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38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur - the city of love Sunday witnessed a rare mass marriage ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parenting moving towards mutual growth, freedom


April 15th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Do your homework, eat whatever is on the table and don't ever try to be naughty. Parenting has moved beyond the reprimands and stern etiquette ... Read more...

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India concerned over piracy, backs Somalia stability


February 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Voicing concern over increasing piracy, India has expressed solidarity with Somalia and backed global efforts to bring stability to the war-torn nation."India desires stability ... Read more...

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‘Ghost Rider - Spirit of Vengeance’ a thrilling ride for youngsters (IANS Movie Review)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance": Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba; Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor; Rating: ** 1/2Faust is the perfect modern, tragic hero. Unlike those of Greek ... Read more...

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Do immune cells control their own destiny?


January 9th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) A surprise discovery has shown how some cells may be capable of exercising control over their own destiny.Immunology researchers from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute drew ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

We demand change, cry Manipur youth


October 6th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 6 (IANS) It's hard to see anything positive coming out of the 60-day economic blockade in Manipur. But the blockade and counter blockade by two communities have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘I Am Kalam’ about dreaming big, making big! (IANS Preview)


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A slum boy's determination to educate himself and his will to rise above his problems is the story told through "I Am Kalam", which is ... Read more...

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I love Gaga, she’s most talented: Beyonce


July 27th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles thinks Lady Gaga is the best pop star in the world."I love Gaga. I mean, if she didn't perform and she wasn't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Shah Rukh nurtures young talent’


June 5th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) She is 28, has written a book, is a London School of Economics (LSE) alumnus and has penned the screenplay and dialogues of Shah ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India asks Africa to fight piracy, backs its democratic upsurge


May 26th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 26 (IANS) Giving a contemporary and strategic cast to India's growing relationship with Africa, Manmohan Singh, in the first address by an Indian prime minister to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scarlett Johansson campaigns for Planned Parenthood


April 9th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): Actress Scarlett Johansson has made an appearance in a video on YouTube posted by Planned Parenthood, protesting a bill passed by Congress that targets women.Johansson, 26, said ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian celebrates National Cleavage Day in daring low-cut dress


April 1st, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Socialite Kim Kardashian was photographed celebrating National Cleavage Day to the full in a daring low-cut dress.Kardashian, 30, wore a sheer low-cut dress and showed off her curves ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clinton urges western powers to increase pressure on Gaddafi


March 30th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged western powers to increase pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The UN Security Council's Resolution 1973, adopted ... Read more...

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Obama says Libya military mission ordered to prevent a massacre


March 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has defended his decision to send American forces to Libya, saying Washington acted to "prevent a massacre".He said that to do otherwise would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Girl on iconic ‘Rose the Riveter’ WWII poster dies at 86


December 31st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): Geraldine Hoff Doyle, who inspired the iconic 'Rose the Riveter' WWII poster, has passed away at the age 86 in Michigan.The poster of a young woman in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Enhanced economic ties between Pak, Afghanistan can tackle terrorism threat: Gilani


December 6th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 6(ANI): The common threat of terrorism can be tackled through enhanced economic ties and increased trade relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said."The high level ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama hits out at Myanmar polls


November 7th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday told students here that elections in Myanmar would be anything but "free and fair" and exhorted everyone to speak up for democracy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Martial arts display marks Sino-India diplomatic ties


July 12th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Zhengzhou (Henan, China), July 12 (ANI): A group of Indian martial arts experts visited the Shaolin Temple in China to commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.Members of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

British PM makes surprise visit to Afghanistan (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 10 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived Thursday for an unannounced visit to the Afghan capital. In a press conference with President Hamid Karzai, Cameron, who took office last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sreejita De And The Fear Of The Axe


June 5th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):History has a knack of repeating itself. Luckily, for Sreejita De this she has scripted her own destiny.Last year, Sreejita De had all but got her big ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ela Bhatt conferred Japan’s Niwano Peace Prize


May 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 13 (IANS) Ela Ramesh Bhatt, founder of Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), has been conferred the prestigious Niwano Peace Prize in recognition of her contribution to improving the lives of millions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP working on formula to tackle Maoism: Parrikar


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) is working on a formula to tackle Maoism by empowering tribals, former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday. Parrikar, convener of BJP's newly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Movie Review - Clash of the Titans (2010)


April 2nd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Clash of the Titans (2D and 3D)-Popcorn entertainmentRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Alexa Davalos and Gemma ArtertonDirector: Louis LeterrierThe plot of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remove malpractices to make democracy cleaner: President


January 25th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) For a cleaner and healthier democracy, India needs to remove "impediments, lacunae and malpractices" in the electoral process and be the democratic role model for other ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nick Montana takes part in the 2010 Under Armour All-America game


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nick Montana has traveled all across the country to come and take part in the 2010 Under Armour All-America game. He is a very passionate guy about ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Micro financing a boon for women weavers in Orissa


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nayagarh (Orissa), Sep 23(ANI): Micro financing by a voluntary organisation, 'Adhikar', is helping women weavers in Golabai village in Orissa's Nayagarh district to become self-reliant and weave their own destiny away from ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Anything is possible in life -Dev Benegal on ROAD, MOVIE


September 15th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
What prompted you to make Road, Movie? One of the things I really love about India is traveling. It's so different, beautiful, stunning and raw. From early childhood, we would go on these ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remarks of President Obama on Afghanistan elections


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama delivered the following remarks on Friday afternoon on the elections in Afghanistan. Obama: Good afternoon, everybody. I want to say a few words about this week's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Patil’s address on eve of India’s 63rd Independence Day


August 14th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
Following is the text of the President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil’s address to the Nation by on the eve of the 63rd Independence Day:“My Fellow Citizens,... Read more...

Posted in India |

BJP will remain under RSS’ thumb (Comment)


June 13th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Since defeat invariably leads to internal rows in a party, it is no surprise that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is experiencing acrimonious finger-pointing over the reasons for its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fate kisne dekha hai


June 11th, 2009 - 3:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Boothnath fame director Vivek Sharma has crossed his fingers for his next flick "Kal kisne dekha hai'. After the multiplex strike ends, this is his first film releasing on coming Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Green cook prepares recipe to save earth


May 30th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) People should drop their pre-conceived ideas about how things should work and act to save the world from ecological disaster, says author and democracy activist Frances Moore Lappe. Lappe ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Challenging simple concepts can save planet Earth


May 30th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A democracy activist has said that challenging simple concepts can save planet Earth from demise.In a speech at Ottawa's Carleton University as part of the 78th Congress of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cuba will not beg to lift embargo: Fidel Castro


April 15th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 14 (IANS) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro Tuesday complained that the US had done nothing to end the decades-old embargo on his country, stressing that Cuba "will never beg" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuban dissidents hail Obama for lifting travel curbs


April 14th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 14 (EFE) Cuban dissidents have described as "excellent" the news that US President Barack Obama has decided to lift restrictions on Cuban Americans' travel and remittances to the island. "It ... Read more...

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