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TV is my first love: Malaika Arora Khan


September 18th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan, who began her tryst with showbiz as a video jockey on MTV, says she can never leave the small screen behind."Television is ... Read more...

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Japan sets new ocean drilling record


September 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Chikyu, a scientific drilling vessel, established a world new record by boring deeper than 2,111 metres below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan on Time cover as India’s ‘first superstar-activist’ (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Aamir Khan's hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate", that focusing on burning issues facing India and ways of tackling them, has landed him on the ... Read more...

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I look at India through a woman’s eyes: Diplomat-author Vikas Swarup (Interview)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Diplomat Vikas Swarup, the celebrity author of the novel "Q & A" adapted into the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has stepped into a ... Read more...

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West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday admitted a petition by GNLF chief Subhas Ghishing challenging the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and asked ... Read more...

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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Futnik the pig predicts wins for Poland, Russia


June 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland and Russia will dominate the opening day of matches at Euro 2012, a Ukrainian pig named Futnik, billed as the tournament's fortune-telling expert, indicated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shahid replaces Boman, Riteish as IIFA host?


May 5th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani have been entertaining viewers their wit and coming timing as the hosts of the International Indian Film ... Read more...

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Rock defects below earth surface impact quakes


April 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Defects in rocks lying below the earth's surface can modify the impact of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, says a study by the Australian National University."We ... Read more...

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HI lauds appointment of Ajit Pal’s as Chef-de-Mission


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday lauded the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing three-time Olympian and former captain Ajit Pal Singh as the Chef-de-Mission of the ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh will be UP chief minister: Akhilesh (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's rising son, Akhilesh Yadav, said Tuesday he did not want to be the Uttar Pradesh chief minister and that his father Mulayam ... Read more...

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Not obsessed about becoming PM: Rahul (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Making his stand loud and clear on the question of donning the prime minister's mantle, Congress general secretary and the party's star campaigner Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maximum temperatures fall in Punjab, Haryana


January 8th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) While the minimum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana have not hit sub-zero levels in the past week, it is the maximum temperatures at most places that ... Read more...

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Beckham set to stay with LA Galaxy


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham is likely to extend his contract with MLS side LA Galaxy, turning down the chance to play with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Earth’s birth: Inert gases provide clues


September 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Inert gases trapped inside Earth's interior provide clues into the processes responsible for its birth and the evolution of oceans and atmosphere, a new study says."Our ... Read more...

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Raina, Dhoni propel India to 280/5 in fourth ODI (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared a blistering 169-run partnership for the fifth wicket to propel India to 280 for five against England in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nepal’s Buddhist nuns rally behind gangraped ’sister’


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) While established organisations dragged their feet on the fate of a 21-year-old Buddhist nun who had been gangraped, the republic's ignored community of nuns came forward ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Browne takes over as IAF chief


July 31st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, an ace combat pilot, Sunday took over the mantle of leading the Indian Air Force (IAF) from incumbent Air Chief ... Read more...

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India is American policeman: Pakistani paper


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's remarks show that America has made New Delhi its "policeman" in Afghanistan and the Asia-Pacific region, a Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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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 |

Melting ice turning the earth obese


July 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland is swelling the volume of oceans, with the excess water gravitating towards the equator, fattening the planet in its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moon may have as much water as Earth has


May 27th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Water may be as plentiful within the moon as on the Earth, reveals a study of lunar rocks brought by the Apollo mission. Trapped water was ... Read more...

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Confident of victory, AIADMK gears up for celebrations


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The banners are ready, and so are the sweets and crackers as the opposition AIADMK cadres -- confident of winning the Tamil Nadu assembly polls -- ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brit young women ‘not tackling obesity as effectively as men’


April 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Britain's foremost obesity expert has warned that millions of young women could be "eating themselves into an early grave" because they are not tackling their weight as effectively ... Read more...

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Akshay returns as the host of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will return as the host of adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 4" and says that he feels good to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dum Maaro Dum’ music offers variety (IANS Music Review)


March 21st, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Dum Maaro Dum"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Jaideep Sahni; Singers: Anushka Manchanda, Ash King, Sunidhi Chauhan, Papon, Zubeen Garg, Abhishek Bachchan, Earl, Ayush Phukan and Mohit Chauhan; Rating: ... Read more...

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Enzyme enhances, erases rat’s long-term memories


March 6th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) A brain enzyme can enhance or erase memory in rats long after it has formed, according to a new study. "Our study is the first to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Phelps guns for Thorpe, wants to reverse result of 2004 Athens Games


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Expressing his hopes of a rematch with Australian legend Ian Thorpe at the London Olympics, Swimming ace Michael Phelps has welcomed the chance to reverse the result ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Republicans must try to aspire for Reagan mantle: Palin


February 6th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Santa Barbara (California, US), Feb.6 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin told an audience of conservatives here on Friday night that there won't be another like ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Tamil Movies Of The Actor, Shanthnoo, Likely To Enter The Theaters In February


January 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shanthnoo is a well-known actor of Tamil motion pictures, who premiered as the male protagonist in 2008 in the film, Sakkarakatti. Shanthnoo’s preceding movie was ‘Siddhu+2’, for which his Dad, ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week: Delhi Designer Sisters To Showcase Their Fantasy Collection


January 29th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The LFW in Mumbai is soon to have the Grand finale week and surprise –surprise there are no Mumbai based top designers on the list of the finale week for ... Read more...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt Gears Up To Don The Mantle Of Director For Her First Film


January 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
(WTHC). It is not as if Jennifer is a wholly new entrant in the directorial world as she had placed herself behind the camera for numerous episodes of GW, which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m very happy we’re making a sequel to ‘Krrish’: Hrithik


January 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood heart-throb Hrithik Roshan for the first time celebrated his birthday Monday with media by cutting a cake, talking about his future projects and revealing his happiness ... Read more...

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Cosmic chunk from the belly of 3rd largest asteroid found in space


January 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have found in space a chunk that was once a part of the third-largest asteroid.Using NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, experts at University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New data shows that there is no increase in cancer cases in Erin Brockovich’s town


January 4th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hinkley, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The town that became famous after the Julia Roberts movie, Erin Brockovich was shot there, has not shown any increased cases of cancer.The town, Hinkley in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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