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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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British boy abducted from mall, raped


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A 14-year old boy was kidnapped by two men from a busy shopping mall in Manchester and then raped in a toilet at a department store, ... Read more...

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Flushing public funds: now, the Goa toilet story


June 9th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The Planning Commission has drawn flak for spending Rs.35 lakh on two toilets in its Yojana Bhavan headquarters. But when it comes to the 'economics of ... Read more...

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Two-fly limit for Beijing public loos


May 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Public toilets in Beijing must contain no more than two flies per stall, according to a bizarre new directive issued to washroom attendants, it was reported ... Read more...

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Men’s toilet ‘captured’ to mark International Women’s Day


March 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 7 (IANS) A group of plucky women marched and "captured" a men's public toilet on the eve of International Women's Day Wednesday to highlight the abysmal lack of ... Read more...

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Man smears feces on daughter’s mouth


February 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Enraged by her cries, a man in eastern China allegedly smeared feces on his 10-year-old daughter's mouth, a media report said Friday.The 30-year-old father went to ... Read more...

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Indian man killed for taking too long in toilet


January 30th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian man paid with his life when he kept ‘too long’ in the toilet at a slum in the country’s capital Mumbai. The 26-year-old was reportedly ... Read more...

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Judge visits slums over gangrape case (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A Delhi court judge hearing a gangrape case visited a slum cluster in north Delhi Thursday, a day before issuing her order in the mater.Additional ... Read more...

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Chandy now unveils one year action plan for development


November 17th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) After his 100-day programme launched soon after assuming office in May, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday unveiled a year-long plan of action, focussing on infrastructure ... Read more...

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India’s Sulabh gets top UN consultative status


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Recognizing Sulabh International's pioneering work in developing low-cost, environmental-friendly public toilet system, the United Nations has accorded its highest consultative status to the Indian NGO.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hefty donation for quake victims found in Japanese toilet


October 28th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An anonymous donor left 40 million yen ($526,000) in a toilet in the administrative building of the northern Japanese city of Hachinohe, media reports said ... Read more...

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Special law to adopt transgenders on the anvil


October 16th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Legal Services Authority is working on a special law to safeguard the interests and welfare of transgenders on the lines of Special Marriage Act, ... Read more...

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Debbie Harry was my first crush: George Michael


July 20th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Popular singer George Michael says his first crush was singer Debbie Harry when he was a teenager and it happened even before he realised he's gay.Michael, ... Read more...

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More bugs in your car steering wheel than on the public toilet seat: Study


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
The research found that while 80 bacteria prowl on each square inch of a toilet, almost 700 harmful bugs inhabit the interior of a car., reports the Daily Mail."While most of the ... Read more...

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Sulabh founder to address Cambridge University students


January 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) An Indian social activist campaigning for the rehabilitation of manual scavengers has been invited to interact with the students of Cambridge University.Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, ... Read more...

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Goa gets first air conditioned public toilet


January 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 8 (IANS) Goa's first air conditioned public toilet was Saturday installed at Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's legislative assembly constituency in Margao, 35 km from here. The toilet was built ... Read more...

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A district in India where everyone uses toilet


October 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Oct 18 (IANS) Satara district, famous for its lush green hill stations of Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani, now looks cleaner and, importantly, smells fresher, thanks to healthier toilet initiatives.The initiative by ... Read more...

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Lift buttons 40 times filthier than toilet seats


September 27th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A lift button swarms with nearly 40 times as many bacteria as a public toilet seat. A study carried out in hotels, restaurants, banks, offices and airports found 313 ... Read more...

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Citizens seek details of elected representatives’ spending


September 27th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) "A hue and cry is being made because of the dirty rooms in the Commonwealth Games Village, but no one is concerned about the filthy conditions that ... Read more...

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Elevator buttons ‘40 times dirtier than toilet seats’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Researchers have found that a typical elevator button harbours nearly 40 times as many germs as a public toilet seat.A study carried out in hotels, restaurants, banks, offices ... Read more...

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Feature: Television’s Naughty Gopika’s!


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Today is the day of our great, adorable and the naughtiest Lord Krishna. Making the Gopi's life havoc with his naughtiness was his great parade which is ... Read more...

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Angaadi Theru goes to Tollywood


August 26th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Vasantha Balan's Angaadi Theru won incredible laurels for bringing the realistic portrayals of problems faced by salespersons in showrooms. The film had a wonderful ... Read more...

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George Michael pleads guilty in drug case


August 24th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer George Michael has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and possessing cannabis. The "Careless Whisper" singer appeared in court where he admitted possessing cannabis when ... Read more...

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DiCaprio mobbed by fans in a loo


July 25th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was reportedly mobbed by fans in a toilet at a recent football game. The actor was watching the football World Cup quarterfinal game between Brazil ... Read more...

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Kiwi teachers in sex and porn shame


June 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), June 13 (ANI): Five teachers have been disciplined for offences ranging from sex with students to watching porn in a classroom.According to the New Zealand Herald, the Teachers' Council ... Read more...

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Four teenagers face 68 charges over rape of girl in Australia


May 19th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Four male teenagers in Melbourne have been charged with 68 counts of rape after they allegedly attacked a girl in a suburban public toilet block.According to the police, ... Read more...

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A $43,900 public toilet sparks debate in China


May 19th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) One may be mistaken for a luxury suite, but an air-conditioned lounge and a LED TV screen are some of the features of a public toilet in China. ... Read more...

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US engineers’ body lauds low-cost Indian toilet technology


May 18th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) A top American engineers' body has recognized the low-cost toilet technology developed by Indian NGO Sulabh International to improve community health, hygiene and environment in the ... Read more...

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Chinese man kills boy, 11, eats his brain of to cure epilepsy


March 19th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): In a shocking case, a Chinese man allegedly killed an 11-year-old boy and ate his brain, believing it would cure his epilepsy.A superstitious man, Wang Chaoxu, of Qixian ... Read more...

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Public toilet at freedom fighter memorial?


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 6 (IANS) Why has a toilet come up where revolutionary freedom fighter Khudiram Bose was cremated? A Bihar legislator wants to know, and the state government says it will get ... Read more...

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Fag-crazy Chinese men set bums on fire by lighting up in public toilet!


September 8th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 8 (ANI): Two Chinese men ended up putting their bums on fire, after they tried lighting up a cigarette in a public toilet.The two men from Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang ... Read more...

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Puri seer demands ban on ‘Kaminey’


August 28th, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Puri Shankaracharya Nishchalanand Saraswati Thursday demanded a ban on the Hindi film "Kaminey" for allegedly demeaning Lord Jagannath. The seer strongly objected to a scene in the ... Read more...

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When Robert Pattison was approached in public toilet by ‘alien’ fans!


August 17th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Actor Robert Pattison was dumbfounded when three female fans clad in alien outfits greeted him in a public toilet, it has emerged.The 'Twilight' star was apparently trying to ... Read more...

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Ask Brad


August 6th, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
For those of you who'd like to get their etiquette-related questions answered, Brad Pitt is here to help The 45 year old actor is ready to answer such questions in his new ... Read more...

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Kasab confesses to his role in 26/11 terror attacks (Lead)


July 20th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) In a dramatic twist in the ongoing 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks trial, Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab Monday confessed to his role in carrying out the ... Read more...

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