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Nearly 300 die of cholera in Sierra Leone: WHO


September 21st, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 18,000 cases of cholera have been reported in west Africa's Sierra Leone, and at least 273 people have died in the biggest outbreak since the ... Read more...

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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Ex-wife gets huge cut in Gibson’s retirement package


September 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore has reportedly got a huge cut in the actor's pension money in the divorce settlement.As per the divorce ... Read more...

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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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Iranian first n-plant running at ‘full capacity’


September 1st, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Iran's first nuclear power station has begun operating at full capacity, a Russian firm said Friday.The plant's launch in August 2010 prompted Israel and other nations ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Your wish is Ranbir’s command!


August 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Did you dream of actor Ranbir Kapoor blowing kisses at you? It can turn into reality now - virtually, at least!A new YouTube application ... Read more...

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Science journalism pioneer dies


August 17th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88.The ... Read more...

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Poland to replace Sukhois with unmanned aircraft


August 15th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland is planning to replace its obsolete Soviet-built Sukhoi Su-22 bomber aircraft with an unmanned strike aircraft (UCAV) system, a minister said.Deputy Defence Minister Waldemar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abandoned US brothel to become museum


August 9th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An abandoned brothel in the US will soon be turned into a museum where visitors can see how commercial sex was performed 40 years ago and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Freedom’ cast to attend workshops to hone skills (With images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri is taking no chances with his debut production "Freedom". He is planning to conduct workshops here for the cast of the political ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg needs weed for inspiration


August 6th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer Snoop Dogg needs a lot of weed and other things around to set the right ambience for him to write new tracks.The rapper is currently ... Read more...

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Designer brings spirit of Mexico alive at LFW


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Designer Pia Pauro tried to bring the spirit and feel to Mexico to Mumbai through her fashion show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

I am lonely: Mumtaz (Interview)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Mumtaz, the heartthrob of millions in the 1960s and 1970s, turns 65 Tuesday and says she has no complaints from life except for loneliness."After I ... Read more...

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British schools face space crunch


July 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Nearly one million extra school places will be needed within eight years as rising birth rates and immigration push pupil numbers to a 50-year high, the ... Read more...

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US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

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British families buying more frozen food to save


July 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) To save money and reduce waste to a minimum a lot of British families are resorting to buying more frozen and dried food at the supermarket, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rajesh Khanna serious


July 18th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was discharged from the hospital two days ago, is "serious", a family friend said."He is serious," the family friend of ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna discharged from hospital


July 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Two days after being hospitalised, veteran actor Rajesh Khanna was discharged from Lilavati Hospital Monday and is "fine" now, said a source close to the family."Rajesh ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna likely to be discharged Tuesday


July 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital Saturday evening after he felt weak, is recovering and is likely to get discharged ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna hospitalized again


July 14th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Rajesh Khanna was Saturday again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here, six days after he was discharged from there, hospital sources said.A hospital source told ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie, a mood dresser


July 8th, 2012 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Her socialite life demands Nicole Richie to wear different looks everyday, but she says she is an "emotional dresser" and dresses only according to her ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New ad shows Pitt’s younger brother’s lifestyle


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt's younger brother showed his simple lifestyle in a new advertisement for Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile company in Australia.Photojournalist Doug Pitt, who ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha hospitalised after breathing trouble


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrugan Sinha was admitted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here Monday afternoon following breathing problems, doctors said. His condition is now stable."Shatrugan Sinha ... Read more...

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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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Men aren’t hard-wired to be unfaithful after all?


June 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A study has undermined the long-accepted theory that men are hard-wired to be unfaithful while women seek monogamy.University of California researchers examined the fruit fly study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mehdi Hassan - my immortal ‘ghazal traash’ (Tribute)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
The first I heard about Mehdi Hassan, whom now I call an amazing "ghazal traash" (sculptor of ghazals), was in 1966 when a friend of mine brought me a reel-to-reel tape ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fighter jet crashes in Belarus


June 13th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Soviet-era Su-25 fighter jet crashed in Belarus, killing the pilot, the country's defence ministry said.The pilot, Nikolai Gridnyov, lost control of the jet when ... Read more...

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Rekha takes oath in Rajya Sabha


May 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Veteran film actor Rekha Tuesday took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha.The actor, who was April 27 nominated by the president to ... Read more...

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Simpson to endorse maternity wear range


May 15th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, will come out with a new range of maternity wear that will have her name ... Read more...

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22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berry keeps shoes for daughter


April 21st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry takes special care of her shoes as she wants to hand them over to her daughter.The 45-year-old says she still owns ... Read more...

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Bullet removed from leg after 40 years


April 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Former Royal Navy commando Robert Mitchell holds a bullet that was stuck in his leg for 40 years - and he never knew it was there, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Majority US NGOs in China unregistered


March 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Less than three percent of American non-governmental organisations operating in China are registered with the government, a report has said.There were about 1,000 US NGOs in ... Read more...

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Lionel Richie can’t record without hat


March 31st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Singer Lionel Richie can't record a song unless he's wearing a beanie or tennis hat.The singer is superstitious when it comes to singing and wears one ... Read more...

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