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JD(U) says Nitish eligible for PM, lauds Advani for blog


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Praising BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting that the next prime minister could be from neither the Congress nor his own party, the Janata ... Read more...

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The easiest test in the world (The Funny Side)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Asia IS the best place to be educated, according to a global survey I read recently. I was astonished. Education elsewhere must be REALLY bad. I mentioned this to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Blood Money’ tells tale of diamond mafia (IANS Preview)


March 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) After dealing with the evils of pornographic films in 2005 release "Kalyug", the Bhatt camp's next, "Blood Money", deals with the diamond mafia. It releases ... Read more...

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India has the will to bring change: Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India has the political will to bring change that can help abolish evils like child marriage, Nobel laureate and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond ... Read more...

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Media can battle evil of paid news on its own: PM (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the practice of paid news in the Indian media, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said there should be no "external control" ... Read more...

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Focus on issues of national importance, PM tells media (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) There should be no outside control on the media, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday while stressing that it should focus on issues ... Read more...

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Focus on issues of national importance, PM tells media


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) There should be no outside control on the media, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday while stressing that it should focus on issues ... Read more...

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Acid hurled at two Pakistani teens in Karachi


December 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Two teenaged girls suffered horrific burns after a man threw acid at them in Pakistan's Karachi city.Kamran threw acid at Zarin, 19, and Irum, 18, in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

Posted in National |

24-year-old manual scavenger wins beauty pageant


November 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Once a manual scavenger, Indira Athwal was crowned New Princess-2011 on the occasion of World Toilet Day here Saturday.The 38 contestants in the unique beauty ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tower Heist’ - Entertaining thriller-comedy (IANS English Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tower Heist"; Director: Brett Ratner; Actors: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck; Rating: ****No matter what criticisms are levied on Hollywood, one good thing about it is that it ... Read more...

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Foo Fighters disrupt Westboro Baptist Church’s demostration


September 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Foo Fighters disrupted the planned demonstration by the members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas City. The church had planned to protest against the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Am grateful for mistakes pointed out: Modi


September 17th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of his three-day sadbhavna fast, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Friday he was "grateful" to those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Meghalaya celebrates Easter


April 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Apr 24 (IANS) Christians in Meghalaya Sunday joined their brethren the world over in celebrating Easter.The cathedrals and other churches in the Christian-majority state were thronged by believers for ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds jail term for paedophile convicts


March 18th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Observing that sexual abuse against children is the most heinous crime, the Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of three people, including two British nationals, ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s anti-graft attack only for publicity: Congress


February 21st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Congress party's Kerala unit president Ramesh Chennithala Monday said Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's tirades against corruption were nothing but cheap publicity stunt.In November last year, Achuthanandan wrote a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmiri youth campaign against police bill on Facebook


February 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government's reported move to introduce legislation replacing the old police act and apparently giving more powers to the state police is becoming a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wrong to say India is scam-driven country: PM (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Besieged by a series of corruption charges against his government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said it was wrong to say India is a "scam-driven" country ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michigan Sikh community upset over banning of kirpan in Canton schools


January 8th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Canton (Michigan), Jan 8 (ANI): Members of a Michigan Sikh community are upset after a student was banned from bringing a religious sword called Kirpan to a public school.The incident occurred ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Movie Preview: Ashoka The Hero


January 6th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Ashoka The HeroDirector: Gaurav JainMusic Director: Justin, UdaySingers: Shibani KashyapGenre: AnimationDirector Gaurav Jain has come up with a history based animation movie titled Ashoka The Hero. This is yet ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

President urged to stop liquor sales on government premises


January 5th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) A woman's rights group has urged President Pratibha Patil to stop the sale of wine and liquor at government premises in Goa. In a petition, Bailancho Saad, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Review Of Hostel: Not Perfect For New Year Release!


December 31st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: HostelWriter-Director: Manish GuptaCast: Vatsal Seth, Tulip Joshi, Mukesh TewariMusic-Lyrics: Virag MishraRating: ***Director Manish Gupta, has made a very nice issue based movie that will help to create alarm about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Her husband tried to sell her for Rs.25,000


December 16th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The evils of child marriage not only shattered the promising career of 17-year-old Amina Khatun but also took an ugly turn when her husband tried to sell her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Chronicles of Narnia 3 (3D)’ lacks charm of part I (IANS Film Review, Rating **1/2)


December 4th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Chronicles of Narnia 3 (3D)"; Director: Michael Apted; Actors: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter; Rating: **1/2The chronicles of Narnia series, with the message of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will Harry Potter Be Able To Defeat The So-Called Immortal Lord Voldemort?


November 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The scene takes place at the well known Pinewood Studios in London and present on sets are director David Yates, Daniel Radcliffe and Ralph Fiennes. Media reports claim that this is ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows –Part I’: The End Begins, But Is It Enough?


November 19th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1' is out and it is the beginning of the end. The seven-series fantasy has taken the world of teenagers ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi director highlights exploitation of humankind in ‘Ganga Jatra’


November 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi filmmaker Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond's "Ganga Jatra", which was screened at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, shows that mankind is the ultimate victim when religion is vocal. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India-based documentary ‘Pink Saris’ wins at Abu Dhabi Film Fest


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) British director Kim Longinotto's "Pink Saris" bagged the best documentary Friday at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and the director says she will use the prize money ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lisa Marie Presley Opens Up About Her Relationship To Oprah Winfrey


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than one year after the death of her ex- husband Michael Jackson, Lisa Marie Presley opened up to Oprah Winfrey, in her talk show on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Noted Pakistani musician shuts centre after threat


October 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A well-known sarod player of Pakistan shut his newly-opened music training centre here after his 12-year-old son was threatened. He was told to "stop teaching music".Sarod player Asad ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian’s fight against child marriage in focus at Abu Dhabi fest


October 20th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) The spotlight was once again on India at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, courtesy a British filmmaker. Kim Longinotto in "Pink Saris" depicted the evils of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CW Series ‘Smallville’s Latest Episode Entertains Viewers To The Fullest


October 9th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The anticipation of the viewers regarding the popular CW television series "Smallville" has been quite high as the makers of the show have confirmed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dowry a curse, that’s why girls are killed: President Patil


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 6 (IANS) Terming dowry "a curse" due to which girls were killed, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday called for a sustained campaign to save the girl child in the country.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fervour, gaiety mark Ganesha, Eid festivities in Karnataka


September 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Hindus and Muslims across Karnataka Saturday celebrated their Ganesh Chaturthi and Eid with fervour and gaiety. Hundreds of Muslims gathered at mosques and Eidgah maidans across BVangalore despite ... Read more...

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Let us salute our teachers: Meira Kumar


September 4th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Teachers play a major role in nation building and in creating a "huge force of academically-empowered and socially-conscious citizens", Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday said while saluting ... Read more...

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