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Nawazuddin aims to be highest paid actor


August 30th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) After getting recognition and accolades for his work in films like "Kahaani" and "Gangs of Wasseypur", actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is thinking big and his latest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Handful of walnuts can boost love life


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) While having an apple a day is believed to be enough for keeping the doctor away, a US study has suggested a handful of walnuts a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Korean president apologizes for scandals


July 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Tuesday for a series of corruption scandals implicating his brother and former aides, an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal defers ban on gutka till October


July 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Less than a week after imposing a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco paan masala) and its variants in the state, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Walking Dead Season 3 trailer released


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the Season 3 trailer of Walking Dead was first premiered during The Walking Dead Panel at Comic-Con, only a handful of fans had the privilege ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bengal’s women sportspersons relieved at Pinki’s bail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal's leading women sportspersons, who had come together to protest the treatment meted out to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik by the authorities, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian attempts suicide after watching ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’


July 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old man leaped out of a third-floor window at a mall in Russia after watching the blockbuster "The Amazing Spider-Man", a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kshay’ - small film with a big message (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kshay"; Cast: Rasika Dugal, Alekh Sangal; Director: Karan Gour; Rating: *** 1/2Digital filmmaking has opened up a whole universe of opportunity for those with cinematic aspirations. Today, like photography being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British gays not interested in marriage law


June 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Homosexuals in Britain are indifferent to Prime Minister David Cameron's campaign for gay marriage, with just over a quarter - 27 percent - saying they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chidambaram denies bias against Myanmar refugees


May 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday denied any discrimination against Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar on the basis of religion and said they would ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Revolutionise India’s hospitality industry, Pitroda to Indian American hoteliers


May 4th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, May 4 (IANS) As Indian American hoteliers savor their ever growing clout here in the United States, they are now being asked to revolutionize the hospitality industry in India.Sam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thousands throng Akhilesh’s house at maiden ‘janata darshan’ (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Over 12,000 people from across Uttar Pradesh thronged Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's official residence here Wednesday at his maiden 'janata darshan', officials said.Akhilesh was flooded ... Read more...

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Akhilesh’s maiden ‘janata darshan’ is huge draw


April 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Over 12,000 people from all across Uttar Pradesh thronged Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's official residence here at his maiden 'janata darshan' Wednesday, officials said.Akhilesh was flooded ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 bn (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook is purchasing Instagram, the very popular photo sharing company, for $1 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the social networking giant's founder ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former FIFA president Havelange admitted to ICU


April 10th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 10 (IANS) Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has been admitted to an intensive care unit with heart and breathing problems.This comes three weeks after the 95-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector is seeking to expand its presence in China after gaining a strong foothold, providing components to nine of the country's 14 operating ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Revamped I-League has to be pan-Indian, says Bhutia


February 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia feels the new-look I-League on the lines of US Major League Soccer (MLS) should encompass the entire country and not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Modi attacks PM over apex court verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the Supreme Court verdict quashing 122 licences for mobile phone services and said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Clooney wants Olympics tickets


January 28th, 2012 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor George Clooney says he wants to attend this year's London Olympics.The "Descendants" actor is delighted the world's biggest sports event is coming to the British ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Corinthians eager to drop Adriano


January 19th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 19 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians wants to release former Brazilian striker Adriano for indiscipline.The news comes after the athlete decided to skip a team practice, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haryana bureaucrats have new turn-on — poetry, books!


January 17th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) They may be attending meetings and signing not-so-inviting government files every day, but their work has not stopped a handful of senior bureaucrats in Haryana from ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mugdha, Shriya prove actresses can work harmoniously


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Swimming, driving and gymming -- model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse did all that with co-star Shriya Saran while shooting for "Gali Gali Chor Hai" and dispelled the notion ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clooney’s next about stolen artwork


January 10th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's next will be a big screen adaptation of Robert M. Edse's book, which talks about a handful of experts experts who are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Once again, nursery admissions no child’s play for parents (With Images)


January 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) It's that time of the year when thousands of anxious parents stand in serpentine queues outside popular schools in Delhi, just to pick up a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Three Taliban killed in Afghanistan


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 29 (IANS) Three suspected Taliban were killed and four detained as Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops launched a series of security operations across the country, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amid health concerns, Hazare continues fast


December 28th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Amid growing concerns for his health, Anna Hazare entered the second day of his three-day fast here Wednesday, an aide said.The sprawling MMRDA Ground, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al Qaeda leaders leaving Pakistan, moving to Africa: Report


December 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) The Al Qaeda leadership, which has been weakened in Pakistan following the killing of many of its senior members -- including Osama bin Laden -- ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harris pulled himself out of contention for Boxing Day Test


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris admitted that he pulled himself out of contention for the Boxing Day Test against India, fearing that he would get injured ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Uninformed persons can bring about majority decision


December 19th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) History is witness to how a handful have succeeded in uniting whole societies behind them and directed their fate. Now, a research shows that uninformed individuals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

18 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


November 21st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 21 (IANS) Eighteen insurgents have been killed in Afghanistan's Nuristan province in a cleanup operation, an official said Monday."A joint cleanup operation was launched by Afghan Border Police, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Five Pakistani militants killed in Afghanistan


November 8th, 2011 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 8 (IANS) Five Pakistani militants have been killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar province by the Afghan National Police (ANP), the provincial government said.Another Afghan militant was also killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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