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Diesel prices hit cremation industry


April 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) Funeral homes in China's Shanghai city are facing a difficult time following losses suffered due to rising diesel prices and a stagnant fee-structure over the years.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China places restrictions on foreign property buyers


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China will limit mortgages to foreigners buying properties in the country, the China Daily reported Thursday.A notice was recently issued by China's top economic planner the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian art 2.0: Rise of the Young Turks


September 8th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The order is shifting in the firmament of contemporary Indian art. The depleting tribe of senior artists -- following the demise of Jehangir Sabavala, M.F. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Demand to designate Goa port as pharma export zone


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rs.6,500 crore pharmaceutical industry in Goa will stand to benefit by millions of rupees if Mormugao is scheduled as a designated port for exports of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to set up rare earths trade body


December 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) China plans to set up an industry association and a government unit for the rare earths industry to gain more control over the precious metals, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Robbie Williams’ bank balance ‘plagued by holes’


December 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Robbie Williams' fortune seems to be slipping away.The pop mega-star's earnings have slid by more than 31million pounds in just three years.The chart-topper earned a massive 32 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peter Andre to buy tracking devices for kids


December 6th, 2010 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Australian singer Peter Andre fears that his fame might leave his kids Harvey, Junior and Princess Tiaamii vulnerable to kidnap plots so he is planning to buy tracking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peter Andre fears his fame could leave his kids open to kidnap plots


December 5th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Peter Andre, who fears his fame could leave his kids open to kidnap plots, has decided to bolster security and protection for them.The pop singer, back on tour ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leighton Meester lands $3m Vera Wang fragrance deal


November 6th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 6 (ANI): Actress Leighton Meester has apparently landed a 3 million dollar deal to be the face of Vera Wang's new fragrance.The "Gossip Girl" star just signed a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Arnie may soon return to silver screen


October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger could soon make a comeback to films.The Governor of California, 63, due to leave office next week, said he had recently met with Terminator director ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spitzer has tough time hooking guests for CNN’s show


October 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): CNN's new nighttime panel show, 'Parker Spitzer', co-hosted by former governor Eliot Spitzer and conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, is said to be having a hard time booking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michael Clarke dating underwear model Kyly Boldy


August 30th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 30 (ANI): Australian cricketer Michael Clarke has been dating underwear model and aspiring TV presenter Kyly Boldy.According to Woman's Day, Clarke and Boldy, both 29, have been seen going to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jolie likely to star in British TV drama remake


August 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is tipped to play the lead in a remake of British television drama "Unforgiven". The ITV drama, aired last year, is about a woman ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Susan Boyle’s Singing Debut Was Digitally Enhanced?


August 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Boyle the singing sensation who shot to fame with Britain's Got Talent is now facing controversy that has left her as well as the X ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why does Jennifer Aniston get high-profile movies?


August 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):This question must have plagued movie buffs at some point of time or the other, but seriously, why does Jennifer Aniston keep getting so many good roles? ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tollywood actors under Drug allegations


August 25th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The police recently busted Ravi Teja's siblings while they were busy buying cocaine from a dealer. The city police confirmed that they have drawn out a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahat Is Back, Normalcy Returns To ‘Chhote Ustaad’


August 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star Plus has refused to relent to the threats of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and will go ahead with the shoot of "Chhote Ustaad' as per ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla Prepares To Celebrate 25 Years Of Partnership


July 31st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who specialize in reviving the ancient embroidery techniques like chikankari and zardozi, are planning a big bash to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How Kim Kardashian used her ‘assets’ to build $5.45 million a year brand


July 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 19 (ANI): Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is recognized more for her physical assets than anything else, has been revealed to earn an amazing 5.45 million dollars a year.Kardashian, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, China account for 47pc of 5 bn global mobile connections


July 10th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A survey into the mobile phone connections worldwide has revealed that there are now over 5 billion, with the Asia-Pacific region including India and China being the main ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kate Gosselin is planning a Holiday album


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mother of eight – Kate Gosselin is all set to record a holiday album as well. She is very keen to record ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rajeev Khandelwal’s Bollywood Career Hits A Roadblock


June 29th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Getting a break in Bollywood is never easy for television actors. Their struggle doesn't end even after bagging a film. If the film flops, you're doomed, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Rift between Beyonce and her dad over his affair’


June 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 27 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has reportedly fallen out with her dad and manager, Matthew Knowles.According to sources, the singer was horrified when it was revealed that Matthew fathered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Of Aamir Khan, KBC, And Amitbabh Bachchan


June 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Allright! He may have said in an interview to a news channel that he was never offered "Kaun Banega Crorepati 4' in the first place, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Politician Amar Turned Musician!


June 4th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amar Singh, the veteran politician has now taken on the role of a musician for the Malayalam musical Bombay Mittayi by Umar Karrikkad.Singh can be termed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa industry mulls conveyor belts to transport ore


May 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 19 (IANS) Mining industries in Goa are mulling the possibility of setting up a network of conveyor belts to transport ore from the mining pits to the port from where ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tom Cruise ‘desperate to make Charlotte Church big in Hollywood’


March 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Tom cruise is said to be eager to make Charlotte Church big in Hollywood.The 24-year-old actress has apparently caught Cruise's attention and that actor wants to turn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lara Bingle fails to impress TV bosses at screen test


March 19th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 19 (ANI): Lara Bingle has screen tested for a job as an entertainment reporter with Bigpond TV.But the 22-year-old Australian, who recently split from cricketer Michael Clarke following a nude ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Farah Khan’s ‘Tees Maar Khan’ to release Christmas Eve


March 6th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Director-choreographer Farah Khan is set to release her next venture "Tees Maar Khan" on Christmas Eve this year. She says the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Lopez dropped by Epic Records


February 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 25 (ANI): Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez has been revealed to have been dropped by Epic Records following the flop of her two recent singles, "Louboutins" and "Fresh Out of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Brand damager’ Lindsay Lohan ‘banned’ from designer Jill Stuart’s show


February 17th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Actress Lindsay Lohan was reportedly banned from Jill Stuart's Fashion Week show because the designer's team considers her a 'brand damager.'"A lot of designers, and especially ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woods absence creating headaches for golf organisers in Scotland


February 14th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
St. Andrews (Scotland), Feb.14 (ANI): Organisers of the 150th Open Championship to be staged in St Andrews this summer have said that it has been a major headache for them to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Taylor Swift to play Supergirl?


December 24th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American singer Taylor Swift has topped a poll to play the part of Supergirl, which appeared in a comic strip in 1958. An industry insider ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abhay Deol on the ROAD!


December 6th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Abhay Deol the eccentric actor who has built his career around distinctive roles in his films be it the suave thief in "Oye Lucky Lucky Oye' or the modern day lover ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ranbir aur Katrina ka Ajab Promotion


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aamir Khan created hysteria with his haircut in promoting his film Ghajini. Now here is another creative marketing strategy!For the film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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