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Te Aroha - for hilly holiday with colonial feel (Feature, With Images)


May 10th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mukteshwar (Uttarakhand), May 10 (IANS) Looking for a colonial style holiday spot in the mountains? Nestled in Dhanachuli village, a few kilometres from this popular destination, is the Te Aroha ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chabad House closed for non-Israelis


February 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after a terror attack on an Israeli embassy car here, security was Tuesday beefed up at Chabad House in Paharganj, which is a ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan rivalry gets new battleground - reality TV


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The fervour and frenzy of an India-Pakistan contest has gone beyond the realms of cricket and entered the reality television pitch, with shows like "Foodistan" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gayle signs two-year contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore


January 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) West Indies' explosive batsman Chris Gayle, who was replacement player last season, was Friday signed up by Bangalore Royal Challengers for two seasons in the Indian ... Read more...

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Injured Cilic drops out of Chennai Open


December 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) Two-time Aircel Chennai Open singles champion Marin Cilic of Croatia has been ruled out of the 2012 edition of India's only ATP World Tour event due ... Read more...

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A proud Afghan, but Vida Samadzai loves India


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) In India since the past five years, model Vida Samadzai feels at home away from home. As the controversial Afghan beauty, who caused a stir ... Read more...

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We can win tournament: Somerset captain


September 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IAN) Somerset still consider themselves underdogs in the Champions League Twenty20 but believe they can win the tournament.Despite the five wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at ... Read more...

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Now Star Plus shows same day, same time across globe


July 8th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Whether you're in New Delhi or New York - viewers in more than 65 countries can now watch all Hindi shows of general entertainment channel Star ... Read more...

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Dhaka, home away from home for Pakistan (World Cup Diary)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) It is difficult to imagine whether Pakistan are playing at home or overseas. Pakistan flags fluttered in the galleries in large numbers and the fall of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Some ideas for decorating office cubicles


February 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While at work, the office to most people is their home away from home. As such many people go the extra mile to ensure ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share common roots, culture: Pakistani designer


January 7th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Her maternal grandmother is a direct descendant of Tipu Sultan and grandfather was a businessman in Bangalore. Well-known Pakistani designer Shamaeel Ansari, who calls Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brad Pitt Ready For Cogan’s Trade


December 31st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which will start shooting in March 2011. The story of the movie is based on George V. Higgins’s novel, which is about Jackie Cogan.The sources indicate that the entire film ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt has dragged Pak cricket further down: Richard Pybus


November 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket coach Richard Pybus has slammed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt for dragging the nation 'down further' instead of 'acting swiftly' to protect its ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher to launch acting studio in New York


October 26th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian actor Anupam Kher is launching his acting school, Actor Prepares, in New York in a venture that will especially provide a platform to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Athletes floored by hospitality, want to explore India


October 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) As they prepare to return home after two exciting weeks, athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games say they are overwhelmed by their India experience.Many ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Canadian wrestlers find support in Indian crowd


October 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) It was like home away from home for Pakistani and Canadian wrestlers, who not only won gold in their wrestling bouts in the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Swiss national makes India a home away from home for his elephant love


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghJaipur, Oct. 2 (ANI): A Swiss national, who arrived in India for the first time two years ago as a tourist, fell in love with elephants. Today, he has ... Read more...

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India is just like Pakistan, say reality show contestants


September 19th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Be it the food, the streets, the people or the music, Pakistani children who are contestants on Indian reality shows hardly feel any difference ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blush -The 3rd lead in Anjaana Anjaani


September 18th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sajid Nadiadwala's Anjaana Anjaani –the highly anticipated romantic entertainer directed by Siddharth Anand brings together Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor on the silver screen for the ... Read more...

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Away from tyranny, Afghan women dream of freedom (Feature) (With Images)


August 29th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The small classroom is abuzz with conversations in Persian. But it ends as soon as a young woman in salwar-kameez enters and starts teaching ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lufthansa offers students a `Touch of Home’ in the air


June 7th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI-Business Wire India): German carrier Lufthansa is offering an 'Indianised' flight experience geared to give its passengers a touch of home away from home - be it on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manisha Koirala To Tie Knot With Nepali Businessman


May 26th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nepali born Indian actress Manisha Koirala is all set to tie the knot with a Nepali businessman Samrat Dahal.The pretty actress, who once upon a time, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

This India-Pakistan rivalry is not about cricket!


April 5th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) C'mon Pakistan, C'mon! The hoarse cry in chorus draws attention to the rugby turf as the team from across the border charges on to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taliban lose their `Hilton’ after border battle


March 4th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Sajjad Malik Damadola (Pakistan), March 4 (DPA) Taliban guerrillas tired from weeks of fighting NATO forces in Afghanistan were once happy to check into a complex known as their "Hilton" for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Left India for comforts, facilities to work: Husain


March 4th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Eminent painter Maqbool Fida Husain, who has accepted Qatari citizenship, says he left India because he needed "all comforts, facilities" and did not want "any disturbance" ... Read more...

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I hope good scripts find me now: Sharman Joshi


December 28th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It is after a long gap Sharman Joshi is back in Bollywood with not one but three back to back films. The talented actor is looking forward to doing great work ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar carries Olympic flame in Toronto


December 18th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Dec.18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday participated in the Olympic Torch Relay and carried the Olympic flame here.Akshay is an international torchbearer with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sussex Sharks will be at home in India


October 6th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Sussex Sharks will not have to worry about lack of supporters in India. The England county team has flown in some 60 odd fans to cheer the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Home away from home: Lakshmi Puja in an American city


October 4th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) The full moon day after Dussehra, when Bengalis worship goddess of wealth Lakshmi in most homes, brings a whiff of nostalgia to those settled abroad. Bengalis in ... Read more...

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Australia have proved their quality in Cardiff Test: Ponting


July 13th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Ricky Ponting was quick to indulge in mind games ahead of Thursday's second cricket Test at Lord's, saying England faced more "soul searching" than his own team, despite ... Read more...

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IPL - cricket without boundaries - leaves indelible mark on South Africans (With Images)


May 25th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) The opening was dull and even tentative, but after 37 days of high drama and intense competition, the Indian Premier League (IPL) turned out to ... Read more...

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England keen to become ‘home away from home’ for Pak cricket


May 17th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): England is keen to become a 'home away from home' for Pakistan cricket, as several foreign teams have refused to tour the South-Asian country due to the precarious ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britney moving to New Jersey for ‘Circus’ tour


March 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Britney Spears is all set to move her baggage to New Jersey for the east coast leg of her 'Circus' tour.Life and Style magazine has reported ... Read more...

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Ponzi schemer Madoff being treated like a `lab ratin prison


March 19th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.19 (ANI): Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff is being treated like a `lab rat in the super-max wing of the Manhattan federal lockup. The unit is said to be so tough ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole to buy PS5m hideaway pad


July 11th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): The newest judge on reality X Factor Cheryl Cole is planning to buy a 5million pounds worth Spanish villa as a hideout during the shows breaks.The Girls ... Read more...

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