costly affair

Agra’s shoe industry told to shift

August 7th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 7 (IANS) About 40 shoe industry units here have been again told to move out of the Taj city to the Leather Park on the Jaipur-Agra highway by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal to turn temple gold into mementoes

July 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to allow gold-rich temple trusts to melt tonnes of the precious metal in their coffers to turn them into mementoes as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FIEO ties up with eBay, PayPal to boost exports

April 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) Thursday signed an agreement with e-commerce portal eBay and online payment provider PayPal to boost exports, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aniston’s beauty a costly affair

March 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston spends a whopping 90,000 pounds a year on beauty treatments.The "Friends" star, who was recently voted Hottest Woman Of All Time, spends ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Youth Olympics should not be an expensive affair: IOC president

January 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Innsbruck (Austria), Jan 23 (IANS) International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge has said the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) should not be made a costly affair.Compared with the traditional Olympic Games, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Malayalam filmdom failed to script succes (2011 In Retrospect)

December 21st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) The waning charisma of superstars, a drought at the box office and dearth of new was another bad year for the Malayalam film industry.Despite several ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Housing turns into costly affair in China

February 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Buying a home in China is now becoming a costly affair for people, as prices of houses are rising with each passing year in many Chinese cities.The cost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High costs ground Pakistan gunships in terror war

January 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The Pakistan military is struggling to maintain the ferocity of its campaign against the Taliban guerrillas in the tribal regions due to a resource crunch that has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bigg Boss 4: Pamela Anderson Miffed With Crowds And Media Attention!

November 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As she landed on the Mumbai airport, she must not have imagined the craze and attention she will draw over to the airport terminal itself! Flanked by five mean looking bodyguards ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Get Indian fishermen jailed in Qatar released: Jayalalithaa

October 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Monday demanded immediate action from the Tamil Nadu government to bring back 32 fishermen from the state jailed in Qatar.The fishermen, hailing from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Terrific Word Of Mouth And All Around Appreciation Make OUATIM A Winner

August 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After 3 Idiots and Raajneeti, if there is one film which has won all around appreciation for itself, is Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai. It ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Inflation to affect Ganesha festival, high fuel price makes celebrations costly affair

August 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukePune, Aug 1 (ANI): Every year the Ganesha festival is commemorated with deep fervour in Maharashtra. However, this year the surge in the petrol and diesel-price is likely to affect ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Chelsea Clinton’s wedding price tag could reach $2m

July 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The total price tag of Chelsea Clinton's wedding is expected to reach 2 million dollars.Chelsea and Marc Mezvinsky will tie the knot on July 31and will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Commuting by CNG driven autos, taxis to cost dearly in Mumbai

June 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 22 (ANI): Commuting by taxis and autorickshaws is going to be a costly affair in Mumbai, as a decision to hike fares of Compressed Natural Gas driven vehicles was taken ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak may fence 2,250-mile border with Afghanistan

January 18th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 18 (ANI): Pakistan is likely to fence its 2,250 miles long porous border with Afghanistan, as the country has failed to get state-of-the art technology to effectively check cross-border infiltration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiger Woods’ Personal Life Was Poked Fun At In ‘People’s Choice Awards’

January 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ace golfer, Tiger Woods, who has taken an indefinite break from playing golf, was the butt of ridicule in the 'People's Choice Awards.' The grand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Sports |

Beyonce Had A Gala Time On New Year’s Eve

January 6th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beyonce Knowles is said to have had a gala time in the New Year's eve. Spirits soared high on the New Year's eve in the party ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

101 couples enter wedlock at Amritsar mass marriage

November 30th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov 30 (ANI): An NGO named the 'Indian Dalit Social Morcha' solemnized the mass marriage of 101 underprivileged couples here on Sunday.Both birdie grooms and brides, dressed in traditional clothes, were ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fog delays unlikely this winter as airlines train more pilots

November 21st, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Unlike previous years, flight operations at the Delhi airport will not be hit by fog during this winter as most domestic careers have enough trained pilots who ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anil Khanna calls for exclusive Asian tennis circuit

November 10th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) secretary general Anil Khanna Monday yet again made a strong case for an exclusive Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) circuit for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

What went wrong with ALADIN and LONDON DREAMS?

November 9th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Aladin' has failed at the box office while 'London Dreams' too is trying to keep its head above water. So what went wrong with these mega budget films that were touted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Money Matters: Irrfan Won’t Go For Mira Nair Premiere!

October 10th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaIrrfan Khan had big plans to attend the premiere of his film Kosher Vegetarian in New York on October 16. He even had his clothes ready. But then, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Guess the final cost of Salman’s towel

September 1st, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently it was seen that Salman had given his towel for auction in the show Tere Mere Beach Main with host Farah Khan. There is a particular segment in the show where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s difficult to get sponsors for Kathak: Pandit Birju Maharaj

August 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Legendary Kathak exponent Pandit Birju Maharaj, who was here for a performance, said the difficulty to find a sponsor to popularise the Indian dance form pained him. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jessica Simpson spends $25,000 per TV show on make-up

August 1st, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) American actress-singer Jessica Simpson's new TV show "The Price of Beauty" is proving to be a costly affair for the bosses, as she is spending $25,000 an episode ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Agra monkeys have the last laugh

February 10th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 10 (IANS) There is unlikely to be any let up in Agra's monkey business any time soon. The plan of local authorities to banish 7,000 monkeys from the city of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Armed guards for merchantmen transiting Gulf of Aden

November 25th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Shipping companies are deploying armed guards on their merchant vessels passing through the Gulf of Aden, one of the busiest and the most piracy-infested shipping lanes in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sea offers a new wave in eco-friendly burials

November 14th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Increasing numbers of people in Britain are choosing to be buried at sea in order to get more eco-friendly.More and more people are opting for a watery ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sea burial, the green fad in grave-crunch Britain

November 14th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Burial at sea is gaining popularity in Britain with grave space going scarce. And, it's also green.More and more people are opting for a watery send-off at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shah Rukh Khan cancels shows in Germany, Spain

October 15th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has cancelled three live song-and-dance shows, part of his Temptation Reloaded world tour, scheduled in Germany this week, leading to arguments between the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

75-year-old Baldev Singh, an inspiration for all in Punjab

September 27th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ferozepur, Sep.27 (ANI): Baldev Singh Jhakar of Village Killianwale in district Ferozepur is an inspiration for all those who want to peruse sports irrespective of age. At 75, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Court allows framing of charges against DDA officer

May 9th, 2008 - 7:29 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court Thursday gave the green signal to the sessions court for framing charges against former Delhi Development Authority (DDA) vice-chairman Subhash Sharma, former Delhi High ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Prince Charles charges a princely charge to sell his green ware!

March 18th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Buying stuff at Prince Charles new store is set to be a costly affair for shoppers.The Prince of Wales new organic store has shelves stocked with things ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |