magazine, Tweek on Wednesday. TIL in partnership with the inventor of cloud based mobile publishing, GENWI developed ‘TWEEK’ that can be accessed via the iPad and will soon be launched for the iPhone and Android…

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  • Rajini to join with Kamal in Marudhanayagam?

    Chennai, Feb 16 (): Kamal Hassan has told a Mumbai tabloid that he will be reviving work on his pet project, ‘Marudhanayagam’, that went on floors more than a decade back. He is reported to have said that there is a particular role in the film which would be very apt for his dear friend…

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  • Madras High Court to recruit judges without involving TNPSC

    Chennai, Feb 16 (): The Madras high court has said that there is nothing illegal about defending its decision to recruit 185 civil judges for the subordinate judiciary on its own, without involving the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). In response to a batch of petitions questioning the decision of the state government and…

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  • Kodak drops out of Oscars

    Los Angeles, Feb 16 () : Kodak which was associated with Oscars Hollywood theatre, the venue for the academy awards got approval from the  court Wednesday to end its sponsorship deal with the theater. Kodak signed a $74 million deal for naming rights to the theater in 2000. But, the struggling photography company filed for bankruptcy…

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  • Bigg Boss Pooja Missra turns item girl in Bollywood

    New Delhi, Feb 16 (): After Bigg Boss5 reality show is finally over; Pooja Missra hopes to enter Bollywood with her item number in the film ‘Baaja Baja Dunga’. Pooja told, “I am doing an item number in Baaja Baja Dunga. It was a great experience shooting the song as I love dancing. I think…

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  • Low-carbon technologies ‘no quick-fix’ for global warming

    Washington, Feb 16 (ANI)): Researchers have suggested that a drastic switch to low carbon-emitting technologies, such as wind and hydroelectric power, may not yield a reduction in global warming until the latter part of this century. They also said that technologies that offer only modest reductions in greenhouse gases, such as the use of natural…

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