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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh (Lead, Changing dateline)

July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura had Pakistanis in splits as he cracked jokes on India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar and how to win friendship of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kerala to frame rules for college admissions

June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday said it will frame new guidelines for admissions to the medical and engineering colleges in the state.Speaking in the assembly, Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mystery of Grand Piano on Biscayne Bay Beach Sandbar Solved

January 28th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A grand piano was recently discovered to be located on a sandbar which was only about t2wo hundred yards from several condominiums located on Biscayne Bay in Miami ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jaspal Bhatti proposes a ‘right to scam’ for everyone

November 25th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Comedian-actor Jaspal Bhatti wants a new right for the people of India - the 'Right to Scam'.In his own unique satirical style, Bhatti and his team from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Being beautiful doesn’t always pay off

August 7th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): While being beautiful may have opened a lot of doors for you, getting a job may not be as easy, according to a new study.A new University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People confront prejudice only when they think others’ personalities can change

July 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): People confront someone making a prejudiced remark only if they think that others' personalities can change, according to researchers at Stanford University.In one experiment, students (who were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shiv Sena to take on government on book ban lifting

July 11th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Sunday said that it will take on the state government on the lifting of a ban on a book on Shivaji and the new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Saamna urges Thackeray cousins to patch up like Ambanis (Lead)

June 27th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna Sunday called upon feuding Thackeray cousins Uddhav and Raj to take a cue from the rapprochement reached between the Ambani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ACT Test Dates Released

June 12th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ACT Test or American College Testing Dates for 2010-2011 are released. The registration will open on July.The aspirants need to concentrate and prepare for ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Helicopter’ parents have neurotic, dependent kids

June 6th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Having overly protective parents or so-called "helicopter parents" might leave a lasting impact on their children's personality - and in a bad way.A study has found that having ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

An Investigation Indicates That Helicopter Parents Are Expected To Possess Overanxious Kids

June 4th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A first-of-its-kind investigation has emphasized that ‘helicopter parents’ are likely to generate kids, who are fearful, reliant and extremely closed. These personality characteristics are considered ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Does listening to Mozart make you smarter?

May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Scientists have long been debating the alleged performance-enhancing effects of hearing classical music. However, researchers in Vienna have found no evidence that listening to Mozart can improve one's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nursery admission process begins in Delhi

December 15th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The race for nursery admissions began in the capital Tuesday with the sale of admission forms in different schools. Although parents were seen queuing up in front ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kochi resident nominated to Lok Sabha

September 13th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 13 (IANS) Charles Dias of Kochi has been named as one of the two Anglo Indian nominees to the Lok Sabha -- taking Kerala's strength in the lower ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Forged marksheets submitted for college admissions

July 14th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Over a hundred students have allegedly submitted fake marksheets to secure admission to a collge in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh, an official said Tuesday. The marksheets were found ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bombay High Court scraps quota formula for college admissions

July 6th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bombay High Court Monday struck down the Maharashtra government's proposal to reserve 90 percent of college seats in the state for students from the state board. The government ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Parents, students fret over college admissions in Chennai

June 7th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 7 (ANI): Parents and students here have complained about facing a lot of hardships and competition in getting admission to colleges of their choice.Most parents are fretting over the high ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obamas letter to daughters reveals he wants education for every child

January 14th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 14 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has written a letter to his daughters Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10, revealing what he wants for them and every child in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

For Mumbai college admissions, go online

June 12th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Junior college admissions have gone online for the first time in Maharashtra, spelling relief to nearly half a million anxious students and their parents. The state government Thursday ... Read more...

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