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Thanks to Sonam, Anil Kapoor gets invited to fashion events


September 10th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Anil Kapoor may not be a style icon, but things have now changed and he is getting prominence at fashion events - all because of his ... Read more...

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Parna Ghose goes to NY Couture Fashion Week


September 6th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Her motto is to make India-inspired fashion popular in the global arena and Indian-American fashion designer Parna Ghose gets another opportunity to do so at ... Read more...

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Green Mile actor Duncan dies at 54


September 4th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died at a hospital in Los Angeles at the age of 54, BBC reported Tuesday.Duncan, who rose to prominence by playing ... Read more...

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Why are people overconfident so often?


August 14th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Overconfidence helps individuals attain social status, and less capable people who believe they are better than others are given a higher place in the social ladder, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazilian playmaker Oscar denies Chelsea deal


July 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) Highly rated Brazilian playmaker Oscar has denied reports he has been signed by European champion Chelsea.Brazil's media reported Monday that Oscar's club Internacional had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL find Gurkeerat is a player to watch


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Life for Gurkeerat Singh Mann has transformed sharply within just six months in the Indian Premier League (IPL).The 21-year-old middle-order batsman from Faridkot has come ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajesh Khanna back home, nothing to worry: Manager


April 27th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was hospitalised at Lilavati Hospital, is back home and doing fine, says his manager. His estranged wife, actress Dimple Kapadia, ... Read more...

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Australia may fall back on quicks thrashed in last Ashes


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS) Australia may again fall-back to the quicks, who were thrashed during the Ashes, as they attempt to reclaim the urn from Andrew Strauss ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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Five percent rise in Russia’s HIV cases


March 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia witnessed a five percent rise in HIV cases in 2011 compared to the previous year, a top medical official said Monday.According to the country's ... Read more...

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Shoaib Ahtar escapes unhurt after car accident (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar escaped unhurt after his car crashed into a roadside concrete block near Prime Minister Secretariat here.Over-speeding seems to be the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Daikin India to commission room air conditioner line in July


February 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd (Daikin India) is hopeful of commissioning its split air conditioner line by July this year and growing its market presence from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Glen Campbell gives a great performance at the Grammys


February 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop and country singer Glen Campbell gave his final performance at the Grammys last Sunday. The singer has been on a "goodbye tour" ever since he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why does censor board love Karan Johar?


January 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The censor board loves Karan Johar. The filmmaker not only happily toned down the violent content of his latest production "Agneepath" as per the censor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cher victim of Twitter death hoax


January 28th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “RIP Cher” was trending on Twitter on Friday following another death hoax on a celebrity. Several notable figures have been the subject of death hoax on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brad Pitt may marry Angelina Jolie soon


January 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brad Pitt has told Hollywood Reporter that marriage with Angelina Jolie is very much possible. The pair in the past insisted that they will not get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India come from behind to hold South Africa 3-3, win series 3-1


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India made a stunning comeback from three goals down to hold South Africa 3-3 and won the five-match Karbonn Cup hockey Test series 3-1 at ... Read more...

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Bureaucrats running panchayats will weaken democracy: Pranab


November 20th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) In an apparent jibe at the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's purported plans to run panchayat bodies through bureaucrats by overriding elected representatives, union Finance ... Read more...

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Daler Mehndi goes devotional for ‘I Am Singh’ (With Image)


November 18th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi, who is known for his foot-tapping Punjabi numbers, has sung devotional songs in the upcoming film "I Am Singh". And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Matching global trends, IFFI tries many firsts


November 11th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) For the first time, movies backed by animation, 3D and digital technology will find prominence at the upcoming 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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No Bollywood roles for middle aged women: Aruna Irani (Interview)


November 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) She is one of the lucky ones who has managed to remain visible despite all her years in showbiz, but versatile actress Aruna Irani ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray promises post-Diwali ‘fireworks’ for Nirupam


October 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct. 28 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Friday promised to have post-Diwali "fire-works" for Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for his recent pro-north Indian comments.The reaction came ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No public discussion on letter to Sonia: Congress


October 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday refused to comment on the letter by party candidate from Hisar Jai Prakash to party president Sonia Gandhi blaming union minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Internal sabotage led to Hisar defeat: Haryana Congress


October 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by the electoral humiliation in the Hisar parliamentary by-election, Haryana's ruling Congress said Friday that internal sabotage had led to the defeat of its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sue Mengers dies


October 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of Hollywood’s most celebrated agents, Sue Mengers, has passed away at the age of 79. Some sources claim that Mengers was at least 3 years ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Happy at popularity of Punjabi music: Daler Mehndi


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) With his foot tapping compositions, Daler Mehndi is credited with changing the definition of Punjabi music. And the singer says he feels proud to see ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Appu Ghar to return in Gurgaon


September 30th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi's much loved and remembered amusement park Appu Ghar, which shut shop in 2008, is all set to make a comeback by next year in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CWG gold medallist wrestler Harishchandra Birajdar dies


September 14th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 14 (IANS) Wrestler Harishchandra Birajdar, who won a gold at the 1970 Commonwealth Games, passed away early Wednesday in a private hospital here after a brief illness, a ... Read more...

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GIMA voting process starts


August 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA), which honours artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music, has started the voting process Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Anna campaign gets US prominence, excites Indian Americans


August 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption has caught the imagination of Indian Americans and the US media alike though official Washington was apparently caught on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India will get more prominence at Harvard


August 7th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Harvard alumni in India will join hands with the growing Indian student community to make India the professional, academic and cultural focus at America's ... Read more...

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Angela Jonsson tight-lipped about personal life


July 31st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Although her personal life and controversies got her into the spotlight, yet Kingfisher Calender girl Angela Jonsson, who walked the ramp at the India International ... Read more...

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