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Social justice, terrorism major challenges: Arun Jaitley


May 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Sunday said that social justice and terrorism were among the major challenges faced by Indian democracy ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Film on Indian cinema’s 100 years not documentary: Zoya Akhtar


May 8th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Four diverse filmmakers Anurag Kashyp, Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee and Zoya Akhtar have joined hands for a film called "Bombay Talkies" -- a tribute to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clinton lauds eastern India’s economic potential


May 7th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who kicked off her three-day India visit from this historic city, Monday lauded the economic potential and geopolitical significance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Eka cholo re’ played at IPL, Big B overwhelmed


May 6th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) "Eka cholo re", Rabindranath Tagore's memorable poem sung by Amitabh Bachchan in the movie "Kahaani", was played during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match. It ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mohun Bagan face Pune in Barreto’s farewell match


May 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will take on Pune FC in their last I-League football match at the Salt Lake Stadium here Sunday. The match will also be a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bieber pays tribute to Michael Jackson


April 11th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber paid a tribute to his idol Michael Jackson by aping the late pop iconic's signature pose for his upcoming music video ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New stamps on 100th anniversary of Titanic disaster


April 5th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Britain will launch a collection of stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.The mail area was one of the first places to flood ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gere remembers friend Herb Ritts


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Richard Gere has paid a touching tribute to late photographer Herb Ritts who died from pneumonia in 2002.Gere shared his memories before ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sreesanth and his band ready to rock at Royals’ IPL opener


April 1st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' maverick fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth will perform with his experimental music band before the team plays its first match of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Censor clears ‘Titanic 3D’ without cuts


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The 3D version of James Camron's "Titanic" is set for a release here and this time the censor board has retained the scene where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bieber dedicates new single to Gomez


March 29th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 29 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has confirmed that his new single is a tribute to his girlfriend Selena Gomez.The 18-year-old released "Boyfriend", the first single from his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Noida to host first digital games carnival


March 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, March 28 (IANS) Here's some good news for gamers. This suburb of the national capital is set to host first-of-its-kind digital games carnival from April 6. The three-day event ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yuvraj Singh released from hospital


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in Boston, was discharged from hospital Sunday after he completed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Arrest warrant issued for Russell Brand after he tossed an iPhone out of the window


March 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An arrest warrant has been issued for actor Russell Brand by the New Orleans police. According to reports by the TMZ, the paparazzi were following the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No tribute is enough for Dravid: Tendulkar


March 8th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has said no tribute can be enough for his teammate Rahul Dravid, who is expected to announce his retirement ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mexican comedian says he’s feeling well after health scare


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos "Chespirito", 83, is feeling "very well", the artist himself tweeted."Many thanks to everyone asking about my health, I feel tired, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anupam’s Marathi debut a tribute to the blind


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Essaying the role of a visually challenged person in his Marathi debut "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein" wasn't easy for Anupam Kher, but the veteran actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sujoy Ghosh plans ‘Jhankaar Beats’ sequel


February 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with the hit film "Jhankaar Beats" in 2003, now plans to make a sequel to the musical. He says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Marilyn Monroe inspires beauty range


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) MAC Cosmetics is paying tribute to screen legend Marilyn Monroe with a new make-up collection.The look of Monroe, who was recently portrayed by Michelle Williams ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alicia Keys performs at Whitney Houston’s funeral


February 21st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys gave an emotional performance during the funeral of Whitney Houston. Paying tribute to the 48-year-old singer, Keys said Houston was an “angel.” The singer was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney pay tribute to Whitney Houston


February 15th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell were among the host of celebrities who paid tribute to Whitney Houston at the hotel where she was found ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chaka Khan says that Whitney Houston was a friend and a little sister


February 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chaka Khan called Whitney Houston a 'friend' and 'little sister' when she declined the request from the Grammy organizers to perform a tribute for the late ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sehwag’s record 219 earns him ‘VS’ series bat


February 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag's record-breaking 219 against the West Indies in a One-Day International in Indore last year has earned him a special series ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jennifer Hudson pays tribute to Whitney Houston


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The theme for the Grammy Awards was completely changed on Sunday following the death of Whitney Houston last Saturday. The producers had no option than to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hudson to pay tribute to Whitney Houston at Grammy’s


February 12th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Jennifer Hudson will perform at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night and will pay a tribute to late singer Whitney Houston.Ken Erhlic, executive producer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bennett to be honoured in San Francisco


February 12th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) California residents are set to honour the 50th anniversary of Tony Bennett's hit song "I Left My Heart" in San Francisco with a city-wide tribute.The 85-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Celebrities grab limelight, designers sidelined: Rohit Bal


February 7th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Designer Rohit Bal, who will showcase his collection at the grand finale of Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort 2012, rues that the hard work of designers gets ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistani child prodigy’s stamp issued


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan's postal department Thursday issued a commemorative postage stamp as a tribute to Arfa Karim Randhawa, who became the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Longoria gets rid of tattoo


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Following her divorce from basketball star Tony Parker, actress Eva Longoria has undergone a procedure to get removed her tattoo tribute to him.The "Desperate Housewives" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liam Wood dies after celebrating football goal


January 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13-year-old schoolboy died just moments after scoring a goal in a football match. Liam Wood had celebrated scoring a goal in front of his family ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jackson’s glove, shoe to be cemented at Grauman Theater


January 7th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson will be honoured with an imprint of his shoes and famous sequinned glove outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.The King ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jenkins pays tribute to Tsunami survivors


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Singer Katherine Jenkins has recently met survivors of Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters.The 29-year-old travelled to Sendai Monday to visit areas badly affected by the disaster. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Army in Kashmir pays tribute to martyrs on Vijay Diwas


December 16th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday paid tribute to its martyrs on the 40th anniversary of its victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘US withdrawal closes important chapter in Iraq history’


December 16th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) As the US military formally started its withdrawal from Iraq Thursday, British foreign secretary William Hague said it "closes an important chapter" in the country's recent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amitabh overwhelmed with letter from Dilip Kumar


December 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is overjoyed after receiving praise from thespian Dilip Kumar and says he no longer needs any other endorsements after receiving such ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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