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Stop outages, Pakistani daily urges power firms


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The long periods of load-shedding, especially in the night, should be stopped at once to provide relief to the people, a Pakistani daily said Friday, urging ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

President, PM greet nation on Buddha Purnima


May 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists say that chickens are capable of empathy


March 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists claim that chickens have the ability to feel the pains of others.The correct term for such feeling is empathy and for a very long time ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ajay Devgn: Daring Onscreen But Scared Of KJO’s Questions


January 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn may look all macho and daring on screen but in real life even he was scared of the master of chat shows on the telly Karan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Argentine Fritzl’ accused of fathering 10 kids with daughter arrested


November 27th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): An Argentine man, who fathered 10 children with his daughter after allegedly raping her repeatedly over three decades, has been arrested.Armando Gomez was originally arrested for stealing cattle.However, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Royal-bride-to-be ‘will leave job but won’t be a working princess right away’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Prince William's soon-to-be bride Kate Middleton is to give up working for her parents' company.However, she will not forge a role as a working princess immediately after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Freed by Somalian pirates, UK couple to return home today


November 15th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.15 (ANI): After 13 months of torment in the clutches of Somali pirates, a British yacht couple -- Paul and Rachel Chandler will return home today.According to the Daily Mail, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brand loyalty can rob you of time, money


November 5th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Beware of loyalty to a brand - it can rob you of your time, money, energy and reputation, researchers say.A study by the University of Southern California ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brand bond has much stronger impact on consumers than thought


November 5th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Can you become so emotionally attached to a brand that if forced to buy a competitor's product, you suffer separation anxiety? Well, the answer is yes, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uma Thurman’s stalker ’strikes again’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 02 (ANI): Two years after he was convicted of putting Uma Thurman through years of torment, the actress' stalker, Jack Jordan, has allegedly struck again.Jordan, convicted of stalking and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leading Dutch Writer Harry Mulisch Passes away


November 1st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): the renowned Dutch writer Harry Mulisch who provided the world with some of the finest bestselling novels passed off in his Amsterdam home at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Price dedicates new autobiography to Andre


October 30th, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former glamour model Katie Price has dedicated her new autobiography to her ex-husband singer Peter Andre.Price made an over-the-top tribute to the Australian singer in the opening page ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katie Price dedicates new book to ex Peter Andre


October 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Katie Price has dedicated her new book, You Only Live Once, to her ex Peter Andre, leaving her cage-fighting husband Alex Reid upset.The model pays the singer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman wins China’s first cyber homosexual harassment case


October 1st, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman has won 80,000 yuan ($12,000) in compensation after being harassed online by a lesbian, in what is being termed as China's first case of cyber ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jaycee Dugard Memoir Is Going To Be Out Soon


September 28th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rumor has it that the kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard is working on her memoir. Simon & Schustar recently announced that Dugard will be ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Castro admits he was “at death’s door” when he gave up power


August 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has admitted he was "at death's door" when he gave up power four years ago, saying he was weak, dangerously thin and thought ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Digital drug peddlers preying on teens using iDoses


August 13th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 13 (ANI): The iDose, an audio file that gives the same stimulation as methamphetamine, cocaine, crack, is being used by digital drug peddlers to prey on teens.All that is required ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Best friend opens up about Jordan’s ‘rape torment’


July 18th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan's make-up artist best friend has revealed that the former glamour model came to him one night saying that she was raped.Gary Cockerill has said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ was killed for money, says mum Katherine


June 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Michael Jackson's mother Katherine opened up about her torment on the first anniversary of the singer's death."I know Michael did not die of natural causes. Someone did ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World Cup exit: Italian minister slams ‘luxury immigrants’


June 25th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 25 (IANS/AKI) Italy's humiliating first round exit from the World Cup is the fault of scandalously overpaid "luxury immigrant" footballers who have swamped the country and killed off native footballing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mum Katherine Heigl can empathise with parents’ torment over bro’s death


June 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Katherine Heigl has said that being a mum helped her realise her parent's suffering when her brother died in 1986.The 'Knocked Up' star's older brother Jason died at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysian taxi driver raped students before turning them into sex slaves


June 4th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): It has emerged that a Malaysian taxi driver turned six secondary school students into his sex slaves after he raped them, filmed the act and threatened to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lindsay Lohan prefers jail to Rehab, says her father


May 20th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Actress-singer Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan says his daughter's disappearance from court hearing proves that she would prefer jail to rehab. "She thinks that three days ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suntanned women face arrest in Iran


April 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Suntanned women and girls who are like "walking mannequins" will be arrested in Iran, Tehran's police chief has warned. The warning comes close on the heels of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mickelson would love to be paired with Tiger Woods at Augusta


March 28th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Georgia (US), Mar.28 (ANI): Phil Mickelson says he would love to be paired with Tiger Woods for the first two rounds of next week's Augusta Masters.According to The Telegraph, the pair ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Agassi bids to swap private torment for public acceptance


December 10th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): Former tennis great Andre Agassi was in his element while revealing his innermost thoughts on life on and off the court.Addressing a 900-strong audience at the Institute of Education ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet ’sexsomniac’ Belle Floor who turns into a sex addict while sleeping!


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): A 32-year-old woman has described her torment coping with a mysterious disorder, which turns her into a sex addict when she is asleep.Belle Floor, from Almelo in Holland, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

La Toya Jackson reveals torment of MJ’s children


October 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 24 (ANI): Michael Jackson's sister La Toya has revealed how his grieving children are dealing with the horror of their father's death.The 53-year-old singer disclosed that each of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna remembers shy and inhibited Michael Jackson


September 21st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Madonna says she spent weeks working with Michael Jackson several years ago, but never recorded a duet with him because he was "shy". "We spent a chunk of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bobby Brown denies Whitney Houston’s claims of verbal abuse


September 17th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): R 'n' B singer Bobby Brown has denied ex-wife Whitney Houston's claims that he verbally abused her during their 14-year marriage.Brown, 40, believes that they "corrupted each ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Sex symbol’ tag hurts me, says Megan Fox


August 24th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Movie siren Megan Fox says that she gets hurt every time she is called a sex symbol.She told the Daily Star Sunday: "The attention, that other people are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peter Andre speaks about his heartache


August 2nd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Peter Andre has laid bare his heartache since he parted ways with wife Jordan.The singer revealed he was struggling to come to terms with the reality of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First boy Jackson was ‘obsessed with’ sad to see him go


June 28th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The first 'victim' of Michael Jackson's 'obsession' with children has said that he had forgiven the singer and is sad upon his death.The King of Pop, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dungeon dad being offered counselling ”to cope with trial”


March 18th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Dungeon dad Josef Fritzl is being offered counselling to help cope with the trauma of his ongoing trial that started on March 16. The Austrian engineer has "partly" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

School bullies still haunt Miley Cyrus


March 4th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Teen starlet Miley Cyrus has revealed that she is still haunted by her pre-teen years when she was persistently bullied by "big, tough girls" at her school.In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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