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Music helps children improve listening, learning


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A little music training in childhood can help improve brain functions in adulthood, especially the complex processing of sound involving listening and learning."Based on what we ... Read more...

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Frequencies that touch lives: India’s growing community radio stations (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and ... Read more...

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Gurdas Maan set for US tour, says he’ll sing new songs (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) His fans love to hear his old numbers, but Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan plans to belt out songs from his new album "Roti" during his ... Read more...

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Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ season 2 in pipeline


July 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate" has struck the right chord with the viewers and the film star says that he may come up with ... Read more...

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Concept of marriage has changed for better: Aamir Khan


July 1st, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan feels that the institution of marriage in India has changed manifold and urges parents to ensure that their children are well-equipped to ... Read more...

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Bhikhari Thakur’s Bhojpuri legacy goes international


July 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge ... Read more...

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‘Chasing the sun’ not just about partying


June 27th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Members of boy band, The Wanted, think their song "Chasing the Sun" could have a broader impact on the listeners as it talks about pursuing ... Read more...

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Gays vote Adele as top pop artist


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer Adele has been named pop artist of the year by listeners of a gay radio station, Gaydar Radio here.The Grammy award-winning singer was crowned ... Read more...

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Rahman supports spiritual music album


April 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has lent support to a new spiritual album "Ik Onkar", launched under new music label Asli Music.The album features the complete ... Read more...

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‘BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity’


January 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been advised to go upmarket and guard against "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, ... Read more...

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Mark Chapman falls for Twitter prank


December 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC is being criticized for not properly vetting contents that viewers send on its shows after Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Chapman fell for the “I McHunt” ... Read more...

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Year-old babies track word patterns to support learning


December 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Babies are highly attuned to communicating and motivated to interact and also make for great listeners, new research revealsDuring the first year of life when babies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Venezuelan rockers are back with new album


August 30th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela's Caramelos de Cianuro are back with a new, self-titled album showing that after more than 20 years, their work still competes with the more ... Read more...

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BBC apologises for Radio 4 F-word slip


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC has issued an apology for the use of a 4 F-word on Radio 4’s newspaper review program. Comedian Mike McShane was on the radio show yesterday ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy named brand ambassadors for Philips


August 12th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Composers Shankaar-Ehsaan-Loy have been roped in as the brand ambassadors for Philips Lifestyle Entertainment in India."It's an honour to be associated with a brand like ... Read more...

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Chris Evans undergoes pre-cancer operation


July 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British broadcaster Chris Evans underwent a pre-cancer operation on Tuesday. Evans told his listeners that he took the advice of his doctor to see a specialist on ... Read more...

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Mumbai RJ gets PETA award for saving parrot


June 15th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Granting a Hero to Animals award to Mumbai radio jockey (RJ) Mantra for his efforts to free a parrot entangled in electric wires, PETA appreciated ... Read more...

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Coldplay’s new song gets mixed ratings


June 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Coldplay’s new song has been received with mixed ratings. The song “Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” was released over the weekend and listeners have formed varied ... Read more...

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Eddie Vedder to go on tour


May 31st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eddie Vedder has announced that he is going on a tour to promote his solo “Ukulele Songs” and the DVD “Water on the Road.”Eddie released the ... Read more...

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Elderly tend to be bad liars


May 30th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Older people cannot lie as convincingly as younger people and are worse at detecting when others are lying, a study says. Psychology researchers Ted Ruffman, Janice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Way of speaking key to success or failure


May 16th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The way we speak - fast or slow, animated or dull - seems to sway our listeners and so determine our success or failure in life, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Psychologists demystify artful dodging


May 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) How can some people skirt a question without answering it, yet satisfy their listeners?A study says that people typically judge a speaker to form an opinion, ... Read more...

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BlackBerry chief ends BBC interview after India query (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) founder Mike Lazaridis ordered a BBC reporter to end an interview after he was asked about his problems with India and Middle ... Read more...

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BlackBerry chief walks out of BBC interview when asked on India’s demand


April 14th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) Research In Motion RIM) founder Mike Lazaridis ordered a BBC reporter to stop the interview after he was asked questions about his problems with India and ... Read more...

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US preacher says world will end around 6pm on May 21, 2011


March 27th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A preacher from Oakland, California, has warned that the end of the world is nigh - 21st May 2011, to be precise.At about 6pm, Harold Camping reckons 2 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American Idol, Top 12 Perform


March 17th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol opened with the three judges letting the audience know that their hearts and prayers go out to the people of Japan. At the end of the ... Read more...

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Now, people make playlists not by genres but as per different moods


March 15th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 15 (ANI): Scottish University scientists have discovered a growing trend for music fans to create unusual track lists on their mp3 players.Rather than simply ordering their favourite songs by artist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BBC to reconsider Asian Network closure plans


March 15th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): The BBC will reconsider its plan to close its Asian Network digital station, saying that 'no decisions have been made.'According to the BBC, the closure was originally approved in ... Read more...

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Why it’s ok for women to cry when sad, but a stigma for men


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study from UCLA-University of Glasgow has found how we have stereotyped even the manner in which men and women express negative emotions - while men express ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sajid-Wajid open personal channel on Youtube


February 26th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Music-composer duo Sajid-Wajid tread a new path to reach their audience. They have opened a channel by their name on Youtube, a video-sharing website, and claim to be ... Read more...

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Eminent writers, public figures launch “Don’t silence BBC Hindi radio” appeal


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Well known writers and public figures like Arundhati Roy, Sir Mark Tully, Ram Guha and Vikram Seth, have appealed to the British government to reconsider the funding cuts, which ... Read more...

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BBC ‘lowering its standards to hire more ethnic minorities’


February 14th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A former BBC executive has accused the corporation of lowering its standards to hire more ethnic minorities.Indian-born Samir Shah, a former head of current affairs, has cited Radio ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Offers Apology For Botching Up National Anthem


February 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American recording artist and actress Christina Aguilera was given the fantastic opportunity to sing the national anthem of America in-front of 100 millions of audiences ... Read more...

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The White Stripes Split After 13 Years


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the ardent followers of American rock band The White Stripes when the duo Meg White and Jack White announced that ... Read more...

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