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Dad’s goodwill gave me a head start: Mammootty’s son


February 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) "Second Show", the debut film of Mammootty's son Dulquar Salman, has hit the theatres and the newcomer says his father's goodwill has given him a head ... Read more...

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Sauce tempts kids into eating more greens


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) You always knew that dressing up greens was the way to get finicky kids to eat healthy. Now a study quantifies just how much it helps. ... Read more...

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Pregnant Mariah Carey poses nude for Life & Style cover


April 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mariah Carey has posed naked for the Life And Style Magazine. The singer called the pose “once-in-a-lifetime” experience.Carey is at a very advanced stage in her ... Read more...

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Fox may have been primitive man’s best friend


January 28th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Dogs have long been known as man's best friend. But according to a new research, primitive man seemingly preferred the company of foxes rather than dogs.Researchers have uncovered ... Read more...

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Female birds can retard fertility loss with right mates


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) In birds like in humans, female fertility declines with age. Some female birds can slow their declining fertility by choosing the right mates.Female birds become progressively less fertile ... Read more...

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Biological clock ticks slower for female birds that pick right mates


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study claims that choosing the right mates can slow down the ticking of biological clocks in some females birds.Josh Auld of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center ... Read more...

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Mother’s diet affects kid’s eating habits


December 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) A mother's dietary habits have a vital bearing on whether her child consumes enough fruits and vegetables, according to a research. Professor Mildred Horodynski of College of Nursing, ... Read more...

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Mums’ diets have biggest influence on kids’ eating habits


December 15th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): New research reveals that a mother's own eating habits - and whether she views her child as a 'picky eater' - has a huge impact on whether her ... Read more...

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Women spend 300 hours preparing for Christmas: UK study


November 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A UK study has suggested that women spend an average of 300 hours, or 38 working days, preparing for Christmas.They spend more than a third of the time ... Read more...

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Chinese mine project threatens to destroy major 7th Century Afghan Buddhist site


November 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 16 (ANI): Archaeologists in Afghanistan have warned that they are racing against time to rescue a major 7th Century religious site unearthed along the famous Silk Road from a ... Read more...

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Ashes series: Ferguson, George will have a head start


October 25th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 25 (ANI): Callum Ferguson and Peter George will have a two-match start over the rest of players when it comes to selecting the players for the forthcoming Ashes series against ... Read more...

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Name your son Michael, David or John to give him a head start in the world


October 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Want to give your son the best chance of success in life? Well, be careful while picking his name.A survey has revealed that parents should stick ... Read more...

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BG5 On ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’


September 27th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The September 26 episode of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' showcased on of the hottest upcoming female bands of recent times -BG5, which stands for 5 ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s friend buys a ‘baby book’ for her


September 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculation has been rife for the past couple of weeks about music superstar Mariah Carey expecting a baby with husband Nick Cannon. Since there hasn’t been any official ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s friend buys her baby book


September 17th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): It seems Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon are expecting a baby, as their pal has purchased a baby book for Carey.One of the singer's very good friends ... Read more...

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Police Still On Trail Of Kyron Horman


June 6th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Multnomah, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police still have not been able to find out anything about the whereabouts of the young, seven year old boy who had disappeared last ... Read more...

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London academic, footie author develop formula that predicts World Cup winner


June 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): A professor of economic at the City University in London has developed a formula that predicts who will win this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa.According to ... Read more...

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Has Bollywood Finally Entered The Sci -Fi Age of Hollywood?


May 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood films are evolving now as we can see special effects, robots, Superheroes and aliens being used as the theme of many films. But is that ... Read more...

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CMC to offer Toonz courses in animation, multimedia


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Toonz Academy, the training arm of city-based animation company, Toonz Animation India, Tuesday entered into a strategic alliance with CMC Limited, the education consulting division of Tata ... Read more...

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India, Australia are Sobers favourites to lift Twenty20 World Cup title


April 21st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados (West Indies), Apr.21 (ANI): Former West Indies star Gary Sobers has said that India and Australia are his favourites for wresting this year's Twenty20 World Cup title, but adds that ... Read more...

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Pictures Of Possible Human Remains Spark Interest In Natalee Holloway Case


March 21st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aruba, Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Aruban police have declared that they would be leading a search into the remains of the human body that is being believed to be ... Read more...

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Stay away from grocery store aisles to keep weight gain at bay


February 24th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, February 24 (ANI): Batting an eyelid and pushing the cart past the aisles at the local grocery store can help keep you from piling on unwanted pounds, according ... Read more...

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The beginning of truck wars? (AutoExpo 2010 diary)


January 5th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The biennial Auto Expo 2010 that opened here Tuesday could well signal the beginning of "truck wars" in a segment that was hitherto dominated by Tata Motors ... Read more...

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Nasty parasite behind Downey Jr.’s svelte shape in Sherlock Holmes


December 5th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 05 (ANI): Robert Downey Jr. has revealed that his new lean look in 'Sherlock Holmes' is the result of an illness he suffered while in Japan.The actor decided to sustain ... Read more...

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Kangana Ranaut lends support to TV show on women


December 4th, 2009 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bollwyood actress Kangana Ranaut has stressed on the need to fight against disrespect towards women by lending support to a television serial that portrays an ordinary girl's ... Read more...

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Google to buy AdMob for $750 mn


November 10th, 2009 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 10 (DPA) Google is to pay $750 million to buy AdMob, a provider of advertising on mobile phones, the internet search leader announced Monday. The deal is the third largest ... Read more...

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Nineteen Pretty Women Fight It Out “For The Love Of Ray J 2″


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray J is back in VH1 to be pampered and wooed by a bevy of beautiful women. The second season of his popular reality show aired ... Read more...

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Highest mountains lie near the equator as warmer climates enhance their growth


August 13th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): A team of scientists has used satellite images to determine that the highest mountains are located near the equator because warmer climates enhance mountain growth.Three things control how ... Read more...

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BPO aspirant? Try six months @ IGNOU


June 11th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If you are dreaming of a well-paying job in India's big BPO industry, here's something to give you a head start. IGNOU, a popular distance learning university, ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s leadership makes India T20 favourites: Ganguly


June 4th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The outstanding leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni makes India the favourites for retaining the Twenty20 World Cup title, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly said here Wednesday. Ganguly said though ... Read more...

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Offspring of promiscuous tit birds gets a head start to remain stronger


May 13th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Female tit birds are known for mating with rival males before their social partner, for giving genetic advantage to their chicks. But, a new study has questioned this ... Read more...

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Obama stumbles over Spanish holiday greeting


May 5th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama, it seems, still needs to work on improving his Spanish, as he used the wrong word at the opening of the Cinco de ... Read more...

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Why female birds seek extra mates


May 1st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): A new study has added fuel to the debate about why female birds seek extra mates.According to the study, when female birds mate with males other than their ... Read more...

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Playful kids likely to maintain active lifestyle


March 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 10 (IANS) Children who are given plenty of opportunities to play at home are more likely to maintain an active lifestyle as grown-ups, according to new research. The finding comes from ... Read more...

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Meet the 72-year-old ex-sprinter who chased a teenage handbag thief


February 13th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A teenage girl thief was taken by surprise when her victim, a 72-year-old ex-sprinter, chased her after she ran off with her bag.When Jean Hirst, a former ... Read more...

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