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Arjun Kapoor believes in ‘friends are forever’ policy


June 29th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The success of Arjun Kapoor's debut film "Ishaqzaade" may have turned him into a big name, but the young actor says it has not changed ... Read more...

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Teacher’s mission to return dropouts to school pays off


June 8th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Poverty had forced them to dropout of school and work for a livelihood. But their teacher did not give up.Manojit Dutta, a man on a mission ... Read more...

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China wants its people to do good


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China has launched a campaign to promote the virtues of Lei Feng, a soldier in the 1960s who spent time and money to help the needy.Authorities ... Read more...

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter to visit India next month


February 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter will be visiting India next month to oversee the development work under its Goal project before awarding the hosting rights ... Read more...

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Gomez likes baking


November 20th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez says she likes cooking, but most of all she loves to bake.The 19-year-old, who is currently dating teen sensation Justin Bieber, loves to ... Read more...

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Even too much time off can be stressful


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While a lot of people around us at the workplace may be invariably heard cribbing for weekly offs or on not getting the wished number of ... Read more...

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Balanced use of time - way to happiness


October 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The mantra for happiness in consumer society is a sensible and balanced use of time -- too little or too much of it can be counter-productive, ... Read more...

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James Patterson is world’s highest paid author


August 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Author James Patterson, who earned $84 million, was this year's highest paid authors on the Forbes list, a media report said Friday.Patterson, 64, is a prolific ... Read more...

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Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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Panesar defends his net session with Tendulkar


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) England's left-arm spinner Monty Panesar defended his action of bowling to Sachin Tendulkar at the Lord's nets in the run-up to the 100th Test match ... Read more...

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Emma Stone wants internship at bakery


July 7th, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone always wanted to be a professional baker. So now she is planning to intern at a New York cake shop to fulfill her ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts taking sewing, piano lessons


June 30th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Hollywood actress Julia Roberts, who has three kids with husband Danny Moder, is taking sewing and piano classes to keep herself busy."I've started sewing classes recently. ... Read more...

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Computer use fosters poorer reading skills among kids


May 24th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Increased use of computers during leisure time is leading to poorer reading skills among children, a study says.Monica Rosen, professor in education and special education at ... Read more...

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Saloni loves acting, but misses having fun


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) She is just 10 and is a popular face on television. Winner of "Chhote Miyan", Saloni Daini spends her spare time in studios working hard ... Read more...

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‘Song of Solomon’ is Michelle Obama’s favourite book


April 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama has revealed some of her favourite things recently. Michelle took some questions from approximately 200 children of White House employees at a Take ... Read more...

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Matching dance steps with younger lot a nightmare for me: Big B


April 28th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) He may be saying "Bbuddah-Hoga Terra Baap" in his next film, but Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is facing a tough time matching dance steps ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson says he’s incredibly boring


March 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson has revealed that he is 'incredibly boring' when he is away from the spotlight.The 24-year-old spends most of his spare time playing on his ... Read more...

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Video gamers are terrible drivers: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A UK study has claimed that people who spend their spare time playing driving video games prove to be more dangerous when put behind the wheel of real ... Read more...

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Doctorate holder in China sells thesis to pay loan


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 23 (IANS) A PhD holder in Shanghai has opened an online store to sell his thesis to pay for his mortgage.The 30-year-old PhD holder, a full-time company employee, said he ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wants to have more ’spare time’


January 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.20 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she plans to stay right where she is until the end of President Barack Obama's first term, but would love ... Read more...

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Liam Neeson loves fly fishing


January 4th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Hollywood actor Liam Neeson has revealed one of his favourite hobbies is fly fishing.The actor who has two sons with his late wife Natasha Richardson has left ... Read more...

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Haryana now has a library policy


December 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) For the first time, a library policy has been formulated in Haryana for the proper management and organisation of the reading material among students, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Chinese charity to donate sweaters to abandoned African kids


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) A Chinese charity will donate home-made sweaters to abandoned and disabled children in six African countries - South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.The China Children and ... Read more...

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Jay-Z reveals his rags to riches story


November 5th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 5 (ANI): Rapper Jay-Z has opened up about his rise from a crack dealer to a superstar in his autobiography, 'Decoded'.The internationally acclaimed rapstar says that he was first ... Read more...

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Keith Richards supported Tony Blair over Iraq invasion


November 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): While most of the world condemned Iraq attack, Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards was in favour, as he wrote a letter to then UK PM Tony Blair, backing ... Read more...

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Workouts during free time ‘cuts depression risk’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new research suggests that people with depression could benefit from regular physical activity - butonly if it's in their leisure time.People who take regular exercise during their ... Read more...

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Fitness fanatics are aggressive


October 17th, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Fitness fanatics are more likely to be aggressive, dominant and highly sexed, according to scientists who have identified a link between exercise and personality.Their findings confirm the old ... Read more...

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Top secret: Women love technology geek


August 25th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Stop imitating Hollywood hunks! Just play with gadgets, if you want to impress your dream girl. Actors like Brad Pitt or George Clooney may be their hot favourites ... Read more...

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Brit women love geeks who knows how to fix things


August 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that women are more attracted to men who know gadgets and technology well than the ones who are obsessed with keeping themselves ... Read more...

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Romit writing a film script for Priyadarshan!


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Romit Raj fondly known as Nishikant Kulkarni of Color's, "Thoda Hai Thode Ki Jaroorat hai' is back with his first love. Well!!! Don't get surprised, this ... Read more...

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Saif Relaxes With Bebo’s Family


July 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The chote nawab seems to be all cool with his current beau's family.He recently made a trip to London in order to spend some quality time ... Read more...

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David Beckham Boosts Lego Sales Unknowingly


July 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Beckham has found himself in the news after a small confession by the Manchester United star boosted the sales of the toy brand Lego. The ... Read more...

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LEGO Taj Mahal sales skyrocket, thanks to Becks


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): British footballer David Beckham's confession of his passion for LEGO and that he was building a replica of the Taj Mahal has sent sales of the toy ... Read more...

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Becks’ confession sends Lego sales soaring


July 21st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): British footballer David Beckham has sent the sale of Lego skyrocketing after he confessed his love for the construction toys.Beckham, 35, had said that he would be ... Read more...

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Blogger Gets Axed For Polyamory


May 31st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 37-year-old employee of a non-profit organization was fired by her boss for writing sex blogs in her spare time. The blogger's 'Polyamorous' concept in her ... Read more...

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