trials and tribulations

India: From ferrying rockets on cycles to eyeing Mars


September 8th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) From the days of having a church as control room, the bishop's house as office, a bicycle as ferry, naked eyes to track the smoke ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

JLo plans concert film


August 21st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is taking her music career to the big screen for a 3D concert extravaganza.Lopez's manager, Benny Medina, has confirmed the news ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pawan Shankar’s litti-chokha treat on sets (TV Snippets) (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar's "Kya Hua Tera Vaada" team was delighted when he brought a lunch box full of popular Bihari delicacy - litti-chokha.It was a welcome ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tannishtha, Nawazuddin win big award at NY film fest


May 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to be on a roll - he won the best actor award at the recently concluded 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Madhubala’ shot in Ramoji Film City


May 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Most Hindi TV shows are shot in Mumbai's Film City, but the makers of "Madhubala...Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" went a step ahead and shot its ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Explore Shilllong, says filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Corporate honcho-turned-filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah is making "Shillong" with Arfi Lamba, who acted in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire". He says the aim is to tell ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Deool’, ‘Byari’ named best feature films at 59th National Awards


March 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Marathi film "Deeol", about the dilemma of educated youth in villages, and Kannada movie "Byari", about Muslim girls trials and tribulations of in the Beary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Naseeruddin Shah is an inspiration: Anurag Kashyap


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who has worked with versatile actor Naseeruddin Shah as a producer in ?That Girl In Yellow Boots? and now in ?Michael?, says the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sargun Mehta to play grown up ‘Phulwa’ (TV Snippets)


August 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Sargun Mehta has been roped in to replace child star Jannat Zubair Rahmani as the protagonist in Colors' show "Phulwa".The show is set ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HAL relives first fighter’s maiden flight 50 years ago


June 17th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) celebrated the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber here Friday. It was on this day five decades ago ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The fifth estate: Street kids turn editors


May 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) At a time when journalism is courting sensationalism and sleaze, an unassuming four-page tabloid is doing its bit by writing about the trials and tribulations ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Strange Sex’ will explore medical abnormalities, unusual fetishes


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A documentary-reality series on medical abnormalities, unusual fetishes and the science behind sexual attraction is to be aired in the second season of 'Strange Sex' of TLC.The 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I can bring more professionalism to Bollywood: Sofia Hayat


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Sofia Hayat, a Britain-based singer-actor of Pakistani origin, rues the lack of professionalism in the Indian film industry, alleging some producers were unpleasant to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British Pakistani Sofia shows Asian diaspora’s life in ‘Dishonoured’


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Sofia Hayat, a Britain-based actress of Pakistani origin, who was kidnapped by her parents at knife point, has scripted a film called "Dishonoured", about the trials and tribulations ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alissa Czisny Wins Her Second US Figure Skating Championship


January 30th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Greensboro, North Carolina, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After facing many trials and tribulations with her professional skating career for the past two years, American skater Alissa Czisny regained her position ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maa Exchange: Pooja Bedi Vs. Anuradha Nigam


January 13th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television has come up with a very interesting show titled 'Maa Exchange'.This is one reality show with something different. The show has two real life mothers exchanging their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Colors Channel: From Reality Based Shows To The World Of Reality


January 10th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Colors channel is soon to be launching its two brand new shows on the prime time slot, that is, 9 pm to 10 pm slot. This time slot was when ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ada.. A Way Of Life: Get A Taste Of Reality


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film Title: Ada.. A Way Of Life Star Cast: Ayaan Ahmad, Nauheed Cyrusi, Ayesha Jhulka, Milind Gunaji, Rahul Roy and others.Direction: Tanvir Ahmad.Music: A.R RahmanIt is a sensuous musical ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Handy Tips To Simplify, Spend Less & Enjoy Holidays


December 19th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Christmas just few days away, it is again that time of the year when you forget the trials and tribulations of your day-to-day life and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A.R Rahman: Nominated For Golden Globe Awards For 127 Hours


December 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is the maestro’s second opportunity to have won the nomination, after he had been honored during the ace director Danny Boyle’s flick Slumdog Millionaire. The movie 127 Hours is reportedly a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gatting urges Ponting to walk away from Oz captaincy to prolong Test career


December 10th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10(ANI): Former England batsman Mike Gatting reckons that Australian captain Ricky Ponting can reinvent himself as a batting force and prolong his Test career if he walked away from his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Yorkers Gear Up For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010


November 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is again that time of the year when Americans forget about the trials and tribulations of their lives and indulge in the festive ... Read more...

Posted in Events |

The Ashes 2010: England’s beanpole bowlers have a big advantage


November 19th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.19 (ANI): Tall bowlers have the best averages, and according to England bowling coach David Saker, Steve Finn, Chris Tremlett and Stuart Broad, who are the tallest group to represent England, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rituparno, Ananya clinch national awards for ‘Abohoman’


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh and actress Ananya Chatterjee received the best director and best actress awards, respectively, for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India reach out to Africa, says it is ready to share developmental experiences


October 12th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has expressed India's readiness to share expertise and resources with Africa. During his interaction with a group of eminent African Journalists ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India committed to fast breeder reactor programme


October 10th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), Oct 10 (IANS) Despite deciding to import a series of light water reactors (LWR), India is committed to a three-stage nuclear programme and fast breeder reactors are important ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Priyadarshan should stop making comedies: Ajay Devgn


October 9th, 2010 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Versatile Priyadarshan should move away from comedies and focus on other genres, says Ajay Devgn of his "Aakrosh" director who, he feels, is one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rituparno happy, but not celebrating ‘Abohoman’ success


September 15th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who was Wednesday declared the best director for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards, is happy but is in no mood to celebrate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Bag Nazi’ airline attendant becomes toast of online community


August 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater has apparently become the toast of the online community after he abused a passenger during a flight.After being hit on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Kissing Megan Fox Was Part Of The Work,” Dominic Monaghan Says


August 8th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although former 'Transformers' diva Megan Fox is capable of making all her male fans drool over her with her stunning looks, according to British actor Dominic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lest we forget


August 8th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashJerusalem, Aug.8 (ANI): It wasn't a museum that I wanted to visit. I knew it would be gut wrenching, and it was.The holocaust museum in downtown Jerusalem is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mariah Carey burned by curling iron


July 15th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Mariah Carey has revealed that her hairstylist has burnt her hair with a curling iron.The 'Hero' hit maker was being styled when one of her assistants accidentally caught ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Belinda Carlisle reveals she drank daily while pregnant


July 7th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): American pop/punk singer Belinda Carlisle has in her new memoir "Lips Unsealed" revealed that when she was pregnant with her only son, she drank daily.Carlisle, 51, also revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mohun Bagan’s 1911 IFA shield win now on celluloid


June 27th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) As soccer enthusiasts soak in the excitement of the World Cup in South Africa, film director Arun Roy is busy giving final touches to a movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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