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Stewart cuddles up to soft toys gifted by Pattinson


September 9th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is cuddling up to the soft toys given to her by ex-beau Robert Pattinson, for security and comfort.Stewart hopes they will help ... Read more...

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Woman’s head found in Canada park


August 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A woman's head was found in a river at a park near Toronto, BBC reported.The head was found Thursday, a day after hikers found a human ... Read more...

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Drake to go back to college


August 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Drake is set to go back to college to obtain his high school diploma.The Canadian rapper dropped out of Toronto's Forest Hill Collegiate Institute ... Read more...

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Madonna’s brother to launch shoe collection


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Pop star Madonna's brother Christopher Ciccone is to launch shoe collection at London Fashion Week in September.Ciccone, who recently penned a best-selling book about his famous ... Read more...

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Cricketer banned for five years over fresh assault threat


July 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), July 20 (IANS/CMC) A Bermuda club cricketer has been banned for five years after being found guilty of a Level 4 offence for the second time this season.Toronto ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Gattu’ going to Germany


June 25th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) If it's the time for short films-making-it-big, then director Rajan Khosa's film "Gattu" is making the most out of it. After travelling to various parts ... Read more...

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Canadian with no legs climbs Africa’s highest peak


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old Canadian has climbed Africa's highest peak - the 19,341-feet-high Mount Kilimanjaro - despite having no legs.Spencer West from Toronto used his hands to scale ... Read more...

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You’re not being very respectful, Bieber tells fans


June 20th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber, who upset his fans when he refused to pose for pictures with them as he was waiting for his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, ... Read more...

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Bieber hires chopper for Gomez


June 19th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber hired a helicopter for girlfriend Selena Gomez so that they could enjoy some quality time together in Toronto.The couple was in the ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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17-years-old teen makes graduation dress from old math homework


June 13th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kara Koskowich, a 17-year-old Canadian student, has made her own graduation dress out of our old Maths homework. Koskowich, who is a Lethbridge Collegiate Institute senior, used ... Read more...

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Air India flies out stranded British Airways passengers


May 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Air India may have failed to fly its passengers in recent days due to the ongoing pilots' strike, but the carrier came to the rescue ... Read more...

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West surprises at Kim’s jewellery launch


May 13th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West, who is reportedly engaged to socialite Kim Kardashian, flew to Toronto to support his girlfriend at the Canadian launch of ... Read more...

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Google Earth helps keep tabs on exploitative fish farms


February 9th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 9 (IANS) Google Earth can be a powerful tool to keep tabs on a growing industry like ocean fish farming, given its tendency to exploit scarce resources and ... Read more...

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Thinning of bones linked to heart failure


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Heart failure could also be linked to thinning of bones (osteoporosis), an offshoot of old age. "Our study demonstrates for the first time that heart failure ... Read more...

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Treatment restores productivity among depressed employees


January 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) Depressed employees become more productive after undergoing treatment than those who don't receive treatment, suggests a study. The study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental ... Read more...

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Putting it down on paper can help lose to weight


January 6th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) Writing your most important values on a piece of paper can literally knock you into shape as it might make you feel better and obliterate the ... Read more...

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Drugs checkmating cancer may combat resistant bugs


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 23 (IANS) Drugs that checkmate cancer could also combat pathogens that have become highly resistant to antibiotics - a problem spreading globally. "Our study found that certain proteins, ... Read more...

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Bieber wins hearts at charity fund-raiser


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 23 (IANS) At 17, Justin Bieber knows how to keep his young fans happy. At a charity fund-raiser here, he made a personal donation of $500,000, and even ... Read more...

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Infants can figure out whether you’re sincere or not


December 7th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 7 (IANS) Infants are quite capable of figuring out whether you are sincere or not -- they will be wary if they have been tricked previously, reveals a ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint brain area that manages movement


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers have pinpointed the brain area that controls our ability to correct our movement after we have been hit or bumped. The fact that humans rapidly ... Read more...

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Gaga is very sweet: Shah Rukh


October 31st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 31 (IANS) Describing Lady Gaga as "very sweet", Shah Rukh Khan said the little fan in him came out when he met the international pop star ... Read more...

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Michael Buble’s album ‘Christmas’ released today


October 24th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Michael Buble has spoken about his upcoming holiday song which is titled Christmas. The singer is currently promoting his memoir titled Onstage Offstage. More than half ... Read more...

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Girl ‘air-born’ on Delhi-Toronto flight!


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A passenger Saturday gave birth to a girl on board a 14-hour Air India flight from Delhi to Toronto with the help of a woman ... Read more...

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Interactive sessions improve kids’ verbal intelligence


October 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Pre-schoolers improve their verbal intelligence only after three weeks of classroom instruction, based on interactive and music-based cognitive training cartoons, new research says.The cognitive (brain related) ... Read more...

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New material can sniff out hard-to-detect N-weapons


September 13th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed new materials which could help handheld devices sniff out hard-to-detect nuclear weapons and materials -- even portable nuclear bombs."The terrorist attacks of 9/11 ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman’s son finds him embarrassing


September 5th, 2011 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman's 11-year-old son is embarrassed by his father.Jackman has son Oscar, and a six-year-old daughter, Ava, with actress-wife Deborra-Lee Furness."I just did this one-man ... Read more...

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Natural compound prevents diabetes


September 4th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) Resveratrol, a natural compound found in grapes, mulberries and peanuts is effective against diabetes, claims a study.Resveratrol has been shown to extend the lifespan of many ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s ‘…Yellow Boots’ to release in Britain


August 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap couldn't have been a happier man. After the US, his next production "That Girl In Yellow Boots" will also release in Britain, thanks ... Read more...

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‘That Girl In Yellow Boots’ to premier in New York


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's upcoming directorial venture "That Girl In Yellow Boots", which has garnered much-acclaim at Toronto and Venice film festivals, is set for a New ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne attacked with pepper spray


August 20th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Montreal, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne was attacked with pepper spray at his after-party following his "I Am Still Music" tour in Montreal, Canada.According to TMZ, the "Lollipop" rapper ... Read more...

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Poonam Pandey to lead slutwalk in Mumbai


July 31st, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) After the first slutwalk in the capital Sunday, the campaign will move to Mumbai, says controversial model Poonam Pandey and that she will lead it."Full ... Read more...

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Foxy Brown to write a tell-all


July 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 18 (IANS) Hip-hop star Foxy Brown is planning to pen a tell-all book that will show the people her religious and good side.The singer has battled a number ... Read more...

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India, Canada trade to reach $15 bn by 2015


July 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bilateral trade of India and Canada is expected to reach $15 billion by 2015 from the current $5 billion on the back of increased trade ... Read more...

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Our musical success lies in our chemisty: Loy Mendonsa


July 5th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Loy Mendonsa, who along with Shankar Mahadevan and Ehsaan Noorani forms Bollywood's most successful musical trio, ascribes their success to one word: chemistry.And after delivering ... Read more...

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