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Not length, strength of role matters: Jackie Shroff


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) After working for over 30 years in filmdom and giving some of the greatest blockbusters like "Hero", "Ram Lakhan" and "Gardish", Jackie Shroff doesn't worry ... Read more...

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Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge


August 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International director


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of companies that own the British newspaper -- The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, Xinhua reported citing local ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s picture to adorn London’s Nehru Centre


June 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) A picture of Assam's late musical icon Bhupen Hazarika will be unveiled at the Nehru Centre, the cultural wing of the High Commission of India in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Collection of classical Indian, Asian art creates record


March 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Doris Wiener Collection, a collection of Indian classical and South East Asian art auctioned by Christie's in New York, has raised nearly $12.8 million ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wizcraft acquires WSH Delhi franchise


November 28th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Global event management agency Wizcraft International has acquired the Delhi franchise of the World Series Hockey (WSH) -- the team will be called Delhi Wizards.Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian house opens electronic publishing centre


August 1st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, Aug 1 (IANS) Konark International, an associate of Konark Publishers India, has opened the door of electronic publishing and distribution worldwide to Southeast Asian publishers.Today, Konark International distributes published ... Read more...

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Rotary India to arrange 5,000 heart surgeries for poor kids


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Rotary India Humanity Foundation, an arm of Rotary International, will pump in Rs.75 crore over the next three years for 5,000 surgeries on under-privileged children suffering heart diseases ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China might force visits to parents


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese authorities are proposing that parents should be allowed to sue their adult-children who refuse to visit them.The proposal was made by the Civil Affairs Ministry on ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Himesh Is Coming Out With An International Album Titled ‘@ Da EGE’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
We all remember Singer Himesh Reshammiya I suppose! Yes, he is the singer with the nasal twang who became immensely popular in Bollywood, few years back with his catchy songs ... Read more...

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May offers no clarity about Indian IT workers in UK’s 21,700 skilled migrants cap


November 24th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): UK Home Secretary Theresa May confirmed plans to cut a number of overseas student numbers today as she unveiled a headline figure of 21,700 for the annual cap ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN biodiversity summit hopes for a diluted agreement


October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan), Oct 27 (IANS) Representatives of 192 countries are engaged in round-the-clock negotiations here to work out a non-legal agreement, as the Oct 18-29 talks on biodiversity draw to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Christie’s unveils art works for Sep 15 sale (With Image)


August 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Art auction house Christie's has unveiled seven works by top artists here in a preview of its Sep 15 sale of South Asian modern and contemporary art ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Edgar Wright Explains The Exclusion Of Ant-Man


July 31st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ant-Man, one of the original members of the team in "The Avengers" will remain out of the cast list of the upcoming adaptation of "The Avengers" ... Read more...

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Souza’s archival works yield windfall for Christie’s


June 10th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Late India-born modern master Francis Newton Souza was the talk of the auction market this week when Christie's auctioned rare art from his personal archives, ... Read more...

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Kola Kolaya Mundhrika gets ready for release


May 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With most of the previous week's turning to be box office disasters, the movie buffs have pinned their hopes on this Friday as it has 6 ... Read more...

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A way to de-stress for Commonwealth Games volunteers


February 28th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) As pressure mounts on volunteers for the approaching Commonwealth Games in the capital, they may find the perfect way to stay high on enthusiasm and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘ALADIN’ drums up the tempo!


September 29th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A magical spell was cast on the people who were present at J.W Marriot on Monday evening where the cast and crew of Eros International's upcoming family entertainer 'Aladin' directed by ... Read more...

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More than half Britons get injured while eating biscuits!


September 8th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): Britons have an amusing way of getting injured - eating biscuits on coffee or tea breaks.According to a survey conducted by Mindlab International, on commission by Rocky, a ... Read more...

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‘Chiyaan’ Vikram signs deal with Selvaraghavan


August 21st, 2009 - 2:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
"This role is very special to me that I kept dreaming about it for a long time' said Chiyaan Vikram on his next project with filmmaker Selvaraghavan. Yeah Selvaraghavan who experimented casting ... Read more...

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Mismatch between education system, job requirements: Study


August 16th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) What is being taught in schools and colleges doesn't match the skills that businesses are looking for in new recruits in countries like India, China and the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

AR Rahman to host music show to mark DD’s 50 years


August 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Oscar winner AR Rahman is all set to host a music show on Doordarshan to mark the leading Indian network's golden jubilee.The show called 'The Big Band' will ... Read more...

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Debenhams to bring its lingerie, designer clothes for burka-clad Iranian women


December 16th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 16 (ANI): British-based retailer Debenhams will be opening its first department store in Iran offering lingerie and designer clothes to the countrys burka-clad women.The Muslim nation has often been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian masterpiece from attic fetches PS2.84m at London auction


December 4th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): An Italian masterpiece featuring a semi-naked woman, consigned to an attic for 200 years, has sold for 2.84m pounds at an auction in London.Giambattista Tiepolos artwork, Portrait ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Earth headed for an ecological “credit crunch”


October 29th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A report issued by conservation groups has determined that the planet is headed for an ecological "credit crunch". According to a report by BBC News, the document contends ... Read more...

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UK Muslim clerics to be purged who dont prevent domestic abuse of women


September 26th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept.26 (ANI): The Muslim community in Britain has decided to purge spiritual leaders (imams) who remain silent on the issue of domestic abuse, including incidents of women being burnt, lashed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Avalon Academy ties up with UK colleges for hospitality courses


August 13th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Avalon Academy, the aviation and hospitality training subsidiary of Aptech Ltd, Wednesday tied up with UK-based Scotland's Colleges International (SCI) to offer higher national diploma (HND) in hospitality ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India should not betray farmers at WTO: ActionAid


July 28th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) International NGO ActionAid has appreciated the strong stand taken by India at the WTO talks in Geneva to protect farmers in developing countries, and has condemned "the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bahrain rights body wants probe into Indian’s death


July 1st, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) The death of an Indian worker in Bahrain, said to be a case of suicide, has snowballed into a controversy with a prominent human rights body in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amy Winehouse to perform at Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday concert


May 31st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
London, May 31 (ANI): Troubled singer Amy Winehouse will be performing alongside others at Nelson Mandela's 90 th birthday concert.Queen and Paul Rodgers, Annie Lennox, Simple Minds, Leona Lewis, Sugababes, Razorlight, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Debenhams looks to India and Russia for expansion


May 27th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): UK retailer Debenhams is set for major expansion in the high-growth Indian and Russian markets. The department store's 43 international outlets, which are operated by franchise partners, are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myanmar cyclone claimed 1.25 million chickens: Junta


May 24th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, May 24 (DPA) Cyclone Nargis killed 1.25 million chickens and 136,804 water buffaloes and $10.7 billion have been spent on rehabilitation work such as building embankments around villages in Myanmar's Irrawaddy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global realty investment expected to be down by 30 percent


April 10th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The global real estate investment market volumes for 2008 are expected to be down by over 30 percent as compared to 2007, a leading real estate consultant, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Faberge egg rakes in record PS8.9m at auction


November 29th, 2007 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A Faberge egg made for the Rothschild banking family has set a new world record after raking in a whopping 8.9 million pounds at an auction.The Rothschild ... Read more...

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