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Pakistani daily worried over intra-family killings


August 7th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) A man and his two sons murdered his wife and two daughters, prompting a Pakistani daily to exhort people not to tolerate intra-family killings and repudiate ... Read more...

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Sab TV’s new show focuses on Indian value system


February 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Sab TV, known for making comedy shows, is now coming up with a new daily soap "I Love My India" which will show what happens ... Read more...

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India to Norway: Separating kids from parents unjustified


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India has made it clear to Norway that the decision of the Norwegian Childcare Services to separate two children from their NRI parents was an ... Read more...

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Tourism promotes understanding, world peace: Gilani


September 28th, 2011 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said tourism helps us "understand each other's cultures" that promote tolerance and shared values."Let us pledge to engage ... Read more...

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Facebook, gay marriage in Lalu’s line of fire


August 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday demanded a debate in the Lok Sabha on "degrading" Indian values due to cultural aggression from internet ... Read more...

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Promote culture to defeat terror: Pakistani minister


July 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Terrorism can be defeated with the help of strong cultural values, a Pakistani minister has said."Only those nations, which have strong cultural heritage and norms, can ... Read more...

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‘West Is West’ producer disappointed with A certificate


June 4th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) British producer Leslee Udwin is disappointed that her film "West Is West", a sequel to popular film "East Is East", has been given an A certificate ... Read more...

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Study reveals gender bias in kids’ books


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has uncovered gender bias in children's books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.The findings of Florida State University researchers are based ... Read more...

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People celebrate heritage colour festival in Malwa


March 24th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Malwa (Madhya Pradesh), Mar. 24 (ANI): People in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region celebrated the cultural heritage festival of Rang Panchami here on Thursday.The festival was celebrated with an aim of keeping alive ... Read more...

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Two Days ‘Tagore Film Festival’ Celebrated In Mangalore


December 27th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The fans of Bengali poet and playwright Rabindranath Tagore had a great treat in Mangalore last weekend. The 'Sahamatha Film Society' of the city organized a two day ‘Tagore Film Festival’ ... Read more...

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South Actress Nimmi Admires Konkona Sen’s Role In Page 3


December 27th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): South Indian actress Nimmi, who has debuted in Kollywood as the second lead in the film Kandaen is a multi-talented young lady, who wants to explore and ... Read more...

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Great-grandmother of Jesus identified


December 10th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A historian has identified the great-grandmother of Jesus.According to Florentine medieval manuscripts analyzed by a historian, the great-grandmother of Jesus was a woman named St. Ismeria.St. Ismeria likely ... Read more...

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US gives India high marks on religious freedom


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) The United States has given India's United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government high marks on religious freedom but said some state and local governments imposed ... Read more...

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Education key to empowering people: President


October 28th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that education is the most potent instrument for empowering people and called upon schools and teachers to promote high moral and cultural ... Read more...

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No forced closure of shops during Games: Dikshit


August 31st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday assured businessmen against forced closure of their establishments and the resultant financial loss during the Commonwealth Games and sought public cooperation ... Read more...

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Care for elders strains adult parent-child relationship


July 27th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) A new study suggest that caring for elders in a family can strain relationships, even when affection is shared. A research led by Merril Silverstein, professor of gerontology ... Read more...

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Generation Zero Official Trailer Out In The Web


July 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The official trailer of a new though provoking documentary named Generation Zero has been released in the web. It is based on the economic crisis that ... Read more...

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Garmi Ka Dushman Sharbat, Talwaar Soap - some of the hit consumer products in Pakistan!


May 25th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 25 (ANI): Kalashnikov Surf, Pistol Soap and Talwaar Soap - these are just some of the quirky names of consumer goods being sold to the rich and poor alike in ... Read more...

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Tall Gupta sculpture goes on sale in UK


February 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A monumental sculptural installation by Indian artist Subodh Gupta - a 10-foot tall tower of copper cooking vessels - is to go under the hammer at London auctioneers ... Read more...

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A dream house to promote Punjabi culture and values


January 13th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 13(ANI): In an age of technology and automation, life has become perfunctory, but Manpreet Singh of Amritsar has set a different example by deciding to live ... Read more...

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Bathinda hosts three-day Malwa heritage festival


December 8th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
By P.S.MithaBathinda (Punjab), Dec.8 (ANI): A three-day-long Malwa Heritage festival, which commenced this week, is being celebrated in a grand way here to showcase the traditional values and culture of the region.The ... Read more...

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Pak Senate demands ban of Indian television channels


November 11th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.11 (ANI): The Pakistan Senate's Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting has called for a complete ban of Indian television channels in the country.During a meeting, members of the committee ... Read more...

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Workshop on mime dance art highlights ill effects of insurgency in Manipur


June 7th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 7 (ANI): The Kanglei Mime Theatre Repertory, which was established in 1987, organized a 10-day workshop on mime and dance recently that included a play that highlighted the ills of ... Read more...

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Caring for siblings, helping elders may lower depression symptoms among teens


June 5th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Family obligation-such as caring for siblings or helping elders-has been found to play a positive role in lowering teenage depression symptoms among Chinese-American adolescents in a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Good mood may make people feel like a different person


April 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): People in an upbeat mood are more exploratory and daring in attitude and, therefore, more apt to break from cultural stereotype, according to a study.Bad mood, on ... Read more...

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‘Ananda Thaandavam’: Sheer waste of time (Tamil Film Review)


April 11th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Ananda Thaandavam"; Direction: A.R. Gandhi Krishna; Cast: Tamanna, Sidharth, Rukmini; Music: G.V. Prakash; Cinematography: Jeeva Shankar; Rating: *The title "Ananda Thaandavam" means blissful dance. In the movie, there is neither ... Read more...

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Guru Sikh couple contest held for cultural promotion


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, March 3 (ANI): Ludhiana recently played host to a special contest that aimed at promoting cultural values and revisiting the Punjabi spirit by showcasing how one can ... Read more...

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Ludhiana hosts Sikh couple contest


February 9th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Feb 9 (ANI): For the first time ever in India, Sikh couples walked down a ramp in a couple contest in Ludhiana. Donning both exquisite traditional and western outfits, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Chief Minister backtracks on pub culture statement


January 29th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has backtracked on his statement criticising "pub and mall culture", issuing a clarification late Wednesday night after the remark created controversy in the ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology sharply polarises people along cultural lines


December 8th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Nanotech may be revolutionising research but it has also sharply polarised people along cultural lines, according to a study. These findings have important implications for garnering support of ... Read more...

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Scientists predict ”culture war” over nanotechnology


December 8th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Instead of thinking that nanotechnology is safe, a group of scientists have revealed that people who are aware of the novel science become sharply polarised along cultural ... Read more...

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”G”day mate” may soon be history Down Under


October 6th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Gday mate, the slang epitomized by late Steve Irwin and Crocodile Dundee actor Paul Hogan, which means hello, may be phased out soon as Australia moves towards ... Read more...

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Violence a throwback to the troubled 90s: Omar Abdullah


June 27th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The four days of continued violence in the Kashmir Valley, pitched battles between civilians and the police and the paralysis of the administration are a ... Read more...

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Young Aussies in grip of severe obsessive body image epidemic


June 25th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): A new survey of almost 1000 university students has shown that young Australians are seven times worse off than their Asian counterparts, when it comes to suffering ... Read more...

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Iran, India must counter foreign powers in region: Iranian vice president (Interview)


May 1st, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India and Iran should ensure the "exit of foreign powers" from their region, says Iranian Vice President Esfandiar Rahim Mashaee. The remarks are sure to ... Read more...

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