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Pakistani boy of 8 clears Microsoft specialist exams


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) An eight-year-old Pakistani boy has cleared exams undertaken for becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology specialist.Shafay Thobani mastered complex internet protocol and domain name systems to become ... Read more...

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Child prodigy performs with Mexican philharmonic


March 6th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 6 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old pianist made her solo debut over the weekend with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra in western Mexico, opening the orchestra's season.Daniela Liebman, who has ... Read more...

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Pakistani child prodigy’s stamp issued


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan's postal department Thursday issued a commemorative postage stamp as a tribute to Arfa Karim Randhawa, who became the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM meets family of child prodigy who died


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met the family of Arfa Karim, who in 2004 became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional at age nine. ... Read more...

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Now, a book on Pakistan’s child prodigy


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan will bring out a book on Arfa Karim who in 2004 became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional at age nine. She died Jan 14.Minister ... Read more...

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Bill Gates sad as Pakistani child prodigy dies


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Microsoft chief Bill Gates was saddened to learn about the death of Pakistan's Arfa Karim who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily pays tribute to child prodigy who died


January 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Arfa Karim, who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when she was barely nine and died Jan 14, was a fine example ... Read more...

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Mexican child prodigy graduates as psychologist


August 7th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Andrew Almazan Anaya, 16, considered a child prodigy for his intellectual precocity, will graduate this month as a psychologist and will go on to ... Read more...

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Foster only wants to make movies about her life


June 20th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actress-director Jodie Foster says she is only attracted to direct those films which she can relate to in some way."In some ways the movies I direct ... Read more...

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Two convicted for murdering judo coach (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) A fast track court in this Orissa capital held two people guilty Monday in the sensational murder of judo coach Biranchi Das, who mentored child prodigy marathoner Budhia, ... Read more...

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Doctor at four? Just a case of mistaken identity


September 26th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Sep 26 (IANS) A four-year-old girl in New Zealand was mistaken for her namesake, a qualified orthopaedician, and forms for a medical scholarship were sent to her home. Authorities at the North ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Will Smith’s Nine-Year-Old Daughter Has A Golden Voice


September 10th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):It seems that Talent runs high in the Smith family, father Will Smith and Son Jaden have already proven their singing and acting talents and now it is ... Read more...

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Poland gifts India composer Chopin’s bust


September 7th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A magnificent 28-kg brass bust of renowned Polish composer and pianist Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin will now grace the National Gallery of Modern Art - a gift ... Read more...

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Poland PM’s wife gifts India bust of musician Chopin


September 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk's wife, Malgorzata Tusk, handed over the sculptural bust of musician Fryderyk Chopin to National Gallery of Modern Art on Tuesday.National Gallery of ... Read more...

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Pratyusha Banerjee steps in as Anandi on ‘Balika Vadhu’


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Jamshedpur-based Pratyusha Banerjee has stepped into the shoes of child prodigy Avika Gor as Anandi on Colors' popular TV soap "Balika Vadhu", it was finally revealed in the ... Read more...

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Capriati’s family spokesperson denies ‘overdose’ was ’suicide attempt’


June 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, June 30(ANI): Former US tennis star Jennifer Capriati's family spokesperson has denied reports that her drug overdose was a case of a suicide attempt after becoming depressed over her failed career.Lacey ... Read more...

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Greyson Michael Chance-Child Prodigy To Star on ‘Ellen’


May 13th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Greyson Michale Chance performed his rendition of the Lady Gaga hit Paparazzi at his 6th grade festival for his school, he most likely never dreamed that ... Read more...

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Darsheel’s Releases Jostle For Priority


May 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Darsheel's super-hero film, Zokkomon, was expected to hit theatres ahead of his other release Bumm Bumm Bole.So how did Bumm Bumm Bole end up getting first priority?Says ... Read more...

