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Thousands rally against racism in Australia

Shaken by a wave of racial assaults, thousands of Indian students and supporters rallied here on Sunday, demanding justice for victims of recent attacks as Australia scrambled to contain the rising anger and frustration within the community. The `peace rally’, ... Read More »

ESPN STAR sports to launch cricket quiz show -‘Stumped’

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI/Business Wire India): ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s leading sports broadcaster, will launch an interactive quiz show titled ‘Stumped’ starting June 1. Produced by leading production house – Endemol, ‘Stumped’ will be telecast on STAR Cricket every ... Read More »

Illiterate Indians lured into slavery in Malaysia

Mallaca (Malaysia), May 30 (ANI): Thousands of illiterate Indians are falling prey to promises of a good life in Malaysia. Trapped between wanting a better life for their families and their eagerness to escape poverty, they fall victims to scams, ... Read More »

Gibson’s pregnant lover files cybersquatter suit

Washington, May 30 (ANI): Mel Gibson’s Russian lover Oksana Grigorieva has filed a lawsuit against a group of Internet entrepreneurs who snapped up her domain name. The 39-year-old singer has accused bosses of web hosting company of ‘cybersquatting’ on ... Read More »

M. Ramachandran assumes charge as MOS

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Mullappally Ramachandran assumed charge as Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs here today.  He was welcomed by the Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta and other senior officers of the Ministry.  Immediately ... Read More »

Angelina Jolie dreams of living in “insulated world”

Washington, May 30 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie prefers to stay away from limelight and protect her family’s privacy. The ‘Changeling’ actress hates the attention she attracts when she appears in public, so prefers to spend time at home. “She’s ... Read More »

Too much weight gain unhealthy for pregnant obese women

Washington, May 30 (ANI): Too much weight gain during pregnancy can be dangerous for overweight obese women, say researchers.  According to the revised guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), overweight women should gain about not ... Read More »