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Ex-IAF officer creates calendar that has no 'Friday the 13th'

The irrational fear of Friday the 13th is termed Friggatriskaidekaphobic and it combines a fear of Fridays with the perception that number 13 is a unlucky number. Now an ex-Indian Air Force officer......

Naxal massacre: No lessons learnt from earlier attacks

The roots of the problem lies in the alienation of the tribals. Extreme sensitivity is required to tackle the issues involved. Rough and ready methods of using force may prove counterproductive in......

View: Why the Delhi rapists should not be hanged

'I wonder how we can reduce violence in society by answering it with violence,' asks Shivam Vij. 'If instead we answer it with mercy, we will be a more humane society.' The cynical Manmohan Singh......

When our government isn't ours anymore

In Delhi this December, we understood how many others from Kashmir to Koodankulam have long felt, says Shivam Vij The girl wasn't aware that the Udyog Bhavan Metro station in central Delhi had......

'Siachen: India must offer Pak a dignified solution'

Amidst alarmist rumours that track-two parleys between India and Pakistan are urging India to 'give up Siachen', Myra MacDonald tells Shivam Vij in an e-mail interview why resolving Siachen without......

Luxury car operators gear up for big, fat Indian wedding season

Big, fat wedding days are ahead for Indian families and among those set to tap the opportunity are luxury car rental companies.Each year, at least 10 million Indians marry and the market is......

A peek into the stunning BMW Vision

Cars and movies have a long connection. Well, one such action movie was recently shot in Mumbai and to the delight of car lovers the sequences were those that involved a BMW Vision,......

Corporate America goes ga-ga over India Budget

Corporate America has showered kudos on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for his latest Budget, describing it as a 'very forward-looking confident budget'. Ron Somers, president of the US-India......

2G scam: 'It was daylight robbery'

The 2G spectrum scam cost the exchequer Rs 176,000 crore (Rs 1,760 billion).Following the expose, one minister has lost his job while numerous journalists have had their credibility questioned.Bits......

How Jahangir turned scooters into super machines

Sheikh Jahangir starts an old scooter at his modest car painting workshop in Jalgaon as the daily power cut begins and the electric lights, spray painting device starts working again. While......

The Most Successful Kids in the Movies

Children can be quite lucky at the box office too! Harshaali Malhotra, the little girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has almost the same screen time as the film's leading man, Salman Khan. And it's one of......

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa finale: Who are you rooting for

After Mahi Vij's elimination in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa on Monday, thestage is set for the grand finale tonight.Yana, Sushant Singh Rajput and Meiyang Chang will fight it out for......

Arbaaz Khan to direct Dabangg sequel

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.   Abhinav Kashyap will not be directing the sequel to the last......

Madhuri Dixit stuns in red, Katrina shocks in gold

Here's what you favourite celebrities have been up to. Sony Entertainment Television screened the first episode of Jhalak Dhikhala Jaa 4 at Fame Inorbit mall Malad (Western suburb in Mumbai).......

Ram Charan Teja's second outing

The Telugu film Magadheera is a keenly awaited movie on many counts. Firstly, it is Ram Charan Teja's (megastar-turned politician Chiranjeevi's son) second film. It's directed by SS Rajamouli,......

Indian fencers test positive for swine flu

Four Indian fencers tested positive for swine flu on their return from the Asian Junior and Cadet Championship in Singapore but are set to be discharged from hospital by Monday after getting......
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A calendar that does away with 'Friday the 13th' !

NEW DELHI, Nov 12 (Agencies): The irrational fear of Friday the 13th is termed Friggatriskaidekaphobic and it combines a fear of Fridays with the... ...

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