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Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood struggling to kick the butt


August 31st, 2012 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Ronnie Wood is struggling to quit smoking.The Rolling Stones guitarist, who has battled with drink and drug addiction in the past, had promised girlfriend Sally ... Read more...

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Horan’s drinking worries father


August 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Niall Horan's father is reportedly worried about his son's drinking habit.Niall, 18, cannot take care of himself after the booze and his father Bobby Horan ... Read more...

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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Stewart wants to avoid break-up-related queries


August 19th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is not comfortable talking about her much-talked about fling with director Rupert Sanders.Stewart had an affair with her "Snow White And The ... Read more...

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Britain offers help to Brazil for World Cup, Olympics


August 17th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain has offered to help Brazil prepare for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.In a letter issued Thursday, the British consulate in ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thief’s diary writing habit costs him


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A Chinese thief's habit of writing a diary cost him badly when police seized his notebook in which he had recorded details of all 88 motorbikes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chanderpaul anxious to score


August 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 1 (IANS/CMC) Veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says he is anxious to improve his game when the West Indies face New Zealand in the second and final cricket Test ... Read more...

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British mother jailed after son drowns in bathtub


July 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A drunk mother, who left her two young children alone in a bath full of water and remained engrossed in talking with neighbours while one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three Tamil Nadu teachers suspended for beating student


July 21st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu have been suspended for beating up a Class 9 student, the school's headmaster said Saturday. He, however, ... Read more...

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Now Rani does lavani item song in ‘Aiyya’


July 16th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After Katrina Kaif and Vidya Balan, it's Rani Mukerji's turn to do a lavani item number. She has done it in "Aiyya" and the song ... Read more...

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Chain-snatching gang apprehended in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A gang of three chain-snatchers were caught from south Delhi's Vasant Vihar Sunday, police said."Kinshu Arora, the kingpin of his gang, and his friends Dinesh ... Read more...

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Children’s performance linked to sound sleep


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Parents expecting a good performance from their children at school can help their kids do so by first ensuring they get a sound sleep.A study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mark Wahlberg misses marijuana days


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Movie star Mark Wahlberg has begun to miss his pot-smoking days while doing comedy film "Ted"."I never missed it at all until Ted, who is ... Read more...

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A jab now to help quit smoking


June 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A "genetic vaccine" will halt nicotine cravings and could even be used to stop children starting the habit, say experts.Just one jab could provide life-long protection ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking fathers pass on damaged genes to kids


June 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) British researchers have found the men quite fond of smoking actually go on to pass damaged DNA to their children as fathers while raising risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Handwriting dying a slow death


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The art of handwriting seems to be dying a slow but sure death, thanks to our overwhelming reliance on computers and mobile phones for sending messages. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daily soaps have become a habit: Deven Bhojani


June 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After spending over 25 years in the industry, popular actor Deven Bhojani says over the years, daily soaps have become a habit.Talking about the changes, ... Read more...

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Congress hails Kalam’s decision, seeks Mamata’s support


June 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Terming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's decision not to contest the presidential election as "appropriate", the Congress Monday again sought support of West Bengal ... Read more...

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Darsheel woos Madhuri, Priyanka (TV Snippets) (With image)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Darsheel Safary is already learning the nuances of wooing Bollywood ladies. Recently, the "Taare Zameen Par" child star serenaded Priyanka Chopra and Madhuri Dixit on ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus’ refuses to travel without her trainer


June 10th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus spends $200 per hour on her trainer to ensure he travels with her everywhere.The 19-year-old singer wants her trainer to be ... Read more...

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Mother arrested after she drives off with baby on car roof


June 5th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mother strapped her 1 month old son to a child car seat and kept that car seat on the roof of the car and then drove ... Read more...

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No grace in dance today: Saroj Khan


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) When most of filmdom is raving about positive changes in Indian cinema, choreographer Saroj Khan begs to differ and rues that the quality of dance has ... Read more...

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West Indies A hope to dominate Indians


May 30th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), May 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A team manager Colin Borde says his charges will be looking to dominate the touring India A side in the upcoming "Test" and limited ... Read more...

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Court discharges two accused in organised crime case (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Discharging two people, a Delhi court Tuesday said the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) could not be invoked against an accused just ... Read more...

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Drunk father stabs son to death


May 24th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident late Wednesday, a 40-year-old man knifed his 20-year-old son for asking him not to be abusive.Police said the incident took place at ... Read more...

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Parker preserve bags for daughters


May 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is taking extra care of her Fendi Baguettes for her two-year-old twin daughters, Tabitha and Marion.The actress has two original iconic ... Read more...

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Indian books on spirituality a big draw (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are impressed, National Book Trust (NBT) director M.A. Sikander said Saturday."Books ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan to promote sanitation campaign


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vidya Balan Thursday became the brand ambassador of the rural development ministry to spread awareness about sanitation and cleanliness in the country.Balan said ... Read more...

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Alba’s daughter snatches things


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Jessica Alba's three-year-old daughter Honor loves to snatch things, and the actress says her habit is becoming a bit of a problem."She basically goes around ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dating co-stars is natural: Rachel Bilson


April 30th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Rachel Bilson, known for her role in "Waiting For Forever", feels it's natural for actors to date their co-stars. She too met her boyfriend of ... Read more...

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Russia to ban smoking indoors


April 21st, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is due to ban smoking in all enclosed spaces in an effort to stamp out the habit that kills up to 500,000 people every ... Read more...

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Aamir never detained abroad, but Irrfan has been stopped


April 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Irrfan Khan, who shares a surname with Shah Rukh, has also been stopped at airports abroad for sudden checks, while Aamir Khan says he has ... Read more...

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