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Rashtrapati Bhavan chefs to learn cooking fish Bengali style?


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Chefs in Rashtrapati Bhavan could undergo a crash course in preparing some Bengali delicacies like fish curries once Pranab Mukherjee moves in - if his ... Read more...

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B-town mourns loss of Rajesh Khanna, the ‘phenomenon’


July 18th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For some he defined romance on screen, for some his heart-warming performances brought tears, and for a whole lot of Bollywood celebrities Rajesh Khanna, Hindi ... Read more...

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A man’s passion for sports turns nightmare! (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) H.P. Singh Rishi, a former head of a Japanese MNC, quit his well-paid job to chase his passion for sports and public good. But little ... Read more...

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Will.I.Am takes lessons on British slang


April 6th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) American singer Will.I.Am, who is one of the judges on Britain's music reality show "The Voice", is trying to learn British slang because he sometimes struggles ... Read more...

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Online tutorial for professional examination launched


February 12th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With the entrance exams for professional courses just a few months away, Technopark-based Oztern Technology has developed an online tutorial for students appearing for engineering and ... Read more...

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For women, a crash course in job skills


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Computer literacy and English proficiency can go a long way in helping people secure jobs. A Bangalore-based group has now unveiled a special training programme to ... Read more...

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Karnataka sets up special tiger protection force


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Karnataka has become the first Indian state to set up a special commando unit for protecting tigers in its dense forests from poachers and hunters, a ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘paathshaala’ for prospective ‘netas’


December 31st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 31 (IANS) It is poll-time in India's largest state. And as election euphoria sweeps Uttar Pradesh, a coaching institute in Agra has announced a unique crash course - ... Read more...

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Dhanush’s song leaked online (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 14 (IANS) A song written and sung by Dhanush for the film "3" has been leaked on the net and the makers have now decided to release it ... Read more...

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Disc jockeying - Rajeev Khandelwal’s new passion


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal, whose performance in "Soundtrack" as a DJ-gone-deaf has been much appreciated, says he loved the process of getting to understand how a deejay ... Read more...

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‘Khap’ a good attempt, but not engaging (IANS Movie Review)


July 29th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Khap"; Cast: Om Puri, Govind Namdeo, Manoj Pahwa, Mohnish Behl, Anuradha Patel, Uvika Chowdhary and Sarrtaj; Director; Ajai Sinha; Rating: ***Issue-based films tend to get themselves into trouble. And we ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ was emotionally exhausting: Rajeev Khandelwal


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After playing the intense cop in "Shaitan", Rajeev Khandelwal will be seen as a musician in "Soundtrack", a role he says ranks as one of his ... Read more...

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Crossing caste lines, they cast off surnames (Feature)


July 10th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Upon entering the cold room and extending the formal niceties, Reshma, 30, introduces herself to her prospective employer. A pregnant pause and a puzzled look ... Read more...

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British queen now wants an iPad


May 9th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) The Queen has asked her staff to buy her an iPad -- and the princes think "it is hilarious".Prince William and Prince Harry have ... Read more...

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How to stay away from old men: A new course for Chinese girls


March 31st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Girl students in a south China province have been asked to attend a crash course on how to resist and avoid the clutches of older, richer ... Read more...

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Girls in China to be taught how to resist ’sugar daddies’


March 30th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Girls in China will be given a crash course on how to resist the sweet talk of "sugar daddies" when they are taught self-respect in schools.The pilot ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels stocking up on Soviet-era arms to deal with Gaddafi’s militia


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Mar. 2 (ANI): Rebel forces controlling eastern Libya are reportedly getting more organized and better armed with each passing day.They are receiving a crash course on armed rebellion, and know ... Read more...

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Why men shouldn’t give women dieting advice!


November 18th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that a dietary advice by a man had 'little' impact on women.A research conducted at the Australian National University showed that when ... Read more...

