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The Equalizer’ might have the reunion of Russell Crowe and Paul Haggis


September 29th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In latest tinsel town news, Russell Crowe and director Paul Haggis might soon be seen working together. The duo recently worked on the forthcoming drama The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Male bowerbirds entice females with optical tricks


September 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) One of nature's greatest artists was bending perspective long before Michelangelo applied the same technique to his Statue of David. Male bowerbirds are well known for making elaborate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I’m looking my best now: Bipasha Basu


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) She hit the gym with a vengeance when a tabloid infamously declared her "fat". Now Bipasha Basu, who completes 10 years in filmdom, says she is ... Read more...

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Bar Refaeli ‘gets sad’ when she sees skinny models


September 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1(ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio's supermodel girlfriend Bar Refaeli has said that she feels sad to see skinny models walking the runways looking all shaky and hungry.The Israeli beauty has been ... Read more...

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Young women ‘want to look like Christina Hendricks, not Kate Moss’


August 31st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): Young women want to look like Mad Men's curvaceous Christina Hendricks and not supermodel Kate Moss, according to Cosmopolitan magazine.The voluptuous actress has become a pin-up thanks to ... Read more...

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6 dead, 1,200 sick as diarrhoea hits Doda in Jammu region


August 29th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 29 (IANS) Hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district witnessed chaotic scenes as diarrhoea claimed six lives in the past two days and affected over 1,200 people, officials said Sunday. Hospitals ... Read more...

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M&S selling ‘plus-size’ clothing for kids as young as 3


July 25th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): In an attempt to dress a new generation with bulging waistlines, retailer Marks and Spencer has begun selling 'plus-size' clothing to children as young as three.The retailer said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Benaud praises Butt after Pak’s inspiring win against Aussies


July 25th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and well-known commentator Richie Benaud has hailed Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt as a hero for taking his team to victory against Australia after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Immigration officials deny reports of strike


July 20th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Officials of the Bureau of Immigration responsible for immigration services at all 12 international airports in the country Tuesday denied media reports which said they are on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Unrest In ‘Uttaran’, Tina Demands Hike In Salary


July 8th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): At the time when it is losing numbers to the rival shows, a rebellion of your lead actor is the last thing that "Uttaran' would have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tom Cruise Starrer ‘Knight And Day’ Proves To Be A Flop


July 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Knight and Day’ was released all across the US last weekend but failed to make it presence felt. This Tom Cruise starrer is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beverages leave ‘geographic signatures’ that can track where you’ve been


July 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Consumption of beverages such as soda pop, micro brew-beer and bottled water leaves a geographical location-related chemical imprint in hair that can be used to track people's movements, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swarming ’swells’ brains of desert locusts


May 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists in Cambridge have discovered that the locust swarm has extraordinary effects on the insect's brains.Although desert locusts are infamous for their swarming behaviour - when they migrate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Innate oral bacteria’s unhealthy patterns ‘behind bad breath’


May 15th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): According to researchers in Japan, bad breath can be due to unhealthy patterns of bacterial populations inherent to the mouth, apart from poor oral hygiene.Poor oral hygiene resulting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Small electrical explosion on London’s Oxford Street; no injuries


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel LONDON (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- The London Fire Brigade on Thursday said a small explosion on Oxford Street caused some closures nearby but no injuries. A fire brigade spokesman described it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UN: In India, people have more access to cell phones than toilets


April 15th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) –In India, the world’s second most populated country, people have more access to a mobile phone than to a toilet, the United Nations (UN) said Wednesday.“It is a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Carla Bruni calms storm over marriage crisis rumours


April 8th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Carla Bruni gave an impromptu radio interview in a bid to dismiss rumours that her marriage with French President Nicolas Sarkozy has hit rock bottom.The First Lady's interview ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak’s fight against Taliban ‘ a work in progress’: Patraeus


March 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.9 (ANI): While Pakistan has been patting its own back over the recent arrests of some of the top Afghan Taliban and Al-Qaeda leaders from Karachi and other parts of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Jeggings’ to take pants fashion by storm


March 6th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6 (ANI): After the skinny jean, the latest pants to take the fashion world by storm are the jeggings.Jegging is a cross between a pair of jeans and leggings, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

John Abraham’s yellow brigade!


February 12th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After Kajol, Shahrukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Salman Khan and Katrina now its time for Karan Johar to rag someone else and thus KJo has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Netherlands pledges 2 million euros in emergency funds for Haiti following quake


January 13th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The Dutch government on Wednesday said it would make available two million euros (US$2.9 million) in emergency funds after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake destroyed large ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Catastrophe feared after big earthquake strikes Haiti (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale struck Tuesday near Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bus Drivers Of Memphis City Schools’ Threaten To Go On Strike


January 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bus drivers of the Memphis City Schools are threatening to strike, a recent report has suggested. This is not very unexpected, as the bus drivers ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Computer method ‘distinguishes artistic fakes and imitations’


January 5th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 05 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new technique, known as "sparse coding", to differentiate artistic fakes from real ones.It involves building a virtual library of an artist's works and breaking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children’s lives online giving parents nightmares


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Parents across the United States have a wide range of concerns about the safety of their children's lives online, according to a new report.Eighty-one percent of parents ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Large gold, silver mine inaugurated in Mexico


November 20th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 20 (EFE) Canada's Agnico-Eagle Mines has inaugurated a large gold and silver mine in Mexico with an investment of $240 million, the Economy Secretariat said. The Pinos Altos mine is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Longer toes, shorter legs make sprinters super speedy


October 30th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at Pennsylvania State University have found that having longer toes and shorter legs boosts the chances of being a fast runner.During the study, the researchers found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cheryl Cole doesn’t dress for men


October 11th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Cheryl Cole says she doesn't care if men like her dressing sense or not.Contactmusic quoted her as saying: "I don't really care what guys think, I'd be more ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheap alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking


October 9th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Excessively low cost alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking, says a new study based on survey of 9,833 teens between the ages of 15 and 16 years. Mark Bellis ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cynthia Hampton And Husband Had Sought $8.5 Million From John Ensign


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, The New York Times came out with a report that the Senator John Ensign's former mistress and her husband had tried to make do ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rahul Gandhi’s surprise visit irks Uttar Pradesh Government


September 25th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 25 (ANI): Officials in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday expressed their displeasure over the surprise visit of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to the state.Rahul Gandhi visited Bahraich district ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Atlanta Reeling Under Flood Waters


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Atlanta, Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The flood situation in Georgia and Tennessee, in the Southeast of Atlanta, has reached massive destructive proportions, which is turning out to be a major ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Movie Reiview: MOHANDAS (2009)


September 4th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
REVIEW: MOHANDAS (2009) MOHANDAS: Truth Hurts Cast: Sonali Kulkarni, Nakul Vaid, Sushant Singh, Sharbani Mukherjee, Uttam Halder, Aditya Shrivastav, Govind Namdeo Director: Mazhar Kamran Duration: 1 Hour 57 Minutes Rating: 2 out of 5 A dark twisted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Did Diprivan Drugs Cause Michael’s Death?


July 1st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
More questions about pop icon Michael Jackson's death has resurfaced, as a nurse came forward to say that the singer had asked for powerful sedatives, reportedly in the month of April. Cherilyn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackson’s body to be displayed in glass coffin?


June 30th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson's body could be displayed in a glass coffin to allow fans from across the world to say their final goodbyes to the late ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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