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Elegant ‘Kasoori Jutti’ a craze in Punjab


February 15th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Feb 15(ANI): 'Juttis', traditional footwear well known for comfort, are found in various designs and colours, ranging from Punjabi, Kolhapuri, and Jaipuri, but when it comes to 'Kasoori ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tougher licensing rules for lap-dancing clubs in UK


February 12th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Councils are to be handed new powers to crack down on lap-dancing clubs in the UK, the Home Office has announced.From April 6, existing clubs can be classed ... Read more...

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Recession hits Mexico’s vehicle armour-plating industry


January 26th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) About 1,520 vehicles were protected with armour-plating in Mexico last year, a 20-percent drop from 2008, the Mexican Association of Automotive Armor-plating, or AMBA, said. "This result shows ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shawl sales multiply, industry flourishes in Amritsar


January 13th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Savinder SinghAmritsar, Jan 13(ANI): With north India freezing with the onset of winter season, the over two centuries old Amritsar Shawl industry is experiencing a boom in the domestic as ... Read more...

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Having a baby can boost your social life


January 7th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that having a baby increases the new mum's friend-count by eight.While many women fear losing contact with friends after becoming mothers, new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Real life couples flopping on screen continued in 2009


December 31st, 2009 - 3:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
There's something about real-life couples coming together on the Bollywood screen. Their films don't seem to be working at all at the box office. This seems to have become the golden ... Read more...

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Texas Population Increases Ahead Of Other US States


December 28th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As per the latest updates, Texas is among the news states of the USA that are witnessing a surge in their population. The news has been confirmed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A newspaper in regional language of Kashmir, a draw among locals


November 29th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov.29 (ANI): A newspaper in the regional language of Kashmir is gaining popularity among the local people and young scholars here, as it is being widely perceived to serve to the ... Read more...

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I’m not turning producer: Katrina Kaif


November 24th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Katrina Kaif has denied reports of her turning producer with a remake of French film "À la folie...pas du tout" and said she is happy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spain’s economy contracts at slower pace in third quarter


November 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 19 (EFE) Spain's Gross Domestic Product contracted at a slower pace in the third quarter, declining 0.3 percent relative to the previous three-month period and four percent year-on-year, according to ... Read more...

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Paresh Rawal, Sanjay Dutt team up for Kaizad Gustad’s film


November 17th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Paresh Rawal says that he will feature in one of the lead roles in "Boom" director Kaizad Gustad's next and that it will also ... Read more...

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Paresh Rawal Teams Up With Sanjay Dutt In Kaizad Gustad’s Film


November 17th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThe Boom director Kaizad Gustad is strapped for a producer. The latest news on Gustad's project is that Sanjay Dutt has stepped in to get Kaizad a producer. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Playboy in talks to be sold


November 14th, 2009 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (DPA) Adult entertainment pioneer Playboy Enterprises is in talks to be sold for more than $300 million as the advertising slump and a boom in online pornography ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Katrina is a modern day marvel: Amitabh Bachchan


November 7th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who caught up with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif on the sets of reality show "Bigg Boss 3" recently, is all praises ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three killed in Thane building collapse


October 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Oct 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 20 others feared trapped when a portion of a five-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar township here Thursday, police said. The rear ... Read more...

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Tourism flourishes again in Darjeeling


October 12th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Oct 12 (ANI): Tourists by droves have flocked to Darjeeling after the suspension of agitation by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM).The inflow of tourists has jumped after the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Average Briton spends 30 hours online every week


October 1st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): An average British person spends 30 hours online every week, according to a new survey.The study says 93 percent shop and 82 percent manage their finances using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Booming pro-anorexia websites spark health concerns


September 19th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): A boom in websites encouraging women towards dangerous weight loss has sparked health concerns.A group of top psychiatrists have warned against the pro-anorexia sites that are soaring ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bangladesh to have TV boom, but government to keep an eye


September 8th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 8 (IANS) Bangladesh may soon witness a boom in private television channels, but the government has said it will formulate a policy to watch the content and curb what the ... Read more...

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West Bengal will be left out of IT boom: Congress


September 7th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) With West Bengal's Left Front government scrapping the proposed 1,200-acre IT township project near here, Congress leader Manas Bhuniya Monday lamented that youths of the state would not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spencer Pratt to change name to “King Spencer Pratt” - legally!


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): American TV actor will soon be called "King Spencer Pratt" legally.The 25-year-old Hills star will be changing his name according to the legal procedures.The Us magazine quoted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Newspapers, other media lead entrepreneurs astray


August 27th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Entrepreneurs should remain wary of what they read in newspapers and other written sources, for they might lead them off track, according to University of California researchers.Dr. Susan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taylor Zimmerman Dies After Being Struck By Lightning


July 22nd, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
In a tragic incident, Taylor Zimmerman, a 14 year old girl, who wanted to enjoy the warm summer water rain was reportedly struck by lightning on Tuesday and was rushed to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah gang gets bigger


May 30th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Asit Modi's popular comedy show- Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah, will soon see a new member in the Gokuldham society.He is Popatlal Patkar, who happens to be a journalist from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madrassas becoming substitute of schools for Pak girls


May 16th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): With almost 1,900 registered madrassas for girls in the country, Pakistan is experiencing a boom in female madrassas due to the failures of the public education system.The ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde opens up about filming a sex scene


May 16th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Sex scenes might look steamy on screen, but in reality they are anything but lovely, says actress Olivia Wilde.The 25-year-old "House" hottie had recently set the screens on ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif: ‘Becoming a film star in India has been a dream come true’


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Born in Britain, speaks Hindi with an accent-Katrina Kaif is no close to the typical Bollywood actress but still she has made a mark in Indians' hearts.The former ... Read more...

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ECB plans new 20-over competition with Indian sponsorship


April 19th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board is hoping to tap into the lucrative Indian Twenty20 boom.A Telegraph report says that interest is growing in the ECB's plans for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

20pc Brit couples sleep apart due to partners annoying bedtime habits


March 4th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): One in five British couples sleep apart due to partners bedtime habits, a new survey has revealed.The complaints include snoring, taking too much space and being bashed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Work pressure fuelling binge-drinking epidemic


February 20th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Boom in binge-drinking is being fuelled by an unexpected source - the pressure to be "perfect" at work. That''s the conclusion of a leading psychologist, who carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Over 2,500 couples tied the knot on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 2,500 couples have tied the knot on Valentine's Day in China, an official said Sunday.Valentine's Day is becoming increasingly popular for marriages among the Chinese people, ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group forays into movie marketing


February 6th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) After successfully dabbling in movie production and distribution, the Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) has now forayed into the movie marketing arena through their new division BIG Boom.BIG ... Read more...

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Bengal’s IT sector looks beyond recession days


January 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) The global economic meltdown has reduced the pace of growth of West Bengal's showpiece IT sector, but the state wants to build IT infrastructure and develop a talent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Want a dream home in Bangalore? Buy it now


January 20th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Are you planning to set up your dream home here? It's an excellent time, because prices are down and promotions are up. But it will help to have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cuba sees boom in blind musicians


January 13th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 13 (IANS) Cuba has witnessed an increase in the number of amateur blind musicians as a result of the facilities offered to the visually challenged by the music teaching institutions ... Read more...

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