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Delhi Shutdown: Markets closed, but life largely unaffected (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The daylong countrywide bandh called to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in the national capital Thursday with most markets remaining shut, but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese work 16 hours a day to make Olympic toys


July 25th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Workers in sweatshops across China who are making toys of London Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are toiling for up to 16 hours a day in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ajay’s character in “Bol…” mix of ‘Singham’, ‘Golmaal’


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn, who plays a wrestler in his forthcoming film "Bol Bachchan", says his character is a combination of his roles in "Singham" and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pratyusha Banerjee too skinny to look vulgar!


June 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) In her small screen "biwi no.1" avatar as Anandi, actress Pratyusha Banerjee is seen in traditional ghaghra-choli. But for dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shutdown hits Himachal, chief minister walks to office (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh Thursday observed a statewide shutdown on the increase in petrol prices, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal walked his way to office to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Force India suffer hydraulic problem at Mugello test


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 3 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta could do only 14 laps on second day of the Formula One mid-season testing here as the VJM05 suffered ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mila Kunis gained 20 pounds in five days


May 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis reveals she lost 20 pounds in over five months to achieve the body of a typical dancer for "Black Swan", but it took ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Best district in rural jobs scheme - really?


April 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ganjam (Orissa), April 9 (IANS) The home district of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was twice awarded for best practices in the implementation of the rural jobs scheme. But a report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Katy Perry ‘really excited’ about space trip with Russell Brand


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 3 (ANI): Pop singer Katy Perry has revealed that she's 'really excited' about the prospect of heading into space along with hubby Russell Brand.The 'I Kissed a Girl' hitmaker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerry Katona admits 12-hour drinking session


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kerry Katona has admitted that she went out with her girlfriends on a 12-hour drinking session. She revealed that she hasn’t been out with her friends ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Device speeds up cleaning of n-contaminated sites


January 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers have built a device that will help speed up cleaning of radioactive contaminated sites. "This system will be able to provide accurate results in 15 minutes that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart spend 12 hrs on sex scene!


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 3 (ANI): 'Twilight' actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart reportedly spent 12 hours on shooting a sex scene for their forthcoming film 'Breaking Dawn'.According to Life & Style, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t want to bracket Pakistan with India visit: Obama


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has told Islamabad he doesn't want to bracket his visit to Pakistan with India because adding it would mean spending only half a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Horsemeat, Australia’s latest export to tickle aficionados’ palates!


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): While selling horsemeat in Australia can land one in trouble, the country has however been exporting more than 40,000 horses for consumption overseas.One restaurant was forced to cancel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shahid Flies A Tornado Aircraft At Airbase In Edinburgh


August 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In what is a first for Indian cinema, on Tuesday Shahid Kapoor flew a Tornado battle aircraft at the Royal Airforce airbase in Leuchars near Edinburgh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sick of queuing? Hire someone to do it for you


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 22 (DPA) Queuing is part of everyday life in Ukraine. There are often hundreds of people standing in lines at government offices in the former Soviet republic. But a young businessman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman rescued from a Leverett cave after spending 12 hours


July 21st, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leverett, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 25 year old woman spent half a day in a cave before being rescued by firefighters. The lady was rescued at 1 am on Tuesday morning.Firefighters ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Amity university official trainer for CWG volunteers


June 30th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 30 (IANS) Amity University has been selected as the official trainer for 30,000 volunteers and 2,000 workforce for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. More than 2,000 students from Amity have been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BP begins top-kill operation to curb oil leak


May 27th, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (DPA) BP Wednesday began a long-awaited operation intended to seal off its ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico, raising hope after five weeks of massive crude oil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man Attacks Six Girls With a Meat Cleaver in China


May 17th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Six young women were attacked in a busy Chinese market by a man wielding a meat cleaver, according to reports by CNN News and the Guangzhou Daily. Of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Placido Domingo’s ‘joy’ after cancer treatment


April 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has said that he is very happy to be signing again on stage after undergoing colon cancer surgery."The joy at returning to Milan is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clyde Drexler Makes An Appearance On “Celebrity Apprentice”


April 12th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clyde Drexler, the much acclaimed NBA basketball player made an appearance on American television on 11th April 2010 for the show "The Celebrity Apprentice". Season 9 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Sports |

Report nails workers surfing porn sites at work to relieve stress


March 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 26 (ANI): The report on a dozen employees and contractors at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission surfing porn sites at work has been revealed.Blog site Gawker.com obtained detailed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Melinda Gates visits Uttar Pradesh village


March 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) A tiny remote village of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday had a surprise guest -- none other than Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates. Melinda, who flew down from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US Band Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous commits suicide


March 8th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rocker Mark Linkous has committed suicide. He was the front man with the US Band Sparklehorse, and he was said to be a pioneer of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heroes Season 4 Finale


February 9th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the last show of Heroes season 4. I had never actually seen this show before I was given the assignment to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger Woods Injured In Car Accident


November 28th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods, the golfer was reportedly involved in a car crash in front of his house, resulting in his being hurt and his hospitalization early Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Different types of booze impact desire for food differently


August 25th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 25 (ANI): The type of alcoholic drink you consume may have an impact on your desire for food, suggests an Australian study.Dr. Anna Kokavec, a research psychologist at La Trobe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Killer whales like to party in ’social clubs’!


August 13th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that killer whales create and visit social clubs just like human beings.Up to 100 fish-eating killer whales come together in the Avacha Gulf, off the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Agyaat’ based on spooky experiences during ‘Jungle’ shoot: Varma


July 17th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma says his forthcoming film "Agyaat" is based on real life eerie incidents that his unit members experienced while shooting his 2000 movie "Jungle". "Agyaat", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, a food supplement that will fill you up for half a day


June 4th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): If you've given up on your desire to fit into a size 6 dress, then here's something that will bring back the spark in you: a food supplement ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Retirement a catalyst to Hayden’s IPL success


May 14th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, May 14 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings opener Matthew Hayden has said retirement from international cricket has acted as the catalyst for his golden run in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL). The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mugdha steps out of ‘Jail’ to vote


April 25th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Now Mugdha Godse is one celebrity who has taken her rights and duties as a citizen very seriouslyMugdha, who hails from Pune is currently shooting for Madhur Bhandarkar's "Jail' in Karjat. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lily Allen was a secret Atomic Kitten


April 14th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Lily Allen was once the secret voice of Atomic Kitten, it has emerged.When Atomic Kitten members Jenny Frost, Liz Mclarnon And Natasha Hamilton were big names, they landed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

People with chronic diseases more disinclined to work


February 17th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Chronic diseases like depression, arthritis and asthma are likely to keep more people from work or out of the workforce, according to a report.The report released by Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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