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Software turns grayscale images into realistic colours


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new software that can easily transform grayscale images into stunning yet realistic colours, utilising the vast amount of imagery available on ... Read more...

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Innovative Manmohan Desai introduced vanity vans: Big B


April 29th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Vanity vans are no more exclusive in Bollywood, says Amitabh Bachchan, revealing that they was first introduced by Mahmohan Desai. The megastar added that the ... Read more...

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‘Avatar 2′ not delayed as no release date fixed: Producer


March 26th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Oscar-winning producer Jon Landau has rejected rumours about delay of "Avatar 2", saying there is no question of delay as a date for its release was ... Read more...

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Mel C criticises Rihanna for bold videos


August 11th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Spice Girls singer Mel C has criticised singer Rihanna for being too bold in her videos and on stage while performing in front of ... Read more...

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China to launch mapping satellite


August 8th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China will launch its first mapping satellite later this year, Xinhua reported Monday.ZY 3 will be launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi ... Read more...

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Zayed had to scold me on the sets to calm me down: Dia Mirza


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) She swept floors and brought things from her home on the sets of her maiden production venture. Actress-turned-producer Dia Mirza got so involved in the ... Read more...

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Vivid ads can create false memories about products?


May 10th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) People who read vivid print ads for fictitious products actually come to believe they've tried those products, say researchers."Exposing consumers to imagery-evoking advertising increases the likelihood ... Read more...

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Lara Dutta underused as an actor: Vinay Pathak


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak, who has gained appreciable success with his offbeat films, is upset that his "Chalo Dilli" co-star Lara Dutta's potential has not been ... Read more...

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Could ’skinny’ diet Pepsi turn out to be a big fat faux pas?


February 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): The launch of a new 'skinny' diet Pepsi, which associates itself with 'beautiful and confident women', could turn out to be big fat faux pas."Diet Pepsi has ... Read more...

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Rihanna wanted racy video, says director


February 6th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Melina Matsoukas, director of singer Rihanna's racy "S&M" video, insists it was the singer's intention to provoke reaction with suggestive imagery."When I go out to make something, ... Read more...

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Director defends Rihanna’s racy S&M video


February 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Rihanna's S&M video director has defended the racy footage, insisting it was her aim to shock viewers.Melina Matsoukas isn't surprised the clip, which sees Rihanna tied up, ... Read more...

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Yves Saint Laurent perfume ‘drug simulation’ advert banned


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An advertisement for Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) perfume has been banned in UK for appearing to show a woman simulating drug use.The ad for Belle D'Opium features a ... Read more...

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Just the Red Bull logo ‘can give your performance wings’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has found the personality of a brand can influence a consumer to act in ways consistent with that personality when exposed to brand imagery, like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Salman appointed first brand ambassador of Mountain Dew


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) "Dabangg" Salman Khan will now send out a new message to his fans - ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai' - as the newly appointed brand ambassador of ... Read more...

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Jimmy Choo to create crystal shoes for anniversary


November 25th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a range of crystal shoes, entitled the Crystal Anniversary collection.The brand's signature jewelled shoes are to be ... Read more...

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Hi-tech robots search for ancient shipwrecks lying on ocean floor


November 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): It would now be possible to access ancient shipwrecks lying on the ocean floor, thanks to new robotic submersibles.These autonomous and remotely operated vehicles are capable of trawling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amitabh to move court against copyright infringement


November 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be irked by constant copyright infringements and the illegal use of his name for the promotion of products."I've called the ... Read more...

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Here’s how one can turn the worst of nightmares into sweet dreams


November 1st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 01 (ANI): Nightmares leave most of us waking up scared and dreading the thought of going back to sleep, but researchers have suggested that there is a way by which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Debenhams break new ground with window display campaign


September 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Debenhams has successfully become the first ever retailer on the UK high street to launch a nationally acclaimed window campaign that features a physically impaired model ... Read more...

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Wynncom sponsors ‘Straight Drive’ for cricket series


August 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Wynn Telecom, the new handset player in the market, is sponsoring the studio show "Straight Drive" for the ongoing triangular cricket series between India, Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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“The Human Centipede” Releasing On DVD And Blu-Ray


August 5th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Made in 2009, "The Human Centipede" is a different type of horror film that received a limited release in the USA this year. It has a ... Read more...

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Oz jeweller facing Facebook ban over nipple-flashing dolls


July 5th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5 (ANI): Facebook has reportedly taken action against a Sydney jeweller for posting stills of unclothed porcelain dolls with bare nipples to promote her works.Victoria Buckley, who runs an ... Read more...

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Banderas says his ‘Shrek’ spin-off will have Tarantino feel to it


May 19th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has revealed that his 'Shrek' spin-off 'Puss In Boots' will have a Quentin Tarantino feel to it.Banderas, 49, was at the Los Angeles premiere ... Read more...

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Man seeks ban on Tintin in Congo citing its racist content


April 28th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Tintin in Congo is once again facing the flak for its allegedly racist depiction of black people.Bienvenue Mbutu, a Congolese national living in Belgium, has asked the Belgian ... Read more...

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Coin Representing Julius Caesar’s Killer Goes On Display On Ides Of March


March 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A gold coin, which was supposedly worn by one of the assassins of Emperor Julius Caesar would be going on display at the British Museum ... Read more...

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Outrage over Brit nightclub’s 50pc off offer for “first 50 sluts”


January 6th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A Leeds nightclub has attracted a lot of criticism after it advertised a 50percent discount on entry to the first 50 "sluts".Pamphlets featuring nude women with a sex ... Read more...

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Kardashian sisters tape mouths for gay rights campaign


November 20th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and her sisters-Kourtney and Khloe-have taped up their mouths for a new gay rights initiative.The sisters each have lent their gagged faces to NOH8 - pronounced ... Read more...

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Race plays limited role in people’s ability to spot family resemblances


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that individuals use a variety of cues to identify their own kin, regardless the fact that the family belongs to the same race as themselves.During ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiologist turns real body parts scans into masterpieces!


August 24th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): In a unique form of art, a radiologist in Hong Kong presents scanned images of various parts of human body as pictures in galleries.Kai-hung Fung uses 3D computed ... Read more...

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Meet Obama the Joker “Socialism”!


August 4th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) A poster of US President Barack Obama as the Joker, flaunting a large caption stating “Socialism”, has been arresting the attention of the passersby, with nobody being traced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Soon, a ‘moving newspaper’ on flexible screen


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): World's first flexible electronic screen is set to be launched by a Cambridge-based company.Scientists at the University of Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory have come up with the roll up ... Read more...

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Stories told in the aftermath of national trauma reflect people’s psychological well-being


July 29th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new piece of research has shown that in the aftermath of national trauma, people's ability to make sense out of what happened has implications for their well-being, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Donkey from Shrek tops ‘Most Loved Movie Animals’ poll


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Donkey from Shrek has been named 'The Most Loved Movie Animal' in a new poll.Lovefilm, the UK's largest online DVD and games rental service, asked more than ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Atlantis damaged following lift-off


May 13th, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
A spokeswoman for the Johnson Space Center tells BNO News that debris came off the Space Shuttle Atlantis 104 seconds into flight.The spokeswoman said that NASA is investigating the damage but ... Read more...

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A mere touch of an object can make you buy it


April 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Want to avoid making unnecessary purchases? Well, then keep your hands off the object, for a new study has shown that merely touching an item increases the feelings ... Read more...

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