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Checking traffic violations in Srinagar the way Mahatma Gandhi would have (Letter from Srinagar) (With image)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) If you commit a traffic offence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, don't be surprised if you are politely stopped, given a glass of water ... Read more...

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Glass of water key to exam success?


April 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Simply a glass of water could be the key to exam success, say British researchers.Students who took a drink into the exam hall did up to ... Read more...

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Staff flee, leave patients unattended after fire


December 9th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) As bodies of AMRI Hospital fire victims are brought out of the annexe, it is the patients in the adjacent old building who are facing severe ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor’s father Surinder passes away


September 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, died Saturday of cardiac arrest. He was 84."I'm at Surinderji's house right now. He had gone ... Read more...

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NRI girl sweet-talked into marriage, deserted; Police register case


September 17th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) A young NRI woman from Muscat was enticed over the internet by the owner of a professional studies college to come to India, given a job ... Read more...

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Dust storm engulfs Phoenix


August 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Flights and other forms of transportation in Phoenix were disrupted on Thursday night following a severe dust storm that lasted about 40 minutes. This is the third ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vijayan denies complaining against Achuthanandan


August 13th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 13 (IANS) Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist(CPI-M), Saturday denied reports that the state unit had complained to the party against former chief ... Read more...

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Hazare undeterred by slight weakness, support swells


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The third day of Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death has started taking a toll on the social activist's health, with doctors saying Thursday that his blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robber crash-tackled by naked man in Oz


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): A man in Australia chased a robber almost 200 metres down the street and then crash-tackled him to the ground in nothing but his birthday suit.Ryan Dein, from ... Read more...

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Now, melt-in-the-mouth pill for impotence


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Searching for a glass of water to swallow that Viagra tablet can be a serious mood killer. But scientists have now come up with the perfect solution - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Didi-Lalu joust in Lok Sabha


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) It was waiting to happen - Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and her predecessor Lalu Prasad spewing anger at each other during the presentation of the railway ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nutrient drinks are ‘lolly waters with exaggerated health claims’


January 10th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that nutrient enhanced water drinks are 'expensive lolly waters' with exaggerated health claims.A consumer group, Choice, said some of the drinks, with names ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How humans ‘reach for something’ using ‘brain maps’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study at UC Santa Barbara explains how humans reach out for different things - be it reaching out to a dance partner or a glass of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why women always fall asleep during movies


November 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): The last time you decided to watch a flick with your woman, you found her dozing off just after 20 minutes of being in the movie. Well, now ... Read more...

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Sitting too long at work can be fatal


November 7th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 7 (ANI): Working longer hours at a desk job might impress your boss, but it's definitely not good for your health, says a new research.A new Kiwi research proposed that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wild monkey kills 4-day-old Malaysian-Indian baby


October 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 7 (ANI): An Indian-origin family in Malaysia was devastated when a wild monkey stole into their living room; snatched their four- day-old child and fled up the roof of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What you drink may be seen as how you think in job interviews


July 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 30 (ANI): The next time you appear for a job interview, make sure you order just a glass of water and not beer or wine, for you could appear less ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Spain or Holland … soccer fans in India await World Cup final


July 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Who will win, Spain or Holland? Football fans across the country are divided between the red corner for Spain and orange for Holland as they await the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lankan minister ends hunger strike outside UN office


July 11th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): The construction minister of Sri Lanka, Wimal Weerawansa, who was on a fast unto death outside the United Nations office ended his protest after President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited ... Read more...

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Drinking tea can be as hydrating as water


June 18th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Tea can be as good as water to keep you hydrated, a study has found. "If you fancy a cup of tea on a hot summer's day, have it. ... Read more...

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Freed Scottish woman reveals her 10-yr kidnap hell in Pak


June 16th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.16 (ANI): Naheeda Bi, a Scottish woman of Pakistan origin, who claimed that she had been held captive in Pakistan for the last 10 years, has returned back home.Joyous over being ... Read more...

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Need to de-stress? Walk into this neighbourhood spa in Gurgaon (IANS Spa Review)


May 11th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) "Is the pressure, okay," asks the masseur softly, as her hands move surely on tired, abused calf muscles. A musical melody wafts through the small speakers, with the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese man munches on 1500 ‘crispy, delicious’ lightbulbs!


May 4th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): A middle-aged man claims to have eaten 1500 light bulbs over his life after developing a liking for their crispness.Metro newspaper in the UK reports that Wang Xianjun, ... Read more...

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Melting icebergs causing sea level rise


April 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that ice floating in the polar oceans is melting, causing sea levels to rise. The research is the first assessment of how quickly floating ice ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi fire service gets 30 calls in 10 hours


April 15th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) You could blame it on the rising mercury level - the Delhi fire service number has not stopped ringing since early Thursday with the department receiving ... Read more...

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Teacher slits 10-year-old boy’s throat


February 9th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A teacher Tuesday slit the throat of a 10-year-old boy, whose father had taken a loan from him, police said. The incident took place in Hanamkonda in Warangal district ... Read more...

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Dead man scaring on the sets of Click


February 8th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When director Sangeeth Sivan started shooting for his first movie in horror genre titled "Click', little did he imagine that he will manage to ... Read more...

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Irish teenager offers her virginity for sale to fund education


January 27th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): An Irish teenager is said to have made a bid to sell her virginity in order to fund her education.The 16-year-old, former Catholic schoolgirl from Newry, Northern Ireland, ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse pleads guilty to a drunken assault


January 21st, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse has pleaded guilty to a drunken assault in which she manhandled a theater manager at a Christmas show last year. She was in court ... Read more...

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Scientifically speaking, there’s no cure for hangover - yet


December 9th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): Think you can sort yourself out with hangover tips after a night of bottle smashing? Well, here's a news flash: Not a single "cure" up till now has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A temple which welcomes only women


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) It's a man's world, but not in an old temple in Uttar Pradesh where only women can worship - and men may do so at their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gaddafi preached ‘benefits of Islam’ to 200 glamour models


November 17th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi's bizarre side was revealed once again when he preached benefits of Islam to 200 attractive young glamour models in Rome.On the sidelines of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TRS chief to go on ‘fast unto death’ for Telangana


October 30th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday announced that he would launch a "fast unto death" in November to achieve separate statehood for the Telangana region. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cop to be charged in Malay Indian’s custodial death


September 29th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 29 (ANI): At least one policeman is likely to be charged for voluntarily causing hurt to exhort confession from a Malay-Indian man, A. Kugan, who died in police custody ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spiralling prices make Pakistanis doubt Ramadan blessings


September 1st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) Muslims around the world believe Ramadan is a period during which the doors of heaven are opened and blessings shower down in abundance, but ... Read more...

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