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People fib when pressed for time


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 6 (IANS) People are more likely to fib when they are pressed for time, says a study that set out to determine whaat factors tend to influence dishonest ... Read more...

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Spike Lee to be honoured at Venice film fest


August 4th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Spike Lee will be honoured at the 2012 Venice Film Festival for his contribution to cinema.The "Do The Right Thing" director will be conferred ... Read more...

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Daughter gives Kourtney sleepless nights


July 31st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian and her husband Scott Disick are being kept awake all night by their newborn daughter, Penelope Scotland.The couple, who have ... Read more...

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Sharman, Boman different takes on Father’s Day


June 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Boman Irani and Sharman Joshi play father and son, respectively, in "Ferrari Ki Sawari", releasing Friday, and they have different takes on Father's Day, which ... Read more...

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Stand up for the law, Pakistani daily tells speaker


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's fate was dependent on Pakistan speaker Fehmida Mirza's course of action, said a daily Wednesday, exhorting her to "stand up ... Read more...

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Smart home follows smart phone


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) It won't be long before our homes use sensors and software to anticipate our needs and help improve our health and energy efficiency, a study says.Many ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russia has tools to pressure Syrian president: Panetta


March 8th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has all the instruments it needs to pressure the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said."There's no question in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

`PM’s indictment a defining moment in Pakistan’s history’


February 14th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) The contempt of court case in which Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been indicted by the Supreme Court is a defining moment in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dr Oz’s health effort gets its 1 millionth participant


February 9th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1 millionth participant of the "The Dr. Oz Show" has signed up to the program. The number is still growing as the chase for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cummins may also miss ODI series: NSW chief


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Cricket New South Wales (NSW) chief executive David Gilbert has said local teen Pat Cummins may miss the summer tri-nation ODI series even if he recovers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

T&T; outclass Leicester to qualify for main CL T20 stage


September 20th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) thrashed Leicestershire by 51 runs in a Champions League T20 qualifier here Tuesday to advance to the main stage of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WWE Smackdown: Sheamus Faces Christian, Battles Barrett


September 11th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christian came out and postpones all of the matches for the rest of the night, “because Teddy Long refuses to do the right thing.” He claimed that he ... Read more...

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Goa police look to ‘Singham’ for inspiration


September 9th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) With his force mired in a slew of scandals involving sex, sleaze, corruption, political patronage and drugs, Goa's top cop hopes that his men would ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Bol’ - speak up for this little (IANS Movie Review)


August 31st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bol"; Cast: Humaima Malick, Manzar Sehbai and Atif Aslam; Director: Shoaib Mansoor; Rating ****Pakistan, in contrast to India, which is one the largest film producing nation in the world, ... Read more...

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India should address corruption: Dalai Lama


August 10th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said there was a lot of corruption in India and Chin, but New Delhi should address it seriously ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shriver to move near Schwarzenegger


July 9th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Maria Shriver is set to buy a $10 million home near estranged husband Arnold Schwarzenegger because she wants the pair to have an amicable relationship ... Read more...

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Ryan Phillippe’s ex welcomes baby girl


July 8th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Actor Ryan Phillippe's ex-girlfriend Alexis Knapp has given birth to a baby girl.The model-actress, who claimed Phillippe is the father of the baby, welcomed Kai, last ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Schwarzenegger may pay 250 mn pounds to ex-wife?


July 7th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Arnold Schwarzenegger might have to pay 250 million pounds to his estranged wife Maria Shriver after their divorce.Shriver would be entitled to half his estimated ... Read more...

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South Korea’s Posco gets green nod for $12-bn steel plant (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Six years after receiving a proposal for India's largest foreign investment project, a final green clearance was Monday given for using 1,253 hectares of forest ... Read more...

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Team tense ahead of England match: Bangladesh skipper


March 10th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, March 10 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan admitted that his team is tense ahead of their World Cup Group B match here Friday against England.Bangladesh have so far ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Justin Bieber apologizes for flipping off paparazzi on b’day date


March 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 4 (ANI): Justin Bieber has apologized for flipping off paparazzi who swarmed him after his birthday dinner with rumoured girlfriend Selena Gomez in Los Angeles.The incident occurred on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Our emotions drive us to do the right or wrong thing


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that it's our emotions that drive us to do a right or wrong thing.A study by Rimma Teper, Michael Inzlicht, and Elizabeth Page-Gould ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fabregas says Arsenal afraid of losing big games


December 20th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Cesc Fábregas has admitted Arsenal were "scared" of losing to Manchester United at Old Trafford last Monday and that they fear defeat in major fixtures.Arsenal lost 1-0 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz school sacks Santa to make non-Christian pupils feel more included


December 8th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A school in Victoria, Australia has banned the celebration of Christmas in its premises so that non-Christian pupils will not feel excluded.The Victorian kindergarten, Montessori Marvels Preschool in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EU launches probe into complaints Google abused dominant position


December 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): The European Commission has launched a probe into complaints by other search engines that Google had abused its dominant position.The probe follows complaints by firms including price comparison ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India crash victms’ families decry Canadian Government compensation offer


October 25th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Oct. 25 (ANI): Family members of victims who died in the June 1985 Air India bomb-related crash off the Irish coast, have rejected and decried the Canadian Government's offer of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole Defends Decision To Put Cher Through The Final 12


October 5th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The controversial X-factor Judge Cheryl Cole chose to stand by her decision to put through the flop Cher Lloyd to the final ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charlie Sheen’s daughter ties the knot


September 29th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen's eldest daughter Cassandra has married her long-term partner Casey Huffman in a private ceremony.The 25-year-old married her boyfriend of 11 years Casey Huffman in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Match fixing allegations have damaged cricket’s image: Ponting


September 20th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 20 (ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has urged the International Cricket Council to deal with the latest allegations of match fixing expediently, as it is battering the image of game.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Charlotte Church opens up about Gavin Henson split


September 19th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Singer Charlotte Church has revealed that staying apart for a while made her and ex beau Gavin Henson end their marriage plan."Me and Gavin split up for quite ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, earn a $20,000 bounty by exposing your boss using pirated software!


September 14th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 14 (ANI): In a new campaign to pull up conniving companies using pirated software on the sly, a global software organisation is set to offer a big bounty to people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Love-rat’ Wayne Rooney ‘tries to patch up with wife Coleen’


September 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): After telling his wife Coleen to 'get over it', Wayne Rooney, who slept with a prostitute while his wife was pregnant, seems to be making efforts to patch ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Georgia, North Carolina, and Others Win Obama’s ‘Race to the Top’ Grants


August 25th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the United States Education Department, nine states and the District of Columbia have won the second round of President Obama’s 4.35 billion dollar “Race to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Woman scams Canadians by faking cancer


August 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) A 23-year-old Canadian woman, who faked having cancer and then created a bogus charity to raise thousands of dollars only to blow the money away, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why Bristol Palin went to People mag to announce break-up


August 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Bristol Palin announced her break-up with Levi Johnston in People Magazine because she and her family believed that the publication would handle the news in a "fair ... Read more...

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