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Today is Book Lovers’ Day


August 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reading makes us smarter and happier people. So it has been said. That is why this 9th of August; we will be celebrating Book Lover’s Day. ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance


May 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so ... Read more...

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It’s time for a break: Farhan Akhtar (Movie Snippets)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After a heavy year with "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" and "Don 2: The King Is Back", Farhan Akhtar is more than glad to take ... Read more...

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Mindapples - foolproof mood boosting remedy


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Mindapples is the name of a new five-day programme to help everyone feel cheerful by eating more fruit and vegetables. It requires you to think of ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi gets two-day exemption from court appearance (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A trial court Tuesday exempted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar, both accused in the spectrum ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Men drivers twice as likely to crash as women: Survey


April 18th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Women are generally lampooned for their driving skills, but a survey in Britain has found that men are worse drivers and twice as likely to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s official: Elijah Wood is starring in ‘The Hobbit’


January 10th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Elijah Wood will revisit his role as Frodo in the upcoming big screen version of 'The Hobbit' despite his character not featuring in the book by J.R.R. ... Read more...

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A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots


December 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Winona Ryder says she doesn’t go on Internet


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 03 (ANI): Winona Ryder admitted that she doesn't go on the Internet or even own a computer.The 'Black Swan' actress and two-time Oscar nominee has said that she is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google Street View reveals nude man reading a book!


November 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A weird naked picture of a man reading book has surfaced on Google Street View.The image shows the mystery man sitting on a bench on the veranda of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I made terrible choices and repeated mistakes, says Tiger Woods


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Love-rat Tiger Woods have opened up about his very public divorce by contributing an essay to Newsweek, in which the golfer confessed that by making terrible choices ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sarah Palin slams Joe McGinniss in TLC show premiere


November 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has criticised journalist Joe McGinniss, who moved next door to her to write about her, in the pilot of her new reality ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheap reading glasses can damage your vision


October 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) They may save you money in the short term, but cheap reading glasses could cost you your eyesight, researchers say.The so-called 'ready readers' sold in supermarkets, high street ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cheap reading glasses ‘can cost you your eyesight’


October 28th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): New research suggests that cheap reading glasses might be readily available, but in the long term they can cost you your eyesight.By the age of 50, most adults ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz women don’t get enough ‘me time’ as men


October 20th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): A new survey has indicated that almost two thirds (62 pc) of Aussie women feel they don't get enough 'me time' with over half (55 pc) saying they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shia LaBeouf throws coffee on paparazzo


October 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 16 (ANI): Adding another tale to his run-ins with the paparazzi, Shia LaBeouf threw a coffee at a photographer in Washington, D.C.The star continuously comes across some hardships when ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Denise Van Outen hits out at ‘breastfeeding bullies’


August 31st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Actress Denise Van Outen has slammed National Health Service (NHS) bosses following their letter criticizing the star's decision to stop breastfeeding her baby daughter.Denise, 36, took exception to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How to give your baby a good night sleep


August 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Being emotionally available to babies' needs is the key to a good night sleep, suggests a new study.According to the study, it's not so important how much time ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple Sued By Users For Overheating Of iPads


July 29th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Apple, the technology giant faces trouble once again. It is now being sued by the users who complain of overheating of the iPad ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Users Sue Apple For Overheating iPads


July 29th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oakland, July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cupertino based electronics gadget maker Apple Inc is in trouble again this time for its popular Touch screen based Internet access tablet iPad. Some users ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Toronto Burlesque Festival to showcase ‘Naked Girls Reading’


July 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 21 (ANI): Toronto Burlesque Festival has come up with an item called as "Naked Girls Reading", which will literally feature nude women reading books.The five-day, third-annual festival will be taking ... Read more...

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Say goodbye to traditional bifocals, welcome electronic spectacles


June 20th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20(ANI): Traditional bifocals may soon become passé with the invention of electronic glasses that automatically adjust and enable the user to view objects at different distances.By pressing a button on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Use of laptops and iPads before sleeping ‘ups insomnia risk’


May 17th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Using a laptop or an iPad just before going to bed can turn you into an insomniac, say American researchers.The scientists have discovered that devices that emit bright ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nadia Bloom found alive after spending 5 days in the woods


April 14th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Winter Springs, Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nadia Bloom was found alive, 5 days after her disappearance in the woods on Friday. One of the members of the Metro Faith Church – James ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fergie dances up and down like a little boy after every win: Evra


February 4th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson still dances up and down like a child when the club notches up another victory, says French left-back Patrice Evra.According to Evra, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Average “switch off” time for recession-hit Brit workers is 7pm


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): While traditionally office work starts at nine and ends at five, a new survey reveals that recession-hit Britons take good two hours more before they are finally able ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Good night’s sleep is life’s ‘greatest little pleasure’


December 31st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Some of the little pleasures of life have no price tag on them - just like a good night's sleep.Curling up in bed after a long day ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Natalie Portman- A Vegan?


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new Vegan addition to Hollywood may well be the 'Star Wars' actress Natalie Portman. During an interview given to a source, Natalie was noticed sitting in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Movie Review: What’s Your Raashee? (2009)


September 25th, 2009 - 8:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
What's Your Raashee?: Ends up being boring Rating: 2 out of 5* Starring: Harman Baweja and Priyanka Chopra Director: Ashutosh Gowariker The movie begins at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Want to be smarter? Read Kafka


September 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Reading a book by Franz Kafka, or watching a film by director David Lynch, could make you smarter, a new study suggests. Exposure to surrealism in, say, Kafka's "The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Reading Franz Kafka’s book can make you smarter


September 16th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Reading a book written by Franz Kafka or watching a film by director David Lynch can enhance your learning power, suggest researchers.Psychologists at UC Santa Barbara and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The much grounded Vidya Balan is a class apart


August 13th, 2009 - 2:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vidya Balan has managed to carve her own niche in Bollywood in quick time now since the time she debuted. But despite achieving name, fame and glory, Vidya has never let ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kitna badal gaya insaan?


June 12th, 2009 - 2:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajesh Kumar moved to Sydney after his graduation in hospitality. He has enrolled for his masters in one of the Australia's leading and his dream institute. This ambitious chap was gradually ... Read more...

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Soon, vehicles that drive on their own


May 27th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Ever imagined reading a book or watching a movie in your car, while your vehicle guides itself through the traffic and navigates on its own? Well, thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here is what Obama reads before he sleeps


May 18th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has revealed that he is presently reading a book by Joseph O'Neill, titled 'Netherland'.He has revealed that reading the book for a half ... Read more...

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