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Anna, team stand ’separated’ (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political ... Read more...

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DUSU polls end, results on Saturday (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The electoral fate of 38 candidates contesting the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections were sealed Friday as the polling ended peacefully. Results will ... Read more...

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Delhi University all set for polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The elections for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will take place Friday with a total of 38 contestants for the posts of president, ... Read more...

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‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ to re-release Oct 26 (With Image)


September 11th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Kundan Shah's 1983 cult film "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", a political satire, will be back in theatres Oct 26."PVR Director's Rare in association with NFDC ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt taps digital medium boom for wider reach


September 6th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A majority of filmmakers are using digital platforms to reach out to wider audience. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is one of them and says that the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Court declines plea on blocking of web pages


September 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking the quashing of a government notification blocking web pages containing "inflammatory and ... Read more...

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Despite mixed reviews, ‘Mugamoodi’ weekend collection about Rs.10 crore


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie "Mugamoodi". Made on a budget of Rs.20 core, it has ... Read more...

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Factory worker held for harassing girl


August 31st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A factory employee was arrested here for sending obscene text messages to the family of a girl who rejected his marriage proposal, and attempting to ... Read more...

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Mercury slips after heavy rains, more rains expected (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Incessant rains over the last two days brought a sharp decline in the capital's maximum temperature to 31.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday, which was three notches ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained-out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic snarls ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mamata airs concern over northeast people’s exodus


August 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Expressing concern over the mass exodus of northeastern people from other parts of the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged people ... Read more...

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Exodus: India compiling Pakistan link proof, over 250 websites blocked (Roundup)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, the government Monday decided to step up inter-ministerial consultations to compile evidence on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 250 websites blocked for triggering northeast panic


August 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In the wake of morphed images triggering an unprecedented exodus of northeastern people from major cities in other states, the government Monday blocked over ... Read more...

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Pakistani fashion just a click away


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Owning a designer Pakistani ensemble is no more a distant dream. Pakistan's leading retail store Labels has launched its online portal and offers 50 designers ... Read more...

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Rest in peace Prabuddha dada, says fashion world


August 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The fashion world Sunday mourned Prabuddha Dasgupta, a self-taught photographer known for his controversial collection of portraits, especially nude photos of urban Indian women, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rains in Delhi bring down mercury, cause traffic snarls (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Downpours in the national capital Tuesday brought down the maximum temperature by nearly two degrees but caused traffic snarls in various parts of the city. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Olympic gatecrasher now hogs limelight in virtual world (Olympic diary)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Her 15 minutes of fame may be over after she gatecrshed into the Indian Olympic contingent's march-past at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in rain-triggered floods by offering them free rides, ... Read more...

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Michelle Heaton leaves her baby locked up in her car


July 16th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Liberty X pop star Michelle Heaton has come under heavy criticism on Twitter and other social networking sites after she left her six-month-old daughter locked up ... Read more...

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Dress modestly or for ease? China eves debate


July 13th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A public debate has erupted in China after Shanghai subway bosses requested women to "dress modestly" and avoid sexual harassment.According to China Daily, in the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lady Gaga launches her own social networking site ‘Little Monsters’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga fans can rejoice as the superstar has launched her own social networking site called ‘Little Monsters’.Little Monsters is also the name by which the ... Read more...

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Mulayam to take up ‘anti-Islam’ comments on Facebook with PM


July 11th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Objecting to "anti-Islam" material like cartoons and comments on sites such as Facebook, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday called for a blanket ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook, Twitter lowering your confidence?


July 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Ever felt low if your friend gets more likes or tweets than you? You're not alone. Comparisons on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook, Twitter make girls ‘appear more aggressive’


June 30th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Are social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter changing the way girls speak and making them appear more aggressive?Experts believe the language used by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Google Glasses great for point-of-view porn’


June 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A pornography studio wants to make adult films using Google Glasses that can film your life from the point of view of your eyes.Pink Visual spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Making calls least popular smartphone function


June 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mobile phones began life as machines built for talking - but now, actually making calls is one of their least popular functions.Smartphone owners now spend ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook generates feel good factor


June 27th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) People love social networks, which is quite obvious from Facebook's 900 million active users and its reputation as one of the most visited websites, second ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bihar takes to Facebook, Twitter to communicate policies


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Bihar turned to social-networking sites Friday to reach out to people, especiallly the young, and start communicating with them over policy and governance issues ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

True Blood Season 5 Premiere breaks social media record


June 12th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The premiere of True Blood‘s season five, “Turn, Turn, Turn,” has generated over 242,000 comments on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter last Sunday night, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Home ministry asked to serve summons to foreign websites


June 9th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday directed the union home ministry to serve summons to various foreign-based social networking websites, including Facebook and Google, in a ... Read more...

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Court issues notice over taxing internet-based firms (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government, social networking site Facebook India and Google India on a plea seeking recovery ... Read more...

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