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Human belly button harbours 1,400 bug strains


July 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on 1,400 strains of bacteria lurking in the much overlooked part of our anatomy - the navel. North Carolina State University's Belly Button ... Read more...

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Bipasha gets bolder, gets navel pierced


July 4th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who recently broke-up with long-time beau, actor John Abraham, took a bold decision to get her navel pierced - a wish she ... Read more...

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Tummy tuck patient in Lyon, France discovers scissors in her stomach


February 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who underwent a tummy tuck operation in Lyon got the shock of her life when she discovered that the surgeon was careless enough to leave ... Read more...

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Malay-Sikh trainee offered to shift camp over ‘cutting hair while asleep’ allegations


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 (ANI): The Indian-origin Sikh boy, who created a controversy by alleging that his hair was cut off while he was asleep at a National Service (NS) training camp ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Malay-Sikh serviceman’s ‘cutting hair while asleep’ claims


January 19th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (ANI): Malaysian Defence Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reportedly ordered officials to investigate the claims made by a Sikh national service trainee that his hair was cut ... Read more...

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Malaysian minister orders probe in Sikh trainee’s hair cut


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Malaysian Defence Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has ordered a probe into a claim of a Sikh trainee of the National Service that his hair was cut while ... Read more...

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Tapasee’s Navel Draws The Ire Of Censor Board


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A scene from upcoming Telugu film ‘Vasthadu Naa Raju’ was met with disapproval from the censor board of the country since the particular shot revealed a little too much of ... Read more...

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Lady GaGa Steps Out In Gravity – Defying Shoes Teamed With Revealing Dress


December 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lady GaGa seems to be in love with footwear without heels. In Milan, too, when the singer was seen entering and leaving the Mi Officine Meccaniche Recording Studios, she was wearing ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers need to stop navel gazing and turn poor form around: Roebuck


November 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.6 (ANI): After being handed out a one-day series lost for the first time on Australian soil by Sri Lanka, the Australian cricket team would do well to heed legendary cricketer ... Read more...

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Oz man’s record-breaking collection of ‘belly button fluff ‘ in 26 years


October 25th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): An Aussie librarian has entered the Guinness Book of Records for collecting 22.1 grams of 'belly button fluff ' over 26 years.Graham Barker from Perth has saved 22.1 ... Read more...

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18 women claim NYPD cop illegally strip-searched them


September 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 24 (ANI): A NYPD narcotics detective is facing departmental trial over allegations that he illegally strip-searched 18 women in Brooklyn.However, he has brushed away the claims calling them all ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole sizzles in her 2011 official calendar pics


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Cheryl Cole is looking sizzling hot in the pictures for her 2011 official calendar.The first picture shows the 'Girls Aloud' babe looking tutu fruity in ... Read more...

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Hindus feel US Conference of Catholic Bishops ridicules Hinduism in “Eat Pray Love” review


August 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 18 (ANI): Hindus have expressed disappointment over treatment of Hinduism concepts and symbols by US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) while reviewing Oscar winner Julia Roberts starrer "Eat Pray ... Read more...

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Release Date Of ‘Battleship’ Pushed Ahead


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Universal pictures have postponed the release date of the upcoming film Battleship by a week. The action, fantasy film which was earlier scheduled to release ... Read more...

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Wife takes back Mark Owen


April 24th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): English singer Mark Owen has been taken back by his wife Emma Ferguson after he cheated on her, it has emerged.His wife has given the 38-year-old singer another ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks gather to see the life cycle of their 17th spiritual leader


January 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 4 (ANI): Buddhist monks converged at Bodh Gaya here to witness a musical play depicting the life cycle of Karmapa Ujjain Trinela Dorjee, their 17th spiritual leader.A ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks pray for world peace in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya (Bihar) Nov 21 (ANI): Buddhist monks from various parts of the globe offered prayers for world peace here.Scores of monks participated in the prayers that began under the ... Read more...

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Bizarre tattoos on MJ’s head, lips, eyes: autopsy report


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Michael Jackson's face was disfigured with bizarre tattoos on his lips, scalp and around his eyes, reveals his autopsy report that also gives details of the many ... Read more...