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Nepal rebuts Indian charge of training Maoists


November 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) The diplomatic standoff between India and Nepal after the former's allegation that Nepal's Maoist party was training Indian Maoists deepened Saturday with a senior Nepali minister ... Read more...

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Lalu gives Bihar a crash course on poll machine functioning


November 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 6 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday took it upon himself to demonstrate the functioning of EVMs while campaigning for his close aide and minister ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas having ‘crash course’ in cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas is reportedly taking crash course in cancer to find out how bad these cancer cells can be."Chemotherapy takes its toll, the more you keep doing ... Read more...

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Outsourcing comedy stereotyping Indians creates stir even before release


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): A soon-to-be-aired NBC's workplace comedy which apparently stereotypes Indians and makes fun of Americans who lost their jobs due to outsourcing has been creating uproar even before ... Read more...

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Bringing social change in Agra - the children’s way!


September 16th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Sep 16 (IANS) A health camp for the underprivileged, education for slum women, a cleanliness drive-these are not government schemes but social projects being carried out by many Agra ... Read more...

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Crash course in Arabic for Goan Gulf job seekers


September 15th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Goa, whose workforce ranks second only to Kerala in job-related migration to Gulf countries, will now offer job aspirants a crash course in Arabic to help them there. ... Read more...

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Mindfulness boosts well-being in teens, study shows


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) 'Mindfulness,' which means consciously bringing awareness to our experience, boosts well-being in teenage boys, finds a recent study. University of Cambridge researchers analysed 155 boys from two independent UK ... Read more...

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UK tourism chiefs list top 10 foreign etiquettes for London 2012


August 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.11 (ANI): Tourism chiefs have drawn up a list of cultural differences to give Britons a crash course in not offending foreigners when they visit London for the 2012 games.The ... Read more...

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Movie Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice(2010)


July 19th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Casts a spell of unrepentant funRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Nicholas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Monica Belluci, Teresa Palmer and Alfred MolinaDirector: John TurteltaubJuly 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The team ... Read more...

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Thanks to Commonwealth Games, good-bye grouchy bus crews! (Commonwealth Games Countdown)


June 27th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha (Attn Editors: This is the fourth of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. This is about training the national capital's commuter bus drivers in ... Read more...

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Reconnect to cynicism, mystery and miracles (IANS Books This Week)


June 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Here are five new books to add to your reading list this week: 1. "Serious Men": Written by Manu Joseph; Published by HarperCollins-India; Priced at Rs.499.Ayyan Mani ... Read more...

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Referees take crash course in English expletives


June 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 10 (DPA) England's star striker Wayne Rooney is going to have to watch his mouth during the World Cup football. According to British media reports Thursday, the Brazilian referees ... Read more...

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WC referees learn English swear words to keep check on ‘temperamental’ Rooney


June 10th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 10 (ANI): Temperamental striker Wayne Rooney will be under greater scrutiny in England's opening World Cup fixture on Saturday against the United States after it emerged that the Brazilian match ... Read more...

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Times Square bomber got crash course in terror


May 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 30 (IANS) Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad who tried to bomb Times Square had received a crash course in terror in Pakistan, said an official, adding: "He might have gotten ... Read more...

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Inauguration of Sandalwood Film Institute


April 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Wednesday morning, the Sandalwood Film Institute was inaugurated. The institute, which was inaugurated by veteran Master Hirannaiah at Hampi Nagar, near Vijayanagar in Bangalore, will be ... Read more...

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Jharkhand cops to learn climbing trees with weapons


April 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 11 (IANS) Jharkhand is planning to train its police officers in climbing trees with weapons to counter Maoists in jungles, an official said Sunday. "The cops can answer Maoist ambush if ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police station chiefs get AK-47 training


April 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 10 (IANS) A crash course on firing AK-47 rifles was conducted Saturday for officers in-charge of 124 police stations located in Maoist infested areas of Jharkhand, police said. "As many ... Read more...

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