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Balki is a supportive homemaker: Gauri Shinde


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde, who is bringing the story of an Indian housewife battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish", feels ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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Kanda leaves Hooda government embarrassed (Haryana Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Till earlier this week, he was Haryana's powerful minister in-charge of home affairs with the entire police force at his beck and call. In a ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to meet Services in Santosh Trophy final


May 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu held onto a first-half lead to pip Manipur 2-0 in the semi-finals here Saturday and book a summit clash with Services in the final ... Read more...

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Reforms or populism? UPA must take a call (Comment)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that the Manmohan Singh government's chief economic adviser Kaushik Basu had ruled out the possibility of major reforms before the next general election, the hike in petrol prices predictably ... Read more...

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Fashion of 1970s is back: Amitabh Bachchan


January 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) At 69, megastar Amitabh Bachchan makes quite a style icon with his designer jackets, suits, sherwanis, kurtas and sometimes, also his casual look! But ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo says expect more runs from stylish brother


November 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has warned of more runs to come from his younger brother Darren Bravo. The emerging batting star has scored ... Read more...

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No favours from Chandy government: Balakrishna Pillai


November 11th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) Former Kerala minister and veteran United Democratic Front leader R. Balakrishna Pillai, who was released from jail early this month under an amnesty, said that the ... Read more...

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Saving world through cinema, Korean style


November 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) In the film "A Barefoot Dream", a failed Korean businessman trains a children's soccer team in strife- torn East Timor and helps the nation heal. ... Read more...

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Fast but not so furious - ‘Bikernis’ hit road (Feature, With Images)


October 20th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With leather jackets on their slender shoulders and bulky helmets on the head, they zoom past crawling traffic with a gentle twist of the ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne itching for drugs


October 20th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne is waiting for his probation period to complete as he is itching to indulge in his penchant for drugs.The 29-year-old completed an ... Read more...

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British royal family inspired Atkinson


September 25th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Rowan Atkinson, best remembered as Mr. Bean, considers the British royal family to be a great source of "inspiration".The 56-year-old, who is a friend of ... Read more...

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Nagesh Kukunoor wants challenge of different genres


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Film-maker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his penchant for dabbling with different genres of film, wants to challenge himself with every single movie he makes. For ... Read more...

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Satish Misra wants to sue WikiLeaks, denies Mayawati comment


September 6th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) general secretary Satish Chandra Misra Tuesday denied a US diplomatic cable on whistleblower website WikiLeaks that he had called Uttar ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... Read more...

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‘Love You…Mr Kalakaar’ lovable old-fashioned romance (IANS Movie Review)


May 15th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love You… Mr Kalakaar"; Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Amrita Rao, Ram Kapoor, Madhoo; Director: S Manasvi; Rating; ***Tch tch. Boy is an artiste. He is humble, generous, kind and compassionate. But ... Read more...

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For teens online tagged photos more precious than actual ones


May 10th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) For young people a digital photo that friends have tagged, linked and annotated is more meaningful than a photo in a frame or a drawer."A digital ... Read more...

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Video games ‘help cystic fibrosis patients keep their airways clearer’


May 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that video games controlled by the player's breath can encourage youths with cystic fibrosis to use techniques that can help keep their airways ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madhya Pradesh minister’s GM foods remark criticised


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 30 (IANS) Known for his controversial statements on several issues, Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Minister Ramkrishan Kusmaria was Saturday criticised for "trivialising" opposition to introduction of genetically-modified (GM) crops ... Read more...

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Trigger-happy Nepal’s former crown prince let off with warning


April 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Nepal's trigger-happy former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, who became the first member of the erstwhile royal family to face arrest and detention, was let ... Read more...

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Here’s the eligibility for Jolie-Pitt nanny job


April 20th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 20 (ANI): Getting a nanny job for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood, for which the couple spend 1million dollars every year, is not an easy task.According to gossip ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton’s handbag contents revealed


March 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has an essential list of items she carries in her purse no matter where she travels.Her deputy chief of staff, Huma ... Read more...

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Gaddafi no longer has wherewithal to launch terror attacks on US: Experts


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22(ANI): US intelligence experts have said that Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi has dangerous weapons, but no longer has the means to launch a terror attack."I think clearly from what we've ... Read more...

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JFK Jr smoked dope, liked tantric sex, reveals ex


March 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): John F Kennedy Jr's former lover Christina Haag has revealed how the man had a penchant for tantric sex and smoked marijuana.Haag reveals in her forthcoming memoir ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former royalty now faces a different court


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) The giant halls in Nepal's former royal palace, glittering with immense chandeliers, stately oil paintings of former kings and stuffed, life-sized tigers, once epitomised power and ... Read more...

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I am the best, says Berlusconi


February 26th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has expressed confidence that he is the best possible national leader."I believe, no one can rule better than me," Berlusconi said during ... Read more...

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Mamata’s last three budgets promised 179 new trains


February 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee kept up with her penchant for introducing new trains, promising as many as 68 new passenger services in her latest rail budget ... Read more...

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CIA reveals James Bond-like spy gadgets


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Robotic catfish, cameras in makeup compacts and secret documents in cigarette packs-all these things may sound like they come from a James Bond flick. But the Central Intelligence ... Read more...

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California school district uses GPS to track students who skip class


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A California school district is using GPS devices to keep tabs on students who have a penchant for skipping classes.As part of a volunteer six-week pilot program, the ... Read more...

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Choice of smartphone apps helps define your computing style


February 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Fen 20 (ANI): The applications you add to your smartphone can define your computing style, suggests a new study.The applications you choose can label you as a specific "appitypes," said Trevor ... Read more...

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Goan leader plans to introduce cheerleading to football


February 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) There is much more to cheerleading than just short skirts, says Subhash Shirodkar, chairman of the Cheerleaders Federation of India (CFI), who plans to introduce international ... Read more...

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New Oz dating website for cougars on the prowl


February 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): A newly launched Australian website is specially meant for cougars on the prowl for younger love interests.The rise of the cougar - or woman over 35 with ... Read more...

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How kids believe anything they see on the Internet!


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Today's children are gullible to just about anything they read on the Internet - a study has revealed.Apparently, they didn't find it hard to believe that ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan: Son Ibrahim Wins Gold- Makes Him A Proud Father


January 28th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to reports Ibrahim has recently received a gold medal for excelling in Judo at the Nirmal Lifestyle International School Sports League. Now considering the fact that martial arts is an extremely ... Read more...

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