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Now, Brits told to wear ‘Burkinis’ in pools


August 16th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Some swimming pools in Britain are imposing a Muslim dress code under which swimmers, including non-Muslims, have been told to cover themselves up in 'Burkinis' if they want ... Read more...

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Karolina Kurkova expecting first child with fiance Archie Drury


July 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Czech supermodel Karolina Kurkova is six months pregnant with fiance Archie Drury's child.Drury is a former Marine and Scientologist who made the documentary "Voices of Iraq"."The couple ... Read more...

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Oz navy’s recruitment woes after sex-for-cash betting scandal


July 7th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 7 (ANI): The spokesperson of the Australian Navy has admitted that the HMAS Success scandal could harm future recruitment efforts of the country's navel forces.Rear Admiral Steven Gilmore - head ... Read more...

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Gazing at belly buttons can land you your ideal love mate


January 31st, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): It has often been cited as a textbook example of a useless body part, but if a scientist is to be believed, belly button beauty may play ... Read more...

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Monks in Bodh Gaya offer special prayer for world peace


January 28th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bodh Gaya, Jan 28 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhist monks converged at Bodh Gaya on Tuesday to offer ''Nigma Monlam Puja'', a ritual of special prayers for universal peace. Lama Buddhist monks from ... Read more...

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Equus makers show Daniel Radcliffe naked in promos despite promising not to do so


December 29th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): The ongoing economic crisis showed its impact on the producers of Broadways Equus when they broke their promise that lead actor Daniel Radcliffes full monty would ... Read more...

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Second conjoined Brit twin dies following separation surgery


December 27th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Conjoined twin Faith Williams passed away to be with her sister, Hope, on Christmas Day, three weeks after a separation surgery.The tiny girls had been born to ... Read more...

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Stressed Kate Moss going to Thailand for Christmas break?


December 16th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): It looks like 2008 has been a hectic year for Kate Moss, for the stunner is feeling the strain at the moment and is embarking on a ... Read more...

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Brit teen prepares to become world’’s youngest mother of conjoined twins


November 23rd, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Despite the medical risks involved, a British teenager has expressed her optimism at becoming the world''s youngest mother of conjoined twins.Laura Williams, 18, decided to continue her ... Read more...

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Buddhists hold Krodhi-Kali prayers in Bodh Gaya


November 21st, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Nov 21 (ANI): Thousands of Buddhists from across the world congregated at Bodh Gaya for Krodhi-Kali ceremony for world peace on Thursday. Nuns and monks attired in the traditional Buddhist costumes ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist led team perform world’’s first paediatric robotic bladder reconstruction


November 21st, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): In a first of its kind surgery, a team led by an Indian origin scientist has performed a new robotic-assisted bladder-reconstruction method to treat a 10-year-old Chicago ... Read more...

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Japanese brewers targeting women to boost sales


July 27th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, July 27 (ANI): Major Japanese brewers are turning to women in bid to overcome sluggish sales of alcoholic beverages.Kirin Brewery Co, has recruited female employees to develop cocktails tailored for ... Read more...

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The poor sell kidneys for quick buck in Filipino organ trade


June 22nd, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Girlie Linao Manila, June 22 (DPA) Nilda Reyes winced as she lifted a chair to give to a customer in her small neighbourhood store that is also her home in Manila's slum ... Read more...

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DIY piercings putting young Brit womens health at risk


June 13th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Experts have warned that young Brit women are putting their health at risk with do-it-yourself body piercings, or by asking friends or relatives to conduct them.Doctors ... Read more...

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Malaysian artistes fear curbs in opposition-ruled states


March 28th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 (IANS) The Malaysian Artistes' Association (Karyawan) has expressed fear for the local arts and entertainment industry following the formation of new governments in five states by opposition parties ... Read more...

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Need for communal rituals might have led to the rise of civilization


March 10th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Reseacrh work regarding a large 11,000-year-old ceremonial center at Gobekli Tepe ("navel hill") in Turkey by archaeologists has suggested that it was the need for communal rituals that ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell discharged from Brazilian hospital


March 1st, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 1 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been released from the Brazilian hospital where she underwent abdominal surgery.The 37-year-old British ramp queen underwent a surgery on 23 rd Feb for ... Read more...

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