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Social message in ‘Second Marriage Dot Com’ (IANS Preview)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) If you are not among the ones who can handle the blood saga in "Gangs of Wasseypur 2", then there is "Second Marriage Dot Com" ... Read more...

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‘Second Marriage Dot Com’, about elderly’s needs (With Images)


July 21st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Director Gaurav Panjwani deals with the sensitive issue of remarriage in old age in his debut movie "Second Marriage Dot Com", and says the film ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

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British homes full of mamma’s boys, daddy’s girls


May 30th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) British families have a generation of mamma's boys and daddy's girls with at least 500,000 staying at home till their mid-30s, a study has revealed.According to ... Read more...

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Parenting leads to greater happiness


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people who have no children, according to a new study. Parents also are happier when ... Read more...

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485 ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ kids set world record


January 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Kolkata Sunday got a new entry into the Guinness World Records, with 485 children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi turning up for a peace walk, making it ... Read more...

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Obama honours Indian American activist Vijaya Emani


October 21st, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) President Barack Obama has honoured Indian American activist Vijaya Emani posthumously with the Presidential Citizens Medal for "her courage in overcoming and speaking out against ... Read more...

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1 in 5 youngsters in UK has television in their bedroom by the age of four


March 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A survey has found that one in five children in Britain aged four and younger ask for TV sets to be put in their bedrooms.The growing trend has ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman slammed for out-of-wedlock pregnancy


March 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Former Arkansas governor and Fox News Channel host Mike Huckabee has blasted Natalie Portman for her out-of-wedlock pregnancy.The Oscar-winner is expecting her first child with fiance Benjamin Millepied."People ... Read more...

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Every Brazilian girl can dream of being president: Rousseff


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said that she has opened the way for every girl in the country who dreams of being president."What is ... Read more...

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Delhi nursery admissions: First list sees mixed bag


February 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The first lists for nursery admissions to most of the capital's private schools were out Tuesday and while some parents were overjoyed at their child making it, ... Read more...

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Tantrum throwing toddlers future criminals?


January 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Research has thrown up some disquieting findings: tantrums in toddlers show they may grow up to be drugs addicts or criminals. Badly behaved children as young as ... Read more...

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Self-control could turn toddlers into healthier and wealthier adults: Study


January 25th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Children with the most self-control at the age of three become healthiest, wealthiest and successful adults, according to a new study.However, kids with lower self-control scores are more ... Read more...

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Willow Smith Working With Dad’s Former Partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff


January 8th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The little wonder girl of Will Smith is preparing for her debut album and the 10 year old Willow Smith has collaborated with her dad’s former hip-hop partner DJ Jazzy. ... Read more...

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Single parents in a fix over nursery admissions


January 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Lack of clarity on the points distribution system for nursery admissions has created confusion among many parents in the capital, especially single mothers."Single parent only means 'widow/widower' ... Read more...

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Unwed parents wrecking families, says British study


December 7th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Nearly half of children born today in Britain will be living in broken homes by the age of 16 as growing numbers of families split up. The ... Read more...

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Meet the first single mum to reach final of Miss Great Britain


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A woman in UK has become the first single mum to reach the final of Miss Great Britain.Charlotte Campbell, 23, who has son Bobby, aged 2 and half, ... Read more...

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Britain will need 2 mn new homes for immigrants


November 27th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Britain will need more than two million new homes over the next 25 years to cope with immigration, a media report said Saturday.Official figures released Friday showed ... Read more...

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Kids posting profiles of single parents on matrimonial sites


October 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A study by a matrimonial site has revealed that a growing number of children are posting profiles of their single parents for re-marriage.Matrimonial site Jeevansaathi.com said that ... Read more...

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Excessive Internet browsing affects mental health


September 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 26 (IANS) Excessive Internet browsing can lead to social isolation, insomnia, depression, anxiety and obesity thus affecting mental health of an individual, says a report. A study conducted by ... Read more...

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One in 30 Britons have never done a day’s work in their lifetime, says report


September 14th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): One in 30 Britons, about 1.4 million, have never done a day's work in their lifetime according to the Department for Work and Pensions statistics.There are reportedly ... Read more...

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For Brit females, worst part of being a girl is the pressure to look sexy


September 6th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Almost fifty percent of Brit girls feel that the worst part about being female is the feeling that they have to look attractive, reveals a survey by ... Read more...

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Kids of gay and straight couples do equally well in school


September 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that children to same sex parents have similar educational achievements as their peers growing in heterosexual household.By mining data from the 2000 Census, ... Read more...

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Jolie ’supports one-time love-rival’ Aniston over motherhood comment


August 13th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 13 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has apparently defended Jennifer Aniston after the former 'Friends' star was slammed by a US television host, Bill O'Reilly over her comments on motherhood.Entertainment website ... Read more...

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Students who learn more in kindergarten earn more as adults: Study


August 12th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that students who learn more in kindergarten earn more as adults and are also more successful overall.Harvard University economist John Friedman says he ... Read more...

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Married couples less likely to split up than cohabiting pairs


March 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): The Office for National Statistics has revealed that couples who are married are less likely to split up than those who live together.Analysis of Census results found that ... Read more...

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Same-sex couples as effective parents as traditional mom-dad ones


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study on whether the popular belief that children need both a mother and a father in their life, has been carried out.The lead article in the ... Read more...

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Alexis Hutchinson A Mom Of Ten Month Refuses Deployment, She Might Be Imprisoned


January 18th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alexis Hutchinson could face an imprisonment. The 21-year-old Army cook from California missed the Army airfield in Savannah, Georgia on November 5th. The single mom of ... Read more...

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Alexis Hutchinson Denies Deployment To Afghanistan For Her Son


November 17th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Savannah, GA., Nov.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 21 year old Specialist Alexis Hutchinson who is a cook of the US Army was recently arrested as she did not appear in deployment ... Read more...

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Australia apologises for ‘great evil done’ to kids, Britain to follow suit


November 16th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to follow the example set by his Australian counterpart who has formally apologised for his countrymen's physical and mental abuse of ... Read more...

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Half of US children will use food stamps: study


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Nearly half of American children, including some 90 percent of black children and an equal number of children growing in single-parent households, will eat meals paid ... Read more...

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Kids of stressed parents prone to tooth decay


April 4th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Kids born to parents under stress-induced by low income, having little education, and being a single parent-are more likely to have tooth decay, according to a study.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Single Brit mums feel stressed, depressed when they return to work”


December 28th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Single mothers face stress, depression and financial insecurity when they return to work, a British report has found.Commissioned by the Government, the study for the Department for ... Read more...

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Single mums rushing into serial live-in relationships Down Under


December 19th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Financial insecurity is forcing single Aussie mums to fall into serial live-in relationships, which may otherwise harm their kids, according to a new study.Andrew Cherlin, Professor of ... Read more...

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Working singles are the unhappiest lot


August 8th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): Theyre trendy, career-driven and childfree, yet working singles are the unhappiest lot, says a new Australian research.The Australian population has been divided by profilers into five categories ... Read more...

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