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Musical or cartoon rakhi - take your pick this Raksha Bandhan (Raksha Bandhan is on Aug 2) (With Images)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A plain, simple, red-coloured thread was once enough to symbolise a brother's pledge on Raksha Bandhan to protect his sister. But girls today are on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian plant extracts may help treat diabetes


July 4th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated some Indian and Australian medicinal plant extracts that could potentially help manage diabetes. Researchers from Australia's Swinburne University of Technology have investigated 12 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nicole Richie to launch fragrance


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Socialite Nicole Richie is launching a new fragrance by the name Nicole, featuring amber, cashmere woods and vanilla smells. The scent is inspired by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Achuthanandan’s son faces suspension


October 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan's son V.A. Arun Kumar is likely to be suspended from a state-run institute due to alleged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Myanmar open up borders


October 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 24 (IANS) In a reciprocal gesture, Myanmar has decided to allow Indians living in border areas of four northeastern states to travel upto 16 km inside its territory ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

All 269 guilty in Vachathi mass rape, assault case


September 29th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Sep 29 (IANS) Nearly two decades after a brutal assault on tribals by police, forest and revenue officials in Vachathi village and the rape of 18 women, ... Read more...

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Actress Nikita Thukral banned for 3 years for having affair with co-star


September 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bollywood has slammed a three year ban on star Nikita Thukral for “causing” the marital problems between star Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi. The ban has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kannada actor Darshan arrested, jailed for ‘assaulting’ wife


September 9th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) On a day that saw high-octane drama, Kannada actor Darshan was arrested here early Friday after his wife lodged a complaint of harassment against him. He ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muslim sings Hindu devotional songs, propagates harmony


August 30th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30 (IANS) Spreading the message of communal harmony, a Muslim performer here is winning hearts by singing Hindu devotional songs for a living while the people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dion to launch another fragrance


July 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Celina Dion will launch a new fragrance titled "Signature" in September.Dion's previous seven scents have generated an estimated $40 million in sales."The fragrance category is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Achuthanandan ordered Lok Ayukta probe to protect son: Chandy


July 15th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday said his predecessor V.S. Achuthanandan ordered a probe by the Lok Ayukta into the 11 allegations against his son just ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sandalwood firm to cash in on Gichrist’s popularity


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist will be the face of a Perth-based sandalwood supplier who looks to capitalise on the former Ausralian captain's popularity while entering the Indian market.Gilchrist, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Petition of Achuthanandan’s son against probe dismissed


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday dismissed a petition by former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son for an interim order to stop the vigilance probe against him ... Read more...

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Law takes its own course, Chandy to Achuthanandan


June 17th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), June 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday asked his predecessor V.S. Achuthanandan not to be jittery when law starts to take its own course after the ... Read more...

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Crowds throng Ajmer for Sufi saint’s Urs


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, June 3 (IANS) Courted by emperors and commoners alike to have their wishes granted, Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti still draws pilgrims centuries after his death, with people of ... Read more...

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Veerappan’s widow acquitted in all cases in Karnataka


April 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 25 (IANS) Slain forest brigand Veerappan's widow Muthulakshmi was Monday set free from a jail here following her acquittal in all the five cases against her in Karnataka. ... Read more...

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Lok Ayukta cannot probe Achuthanandan’s son: Chandy


April 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Congress leader Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that the allegations against Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son cannot be probed by the anti-corruption watchdog Lok Ayukta."The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Publish passport details of son, Chandy tells Achuthanandan


March 28th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan should publish the passport details of his son V.A. Arunkumar, alleged to be involved in various corruption deals, Congress leader Oommen ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lok Ayukta to probe allegations against Achuthanandan’s son


March 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) A month before the April 13 Kerala assembly polls, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday handed over the opposition's letter, containing various allegations of corruption against his ... Read more...

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Octogenarian Achuthanandan ready to contest again


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) Kerala's 87-year-old chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Thursday that he was ready to contest the assembly polls if asked to by his Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Achuthanandan on probe against son (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Congress leader Oommen Chandy Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan demanding a probe into allegations that his son Arunkumar had taken bribes from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lucknow celebrates Mahashivratri with fervour


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Amidst ecstatic shouts of "Bam Bam Bhole" and vedic chanting, the Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday celebrated Mahashivratri, marking the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly ends session amid accusations of graft


February 24th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The 12th Kerala assembly ended the last day of its session on a tumultuous note Thursday, with both the treasury and opposition benches trading accusations of corruption, forcing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Opposition hurls more allegations at Achuthanandan’s son


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) The Kerala opposition Wednesday accused Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son of taking money from the sandalwood mafia, and continued to level corruption allegations against him in the assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jennifer Aniston launches her new perfume line


February 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has released her new perfume line at Sephora stores.The actress' eponymous fragrance is reportedly heavy on floral scents, especially jasmine, which she names as one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bhavana: Marriage Rumour Upsets Her


January 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actress Bhavana, who has acted in all four South Indian languages Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, is frustrated and upset these days and the reason is the false ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ramya Is In A Relationship And Loving It


January 13th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sandalwood actress Ramya has shocked and disheartened many of her male fans with her new relationship status in a social networking site. The actress has changed it last week and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Haripriya: Not Getting Good Offers From Kannada Film Industry


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, says that she is not getting Kannada film offers these days but she is getting better scripts from Telugu and Tamil film industry. However, her Kannada debut film is yet ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Boss’: The First Sandalwood Release This New Year


December 29th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
on the opening day itself. Ramesh Yadav, producer of Boss issued a statement to the media citing pre-release publicity as the chief reason for the delay in the release date. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karunakaran cremated, PM pays homage (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Dec 25 (IANS) The body of veteran Congress leader K. Karunakaran was consigned to the flames on a sandalwood pyre here Saturday evening as his son K. Muraleedharan lit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sandalwood Screens To Rock This Festive Season


December 18th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Two much awaited Kannada films will release on the 24th of December in an attempt to woo a maximum number of audience this festive season. According to reports in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shivrajkumar All Set To Rock Sandalwood Screen In Six Avatars!


December 17th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
At 49 years of age, Shivrajkumar will also portray the role of a college kid. While that sounds surprising, the actor is not worried at all because he has complete faith ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daisy Bopanna Is Back With Less Kilos And More Determination!


December 13th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
When quizzed on where she was in spite of her last film ‘Gaalipata’ doing well at the box office, Daisy Bopanna says that she had taken the time off to get ... Read more...

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Sneha Ullal Is Ready For Her Sandalwood Journey With ‘Devi’


December 8th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sneha will make her Tamil film debut with Silambarasan starrer movie 'Vaanam', which will release early next year.The 22-year-old actress says that she has always wished to work in a Kannada ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Divya Spandana Spends Her Birthday Abroad!


November 30th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Though the birthday girl was not available for comment, her fans and well wishers did get to know how she spent her special day through her posts on the social networking ... Read more...

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