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Miami, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Actress America Ferrera graduated from the University of Southern California, 10 years after beginning her International Relations course.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian women cricketers are set to take a major leap towards professionalism after Cricket Australia's (CA) expected announcement of a major improvement in pay and conditions for female players next week when it unveils the women's Ashes squad.
New York, May 16 (ANI): Media mogul Pat Robertson has raised eyebrows with his comment that married men "have a tendency to wander" and it is the spurned wife's job to focus on the positive and make sure the home is so enticing, he doesn't want to stray.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) With India opening up the retail trade sector to overseas investment, the University of Southern California is offering a master of science degree programme in global supply chain management through the SP Jain Institute here.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Southern actress Swati Reddy, who is paired with Nikhil Siddharth for the second time for director Chandu Mondenti's film, says a hit pair may or may not work because the fate of a film depends on its content.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Southern actor R. Madhavan looks up to actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan as his deity, and when he met him recently at an award ceremony, he felt like a teenager again.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "Raanjhanaa" director Aanand L. Rai has also directed a non-commercial film "Strangers" which didn't manage to garner much success at the box office. Rai said he has learnt a lot with time.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and three others injured when a speeding truck hit them here early Sunday morning, police said. The driver was arrested.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers in the US are hoping to start human trials of memory implants in the next two years.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush's first Hindi film "Raanjhanaa" is all set to release and the actor says he has still not been able to learn Hindi.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern superstar Dhanush, who is set to debut in Bollywood with Aanand L. Rai's love saga "Raanjhanaa", says his choice of films will always depend on script no matter how many offers he get from Bollywood in future.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Less than a year after the decision to site the revolutionary Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in both Southern Africa and Australia, the SKA Organisation has opened its new international headquarters.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 8 (IANS) Botswana's national team coach Stanley Tshosane says he is aiming for glory at the Confederation of Southern Africa Football Association's (COSAFA) regional tournament to be hosted by Zambia from July 6-20.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Southern actress Disha wants to gorge curd-rice, go on a heritage visit and speak in Tamil while shooting for her upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual romance "Manadhil Maayam Seidhai"(MMS), which went on floors Tuesday.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan got admitted at the Betty Ford Clinic shortly before the court-mandated midnight deadline ended and avoided getting arrested.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A NASA-led modeling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global rainfall patterns and increase the risk of both flooding and drought.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Using the Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC) on the Danish 1.54-meter telescope at European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in Chile, astronomers have spotted an anarchic region of star formation inside an interstellar cloud.
London, May 3 (ANI): Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.
Berlin, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The European Southern Observatory, or ESO, released an image Thursday that shows the intense activity that occurs inside an interstellar cloud when stars form.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Astronomers at the Southern Observatory for Astrophysical Research (SOAR) and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) have obtained sharp stellar images using a new instrument dubbed SAM, for SOAR Adaptive Module, which creates an artificial laser guide star.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Dressed in their traditional attire, thousands of tribals, including women, from 10 states staged a joint rally here Tuesday to protest what they called loot of natural resources.
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has unveiled a development programme with the aim of reviving the country's national team.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): A Southern California jury has convicted a US woman of severing her husband's penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal.
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Southern actress Sharmiela Mandre is enjoying the beaches and gorging on seafood in Goa while shooting for Kannada remake of Tamil comedy "Goa".
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) Russia and Japan have pledged to speed up talks on reaching a peace treaty for the first time since the end of World War II, the leaders of the two countries said Monday, reported Xinhua.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Southern actress Manochitra is making a come-back after two years in a new avatar and says she gave herself a makeover to convince fillmakers that she can play urban characters too.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Southern actress Trisha Krishnan is extremely happy that she survived extreme climatic conditions while shooting for upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Endrendrum Punnagai" (EP) in Switzerland.
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a first visit by a Japanese premier to Russia in a decade, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be undertaking an official visit from April 28-30 on an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Sleep problems can drastically lower the fertility among young men, a study has warned.
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Southern actress Chandini Tamilarasan, who is making her Telugu debut with upcoming action-drama "Kalicharan", is proud to be associated with the project. She says she is happy to have bagged such an important role early on in her career.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Southern actress Erica Fernandez grooved like late singer-dancer Michael Jackson (MJ) when she performed one of his signature moves in her upcoming Tamil debut "Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu".
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran says he is all set to wield the megaphone for a Hindi film soon, but has no plans to produce.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of 78 experts from 24 countries have assembled the most comprehensive study to date of temperature change of Earth's continents over the past 1,000 to 2,000 years.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran, who debuted with "Aiyyaa" in Bollywood, wants people to appreciate his acting skills in "Aurangzeb", not his physical appearance, which was in focus in his first Hindi movie.
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Southern actress Hansika Motwani says she is not dating Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu and adds "when I'm in love, I will inform".
