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Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

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Giaa Manek out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Giaa Manek's stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end Saturday night.The actress, popularly known as Gopi Bahu of ... Read more...

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Today is Book Lovers’ Day


August 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reading makes us smarter and happier people. So it has been said. That is why this 9th of August; we will be celebrating Book Lover’s Day. ... Read more...

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Oscar Pistorious’ inspirational photo doing the rounds


August 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A picture of the Oscar Pistorious, who is a double amputee and a participant in the 400 meter race in the Olympics, is doing rounds on ... Read more...

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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

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Amit Tandon to host talent show for women


August 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer-actor Amit Tandon is set to anchor "BIG Memsaab", a show which serves as a platform for ordinary women to showcase their extraordinary talent.The show ... Read more...

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Bikers ride with Mandela’s message in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Over 150 volunteers celebrated the 94th birthday of renowned South African anti-aparthied activist Nelson Mandela by riding on their motorcycles through the capital and spreading ... Read more...

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Former Bengal governor thanks Mamata for mooting his name


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi whose name was mooted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the post of the country's vice president, has ... Read more...

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Mughal Road Car Rally navigator dies of injuries


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Another participant of the Mughal Road Car Rally injured in an accident Sunday died in a hospital here Tuesday."Ashish Mahajan, the injured navigator of the car ... Read more...

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Self-distancing can help you quell anger


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) When someone makes you angry, pretend you're viewing the scene from a distance as an observer rather than as a participant, which would help you dissipate ... Read more...

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Amar Upadhyay to host crime show (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) After doing fiction shows and reality show, now Amar Upadhyay takes up a new role - he will host crime show "Police Files".In his new avatar, ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson returns to television


June 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Hudson, who became famous as a contestant on "American Idol", will return to the small screen. She will make a guest appearance in ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar’s act on ‘Jhalak…’ impresses Abhishek (With Images)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who became an overnight sensation after winning Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, left the latter's son ... Read more...

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Shanghai stages half-naked bike ride to promote green energy


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) Half-naked men and women in bikinis took part in an annual bicycle ride to promote the use of green energy, healthy lifestyle and zero-carbon transportation in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Reward for info on dog fights (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fights.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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Reward announced for information on people involved in dog fighting


May 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fighting.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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‘People see bold pictures of women as objects’


May 16th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Perfume ads, beer billboards, movie posters: everywhere you look, women's sexualised bodies are on display, which men and women see as objects, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Sunny Leone celebrates birthday with ‘Jism 2′ team


May 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone rang in her 31st birthday on the sets of her first Bollywood movie "Jism 2" in Sri Lanka."Happy Birthday Sunny! ... Read more...

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Naomi to judge modelling show


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be seen as a judge on an upcoming modelling reality show "The Face".The show will give talents a chance to pursue ... Read more...

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Kutcher joins child porn clean-up drive


March 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Ashton Kutcher had his first experience of the child porn racket when he accompanied investigators during a sweep in Northern California.Kutcher was seen with the ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Bangalore mock fire drill


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) A mock fire drill turned tragic in Bangalore Friday when a 25-year-old woman participant fell to her death, police said.The woman, identified as Nalini, a ... Read more...

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Dr Oz’s health effort gets its 1 millionth participant


February 9th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1 millionth participant of the "The Dr. Oz Show" has signed up to the program. The number is still growing as the chase for the ... Read more...

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Rana’s plea for fresh trial rejected


January 31st, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 31 (IANS) A US court has rejected the plea of a fresh trial by Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, convicted of aiding terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) which is ... Read more...

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Indian artist to create climate change sculpture in Japan


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik said Sunday he will craft a sculpture in Japan's Sapporo city next month on the impact of climate change.He said he ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh youth to get Youth Commission


January 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) On the occasion of Yuva Diwas, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced Thursday that a Youth Commission would be set up and a student ... Read more...

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It’s tough to convince me: Shweta Tiwari (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As Prerna of "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", TV actress Shweta Tiwari played so many shades of a woman's personality that she now finds it hard to ... Read more...

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‘Persistence pays in wooing women’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) In the mating game, no matter how many times they're rebuffed, overconfident men never give up and can ultimately be successful, say researchers. The more such ... Read more...

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Tart cherry juice drinkers sleep better


December 9th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Tart cherry juice seems to be tailormade for people seeking a better night's sleep.Adults who daily drank two glasses of tart cherry juice slept 39 minutes ... Read more...

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Pooja Missra to re-enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′


December 7th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) After being thrown out of "Bigg Boss 5" for her aggressive behaviour, VJ Pooja Missra is now set to re-enter the reality show albeit as ... Read more...

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Symonds to enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′ this week


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Andrew Symonds is set to enter the "Bigg Boss 5" house this week.Symonds will be the second international celebrity to enter the ... Read more...

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Deaf demand recognition for sign language


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of deaf people Saturday demanded official recognition for sign language, saying that they have not been heard in 64 years of independence.In a ... Read more...

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Focusing on negatives helps catalyse change


November 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) If you want people to change, you have to get them to notice what is wrong with existing norms. That's the idea on which a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shining bright light into ear banishes winter blues


November 10th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) The days are turning shorter and darker and the nights longer as the winter looms, bringing on the dreaded blues, a major symptom of Seasonal Affective ... Read more...

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Vidya goes ‘Ooh la la’ with Big B


November 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Vidya Balan set the "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5" sets on fire when she shook a leg with megastar Amitabh Bachchan on her latest saucy ... Read more...

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BBC to open online radio archives


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The BBC will soon introduce a new radio website, preliminarily named "Audiopedia", that would contain the broadcaster's almost entire archives of radio programmes since the 1940s.The ... Read more...

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