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London, May 19 (IANS) Former Spice girl Singer Melanie Chisholm aka Mel C says her daughter Scarlet really adores singer Jessie J, who is a judge on the Britain's singing reality show "The Voice".
Bhubaneshwar , May 18 (ANI): The Information and Broadcasting Minister , Manish Tewari, has blamed the opposition for the Governments inability to pass the Food Security Bill, which would have helped the country's poor. He was speaking during his visit to Odisha.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actors Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix will reportedly team up again for a crime thriller, to be directed by Paul Thomas.
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): Professional networking site LinkedIn's user agreement has outlawed sex workers from using the platform for promoting escort services or prostitution.
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Thursday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought additional quantity of rice from the central government to implement the subsidised rice scheme for the poor.
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) German side Werder Bremen and coach Thomas Schaaf have mutually agreed to part ways after 14 years of cooperation.
London, May 16 (ANI): The intimate secrets of a passionate wartime affair has been laid bare in 300 love letters dating back to Word War II.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) International migration is projected to surpass natural increase as the principal driver of US population growth by the middle of this century, the first time in two centuries, the US Census Bureau estimates.
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Smithsonian, the world's largest museum and research complex here, is launching a major crowdfunding campaign May 29 to support what it calls the world's first exhibition on the visual history of
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Danish chemists have introduced a novel dye that they say have the potential to outperform all fluorescent dyes currently used in imaging technology.
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich celebrated their 23rd title following a 3-0 win over Augsburg's while Marco Reus ensured Dortmund a 3-3 draw at Wolfsburg to close the 33rd round in Bundesliga.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal came within two points of defeat before he fought back to progress into the last four of the Madrid Open.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Pierce Brosnan has been roped in for the role of a sexaholic in a new movie called 'How To Make Love Like An Englishman.'
London, May 10 (ANI): A British silversmith has revealed that the FA Cup needed almost eighty hours of restoration to bring it back to its original pristine condition after Chelsea returned it back.
London, May 9 (IANS) Germany's Thomas Bach is likely to announce his candidature for president of International Olympic Committee to succeed Jacques Rogge.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Steel-making, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic's father John Tomic has been barred from being accredited to upcoming ATP events following an ongoing investigation in his alleged assault of Bernard's training partner Thomas Drouet, ahead of this week's Madrid Open.
London, May 8 (IANS) The father of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was banned while ATP investigated an alleged assault of Tomic's training partner.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) City-based Oriental Cuisines Pvt Ltd, owning a varied chain of restaurants, plans to double its outlet numbers in two years time, said a top company official.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other opposition parties of stalling the passage of key bills in Parliament, Congress Party spokesman Sandeep Dikshit on Tuesday warned that any further delay could affect the socio-economic welfare of the people of the country.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V.Thomas on Tuesday said that the Central Government is providing subsidy for distribution of sugar through fair price shops in the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) at a uniform retail issue price (RIP) throughout the country.
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): A young French tennis player, who has accused Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic's father John Tomic of assaulting him, has demanded that the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ban Tomic from the world circuit.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study from the University of Notre Dame has found that mothers who have experienced childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences show an unwillingness to talk with their children about the child's emotional experiences.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A war of words broke out between the Congress and the opposition over the National Food Security Bill that the government tried its best to debate in the LOk Sabha and get passed Monday.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): To augment the number of covered godowns with Food Corporation of India (FCI) and Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and also the State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs), the Government is implementing the Private Entrepreneurs Guarantee (PEG) Scheme.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the government tried to debate the Food Bill in the Lok Sabha Monday, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said they would not allow any important bill to be passed amidst the din.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government Monday tried its best to debate and pass the National Food Security Bill but could not as the opposition continued to disrupt the house over the coal blocks allocation issue.
Vancouver, May 6 (IANS) Kenyan runners made a clean sweep of the Vancouver Marathon as Thomas Omwenga won the men's title for the fourth time while Lucy Njeri took the women's race.
London, May 3 (ANI): A Danish prime-time TV show has been slammed for humiliating naked women paraded in front of male 'judges'.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Rhode Island has become the 10th American state to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed after Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the bill into law on Thursday evening, ending a 16-year effort to extend marriage rights in the heavily Roman Catholic state.
Copenhagen, May 2 (IANS) A Danish TV series, styled on popular show "X Factor", has caused outrage after parading women without a stitch on in the programme.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Food and Public Distribution System Minister Professor K V Thomas moved the National Food Security Bill 2011 in the Lok Sabha today amidst noisy scenes.
London, April 30 (ANI): A Northwestern University study has shed light on how a mouse instinctively avoids a cat, when it smells the feline.
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Monday showed rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela sitting in a chair with a blanket over his legs, flanked by President Jacob Zuma, his medical team and several senior members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
London, April 29 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren was named the best actress at the Olivier Awards, for her stage role in 'The Audience.'
