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Can’t thank our teachers enough: B-town on Teachers Day


September 5th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Teachers play an important role in shaping our personalities and Bollywood celebrities like Bipasha Basu, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anupam Kher admit it and thank their ... Read more...

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Indian couple jailed in British immigration scam


May 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An Indian couple has been jailed in Britain for involvement in an immigration scam and to assist people in their illegal overstay in the country, ... Read more...

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From translation screens to ACs, gurdwaras go hi-tech (Feature)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, May 2 (IANS) The afternoon heat outside bothers none. As the gathering of the devout listens to hymns in air-conditioned comfort, the English translation of the lyrics appears on ... Read more...

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Non-baptised Sikhs can vote in SGPC polls: Court


December 20th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Quashing an October 2003 central government notification, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday allowed voting rights to Sehajdhari or non-baptised Sikhs in elections to the ... Read more...

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Bhattarai recalls his wedding in Delhi!


October 20th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On his first official visit to India as prime minister of Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai Thursday became emotive as he recalled his marriage 30 years ago ... Read more...

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Gurdwara polls: Government drops curbs on voters


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) The withdrawal of a 2003 notification by the central government, which will allow Sehajdari Sikhs to cast votes in this month?s Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee ... Read more...

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Percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar dead


August 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) Master percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar died here Thursday morning, family sources said. He was 91.Kuzhur died at a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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Madonna axes board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Madonna has fired the board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity for allegedly wasting 2.4 million pounds on a project to build a school that never ... Read more...

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Arsenal becomes first Champions League side without a shot at goal


March 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10(ANI): Arsenal has become the first Champions League side to have no shots at goal during a game.That damning fact has emerged for Arsene Wenger's side following their 3-1 ... Read more...

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Soni promises new roadmap for Prasar Bharti


January 4th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) With the public broadcaster getting an interim CEO, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday called for "a fresh start" and announced that the government was ... Read more...

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Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns


December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar: Ali Sher Eliminated!


November 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar’ the singing talent show aired on Zee TV had a rocking episode yesterday. The show was called as ‘Qawali Special’ as all the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson Has Wizard Mentors In Real Life!


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Yes! Emma has her love gurus in Daniel and Grint who are pretty protective about her and lend her healthy tips on how to date and pick up the right guys.Emma ... Read more...

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Amritsar airport to be renamed as Guru Ram Dass Jee airport


November 4th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Union Cabinet Thursday approved the renaming of the Rajasansi International Airport in Amritsar as Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport.Guru Ram Dass, the ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves renaming of Rajasansi International Airport at Amritsar


November 4th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the renaming of the Rajasansi International Airport in Amritsar as the "Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar".The Airports Authority ... Read more...

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Mukta Arts announces three films to mark 32nd anniversary


October 25th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Mukta Arts Ltd, which has films like "Karz", "Ram Lakhan", "Karma", "Khalnayak", "Taal", "Pardes" and "Aitraaz" to its credit, announced three new big-budget movies for 2011 to mark ... Read more...

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When top bureaucrats from Kerala turned gurus


October 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Three of India's top bureaucrats, all from Kerala, turned gurus for 134 children as they led them into the world of letters here Sunday on the ... Read more...

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Why cavemen were better parents than us


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): The early man and woman were a lot more skilled at parenting than some of today's couples, a psychologist claims.Professor Darcia Narvaez at the University of Notre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Printing of Guru Granth Sahib allowed abroad


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Sep 22 (IANS) Sikhs living in Western countries will no longer have to wait for the supply of the Guru Granth Sahib, as the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) ... Read more...

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What’s in a name? Ask Musharraf and Pir Pagara!


September 21st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 21 (ANI): The formation of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the new faction emerging from the merger of PML-Q and PML-F, under the leadership of Pir Pagara, is likely ... Read more...

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FIFA experts praise England striker Wayne


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Despite being heavily criticised for his lethargic performances in South Africa, FIFA's technical study group has come out in praise of England striker Wayne Rooney describing him as ... Read more...

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Bobby Fischer To Be Exhumed Over $2M Estate Battle


June 18th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Bobby Fischer died in 2008, at the age of 64, he had no will which told what he wanted to happen to his two million dollar estate. ... Read more...

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Indian government’s efforts to safeguard yoga from fake patents


June 8th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 8 (ANI): To protect India's rich heritage of medicinal and medical philosophy and practice, a government body has started filming hundreds of yoga poses in an attempt to provide evidence ... Read more...

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Suparna Acharya a talented classical singer debut’s with Ramu’s Rakta Charitra


May 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Ram Gopal Varma is writing as well as directing a powerpacked film Rakta Chritra with Vivek Oberoi in the main lead. Ramu is known for his dark ... Read more...

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Rukmini Devi breached gender barriers through Bharatanatyam (IANS Book Review with Image)


April 6th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Book: Rukmini Devi - A Life; Author: Leela Samson; Publisher: Penguin-Viking; Price: Rs.500.In 1935 Rukmini Devi brought the ancient dance form Sadir, later known as Bharatanatyam, back to life on ... Read more...

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Indian Tantric tries killing sceptic live on TV, fails


March 20th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): A sceptic challenged an Indian tantric to kill him live on television, after the guru proclaimed that he could kill another man using only his mystical powers.Sanal Edamaruku, ... Read more...

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Hymns to nature at the Golden Temple


March 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), March 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs Sunday recited hymns devoted to the environment in the Golden Temple here to mark the coronation of their seventh guru Hai Rai. US-based Sikh Council ... Read more...

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Amitabh feels drawn towards Sikhism


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, whose mother was a Sikh, says he feels drawn towards the religion and wants to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar with ... Read more...

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Stephen Colbert wins the Best Comedy Album at the Grammy Awards 2010


February 1st, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stephen Tyrone Colbert won the Grammy award for the Best Comedy Album. While accepting the award, he said that since it is a Christmas ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift wins a Grammy Award 2010 for the Best Country Album


February 1st, 2010 - 8:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Swift, who had 8 nominations at the 2010 Grammy Awards, has won the Grammy Award for the Best Country Album. She accepted the ... Read more...

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IPS Display- Is It A Waste Of Money?


January 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 9.7 inch IPS Display screen that has been included in the new iPad tablet has aroused a wave of curiosity among the people who are ... Read more...

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The iPad Meets With Disappointment


January 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not very long ago, the apple iPad was revealed by Steve Jobs in San Francisco to the very disappointment of the general Apple fans. The Apple ... Read more...

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From Finland to Kerala: An elephantine affair


January 28th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thekkady (Kerala) Jan 28 (IANS) It was love at first sight for Laura Gafmine. A native of Finland, she has fallen so much in love with elephants that she is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Zia warns government against deal with India


January 1st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) Ahead of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India, opposition leader Khaleda Zia Friday warned of "a tough movement" against "any deal with India against the ... Read more...

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Making New year’s resolutions a near pointless exercise: Psychologists


December 28th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 28 (ANI): Thinking of starting all over again with the turn of the New Year? Don't bother because making resolutions is a near pointless exercise, psychologists have clarified.A university study ... Read more...

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