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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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China’s growth at its three year low


July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Chinese economy has recorded the lowest growth since 2009, amid concerns over slowdown of the world's second-largest economy.China's economy reported 7.6 percent of growth in the ... Read more...

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TCG Lifesciences to foray into bio-tech medicine


February 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Kolkata-based contract research company TCG Lifesciences will foray into the field of bio-tech medicine in the next two years, a top company official said Thursday."We are ... Read more...

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My ‘Chakravyuha’ has nothing to do with ‘Ko’: Prakash Jha


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Prakash Jha's next film "Chakravyuha" is about Maoist movement and the director says that it has nothing to do with K.V. Anand's Tamil political movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chennai Cheetahs, first WSH franchise to be unveiled


November 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The organisers of the World Series Hockey (WSH) unveiled their first city-based franchise Chennai Cheetahs Monday that is owned by a director and promoter ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Old people more outgoing, sexually active


November 1st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) As the number of elderly rises worldwide, researchers find that old people today have more sex, are more likely to be divorced, are cleverer and feel ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Paris Hilton to visit Mumbai


September 6th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Ending weeks of speculation, heiress and international celebrity Paris Hilton will arrive Mumbai later this month to launch her line of handbags and accessories in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jaya Rathore explores heritage weaves for bridal line (With images)


August 18th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Kolkata-based designer Jaya Rathore, who takes inspiration from Indian art and craft, has once again gone back into time by using heritage weaves and embroideries ... Read more...

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Toyota launches hatchback car Etios Liva


June 27th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Eyeing the huge compact car market in India, Japanese automobile major Toyota Monday launched its entry-level hatchback car Etios Liva priced between Rs.3.99 lakh to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal to plan for preventing natural calamities


May 26th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to rope in experts from premier institutions like the Jadavpur University (JU) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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New mothers can learn from their babies


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The best teacher for a young mother is her baby, contend experts who train social workers to interact with first-time moms. "We like to think of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shove away those textbooks and welcome the digital way of learning


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The traditional education system of attending lectures and reading from the textbooks is likely to get replaced by more contemporary style of learning through text, videos, quizzes and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Historian Gautam Bhadra awarded Bengali literary prize


May 1st, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Historian Gautam Bhadra was Saturday conferred with the prestigious Bengali literary award, Ananda Puraskar, for his latest book "Nyara Bot-tolaye Jai Ko-bar?" here.Bhadra was presented the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tetley launches tea-scented perfume


April 6th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Tea-manufacturer Tetley has launched a perfume that smells like a fresh cup of tea.The limited edition scent, named 'Le Brew' - presumably because the French definite article adds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kareena named Bollywood’s sexiest woman


February 24th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been named the sexiest woman by Stardust magazine.Kareena beats actresses like Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra to win the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ann Pettway Confesses Kidnapping Baby Carlina In 1987


January 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Manhattan, Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Pettway handed herself over to the FBI on Sunday. She is currently being detained without bail, according to the verdict passed by a Manhattan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Olave Mandara’ has authentic flavour


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Olave Mandara"; Director: Jayatheertha; Producer; B.Govindaraju; Cast: Sreekanth, Akanksha, Rangayana Raghu, Veena Sundar, Nasser and Sharan; Music: Deva; Rating: ***1/2Debutant director Jayatheertha shows his talent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Epic ocean-spanning journeys of gigantic leatherback turtles revealed


January 5th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Using satellite tracking, a groundbreaking research has revealed the epic ocean-spanning journeys of the gigantic leatherback turtle in the South Atlantic.Experts at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

EPA: Saccharin is not a health threat


December 18th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest reports from the Environmental Protection Agency, saccharin is no longer a health threat. It ought to be mentioned that it was believed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Michael Jackson’s new song not fake: Sony


November 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's record label Sony Music has denied claims that the vocals on a previously unheard track by the singer are fake.The song ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Family unhappy with the release of MJ’s ‘new’ album


November 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): A "new" album of late Michael Jackson songs, which is all set to go on sale next month, has been condemned by his family, fans and friends.Entitled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lack of reference made playing Surya Sen difficult: Abhishek


October 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is playing freedom fighter Surya Sen in the forthcoming period film "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey", says lack of reference about Sen made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

South African writer scouting for Bollywood producer


October 10th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Veteran South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist Zubeida Jaffer, who is of part Indian origin, is looking for an Indian producer in Bollywood to ... Read more...

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Sigourney Weaver to play stripper on stage


September 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Actress Sigourney Weaver is planning to portray ageing stripper Gypsy Rose Lee on stage after HBO bosses put a planned project on hold.The actress carried out extensive research ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lamya Abedin’s Al Sultan Collection for Eid


August 21st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):One of the main and greatest empires in history was the Ottoman Empire. This has now become the basis of inspiration for Lamya Abedin's latest Sultan Collection. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chhattisgarh shuts three polluting industries


August 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Saturday forced three industrial units here to shut down production after a state minister found them openly defying pollution control norms. Official sources said during a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BlackBerry stock sinks as new device is no iPhone 4 ‘killer’


August 4th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 4 (IANS) Less-than-glowing first reviews of the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 launched Tuesday by Research In Motion Ltd (RIM) to catch up with Apple's iPhone 4 sank company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rahul Dholakia To Write Book On Kashmir


July 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The extensive research that Rahul Dholakia has put into making of Lamhaa will now be extended beyond the film into ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dholakia to write book on Kashmir


July 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The extensive research that director Rahul Dholakia has put into the making of "Lamhaa" will now be extended beyond the film and will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Consumer Reports Slams the “Flawed” iPhone4


July 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The engineers from Consumer Reports has stated that they do not recommend the flawed iPhone4 from Apple, even if it is considered the “must ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Fan threw pink knickers on Russell Brand


June 24th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand was left a bit dazed when a pair of pink knickers hit his face at the Irish premiere of his new film "Get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russell Brand wants to win Oscar


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand wants to win an Academy award and thinks his role in "Get Him To The Greek" will get him one. Brand is playing the ... Read more...

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‘Red Alert…” has original dialogues of Maoists: Director


June 21st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) At a time when the government is battling the Maoist menace in the country, actor-director Anant Mahadevan is ready to release his "Red Alert: The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Your dirty laundry is dirtier than you think


May 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Think your dirty laundry is clean after washing? Well, think again, for according to experts, washing machines are teeming with bacteria that find their way onto your clothes-and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bhargava calls for 15-year moratorium on GM crops in India


May 14th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Eminent scientist P.M. Bhargava Friday called for a moratorium of at least 15 years on genetically modified (GM) crops in the country. "There should be a complete moratorium on ... Read more...

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