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Reliance on the supernatural grows with age


August 31st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Reliance on supernatural explanations for death and illness grows rather than declines with age, according to a new psychology study."As children assimilate cultural concepts into their ... Read more...

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Superstitious Punjab village headwoman kills girl


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Aug 23 (IANS) Claiming to have supernatural powers to drive away evil spirits, the headwoman of a village in Punjab's Moga district allegedly tortured a 10-year-old girl to ... Read more...

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Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

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Monastry Collection: Magical blend of style, healing (With Images)


June 21st, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The tranquillity and mystical aura experienced while sauntering through monasteries across Gangtok, Leh and Ladakh have left an indelible mark on jewellery designer Sumit ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga haunted by devil


February 21st, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga believes the devil keeps haunting her during sleep.The 25-year-old has enlisted the help of Michael Jackson's former doctor and spiritual ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsale doesn’t want likeable roles


January 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Kate Beckinsale has indicated that she does not enjoy playing characters that are instantly liked by viewers. The star’s latest project is Underworld Awakening where ... Read more...

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Woman branded witch, brutally tortured in Rajasthan


November 6th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhilwara (Rajasthan), Nov 6 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district was branded as a witch by villagers and brutally tortured, beaten and had chilli powder thrown into her ... Read more...

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Father-in-law kills newly-married woman


September 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Sep 20 (IANS) A newly-married woman died of severe burns in Rajasthan after her drunk father-in-law allegedly placed searing hot tongs on her thinking she was possessed by ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz deputies sacrifice sheep to drive evil spirits away


April 21st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS) After witnessing two popular revolts, a bloody fistfight and a police raid that turned up a Kalashnikov in the parliament chamber, the Kyrgyz legislature Thursday saw ... Read more...

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Bengalis celebrate ‘Poila Baisakh’ with prayers and sweets


April 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Devotees thronged the famous temples of goddess Kali at Kalighat and Dakshineshwar to offer prayers and people greeted each other with sweets Friday as West Bengal ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

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Postpone polls, urge Tamil Nadu parties


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Various political parties in Tamil Nadu Wednesday urged the election commission to postpone the April 13 assembly polls citing final school examinations, state festivals and ... Read more...

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New Year fireworks set off 5,945 blazes in China


February 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The tradition of bursting firecrackers on the occasion of Chinese New Year to ward off evil spirits has been blamed for rising number of fire accidents across the ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair wore pendant to ‘ward off evil spirits, cope with life at No 10′


January 16th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie wore a pendant to 'ward off evil spirits' because she needed to be 'slightly mad' to deal with life at ... Read more...

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‘Cherie allowed to wear pendant to cope with number 10′


January 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair allowed his wife Cherie to wear a pendant to "ward off evil spirits" because she needed to be "slightly mad" to cope ... Read more...

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Is Daniel Radcliffe Suffering From Identity Crisis?


November 25th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
But, do you know that Daniel himself thinks that he is ‘Harry Potter, the wizard’? During a recent interview, the actor said funnily that he is a wizard playing the role ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe a real wizard?


November 25th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): After playing Harry Potter for nearly ten years, it looks like Daniel Radcliffe is having trouble coming out of his character.In his latest interview, Radcliff claimed he's really ... Read more...

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The humble butter is a casualty of brand war (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Animesh Banerjee Butter has been around almost since the inception of civility. The records reveal that butter originated during the Mesopotamian civilization, between 9000 and 8000 BC. It was initially prepared ... Read more...

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Printable Pumpkin Carving Pattern Makes For Better Carving


October 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tradition of Jack O Lantern is centuries old and unknown to many marks the beginning of the Celtic New Year. The festival was celebrated by ... Read more...

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Pumpkin Carving Templates and Easy Patterns


October 12th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halloween would not be complete without the carving of the pumpkin, but for those who are bored with the traditional toothy grin, it can seem a boring ... Read more...

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Hungarian family spooked as ‘devil’ appears in bathroom tile


September 16th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): A Hungarian family is quaking with fear after an image of what they believe to be Satan the devil mysteriously appeared on their bath tile. Laszlo Csrefko spent ... Read more...

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Mangaloreans celebrate marriage of dead couple


August 4th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Aug 4 (ANI): Residents of a Badagabellur village in the outskirts of Karnataka's Mangalore District celebrated the marriage of a dead man and woman. As per the locals, during the Aati month, ... Read more...

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15 years on, Bobby Deol finds ‘no guarantee’ for hits


July 21st, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) For the first time in his 15-year-old career, Bobby Deol of the romance and action movies has attempted to do a supernatural thriller - a ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Woos Madonna’s Spiritual Guru


July 20th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is no longer in good terms with her old pal Madonna but they have something in common. The common factor is not related ... Read more...

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Rise in African kids accused of witchcraft


July 18th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) The number of children accused of witchcraft in parts of Africa is increasing significantly, with orphans, street children and disabled mostly at risk, Unicef has said. A new Unicef ... Read more...

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Buddhists pray for world peace in Gangtok


June 27th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, June 27 (ANI): Buddhist monks in Gangtok started a weeklong prayer session for world peace from Sunday.Hundreds of Buddhist devotees and monks have congregated at Guru Lhakhang to pray for world ... Read more...

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Witch doctor’s pigeon curse on England


June 21st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 21 (ANI): A witch doctor sent a pigeon that perched on Algeria's goal during England's bore draw to curse the Three Lions.African medicine men often use birds to deliver ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag And Spencer Pratt Separate


June 1st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most talked about glamor couple is reportedly separating. Though no formal announcement has been made about the divorce of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, Heidi ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga hires ghost-busters to get rid of evil spirits


June 1st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga has hired ghost-busters so that she can get rid of the evil spirits, which she believes are haunting her. And the ghostbuster kit ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Orders Ghost Buster Machine To Ward Off Evil Spirit!


June 1st, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is in news yet again. This time she wants to get rid of evil spirits. It has been reported that the singer has ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ‘convinced evil spirits are haunting her’


May 30th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Lady Gaga thinks evil spirits are haunting her, and in order to get rid of them she has forked out 3,000 pounds on ghostbusting gear, it has emerged.Her ... Read more...

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Traditional ‘Kahika Fair’ celebrated in Himachal Pradesh


May 29th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 29 (ANI): Thousands of devotees converged to celebrate the traditional 'Kahika Fair' in Shirar village, near Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town on Friday.Sounds of hymns in the air marked ... Read more...

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Spooky sightings of ghosts and evil spirits in Britain highest in 25 years


April 26th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): In Britain, spooky sightings of ghouls, ghosts and evil spirits have come out to be higher than they have been in the past 25 years, according to a ... Read more...

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‘Spooked Jordan calls in ghostbuster to help her go house-hunting’


April 6th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 06(ANI): Katie Price has hired a ghostbuster to get rid of evil spirits from any new house she may move into.The hottie claims that an old lady haunts the top ... Read more...

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Movie Review :Swaha (2010)


March 13th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Swaha- Is sheer tortureRating: 1 out of 5*Starring: Rikkee, Svitlana, Ishrat Ali, Jiten Mukhi and Rajesh VivekDirector: Manoj SharmaJayant Oberoi, Patel and Kapoor visit Swami Aasanand Maharaj's ... Read more...

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