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Achuthanandan demands removal of CBI officer


July 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) Kerala's leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday demanded the removal of a CBI official investigating the attack on a school teacher in the state as he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

To be a celebrity, be strong: Bipasha


May 17th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu has been part of the fashion and the film industries for almost a decade and she has never feared experimenting. However, she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity’


January 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been advised to go upmarket and guard against "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India behind China in contribution to science: Kiran Karnik


October 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Member of the Prime Minister's Scientific Advisory Council Kiran Karnik Tuesday said that funding for scientific research in universities has been strangulated and this has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cervantes paved the way for all novelists: Mexican writer


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes hailed the legacy of Miguel de Cervantes, saying his masterpiece "Don Quixote" paved the way for all modern-day novelists.In an interview here ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashley Cole’s air hostess writes open letter to Cheryl Cole


July 28th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air hostess Kerry Meade has taken an unusual step in apologizing to Cheryl Cole. Meade who admitted having affair with Cheryl’s former husband Ashley Cole published her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chandy not in Rahul’s good books, says Kodiyeri Balakrishnan


March 30th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Wednesday said things would be tough for opposition Congress leader Oommen Chandy as it was obvious that he was not ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Encouraging to see bookshops in Kashmir again: Author


February 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) He vividly remembers his inner turmoil when he saw the last remaining bookshop in Srinagar closed at the height of unrest in the 1990s. But London-based ... Read more...

Posted in National |

“Archer” Season 2 Premieres On FX Network


January 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since the popular animated show of FX network, "Archer" went off air, after its season one, that concluded on March 18, 2010, people have been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is Your Biological Clock Ticking?


January 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Feeling fatigues for no reason? Getting subjected to mood swings? Becoming irritable for every single reason that had never got into your nerves until a few ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Career mistakes to avoid


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Getting a job these days is not that easy again. The people seeking jobs have long overtaken the available jobs mainly due to the recent bust ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Khushwant Singh plays to the gallery at new book’s release


November 30th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Writer-columnist Khushwant Singh, 96, Tuesday played to the gallery, gently ribbing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur, who released his new novel, "Sunset Club"."I am ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wal-Mart & Target engage in a price war over toys


November 9th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart wants to ensure that it is not left out of the battle for a greater share in the amount parents will spend this holiday season. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Actor Ryan Kwanten has been chosen to play the lead in the Charles Manson biopic


October 28th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Kwanten has been selected to play the leading role in a Charles Manson biopic movie. The yet to be named movie will be directed by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco And Pharrell Williams Just ‘Dont Stop’


October 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kanye West seems keen to get into the good books of all those who were upset over his last year's antics. The rapper had announced that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fox Correspondent Adam Housley Gets Engaged To “Sister, Sister” Actress Tamera Mowry


July 28th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Tamera Mowry who is best known for her appearance in the sitcom "Sister, Sister" is engaged to Fox correspondent Adam Housley, according to reports. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Summer reading benefits students


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington July 22 (ANI): Encourage your children to read good books even during the summer break, and their reading skills will definitely improve, suggest researchers.University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members Richard Allington ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PCB offers no fresh contract to selector Salim Jaffer


July 12th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) national selector Salim Jaffer appears to have fallen out of favour with the board, as he has not been offered any fresh contract to continue ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vivek rushes to stay away from Salman


May 4th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vivek's weird and embarrassing encounters with Salman Khan have not been hidden from the public eye. Repeated attempts of apologizing and creating a friendly atmosphere with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twilight sends ‘Wuthering Heights’ sales soaring


April 10th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10(ANI): Emily Bronte's classic gothic novel 'Wuthering Heights' has witnessed its sales quadruple after the release of vampire film Twilight.The cult teenage film is itself based on a trilogy of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Critics continue to slam John Mayer for using ‘N word’ despite apology


February 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): John Mayer's apology for using the controversial "N word" in one of his interviews has done him little to get back into the good books of critics ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A cuppa every day for boss could ensure pay rise!


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Want a pay rise? Well, then just cosy up to your boss by making him/her a cuppa every day.According to a research by tea brand Clipper, around 53 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sikh organisations protest against Ashutosh Maharaj’s visit


December 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Dec 5 (ANI): The members of several Sikh outfits took to the streets here today, protesting against the arrival of a controversial religious leader Ashutosh Maharaj, who has not found ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak blames India of hampering its ‘war on terror’


November 28th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.28 (ANI): Pakistan has once again blamed India of harbouring terror inside the country through Afghanistan and hampering Islamabad's anti-terror efforts.In an interview to a television channel, Pakistan's Ambassador to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vir Das treated as pariah on the sets of Yash Raj!


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vir Das, India's answer to popular western stand-up comic Russell Peters, is finding himself isolated these days on the sets of Yash Raj.A source from the sets says, "The entire team ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I cried when my Teacher got married -Neha Marda


September 5th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neha Marda aka Gehna of Sphere Origins Balika Vadhu goes down the memory lane and fondly remembers her school days and her favorite teachers on Teachers' Day. I did my schooling from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government hindering Muthoot scion murder probe, says opposition


August 26th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The opposition parties in Kerala Wednesday claimed that the investigations into the murder of 32-year-old scion of the Muthoot business house Paul M. George were being hampered ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dark chocolate ‘cuts death risk in heart attack survivors’


August 15th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): A chocolate fix twice a week could be good for heart attacker sufferers, suggests a new study.The research, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz want son to be “citizen of the world”


August 6th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz plan to educate their child about different cultures and issues, making him "a citizen of the world."The rock star wants to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sallu Miya at the music launch of Shadow


July 30th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Salman Khan is one man who loves to be in the good books of everyone. Recently, he was invited to a music launch of the forthcoming film Shadow. The film is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

South Waziristan peace deal ineffective, says militant spokesman


July 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tank (Pakistan), July 14 (ANI): A militant leader in South Waziristan, who is said to be in the good books of the government, has said that the peace agreement in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“The Bachelorette” And Wes Hayden’s Girlfriend


June 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
Episode 7 of "The Bachelorette" on June 29, was an affair of many 'surprises'. Ed made a comeback on the show (and Jillian is not complaining). Jake paid Jillian a surprise ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US Open Golf Standings:Lucas Glover Goes On To Win


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
When the US Open Golf Tournament resumed its play for the final round on Monday, it had Ricky Barnes and Lucas Glover leading the standings. Usual suspects and bigger names like ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Truman Capote’s ‘tortured life’ revealed in upcoming memoir


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Truman Capote may have sourced at least 20 films and television dramas, but the writer himself led a tortured life, claims a forthcoming memoir.Edmund White recalled his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian student body in Australia concerned over ‘anti-Indian Indians’


June 6th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 6 (IANS) An organisation representing Indian students in Australia said Saturday it was "quite disturbed" over how some "anti-Indian Indians" here were holding the students responsible for the spate of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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