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Indian-origin physicians in US is a ‘force to reckon with’ (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), a powerful professional community of doctors with over 65,000 members, has not only become a "force ... Read more...

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Rockers are treated like orphans: Suraj Jagan (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, one of the pioneers of the Indian rock scene, says the genre is not readily accepted by masses and rockers all ... Read more...

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Suraj Jagan sings first Gujrati rock song (With Image)


June 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, known for giving hit songs like "Give me some sunshine", "Sadka kiya" and "Aafaton ke parinde", has sung the first ever Gujarati ... Read more...

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Movie maestro Mrinal Sen turns 90


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Director Mrinal Sen, rated as one of the pioneers of the alternative cinema movement in the country, turned 90 Monday. He spent the day attending a ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Naikwadi is dead


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Renowned freedom fighter and one of the pioneers of the co-operative movement Nagnath Anna Naikwadi passed away after a prolonged illness here Thursday, according to family ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A septuagenarian gives voice to art of mimicry


February 21st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) For some mimicry is an art, for others just imitation, but for Subhendu Biswas it is a science. The septuagenarian - who says everything about him ... Read more...

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Criticism of fatwa on priests ‘unfortunate’: Kashmir Mufti


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) While not naming separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Kashmir's grand Mufti Thursday said it was "unfortunate and intriguing" that some Muslims had criticised the fatwa seeking ... Read more...

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Apple founding document auctioned for $1.59 mn


December 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A document that established Apple Computer Co. has been auctioned off at Sotheby's in New York for $1.59 million, Sotheby's said in a press ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suneet Varma to bring Armani Junior to India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Suneet Varma believes in keeping pace with the changing times. So he has turned into an entrepreneur and is bringing Armani Junior, a subsidiary ... Read more...

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Zardari urged to review PCB chief Ashraf’s appointment


November 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has urged President Asif Ali Zardari, the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to review the appointment of Zaka Ashraf ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican rapper releases new album


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican rapper Vico C Tuesday released his latest album in which he presents his hits of the past decade.Luis Armando Lozada, "Vico C", told ... Read more...

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Barbie doll creator dead


July 24th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The creator of the Barbie doll and Hot Wheels miniature cars, Elliot Handler, died here this week after dedicating most of his life to his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ranjit Barot to perform at WEF gala in Davos


January 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Leading Indian percussionists Ranjit Barot and Sridar Parthasarathy will set the musical stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos with a special score, "India Inclusive", ... Read more...

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The List For Padma Bhushan And Padma Shri Awards Recipients’ Of 2011 Announced


January 26th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The recipients for the country’s second  highest civilian award the Padma Vibhushan has been given to the Telegu star A. Nageshwar Rao.The 86-year old has made more than 250 films ... Read more...

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I’m happy, but missing my wife: Kasaravalli


January 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Kannada filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli is ecstatic after being named for the Padma Shri Tuesday, but misses his wife Vaishali -- who passed away three months ago -- ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Usha Uthup, Girish Kasaravalli to get Padma Shri


January 25th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Singer Usha Uthup, veteran Kannada filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli, Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun and actor Jayaram Subramaniam are among the recipients of the Padma Shri, India's ... Read more...

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Stuxnet Worm Created By Israel And America?


January 18th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A reputed American Newspaper has reported that the Stuxnet Worm was a joint brain child of Israel and United States. The reports have stated that although ... Read more...

Posted in World News, nuclear |

Modern art in Kashmir reflects contemporary realities


January 8th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The modern art movement in Jammu and Kashmir is once again on the move after a period of stagnation during the years of insurgency. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chaplin comes to India this X-Mas in high definition


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian fans of Charlie Chaplin can rejoice as movies of the legendary English comic actor are being released here this Christmas in high definition (HD) on DVDs. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangladesh war hero to be buried with military honors on Monday


November 21st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Nov.21 (ANI): The funeral of Bangladesh war hero Lt. Gen. (retired) Mir Shawkat Ali, who died at his Gulshan residence on Saturday evening, will take place with full military honors on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Food entitlement act in India soon, says Swaminathan


October 7th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) India will soon be the first country in the world "to enact a food security entitlement act under which every family below the poverty line ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singapore Airlines to offer phone calls, text messages and Wi-Fi Internet on long-haul flights


October 5th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Singapore Airlines on Tuesday said its planning to offer phone calls, text messages and Wi-Fi Internet on long-haul flights.The carrier said it will debut a range of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Too many fashion weeks localising industry: Suneet Varma (Interview)


October 5th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Suneet Varma, a pioneering Indian designer, is not happy with the slew of fashion weeks in the country as he believes they not only affect ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

White coffee: Malaysia starts new trend in beverages


September 25th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh, Sep 25 (IANS) Coffee drinkers from across the world are now flocking to Malaysia's Ipoh city to taste a beverage created there for the first time - white coffee. Ipoh, the capital ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hottest video games that will be released in September 2010


September 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) September is here again and there are lots of quality video games that have been launched onto the market for various consoles. Here are a few games that ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

New ‘Lamb Of God’ CD In 2011


September 7th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Lamb of God', considered as one of the pioneers of the NWOAHM or the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, has been touring since their last ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Canadian honour for M.S. Swaminathan


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 3 (IANS) M.S. Swaminathan, one of the pioneers of the Green Revolution in India, will receive an honorary doctorate from Canada's University of Alberta for his contribution to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

At 90, Ravi Shankar feted for lifetime contribution to music


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pandit Ravi Shankar, often described as the doyen of Indian string instrumentalists, was Friday felicitated by the government for his lifetime contribution to Indian classical music. And ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Frank Shamrock Says Goodbye To Fighting


June 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Jose, June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the pioneers of mixed martial arts, Frank Shamrock has finally announced his decision to draw the line to his career. The first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sameer Nair, Siddhartha Basu to spin magic again?


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Sameer Nair and Siddhartha Basu - the brains behind the successful game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" - are joining hands again for a similar show on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nervous about results? Call the CBSE helpline


May 20th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's that time of the year again when students and parents can be seen nervously waiting for results of the Central Board of Secondary Education ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders pay rich tributes to Shekhawat


May 15th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Political leaders from Maharashtra paid glowing tributes to former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who died in Jaipur Saturday. Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, terming Shekhawat "a great ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

M.K Puri blends music, dance in his art (With Image)


February 19th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Mohinder K. Puri is a rare artist who turns Hindustani classical music and the medieval Indian dance form Kathak into textured surfaces and fluid human ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Noted Polish scholar on Tamil literature dies


January 31st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, Jan 31 (IANS) Joanna Kusio, a noted Polish scholar on Tamil language and literature, was found dead in her apartment. She was 49 and was single.Her relatives found her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM’s heart surgeon Ramakant Panda gets Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heart surgeon Ramakant Panda was Monday awarded the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian honour. Panda, a cardiovascular thoracic surgeon and vice ... Read more...

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