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James Franco sued by former teacher


September 6th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hit with a lawsuit by his former university lecturer in an ongoing legal dispute.Jose Angel Santana took court action last year ... Read more...

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British boy falls to death in Malaysia


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A nine-year-old British boy has died after falling from a hotel window while holidaying in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.Matthew Hamer, of York, was a popular member ... Read more...

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Chinese teacher sacked for stripping students


July 28th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A university lecturer in China has been sacked from his post for asking women students to expose their private parts and touch themselves during a test, ... Read more...

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Beware of forgotten baby syndrome


March 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) While trying to lead a busy lifestyle may turn anyone absent-minded, forgetting about one's own child could be too much. However, many parents have paid a ... Read more...

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Beyonce now subject of university course


January 28th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) After a rare fly was recently named after Beyonce Knowles by Australian researchers, the singer's life has become a new course at US' Rutgers University.Lecturer ... Read more...

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World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

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US university lecturer suspended over class featuring lap-dancing strippers


April 13th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): A university lecturer in the US has been suspended after he allegedly held a seminar in which students received lap dances from strippers.Professor Jack Rappaport, 57, charged students ... Read more...

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Brit framer buried in unmarked grave is outlaw behind Robin Hood legend?


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): A historian has claimed that a farmer buried in an unmarked tomb in Britain, could have been the outlaw who became the basis for the Robin Hood legend.David ... Read more...

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Colin Firth’s success helped his relationship with father


February 21st, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Oscar nominated British star Colin Firth says his success as an actor has "done wonders" for his relationship with his dad who used to think performing was an ... Read more...

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Brit woman rower strips off with her five-man crew to break world record


February 9th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A British athlete, who was the only woman on a five-man crew trying to break the record for crossing the Atlantic, shed all her inhibitions aside and joined ... Read more...

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World’s oldest mother considering having another child at 72


November 13th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A Romanian woman, who became the world's oldest mother after giving birth to her daughter at the age of 66, has revealed that she is considering the possibility ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean to become university lecturer


October 6th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Rapper Wyclef Jean is swapping Haitian politics for an academic career in the US. The hip-hop star is set to become a regular lecturer at Brown University.The singer, ... Read more...

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Oz Labour candidate Tony Abbott challenged to boxing match


August 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 7 (ANI): Aussie Labour candidate Tony Abbott has been challenged by opposition leader Hugh Zochling for a charity-boxing match.The match will be staged in the electorate to raise awareness for ... Read more...

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Today is the happiest day of the year, says psychologist


June 18th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Feeling happy today? Well, that's because it's the happiest day of the year, says a psychologist.Dr Cliff Arnall, a former Cardiff University lecturer, used a mathematical formula ... Read more...

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Lesbian partners tying the knot with gay couples to satisfy their parents


June 8th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): There is an increasing trend of fake marriages between lesbian couples and gay partners in order to escape family and social pressures.Zhang Nana and her partner Shenlan ... Read more...

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Mystery behind mummy’s missing toe solved after 50 yrs


April 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): The age-old mystery of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten's lost left big toe has been solved-it has been residing in Liverpool for the past 50 years.And this week, the toe ... Read more...

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DU teacher asked to depose against Maoist leader


April 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A Delhi University lecturer, who was questioned for his links with the Left-wing rebels, was Monday asked to be a witness in a case against Maoist leader ... Read more...

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Delhi University lecturer quizzed on Maoist links


April 4th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A joint team of Delhi Police and Andhra Pradesh Police Sunday questioned an assistant lecturer of Delhi University for his alleged links with Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, ... Read more...

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Tensions between mums and sons’ wives major cause of family feuds


January 18th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): The rifts between mothers and their sons' wives have been found to be a major cause of family feuds, say researchers.According to Newcastle University lecturer preparing a PhD ... Read more...

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Today is the happiest day of the year


June 19th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): If you are feeling joyous today for no definite reason, then don't be surprised, as today is the happiest day of the year, at least that's what a ... Read more...

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Kuwait elects its first women parliamentarians


May 17th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City/Cairo, May 17 (DPA) Kuwait has elected its first women lawmakers in a move seen as a historic success for women in the Gulf state's male-dominated parliament. Four female candidates came in ... Read more...

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UN condemns murder of Afghan legislator by Taliban


April 13th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (DPA) The UN office in Afghanistan Monday condemned the assassination of a female provincial legislator in southern Afghanistan by Taliban militants. Sitara Achikzai, who was aged in her 50s, ... Read more...

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Patna University lecturer celebrates Valentine’’s Day with a musical performance


February 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb 14 (ANI): Whereas courting couples and lovebirds across the globe may have grand plans to celebrate Valentine''s Day, Professor Matuknath Chaudhary, a former lecturer with the Patna University, whose ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice looking for romance


January 31st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31(ANI): Ex US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is busy these days looking for love.The 54-year-old, who was former President George Bushs right-hand woman for four years, has more ... Read more...

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Oz writer jailed for three years for insulting Thai royal family


January 19th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Jan.19 (ANI): Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, 41, has been sentenced to three years in jail here for insulting Thailand''s revered royal family in a novel. Nicolaides pleaded guilty to the charge ... Read more...

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Bible diets dont give your health a boost


January 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Bible is not a good recipe for a healthy diet, claims a religious expert.Many books have hailed the virtues of foods featured in the religious text.But far ... Read more...

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Pain is all in the mind


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (DPA) Why do some people need pain killers just to sit in a dentist's chair? And how is it possible for rugby players to stay in the game even ... Read more...

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BBCs Mills & Boon’’s drama will swing from gentle romance to supercharged erotic


September 12th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): The BBC channel has announced its plans to mark the publishers centenary of Mills & Boon with a bodice-ripping drama exploring the company''s beginnings.The 90-minute Consuming Passions ... Read more...

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Mills & Boon to make TV debut to mark 100th anniversary


August 18th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): As part of its 100th anniversarys celebrations, the romantic fiction Mills and Boon is all set to make its television debut.A TV drama titled Consuming Passion: ... Read more...

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Eye surgeon bags international fellowship


July 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University lecturer Ali Raza Rizvi, an eye surgeon, has bagged the international fellowship of the International Council of Ophthalmology, Britain, an official said Friday. "Rizvi received ... Read more...

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Castrate serial rapists, says Malaysian minister


July 10th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 10 (IANS) A Malaysian minister has demanded that serial rapists be castrated and given hormone therapy to reduce sexual desire. "Uncontrollable sexual desire is no excuse for committing rape. ... Read more...

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Britains 11,000 UFO sightings in 30 years set to go public


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Britains X-Files, which include reports of more than 11,000 Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) sightings of the past 30 years, is set to be opened to the public ... Read more...

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Opposition leader sentenced to 12 days in jail


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, June 2 (DPA) Singapore's most vocal opposition party leader was sentenced Monday to 12 days in jail for contempt arising from remarks made during a hearing to assess damages from a ... Read more...

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South African Indians and Zulus are ANC leader Zumas key backers


December 24th, 2007 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.24 (ANI): A mixed bunch of Africans and people of Indian origin are the key advisers of new African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma. They come overwhelmingly from South Africas KwaZulu-Natal ... Read more...

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