phobia

Panabakar forgot water phobia during ‘Piranha 3DD’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actress Danielle Panabakar was a hydrophobic, but that didn't affect her work during the shooting of "Piranha 3DD", set in a water park.Panabaker says she ... Read more...

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Fear of colour? Here’s how to cure it


April 8th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Remember Rizwan Khan of "My Name Is Khan"? Just like he panicked when he saw the colour yellow, there are people who suffer from chromatophobia ... Read more...

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(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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Congress has RSS phobia, says BJP (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Bhartatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the Congress was suffering from "RSS phobia" as it accuses fasting yoga guru Baba Ramdev of being backed ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Rahul Gandhi of exaggeration


May 18th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Dubbing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's claims on Bhatta Parsaul as exaggeration, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the Congress of kicking up ... Read more...

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‘Glee’ shooting halted, courtesy mouse


April 17th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) The shooting of "Glee' was halted after a terrified Lea Michele spotted a mouse.The brunette beauty who plays Rachel Berry in the musical TV show ... Read more...

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Stress hormone fights fear of heights


March 29th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Does the mere thought of climbing a ladder or peering over a cliff sets your heart racing and palms sweating? Worry not, for scientists have come to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Reveals Kanye West’s Phone Phobia


February 9th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an interesting piece of new for all the Kayne West fans. The American rapper never uses a phone. Yes this is something that the ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift Says Good Bye To Jake Gyllenhaal With 2010


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The much talked but never officially confirmed alliance between American country pop singer Taylor Swift and actor Jake Gyllenhaal has ended with the year 2010.Since the beginning, they looked like ... Read more...

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Brit girl’s life ruined by disorder that leaves her praying for dead animals


December 1st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A British teen has revealed that her life is in turmoil, as she cannot seem to stop counting and praying when she sees dead animals on the road.Suzannah ... Read more...

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Brit woman’s phobia for bananas has her splitting


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A woman in Britain is so terrified of bananas that every time she sees one or is near one she falls ill.Fran Dando, 21, of Hastings, East ... Read more...

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Denise Van Outen tackles her spider phobia for screen


August 14th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): 'Essex Girl' star Denise Van Outen has faced up to her fear of spiders by handling a tarantula for a part in a short film.She posed with the ... Read more...

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Sindh CM’s advisor accuses Pak media of suffering from “Zardari phobia”


August 13th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 13 (ANI): Adviser to Syed Qaim Ali Shah, the Sindh Chief Minister, Sharmila Farooqui, has alleged that Pakistan's media is suffering from "Zardari phobia."Accusing the media of maligning Zardari's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

First gay marriage in Argentina


July 31st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 30 (IANS/EFE) An actor and his agent sealed Friday their 30-year relationship and many years of struggle to have their rights acknowledged as they became the first same-sex couple ... Read more...

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Aamir may join Twitter at Big B’s behest (Film Snippets)


June 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan is considering joining micro-blogging site Twitter after megastar Amitabh Bachchan tried to persuade him to do so. "Met Jayaji and Amitji...for dinner in ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue’s wardrobe is without hanger


May 6th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Australian singer Kylie Minogue says she dislikes sound of clothes hanger as she has developed a phobia of it. "The problem is I hate putting things on hangers. ... Read more...

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The woman who can only have sex in open air!


March 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Danielle Vincely has a bizarre sexual phobia that prevents her from having sex indoors.The 24-year-old says her sexual claustrophobia ruins her love life as partners soon get ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Armed, unstable youth fights police trying to help him (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) A mentally unstable youth, who locked himself in a room in his house here Wednesday, on Friday continued to battle policemen trying to get him out for over ... Read more...

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Armed youth fights police trying to help him


February 19th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) A mentally unstable youth, who locked himself into a room in his house here Wednesday, continued to battle the policemen trying to get him out for over 24 ... Read more...

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Born again. 39-year-old to celebrate ‘fifth’ birthday Dec 26 (Five years after tsunami)


December 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Thirty-nine year old Raghupathy Vaidyanathan, an executive in a city-based software company, will celebrate his "fifth" birthday along with his wife and two children Dec ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lady Gaga was afraid of sex


December 7th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 07 (ANI): Lady Gaga has admitted that she has no confidence when it comes to men and that she feared sex in the past.The singer said that the songs in ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga was afraid of intimacy


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) British pop star Lady Gaga has claimed to have had a phobia of intimacy. The 23-year-old has said it was her relationship fear and several other phobias that led ... Read more...

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The Simpsons to celebrate record-breaking 20yrs on TV


December 6th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 06 (ANI): The Simpsons is set to complete 20 years on TV, a record breaking feat which makes it world's longest-running animated sitcom and prime-time US show.The cartoon comedy show ... Read more...

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Virtual reality to the rescue of nervous car drivers


November 30th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Goggles, similar to those worn by comic book superhero Cyclops of the X-Men, may help drivers overcome their road phobias by transporting them to a 3-D virtual world, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Paraskevidekatriaphobia & Friday the 13th superstitions


November 13th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the phobia of fear of the day when it is Friday also and the date is 13th. Friday the 13th occurs when the thirteenth ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Meet the Brit woman who is scared of veggies!


November 9th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 09 (ANI): A 22-year-old British student suffers from an unusual problem - she fears vegetables.Vicki Larrieux, from Portsmouth, gets panic stricken even if she sees a pea or sprout.The fear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gauahar Khan had an eventful childhood


November 2nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Newbie in Bollywood Gauahar Khan who will soon be making her debut with "Rocket Singh– Salesman of the year" had quite an eventful childhood. So many mishaps have happened with her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scarlett Johansson suffers from “crippling” stage fright


October 21st, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): American actress Scarlett Johansson has revealed that her dream of making an appearance on Broadway will have to be put on hold, as she suffers from "crippling" stage ... Read more...

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Symptoms of Fear


October 13th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A phobia is an excessive, enduring fear of objects or situations that interferes with a person's normal life and routine. Although people are logical beings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vince Vaughn hates mobile phones


October 7th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 07 (ANI): Vince Vaughn hates mobile phones and instead of carrying one he prefers to use it from the people present around him."The phone thing drives me crazy. Everyone is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

KKK contestants seeing BLUE


September 30th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
They are not suffering from any phobia but we are talking about the star cast of the up coming flick who will be seen soon in Khatron Ke Khiladi Level 2. ... Read more...

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Scared of sun, this man hasn’t stepped out for 25 years


September 9th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dhamtari (Chhattisgarh), Sep 9 (IANS) He hasn't stepped out of his house for 25 years. No, he isn't physically challenged. This 44-year-old man, who lives in a Chhattisgarh village, is ... Read more...

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Megan Fox counts guys who’ve seen her naked


September 1st, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IBNS
By Sumit SenguptaSep 1 (IBNS) Megan Fox is always revealing.She is very good at telling people a little more than they may want to know, including how she wishes she'd taken a ... Read more...

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Swiss science funland inspires India (With Images)


August 28th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Winterthur (Switzerland), Aug 28 (IANS) If science can be as much fun as you have here, maybe no Indian will have a phobia about it. That's why Indian officials have ... Read more...

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