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Tribal group wants tribal CM in Chhattisgarh


August 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A tribal group, Sarva Adivasi Samaj, wants a tribal chief minister for Chhattisgarh."Adivasis are passing through a critical phase. Unless Chhattisgarh has an adivasi chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Force India optimistic about chances in Hungarian GP


July 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India is optimistic about the rest of the Formula One season at the halfway mark and wants to strengthen their position in the championship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kareena to catwalk at LFW finale?


July 10th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is likely to walk the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) winter-festive 2012 runway at the grand finale to be jointly presented by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Is Adam Lambert going to be a judge on American Idol?


July 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that singer Adam Lambert could be the next judge on the show American Idol. It may be recalled that Adam Lambert was the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Euro 2012: Italy ready for German pressure, says coach Prandelli


June 28th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Keeping hold of the ball will negate Germany's main tactic of pinning Italy back inside their half, Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said ahead of their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC cricket committee to re-consider legality of switch-hit


May 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee will be meeting at the Lord's in London for its two-day annual conference starting Wednesday to re-consider the legality ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Djokovic confident of winning maiden French Open crown


May 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) The World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has backed himself to win the 2012 French Open though he conceded clay court expert Rafael Nadal remained ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Happy to contribute for the team, says Vijay


May 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Quite typically, Murali Vijay sought to stay rooted to the ground despite his magnificent knock of 113, that played a key role in Chennai Super Kings' ... Read more...

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Kallol Datta, Pankaj-Nidhi to present LFW grand finale


May 24th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Fashion designers Kallol Datta and Pankaj-Nidhi have been chosen as the grand finale presenters for the upcoming winter-festive 2012 season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US hypersonic weapons threat to Russia: Minister


May 11th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US research into hypersonic weapons, which Washington aims to complete by 2015, represents an especially serious threat to Russia, acting Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IIP data suggests slowdown: RBI


May 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The 3.5 percent contraction in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for March indicates that there is "a sort of slowdown, which is a concern", ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scarlett’s vulnerable feelings


March 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson felt vulnerable after her nude photos were leaked online last September.She took the pictures for her then husband Ryan Reynolds and she admits ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Don’t take things seriously, suggests Hathaway


February 28th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway says that she has been through several embarrassing situations but her mom taught her to take life with a pinch of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Osbourne prefers therapy over medication


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says she prefers therapy sessions rather than medication to cope with her drug addiction issues.The 27-year-old has battled drink and drug addiction in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Randy Moss might make a comeback to NFL


February 14th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NFL could see the return of former wide receiver Randy Moss. The former star announced on his 35th birthday that he is considering returning to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parthiva Sureshwaren returns to Formula 2


February 13th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian racing driver Parthiva Sureshwaren Monday confirmed that he will return to FIA Formula 2 Championship for the third year running.The 2012 championship will offer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

7-hour sleep helps high school students do better


February 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) High school students seem to do better in studies when they have seven hours of sleep, rather than nine recommended by federal guidelines, a study reveals."We're ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Paltrow feels depression was good for her


January 13th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits that depression she went through following the death of her father and birth of her son was good as it helped ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ukraine gas transit system price to fall in 2012


January 1st, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's gas transit system that Kiev presently estimates to cost $20 billion may become significantly cheaper, said Alexei Miller, the head of Russia's gas giant, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bill for professionals in highways authority introduced


December 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Aiming to bring professionals for the management of the national highways, a bill to amend the National Highways Authority of India Act was introduced in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former F1 driver Perez-Sala named new HRT team principal


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 15 (IANS) Former Formula One driver Luis Perez-Sala was Thursday appointed the team principal of Hispania Racing Team (HRT) after the exit of Collin Kolles, who was part ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan for promotion of human rights: Gilani


December 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan stands committed to the protection, promotion and practice of human rights, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.In a message on the occasion of Universal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paralysed cyclist cured by bike crash


November 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the Netherlands and indeed around the world are baffled after a paralyzed cyclist started walking again after a bike crash. The story of 27-year-old Monique ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes: TRAI


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Venkys to sponsor Mumbai Fighters


November 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) After buying out English Premier Legue (EPL) side Blackburn Rovers, poultry major Venkys has forayed into boxing as the sponsor of Mumbai Fighters team at the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Need to remove AFSPA from parts of Kashmir: Omar


November 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) There's "no harm" in withdrawing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, raising the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Received death threats after India whitewash: Swann


October 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann has revealed that he received death threats on Twitter following the team's 0-5 ODI whitewash in India.Swann was the target of abuse ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s growth could be lower than earlier projection: Pranab


October 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth could be lower than the earlier projected level of 8 percent, given the turbulent global financial conditions, Finance ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

What makes Kerr happy?


October 11th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Miranda Kerr says nothing makes her happier than her little man Flynn.The Australian model and her husband Orlando Bloom welcomed their 10-month-old son Flynn into the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wisden India to be launched next year


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) India will get its own version of Wisden next year after publisher Bloomsbury signed a licensing deal with local firm FidelisWorld.Wisden India will be launched digitally ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adaptation was the key: Katich


October 5th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) The ability to adapt to conditions and improvement as the Champions League T20 tournament progressed were the key to success for the New South Wales Blues ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jamia launches courses on China, Afghanistan


September 29th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia has launched two new programmes on China and Afghanistan to promote a better understanding of India's two important neighbours, a varsity ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nicola Roberts happy to stay makeup-free


September 26th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Nicola Roberts doesn't feel the need to dress up while going out and can happily go makeup-free."Of course, I'd leave the house without make-up! People ... Read more...

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