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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...gh gold to fulfil the daily quota, said Li Gang, a journalist who has reported on the industry for over three years. For that they earn around 1,600 yuan a month -- in a city where per capita monthly disposable income was less than 1,000 yuan in 2006. However, the government has not roundly endorsed this ne...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

...pregnancy, these numbers will only increase," said journalist Gita Aravamudan, author of "Disappearing Daughters". Aravamudan's new book is trying to give "a face to the issue" -- stories of women forced to endure successive pregnancies to produce male children, and of others forced to have up to four abortio...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

... many people. Sonu Nigam has accused a senior film journalist Subhash K Jha of harassing him for sexual favors i... of harboring a personal vendetta against him. The journalist has been haunting the singer with blatantly suggestive sexual motives. Sonus disinterest and subsequ...

Lily Allens MySpace Alcoholic confession was made Up

...t the TV program was called - and someone, like, a journalist or not a journalist ... got a notepad out and wrote what he thought I said, and then called one of the tabloid journalis...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

...ilicone injections and surgery," said Cris Beam, a journalist who spent seven years following a group of transgender youths on the streets of Los Angeles for her book "Transparent." Those who want surgery and can afford it can spend $10,000 to $20,000 for a sex-change operation. But for most transgender peo...

The Forgotten Indian Medical Genius

...n the US, is largely due to the efforts of veteran journalist and author S.P.K. Gupta who has untiringly ferreted out information on the scientist. He wrote a book on SubbaRow "Yellapragada SubbaRow: In quest of Panacia", and has used the proceeds from it to launch a website on the scientist. "When SubbaRow d...

DiCaprio Bites Back Over Eco 'Hypocrisy'

...k a train across the Atlantic". When the British journalist followed up, saying that many stars used emission-heavy private jets while touting environmental protection, a testy DiCaprio countered that he had taken a commercial flight from New York. "I try to travel commercial as much as I can," he said. Di...

Brad Pitt 'loves Being a Dad'

...nnes for 'A Mighty Heart' , a movie about murdered journalist Daniel Pearl, and were seen constantly flirting with each other on stage. Angelina dismissed rumors that the pair were about to split and said that they have come to Cannes to enjoy the prestigious film festival as a family....

Japan's Miss Universe Breaks With Timid Tradition

..." Ligron also coached Kurara Chibana, the polyglot journalist who last year took second place in Miss Universe. As Miss Universe, Mori is given an apartment in New York for a year, an undisclosed salary, a complete wardrobe including a luxury watch and a scholarship for two years of film study in New York....

Drinking Age Must Be Raised to Curb Binge Drinking-Voices Warn

...y the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), journalist Jasper Gerard claims that Britain has "lost the plot" over the regulation of alcohol. Gerard purports "tough love", which is needed to tackle the "overwhelming" effects on society caused by binge drinking. Though he agrees that no single measure ...

Drug Uses Up Water in Yemeni Capital, People Must Relocate

...es of Sanaa translates as The Protected City. As a journalist remarked, 'It looks as though the protection is running out. ' GPL/B...

MPs Vow to Fight Malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh

...ger Penaz Masani and actress Gauri Kartik. Veteran journalist Neerja Chowdhry also accompanied the team. According to a survey by the health ministry, around 48 percent of India's children and 60 percent of the state in 0-6 years age group are malnourished. It also indicates that the number of undernourishe...

Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science

... Science: The Tobacco Road to Global Warming," and journalist Paul Thacker will give a talk titled "Thank You for Polluting: How Campaigns to Create Scientific Confusion Kill Product Regulation." How can tactics like these undermine the work of so many scientists? Proctor said: "There's a saying in the PR bus...

Down Syndrome Dolls in Brazil After Child Actor's Success

...spital in Sao Paulo. Mocarzel is the daughter of journalist and filmmaker Evaldo Mocarzel, who produced and directed documentary "Do Luto a Luta" (From Mourning to Fighting), released in Brazil last year. The film's main plot centres on the disorder. Mocarzel said he had not allowed his daughter to particip...

Advice To Canada On Right Kind Of Food

...ffect the sale of beef there. According to food journalist Michael Pollan the need of the hour is the knowledge about the foods that need to be knocked off from our diet rather than the ones that need addition. He also feels that due to the poor soil quality, today’s population is forced to eat food which ha...

Italian Who Met Former KBG Spy is Arrested

...ying the possible killers of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya and listing other potential targets for assassination. SRI...

UN Leader to Deliver Speech Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS

...untries. In 2002, Dr. Msiska was interviewed by journalist Bill Moyers regarding the HIV/AIDS pandemic on an edition of the PBS series NOW. Bishop Desmond Tutu was also a participant in that program. Source-Eurekalert...

Good Sleep Could Make You Slim

...uvet Diet - Sleep Yourself Slim' written by health journalist Jane Worthington, reported online edition of Daly Mail. But once you get into healthy sleep habits, she says in the book, you'll find it much easier to control your appetite and lose weight. She quoted several studies including a recent one of more ...

Journalist Alok Tomar arrested

A senior journalist charged with cheating the organisation he earlier worked for has been arrested here, police said Saturday//. The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Alok Tomar, a former editor of Senior India magazine, a fortnightly, late Friday night. Tomar w...

Is India Prepared to Face the Epidemics?

... Amherst, New York) by award winning investigative journalist James L. Dickerson says, "There is the potential threat of YF as a biological warfare agent in the hands of terrorists". Scientists know that YF virus can be incubated in chicken eggs, preserved for as long as five months in tissues of infected mon...

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