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Huntington-Whiteley obsessed with vintage lingerie


August 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley decorates her bedroom with vintage lingerie.The 25-year-old, who is launching a new underwear range with Marks & Spencer, has revealed she adorns the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ promises high octane thrills (IANS Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Crime thriller "Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW), based on real life story, wowed the audiences despite a high dose of gore and violence. Now part part ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myanmar observers Martyrs’ Day


July 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar held the first state-level Martyrs' Day ceremony in more than two decades here Thursday in the presence of the government leadership to commemorate fallen national ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India: Selling family silver to ease finances


July 15th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Cash-strapped Air India is looking forward to using assets it has built up over the years like pricless paintings, sculptures and even a prime property ... Read more...

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Thousands throw wine at each other in Spain fest


June 30th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Logrono (Spain), June 30 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people took part Friday in the Haro Wine Battle in the Spanish Rioja region, during which they threw some 6,000 litres of wine ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British scientist fathered 600 children?


April 8th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British scientist may have fathered up to 600 children at a controversial London fertility clinic which he set up in the 1940s with his wife.The ... Read more...

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Painter Antoni Tapies dies


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist Antoni Tapies, who wielded a strong influence on 20th century painting, died Monday, said sources in the Barcelona city government. He was 88.The painter, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s mango growers in a pickle


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The early flowering of mango trees in and around Chandigarh has left the growers worried, with horticulturists saying it could indicate an impending poor yield this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Von Teese loves red lipstick


December 8th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) American actress Dita Von Teese believes red lipstick is a vital component of looking good every day.Von Teese is known for her 1940s styling and likes ... Read more...

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Punjab village mourns its son who never returned


December 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pathankot (Punjab), Dec 4 (IANS) The nondescript village of Gharota in Punjab's newest district of Pathankot has never forgotten its most famous resident - legendary film actor Dev Anand.It is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Turn on unisex fashion this winter


November 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) As winter knocks on the doors, stock up on a mix of bold colours and experimental designs that suit both genders, say experts. Coats, jackets, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

BBC to open online radio archives


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The BBC will soon introduce a new radio website, preliminarily named "Audiopedia", that would contain the broadcaster's almost entire archives of radio programmes since the 1940s.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warming oceans killing seaweed


October 28th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) Warming oceanic climate is gradually killing seaweed communities on which marine species may survive, according to latest research.Given future warming, up to one quarter of species ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Drive’ - Has the drive, chutzpah and finesse (IANS Movie Review)


October 1st, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Drive"; Actors: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Bryan Cranston; Director: Nicolas Winding Refn; Rating: ***1/2After the dialogue heavy films of the 1940s and 1950s, the New Hollywood of the late ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rare sketches of Bengal famine on show in Delhi


September 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Sketches from the Bengal famine series by Chittaprasad Bhattacharya will be exhibited at the India International Centre here Thursday by the Delhi Art Gallery during ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US medical experiments in Guatemala killed many people


August 30th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A US panel has concluded that the country should create a system to compensate victims who participated in a scientific research that left some Guatemalans with sexually ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US medical experiments in Guatemala killed 83: Panel


August 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Medical experiments performed by US doctors to infect more than 1,000 Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea in the late 1940s killed 83 of them, a presidential ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emma Stone may join ‘The Gangster Squad’


July 28th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) American actress Emma Stone is reportedly in talks to star in director Ruben Fleischer's "The Gangster Squad".Contactmusic.com reports that the actress is said to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Resistant gonorrhoea strain may threaten global health


July 11th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) A new strain of gonorrhoea, resistant to all available antibiotics, is likely to turn the once easily treatable infection into a global health threat. Universite Laval ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to play mobster?


March 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn has been approached to play the lead role of a mobster in director Ruben Fleischer's new film "Gangster Squad".The actor will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sabyasachi draws curtains on LFW day 1 sans Rani, Vidya


March 12th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee concluded day one of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) with a collection inspired by Aircel's corporate social responsibility project "Save The Tiger", but ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lung cancer rates double in older women


March 7th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Lung cancer rates for older women have more than doubled since the mid-1970s because of an increase in the number of female smokers, says new research. ... Read more...

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Legendary actress Jane Russell dies at age 89


March 1st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Legendary actress Jane Russell on Monday died at the age of 89, her family said.Russell was born in Bemidji, Minnesota in 1921 and became one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zardari urges UN to promote religious harmony across the globe


January 19th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has made an impassioned plea to the United Nations to work out special plans for promoting cultural and religious harmony across the globe.In ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Margaret Whiting dies at 86


January 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Margaret Whiting has died in the United States at the age of 86.The wartime sweetheart, whose baby face and dulcet tones propelled her to fame in the 1940s ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China builds museum on industry before 1940s


January 12th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China is building the country's first industry museum that would show exhibits used in factories before the 1940s.The museum is being built on the site of China's first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women still prefer rich husbands and staying at home with kids


January 10th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Despite years of equality campaigning, a new survey has revealed that most British women still prefer to marry a man who earns more than them and stay at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Jai Bolo Telengana’ Movie Preview: History Retold


January 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Jai Bolo TelenganaDirector: N ShankarCast: Jagapathi Babu, Smruthi IraniThe first Friday of the New Year has the South Indian film industry offering a piece from history. Jai Bolo ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pioneers of India’s n-energy programme to help US


January 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 4 (IANS) Canada's CANDU reactors - famous in India for pioneering its nuclear energy programme in 1963 - are now likely to help the US meet its demand ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

J-K wildlife officials arrange food for Hangul


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Jan.3 (ANI): The wildlife officials at the Dachigam National Park, have made special arrangements for the endangered 'Hangul' deer, as the Kashmir Valley is experiencing heavy snowfall.The vegetation and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Previously unpublished photo shows Monroe on the cusp of stardom


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A previously unpublished picture that shows Marilyn Monroe on the cusp of stardom has emerged.The image was taken from a Valentine's Day promotion in the 1940s, reports the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India decides to cast ‘chavanni’ to history


December 30th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It had in any case lost whatever little value it had - now the Indian government has decided to withdraw it from circulation altogether. Come June 30, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Judaism’ most popular religion in the US


December 25th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Dec 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the most popular faith in the US is Judaism.Sociologists Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell write in their new book 'American ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lady Liberty Needs Renovation


December 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar: Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iconic statue of Lady Liberty, located in Franklin County is undergoing a renovation process. The statue of the Benton Library dates back to 1940s. While ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rockstar’s new videogame looks like a real movie


December 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Rockstar's L A Noire could be the most realistic videogame using cutting edge technology to create the feel of a real movie. The technology being used to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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