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Pakistani fans remember `babumoshai’ Rajesh Khanna


July 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Fans in Pakistan paid rich tributes to Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna, who died in Mumbai Wednesday, with some recalling "Arrey oh baabu mushoy..."Pakistan's leading daily Dawn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I’m translating Mahabharata for young English-speaking readers: Bibek Debroy


July 1st, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Well-known economist Bibek Debroy is addressing a growing need among youngsters bred on English as their staple tongue: He is translating the Indian epic Mahabharata ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ukraine ‘horror stories’ deterred fans, says Hodgson


June 20th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England's support at Euro 2012 has suffered because of "horror stories" in the media discouraging fans from travelling to Poland and Ukraine, coach Roy Hodgson ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Both brain halves vital for problem solving


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 2 (IANS) Whenever we are engaged in a task, one half of our brain is more active than the other -- but some problems require both halves to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India should develop their own style: AIFF technical director


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Robert Baan, the newly-appointed technical director of the All-India Football Federation (AIFF), said Wednesday that India should develop their own style instead of following his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Biometric attendance for Haryana teachers


September 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Government school teachers in Haryana will now have their attendance marked on biometric machines, an official said here Wednesday."Attendance of teachers in Haryana will soon be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government committed to talks with Team Anna: Khurshid


August 25th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government was committed to talks with Team Anna but could do little if the civil society activists were not willing, Law Minister Salman Khurshid ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

International photography competition on India launched


August 16th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) An international photography competition has been launched to capture perspectives of an emerging India and create an easily available resource that will be available online.The Takshashila ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Did not look the other way on 2G allocation, says PMO


July 31st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Sunday strongly rebutted allegations in a leading publication that Manmohan Singh had "looked the other way" despite knowing of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Germany revises adverse travel advisory for Kashmir


July 26th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Germany has revised its adverse advisdory on travel to Kashmir following the recent visit of its ambassador to the valley.The German embassy in New Delhi, in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Three held with drugs worth Rs.40 crore


July 10th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) Three people were arrested in Punjab's Jalandhar district with heroin worth Rs.40 crore smuggled from Pakistan, police said Sunday."On a tip off, we laid a trap ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Reports of Tata’s comments on Mukesh Ambani incorrect: Tatas


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Rubbishing media reports on Tata group chief Ratan Tata's comments on the 27-storey residence of Reliance Industries Limited's chairman Mukesh Ambani, a statement issued by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Learning and memory depends upon the way one looks at ‘intelligence’.


April 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): "If it was easy to learn, it will be easy to remember," too simple to be true?A new research has suggested that there is a subjective angle ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amitabh Bachchan’s handprint to be placed in Krakow


April 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's handprint will be placed alongside those of entertainers like late King of Pop Michael Jackson in the Polish city of Krakow."And yes, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Senior BJP leader Heptulla launches her collection of poems


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.22 (ANI): Nijma Heptulla, Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, released her collection of poems in Delhi on Monday.BJP leader, Lal Krishna Advani released her book 'Impressions' in the presence ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malay Indians express outrage over sale of slippers bearing Hindu deity impressions


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (ANI): A number of Indian religious organisations in Malaysia have expressed outrage over the sale of slippers bearing impressions of a Hindu deity.The Star quoted the Malaysia Hindu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook’s Amber Alerts to help locate missing children


January 13th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Facebook is teaming up with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to launch a new system called Amber alerts to issue bulletins about child abductions.Each ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pamela gorges on paranthas, cleans ‘Bigg Boss’ house


November 17th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson joined the "Bigg Boss" house just a day ago and she is already savouring Indian food and lending a hand in cleaning ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

67 percent Americans doubt Palin’s presidential qualifications, finds poll


October 31st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31(ANI): A new poll has found that most voters in the United States continue to hold negative views of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, and doubt that she has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why we have trouble estimating calorie counts


September 21st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has shown that when it comes to estimating calorie counts, we aren't really on the ball - may be because of the order in which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vermont Company’s Jesus Toaster Makes Headlines


September 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unique development that has made headlines a small company based in Vermont has come up with a toaster that is like no other device ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Linkin Park Logs In First Debut Number One


August 10th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Linkin Park, the multi platinum selling US band, has posted that no other band apart LP had a no.1 debut on the charts that have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Keeping body in shape constantly is impossible: Ashton Kutcher


July 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher has admitted that keeping body in shape constantly is impossible."They say actors in magazines and movies create false body impressions for people. It's false for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SocialTwist strengthens position in online advertising market


July 7th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) SocialTwist, which develops tools that turn social media into social marketing, Wednesday announced that its Tell-a-Friend suite of products support 70,000 brands and has crossed three billion impressions. Vijay ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu asked about detention of 113 people


June 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the illegal detention of 113 people during a drive to remove ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I feel exonerated: Amitabh Bachchan


June 12th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) "One breathes freely again", said megastar Amitabh Bachchan after a petition seeking a criminal case against him for not honouring his commitment to build a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ishqiya’ to be screened at Munich film fest


June 11th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Critically acclaimed film "Ishqiya" is set to be screened at the Munich International Film Festival to be held June 25-July 3. "We are happy that our efforts ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

InMobi enters US market


June 9th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI/Business Wire India): InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile ad network with operations in Bangalore, Mumbai, London, San Francisco, Singapore and Tokyo, today announced its official launch in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Americans call their politicians ‘crooks,’ ‘idiots’


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Americans are very angry with their lawmakers and have used choice epithets to describe them. Though their Congressmen have just passed the historical health reform bill to overhaul the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jimmy Kimmel Hits Hard On Jay Leno


March 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What can you possibly do the best to beat your rival? Well, go cocky and apply humor because that's the best delivery mechanism ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Consumers perceive non-profits as incompetent: Study


February 18th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Consumers perceive non-profit organisations as being warm, but not particularly competent, says a new study. Conversely, it found that people generally view profit-based companies as competent, but devoid of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Experience World Culture at the Kala Ghoda Festival 2010


February 5th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): UTV World Movies brings you a slice of world culture in your neighborhood by showcasing 19 hand-picked international best sellers at the Kala Ghoda Festival 2010. Held ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tri-Africa nation visit showed keenness for enhancing ties with India: Ansari


January 12th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, Jan.12 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari said Tuesday that his visit to the three African states of Zambia, Malawi and Botswana not only reflected the goodwill these countries ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haryana villagers accuse Rathore of illegally occupying land


December 29th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula, Dec 29 (IANS) Residents of a village in the Panchkula district of Haryana Tuesday accused tainted cop S.P.S. Rathore of illegally occupying 27 acres of their common village land as well ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ronnie Wood’s ex-Russian girlfriend brands him an ‘evil goblin king’


December 14th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Ronnie Wood's former girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova has said the rocker turned into an 'evil goblin king' by the end of their relationship.The Russian waitress insisted that their love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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