‘The Bourne Legacy’ - interesting reboot, but not exciting enough (IANS Movie Review)

August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Bourne Legacy"; Actors: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton; Director: Tony Gilroy; Rating: ***With a star-laced film being no criteria for success and cinema viewers going fickle to like ... Read more...

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Anand bids to be an all-time great (Profile)

May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... Read more...

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Tendulkar subcontinent’s best batsman: Pakistani daily

March 18th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) India lost their match to Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, but the occasion was made highly special by the subcontinent's "best batsman" Sachin Tendulkar who ... Read more...

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Get set for the comeback of satin!

February 26th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) That shiny, silky, soft fabric is going to be the big thing next autumn-winter - yes, we're talking of satin. Get ready to embrace the ... Read more...

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`European growth model works but needs modifications’

January 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 25 (IANS) The European growth model based on trade and finance has brought about prosperity but also needs modifications, a World Bank official said Tuesday."Europe has to make ... Read more...

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Sushma gives wealth goddess festival a miss

August 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) For the rags-to-riches or rather bicycle-to-choppers Reddy brothers of Karnataka, this year's festival of Hindu wealth goddess 'Lakshmi' Friday lacked lustre.Missing at the 'Varamahalakshmi Pooja' ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s presence adds lustre to my film: Roshan Abbas

June 13th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Roshan Abbas, who has made his directorial debut "Always Kabhi Kabhi" with newcomers, says producer Shah Rukh Khan's involvement adds lustre to the film ... Read more...

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Shoeshine man adds lustre to image of Kashmiris

January 8th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Sometimes, the simple story of a man can tell the complex story of an entire people. And that is perhaps so with shoeshine man Shafi Sheikh ... Read more...

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Love songs rule ‘Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji’ album (IANS Music Review)

December 29th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricists: Sanjay Chhel, Neelesh Misra, Kumaar, Sayeed Quadri; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Sonu Niigaam, Shefali Alvaris, Kunal Ganjawala, Antara Mitra and ... Read more...

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Toonpur Ka Superrhero Movie Review: An Unfunny Cartoon!

December 24th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film : Toonpur Ka SuperrheroDirector: Kireet KhuranaCast: Ajay Devgan, Kajol, TanujaRating: **1/2Expectations from the Ajay Devgan – Kajol starrer animation flick was high, but it failed to impress the masses ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s thriving Silk industry, helps adivasis (Part-I)

December 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Shailendra SinhaRaipur, Dec.4 (ANI): That Jharkhand is a land of immense natural bounty, of mineral wealth, populated largely by tribal communities is known to many. What is not so well-known is ... Read more...

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Scientists unlock secret of eternal youth

November 29th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to reverse aging, unlocking the secret of eternal youth and paving the way for a drug to keep one "forever young". Lives could ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists may have found ‘elixir of eternal youth’

November 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The elixir of eternal youth may soon be reality, thanks to scientists from the Harvard University.Such a drug might not just increase life span, but also allow men ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods will never get back his ‘aura of invincibility’, says Oz golfer Thomson

October 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Australian golf legend Peter Thomson has said that Tiger Woods, the 14-time major champion, will never regain his aura of invincibility.Woods failed to win a tournament in ... Read more...

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BJP disappointed over Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech

August 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expressed dismay at Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's speech on the occasion of the 64th Independence Day on Sunday, and ... Read more...

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Chinese archaeologists unearth more terracotta warriors

May 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have unearthed about 120 more terracotta warriors in their latest excavations at the Terracotta Army site that surrounds the tomb of China's first emperor ... Read more...

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Moore feels ’soul connection’ with Kutcher

April 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore confesses she could never love anyone as much as she loves actor husband Ashton Kutcher, who is 16 years younger to her. "My husband is an ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak hockey greats blast team for ‘pathetic’ show against arch rivals India

March 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.2 (ANI): Describing Pakistan's performance in its World Cup opener against archrivals India as 'pathetic', former hockey players have slammed the team for the 4-1 loss.Former captain and coach Islahuddin criticised ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag designing clothing range

February 20th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Heidi Montag is designing her own clothing range. The "Hills" star eventually wants to launch a couture collection, followed by a budget line for her ... Read more...