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran, who debuted in Bollywood with "Aiyyaa", has bought the rights of his hit Malayalam film "Ayalum Njanum Thammil". He plans to make it in Hindi and approach Amitabh Bachchan with the script.
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Southern actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said Saturday that awards are like vitamin shots and when an actor receives them, it boosts his or her morale.
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Southern actress Tashu Kaushik, who opted out of upcoming romantic-comedy "Mic Testing 143" for personal reasons, is upset that her images are being used on the promotional posters of the film.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS/EFE) Neoprene bikinis were a hit at Fashion Rio, one of Brazil's largest fashion industry fairs, where designers are unveiling their Southern Hemisphere summer collections this week.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) The 48-year-old country singer Trisha Yearwood, who also hosts cooking show "Trisha's Southern Kitchen", took only four months to shed 30 pounds.
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Southern actress Sharmiela Mandre, who has featured in remakes such as "Sajni" and "Mirattal", supports the idea of revisiting old classics because she feels such films are tested and proven.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A Nepali woman in her early 20s was allegedly gang-raped in the national capital, police said Thursday.
Rio de Janeiro, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian label Coven unveiled a collection at Fashion Rio inspired by the femininity, austerity and elegance of the 1940s.
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Southern actor Vikram, who celebrates his 47th birthday Wednesday, is busy shedding weight in China for his upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller "I". He has already lost eight kg for the film, touted to be a Rs.100 crore project, since it went on the floors.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A binary star that potentially weighed 300 to 400 solar masses at birth has been observed, which astronomers believe that could be the most massive double star discovered so far.
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS/EFE) The first night of Fashion Rio put the spotlight on the Andalusian woman, focusing on the sobriety and sensuality of the women from the Spanish region.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Musicians who learn a new melody and practice it after a night's sleep demonstrate enhanced skills, says a study.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Musicians who learn a new melody performed better when their practice was followed by a night of sleep, according to a new study that examined how the brain learns and retains motor skills.
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Southern actress Hansika Motwani, who is currently shooting for upcoming Tamil comedy "Theeya Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru" in Japan, is overwhelmed by the love that her Japanese fans are showering on her.
Rio de Janeiro, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Fashion Rio, one of Brazil's largest fashion industry fairs, will showcase new range for the Southern Hemisphere winter as well as offerings inspired by India and the Holi festival.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Several actresses in Bollywood are working hard to shed weight to get to size zero, but debutant Erica Fernandez, who is awaiting the release of her debut Tamil film "Aindu Aindhu Aindhu", feels she needs to put on weight to look presentable for the southern film industry.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, a new study suggests.
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) More than a 100 years after the Titanic sank, the overtly rich and elaborate cuisine served to the high and mighty onboard the ill-fated vessel continues to make waves.
Gandhigram, Apr 12 (ANI) Bamboo artisans in Tripura recently took part in an "advanced skill development training programme" which aimed at creating new employment opportunities and promoting economic self-reliance.
Gold Coast (Australia), April 10 (IANS) China's Hainan province could share a greater slice of the $131 billion global surfing industry by becoming part of the international surfing network, an Australian researcher said Wednesday at a meeting of World Surf Cities Network here.
Kochi, April 10 (IANS) The Southern Naval Command has said that a marital discord between a serving lieutenant and his wife led to the officer's wife registering a police complaint gainst some navy officials by .
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) One person was killed and 33 others were injured Wednesday when 11 coaches of the Muzaffarpur-Yashwantpur Express derailed in Tamil Nadu.
London, April 10 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, an unidentified porn addict had to be rushed to the hospital after he reportedly inserted a live eel up his backside which started moving through his body.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): A song that centers on a frank conversation on race relations between Southern Confederate flag-wearing 'white man and a Northern black man' has sparked outrage for racist language.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced he is scrapping his controversial plan to eliminate the state's income tax.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who made his Bollywood debut with "Dum Maro Dum" in 2011, has no personal style statement and says his personality is "bits and pieces of the films" that he has done.
Washington, Apr. 6 (ANI): American researchers are developing SimSensei, a Kinect-driven avatar system, which is capable of tracking and analyzing telltale signs of psychological distress.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Early in 2012, someone in Southern Morocco picked up 35 greenish stones, which is believed to be fragments of a meteorite from Mercury.
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): American researchers have found the link between the success of a marriage and weight gain or loss.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Despite being a small, or so-called dwarf galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is so bright that it is visible to the unaided eye from the Southern Hemisphere and near the equator.
Washington, Apr. 4 (ANI): Wikipedia users who proclaim their political affiliations within the online community consider their identity as 'Wikipedian' stronger than potentially divisive political affiliations, according to a research.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems, a new study has found.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Due to global climate change, the Northern Hemisphere is becoming warmer than the Southern Hemisphere and this rising temperature difference could significantly alter tropical precipitation patterns, a new study has revealed.
New York, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michelle Obama hosted Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman for a student workshop in White House on Jackie Robinson's biopic '42.'
