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2011-07-26 17:28:00

TOKYO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, or Amma (Mother) to her millions of devotees across the world, announced a donation of one million U.S. dollars (Approximately 4.5 crores) towards the relief and rehabilitation of Japanese disaster victims, particularly for the education of children who lost both their parents in the devastating March 11 tsunami. The donation will be made by Mata Amritanandamayi Center (MA Center) USA along with Amma's global...

2010-09-08 11:42:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) WHAT: The world premiere of the supernatural thriller DEVIL WHO: DEVIL producer M. Night Shyamalan; director John Erick Dowdle; cast members Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Geoffrey Arend, Bojana Novakovic,...

2010-01-26 12:20:00

MADRID, Spain, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes in this second edition to engineer and mathematician Thomas Kailath (Pune, India, 1935), as author of a mathematical development enabling the production of increasingly small size chips. Kailath has invented methods to pattern integrated circuits with components finer even than the lightwaves used in their production, a bit like drawing...

2009-09-01 11:55:00

Fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander was sentenced Monday in a Los Angeles court to 59 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting seven women and girls. Alexander, 35, was a guest designer on the reality television show America's Next Top Model and at one time made clothes for socialite Paris Hilton, singer Mary J. Blige and other celebrities. He was arrested in 2007 and convicted last November of 16 charges of rape, sexual assault and other crimes committed against female victims as...

2008-08-27 00:00:30

Trisha says she is thrilled to sing for a forthcoming movie under the baton of AR Rahman. "I was thrilled when Rahman invited me to sing. I could not refuse the chance because I'm bowled over by his talent," Trisha said. "I think I sing okay, but never dared to do so in public," added the actress who's already had a good run as an actress, with two recent hits - Bujjigadu and Tamil film, Kuruvi. Though there has been no official announcement, sources close to Rahman and the actress said...

2008-08-26 03:00:38

By SHARIN WADER Rajnikanth and Kamal Hassan can fight for their share of the Chennai pie, but in Kochi, there is nobody to challenge Mohan Lal. In this backwater city of Kerala, the Southie superstar is King. And everywhere in Kochi, there are kingsize posters of Mohan Lal whose new film Aakashgopuram is drawing in fans from all corners of the state. BT met the people's hero in Kochi itself. Mohan Lal, who has settled down in Dubai, came dressed simply in a polka dotted shirt and white...

2008-08-19 00:00:22

Namitha has finally agreed to do a Malayalam film for director duo Pramod Pappan. The film titled Black Stallion will have Kalabhavan Mani as the hero, while Bala, who has acted in a few Tamil films, has also been roped in for an important role. Namitha, who has a huge following in Kerala, will be doing a full-fledged heroine's role in Malayalam for the first time. Leading writer Rajesh Jayaram is doing the script and Ouseappachan the music for this suspense thriller, in which Namitha is...

2008-08-12 09:15:00

Shelley Malil, an actor who appeared in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," reportedly was arrested for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend in her home near San Diego. Authorities told TMZ.com that Malil chased his former flame in and outside her house, and stabbed her as many as 20 times while her two children were at home. The woman's neighbor intervened and her assailant fled the scene. TMZ.com said Malil was later arrested at an Amtrak train station in San Diego. The entertainment news Web...

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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.