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Here comes ‘7 Notes to Infinity’, film on Indian classical music

June 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) "7 Notes to Infinity", a 60-minute documentary on Indian classical music, will be premiered here on the eve of World Music Day - June 20.Directed by ... Read more...

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China finishes sequencing Genghis Khan descendant’s genome

December 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) China said Sunday that it has finished sequencing the genome of a direct descendant of Genghis Khan.In 1206, a man known as Temujen was crowned Genghis ... Read more...

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From citing God as reference to rhyming CVs - what people do to get jobs!

February 22nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): It's true that one should try to stand out to garner more attention but some people cross the line when it comes to creating their resumes.Recruiters face everything ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share common roots, culture: Pakistani designer

January 7th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Her maternal grandmother is a direct descendant of Tipu Sultan and grandfather was a businessman in Bangalore. Well-known Pakistani designer Shamaeel Ansari, who calls Delhi ... Read more...

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Eliot Spitzer’s madam Kristin Davis gets Hooker support for governor bid

August 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 21 (ANI): Kristin Davis, the former madam who supplied hookers to infamous New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, now has Leslie Ann Hooker's support in her candidacy for governor.Leslie Ann ... Read more...

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I’m a Bengali, says Tipu Sultan’s descendant

July 27th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Biswajit Choudhury Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bespectacled and grey hair brushed back, Husain Shah, 70, is the quintessential elderly Bengali man next door. But within him he carries a historic legacy, as ... Read more...

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Kathryn Rogers Set To Tie The Knot With Rush Limbaugh

June 5th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sources report that Rush Limbaugh is going to tie the knot this weekend to his long time girlfriend Kathryn Rogers.The details of marriage is kept ... Read more...

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Florida inhabitant wants to become the first vampire President

March 16th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Florida inhabitant – Johanthon ‘The Impaler’ Sharkey wants to become the first vampire President of the United States. He also wants to shift to Washington DC, ... Read more...

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Search for clan chief highlights Scotland’s strong historical bond with India

October 26th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, October 26 (ANI): Search is underway in Scotland for a long-lost line of Glencoe clan chieftains, who stem from an illicit love affair that produced a noble family of Macdonalds who ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank’s “Amelia” Earhart Set To Premiere In October

August 3rd, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
It is widely known that Hilary Swank is going to be acting out the role of Amelia Earhart in the bio pic "Amelia". The movie is scheduled to be released on the ... Read more...

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Brit Tory leader Cameron ‘could be a direct descendant of Moses’

July 10th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A Jewish scholar has suggested that Britain's Conservative Party leader David Cameroon could be a descendant of Moses, as his paternal great-great-grandfather was a Jewish immigrant.According to The ... Read more...

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Plants grow faster when talked to by women than men

June 20th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Plants really do like it if you talk to them. And they prefer to hear a woman's voice. These are the conclusions of a new study into the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adnan Sami overwhelmed by Bollywood concern

May 5th, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Visits by superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan and then calls from Rajesh Khanna and Saira Bano to inquire about his ailing ... Read more...

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Impoverished Mughal royal descendant gets a helping hand

May 2nd, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The great granddaughter-in-law of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar Sultana Begum, who now lives in a slum in West Bengal, is a little relieved. She ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama’s ancestor received just 12 pence from his father

April 11th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Thomas Blossom, US President Barack Obama's ancestor was given just 12 pence by his father Peter.Peter Blossom was a farm labourer in Stapleford, near Cambridge and his son ... Read more...

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Common man was the focal point of Baba Farid’s verses, says expert

November 28th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Extolling the poetry of Sufi saint Baba Farid, Syed Afzal Haidar, a judge of Shariat Court of Pakistan and a noted Sufi scholar, said the common man was ... Read more...

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Much-awaited ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ gets lukewarm response in Mumbai

February 15th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Director Ashutosh Gowariker's much-awaited epic drama "Jodhaa Akbar" opened to a lukewarm response at the box office here Friday. Despite the media hype and large-scale promos, the initial ... Read more...

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