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For baby, everything’s on the backburner: Lara Dutta (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) From feeding her baby to changing her nappies to singing lullabies, Lara Dutta is busy playing a hands-on mother to her seven-month-old daughter Saira. She ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Parental neglect turns kids into couch potatoes


June 24th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Parental neglect is turning kids into couch potatoes, rather than the much maligned TV, say two new studies. Oregon State University researchers examined how parenting style ... Read more...

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Parental neglect turning children into couch potatoes


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Parental neglect is turning children into couch potatoes, two new studies say. Researchers at the Oregon State University in the US examined how parenting style was ... Read more...

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‘Love, Wrinkle-free’ - fun despite the wrinkles (IANS Movie Review)


May 26th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love, Wrinkle Free"; Cast: Ash Chandler,Shernaz Patel, Seema Rahmani, Ashwin Mushran; Director: Sandeep Mohan; Rating: *** Every year only a handful of English films are made in India, fewer still ... Read more...

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‘The Forest’ terrorises despite the cliche (IANS MOvie Review)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Forest"; Cast: Nandana Sen, Jaaved Jaaferi and Ankur Vikal; Director: Ashvin Kumar; Rating: ***Charlie Chaplin once said, "All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman ... Read more...

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I’m getting better roles than ever before: Naseeruddin Shah (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) It's quality over quantity for Naseeruddin Shah, a versatile actor who has spent 35 years breathing life into innumerable, well-etched out characters on the big screen. ... Read more...

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Kids with TVs in their bedrooms ‘likelier to be overweight’


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): Children with TVs in their bedrooms are more likely to be overweight, a new small study of Hispanic children has found."Bedroom TVs lead to more screen time, sedentary ... Read more...

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Excessive computer use spurs risky behaviour among teens


April 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Excessive computer use among adolescents can spur multiple-risk behaviour (MRB) like drug use, drunkenness and unprotected sex."Since adolescents are exposed to considerable screen time -- over ... Read more...

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Increased computer use by adolescents linked to multiple-risk behaviours


April 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
"This research is based on social cognitive theory, which suggests that seeing people engaged in abehaviour is a way of learning that behaviour," says lead researcher and doctoral candidate inSchool ... Read more...

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Too much TV ‘will put kids’ heart at risk’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): An Australian study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that six-year-olds who spent the most time watching television, using a computer or playing video games had narrower ... Read more...

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Kids watching TV for hours? Beware of health risks


April 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Six-year olds who spend most of their time watching TV could end up with narrower arteries in the eyes, increasing their chances of heart disease, high ... Read more...

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Amy Childs feels sidelined by newcomers


April 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): 'The Only Way Is Essex' star Amy Childs is apparently furious that she is being squeezed out in the show while newcomers and extras get twice the screen ... Read more...

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6-8 hrs’ sleep, less stress best natural way to cut flab


March 30th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Wondering how to lose weight without much effort? Don't stress and get some good sleep.A new Kaiser Permanente study has found that people with the lowest stress levels ... Read more...

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Blame habits for childhood obesity, not heredity


February 1st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Lifestyle and not genes are to be blamed for obesity in kids, a survey has revealed.Children become obese when they eat more school meals, watch more TV and ... Read more...

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Too much TV ‘leads to speech problems in children’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): New research suggests that spending too much time in front of the TV or computer is hindering the development of children's speech.One in six parents believes too much ... Read more...

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Glee: Katie Couric’s First Look On Glee Super Bowl Episode


January 29th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Matthew Morrison (who essays Mr. Schue) disclosed about the dancing number to Ryan Seacrest in his radio show, citing that it was ‘a blast’ while working with Katie Couric. The 54 ... Read more...

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PETA slams Palin for using animal hunting controversy to boost show ratings


December 8th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 8 (ANI): Sarah Palin has been slammed by PETA for using her hunting escapades to boost the ratings of her show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'.The People for the ... Read more...

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‘Kanimozhi’ Movie Review: An Utter Disappointment


November 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Sripathy RangasamyCast: Jai, Shazahn Padamsee, Vijay VasanthRating: **Considering that it was named ‘Kanimozhi’ many were under the impression that the film would have some relation to today’s political condition in ... Read more...

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Break Ke Baad Deals With Break-Up And Life After Break-Up Issues


November 10th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Well-known Bollywood director Danish Aslam was tired of watching the same love stories being shown on the big screen time and again. That is why he ... Read more...

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Shy Jessica Alba doesn’t like to be the center of attention in films


November 5th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Jessica Alba has admitted that she doesn't like to be the center of attention in films."I'm shy. I don't like being the center of attention," Usmagazine.com quoted Alba ... Read more...

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Most preschool-age children exceed daily screen time recommendations


October 28th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study suggests most preschool-age children exceed daily screen time recommendations.The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents limit combined screen time from television, DVDs, computers, ... Read more...

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Too much TV or computer games can make kids mentally ill’


October 11th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Watching TV or playing computer games for more than two hours a day is related to greater psychological difficulties in children, regardless of how physically active they are, ... Read more...

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‘Eat Pray Love’ - no absolution in it (IANS Movie Review - Rating: * and 1/2)


October 8th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Eat Pray Love"; Cast: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Billy Crudup, James Franco; Director: Ryan Murphy; Rating: * and 1/2The modern man, in the rush for modern conveniences, is ... Read more...

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‘Glee’ Season 2 Episode 2 Review


September 29th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For what was the most talked about episode for the 'Gleeks' in the off season, the Britney Spears episode was aired on Tuesday night on Fox. ... Read more...

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Watching TV, video and computer for hours can make teens fatter


September 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): Teens who sit in front of the TV, video games and even computers for hours at stretch are more likely to gain weight than those who do not, ... Read more...

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Movie review - Dabangg (2010) by Joginder Tuteja


September 11th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rating: ***1/2September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Issme action bhi hai, emotion bhi hai, romance bhi hai, drama bhi hai. Issme Salman Hai. Yeh 'Dabangg' Hai. That's right, before the first decade of ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian To Walk The Red Carpet In Primetime Emmy Award 2010?


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Award just one week away, the who's who is the television world are all geared up to grace the occasion and ... Read more...

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“Hard Knocks” Comes Up With New York Jets


August 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Wednesday night turned out to be a good one for many football fanatics as HBO came up with a new season of its "Hard Knocks". ... Read more...

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Canadian teens spend nearly 7 hours in front of TVs, computers: Study


July 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 13 (ANI): A study has found that hundreds of thousands of teens in Ontario spend nearly seven hours a day staring at a computer or TV screen.Researchers, who are familiar ... Read more...

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Simple interventions up parental accuracy of kids’ weight


July 13th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): In a new study, some simple interventions helped change a parent's perspective about a child's being overweight or obese, and change the parent's behaviors at home to reduce ... Read more...

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Too much TV and no exercise ‘ups diabetes risk in teens’


July 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): A new research has shown that teenage boys who watch TV and play computer games instead of doing physical activity are almost three times more at risk ... Read more...

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TV, video games cause attention-related problems


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Viewing television and playing video games can lead to attention problems in youths. A study led by Iowa State University psychologists found that children who exceeded the daily two ... Read more...

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TV viewing, video game play linked to kids’ attention problems


July 7th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has found that both viewing television and playing video games are linked with increased attention problems in youths.The research found that children who exceeded ... Read more...

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Pierce Brosnan to team up with son Sean for big-screen


June 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): For the first time, former 007 star Pierce Brosnan will team up with his actor son Sean for the big screen.Pierce, 57, will star in big-budget movie ... Read more...

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