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Touring country in a mobile cafe telling stories (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Six young people with a passion for stories have set out to travel to eight cities with the unique mission of reviving the lost tradition of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Government to encourage women entrepreneurs: Vayalar Ravi


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government will try to solve the problems faced by women entrepreneurs in the country, Vayalar Ravi, minister for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

What travellers do to shun other commuters


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Commuters on a train employ all kinds of tactics to avoid interaction with other travellers. These include the "hate stare" or one that says "don't bother ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infants object to people violating rules


July 27th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 27 (IANS) It's wrong to hurt other people and we shouldn't ignore people when they are talking to us, thanks to certain social norms that act as the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eating less food may lengthen your life


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Reducing daily intake of food by 40 percent may help in enhancing one's life span by 20 years, British scientists working over treatment for ageing disease ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olivia Wilde’s sleepless nights after split


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde has revealed that she secretly battled weight and sleep issues after her marriage broke up last year. "The Tron: Legacy" star admits she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Diaz flirts with David Attenborough


May 25th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz, 39, openly flirted with veteran broadcaster, 86-year-old David Attenborough during a talk show.The actress was in conversation with talk show host ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brangelina take kids’ help for wedding


April 19th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who recently got engaged, are taking help from their six children to plan their wedding.The couple have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It happens all the time, tweets Omar on SRK’s detention


April 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday wondered what was the "big deal" about the detention of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Neil to work with ‘Shaitan’ director (Movie Snippets)


March 29th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh has been roped in for Bejoy Nambiar's next, "David"."Going to be working with Bejoy Nambiar of 'SHAITAN' fame on his next film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cellphone coupon to update public about Anna’s programme


March 25th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Team Anna has come up with a new concept to spread awareness among people about its programme over the year: a Rs.25 coupon's code to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sumit Vats has ‘girlfriend woes’ (With Image)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The real life love life of television actor Sumit Vats, who plays the male lead in Zee TV show "Hitler Didi", seems to be going ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tweetographer helps locate the hot and happening


November 9th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) The Tweetographer, a web-based application, clues in users on what's hot and happening in their cities or neighbourhoods.The application works by collecting in real time tweets ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Keep mouth shut and let bat do the talking: Waqar to Afridi


November 7th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis Monday said that Shahid Afridi's frequent outbursts in the media are hurting the country's image and he should focus ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jackman’s no-screens rule at home


October 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman doesn't allow his children to watch television or play computer games during weekdays.The 42-year-old actor says he got the idea from a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

180 mn Pakistanis should stand united: Gilani


September 29th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan's 180 million people should stand united to face the many challenges the country was facing and to thwart all attempts to destabilise it, Prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Queen told William to throw away wedding guest-list


September 25th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Prince William was devastated when he found out his friends were left out of his wedding guest list in favour of dignitaries. His grandmother, Queen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liam Gallagher sues Noel Gallagher


August 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A legal battle has ensued between brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. For claiming that his brother’s drunkenness caused the cancellation of the Oasis’ 2009 headline performance at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

An Urdu speaking parrot in Britain


August 8th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A parrot in Britain has learnt to speak in English and Urdu as well after the bird's owner trained him to utter Islamic phrases.Two-year-old African grey ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yeddyurappa wants BJP to probe charges against him


July 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said he had urged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari to set up a party panel to probe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jada Smith gives up career for kids


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor Will Smith's wife Jada Pinkett has given up her singing career to spend more time with her two children - Jaden and Willow.Jada ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Psychologist test how people learn, remember in groups


April 30th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A psychologist has carried out a test to discover how people learn and remember in groups.Suparna Rajaram, a psychology professor at Stony Brook University, began to specialize in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pandey to bolster Pune Warriors line-up


April 24th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The return of hard-hitting batsman Manish Pandey after serving a ban is a huge plus for the Pune Warriors as they take on the Chennai Super ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A model who doesn’t follow fashion trends


April 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Model Erin O' Connor has revealed that she doesn't like to follow fashion trends because they bring out people's insecurities.The 33-year-old model prefers to stick to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Leadership change essential for Pakistan’s survival: Musharraf


April 18th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led federal government has disappointed the country, and insisted that a change in leadership is essential ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhoni releases book of caricatures


April 15th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) It is the age of caricatures, or so it would seem. India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni released an autographed book titled "Howzaat", ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CRPF geared up for Amarnath pilgrimage, Valley security


April 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) In a veiled reference to last summer's unrest in Kashmir, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Saturday said that it was prepared to deal with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Arthur’ director intimidated by Helen Mirren


April 7th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) "Arthur" director Jason Winer was so intimidated by veteran actress Helen Mirren that he had to read about the etiquette of drinking tea before meeting her.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘New Oz captain’ Clarke needs to earn respect from his teammates: Dean Jones


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 2(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that new captain Michael Clarke's first job is to win the players' respect, and that comes from leading by example."I remember when ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gaddafi threatens Mediterranean war following “aggressive” international air strikes in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Colonel Muammar Qaddafi has warned that the "aggressive, and foolish" international air and missile strikes inside Libya have turned North Africa and the Mediterranean Sea into a "real ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doha deal must be done this year: India


March 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) India hopes that the Doha Round of world trade talks would be completed this year and warned that the absence of a pact would do incalculable ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Neil Young announces his US tour


March 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many musicians had tried all sorts of comeback without success but not the popular Neil Young. The awesome Rocker isn't just mounting the stage again but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After playing gay role flooded with TV offers: Prashant Chawla (With Images)


March 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Prashant Chawla, who made his Bollywood debut with a gay role in John Abraham starrer "Jhoota Hi Sahi", says it was a risk ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Simon Cowell tried to rope in Jennifer Lopez as judge for X Factor


February 18th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British newspaper, The Mirror, has reported that Simon Cowell nearly convinced Jennifer Lopez to join the X Factor show instead of American Idol.The music mogul ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Two and a Half Men’ crew livid over Charlie Sheen


February 18th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems some of the crew members of “Two and a Half Men” have had enough of Charlie Sheen’s troubles.The highly talented actor has caused all ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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