From streets to stage: Living, breathing and dancing Tagore

May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was often derided as "elitist" by a section of ultra-Left intellectuals during his time, is bridging the class divide in a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australian fined for showing buttocks to Elizabeth

February 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) A 22-year-old man in Sydney has been fined for waving the Australian flag from between his buttocks during a visit by Queen Elizabeth to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Age is no bar for adventure in Solang Valley

February 11th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 11 (IANS) Winter sport is seen as an adventure for the young. Hemraj Thakur from Old Manali does not. The 55-year-old is out setting a new benchmark blazing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa gets first air conditioned public toilet

January 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 8 (IANS) Goa's first air conditioned public toilet was Saturday installed at Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's legislative assembly constituency in Margao, 35 km from here. The toilet was built ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Andrew Shirvell Draws Flak For Attacking Gay Student President

September 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The assistant attorney general in Michigan state has created a controversy by incessantly criticizing and attacking a gay college student using abusive remarks in his blog ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mayawati attacks move to raise IIT entrance bar

October 20th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday expressed strong reservations against Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal's move to raise the bar for IIT entrance examination from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Song of victory for Brazil’s marvellous city

October 3rd, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Sebastian Fest Copenhagen, Oct 3 (DPA) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva stood at the front of the delegation about to deliver Rio de Janeiro's merits as a potential ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Experts say elitist Gandhi pen risks possibility of a backlash

October 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.1 (ANI): Well known Swiss pen manufacturer Montblanc's decision to unveil a gold and silver fountain pen to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi, the spearhead of India's independence movement in the early part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hospitality sector seeks tax rationalisation, industry status

June 7th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian hospitality sector, hit hard by the economic slowdown and the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, is looking to the government for a "stimulus" in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Premier League likely to fix cap for ‘home grown’ players

February 11th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) The English Premier League is trying to follow the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) ways to give more opportunities to 'home grown' players. The AFC recently has ruled that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Deepak Chopra replaces Jerry Seinfeld in Microsoft ads

September 19th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 19 (ANI): Microsoft has axed American comedian Jerry Seinfeld from its 300million-dollar ad campaign to spruce up Windows Vista''s image just two weeks since the first ad aired, and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Costly tickets are making theatre elitist: Catherine Tate

July 10th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 10 (ANI): Catherine Tate has broken her silence on expensive stunt casting and exclusive prices in the theatrical society.She questioned the casting of celebrities on their name ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sharon Stones Chinese earthquake comment sparks online uproar

May 30th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 30 (ANI): Sharon Stones bad karma comment has sparked uproar amongst netizens, who have condemned the actress and believe that her apology on the issue is not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hillary Clinton survives to fight another day (Lead)

May 7th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 7 (IANS) Hillary Clinton vowed to stay in the White House race after a narrow projected victory in Indiana even as Democratic party nomination frontrunner Barack Obama widened ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clinton hammers on Obama’s gun, religion remarks

April 14th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by admin
By Pat Reber Washington, April 14 (DPA) Pennsylvania, site of the next clash over the Democratic presidential nomination, is a state of somewhat-rusting industry and farming spread among small towns where people go ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oxford, Cambridge reject Labour claim that they are elitist

November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin

Posted in World |