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Musical or cartoon rakhi - take your pick this Raksha Bandhan (Raksha Bandhan is on Aug 2) (With Images)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A plain, simple, red-coloured thread was once enough to symbolise a brother's pledge on Raksha Bandhan to protect his sister. But girls today are on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Noddy comes to India!


July 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Noddy fans in India have a reason to rejoice. The popular cartoon character and his best friends Big Ears, Tessie Bear, Bumpy Dog and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Overly sexual’ cartoon ad offends British TV viewers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) TV viewers in Britain have got their knickers in a twist over the sight of women dancing in bikinis and a big woman flashing her underwear ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BBC sex education video is like porn, says MP


January 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A sex education video produced by BBC for minor children has been criticised by a Conservative MP as being like a pornographic movie.The "Sex and Relationship ... Read more...

Posted in World |

At 85, cartoonist Mario Miranda exits life’s canvas


December 11th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Loutolim (Goa), Dec 11 (IANS) The bronzed, sinewy toddy tapper will never slither down a coconut palm with ease. Nor will the buxom, cleavage showing, big hipped fisherwoman hunch over ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Children who use e-mail lot brighter


October 12th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Kids who used e-mail at home turned out to be lot brighter and more popular than their peers who did not.Genevieve Johnson, psychology lecturer at Australia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mix of colours, contrast and bling at WIFW


October 9th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) kickstarted here Saturday with a heady mix of colour, contrast and bling for the modern woman.The first show ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kids entertained at Abu Dhabi hospital


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi administration staged an event at a city hospital to entertain about 100 children admitted there for long periods.The programme held at Al ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

SpongeBob or Ninja Hattori - funky eyewear for kids! (With Images)


August 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Be it SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer or Ninja Hattori - Nickelodeon channel has launched a complete collection of eyewear based on its cartoon characters ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Animated rakhis a hit in Lucknow


August 12th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) They will not only adorn a brother's wrist but also greet him and play melodious tunes. They are electronic rakhis being sold here ahead of Raksha ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Dreams no bar for kids at prison play school


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) "I want to be a doctor," murmured five-year-old Guddu Kumari, flashing a shy smile and then hurrying to the rest of her classmates resting in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Free animation skills for Kerala school kids


April 29th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The state-owned IT@School Project in Kerala is all set to empower at least 3,000 schoolchildren with animation movie-making skills.Students in Class 8 and 9 will get ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Sexy’ video game encouraging ‘flirty striptease’ awarded 12 + certificate


February 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 'sexy' computer game, in which players are encouraged to act out a 'flirty striptease', has been awarded a 12+ certificate, to the anger of politicians and parents.We ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lilliput Kidswear’s new apparel line with Nick’s cartoons


January 28th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Leading kids entertainment channel Nick India Friday said that it has signed a licensing agreement with children clothing retailer Lilliput Kidswear for an apparel line based on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Condom cell phone charms become a rage among Chinese teens


December 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): High school students in the Nanning region of China have been carrying sexy cell phone charms - individually wrapped condoms.According to China Hush, the charms are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Facebook number’s status is a rage now


December 8th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook users might be getting used to a new trend now.Some users are not currently using words at their status area. Instead they are using ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook Cartoon Character Campaign Nothing to do With NSPCC


December 7th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yet another campaign has recently swept across the pages of Facebook users, this time claiming to be a stand against child abuse. Similar to the Breast Cancer Awareness ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Facebook cartoon character campaign ‘nothing to do with the NSPCC’


December 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Organizers of a campaign to encourage Facebook users to use cartoon characters instead of the pictures on their Facebook profile have indicated that they are ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cartoon Profile Pics On Facebook Takes Web By Storm


December 5th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been to Facebook lately and wondering why all your friends are posting popular cartoon characters as their profile pics, it is a unique ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Cartoon Characters As Facebook Profile Picture To Combat Child Abuse


December 5th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If somebody thought that cartoons can do no more than just make you laugh then its high time that you come out from the shackles of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cartoons To Be Facebook Profile Pictures Till December 6


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a positive response to the campaign started on Facebook for stopping the violence on children. During the campaign, the users of the social ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Culturally Rich Toonpur!


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 2, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Kireet Khurana’s Ajay Devgn and Kajol starrer Toonpur Ka Superrhero is touted to be India’s first live action animation film – where live characters merge with the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1 in 5 Brits wear their undies at least 250 times before buying new ones!


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Talk about dirty secrets - a new UK survey has revealed that one in five people admit to wearing their pants 250 times or more before buying new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flintstones’ Characters’ 50th Anniversary Celebrated By Google


October 1st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On September 30 Google paid tribute to the legendary animated series 'Flintstones' on the 50th anniversary of its first airing. The homepage for the day was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nipple squeezing breast cancer advert faces flak in Singapore


September 10th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (ANI): A breast cancer campaign featuring a cartoon character squeezing a nipple and another painted with breasts as its head is getting much criticism in Singapore.The campaign with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lady Gaga’s ‘Bad Romance’ can damage eyes


July 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 19 (IANS) Though Lady Gaga's 'Bad Romance' video from her second album "The Fame Monster" has topped charts and got positive reviews from critics, optometrists have given it a big ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two Men Arrested For Allegedly Beating Up Porky Pig At Theme Park


July 18th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two men have been issued local ordinance citations for battery for allegedly hitting a woman who was dressed up as 'Porky Pig'. Though the perpetrators have ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

New Game Show ‘Big Money’ To Take Off On Imagine.


July 9th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This unique show, with R. Madhavan as the host, will feature no boring questions that test one's general knowledge, mathematical ability, analytical skills or knowledge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cartoon characters on snack packages influence kids’ food choices


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A study has found that cartoon characters that appear on snack packaging can actually influence a child's taste buds.The study was conducted by Yale University's Rudd Center for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mozzarella Balls Turn Blue In Italy


June 21st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The officials and police said on Saturday, June 19, that a batch of about 70,000 mozzarella balls has been confiscated by food authorities in Italy as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

“Batman” Impersonator Arrested By Los Angeles Police For Panhandling


June 5th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Hollywood, June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They might be superheroes but to Los Angeles Police Department, they are nothing but a bunch of panhandlers who are better under custody.This is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

McDonalds Recalls Shrek Glasses, Customers Get Confused


June 5th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2010 is a year that has seen several product recalls and the trend is not limited to automobiles. A lot of food products and children toys ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cartoons All Around Jennifer!


June 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Jennifer Winget a.k.a Dr. Riddhima of "Dill Mill Gayye' is somewhat stressed out with her daily routine but the girl takes care of her stress and had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Urgent need to tackle child abuse: experts


April 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 1 (IANS) There is an urgent need to tackle child abuse, still considered taboo in society, and educate adults on how to protect vulnerable children, experts have said. The "Protect Childhood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boban and Molly to turn into film March 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cartoonist Toms’ popular cartoon characters, Boban and Molly have been appearing in popular weeklies for three decades. Now, they will be made into a full length feature film soon.


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cartoonist Toms' popular cartoon characters, Boban and Molly have been appearing in popular weeklies for three decades. Now, they will be made into a full length feature ... Read more...

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