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's approval rating has taken a dive, as people in the state have become more frustrated with his plans for Louisiana, a new poll has found.
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Southern actress Karthika Nair has rubbished rumours that her sister Thulasi is cast opposite veteran actor Vijaykanth's son in an upcoming Tamil film.
Kochi, April 2 (ANI): Vice Admiral Scott H Swift, Commander of the Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy, arrived here today on a two day visit.
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Your height is still in your hands even if you avoided veggies and milk as a child, a new study has revealed.
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Southern actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, is so busy with multiple projects that she had to forego an opportunity to act with her father in his upcoming Tamil directorial venture "Bitter Chocolate".
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) She doesn't come from a film family, yet she has made it big in filmdom. Southern actress Parul Yadav credits luck for her success as an actress.
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) South Africa captain Graeme Smith Thursday received the ICC Test Championship mace and enhanced prize money of $450,000 for leading his team to the top of the championship table at the April 1 cut-off date.
Sydney, March 28 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have managed to capture up to 26,545 blue whale songs in the Antarctic in a study for which they used - for the first time - new acoustical detection and tracking techniques to locate and observe them.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Disgraced former CIA director David Petraeus has apologized for his extra-marital affair that ensnared his career in an emotional speech at the University of Southern California event honoring the military.
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Southern actress Lavanya Tripathi, who rose to stardom after a successful debut in producer S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu romantic drama "Andala Rakshasi", feels a successful banner adds weight to a project and helps in drawing crowds.
Johannesburg, Mar. 26 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday said that the Reliance ICC Test Championship mace and a cheque of USD450,000 will be given to South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith at The Wanderers on Thursday (March 28).
Dubai, March 26 (IANS) The presentation of the ICC Test Championship mace and a cheque of $450,000 will be made to South Africa captain Graeme Smith at The Wanderers Thursday.
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Southern actress Tammannaah Bhatia, who is making her debut in Bollywood with Sajid Khan's "Himmatwala", has her reservations about wearing a bikini, as well as kissing on screen.
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Southern actress Tamannah Bhatia, who is making her Bollywood debut opposite Ajay Devgn in Sajid Khan's "Himmatwala", says she always admired the actor, but admits she has started respecting him even more after working with him.
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Natural swings in the climate have significantly intensified Northern Hemisphere monsoon rainfall, indicating that they must be taken into account for climate predictions in the coming decades.
Sao Paulo, March 19 (IANS/EFE) US supermodel Karlie Kloss is the big star of the latest edition of Sao Paulo Fashion Week, a showcase for Brazil's leading designers to display their Spring/Summer 2014 collections.
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Villagers in southern China have expressed anger over local officials' decision to publish a list of each family's preferred method of contraception, saying it would help enforce the one-child policy.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Southern actress Taapsee Pannu, who is working with veteran actor Rishi Kapoor in forthcoming film "Chashme Baddoor", confessed to him about her crush on his actor son Ranbir.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Stargazers can get a glimpse of a one-time-only visitor- Comet PanSTARRS - in the dark western sky this week.
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Southern actor Ajmal Ameer says the four different looks he sports in upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Karuppampatti" will be his portfolio as an actor.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Betting big on Asia's third-largest economy, Saudi Arabia's government-backed fund and private companies plan to invest heavily in a host of areas in India, the kingdom's ambassador here, Saud Mohammed Al-Sati, has said.
Melbourne, Mar. 10 (ANI): Australian DJ Mel Greig, who is at the centre of the ill-fated royal radio prank, desperately wants to send a condolence letter to the family of nurse Jacintha Saldanha but has been reportedly banned from doing so.
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): Taking care of yourself isn't just about eating right and exercising, as an expert suggests that being in a healthy, fulfilling sexual relationship can do wonders for your overall wellness.
Melbourne, March 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) Board Friday voted to pay its female cricketers a $10,000 bonus each, recognising the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars winning two world championships in six months.
Washington, March 8 (IANS/EFE) A New York court will try Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, for "conspiring to kill US citizens", the US Justice Department announced linking him with the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Using data obtained from 73 ice and sediment core monitoring sites around the world, scientists have reconstructed Earth's temperature history back to the end of the last Ice Age.
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Southern actor Dhanush is set to produce his brother Selvaraghavan's next Tamil directorial venture under his home banner.
London, March 7 (ANI): Astronomers have improved the measurement of the distance to our nearest neighboring galaxy and, in the process, refine an astronomical calculation that helps measure the expansion of the universe.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who will be seen in the remake of light-hearted drama "Chashme Baddoor", says working with David Dhawan is a big high for him and his co-stars.
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): The number of anti-US government "patriot" groups, including paramilitary hate organizations, had reached an all-time high in 2012, a new report has revealed.
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Southern actor Vaibhav Reddy has been roped in to play the lead in the upcoming Tamil film "Pizza 2: Villa", a sequel to Tamil horror-thriller "Pizza".