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Bloggers: Latest brand ambassadors to sell products


April 17th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A friend asks you to try a product she vouches for. Chances are you will go ahead and buy it the next time you ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Hindi fortnightly for blind launched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India's first Hindi fortnightly for the blind was launched here Monday by Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani.Envisaged to promote the access to ... Read more...

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Facebook open to partnerships: Carolyn Everson


March 14th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Stating that Facebook is conscious about the content it uploads, the social networking site's Vice President for Global Marketing Solutions Carolyn Everson said it strives ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vice president asks Urdu media to focus on today’s issues


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called upon Urdu newspapers to mould taste and cajole their readership in the direction of contemporary issues.Inaugurating the World ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bengali print media market to touch Rs.800 crore by 2015


December 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bengali print media market will touch Rs.800 crore by 2015, a report published by FICCI and Deloitte has said."This year, the entire print industry in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Simon & Schuster eyes India’s digital reading space


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The booming publishing market in India has lured yet another international publishing firm, Simon & Schuster, which is high on the country's growing digital reading ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Urdu media modernises, but declining readership a worry


July 4th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Overcoming technical and commercial challenges, Urdu media in India is now trying to re-invent itself as big corporate houses enter the market. But the wider ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints official to probe journalist’s death


June 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has appointed the chief justice of a federal court as the head of a commission to probe the death of journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media ... Read more...

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News at fingertips - for the blind (With Image)


June 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) They say reading is the basic tool in the living of a good life. In Maharashtra, some 24,000 blind people are being initiated into such a ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy expecting twins in autumn?


May 4th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): A French magazine has claimed that France First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is expecting twins in the autumn.Voici, a Paris weekly magazine with excellent contacts in the fashion world, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pioneer launches Hindi edition from Lucknow


October 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Taking into account the rising Hindi readership, popular English daily Pioneer went vernacular Saturday with its Editor-in-Chief Chandan Mitra launching the first Hindi edition of the paper from ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens’ novels get ‘yo speak’ treatment!


June 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 04 (ANI): Martin Baum has translated 16 Charles Dickens novels into text-speak or the language of the street.It implies that sentences have received a dialectical touch. For example, the sentence, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New designs, better prices - Tagore books never say die (IANS Books)


May 6th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Not for nothing is he the evergreen bard of Bengal. Rabindranath Tagore's literary gems are a huge draw among youngsters and older generations even now, with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Blackberry ‘was first predicted 100 years ago’


May 4th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Blackberry, the leading smartphone device, had been predicted a century ago by an American physicist, it has been claimed.Nikola Tesla made the prediction about the portable messaging service ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India has great media potential: FT chief


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Financial Times (FT), among the world's leading business newspapers, is looking for opportunities in the Indian market as the country holds a "great potential" for print ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Advertisement for ‘Camel No. 9′ cigarettes appeals to teenage girls


March 16th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has revealed that teenage girls are fascinated by the advertisements for Camel No. 9 cigarettes. The advertisements were splashed in various magazines such as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oxbridge sex blogger at centre of whodunnit mystery


February 20th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The female sex blogger, who started a racy online diary describing her sexual exploits and affairs at an Oxbridge university, has landed in the centre of a whodunnit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Lying To Be Perfect”: A Makeover Story


January 31st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Lying to Be Perfect" premiered on Saturday at 8 p.m. on Lifetime. It was a beautiful story of the protagonist Nola, played by Poppy Montgomery. It ... Read more...

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Vibrant journalism is based on professional ethics: Ansari


January 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Emphasising that the purpose of journalism and the objectives of media enterprises have undergone a fundamental change, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said that in a changing world "vibrant ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-French president’s controversial Princess Diana novel ‘a literary flop’


November 21st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing's controversial novel, modelled on himself and Princess Diana, has failed to impress the readers and has been declared a literary flop.After ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Rural newspapers crucial for development, checking corruption’


November 10th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Rural newspapers are tough to run, but they can help in chalking out development plans and can expose corruption at the grassroot level, mediapersons and experts said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scottish author’s one-post-a-day Twitter book will finish in 2025!


October 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A Scottish author has found a rather difficult way to write his new book-by posting each sentence on the micro-blogging website Twitter.Peter Urpeth yesterday began posting his novel, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New York Times to lay off 100 from newsroom


October 20th, 2009 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 20 (DPA) The New York Times is to slash 100 jobs in its newsroom as the largest and most prestigious newspaper in the US continues to struggle with the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Marge Simpson is the cover-girl for Playboy


October 13th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marge Simpson has come of age and clothes too. As she is all set to drop her clothes for the cover of Playboy. It is indeed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

By hook or book: A fest for Bangalore’s bibliophiles


October 9th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Come November and thousands of people will be seen browsing, reading and enjoying their favourite titles at the Bangalore Book Festival (BBF)-2009. And to catch ... Read more...

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Brit varsity VC defends ‘female students perk’ article


September 24th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Brit university vice-chancellor Terence Kealey, who is at the centre of a row over an article about female students being a "perk" to be enjoyed by male academics, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Levi Johnston offers to pose naked for Playgirl


September 4th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Levi Johnston, the former boyfriend of Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, has offered to pose naked for Playgirl.During a behind-the-scenes video for his recent Vanity Fair photoshoot, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bundelkhand’s all-women newspaper to get UNESCO prize


August 29th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bundelkhand (UP), Aug. 29 (ANI): A newspaper which has become the voice of the lower class women in Bundelkhand has been chosen for the prestigious King Sejong Literacy prize instituted by UNESCO.Run ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Best Job in the World’ winner under fire for not blogging enough


July 24th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): 'Best Job in the World' winner Ben Southall has been criticised for not updating his blog regularly.The 34-year-old Briton has posted only seven times since beginning the coveted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President Barack Obama Shirtless on Washingtonian Cover


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by GD
The May issue of Washingtonian reused the infamous paparazzi shot of a shirtless Presient Barack Obama to prove that one of the reasons we "love living here: Our new neighbor is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Irish publisher to sell stake in Dainik Jagran: report


April 19th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Independent News & Media (INM) may consider a sale of its investment in India's Dainik Jagran, one of India's largest circulated dailies, the Sunday Times reported. The Irish ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama gives first print media interview to Black Enterprise magazine


February 12th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): Having given nine television interviews since he was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama has given his first interview to the print ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sir Elton John loses defamation suit over charity ball


December 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 13 (ANI): Sir Elton John has lost in a defamation suit filed against a British newspaper that had published a satirical article mocking the singers annual White Tie and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Papers proclaiming Obamas historic White House victory sell for $600


November 6th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 6 (ANI): American newspapers carrying banner headlines about Barack Obamas historic White House victory were sold out as soon as they reached newsstands, and people who missed out were ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New forms of media not displacing traditional ones, say experts


November 2nd, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Experts have said that reports of todays newer and high-tech forms of media overshadowing traditional media have been unnecessarily exaggerated.A new study led by Iowa State University ... Read more...

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