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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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Dicaprio wants to party with Pattinson?


August 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly invited Robert Pattinson on a boys' trip to get over his split from Kristen Stewart.DiCaprio, 37, has told Pattinson, 26, that ... Read more...

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Invoking Batman name promotes healthy eating


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Invoking super heroes such as Batman or Superman could help parents get their children to eat healthy, says a study.Just as Popeye inspired a generation to ... Read more...

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Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study


May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

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Today’s young girls obsessed with celebrities


May 11th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) It seems a generation of young girls have no strong role models as they are obsessed with celebrities and reality TV stars, a British survey has ... Read more...

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Introspect, Ansari urges legal profession


May 5th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday urged the legal profession to introspect on expediting the dispensation of justice.Addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of the Bar Council ... Read more...

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Chinese internet users identify role models


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Ten ordinary Chinese have been recognized as national role models, based on the results of a quarterly online poll. The 10 were chosen for their actions ... Read more...

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Marriage makes me feel secure: Claire Danes


March 6th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actress Claire Danes, who won the Golden Globe award for best actress in a TV series - drama for her role in "Homeland", says she feels ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 coaching idea wins high praise in Canada


February 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 21 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps poor students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has won high praise in Canada.Super ... Read more...

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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...

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Rihanna receives flak for smoking onscreen


November 17th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has been criticised by anti-smoking campaigners for lighting up a cigarette in her latest music video.Rihanna recently filmed the promo for her ... Read more...

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SRK can’t stay idle (Movie Snippets)


November 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is so used to working all the time that it becomes difficult for him to stay without doing anything."Two days ... Read more...

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Chennai transgender model to compete in international pageant


October 13th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based transgender model Malaika, 28, will represent India in the Miss International Queen 2011, a beauty contest for members of the community to be held ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani joins kids’ movement


September 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) World billiards champion Pankaj Advani is auctioning his time during the 'Joy of Giving Week' to raise funds for Bangalore based NGO Children's Movement for Civic ... Read more...

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Be role models against graft, president tells teachers


September 5th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday urged teachers to be "role models" by instructing students to fight corruption and be honest citizens.?In present times, values such ... Read more...

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Is one in 25 bosses a psychopath?


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) For occupying high positions in any company, many individuals are viewed as highly successful people worth being role models. A study, however, says business leaders are ... Read more...

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Trendy moms wish to look like their daughters


July 27th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Ever wondered why a lot of middle-aged women dress up like girls younger to their age? A study has found such women are actually trying to ... Read more...

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Waugh backs lie detector tests to root out cricket graft


July 20th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has undergone a lie-detector test in his attempt to stamp out corruption in cricket.Waugh, a member of Marylebone Cricket Club's (MCC) ... Read more...

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Facebook game with Arab heroes who fight extremism


July 15th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A computer game with Arab super heroes has been launched on Facebook. The creator hopes to create a positive image for children who could be ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab lead by example: India’s youngest minister


June 17th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) At 30, Agatha Sangma is the youngest minister in the union cabinet, but she looks up to two septuagenarians - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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I’m not like my ‘Gossip Girl’ character: Blake Lively


May 28th, 2011 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says that she isn't like her "Gossip Girl" character Serena van der Woodsen."I wear pretty clothes and live in New York so people think ... Read more...

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Shapely lessons from Bollywood’s glam moms (Mother’s Day Special)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Gone are the days when motherhood used to lead to an ill-shaped, flabby body. In-shape Bollywood moms like Malaika Arora Khan, Twinkle Khanna and Karisma Kapoor ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari calls for out-of-box thinking on quality of higher civil services


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today called for out-of-the-box thinking on quality and content issues pertaining to higher civil services.Delivering the second lecture of the Union ... Read more...

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Imran, Wasim, Walsh, Ambrose were my heroes, says Sajid Mahmood


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2(ANI): England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood has said that growing up as a youngster in Lancashire, fast bowling legends Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose were his ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju inaugurates NCC DDGs’ conference


April 27th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr. M. M. Pallam Raju inaugurated the two-day biannual conference of the Additional Directors General and Deputy Directors General of the National ... Read more...

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Men still do the talking, women stripping in films, finds Hollywood study


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that women still do not get as much respect as men in Hollywood, with the former still getting roles that require stripping and ... Read more...

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Lucknow teachers go green with ‘No vehicle day’


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) In an eco-friendly initiative, the Lucknow University Teachers' Association (LUTA) has decided to observe "No vehicle day" every month to counter vehicular pollution in the campus.On ... Read more...

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Female roles in films affect views of how women in real world should be


April 1st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A study has found that exposure to attractive, aggressive, female leads in films affects how men and women think about who women ought to be in the ... Read more...

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President stresses rural sanitation drive


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday called for a monitoring mechanism to ensure the proper functioning of the santitation infrastructure in India's rural areas."Rural sanitation in ... Read more...

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President Patil emphasizes need for proper sanitation in rural areas


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Emphasizing on the need for proper sanitation in rural areas, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said improved sanitation is regarded as a socio-cultural and economic yardstick ... Read more...

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Famous wood carver Umakanta Singh, Manipur’s rising star


March 12th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 12 (ANI): Manipur, which has over the years produced many crafts persons, has added another feather to its cap through W. Umakanta Singh, a famous wood carver and proud winner ... Read more...

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Shiela Dikshit urges women to gain social status


March 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) On the eve of International Women's Day, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday called upon women to come forward and gain economic and social status ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses plea seeking lifetime ban on tainted trio for defaming Pak


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed a petition seeking lifetime bans and the confiscation of assets of the disgraced Pakistani trio- Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Amir- ... Read more...

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Bresnan reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


February 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.28 (ANI): England fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in the ICC Cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Bihar scripting growth story: Chetan Bhagat


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Best selling author Chetan Bhagat, who is on his maiden trip to Bihar, says he is impressed with the fact that the state is no more in ... Read more...

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