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Teacher in London becomes Somalian deputy PM


September 10th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) In what could be termed a bizarre chain of events, a teacher in a London college failed to return when classes reopened after summer recess. His ... Read more...

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Five Chinese women held for forcing kids to beg


August 29th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Five Chinese women have been detained for forcing their children to beg so that they can pay their tuition fees.The women were detained for forcing ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s dream cottage to come up again


August 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Charabra (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 26 (IANS) Priyanka Vadra's dream cottage in this picturesque Himachal Pradesh village will again rise from its debris. The two-storey five-room cottage, built for Rs.30 lakh by ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 non-residents allowed to buy land in Himachal


August 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 1,000 people who are not residents of Himachal Pradesh have been allowed by the state government to purchase land in the state in the ... Read more...

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18 mn Britons to avoid holidaying this summer


June 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Over 18 million Britons have decided to put off their holidaying plans this summer due to money crunch, says a media report.Squeezed by the recession, nearly ... Read more...

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Men spend 24,000 pounds on women before wedding


May 30th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) The average man spends about 24,000 pounds ($39,500) on his lady love before getting married, a British study has found.In a "typical courtship" of about three ... Read more...

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President’s daughter to holiday in Shimla


May 13th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's daughter and grandchildren will stay at a resort near this Himachal Pradesh capital during their week-long sojourn, a state government official said ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans brew carnival atmosphere in Bangalore


May 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A summer holiday, a cool night and a home team brought about 20,000 frenzied fans to the flood-lit Chinnaswamy Stadium late Friday to watch the Royal ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s summer cottage being dismantled again


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Charabra (Himachal Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) The walls of Priyanka Vadra's dream house in this picturesque village are being pulled down - not because of any dispute. Apparently the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three quarters of Brit families to go on holiday with grandparents


April 6th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): A survey has found that three quarters of British families with young children plan to take their grandparents along on their holiday this year.The concept has been ... Read more...

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Why today is the happiest day of the year


January 31st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Those of you who did not have a great start to the week should read this - Today is apparently the happiest day of the year.Don't believe ... Read more...

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‘Bullitt’ director Peter Yates dies aged 81


January 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): British filmmaker Peter Yates passed away in London on Sunday following an illness. He was 81.He left behind his wife Virginia Pope, a son and a daughter, reports ... Read more...

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‘Bruni-Sarkozy invited former lovers on holidays with husband’


September 13th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has humiliated her husband President Nicolas Sarkozy by inviting her former lovers on holidays with the couple, a book claimed. The book titled ... Read more...

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David Cameron’s father dies during French holiday (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a personal blow Wednesday with the death of his father, 77-year-old Ian Cameron, who was hospitalised in France after suffering a ... Read more...

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Federer keen to put Annacone through Toronto coaching paces


August 10th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (DPA) Roger Federer will give his new coach a one-month tryout before deciding whether to proceed with Paul Annacone on board Team Federer, the Swiss player said as ... Read more...

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Memorial service for Love Parade victims begins


July 31st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 31 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Christian Wulff and members of the cabinet Saturday took part in a memorial church service for the 21 victims of last week's ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton denies marijuana reports


July 19th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Heiress Paris Hilton has denied carrying marijuana, claiming that she is having an amazing summer holiday despite being arrested twice by law enforcement officers over cannabis allegations. ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes are trying to make their broken marriage work


July 13th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood was hit with another split in the series of high profile divorces when actress Kate Winslet and her husband Sam Mendes, a film ... Read more...

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Beware of fraudsters when booking a holiday online


July 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Online booking can turn your dream holiday into a nightmare, it has emerged.About 30 per cent of online bookers do not confirm the authenticity of their travel providers, ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas all praise for wife Catherine Zeta Jones’ ‘hot’ nude pics


May 24th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Michael Douglas has revealed that his wife/actress Catherine Zeta Jones did a nude photo-shoot to mark her 40th birthday and their 10th wedding anniversary.The 'Basic Instinct' star said ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani survivors of forced marriages to pitch for abandoning practice


April 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): In the first scheme of its kind in Britain, survivors of forced marriages, mostly Indians and Pakistanis, will travel the country next month to describe the ordeals they ... Read more...

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Former lovers ‘inspire’ Martin Amis’ new racy novel


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 23 (ANI): Women who have been linked to author Martin Amis are seemingly wary after he revealed his forthcoming book 'The Pregnant Widow' is "blindingly autobiographical."The novel is expected to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beat January 18, ‘most depressing day of year’ with happiness, says shrink


January 18th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): The psychologist, who dubbed the third Monday in January, as the most depressing day of the year has called for the idea to be refuted and is urging ... Read more...

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Two Oz-Indian brothers were killed while taking photographs at Kiwi glacier


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.2 (ANI): An inquest has revealed that the two young Melbourne-based Australian brothers were killed on New Zealand's Fox Glacier while posing for photographs.According to The Courier Mail, an inquest into ... Read more...

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Cliff Richard reunites with The Shadows after 20yrs


September 21st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Sir Cliff Richard reunited with his band 'The Shadows' this weekend for the fist time after 20 years, wearing his trademark shocking pink jacket.The legendary artist, who ruled ... Read more...

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Cops guarding Berlusconi’s Sardinian holiday villa arrest snappers


August 13th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Three paparazzi photographers were arrested at gunpoint by armed police guarding the Sardinian holiday villa of Silvio Berlusconi.The photographers, all Italian, were caught taking pictures of the sprawling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British family sets new world record for longest solar-powered flight by paramotor


August 12th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A British family who spent their summer holiday flying around the Mediterranean have set a new world record for the longest solar-powered flight by paramotor.According to a report ... Read more...

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Two killed, several injured in Spain blast


July 30th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 30 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed and several injured in an explosion on Spain's resort island Mallorca, according to media reports Thursday. The explosion was caused by a car ... Read more...

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Nuns fined for speeding on way to Pope’s home


July 20th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Police recently fined three nuns for crossing the speed limit as they rushed to Pope Benedict XVI's holiday home to see him after he met with a small ... Read more...

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G V Prakash to compose for Bollywood films


July 13th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented music director G V Prakash is all set to make his name in Hindi film industry too.The director who is currently busy composing music for Tamil flicks Angaadi Theru, Madrasapattinam and ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s widower to be released from jail


May 31st, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Late British reality TV star Jade Goody's 21-year-old husband Jack Tweed will be freed from jail Sunday. Femalefirst.co.uk reports, a luxury limousine has been hired to take Tweed ... Read more...

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20pct recession-hit Brits planning sunbed holiday


May 11th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The ongoing recession has forced British people to give up sunny holidays and spend more time under tanning lamps, according to a poll.Almost a third of people surveyed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food


November 1st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Written by Judith Jones. Jones writes about her years when she edited some of America's most important cookbooks. Judith proved herself a master of both in her memoir The Tenth Muse: My ... Read more...

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When Cilla Black jumped into Sir Cliff Richards bed


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): English singer-songwriter Cilla Black revealed at a recent lunch held in honour of Sir Cliff Richard how she got into the 67-year-old bachelor boys bed.She revealed her ... Read more...

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Why ecotourists should prefer high-rise resorts to discreet villas


September 20th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Renting a private villa instead of a high-rise hotel for that eco-friendly summer holiday? Well, if thats true, then you are anything but environmentally cautious, for a ... Read more...

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