spoilsport

Now Bollywood floats bold, uncut version online


July 13th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood is perhaps in its boldest phase ever, but the censor board often plays a spoilsport. To combat that, filmmakers have found another way ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa readies for cool dip, Sao Joao feast on Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Amid the din of drums and rhythmic thumps of thick, fibrous coconut leaf stems slapped hard against the ground, Goa will celebrate the monsoon feast of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Defeat in Delhi civic polls a wake up call to Dikshit


April 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The loss in the capital's civic polls may not cause too much worry to the Congress at the centre but it has certainly dented ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Moral brigades not to play spoilsport on Valentine’s Day (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled as the moral brigades have decided not to play spoilsport by targetting ... Read more...

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Moral brigades to keep off this Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled. Moral brigades who crack down on love-struck couples on Valentine's have no ... Read more...

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UP 2012: Unpredictable outcome (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Considering what is at stake, top leaders of all political parties have descended in Uttar Pradesh's poll arena to select its 16th assembly. However, unlike ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress calls Trinamool stooge of BJP


January 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Hitting back at the Trinamool Congress for alleging it was colluding with the Marxists, the West Bengal state Congress leadership Wednesday termed its alliance partner ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Muggy day in Delhi, rains likely Sunday (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) It was a muggy day in Delhi Saturday even as parts of the city received rainfall in the morning. The Met office forecast showers for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Dum Maaro Dum’, an edgy thriller (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating *** 1/2)


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Dum Maaro Dum"; Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Pratik Babbar, Anaitha Nair, Bipasha Basu, Rana Daggubati, Govind Namdeo; Directed: Rohan Sippy; Rating: *** 1/2By the end of it all, only one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka all excited ahead of the big game


March 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Large-size cut-outs of Sri Lankan cricketers line up the streets of this capital of the island nation. The air is thick with anticipation and the buzz ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IAF combat planes set capital’s skies ablaze


January 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) front line fighter jets, including Russian-origin Sukhois and MiG-29s and Anglo-French Jaguars, Wednesday set the capital's skies ablaze with their flying display during ... Read more...

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High on spirit and joy, Kerala embraces 2011


January 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) The beaches buzzed with tourists, the hotels made a killing, the clubs went into musical marathons, the night sky was lit with perfect chromosomes, and the god's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Risotto and pizza - how to say no to a hangover this New Year


December 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It's that time of the year again - partying hard and drinking harder becomes the norm and the first morning of the year is inevitably ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hilary Swank’s Unshaved Armpit Revealed At Hollywood Party


October 21st, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In an addition to the list of names of celebrities who commit the most disastrous fashion faux pas, albeit unknowingly, is that of Hollywood actress Hilary ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Centurions Tendulkar, Vijay send Aussies on leather-hunt on day 3 of Bangalore Test


October 11th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 11 (ANI): Despite Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson claiming two wickets in an over to get rid of Indian opener Murali Vijay and debutant Cheteshwar Pujara, Team India dominated on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Despite monsoon, CWG preparations in full swing: Gill


September 9th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Thursday said preparations for the October Commonwealth Games were in full swing despite the unusual monsoon playing spoilsport. Gill met Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barack Obama takes his family for a vacation in Martha’s Vineyard


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chilmark, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has taken his family for a vacation at the Martha’s Vineyard. The US First family arrived at their vacation spot on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Underwater Birthday Bash Of James Cameron


August 17th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Maverick film maker James Cameron has decided to celebrate his 56th birthday underwater.The Avatar director has picked a submersible and will dive deep into Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi’s overcast sky may obscure meteor shower


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The capital's cloudy sky may act as a spoilsport for those looking forward to gaze at the night sky streaked with light in a celestial spectacle of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rain greets Abhishek’s ‘Raavan’ marathon in Delhi


June 13th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan weathered dusty winds and rains to lead an entourage of Royal Enfield-borne look-alikes of Beera -- his character in the upcoming film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samsung Cautions About The Possible Side Effects Of Watching 3DTV


April 16th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samsung Electronics, which is the biggest electronics firm of the world, has made an announcement that has created a sensation among the gadget lovers and technology ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

1-800-Flowers President Chris McCann Goes Undercover In The Finale Episode of “Undercover Boss”


April 12th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS reality show "Undercover Boss" season finale got all the more interesting in the last episode which was aired on Sunday, Apr 11. The chosen boss ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Entertainment |

Show delayed; honeymoon on for Romit


March 20th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Whatever happens; happens for the best. No one can vouch for this more than Romit Raj. First he was all set to marry fellow actress Shilpa Shinde ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amarr Upadhyay : TV’s eternal step husband?


March 18th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
He was once the ideal and first choice as groom for most TV brides. However, that's changed now with Amarr Upadhyay being offered the role of a step husband for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clear, warm day ahead in Delhi


February 28th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Delhiites were Sunday greeted by pleasant weather and a clear morning. Although it may get cloudy later in the day, the weather won't play spoilsport for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Canadian National Anthem Sung In Opening Ceremony Of Vancouver Winter Olympics


February 13th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Vancouver, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics was a truly spectacular affair. The flag hosting ceremony was replete with the sounds of Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fog, visa snags trip up Jaipur literature fest


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Transport problems due to fog and delays in issuing visas are creating a logistical nightmare for the organisers of the DSC Jaipur International Literature Festival. "Europe is rescheduling ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Blocked nose does play spoilsport with taste buds


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Have a blocked nose? Surely, the yummiest food tastes awful. Latest research validates the belief that a blocked nose plays spoilsport with one's taste buds, stripping food of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Danielle Deleasa And Kevin Jonas Tie The Knot


December 20th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Jersey based former hairdresser Danielle Deleasa recently got married to Kevin Jonas of "The Jonas Brothers" fame last night. The duo met for the first time ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanjay Dutt’s beard plays villain


November 20th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt's schedule has gone haywire, all thanks to the beard that he has grown for his role in Mani Shankar's "Knock Out".The beard ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanjay Dutt’s Beard Plays The Villain


November 20th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaSanjay Dutt's dates have gone haywire, all thanks to the beard that he has grown for his role in Mani Shankar's Knock-Out.The beard was supposed to come off ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two years after, Smart City foundation stone gathers moss


November 16th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 16 (IANS) Two years after the foundation stone for the Smart City IT park was laid here, the ambitious project is yet to see any progress, thanks to the unresolved ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhullar in sight of top-10 as weather hits play again


October 31st, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Sentosa (Singapore), Oct 31 (IANS) The start-top-start saga continued at the Barclay's Singapore Open golf as rain and lightning once again came in the way of Saturday's programme.With weather playing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NASA’s Ares I-X rocket launch postponed yet again to 10:30am EDT


October 28th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA is still not able to launch the Ares I-X rocket on Wednesday morning after its attempts to do so were completely thwarted on Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nasa’s Ares I-X rocket launch rescheduled for Wednesday


October 28th, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to weather concerns, the scheduled launch of the Ares I-X flight test on Tuesday was canceled. NASA mission managers made this cancellation decision. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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