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The disappearing ponds of Kashmir


March 13th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shopian (Srinagar), March 13 (IANS) Thirty years ago, Avend village in the south Kashmir district of Shopian was also called "Talaab Gaam" because of dozens of fresh water ponds surrounding ... Read more...

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‘Split UP’ plan cost BSP: Opposers of Telangana ’state’


March 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Those opposing the carving out of a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday saw the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar ... Read more...

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‘Chhote Miyan’ gives joy to Mahima (TV Snippets)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhary says she couldn't turn down the offer to judge "Chhote Miyan Chapter 3" because she loves spending time with kids."I have ... Read more...

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Tax telecom sector more to recover fuel losses, Greenpeace urges


January 18th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Calling for a drastic change in the country's energy policies, Greenpeace Tuesday appealed to the government to levy additional taxes on the telecom service providers ... Read more...

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Shimla’s white Christmas a thing of the past (Postcard from Shimla)


December 19th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 19 (IANS) Oh, for a white Christmas and New Year! That is now the feeling in Shimla where snow on Christmas has become a thing of the ... Read more...

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Scattered Mizos must live in unity, says Lal Thanhawla


December 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 12 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Monday stressed that Mizo people living in various regions, including Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and neighbouring Myanmar, must live in unity for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chris Birch wakes up as a gay man after a stroke


November 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The family of a 26-year-old are baffled by his drastic change. When Chris Birch suffered a stroke following a freak accident at the gym, little did the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Need stringent parking policy’


August 17th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Poor management and lack of enforcement of rules are the reasons for increasing parking woes in Delhi and a stringent parking policy is in order, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corporates changed moviemaking in India: Subhash Ghai (Interview)


June 7th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Corporates have changed the economics of moviemaking, says veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai who has been making films for 35 years. He believes star fees as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brain drain leading to mediocrity: Pakistani daily


April 11th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Brain drain "accounts for the growing mediocrity" in Pakistan, a leading daily said Monday.An editorial in the News International Monday said that emigration "has been going ... Read more...

Posted in World |

34st man vows to lose weight after docs fail to find his heart


March 29th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): A man in the UK has vowed to shed weight after doctors failed to detect his heartbeat - because he was so fat.Alan Belmont, from Worcester, who weighs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

From traditional to sexy - Holi clothes get stylish makeover


March 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Wearing old white clothes on Holi is passe. With people becoming increasingly fashion conscious, hot pants, backless blouses and off-shoulder tops in vibrant colours ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Day after budget people wonder if they are really better off


March 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after the federal budget, people across India wondered if they were really better off and problems on the ground such as high commodity prices ... Read more...

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Budget draws mixed reactions in Orissa


February 28th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's budget proposals presented Monday evoked mixed reactions in Orissa, with senior citizens happy at tax sops, housewives more concerned about price rise than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘No Strings Attached’ bound by a string of cliche (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "No Strings Attached"; Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline; Director: Ivan Reitman; Rating: **The world has gone through a drastic change in its value system. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Retired at 35″ Premiered On TV Land On Wednesday Night


January 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is a great news to all those who love to watch the television. Yet another all new series is getting aired on the television. "Retired ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kelly Osbourne starved to be slim


January 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne has admitted she tried many different diet regimes and almost starved in a bid to lose weight.The 26-year-old, who lost over 50 pounds (about 22.60 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Onion prices will dip by mid-January, say traders


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The sky-rocketing prices of onion that have come down marginally are expected to fall further by mid-January, Delhi's wholesale traders said. Traders in Delhi's Azadpur Mandi, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ulka Gupta: ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ To Maywati!


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ulka was noticed by the makers of ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ from this role and she was selected to play the young ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ aka Manu. She ruled everyone’s heart for ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds Sizzles In ‘Green Lantern’ Trailer


November 18th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian hunky actor Ryan Reynolds who enthralled the movie viewers in 'The Proposal' and 'X Men Origin: Wolverine' earlier is excited about his upcoming film Green ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK women’s football set to become professional with launch of Ladies’ Premier League


November 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Women's football is all set to become professional after 90 years, with preparations under way for the launch of a Ladies' Premier League.According to Sky News, the Football ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama better than Bush, so no protests, say Indian Muslims


October 31st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Barack Obama is "better" than George Bush, say Indian Muslims though they don't consider the US as Muslim-friendly yet, adding when the American president ... Read more...

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Yesteryears’ item girl Jayshree T. set for TV debut


October 16th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After a five-year break from showbiz, yesteryears' popular item girl-actress Jayshree T. is back. She will be seen as a strong-headed character in Zee TV's new show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brain stroke turns drunkard into teetotaller


October 1st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A Briton, who was a drunkard, was transformed into a teetotaller after a brain haemorrhage. The change was so dramatic that his long-suffering girlfriend even agreed to marry ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Abbas Mustan Hurt By Katrina


August 12th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The buzz has been that Bollywood hottie Katrina Kaif behaved rather unprofessionally. At first, she was extremely eager to do the film, Italian Job by Abbas ... Read more...

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Akram ‘amused’ at PCB seeking batting coach to aid ’struggling’ Pak team reports


August 10th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 10(ANI): Pakistani cricket legend Wasim Akram has said that the appointment of a batting coach would not see any drastic change in the performance of the national team's players on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ratan Present Shyamali Misses Being Laali


August 7th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The ongoing track in Zee TV's "Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo' has witnessed a number of changes, in respect of cast, character and the storyline ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists Blame Global Warming For High Temperatures


July 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has called for a strict policy to be enacted on climate legislation and it seems that it is his statement that has suddenly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Why The Track Of ‘Uttaran’ Was Changed?


July 27th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If the buzz is to be believed than there was a genuine reason for the production people to get the track of Colors' "Uttaran' changed. Obviously, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessica Simpson is following a vegan diet


June 29th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Jessica Simpson is on a vegan diet these days. She is also indulging in a lot of cupping these days, as she has ... Read more...

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Tina Dutta - A Tantrum Queen?


June 28th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Reel is always different real life. But this one is real-ly hard to believe. Of all the people, it's the demure Tina Dutta (a.k.a Ichcha of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stranger Motivates Maithali In Do Saheliyaan!


June 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Maithili (Sulagna Panigrahi) of Zee TV's Do Saheliyaan, produced by Ratna Sinha is under intense stress and on the verge of giving up her life's ... Read more...

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India locked in battle of survival with West Indies


May 8th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bidgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) India, battling for survival, need to play out of their skins when they meet hosts West Indies in the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 here Sunday. After ... Read more...

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Music Directors of yore went in for Sanskriti whereas the new ones today opt for Vikriti


April 6th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Anandji of the music maestro duo Kalyanji Anandji tells Jyothi Venkatesh that the paradigms and the ambience have changed in the field of music and hence no ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Public Responses After Tiger Woods’ Apology


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Florida, Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After around 3 months, Tiger Woods made his first public appearance in Friday's press conference. He publicly apologized to his family, close associates, colleagues and ... Read more...

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