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Northern Italy quake toll rises to seven

Northern Italy quake toll rises to seven

Rome: The toll from a 5.9-magnitude quake in northern Italy rose to seven Monday. The seventh victim of Sunday’s 5.9-magnitude tremor was an 86-year-old woman who died from a stroke after the quake, Xinhua reported. Four workers, including a young foreign migrant, died in the collapse of three factories near […]

Doomsday fears :British schoolgirl hangs herself to death

Doomsday fears :British schoolgirl hangs herself to death

London: A British schoolgirl hanged herself to death, believing that the world was coming to its end in 2012. She had researched doomsday scenarios on internet, an inquest heard. Isabel Taylor, 16, had turned to Buddhism after being fed up with the “complications and injustices” of the modern world. While […]

US woman adopts unusual way to forget divorced husband

US woman adopts unusual way to forget divorced husband

Washington: A furious woman in the US has adopted an unusual way to forget her divorced husband by putting his every belonging, which could possibly remind her of him, on the street along with his car by spraying “cheater” on it. She simply dumped the possessions in the front yard […]

Schoolboys assault grandma to snatch ring !

Schoolboys assault grandma to snatch ring !

London: A grandmother in Britain was left with bruises all over her body as two schoolboys assaulted her to snatch a 20-pound ring. Patricia Thistleton, 64, was left unconscious in a pool of blood by the boys, as young as 14, outside an off-licence in Preston, Lancashire, Daily Mail reported. […]

When children were served ‘indecent chockolates’ in Australian school

When children were served ‘indecent chockolates’ in Australian school

London: Parents at a children’s party in an Australian school were left stunned to discover the treats on offer were shaped like bums and breasts. The X-rated chocolates — which also came in the form of men’s privates and a couple having sex — were handed out to youngsters at […]

Australian tourist alleges rape in India

Australian tourist alleges rape in India

Shimla: An Australian tourist staying in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu Valley Monday lodged a complaint that she was raped by a fellow tourist, an Indian from Chandigarh, police said. The 22-year-old tourist , who also met senior police officers, claimed that she knew the accused and they had been in touch […]

Russia may destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe

Russia may destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe

Moscow: Russia is ready to destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe if Moscow considers them as real threats, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said. “(The deployment) raises our certain concerns, therefore we will destroy the missile defence,” Xinhua quoted Serdyukov as telling reporters Friday. He said that the Russian […]

by · May 11, 2012 · 0 comments · Russia
Oldest-known Mayan calendar found in Guatemala

Oldest-known Mayan calendar found in Guatemala

Washington: A team of US archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifact amid the ruins of an ancient city in Guatemala. The calendar documents cycles of the moon and, apparently, those of Venus and Mars as well, Boston University’s William Saturno and […]

Infectious diseases kill 1,200 in China in a month

Infectious diseases kill 1,200 in China in a month

Beijing: Over 1,200 people died in China last month due to infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis and syphilis, the government said Wednesday. A total of 692,625 cases were reported in April, with 1,235 deaths, Xinhua reported citing the health ministry. The five most frequently reported diseases were hepatitis, tuberculosis, syphilis, […]

Drink Pomegranate juice to increase sexual desire !

Drink Pomegranate juice to increase sexual desire !

London: Men and women who drank a daily glass of pomegranate juice for a fortnight experienced a surge in the hormone testosterone, which increases sexual desire in both genders, Daily Mail reported Friday. The latest achievement claimed for pomegranates, which are already acclaimed as a superfood, will be welcome among […]

by · May 4, 2012 · 0 comments · Health