aspects of life

Achievers with cerebral palsy felicitated in Mumbai


September 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kashmir’s welfare scheme for nomadic Gujjars


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir has formulated a welfare scheme for the nomadic Gujjar community.Social Welfare Minister Sakina Itoo told IANS: "The scheme will take care of ... Read more...

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Vidya true successor of Aamir: Kashyap (Movie Snippets)


March 11th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is thrilled with the story line of "Kahaani" and says that the film's leading lady of the movie Vidya Balan is a ... Read more...

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Art joins effort to save the tiger


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Eminent artists, including Anjolie Ela Menon, have joined together to raise awareness on the need for conservation of the tiger in India. As part of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: Book


December 9th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Corruption has virtually enveloped India, growing annually by over 100 percent, but systemic graft can be ended for good, says a new book by two ... Read more...

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Cape Town named World Design Capital for 2014


October 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Oct 27 (IANS) The scenic South African city of Cape Town has been named the "World Design Capital" for the year 2014 for using creative designs in its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Decameron’ now changed to ‘Nero Fiddled’: Allen


October 15th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Woody Allen has changed the name of his new movie "The Bob Decameron", after the original title left fans baffled.Allen has decided to change the ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and hoped the festival helps strengthen ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Meira Kumar greets people on Rakhi


August 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar greeted the people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan - a festival that reaffirms the bond of love ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Here’s why people read magazines that feature envy-inducing models


March 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): A new study has found why people read fitness and fashion magazines that feature photos of impossibly thin or muscular models that highlight the readers' own flaws.Many previous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

50,000 to attend 2nd World Kannada meet in Belgaum


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum, March 10 (IANS) Around 50,000 Kannadigas from across India and around 200 from abroad will gather in this north Karnataka town for three days from Friday for the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Practice of mindfulness’ can help people deal with life’s difficulties


February 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): An expert has suggested that the key to dealing with some of the challenges life throws at us - including pain, suffering, illness, grief and loss - is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-IAEA chief El Baradei to represent unified opposition in talks with Mubarak regime


January 31st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan.31 (ANI): Former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed El Mubarak would represent a loosely unified opposition in talks with the military-backed regime of President Hosni Mubarak.Though lacking deep support ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian becomes 1st person to graduate with a degree in The Beatles


January 27th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Canadian singer Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy has become the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in The Beatles.The former Miss Canada finalist, 53, was one ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Takhan Teyish To Release On January 21


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which will hit theaters on January 21. Ghosh has also written the film, which has renowned Bengali hero Jisshu Sengupta in the male lead role.The story of the film revolves ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Million Dollar Money Drop” Steers TV Game Shows A Step Further


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television these days are not offering too much excitement apart from the popular pre-existing soaps and a few good movies that are aired before the Christmas ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Corruption not confined to politics, says Agatha Sangma


December 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) Corruption is not confined to India's political system alone, Agatha K. Sangma, the youngest minister in the Manmohan Singh cabinet, said Monday."There is lot of cynicism amongst ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian football gets its first theme song


November 11th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian football's first theme music video was launched here Thursday and will be used during the charity match between East Bengal All Star and Bayern Munich F.C ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coach role holds no appeal for Fleming


October 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 17 (ANI): With 28 test match victories Stephen Fleming is statistically the best New Zealand skipper, but doubts remain whether the greatest captain of the country will ever return to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Varnette Honeywood Passes Away At 59 After Two Year Battle With Cancer


September 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned artist Varnette Honeywood passed away on Sunday after battling cancer for two years. Her cousin Jennell Allen confirmed the news to the media on Tuesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Web Portal Launched To Promote Malayalam Movies


August 31st, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The reach of cyber world is undeniable in all aspects of life and when it comes to entertainment, the easiest way to access information is the internet. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China curbs TV dating reality show, terms it ‘vulgar’, ‘materialistic’


July 19th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): China has curbed the most watched reality television dating program in the country "If You Are the One," produced by Jiangsu TV calling it 'vulgar' for openly discussing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aspiring photographers from US exhibit life of Jammu and Kashmir


June 19th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 19(ANI): Aspiring photographers from the United States recently held an exhibition in Srinagar to exhibit different aspects of life in the valley.The group, which has travelled to countries like Egypt, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Changing hairstyle frequently means you are under stress


May 14th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 14 (ANI): Do you keep changing your hairstyle at regular intervals? Well, then you're probably a little too stressed, according to a new study.Stylelist.com has said that women who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Washing hands ‘can help dispel doubts’


May 7th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The next time you wash your hands, you might be removing doubts about recent choices.That's the conclusion of a new study.To experiment this new theory, scientists Spike W. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

On 150th anniversary, Tagore’s ‘Muslomanir Golpo’ is made into film


March 29th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) With the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore being celebrated this year, Bengali filmmaker Pranab Chaudhari has decided to pay homage to the Nobel laureate with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Volunteers to clean Yamuna, Potomac, Yangtze rivers


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 3 (IANS) As part of a global initiative by the Rivers of the World Foundation and the Yamuna Foundation for Blue Water, volunteers in China, India and the US will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Educational institutes closure may cost a year to Manipuri students


November 14th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov.14 (ANI): With militancy affecting almost all aspects of life in Manipur, educational institutes too have been forced to close down for an indefinite period.These institutes have been closed since September ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Queer festival begins in the capital Friday


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The capital is all set to host a 10-day queer festival from Friday. From films to art exhibition, parties to picnics -- it has plenty to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tom Alter to anchor radio show for visually challenged


August 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Alter is all set to host a radio show about issues related to the visually challenged. Titled "Eyeway Yeh Hai Roshni Ka Karawan", the show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Motherhood transforms Jennifer Lopez


August 18th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 18 (IBNS) Jennifer Lopez has said her kids -18-month-old Max and Emme – have changed her life, although she looks the same as she always has.Lopez told InStyle, for its September, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Employees take more sickies when issues at home interfere with work


August 13th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Office-goers who feel issues regarding their home and family lives are interfering with their work happen to take more sick leaves than others, reveals a new study.Led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bangalore ignores shutdown call, Thiruvalluvar statue unveiled


August 9th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighteen years after it was installed, the statue of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar was finally unveiled here Sunday with Bangalore ignoring calls for a shutdown from pro-Kannada outfits ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pro-Kannada activists held ahead of Thiruvalluvar statue unveiling (Lead)


August 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hundreds of pro-Kannada activists have been detained in and around Bangalore after their plan to protest the unveiling of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here Sunday. Former legislator and Kannada Chaluvaligaru ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Statues of poets as balm to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu ties


August 8th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Warring for decades over sharing of the Cauvery waters, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are set to remove one other irritant in their ties -- unveiling of the statues ... Read more...

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