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‘Leather could be grown in a lab’


September 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The leather jacket that you have always fancied could actually be made with stuff grown in a lab, according to a firm backed by PayPal billionaire ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Allahabad High Court order restraining media set aside


September 14th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting on the movement of army troops. The apex court bench ... Read more...

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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chandy, Achuthanandan wrangle over investors meet


September 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday drew flak from Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for criticising projects which had been cleared by the former when he was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

Posted in Books, World News |

Ajay Devgn agrees to cut objectionable dialogue from ‘Son of Sardar’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 3 (IANS) Film actor and producer Ajay Devgn Monday agreed to remove the objectionable dialogues and scenes from his film "Son of Sardar" before releasing it.The actor made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Chitrangada liked original lyrics of ‘Kafirana’


August 31st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Lyrics of Chitrangada Singh's item number "Kafirana" from just-released "Joker" has been changed, but the actress says that she liked the original lyrics much better.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Not getting into slanging match: PM (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he did not want to get into a slanging match with the BJP on its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Phase one of resident count in three years: Gogoi


August 30th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) The Assam government has initiated the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The first phase of the project will be completed within the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Showing up not the only way to show respect: Ghai


August 28th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) When Bollywood biggies gave veteran actor A.K. Hangal's funeral a miss, it raised many eyebrows. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai hit back at the criticism, saying the industry ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Camelot issues warning over EuroMillions email scam


August 27th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) False allegations were posed towards the two award winning couples Adrian and Gillian Bayford pertaining their $148 million. The allegations were posted in the email claiming that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dhoni not invited to Laxman’s party


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not invited to a party which former test player V.V.S. Laxman hosted here for some senior members of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adriano signs with Flamengo


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.Flamengo confirmed on its ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shukla caught on mike telling Kurien to adjourn Rajya Sabha


August 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla Tuesday got embroiled in a controversy when he was heard telling Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Adriano cleared to resume training


August 21st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano could make his long-awaited return to football within a month after being cleared by doctors to resume training.Adriano underwent surgery ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days


August 19th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.The North ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China to regulate bad behaviour, says no to spitting


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China wants to regulate bad public behaviour like spitting, littering and cutting in line, said a state-run Chinese daily Friday.An article in the Op-Ed section of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lagerfeld’s comment upsets Pippa Middleton


August 12th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 12 (IANS) Socialite Pippa Middleton is reportedly upset with fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's comment on her looks.Lagerfeld caused controversy recently by saying that Middleton should hide her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

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Ramlila happens every year: Khurshid


August 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Baba Ramdev's protest at Ramlila Maidan, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that "Ramlila takes place every year"."Ramlila takes place ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jennifer to star in ‘Ends of the Earth’


August 7th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly being lined up to star in upcoming romantic drama "The Ends of the Earth".The 21-year-old is in talks to appear in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anna disbands Team Anna, leaders perplexed (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Team Anna has been disbanded and the work that had started in its name has ended, its leader Anna Hazare announced Monday, three days ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Heroine’ dialogue on Dubai not meant to demean anyone: Bhandarkar


August 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar has come out in the open about the controversy over "Heroine" trailer and says they did not mean to demean anyone."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese Li takes TT gold in controversial final


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Xiaoxia of China beat teammate Ding Ning in a controversial Olympic women's singles table tennis final here Wednesday.Li, 24, won 11-8, 14-12, 8-11, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese Olympic delegation probes shuttlers’ suspicious play


August 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chinese Olympic delegation has started investigations into allegations that some of its badminton players were deliberately losing in the group stage of the London Games."The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

My husband liked my ethnic look in item number: Chitrangada


July 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chitrangada Singh, a powerful performer, is lured by item song - she will be seen jiving to "Kafirana" in forthcoming film "Joker". The best thing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Willie Hantz arrested for drinking and driving


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Big Brother contestant was arrested early this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. Willie Hantz is popularly known for his role as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna ‘purposefully’ chose Swastika scandal


July 27th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna has addressed the controversy surrounding the use of a swastika in her world tour, insisting the image was chosen "purposefully"."All images in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Team Anna creating controversy by naming NSUI: Congress


July 25th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With Team Anna claiming that members of Congress's students wing created a ruckus at the venue of their indefinite fast, the Congress Wednesday hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to learn from India about democracy: Daily


July 24th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) The manner in which the Indian presidential election was conducted "with none of the innuendo and suspicions which surround similar events" in Pakistan is testimony ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dont mix fashion with politics: Marc Jacobs


July 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who recently lent support to gay rights and US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, says it could be a bad idea ... Read more...

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