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Sex education is an important subject, says Riteish


September 13th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh has turned producer with Marathi movie "Balak Palak", which deals with curiosity about sex among adolescents. The actor says it is high time people ... Read more...

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Kroeger embarrassed announcing engagement to parents


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Canadian singer Chad Kroeger was embarrassed when he disclosed his engagement to his parents.The 37-year-old is engaged to singer Avril Lavigne."My mom is a huge fan ... Read more...

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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

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Rapper Launches New Single from Red Planet


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The famous rapper Will.I.am is planning to launch his new album in planet Mars through rover Curiosity. He will manage this through the help of astronaut Leland Melvin. The up coming album ... Read more...

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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Curiosity makes maiden move on Mars


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity has made its first move on the Red Planet, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) said.Curiosity's maiden drive combined forward, turn and reverse ... Read more...

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Farrell is magnetic, says Jessica Biel


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel says Colin Farrell has a "kind of magnetism" that attracts people.The 30-year-old loved working with the 36-year-old Farrell in 'Total Recall' and believes ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift beats Lady Gaga record and sets new iTunes Record


August 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Swift’s fans just proved to be more aggressive than Lady Gaga’s little monsters as they helped her beat Lady Gaga by breaking her iTunes record. ... Read more...

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NASA completes `brain transplant’ on Curiosity rover


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has announced that it has completed "brain transplant" on Mars rover Curiosity.As its main and backup computers ... Read more...

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Mars rover to undergo ‘brain transplant’


August 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity will undergo a "brain transplant" over the weekend with a software upgrade to prepare for new tasks ahead, NASA has said.The upgrade ... Read more...

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Curiosity sends first 3D images from Mars


August 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The Curiosity rover Wednesday sent back the first 3D images of the martian surface as mission controllers began testing out its camera systems.The rover also sent ... Read more...

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When haircut threatened to overshadow Mars landing


August 7th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A NASA technician's haircut has become an instant hit on internet and overshadowed the Mars landing of the Curiosity rover, Daily Mail reported.Bobak Ferdowsi became an ... Read more...

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I’m safely on Mars, says rover tweet


August 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A string of tweets on behalf of US space agency Nasa's rover Curiosity tracks the tense moments before the spacecraft landed on Mars."I'm safely on the ... Read more...

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Curiosity lands on Mars


August 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US space agency's nuclear-powered rover Curiosity touched down on Mars Sunday."Touchdown confirmed for @MarsCuriosity," said a NASA tweet as its scientists celebrated back in headquarters.The six-wheeled ... Read more...

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Mars rover landing to be broadcast live


August 1st, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) NASA's Curiosity rover will land on the Martian surface at 0531 GMT Aug 6 and the landing process will be broadcast live from the New York ... Read more...

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‘Dogs try to comfort people in distress’


June 10th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) When they see people crying, pet dogs can be affectionate and try to comfort them, new research says. A group of pet dogs was tested with ... Read more...

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Victor Banerjee upset with National Awards jury


March 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Victor Banerjee is upset with this year's National Awards jury for rejecting Assamese director Bidyut Kotoki's film "As The River Flows" for not being Assamese.Victor, who ... Read more...

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NASA plans Mars landing in August


March 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) NASA will attempt to lower a probe onto the surface of Mars for the first time as it continues its search for signs of life on ... Read more...

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Katherine Jenkins to be on the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ show


February 29th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British newspaper The Mirror has reported that Welsh mezzo-soprano star Katherine Jenkins has penned a deal to be on the US hit show “Dancing with the ... Read more...

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Most children are lonely: ‘Counsellor’ Anupam Kher (With Image)


February 24th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor, writer and now lifestyle counsellor Anupam Kher says most children are lonely but they don't know it. He says it is in the ... Read more...

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Bobby Brown to write a tell all book about Whitney Houston


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huffington Post has reported that singer Bobby Brown has a tell-all book about his marriage to Whitney Houston. The report claims that the book has been ... Read more...

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Mass nude wedding held in Jamaica


February 20th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple dropped out at the last minute leaving only nine couples to strip bare for a mass wedding ceremony in Jamaica. The couples who traveled from ... Read more...

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Diganth-Aindrita starrer ‘Parijatha’ must V-Day watch (Kannada Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Parijatha": Cast: Diganth, Aindrita Ray, Sharan, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Kadhal Dandapani and Padmaja Rao; Director: Prabhu Sreenivas; Composer: Mano Murthy; Camera: Srinivas Devasam; Rating: ***"Parijatha" starring Diganth and Aindrita, who share ... Read more...

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Malaika to come up with fitness DVD


February 9th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Malaika Arora Khan is often complimented on her perfect figure. She plans to share her fitness mantra with her fans and has decided to ... Read more...

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Italy’s Nanni Moretti named Cannes president


January 21st, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian director Nanni Moretti has been named president of the jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival to be held in May."As a spectator, fortunately I ... Read more...

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Suspense over Sunny Leone starring in ‘Jism 2′


January 16th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) While there has been much speculation on Indian Canadian porn star Sunny Leone starring in "Jism 2", the film's producer Pooja Bhatt has decided to ... Read more...

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‘Sidlingu’ entertaining, Yogish makes his mark (Kannada Movie Review)


January 15th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sidlingu"; Cast: Yogish, Ramya, Suman Ranganath, Sridhar, Achyuth Kumar and Girija Lokesh; Producer: T.P. Siddaraju; Writer-Director: Vijaya Prasad; Music Director: Anoop Sileen; Camera: Sugnaan; Rating: *** 1/2The trailers of "Sidlingu" ... Read more...

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Winter fest, youngsters give jazz a chance


December 14th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Jazz has always had its share of aficionados in India. But growing avenues of live entertainment along with the rise of internet have forced non-mainstream ... Read more...

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China bars teachers from using harsh words


December 13th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) China has barred teachers from using harsh language and words that may belittle students.The Ministry of Education has published a series of professional standards for teachers ... Read more...

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I’m a global actress, but Bollywood is my life: Mallika Sherawat


December 13th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat has moved to the US, thanks to her international project, but says her heart resides in Bollywood and that people in the West ... Read more...

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Water in Mars regions may have rudimentary life


December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Patches of Mars sub-surface could contain water and sustain a rudimentary form of life, such as martian microbes, reveals a study. "Our models tell us that ... Read more...

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Online surfing promotes reading habit


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Online users seeking general information or accessing social networking sites often come across news which they start reading, just out of curiosity.There has been a ... Read more...

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Weak screenplay mars ‘Jarasandha’ (Kannada Film Review)


November 26th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: " Jarasandha"; Producer: B.K. Gangadhar, Basavaraju; Direction: Shashank; Music: Arjun Janya; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Rangayana Raghu, Roopa Devi, Sampath, Swayamvara Chandru and others; Camera: Shekhar Chandru; Rating **1/2Director Shashank ... Read more...

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NASA to launch Mars rover in November


November 11th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) NASA will launch its car-sized Mars rover named Curiosity later this month.Scheduled to land on Mars in August 2012, the one-tonne rover will examine Gale Crater ... Read more...

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Curiosity helps students perform well at school


October 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for students, it seems to be as important as intelligence in determining how well they perform at school.So psychological ... Read more...

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