losing battle

Pranab won’t be rubber-stamp president (Comment)

July 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post-operative surgical term, journey to Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the Congress' few success stories of late. What made it possible was the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afreen, Falak and fair vaginas - when will it change for India’s women (Comment)

April 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Another baby girl killed before she got a chance at life, another father unable to contain his disappointment at begetting a daughter, another mother mourning her child and her helplessness. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP ministers watch porn in Karnataka assembly; face sack (Second Lead)

February 8th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in Karnataka, Laxman Savadi and C.C. Patil, were Tuesday caught watching porn on a cell phone in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘The Darkest Hour’ - cinematically bleak (IANS Movie Review)

January 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Darkest Hour"; Cast: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella; Director: Chris Gorak; Rating: *1/2Alien invasion movies, a specialised Hollywood domain, works on few fundamental premises -- characterisation of protagonists ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Theatre in India driven to desperate survival measures

October 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Theatre, the oldest genre of performing arts in India, seems to be waging a losing battle against the silver screen, which is powered by more ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thin-ideal images ‘make women feel better about their bodies, but not for long’

April 13th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): When college-age women looked at magazines that only included images of women with thin, idealized body types for five straight days, their own body satisfaction improved, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Indian music industry losing battle against piracy?

December 15th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Caught in a thick web of piracy, the Rs.8.3-billion ($183 million) Indian music industry is facing serious trouble. Musicians and other artists feel there is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Guzaarish: Extra-Sensitive Roles Of Aishwarya-Hrithik!

November 20th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The basic idea of the struggles of existence of a patient suffering from the painstaking disease of paralysis is very poignantly depicted by the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. However, Aishwarya Rai ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former NBA Star Maurice Lucas Dies After Losing Battle With Bladder Cancer

November 2nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Portland Trail Blazers All-Star power forward Maurice Lucas passed away on Sunday at his home in Portland, the Portland Trail Blazers team announced the news ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

North Africa at risk of being overrun by al-Qaeda

October 22nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Al-Qaeda is poised to overrun five states in North Africa and the Middle East, creating terrorist safe havens from which the network can launch attack on the West, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain losing battle against Islamic extremists, claims French ‘burka ban architect’ MP

October 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): French MP Jacques Myard, who is the architect of the burka ban in the country, has said that Britain is 'losing the battle against Islamic extremism' by failing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is It A Losing Battle For Michael Douglas Against Throat Cancer?

October 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Michael Douglas’ doctors are getting worried about his throat cancer. Reports suggest that the chemotherapy has been stepped up over the last few days and doctors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US embassy in Islamabad losing battle to counter hate America Pak media campaign

June 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad is having a tough time countering the continuous anti-American campaign being carried out by the Pakistani media.Embassy officials have been engaged in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Girl banned from every pub in Britain reveals all

May 23rd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Jobless Laura Hall, 20, the girl banned from every pub in Britain, has for the first time talked about her shocking scale of drinking - eight pints of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiger Woods losing battle to save his marriage, say friends

April 15th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Apr.15 (ANI): Golfing great Tiger Woods is losing the battle to save his marriage and his wife Elin Nordegren may file for divorce soon, according to friends.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teen commits suicide after losing battle over remote

March 24th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 24 (IANS) The war of the remote, played out in households all over the country, took a fatal turn when a 16-year-old here committed suicide allegedly because she couldn't get ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

SRK-Shiv Sena standoff not as heroic or villainous (Comment)

February 8th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya In the Shah Rukh Khan-Shiv Sena standoff the heroism is not as heroic and villainy not as villainous as some in the media are projecting.Khan "standing up" to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blocked receptor may prevent weight gain

November 26th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Drug-based weight loss therapies try to stop the brain from sending hunger signals to the body. These therapies tend to be fairly ineffective. Now researchers have discovered that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Let pandas die out: conservationist

September 23rd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A British conservationist says pandas should be allowed to go extinct because they are "extraordinarily expensive to keep going" and may be surviving at the cost of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

“Blight” may play spoilsport for farmers’ hope of good crop in Punjab

August 31st, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.31 (ANI): Punjab farmers were full of optimism of harvesting a bumper crop of paddy despite a delayed monsoon, but now they fear crop damage due to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Jack Black takes two breakfasts

May 10th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Jack Black has revealed that he eats two breakfasts to temporarily satisfy his almost insatiable appetite. The "Kung Fu Panda" star accepts he gorges on food everyday, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul praising Nitish indicates Cong’s losing battle: Heptullah

May 6th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 6 (ANI): BJP leader Najma Heptullah on Wednesday said that Rahul Gandhi's new found admiration for NDA ally Nitish Kumar is a clear indication that the Congress party is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NATO losing battle against the Taliban: IISS

January 27th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has claimed that NATO is losing its battle in Afghanistan because of tensions within the alliance. The think tank claimed that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After losing battle to White House, Republicans now aim for new economic agenda

November 23rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): After losing the Nov 4 presidential poll, the Republicans are not learnt to be focusing on how to reshape their economic agenda and message in order to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

WTA may have to find a new sponsor

July 3rd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) The Women's Tennis Association (WTA), which became the richest association in women's sport three years ago with Sony Ericsson as its title sponsor, is waging a losing battle ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World is fast losing battle over tropical habitat loss

June 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 26 (ANI): A new review by University of Adelaide researchers has shown that the world is losing the battle over tropical habitat loss, with potentially disastrous implications for biodiversity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ronaldo refuses to placate ManU as Real Madrid rumours continue

June 9th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Ace Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has once again attracted interest in his future plans, by insisting that he still has not decided on where he will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Force India’s Fisichella qualifies 17th for Malaysian F1 GP

March 22nd, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
By Anand Philar Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (IANS) Giancarlo Fisichella of Force India qualified 17th in the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit here Saturday. Ferrari came up with a ... Read more...

Posted in World |