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Job hopefuls go on hunger strike on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) As households in the state readied Thiru Onam lunch Wednesday, there were those holding up empty plaintain leaves, on which the traditional meal is served, as ... Read more...

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Manipur’s women gun survivors weave new beginning (With Image)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 26 (IANS) A hand-woven scarf, or Leiroom, as they call it in Manipur, a cane jewellery box, a painting on Manipuri dance -- the Lei Hao brand is ... Read more...

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He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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CRPF woman constable shoots herself dead (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A 27-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) woman constable shot herself with her service gun in the wee hours Sunday in west Delhi, police said, ... Read more...

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Hillary cites Mamata meeting among ‘remarkable experiences’ in India


May 11th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recalled two "remarkable experiences" in India, including a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee to focus on ... Read more...

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Cool hands: Simple mantra to stick with workouts


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) There is a simple mantra to stick to monotonous exercises and workouts - cool palms, a new study says. Stacy T. Sims, exercise physiologist at Stanford ... Read more...

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Priyanka ready to play bigger role in Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday clearly indicated she was ready to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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Fighting traditions and laws, tribal women seek property rights


November 28th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 28 (IANS) It's 8 in the morning and a group of women is ready to trudge miles of rugged, cold and inhospitable Himalayan terrain ... Read more...

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India sponsors training of Ghanaian women in solar energy


October 16th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Oct 16 (IANS) A number of women from Ghana's northern region have been sponsored by the Indian government to undergo training in solar energy production, India's High Commissioner ... Read more...

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Telangana protest reaches CM’s office, strike continues


September 26th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state secretariat Monday resounded to traditional Telangana songs as the protest for a separate Telangana reached the doorstep of Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Sex strike brings peace in Mindanao Island


September 19th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women in a village in the Philippines are being hailed as the heroines after they successfully brought peace to their community. Wives of feuding men in Dado ... Read more...

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Stress, hectic lifestyle raises IVF demand


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Once upon a time, In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) was largely popular among middle-aged women to resolve pregnancy problems. But now young urban women who are unable ... Read more...

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Comparisons with Jolie scare Zoe Saldana


August 27th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) "Avatar" actress Zoe Saldana, who is being called the "new Angelina Jolie" by some critics, says comparisons with the "Tomb Raider" actress scare her."If I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Desperate Housewives’ to end in 2012?


August 6th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) There's sad news for all "Desperate Housewives" fans. The show, which follows the lives of a group of women, might end after its upcoming eighth ... Read more...

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India blamed for rights abuses in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A group of women activists in India has blamed the Indian government for what they said were widespread human rights violations in Sri Lanka.The "Indian ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP accuses party leaders of influencing police


July 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Citing the assault on a woman social worker, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has accused some party leaders of "influencing" police for their own selfish ... Read more...

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SAARC MPs’ conference concludes with call for peace


July 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The fifth conference of SAARC MPs concluded here Monday amid calls for peace and rule of law in the South Asian region.On the last ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii keeps idle people fit


May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Nintendo Wii, a popular fitness game console, could get inactive or overweight people back into the exercise regime.A study on Nintendo Wii Fit found that participants, ... Read more...

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Cairo mob raped me with their hands, says CBS reporter Lara Logan


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): CBS foreign correspondent Lara Logan has spoken out for the first time about her terrifying sexual assault in Egypt.Describing how attackers raped her with their hands, Logan said ... Read more...

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Piece-by-piece info about cancer therapy options yield larger benefits


April 21st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has found that women who choose among different breast cancer treatment options make smarter choices when getting the information and making decisions in small doses ... Read more...

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Women prefer ‘men with longer ring fingers’


April 20th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): A study has found that men whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers are seen as better bets by women.By contrast those seen as wimpier sorts ... Read more...

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Crafting a new life out of waste paper


April 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib, April 5 (IANS) Defying all odds and setting an example in society, a group of HIV-positive widows in this Punjab town is successfully running a small-scale business of ... Read more...

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Playing a porn star was fantastic, says Carla Gugino


March 31st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Carla Gugino has admitted that she garnered quite a bit of satisfaction stepping into the shoes of an X-rated sensation in Sebastian Gutierrez's 'Elektra Luxx'.'Elektra Luxx' tells the ... Read more...

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Safflower oil intake for 16 weeks good for heart


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a common cooking medium like safflower oil for 16 weeks is a safe way to protect your heart from risks.These new findings also ... Read more...

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Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and cut medical costs


March 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed that tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and money.The study's results suggest that the ... Read more...

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‘Wonderdrug’ keeps breast cancer away


February 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Experts have found that breast cancer drug Herceptin could keep new tumours away for more than four years.They found that four years on, patients who received Herceptin -dubbed ... Read more...

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Depressed moms respond sluggishly to bawling babies


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Depressed mothers are sluggish in responding to their crying babies, says a new study.Their reaction, according to brain scans at the University of Oregon, is much more muted ... Read more...

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Clinton ‘very concerned’ about sexual assault on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan


February 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned up the heat on the Egyptian government over the sexual assault on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo.The State Department ... Read more...

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Girls gyrate to raunchy numbers at Congress event


February 17th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 (IANS) A public meeting held here Wednesday to welcome the Congress party's state unit president Rita Bahuguna Joshi, organised by a former legislator of the party, saw ... Read more...

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Journalist sexually assaulted at Tahrir celebration


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A journalist working for CBS News "suffered a brutal and sexual assault" when she was covering the celebration at Cairo's Tahrir Square Feb 11, the day when Egypt's ... Read more...

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CBS correspondent Lara Logan ’sexually assaulted while covering Egypt protests


February 16th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): It has emerged that CBS correspondent Lara Logan is recovering in hospital after she was sexually assaulted while covering Egyptian protests.The alleged attack comes just a week ... Read more...

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Florida Man Becomes Outraged After Buying Drinks for Men in Drag


February 15th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Josue Hernandez of Florida was placed under arrest after he caused a disturbance in a bar. He reportedly became upset when he discovered that the “women” he had ... Read more...

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Malaysian police analysing video of nude women dancing


February 11th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (ANI): Police in the Malaysian state of Sabah are analysing a video showing a group of women stripping and dancing in the nude amid speculation that the two-minute ... Read more...

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Acupuncture and exercise benefit women with PCOS


February 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome ... Read more...

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