extra mile

Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why do model employees tend to give up?


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Model employees committed to their organisation are willing to go the extra mile to see it thrive but can give up if they sense that they're ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress urges Air India pilots to end strike


May 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Thursday urged Air India pilots to withdraw their agitation immediately, saying they were stretching the patience of even those MPs who always favoured ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Some honey bees tend to take risks


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Believe it or not -- some honey bees tend to take the initiative or the risk to find new hives, with their brains showing similar patterns ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sahara hits back after BCCI rejcts its demands (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India Monday hit back at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying no corporate was ready to shell out more than ... Read more...

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Ready to walk extra mile, but rules can’t be bent: BCCI


February 13th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS)Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Monday said the board was ready to walk an extra mile to address the issues raised by Sahara India on the sponsorship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Travel shows get makeover in India: Gaurav Kapoor (With Image)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Thanks to the changing preferences and lifestyle of people, travel shows in India have got a makeover, says Channel V's popular veejay Gaurav Kapoor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anuradha offers ethnic designs for modern women (With Images)


January 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Designer Anuradha Ramam, who extensively uses handblock and traditional weaves in her collection, has launched her ethic collection targeting modern women who seek to go ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Deadlock over Kyoto Protocol’s extension persists at Durban


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) The negotiations at the UN climate change conference in Durban Tuesday remained stuck on the extension of Kyoto Protocol -- the only legally binding regime controlling ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan’s overt support to terror has diminished: Chidambaram


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan has not delivered on its promise to bring the 26/11 perpetrators to justice, Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said, adding that Islamabad's overt ... Read more...

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Congress blames NDA, Left division for parliament disruption


November 24th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) With parliament rendered non-functional due to repeated disruptions for the third consecutive day, the Congress Thursday blamed the impasse on the differences between the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Ishta’- an effort gone waste (Kannada Film Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishta"; Producer: Vijayakumar Chabbria; Direction: R.P.Krishna; Music: Indrani Chabbria; Cast: Santosh, Bhumika, Ravi Teja, Premalatha, Karibasavaiah, Srikanth Heblikar and others; Camera: Mahadev; Rating:*The vinyl designs and posters of "Ishta" looked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress says it walked ‘extra mile’ to accommodate Anna


August 16th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said the ruling coalition had walked the "extra mile" to accommodate the concerns of social activist Anna Hazare in drafting the anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

July 12th is Pecan Pie Day


July 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pecan pie lovers have the chance to take a bite of their favorite cookie on the 12th of July when the Pecan Pie Day is marked. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Haunted’, takes horror genre the x-tra mile (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating:***)


May 7th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Haunted 3D"; Starring: Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Tia Bajpai; Directed by: Vikram Bhatt; Rating: ***The best thing one can say about this rivetting romp into the kingdom of the eerie is that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Guy Ritchie ‘circumcised to comply with ex-wife Madge’s Kabbalah beliefs’


May 5th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Not many men would consider losing part of his manhood to please their wife, but it seems like Guy Ritchie was willing to go that extra mile ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Extreme Couponing’ premieres on TLC


April 6th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TLC is set to air a new series titled “Extreme Couponing”. The series would follow consumers who go the extra-mile to spend less for their consumables. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poonam’s bare not for all, only Team India


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) She may or may not get to strip for the Men in Blue, but young model Poonam Pandey has sure got a lot of media ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

We are ready to go an extra mile for our friends


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A new study has found that people are actually willing to do more for their friends than themselves.In an intriguing experiment, volunteers were asked to squat against a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Unusual requests of plane passengers revealed by cabin crew


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A list of the unusual requests plane passengers make has been revealed by a cabin crew and it includes the most asked question - "Please can you open ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some ideas for decorating office cubicles


February 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While at work, the office to most people is their home away from home. As such many people go the extra mile to ensure ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hockey legend Samiullah hails Pak’s wildcard entry into 2011 Champions Trophy


December 20th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 20(ANI): Former Pakistani hockey player Samiullah Khan has lauded the International Hockey Federation's decision to award a wildcard entry to Pakistan in the 2011 Champions Trophy."It is very good ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Talks soon with ULFA: Interlocuter Haldar


December 17th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 17 (IANS) The much-hyped peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government are expected to begin soon with both sides Friday expressing optimism ... Read more...

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How companies can perk up depressed workers during recession


November 30th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers in business and management have formulated a model of how employee engagement could change during an economic downturn.The model could help management identify and acknowledge the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rani smokes, abuses in ‘No One Killed Jessica’


November 18th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) After playing variety of roles, Rani Mukerji will be seen in a completely different avatar in "No One Killed Jessica" - she plays a journalist who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama’s India trip splashed across Pakistani media


November 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Barack Obama's four-day India visit received massive coverage in the Pakistani media which highlighted the US president asking India to bolster peace efforts with Pakistan.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Mad Men’ Comes Up With An Exciting Episode


October 8th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anyone who saw the last episode of 'Mad Men' will agree that it was the most exciting episode of the season. Usually, the TV drama series ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We want to make up for Hockey World Cup failure: Harendra


September 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It is not just the gold medal that is driving the Indian men's hockey team to jog the extra mile as they prepare for the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmir: amend armed forces act, switch to rubber bullets (Comment)


August 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli When the prime minister of India refers to the alienation of a state, delivers a televised address in the language of the region and promises autonomy, the seriousness of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Imtiaz Ali becomes a groom to promote ‘Antardwand’


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali has not even promoted his own films like this -- but for National Award winning movie "Antardwand", the filmmaker went an extra mile and dressed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akshay charters plane to fulfill ‘mannat’


July 16th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Akshay Kumar likes to seek out places of worship to visit and find solace, wherever he is shooting, particularly in the unexplored ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Asia Cup ‘make or break’ tournament for Akhtar : Afridi


June 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.10 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi believes that the upcoming Asia Cup in Sri Lanka would be a 'make or break' event for controversial speedster Shaoib Akhtar.Afridi said if Akhtar performs ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Let economics drive our relations, Bangladesh envoy tells India


June 10th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to open its doors wider to allow duty-free goods and reach a "meaningful" free trade agreement (FTA) to facilitate a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Akhtar’s calf bandage raises injury concerns


June 9th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.9 (ANI): Injury prone Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who was recently named in the 15-man squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup, was seen sporting a bandage on his left calf ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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