supernatural powers

Superstitious Punjab village headwoman kills girl


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Aug 23 (IANS) Claiming to have supernatural powers to drive away evil spirits, the headwoman of a village in Punjab's Moga district allegedly tortured a 10-year-old girl to ... Read more...

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‘Monkey King’ in the buff disrupts traffic


December 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A man in China created a scene after he climbed up a bridge in Guangdong province, walked around naked and claimed being a "Monkey King", a ... Read more...

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I’m ready to direct: Omi Vaidya of ‘3 Idiots’ fame


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian American actor Omi Vaidya, who had the audiences in splits as funny man Chatur Ramalingam in "3 Idiots", is all set to wield ... Read more...

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Humans programmed to believe in supernatural powers


July 15th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Are humans programmed to believe in gods and in an afterlife?Forty separate studies (both analytical and empirical) conducted in 20 countries conclude that humans are predisposed ... Read more...

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Nepali guru performs 32-hour miracle - on Mt Everest


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old Nepali guru, believed by his followers to be a divine being with supernatural powers, has created a record in the spiritual world by meditating ... Read more...

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With ‘Haunted’, audiences queue up to get terrorised again


May 17th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Movies and television shows are going the scary way again - and making money too. It's the time for chills and thrills once more ... Read more...

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After cash, Karmapa faces new controversy in contender


April 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) The Karmapa, the head of one of the four sects of Tibetan Buddhists, who has just survived a controversy over large amounts of foreign and Indian ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur praises VFX in SRK’s ‘Ra.One’ trailer


March 25th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Internationally known Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is impressed with the first look of Shah Rukh Khan's next home production, sci-fi superhero film "Ra.One". He ... Read more...

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Hunt on for child snatching Indian ‘tantrik’


February 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IANS) A hunt is on in the southern plains of Nepal adjoining the Indian border as well as the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh for a 'tantrik' - regarded ... Read more...

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Mini Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial is a hit


February 8th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) VW’s Mini Darth Vader commercial for the Super Bowl was arguably one of the best this year. The commercial has received a lot of hits on ... Read more...

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‘Season Of The Witch’ - what’s the point? (IANS Movie Review)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Season Of The Witch"; Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy; Director: Dominic Sena; Rating: * 1/2It is not necessary for a film to have a point. But ... Read more...

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Movie Preview: Ashoka The Hero


January 6th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Ashoka The HeroDirector: Gaurav JainMusic Director: Justin, UdaySingers: Shibani KashyapGenre: AnimationDirector Gaurav Jain has come up with a history based animation movie titled Ashoka The Hero. This is yet ... Read more...

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Julie Benz Stars In “No Ordinary Family” On ABC


September 29th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julie Benz, after her retirement as "Rita" in "Dexter", will be again be seen in a new television series "No Ordinary Family". She is portraying the ... Read more...

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‘Scott Pilgrim Vs The World’ Draws Fans


August 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering the hype received by 'Scott Pilgrim vs The World' and the reviews at the Comic-Con, the film has been one of the biggest attractions of ... Read more...

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Jordan claims to possess paranormal powers


August 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): Jordan a.k.a Katie Price has claimed that she has some supernatural powers, which send electrical systems haywire.The glamour babe claims she can shut down shop tills and make ... Read more...

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Australia’s Harry the croc matches octopus Paul in psychic ability


July 13th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): When it comes to foreseeing the World Cup final champions, Australia also has a psychic beast to go toe-to-toe - or tooth to sucker pod - with Germany's ... Read more...

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‘Haven’: SyFy’s Latest Offering


July 10th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The SyFy network has added another new series to the delight of the Sci-Fi fans with 'Haven'. 'Haven' was premired alongside the highly anticipated second season ... Read more...

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Send ‘child saint’ to school, rules Andhra rights panel


June 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Monday ordered that 'child saint' Sambhavi, who claims to be a childhood friend of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in her ... Read more...