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Movie Review - The Last Song (2010)


May 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire)The Last Song: One for the romanticsRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, Bobby Coleman, Liam Hemsworth, Hallock Beals, Kelly Preston, Nick Lashaway, Carly Chaikin, ... Read more...

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Nandish Sandhu bags Newsmakers Achievers’ Award


May 4th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Many regard him as the best actor on television today, but Nandish Sandhu's efforts went unrecognized at the popular TV awards. Sandhu, a.k.a Veer of Uttaran, finally ... Read more...

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Vindu’s ‘emotional atyachar’ on Chak dhoom dhoom


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Chak dhoom dhoom, a dance reality show for kids. The show is hosted by Pravesh Rana, child prodigy Saloni Daini and it's adjudicated by the legendary Saroj ... Read more...

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Helen Mirren


January 6th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ellen was able to dance today on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" so she is hopefully feeling better. She said, as she sat down, "My back ... Read more...

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The Royal Society releases historic papers online on 350th anniversary


November 30th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): The Royal Society, one of the world's oldest scientific institutions is commemorating its 350th year by putting 60 of its most memorable research papers online.Founded in London in ... Read more...

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Gayatri Patel dons director’s hat


October 6th, 2009 - 1:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After her debut film "Let's Dance' fell flat at the box-office actress Gayatri Patel is nowhere to be seen. Above that she had two films in hand to scale the miles ... Read more...

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Indian prodigy boy completes PhD in physics at the age of 21


August 28th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 28 (ANI): After creating waves by completing Bachelors' degree at the age of 10 and Masters at 12, Tathagat Avatar Tulsi, well known as child prodigy has achieved another milestone ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe Clears Air Regarding “Equus” Photos


July 16th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
The recent speculations regarding the Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe, on his "nude" photos from "Equus" being available easily on the net, has been put on a halt, as the star surfaced ... Read more...

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Why does the world weep for Michael Jackson? (Tribute)


July 9th, 2009 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
By Rajendra K. Aneja My cook Kundan was heart-broken. "Michael Jackson is gone," he told me in anguish. Kundan hails from a remote village in India. He has never heard a Jackson ... Read more...

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Two-year-old to hold painting exhibition in Australia


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 3 (DPA) The finger-paintings of a two-year-old would normally be praised for their creativity by doting parents and get a place under a fridge magnet along with shopping lists, bills ... Read more...

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Madges daughter pursuing acting career


January 5th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Madonnas daughter 12-year-old Lourdes has reportedly enrolled at a drama school, for she wants to pursue a career in acting.Lourdes is studying the technique at the drama ... Read more...

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Madonna’s daughter eyeing acting career


January 4th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna's daughter Lourdes is reportedly pursuing a career in acting.The 12-year-old has enrolled at a drama school, which has produced actors like child prodigy Macaulay Culkin, ... Read more...

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No one offers me comedy: Anup Soni


December 25th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Anup Soni, who is seen as the supportive and progressive father-in-law to a 10-year-old girl in hit TV show "Balika Vadhu", says he wants to do comedy, ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old’’s tome on how to talk to girls


December 14th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 14 (ANI): Call him a child prodigy, but nine-year-old Alec Greven from Colorado is certainly an artist in his own right - he has authored America''s latest self-help book ... Read more...

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‘Tahaan’ star Purav now in Irish director’s film


October 24th, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Eight-year-old Purav Bhandare swept the nation's critics and audiences off their feet with his endearing performance in "Tahaan" and now he has been offered the pivotal role in ... Read more...

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12-year-old director working on four scripts for next film


September 17th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) National Award winning director Kishan Shrikanth, who ventured into filmmaking at the age of nine with "Care of Footpath", has proved filmmaking can really be child's play. Kishan, ... Read more...

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Shooting star Abhinav - from a child prodigy to an Olympic gold medallist (Profile)


August 11th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra has a knack of creating history. He has done it again in Beijing. From being the country's first world champion in shooting to emerging ... Read more...

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