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Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Politicians, media love hating each other: Omar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said a completely harmonious relationship between politicians and the media was not possible."If there is complete harmony between ... Read more...

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Britannia NutriChoice’s healthy online ‘Olympic’ games


July 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home-grown global processed food and snacks major Britannia Industries has launched a 40-day, event-packed online pastime -- "Game for Health" -- coinciding with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Propelled by shutdowns, Kashmiris ‘fish’ for pastime at Dal (Feature)(With Images)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Their eyes are fixed on the fishing line bobber, watching for the slightest hint of movement. Sitting on the pillar-studded embankment of the world famous Dal ... Read more...

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Why do people find video games so irresistible?


August 4th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The secret behind the ever-increasing popularity of video games is that it enables you to act through a different identity and feel better about yourself and ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s new chief minister is Yeddyurappa loyalist


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's new chief minister, D.V. Sadananda Gowda, is a known loyalist of his scandal-hit predecessor B.S. Yeddyurappa who has been involved in politics since the ... Read more...

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As battle rages over his action, Bhardwaj has quiet birthday


May 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday celebrated his 75th birthday without much fanfare as a battle raged on in the state and in New Delhi over ... Read more...

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Cee Lo records a song for the firefighters


May 11th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new version of the track ‘Forget You’ had been recorded and renamed ‘Thank You’ as tribute to volunteer firefighters. Many have attested to the fact ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Zealanders prefer sex to booze


February 6th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 6 (ANI): Most Kiwi would rather give up alcohol than forgo sex, according to a new poll.The Research New Zealand survey asked people what they would be prepared to give ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New-age Aussie ‘a tech-savvy workaholic’


January 24th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): The lifestyle of people Down Under seems to be changing, with more people ditching backyards for balconies.According to a new report, the iconic pastime of watching sport is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First coca leaves chewed 8,000 years ago: Study


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Archaeological evidence has shown that Peruvian foraging societies were already chewing coca leaves 8,000 years ago.Ruins beneath house floors in the northwestern Peru showed evidence of chewed coca ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit women spend over 5 years of their lives shopping!


November 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Retail therapy has always been a popular pastime among women, and now a new study has revealed that British women spend more than five years of their lives ... Read more...

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‘Secret Sex Lives’ of Aussies reveals what they want on TV- more sex


November 10th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): Australians are looking for more sex on TV and a new pay show known as the 'Secret Sex Lives of Australian Men and Women' is looking forward to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Penguin to launch social network for bookworms


October 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Penguin is set to launch a social network for teenaged bookworms called Spinebreakers, to keep them interested in reading. Penguin views Spinebreakers, the social network, as a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Penguin to launch social network for bookworms


October 27th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Here's good news for teen bookworms and aspiring authors. Penguin Digital is planning a social network for them where they can communicate and interact about their shared pastime.Penguin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Durga Puja celebrations continue for second day (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Thousands of people from all parts of the state thronged Durga Puja "pandals" here Thursday to offer prayers on Mahasaptami - the second day of puja.Durga Puja, the ... Read more...

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Bob Woodward says Hillary Clinton as VP is ‘on the table’


October 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 6 (ANI): Speculating that President Obama will replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton on the 2012 ticket has been a private pastime among some Democrats the past few months, and ... Read more...

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He loves to hear leaders abuse each other at rallies


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) For 75-year-old Sambobrata Bandopadhyay, attending the rallies of important political leaders in Kolkata is a great pastime. "I attend all political rallies. I don't have any political affiliation. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

18 people died in Italy while picking mushrooms


August 30th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) As many as 18 people died while picking mushrooms in Italy in little more than a week. The deaths took place after victims fell into crevasses and deep ... Read more...

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Toronto bans kite flying


August 19th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Toronto, home to the largest concentration of South Asians in North America, has banned their favourite pastime of kite flying in the city's popular Milliken Park ... Read more...

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Kishore da loved ‘bhoot’ films: Asha Bhosle (Movie Snippets)


June 9th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle reveals that her colleague Kishore Kumar used to love watching horror movies. "Imagine Kishore da sitting alone in a cold dark room with ... Read more...

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Joan Collins tags Twitter ‘banal and boring pastime ever invented’


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 02(ANI): Actress Joan Collins has described Twitter as the most 'banal and boring' pastime ever invented.The 76-year- old star claimed people have stopped socializing thanks to the site."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When it comes to your internet presence be yourself


February 21st, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 21 (DPA) Waltzing around in a bikini or showing yourself up as a stumbling drunk are not recommended when it comes to internet profiles. However, it also isn't necessary to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Meet Mensa’s youngest member, Brit boy aged three


February 17th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A British boy has become one of the youngest members of Mensa at the age of three.William Potter loves solving word puzzles on his computer and has already ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LipStix Remix: A New Way Of Renewing Lipstick


January 30th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) We have heard about remix of songs, movies and perhaps even literature, but, now onwards there is going to be a new addition to the remix ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Big B gets nostalgic about the now infamous Kotla cricket ground


December 31st, 2009 - 4:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amitabh Bachchan has rekindled some old memories associated with the now infamous Ferozshah Kotla cricket ground of Delhi. The same ground, where on Sunday the game between India v/s Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger Woods’ Affairs Were Stressbusters: Claim Friends


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has hardly been any explanation forthcoming from the philandering Tiger Woods, regarding his overflowing list of scandals. The Casanova has chosen to stay mum about ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gambling mafia blooms in Pak as security officials preoccupied with tackling extremism


December 16th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.16 (ANI) : While security officials in Pakistan are up to their necks tackling the menace of terror, the gambling industry is booming in the country, particularly in Lahore in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zac Efron bought new house to skateboard indoors!


December 14th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) "High School Musical" star Zac Efron has revealed he bought a house so he could skateboard indoors. The actor bought his first property earlier this year and admits he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snake Murugan of Coimbatore


December 10th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Dec 10 (ANI): Most people have cats and dogs as pets, some prefer rabbits and guinea pigs, but a man from Tamil Nadu loves venomous snakes the most.Murugan, who has now ... Read more...

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Colour and cackle in Kashmir skies, courtesy winter birds (Feature)


December 10th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Large flocks of cackling geese and ducks dot the evening sky in Kashmir these days. They herald the arrival of avian visitors from far off Siberia, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Birds can tweak their evolutionary fate by feeding


December 4th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Birds can tweak their evolution with the seemingly innocent pastime of feeding, says a new study. For instance, this feeding habit became instrumental in splitting a single population ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hugh Grant blames golf for being single!


November 18th, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) British actor Hugh Grant has said the reason behing his being single is his passion for golf. The "Notting Hill" star has said his hobby has taken over his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Conkers can help students beat arithmetic


October 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Playing conkers in school can help pupils learn maths, believes a leading British teacher.The traditional game is not allowed in many UK schools as some institutes fear that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brits are a nation of burping, nose-picking couch potatoes


September 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.15 (ANI): Britain is a nation of burping, nose-picking couch potatoes, a survey of 3, 000 people has revealed.According to a survey conducted by beauty face mask firm Montagne ­Jeunesse ... Read more...

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