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2008-02-28 15:00:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Missi Callazzo, SILVER ARROW RECORDS: In my thirty years in the music business, I have never once written a letter to any publication to discuss or oppose a "review" of my artist's work. Any artist or manager who has survived a dramatically changing musical landscape, and experienced some longevity throughout, has a clear understanding that both good and bad reviews are part of the scenery. However, this letter was not written to address a bad "review"...

2006-02-15 08:46:27

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) - An Indian actress is seeking 30 million rupees ($677,800) in damages from the local edition of British men's magazine Maxim after it published a faked picture of her in a skimpy swimsuit. "The photograph has caused loss of reputation and damage to my client and her image has been lowered in society," Khushboo's lawyer R. Karthikeyan said. "We want them to cough up the money in three weeks or face action," he said, adding Maxim had been sent a legal notice....

2006-01-31 06:35:17

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) - An Indian actress has lodged a complaint with police against the local edition of British men's magazine Maxim after it used a faked picture of her in a skimpy swimsuit, police said on Tuesday. The magazine has apologized for the incident and hoped the issue would be resolved amicably. Khushboo, a major South Indian star of the 1990s, met the police commissioner of Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu state, late on Monday and filed the complaint. "The...

2006-01-31 06:35:00

CHENNAI, India -- An Indian actress has lodged a complaint with police against the local edition of British men's magazine Maxim after it used a faked picture of her in a skimpy swimsuit, police said on Tuesday. The magazine has apologized for the incident and hoped the issue would be resolved amicably. Khushboo, a major South Indian star of the 1990s, met the police commissioner of Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu state, late on Monday and filed the complaint. "The magazine's publisher...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • 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.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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