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G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu is dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group, passed away here Friday, said a family member. He was 87.He was also the former managing director of ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza loves classic Indian jewellery


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza reveals she has an inclination towards traditional Indian jewellery and happily sports it wherever and whichever way she can. "If you notice ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Laxman, India’s crisis man (Profile)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towel. He has done things his way, either bashing the Australians ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A grandeur opening by Varun Bahl for DCW


August 9th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Black is the colour of the season and that's what Varun Bahl showcased on the opening day of Delhi Couture Week Wednesday. Transparency, layering and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abhishek Bachchan attends Le Mans 24 Hours


June 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan loves fast cars, specially those that burn up the race tracks. Unlike his contemporaries from the film fraternity, who rush to ... Read more...

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Indian TV projects unhappy lives: Karan Johar (Interview)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Thanks to his mother, Karan Johar is aware of what's happening in "Uttaran" or "Balika Vadhu", but the Dharma Productions head honcho, who excels at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vampires discovered in Bulgaria


June 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of two men, believed to be vampires by their medieval contemporaries, have been found in an archaeological dig in Bulgaria.According to Bozhidar Dimitrov, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

A dignified genius, say Manna’s contemporaries


February 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Sailen Manna's contemporaries Monday hailed the legendary Indian footballer as one who combined on-field toughness of a defender with dignity and ability to intimidate the opponents ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We’ll race Karthikeyan entire season: HRT


February 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan was handed a permanent driver's slot with the HRT Formula One team on the strength of his showing in the Indian Grand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Grammar, secret of Shakespeare’s appeal


February 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Shakespeare's mastery of English is more evident in his grammar than in his words, which ensured his pre-eminence and set him apart from others, says a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Meat-loving predator survived 35 million years


December 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) An ancient predator with serrated teeth, streamlined body and a ravenous appetite for meat outlived a major extinction at a time when the distant relatives of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The brothers Anand: Tracking the Navketan story


December 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 5 (IANS) The death of Dev Anand just days before he was set to launch the first book about his pioneering movie production house Navketan is expected ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tally co-founder gets Nasscom lifetime achievement award


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) Bharat Goenka, co-founder and managing director of Tally Solutions, has been conferred the first lifetime achievement award of the National Association of Software and Services Companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No slowing down for Big B


November 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) At 69, Amitabh Bachchan is having one of the best phases of his life -- be it the big screen, TV or advertising space. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood people not very stylish: Kangana


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, who walked for designer Shantanu Goenka at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Monday, says the people in Bollywood are ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canvas with just a date up for 60,000 pounds


September 30th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A bordered but otherwise blank white canvas with just a date written in a corner is expected to be sold for 60,000 pounds (over $94,000) in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

My father would’ve been touched, says Saif


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan Friday thanked friends, family and fans who extended support following his father Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's death. He said the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Crazy Stupid Love’ - poignant and hilarious (IANS Movie Review)


September 16th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Crazy Stupid Love"; Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa; Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore; Rating: ****There's good news in the air for cinema fans. The rom-com genre, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kamal Haasan to star in Gokulam Gopalan’s next


August 31st, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Businessman-cum-film-producer Gokulam Gopalan, who shot to fame after making "Pazhassi Raja", has finalised Kamal Haasan for his next, which is again a historical about Tipu Sultan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taylor Swift suffers wardrobe malfunction


August 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift was left embarrased when she suffered a wardrobe malfunction during a concert.While performing "You Belong With Me," the 21-year-old Grammy winner's blue ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m not ready to return to films yet: Jeetendra (Interview)


July 4th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Although his contemporaries are still active in films, veteran actor Jeetendra is not in a mood to act any time soon.Jeetendra was last seen in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I hope fresh lot of actors are paid well: Gurdeep Kohli


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Gurdeep Kohli, who shot to fame after playing doctor Juhi in the show "Sanjeevani", says new faces have thronged small screen because producers are not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I don’t feel comfortable taking my clothes off: Taylor Swift


April 13th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Unlike a lot of her contemporaries, Taylor Swift has said that she would not pose nude for photo shoots because that isn't how she would dress in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Too perfect’ Kate Middleton was ‘badly bullied’ in her boarding school


April 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): It has emerged that Kate Middleton was 'very badly bullied' in her school days.Prince Williams bride-to-be was reduced to an "emotional wreck" by school bullies who picked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Palin’s visit to India a tactic to win Indian-American voters’ hearts: Analysts


March 7th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's visit to India this month is viewed by many analysts as a tactic to win the hearts of Indian-American voters in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Middle order will be crucial to India’s success: Virat Kohli (Interview, World Cup Countdown)


February 6th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) It has been a swift climb for Virat Kohli, captain of the Under-19 World Cup winning side in 2007. Graduating into the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hasina may induct veterans in cabinet


February 6th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may induct Awami League veterans to add experience and give a fresh look to her team in a mid-term cabinet reshuffle, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cash found less than Rs.50,000, says Priyanka Chopra’s accountant


January 29th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra's chartered accountant has denied rumours that Income Tax officials found unaccounted assets worth Rs.6 crore after their raid at the Bollywood actress' residence Monday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Tagore never wanted experiments on his compositions’


January 26th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) Eminent singer Dwijen Mukherjee, who was named for Padma Bhushan award, Wednesday said Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore never wanted experimentations on his composition."I am deadly against those ... Read more...

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Zee Cine Awards: Shahrukh Is Back In Full Swing


January 18th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Zee and Shah Rukh Khan go back a long time. But the King Khan was not seen entertaining people at the Zee Cine Awards in past three years as the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl Cole Gets Two Brit Awards 2011 Nominations


January 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Her solo career might have got faded with accusations of miming flying high. However, none of these have ever been successful in affecting Cheryl Cole's place ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

KKR has made a mistake: Sourav’s brother Snehasish


January 10th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as Sourav Ganguly remained tight-lipped after failing to get a buyer at the IPL auction, people close to him expressed their bewilderment at the franchises spurning ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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