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Fatty diet during pregnancy may cause cancer in offspring


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Uddhav says Digvijay is mad, never mind what granddad wrote


September 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Stung by Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that Maharashtra's Thackeray family originally hailed from Bihar, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray hit back Thursday, saying ... Read more...

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Promiscuity, divorce, separation gripping Britons


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A senior Church of England bishop has warned that promiscuity, separation and divorce have assumed "epidemic" proportions in Britain.Rt. Rev Richard Chartres said it as he ... Read more...

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Where was Charlie Chaplin born?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British intelligence officers found no record of Charlie Chaplin's birth when they probed him over over suspected Soviet ties, secret files have revealed.The mystery of the ... Read more...

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Schreiber heading back to TV


December 1st, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor Liev Schreiber is returning to the small screen after four years with a new show about a professional fixer.The 44-year-old, popularly known for his role ... Read more...

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Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes: TRAI


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

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Jackman all praises for new ‘Wolverine’ film


October 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman believes the new "Wolverine" movie will be a simpler story than 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and a great tribute to the character."I think ... Read more...

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Earth’s birth: Inert gases provide clues


September 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Inert gases trapped inside Earth's interior provide clues into the processes responsible for its birth and the evolution of oceans and atmosphere, a new study says."Our ... Read more...

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New tool can ensure better safety on planes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed an instrument for fine tuning an airplane's digital flight-data recorder or "black box" so that it can pre-empt crashes and ensure greater safety ... Read more...

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Salman in Hema Malini’s ‘Tell Me O Khuda’


July 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has agreed to be a part of Hema Malini's directorial venture "Tell Me Oh Khuda"."Salman Khan has been very gracious ... Read more...

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Forest trees retain memories of their origin


July 12th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) Trees may not be all that different from humans when it comes to certain memories about their origins. And they could, therefore, respond to stress situations ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

15 Indians held for trying to steal a disused railway line in Malaysia


May 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (ANI): Twenty-six thieves, including 15 Indian nationals, have been arrested while cutting a disused railway line near the former Subang International Airport in Malaysia.Malaysian police believe that ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman not giving up on his second ‘Wolverine’ movie


March 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Hugh Jackman has spoken out to allay fears that his second 'Wolverine' movie is in trouble, claiming it is still on track to be made.The project was thrown ... Read more...

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Relics from 3,000 B.C. displayed in UAE


March 30th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 30 (IANS/WAM) An exhibition of over 200 ancient treasures dating to 3,000 B.C. are being exhibited in Abu Dhabi.The relics from the British Museum's Middle East collection ... Read more...

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How women fend off domestic violence


February 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A woman's arsenal of defences for resisting violence critically depends on her position within the family and community, according to a new study."Women's resistance is often conceptualised only ... Read more...

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UAE warns against selling diseased animals


February 12th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has warned livestock traders against selling or trading in diseased or feeble animals. The ministry of environment and water, in a circular, has warned against ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman ordered to have 6,000 calorie diet for new movie


February 4th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Mail has reported that “Wolverine” star, Hugh Jackman, is eating himself up for his next role in the movie.The film’s director, Darren Aronofsky, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hugh Jackman Goes On 6,000 Calorie Diet Each Day For Wolverine Role


February 4th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian star Hugh Jackman is doing all it takes to make sure that his upcoming installment of 'Wolverine' is nothing but the best. The handsome hunk ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman ‘eating 6,000 calories a day’ for new ‘Wolverine’ film


February 4th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has revealed that he is on a high-calorie diet in preparation for the next installment of his hit film franchise, 'Wolverine'.His director Darren Aronofsky ... Read more...

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‘Homeless man with Golden Voice’ Ted Williams ditches rehab


January 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Ted Williams, the homeless man with the 'golden voice', has abruptly left a rehabilitation facility against the advice of his doctors.TMZ reports that Williams, who voluntarily sought ... Read more...

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America faces new drug problem in the form of ‘bath salts’


January 25th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): America is facing a new drug problem in the form of bath salts that are being sold under names like 'Ivory Wave', 'White Lightning' and 'Hurricane Charlie'.But they ... Read more...

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Rare Shakespeare folio goes on display at Durham University


January 16th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): The Shakespeare First Folio, which was stolen in 1998, is being displayed at an exhibition in Durham University.Visitors to the exhibition at the new Wolfson Gallery at the ... Read more...

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Lift an 80-kg stone ball to prove your worth in Karachi


December 28th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 28 (IANS) Can you lift an 80 kg ball of stone? Well, if you can't, better stay clear of an unusual lifting competition in this Pakistani city where a failure ... Read more...

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Schreiber gets ticket for wearing flip flops on scooter


December 28th, 2010 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) "The Manchurian Candidate" actor Liev Schreiber was given an unwanted Christmas present by the police in Sydney on Christmas Eve when he was handed a traffic ticket for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamilians greeted on upcoming Pongal


December 26th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 26 (ANI): Well known Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent early greetings to Tamilians world over on Pongal festival, praying for their happiness, peace, and prosperity.In a release in ... Read more...

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LHC to be run for an extra yr to find the Higgs particle


December 11th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists at CERN are planning to run the Large Hadron Collider for an extra year in order to find the Higgs particle - part of the mechanism ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook denies ‘paedophiles’ are behind cartoon profile campaign


December 7th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has denied rumours that paedophiles are behind the cartoon profile campaign.The campaign, which has been actively gaining momentum in the past month, ... Read more...

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Amnesty International urges Malaysia to stop caning ‘epidemic’


December 6th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 6(ANI): Human rights group Amnesty International has said that caning is a form of judicial punishment, and in Malaysia, has reached "epidemic" proportions, and should be banned.According to ... Read more...

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‘The Social Network’ got basic things wrong, says Facebook founder


December 6th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 6 (ANI): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who unveiled changes to member profile pages on Sunday, said the movie 'The Social Network' got basic things wrong about the origins of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP wants government to ratify UN convention against graft


December 4th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Accusing the government of delaying the ratification of the UN Convention against Corruption, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded that steps should be taken to ... Read more...

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Gulaal…A Gifted Girl From Kutch: The New Offering By Star Plus


November 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Gulaal' is a story set in the parched village of Talsagra in Kutch and its rival village Rashipur. 'Gulaal' as the name suggests is a character who fills colors in villagers ... Read more...

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Huge Jackman’s X-Men spin-off titled ‘The Wolverine’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): Director Darren Aronofsky has revealed the official title for Hugh Jackman's solo spin-off of the X-Men franchise.Aronofsky said the title of the film would be 'The Wolverine', ... Read more...

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Katrina responds to Deepika’s ‘passport’ taunt


November 15th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has said there was nothing special in her passport, after fellow actress Deepika Padukone joked that she would like to have a look ... Read more...

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50-yr-old Mexican woman gives birth to gay son’s baby


November 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A fifty-year-old Mexican woman has given birth to a child whose biological father is her gay son.The woman, whose name has been withheld, decided to offer her womb ... Read more...

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