aisles

Julio Iglesias wraps up Spain tour


August 14th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Marbella (Spain), Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Singer Julio Iglesias gave the last concert on his Spanish tour at the Starlite Festival here in this resort city on the Costa del Sol.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain’s cardboard cop cuts shoplifting by 75 percent


August 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The life-size cut-out of a police officer guarding a supermarket in Britain has been so effective that shoplifting has been slashed by 75 percent.The cardboard cop, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

At last, a tool to help men who hate shopping (The Funny Side - IANS introduces a new weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
REAL MEN DON'T SHOP. We make incursions into enemy territory. 1) Locate supermarket. 2) Access aisles. 3) Liberate beer. 4) Return to base. 5) Mission accomplished. Cheers!During the mission, our ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Indonesians die in stampede at SE Asian Games soccer


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 22 (IANS) Two Indonesian fans died in a stampede at the Southeast Asian Games football final in Jakarta.The two men, wearing Indonesian red-and-white football team T-shirts were taken ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shammi Kapoor: Rocking and rolling down memory aisles (Tribute on his 80th birthday)


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The hills are still alive with the sounds of his music, the ebullient 'yahoo' resonates through the decades and the intense gaze has not dulled ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Truckers heckle illegal mining panel members


September 17th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A public hearing on illegal mining in Goa Saturday saw unruly scenes, with scores of mining truck owners virtually holding the Justice M.B. Shah Commission's chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Boeing’s first 787 Dreamliner set to fly


August 8th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced and fuel-efficient passenger jet whose delivery has been delayed six times since the 2008 deadline, is finally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ruben Blades brings salsa show to Spanish capital


July 14th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Panamanian singer-songwriter and salsa icon Ruben Blades turned back the clock in a performance at the Spanish capital's Veranos de la Villa summer festival, treating his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gaga raises funds for poor


May 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has reportedly raised $47.4 million for a charitable organization, which attempts to alleviate problems caused by poverty.Cotactmusic.com reports that Gaga arrived at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

iPhone app that scans away male shopping incompetence!


April 8th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 8 (ANI): Here's a new iPhone application that scans away the sheer incompetence of males when it comes to shopping.Scan2List, from Sydney-based partners Tim Stanford and Kate Cass, removes virtually ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s most advanced Dreamliner jet to roll out soon


January 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced and fuel-efficient passenger jet whose delivery has been delayed six times since the 2008 deadline, is likely to enter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bob Geldof’s memories of Beatles: Girls soiling themselves in excitement


August 27th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Irish singer Bob Geldof has revealed that the memories he has of The Beatles always leaves him feeling squeamish, as he can't help but remember seeing girls ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pilot presses wrong button causing mid-air scare


August 27th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A British Airways (BA) pilot caused a mid-air scare when he pressed a wrong button, triggering an announcement that the aircraft was about to make an emergency landing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Railways working to improve standard of cleanliness, amenities in trains’


August 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa has informed that Railways were taking steps to improve the standards of cleanliness and amenities in trains.In a written ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Soon, cellphones to help you shop till you drop!


June 15th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 15 (ANI): Cellphones could soon help you with grocery shopping at a supermarket store, suggests "The Supermarket Guru" Phil Lempert."You're going to see people shopping up and down the aisles ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jacqueline, Omi bag Best Debutant awards at IIFA


June 6th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who made her Bollywood debut with "Aladin", was declared Star Plus Debut of the Year (Female) at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Consumers often plan for unplanned purchases


May 7th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Shoppers often expect to buy a certain number of unplanned items, and most have a fairly accurate estimate as to how much they will spend on them, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chokeberry extract ‘regulates weight gain’


April 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The chokeberry (Aronia) extract is a powerful antioxidant and helps regulate weight gain and blood glucose, according to a new study on rats.Native Americans have traditionally eaten dried ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chokeberry extract regulates weight gain


April 26th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The chokeberry (Aronia) extract is a powerful antioxidant and helps regulate weight gain and blood glucose, a new study says. Native Americans have traditionally eaten dried chokeberries and prepared ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mother-in-law jokes going into oblivion in UK


April 6th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): While yesteryears' comedians like Les Dawson made it big cracking mother-in-law jokes, the trend seems to have faded from Britain's stand-up comic scene today.Modern comedians are averse ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Consumers often plan to buy unplanned items


February 18th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Consumers often plan to buy unplanned items when they go shopping, a new study claims.Authors Karen M. Stilley and Jeffrey Inman insist that people often have mental budgets ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

TomKat’s kitten wears bright red lipstick


February 12th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' three-year-old daughter recently stepped out in public wearing bright red lipstick.The little fashionista looked totally made-up as she went on a shopping ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Macca’s daughter Beatrice wows audience at stage show


January 31st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney's daughter Beatrice, who is just six years old, is already showing signs of taking after her father.The former Beatles's ex wife Heather Mills revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Survivors found in Haiti supermarket rubble


January 18th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 18 (DPA) A Haitian who was rescued after being buried for five days in a crushed supermarket Sunday gave a triumphal thumbs-up as Turkish and US rescuers helped him out, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3 Britons held for ‘bomb threat’ in Dubai-bound plane (Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Three Britons aboard a Dubai-bound flight were arrested after the cabin crew alerted the police about a potential bomb threat as the aircraft prepared to take-off from Heathrow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3 held in Britain for ‘bomb threat’ on Dubai-bound plane


January 9th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Three British passengers aboard a Dubai-bound flight were arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up the aircraft while it was ready for take-off from Heathrow airport here, police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

`Insulation is sexy stuff,’ says Obama


December 16th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called for more incentives for home energy-efficiency upgrades, as a way to boost job-creation and cut energy costs.Obama pressed home the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aisle placements influence grocery sales


November 12th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Supermarkets can boost the sales of items such as chips and soft drinks by placing them closer to each other in their stores, say researchers.Lead researcher Ram Bezawada, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SurroundSense in your phone could tell which room you are in


September 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): The next time you go shopping, your smart phone will not only tell that you have entered the mall, but also know if you are in the jewellery ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Your shopping trolley will soon be knowing what you want


September 18th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 18 (ANI): A GPS navigation-based system is expected to revolutionise advertising, for it can publicise products directly to supermarket trolleys based on a shopper's in-store behaviour and purchasing history.Media Cart ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine couples wed for 99 cents


September 10th, 2009 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (DPA) Nine couples marked Wednesday's special date 09/09/09 by getting married for the low price of just 99 cents. The mass ceremony took place as part of a special ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kate Moss’ Balmain dress goes on sale


July 13th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Supermarket chain Asda is set to rake in moolah, as its version of Balmain dress worn by supermodel Kate Moss goes on sale.The George at Asda silver mini-dress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Counterfeit tickets at IPL final endangered spectators


May 25th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) The 31,000 capacity Wanderers stadium housed more than 38,000 spectators in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here Sunday due to alleged selling of counterfeit tickets, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

America’s dollar stores get hot in recession


May 2nd, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) America's dollar stores, those once-dowdy chains that lures shoppers by selling some or all of their merchandise for just $1 or rock-bottom prices, have become suddenly hot in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amy Winehouse Gets Back to Britain


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by GD
Bizarre is a word many in the BA 2152 flight would use for their celebrity co-passenger Amy Winehouse. On her arrival from First Class Amy Winehouse began shouting incoherently and ran ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe