Chinese woman jailed for pimping

December 26th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) A court in China has sentenced a 24-year-old woman, who worked as a nightclub's deputy manager in one of Beijing's busiest commercial areas, to four years ... Read more...

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Happily unmarried and living in at 50 (Feature, With Images)

December 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Shekhar Malhotra had been living an extremely isolated, morbid life as a single for two years, but five days changed it all. Five eventful days ... Read more...

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KLM fliers can pick seat-mates on Facebook

December 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands, has launched a new programme that will allow passengers to pick their "seat-mates" on ... Read more...

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Laura Saltman is not happy that her ‘Millionaire Man’ is financially weak

August 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Access Hollywood reporter Laura Saltman feels shortchanged after the man he met on Patti Stanger’s "Millionaire Matchmaker" turns out to be struggling financially. To make matters ... Read more...

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Super Bowl commercial featuring porn star banned

February 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): US network FOX has banned a Super Bowl commercial featuring a porn star days ahead of the game.The ad was due to be shown during Monday's game, but ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow playing matchmaker to Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Swift

December 19th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has finally admitted playing matchmaker to Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift."I've just known Jake for a long time and he's a great guy. And Chris (Martin ... Read more...

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Men ‘reluctant to travel for love’

November 27th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (ANI): Men prefer to date women who live near their homes, according to new findings.And it looks like this is the reason for the low success rate of ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict has a message of coexistence: Jamia VC

October 1st, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The "underlying message" in the Ayodhya verdict is that of coexistence, because India's Muslims and Hindus have to live together and it is time for ... Read more...

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Myths about dating debunked

September 21st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 21 (ANI): If you thought batting your eyelashes at a guy could get you a date with him, forget it. Clever chat-up lines, psychological mind games and body language don't ... Read more...

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‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Patti Stranger Calls Off Own Wedding

August 16th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patti Stranger is a third generation matchmaker and the star of ‘Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker’, but has decided to call of her own wedding to long time boyfriend, ... Read more...

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‘Jugaad’ wins best documentary award at Stuttgart

July 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "The Great Indian Jugaad", a narrative on quick thinking and innovation by Indians, has won the best documentary award at Stuttgart's Bollywood and Beyond Film Festival. Director Anandana ... Read more...

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‘The Bachelor’: Jake Pavelka Splits From Vienna Girardi

June 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi from the matchmaking television reality show “The Bachelor” have reportedly split up, leaving the show’s success rate back down to one ... Read more...

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Rakshitha to host Swayamvara show

April 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Rakshita, who is happily married to director Prem, is set to host the reality show Swayamvara on the Suvarna channel. It will air from Monday ... Read more...

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Jake Pavelka Chooses Vienna Girardi In “The Bachelor” Finale

March 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It's obvious that you can't trust rumors but this time it's a different story. Dallas commercial pilot Jake Pavelka went for the 23-year-old Florida ... Read more...

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Photo myths of online dating busted

February 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 21 (ANI): Experts have busted myths surrounding profile photographs on online dating sites.Sam Yagan, co-founder and CEO of OkCupid, and colleagues catalogued more than 7,000 profile photographs on the online ... Read more...

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New Jersey woman’s year-long online quest to find perfect mate fails

January 4th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 4 (ANI): Neenah Pickett from New Jersey spent a year looking for a hubby and chronicled the quest on her website Pickett, 43, is still single and has ... Read more...

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Twilight fan asks Ashley Greene to marry her hubby!

December 3rd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Twilight star Ashley Greene has revealed that she was surprised when a fan's wife popped the question on behalf of her husband.The actress has a huge fan following, ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole could turn matchmaker

May 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Cheryl Cole may present a new series of hit British matchmaking show 'Blind Date'.The Girls Aloud beauty is being lined up to play the show's host and follow ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand eyeing world’s first matchmaking flight

May 15th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 15 (ANI): Air New Zealand is all set to run the world's first matchmaking flight for lonely hearts.The airline has revealed that a plane with American passengers aboard will ... Read more...

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Lindsy Lohan looking for love on the web

April 28th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Troubled actress-singer Lindsay Lohan is looking for a lover who does not mind her alleged alcoholism or other repelling habits, she revealed in a mock Internet ... Read more...

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Romola Garai ‘excited’ to play Emma in BBC’s latest Jane Austen adaptation

April 4th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4(ANI): English-Hungarian actress Romola Garai has landed the leading role in BBC's latest Jane Austen adaptation, a production of Emma.The 26-year-old will play the "handsome, clever and rich" heroine in ... Read more...

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BBC plans Jane Austen’’s Emma remake

January 29th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The BBC is planning to make a major small screen remake of Jane Austen''s Emma, which will be their major attraction in its autumn drama season.Also, the ... Read more...

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Switch that turns on X chromosome matchmaking discovered

December 27th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered the switch that pulls together X chromosomes in female cells at a crucial stage of embryo development. The discovery could ... Read more...

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Bet on the net to find true love

August 16th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): The chances of running into your true love are more on the Internet than at work or at a park especially if you''re over 45.Thats the conclusion ... Read more...

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Now, an Indian website for BPO matchmaking -!

August 10th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): The taboo of having unsociable working hours retracts many Indian males from marrying female call centre executives. But this won''t be the scene anymore, thanks to ... Read more...

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US small business agency to promote exports to India

April 18th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 18 (IANS) With demand for US products and services on the rise in India, a US government agency helping small business concerns and an Indian-American trade association have ... Read more...

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