chaperone

Theron forced to work on weekends


April 21st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Oscar winner Charlize Theron says she was made to work on weekends for her upcoming alien movie "Prometheus".The actress, who was born in South Africa, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The many ‘Shah Rukhis’ of Vienna head for Berlin


January 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 20 (IANS) For 51-year-old Maria Stella Hinterndorfer, the wait has only just begun. Called "Shah Rukhi number one", she is one of the most ardent fans of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lindsay’s mother to pen tell-all


October 24th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother will pen a book where she would talk about her daughter's time when she was involved in drugs and alcohol.In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kate Moss hires transvestite for wedding


June 30th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss has hired a team of transvestites for adult guests at her wedding with Jamie Hince.Moss is set to marry Hince July 1 in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Miss San Antonio Domonique Ramirez Asked To Drop Her Crown For Weight Gain


February 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss San Antonio Domonique Ramirez is suing the pageant organizers as they want to strip her off her title. Domonique Ramirez said that the pageant organizers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US beauty queen sues after she loses crown ‘for failing to lose weight’


February 10th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A beauty queen in the US has decided to sue pageant organisers after she lost her crown for failing to lose weight.Domonique Ramirez, 17, was not only told ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Chaperone’ enzyme could help cells tolerate cancer-causing DNA damage


January 19th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): University of North Carolina researchers have found how a 'chaperone' enzyme has a major role in cells' ability to tolerate the DNA damage that leads to cancer and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chaperone for sex addicts tops odd hotel requests list


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A list of strange requests that hotels get from their guests has revealed that asking for a chaperone for a group of sex addicts takes the cake.Hotel chain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz doctor avoids being struck off medical register despite sex allegations


October 11th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 11 (ANI): An Australian plastic surgeon, who allegedly told a patient he "owns" her breast implants, has avoided being struck off the medical register.Chris Howe a visiting medical officer in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robust doping control programme in place for Delhi 2010


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Organising Committee with the support of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has made robust plans to ensure that Delhi 2010 Games are free ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian-origin Oz doc gets deregistered for having sex with ‘nymphomaniac’ patient


April 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 17 (ANI): An Indian-origin doctor in Australia is said to have been deregistered after he had a sexual affair with a 'nymphomaniac' patient of his.When Dr Naresh Parajuli was told ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ideal target for malaria therapy found


February 4th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A new American research has discovered a protein produced by the malaria parasite that is central to its ability to take over human red blood cells.The protein may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug target may help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks


January 11th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): An international team of researchers have discovered a potential therapeutic target that could help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks.They have explained how a "chemical chaperone" does ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiger Woods’ ‘mistress’ Cori Rist may have hooker past


December 14th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 14 (ANI): Cori Rist, who allegedly had a fling with Tiger Woods, may have been a professional escort in the past, it has emerged.The former "King of All ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mischa Barton back to booze


December 12th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 12 (ANI): Actress Mischa Barton was seen heading back for the bottle at a SoHo eatery.The 23-year-old star was previously handed a chaperone to watch over her partying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Baboon mums ‘exploit’ chaperones


June 17th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that male and female baboons form platonic friendships. But while the females clearly benefit, it is a mystery what males get from such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celebrity website faces probe for putting Octuplet babies ‘at risk’


June 17th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 17 (ANI): A celebrity website is being investigated for overlooking child labor laws with its relentless coverage of the world's most famous octuplets born to Nadya Suleman.California labor officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No Oscar ceremony for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ children


February 15th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Mumbai child actors Azharuddin Ismail and Rubina Ali will not be taken to the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood after their parents asked to be handed the plane fares ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slumdog Millionaire’’s child actors to miss Academy Awards


February 14th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Child actors Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Ismail, who starred in the critically acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire, will miss the Oscars next week because their parents have allegedly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First agents to sensitise leptin-resistant brains to help the obese lose weight identified


January 7th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): Researchers at Children''s Hospital Boston claim to have identified the first agents that can help do away with leptin resistance in the brain, and thereby make obese ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How household bleach kills bacteria


November 14th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor have discovered for the first time how bleach kills household bugs.The boffins have explained in the November 14th ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Miley Cyrus mum uses SMSes to check her moves during dates


November 8th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): Teen pop sensation Miley Cyrus has revealed that her mother, Leticia, uses text messages to keeps a constant check on her whenever she dates her beau. The 15-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, Jennifer Aniston spotted having cosy dinner with Gerard Butler


October 27th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): American actress Jennifer Anistons relationship with American musician John Mayer does not seem to be serious, as she was spotted having a cosy dinner with Scottish ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Researchers revive organ function in old age


August 11th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Age retards the ability of cells to get rid of damaged protein, which only accumulates in the body as toxin and becomes more pronounced in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Guru Dutt was the sun, Abrar Alvi the moon, says author Sathya Saran


August 9th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Legendary filmmaker Guru Dutt and his scriptwriter Abrar Alvi were two great creative minds and opposite personalities that sparked off great ideas and motivated each ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists uncover proteins in seminal fluid that may affect odds of conceiving


July 29th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Washington (UW) have uncovered over 80 proteins in seminal fluid that can affect the likelihood of producing offspring. Previously not known to have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thus spoke Amar Singh - this month, four years ago


July 7th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Monobina Gupta New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Exactly four years ago, this month, Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh vowed revenge against Congress president Sonia Gandhi when she kept his party out of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Saudi professor gets 150 lashes for unchaperoned meeting with a woman


May 13th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): A Saudi Arabian man has received 150 lashes and sentenced to eight months in prison after he was caught meeting a woman without a chaperone in a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Radcliffe prefers spending time with dad


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
London, April 23 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe says he would prefer to spend time with his dad to partying in New York. Contactmusic.com reports that the 18-year-old now owns two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clue to cataract formation discovered


April 21st, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 21 (IANS) An Indian-American scientist has identified how a specific kind of protein is likely to be behind the formation of cataract. K. Krishna Sharma of Missouri University has found ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian researcher identifies clue to cataract formation


April 18th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): An Indian researcher from University of Missouri has made a breakthrough in uncovering the mystery of cataract formation, which he hopes could lead to better treatment or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lore surrounding Cleopatra’s snakebite suicide a myth?


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A leading Egyptologist has dismissed the popular lore surrounding the distraught queen Cleopatra's last moments - that she smuggled a poisonous snake into her locked chamber and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe