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Punjab seeks Rs.5,112 crore package for drought


August 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday sought a relief package of Rs.5,112.09 crore from the central government to tackle the drought-like conditions caused by a deficit monsoon this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Jism 2′: Hooda shines in flick focussing on feelings, not bodies (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Jism 2"; Starring: Randeep Hooda, Arunoday Singh, Sunny Leone; Directed by: Pooja Bhatt; Rating: ***Nine years after "Jism" gave us a new kind of heroine in Bipasha Basu who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Depression shows altered brain activity


April 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) People in the throes of depression tend to repeatedly dwell on negative thoughts or memories, showing different patterns of brain activity as compared to healthy individuals.Some ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US expert advocates destruction of Lashkar-e-Taiba


March 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Describing Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as the most dangerous terrorist group operating in South Asia after Al Qaeda, a US expert has advocated its destruction ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Omar chairs high-level meeting to review power status


January 4th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) In an effort to tackle the massive electricity shortage in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked the power development department (PDD) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manipur blockade enters 100th day, supplies drying up


November 8th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 8 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur entered its 100th day Tuesday with no signs that the government was making an effort to break the deadlock and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Australia selectors’ chief Hohns makes a comeback


August 8th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns is making a comeback as Queensland's chairman of selectors this season.Hohns replaces former Queensland wicketkeeper Ray Phillips ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fevers in Kerala generate heat in assembly


July 11th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) The Kerala opposition Monday alleged there was a severe shortage of doctors and medicines in the state which is in the throes of various types of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Political patchwork in south: Poll vault in two, turmoil in others


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The picture is fragmented, reflecting political churning that is yet to coalesce into stability. India's four southern states - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Liberalisation hasn’t led to education for deprived sections: Apex court


May 17th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the notion that liberalisation and free-market economy in India would generate wealth which the government would use for providing higher ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himalayan rally of another kind


April 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantPithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Apr 6 (ANI): The entire Himalayan region is in the throes of a transformation, ostensibly towards 'development'. "Development towards what and for whom?" is the moot question, in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Lara Bingle to compete on ‘Dancing With The Stars’


March 18th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 18 (ANI): Lara Bingle has apparently signed on for the latest series of 'Dancing With The Stars'.The model is likely to enter the dance rehearsal studios along with the rest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charlie Sheen is a good person underneath, says ex fiancee Kelly Preston


March 11th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's ex fiancee Kelly Preston has spoken out in support of the actor amid his very public meltdown.John Travolta's wife, who was briefly engaged to the Sheen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Janala’ an achingly beautiful film by Dasgupta (Bengali Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Janala"; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Manoj Mitra, Shankar Chakraborty; Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta; Producer: Big Pictures; Rating: ****That Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a poet with several published works ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tycoon allegedly kills wife for her Facebook affair


February 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) An American business tycoon knifed his British wife to death after learning that she was having a love affair with an old school mate whom she met ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a new bra that unhooks when you clap your hands!


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): A US engineer has invented a bra clasp that comes off when you clap your hands.Randy Sarafan's device could be the answer to millions of men and women's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Refer to Gaga by her real name in bedroom


February 9th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, is referred to by her real name in the bedroom by her lovers."Call me Gaga. Some people do ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snow likely in Kashmir Valley, avalanche alert sounded


February 6th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) Widespread rain and snowfall were forecast across the Kashmir Valley while an avalanche alert was sounded Sunday in the higher reaches like Machil and Tangdhar.The weather office said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Drug-ravaged Charlie Sheen pictured during wild 36-hour bender


February 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 05 (ANI): Charlie Sheen, who is currently receiving treatment in rehab, was pictured during the wild bender that left him hospitalized.And the picture of the actor in the throes of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Season Of The Witch’ - what’s the point? (IANS Movie Review)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Season Of The Witch"; Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy; Director: Dominic Sena; Rating: * 1/2It is not necessary for a film to have a point. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jesse Eisenberg And Nicki Minaj To Come Into Sight On ‘Saturday Night Live’


January 16th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL), a popular variety program in America, has roped in Jesse Eisenberg to host its ultimate episode in January. Eisenberg is the well-liked star of the broadly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ace Of Cakes’, Loaded With Scrumptiousness, Will End Next Year


November 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Food Network has enunciated that ‘Ace Of Cakes’, its celebrated reality program, will be telecast for the last time in 2011, with that season being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India asks Nepalese political parties to form larger consensus


October 15th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Expressing concern over Nepal's failure to elect a new Prime Minister for nearly three months, India on Friday asked all the political parties in Nepal to come ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bedlam in assembly blot on Karnataka, says Krishna


October 15th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday expressed "distress" at the unruly behaviour of legislators in the Karnataka assembly during the first trust vote Monday, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pollution ‘increases risk of cardiac arrest’


September 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the fine particles of pollution that hang in the air can increase the risk for sudden cardiac arrest.A team from Long Island ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trapped miners mark Chile bicentenary celebrations


September 19th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santiago, Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chile attained independence 200 years ago and celebrations are being held all over the nation to mark the occasion. It ought to be mentioned that 33 miners ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lindsay can’t Fail


September 15th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lindsay Lohan just hired a new manager and he is full of praises for this troubled actress. Larry Rudolph is Lindsay Lohan's new manager and he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Komaram Puli’ released!


September 10th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Whenever a new Telugu film releases, it usually spans across 100 centers or more and that is reserved for certain superstars only. Pawan Kalyan is perhaps one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Verbal cues reveal how people cope with divorce


September 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) People caught in the throes of divorce reveal how they cope with it -- not by what they say but how they say it. Even complete strangers were able ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Curfew, separatist shutdown cripple life in Kashmir


August 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) After a day's normalcy, separatists called for another shutdown in Kashmir Valley Wednesday while authorities imposed curfew in most areas of this summer capital and restrictions in some ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s most ‘erotic’ and expensive bed priced at $86K set to hit stores!


August 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24 (ANI): The world's most expensive and erotic bed priced at 86,000 dollars is set to hit the stores in the UK.The bed, named 'Indecent Bed' by its American ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Curfew, shutdown cripple life in Kashmir Valley


August 16th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Life was paralysed across the Kashmir Valley Monday as separatists called for a shutdown and authorities imposed curfew in some places, including this summer capital, officials said. "Curfew ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Afghanistan will be in throes of Taliban tyranny if US pulls out early: NATO


July 14th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): While the United States, Britain and other allied countries are planning to pull out from Afghanistan in two to three years time, NATO secretary general Anders Fogh ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mel Gibson Is At The Heart Of A Police Inquiry Related To Domestic Brutality


July 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mel Gibson is one of the illustrious actors and directors of Hollywood. However, his personal life has, of late, been in the glare ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

LA Boutique In The Throes Of Suing Lindsay Lohan For Unpaid Bills


July 1st, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Lindsay Lohan is an actress, whose personal life has had to undergo a colossal amount of trouble in the recent past. The trouble ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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