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  • 'The Simpsons' bids final farewell to Edna Krabappel March 11, 2014

    New York: Hit animated series 'The Simpsons' has paid a final tribute to the sassy Springfield Elementary teacher Edna Krabappel. Actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced Mrs Krabappel, passed away in October, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. Wallace won an Emmy for her voice work on the 1992...
  • Edna's character to retire in 'The Simpsons' October 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: The makers of popular animated show 'The Simpsons' have decided to retire the character of teacher Edna Krabappel after death of its voiceover artist Marcia Wallace. The makers feel that Wallace' voice is irreplaceable and they would rather retire Krabappel's character from the show, reports dailystar.co.uk "I was tremendously saddened...
  • Violin that calmed people on Titanic fetches $ 1.7 million in auction October 22, 2013

    The violin which belonged to a musician named Wallace Hartley, the badnd leader of Titanic, fetched $ 1.7 million in an auction on Saturday in England. Unlike many other artifacts, the violin didn't fall to the ocean floor. ...
  • Inter Milan loan in Chelsea's Wallace August 14, 2013

    Inter Milan have signed 19yearold Brazilian defender Wallace on a seasonlong loan from Chelsea, which makes him the 12th addition by the Italian club's new boss Walter Mazzarri, Sky Sports reported on Wednesday. Joining the Blues from Fluminese earlier this season, Wallace impressed in the preseason, but limited opportunities...
  • Chelsea sign young Brazilian defender Wallace December 5, 2012

    London: Chelsea have agreed terms with Brazil's Fluminense for the transfer of 18yearold defender Wallace, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Wallace, a Brazil under20 international, was part of the under17 team that won the South American championship last year and were fourth at the World Cup at the same...
  • Masand: 'Secretariat' keeps you fascinated November 27, 2010

    Cast: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh Director: Randall Wallace In 1973, a threeyearold chestnut stallion made headlines across America when it became the first racehorse in 25 years to win the coveted Triple Crown, beating out the competition at the Belmont Stakes by a jawdropping 31 lengths. That record remains unbeaten till...
  • US man blinds Indian roomie, threatens to kill July 20, 2010

    New York: In a bizarre hatecrime, a man has gouged out his roommate's eyes in New York and threatened to kill him saying "I hate Indian people". Latchman Ramnarine, a Queens man who is being treated for depression at a group residence, was blinded by a racist who ripped out his...
  • Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace found dead September 15, 2008

    San Francisco: David Foster Wallace, the writer best known for his critically acclaimed 1996 novel Infinite Jest, was found dead at his home in Claremont, California, police said. The Claremont Police Department said Wallace's wife had called them on Friday night, saying she returned home to find her 46yearold husband...
  • Bolt's double bid in top gear, Wariner and Merritt cruise August 18, 2008

    Beijing: Usain Bolt's bid to become the first athlete since Carl Lewis in 1984 to achieve the 100m200m Olympic double got off to a convincing start when the Jamaican reached the second round of the 200m on Monday. The 21yearold, who put on a world recordshattering 9.69sec display in Saturday's 100m...
  • 'Poverty to spell doom for UPA in '09' December 14, 2006

    New Delhi: India's ruling coalition should battle the country's endemic poverty in a big way if it wants to win elections three years from now, an American political scientist has warned. Paul Wallace feels that the Congressled United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is 'honestly trying' that. But he says it will...
  • Shaw Wallace's subsidiaries to merge August 16, 2006

    Mumbai: Vijay Mallyacontrolled Shaw Wallace and Company Ltd on Wednesday said its two subsidiaries; Shaw Wallace Financial Services Ltd (SWFSL) and Shaw Wallace Breweries Ltd (SWBL) have decided to merge. In a filing on the Bombay Stock Exchange the liquor and beverages manufacturer said it is seeking approval for the...