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What’s in the name Hitler?


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Hitler, the name of a garment store in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat, had to be changed after its owners were hit by protests. But ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What’s your town in US? Monkeys Eyebrow, Boring, Climax?


August 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) From Monkeys Eyebrow to Belchertown, America is full of weird and downright embarrassing town names. But Toad Suck is apparently the worst, according to a global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nobody can replace Salman in my heart: choreographer Salman


July 15th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Choreographer Salman Khan, who is wowing judges on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" with his outstanding moves, is in awe of his Bollywood namesake Salman Khan and ... Read more...

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Turtle helps save its namesake species


June 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Turtle Ltd, a leading menswear company that has been involved in conserving turtles, especially endangered Olive Ridley on the Odisha coast, is now mulling to expand ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lahore is Delhi 50 years ago: Mira Nair


April 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair, who managed to shoot a part of her next project "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" in Lahore, Pakistan, says the city, though unsafe ... Read more...

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For namesake’s visa, Bhajji gets a googly


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 21 (IANS) Cricketer Harbhajjan Singh may have tormented many batsmen with his bowling but this is one googly he may fail to comprehend himself.Police in Jalandhar ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ecuador nominates Lenin for Nobel Prize


February 4th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A namesake of Vladimir Lenin, the late Russian communist politician who led the October Revolution of 1917, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cecotto Junior to test for Sahara Force India


November 11th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS) Johnny Cecotto Junior will be testing for India's Formula One Sahara Force India team at the upcoming young driver test in Abu Dhabi next week.The ... Read more...

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Kal Penn returning to TV


August 4th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is best known for his role in the "Harold and Kumar" movies, is ready to return to television after a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irrfan Khan spreads awareness about education


July 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been named the brand ambassador of Shri Ram New Horizons (SRNH), an education and skill services provider."In a short ... Read more...

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Kal Penn’s attacker jailed


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The man who attacked actor Kal Penn has been sentenced to three years behind bars.Marcellus Chambers pulled a gun on the "The Namesake" actor when he ... Read more...

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Baul songs - from ektara to fusion music (Feature)


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhojit Banerjee Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Baul music has caught on in a big way among Bengali music lovers, with the soulful songs sung by wandering minstrels finding favour with Bengali bands ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Raja’s arrest won’t impact Tamil Nadu alliances, say parties


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 2 (IANS) DMK leader A. Raja's arrest for his role in the 2G spectrum scam may not throw up any changes in the current or prospective electoral alliance formations in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scottish man with Robinson Crusoe author’s name rescued from island


January 27th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): A Scottish man, who goes by the same name as the author of Robinson Crusoe, was recently rescued from a remote island in Scotland after he and his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kajol, Tabu, Irrfan Khan get Padma Shri


January 25th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Talented Bollywood actress Kajol, and versatile actors Tabu and Irrfan Khan were named for the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour on the eve ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kent’s Kate Middleton banned from using Facebook


January 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A woman from Kent has been barred from using her Facebook account simply because she shared the same name as Prince William's fiancee Kate Middleton.Middleton, who has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Irrfan Khan Says He Is Choosy Because His Face Does Not Sell!


January 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who started his acting career from a serial in Doordarshan, has now become a popular face in Hollywood. However, this has not changed the actor from ... Read more...

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I’m choosy because my work, not my face, sells: Irrfan Khan (Interview)


January 21st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) From Doordarshan serials to Hollywood films, Irrfan Khan has traversed a long path. The 48-year-old actor says he is very conscious about which project he ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old fan inspires Abhishek Bachchan


January 20th, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan was impressed by the endeavour of nine-year-old Aishwarya Sharma, the youngest ever to file a Right to Information (RTI) query for removal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Twilight’ star Bryce Dallas Howard chosen as face of Kate Spade’s brand


January 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 5 (ANI): The co-founder and namesake of Kate Spade New York has chosen 'Twilight' star Bryce Dallas Howard to be the face of her designer brand.This is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pepsi to roll out ‘drinkable’ fruit snack ‘Tripolis’ in bid to expand


December 30th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Already facing stiff competition from U.S. rivals Coca Cola Co and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc, PepsiCo is now rolling out a new product - a 'drinkable' snack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Akshay Oberoi Invites Cousin Vivek To See His Film


December 24th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has invited  Vivek  to watch his film. Vivek has promised his cousin he will make time very shortly .Says  the newcomer, “There is absolutely no stress with Vivek. I don’t know ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mistaken identity gets Chinese teenager 200 days in jail


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) A teenager in China had to spend over 200 days in prison after he was mistaken for a criminal who had the same name.The unnamed teenager, a student ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jon Bon Jovi: Still Rules The Chart But Has To Deal With Orders From Record Company


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jon Bon Jovi with his namesake band ‘Bon Jovi’ broke into the scene in 1983 with the album ‘Runaway’. Since then this boy from New Jersey had moved from the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irrfan Khan To Be Seen As Tabu’s Son In Ang Lee’s Film!


December 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Tabu make perfect on-screen couple and that has been proved by the film Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake. Their onscreen chemistry is amazing and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Money really can’t buy happiness - in the long-term at least


December 14th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): It's an old adage that we usually quote but don't really believe. "Money doesn't buy happiness." However, now a new study by an economist has found it to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kimbo Slice’s Death Rumor Plagues Web


December 13th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems celebrity death rumors have again taken front seat recently. Yesterday media was abuzz with the rumor that renowned singer Keith Sweat is no more ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irrfan Khan: Why Is He So Proud Of His Next Hollywood Project?


December 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Since then, we have seen Khan in many other Hollywood films like 'The Namesake', 'The Darjeeling Limited', 'Slumdog Millionaire', 'New York', 'I Love You', 'Hisss' and 'In Treatment'. He has just ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brand Bewakoof rings success in Jharkhand town


December 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Giridih (Jharkhand), Dec 5 (IANS) What's in a name? Had legendary playwright Shakespeare posed this question in Jharkhand's Giridih town, he would have got a collective reply - "everything". ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kal Penn returns to White House


November 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is best known for his role in the "Harold and Kumar" movies, has returned to the White House after a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian origin Kal Pen re-joins White House job after filming ‘Harold & Kumar’ sequel


November 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Kalpen Modi, the Indian-American political aide who resigned from his post as US President Barack Obama's associate director of public engagement this summer to act in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NASA spacecraft takes look at comet from closest


November 5th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) NASA's Deep Impact craft flew within 435 miles (700 km) of comet Hartley 2 -- the closest ever any man-made object got to such a celestial body. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russell Brand gets bullock as wedding gift


November 1st, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand and his singer wife Katy Perry have received a special wedding gift - a bullock.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and ... Read more...

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PETA names bullock after Russell Brand


November 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Comic Russell Brand who had a big fat Indian jungle wedding with Katy Perry has received an unusual wedding gift from officials at People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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