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S.M. Krishna asked to help NRI couple get back child


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress unit has requested External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to take steps to ensure that a US-based couple's child is returned to them ... Read more...

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‘Grandparents’ house’ built in Italy


August 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) The "Grandparents' house", a building comprising 94 public apartments to be assigned to elderly Italian citizens with economic difficulties, has been built near Rome.The public-owned apartments, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man kills daughter because she didn’t smile at him


August 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A man in New Zealand has been charged with murdering his two-year-old daughter after he allegedly threw her against a wall and then stomped on her ... Read more...

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10-year-old Jewish girl allowed to embrace Christianity


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old Jewish girl in Britain has been permitted by a court to convert to Christianity after her mother's claims that she had been "brainwashed" and ... Read more...

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Britons hate being called pensioners, elderly


July 30th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Britons in advanced age groups resent being called "pensioners" or "elderly", a new survey shows.According to the survey by retirement income specialists MGM Advantage, such people ... Read more...

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US hospital launches pet therapy to cheer up kids


July 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A children's hospital in the Tennessee state of the US has launched a new "pet therapy" under which a golden retriever called Jake visits patients in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

In US, Zeta-Jones misses family


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, who is settled in the US, says she misses her family and friends back home.Currently, the 42-year-old lives in New York ... Read more...

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Boy kills brother with neighbour’s gun in US


June 4th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother in the head while the two were playing with a neighbour's gun in a wooded area in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Old parents support young in China


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) More than half of Chinese families, including younger members and adults, still enjoy economic support from old parents or grandparents, a media report said Monday.A survey ... Read more...

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Indian boy, grandparents freed from Bangladesh jail


April 29th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) In a gesture of goodwill, the Bangladesh authorities Sunday released a five-year-old Indian boy, Ariful Sheikh, who spent nearly a year in a Bangladesh jail ... Read more...

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Norway custody case: Grandparents thank government


April 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The grandparents of Abhigyan and Aishwarya, the two Indian NRI children who were taken into foster care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, Tuesday expressed happiness ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway


April 24th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children who were taken into the custody of Norwegian Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged negligence by their parents returned to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Baked potato triggers positive memories!


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) The smell of a baked potato can actually make us feel happier, scientists say.Researchers have discovered that the aromas given off during the cooking process can ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

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It’s granny time for Rihanna


March 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (IANS) Singer Rihanna tweeted her grandmother's birthday party pictures online and gave fans a glimpse of her home life.She cooked a birthday meal for her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India awaiting court verdict on children in Norway


March 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said Norwegian authorities could do little about the NRI children custody row because the matter was already in a ... Read more...

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Norway may give Indian kids’ custody to uncle (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Norway's child welfare service said Tuesday that two children of Indian parents taken into its care will be handed over to their uncle pending a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids will be brought back, Krishna assures grandparents


February 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The grandparents of the two children forced to stay in Norway, away from their parents, Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna who assured them ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Send back children, BJP and CPI-M tell Norway (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday joined hands to demand that the Norwegian government send back the ... Read more...

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War-torn Guatemalan family reunited after 25 years


February 9th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A family was reunited Wednesday in this capital 25 years after being separated by the country's 1960-1996 civil war.The Mutual Support Group, or GAM, with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two Maoists among six killed in Jharkhand


December 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) Six people, including two Maoist guerrillas, were killed in three separate incidents in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Thursday.Jitan Sahu, 24, axed his grandfather and grandmother ... Read more...

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Kerr health secret


November 16th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr admits she believes in healthy eating and doesn't like to deprive her body of occasional treats.The Victoria's Secret model knows it is important ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian-origin businesswoman seeks to give back to Ghana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman - one of the many second generation Indians living across West Africa - is striving to give back to society in Ghana, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

I miss feeding vultures in Pakistan: Actress Dilshad Vadsaria (Interview)


September 12th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) She left Pakistan when she was six. But Los Angeles-based actress Dilshad Vadsaria, of Indian and Portuguese descent, says she has vivid memories of Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elderly in Britain blame parents for naughty kids


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Many elderly people in Britain believe their grandchildren are a badly disciplined generation with no respect and shallow values. These people blame their own adult children ... Read more...

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Prince Harry didn’t tell queen about his Arctic trip


August 15th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Prince Harry, who went on a charity trip to the Arctic earlier this year, kept the visit secret from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth as he believed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi celebrates Raksha Bandhan with gaiety


August 13th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Absolutely thrilled with his rakhi which had a superman motif, five-year-old Sid couldn't stop looking at his wrist time and again, even as his elder ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britons shun care homes over fear of neglect


August 8th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Three quarters of people in Britain won't send their elderly relatives to care homes because they fear about neglect in such places, a media report said ... Read more...

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British parents nibbling at kids’ education funds


July 31st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Millions of cash-strapped parents have been forced to take out money from their savings meant for their children's education, to cover the rising cost of living, ... Read more...

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Jenna Fischer is pregnant with a boy


July 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jenna Fsicher is pregnant with a baby boy. She is married to Lee Kirk since 2010 and this is their first child together. The little ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Liv Tyler wants to define her life


July 12th, 2011 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Actress Liv Tyler says she is eager to figure out what she wants from life after years of adapting to other people.Liv feels "grateful" that her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prerna Bhambri clinches maiden ITF women’s title


June 25th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri clinched her maiden ITF women's title with an emphatic 6-2, 6-3 victory over top seed Keren Shlomo of Israel in the $10,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Caylee Anthony murder trail throws up more surprises


May 27th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, the trial of Casey Anthony resumed with prosecutors calling more witnesses to testify against the accused. Casey is on trial for first-degree murder after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama to American kids: Get ready to compete with Beijing, Mumbai


May 17th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Barack wants young Americans to prepare for tough competition in a new world from kids in India and China with better education, saying: "I'm ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kate Middleton to spend 2 yrs learning her role to adjust to royal life


April 25th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): With just four days to go for the royal wedding, it has emerged that Prince William wants his fiancee Kate Middleton to spend two years learning her ... Read more...

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