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Gold loses lustre among Indian customers due to rising price

February 10th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): Gold has lost its lustre among Indian customers due to its rising prices.International spot gold, which guides the domestic market, has continued its upwards trend in recent ... Read more...

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IPL row could have been avoided, say former cricketers

January 21st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former India cricketers feel the whole controversy over the Pakistani players not finding favour with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees has needlessly given the country a ... Read more...

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Storm clouds gather over new European Commission

January 14th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 14 (DPA) Storm clouds gathered over the proposed new European Commission Wednesday as the European Parliament's main political groups attacked key candidates in a tit-for-tat row. The dispute carries echoes of ... Read more...

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Roman Polanski’s ‘not-so-rocking’ NYE

December 31st, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Roman Polanski will have a lack lustre new year party with only his family and few friends attending.The Rosemary Baby's director is presently serving house arrest in his ... Read more...

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Powerless Nepal loses lustre as New Year destination

December 29th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) Slapped with a 51-hour weekly power outage from Wednesday and a warning that next month it could go up to 12 hours a day, Nepal has begun to ... Read more...

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Recession lowers lustre of UK’s larger-than-life Asian weddings

December 22nd, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Centhiya ChandranLondon, Dec.22 (ANI): The global financial downturn has affected Asian weddings in London, which have been known for their flamboyance, as most couples here are now reluctant to indulge in ... Read more...

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Windies exhibited marked improvement against Australia: Roebuck

December 21st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the 2-0 scoreline of the Frank Worrell Trophy between Australia and West Indies does not reflect the marked improvement in the ... Read more...

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Intikhab rues woeful batting, fielding despite impressive win in second Test against NZ

December 8th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.8 (ANI): Pakistan may have registered an impressive win against New Zealand in the second Test match, but coach Intikhab Alam is not at all happy with the team's performance in ... Read more...

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‘Unimpressed’ PCB may sack ageing Alam after Kiwi tour

November 24th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.24 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not impressed by the team's lack lustre performance in the recent past, and is thinking about sacking coach Intikhab Alam, sources privy to ... Read more...

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Nadal regains lethal form with win into Paris semi-finals (Lead)

November 14th, 2009 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (DPA) Revitalised Rafael Nadal ended the repeat title dream of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Friday 7-5, 7-5 in a move to the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Second seed Nadal called ... Read more...

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Verdasco claims last spot in London

November 14th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (DPA) Fernando Vesdasco gained the last spot in the eight-man ATP season finals after Rafael Nadal defeated the last of the year-end contenders, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 7-5, 7-5 Friday ... Read more...

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Top white lie to shun sex: I’m too tired

September 16th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): The humble headache has had its day as far as excuses to avoid sex are concerned, for now the reigning white lie to snub a romp is 'I'm ... Read more...

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Obama’s team found Brown “dour and depressing”, Cameron “dynamic”

September 5th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep. 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's team thinks British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is rather "dour and depressing," it has been claimed.Richard Wolffe, a former Newsweek White House ... Read more...

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Imitation jewellery shines, gold loses lustre

August 7th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), Aug. 7(ANI): Forget gold, wear imitation nick-knacks to look trendy and beat the recession. This is the latest mantra of ladies in West Bengal's Siliguri district, where non-gold and ... Read more...

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Sequence oyster genome, get a perfect pearl

August 7th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Casting a perfectly rounded pearl will now be possible, thanks to the most comprehensive sequencing of the oyster genome in a new project. The ultimate aim of the ... Read more...

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Has Oprah Winfrey lost her small screen lustre?

July 18th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey's show has recently recorded the lowest ever ratings, raising doubts whether the talk-show queen has lost her lustre.The ratings for 'The Oprah Winfrey ... Read more...

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