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Study reveals that ‘Modern Men Prefer Brains to Looks’


September 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been shown that most of the so called modern men prefer the idea of brains over beauty, when it comes to choosing a female ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US ambassador Powell calls on Akhilesh Yadav


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The US ambassador to India, Nancy J. Powell called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday. The meeting, described as a courtesy call, was unscheduled.During ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chastain wants time to focus on personal life


August 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain wishes she had time for her personal life.The "Lawless" actress is currently single but is hopeful that in days to come she will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rs.7,300 crore plan for Kashmir for 2012-13


July 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Planning Commission Friday approved a record Rs.7,300 crore annual plan for Jammu and Kashmir for 2012-13."This is the highest ever plan allocation for any ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wilkinson defends Jessica Simpson weight


July 12th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Former playboy model Kendra Wilkinson, who is a mother herself, thinks Jessica Simpson's first priority should be raising her child and not losing weight."That just ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pawan Shankar prefers to be centre of attention (With Image)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar has his priorities set and says he accepts only those TV shows in which he gets to play central character."I choose the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Complete work by deadlines, Akhilesh tells officials


June 25th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Uttar Pardesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday told officials to step up efforts to complete development work by deadlines.At a review meeting here, the chief minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sampath assumes office as Chief Election Commissioner (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India and said that the announcement of dates for the presidential elections would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sampath assumes office as new Chief Election Commissioner


June 11th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. Sampath joined the Election Commission of India as election commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akhilesh seeks quick Nabard decisions to help development


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard)chairman Prakash Bakshi here in the capital city Wednesday, and pressed for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Medvedev meets Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met US President Barack Obama for an informal chat on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Camp ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spain seeks stronger trade ties with Brazil


May 18th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister lobbied here Thursday for strengthening "economic diplomacy" to tighten economic and trade links between his country and Brazil.On his first visit to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sochi Winter Olympics preparations are on, says Putin


May 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Preparations for the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi are right on course as scheduled, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."Much has been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese PM vows to rid corruption


April 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has promised to introduce harsher measures to curb corruption in government offices.The administration will continue to work for a "clean government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Penelope Cruz to make one or two films a year


April 11th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says that in the immediate future she will make only one or two films per year, since now she has "other ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘14 innovation universities to be set up in India’


April 10th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Fourteen innovation universities would be set up in the country during the 12th Five Year Plan, Union Minister of State for Planning, Science and Technology and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lopez struggles to maintain figure


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lopez has revealed she is struggling to maintain her figure.The mother-of-two says she has to work twice as hard in less time ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Development work to be videographed in UP


March 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Budget highlights 2


March 16th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
* Addressing malnutrition, black money and corruption in public life among five priorities in year ahead.* India's inflation structural, driven largely by agricultural constraints.* Current account deficit 3.6 percent in 2011-12; ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Debate on third front good: Akhilesh


March 12th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) With increasing speculation about mid-term polls, Uttar Pradesh chief minister-designate Akhilesh Yadav Monday welcomed the debate on a non-Congress, non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) third front."If ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Aniston, Cox no longer friends?


March 10th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston's friendship with Courteney Cox has reportedly become "strained" since she started dating Justin Theroux.The pair have been inseparable since meeting at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘US to remain priority in Russian foreign policy’


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relations with the US will remain one of the priorities in Russian foreign policy, said President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday.Russia will continue to expand its relations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil wants firms to offer six months’ maternity leave


February 17th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government wants to increase from four to six months the amount of paid maternity leave companies are obliged to give new mothers, the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Beleagured Kingfisher defers joining oneworld


February 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) The beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines has deferred its plans to join the oneworld alliance until it can strengthen its financial position, an official said here Saturday.The high ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

John doesn’t like dancing at weddings!


February 1st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) John Abraham's priorities are clear -- he loves acting on screen and supporting social causes, but doesn't like dancing at weddings."I go more for social events ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

`Dog Whisperer’ says he has always chased his dreams


January 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
San Jose (Costa Rica), Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) When he was little, Cesar Millan dreamed of being the "best dog trainer in the world" and says his mother told him ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

France keen to further develop ties with Pakistan


January 30th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy is keen to further develop economic and political relations with Pakistan, the French envoy to Islamabad has said.Philippe Thiebaud said this at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Soha, Kunal together on ‘Superstar Santa’ (Movie Snippets)


January 20th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) They have dodged the cameras for long, but Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu, who have been dating each other, will be seen together on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangladesh signs $290 mn deal with World Bank


January 18th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has signed a $290 million financing agreement with the World Bank for the country's second Local Governance Support Project, said the Washington-based lender.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Half a million British kids unhappy


January 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) At least half a million children in Britain are "unhappy" with their lives, a survey has said.The "Good Childhood Report 2012" said around nine percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Free education for children in Israel


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 9 (IANS) Israeli children, aged above three, will now be able to get free eduction after the government approved an amendment in an existing law.Following a debate in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Infosys shifts focus on developing economies


December 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) IT giant Infosys is shifting its priorities to increase its revenues from the domestic market, as also other developing economies like China, Malaysia and South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Worse days ahead for Pakistan-US ties: Daily


December 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan and America are both locked in a serious conflict which has been "worsened by the arrogance exhibited by the US", a Pakistani daily said Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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