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SA ‘Muti’ magic by smoking brains of vultures to predict WC results killing them off


June 8th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 8(ANI): South African wildlife experts have said that one of the world's rarest vultures are being taken to the edge of extinction by local gamblers to gain supernatural powers ... Read more...

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Israeli ‘harem’ leader, 60, charged with rape, incest


February 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 15 (ANI): An Israeli 'harem' leader has been slapped with rape and incest charges after being accused of enticing several women to worship him and siring at least 49 children ... Read more...

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‘Magical bowl that can cure erectile dysfunction’


January 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18n (ANI): Mohd Nor Daud of Kampung Seberang Jerteh claims that an antique Chinese bowl passed on to him by his father possesses magical powers and can even cure ... Read more...

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‘Holy amulets’ land Indian in unholy row in Nepal


December 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 26 (IANS) An Indian has been arrested along with his Nepali partner for selling products described as amulets having supernatural powers in the Himalayan nation after complaints from some local ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama declines comment on controversial ‘child saint’


December 18th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday declined to answer queries about a seven-year-old girl who shot into the limelight for claiming she was his childhood friend and ... Read more...

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Meet the family where mum sees angels and kids talk to the dead


December 4th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 04 (ANI): A couple and their three children from Cambridgeshire village are believed to be the most psychic family in Britain.The mother, Kylie Holmes, along with kids- Jade, 11, Amba, ... Read more...

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Guinness record nominations for Shree


November 16th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shree which is aired on Zee TV which has recently gone off air seems to had left its mark on this television industry. The super natural daily soap which puts more ... Read more...

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Jo Wood claims her family home is haunted


October 19th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood's estranged wife Jo has claimed that the family home, Holmwood House in Surrey, is being haunted by her uncle Reggie.Jo, 54, who is ... Read more...

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“Eastwick” Staring Rebecca Romijn Premieres On ABC


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Post pregnancy, the gorgeous actress and former fashion model, Rebecca Romijn, has hit back the popular television circuit with the ABC drama 'Eastwick." The "Ugly Betty" ... Read more...

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Megan Fox calls her sexual power “supernatural”


September 19th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): Megan Fox believes that the being sexy is like having supernatural powers."It's a strange, sort of almost supernatural thing," People magazine quoted her as saying.The 'Transformers' star mentioned ... Read more...

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I would love to meet a Ghost- Priyanka Kothari


August 6th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nisha oops Priyanka Kothari is back with yet another RGV film. Yes, the actress has comeback to her original name. Ram Gopal Verma's favorite girl who eventually took the place of ... Read more...

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Occult practitioner held for raping girl


July 24th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 40-year-old occult practitioner was arrested here Friday for raping a Class 12 student after allegedly hypnotising her and promising her better grades in her exams, police ... Read more...

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Fakes from India mar Nepal’s once-thriving rudraksha trade


July 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) Once the world's only Hindu kingdom, Nepal used to be famous for its rudrakshas, the berry that is believed to have supernatural powers and is used ... Read more...

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German, French with Hindu mystics at Kamakhya debate miracles


June 23rd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A bizarre debate is raging at a revered Hindu temple in India's northeastern state of Assam with a French man and a German woman joining hundreds of mystics ... Read more...

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Pritish Nandy Communication’s The Accident will send a chill down your spines


June 20th, 2009 - 4:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Forget mindless blood and gore, PNC's next horror-cum-psychological fare, Accident, will really send a chill down your spine and keep you on the edge of the seat. Produced by Pritish Nandy ... Read more...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt keeps lucky charm for safety


June 16th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) American actress-singer Jennifer Love Hewitt carries a lucky charm with her to ward off evil spirits and protect herself. The 30-year-old, who stars in the TV horror show ... Read more...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt always keeps lucky charm to ward off evil spirits


June 16th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, who is a firm believer of supernatural powers, always carries a lucky charm to ward off evil spirits.The 30 year old beauty ... Read more...

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