cynicism

Lack of challenges turn schoolboys cynical


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 2 (IANS) Lack of challenges and boredom after three or four years of study turns enthusiastic schoolboys into hardened cynics as they reach higher classes."The school does not ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s relaxed Christmas with family


December 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan had a tiring few months with two of his highly anticipated films "RA.One" and "Don 2 - The King is ... Read more...

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MNS exam plan makes civic candidates jittery


November 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Cynicism marks Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's decision to make all aspirants for the upcoming Mumbai civic elections sit for an examination here ... Read more...

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‘Compensation can’t bring my mother back’


September 8th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Shalini Aggarwal is engulfed with sorrow and cynicism as she awaits the body of her mother Nalini, in her 60s, who was killed at the ... Read more...

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Unifying people an achievement: Bhushan


August 28th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan said Sunday that the biggest achievement of the anti-corruption movement was that it united people cutting across all divides."We ... Read more...

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Anna says fast only ’suspended’, wants electoral reforms


August 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) He has only "suspended" his fast not ended it, Anna Hazare said Sunday and added that his campaign for a strong Lokpal institution would ... Read more...

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Who is robbing parliament’s dignity? (Comment)


August 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
As the peoples' uprising against a venal political class in India shows no signs of abating, a strange din is evident in some debates and comments. Apart from reeking of ... Read more...

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Cynicism, indifference trails PM’s I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was another laidback national holiday for most Indians, with not many bothering to switch on their TV to listen to what Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Who doesn’t know about Bollywood: Tom Hanks (Interview)


July 10th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Who doesn't know about the Indian film industry, asks Hollywood star Tom Hanks who would like to be part of a Bollywood film and ... Read more...

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Must revive ‘animal spirits’ of our businesses: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for the revival of "animal spirits" among businesses and said the adverse impact of growing cynicism due to ... Read more...

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Manmohan says he is doing his best, flays media (Roundup)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A frustrated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday denied "a growing perception" that his coalition government was under siege and said that he was doing ... Read more...

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People detained to identify Osama network: Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Many people have been detained or questioned in Pakistan to identify members of Osama bin Laden's support network, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani.The Al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

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Ready to carry on fight for cause: Anupam Kher


April 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Anupam Kher is jubilant that Anna Hazare won his fight to bring the government around to his views on stringent anti-graft legislation."This is the greatest ... Read more...

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Ahead of elections, politicians get a unique platform


March 8th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As India prepares for elections in five states, a New Delhi-based NGO has come up with a magic formula politicians have been looking for: a ... Read more...

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Trust, clarity in workplace good for firms in times of uncertainty


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it is essential for companies to create an atmosphere of trust, clarity and openness in workplace to survive the economic strife.Employers ... Read more...

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Dispel cynicism, believe in resilience of democracy: PM’s New Year message (Second Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In his message on New Year's eve, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday called on Indians to dispel the "air of despondency and cynicism" and believe in ... Read more...

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Govt. will work with renewed resolve for welfare of people: PM’s New Year message


December 31st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday greeting the nation on the eve of the New Year 2011, said the government led by him will ... Read more...

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Corruption not confined to politics, says Agatha Sangma


December 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) Corruption is not confined to India's political system alone, Agatha K. Sangma, the youngest minister in the Manmohan Singh cabinet, said Monday."There is lot of cynicism amongst ... Read more...

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Idealism in cynical times? No takers for “Khelein…” in film loving India (Comment)


December 11th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Here's a snap quiz... Who is Surjya Sen? Chances are most have heard the name vaguely mentioned in the context of the freedom struggle but no more. A hidden ... Read more...

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James Franco in ‘The Bourne Legacy’?


November 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Hollywood actor James Franco has been approached by director Tony Gilroy to star in "The Bourne Legacy".Franco is being pursued by Gilroy to act in the movie, which ... Read more...

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In a world full of storms, Priyanka is my anchor: Vivek Oberoi


October 27th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi, who will tie the knot with Priyanka Alva Friday, is so much in love with his wife-to-be that he has started penning ... Read more...

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Paritala Ravi’s Life Revealed Through “Rakta Charitra”


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest Vivek Oberoi flick, "Rakta Charitra", has been released today. The movie is based on the life and struggle of an Andhra politician, Paritala Ravindra, ... Read more...

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‘Rakta Charitra’ and ‘Jhootha Hi Sahi’ Fight It Out; ‘Hissss’ Follows


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Rakta Charitra' has been projected for what it is which means that audience has been well prepared for the violent saga that lies ahead. Since the ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg says donation has nothing to do with biopic’s release


September 25th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 25 (ANI): Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has slammed reports that his 100-million-dollar donation to schools was just a trick to clean his image on the same day as the ... Read more...

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A hot-and-cold recipe for Kashmir (Comment)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Before Rahul Gandhi threw a lifeline to Omar Abdullah by saying that the Kashmir chief minister needs time and support to defuse the volatile situation in the valley, the ... Read more...

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Personality can tell who’s more likely to cheat


September 8th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A couple of studies have established a link between psychopathy and cheating habit in students.It has found that students who cheat are more likely to fit the profile ... Read more...

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Carrying fake brands makes us feel like phonies, cheaters on the inside: Study


August 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 25 (ANI): If you carry a fake Prada bag or a knock-off pair of sunglasses from Chlloe, you might turn into a dishonest, cynical person, according to a new ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants Indians to testify in its courts: Envoy


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Claiming that Pakistan policy of supporting some terrorist groups has changed, its ambassador here says Islamabad has asked India to send its officials to testify ... Read more...

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‘Greenwashing’ discouraging ‘green’ behaviour


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 3 (ANI): A survey has shown that 46 percent Canadians believe that companies are 'greenwashing' or lying about their products being environment friendly, which leads to consumers leading less ... Read more...

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Negative word of mouth mars the flight of ‘Kites’


May 24th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While the entire world was going gaga (rightly so) over the fact that 'Kites' was all set to take the biggest opening of the season, it ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan blasts Madonna’s charity work in Malawi


May 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan has said that Madonna's charity work in Malawi makes him "uncomfortable".The 45-year-old former journalist said that he feels 'uncomfortable' when celebrities ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan slams Madonna’s ‘charity work’


May 1st, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan lashed out at pop singer Madonna's charity work in Malawi, as he accused some celebrities of treating charity work like ... Read more...

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American Senate Approves The Jobs Bill Designed To Diminish Joblessness


March 18th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): Businesses that take into service jobless people will obtain a provisional payroll tax holiday. This is on the word of a bill that effortlessly achieved ... Read more...

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In diplomacy, words can make or mar (Capital Buzz)


February 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The first formal talks between India and Pakistan since the Mumbai attacks threatened to blur the distinction between fact and fiction as far as 26/11 mastermind ... Read more...

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No method to Kajol’s madness, she’s brilliant: Karan Johar (Interview)


February 11th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) She is spontaneous, brilliant, the perfect choice...Kajol is undoubtedly one of Karan Johar's favourite actresses and the director says he might not even have made ... Read more...

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