• An Open Letter to Yuvraj Singh

    Dear Yuvi, First off I would like to tell you that I am not a fanboy. I was never your fan and I don’t think I’ll ever be. Indian batsmen with a batting average below 40 do not impress me! But not being a fan does not imply that I don’t admire you or respect […]

    • What if Your Periods Start on Your Wedding Day

      You have taken a makeup trial and spoken to your wedding planner a million times, so that nothing goes amiss; and you are waiting impatiently for your D-day. Once the date of your wedding has been decided, you should try to find out if it coincides with your menstrual cycle. If it does, then you…

      • Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

        The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.

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        • Runaway spy Snowden is surprise guest on Putin phone-in

          By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW (Reuters) - Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. intelligence eavesdropping, made a surprise appearance on a TV phone-in hosted by Vladimir Putin on Thursday, asking the Russian president if his country also tapped the…

          • Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

            ELDORADO, Texas (AP) — The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents on Thursday, nearly six years after FBI agents raided the property and removed hundreds of children amid child sex abuse allegations.

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            • Kohli, Yuvraj take RCB home against Daredevils

              Sharjah, April 17 (IANS) A fantastic partnership between Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh guided the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a convincing eight wicket win over the Delhi Daredevils in the second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday. Yuvraj with…

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              • Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange

                (Reuters) - A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets.

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                • '2 States': A magical north-south love story you wish wouldn't end

                  Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh, Revathi, Shiv Subramaniam; Directed by Abhishek Varman; Rating: **** Magically, "2 States" ends with a beautifully staged wedding where the film's culture-crossed couple finally get their wish. You know exactly where our twosome, the gorgeous…

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                  • Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case

                    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An immigrant teen who had earned a scholarship to an elite U.S. college but helped solicit support for Jihadists he met online was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

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                    • 7 Lame Excuses Men Make After Cheating

                      Cheating is undoubtedly the easiest and quickest way to destroy a marriage. And when a man is caught cheating, more often than not, he piles on excuses to justify the act. We list some lame excuses that men use to explain their excessive romping and you get to decide if they stick or not.

                      • The Former Playboy Model Jenny McCarthy Gets Engaged

                        The former Playboy Model and currently the co-host of the show The View, Jenny McCarthy, revealed that she is soon getting hitched with Donnie Wahlberg. Jenny McCarthy gleefully shared the news of her engagement to Donnie Wahlberg on the ABC morning show while revealing her engagement ring, which…

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                        • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

                          MOSCOW (AP) — To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally televised call-in program:

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                          • India passes halfway mark in election with BJP gaining strength

                            By Ashutosh Pandey and Swetha Gopinath BANGALORE (Reuters) - India called a quarter of its 815 million voters to polls on Thursday, the biggest day of its staggered election, in areas ranging from Himalayan passes to a southern IT hub and western sugarcane farms. The country is now over halfway…

                            • World's biggest peace torch lit for Indian spiritual guru in US

                              New York, April 17 (IANS) Ashrita Furman, a Guinness World Records record-breaker, has lit what is claimed to be the world's biggest torch in New York in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, popularly known as Sri Chinmoy. At 7.5 metres, the aluminum and steel torch monument is 11…

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                              • Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

                                LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Novak says that cruel jabs about how she looked during the Oscar ceremony amounted to bullying that left her crushed at first, but then determined to speak out in protest.

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                                • Work-from-Home Jobs You'll Love!

                                  Are you frustrated in your dead-end job? You've been working for several years and your career still hasn't taken off. Plus, there's so much more you were meant to do in life other than sit all day in a dreary office with a crabby boss and trying colleagues. We say quit your job and start your own…

                                  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

                                    NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.

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                                    • Traders give top stocks to own for next 25 years

                                      In honor of CNBC's 25th anniversary, the "Fast Money" traders give their top stocks to own for the next 25 years.

                                      • 5 Marriage Tips Indian Wives Must Forget Right Away

                                        It is high time that some conventional beliefs change! Especially since the relationship between a husband and a wife, and their understanding has gone through a dramatic evolution in recent times. We are not questioning any beliefs here, but just takes “husband idolising” to a whole new level,…

                                        • Ex-Goldman director Gupta starts prison term on June 17

                                          By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on that date to start…