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Madonna takes another swipe at Gaga


September 18th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has appeared to take another swipe at Lady Gaga, saying "imitation is the highest form of flattery".The singer dedicated her track "Masterpiece" to ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 is slimmer, lighter (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's much awaited next-generation iPhone is finally here. The iPhone5 sports a larger four-inch screen that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

HP plans to cut 2,000 more jobs


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CPI-M ridicules Mamata for ‘record’ number of inquiry panels


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Taking a swipe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for setting up a "record" 10 inquiry commissions during her tenure so far, the CPI-M ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Some Congressmen may seek to replace Manmohan with Rahul’


August 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Attacking the BJP over its tactic of stalling parliament proceedings, Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh Tuesday also took a swipe at the Congress over ... Read more...

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Romney lands in controversy with ‘birther’ joke


August 25th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) A 'birther' joke has landed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in a controversy with a not so amused Obama camp accusing him of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arbaaz and my son keep me updated about technology: Malaika


July 26th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan says the two men in her life -- husband Arbaaz Khan and son Arhaan -- keep her well-informed about new technology."Arbaaz is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Banker woman dreamt of modelling with stolen $72,000


July 17th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A young bank clerk who cherished a dream to be a fashion model opted an easy way out by swindling 46,000 pounds (about $72,000) to pay ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jaded Windies lose opening T20 to Australia


March 28th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies showed little of the endeavour that characterised the preceding One-day series as Australia romped to an uncomplicated eight-wicket victory in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Marketing cannot make anyone a star, says Kay Kay


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Actor Kay Kay says the current obsession of filmmakers with marketing is "very funny, but very sad also"."You are only interested in marketing. You are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madeleine Grant criticized for her strategy to win the librarian contest


March 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Oxford University student has been criticized for trying to win a union contest using sexist approach. The 19-year-old undergraduate bared her chest in her campaign to ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jacqueline upset with Ashley Madison over using her image without permission


November 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An obese model has taken a swipe at Ashley Madison for using her image for an ad without her consent. Only known in the industry as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Demi Moore lashes out at photographer


October 29th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has been accused of lashing out at a photographer, who followed her on a trip to a nail salon here.Moore, who is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hazare lauds his villagers’ stand on Rahul Gandhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 19 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday lauded the stand taken by Ralegan Siddhi sarpanch (village head) against meeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after the fracas in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Advani should mind his words, feels Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Refusing to be drawn into constant verbal attacks on him by top Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britney Spears has a wardrobe malfunction


September 19th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britney Spears had a wardrobe malfunction over the weekend during the promotion of her upcoming European Tour. The cameras caught the 29-year-old star as she was stepping ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Modi says he has shown what is good governance


September 19th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) In a speech that clearly betrayed his political ambitions, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday asserted he was the first in six decades of independent ... Read more...

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Afridi to get NOC to play for Hampshire


June 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi was all set to receive a No Objection Certificate from the country's cricket board to play in an ongoing English ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afridi will not appear before PCB disciplinary committee


June 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket plunged into a deep crisis after sacked skipper Shahid Afridi Monday refused to appear before the disciplinary committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Syed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government has lost mental balance: Mulayam (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said here Sunday the central government seemed to have lost its "mental balance" and would have to "pay for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government has lost mental balance: Mulayam Singh


June 5th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Sunday said the central government seemed to have lost its "mental balance" and would have to "pay for its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kirk Cameron blasts Stephen Hawking’s heaven theory


May 19th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kirk Cameron has taken a swipe at scientist Stephen Hawking for declaring that there is no place called Heaven. In the interview, Hawking told the world ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Meghan McCain hits back at Beck


May 13th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glenn Beck has taken a swipe at Meghan McCain’s ad campaign against skin cancer. The PSA which also featured Brandy and Danielle Fishel is titled “Naked.” ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fingerprint recognizing phone launched


May 5th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The success of the fingerprint reader in conventional computers is being translated to the mobile phones. Motorola has taken the lead in the world of mobile fingerprint ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Chris Bosh doesn’t wants his ex to appear on ‘Basketball Wives’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Bosh has petitioned a court to stop his ex-girlfriend Allison Mathis from appearing on the VH1 reality show “Basketball Wives.” The suit was filed on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dita Von Teese steps out in see-through top


April 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese was spotted stepping out in a black see-through top that left little to the imagination.Von Teese, 38, who was seen leaving the Vivienne ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WikiLeaks: Ecuador expels US ambassador


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, April 6 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian government announced Tuesday that US Ambassador Heather Hodges has been declared "persona non grata" and ordered to leave the country in response to comments ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Swipe your mobile 3 times a day with saline wipes to keep it bacteria-free


March 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Swiping your pager or cell phone just three times with a simple tissue moistened with saline would help you get rid of most of the bacteria, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arsenal’s Wilshere would only be in Barcelona’s reserves: Guardiola


March 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8(ANI): Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has claimed that Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere would have been in the reserves if he was at Camp Nou.Guardiola also took another swipe at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

People under scrutiny would rather commit sins of omission than commission


March 8th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has said that people under scrutiny are more comfortable letting bad things happen rather than actively causing something bad.This is because they know other people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Larry the ratcatcher at Downing Street shows no interest in rodents


February 28th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The newly appointed rat catcher at Number 10, Downing Street, is said to show no interest at all in rodents and is spending most of his time curled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Guide on how to shoplift by Brit university newspaper angers retailers


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A guide on the "art of shoplifting" produced by a university newspaper in Britain has angered retailers who feel it could cost them financially.The document encourages cash-strapped students ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian team is worse than crisis-stricken Pakistan: Ganguly


February 20th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): Taking a swipe at Australia ahead of their World Cup opener against Zimbabwe in Ahmedabad, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has labeled Ricky Ponting's side worse than crisis-stricken ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sarah Palin mocks Michelle Obama’s breastfeeding initiative


February 18th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed First Lady Michelle Obama after the latter promoted breast-feeding as part of her campaign against childhood obesity.Palin followed in Rep. ... Read more...

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