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Laptops: Window to the world in rural schools (With images)


September 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Khairat (Maharashtra), Sep 6 (IANS) For Walter Bender, co-founder of the One Laptop Per Child initiative, watching 20 children display great familiarity and skills with their XO laptops at a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) He mulled selling his kidney to buy a rifle, became a national champion with a borrowed gun, has participated in 17 World Cups, missed out a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swimmer Ann Curtis dies


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Curtis, who is a renowned swimmer for winning two gold medal at the 1984 Olympics that were held in London died on Thursday at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Minor resists marriage, gets father arrested in Odisha


July 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) Forced to discontinue her studies and get engaged at the tender age of 16, a minor girl got her father and three others arrested in ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy of 8 clears Microsoft specialist exams


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) An eight-year-old Pakistani boy has cleared exams undertaken for becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology specialist.Shafay Thobani mastered complex internet protocol and domain name systems to become ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Filmmaker in search of Divya Bharti’s look-alike


July 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director Vikram Sandhu denies that his movie "Dream" is a biopic on Divya Bharti, but admits he is scouting for a look-alike of the late actress ... Read more...

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Despite poverty, disability, these Bengal students shine


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) They faced poverty and physical disability but that could not deter these bravehearts from scoring well in this year's Madhyamik examinations of the West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anand bids to be an all-time great (Profile)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship ... Read more...

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Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Download a song, educate a girl child!


May 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Shekhar Ravjiani of the composer duo Vishal-Shekhar has sung his first Marathi single "Saazni" and says that the revenue from downloads of the song will help ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Biel’s wild side


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) American actress Jessica Biel who is engaged to long-term boyfriend Justin Timberlake admits she had a wild side while she was growing up, reports contactmusic.com"I cut ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kelly Brook regrets her topless modeling days


January 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Model Kelly Brook regrets going topless when she was a teenager. The 32-year-old posed naked for the tabloids when she was just 16 years. In a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Talent needs to be nurtured at a young age: Sonu Niigaam


January 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Sonu Niigaam started singing at the age of three and he feels that if a child shows interest in any art form at a very tender ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jolie criticised for Zahara’s hair extensions


December 24th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 24 (IANS) A celebrity hair stylist has criticised actress Angelina Jolie for letting her six-year-old daughter Zahara get hair extensions."She is far too young for that, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

11-year-old girl gives birth in the central Philippines


November 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by BNO News
ILOILO, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- An 11-year-old girl has given birth to a baby boy in the central Philippines after a pregnancy of seven months, the government confirmed on Monday. It is ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Evelyn Lauder dies at the age of 75 years


November 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Evelyn Lauder, known for helping to create the pink ribbon in the fight against breast cancer, has died at the age of 75 years. Her company, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tiger was a prince among cricketers (Tribute)


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was the most admired India cricket captain. He led the country in 40 of his 46 Tests he played and most players who played with him insist ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Salman would never groan in pain: Hazel Keech (Interview)


September 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) British Indian actress Hazel Keech, who made her Bollywood debut with blockbuster "Bodyguard", says Salman Khan never revealed that he was suffering from pain while ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ryan Reynolds turns writer


June 20th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has written an article about himself titled "Why I'm Obsessed With Ryan Reynolds" for an American magazine.The writeup is a humorous ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Child labour continues — unabatedly and shamelessly


June 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Pramod is all of nine. His tender age, however, does not give him the luxury of a carefree and fun-filled life. He and his younger ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anna Kournikova to be a part of ‘The Biggest Loser’


May 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former tennis star Anna Kournikova has been given a task on the weight-losing show “The Biggest Loser.” NBC announced on Wednesday that the 29-year-old will ... Read more...

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A book case of life stories, dramas and inspiration (IANS Books This Week)


May 5th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The first couple of the Birla empire, a teasingly written handbook for 'vague' women, the tale of the most shocking first day at work, a ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts’ niece tries to carry on Hollywood legacy


April 16th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) She has Julia Roberts for an aunt, but Emma Roberts doesn't really ask the Pretty Woman for advice as she tries to climb the success ... Read more...

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Study reveals that girls are hitting puberty early in US


April 12th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States are worried about a new disturbing trend. Without any known reasons, doctors say girls are reaching puberty at record younger years. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Leading girls from hell to humane society (With Images)


March 29th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In a western Mumbai suburb stands a six-storey building housing 100 girls, mostly minors, who are being educated, given vocational training and psychological counselling. One thing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Corey Haim’s last movie gets a wide release


March 9th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Corey Haim died untimely last year but that has not stopped the latest movie of the star from coming out.The last movie that Haim worked on ... Read more...

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Rifca Stanescu becomes the world’s youngest grandmother at 23


March 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 23-year-old Romanian woman might be the youngest grandmother in the world. Rifca Stanescu was only 12 years when she gave birth to her daughter, Maria.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tourrete Syndrome Fails To Thwart James Durbin


February 10th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourette syndrome is described as a disorder of the central nervous system which forces a person to make uncontrolled and repeated movements with sounds. Therefore, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madam CJ Walker Recognized On Black History Month


February 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The month of February is regarded as the black history month. This month pays an ode to all those black African Americans, who have helped in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kangana Ranaut Looks Forward For Her Dream Man


January 24th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kangana Ranaut has emerged as one of the most top ranking actors of  tinsel town and it is all for her sheer dedication and talent. After several hit films in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New album about thirst for love: Sarosh Sami


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Having made his presence felt as an emerging pop singer with his debut album "Hey Ya" in 2005, Sarosh Sami's second but first solo album "Tishnagi" is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Babies Need More Than Breast Milk, Study Reveals


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers recently came up with a new view in sharp contrast to the existing guidelines when they said that feeding only breast milk to babies for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tom Cavanagh Dies At 28


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a complete shock for all those who knew Tom Cavanagh after the news of his death broke out. The immensely talented sportsman died at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ginnifer Goodwin: ‘I have been dieting since I was 9 years old’


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ginnifer Goodwin has revealed a secret about her that has shocked many people. The star revealed that she has been dieting since she was 9!She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bob Feller Passes Away At 92


December 16th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) His full name was Robert William Andrew Feller, but was fondly called Rapid Robert, and Bob Feller. He was and he continues to be the greatest ... Read more...

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