boys and girls

Parents stop sending girls to school in Pakistani Punjab


September 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) People in a village in Pakistan's Punjab province have stopped sending their daughters to a school after it was merged with a boys' institute, saying co-education ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South Zone TT: Sharath, Shamini emerge champions


September 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Shamini Kumaresan emerged the men's and women's singles champions at the Indian Oil Servo National Ranking South Zone Table Tennis Championships which concluded ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Learn while you shop at Armani Junior store (With images)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Ace designer Suneet Verma, who has opened the first Armani Junior store in the country, has a novel idea to cash in on the growing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nawaz, Manoj turn revolutionaries for ‘Chittagong’ (Movie Snippets)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After playing rebels in the crime thriller "Gangs of Wasseypur", Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen as revolutionaries in the upcoming film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rock climbing wall inaugurated in Srinagar


September 5th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An artificial rock climbing wall was inaugurated here Wednesday to encourage adventure sports enthusiasts, many of whom visit the state from other parts of the country.State ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Big B teams up with Shillong Chamber Choir


September 4th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 4 (IANS) Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC), a choral group from Meghalaya, will be seen performing at the opening episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 6" and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackie Shroff confident about son’s debut (Movie Snippets)


August 30th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Jackie Shroff is confident that producer Sajid Nadiadwala will leave no stone unturned to launch his son Tiger in a successful manner."Sajid Nandiadwala ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Inter-institutional TT: PSPB retain men’s, women’s team titles


August 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) retained the men's and women's team crowns at the 42nd All India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Friday to complete a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Phelps reveals future: Working with kids and swimming with sharks


August 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps has revealed a little of what he plans to do after recently announcing retirement from international competition.The gold medal Phelps won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Item songs inspired Rohan Arora’s footwear line (With Images)


August 6th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Designer Rohan Arora says he wanted to create a longer lasting impression on fashionistas and therefore based his footwear collection on Bollywood item songs.Arora Monday presented ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Strong hearts help kids secure higher grades


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Having a healthy heart and lungs may help middle school students secure higher grades in math and reading, says a new research."Cardiorespiratory fitness was the only ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Congress slams BJP Karnataka government for Mangalore assault


July 31st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress Monday slammed the BJP government in Karanataka over assault on students by a Hindu group activists, saying that such incidents had taken ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four more held for moral policing in Karnataka


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore, ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested in Karnataka for allegedly beating up five girls and eight boys at a weekend party on Mangalore's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police release surveillance photo of Cal Ripken Jr.’s mother’s kidnapping


July 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, July 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have released a surveillance photo of the kidnapping of the 74-year-old mother of Cal Ripken Jr, who is a legend of the Baltimore oriole. The kidnapper ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Online campaign in Agra against traffic chaos (Letter from Agra) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) Several NGOs and social activists have launched an online campaign against traffic chaos in the Taj city.They are using Facebook and email to mobilise public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Actor Charlie Sheen wants to quit Twitter


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Charlie Sheen wants to bid adieu to the social networking and microblogging site Twitter. He had made an account with the site last year and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charlie Sheen interested in judging ‘American Idol’


July 13th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen says he would consider joining the judging panel of singing show "American Idol" if the money was good enough."American Idol" is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Insurance cover sought for Mumbai festival revellers


July 13th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Mumbai Mayor Sunil Prabhu Thursday mooted a proposal to provide insurance to lakhs of participants in the forthcoming "dahi-handi" and Ganeshotsav celebrations here.He urged Municipal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Actor Charlie Sheen is ‘up for American Idol’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ reports that actor Charlie Sheen is almost certain to be on the next season of American Idol. The show’s producer – Nigel Lythgoe had said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is Charlie Sheen going to be judge on American Idol?


July 11th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Charlie Sheen might be a judge on American Idol. According to TMZ, actors Charlie Sheen, who is well known for ‘Two and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UAE builds 40 schools in Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Project to Assist Pakistan has built 40 schools and handed them over to authorities in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Around 21,000 boys and girls ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India make clean sweep of SAF TT Team Championships


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) India won all team titles on offer in the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here MOnday.India's junior boys defeated Nepal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woodland forays into kids segment


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After catering to men and women, footwear and apparel brand Woodland has ventured into a product line for kids."Kids segment is one of the fastest ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Probe into abuse by Haryana cops in women’s shelter (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The Haryana Police Wednesday announced a high-level committee to probe allegations that its own officials were involved in the exploitation of inmates of a government funded ... Read more...

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A battle won for girls’ education in male bastion (Feature with images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It has been a tough battle for Faiza Nisar Ali who helped steer the entry of girls into the erstwhile male bastion of the historic ... Read more...

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Popping raisins curbs calorie intake in children


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) Eating raisins, or dried grapes, as an after-school snack curbs calorie intake and promotes a feeling of fullness as compared to other snacks, says a study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Africa Day celebrated with music and dance (Lead, with images)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A night filled with mesmerising dance and music marked Africa Day celebrations in the capital as artists from India and Africa took centrestage to commemorate ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

City celebrates Africa Day with dance, music (With Images)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A night filled with mesmerising dance and music marked the Africa Day celebrations in the capital as artists from India and Africa took centrestage to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Colombian rebels recruited teenagers, says activist


May 19th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC guerrillas pulled at least 13 teenagers out of boarding schools in the southern province of Putumayo and forced them to join their ranks, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maharashtra dominate opening day of National sub-junior basketball


May 8th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Verna (Goa), May 8 (IANS) The Maharashtra boys team, the defending champions, thrashed Chhattisgarh 65-32 in their opening match of the 39th Sub-Junior Boys and Girls National Basketball Championship at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chidambaram denies discrimination against northeast students (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday denied that students from the northeast were rampantly discriminated against and said the government had taken steps to curb ... Read more...

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