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Team Anna: Will wait and watch

Social Activist Anna Hazare decide on calling off fast of government final decision. Team Anna said, We are waiting for a written commitment of government. Arvind Kejriwal said, It is Simple Law can be passed 24 hrs.

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Ashley sings love song for Cheryl

Ashley Cole seems to be leaving no stone unturned to woo his ex-wife Cheryl back. The footballer sang a love song for the singer at a friend’s party. Both Ashley and Cheryl were at a friend’s housewarming bash when he launched into his “out of tune” rendition by singing “Just The Way You Are”, reports thesun.co.uk. The love song’s lyrics ...

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George Michael splits from boyfriend

Singer George Michael, who denied rumours of his separation earlier this year from boyfriend Kenny Goss, confessed that they are no longer together. The 48-year-old singer says that he still thinks fondly of his ex-businessman partner. “My battles with substances are well documented and my partner went through similar problems with drink,” Michael as said. “He’s brought me a lot ...

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Megan Fox to remove Marilyn tatto

Actress Megan Fox has revealed that she is planning to remove her Marilyn Monroe tattoo because it has “negative energy”. The 25-year-old has an inkling of the late screen icon’s face etched on the inside of her right arm. “I’m removing it. It is a negative character, as she suffered from personality disorders and was bipolar. I do not want ...

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Victoria Beckham can’t wear high heels

Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who recently gave birth to her fourth child Harper Seven, has been told to avoid wearing high-heeled shoes during New York Fashion Week. The 37-year-old was found to be suffering with a slipped disc in her back after giving birth to Harper and doctors have told her she needs to avoid donning her beloved heels. “Victoria’s ...

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Obama holds conference with officials after quake

US President Barack Obama held a conference call with top officials of his administration Tuesday following the 5.9-strong earthquake that hit the country’s east coast in the afternoon. The quake occurred at 1751 GMT and was described as “one of the largest earthquakes on the east coast”. Obama, who is on a vacation in Martha’s Vineyard in the state of ...

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Getting nude easier than mastering Brit accent: Hathaway

Anne Hathaway has admitted it was easier for her to shoot the nude scenes than mastering British accent for her role in “One Day”. The 28-year old plays a Yorkshire girl Emma in the movie and insists she was more comfortable stripping off for a dipping scene with her co-star Jim Sturgess than speaking in her character’s regional dialect. “I ...

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Ministry orders study on Goa’s controversial mining

The Jharkhand-based Indian School of Mines (ISM) will conduct a comprehensive study on the environmental impact of the Rs.6,500-crore opencast mining industry in Goa, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday. Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan informed Goa’s lone Rajya Sabha MP, Shantaram Naik, Tuesday that the ISM would be granted 18 months to conduct the study and ...

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Guard at Bansal’s house shoots himself accidentally

A security guard deployed at Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s official residence here shot himself accidentally Tuesday, police said. Constable Don Kuper of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) was taking a stroll at a park outside Bansal’s house in New Delhi area around 6 a.m. when the incident occurred. “Suddenly, people there heard a gun shot and saw Kuper ...

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Stress turns hair grey

┬áStress can turn your hair grey, say scientists. They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions – such as grey hair or the more serious cancer,news agency reported. The research is still at an early stage but it could one day lead to drugs that help counter some of the medical ...

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Americans not too keen on Indian, Chinese cars

With a wave of new cars from India and China set to debut in the United States, a new study has found significant barriers for them to gain market share among American consumers. The new models, including those from Mahindra, Tata and BYD entering the US in the coming months, could face a purchase consideration curve similar to Korean vehicles ...

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Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer

Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman’s chances of developing womb cancer by 33 percent, a study has found. Among those indulging more than three times a week, the chances of developing a tumour jumped by 42 percent, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday quoting researchers. However, their overall ...

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Confident England looking to upset world champions India

Having outplayed India 4-0 in the cricket Test series, England captain Andrew Strauss said they are confident of beating the world champions in the limited overs internationals. England and India will clash with five ODIs beginning Sep 3. “Confidence is high. Here’s an opportunity to take on the World Cup winners. There’s plenty to be excited about in that one-day ...

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Katrina does an action sequence for ‘Main Krishna Hoon’

Actress Katrina Kaif will be seen doing an action sequence for the first time in Rajeev Ruia’s upcoming animation movie “Main Krishna Hoon”, where she plays a cameo. “There is an action sequence of Katrina Kaif in the film. She has done marvellous action. This is the first time where she is doing action of such kind,” Rajeev told reporter. ...

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