New Indian novels mirror contemporary man-woman relationships

May 16th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Contemporary Indian popular fiction that narrates "desi" cosmopolitan stories has been mirroring the changing man-woman relationship in a more open and accepting urban India, a ... Read more...

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Scrap polls if no women votes: Pakistani daily

February 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily has described as "perfectly legitimate" a demand that elections be scrapped in those polling stations where no woman votes.An editorial in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘India requires gender-based teaching’

January 8th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians attending the Pravasi Bharati Diwas (PBD) here Jan 7-9 feel that to become a developed country, India requires to fill the gaps mainly in ... Read more...

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Nancy Reagan stumbles at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

August 24th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Simi Valley, Calif., Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US First Lady Nancy Reagan slipped and fell when she was being escorted to her seat during an event at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, ... Read more...

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John McCain ranked most conservative US senator in 2010

February 25th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25(ANI): US Senator from Arizona John McCain, who was labeled a moderate during his presidential campaign, had one of the most conservative 2010 voting records in the Senate, according ... Read more...

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Pakistani ‘lesbian’ pulp fiction ‘too hot to be read aloud’ in Jaipur Literary Festival

January 28th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 28(ANI): One of Pakistan's best selling and most salacious pulp fiction serial novels, Challawa, was considered 'too hot to be read aloud' in India's annual Jaipur Literary Festival.On Monday, ... Read more...

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Rupert Everett slams Jennifer Aniston’s ‘tasteless’ rom-coms

December 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 30 (ANI): British actor Rupert Everett has slammed Jennifer Aniston's career.Everett has accused the 41-year-old actress of making 'tasteless' romantic comedies, though he blames her career on Hollywood's ... Read more...

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Tea Party Fails To Appeal To Youth Claims Survey, Weeks Before Election day

October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the mid-term elections round the corner, it looks like the Tea Party has a long way to go when it comes to attracting the below ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Harassmap’ technology to allow women report to harassment through Twitter

October 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Women in Egypt who get leered at, or face other instances of sexual harassment can now heave a sigh of relief.A planned website, Harrasmap, will allow women to ... Read more...

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An Advertisement For An Anti-Impotence Pill In Saudi Arabia Engenders A Downpour Of Complaints

September 8th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Several watchers of television in Saudi Arabia found themselves in an astounded condition recently when a state-owned broadcaster exhibited an advertisement for an anti-impotence pill.What ... Read more...

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Josie, Baby No. 19 Of The Duggar Family, Is Finally In Her House With Her Affectionate Family

June 30th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 19 Kids and Counting is an American reality program on television. It is telecast on the TLC network. The program revolves around the mammoth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Like humans, Viking men too had issues when choosing children’s names

May 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Vikings, who are usually linked to weapons and warfare, derived female names from the names of males like any other society, according to a study conducted by Leicester ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Christian group angers anti-racist campaigners by insisting for a white Jesus

January 27th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 27 (ANI): A Christian group has infuriated many anti-racism campaigners after putting an advertisement for a "male white actor" to perform the role of Jesus Christ in a play.The ... Read more...

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Ex-F-1 world champ Jody hails ‘tough’ Button

December 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): Former world champion Jody Scheckter has hailed Jenson Button's "toughness" as the key to the Brit's world championship.Speaking exclusively to Sun Sport, Scheckter said criticism of Button's mid-season slump ... Read more...

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Palin’s ‘tomato-attacker’ arrested in Minnesota

December 8th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 8 (ANI): A man, who threw tomatoes at former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during a book- signing event, has been arrested.The unidentified man targeted Palin with two tomatoes ... Read more...

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Berlusconi confuses leadership with absolute monarchy, says his deputy

December 2nd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi's deputy Gianfranco Fini has been overheard blasting the Italian Prime Minister who for "confusing leadership with absolute monarchy."The Italian deputy premier's remarks, which were inadvertently recorded ... Read more...

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Caning part-time model undermines moderate identity of Malaysia, says Islamic women’s body

October 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct.1 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has said the decision to whip part-time model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno for drinking beer undermines the Malaysian Government's efforts in portraying ... Read more...

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Meet Gen Z - the age of financially responsible, tech savy young ones

July 29th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 29 (ANI): They are responsible money-wise, have a strong work ethic and grown up on the staple diet of Facebook, Twitter - please make way for Generation Z.Born between ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Acute stress erodes our ability to make financial decisions

April 2nd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Stress and worries, stemming from extreme insecurity about our jobs and future prospects, could affect our ability to take financial decisions, a study has suggested. The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Acute stress affects financial decision making

April 2nd, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): While most people appear to be extremely stressed amidst the ongoing recession, a study has suggested that stress may further worsen their financial troubles.Anthony J. Porcelli and ... Read more...

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Time for Hayden to get sentimental and quit

November 22nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Is it time for Australian opener Mathew Hayden to get sentimental about his time in the game and quit? The Telegraph certainly thinks so. In article that has appeared ... Read more...

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Republicans wasted their advantage with sleaze: Expert

November 4th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.4 (ANI): The Republicans had all the advantages with them to sweep this years presidential polls in the United States, but wasted it with sleaze, the editor of The Economist, ... Read more...

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Former US senator Helms dies at 86

July 5th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 4 (DPA) Former conservative Senator Jesse Helms, a staunch backer of racial apartheid and one-time chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, died Friday, a conservative think tank confirmed. Helms, ... Read more...

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Women feel ‘used’ after one night stands: Study

June 29th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Women are not comfortable with fleeting sexual encounters and feel "used" after one-night stands, according to a study. The 1960s sexual revolution, that apparently freed women for casual ... Read more...

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