journeys

Hilton may take legal action against author


March 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton's lawyers may take legal action against an author who has accused her of making racist comments in an interview.Contactmusic.com reports that Hilton ... Read more...

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Court paves way for release of documentary on Kabir (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday paved the way for the release of a 100-minute documentary film "Had Anhad", based on poet Kabir, asking the censor ... Read more...

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IAF chopper fleet to fly high with 300 new machines


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter fleet is all set to get a boost during the next nine years with plans for inducting 300 attack, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh takes off trousers at press meet


February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Cheesed off with the-oft repeated criticism about using luxury vehicles during his much-hyped Purvachal Yatra in pursuance of his campaign for carving out a new state out of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anthony Hopkins hated theatre work


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins never enjoyed working in the theatre and also found the movie industry frustrating at times."I did some Shakespeare. Jesus Christ - Never again. ... Read more...

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Sir Anthony Hopkins hated working in theatre


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Sir Anthony Hopkins has admitted that he didn't enjoy working in theatre.The 'Silence of the Lambs' actor took to the stage at London's prestigious National Theatre earlier in ... Read more...

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‘Cage The Elephant’ Dethrones Taylor Swift From Her No.1 Position In The Billboard Hot 200


January 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Cage the Elephant (CTE) is an American ‘rock squad’ from Kentucky, which was constructed in mid-2006, after which the squad has garnered colossal following in America as well as Britain ... Read more...

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Smoking in cars is like ‘putting children in smoke-filled bars’


January 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Drivers are being urged not to smoke in cars following a study that found it's much like putting children in a smoke-filled bar.The study has prompted NHS Greater ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bored Drivers More Likely To Have Accidents


January 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are you a calm driver, a rash driver or a bored driver? If you are under the impression that a fast and furious disposition on the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Robert Pattinson bags lead role in David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’


January 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Robert Pattinson has bagged the lead role in David Cronenberg thriller 'Cosmopolis'.The 'Twilight' star will be star alongside Marion Cotillard of 'Inception' and Paul Giamatti of 'Duplicity', according ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How leatherbacks make epic voyages in straight lines


January 6th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) The leatherback turtles use vision -- relying on the position of the stars and sun -- and a sense of the earth's magnetic field to steer their way ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Journeying beyond Indian stereotypes (Book Review)


December 30th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Beyond the Office Window"; Author: A.K. Pande; Publisher: Konark Publishers Pvt Ltd; Pages: 178; Price: Rs.400This book could well be called a mini "Discovery of India". That is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malaria-infected cells stiffen, block blood flow to brain and other organs


December 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have shown the malaria parasite's journeys in the body using advanced computer modeling and laboratory experiments.Researchers at Brown University and the Massachusetts Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Continental Airlines Permits Clients To Shell Out To Lock In Fare


December 14th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Continental Airlines (CA), possessed by United Continental Holdings Inc., has asserted that it will permit the travelers to cling to a ‘reservation’ and ‘lock in’ ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad opens premium lounge at Manchester airport


December 10th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has opened a premium lounge for its passengers at the Manchester airport in Britain, it was announced Thursday.The airline had signed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pupils sleep in their school after heavy snow traps them


December 8th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Lanarkshire, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heavy snow forced school pupils to spend the night at the premises of their school itself. The inclement weather stranded the students, the school personnel ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Heavy snow disrupts Britons’ travel plans


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Many parts of Britain came to a standstill Thursday as heavy snow created chaos on roads, rails and airports, disrupting the travel plans of over 250,000 people.London's Gatwick ... Read more...

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Emma Watson ready for life after ‘Harry Potter’


November 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who played the teenage wizard Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise for more than 10 years, says she is sad that the series has ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr on how he would advice pal Mel Gibson


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 03 (ANI): 'Iron Man' star Robert Downey Jr has opened up about his relationship with actor Mel Gibson, and also revealed what he would say to his troubled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Writer recreates horror of Indira’s assassination


October 31st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi 26 years ago is one of the subjects of writer Sudeep Chakravarti's new book, "The Avenue of Kings", a ... Read more...

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Graham McTavish To Star In “The Hobbit”


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The starcast of "The Hobbit" has been announced and to the extreme delight of his fans, Graham McTavish will be starring as one of the dwarves ... Read more...

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Egypt unearths 4,500-year-old tomb


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) A 4,500-year-old tomb of a priest was discovered close to Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Xinhua reported Monday.The tomb dates back to Egypt's fifth dynasty (2,513 B.C. to 2,374 ... Read more...

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Traffic advisory issued for CWG shooting events


October 4th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police Monday issued an advisory urging people to avoid Suraj Kund Mela ground and take Pul Prahalad Pur and Mathura Road instead for journeys ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Countdown starts for Games opening


October 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) As the countdown began for the opening of the Commonwealth Games here Oct 3, the Games Federation chief Mike Fennell Friday asserted that he had no regrets ... Read more...

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Long distance migratory birds ‘more vulnerable to climate shifts’


September 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that birds embarking on long distance migrations are more susceptible to shifts in the climate than ones making shorter journeys.Scientists have said that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Railways to use five-digit numbering system for trains


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Railways will switch over to a five-digit numbering system for passenger trains from the present four-digit one from December, the railway ministry said Thursday. It said ... Read more...

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Crew diaries to be reunited with historic 1817 India-built HMS Trincomalee in UK


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23(ANI): Journals written by sailors on board HMS Trincomalee, Britain's oldest surviving warship which was built in India in 1817, will be reunited with the ship at a special ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Riot of colour, gypsy designs…Malini Ramani concludes LFW in style


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Celebrated designer Malini Ramani presented her gypsy collection, filled with energy, colour, music and dance, making for an extravagant finale at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) here. Inspired by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

U.S. Defense Secretary, Robert Gates, Journeys To Iraq As The Combat Assignment Of America Concludes


September 1st, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 1, 2010 (Just Flashed): The Defense Secretary of America happens to be Robert Gates. Therefore, he is also the boss of the Pentagon. Gates happens to be the fourteenth Cabinet ... Read more...

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Interview with Nagesh Kukunoor


August 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nagesh Kukunoor tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he feels excited as a director when he casts an actor against the tide.How would you describe your film "Aashaayein'?"Aashayein' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cabinet approves extra salary hike for Members of Parliament


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday approved an extra salary hike of Rs 10,000 to Members of Parliament (MPs).This will comprise a hike of Rs.5,000 in Constituency ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cabinet defers bill to hike salary of MPs (Lead)


August 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The cabinet Monday deferred a bill that sought to hike the salary of MPs from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000, official sources said. The bill was scheduled to be tabled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The Theatrical Promo Of Sajid Nadiadwala’s Romantic Comedy Anjaana Anjaani Releases


August 6th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anjaana Anjaani, the zingy romantic comedy from the house of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment brings together two of the most popular Gen-X heartthrobs in the country ... Read more...

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Malini Ramani The Perfect Choice For Lakme Grand Finale


August 5th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malini Ramani, one of the leading Indian fashion designers, has been chosen as the "Grand Finale designer' for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2010. India's ... Read more...

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Mobile spa: Now, a car that moisturizes your skin!


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 2 (ANI): It's time to stop stashing cosmetics in your handbag - now moisturize your skin while you drive.Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has developed an air filter that dispenses vitamin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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