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): The brutal abduction, rape and torture of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi, has once again put the spotlight on rampant child abuse and abysmal enforcement of child protection laws in India.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Badminton's premier events, the Thomas and Uber Cup finals, will be held in the national capital here next year May 18-25.
London, April 26 (ANI): Peaches Geldof has given birth to her second son on the birthday of her late mother, Paula Yates.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) New Delhi will host badminton's two premier events -- the Thomas and the Uber Cup finals -- next year.
London, April 24 (ANI): Justin Bieber has apparently contacted German customs authorities and suggested that his pet monkey should be placed in a zoo.
London, April 24 (ANI): Melanie Chisholm insists that she wont go through the "pain of dating", as her daughter and career are her priority.
Munich, April 24 (IANS) Clinical Bayern Munich inflicted Barcelona with their biggest loss in 16 years when the Bavarians swept the Catalans 4-0 in the first leg of Champions League semifinals Tuesday.
Washington, April 24 (IANS) A relief fund for the Boston Marathon bombing victims has raised $20 million in just over a week, authorities announced.
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Melanie Chisholm isn't interested in finding a man because she wants to focus on her career and being a good mother to her daughter.
Washington, Apr.23 (ANI): A sophisticated and organized theft network has been exposed that is said to be unique in the crime domain.
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) As a teenager, Jack Black was very shy, and that is the reason why he couldn't ask out Tanya Haden for a date for several years. She is now his wife.
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona face perhaps their biggest test of the season Tuesday night when they play the first leg of their Champions League football semifinal away to German powerhouses Bayern Munich.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India will for the first time host badminton's two premier events, the Thomas and the Uber Cup finals, later this year.
London, April 21 (ANI): Natasha Giggs, who had an affair with Footballer Ryan Giggs while being married to his brother Rhodri Giggs, is finally severing all ties with the brothers and has already filed for divorce.
New York, Apr.20 (ANI): According to an Afghanistan NGO, there has been a sharp increase in the number of attacks in this year's first quarter, a recent study has revealed.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) CPI-M leader and former Kerala finance minister Thomas Issac was Friday arrested with 70 others as they staged a protest in front of the state secretariat. A local court sent all of them to judicial custody for a day.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): 'The Great Gatsby' featuring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role and directed by Australian Baz Luhrmann, will open this year's Cannes festival in 3-D.
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) The Rubber Board has proposed to double the existing natural rubber cultivation areas in the northeastern region during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), board chairman Sheela Thomas said here Thursday.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and heart disease, but it has been unclear exactly how cholesterol damages the brain to promote Alzheimer's disease and blood vessels to promote atherosclerosis.
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin says he couldn't give much time and attention to his first daughter, but now he wants to be a very doting father.
New York, April 15 (ANI): Lindsey Vonn's former husband, Thomas Vonn, didn't miss a chance to take a swipe at Tiger Woods, who is now dating the ski racer.
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of both chambers of Russia's parliament have expressed optimism that the publication of "tit-for-tat" lists of Russian officials banned from entering the US and vice versa would not prove a major setback in US-Russian relations.
New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): Millions of children, many of them street children, are leaving school even without learning basic literacy and numeracy skills.
Rome, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Hollywood director Ridley Scott has filmed a TV series "The Vatican" in Rome, starring Bruno Ganz as the fictional present-day Pope Sixtus VI.
Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Wansuk Syiem of the Congress Thursday scripted history by becoming the first woman from Meghalaya to be elected member of the Rajya Sabha.
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A group whose members include Microsoft, have filed a complaint against Google, saying the internet search giant's provision of its Android operating system for free is anti-competitive 'predatory pricing'.
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center have found that omega-3 fatty acids and their metabolite products slow or stop the growth in the number of triple-negative breast cancer cells more effectively than cells from luminal types of the disease.
Kochi, April 9 (IANS) You can open a virtual office in Kerala's commercial capital Kochi paying just Rs.500 a month, thanks to Spacelance.com.
New York, Apr. 9 (ANI): Alec and Hilaria Baldwin's alleged stalker has rejected a no-jail, no-criminal-record deal for a string of tweets and uninvited visits at the couple's Greenwich Village and East Hampton homes, last year.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): The US Navy is planning to place a laser weapon aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf to help fend off approaching unmanned aerial vehicles or speedboats, early next year.
Shillong, April 8 (IANS) Twenty-nine students were injured, 15 of them seriously, in a stampede at a school here in Meghalaya's capital Monday, officials said.
Manama, Apr 7 (ANI): An Indian social club in Abu Dhabi has celebrated its 46th anniversary on Thursday, with the shining gem in its anniversary celebrations being the 35 million-dirham five-storey building, which is considered as the biggest Indian recreational club in the Middle East.
