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Islamabad jewellers see decline in Valentine’s Day sales


February 9th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Jewellery seems to have lost its sheen as a Valentine's Day gift of love as jewellers here are seeing a decline in sales.Youngsters rushing to find the perfect ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now 20pc entertainment tax rebate for Malaysian productions


January 31st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Jan 31 (ANI): Following a request by Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim to the Finance Ministry, homegrown movie 'Ice Kacang Puppy Love' and other Malaysian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dads banned from filming birth in hospitals Down Under


January 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): Victorian hospitals have banned fathers from recording their children's birth.Video cameras are being banned in birthing suites as hospitals are worried about legal repercussions, staff privacy and unnecessary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oprah Winfrey responsible for boom in plus-sized lingerie


January 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Good news for plus-sized women: You can now have fashionable and sexy innerwear- courtesy Oprah Winfrey.According to Women's Wear Daily, the talk show host's public quest ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmir University to set up advanced IT centre


December 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.18 (ANI): The University of Kashmir has decided to establish an advanced IT centre to promote information technology in Jammu and Kashmir.The university is all set to establish an ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The X-Factor Evictee Cher Lloyd Turns Abusive To Judge Louis Walsh


December 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Llyod was eliminated due to less public votes and she could not make it to the top three. The brat teenager could not digest it easily and she opened her foul ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Band Baaja Baaraat: Interview Of Ranveer Singh


December 9th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 9, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Tell us something about yourself and your background. How did you end up becoming an actor?I’ve wanted to be an actor since I was a child. Throughout ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wine outperforms gold, oil


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) White and red wine bottles have outperformed gold and oil, said a report on the state of the fine wine market.The Bordeaux Index, a monthly report on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women Lingerie: Tremendous Rise In Sales, Great Boost For Economy


November 30th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This little piece of essential thing has evolved to great heights creating a major market in this segment with big brands investing heavily in bringing out more and more innovation in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mark Ruffalo placed on US terror advisory watch list


November 30th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo has been included in the US terror advisory watch list after he promoted a documentary about the effects of natural gas drilling.The 43-year-old actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

General Motors to launch six new vehicles in two years


November 19th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the strong growth in automobile industry across India, General Motors is set to expand its presence in the country and is planning to launch six new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s GDP to grow nine percent in 2011


October 17th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) China's GDP will grow by nine percent next year although rising labour costs will hit the economy, a media report said Sunday.Liu Shijin, deputy director of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Techno-crazy Brits ’spend 9 hours a day playing with their gadgets’


October 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Britons are definitely a technology-obsessed lot - a new survey revealed that they spend an amazing nine hours a day playing with their gadgets.From switching off the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Business booms at China’s tourist sites


October 8th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) China's tourist destinations experienced a boom in business in the first week of October, during the National Day celebrations.The 119 tourist attractions monitored by the country's travel authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Watch this 3D TV without glasses!


October 5th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Toshiba has unveiled the world's first 3D television set that does not require special glasses - a recurring consumer complaint about the technology. It is expected to go ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

GMR Energy wins transmission project in Rajasthan


October 4th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) GMR Energy Limited (GEL) Monday said it has won two contracts from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam for a transmission project.It would set up 400 km ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mojito is Brits’ most preferred cocktail


August 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Mojito is the most preferred cocktail among today's Brits, revealed a survey.And this explains why the sales of rum have reached their highest level in 40 years, according ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Myleene Klass talks about showbiz and her love life


August 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Myleene Klass is a businesswoman, model, musician, reporter and designer - all rolled into one - and a mum and a fiancee as well. She reveals how she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cameron going bald


August 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron seems to be actually losing hair over the massive budget deficit as a bald patch on his pate is unmistakable. Daily Express Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Economic recovery leads to more divorces in Britain


July 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The divorce boom in Britain is being linked to the slowing down of the global economic recession because warring couples can now afford the cost of the divide. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bead industry booms in Uttar Pradesh


July 4th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, July 4 (ANI): The business of bead manufacturing is witnessing a boom in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city.Beads from India are in great demand in Africa, Europe and Arabian countries, with orders ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Boob job boom - courtesy Cougars


June 19th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): 'Cougars' - middle-aged-women, who date younger men-make up for the fastest growing group that spends a fortune in an effort to look youthful.Over-45s are fuelling boom in cosmetic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit men’s skin cancer death rates double in 30 years


May 31st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): In the wake of a boom in package holidays industry, the deaths due to skin cancer among men have increased, as they do not always remember to take ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kaizad Gustad To Serve Jail Time


May 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood director Kaizad Gustad, who directed the awful movie Boom, is going to serve jail time, but of course not for the disastrous movie! He ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rubber growers get Rs.95 lakh assistance for 2010-11


May 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The government Wednesday said 18,915 rubber growers will receive financial assistance of Rs.95 lakh this financial year. The growers will receive the amount on the basis of price ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bollywood director Kaizad Gustad gets a month in jail for assistant’s death


May 26th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Six years to the day after a woman in filmmaker Kaizad Gustad's film unit was run over by a local train during a shoot, the director has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spacewalking Superhero Wows Astronauts!


May 19th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An astronaut spacewalked his way into superhero-dom when he managed to free a cable for the inspection boom of the space shuttle Atlantis, which had become snagged. He ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Salman genuinely believed I’d achieve success: Katrina Kaif (Interview)


May 8th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Katrina Kaif, who usually remains tight-lipped about her relationship with actor Salman Khan, says the star always guided her and genuinely believed she would join ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1.5 mn Facebook profiles put up for sale


May 5th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A hacker has reportedly put 1.5 million stolen Facebook accounts up for sale on the black market, according to a media report Wednesday. Researchers at Internet security ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ex-Penthouse stripper sues Scores for using her image


April 7th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 7 (ANI): A former stripper has filed a lawsuit against Scores, saying that she never gave consent for her pictures to be used on their billboards.Nicole Hughes, who peeled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cosco Group Could Face $1M Fine For Barrier reef Oil Spill


April 6th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 06 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Shen Neng, a Chinese coal-carrying ship ran aground on Douglas Shoals, of the Great Keppel Tourist Resort off of the coast of Queensland Australia. When the ship ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists kidnap five in Jharkhand


March 20th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Simdega (Jharkhand), Mar 20 (ANI): Maoists have kidnapped five people, including a junior engineer in Jharkhand's Simdega District in two separate incidents.In one incident, guerrillas of the outlawed Pahari Cheetha (Hill Panther) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

West Bengal committee to address solid waste management


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government has formed an expert committee to address municipal solid waste management and recycling in various urban areas across the state, a minister said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lara Bingle parts way with new manager


February 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Australian model Lara Bingle has parted ways with her new manager after just three months.In October she booted her management team at International Quarterback - the team that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I am not used to winning: Katrina Kaif


February 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood's very own Barbie girl Katrina Kaif is on a success trail, as she bags a nomination in the prestigious Filmfare Awards for her role in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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