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Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

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iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

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Russia, France to develop armoured vehicle


June 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS) Russia and France will jointly develop a new armoured vehicle soon, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said. The two countries have already made a model of ... Read more...

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Russians learn English for 2014 Winter Olympics


April 18th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A programme has been launched to teach everyone in Russia's Sochi resort city more than 600 words of English before it hosts the Winter Olympics ... Read more...

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24,000 fake products seized in UAE


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Over 24,000 counterfeit products were seized last year by the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Aiming to protect ... Read more...

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Miley’s tattoo obsession continues


February 20th, 2012 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) "Hannah Montana" girl Miley Cyrus is so fascinated with tattoos that she got inked again.The 19-year-old singer-actress showed up at the Studio City Tattoo ... Read more...

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Happy Festivus!


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When writer Dan O'Keefe introduced the circular holiday Festivus in 1966, little did he know that it will grow to be a popular culture. His son ... Read more...

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Tebowing officially added to the English Language


December 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English language just had one word added to it “Tebowing.” According to ABC News, that means "the act of taking a knee in prayerful reflection ... Read more...

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Year-old babies track word patterns to support learning


December 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Babies are highly attuned to communicating and motivated to interact and also make for great listeners, new research revealsDuring the first year of life when babies ... Read more...

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Michael ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino sues Abercrombie & Fitch


November 16th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael The Situation Sorrentino sued Abercrombie & Fitch for trademark violations. The Jersey Shore star is claiming that the retailer is using bogus advertizing tactics to ... Read more...

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20 percent rise in hungry Britons


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Britain has seen a 20 percent increase in the past year alone in the number of people who cannot afford food, a media report said Sunday.FareShare, ... Read more...

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Kunis wants to travel the world


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis loves to travel. She wants to roam around the world and eat different cuisines.The "Friends with Benefits" actress was born in Ukraine but ... Read more...

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Omar wants ‘facts’, ‘not rumours’ about Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Dismissing speculation, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said it was yet to be known who was behind the blasts in Mumbai a day ... Read more...

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Men say ‘I love you’ 97 days after meeting women


June 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Men begin thinking about professing their love 97.3 days into a relationship, says a new study.The Massachusetts Institute of Technology study, however, said men who profess ... Read more...

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Nicole Scherzinger to replace Cheryl Cole on X-factor?


May 26th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole has been confirmed as a judge of the US version of the X Factor, new reports suggest that her accent ... Read more...

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Katrina launches Barbie doll inspired by her


May 5th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) All dolled up! The right phrase to describe actress Katrina Kaif, who was dressed like a doll when she came to launch a Barbie doll inspired ... Read more...

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Swearing can help you ease pain of injury


April 18th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Scientists from Keele University have found that swearing after hurting yourself can help numb the pain of an injury.They discovered that letting forth a volley of foul ... Read more...

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Here’s why birds collide with man-made objects


March 17th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Wonder why many species of bird are prone to colliding with large man-made objects? A new study outlines a new approach to understand how birds see the world ... Read more...

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Belly dancer at centre of Berlusconi sex probe ‘was 16 when she was paid for sex’


March 16th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A Moroccan belly dancer at the centre of Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal was just 16 when she was paid for sex, according to Milan prosecutors.The claims were made ... Read more...

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Gaga designs charity bracelet for quake-hit Japan


March 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has designed a special bracelet to raise funds for quake-hit Japan.She has put the photo of the bracelet on her Twitter page ... Read more...

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Arquette thought Cox was cheating on him


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor-director David Arquette has revealed that he suspected that his estranged wife Courteney Cox was having an affair."There were tabloid stories coming out about her and ... Read more...

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Jonestown restaurant pulls down billboards with cult references


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jonestown, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A restaurant in Jonestown admits that they made mistake with their new billboards that made some cult references. The eatery has subsequently ordered the pull-down of all ... Read more...

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Indiana Eatery Pulls Billboards With Jonestown Cult References


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hacienda restaurant in northern Indiana has agreed to take down their billboard ads which refer to the horrible massacre of the Jim Jones following in “Jonestown” with ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler to star in ‘Mavericks’


February 14th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler has been roped in to star in new movie "Mavericks", which will be directed by Curtis Hanson.Butler has been signed on to portray Rick "Frosty" ... Read more...

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Palin aide rejects media report that she dropped words retreat, reloading from her speech


February 1st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Reno (California, US), Feb.1 (ANI): A key aide of former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has confirmed that the latter did use two controversial phrases - "Don't ... Read more...

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Rihanna wears controversial gun chain while out shopping


January 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Barbadian singer Rihanna was spotted wearing a controversial gun necklace during a recent shopping trip.Rihanna, 22, who was out shopping at the Fred Segal store in Hollywood, ... Read more...

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Facebook dismisses shutting down rumors


January 10th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 10 (ANI): Facebook has dismissed rumors that the social networking site is shutting down, after millions of its users got panicked."We didn't get the memo about shutting down, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram wants political parties to read Telangana report with ‘open mind’


January 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday urged representatives of political parties in Andhra Pradesh to read the Telangana report and the recommendations with an open ... Read more...

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Is ‘Best Friendzzz’ The Bengali Version Of ‘3 Idiots’?


January 5th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
is the first film that introduces Mainak in an important role on the big screen. And going by his reactions, Mainak is very excited about his upcoming project where he ... Read more...

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Bollywood Stats Drained In Out-Of-Budget Blunders!


December 31st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The saying goes, its all about money honey! This phrase, if applied to Bollywood releases in this year, will make producers and directors cry tears of agony! The most hyped ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow reveals her onstage secret


December 26th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Rocker Sheryl Crow has worked hard to master her breathing techniques onstage - so she can belch mid-song without offending her audience. "Well, my guitar player ... Read more...

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Amazing iPhone application instantly translates words


December 19th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) It could be the perfect tool for bewildered tourists lost in a foreign city. A remarkable new iPhone application has been developed that instantly translates words viewed through ... Read more...

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Now, iPhone app that instantly translates words as you watch


December 18th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Bewildered tourists who are lost in a foreign country don't have to worry at all - provided they have an iPhone.An incredible new app has been developed ... Read more...

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Facebook names “HMU” as top status trend of 2010


December 16th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has named "HMU", which stands for Hit Me Up, as the top status update trend of the year.According to the Facebook Blog, in ... Read more...

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Americans find ‘whatever’ most annoying term for 2nd year in a row


December 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Americans have ranked "whatever" as the most annoying word or phrase used in conversation for the second year in a row.Thirty-nine per cent of those polled were most ... Read more...

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