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Nawazuddin aims to be highest paid actor


August 30th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) After getting recognition and accolades for his work in films like "Kahaani" and "Gangs of Wasseypur", actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is thinking big and his latest ... Read more...

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Pawan Shankar’s litti-chokha treat on sets (TV Snippets) (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar's "Kya Hua Tera Vaada" team was delighted when he brought a lunch box full of popular Bihari delicacy - litti-chokha.It was a welcome ... Read more...

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Actors are selfish as compared to directors: Nawazuddin


June 10th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while working on a film, artists are usually concerned only about their roles but a director is comparatively unselfish as he has ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin feels training must for actors


May 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played an abusive officer in "Kahaani" and an informer in "Paan Singh Tomar", says training is must for every actor."Training ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s dabbawalas now want to be civic fathers


December 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) The city's legendary dabbawallas (lunch-box carriers) have now decided to join politics, starting with the forthcoming elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), an ... Read more...

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SRK ties up with HomeShop18 for ‘RA.One’


October 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who is on a marketing spree for his mega-budget production "RA.One", has tied up with homeshopping channel HomeShop18 to sell the ... Read more...

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Children who use e-mail lot brighter


October 12th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Kids who used e-mail at home turned out to be lot brighter and more popular than their peers who did not.Genevieve Johnson, psychology lecturer at Australia's ... Read more...

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Wanted, decent homes for Mumbai’s dabbawallas


October 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) For 120 years, they have ferried food for hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars. Now, the city's famed dabbawallas (lunch box carriers) using their organisational skills to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bollywood celebs go down memory lane, thank teachers


September 5th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) On the ocassion of Teacher's Day Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Bipasha Basu, Raveena Tandon and Anupam Kher thanked their school teachers for the ... Read more...

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Using lunch box to mobilise party - the Modi way


August 12th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) After becoming the longest serving chief minister in Gujarat's history, Narendra Modi has hit upon a unique idea to mobilise his supporters: the lunch box.Although ... Read more...

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Mumbai dabbawalas, Vidarbha farmers back Ramdev


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 5,000 dabbawalas of Mumbai and thousands of farmers and farm widows of Vidarbha Friday extended their support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev's proposed ... Read more...

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China launches crackdown on toxic lunch box makers


March 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China has launched a crackdown after a survey revealed that 40 percent of manufacturers are selling disposable lunch boxes that can be toxic.Dong Jinshi, executive vice-president ... Read more...

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Modern schoolbags worth $2k are not without laptop, iPod and phone


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Once upon a time, school bags were used to carry a few books, pencils and a lunchbox, but today's school bags are not without a laptop, an iPod ... Read more...

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Now, screen breast cancer at home


October 28th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A radical new portable breast scanner could soon enable women to undergo breast screening in the comfort of their homes.The device has been designed by Zhipeng Wu of ... Read more...

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Portable breast scanner enables cancer detection ‘in a second’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new portable breast scanner could soon allow women to test themselves at home.Professor Zhipeng Wu has invented a portable scanner based on radio frequency technology, which is ... Read more...

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Deposited articles go missing at Games venues?


October 6th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Are articles deposited by visitors to the Commonwealth Games venues going missing?Yes, says Sandeep Nagpal, who deposited his lunch box at the gate before entering the cycling ... Read more...

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WDF addressing diabetes among children of developing nations


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant - CNSRecognizing the compelling need to improve prevention, treatment, care and support services for children with diabetes, the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has scaled up initiatives to address ... Read more...

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Now, Mumbai cops to eat ‘healthy, low-calorie food’


May 19th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) In a bid to erase the stereotyped pot-belly image of the Mumbai cop, the police have introduced a 'health food canteen' that will serve low-calorie food for the ... Read more...

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Dead Man Elected As Mayor In Tennessee’s Tracy City


April 17th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chicago, Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a rather bizarre turn of events, a dead man was elected the mayor of a United States town, reports have revealed. The strange incident ... Read more...

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Two school girls die after eating ‘poisoned’ lunch


March 18th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Two Class 4 girls collapsed during the lunch break in school Thursday and died. It is being alleged that they were poisoned by one of their classmates, police ... Read more...

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7 year old Somer Renee Thompson missing, amber alert issued


October 21st, 2009 - 2:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orange Park, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 7-year-old North Florida school girl Somer Renee Thompson who went missing after school. She was last ... Read more...

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Bag causes bomb scare in Delhi Metro train (Lead)


August 28th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A bomb scare in a Delhi Metro train Friday night had the security forces on their toes after commuters noticed an unclaimed bag, which was later found ... Read more...

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‘Discipline and hard work behind Mumbai dabbawalas’ success’


August 13th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Aug 13 (IANS) Explaining the secret behind the success story of the Mumbai dabbawalas, the proverbial lunch-box carriers, a senior official of 119-year-old association, Thursday said that it was all ... Read more...

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Monkeys exchange grooming as common currency for food and sex


July 1st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A French researcher has found that grooming acts as a common currency among monkeys, and that the non-human primates exchange it for food, greater tolerance from dominant members ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Hanna Montana: The Movie’ fails to impress critics


April 11th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Teen sensation Miley Cyrus' much awaited 'Hanna Montana' movie has been panned by critics.Disney channel's hit series' big screen adaptation was released across US on April 10."Even ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Chandigarh eatery causes scare


October 21st, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) An unclaimed lunch box lying near a fast food outlet here, less than a kilometer from the Taj hotel where the Indian and Australian cricket teams are staying, ... Read more...

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Imran helped me in losing weight: Minissha Lamba


October 8th, 2008 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba worked really hard to shape up to carry off a bikini with panache in Sanjay Gadhvi's "Kidnap", but she credits co-star Imran Khan for ... Read more...

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Police grope in dark, more detained for Mehrauli blast


September 28th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A day after a blast in south Delhi's Mehrauli that killed two people and injured 17, Delhi Police were Sunday groping in the dark for clues even ... Read more...

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Boy’s death in blast shocks grandmother


September 27th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) For 70-year-old Rekha fate has played a cruel joke. She saw her grandson dying in front of her eyes, as a bomb blast rocked a congested market ... Read more...

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Bomb kills one in Mehrauli, high alert in Delhi (Roundup)


September 27th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy had his head blown off when a bomb dropped by two young men from a motorcycle exploded with a deafening roar in a crowded ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills boy, terror returns to Delhi (Third Lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A young boy was killed and 17 people were injured when a bomb flung by two men from a motorcycle exploded Saturday with a deafening roar in ... Read more...

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Mums may be risking kids heart health by packing fatty lunch boxes


September 13th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Home made packed lunches could be unwittingly putting kids at risk of developing a host of health problems in later life, including a stroke or a heart ... Read more...

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Brit kids lunch box full of fatty snacks, despite health warnings


November 18th, 2007 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that British kids lunch boxes are still packed with fatty snacks despite the millions of pounds spent to promote healthy eating.According to the ... Read more...

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