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  • Two CoBRA jawans injured in anti-Naxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Sunday. The jawans received minor injuries in the firing that took place in the restive Karikunda forests of Bhejji region, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar said. A joint team of CoBRA's...
  • CoBRA jawan injured in face-off with Naxals February 16, 2014

    A CoBRA jawan was injured on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and Naxalites in Maoist-hit Bijapur district, police said. The face-off took place in the forests under Basaguda police station limits early this morning, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal said. A joint squad of CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute...
  • A smart bra that unhooks itself when it detects 'true love' January 30, 2014

    Tokyo: You may not like to wear this thing in public as this bra pops open the moment it realises you are in true love! Japanese Lingerie Company Ravijour has introduced a high-tech lingerie that comes undone only when you reach a true lover's state. Billed as 'True Love Tester' bra,...
  • A bra that can help prevent emotionally-triggered overeating December 18, 2013

    London: British scientists have claimed that they have developed a smart bra that can detect mood changes to prevent overeating. MC Schraefel, professor of computer science and human performance design at Southampton University, has helped to design a smart bra that can detect changes in mood, with the hope of preventing...
  • Tweeting bra: A high-tech bra that tweets each time it is unhooked October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to remind women of their monthly breast self-exam and promote breast cancer awareness, Nestle Fitness, with its ad agency Ogilvy Athens, introduced a high-tech, pink bra that automatically sends a tweet each time it is unhooked. The purpose here is to deliver the life-saving message...
  • CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter in Jharkhand September 3, 2013

    Ranchi: A CRPF commando was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Naxalites in Jharkhand's Chaibasa district. Sources said a joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police had begun an operation in the jungles of the district last night in hunt of some top Naxal commanders. "A commando...
  • Japan's new 'Abenomics' bra links bust sizes to national economy May 9, 2013

    The Japanese division of lingerie maker Triumph International unveiled an 'Abenomics' bra, a special edition it says offers a "growth strategy" and a potential lift towards Japan's elusive inflation target. Launches of Triumph's concept bras in Tokyo have become a regular event over the past quarter of a century and are...
  • A smart bra that can detect breast cancer early October 12, 2012

    Washington: An inconspicuous device in your bra could help catch breast cancer early. The humble brassiere could play a more pivotal role as a US based company has unveiled plans for a hi-tech device that can be worn inside the bra to help detect breast cancer. Catching the cancer early is...
  • Russia: Woman uses bra to strangle neighbour August 21, 2012

    Moscow: A 26-year-old woman in Siberia faces 15 years in prison on charges she killed a 65-year-old neighbour - with her bra, police said on Tuesday. The woman attacked the neighbour after he refused her request for money to buy liquor to continue a late July drinking binge. Enraged by the rebuff,...
  • CRPF 'CoBRA' faces snake trouble! February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Ironic it may sound, elite anti-naxal commando squad CoBRA, which was named after one of the most venomous reptiles, is now facing incidence of snake bites among its personnel posted in deep jungles. Ten battalions of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) are deployed in the dense jungles...
  • Naxalites attack CRPF's CoBRA camp, 1 held December 5, 2011

    Gaya: A suspected Naxalite was injured after a group of heavily-armed Naxalites attacked a CRPF's CoBRA battalion camp in Bihar's Gaya district, police said on Monday. After a three hour encounter, the suspected ultra was arrested last night while he was found lying injured outside the camp under Dumaria police station...
  • Put bra colour on Facebook, spread cancer awareness January 12, 2010

    One in 22 women in India suffer from breast cancer. Now, some women have found a saucy way of spreading the message through Facebook. ...
  • Watch: Bra that costs $3 million December 7, 2009

    A diamond encrusted bra by Victoria's Secret costs a $3 million and is now on display at the Moline Fine Jewelers in Phoenix. It features more than 2000 brilliantly cut white, champagne and cognac colored diamonds with a rare 16-carat heart shaped diamond pendant. ...
  • Operation againsts Naxals on, 6 commandoes killed September 20, 2009

