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Farrell found ‘Total Recall’ preparation boring


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell had to work extremely hard to get in shape for his role in "Total Recall", and he says he found it ... Read more...

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Nicole Eggert engages in battle of the baby weight


August 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicole Eggert has been known to have the most enviable figure and this was evident from 1992 to 1994. Her body shape was inspiring to many ... Read more...

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Action heroes pay a price, says Stallone


July 12th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Sylvester Stallone says years of doing action films has injured his body as well as Arnold Schwarzenegger's, and adds that there is a limit ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe is Longoria’s style icon


June 24th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Marilyn Monroe's beauty and sex appeal, thanks to her blonde locks and red lips, made her the ultimate style icon, says actress Eva Longoria.The former "Desperate ... Read more...

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PM calls for quick decision on hike in voting rights


June 20th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help Eurozone countries but said ... Read more...

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It was torture being 20: Diaz


May 20th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz says she didn't enjoy the time when she turned 20."I don't worry about age. I never have. I couldn't wait to ... Read more...

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When Zac Efron couldn’t recognise himself


April 15th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron has admitted that he didn't recognise himself after piling on around 8 kg of muscle to play a war veteran in ... Read more...

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Kourtney keeping baby names in phone


April 10th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Reality star Kourtney Kardashian, who's expecting her second child with boyfriend Scott Disick, says she's keeping a name list in her cell phone."We always have ... Read more...

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Rihanna to launch male fragrance


April 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is working on a male fragrance which will be unisex.The 24-year-old launched her debut perfume Reb'l Fleur and Rebelle in 2011 and has ... Read more...

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Moore banned from weighing herself


February 9th, 2012 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has been banned from weighing herself while in rehab. The 49-year-old actress is undergoing treatment for "substance abuse and anorexia" at Cirque ... Read more...

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Standards made mandatory for consumer items


January 31st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Manufacturers and traders of consumer items like mineral water, baby food, tea, coffee and soap, besides other articles, will have to sell the products only ... Read more...

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Luhrmann injured on ‘The Great Gatsby’ set


December 27th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Director Baz Luhrmann hurt himself on the sets of "The Great Gatsby" and he has got three stitches on his head."We were on quite a ... Read more...

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Maths helps science predict hit songs


December 18th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Can science predict which songs are more likely to become hits and chart busters? The process might not be all that far fetched, thanks to the ... Read more...

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Taiwan worker lifts 230 kg with ‘iron crotch’


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 23 (IANS) An ailing Taiwanese worker has reportedly regained his health by practising "iron crotch", in which men use their genitals to lift iron disks weighing hundreds of ... Read more...

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Kimberley Walsh’s fitness secret


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh has revealed she relies on a mini gym at her home to maintain her figure.The Girls Aloud beauty does regular workouts at her ... Read more...

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Premature infants more likely to suffer from autism


October 17th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Premature infants are five times more likely to suffer from autism than children born at normal weights, scientists say. Children born between September 1984 and ... Read more...

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Butler does yoga to stay fit


September 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler says he is doing yoga along with other exercises to loose weight."(I am) watching what I eat. I stopped lifting big weights ... Read more...

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Smaller plates, bowls key to weight loss


August 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) You can shed unwanted pounds just by eating from smaller plates and bowls. "People don't think that something as simple as the size of a bowl ... Read more...

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Thin may get heavy if they socialise with obese


May 1st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Socialising with people heavier than yourself can make you put on weight, researchers claim. Scientists James Fowler and Nicholas Christakis examined 32 years of data collected ... Read more...

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Simpson trying to get in shape for wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson is trying to lose weight in time for her wedding, which she has now set a date for.Simpson, who is engaged to former ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson ’sets wedding date’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Singer and actress Jessica Simpson has revealed that she and fiance Eric Johnson have set a date for their wedding."I'm still trying to figure out what to wear! ... Read more...

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Scaffolding removed from Leaning Tower of Pisa after 20 years


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS/AKI) The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been freed from a scaffolding that covered it for the past 20 years, officials said.The 56-metre high world-famous monument is ... Read more...

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Study says that sleep-deprived people eat more


March 24th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers at the Columbia University have concluded that sleep-deprived people tend to eat more than when they have had enough sleep.For years scientists have been baffled ... Read more...

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Arunoday to get lean and thin for new film


February 27th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Arunoday Singh, who impressed one and all with his hefty physique in "Aisha", has been asked to slim down for his role in director Vivek Agnihotri's ... Read more...

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US woman, 95, sets new 60m-sprint record after training in her hallway


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A woman in the US has set a new 60m-sprint record at the age of 95.Pensioner Ida Keeling, from New York, set a new world best for her ... Read more...

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The Biggest Loser recap


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The episode five of this season’s weight losing show, “The Biggest Loser” was aired recently.As usual all the teams worked hard to lose weight. The Green ... Read more...

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Now, a ’sports cord’ that burns 400 calories in just 20 minutes!


January 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Do you hate spending hours at the gym? Here's a new exercise machine that claims to give your body a full workout in just 20 minutes and burns ... Read more...

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‘Oz Olympic champ Thorpe undergoing training, comeback possible’


January 9th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 9 (ANI): Australian multiple Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is reportedly training in the pool and could be a part of the 2012 London Olympics, his manager David Flaskas said.Flaskas said ... Read more...

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How gesturing while talking affects our thoughts


January 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists have a new explanation for why many people can't talk without keeping their hands still.They have suggested that gestures provide a visual clue to our thoughts and ... Read more...

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Quintuplets born in Tripura, none survive


December 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 16 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman gave birth to five babies in a government hospital in Tripura, but none survived, doctors said Thursday.Patirung Reang, a tribal, gave birth to five girls ... Read more...

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British girls fatter than boys


December 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Young British girls are far more likely to be fatter than boys because they are over-pampered by their parents and don't get enough exercise.By the age of ... Read more...

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Pampering makes young girls fatter than boys


December 7th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Researchers have warned that young girls are far more likely to be fat than boys for they are over-pampered by their parents and do not get enough exercise.By ... Read more...

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Wenger says Fifa World Cup bidding process is from ‘Middle Ages’


December 4th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Hurt by the failure of England's 2018 campaign to host the World Cup, Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has likened Fifa's bidding process to something from the "Middle ... Read more...

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Friends Turns Enemies In Bigg Boss House


November 17th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Bigg Boss house is fast converting into a place where the housemates are not willing to trust each other on any account.In Monday’s episode, the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister booked for criminal intimidation


November 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh minister and seven others have been booked for criminal intimidation and extortion in Sitapur district, police said Tuesday.A case against Weights and Measurement Minister Ramhet ... Read more...

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