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Triumphant Anna to end fast after parliament debate


August 28th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After 12 days of fasting that ignited unprecedented protests across India, a triumphant Anna Hazare declared Saturday night that he will end his protest ... Read more...

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Dalrymple spat reminds us why we may still be mentally colonised


January 20th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI):"The colonial hangover afflicts not us, but them." So says Will Heaven of the UK Telegraph, http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/willheaven/100072376/a-fuming-william-dalrymple-declares-war-on-a-piece-of-blatantly-racist-indian-journalism/reflecting on the spat between Hartosh Singh Bal and William Dalrymple.For a ... Read more...

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Delhi lad hopes his robots will bend it like Beckham


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the World Cup held people in thrall, an 18-year-old Delhi boy is hoping his home-built robots would be able to show off their football skills ... Read more...

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Sons Of Sylvia Has ‘Love Left To Lose’ In ‘American Idol’


April 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The little known American band, known as the Sons of Sylvia, were the guest performers in the latest episode of "American Idol." They were introduced into ... Read more...

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Debi Nova Performs In “Dancing With The Stars”


April 21st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular reality show, Dancing With The Stars, featured the famous Costa Rican singing sensation Debi Nova in its latest episode. In the show, it was ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Blasts Both Parties At CPAC Speech


February 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glenn Beck was the speaker at the final day of the CPAC, or the Conservative Political Action Conference that was being held for three days. ... Read more...

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Feminists slam ‘Twilight’ sequel ‘New Moon’


November 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): 'Twilight' sequel 'New Moon' has come under fire from feminists for reinforcing gender stereotypes.Carmen Siering, assistant professor of English and women's studies at Ball State University, alleges that ... Read more...

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Marriage made in heaven, or on TV? Rakhi decides Sunday


July 31st, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Will she? Won't she? Rakhi Sawant moved from being an outspoken item girl to a coy bride, and now the question whether she will ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol returns to India for ‘Ayesha’


June 18th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) He has been missing from the scene ever since his revisionist interpretation of "Devdas" in "Dev D" had his fans in a thrall. But Abhay ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol Returns To India This Week


June 16th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaHe was missing from the action in Mumbai when his revisionist interpretation of Devdas in Dev D had the nation and its favourite cultural ally in a thrall.But ... Read more...

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Why ‘Star Trek’ is still popular


June 13th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): 'Star Trek' is everywhere-right from magazines, TV, to the opinion pages of major newspapers-and has left many wondering how the 1960s phenomenon is still a hit with ... Read more...

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Boys feel closer bonds to TV characters than their time-pressed parents


May 26th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Young boys are forming closer ties with TV characters such as Bob the Builder than with their own parents, an expert has warned.According to leading child expert Sue ... Read more...

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Africans bring raw power and excitement to Indian football


April 12th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) African footballers with their raw power and silken touch have invaded India like never before. They have given a new thrust to the game ... Read more...

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Naseeruddin Shah or Victor Banerjee? Director Dholakia undecided


September 16th, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Director Rahul Dholakia is finding it tough to finalise the cast for his film on militancy in Kashmir, especially for characters based on real-life politicians. He just can't ... Read more...

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Teenaged Italian piano prodigy finds India wonderful


July 1st, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Considered one of the best pianists in Italy, 16-year-old Leonora Armellini, who burst upon the capital's musical stage like a storm, says she was surprised by how ... Read more...

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One month after Aarushi murder - mystery continues


June 14th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The twists and turns in the sensational Noida double murder of teenager Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help Hemraj have kept the nation in thrall, and even ... Read more...

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Baghdad reels from suicide attack, Mosul offensive picks up steam


May 15th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, May 15 (DPA) The death toll of a suicide bombing in west Baghdad attributed to a teenager rose to 30 Thursday while Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki continued his visit to ... Read more...

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The day Chidambaram held the nation in thrall


February 29th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Monobina Gupta New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) P. Chidambaram is a smart man who blends his Tamil sartorial taste with an appetite for economic reforms. As he presented his fifth and last ... Read more...

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