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US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal

US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal

Washington: The US Senate has blocked President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise tax rate on those earning over one million dollars a year. The wealth tax bill is largely considered a key element of Obama’s re-election campaign and part of the broad plan for long-term deficit reduction. Despite the Democrats’ […]

by · April 17, 2012 · 0 comments · America Live
Woman with fish odour syndrome ,baths 10 times a day !

Woman with fish odour syndrome ,baths 10 times a day !

London: A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even quit a job and took 10 showers a day to get rid of the smell. Claire Rhodes, a 34-year-old mother-of-four, has a disorder […]

by · April 17, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record

Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record

London: A 55-year-old Briton — who was a diabetes patient — collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world record. Raymond Tate, from Glasgow, was all set for the highest-ever score in a 24-hour period when he fell over, the Daily Express […]

by · April 16, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Twenty “lost” Spitfire aircraft buried in Myanmar could return to the skies !

Twenty “lost” Spitfire aircraft buried in Myanmar could return to the skies !

London: Twenty “lost” Spitfire aircraft that were buried in Myanmar during World War II could return to the skies, The Independent reported Saturday. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Myanmarese President Thein Sein have agreed to work together to find and restore the historic aircraft as part of a thaw […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
NASA scientists killed live Mars bugs by boiling !

NASA scientists killed live Mars bugs by boiling !

London:Bungling NASA scientists are believed to have found tiny live microbes on Mars – but mistakenly killed them by boiling them alive, a media report said Saturday. Two spacecraft that landed on the Red Planet in 1976 are now thought to have detected microbes in Martian soil. But scientists at […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Bullet removed from leg after 40 years

Bullet removed from leg after 40 years

London: Former Royal Navy commando Robert Mitchell holds a bullet that was stuck in his leg for 40 years – and he never knew it was there, The Sun reported. Doctors found the inch-long steel round as Robert, 63, had a routine hernia operation. The grandad from Dartmouth, Devon, had […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Hacker held through photos of girlfriend’s breasts

Hacker held through photos of girlfriend’s breasts

London: A hacker has been unmasked after officials managed to trace the GPS data of his house from a photo of his girlfriend’s breasts that he had posted online. The FBI swooped on Higinio O Ochoa III after he posted the snap, which included a gloating message to his online […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Nine day infant buried alive , found alive !

Nine day infant buried alive , found alive !

Hapur (Uttar Pradesh): A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday when local residents informed the police after noticing the parents going to the burial site to check the progress of the child. The […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Muslim driver throws out a family for carrying wine bottle !

Muslim driver throws out a family for carrying wine bottle !

London: A Muslim taxi driver in Britain has been fired after he threw out a family carrying an unopened bottle of wine saying “it’s against my religion”. Adrian Cartwright, 46, had hired the taxi to take his family out for dinner at an Indian restaurant near Oldham, Greater Manchester. But […]

by · April 15, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
China’s smartphone firms violating patent laws

China’s smartphone firms violating patent laws

Beijing: China’s smartphone companies are at risk of becoming embroiled in disputes over intellectual property rights since many important patents are held by international companies like Google and Microsoft, experts have said. In 2005, international mobile phone-makers occupied over half the Chinese market. But in 2011, China shipped 455 million […]

by · April 14, 2012 · 0 comments · Asia Newsline