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Filmmakers line up biopics - with Bollywood twist (Feature)


April 30th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) The commercial success of "The Dirty Picture" gave new life to biopics. Bollywood has now lined up a slew of real people's real stories, though ... Read more...

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Infosys lowers guidance for fiscal 2013 (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday projected a lower guidance of 15 percent growth year-on-year (YoY) for the new fiscal 2012-13 (FY 2013) on ... Read more...

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Does maternal mortality make headlines in India?


September 19th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite the urgency of the issue and shocking facts like 20 percent of maternal deaths in the world happening in India, stories on maternal health ... Read more...

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Awards for Indian comic artists announced


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) There have been awards for films, television and even music, but now get ready for an awards ceremony to felicitate the comic artists across Bollywood and ... Read more...

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We’ll win the final also: Shah Rukh Khan


March 31st, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who caught the historic India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal with a group actor of friends at his residence Mannat, said India was ... Read more...

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Environment a convenient excuse to oppose projects: Jairam Ramesh


March 9th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Comparing the environment to Indian epic Mahabharata's character Shikhandi, a eunuch, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said environment was being used as a shield by ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh lashes out at media


February 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh has lambasted the media for sensationalising trivial issues and giving out half-baked stories."Media channels just sit in ... Read more...

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Punjabis will relate to ‘Patiala House’: Sukhbir Singh Badal


February 8th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 8 (IANS) Where should "Patiala House" be premiered? In Patiala, of course. So felt Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal who requested the film's leading man Akshay Kumar ... Read more...

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Capital rage: This city has a history of gruesome crimes (With Airlines pilot crushes man in Delhi’s Khan Market)


January 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The timing could not have been more ironical. Just when a moving "No One Killed Jessica" was reminding everyone about the ruthless murder that took place in ... Read more...

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How gesturing while talking affects our thoughts


January 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists have a new explanation for why many people can't talk without keeping their hands still.They have suggested that gestures provide a visual clue to our thoughts and ... Read more...

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The truth about royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton’s engagement dress


November 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Danella Helayel did not personally design Kate Middleton's engagement dress and she bought it off-the-peg, it has emerged.While the dress she wore was Issa dress, it was picked ... Read more...

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‘Breaking silence on Woods affair’ headline was misleading: Rachel Uchitel


November 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 19 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex mistress Rachel Uchitel is reportedly not happy with the UK's Daily Mail headline saying she "breaks her silence on her affair with Tiger ... Read more...

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Renjith Tries To Offer Something Different With Pranchiyettan


September 17th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Megastar Mammootty starrer Malayalam movie Pranchiyettan and the Saint has received reviews following its Ramzan release last week. The rare kind of story telling of the film ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir situation: The Azadi Debate (Part I)


September 17th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Sept.17 (ANI): In the debate on Kashmir, in the slogans being shouted by protestors in the Kashmir Valley, the most common refrain is that of Azadi.Despite this, ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria uses Twitter for raise funds for Haiti


September 14th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Eva Longoria Parker is making optimum utilization of Twitter for a noble cause-she is raising funds for housing in earthquake-ravaged Haiti via the micro-blogging website.The actress has ... Read more...

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A peg or two is good for you (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Downing a peg or two a day could be good for you and give you a longer life than teetotalers, new research in the United States has found. Researchers ... Read more...

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Peg or two can help you hang on there for more years


August 31st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Downing a peg or two could be good for you and give you a longer life than teetotalers. Researchers have found that good health among older people was linked ... Read more...

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A stronger Yuan will help India bridge trade deficit with China


August 8th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India could partly bridge its growing trade deficit with China, which is expected to cross $20 billion this fiscal, as the east Asian country is expected ... Read more...

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2000-yr-old human skeleton unearthed at Gloucestershire Roman villa dig


July 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gloucestershire, July 6 (ANI): A 2,000-year-old human skeleton has been discovered alongside Iron Age artefacts near Tewkesbury.The experts do not know yet whether the skeleton is of a male or female but ... Read more...

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Ahead of G-20, China provides for Yuan flexibility


June 21st, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): With the Group of Twenty (G-20) set to meet at the end of this week, the People's Bank of China (PBOC), China's central bank, has said that ... Read more...

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‘Human Lego’ paves way for artificial organs


May 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Hope to build artificial organs for human implantation has been boosted with the creation of Lego-like blocks made of human cells.Javier Fernandez and Ali Khademhosseini at the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Woods admits to being at the lowest ebb in golf career


May 5th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Ponte Vedra (Florida, US), May 5 (ANI): Golfer Tiger Woods has admitted that emotionally he was at his lowest ebb in 14 years as a professional and that his inner turmoil ... Read more...

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Underdogs might not be so highly motivated after all


February 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Members of a group or team will work harder when they're competing against a group with lower status than when pitted against a more highly ranked group, according ... Read more...

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Strauss doesn’t see Broad as Flintoff’s heir


November 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 1 (ANI): After showing splendid skills with both bat and ball during the Ashes, Stuart Broad was being touted as Andrew Flintoff's natural heir, but England skipper Andrew Strauss doesn't ... Read more...

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Kabir Khan now wants to drop ’serious filmmaker’ tag


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) His "Kabul Express" was critically acclaimed and his latest release "New York" has turned out to be a commercial success widely appreciated by critics as ... Read more...

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College women drink excessively to hook men


March 10th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) College women may be downing a peg too many in order to hook their male counterparts but without much success, according to a new study. A survey of ... Read more...

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Rusty Phelps far from being invincible this summer, says coach


December 25th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): Ace swimmer Michael Phelps might have been branded Golden Olympian after he created history by winning the most gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, but his coach ... Read more...

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Dogs custody major issue in divorce settlements in UK, say lawyers


December 15th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): The custody battle is no longer limited to just kids, for couples entangled in divorce settlements are also turning towards dog-visiting rights.Lawyers in Britain reveal that ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay plays happy family on new TV ad


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Brit chef Gordon Ramsay has let a new ad, showing him and his wife and children enjoying a cosy family Christmas, go through amidst claims of his ... Read more...

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Cheryl Coles fury at jealous fellow X Factor judges


November 16th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 16 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is fuming over her fellow X-Factor judges, because she believes that they are targeting her to knock down her star of the show status, according ... Read more...

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Scientists successfully use nanoparticles to treat brain, spinal cord injuries


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have shown that it is possible to use nanoparticles for delivering treatments to injured brains and spinal cord cells. Richard Borgens, a researcher at the ... Read more...

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Patiala peg party ends on wild note


August 26th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Patiala, Aug 25 (IANS) A party of a lifetime in this Punjab town Monday ended on a wild note when a few tipsy youth, including some girls, clashed with the police after ... Read more...

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Simple polymer can help lessen brain injury


June 30th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A simple polymer, mixed with sterile water and injected into the body, can help reduce brain injury caused by blunt force. Andrew Koob and Richard Borgens of Purdue ... Read more...

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Retired soldiers protest over pension hike


May 28th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Panchkula/New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Scores of ex-servicemen or retired soldiers went on a hunger strike in Chandigarh to demand pension hike. The veterans gathered at a soldiers' memorial in Panchkula, wearing ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover part of Colchester’s ancient Roman wall


March 20th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
London, March 20 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a part of the ancient Roman wall of Colchester, the oldest recorded Roman town in Britain.Parts of the South Gate in the town were ... Read more...

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