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Smart curtains that could replace your burglar alarm


September 11th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed an anti-theft system based on a woven fabric that triggers an alarm when penetrated by intruders, the Daily Mail reported.The smart fabric enables ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

I stayed on for the fans, says Bolt


September 1st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) As the curtains come down on a gruelling season, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt says if it were not for the fans he would have ended his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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Cricket fraternity hails ‘Very Very Special’ Laxman


August 18th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The cricketing fraternity hailed Indian middle-order batsman as he drew the curtains over his brilliant career Saturday after having been picked for the home ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic shooting: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the shooting competition of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished ... Read more...

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Delhi Couture Week grand finale to feature Sabyasachi


July 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for blending the ethnic and the modern, will bring the curtains down on the third edition of Delhi Couture Week next ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Curtains down on ‘Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli’


July 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After enthralling audiences for over three years, popular TV series "Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli", is set to come to an end Friday.The show, produced ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Na Aana Is Des Laado’ goes off air July 27


June 29th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) After running successfully for four years and 850 episodes, "Na Aana Is Des Laado", about female foeticide, is set to come to an end. It goes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ’s spirit haunts his LA mansion


June 25th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) He died three years ago, but King of Pop Michael Jackson's spirit is said to be haunting his Los Angeles mansion, according to neighbours.Neighbours ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CWC meeting to bid Pranab farewell begins (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began it's meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

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CWC meeting begins


June 25th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began its meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Today is Flag Day


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 14th is Flag Day in the US, celebrating the date in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” flag. In ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bangladeshi prisoners embroider a new life in Jammu jail (Feature)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 10 (IANS) They crossed over to India illegally to find a livelihood, but landed in jail here. Now many Bangladeshi infiltrators are being provided training in Kashmiri embroidery ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid hangs up Test boots (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The curtains finally came down on "The Wall" as India's favourite cricketing son and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid bids Test cricket adieu (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Former India captain and batting legend Rahul Dravid Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket to bring the curtains down on his illustrious 16-year-old career.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmiri flowers gulaala, giltoor inspire Manish Malhotra’s collection


February 18th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Renowned designer Manish Malhotra brought curtains down to the third day of ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) by showcasing an elegant collection ... Read more...

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It’s official: 1950 is army chief’s year of birth (Timeline)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) After many twists and turns, the curtains camd down Friday on the festering row over Indian Army chief V.K. Singh's age, with the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Bridegroom sets hotel on fire on wedding night


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A bridegroom in Britain who got involved in a row with the hotel staff over a few hundred pounds on a wedding reception bar bill, started ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qualifier Ankita Das storms into quarters of World Junior TT


November 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 19 (IANS) Ankita Das continued making waves in the ongoing Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Saturday beating higher-ranked Chinese Taipei's Hsien-Tzu Cheng 8-11, 15-13, 10-12, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jennifer Ellison breaks wrist in piano accident


September 19th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just 30 minutes left for the curtains to go up during a concert at the Sunderland Empire on Wednesday night, actress Jennifer Ellison was injured in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rohit Bal displays ‘Shanti’ with Arjun Rampal on ramp


July 26th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Amidst fragrance of jasmine flowers filling up the air and soothing piano symphony creating a special mood, fashion designer Rohit Bal brought down the curtains ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Love injured in house fire


June 24th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Rocker Courtney Love burned himself in a house fire in New York and was treated for burns on her hands.Love's West Village home caught fire ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Small fire broke out in Courtney Love’s house


June 24th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a small fire at the house of Courtney Love. The singer’s four storey brick house was engulfed in fire and firefighters responded to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian football fraternity shocked at JCT’s decision


June 20th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Indian football fraternity was shocked and dismayed at JCT's decision to disband their 40-year-old Phagwara-based club, which has produced some stalwarts like Inder Singh ... Read more...

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I consciously kept my wife away from limelight: Rajeev Khandelwal


June 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal, who married girlfriend Manjiri Kamtikar in February this year, says it was a conscious decision to keep his wife away from the media ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

On Africa Day, India pledges $5.7 billion, gets UN seat support (Roundup)


May 25th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) India Wednesday announced a $5.7 billion gift package for Africa as part of its growing engagement with the 53-nation continent as the curtains came ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Curtains for ‘Horrible Bosses’ Aniston’s topless scene?


May 13th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston, known for her romantic comedies, is playing a mean dentist in "Horrible Bosses" and has even shot a raunchy scene for the movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, lightweight curtains that ‘quench’ noise!


May 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): In a striking acoustic innovation, Swiss researchers have developed lightweight, translucent curtain materials, which are excellent at absorbing sound.The successful project is the work of Empa researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modi alleges oppression, vows to fight


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 1 (IANS) As the curtains dropped on the celebrations of Gujarat's golden jubilee here Sunday, Chief Minister Narendra Modi used the formal platform to attack his detractors."Every ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kathleen Turner’s Broadway show to close after just 8 performances


April 28th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After just eight performances, Kathleen Turner’s Broadway show “High” will be closed. The show was opened this year and if it is closed on Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Constant evolution alone will popularise cricket: Dave Richardson


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Powerplays, the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) and free-hits have made 50-over cricket attractive and all these innovations have made the 2011 World Cup more exciting, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Please arrange our visas, Pakistani scribes tell tournament director (World Cup Diary)


March 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Some Pakistani journalists, still awaiting their visas for travelling to Mohali for the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal clash Wednesday, found a saviour in tournament director ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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