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Today (30th July) is Cheesecake Day


July 30th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cheesecake factory will on Monday celebrate the national cheesecake day by selling their cheesecake slices at half the price. On this day, the cheesecake factory ... Read more...

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Eye operation helps blind Briton to see


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A 54-year-old Briton, who has been blind for 20 years, was able to see a sudden pulsating light in his left eye after doctors implanted a ... Read more...

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‘Wrath Of The Titans’ boring, listless (IANS Movie Review)


March 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Wrath Of The Titans"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes; Director: Jonathan Liebesman; Rating: * 1/2No matter what critics say, the business of cinema is quite different ... Read more...

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UDF wins Kerala by-election (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) Wednesday won the Piravom by-election with Anup Jacob defeating his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) rival by more than 12,000 ... Read more...

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Record polling in Kerala by-election (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) A record 85.6 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala, officials said.The by-election follows the death of T.M. Jacob, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stage set for Kerala assembly by-election


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Piravom (Kerala), March 16 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for the smooth conduct of Saturday's crucial by-election to the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala.The by-election is important as in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Astonishing bionic enables blind to see


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Limited trials of a bionic eye that could restore sight to the blind have produced "astonishing" results, says a new study. The tiny implantable microchip permitted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Bad Teacher’ is bad indeed (IANS Movie Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bad Teacher"; Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake; Director: Jake Kasdan; Rating: *1/2It's one of the most frivolous plots imaginable -- a bad, foul mouthed school teacher working ... Read more...

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Kerala to fast-track infrastructure projects: Governor


June 24th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Kerala's new United Democratic Front government will fast-track infrastructure projects that had been in cold storage for the past five years, Governor R.S. Gavai said Friday, ... Read more...

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No thrills, no chills in ‘The Resident’ (IANS English Movie Review)


June 18th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Resident"; Director: Antti Jokinen; Actors: Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Lee Pace; Rating: **Movies about lustful obsessions of deranged minds that stalk their object of desire are ... Read more...

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Opposition files privilege notice against Chandy


June 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF) Saturday slapped a notice of breach of privilege against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for making policy announcements publicly when the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

13th Kerala assembly session begins Wednesday


May 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) With Congress leader Saktan Nadar sworn in as pro-term Speaker, the 13th Kerala assembly Wednesday begins its first session after the Marxists were voted out narrowly.Nadar ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan factor helped Left in Kerala: Congress


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Friday said its less than expected performance in Kerala, where it managed a wafer-thin majority, was due to Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Now a tiny computer to track glaucoma


February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Scientists have invented a tiny computer to track glaucoma -- a potentially blinding disease. A network of such units could one day track pollution, monitor structural integrity, perform ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Soon, computers that fit on a pen tip, compact radios that need no tuning!


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Inventions are increasingly working towards making devices more compact, such as a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients or a compact radio that needs no tuning.These ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid’ Draws Poor Reviews


January 30th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) SyFy network is known for making TV movies based on sci fi creatures and experiment born giants that love chewing humans like crazy. Some of their ... Read more...

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Airport security check leaves traveller covered in urine


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): A security-check at Detroit Metropolitan Airport left a traveller covered in his own urine following an "invasive" pat-down.Thomas Sayer, from Michigan, US, was selected for the enhanced search ... Read more...

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Whom Do You Find The Sexiest - Angelina Jolie, Megan Fox or Emma Watson?


November 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hey you all just dabble into your sinful fantasies and take a joy ride into this. Though, the beautiful Hollywood is filled with a variety of ... Read more...

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Record number of Indian pilgrims head for Haj


October 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, during a ceremonial send-off Tuesday, asked Haj pilgrims from India to pay attention to their security.Over 170,000 Muslims from India will embark ... Read more...

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Anti-impotence wafer works faster than Viagra?


October 5th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) An anti-impotence wafer, similar to breath freshner strips, seems to work faster than Viagra, reports suggest.Prior to Viagra's development, the only options were to inject drugs straight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Melts-on-tongue ‘wafer’ can work ‘faster’ than Viagra


October 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): A 'wafer' that melts on the tongue could be the new way to help impotent men.The wafer, which is similar to breath freshener strips sold in sweet shops, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Volkswagen pushes new Vento with ‘talking’ print advertisement


September 21st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Bhatia New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) German auto-maker Volkswagen has prided itself in doing things distinctly, and also memorably. It sought to make that point Tuesday with a "talking" advertisement in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gemma Arterton rubbishes culture of pencil thin actors in films


September 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Gemma Arterton has raised her voice against the pressure on actors to be stick-thin.While the actress has had pulsating effect on many males, nonetheless she resents the pressure ... Read more...

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Refaeli upset by skinny models


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli admits she gets extremely upset when she sees wafer-thin models. Rafaeli, 25, whose curvy-yet-toned body is the envy of women all over the world, hates ... Read more...

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‘Step Up 3D’, Dance Drama With A Different Package


August 7th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It goes without saying that no one expects an intricate plot or witty dialogues in a movie that is based on dance, such a movie should ... Read more...

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Now, dress that can be folded into a skirt, a top and even a belt


August 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Ever thought of a dress that can multi-function as a long dress, short dress, pencil or mini skirt, top or even a wide belt? Well, Wolford's Fatal dress ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Samsung unveils high definition 3D TVs


August 4th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumer electronics behemoth Samsung Wednesday unveiled its high definition (HD) three dimension (3D) light-emitting diode (LED) television sets with flat panel to offer home entertainment for discerning ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kazakh bookmakers furious with Octopus Paul for their low profits


July 20th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 20 (ANI): Bookmakers in Kazakhstan are furious with Paul the Octopus, who may have achieved a legendary status in Spain, for their low World Cup profits.The Kazakhstan Association of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Miniature electronics’ come closer to reality


July 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Engineers at the University of Illinois have come up with a novel direct-writing method for manufacturing metal interconnects that could shrink integrated circuits and expand microelectronics.Integrated chips ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nano-lasers to light future homes


June 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have invented a way to 'print' lasers that could possibly be used to create wafer-thin televisions and lighting panels.Conventional lasers are expensive and are not used in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wafer thin television that can be rolled up like wall calendar


June 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 20 (IANS) "Can you imagine a television that can be rolled up?" asked a research scientist in this Finnish capital.Curiosity led straight to Prof. Richard Friend of Britain's ... Read more...

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Michael Bay’s ‘Transformers 3′ Will Be Released In 2011


May 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, May 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The criticism of relying too much on CGI and using wafer thin plot in his sci-fi flicks notwithstanding, the films belonging to the Transformers ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for a second time over Dantewada massacre


April 15th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): A stormy debate between the treasury and opposition over the massacre of 76 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in a Naxal attack in Dantewada in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ruckus in Parliament over Dantewada massacre, adjourned till 12 noon


April 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Proceedings in Parliament were adjourned till 12 noon on Thursday after the Opposition questioned and criticized the UPA Government over its responses to the Dantewada Naxal ... Read more...

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Budget Session of Parliament resumes today


April 15th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The second phase of the Budget session of Parliament will commence from today.A number of issues have cropped up to the discomfiture of the government, which ... Read more...

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