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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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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...

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An ex-spy from Jammu struggles for livelihood (Letter from Jammu)


May 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 6 (IANS) He was driving a taxi in Jammu when a passenger offered him a chance to "spy for the nation" and earn big bucks. As a 24-year-old, ... Read more...

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Minaj wants kids protected from her lyrics


April 29th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj says she won't stop using curses in lyrics but urges parents to protect their children from listening to her explicit hit numbers."I ... Read more...

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Traffic police in Russia promote prayer


February 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The key to a safe car trip is wearing a cross and asking for God's blessing before setting off, traffic police in southern Russia advised ... Read more...

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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...

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Arun Shourie: Threshold of pain (IANS Books)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The compassion of the Buddha and personal suffering combined to script a religion of pain and redemption for journalist-politician-writer Arun Shourie, who recalls the trauma ... Read more...

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Unruly Britons allowed to swear at police


June 27th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Unruly people in Britain can now swear or use foul language at police officials without fear of arrest, according to a new regulation.The new guidance drawn ... Read more...

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Italian town prohibits use of blasphemous phrases


February 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brignano Gera d'Adda (Italy), Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) The northern Italy town of Brignano Gera d'Adda has approved a measure that bans the use of blasphemous words and phrases from public and business ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman faces jail in Dubai


January 26th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) An Indian-origin British woman may be jailed in Dubai after she was charged with sending curses and insults in a chat on Facebook with a man who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sam Worthington splits with Natalie Marks


January 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After spending nearly three years of their lives together, Avatar star, Sam Worthington and his fashion stylist girlfriend, Natalie Marks have ended their relationship.The Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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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 |

Don’t date Arab men: Rabbis’ wives to Israeli girls


December 30th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Wives of around 30 rabbis in Israel have published an open letter asking jewish girls to avoid dating Arab men because their courtship will result in maltreatment.The letter ... Read more...

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Bollywood spine chillers fail to scare (2010 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Spirits, curses, witches and black magic - nothing could send shivers down the audience's spine despite close to a dozen horror outings hitting the ... Read more...

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Hotel officials feel remorse as tourists were abused during Maldives love ceremony


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is always advisable to at least understand what is being said when you are being blessed. So that you might at least not encounter what a ... Read more...

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Hotel Remorse As Tourists Abused at Maldives Love Ceremony


October 29th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hotel located in the Maldives was very apologetic on Thursday after a couple who were there to be blessed at a beautiful beach love ceremony discovered that ... Read more...

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Jones asks Aussies to learn the ‘art of cricket’ from ‘genius’ Tendulkar


October 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 16 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's dominance in batting is well known, but what makes him a genius and separates him from other batsmen in world is his ability ... Read more...

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Chief rabbi slams Stephen Hawking for excluding God’s role in universe creation


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): The chief rabbi, Lord Sacks, has lashed out at Stephen Hawking after the astrophysicist claimed in his new book that God had no role to play in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

JetBlue flight attendent curses out passengers, exits plane using inflatable emergency chute at JFK airport


August 10th, 2010 - 5:37 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – A JetBlue flight attendant on Monday activated an emergency chute near the back of an airplane and jumped down the evacuation slide while at John F. ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Bal Hanuman 2 3D(2010)


May 14th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bal Hanuman 2 3D - Great fun for kidsRating: 3 out of 5*Director: Pankaj SharmaBal Hanuman 2 film comes with a double blast of action and excitement ... Read more...

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Thai demonstrators spill blood at premier’s home


March 17th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 17 (DPA) Thousands of anti-government demonstrators Wednesday marched to the home of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to spill blood on his doorstep as a gory protest against his ... Read more...

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‘Shaapit’ about curses and how they work


March 16th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) After bringing to limelight unfulfilled desires of spirits in films like "Raaz" and "1920", director Vikram Bhatt is back with his third horror outing "Shaapit". Releasing ... Read more...

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‘Shaapit’ about curses and how they work (IANS Preview)


March 16th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) After bringing to limelight unfulfilled desires of spirits in films like "Raaz" and "1920", director Vikram Bhatt is back with his third horror outing "Shaapit". Releasing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Israeli ‘harem’ leader, 60, charged with rape, incest


February 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 15 (ANI): An Israeli 'harem' leader has been slapped with rape and incest charges after being accused of enticing several women to worship him and siring at least 49 children ... Read more...

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Last Nepal king breaks ancient taboo


February 9th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Almost two years after he was stripped of his crown and became a commoner, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra himself has broken a centuries-old taboo.The last king ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sudhir Mishra’s ‘Tera Kya Hoga Johnny’ leaked on web


January 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra' long-delayed film "Tera Kya Hoga Johnny" has been leaked on the Internet. Starring Neil Nitin Mukesh, the slum movie has been uploaded on video sharing ... Read more...

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Jyoti dances on Brij’s song


December 21st, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Jyoti' a serial which represents the spirit of womanhood and is produced by Sphere origins will show how a situation can make a woman weak. Jyoti (Sneha Wagh) a girl from ... Read more...

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Mysterious Saddam Hussein channel hits Iraq TV


November 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is the star of a mysterious channel on satellite TV in Iraq that began broadcasting on the Islamic calendar's anniversary of his 2006 execution. ... Read more...

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Brazilian college takes back woman expelled for wearing short dress


November 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A Brazilian college, which expelled a woman for wearing a short, pink dress to class, has had to reverse its order after it received negative reactions for the ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson’s mum gets her gargoyles back with witchcraft ruse


September 25th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' actress Emma Thompson's mother Phyllida Law has revealed that when two of her prized stone gargoyles were stolen from her garden wall, she resorted to using ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Throws More Than Tantrums


September 7th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar At a recent participation in the Barclays Tournament the otherwise "cool headed" living golf legend Tiger Woods, was captured on tape hurling his club dangerously, as Steve Williams chased after ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde has potty mouth, says ‘House’ co-star Omar Epps


August 18th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): American actress Olivia Wilde, who won the coveted top spot on Maxim's Hot 100 list for 2009, has been revealed to cuss a lot by her "House" lover ... Read more...

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UK cracks down on Asian soothsayers


August 11th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IBNS
London, Aug 11 (IBNS) British authorities are cracking down on the many tantriks, babas and psychics who prey on the fears and desires of the Asian community by promising them remedies, ... Read more...

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Street Sweeper Social Club performs at Jimmy Fallon’s Show


June 19th, 2009 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
The Street Sweeper Social Club made their appearance on the "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday, June 17 at 12:35 ET/ 11:35 CST. They rocked the show completely with their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After row over schools, German seeks asylum in US


April 5th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Sophie von Puttkamer Washington, April 5 (DPA) Asylum seekers in the US normally come from places like Iran, Myanmar or Africa. But Uwe Romeike is an unusual case.The 37-year-old's home was in ... Read more...

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