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Forced disappearances negate humanity, says Pakistani daily


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Forced disappearances negate the very essence of humanity and cannot and should not be tolerated or justified, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday as a UN panel ... Read more...

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Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Marry Western thought with Chinese reality, says daily


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Western thought has to be combined with China's reality to produce a positive impetus, said a state-run Chinese daily that described the westernization of the country ... Read more...

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Training important, not necessary: Ridhima Sud


July 4th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Her acting skills were honed under the tutelage of Lary Moss, who even mentored Hollywood biggie Leonardo Di Caprio. Yet, actress Ridhima Sud, who ... Read more...

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Drive to save British kids from online sex


March 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) British parents may have to "opt in" to watch pornography online in a bid to protect their children from seeing indecent images.Tory MP Claire Perry wants ... Read more...

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AIDS victim’s kin to get money from state


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to give a one-time assistance of Rs.1 lakh to the next kin or relatives of those who die of AIDS.Assam Health ... Read more...

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‘Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close’ tugs at the heartstrings (IANS Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"; Cast: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow; Director: Stephen Daldry; Rating: *** 1/2Only a parent of a child we call ... Read more...

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I am not a good actor: Hrithik Roshan


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 23 (IANS) He is one of the most sought after male leads in Bollywood but Hrithik Roshan still doesn't consider himself as a good actor."I am not ... Read more...

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Republican animosity grinding government to a halt: Obama


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding the government to a halt over personal animosity toward him - as well as an inability ... Read more...

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Bald and beautiful: Women take the bold cut (Feature)


November 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It has been called the richest ornament of women. In some Indian cultures, it still is a decisive factor while pinning down on a ... Read more...

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People more generous, sociable in green surroundings


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A walk in a park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon -- it makes you more generous and sociable too."Through the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Unknown’ - Well known and cliche riddled


April 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Unknown"; Cast: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Aidan Quinn Director: Jaume Collet-Serra; Rating: **1/2Though there are indeed not many unknown things about this film - the audience has not lost their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Eagle’ fails to take flight (IANS Film Review)


March 26th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: The Eagle; Director: Kevin Macdonald; Actors: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland; Rating: **1/2Films once pandered to the simplistic black and white notion where good battles bad, and nad ... Read more...

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‘X-Factor’ is beyond the mediocracy of talent shows: Sonu Nigam


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Singer-composer Sonu Niigaam, who will be judging a show after six years, says he agreed to be part of Sony's music reality show "X-Factor" because he feels ... Read more...

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‘No Strings Attached’ bound by a string of cliche (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "No Strings Attached"; Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline; Director: Ivan Reitman; Rating: **The world has gone through a drastic change in its value system. ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil atom-thick graphene patchwork ‘quilts’


January 6th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists at the Cornell University have revealed atomic-resolution details of what graphene 'quilts' look like.They found that graphene develops in pieces that resemble patchwork quilts. These patches meet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Vismaya Pranaya’ makes you want to walk out midway (Kannada Film Review)


January 1st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Vismaya Pranaya"; Cast: Mayuri Saini, Kavya Sri, Ravi, Raj Sagar, Sathyajit, Hema Choudhary and others; Director: Mohan Mallepalli; Producer: Ravi and Mayuri Saini; Music: Martuthi Mirajkar; Rating: *"Vismaya Pranaya", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rihanna Does Not Want To Be Labeled As A Weakling!


November 29th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In an interview to Contact music, Rihanna has added “People has certain notions about me which are baseless, they know me to be aggressive and quite defensive, on the contrary, I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Have we become obsessed with physical beauty?


November 25th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): "You are beautiful on the inside" has no meaning whatsoever in today's world, where every judgment is made in a moment - depending on how beautiful one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rich people have trouble reading emotions


November 24th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Rich people have trouble reading emotions because they can solve most of their problems without taking others' help, says a new study.University of California, San Francisco, researchers ... Read more...

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India has no threat from China: Pallam Raju


September 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju on Monday dispelled notions of insecurity along the areas bordering China, and asserted India has no threat ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Katy Perry loves everything ‘English’


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Singer Katy Perry is madly in love with her English-actor boyfriend Russell Brand (star from "Get Him to The Greek' fame). The "Teenage dream' singer is ... Read more...

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Cherie had an ‘incredible instinct’ for offending people, says Tony Blair


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed in his memoirs that wife Cherie had an 'incredible instinct' for offending people, especially the powerful ones.Blair sought to dispel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Leona Lewis Too Heartbroken To Continue With Her Tour


July 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The break up with long time boyfriend has left Leona Lewis distraught. The heart broken singer of the ‘The Bleeding Love’ has decided ... Read more...

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What does a 21st century man really want?


July 21st, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): The modern man is a combination on the one hand, "old-school" values such as homer, loyalty and hard work and, on the other hand, a more contemporary set ... Read more...

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Table bill to check honour killings: Brinda Karat


July 10th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday demanded that the Central Government should take a firm decision for a separate law on 'honour ... Read more...

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HRD team visits Kolkata school to probe student’s suicide


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A team from the human resource development (HRD) ministry Wednesday visited the La Martiniere school in Kolkata to review a case of alleged suicide by a student after ... Read more...

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Arizona immigration law could lead to racial profiling: Clinton


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 2 (ANI): US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said the passage of a controversial immigration enforcement law in Arizona could lead to racial profiling.Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed ... Read more...

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Cheated women take revenge by smashing partners’ cars


April 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 28 (ANI): Women are more likely than men to seek revenge if they found out their partner was cheating on them, with 10 percent of angered females targeting their ... Read more...

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Obama slams controversial Arizona immigration bill over ‘racial profiling’ fears


April 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Apr 24(ANI): Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed a controversial immigration Bill into state law, which U.S. President Barack Obama said could violate people's civil rights.The Bill, which will take ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dreaming is the brain’s way of learning


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A new research has offered more evidence for some long-held notions that sleep and dreams boost learning.According to researchers of the study, people who take a nap and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pune police launch massive combing operation


February 18th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pune Police launched a massive combing operation in various hotels, lodges and guest houses in the city Thursday as part of the probe into the Feb 13 ... Read more...

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Priyanandan’s ‘Sufi Paranja Katha’ set to release Friday


February 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) Priyanandan's controversial Malayalam film "Sufi Paranja Katha" is all set to release Friday after getting a green signal from a court. Prakash Bare, the lead actor and co-producer ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court orders 26/11 anti-terror case against Saeed to be disposed-off


October 12th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.12 (ANI): The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered the case against Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind behind the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, to be disposed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Secret behind Shakira’s wiggling belly - flipping coin!


September 30th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Shakira reckons she learned her mind-boggling moves from flipping a coin with her stomach muscles.The Colombian stunner said: "You just have to roll that belly... I used ... Read more...

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