Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)

July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

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Mentally ill prone to poor teeth

September 2nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) People suffering from severe mental illnesses are thrice as likely to lose their teeth because of poor oral health as compared to that of the general ... Read more...

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I support the judge’s decision: Lohan

May 12th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan says she "supports" the sentence that has been imposed on her after pleading no contest in a misdemeanour theft case.Judge Sautner ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews concerned at dismantling plan of Roma settlements in Rome

September 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 4 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have strongly criticized Italy for reported dismantling plan of Roma (Gypsy) settlements in Rome.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent ... Read more...

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Oz Labour candidate Tony Abbott challenged to boxing match

August 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 7 (ANI): Aussie Labour candidate Tony Abbott has been challenged by opposition leader Hugh Zochling for a charity-boxing match.The match will be staged in the electorate to raise awareness for ... Read more...

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115 mn widows live in poverty: Loomba Foundation study

June 30th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 30 (IANS) At least 245 million women around the world have been widowed with India alone accounting for 42.4 million. And more than 115 million widows live in ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg announces appointment of new Commissioner of Homeless Services

April 20th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday the appointment of Seth Diamond to lead the New York City Department of Homeless Services, the Office of the Mayor ... Read more...

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My first sexual experience was at 11: Sarkozy’s father

March 28th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London/Paris, March 28 (IANS) Pal Sarkozy, father of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has admitted in a new book that he had his first sexual experience with his nanny when he was 11. Pal, ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s first Christmas album feeds over a million people

December 25th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bob Dylan released his first Christmas album ever- Christmas in the Heart- in the first week of December.Christmas In The Heart will be the 47th album from Bob Dylan, and follows ... Read more...

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Stevie Wonder appointed UN Messenger of Peace

December 4th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Legendary singer Stevie Wonder has landed a special position in the United Nations.The 'Superstition' hitmaker has been appointed 'Messenger of Peace' by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.The 59-year-old American ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie, Joel Madden inaugurate new LA playground

October 24th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Socialite Nicole Richie and her partner Joel Madden have inaugurated a new playground in Los Angeles.The couple created the Richie-Madden Foundation in 2007 to raise money for ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe to support troubled teens

September 24th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is doing his bit for troubled teenage kids by supporting a U.K charity which helps solve youngsters' problems.The 20-year-old actor is backing Get ... Read more...

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Dog lost for nine years reunited with owner

July 30th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 30 (DPA) A mongrel called Muffy has a tale to tell a Hollywood agent might open a cheque book for, an Australian animal welfare group said Thursday. The heartwarming story began ... Read more...

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Tweet charity: Jackman’s $100,000 Twitter pledge

April 15th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hugh Jackman is now using Twitter for philanthrophic purposes, after last week's bungle when he renamed the Opera House the "Opera Center".Early on Wednesday, the Wolverine star wrote on Twitter: "I ... Read more...

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US library bans ‘offensive bodily odours’ from entering!

April 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): An American library has banned people with 'offensive bodily odours' from using its facilities.Because of an increase in homelessness along with the winter weather, large numbers of people ... Read more...

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Children from Afghanistan found in Rome manhole

April 4th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (DPA) Italian police inspecting a manhole at a railway station in Rome have discovered 24 children from Afghanistan living in makeshift shelter of cardboard and blankets. Officials believe the children, ... Read more...

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Marianne Faithfulls life to be turned into film

March 14th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The life of singer Marianne Faithfull, the real wild girl of rock, is to be told in a film.At a time of her life, Faithfull, who once ... Read more...

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HRCP asks India-Pakistan to de-escalate rising war fears

January 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.4 (ANI): While international diplomatic efforts are on to tone down tensions between India and Pakistan, civil society in both countries has urged de-escalation to stem rising war fears. The Human ... Read more...

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Orphan urchin boy acting in a Tamil movie

October 31st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Arun K. Kannan Chennai, Oct.31 (ANI): For the first time in Indian cinema, a real life urchin will be seen on the big screen playing a major role in a Tamil ... Read more...

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Stress looming from credit crisis costing NHS over PS2bn a year

October 26th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Stress looming from global financial crisis, has cost NHS more than 2 billion pounds a year, according to a new report.Treating health problems arising out of ... Read more...

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Homelessness hits students in Jamia Nagar

October 6th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Fear continues to strike roots in Delhi's Muslim majority Jamia Nagar. Landlords fearful of being linked to the bombings in Delhi are refusing to rent out homes ... Read more...

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Britain’s Big Issue magazine to be launched in India

July 19th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Big Issue, Britain's popular magazine for the homeless, will launch its India edition by the end of the year. According to magazine co-founder John Bird, it will initially ... Read more...

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Now, Christians in UK offered mobile ‘prayer alerts’!

May 4th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): All the techno-savy Brit Christians heres a new holy treat for you crowd-sourced prayer arranged via mobile phones.A new service in the UK is using SMS messages ... Read more...

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Sean Penn fighting Iraq war, poverty, homelessness - all from a bus

April 26th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Sean Penn has come up with a slightly different way to fight for causes, like the war in Iraq, poverty, homelessness and saving the environment a bus.The ... Read more...

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