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From films to fashion - Cannes rolls out red carpet for all (With images)

May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Cannes, May 23 (IANS) It is the most celebrated cinematic jamboree across the globe, but the annual Cannes International Film Festival also rolls out the red carpet for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

From huts to high streets: Khadi comes of age (Feature)

September 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Once a symbol of India's independence movement popularised by Mahatma Gandhi, handspun khadi has got a makeover and become a style statement. It's no longer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s first Moto GP rider Sarath to get financial help

July 4th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The International Federation for Motocycles (FIM) has approved a grant of $100,000 for training Sarath Kumar, the first Indian rider in the MotoGP in the 125cc ... Read more...

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Ranvir-Vinay in an Indianised ‘Ocean’s 11′

May 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Director Sagar Ballary's bank-heist film is tentatively called "A Simple Plan" and he has cast Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey and Arshad Warsi as bank robbers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nepal strike called May 13

May 9th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Demanding that the government ensure the rights of ethnic communities and get cracking on the new constitution, a cluster of 19 ethnic organisations has announced a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Signature campaign launched to support Anna Hazare

April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) People from all walks of life, including students, teachers, doctors, lawyers and professionals, turned up for a signature campaign Tuesday in support of veteran social activist ... Read more...

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Play was a central element of people’s lives - even 4,000 years ago

February 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Play was an important part of people's everyday lives as far back as 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook, Twitter to be used for Census 2011

February 4th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) Social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter will also used to make people aware of the importance of Census 2011, an official said Friday.The Madhya Pradesh government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hyundai Equus Outsells Heavyweight Rivals In 2010

January 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite evident that Hyundai, the South Korea based automaker is keen on changing its image of cheap entry level car manufacturer. In the last ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan’s Bollywood affair marred by piracy

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Karachi, Nov 22 (IANS) People in Pakistan swoon over Shah Rukh Khan's dimples and love the melodrama of a Karan Johar movie but like a typical Hindi film there's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shilpa Shetty And Chitrangada Singh Walk The Ramp On WIFW Closing Night

October 29th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week had a grand closing last night with Bollywood stars Shilpa Shetty and Chitrangada Singh taking the ramp ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hisss Crosses 6 Crore Mark In Opening Weekend!

October 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Naagin avatar of Mallika Sherawat has finally shown her magic during the weekend. Hisss opened with rave reviews from the critics and no one expected the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plea filed in Pak Supreme Court to hire eunuchs for loan recovery

October 17th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): An application has been filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, seeking a direction to the banks to appoint eunuchs for the recovery of heavy loans against politicians, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Paying taxes ’sacrilege’ for Pak’s elite class, politicians

July 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Pakistan's elite class, which includes the politicians, have been accused of fostering inequality in the society by not paying income tax.A study by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Foreign varsities to invest money earned back in India

March 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The foreign investors setting up educational campuses in India cannot repatriate the money aboard and will have to invest the amount back into the sector in the ... Read more...

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Lifetime’s “Who Is Clark Rockefeller?” Grabs Immense Attention

March 14th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If thriller movies with adequate doses of kidnapping and false identity is what you call real entertainment, then Lifetime network's TV movie which premiered last night ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sibal calls for quality in education system

January 28th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28(ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said that quality should be at the forefront of the education system, and access to quality education must be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BSNL 3G service to cover all northeast urban areas by March

November 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) The state-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will cover all urban areas in the northeastern region through its third generation (3G) platform, a next generation mobile ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We are giving too much importance to Pakistan: Rahul

October 13th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan doesn't deserve "half the importance" it was being given in India, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday while stressing that the two countries could not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India joins elite group with launch of the INS Arihant nuclear sub

July 27th, 2009 - 4:49 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The launch of India’s first nuclear powered submarine, the INS Arihant (Destroyer of Enemies) for sea-trials, puts the populous South Asian nation into an elite class of countries that have constructed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, Lalu opposes Women’s Reservation Bill in its present form

June 9th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday opposed the present structure of Women's Reservation Bill, saying it is aimed at preventing the political progress of backward sections ... Read more...

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New Tibetan rulers funded by China in return for absolute loyalty: Report

May 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Chinese rule in Tibet is based upon ethnic inequality by empowering an elite class, who in turn, remain loyal to Beijing, an unprecedented report has claimed.Written by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Citizens’ forum to launch e-campaign for voter awareness

February 16th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Doctors, engineers, teachers, journalists, chartered accountants and businessmen in the Uttar Pradesh capital have constituted a forum for launching a nationwide e-campaign to sensitise people to their voting ... Read more...

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Punjabi amateur golfers promote India-Pakistan camaraderie

November 8th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Nov.8 (ANI): In a gesture to promote brotherhood and friendship between people from both sides of Punjab in Pakistan and India, the 3rd Punj-aab Cup Golf championship was ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New book on South Asian history focuses on people’s past

July 29th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Dissatisfied with the available social history of India and Pakistan, two teachers of Panjab University here have come up with a new book that aims to highlight "the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Exiled Tibetans in India to boycott Chinese goods

March 26th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Mar 26 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans in Dharamshala have decided to boycott the use of Chinese goods as a part of their 'freedom' struggle against the Chinese suppression. Protestors took to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |