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As businessmen gobble up farmland, Kashmiri villages lose identity (Feature)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Haripora (Ganderbal), July 15 (IANS) Instead of a mud house, Hassan Parray now has a concrete house. His two sons do not go to school barefoot, but wearing branded shoes. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Cocktail’: Tale of ennui told well, sparkling performances by cast (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Cocktail"; Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diane Penty; Directed by: Homi Adajania; Rating:***Out of the three protagonists in this wacky menage a trois, two people are not as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangalore stares at water famine - unless projects implemented


April 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) Bangalore's population is growing at the rate of four percent a year, but water availability is going down steadily. The metropolis of nearly nine million needs ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Karnataka stares at summer of BJP power struggle


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) The power struggle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sharpened Thursday, threatening to reduce D.V. Sadananda Gowda to a lame-duck chief minister.The threat to ... Read more...

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Being nude: Nothing unnatural about it (Feature)


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Kedar Ramanathan brightens up at the prospect of finding himself alone at home. He slips out of his clothes, brews himself some coffee and turns ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Hazare stares at victory, government bends over Lokpal


August 25th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A 10-day standoff over a strong anti-corruption law appeared heading towards a resolution with indications that Anna Hazare might call off his fast Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karnataka mining report could trigger political explosion (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at bitter political battles, instability and possible early assembly elections as the Lokayukta prepares to submit his "explosive" report on illegal mining within ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hounded by office stares - someone maybe gossipping about you


May 20th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Do you wonder why your colleagues keep staring at you? Lingering stares in office may be a sign that you are being targeted by malicious gossip ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Meet the dog from France who ignores orders in English language!


March 16th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): A dog in Yorkshire ignores orders given in English language because he was born and raised in France.Henri, the four-year-old black Labrador, will stand stock-still, staring expectantly if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woof, Woof! Lost in translation


March 16th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Henri, a black Labrador in Britain, stands still when any command is given in English and responds only to French. His owner said: "I get some ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jharkhand stares at harsh summer as water sources shrink


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 16 (IANS) "The biggest problem in Ranchi is water," says 55-year-old V.N. Singh, as he stands sweating in a serpentine queue in front of a water tanker in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Magic cap’ that helps you spell words with your mind!


March 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): How great would it be if you could do away with a keyboard forever and simply type using your mind?Now, that's possible using intendiX - a device that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Judge’s observations on Bofors case


March 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some of the observations made by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav Friday while accepting Central Bureau of Investigation's report seeking to drop charges ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court allows closure of Bofors case, relief for Quattrocchi (Third Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday closed the Rs.640 million kickbacks case related to the 1986 Bofors gun deal on a plea by the CBI, dropping ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Engaging in gaze contest is a reflex


February 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) If you accidentally knock over your neighbour's beer in a bar and he stares at you, would you buy him a new drink or would you try to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents give birth to twins - one ebony, the other ivory!


February 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): An Ohio couple has given birth to twins but this is no ordinary pair, because one baby is white, and the other is black.Triniti has ebony-coloured skin and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poor paddy procurement adds to Bihar farmers’ woes


February 18th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Surinder Mahato is a worried man. A small farmer on the outskirts of Bihar's capital Patna, he laboured throughout last year's drought to ensure that his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scantily clad Taylor Momsen leaves little to imagination on shopping trip


February 13th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): It looks like 'Gossip Girl' star turned musician Taylor Momsen doesn't really care about being appropriately dressed in public.She continued to dress like an exotic dancer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dhobi Ghat’ - a stunning debut (IANS Movie Review - Rating: **** 1/2)


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Dhobi Ghat"; Cast: Aamir Khan, Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra; Director: Kiran Rao; Rating: **** 1/2 Every year literally hundreds of thousands throng to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

All eyes on Raj Bhavan as Karnataka awaits storm (Letter from Bangalore)


January 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka stares at a political storm in the coming days as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj sits in his sprawling 170-year-old bungalow mulling prosecution of Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘The Cape’ Review: Lacks That Killer Punch


January 11th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The comic lovers, though, may find 'The Cape' pretty absorbing since it is quite similar to Batman with the protagonist bloke as an intellectual guy who relies on training and grey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fearless cat sends alligator packing with one strike of its paw


November 18th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A brave cat stunned onlookers at a park in Louisiana when he decided to square up to a ferocious, snapping alligator.Weighing in at around 250 plus kgs the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet the ’shades-wearing ram’ worth Rs 850,000 on Karachi livestock market!


November 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 17 (ANI): A ram, wearing sunglasses, continues to draw stares from every newcomer at Karachi's livestock market near Super Highway.According to sources, the ram is well famed here among the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tablecloth that reveals pretty patterns after spilling wine


October 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Spilling wine on a tablecloth would generally invite disapproving looks or stares, but not with a new kind of tablecloth that transforms any spill into pretty patterns.Called In ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Adriana Lima dazzles in $2m diamond-encrusted bra


October 21st, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Brazilian model Adriana Lima was photographed showing off her assets in a 2 million dollar diamond-encrusted bra in New York.Lima, 29, who wore a pale blue satin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Festivities over, Nepal stares at crises


October 18th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) As its biggest religious festival Dashain, similar to Dussehra in India, ends Monday and Nepal slowly returns to everyday life, crises threaten the nation whose coffers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Like humans, monkeys can recognize themselves in mirrors


September 30th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that a rhesus macaque monkey can recognize itself in the mirror and perform actions that scientists would expect from animals that have self-awareness.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Computer face’ giving women jowls and lines, says expert


September 25th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): An increasing number of women are developing something called 'computer face', says an expert.Michael Prager, a leading cosmetic surgeon, said professionals who worked long hours in front of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beckhams make love in lift for perfume ad


September 10th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and her footballer husband, David, are seen kissing and grabbing each other in a lift for a new advertisement of their to-be-launched ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kim Kardashian poses with two nude hunks for mag photo shoot


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Actress Kim Kardashian has appeared on the cover of Hong Kong mag Prestige with two nude hunks.She wore a low-cut, spiked dress by The Blonds for the striking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bihar stares at drought again


July 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Bihar plans to declare more than two dozen districts drought hit soon, with the state already recording a 20 percent rainfall deficit, officials said Friday. An official in Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia Elects First Black Politician: Jean Gregoire Sagbo


July 27th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jean Gregoire Sagbo used to get a lot of stares in the Russian town of Novozavidovo, Russia, where most of the townsfolk had never seen a black man. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Carrie Underwood’s Wedding Details Revealed


July 15th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the dream come true for the couple who walked down the altar together last Saturday, July 10, 2010 on the lawn of Georgia's lavish ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brooklyn redhead drawing stares over her resemblance to Russian spy


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): A Brooklyn redhead has revealed that she has been getting unwanted attention just because she resembles Russian spy Anna Chapman.Liza Marie Johnston, 30, said it started ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naked bikers grab motorists’ eyeballs


June 14th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Dozens of riders finally grabbed the attention of motorists when they took to the streets and rode their bikes in the buff, as part of the annual Naked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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