curse

Blinded by light, this family sees no hope


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), Sep 2 (IANS) Darkness has become a life-long curse for two generations of a family in a Rajasthan village. This family has 15 members, including eight children, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

eBay bans sale of ‘magic spells’


August 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Online shopping giant eBay will now forbid the sale of "magic spells, potions, and curses" after users said supernatural claims "often result in issues that can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clue to why women live longer discovered


August 4th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A genetic clue to why women outlive men has been found in a study of fruit flies by British researchers.The research, published in the journal Current ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani ringleader jailed for raping girl 30 times


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani, ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, has been convicted by a British court of raping a minor Asian ... Read more...

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Schoolbags turning into curse for kids


May 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Outsized school bags are turning into a curse for kids, 80 percent of whom carry loads up to a fifth of their body weight, really taxing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Social justice, terrorism major challenges: Arun Jaitley


May 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Sunday said that social justice and terrorism were among the major challenges faced by Indian democracy ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fight injustice, says Oscar-winning Pakistani


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Oscar-winning Pakistani documentary maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wants Pakistanis "to do their bit for fighting injustice".Obaid-Chinoy, who made "Saving Face", said it was heartening to see so ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Watson likely to star in ‘Beauty And The Beast’ remake


February 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson is in talks to star in remake of classic fairytale movie "Beauty And The Beast".The 21-year-old is reportedly in the final stages of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s plunder, says daily on corruption curse in Pakistan


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With the losses due to corruption in Pakistan being pegged at a staggering Rs.8,500 billion, a Pakistani daily described it as "plunder" in a country where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian doctors cure Iraqi’s 15-year-old ‘curse’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A gunshot wound left one of his legs motionless, forcing him to walk with a limp for more than 15 years. But thanks to Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Radcliffe learns from ‘Harry Potter’ mistakes


December 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he learnt a lot working on the "Harry Potter" franchise.The 22-year-old shot to fame playing the titular boy wizard in all seven ... Read more...

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Radcliffe learnt from ‘Harry Potter’ mistakes


December 25th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe admits he has learnt a lot working on the "Harry Potter" franchise."It's only recently I've become aware of the problems people had with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ancient inscription hurls damnation at greengrocer


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A text inscribed on a 1,700-year-old tablet discovered in the 1930s has finally been deciphered to be actually hurling damnation on a greengrocer called Babylas. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Team Anna meets CPI-M over Lokpal bill


November 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Team Anna members Friday met Communist Party of India-Marxist MPs to discuss the Lokpal bill.Talking to reporters after the meeting, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

French weekly firebombed over Prophet Mohammed issue


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The office of French weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris was destroyed in a petrol-bomb attack early Wednesday, a day after it named Prophet Mohammed as its ... Read more...

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Cut aid to Pakistan: Imran urges Britain


September 26th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has urged Britain to cut aid to Pakistan, saying it fuels corruption.Imran, also the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, told BBC Radio ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mimoh feels burdened as star kid


July 30th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Son of yesteryears actors Mithun Chakraborty and Yogita Bali, newbie Mahakshay alias Mimoh, believes that being a star son is a "curse"."Everything is a curse of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Foxy Brown to write a tell-all


July 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 18 (IANS) Hip-hop star Foxy Brown is planning to pen a tell-all book that will show the people her religious and good side.The singer has battled a number ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese youth reluctant to wed before buying home


June 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Call it the curse of modern-era or high living cost that many youngsters are consistently postponing their wedding plans, or the married are reluctant to have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brit couple receives threatening letter for trimming home bush into shape of ‘Buddha’


April 1st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A British couple has received a threatning letter from an anonymous detractor for trimming one of their bushes into the shape of 'Buddha' in their five-bedroom 1850 home, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clarke warns UK could face new Lockerbie-style attack if Gaddafi remains in power


March 26th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): British Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has stepped up pressure on the government to depose Colonel Muammar Gaddafi by warning that the Libyan dictator could organise a Lockerbie-style attack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arsenal’s key players seem to be cracking up: Petit


March 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit has accused the club players of "cracking up" under pressure, adding that skipper Cesc Fabregas needs to see a shrink.Petit said: "There ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Streisand to star in ‘My Mother’s Curse’


March 11th, 2011 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Actress Barbara Streisand has been roped in to play actor Seth Rogen's mother in new comedy film "My Mother's Curse".The film, directed by Anne Fletcher ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nawaz terms PML-Q supporters of dictators, rules out alliance


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): Terming an alliance with the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) a curse, the PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that his party would not shake hands with the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man U striker Owen’s injury curse strikes again


February 17th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Manchester United striker Michael Owen is likely to be sidelined due to injury after damaging his groin in training.Owen's injury curse struck again at the club's Carrington ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“V” Season 2 Episode 4 “Unholy Alliance”, Gets Good Response


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "V" Season 2 Episode 4, was one of the most exciting episodes, that the show has ever offered. Although, the way it was presented was not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Spider-Man’ role is a dream come true: Andrew Garfield


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Andrew Garfield has said that winning the role of Spider-Man was a dream come true.The 'Social Network' actor was chosen to star in a new prequel, taking over ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barbra Streisand And Seth Rogen To Star In Road Trip Comedy “My Mother’s Curse”


January 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All you comedy lovers get ready to witness some mother-son comedy on the big screen soon as Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen gear themselves for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ Offers A Lot To Look Forward To


January 7th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.Cage added that the directors of the film wanted to bring a fresher perspective to the story and it will be a new experience altogether.Cage is full of praises for his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Romanian witches to use ‘cat poo, dead dog’ curse on country’s taxmen


January 7th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): It's bizarre way of protesting against taxes, and a bit scary too - Romanian witches are threatening to use cat excrement and dead dogs to cast spells on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘What if Princess Di had lived?’


January 6th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): A new book by author Monica Ali could possibly kick up a hornet's nest by asking the question "What if Princess Diana were still alive?"The book titled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan fighting ‘war on terrorism’ for survival: Shahbaz Sharif


December 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): No one should be sceptical about the fact that Pakistan is fighting the war on terrorism for its survival, Punjab Chief Minister Mohammed Shahbaz Sharif has said."War on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Producer Hints At Unpleasant Turn Of Events In ‘The Vampire Diaries’


December 28th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Julie Plec, the producer of the supernatural television series ‘The Vampire Diaries’ has revealed in a statement to the media that a very dark future awaits the characters in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cell Phones And Pregnancy: A Curse For The Young Ones


December 8th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles lately conducted a study, that stated that pregnant mothers who extensively use mobile phones have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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