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No personal information on Kareena in Shobha De’s book


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A book on Kareena Kapoor by author Shobha De will release soon and the actress reveals that it will not contain any personal information about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s growth will decide future Chinese engagement: Author Martin Jacques (Interview)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's role in a future world order in which China is likely to lead from the front depends a lot on what happens on this ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A business deal made easy for young minds


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Be it a toothbrush or a toy... each has a business story behind it.The world of business is greening in years to touch kids in ... Read more...

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Today’s children want to burst into poetry: Ruskin Bond (Interview) (With image)


June 19th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Today's youngsters are writing a lot of poetry to put their emotions into words unlike in the past when they liked to read and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘India’s growth at the cost of environment’


May 20th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The making of global India is at the cost of the environment, authors Ashish Kothari and Aseem Shrivastava say in their new work "Churning The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Britons fined in Australia for stealing penguin


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 3 (IANS) Two British tourists have been fined $1,000 each by a court for becoming drunk and stealing a penguin from a marine park in Australia.A third tourist ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five books published in India on Commonwealth shortlist


April 26th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian publishing is carving a formidable space for itself on the Commonwealth Book Prize list for 2012 with five titles published in the country on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Antarctic Penguins counted in satellite census


April 14th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A satellite census has revealed that the population of emperor penguin in Antarctic was twice as much as earlier estimated, an article in the PLoS ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US sues Apple over e-book price fixing scheme


April 12th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Apple and five of the publishing industry's top firms have been accused of conspiring to raise prices and block Amazon.com from selling e-books at $9.99 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Warming Antarctic alters penguin breeding cycles


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Higher temperatures brought on by global warming are already affecting the breeding cycles of three penguin species sharing the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Heather Lynch, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Fossil skeleton of prehistoric penguin reconstructed


March 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of a giant prehistoric penguin that stood over four feet tall, The Sun reported Thursday.The 26 million-year-old bird dubbed Kairuku ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharman matches steps with penguin (With Image)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi, who is known for his perfect comic timing, will soon be seen sharing dance moves with a penguin in a new television commercial.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Love yourself for right body: Yana Gupta (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) If you want to look right, you have to learn to love your body, says model-turned-Bollywood item girl Yana Gupta who is also a budding non-fiction ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘A Suitable Girl’ might become ‘An Unsuitable Boy’


December 6th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Novelist Vikram Seth, who is writing a sequel to "A Suitable Boy", may not name his new book "A Suitable Girl" as everyone was led ... Read more...

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Yana Gupta battled chronic eating disorder


December 6th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Model Yana Gupta says she battled chronic eating disorder and struggled for 16 years with the way she looked despite being conscious about fitness.She carried ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Compassion key to happiness: Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday said anger was harmful and compassion was the key to happiness."During the crisis in 2008, I wished I ... Read more...

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Corruption positive, jests Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said jokingly that corruption could also be positive."I once met a delegation of Buddhists from Vietnam who asked ... Read more...

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Elijah missed Murphy while recording


November 28th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The "Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood says he was "extremely sad" while recording for "Happy Feet 2" without Brittany Murphy, who died suddenly ... Read more...

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A million kids worldwide addicted to Facebook


November 4th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Nearly one million children across the world aged 7-12 have become addicted to social networking website Facebook and log in at least once a day, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

When Rama met Hanuman - a short, delightful take (IANS Book Review)


October 19th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Valmiki Ramayana: The Book of Wilderness"; Translated and Abridged by: Arshia Sattar; Publisher: Penguin, Pages: 150; Price: Rs.99When a story told a million times and a mythology tale one has ... Read more...

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Birds can smell kin, avoid inbreeding


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers suspected.For instance, penguins may be able to smell whether another penguin is a kin, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab, industry, social drama on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


September 15th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Browse through the bookshelf of thought-provoking new titles that blend gripping narratives with hard facts...1. Book: "The Punjab Bloodied: Partitioned & Cleansed"; Written by Ishtiaq ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pregnant Allen feels like penguin


August 25th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Pregnant pop star Lily Allen says she feels like a waddling penguin, thanks to her expanding baby bump.She woke up in the morning feeling like a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘…Best of Khushwant Singh’ returns in new avatar


August 21st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Khushwant Singh, the grand old man of contemporary Indo-Anglian literature has returned in a new avatar with an updated edition of his signature anthology, "Not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Penguin launches free browsing app on cell phone


August 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A mobile phone application will now enable readers and book lovers to log on to the Penguin database to browse through its bookshelf for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Leona Lewis settles ‘Collide’ dispute


August 18th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) British singer Leona Lewis, who has been accused of plagiarising her new song "Collide" from DJ Avicii's upcoming instrumental track "Penguin", has settled a legal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Singer Leona accused of plagiarism


July 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) British singer Leona Lewis has been accused of plagiarising her new song "Collide" from DJ Avicii's upcoming instrumental track "Penguin".Lewis launched the dance track on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Antarctic penguin takes wrong turn, ends 4,000 miles away


June 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A penguin took a wrong turn in the Antarctic and landed up some 4,000 miles away in New Zealand, a media report said Friday.The ten-month-old bird ... Read more...

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Chiki Sarkar takes over as Penguin publisher


May 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Penguin-India has appointed publishing veteran Chiki Sarkar as the publisher of the company. She takes over from Ravi Singh who left the firm last week.Sarkar ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmiris feel cheated by India and Pakistan: Writer


February 5th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will have to talk to Kashmiris to solve the vexed issue of the state's political and territorial identity as there is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

My ideal reader makes his soul through my book: Pamuk


January 28th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) It's not easy to describe the demeanour of Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk as he earnestly speaks about how books have shaped his spirit, jokes about how he ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai islands falling into the sea, say experts


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have warned that the luxury islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea. They told a tribunal that the man-made project off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mom challenges family to unplug for 6 months


January 21st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Maushart has done a very crazy experiment that shocked her family to the core. She challenged her family to unplug for half a year. That ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s first comic convention to be held in February


January 17th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): India is set to hold its very own comic convention this February.The convention, to be held in New Delhi, will seek to bring comics fans, creators and publishers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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