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS) An Indian social club that started in a small building way back in 1967 is celebrating its 46th anniversary this year.
Berlin, April 7 (IANS) Bastian Schweinsteiger's winning goal against Frankfurt secured Bayern Munich's 23rd Bundesliga title ahead of schedule as they hold an unassailable 20-point lead with just six rounds left to play.
Tuscaloosa (Alabama), April 7 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400m champion Kirani James has announced that he will open his 2013 season in the Bahamas next weekend.
London, April 6 (ANI): Imogen Thomas has called for The Grand National - National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England - to be banned.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a proposal to abolish the levy-sugar mechanism, under which private millers have to sell a specified quantity of the sweetener to the government at concessional rates.
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): A controversial Fox News host has sparked anger for saying that there was 'some indication' that 'Jesus may have been gay'.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) Askar, brother of actor Ajmal Ameer of "Madambi" fame, is set to make his acting debut with the oddly-titled "Holy Shit".
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday decided to decontrol the Rs.80,000 crore (around $15.5 billion) sugar industry in line with the suggestions of a panel headed by C. Rangarajan, the chairman of the prime minister's economic advisory council.
New Delhi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Aiming to provide food security to 75 percent of the rural and 50 percent of the urban population along with a special focus on nutritional needs of children, pregnant and lactating women, the National Food Security Bill will lead to massive PDS reforms, including doorstep delivery of food grains, end-to-end computerisation, leveraging "aadhaar", etc.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The government will enact the proposed right to food bill, covering 67 percent of the population, in the second half of the budget session April 22-May 10, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Expressing hope that the National Food Security Bill will be passed by Parliament in the second half of the Budget Session, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Professor. K.V Thomas on Wednesday said India will be known the world in the times to come for this important step towards eradication of hunger, malnutrition and resultant poverty.
Munich, April 3 (IANS) David Alaba and Thomas Mueller scored as Bayern Munich beat Juventus 2-0 at the soldout Allianz Arena here, in the first leg of Champions League quarterfinals Tuesday.
New York, April 2 (ANI): About 6.4 million children have received diagnosis for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at some point - an increase of 16 percent since 2007 and 53 percent in the past decade - according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin was surprised to get an early birthday part by someone special.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): Imogen Thomas, who after becoming a mother seven weeks ago to daughter Ariana, avoided nights out and boozy lunches, tweeted a picture of herself on Saturday, with a bottle of champagne firmly in her grip while holding a full glass.
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) "Nadigayin Diary", a dubbed Tamil version of Malayalam movie "Climax", based on the controversial life of late actress Silk Smitha, is not dirty, director Anil asserted and added that it is as an emotional story.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Christians in the Indian capital celebrated Easter Sunday by attending special mass in churches followed by sumptuous family meals.
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Imogen Thomas has said she feels that none of her clothes are looking nice on her and for this very reason she is wearing baggy clothes nowadays.
Washington, March 27 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday appointed U.S. Secret Service official Julia Pierson to be the agency's first female director.
Sydney, Mar 26 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren is disappointed that Skyfall director Sam Mendes "isn't inspired" by women.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday announced April 18 as the date for the bypoll to fill the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Meghalaya, which fell vacant due to the resignation of sitting member Thomas Sangma.
Houston, March 23 (IANS) James Harden scored 20 points as Houston Rockets routed the cold-shooting Cleveland Cavaliers 116-78 in NBA basketball league.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by scientists to be less toxic to a young woman's fertility but extra tough on cancer.
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's unemployment rate came in at 14.6 percent in January, 0.7 percentage points lower than in the same month of 2012, Labor Secretary Vance Thomas said.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the National Food Security Bill which aims to give the right to food to around 67 percent of India's 1.2 billion people, official sources said.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): Lindsey Vonn has finally confirmed that she is dating golfing legend Tiger Woods.
Washington, March 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday tapped Thomas Perez, the federal assistant attorney general for civil rights, as the new Labour Secretary.
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) Asian Tour stars Gaganjeet Bhullar and Kiradech Aphibarnrat believe they can raise their game to greater heights after missing the chance to win the Avantha Masters in India Sunday.
London, March 18 (ANI): A person's breath can be used to detect whether he or she suffers from stress, according to scientists.
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Two highly adored teen footballers from American state Ohio's small former steel-producing town of Steubenville were convicted Sunday of raping a 16-year-old girl at a party.
London, March 18 (ANI): Danny Cipriani is reportedly ready to make things more official with his girlfriend Kelly Brook.
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed permanently due to climate change and the development of coal terminals on the Queensland coast, a marine expert has warned.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Kate Middleton, who is still playing coy about whether her royal bundle of joy will be a baby girl or baby boy, reportedly said that she is prepared for the sleepless nights that will come with her child's arrival.