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Social media becoming double-edged sword


August 21st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The online hate campaign targeting people from the northeast has put the spotlight on the power of the social media network in India, which ... Read more...

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Sequels are safe option: Mahesh Bhatt


August 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) With films like "Jannat 2", "Murder 2" and now "Raaz 3", Vishesh Films seems to have turned into a sequel making machine and Mahesh Bhatt ... Read more...

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Arif Zakaria game for exciting cameos


July 31st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Last seen as a cop in "Jannat 2", Arif Zakaria will now be seen in "Jism 2" and says he has no problem in doing cameos ... Read more...

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‘Falling rupee making India more attractive to tourists’


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The falling rupee may have hit the budget of Indian tourists. But on the flip side, leisure travellers from abroad are evincing more interest ... Read more...

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RBI expected to cut key lending rates to spur growth


June 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a bid to spur growth and boost consumer sentiment, India's central bank is expected to cut key lending rates by 25-50 basis points in ... Read more...

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Bardem shuns talk about private life to avoid pressure


March 17th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who will play the villain in the next instalment of the James Bond series, prefers not to talk about his private life ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy Note - ‘Tablet cum Smartphone’


February 14th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Samsung announced the release of the Galaxy Note, many tech fans never actually knew what to make of it. The device was too small to be ... Read more...

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NFL scores: The Vikings suffer humiliation yet again


December 12th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vikings suffered their ninth defeat of the season when they visited the Lions last weekend. After a disastrous first and second quarter performance, the Vikings ... Read more...

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Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Film promotions - actor’s dilemma or delight?


December 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Extensive travelling hours, erratic sleep patterns and incessant repetition of lines are the flip side of film promotions for actors. But love them or ... Read more...

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‘Maduve Mane’ a must watch for Ganesh fans (Kannada Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Maduve Mane"; Producer: Rehman; Direction: Sunil Kumar Singh; Music: Manikanth Khadri; Cast: Ganesh, Shraddha Arya, Avinash, Sharan, Tabala Naani, Spoorthi and others; Camera: Shekhar Chandru; Rating: ***1/2With "Maduve Mane", debutant ... Read more...

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Digital is the future, accept filmmakers


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Panelists at an open forum on digital tools in filmmaking at the Mumbai Film Festival Saturday were unanimous in endorsing digital technology as the future of ... Read more...

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‘Paramathma’ a fresh delight (Kannada Film Review)


October 8th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paramathma"; Producer: Jayanna Bhogeendra; Direction: Yogaraj Bhat; Music: Haari Krishna; Cast: Puneet Raj Kumar, Aindrita Ray, Deepa Sannidhi, Anant Nag, Rangayana Raghu, Avinash, Ramya Barne and others; Rating: ***"Paramathma" certainly ... Read more...

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Kate Bosworth’s effortless style


October 5th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Actress Kate Bosworth stylist feels she has an effortless approach towards fashion.The stunning actress is often voted one of the world's best-dressed women and her stylist, ... Read more...

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We’re still jittery after 9/11: New Yorkers in India


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Terror strikes in Delhi and Mumbai almost remind them "it can happen again in New York any time", say some New Yorkers residing in the ... Read more...

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Study says that Laughter may be the best medicine


September 14th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from University of Oxford have identified that laughter is the best pain killer. The study identified that laughter helped the body to release chemicals which acts ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Americans are the coolest people in the world


September 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A poll conducted by the social networking site Badoo.com has concluded that despite their current economic woes, Americans are still viewed as the coolest people in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama’s approval rating is at an all time new low


August 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama’s approval rating is at all-time low, a new Gallup poll has revealed. The new poll which was released on Sunday revealed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Limiting salt intake checks BP, protects heart


August 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A frantic lifestyle, long working hours and even longer distances to commute in metros and cities make ready-to-eat packaged food an attractive option, which requires ... Read more...

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For some, benefits of drinking outweigh flip side


July 5th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Some people continue to drink heavily as they perceive positive effects like better conversational and joke-telling abilities, improved sex and more energy to stay up late ... Read more...

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Fashion frat’s social work genuine or eyewash?


June 24th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Organising shows for a cause or collaborating with NGOs, the fashion fraternity often indulges in charity work, but many are of the opinion that these ... Read more...

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This British mogul cannot read!


June 4th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) He has raised a 400 million pound (over $650 million) property empire and is ranked 200th on the British Rich List -- one would consider Andreas ... Read more...

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‘Shaitan’ doesn’t intend to have shock value: Gulshan Devaiya


May 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Bejoy Nambiar's film "Shaitan", which is touted as showing the dark side of the life of Mumbai youngsters, doesn't intend to have shock value to ... Read more...

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Depression too has a positive effect


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Traits likes sadness, pessimism and defeatism define depression, the world's most frequently diagnosed mental disorder -- but it does have a positive side-effect.A new study conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two heads aren’t always better than one when it comes to memory


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): An overview of memory research has suggested that people who memorize facts in groups remember less than solo students do.The group as a whole remembers more than any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breastfeeding moms not considered for jobs


April 17th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Breastfeeding may confer a number of health benefits on both mother and child, but it comes with a flip side - many consider such women as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women base their body image more on others’ opinion


March 30th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A survey has found that the most powerful influence on women's appreciation of their own bodies is based on the opinions of others.On the flip side, the more ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistan unpredictable, West Indies inconsistent (Preview)


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan are unpredictable even if they are in form. They still start favourites against an equally inconstant West Indies in the first quarter-final of the ... Read more...

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Arm candy, one-night stands…flip side of V-Day


February 11th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Valentine's Day is meant to be about love and romance. But there are many who try to hook up so they can show off ... Read more...

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Hackers leave ‘let the hacking begin’ post on Mark Zuckerberg’s fan page


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): It looks like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page has been targeted by hackers, who penned a message from the billionaire himself suggesting the social networking site ... Read more...

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Creating Wealth from Waste in Uttarakhand


January 18th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantDehradun, Jan 18 (ANI): One of the most enduring images of the hilly regions in northern India is the ubitiqous 'Pine' trees that cover the undulating landscape. Yes there are ... Read more...

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Facebook Threat Lands School Girls Behind Bars!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Carson City, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what can be described as the flip side of technology, six school girls have been arrested after setting up a "Attack a Teacher ... Read more...

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‘Creating reserves alone won’t help protect tigers’


November 30th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Creating reserves is not the only way to conserve tigers, liquor baron and Rajya Sabha member Vijay Mallya said here Tuesday.Mallya was speaking at an event at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ponting backs Doherty to deliver in Ashes


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): Despite Australian spinner Xavier Doherty's dreadful first-class average at the Gabba (two wickets at 78), skipper Ricky Ponting has indicated he had more faith in his fellow Tasmanian ... Read more...

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Why coffee puts you in a good mood and chocolate makes you feel high


October 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 18 (ANI): Do you crave for a cup of coffee early in the morning? And a chocolate bar makes you feel good when you feel low? Now a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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