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‘Barfi!’ mints Rs.58.6 crore in first week


September 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After registering a powerful box office collection in its opening weekend, Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has continued a successful run in the country. The Ranbir Kapoor-starrer ... Read more...

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Bangladesh on US strategic radar, says daily on Clinton trip


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Dhaka has "formally brought Bangladesh on the strategic radar of the US", said a leading Bangladeshi daily Monday.An editorial ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Saldana’s fashion choices


October 21st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana only wears clothes that complement her personality.The "Star Trek" actress is a big fan of many designers but insists she won't be swayed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Body odour influences perfume choice


October 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Remember that awkward feeling of trying a dozen perfumes at the shop to buy the best for someone but still remaining unsure about it?Scientists claim ... Read more...

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United Breweries launches locally brewed Heineken beer


September 13th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Vijay Mallya-promoted United Breweries Tuesday announced the launch of locally brewed and bottled Heineken beer from its brewery in Taloja, near Mumbai.United Breweries and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arbitration team visits Kashmir power project site


June 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) An India-Pakistan arbitration team left here Saturday for north Kashmir's Bandipora district to inspect the site of the upcoming Kishenganga hydro power project, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Not losing sleep over our record against India: Hafeez


March 26th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez Saturday said past records won't matter when they face arch-rivals India in the cricket World Cup semi-final here March 30.Pakistan have been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Could ’skinny’ diet Pepsi turn out to be a big fat faux pas?


February 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): The launch of a new 'skinny' diet Pepsi, which associates itself with 'beautiful and confident women', could turn out to be big fat faux pas."Diet Pepsi has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ten Indian fishermen held by Pakistanis


January 8th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Ten Indian fishermen have been detained by Pakistan's Maritime Security and four boats seized, a fishermen's body official said Saturday. According to National Fishworkers Forum secretary Manish Lodhari, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sony launches world’s first tilting TV


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Electronics giant Sony has launched what is being billed as the world's first television with a screen which can be tilted backwards, which the company says is optimum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US embargo has cost us $2 bn in investment: Cuba


October 14th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government estimates that US firms would have invested more than $2 billion here over the past decade but for Washington's economic embargo against the communist-ruled island, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swimwear of Madonna


September 30th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Globally famous Pop diva Madonna is eager to increase her clothing range for the teens and wishes to include swimwear as well as underwear, for this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AOL Buys TechCrunch


September 29th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a statement which was released by Tim Armstrong of AOL, it was revealed that AOL has bought ‘TechCrunch’. “I’m very pleased to announce that we have acquired ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Book cafes: The new place for reading in China


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) More and more people in urban China, with a lack of proper places to read, are now turning to book cafes to enjoy a bit of solitary time. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terriers TV Show Premiered On FX


September 9th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Terriers TV series was premiered on FX yesterday and it got the viewers hooked to their TV sets. The series is likely to face stiff ... Read more...

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Cisco plans to buy Skype


August 31st, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 30 (DPA) Cisco has made a bid to buy Skype for around $5 billion, before the privately-held internet phone company goes public, the influential Silicon Valley blog TechCrunch reported ... Read more...

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Mammals with larger brain sizes live longer: Study


July 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new study claims that mammals with larger brains in relation to body size tend to live longer.One existing hypothesis suggests that a larger brain provides more flexibility ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discovery paves way for effective malaria vaccine


June 18th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers has made a novel discovery that offers new hope for an effective vaccine against malaria in the future.Plasmodium falciparum, a blood parasite that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Form favours White Ferns in T20 build-up


April 28th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.28 (ANI): While the Black Caps enter the world Twenty20 cricket tournament in the Caribbean hoping to make the first four, their female equivalents, the White Ferns, have the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Katherine Heigl Goes Brunette


March 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katherine Heigl, who has taken a break from her career and is enjoying a maternity leave of three months after adopting a South Korean ... Read more...

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Prashant Kumar in a horror flick Kaalo


January 25th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented actor Prashant Kumar who will soon be seen in horror flick Kaalo is a very big fan of Amitabh Bachchan. This US born and bred dude has also made an ... Read more...

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Slash took drugs because it ‘complimented’ his personality!


January 11th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 10 (IANS) Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has opened up about his heroin addiction and revealed he "never stopped" taking the drug because it "complemented" his personality. The rocker ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How to keep New Year’s resolutions


January 4th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): With the New Year comes new resolutions, but we often end up breaking those promises and wait for next year.Now, G. Alan Marlatt, director of the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Meet Americans latest love - the 1,500-calorie ‘Craz-E Burger’!


October 7th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 7 (ANI): Americans are biting into the Craz-E Burger that boasts of 1,500 calories and has doughnuts in place of buns.The bacon cheeseburger is served with buttered, grilled and glazed ... Read more...

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I’m too young to get married: Kelly Osbourne


September 20th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Her dad is putting a lot of pressure on her to give him a grandchild. But Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, thinks at 24 she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How some people maintain weight loss, others don’t


September 16th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Ever wondered how some people successfully maintain a significant weight loss, while others tend to regain the weight? Well, researchers at The Miriam Hospital attribute such tendencies to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electrical nerve stimulation may relieve neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury


September 12th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that electrical nerve stimulation can effectively reduce neuropathic pain following a spinal cord injury.Neuropathic pain is often difficult to relieve and usually managed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Second-hand’ Gorshkov costlier than new warship: CAG (Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy's acquisition of Russian-built aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov is facing yet another controversy as the accouting watchdog, the Comptroller and Audit General (CAG), Friday revealed ... Read more...

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Video action games do improve vision: Study


March 30th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Video games involving high levels of action, as in shooting games, increase a player's real-world vision, according to latest research. The ability to discern subtle differences in shades ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Educational video games could prove effective in classroom


February 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 22 (ANI): Educational video games that have been designed keeping in mind certain criteria can be compatible with traditional methods of teaching in the classroom, reveals a new study.According ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Disney to distribute Anil Ambani-DreamWorks movies


February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Walt Disney Studios will distribute movies that the Steven Spielberg-promoted DreamWorks Studios produces in partnership with Reliance Big Entertainment, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Under the terms ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Naturally occurring antibodies being developed as vaccine for cardiovascular disease


August 1st, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): A team of researchers from Karolinska Institutet and Lund University has found that individuals who have low levels of a particular type of naturally occurring antibodies, anti-PC, ... Read more...

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