    Dantewada: Security personnel on Saturday recovered the bodies of six members of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)'s elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) Battalion, including an Assistant Commandant, who went missing during Friday's major anti-Naxal operation in the dense forests of Chintagufa and Palachalma in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. State Director...
  • Bra deflects bullet aimed at Detroit woman April 22, 2009

    Detroit: A 57-year-old Detroit woman avoided serious injury when the underwire on her bra deflected a bullet shot at her from next door, police said. The woman, who lives on the West side of Detroit, saw a group of men breaking into a neighbour's house on Tuesday morning. When the...
  • Photogallery: Bra for men November 23, 2008

    Online shop 'Wishroom' has sold over 300 men's bras, priced at about $30 a piece. ...
  • When a bra saved a woman's life! June 22, 2008

    London: God bless those who made the bra – these might be the words American hiker Jessica Brown must be chanting after she was rescued from a mountain fall. The 24-year-old was given up for dead by mountain rescuers but was later saved when she threw her bra into a...
  • US woman claims Victoria's Secret 'stole' her bra April 22, 2008

    New York: A New York woman filed suit against Limited Brands Inc on Monday alleging the parent company of Victoria's Secret stole her idea for its Very Sexy 100-way strapless convertible bra. Katerina Plew sued in US. District Court in lower Manhattan, saying Victoria's Secret infringed her May 2004 patent...
  • Okay Shakira's great, but $3000 for her bra? February 14, 2008

    London: One Shakira fan showed just how big an admirer he was when he forked out a whopping 3,000 dollars just for her bra. Another admirer dished out a whopping 14,000 dollars for his lucky chance of meeting the Colombian pop sensation and receiving front-row seats at a future show in...
  • In Pics: Full coverage is Victoria's Secret August 8, 2007

    On August 1 at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles, supermodels Heidi Klum and Marisa Miller launched Body by Victoria’s first Full Coverage Uplift bra. The bra is the world’s first foundation to offer both complete coverage and lift at the same time. ...
  • Ladies with ugly bra straps watch out! June 17, 2007

    New York: As Oscar season gets underway, followers of fashion are being urged to monitor celebrities on the red carpet and report any out-of-place bra straps to the Strap Police. With bra straps transformed from a practicality into a hot fashion item, one website has set up a name-and-shame service to...
  • Wonder bra, botox and star secrets June 17, 2007

    Los Angeles (California): With Hollywood's awards season under way, fans will see plenty of stunning gowns, sculpted bodies, flawless skin and camera-ready coifs on red carpets around town. What they won't see are the industrial-strength girdles, silicone nipple covers, fake hair and skin treatments beneath those flawless facades. Stylists work overtime during...
  • 'Wonder bra' saves woman's life June 16, 2007

    St Petersburg: On New Year's eve, when a gun is fired into the air in celebration, you won't believe where the bullet landed. A woman in St Petersburg believes that a bra saved her life. (Inputs from Preston Rudie) ...
  • This bra can do more than just 'support' June 16, 2007

    St. Petersburg: A woman watching New Year's Eve fireworks from a picnic table found out that her bra can do more than lift and support: It also slowed a falling bullet. The .45-caliber bullet struck Debbie Bingham, 46, after someone fired a gun into the air about 20 minutes before midnight....
  • Gibson feels sorry for naked Britney December 17, 2006

    London: Actor Mel Gibson has come to the support of troubled pop star Britney Spears as she deals with reports of partying and being photographed without any underclothes. Gibson, who had his own share of problems when he was arrested for drunken driving, says he sympathises with Spears. He told contactmusic:...
  • New jail visitor dress code: Bras a must October 17, 2006

    Evansville: Revealing tops are out and bras are now a must for women visiting prisoners at the Vanderburgh County Jail. Jail officials imposed a new dress code policy after several incidents in which women visiting the jail exposed themselves to male prisoners. The new policy, posted at the jail's front desk,...
  • Teen faces litter charge for bra antenna October 13, 2006

    Toledo (Ohio): A teenager who put her bra on a car antenna before it flew off and led to a highway accident will be charged with littering, a prosecutor said. Emily Davis, 17, of Bowling Green, told investigators she took her bra off while her friend was driving on Interstate...