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Can’t ignore kin’s evidence in matrimonial dispute: SC


July 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that evidence tendered by the kin of those involved in a matrimonial dispute could not be disregarded merely because they ... Read more...

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Clean India Campaign to kick off from Qutab Minar


June 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) To provide quality services to visitors in and around tourist destinations, the union tourism ministry will Tuesday launch a pilot project under 'Clean India Campaign' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reang refugees’ return to Mizoram stalled again


May 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 16 (IANS) The repatriation of 36,000 Reang refugees from Tripura to Mizoram is hanging in the balance again as most of the tribals are unwilling to return ... Read more...

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‘Government to fund health mission for five more years’


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's flagship health scheme, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is set to get another lease of life with Health ... Read more...

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How ads seduce you


September 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Ever wondered how that enticing, full page ad in the magazine made you buy a huge flat screen TV against your better judgement?Ads brainwash you in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

She comes of age for school - at 23


August 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chittorgarh (Rajasthan), Aug 13 (IANS) Twenty three-year-old Parvati Devi is no ordinary woman. Belonging to a remote village in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district, she goes hand-in-hand with her six-year-old son to school ... Read more...

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How ‘industrial’ Greater Noida became residential


July 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 25 (IANS) It was set up by the Uttar Pradesh government to promote industrial development in this region, but the last company to be set up under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Claudia Schiffer too shy to ever model on the catwalk again


March 12th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): German model Claudia Schiffer has vowed to never step on the catwalk to model clothes again, and she put it down to the fact that she is ... Read more...

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Sikh group wants Anandpur Sahib declared plastic free


March 11th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An international Sikh group has appealed to the Punjab government to declare Anandpur Sahib as plastic free before the March 14 opening of the three-day Holla ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gujarat high court gives relief to pimp


February 24th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Pimps, who charge a commission to get customers for prostitutes, cannot be made to face charges related to abetment to seduction, the Gujarat High Court has held, while ... Read more...

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Colin Firth proud of ‘Mamma Mia’ role


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Colin Firth has revealed that he's proud of his role in 'Mamma Mia' and thinks that it is one of the 'best things' he has ever done.The actor ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Says No To Shah Rukh Khan For ‘Kajra Re’


January 12th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bachchan ‘bahu’ Aishwarya Rai is getting popular these days for her starry tantrums and attitude. The actress has always been extra protective about her so called ‘family’ thing and this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pamela Anderson’s fan dragged off Liverpool train


January 4th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson was left stricken with fear when a man got inches close to her in a railway station in Liverpool. The actress was going back ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pamela Anderson’s train terror over fan arrest


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson got scared on Sunday in Liverpool when a fan tried to board the same coach that she was taking to London. She was ... Read more...

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Amazon hosts WikiLeaks warlogs information


October 27th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Controversial leaked information about the Iraq war posted on WikiLeaks website is being mirrored on Amazon servers in America. Internet records show that the controversial WikiLeaks website ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jane Austen’s writing style may not be original, says academic


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): An academic has claimed that novelist Jane Austen's elegant writing style may not be hers, but that of her editor.Kathryn Sutherland, a professor in Oxford University, reached the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man in Pakistan to marry twice in 48 hours (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) A young man in Pakistan is to marry two women within a span of two days in an attempt to resolve a dilemma over wedding the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bigg Boss Enters Into Its Second Week, Open Nomination This Time!


October 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After an eventful first week in the Bigg Boss house, the second week started with the second nomination process in ‘Bigg Boss 4’. Bigg Boss made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cynthia Bailey Makes Her First Appeance In Episode2 Of “Real Housewives”


October 12th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every one was waiting to see super model Cynthia Bailey in the first episode of the third season of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" last week. Although ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Adrien Brody was deemed ‘too serious’ for ‘Predators’ role


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Oscar winner Adrien Brody has revealed that he had to fight for the lead in recent sci-fi blockbuster 'Predators' because movie bosses felt that he's too serious to ... Read more...

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I was at death’s door, says Castro


August 31st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) After a serious illness that took him four years to recover, former Cuban president Fidel Castro has said he felt like he "rose from the dead ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Naked’ Truth About Rohit


August 11th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A studio is a place where stories are filmed. The story telling isn't limited to the action in front of the camera. In fact, one will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I salute Santosh Hegde: Parrikar


July 30th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde has found a fan in former Goa chief minister and senior party leader Manohar Parrikar. Speaking during a debate in the monsoon session of the ... Read more...

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‘Nam Areali Ondhina’ is whiff of fresh air! (Kannada Movie Review)


July 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S.Rajapur, Film: "Nam Areali Ondhina"; Cast: Aneesh Tejeshwar, Meghana Gaonkar, Mandya Ramesh, Kiurigalu Prathap; Producer: Nagendra Joyisa; Director: Arvind Kaushik; Rating: ***"Nam Areali Ondhina" comes across as a whiff of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir joins Twitter, gets 47,019 followers in two hours


July 1st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan officially joined Twitter Thursday and got 47,019 fans in just two hours, surpassing even Amitabh Bachchan. While Big B, who convinced his young colleague to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir Khan to finally join Twitter July 1


June 17th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After much persuasion from megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan has finally decided to join micro-blogging website Twitter July 1. "Aamir will be on Twitter from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Voters tend to choose good-looking politicians


June 16th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that politicians' facial competence predicts voting behaviour.According to Christopher Olivola from University College London in the UK and Alexander Todorov from Princeton University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rathore taken to hospital for tests; discharged


June 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (ANS) Jailed former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, was taken to a hospital here for medical tests in the wee hours of Sunday ... Read more...

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School Bus Takes Wrong Students To Field Trip


May 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Jersey school district reported that a school bus which was originally meant for taking middle schoolers to a field trip came early and it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Taxmen question Modi on IPL controversy


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 22 (ANI): Enforcement Department officials on Thursday questioned Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi on his alleged role in the multi crore Indian Premier League.Modi is at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Population register biggest exercise in history: Chidambaram


March 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Describing the preparation of a National Population Register (NPR) that will collect specific information of each person residing in India as "the biggest exercise since humankind ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wasim Akram teaches Akshay Kumar to throw a fast one!


February 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFeb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Patiala House' which Akshay Kumar is currently shooting at Film City will shortly move to the outdoors of London, and with good reason.Akshay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama’s former mentor criticises his ‘complacent administration’


February 1st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1(ANI): US President Barack Obama's former professor at Harvard Law School, Chris Edley, has criticised him for having a 'complacent administration', claiming it to be too reliant on his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subhas Chakraborty’s widow alleges hospital neglect


January 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Doctors at the AMRI hospital, where Marxist veteran Jyoti Basu is admitted, had slipped up in treating the late Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Subas Chakraborty ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Liberhan alleges attempts to scuttle Babri probe


November 25th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Justice M.S. Liberhan, who headed the commission that inquired into the Babri Masjid demolition, says that attempts were made to scuttle his probe that lasted 17 long ... Read more...

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