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Aamir to meet PM on manual scavengers’ plight

July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Monday to highlight the problems of manual scavengers engaged in cleaning ... Read more...

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Friendless kids risk spiraling into depression by adolescence: Study

December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids with no friends can become social outcasts who risk spiraling into depression by adolescence.The study by researchers at Concordia University, Florida ... Read more...

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‘Allah Ke Banday’ makes it a point not to glorify crime (IANS Movie Review - Rating:***)

November 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Allah Ke Banday"; Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sharman Joshi, Faruk Kabir, Anjana Sukhani, Atul Kulkarni and others; Writer-Director: Faruk Kabir; Rating: ***A feeling of foreboding and damnation builds up in the ... Read more...

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‘Glee’ Stars Pose for GQ Magazine

October 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If anyone thought that ‘Glee’ is about nerds and social outcasts in high school they are quite mistaken. Recently the cast members of Glee posed for ... Read more...

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Plain cigarette packs a big turn off for teens: Kiwi study

June 24th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 24 (ANI): Removing all branding off cigarette and tobacco packets could actually be effective in turning teenagers off smoking, according to a New Zealand study.Australia is the first country to ... Read more...

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Bibi Russell Promote Bodo Weavers

June 10th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Former supermodel and renowned fashion designer Bibi Russell has associated with the traditional Bodo women of Assam to create a new line of lifestyle products which ... Read more...

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Grant us re-birth as man or woman, eunuchs pray to Ganga

January 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Jan 30 (IANS) They haven't come to pray for salvation. After the years of ignominy and ridicule they have suffered, these hijras (eunuchs) have come to pray to the ... Read more...

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‘Teenage warriors’ discovered in China’s ancient terracotta army

October 14th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, October 14 (ANI): Beardless warriors had been discovered among China's terracotta army, providing evidence of the youthful ages of some soldiers when the army was created more than 2,000 ... Read more...

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Eunuchs cricket team comfortably beat local club in Pakistan

August 22nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 22(ANI): In a first of a kind cricket match played between a team of eunuchs and a team of young men from a local club in Pakistan's Sukkur city, the ... Read more...

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Moroccan women seek their way between Islam and feminism

June 1st, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by admin
By Sinikka Tarvainen Kenitra/Sale (Morocco), June 1 (DPA) A young woman passes in a sleeveless shirt and a knee-length skirt, her hair flowing down her back. Another woman of the same age follows ... Read more...

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