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  • Jackie Chan plans to build a theme park in Beijing 19-09-2013 03:59 PM

    Los Angeles: Action superstar Jackie Chan says he plans to build a theme park called 'JC World' in the city's Yizhuang district. Chan, 59, said the park will be about three-quarters of a square mile in size and will feature five sections, each with a different theme, offering visitors a...
  • Unpublished Borges manuscript found in Argentina 06-09-2013 02:52 PM

    Researchers combing the archives of Argentina's national library have found an unpublished manuscript written by literary giant Jorge Luis Borges. Librarians Laura Rosato and German Alvarez found an alternate ending to the Borges short story 'Tema del traidor y del heroe' (Theme of the Traitor and the Hero), which was...
  • News briefs: College teachers want 60% posts in LU bodies in Lucknow 07-08-2013 11:32 PM

    After demanding the right to be PhD research guides, the Degree College Teachers Association has pressed for increased role in the Lucknow Universitys decision making bodies.In a meeting with vice-chancellor SB Nimseon Tuesday, representatives of the teachers association said a well-set ratio of 60:40 should be implemented in letter and...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park 04-06-2013 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • Mumbai: BMC unlikely to renew Mahalaxmi race course's lease 14-05-2013 02:37 PM

    Mumbai: The iconic race course at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai may soon by replaced by an international theme park. The Shiv Sena ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) says it may not renew the 99-year lease to the Royal Western Indian Turf Club which runs the race course. The lease expires on...
  • India needs time to open up to gay films 18-10-2011 12:20 PM

    Mumbai: In India it has recently become a criminal offence to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation. But commercial Indian films are far from catching up with the law and still hide under the curtain of comedy -- all for a reason, say filmmakers. "There is an anxiety...
  • Cameron to build an 'Avatar' theme park 22-09-2011 11:14 AM

    London: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide is joining forces with acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron to bring the world of 'Avatar' to life at Disney parks. The 2009 movie 'Avatar' become the highest-grossing film of all time and fans will soon be able to experience Cameron's fictional planet Pandora for...
  • Radcliffe enjoys free Harry Potter rides 17-07-2011 12:03 PM

    Los Angeles: There is something about the Harry Potter theme park in Florida that actor Daniel Radcliffe loves - that he doesn't have to pay to go on the rides. The 21-year-old actor, who essayed the role of the boy wizard in all eight films of the "Harry Potter" franchise,...
  • Rahman's CWG song tweaked to make it peppy 16-09-2010 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: 'India bula liya', the Commonwealth theme song, composed by Oscar-winner A R Rahman, has been tweaked and turned into a "peppy sports anthem". The original version of the song got a lukewarm response from the audience and was openly criticised by CWG Organising Committee's executive board member V...
  • Rahman's CWG song courts fresh controversy 11-09-2010 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: AR Rahman's music composition for the Commonwealth Games seems to be generating unending controversies. Some well-known names in Indian classical dance who were supposed to perform on his tune have simply refused to do so. The initial plan was that Rahman's composition would have been used as an...
  • BJP leader not impressed by Rahman's CWG song 29-08-2010 04:05 PM

    VK Malhotra, who is also the Vice President of IOA, said Rahman's song is not as inspiring as Shakira's Waka Waka. ...
  • AR Rahman's 'Swagatham' to be CWG theme song 16-08-2010 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Commonwealth Games has finalised Oscar winner AR Rahman's Swagatham as the theme song for the mega event and it will be made public in 10 days, the panel's head said on Sunday. "GoM has finalised the theme song. A.R. Rahman will...
  • Watch: Best theme pandals in Kolkata 27-09-2009 05:07 PM

    Theme pandals are something that durga puja organisers always bank on to get the maximum visitors. ...
  • Sneak Peek: Rajasthan Royals' new music video 25-03-2009 02:17 AM

    It's Shilpa Shetty's wake up call to her IPL rivals. ...
  • Bollywood theme park in Mumbai soon 14-07-2007 02:17 AM

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  • Composing theme songs for Maa Durga 23-09-2006 10:22 PM

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