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In a new trend, ‘Women are giving up mirrors’


August 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women are now starting to embrace the new trend of “fasting on mirrors”. This is a trend that involves the women stopping to look at themselves ... Read more...

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Today is Whitney Houston’s birthday


August 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late Whitney Houston’s birthday is today, i.e. the 9th of August. The renowned singer died in February in her Beverly Hills hotel room in her ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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Hemsworth loves risking life


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth admits he loves the adrenaline rush he gets when he attempts risky tasks like extreme surfing.He also challenges himself to ride bigger ... Read more...

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We all are prisoners of fame: Mahesh Bhatt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stardom is a kind of addiction and actors, who attain it, fear losing it, says seasoned filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and adds that this is the ... Read more...

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Brown joins Rihanna on vacation


July 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Rihanna's ex-flame Chris Brown has reportedly joined her on her European yacht vacation in south of France.Brown, 23, took a helicopter down Riviera to ... Read more...

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Meditate the way you like best


July 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The best way to meditate is to find a technique you are comfortable with, rather than one that may be popular.So says Adam Burke, a professor ... Read more...

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Eastwood persuaded Sheen for rehab


July 8th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London July 8 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen revealed that filmmaker Clint Eastwood had convinced him to seek professional help to cope with his drug problems.Sheen has struggled with addiction throughout ... Read more...

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Argentine rocker hospitalized


June 11th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Argentine rocker Charly Garcia was admitted early Sunday to a hospital in Cordoba, a city in central Argentina, after suffering health problems at a concert ... Read more...

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A third of men on Facebook provoke others


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 3 (IANS) Women spend 81 minutes daily on Facebook, writing more about emotions and relationships, while men devoted 64 minutes per day. What's more, a third of ... Read more...

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Pakistan addicted to playing around militant groups against India: Pentagon


March 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has an "addiction" of "playing around" with militant groups against India even as Afghanistan and Pakistan remain Al Qaeda's prime areas for launching strategic attacks, ... Read more...

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Kutcher-Rihanna ‘romance’ upsets Moore (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore is reportedly heartbroken after learning that her estranged husband Ashton Kutcher is dating singer Rihanna. But Rihanna says she is "single" and ... Read more...

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Kutcher-Rihanna romance upsets Moore


March 29th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore is reportedly heartbroken after hearing reports that her estranged husband Ashton Kutcher is dating singer Rihanna.The 49-year-old, who recently completed a stint ... Read more...

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China has 7 million lottery addicts


March 26th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) A study in China has revealed that of the country's over 200 million lottery players, seven million are lottery addicts.The survey has been conducted by Lottery ... Read more...

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Indonesian kid smokes cigarettes since age four


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) An Indonesian boy has been smoking since he was four years old and gets through a pack of 20 cigarettes in just one day.Although his case ... Read more...

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LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Winfrey interviews Houston’s girl


March 8th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, opened up about her mother's tragic death in an emotional interview with chat show queen ... Read more...

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British police ex-staff faces jail for child porn


January 28th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) An employee of the British police has admitted in court to have collected over 110,000 child porn images.Nicholas White, 27, has admitted 20 counts of possessing ... Read more...

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Cannabis turned Pitt into ‘doughnut’


January 26th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt admits that addiction to cannabis had turned him into a recluse."I got really sick of myself at the end of ... Read more...

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Irish singer Sinead O’connor quits Twitter


November 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Irish singer Sinead O'connor has quit Twitter after being abused by her followers on the microblogging site."I've stopped Twitter now because, although it was fun for ... Read more...

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X Factor: Top 16 Revealed!


October 19th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'The X Factor', the top sixteen of the remaining thirty two acts would be revealed. Simon Cowell has the girls, LA Reid has the boys, ... Read more...

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Eminem’s memory loss woes


October 19th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Eminem suffered massive memory loss because of his five-year battle with prescription drugs.The "Love The way You Lie" rapper struggled with a raging addiction to ... Read more...

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Over 35,000 drug users treated in China


October 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 35,000 drug users have been treated at 59 rehabilitation centres in China, authorities said.The centres are exploring ways to help drug addicts break their habits, ... Read more...

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Juggling work, kids - women more prone to depression


September 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Depression among women has doubled since the 1970s, thanks to pressures of juggling work and children.Women are more than two-and-a-half times more likely than men to ... Read more...

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Online addiction turning youth as lonely as elderly


August 15th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Youngsters are turning 'skin hungry' as networking online leaves them feeling as lonely as the elderly, a study has found.Having an average of 243 Facebook ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato appeals against drugs, alcohol


August 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress-singer Demi Lovato has urged young fans to say no to drugs and alcohol."'Sober Is Sexy' is my new motto, and it couldn't be more true! ... Read more...

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Dunst uses hypnotherapy to stop smoking


August 4th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst is seeking help from a hypnotherapist in a bid to get rid of her smoking habit.The 29-year-old has successfully undergone hypnosis in the ... Read more...

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China to track down online gamers for addiction


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) China will soon launch a nationwide anti-addiction drive to track down 300 million players of online games to prevent them from becoming addicted to the digital ... Read more...

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Smuggled Indian pan masala poses cancer threat to Africa


July 28th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) African teenagers, especially school kids, are addicted to Indian 'gutka' and pan masala smuggled into their countries, an Indian health ministry official said here Thursday, ... Read more...

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Joe Jonas has shoe fetish


July 28th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas has footwear addiction and admits he already owns far too many pair of shoes."I love fashion. Over the past year I've got heavily ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne sports beehive hairdo at Amy Winehouse’s funeral


July 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several people including celebrities attended the private funeral ceremony of the late singer Amy Winehouse on Tuesday. Kelly Osbourne was also at the funeral and she sported ... Read more...

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Blige opens up; talks about addiction, molestation


July 26th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Singer Mary J. Blige has opened up about her struggle with alcoholism and molestation, which haunted her for years."When I was five years old, I ... Read more...

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Rachel Uchitel returns Tiger Woods’ hush money


July 19th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods’ infidelity saga might be back to the fore after some hush money, which he allegedly paid to one of the mistresses is said to ... Read more...

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Eminem slammed by anti-violence campaigners


June 30th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Rapper Eminem has been slammed by an anti-violence group for portraying suicide in his latest video "Space Bound".The controversial promo, which debuted earlier this week, shows ... Read more...

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Himachal to open drug de-addiction centres


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will open drug de-addiction centres in all its districts as well as launch campaigns to enforce the law against traders selling tobacco products near ... Read more...

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