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Poor show by India on child well-being, says report


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With 1.25 million infant deaths annually and 42 percent of the kids being underweight, India has slipped in the area of child well-being in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Success more dangerous than failure: Shahid Kapoor (Interview)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) In his almost a decade-old Bollywood career, Shahid Kapoor has gone through a lot of personal and professional ups and downs. But despite as many ... Read more...

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‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ happened over coffee: Shahid


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says "Teri Meri Kahaani" happened over a cup of coffee."One day over coffee Kunal Kohli said that he had an idea ... Read more...

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Bollywood goes back and forth in time (Feature)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Whether it is rewinding back to the 1910s or fast forwarding into 2050, Bollywood filmmakers are going back and forth in time with films ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Karisma learns Urdu for ‘Dangerous Ishhq’ (Movie Snippets)


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor is making sure she makes a flawless comeback - she learnt five languages, one of them Urdu, for "Dangerous Ishhq" that is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I am unemployed: Shahid Kapoor


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) While most actors have chock-a-block shooting schedules in 2012, Shahid Kapoor has no qualms in admitting that he has no work on hand as of ... Read more...

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Hollywood has no hierarchy like Bollywood: Bipasha


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, all set to make her Hollywood debut with "Singularity", feels there is no hierarchy in Hollywood unlike the Indian film industry."The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Climate change - a blessing in disguise!


November 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Periods when the earth cooled or warmed have always boosted human evolution by forcing man to adapt to changing conditions and allowing migration. Climate change not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Morning heart attacks ‘likely to be most fatal than later in the day’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Heart attacks that occur between 6am and noon are more likely to leave a 20 percent larger area of dead tissue (infarct) caused by the attack, which is more serious for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High dose of oxygen boosts natural cancer treatment


April 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that an environment of pure oxygen at three-and-a-half times normal air pressure adds significantly to the effectiveness of a natural compound already shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How safe are airport security scanners to humans: US study


March 17th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The question as to whether airport security scanners pose any threat to the long-term health of human beings has been addressed in two articles.One type of scanner employs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New model to measure organic carbon in surface waters


March 5th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new carbon model to estimate sources and losses of organic carbon in surface waters in the United States.The result has indicated that streams act ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Menopausal hot flashes ‘may protect women’s hearts’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has found that women who suffer from hot flashes when they begin menopause may be at lower risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and death.For the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Witwatersrand basin in South Africa has ‘world’s oldest water’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that deep saline groundwaters in South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin may have remained isolated for millions of years and could be the world's oldest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient teeth found in Israeli cave raise questions about humans’ origin


February 10th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A Binghamton University anthropologist has said that eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2010 saw massive coral bleaching in Andamans


January 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Rising sea surface temperatures due to global warming caused extensive coral bleaching in some of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in 2010, which, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vijay TV To Telecast ‘Chikku Bukku’, ‘Ayyanar’ And ‘Eeram’ For Pongal


January 15th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vijay TV, a channel of Star Network has been striding with perfect success graph over the years with commendable TRPs. In the recent times, the satellite channel has been airing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stop and search powers to be re-introduced in UK


January 10th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.10 (ANI): Police powers to stop and search people at random are likely to be revived under new counter-terrorism legislation.According to The Telegraph, the controversial measures under section 44 of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adapting to climate change may have been easier 13,500yrs ago


December 19th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Adapting to climate change may have been easier in the past, according to a new study.Samuel Munoz, now a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and geologist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bipasha And Abhay’s International Debut In ‘Singularity’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood babe Bipasha Basu is going international with Abhay Deol as both of them will be seen in a Hollywood film titled 'Singularity'. The dusk beauty ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bipasha bags her first Hollywood project


October 31st, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) After sizzling on Bollywood screen for almost a decade, dusky beauty Bipasha Basu has signed her first international project -- English-French director Roland Joffe's "Singularity".The 31-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Knot’ in ribbon at solar system’s edge ‘unties’


October 1st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): Maps produced by NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft has revealed that the unusual "knot" in the bright, narrow ribbon of neutral atoms emanating from the boundary between ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumers love brands that they perceive as underdogs


July 21st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has revealed that consumers strongly relate to brands that they perceive as underdogs."Across contexts, cultures, and time periods, underdog narratives ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kids now watch more TV ads for fast food: Study


July 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): These days, kids view more TV ads for fast food than sweets and beverages, says a new study.Studies have already indicated that television advertising influences the short-term eating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fathers experience prenatal, postpartum depression too


May 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A an analysis of previous research has revealed that about 10 percent of fathers experience prenatal or postpartum depression, with rates being highest in the 3 to 6 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Girls Gone Wild’ creator gets go-ahead to air uncensored nudity on new reality show


May 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): 'Girls Gone Wild' creator Joe Francis has been given the green light to air uncensored nudity on his new reality show 'Search for the Hottest Girl in America'.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NJ school axes ‘cross-dressing’ fashion show


April 15th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): An American school has come under fire after it asked boys of third standard to dress like females for a school activity.The school in New Jersey sent a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIH to continue with video umpire referrals in World Cup


February 12th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will continue the use of video umpire team referrals at the Hero Honda FIH World Cup, beginning here from Feb 28. Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Six things to learn from Olympians


February 8th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Inspiration is the main requirement for every undertaking and Olympians, it seems, are the best teachers with their fierce discipline, natural talent, and can-do spirit.Olympic athletes not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Trial video referrals to be held for hockey


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced the trial of an updated Video Umpire system at the ABN AMRO Men's Champions Trophy which will take place in Melbourne from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure, a nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island has said.To reach the conclusion, Kathleen Melanson, URI ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heart attacks on the rise among women: U.S. study


October 27th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Two new US studies have shown that heart attacks have become more common in middle-aged women over the past two decades but a women's chances of survival have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

South Indian star Trisha to debut in Bollywood with Priyan’s next


September 29th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Priyadarshan is launching South Indian actress Trisha in Bollywood with his Akshay Kumar starrer Khatta Meetha. Trisha's role in the film will be more challenging than the roles that have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Joe Jackson says Bhatti is Michael Jackson’s child


August 1st, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The father of dead 80s king of pop Michael Jackson, Joe Jackson, has told a Norwegian interviewer that he was aware Michael Jackson had another child and that child was Omer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi brass band has Bollywood dreams, thanks to Imtiaz Ali


July 29th, 2009 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) They have been in the business of music for over 70 years and have played popular tunes at innumerable weddings in the national capital, but now ... Read more...

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