leaps and bounds

Instagram is now part of Facebook


September 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has finalized a deal with Instagram. This deal has raised the stake of Instagram by leaps and bounds. The time that the deal was closed ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Haryana announces Rs.1.5 crore reward, land for Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Despite the wrestler being from Delhi's Najafgarh, the Haryana government Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore along with land for Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian wrestling has a bright future: Sports minister


August 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Sunday Sushil Kumar's back-to-back Olympic medals show that there is a bright future for wrestling in the country. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Red Bull chief optimistic about team’s chances


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 23 (IANS) Red Bull boss Christian Horner remains optimistic about their team's chances despite Ferrari's Fernando Alonso gaining a 34-point lead in the Formula One World Championship."The second ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tiger Airways Hyderabad-Singapore flight from September


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Tiger Airways Monday announced launch of direct flight between Hyderabad and Singapore from Sep 28.With the five times a week service, Tiger Airways will be adding ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam moots law to stop officials from employing minors


June 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday said the government planned to enact a law to prevent employment of children below 18 years by public servants and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Realty business hots up in Bengal


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Even as industrialists worry over the slow pace of reforms hitting industrial resurgence in West Bengal, one business is growing by leaps and bounds in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reach of Indian cinema huge: Bipasha


May 15th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Indian cinema has evolved and its reach is huge, says Bipasha Basu adding that the people love to see Indian actors perform and cheer for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood friends made it easy for me to work here: Ali Zafar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer-composer Ali Zafar, who received the best new talent trophy at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, says the support of his co-actors has made ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir’s Barelvi, Ahle Hadith leaders deny sectarian tension


April 28th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Amid talk of tension between Kashmir Valley's predominant Barelvi Muslims and the fast spreading Ahle Hadith school of thought, their leaders have dismissed it as "false ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dollar Industries eyes Rs.5 bn turnover in 2012-13


April 5th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Hosiery major Dollar Industries targetted an over Rs.5 billion turnover by the end of fiscal 2012-13, a top company executive said Thursday."In the last financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Green tea business grows in India amid health awareness


February 26th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) More and more tea makers are adding green tea in their portfolio as consumers in India are developing a taste for the beverage for its many ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

WIFW widens horizon - fuses fashion with social cause (IANS Preview)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) From business opportunities to introducing new faces, from focusing on social causes to collaborating with Japanese designers, the autumn-winter edition of Wills Lifestyle India ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jamia Bazaar’s second edition gets bigger, better


February 11th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) After the roaring success of the first season, the second edition of Jamia Bazaar is expected to witness wide participation from females in Jamia ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peter Andre tortured by divorce


December 13th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Peter Andre came off worse after the split with Katie Price. When he appeared on Piers Morgan’s flagship ITV show Life Stories, Andre revealed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I’m tortured inside: Peter Andre


December 13th, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre spilled the beans on his divorce with model Katie Price saying that the split has left him tortured.Andre has struggled with anxiety issues ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Champions Trophy: Spain to meet Australia in final


December 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Spain continued their remarkable return to form with a superb 3-1 win over The Netherlands Saturday to set up a title clash with Australia in the final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Qualifier Ankita Das storms into quarters of World Junior TT


November 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Nov 19 (IANS) Ankita Das continued making waves in the ongoing Volkswagen World Junior Table Tennis Championships here Saturday beating higher-ranked Chinese Taipei's Hsien-Tzu Cheng 8-11, 15-13, 10-12, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pawar urges states to increase milk production


November 18th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Concerned over the shortage of milk, dairy products, meat and poultry pushing up food inflation, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday asked the states ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian man becomes ‘farming king’ in Argentina


November 7th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 7 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Argentina, who started a peanut farm a few years back, has now grown by leaps and bounds and become an "uncrowned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Central Railway turns 60 Saturday


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Steeped in rich history synonymous with the development of Mumbai as the country's commercial capital, the Central Railway, headquartered here but catering to a large part ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Pilla Zamindar’ is above average (Telugu Movie Review)


October 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pilla Zamindar", Cast: Nani, Hari Priya, Indu Madhavi, Rao Ramesh, Nagineedu, Srini Avasarala, M.S. Narayana, Vennela Kishore; Screenplay-Director: Ashok G.; Producer: Master Bujji Babu; Dialogues: Chandrashekhar; Camera: Sai Sriram; Music: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fashion label Dozakh forays into Bollywood


October 11th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Fashion label Dozakh by designer duo Isha-Kartikeya has bagged their first Bollywood project which will release next year."We are doing our first mainstream movie and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hitachi to form new JV in India


September 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese diversified conglomerate Hitachi Tuesday said that it will form a new joint venture (JV) company with SFO Technologies for providing state of the art ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anna movement was unarmed attack on corruption (Comment)


August 28th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Without doubt, India has been a crucible of democracy since independence in 1947. In the context of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the continued plunder by African tyrannies, and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No need to look beyond Indian crafts, say designers Mona-Pali (With Images)


August 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) It is time to promote local craft in the west, say designer sisters Mona Lamba and Pali Sachdev, who have helped revive dying techniques such ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jennifer Lopez got $1m for performance at wedding?


July 20th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has reportedly earned $1 million for her performance at a wedding in Ukraine.Lopez Tuesday performed at the nuptials of billionaire Serhiy Taruta's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Swann and Anderson the key bowlers for England: Dravid


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Rahul Dravid picked off-spinner Graeme Swann and pace spearhead James Anderson as the key bowlers for England in the eagerly-awaited cricket Test series ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Comic book business gets serious in India (Feature)


July 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Riding on popular superhero-like characters Shaktiman, Nagraj and Chacha Chaudhary, Indian comic books have come a long way. They are expected to grow by leaps ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bollywood making international mark: Lisa Ray (Interview)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) She calls herself a cancer graduate, swears by the prowess of yoga and is penning a book on the disease. All this while Indian-Canadian actress ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cinema no more wholesome family entertainer: Imran Khan (Interview)


June 30th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Offbeat and parallel cinema, films for children and adults, or divided between rural and urban... the lines had been blurred for many years, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian seafood exports soars


May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 7 (IANS) Indian seafood exports reached $2.7 billion in 2010-2011 compared to $2.1 billion in the previous fiscal year, officials said. Europe is the leading market for Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian women’s cricket team also deserves an IPL: Anjum Chopra


April 18th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team also needs an Indian Premier League (IPL) like their male counterparts, says Anjum Chopra, former captain and a member ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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