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Good samaritan in China tracked down through internet


August 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) A good samaritan who helped a man who suffered an epileptic attack even when onlookers told him not to do so has been tracked down ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese internet users identify role models


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Ten ordinary Chinese have been recognized as national role models, based on the results of a quarterly online poll. The 10 were chosen for their actions ... Read more...

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Chinese college launches morality bank


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Students of a Chinese college can now open their accounts at a "morality bank" and earn virtual "coins" for doing good work. The initiative aims to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, turnout over 80 percent (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa seems to have opted against a Saturday siesta with 82.8 percent of its 10.26 lakh voters exercising their franchise to pick a 40-member assembly, ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, as high as 80 percent (Evening Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa appears to have opted against a Saturday siesta as nearly eight lakh people voted to pick a 40-member assembly, with all political players claiming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Whitney Houston’s body flown to New Jersey on Tyler Perry’s private jet


February 14th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say Whitney Houston’s body was flown on Tyler Perry’s private jet to New Jersey. Tyler is currently in Los Angeles where he is promoting his upcoming ... Read more...

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Jennifer Garner uses fame for charity


February 8th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner says she uses her fame to do as much charity work as possible and make a positive difference in the world.The 39-year-old, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Be good, do good to live long life


September 9th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Our good deeds can help us live longer, but for that to happen our acts should be driven by a sense of helping others than doing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

True Blood Season 4 trailer released


May 14th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All True Blood fans out there can heave a sigh of relief because the 4th season of the show is going to start soon. And the ... Read more...

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Ahead of elections, politicians get a unique platform


March 8th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As India prepares for elections in five states, a New Delhi-based NGO has come up with a magic formula politicians have been looking for: a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Good deeds won’t help you evade blame


February 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Great performance or good behaviour may bring respect and admiration, but they won't help us evade blame when we trip, says a new study. Participants in the study ... Read more...

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Escape blame by being a victim, not a hero: Study


February 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): To escape blame, one needs to be a victim and not a hero, according to a new study.Researchers at the University of Maryland and Harvard University have found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British-Pak Christians, Sikh council honour slain Pak Punjab Governor


January 16th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16(ANI): The British-Pakistani Christian Association presented the Pakistan High Commission with a wreath in memory of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, as 'a show of representation of the love the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhopal to host largest Muslim gathering after Haj


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) A tented township is coming up near here for one of the world's largest Muslim gatherings, the 63rd Aalmi Tablighi Ijtema, with speical arrangements for the ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Asks For Rs 50 Lakh For ‘Koffee With Karan’


December 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
For instance, he once gave away a bundle of notes to his local vendor. He asked his men to buy a few bicycles and give them to the street kids who ... Read more...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt: The SVU Inspiration soon in Law and Order


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Oct 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jennifer Love Hewitt, the star is soon to appear in the much popular telly show Law and Order, as a victim, named ... Read more...

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Performing good deeds can be highly rewarding


September 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Performing good deeds for others can make you feel more upbeat and self-confident and can actually improve your health. These findings suggest there is truth in the old adage ... Read more...

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Doing good deeds ‘can actually improve your health’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): A new study has found that people who carry out charity work and other good deeds, such as helping with a neighbour's gardening, experience less anger and stress ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boman Irani to endorse NGO for the disabled


August 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Versatile actor Boman Irani, who has been named the brand ambassador of NGO Ahead which works for the welfare of physically challenged people, will raise funds through ... Read more...

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Boman Irani becomes the Brand Ambassador of the NGO ‘AHEAD’


August 7th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The versatile actor Boman Irani has a new mission in hand. The entrepreneur turned actor will now become the face of the NGO 'AHEAD' which believes in ... Read more...

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Sisters seem to shield siblings from blues, loneliness


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The presence of a sister - even younger - seems to shield 10 to 14-year-olds from depression and loneliness. A sister protected adolescents from feeling lonely, unloved, guilty, self-conscious ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Having a sister makes you less likely to feel down in the dumps


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Having a sister makes 10- to 14-year-olds a bit less likely to suffer depression - that's one of several intriguing findings from a new study.Brigham Young University professor ... Read more...

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Shubhangi Atre On Devotional Spree


July 19th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shubhangi Atre a.k.a Preeti of "Do Hanso Ka Joda' these days is wishing for something which will give her spiritual and mental relaxation. The girl is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CNN’s Senior Editor Octavia Nasr Fired For Twitter Comments


July 8th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The senior editor of Middle East affairs at CNN, Octavia Nasr was removed from her job yesterday after she published an statement on the reputed social ... Read more...

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Exhibition in China is all about corruption


July 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) A city in China has come up with a unique exhibition, which it hopes will lead to a decrease in corruption in government offices. Chongqing city has put up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet Auckland’s own ‘Mother Teresa’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 15 (ANI): A woman has become the "Mother Teresa" of Auckland with her tireless efforts to help the poor.Claire Adams-Adamiak, 71, may be twice the age of many of the ... Read more...

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Mini-Madoff Ponzi Schemer Marc Dreier On 20 Minutes


June 7th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Marc Dreier’s Ponzi scheme of $400 million was blown out off the front pages by Bernie Madoff, just a few days after he was arrested. Tonight it will be clear ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Entertainment |

Karan credits Nisha for ’social’ effect


May 17th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Good deeds are a result of good intent and not your resources. Karan Mehra's efforts are certainly bearing fruits.In January 2010, Mehra and his fiancé Nisha ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akshaya Tritiya observed by holy dip at Allahabad


May 16th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, May 16 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees took a holy dip at the Sangam, confluence of the holy rivers, Ganges and Yamuna, here on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.Akshaya Tritiya, is the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

65 years on, Germans find new respect for Russia


May 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Jeff Black Berlin, May 9 (DPA) In the last days of April 1945, Vladimir Zhilkin was a young officer fighting his way through the terrified suburbs of Berlin, as the Soviet military ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Movie Review: Sura


May 1st, 2010 - 4:32 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
Sura – Not impressive as the title Production: Sun Pictures, Sangali Murugan Direction: S.P. Rajkumar Star-casts: Vijay, Thamannah, Vadivelu, Dev Gill and many others Music: Mani SharmaThere needn’t be any guesses when it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Act naughty or nice for more willpower, endurance


April 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Moral actions may increase our capacity for willpower and physical endurance, says a new study. Participants who did good deeds -- or even just imagined themselves helping others -- ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Manav turns to social work


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sushant Singh Rajput aka Manav of the much-admired "Pavitra Rishta' is, nowadays, turning his focus towards some social work by taking out precious time from his ... Read more...

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Good deeds inspire others to act


February 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Seeing someone perform a virtuous deed not only makes us feel good, but also inspires us to act in a similar manner, says a new study. Psychological ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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