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West Indies coach Gibson wants to renew contract


September 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson says he has begun preliminary discussions with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) with the aim of having his current three ... Read more...

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‘Zoolander’ sequel not ready: Ben Stiller


July 26th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller admits the "Zoolander" sequel is "not quite coming together" but he is hopeful that it will still happen.The "Tropic Thunder" star is ... Read more...

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Kainaz Motivala doesn’t want to be typecast (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Actress Kainaz Motivala, who shot to fame after Ekta Kapoor's horror thriller "Ragini MMS", says she got many offers after the film, but they ... Read more...

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‘International designers won’t affect Indian brands’


April 20th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) International brands and designers are foraying into the Indian market with full force, but the trend is harmless for local designers in the country, feels ... Read more...

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It is important to be No.1: Priyanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is doing fairly well in showbiz, says it is very important to be on the top but at the same ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi, Kerala government to float skill academy


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) Smart City Kochi and the Kerala government have agreed in principle to float a skill development academy to help professionals in IT, banking, and finance improve ... Read more...

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Formula One drivers pay tributes to Wheldon and Simoncelli


October 29th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) The glamorous Formula One drivers got emotional just for a fleeting moment to pay a quiet, special tribute to British IndyCar racer Dan Wheldon and ... Read more...

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‘Give healthcare tax cuts, boost India’s medical tourism’


June 12th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) An Indian American doctor has suggested that India offer special tax exemptions to its healthcare industry to capitalise on a potentially $100 billion opportunity offered by ... Read more...

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I’ve found happiness with pigeons: Mike Tyson (Interview) (With Images)


June 8th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Mike Tyson has thrown his hat into a new ring. After throwing punches for over two decades, the former world heavyweight boxing champion is starring ... Read more...

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Will go all out against England to maintain momentum: Dhoni


February 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) An upbeat India is raring to go all out to maintain the winning momentum against England in their Group B match of the ongoing cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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How video games can reveal a child’s core competencies


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A researcher from Florida State University has presented an approach wherein a learning experience can be made more enjoyable by creating video games into which educational content and ... Read more...

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Children paint the message of peace


November 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) They came from different geographical locales, cultures and religions, but more than 500 children from eight countries joined hands for a common cause here Saturday - peace.The ... Read more...

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Toronto to hold mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (With Image)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 20 (IANS) India will hold a mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - a diaspora conclave - in Canada next year, the Indian high commissioner said here.Announcing this at the delayed ... Read more...

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FA centre at Burton, the biggest step England has taken in 30 years: Fergie


November 18th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): The Football Association's (FA) to set up a center for producing young players in Burton, is probably the biggest step England has taken in the last 30 years, ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal come together in Love and Other Drugs


September 20th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest movie poster for the film Love and Other Drugs has been released. It shows the lead duo of Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal cozying ... Read more...

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Growing number of Malaysian men turning to cosmetic surgery


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 22 (ANI): More and more Malaysian men are undergoing cosmetic surgery to look good in order to "hold on" to their partners, said doctors.Some teenagers are also opting for ... Read more...

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Speed up defence research, deliver on time: PM to scientists


May 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India has not matched pace with competitors in defence technology, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday asking scientists to speed up their research and deliver critical ... Read more...

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Airlines Merge To Form The Biggest In The World


May 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The merging of two of the world's biggest airlines has given birth to the single biggest airline of the world, as per the claims made by ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide after kids fail in exams (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 18 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping before a train in this Uttar Pradesh district after three of her school-going children failed in their exams, police said Sunday. Anjana, ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide after kids fail in exams


April 18th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 18 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping before a running train in this Uttar Pradesh district after three of her school-going children failed in their exams, police said ... Read more...

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Kashmir youths benefited by IT training at rural areas


March 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmedSringar, March 1 (ANI): The Community Information Centers (CIC) set up by the Union Government in various remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir is helping village girls learn the ... Read more...

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Portman was scandalised by lesbian kiss in new film


February 4th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman has revealed she was "terrified" about having to kiss Mila Kunis in their new movie "Black Swan" and worried their steamy encounter would overshadow the ... Read more...

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IOA secretary-general urges transparent governance


February 1st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh has called on the national sports federations (NSFs) and state Olympic associations to concentrate on good, transparent governance, shunning ... Read more...

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Documentary “The Audition” Shows Alek Shrader, Ryan Smith And Michael Fabian


January 21st, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The story of Alek Shrader was broadcast yesterday, Jan 20, in a documentary titled "The Audition." The documentary was first filmed for the Metropolitan Opera. It ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan becomes preachy in real life too


December 31st, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The perfectionist Aamir Khan is quite thrilled with the success of his latest release 3 Idiots. Our reliable sources reveal that 3 Idiots has made Aamir empathetic towards people. However, Aamir ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt discusses his cinema with Sudhir Mishra


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sudhir Mishra in a conversation with Mahesh Bhatt went over the nuances of filmmaking with budding filmmakers, who, avidly lapped up the words of wisdom. Sudhir Mishra and Mahesh Bhatt spoke ... Read more...

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US-trained software engineer imparts computer skills to poor kids


November 12th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Devra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (ANI): A US trained software engineer is educating poor children at a Dalit school here by giving computer lessons to them.Karan Shishir, a US university graduate, teaches ... Read more...

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Now parents turn to counsellors to understand their child (October 10 is World Mental Health Day)


October 9th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) They say nobody understands a child more than his or her parents. However in this highly competitive world where marks and peer pressure are an ... Read more...

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Leave corporate salaries to market forces: India Inc


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The need for austerity in these trying times is understandable, but India Inc cannot ignore the market forces to determine salaries to attract the best talent ... Read more...

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Volleyball players in mid court suffer more physical stress than teammates


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): A new Australian study has shown that volleyball players, who play in the middle position on court, end up with more physical stress from jumping and landing than ... Read more...

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Smily asks Mahesh Bhatt- “What is so special about the other female actors?”


July 11th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If you think that it is a cake-walk for star kids to enter the cut-throat competitive world of Bollywood films, you are absolutely right.However, Bhatt camp is not the place which ... Read more...

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Indians and Chinese coming hard at US: Obama


June 12th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 12 (IANS) Warning that the Chinese and the Indians were coming hard at the US in an increasingly competitive world, President Barack Obama has called for an ... Read more...

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Wipro unveils virtual centre for testing services


May 28th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies has set up a virtual innovation centre for testing services on Second Life, the popular virtual world, the IT bellwether said Thursday. "The innovation ... Read more...

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Supreme Court directs Censor Board to solve Rann’s issue case within a month


May 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Censor Board to solve the controversy over a song from a forthcoming Bollywood movie 'Rann' within a month.This directive ... Read more...

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Genelia v/s Preity


March 27th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It seems there is a lot of competition going amid the Bollywood divas. Where Katrina Kaif took over, first the diamond commercial from her boy friend Salman Khan's ex-girl friend Aishwarya ... Read more...

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