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Manipur’s women gun survivors weave new beginning (With Image)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 26 (IANS) A hand-woven scarf, or Leiroom, as they call it in Manipur, a cane jewellery box, a painting on Manipuri dance -- the Lei Hao brand is ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at spineless politicians, triggers debate (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday, triggering ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Political leaders without spines, says Mamata on Facebook


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday.The post ... Read more...

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I’m super excited to play Dawood Ibrahim: Sonu Sood


April 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is excited to essay underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in "Shootout At Wadala", and he is doing his bit to carry off ... Read more...

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Now Alba calmer, rational mother


April 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba believes she is more rational and calm as a mother with her younger daughter, Haven.The 30-year-old has two daughters - Honor, three, ... Read more...

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Paltrow obsession for bees


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits she loves small black and yellow bees and that she has even undergone bee venom therapy to help rid her of ... Read more...

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Indian scientist to be sacked for faking research data


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian-origin scientist will be dismissed for falsifying the data in more than 100 instances while doing research at a US university on the benefits of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashok Kumar: The undervalued legacy of a renaissance actor (A tribute on his birth centenary Oct 13)


October 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hindi cinema has perhaps rarely seen another actor with the refined, understated craftsmanship of Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly, better known by his screen name, Ashok Kumar. Here was an actor who straddled ... Read more...

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Credibility rating in Chinese microblogging service


September 21st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A microblogging service in China has said it is developing a credibility rating system to prevent false online information.Sina Weibo said the credibility rating system will ... Read more...

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Electoral success drives some people to watch porn online


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Some people celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party -- others do it vicariously by turning to online porn, says a US research.The wife and ... Read more...

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Owen Wilson becomes dad


January 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Actor Owen Wilson has become a proud father of a son just days after he revealed that he was dating Jade Duell.According to a source, Wilson ... Read more...

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Nobel laureate upset after being mobbed at Science Congress


January 4th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Tuesday expressed anguish over being mobbed by people at the ongoing Indian Science Congress and said India should not confuse scientists with movie ... Read more...

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Bob Woodward says Hillary Clinton as VP is ‘on the table’


October 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 6 (ANI): Speculating that President Obama will replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton on the 2012 ticket has been a private pastime among some Democrats the past few months, and ... Read more...

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A discovery of India, with suggestions on Facebook (IANS Travel)


June 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gaurav Das New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) They have taken a break from their routine lives and embarked on a journey to discover the 'real' India with a budget of Rs.500 ... Read more...

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Dermatitis linked to cancer risk


June 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are doing research all the time on cancer and their latest research has shown that people who have the skin disease - atopic dermatitis ... Read more...

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Extinct Species DNA Featured On 60 Minutes In CBS


May 31st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite nice to see pre-historic creatures coming alive on silver screen in sci-fi flicks like 'Jurassic Park'. However, we all know they are nothing ... Read more...

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Ketan Mehta Visits Digital Academy The Film School


May 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Digital Academy – The Film School', Mumbai has got the privilege to have the renowned Filmmaker Ketan Mehta of Rang Rasiya, Mangal Pandey and Mirch Masala ... Read more...

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Emraan No More a Bhatt Loyalist!


May 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Emraan Hashmi, who has worked ample times with the Bhatt camp in films like "Murder', "Aksar', "Zeher' and "Awarapan', has virtually shot to fame under the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Did Elvis Presley Die From Constipation?


May 7th, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the physician of Elvis Presley, Nick Nichopoulos, the "King of Rock and Roll" who actually died on his throne did not die of heart problems ... Read more...

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“No more Punjabis and weddings in new films” — Gurinder Chaddha


May 6th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Her recent release "It's a Wonderful Afterlife' has already had a super release in the U.K and is soon to release in India on 7th ... Read more...

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Chronic constipation killed Elvis Presley - Doctor


May 6th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Elvis Presley's doctor Nick Nichopoulos has revealed that the King of Rock and Roll died due to chronic constipation. It was reported in 1977 that Presley died due ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey says on Kitty Kelley’s book: This too shall pass


April 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time, Oprah Winfrey made comments about Kitty Kelley’s controversial biography, which shows her in a different light, than what she otherwise claims. ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Entertainment |

Kashmiris condole death of India’s envoy to Italy


March 18th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) India's ambassador to Italy Arif S. Khan, who passed away in Rome Wednesday, had a strong Kashmir connection. Khan, 58, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of 1975 batch, ... Read more...

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Era of affordable business ahead: ISB Dean


March 13th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) The next phase of globalisation is going to be affordable business as it offers enormous economic opportunities in India and other developing countries and ensures inclusive growth, Ajit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Noted Polish scholar on Tamil literature dies


January 31st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, Jan 31 (IANS) Joanna Kusio, a noted Polish scholar on Tamil language and literature, was found dead in her apartment. She was 49 and was single.Her relatives found her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orissa scientists want more studies on BT Brinjal


January 16th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists in Orissa Saturday overwhelmingly demanded extensive studies before BT Brinjal is introduced in the state. Participating in a consultation organised by the union environment ministry in Bhubaneswar, ... Read more...

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Varsities making money by affiliating colleges, says Sibal (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) State universities are making money by giving affiliation to innumerable colleges, said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday, adding that such varsities need to set up ... Read more...

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Sibal asks varsities to make tech colleges autonomous


January 11th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The universities must make engineering colleges autonomous to boost research in the field, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Monday. "The number of students doing research is ... Read more...

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US envoy Roemer key to managing U.S.-India relationship


November 24th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): In having six-time Congressman Timothy Roemer posted as Washington's envoy in New Delhi, there is a view that the exquisitely sensitive U.S.-Indian relationship is being managed by someone with ... Read more...

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Danish journalist detained in Iran returns to Denmark


November 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 11 (DPA) A Danish student journalist who was detained in Iran a week ago for allegedly working illegally returned to Denmark Wednesday following his release. Niels Krogsgard, who is studying at ... Read more...

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An American’s journey in the footsteps of a Hindi novelist (Feature)


August 10th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Aurari (Bihar), Aug 10 (IANS) He sits on a chowki (wooden bed) with villagers, dressed in a lungi and banian (vest), totally at home in the surroundings. But Ian Woolford ... Read more...

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400-year-old shipwreck discovered in Stockholm archipelago


August 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A team of divers has discovered a 400-Year-Old Shipwreck from the 17th century outside the Varmdo municipality, in the archipelago of Stockholm in Sweden."We were actually searching ... Read more...

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Bowl-shaped molecule can capture CO2 from thin air


July 16th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): In a new study, a scientist has said that the accidental discovery of a bowl-shaped molecule that pulls carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air suggests exciting new ... Read more...

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Molecule that eats carbon dioxide may fight global warming


July 16th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The accidental discovery of a bowl-shaped molecule that pulls carbon dioxide out of the air paves the way for exciting new possibilities to deal with global warming. These possibilities ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why male and female lemurs are of same size


July 15th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Rice University biologist Amy Dunham has put forward a new theory for one of primatology's long-standing mysteries-why are male and female lemurs the same size?In most primate species, ... Read more...

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