Mamata Banerjee: A study in contrast (One year of Mamata)

May 20th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's car still stops at all traffic signals, she still lives in a single-storey house in a dingy lane, and wears her trademark cotton ... Read more...

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Iranian actress not to receive lashes

October 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 29 (IANS/AKI) Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr, who was sentenced to 90 lashes after appearing in an Australian movie, has been released from a prison in her country, human ... Read more...

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Kids now don’t know practical things

September 27th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Modern day children do not know simple practical lessons like how to read a map, tie a knot or use a compass like their parents knew ... Read more...

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Pregnant Kate Hudson spotted in see-through dress for theatre night out

May 2nd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): Pregnant Kate Hudson has once again proved that she is not shy when it comes to her sartorial style.The actress lit up Broadway in a vivid ensemble. ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain plans to go home

April 18th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan's run-away wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is planning to return to his homeland Sunday from London after withdrawing his application for asylum in Britain.Zulqarnain had filed ... Read more...

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Amanda Holden poses as nude Marilyn Monroe in new shoe campaign

April 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Actress Amanda Holden has posed as a naked Marilyn Monroe for a new footwear campaign.Holden, 40, who is the lone female judge on 'Britain's Got Talent', was photographed ... Read more...

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Brits rate Bacon sandwiches as their favorite tasty pleasure

March 15th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that a bacon sandwich hits the spot of the most delightful taste sensation like nothing else.Britons were asked to rate the foods that ... Read more...

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Pregnant Posh can’t get enough of marmalade

January 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Soccer star David Beckham's wife Victoria has developed an intense pregnancy craving - for marmalade.The singer-turned-fashion designer is enjoying lashings of the orange preserve in sandwiches and ... Read more...

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Runaway Pak wicketkeeper Zulqarnain runs out of money in UK

January 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20(ANI): Runaway Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, who stunned one and all by fleeing the team hotel in Dubai hours before the final one-day international against South Africa last year, has ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay’s cookbook named worst of 2010 for unhealthy recipes

December 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): TV chef Gordon Ramsay's cookbook has been voted worst of the year for its unhealthy recipes.The food in the book 'Gordon Ramsay's World Kitchen: Recipes from the F-Word' ... Read more...

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“Troubled players’ messiah” English village team keen to recruit Pak keeper Zulqarnain

November 12th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): An English village cricket team- famous for offering support to players with off-field problems- has expressed its desire to recruit the troubled Pakistani wicketkeeper, Zulqarnain Haider, for the ... Read more...

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Compelling evidence of war crimes in Iraq: Wikileaks (Lead)

October 23rd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Revealing another 400,000 classified US military documents, whistle-blower WikiLeaks has indicated "compelling evidence of war crimes" and a "systematic sectarian cleansing" that led to the mass killing of ... Read more...

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‘Compelling evidence of war crimes’ in leaked Iraq documents

October 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Celebrated whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has published some 400,000 classified military documents from the war in Iraq indicating what it calls "compelling evidence of war crimes", a ... Read more...

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‘Desi Food Truck’ tickling many a palate in the Big Apple

August 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): Do you crave for Indian food in the streets of New York? The 'Desi Food Truck' is the answer to your home-food woes.Down the Fifth Avenue and ... Read more...

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Pregnant Widow Flogged and Executed Publicly By Taliban for Alleged Adultery

August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pregnant widow was publicly flogged by the Taliban with 200 lashings and then executed by being shot three times in the head and chest for ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart takes up punk role in ‘The Runaways’

June 14th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 14 (ANI): 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart is playing the role of a punk singer in new movie 'The Runaways'.'The Runaways', which is about four young teenage girls who leave home ... Read more...

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Gabon votes to replace late leader Bongo

August 31st, 2009 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 31 (DPA) Gabon went to the polls Sunday in an election expected to continue the family dynasty of Omar Bongo, who ran the oil-producing nation for over 41 years until ... Read more...

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Hailey Glassman Interview: “Jon And Her Plus Controversies”

August 18th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
Hailey Glassman is finally coming out of the shell and emerging in the eye of the public to clear her tarnished image; she's decided she has taken enough of the media lashings. ... Read more...

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Now, retired Oz all rounder Law throws in hat to give England Ashes glory!

August 14th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Surrey, Aug 14 (ANI): Retired Australian all rounder Stuart Law has said that he would be a better option to save England's Ashes campaign in the fifth and final test match to ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof strips to become lingerie brand Miss Ultimo’s face

May 10th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): British socialite Peaches Geldof does not care a hoot what her father Irish singer Sir Bob Geldof thinks of her latest escapade as a top model for lingerie ... Read more...

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My kids get tongue lashings too, says Gordon Ramsay

April 5th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Brit chef Gordon Ramsay has revealed that even his kids are not spared from his legendary tongue-lashing.Ramsay, 42, himself admitted that he had on one occasion screamed at ... Read more...

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Scary Spice turns burlesque babe for spicy lingerie

March 11th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown has shown her raunchy side as a burlesque babe for the latest underwear from lingerie giant Ultimo.The stunner, a.k.a. Scary Spice, stripped ... Read more...

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”9 minute butt-lift” miracle cream to hit market shelves in UK

March 5th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A miracle cream which claims to destroy cellulite in nine minutes will go on sale in the UK this week. The serum, which is worth 68 dollars, is ... Read more...

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Keira Knightly loves Indian curry

February 7th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Hollywood actress Keira Knightly has revealed that shes a die-hard fan of Indian curry.For the 23-year-old actress the idea of a perfect night in is lashings of ... Read more...

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Mediterranean man Baghdatis hooked to lamb (Australian Open notebook)

January 22nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (DPA) The Australian Open diet of Marcos Baghdatis's choice certainly breaks a few training rules with the Cypriot unable to resist lashings of Greek food.Team Baghdatis has visited a ... Read more...

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Hardline Muslim preacher in the UK calls for Islamic-amputation and lashings

July 14th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London , July 14 (ANI): An extremist Muslim preacher in the UK has reportedly called for Islamic-like punishments in the country, suggesting amputation of hands of thieves and lashing those who ... Read more...

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Rights groups denounce treatment of migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

July 8th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jakarta, July 8 (DPA) Saudi Arabia should implement labour, immigration and criminal justice reforms to protect domestic workers from serious human rights abuses that in some cases amount to slavery, Human Rights ... Read more...

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Morning cup of coffee has enough calories as your breakfast

January 25th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has found that a cup of coffee every day contains a fifth of your daily-recommended calories.Which? a consumer group conducted a test and found that ... Read more...

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Barrymore turns to old Hollywood glamour for new role

November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin

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