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‘Avunu’ not a horror film: Ravi Babu


September 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Ravi Babu says his upcoming film "Avunu" will not fall in the horror genre."'Avunu' is a thriller, suspense film set within a small family ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Bilingualism boosts mental agility among kids’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Bilingual children outperform counterparts who speak only one language in problem-solving skills and creative thinking, according to a research by a British university.A study of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No connection between old, new ‘Chashme Buddoor’: Siddharth


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor", says the movie cannot be compared with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cute cats to get their own film festival


July 12th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cat owners are very fond of making funny videos of their cats and they are a delight to watch. And if the cats are cute ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police release MP’s son held for impersonating in Jamia exam


June 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The son of a Rajya Sabha MP from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was allegedly caught impersonating at an entrance exam of Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S3


May 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship phone the Galaxy S3 here.The phone's most innovative feature is built-in face-tracking and voice control - allowing, Samsung claims, for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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Global paper consumption increased by half since 1980


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Global paper consumption since 1980 has gone up by almost half, although communication today is mostly by email and text, online statements and by fax, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

51 interpreters at Seoul summit


March 26th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) As many as 51 interpreters, including one who speaks Hindi, have been hired to handle the gaggle of languages at the two-day Seoul nuclear summit, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US launches hotline for detained immigrants


December 31st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement department has launched a telephone hotline for immigrants detained in the country to inform them of their rights and allow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I decided to nurture Kamal Haasan, the actor: Kamal


December 30th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Kamal Haasan decided to helm Hindi-Tamil bilingual "Viswaroopam", which will have a backdrop of US, Britain and Jordan, because he doesn't believe in wasting time and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Number of Chinese studying in Spain rises


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Avila (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) The number of Chinese students studying in Spain has increased from 500 in 2003 to more than 5,500 this year, according to figures provided Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Angelina Jolie delighted


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who has been working on her directorial debut "The Land of Blood and Honey" is delighted because the studio bosses have ... Read more...

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Russian kept female corpses at home, dressed them as dolls


November 8th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A man in Russia who dug up 29 female corpses from cemeteries, brought them to his apartment and then dressed them up as dolls has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

There will never be another Bhupen Hazarika: Lata


November 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Mourning the death of Bhupen Hazarika, Lata Mangeshkar says there won't be another one like him and that she not only fell in love with his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Yogananda was India’s greatest gift to West: Kriyananda


October 13th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Paramhansa Yogananda, whose "Autobiography of a Yogi" is considered a spiritual gem, was India's greatest gift to the West, Ananda Sangha founder Swami Kriyananda said ... Read more...

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Salman turns multi-lingual!


October 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Salman Khan knows how to strike a chord with the audience. This time he has turned multi-lingual to promote History Channel and will talk ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tom Hardy is a good liar


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Tom Hardy says he became an actor because he is good at lying and manipulating people."Acing is really a mixture of lying, manipulation and the study ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ra.One’ to also release in Tamil, Telugu


September 13th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) To woo the Southern audience, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will release his much awaited sci fi film "Ra.One" in Tamil and Telugu as well."The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teaching Chinese in Pakistani schools puzzling: Daily


September 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) A decision to teach Chinese in schools in a Pakistani province is a little puzzling, said a daily Thursday.An editorial in the News International said that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Top British universities charging more than their costs?


September 6th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Top universities of Britain, levying 9,000 pounds in tuition fees next year, will be actually charging up to 50 percent more from their students than the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

First give me proof, Kejriwal says of privilege motion


September 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Slapped with a privilege motion notice by the Rajya Sabha, Team Anna activist Arvind Kejriwal Monday asked the upper house to provide him copies of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand hikes salaries of ministers, legislators


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand assembly Saturday passed a bill raising salaries of legislators and ministers - the fourth hike in the last ten years.With the hike, a legislator ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jharkhand’s Bhojpuri, Maithili speakers feel denied


September 1st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 1 (IANS) Bhojpuri and Maithili-speaking people in Jharkhand have sharply reacted for their languages not being accorded second language status in the state.The Jharkhand cabinet accorded this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Class 10 certificates to have grades on life skills


June 9th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The new Class 10 certificate to be issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) this year will show a student's grades in subjects ... Read more...

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Former South African President Mandela goes home to rest


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela went back to his home in the Eastern Cape on Sunday to rest, the government said. It is his first public appearance ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jamia launches European-Latin American course


May 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Observing the growing relations between India and Latin America and the existing ties with Europe, the Jamia Millia Islamia has introduced an M.Phil programme in ... Read more...

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Italian soccer club orders wives, girlfriends to keep players happy


April 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Italian soccer club Napoli has ordered the wives and girlfriends to keep the players happy as the Serie A season reaches a climax.According to the Gazzetta dello ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jamia to hold common test for UG entrants


April 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Starting this year, Jamia Millia Islamia University will conduct common entrance test for some of its undergraduate courses."Common entrance tests will be conducted for courses ... Read more...

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UAE human trafficking hotline now also in Bengali


April 14th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS) A hotline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) created to receive complaints or queries related to human trafficking will be available in six languages, including ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fergie not to leave Man U unless reminded by owners of age


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has told his Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho that he will not leave Old Trafford until the club owners tell him ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Noted Pakistani historian dead


April 6th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Nabi Bux Baloch, a noted Pakistani historian who had studied at Aligarh Muslim University, is dead. He was 94, a media report said Wednesday.Baloch died in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British schools ban Bible distribution


March 31st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Many schools in Britain have banned the distribution of the Bible to avoid upsetting other faiths, a media report said.The Gideons International, an organisation dedicated to ... Read more...

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