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Pakistan much like India, says Kailash Kher


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Kailash Kher got a chance to perform in Pakistan for the very first time and the singer-composer was overwhelmed by the kind of response he ... Read more...

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A TV show on Bob Biswas’ life?


April 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bengali actor Saswata Chatterjee's assassin character Bob Biswas from Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" is said to be heading for the small screen."The idea is being worked on. ... Read more...

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This time, Rongali Bihu to spread AIDS awareness


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam that will be celebrated this weekend, will see some leading singers and performers help generate awareness about HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 bn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook will purchase the popular photo sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced."For years, we've focused on building the best ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader poisoned to death


April 9th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The death of a Pakistani provincial leader took a sinister turn when a medical examination revealed that he was killed by poisoning, a media report said ... Read more...

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‘Kolaveri Di’ crosses 50 million hits


March 26th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) "Kolaveri Di" Monday crossed 50 million hits on YouTube, revealing that music lovers have yet to get over southern superstar Dhanush's unusual song.Till Monday ... Read more...

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Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’ hit among online gamers


March 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) After getting positive reviews from critics and audiences, Vidya Balan's "Kahaani" has now become a huge hit among online gamers. It got 50,000 hits ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Publishers create phony best-seller lists


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Amazon China said it has taken steps to curb the practice of publishing houses that manipulate results of bestseller lists.The top-selling lists are supposed to offer ... Read more...

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‘3′ gets U certificate, Dhanush happy


March 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush is happy to know that his wife Aishwarya's directorial debut "3", in which he plays the male lead, has got an U-certificate from ... Read more...

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Ekta inspires most women in showbiz: Bhairavi (Interview)


March 17th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's is a rare success story in a male-dominated space. But it continues to inspire many women who wish to make a mark ... Read more...

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Shaan, Ronit to judge Big Star Young Entertainer Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Singer Shaan, actor Ronit Roy and director Kabir Khan have been roped in to judge this year's Big Star Young Entertainer Awards.The jury panel also ... Read more...

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Vice President Joe Biden visits Mexico


March 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mexico on Monday. The visit by Biden comes in the wake of the calls for drugs to be decriminalized. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chitrangada Singh to promote fitness now


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Chitrangada Singh, who was earlier seen endorsing jewellery and tea brands, will now promote fitness as the brand ambassador of Puma.The 35-year-old will endorse the ... Read more...

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Ram and deer to marry in China


February 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at a Chinese zoo have decided marry a ram and a deer. The two creatures have been attracted to each other and previous attempts to separate ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Visitors to ancient Shaolin temple decline


February 6th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) The number of visitors to the famous Shaolin temple in Henan province, home to Shaolin Kung Fu martial arts, recorded a sharp decline during the weeklong ... Read more...

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India Post offers stamps bearing your picture


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the India Post will offer stamps printed with your picture on it, an official said."The offering, on first come first serve basis, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Voice behind “The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger” video identified


January 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger" video is one of the most popular videos on YouTube. Since the video was uploaded about a year ago, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Powerdrunk people feel taller and bigger


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) People who feel powerful tend to overestimate their own stature, feeling larger than they actually are."Maybe there's a physical experience that goes along with being powerful," ... Read more...

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Online gambling big hit with people


January 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Online gambling is becoming a big hit with people because of its easy availability and convenience."Overall, the research showed internet gamblers were not more likely to ... Read more...

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Ansari concerned over Urdu’s declining popularity


January 14th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday expressed concern over the declining popularity of Urdu in the country, saying that it is less associated with people's daily ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100th hundred will be a blessing for Tests: Clarke


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international hundred will inject life in the dwindling popularity of Test cricket but also insisted that they ... Read more...

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Barlow’s wife ‘unimpressed’ by fame


December 29th, 2011 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow says his wife Dawn is "unimpressed" by his fame and glamorous lifestyle.The 40-year-old has gained popularity in recent months after joining the judging ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer


December 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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Meghan McCain unhappy with Callista Gingrich


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The race to become the next presidential candidate of the GOP is getting hotter as each day pass. Newt Gingrich, whose remarkable recovery in the polls shocked ... Read more...

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Villagers vote to keep ‘Smurf Village’ blue


December 20th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a surge in popularity and tourism, villagers at the Spanish village where the movie “Smurf Village” was filmed has decided to keep the color. The producers ... Read more...

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UK store sells out of reindeer pate


December 20th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vegetarians International Voice for Animals started a campaign to draw support against grocery store Harvey Nichols for its reindeer pate. The campaign though seemed to have backfired ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Most-played Christmas song of century is ‘Fairytale’ by the Pogues


December 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britain has named Fairytale of New York by the Pogues as the most played Christmas song of the century. Ironically, the song has never topped any singles ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Charles Dickens coin to mark his 200 birth anniversary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A two pound coin featuring a portrait of British literary genius Charles Dickens will come into use next spring to mark his 200th birth anniversary.Dickens is ... Read more...

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IMDb rates ‘DAM999′ among top films


December 6th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 6 (IANS) Multilingual movie "DAM999", the tale of a dam built during colonial rule cracking, has got a good rating from IMDB, the award winning movie website.The $10-million ... Read more...

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Atlanta resident Ginger White is the latest Cain accuser


November 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain raises, his popularity in the polls drops, recent poll suggests. The latest accuser of Cain is Ginger White who ... Read more...

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‘Hollywood can’t afford animation films for kids only’


November 28th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood, despite its burgeoning budgets, can no longer afford to make animation films exclusively for children, says Academy Award winning producer Hugh Welchman.Speaking to reporters in ... Read more...

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I am leaving Zardari league: Qureshi


November 15th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has announced his resignation from the membership of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)."I am leaving the Zardari ... Read more...

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Alex Loudon dumped Pippa Middleton as she wasn’t wife material


November 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mail on Sunday reports that it was Alex Loudon who decided to end his relationship with Pippa Middleton. The former England cricketer reportedly ended the one-and-a-half ... Read more...

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‘Occupy’ is most commonly used English word


November 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global Language Monitor has come out with the commonly used words on the Internet. The compilation is made up of English words which were commonly used ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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