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Partnership with Qureshi shattered many a myth: Bopanna


July 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna says it was his doubles partnership with Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on the international circuit that shattered many myths."Most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Lifestyle deepens diabetes problem in India, China’


July 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and China will continue to have the largest number of diabetics in the world in the coming years due to rapid lifestyle shifts ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Was Titanic’s captain drunk?


March 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) The captain of the Titanic may have been under the influence of alcohol when the luxury passenger liner hit an iceberg in 1912, a never-seen-before letter ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Love yourself for right body: Yana Gupta (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) If you want to look right, you have to learn to love your body, says model-turned-Bollywood item girl Yana Gupta who is also a budding non-fiction ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gaga is like Picasso, feels Tony Bennett


January 13th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has been compared to renowned painter Picasso by singer Tony Bennett.Bennett recently recorded a track with Gaga, 25, for his "Duets II" album."She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hockey legend Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna


December 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Wednesday requested the sports ministry to confer legendary Dhyan Chand with the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.HI ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Italian hairstylist Ferretti opens salon in Delhi


November 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) After opening his maiden Indian salon in Mumbai in 2009, Italian hairstylist Rossano Ferretti has now arrived in the capital, with an aim of breaking ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian IT industry talks with US on visas


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is in dialogue with the US on the use of visas by companies providing software services to American and global enterprises, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Comic book on communalism launched in capital


March 9th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Think action and fantasy is all that is there to a comic book? Think again. A comic book dealing with the sensitive issue of communalism ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Emotional distress does not stop fertility treatment from working: Study


February 25th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Stress and tension do not stop fertility treatment from working, according to a new study.Many infertile women believe that emotional distress (for example stress and tension) is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cheers! Drinking a pint of beer a day ‘is good for your health’


January 14th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Doctors have suggested that drinking up to a pint of beer a day is good for the health and can reduce the risk of diabetes and high blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beatles broke up because they had reached an end, says Yoko Ono


December 26th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): After almost 40 years of speculation, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has finally dispelled the myths surrounding The Beatles' break-up.Ono, who has been often accused of being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bonham Carter loves gossip about her life


December 25th, 2010 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Helena Bonham Carter is delighted that her family life with director Tim Burton is dogged with bizarre rumours because the weird gossip puts a "protective shell" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Top 9 sex-related myths busted


December 10th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Do you know everything about sex? Think again for the more someone claims to know, the less they generally do know.Alicia Stanton, a board-certified OB/GYN and the author ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Kool Mints’ can help drinkers ’sober up quickly’


November 18th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Former Australian politician Jeff Kennett has claimed that Kool Mints can help sober him up when he is driving after a couple of drinks.The former Victorian premier told ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Young Britons think kissing gives you cancer


November 14th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Many youngsters in Britain think kissing gives you cancer and that only fat people can get the disease.Other myths that were doing the rounds include catching the disease ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UK youngsters think kissing or a kick in the genitals can cause cancer


November 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Many youngsters in the UK think that kissing, toilet seats or a kick in the genitals can lead to cancer, according to a study.The poll has shed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan expects Obama’s visit in 2011: Envoy


November 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan looks forward to US President Barack Obama's visit in 2011, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani, hoping that Obama's India trip "will create an opportunity for lasting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Housework makes fathers happy: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): This may come as good news to working mothers everywhere: Fathers are less stressed when sharing childcare and domestic chores, new research shows.The study revealed that fathers are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A book on rats translated into Arabic


October 28th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 28 (IANS/WAM) Jonathan Burt's book "Rat" has been translated into Arabic that eloquently describes how the species spread across the world following the commercial routes created by man since ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Multi tasking on Amazon Kindle


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amazon Kindle is one of the most popular eBook readers in the market right now. However there some myths about Amazon Kindle, which need to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

13-hour labour fails to keep mom away from tweeting!


September 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): A pregnant British mother could not stop herself from tweeting while undergoing natural childbirth.Fi StarStone, who runs a child-care advice website, posted constant updates during the 13-hour labour. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Gana Bajana To Release In September


August 26th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kannada movie Gana Bajana starring the actors Radhika Pandit, Tarun and Dilipraj, is slated to release next month in September. The film is being produced by Naveen and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beware: Tomorrow is Friday the 13th


August 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Be very careful tomorrow as it is the dreaded ‘Friday the 13th’. According to the superstition, it is said to be a day of bad luck. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

iPhone Owners Score Better With The Opposite Sex, According To Survey


August 12th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An almost shocking and bizarre study has found that iPhone users have the maximum number of sexual partners among the other smart phone users. Considering that ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Rushdie to pen his lost chapter


July 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): Salman Rushdie has started writing the story about his decade in hiding from a fatwa."I am writing it now. I found it kind of annoying that other ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Catch European classics at film fest in capital


June 9th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Cinema buffs in the capital can look forward to catching a quality selection of meaningful movies touching upon war, modern myths, environment, romance and religion at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A dash of humour keeps you healthy


June 5th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A dash of humour keeps people healthy and increases their chances of reaching the retirement age. But after the age of 70, the health benefits of humour decrease, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Courteney Cox: Name of ‘Cougar Town’ might change


June 4th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Courteney Cox has said that the name of the famous show ‘Cougar Town’ might change in the near future.She said at the recent Women In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vogue’s ‘dawn of dusk’ treatment for ‘Snow White syndrome’ in India


April 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Popular fashion magazine Vogue has taken it up on itself to fight colour prejudice in India, a country that is predominantly biased against the darker skin.In this month's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Book on happy marriage mantras launched


April 5th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Want to increase your chances of having a happy marriage? Maybe marriage counsellor Geeta Maheshwari's book, "The Happy Marriage Mantra", which was released Monday, will be of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Guy Ritchie to direct film on King Arthur


March 11th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) British filmmaker Guy Ritchie is set to wield the megaphone again and his new movie will tell the story of King Arthur. The story of the British monarch ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Depression and lack of concentration not necessarily linked


February 10th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that depression and lack of concentration do not necessarily go together.The study team reviewed nearly 20 years of literature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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