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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... Read more...

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Banana crisis hits Kerala (Letter from Kerala)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Bananas are known as the poor man's fruit, and poor or not every Keralite's daily fare includes banana as an inseparable part. But in the last ... Read more...

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‘Laugh India Laugh’ promises to be clean comedy


July 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Shekhar Suman promises absolutely clean comedy with his new show "Laugh India Laugh", which will see contestants from India as well as Pakistan. He says he ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes fine after split


July 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 5 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is reportedly doing fine after the news of her separation from husband Tom Cruise has come out. She was spotted doing ... Read more...

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Karachi cops hunt for bananas


June 30th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) This is one case that seems to have stumped the terror-toughened police personnel of Karachi, for it is not every day that 49 dozen bananas get ... Read more...

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Neymar vows to avenge Santos’ shock defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.Neymar was subjected ... Read more...

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Russia launches anti-racism football taskforce


March 22nd, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Football Union (RFU) has launched a dedicated taskforce to tackle racism in the game, just days after a banana was thrown at a ... Read more...

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UK shop worker comes face to face with a venomous spider


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Asda worker was given the scare of her life when she came face to face with a venomous spider. The worker found the animal crawling on ... Read more...

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Tihar Jail authorities arbitrary, biased: Report


January 19th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Authorities in the capital's Tihar Jail provide poor living conditions to inmates, take arbitrary decisions and are biased towards high-profile prisoners, said a study report ... Read more...

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Ignorance about calories putting millions at risk


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Millions of people are unaware of the calories they take in their daily meal and thus risking themselves to be affected by diseases like cancer, diabetes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beyonce denies her pregnancy cravings reports


December 5th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Beyonce spoke about her pregnancy when she appeared on the television show 20/20. The singer refuted allegations about her pregnancy cravings when she got on ... Read more...

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Statham maintains food diary


September 18th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Jason Statham has started keeping a food diary to monitor his calorie intake.The 44-year-old actor, who is famed for his muscular physique, never used ... Read more...

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Beyonce snacks on bananas with ketchup


September 12th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Beyonce Knowles, who is pregnant with her first child with husband Jay Z, has strange cravings. The singer is snacking on bananas with ketchup.The couple ... Read more...

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Rain, spiralling prices may mar Onam revelry


September 5th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Even as Kerala gears up to celebrate the state's biggest festival Onam later this week, people say the possibility of rain and rising prices may play ... Read more...

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Lost Amazon tribe found in Brazil


June 24th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A 200-member lost tribe has been spotted in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, a media report said Friday.Their existence was verified after airplane expeditions in April gathered more ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood reunited with former girlfriend?


May 5th, 2011 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Singer Ronnie Wood has reportedly rekindled his relationship with former girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova despite being in a relationship with Brazilian polo coach Ana Araujo."Ronnie's love life ... Read more...

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Rolling Stone’s Ronnie Wood ditches Ana, dating ex-lover Kat


May 4th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Rolling Stone's guitarist Ronnie Wood has reportedly ditched his current lover Ana Araujo and returned back to his Russian ex-girlfriend, 22-year old Katia Ivanova.When Brazilian polo coach Araujo, ... Read more...

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Meet the artist who carves appealing sculptures on bananas


April 26th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Yamada, 23, has already made 11 pieces so far, including a dragon and ghoulish skulls.His unique collection also comprises faces of Elvis and Davey Jones from 'Pirates of TheCaribbean', carved ... Read more...

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Vijender Singh to enter ‘Roadies’ (TV Snippets)


April 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Boxing champion Vijender Singh is set to pack a deadly punch as he enters MTV Hero Honda "Roadies" this week.The task for this week gets ... Read more...

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Eating 3 bananas a day could ’slash stroke risk by 21pc’


April 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British and Italian researchers have found that eating three bananas cuts the risk of a stroke.They said that having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one ... Read more...

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Green diets for daughters, bananas and potatoes for sons?


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Women planning to have a baby who eat more fruits and green vegetables increase their chances of giving birth to a girl. And those who gorge on bananas ... Read more...

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Vegetable diet ‘gives you daughters’


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Want to have a daughter? Well, then go on a fruit and vegetable diet, say Dutch scientists.They found that women could increase their chances of giving birth to ... Read more...

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Kids Eating Low Sugar Cereals Tend to Eat Healthier


December 14th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When children are given more nutritious low sugar cereals, they will tend to make other healthier choices, according to a new study. Even when they are allowed to ... Read more...

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Study Concludes That Less Sugary Cereals For Kids Activates Healthful Consumption By Those Kids


December 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kids, who are bequeathed cereals consisting of low sugariness, are more likely to gobble a wholesome breakfast, even if they sprinkle on table sugar, as ... Read more...

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Food fables: Eatables have a story to tell


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Food was once a good word. It symbolised fulfilment, nutrition and well-being. But when did it all change? When did we become such guilt-ridden ... Read more...

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Japanese Fruit Company Plays Mozart to Bananas


November 27th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from the Japanese Times, a fruit company in Japan has been playing Mozart to their bananas, claiming that “hearing” the music while they ripen ... Read more...

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Food For Thought – Sushil Kumar


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 3, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): World Champion and ace wrestler Sushil Kumar tells us about his special diet details, comfort food and the desserts he likes to gorge on…My Diet - ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan caught smuggling over 2,000 diamonds in swallowed condoms


October 28th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENNAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – A Sri Lankan Man, who had swallowed 2,060 diamonds worth up to Rs. 3 crore ($674,715 dollars) packed in several condoms, was arrested at an airport on ... Read more...

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Healthy Snacks, Weight Loss Can Surely Work Jointly


October 15th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): You might have tried everything possible to lose weight but at the same time are having trouble keeping the urge and food cravings under control ... Read more...

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Blood type diet - secret behind Sir Cliff Richard’s slim physique


October 7th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 07 (ANI): Sir Cliff Richard has revealed the secret behind his slim physique.The singer, who turns 70 next Thursday, has revealed that he is 'obsessed' with his looks and follows ... Read more...

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MJ was ‘crazy’ about Bubbles the Ape


September 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Michael Jackson's biographer has revealed how the relationship between the King of Pop went 'bananas' over Bubbles-the monkey."You actually felt Bubbles was a kid in a monkey ... Read more...

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West Bengal sanctuary’s captive elephants enjoy a day off


September 18th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarJalpaiguri (West Bengal), Sep. 18 (ANI): Captive elephants, who perform various tasks in the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary situated in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District were granted a day's holiday by wildlife ... Read more...

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‘40-year-old virgin’ star Shelley Malil convicted of premeditated murder


September 17th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Shelley Malil has been convicted of the premeditated murder of his former girlfriend. According to reports, he behaved like a psychopath and stabbed her more than 20 ... Read more...

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Boiled eggs, bananas in student meals (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Boiled eggs and bananas will now be provided to Tamil Nadu school students during midday meals on all working days a week, it was announced Friday. Chief Minister M. ... Read more...

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Boiled eggs, bananas for Tamil Nadu students all five days


September 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Students across Tamil Nadu will be served boiled eggs in the mid-day meal at schools all five days, while vegetarian students will be given bananas. Tamil ... Read more...

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