Vertigo

  • 8-year-old girl punished for not wearing sweater with school logo; faints, fractures hand 28-01-2014 07:50 AM

    An eight-year-old school girl forced to stand in the chilling cold during Republic Day celebrations for not wearing a sweater with the school logo suffered vertigo fell down from stairs and fractured her hands. Identified as Tanisha Kabra, the girl is a sixth standard student of the SKS International School....
  • Hitchcock: Working in film not easy, says Scarlett 08-11-2012 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: Scarlett Johansson, who stars in a biopic of Alfred Hitchcock, found recreating the shower scene from 'Psycho' the most difficult. The 27-year-old star plays Janet Leigh, the star of 'Psycho' in 'Hitchcock', being directed by Sacha Gervasi. "We only had the luxury to shoot the scene for a...
  • Now, a pill to overcome fear of heights 29-03-2011 11:32 AM

    London: Giving people a tablet of the stress hormone cortisol can help reduce their fear of heights. The hormone, which is part of the body's "fight or flight" reaction to danger, appears to open the brain up to being reprogrammed and to permanently remove anxieties. Tests on 40 patients with...
  • Quest for alternative fuel on, pond scum next 14-04-2008 02:27 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will seek all records of the spot-fixing case involving Essex player Mervyn Westfield as it wants to take a final decision on Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's future. Westfield is due to be sentenced on February 9 or 10 by a crown court in London...