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Hyundai’s domestic sales up by six percent


September 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Saturday reported an increase of 5.9 percent in its August domestic sales which stood at 28,257 units over 26,677 units for ... Read more...

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Rinku Karmakar prefers drama over comic roles


August 21st, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) "I am a drama queen and I like drama," says Rinku Karmarkar, who will be seen essaying a double-role in "Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch ... Read more...

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When Punjabi actor punched Salman over 25 times


August 13th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A Bollywood newcomer rarely gets to do what Punjabi actor Gavie Chahal got to do for his first Hindi movie "Ek Tha Tiger" - punching ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Grandma my style icon: Miranda Kerr


August 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she looks to her grandmother for fashion inspiration and it has resulted in her preference for quality clothing."For me, it's all about ... Read more...

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New tricks for an old sea dog?


August 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Known as a media-shy officer for long, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday called himself "an old sea dog" and wondered if it was ... Read more...

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Punjab to launch card for NRIs


July 30th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that it will soon launch an NRI card for Punjabis living abroad to identify them for official purposes and facilitate various ... Read more...

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Boys’ impulsiveness linked to better math ability


July 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Girls and boys start grade school with different approaches to arithmetic problems - girls favour a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No dating for Sarah Harding


July 15th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding is not keen on dating anyone and wants to concentrate on her career for now.The 30-year-old was rumoured to have reunited with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Migrants causing birth ratio problem in Shanghai


June 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A population and family planning commission in China's Shanghai city has said most children born outside its family planning policy last year were born to migrants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jaswant Singh meets Mulayam Singh Yadav


June 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Tuesday briefly met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, giving way to speculations over his lobbying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New president should be non-political: Hema Malini


June 11th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's former MP and veteran actress Hema Malini believes a candidate from a non-political background should be given preference during the country's upcoming ... Read more...

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Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas in talks with Sao Paulo


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is reportedly in talks with Sao Paulo about a move to the Brazilian club.The 34-year-old Portuguese met Sao Paulo ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Palmeiras targets Cagliari striker Ribeiro


June 6th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazilian striker Thiago Ribeiro has revealed his desire to leave Serie A club Cagliari and return to his homeland.On loan at the Italian outfit ... Read more...

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Nilmar wants to return to Brazil


May 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) Villarreal striker Nilmar has revealed he wants to return to Brazilian Serie A club Internacional.The Spanish outfit is set to release the 27-year-old after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Infant girl left at ashram doorstep


May 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, May 9 (IANS) An infant girl apparently abandoned by her parents was found at the doorstep of a children's home here in yet another grim reminder of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman killed in Punjab for bearing daughters


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) A woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband in Punjab's Tarn Taran district as he was upset that she had given birth to three ... Read more...

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World Cup T20 ticket sales rise


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 3 (IANS) Ticket sales for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka this year are on the rise after just one week of their start. More than 25 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian gays challenge bill in court


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Gay rights activists in Russia have asked a court to strike down a controversial bill passed by the legislature in St. Petersburg that prohibits "propaganda" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pro-government dailies will be promoted: Bengal minister


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday defended the government's order to its libraries to stock only specific newspapers for promoting "free thinking" and said only pro-government ... Read more...

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70 years old Annette Larkins looks decades younger due to vegan diet


March 1st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US granny Annette Larkins could easily deceive many with her age because of her looks. At the age of 70 years, Annette has the look ... Read more...

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Most Chinese youth don’t discriminate homosexuals


February 14th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) More than 80 percent of Chinese people born after the 1980s hold no discriminatory beliefs regarding homosexuality, says a survey.According to the survey on marriage perspectives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White men find Asian women more attractive: Study


February 11th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Human beings find more attractive the faces of races other than theirs. White men preferred Asian women, while white women tend to go for black males, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government to prefer domestic manufacturers


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The government said Thursday it will give preference to domestic firms while buying electronic products which have security implications for the country.The cabinet headed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Android’s big share of global tablet shipments in Q4 2011


January 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 27 (IANS) Global tablet shipments reached nearly 27 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 with Android jumping to a record share of 39 percent, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF to run sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government organized special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties between summer capital Srinagar and winter capital Jammu to airlift stranded passengers as the ... Read more...

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Fewer foreigners adopting in India, as Indians step in


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Over the past few years, fewer foreign nationals have been adopting Indian children - and no, it's not a negative trend.According to the Central Adoption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taliban step up attacks ahead of Afghan Loya Jirga


November 4th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 4 (IANS) Amid the Afghan government's efforts to convene Loya Jirga or traditional grand assembly of tribal elders to get national endorsement for inking the possible strategic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10-month-old babies can follow your thoughts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Ten-month-old babies begin to understand another person's thought process, providing new insights on how humans acquire knowledge and how communication develops, new research says."Infants, even before ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Uthappa cannot wait to open the Indian innings


October 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Getting a national recall after three seasons, Robin Uthappa cannot wait to open the innings to give India a rousing start in the one-off Twenty20 International ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why women win which side of bed to sleep?


October 19th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Ever wondered why women are found to be calling the shots when it comes to deciding which side of the bed to sleep on?A survey carried ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Do female voices give clue of ovulation?


September 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The voice gives away a person's sex, age and state of mind -- and more specifically, a women's voice can tell men whether they are close ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Women find deep, low male voice appealing


September 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Women looking for a mate find a deep yet low masculine voice appealing and rely on their memories to seek clues about the attributes of potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Harvard invite for Mamata


September 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Months after forming the West Bengal government by defeating the communists, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received an invitation from Harvard University to give a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IGNOU plans training centre for hearing disabled


August 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is planning to set up a sign language institute for the hearing impaired and will organise seminars and ... Read more...

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Cloud computing to create one lakh jobs in India: Study


July 19th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) As the next technology wave, cloud computing by enterprises has the potential to create about 100,000 new jobs in India, a study said Tuesday."Of the projected ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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