metaphor

Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

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Vindu reveals family secrets, plans to make documentary on dad


July 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Dara Singh's son Vindu candidly admits he has a half-brother and that he plans to carry forward his father's legacy. He also plans to make a ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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‘Kshay’ - small film with a big message (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kshay"; Cast: Rasika Dugal, Alekh Sangal; Director: Karan Gour; Rating: *** 1/2Digital filmmaking has opened up a whole universe of opportunity for those with cinematic aspirations. Today, like photography being ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Sweden coach blames bad luck for defeat to England


June 16th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swedish coach Erik Hamren has blamed bad luck for the 3-2 defeat to England that put Sweden out of Euro 2012 in the group stage.England ... Read more...

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China ups ante at T-shirts with Wen’s quotes


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese online fashion retailer is being probed for promoting its latest T-shirts by cashing in on Prime Minister Wen Jiabao's popularity - an act ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Moneyball’-stunning, perennially topical (IANS Movie Review)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Moneyball"; Cast: Brad Pitt, Johan Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman; Director: Bennett Miller, Rating: ****1/2The irony of most team sports is that individual star players become bigger than both the ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ - a gentle, sensitive masterpiece (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Descendants"; Actors: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller; Director: Alexander Payne; Rating: ****What do we inherit from family and friends, lovers and parents? Money and property or emotions, shared ... Read more...

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‘One Day’ - Witty, funny, nostalgic


December 24th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "One Day"; Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson; Directed by Lone Scherfig; Rating: ***What is one day amidst the march of hundreds of thousands of days in ... Read more...

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Karnataka is political theatre for the Reddy brothers (News Analysis)


December 10th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 10 (IANS) Karnataka, reeling under corruption scandals and political instability, seems destined to remain a misgoverned state, hostage to the powerplay of the notoriously rich Reddy brothers ... Read more...

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Communist-era Poland produced better films than now: Director


November 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Poland churned out qualitative, richer cinema during the repressive and censorship oriented communist regime in pre-1990s, than in freer and more open contemporary times, a leading ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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‘Chillar Party’ - small film, huge heart and talent (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chillar Party"; Directors: Vikas Bahl, Nitesh Tiwari; Cast: Irrfan Khan, Sanath Menon and Naman Jain; Rating: ****At one point in American history, dogs and blacks were not allowed in ... Read more...

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‘Green Lantern’ lacks enthralling light (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Green Lantern"; Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard; Director: Martin Campbell; Rating: ** 1/2Superhero films, in their dark, young days, were simple, showed no moral or intellectual depth ... Read more...

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My song ‘Judas’ not a religious statement: Gaga


May 6th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is being criticised for her portrayal of Mary Magdalene in her new single "Judas", but she says the song has nothing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Superman renounces US citizenship in latest issue of ‘Action Comics’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Superman renounces US citizenship in latest issue of 'Action Comics'Washington, April 29 (ANI): Superman has always been recognized as a devoted American warrior who constantly fought evil, but now onwards he is ... Read more...

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‘Unknown’ - Well known and cliche riddled


April 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Unknown"; Cast: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Aidan Quinn Director: Jaume Collet-Serra; Rating: **1/2Though there are indeed not many unknown things about this film - the audience has not lost their ... Read more...

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University of Michigan study says that love hurts


March 29th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time in history, scientists have been able to prove that love really “hurts”.Researchers at the University of Michigan carried out the study using state-of-the-art ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rihanna says ‘S and M’ video is not all about sex


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 23 (ANI): Rihanna says her provocative video 'S and M' has been taken too literally.The singer is still stunned by the furore surrounding the promo for her latest single, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Metaphors can sway thinking on crime fighting


February 24th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Imagine robberies are on the rise, homes are being broken into, and murder rates have nearly doubled. What should city officials do - hire more cops and lock ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Biutiful’ is eternally beautiful (IANS Film Review; Rating: ****)


February 5th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: Biutiful; Director: Alejandro González Inárritu; Cast: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez: Language: Spanish; Rating: ****Akira Kurosawa did it first in 1952 with "Ikiru" and now it's the turn of ... Read more...

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UK teens using mobile phones to swap nude pics, access porn sites


February 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A study has found that teenagers in UK are using their mobile phones to swap revealing photographs of themselves and to also access porn sites.Behind the bike sheds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tron: Legacy’ leaves you spell-bound (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Tron: Legacy"; Director: Joseph Kosinski; Cast: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde; Rating: ***1/2Every few years a film comes whose look redefines and influences future films. "Tron" in ... Read more...

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‘Chronicles of Narnia 3 (3D)’ lacks charm of part I (IANS Film Review, Rating **1/2)


December 4th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Chronicles of Narnia 3 (3D)"; Director: Michael Apted; Actors: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter; Rating: **1/2The chronicles of Narnia series, with the message of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How to remain calm and happy in the age of anxiety


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): In times where we face numerous pressures - of love, work, family and money, it has become increasingly important not to be held hostage by our anxiety and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dancing With The Stars Recap: Guess Who’s Back On Top?


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular show ‘Dancing With the Stars’ provided a treat for its viewers by holding a recap of sorts on its 200th episode.Kristi Yamaguchi and Apolo ... Read more...

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‘Madholal Keep Walking’ celebrates Mumbai’s undying spirit: Swara Bhaskar (With Images)


August 21st, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Shot in the real Mumbai of suburban trains and chawls and based on true life instances, "Madholal Keep Walking" is a tribute to the undying ... Read more...

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Perth man’s one-night stand to become subject of photographic exhibition


August 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): A Perth man is set to become the subject of a photographic exhibition this month when he documents his one night stand.Photographer Jackson Eaton will invite a stranger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tomb of a teenager buried for over 1600 yrs discovered in Peru


August 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a teenager of Mochica community, buried more than 1,600 years ago in Peru.It was found 16 meters away from the tomb of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cross-cultural perspective boosts teamwork in the workplace


August 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Promoting cross-cultural perspective boosts teamwork in the workplace, a new study has suggested.Several companies are expanding into numerous countries and cultures. But they should not take one-size fits ... 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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Kristen Stewart faces criticism for rape remarks


June 4th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is facing criticism from officials at a leading US charity after she compared press intrusion to rape. The "Twilight" star compared stardom to being raped ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart’s rape comment irks rape crisis groups


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): Actress Kristen Stewart's comment that being photographed felt like getting raped has irked rape crisis groups.The 'Twilight' star said in the July edition of British Elle magazine: ... Read more...

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Seinfeld star’s name misspelt on Hollywood Walk of Fame star!


May 5th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but name was misspelt.Louis-Dreyfus is best known for her work on TV's 'Seinfeld' and 'The New ... Read more...

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American Supreme Court To Be Closing Its Front Entrance


May 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a proclamation on Monday, the American Supreme Court uttered that it will be closing its front entrance in consequence of security reasons. Though ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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