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‘Sound levels in ICUs exceed WHO limits’


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) Tending to the seriously ill in intensive care units (ICUs) requires pin-drop silence, but current noise levels there ranged between 51-55 dB which is comparable to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brand, Halliwell bond over yoga


August 29th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand and singer Geri Halliwell, who are rumoured to be dating each other, reportedly bonded big time while practising yoga.Halliwell, 40, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scorsese faces lawsuit for delayed project


August 24th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Director Martin Scorsese is facing a lawsuit for not helming a project that he agreed to do 22 years ago.The lawsuit has been filed by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rehabilitate Pakistani Hindus, demands BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday demanded the government rehabilitate the Hindus who have arrived in India from Pakistan.Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Daughter pays tribute to Whitney Houston


August 10th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has paid tribute to her on her 49th birth anniversary.The 19-year-old took to Twitter to express her feelings ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Stewart families shocked by cheating


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart's families were left shocked, when the actress admitted about her affair with "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian football to pay tribute to flood victims


July 9th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A minute's silence is to be observed ahead of Monday's first round of football matches in the Russian second tier in honour of the 171 ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets jail for torching his house


July 5th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges, a former player for Bayern Munich, was sentenced Wednesday to three years and nine months in jail for intentionally burning ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese teacher sacked for sexual misconduct


June 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bayern Munich signs Wolfsburg striker Mandzukic


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 28 (IANS) German club Wolfsburg have agreed on a transfer for striker Mario Mandzukic to join Bayern Munich until 2016.The Croatian international will travel to Munich in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Missing engineer’s wife questions Nitish Kumar’s silence


June 26th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The wife of Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has been missing since he was allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Tuesday questioned the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prachi wants to be paired with Devgn on screen


June 26th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Prachi Desai says Ajay Devgn has an aura about him and she would like to be paired with the actor in a film."I have done ... Read more...

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Refugees in our own country: Kashmiri pandits


June 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced out of the Kashmir Valley, gathered at Jantar Mantar here Wednesday, seeking rehabilitation and government's support.The protest was organised ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sahaja Yoga confers good health, busts stress: Australian study


June 12th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Sahaja Yoga founded by Mata Nirmala Devi, that is gaining greater acceptance worldwide for calming the mind and busting stress, contributes to promoting mental and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Congress still silent over presidential candidate


June 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) On a day newly-appointed Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said dates for presidential elections will be announced soon, Congress Monday maintained silence over its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Support Pranab as president, Congress urges Mamata


June 10th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The Congress Sunday appealed to Trinamool Congress - its ally both at in the central and West Bengal government - to support its veteran ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach sign Basel midfielder Xhaka


May 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 19 (IANS) German football side Borussia Monchengladbach has reinforced its squad with Swiss international Granit Xhaka until 2017.The 19-year-old Kosovo-born Granit Xhaka transferred from Basel to Monchengladbach following ... Read more...

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‘Love, Lies And Seeta’ sloopy and lacks energy (IANS Movie Review)


May 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love, Lies And Seeta'; Cast: Melanie Kannokada, Arjun Gupta, Lavrenti Lopes and Michael Derek; Director: Chandra Pemmaraju; Rating: **For a moment, imagine yourself as a filmmaker who has been given ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saldana finds ballet difficult


April 28th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says doing ballet in her teens made her feel like dying from inside.The actress, who then lived in her father's native Dominican Republic, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kutcher, Kunis just friends?


April 27th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis has finally broken her silence on whether she shares a "friends with benefits" relationship with Ashton Kutcher, her co-star of a film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Congress keeps away from Singhvi CD controversy


April 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Steering clear of the CD controversy involving Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Congress Wednesday termed the issue as a "personal matter" and refused to confirm or ... Read more...

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Eloped couple found dead in Kanpur


April 17th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 17 (IANS) Bodies of a man and a woman from Uttarakhand, who had eloped some weeks back, were found hanging from a ceiling fan at a rented accommodation ... Read more...

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Ram Charan Teja will let silence speak louder in ‘Zanjeer’


April 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Telugu star Ram Charan Teja is not fluent in Hindi, but that isn't likely to come in the way of his Bollywood debut project - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Love Hewitt apologises to Adam Levine


April 9th, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has apologised to rocker Adam Levine for going public about her feelings for him, but feels the singer should have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former Real Madrid hero, Zarraga, dies aged 81


April 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) Former Real Madrid captain Jose Maria Zarraga died late Tuesday at the age of 81, the football club said.Zarraga, who was born in 1930 in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m proud of my daughter: Houston’s mom


March 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Whitney Houston's grieving mother, Cissy Houston has broken her silence about her daughter's death saying that she is proud of the late singer.Cissy made her first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lionel Richie fears losing voice


March 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Lionel Richie panicked every time he underwent vocal surgery as he feared the procedure would rob him of his voice."I have been through three surgeries, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russell Brand’s girlfriend gushes about relationship


March 25th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand's new girlfriend Hungarian model Nikolett Barabas has broken her silence about her romance with the British comedian, saying the star is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Novel treatment halts ‘phantom’ noises in ears


March 19th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) A novel treatment could reverse tinnitus, the 'phantom' noises that include ringing, buzzing or hissing in ears.Scientists have now found that playing sufferers the same tone ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kate Perry toughens up


March 19th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) American singer and actress Kate Perry is showing off her fighting spirit following her split from Russell Brand by posing as a crack commando in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mukherjee starts presenting his 7th federal budget (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee started presenting what was his seventh federal budget in the Lok Sabha Friday, with a reference to the state of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress legislators gag up with black bands


March 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) After raising allegations of corruption against Health Minister Rajeev Bindal for three days, Congress legislators took to 'Gandhigiri' Thursday, gagging themselves with black bands in the ... Read more...

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