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Activists term Rio+20 summit a ‘hoax’


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) As world leaders ended the Rio+20 summit with a 53-page statement called "The Future We Want", activists have slammed the UN Conference on sustainable development as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kallol Datta, Pankaj-Nidhi to present LFW grand finale


May 24th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Fashion designers Kallol Datta and Pankaj-Nidhi have been chosen as the grand finale presenters for the upcoming winter-festive 2012 season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistani Army chief to visit Britain end-September


September 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will visit Britain in the last week of September for discussions on military ties between the two countries.Kayani's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Not far behind: Indian men’s fashion catching up


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Fashion in India is headed in a new direction - the male closet. The market is at a nascent state and dominated by traditional wear like ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Advanced batteries launched at Technopark Kerala


June 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) New age smart batteries called ASTRAC were Saturday launched here by Certes Innovative Solutions (CIS), a Technopark - TBI incubated company. The product is expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tait retires from ODIs to focus on T20 career


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait Monday announced his retirement from One-day cricket to concentrate on Twenty20s. "I have decided to retire from One-day cricket for both ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tait retires from one-day international cricket


March 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket just days after his team's World Cup quarterfinal exit.The 28-year-old, who no longer plays first-class cricket, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Funds for rural employment programme misused: Sonia Gandhi


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said funds meant for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) are being misused.Speaking on the occasion of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM announces rural wage hike, Sonia wants new direction(Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said wages would be hiked under the rural employment guarantee plan to offset inflation while UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need to cleanse political system: Rahul Gandhi (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) Expressing shock at a Maharashtra official being burnt alive by the oil mafia, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there was a need to "cleanse ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Give 10 years to politics to change system: Rahul to youth (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said political parties lacked democracy and appealed to the youth to give 10 years of their life to politics to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Give 10 years to politics, Rahul urges youth


January 29th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday appealed to the youth to give 10 years of their life to politics if they want to see change in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawrence Cavendish £5.5m Lottery Winner Flees Spain Penniless


January 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winning a lottery worth a staggering 5.5million might seem to be the ultimate dream come true for many. Factory worker Lawrence Candlish, might have felt the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Praful Patel determined to strengthen foundation of his new ministry


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel, who assumed charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries on Thursday said the foremost duty of his new ministry would ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ponting shouldn’t be in Oz dressing room: Ian Chappell


January 4th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.4 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said injured skipper Ricky Ponting should not have been in Australia's dressing room during the first day's play against England at the SCG.'I ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chappell doesn’t want Ponting in dressing room


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3(IANS) Cricketer-turned-commentator Ian Chappell continued with his scathing remarks over Ricky Ponting's captaincy and Monday objected to his presence in the Australian dressing room during the fifth and last Ashes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

People remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 and 34


December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): If you think that memory fades away with age, you may be wrong, for a new study has revealed that people remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tubby backs Clarke as leader for Australian cricket’s new era


November 7th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former captain and current Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor has launched a passionate defence of Michael Clarke, saying his mixed perception is the result of a different ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sonia Gandhi says UPA Govt. has increased funds to States


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre has increased in unprecedented levels the funds being made ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan Singh says development should reach poorer sections of society


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will always try to ensure that economic development reaches the poorer ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Development should reach poorer sections of society: PM


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will always try to ensure that economic development reaches the poorer and weaker sections of society, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shilpa Shetty And Chitrangada Singh Walk The Ramp On WIFW Closing Night


October 29th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week had a grand closing last night with Bollywood stars Shilpa Shetty and Chitrangada Singh taking the ramp ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Designing happened by accident: Amrish Kumar


October 16th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Design aesthetics runs in his genes. So when Amrish Kumar had to step into his mother Ritu Kumar's territory, the business graduate never gave ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

NBC Launches ‘The Biggest Loser’ Special Episode


October 14th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Television network NBC recently announced that they are going to launch a two-hour special episode of ‘The Biggest Loser’. The special episode will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Demi Moore to auction 19th century paintings


October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Art collector Demi Moore is set to cash in on her hobby - she's auctioning off two 19th century paintings estimated to fetch up to $1.1 million.The Hollywood ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Demi Moore ‘to sell paintings from her collection’


October 13th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Demi Moore is set to put two paintings from her collection of 19th century European art up for sale, including a French work which inspired the actress, due ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What stroke of luck does 10/10/10 have in store for you?


October 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): If you want to confess love to someone or waiting for result of your dream job's interview, Sunday may be the day to test your good fortune.As the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Glee actress Lea Michele poses for Marie Clarie


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Get ready to be surprised by the "good girl" Lea Michele in the November edition of the Marie Claire Magazine.The "Glee" star will pose topless, yeah, topless ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John gets steamy with co-star in ‘Aashayein’


August 20th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood hunk John Abraham has done it again. After shooting an intimate scene with Katrina Kaif in his last outing "New York", the actor will now ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mischa Barton moving to London?


August 5th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton is reportedly planning to put her problematic years in Hollywood behind her by moving back to her native London. Barton has endured a turbulent time ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Human sperm gene unaltered for 600 million years


July 16th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The "Boule" gene, responsible for sperm production from insects to mammals including man, has remained unaltered for 600 million years that it has been in existence. "This is the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Human sperm gene is 600 million years old


July 16th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Mammals' ability to produce sperm is very ancient, probably originating as early as 600 million years ago, according to new evidence found by researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Previously unknown natural mechanism behind cocaine addiction uncovered


July 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A specific type of genetic material plays a key role in determining vulnerability to cocaine addiction and may offer an entirely new direction for the development of anti-addiction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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