Fear

  • Tanushree Dutta to host the 'Best of Fear Files' 20-04-2014 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Tanushree Dutta is all set to host thriller show 'Best of Fear Files'. The show is ready to send shivers down the spines of audience yet again as Tanushree will revisit the eerie, mysterious world of the supernatural and unexplained. "It feels fantastic to be a part of...
  • I've always wanted to be a part of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Mugdha Godse 14-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: Mugdha Godse, the third contestant to be eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 5', says she fulfilled her dream by participating in her favourite reality show. "I have been a fan of the show since it was telecast on international channels. I always wanted to be a part of it...
  • Mugdha Godse shoots down rumours about her link-up with Ranvir Shorey 23-03-2014 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Model-actress Mugdha Godse has shot down reports that there is something brewing between her and actor Ranvir Shorey after the duo participated together in a reality show. Mugdha, 27, said they are just friends and on-screen partners on the stunt reality show. She and Ranvir, who is married...
  • Gauahar Khan: Kushal and I don't need a reality show to be together 19-03-2014 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: Gauahar Khan might have expressed her love for actor Kushal Tandon on a reality show but the actress now wants to keep her relationship private. The 30-year-old actress, who will again be seen with Kushal in upcoming TV show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' after their stint in 'Bigg Boss',...
  • How Oprah Winfrey overcame her fear of balloons 11-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Los Angeles: There are not many things that scare Oprah Winfrey but the talk show queen has an irrational fear of balloons. The media mogul, however, decided to confront her fear after her entire staff surprised her with balloons on her 40th birthday. "I really don't like balloons, and for...
  • I was 18 when I discovered that I've stage fright: Salma Hayek 14-07-2013 11:56 AM

    Los Angeles: During her teenage days, actress Salma Hayek was so scared of performing on stage in front of people in her native Mexico, that she tried to even run away once. "I was 18 and I was playing Jasmine in a production of 'Aladdin' for children, and it didn't...
  • Masses love item numbers: Yana Gupta 17-03-2013 05:58 PM

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  • Fear Factor India: Akshay to host the next season 04-12-2012 02:16 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar will return as the host of action-adventure show 'Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi', according to reliable sources. Instead of considering other names to take over as the host of the show, the channel, Colors, has decided to wait for Akshay to get a little...
  • Humans can smell fear, and it's contagious: study 07-11-2012 03:30 PM

    New York: Humans can sniff fear and disgust, and the emotions are contagious, a new study has found, suggesting we communicate via smell just like other animals. "These findings are contrary to the commonly accepted assumption that human communication runs exclusively via language or visual channels," researchers led by Gun...
  • Kenya-Namibia ties shifted to Mombasa 04-06-2012 09:49 PM

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  • Fear grips students at Kerala University 02-12-2011 09:23 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Roofs that fall apart, stairs that shake under ones feet, rooms that turn pools of water during rains and unusable toilets - these are a few in the long list of problems faced by the postgraduate students and research scholars of Kerala University, who are living in the hostels at...
  • Family of KBC 5 crore winner fears his abduction 30-10-2011 07:40 PM

    Patna: The family and friends of Sushil Kumar, who became the first contestant to win Rs 5 crore on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', are fearing his abduction. But the Bihar Police says the apprehension doesn't hold much ground. In Motihari, Sushil's native town, there are rumours doing the rounds that fearing...
  • TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal to enter 'Bigg Boss 5' 24-10-2011 12:58 PM

    Mumbai: TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal will be the third male contestant to enter the reality show Bigg Boss. The fifth season of Bigg Boss started with Shakti Kapoor - the lone male - and 13 female contestants. Soon after the first eviction from the show, TV actor Amar Upadhyay made...
  • Sikkim: Locals abandon homes in fear 20-09-2011 07:01 AM

    Rongpo: Fear is what greets you when you enter Sikkim. People huddled together, children sleeping under the open sky, families cramped inside cars. Sita Pradhan, 26, is still shaken, with an ailing 65-year old mother, she is on the streets with her seven-month-old baby, unable to sleep. Pradhan said, "We...
  • Five mil Britons 'suffer from oikodomophobia' 20-08-2011 01:33 PM

    London: It may sound a bit strange, but some five million men in Britain are suffering from oikodomophobia -- a fear of tradesmen, a new study has revealed. Researchers have found that British men suffer symptoms such as sweaty palms, breathing difficulties and breaking into a cold sweat when negotiating...
  • Asian stocks slump on recession fears 19-08-2011 07:22 AM

    Singapore: Asian stocks tumbled as much as 4 percent on Friday on growing fears that the US economy was sliding into recession and as some European lenders faced short-term funding strains, raising fears of a systemic banking crisis on the continent. Gold hit a fresh high of $1,833.81 an ounce...
  • Study: fear is in the genes? 16-08-2011 01:11 PM

    Washington: Scientists claim to have found a previously unrecognised layer of gene regulation associated with fear extinction, a finding which may have implications in conditions such as phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder. An international team, led by University of Queensland, says that this is an inhibitory learning process thought to...
  • Europe: markets fall on France downgrade fears 11-08-2011 10:55 AM

    Berlin: New speculation that France could be downgraded by ratings agencies triggered a massive sell-off of shares across Europe on Wednesday, wiping out gains recorded in Tuesday's session and cutting short hopes that markets will make a quick recovery before the global debt crisis escalates. European shares rebounded in early...
  • Gold prices hit record high on global cues 05-08-2011 01:57 PM

    Mumbai: India gold futures extended gains for a fourth session on Friday to hit a new peak following a rally in overseas markets and a weaker rupee, which traded at its lowest level in five weeks, pushing physical traders to the sidelines ahead of a slew of festivals starting later...
  • Kids punished harshly fumble at tasks 28-07-2011 12:37 PM

    Toronto: Children in schools that mete out harsh punishments fumble at tasks involving planning and abstract thinking. The findings suggest that a harshly punitive environment may have long-term detrimental effects on children's verbal intelligence and their executive-functioning ability. Such children may also be at risk of behavioural problems, suggests a...
  • Aarti Chhabria is KKK4 Winner 24-07-2011 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Model-turned actress Aarti Chhabria has emerged the winner of the fourth season of 'Fear Factor-Khatron Ke Khiladi' after weeks of gruelling tasks involving underwater stunts, fighting off creepy crawlies and jumping off dangerous heights. Aarti and her partner Dhaval Thakur succeeded over singer Mauli Dave and Dhiraj, after...
  • Fear, anger prompt us to share stories, messages 02-07-2011 12:12 PM

    Washington: Certain emotions like fear, anger or plain amusement prompt us to share articles, news and stories with our friends and acquaintances. According to a University of Pennsylvania research, these emotions are characterized by high arousal and action, unlike sadness or contentment, emotions linked with low arousal or inaction. "If...
  • Fear of spiders, snakes acquired 25-01-2011 05:39 PM

    Washington: We aren't born afraid of spiders and snakes, but we can pick up these fears very quickly as infants, scientists say. Arne Ohman at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Susan Mineka from Northwestern University, US, have studied how infants and toddlers react to scary objects, the journal Current...