cultures

I want to learn more about Indian culture: Halle Berry (With Image)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry, who is draped in a bright red sari in her upcoming film "Cloud Atlas", says she is fascinated with Indian culture ... Read more...

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Cute cats to get their own film festival


July 12th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cat owners are very fond of making funny videos of their cats and they are a delight to watch. And if the cats are cute ... Read more...

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UK varsity offers scholarship for Indian managers


June 7th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The University of Salford, a British university, has offered scholarship for one Indian manager to study in its MBA programme.The Global Leadership Scholarship is worth ... Read more...

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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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‘Mules are not stubborn’


May 15th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Many of us may have been using the age-old saying "stubborn as a mule", but a British expert has said such an impression about donkeys is unfounded, ... Read more...

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Court acquits man charged with kidnapping minor


May 11th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A court here has acquitted a man charged with kidnapping a minor girl and forcing her to marry him, after observing that she was happy ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler gets honorary doctorate


March 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris ... Read more...

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No rift in team, Australians must be dreaming: Dhoni


January 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday rubbished speculations of a rift in the dressing room saying the Australians must be dreaming."Australians must be dreaming about ... Read more...

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Eye rich source of flexible adult stem cells


January 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Patients need not look any further than their own eyes to obtain perfectly matched neural (nerve) stem cells, say scientists. Researchers have identified adult stem cells ... Read more...

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India welcomes Russian court’s dismissal of Gita ban plea


December 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India has welcomed the dismissal by a Russian court of a plea to ban the Hindu holy scripture the Bhagvad Gita."We are happy to learn ... Read more...

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‘Kolaveri di’ success shows regional cinema’s mass appeal


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) South Indian superstar Suriya Saturday said regional cinema had potential for success across the country, in the same manner in which 'Tanglish' song 'Why this Kolaveri ... Read more...

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Honour for Nehru is honour for India: Manmohan Singh


November 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said Singapore's decision to honour India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru with a bronze bust in the city-state was like ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Undeserved self-praise can lead to dejection


October 20th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could experience dejection. High and low performers felt ... Read more...

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Holmes wants world tour with daughter


October 20th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes says she wants to travel the world with her five-year-old daughter Suri.The 32-year-old is eager to embark on the "next chapter" in ... Read more...

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Appu Ghar to return in Gurgaon


September 30th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi's much loved and remembered amusement park Appu Ghar, which shut shop in 2008, is all set to make a comeback by next year in ... 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...

Posted in South Asia |

Mummy found abandoned in Peru’s capital


September 21st, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A mummy, apparently of a young woman, was abandoned on a Lima street along with ancient ceramic artifacts, a forensic expert told Peruvian media.The mummified remains ... Read more...

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Giving up crown isn’t easy: Miss Universe


September 11th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Brazil will be a bittersweet moment for Mexico's Ximena Navarrete, who is getting ready to hand over the crown to ... Read more...

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Overloaded bus plunges into river in southern Kenya, killing 23


August 21st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by BNO News
MBOONI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 20 people were killed on late Saturday evening when a bus carrying members of a family to wedding preparations plunged into a river in southern ... Read more...

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India has commited $2 bn to Afghanistan: Manmohan


May 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India has committed an additional $ 500 million dollars to Afghanistan for various developmental works, taking the total Indian ... Read more...

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Prince Charles claims abuse for promoting inter-faith dialogue


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Britain's Prince Charles has complained of being "abused and ridiculed" over attempts to promote inter-faith dialogue during a visit to Morocco.Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been in ... Read more...

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Manipur tribes celebrate seed sowing festival


February 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ukhrul , Feb 16 (ANI) : Tribes in Ukhrul district of Manipur converged to celebrate the colourful and traditional festival of Lui Ngai Ni, the seed-sowing festival.People congregated for the event ... Read more...

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Younger immigrants adjust to new cultures faster


February 4th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): A new study has shown that the process of adjusting to a new culture is easier for children, but quickly becomes more difficult after about the age of ... Read more...

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Younger immigrants embrace new cultures faster


February 4th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) Adapting to a new country or culture can be challenging but it is easier for those under 15 years, says a research. Psychological scientists have found that many ... Read more...

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Kool Herc hospitalized, appeals for funds


February 1st, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kool Herc was hospitalized and because of the huge nature of the bill, he appealed for financial assistance. Herc is famed as one of the founding fathers ... Read more...

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Malaysian National Service to recruit more Sikh trainers to address problems of community


January 25th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (ANI): Just days after an Indian-origin Sikh trainee alleged that his hair was cut off while asleep in the Malaysian National Service (NS) camp, the Training Department Director ... Read more...

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‘Maa Exchange’ - Sony’s new reality show about mom swapping


January 10th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) How would you feel if you wake up in the morning and find someone else in place of your mother? Sony TV's new reality show "Maa Exchange", ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts’ cultural event to promote ‘Tanghkul culture’


January 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 7 (ANI): A two-day cultural event was recently organized in a small hamlet in Manipur to promote the 'Tanghkul culture' among the youth, who are losing contact with their roots ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on quantity of MRSA at different body sites


January 6th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study from Rhode Island Hospital has provided new insights into the quantity of MRSA at different body sites as well as the relationship between the quantities ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Becks, Posh are devotees of ‘healing crystals’


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): David Beckham and wife Victoria have become devotees of 'healing crystals' since moving to California.The former England captain and his wife keep the colorful stones in their ... Read more...

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Binge drinking linked to coronary heart disease


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the pattern of drinking affects the relation of alcohol intake to coronary heart disease.The study found that French drink more than the ... Read more...

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Jesus Luz back on dating scene after splitting from Madonna


December 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 1 (ANI): DJ and model Jesus Luz has said that he's back on the dating scene after parting ways with Madonna."There are many beautiful women in New York ... Read more...

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Assam host second tea festival in Jorhat District


November 27th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Jorhat (Assam), Nov.27 (ANI): The second edition of the three-day Assam Tea Tourism Festival 2010 began in Assam's Jorhat District, aiming to boost tourism in the State and promoting Assam's 200-year old ... Read more...

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No such thing as ‘pure chocolate’, EU high court rules


November 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): There is no such thing as 'pure chocolate', according to the Court of Justice of the European Union.The ruling on Thursday voided an Italian law that recognizes some ... Read more...

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