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Activists flay Maharashtra’s new stringent RTI rules


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Social activists in Maharashtra Tuesday flayed amendments in the state's Right To Information (RTI) rules which could bestow discretionary powers on officials to deny information to ... Read more...

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Smart phone BlackBerry Curve 922 launched in India


April 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handset manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched here a new smart phone, BlackBerry Curve 922, for the Indian and global markets.The handset ... Read more...

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Harsh discipline prompts lying among kids


October 25th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 25 (IANS) Harsh discipline at school prompts young children into lying more readily about their misdemeanours than their peers from less stricter institutions, new research says.The study of ... Read more...

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American painter Cy Twombly dies


July 6th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American painter Cy Twombly has died at the age of 83 years. Twombly is famous for his calligraphic paintings, which shot him to fame in the 1950s.... Read more...

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Teen Marilyn Monroe’s letter reveals ‘hubby kept her busy cooking and cleaning’


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Signed 'Norma', and written in pencil, the eight-pages long letter dated September 14, 1942 is addressed to her foster mother Grace Goddard.The envelope has a postage stamp showing it was sent from ... Read more...

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Augusta Masters 2011: McIlroy gives Schwartzel the green jacket


April 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Rory McIlroy four-shot lead was insufficient to ensure a victory on the final day at Augusta, and the Green Jacket went to Charl Schwartzel.McIlroy's unravelling was arguably as great ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen garners two million Twitter followers


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen now has more than two million Twitter followers, and that too just four days after he broke the Guinness World Records for gaining ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis to launch clothing range


February 13th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Leona Lewis is planning to launch her own range of eco-friendly clothing line.The "Bleeding Love" hitmaker got involved in a series of wacky creations, including ... Read more...

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Willow Smith shoots for Teen Vogue


February 13th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith, Willow Smith might be 10-year-old, but she has managed to do her first-ever photo shoot for Teen Vogue.Willow has already released ... Read more...

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Michigan Sikh community upset over banning of kirpan in Canton schools


January 8th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Canton (Michigan), Jan 8 (ANI): Members of a Michigan Sikh community are upset after a student was banned from bringing a religious sword called Kirpan to a public school.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart Goes From Drab To Stylish


December 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
One look at Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart and you will be assured that she has totally transformed her looks over the passing years in the industry. The 20 year old ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics fetch $422,500 at auction


December 12th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics for iconic 1960s anthem 'The Times They Are A-Changin' have been sold for 422,500 dollars at an auction.The two-page notebook manuscript, which was ... Read more...

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Aishwarya, Kareena, Katrina, Sonam: Size-Zero Or Flab?


November 18th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 Actresses like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor to name just a few have had this problem of the flab looking a tad too good at times and ... Read more...

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Teacher helps pupils cheat, but gets answers wrong


September 20th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A teacher in Britain helped her students cheat but got the answers wrong, reveals a probe initiated after 18 out of 19 pupils gave the same incorrect ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton rubbishes culture of pencil thin actors in films


September 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Gemma Arterton has raised her voice against the pressure on actors to be stick-thin.While the actress has had pulsating effect on many males, nonetheless she resents the pressure ... Read more...

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How to create dramatic eyes?


September 11th, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dramatic eye makeup is very popular today. They have been popular since the 1960's and the makeup looks its best in the evenings. The eyebrow can be more ... Read more...

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Now, dress that can be folded into a skirt, a top and even a belt


August 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Ever thought of a dress that can multi-function as a long dress, short dress, pencil or mini skirt, top or even a wide belt? Well, Wolford's Fatal dress ... Read more...

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Anonymous man donates laptop to ailing Indian kid in Malaysia


June 27th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) Only his beaming face conveyed the happiness of Malaysian Indian child R. Vicknesh, suffering from a brain disorder, on receiving a laptop as a gift from a ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan Takes A Keen Interest In Darsheel’s Release


May 14th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Post the release and all the hype and recognition surrounding Taare Zameen Par, Aamir Khan got busy with various other projects, so much so that the ... Read more...

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Lottery game can assess brain damage following stroke


April 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A lottery game could help to assess brain damage in people who have had a stroke, say researchers.Patients recovering from stroke sometimes behave as if completely unaware of ... Read more...

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Careless, wrote teacher on Prince Charles maths notebook


April 25th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Maths was not Prince Charles forte, shows a nearly 50-year-old exercise book on which an exasperated teacher has written "careless" and "you must be more careful when putting ... Read more...

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Malaysian girl, 14, raped several times by classmates in school


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 23 (A): A Malaysian secondary school student was raped numerous times in her school canteen, field and classrooms for the last three weeks.According to Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Abdul ... Read more...

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Bushy brows back in fashion


March 5th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Fuller eyebrows are back in fashion. An increasing number of women are opting for hair transplant surgery to get the bushy-browed look. The likes of Keira Knightley and ... Read more...

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His fine art - drawing with fingernails!


February 18th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) A resident of Lucknow has mastered the unique art of drawing with his nails. Be it intricate designs, portraits or cartoons, R.S. Dobarial, 31, does it ... Read more...

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Stroke fails to slow Lee Corso down


January 8th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite having a stroke in May 2009, the football analyst and Sports broadcaster Lee Corso, shoes no signs of slowing down. He is still very ... Read more...

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How to hide friends list on Facebook


December 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): When Facebook came up with new privacy settings, it took away the ability to hide some information that was not to be made public, like the Friends ... Read more...

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New micro-endoscope may help detect tumours early


November 21st, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Physicians currently insert camera-equipped endoscopes into patients to hunt for visible abnormalities, such as tumours, on internal organs. Now, a researcher is designing one that is capable of ... Read more...

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Micro-endoscope to spot early signs of cancer on the anvil


November 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Traditional endoscopes provide healthcare experts with the ability to look inside patients' bodies. A University of Florida engineering researcher has now taken the utility of the endoscope to ... Read more...

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Demi Moore’s Hipchunk Erased In Photoshop Editing


November 19th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even if you know zilch about photography, you would still be familiar with the photo editing software 'Photoshop'. It does not matter, whether one has used ... Read more...

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Sixth suspect arrested in Missouri family child sex case


November 13th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by BNO News
KANSAS CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Kansas City police have arrested a sixth suspect in connection with the Missouri case in which a father and his four sons are suspected of sexually abusing ... Read more...

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Putin’s pencil up for sale on eBay


November 13th, 2009 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (RIA Novosti) A pencil that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin supposedly used at a recent news conference has gone on sale on the Internet auction site eBay, a media ... Read more...

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Now, bra that can be used as a golf putting mat!


November 12th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): For the busy golfing ladies, lingerie makers Triumph have unveiled the 'Nice Cup in Bra', which can be removed, rolled out and used as a putting mat.The green ... Read more...

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Good and Bad memories of Diwali


October 17th, 2009 - 4:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Diwali, the festival of lights, the fest for which each and every Indian eagerly waits for, is at its verge to be celebrated. But besides lights, crackers, sweets there are some ... Read more...

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Bianca Richardson eliminated from America’s Next Top Model


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The twenty-one year old Bianca Richardson, from Columbia, who currently putting up in Washington, D.C. became the fifth finalist eliminated from America's Next Top Model's ... Read more...

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1 in 4 Brit boys struggle to write their own name by age 5


July 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new report by the Department for Children, Schools and Families in Britain claims a huge gender gap between the abilities of children, with the girls dominating.The study ... Read more...

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