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Cleaniness freak Brad Pitt


September 18th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has become a clean-freak. He has turned his hand to household chores while fiancee, Angelina Jolie has been visiting a war zone."Brad ... Read more...

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Balki is a supportive homemaker: Gauri Shinde


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde, who is bringing the story of an Indian housewife battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish", feels ... Read more...

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A peek inside a crime don’s lair


September 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) In a narrow, congested bylane in south Mumbai's Saat Rasta area is the Dagdi Chawl headquarters of mafia boss Arun Gawli, sentenced to life for the ... Read more...

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Wife’s hugs, kisses reveal her love


August 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) If you are eager to figure out if your wife loves you or not and how much, the answers could be hidden in her hugs and ... Read more...

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Kids may be killing your marital joy


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) While many of us may feel parenthood brings an unforgettable joy in marital life, a British study says having children could ruin a couple's relationship after ... Read more...

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Assam moots law to stop officials from employing minors


June 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday said the government planned to enact a law to prevent employment of children below 18 years by public servants and ... Read more...

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Man killed over water in Uttar Pradesh


June 7th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A middle-aged man was killed over filling water from a municipality tap in an Uttar Pradesh town, police said.Yaseen Khan, 40, was filling water from a ... Read more...

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Briton beats wife for breaking slave, sex deal


June 5th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A 44-year-old Briton is facing jail after he savagely beat up his wife for breaking the rules of a bizarre slave and sex agreement they had ... Read more...

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Love your bahus, say telly moms-in-law


May 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Nasty kitchen politics and mean mothers-in-law have long been the core of woman-centric shows on telly. But Smita Bansal, Apara Mehta, Supriya Pilongakar and Indrani ... Read more...

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Midlife crisis could be linked with dementia


May 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) If you are overcome by a sense of hopelessness, especially during your mid or later life, it could be a sign that your are heading for ... Read more...

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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

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Wisdom indeed for modern times (IANS Book Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Amma's Advice: Traditional Wisdom for Modern Times"; Author: Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi; Konark Publishers; Pages 209, Price: Rs.3,500The subtitles to the book are appropriate as are the 73 crisp articles ... Read more...

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On the rise: Divorces under 25


December 29th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Twenty five-year-old Seema Sharma got married seven months ago and now she is fighting for a divorce in the court on grounds of mental and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jessica Parker is the boss at home


December 12th, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is the boss at home and says she feels that she should allow her husband Matthew Broderick to do more household ... Read more...

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Brain’s response to stress can predict dementia


November 10th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A memory stress test could make it easier to predict who has greater chances of developing dementia.Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR), with ... Read more...

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Inflation? What’s that, asks KBC’s only woman crorepati


November 8th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 8 (IANS) She could well be the only housewife in India who is not bothered by price rise. Rahat Taslim, who won the Rs.1 crore (RS.10 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moscow holds contest for grandmoms


November 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will hold Wednesday its first contest for grandmothers, Moscow Super-Babushka 2011, authorities said.A total of 105 women aged over 50 have put forward their ... Read more...

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Stress building up in ‘Bigg Boss’ house: Raageshwari


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Bickering and clashes are increasing in "Bigg Boss" and actress-singer Raageshwari Loomba, who is the latest to be evicted, says stress level is increasing with ... Read more...

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Girl child still victim of patriarchal mores


October 14th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Though social schemes seek to empower the girl child, India's patriarchal system continues to run the writ, according to voluntary organisation Plan India.Over 70 percent ... Read more...

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British mums don’t wish being called housewives


October 12th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Many modern-day mothers view it demeaning to be described as "housewives" and they rather prefer being called "stay at home mums", a study in Britain ... Read more...

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Farmer’s wife treated for rare brain disease


August 9th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The wintry morning of Dec 18, 2010, was just another day for Omwati Singh, a farmer's wife in Haryana's Ballabhgarh, when the 42-year-old woke up ... Read more...

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Kate not to employ housekeeper


June 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has shelved plans to hire a housekeeper as she has reportedly decided to do household chores with husband Prince William.The ... Read more...

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A shot in six months can keep knee surgery at bay


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) At the age of 46, Delhi-based homemaker Smita Awasthi found herself shuttling between hospitals, popping pills and visiting doctors on a daily basis to get ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Toddler drowns in bucket


April 27th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) A six-month-old baby died after she slipped off her cot and fell into a bucket of water while she was sleeping outside her house in Uttar ... Read more...

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Working Aussie women refusing to share workload at home


April 17th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 17 (ANI): Working women in Australia are refusing to share household chores because they think they do a better job, according to a new survey.It found 86 percent of ... Read more...

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Some career women still enjoy doing household chores


April 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 17 (IANS) Some career women in Australia still enjoy doing household chores, a study reveals.Over 600 career women in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne participated in the Wringing Out ... Read more...

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Mumbai homes rap up work for World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Children have been made to finish off homework early morning, dinners have already been cooked, all household chores have been hurried through -- families in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Abbas Parekh wins ‘Wife Bina Life’


March 13th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Abbas Parekh proved life is possible without a wife! The 36-year-old won Star Plus' reality show "Wife Bina Life", which challenged 10 men to take ... Read more...

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‘Spousonomics’ says economics is key to keeping marriage strong


March 10th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new book is offering tips on how to keep a marriage strong and its authors say that it is all possible through a close economic analysis.'Spousonomics', the ... Read more...

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Indian man with world’s largest family of 39 wives, 94 kids ready to marry again


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): An Indian man, from Mizoram, who has the largest family in the world with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren, says he's ready to marry again.Ziona Chana ... Read more...

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Indian man has world’s biggest family with 39 wives, 94 children, 33 grandchildren


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): An Indian man, from Mizoram, has the largest family in the world with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren.Ziona Chana and his family live in a 100-room, ... Read more...

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Taps run dry for third day in parts of Delhi


February 16th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) People in parts of the capital suffered from a water crunch for the third consecutive day Wednesday as supplies remained affected due to a high level ... Read more...

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‘Man treated daughter like slave for 11 years’


February 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A man treated one of his daughters like a Cinderella-slave for 11 years as he subjected her to a number of horrific abuses that included "pulling out her ... Read more...

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Maa Exchange: Housewives Archana And Sujata At Their Best


January 20th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Maa Exchange' is a reality based show on Sony Entertainment Television where the participants are two mothers from totally different walks of life and they exchange places with each other ... Read more...

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Average Brit couple argues 312 times a year


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the average Brit couple argues nearly every day - 312 times a year - mostly over the cleanliness of the house.Minor irritations ... Read more...

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