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  • Fearing being raped by 2 men, teenager commits suicide August 17, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide out of fear of being raped by two men who barged into her house at Thana Kankerkheda area in Meerut, police said on Sunday. According to the girl's family, the incident took place on August 13 when two men barged into the girl's house at...
  • Gang of 6 armed robbers gun down a man, injure 4 others August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead a man and injured four others before looting cash and valuables from passengers of a train between Hathidah and Rampur Dumra railway stations in Bihar's Patna district. East Central Railway Chief Public Relation Officer Arvind Kumar Rajak said on Sunday that six armed robbers entered a coach...
  • Saudi men told not to marry women from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Chad August 6, 2014

    Islamabad/Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has prohibited its men from marrying women from Pakistan, Bangladesh and two other nations, in an apparent move aimed at discouraging its citizens from marrying foreigners. Apart from Pakistan and Bangladesh, Saudi men now can't marry women from Chad and Myanmar as well. Saudi Arabia is home to an...
  • Indian men's hockey team to tour Bangladesh August 4, 2014

    Fresh from a Commonwealth Games silver medal in Glasgow, the Indian men's hockey team is now eyeing the Asian Games and will tour Bangladesh for a three-match series starting August 6 to tune-up for the challenge in Incheon, South Korea. The series is expected to provide international exposure to the young...
  • As it happened: Day 11 and closing ceremony, CWG 2014 August 4, 2014

    (Scroll down to bottom of the page for Live Blog.) Day 10 roundup: Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country's first Commonwealth Games medal - a gold - from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked up...
  • Stuck with rural roots Chinese men losing out to urbane women July 31, 2014

    Beijing: Bad dress sense, crude demeanour, poor hygiene coupled with their inability to shake off their rural roots, the Chinese young and middle-aged men are turning out to be no match for their stylish, urbane and highly demanding female counterparts. China's increasingly assertive social media is abuzz over a teasing...
  • US attorneys want out of sex-abuse case against 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer July 30, 2014

    (Reuters) - The attorneys for the man who accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a minor have asked to be withdrawn from the case, according to a filing on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hawaii. Lawyers Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher say in the...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers to face Nigeria for bronze July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: India lost 1-3 to England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis semi-final and will have to be content with playing for the bronze medal against Nigeria. The country's top singles player Achanta Sharath Kamal was shocked by an energetic Liam Pitchford, who is ranked five places below,...
  • CWG 2014: Sathish wins gold, Ravi bags silver in men's 77kg weightlifting July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: A dominant Sathish Sivalingam rewrote the Games Snatch record en-route to his gold medal winning performance while Ravi Katulu finished second behind him in the men's 77kg weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Sathish, 22, the 2013 Commonwealth Championships gold medallist, lifted a total of 328kg (149+179) to pip...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shoot-off to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26-year-old Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • Missing Mumbai men left by Etihad flight, tickets purchased in cash: ATS sources July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: There's been a little headway in the case of the four missing Mumbai men with investigation revealing that the four men left on May 25 at 5 am by Etihad flight, said sources in the Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday. Sources added that the tickets were purchased in cash and they...
  • Mumbai Police quizzes families of 4 men believed to have joined ISIL July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is on high alert after four men from the city are believed to have joined the Iraqi extremist group - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The police have questioned families of the missing youth. A report has been submitted to the...
  • Men think about sex 19 times a day: Study July 12, 2014

    Some say every seven seconds while others say basically all the time. But the truth is that the average man has 19 thoughts about sex daily, research reveals. Using an 'experience sampling' method, researchers from Ohio State University gave people a clicker. They were were asked to hit one of three buttons...
  • Men lose sex appeal at 39, study says July 11, 2014

    Check your age if you feel you have lost sex appeal among young women all of a sudden. Men who have turned 39 lose charm for young women as they are viewed more like father figures than sex symbols, a study reveals. No chatting sessions or staying late at night to...
  • BJP leader Dhankar promises wives from Bihar for men in Haryana July 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Girls from Bihar will be brought to marry men in Haryana - a bizarre promise from a Haryana BJP Leader OP Dhankar to tackle the dwindling sex ratio in the state. Speaking at the Kisan Mahasammelan at Narwana on Friday, Dhankar gave the suggestion as a solution to solve the...
  • 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer asks court to toss sex abuse lawsuit July 4, 2014

    Reuters: "X-Men" director Bryan Singer on Thursday asked a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an anonymous British man accusing the filmmaker and an entertainment executive of sexually abusing him as a minor. Singer's attorney, Marty Singer, asked U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson to throw out the...
  • 'X-Men Apocalypse': Director Bryan Singer confirms the existence of The Four Horsemen July 2, 2014

    Filmmaker Bryan Singer had a treat up his sleeve for the fans of the X-Men franchise on Tuesday. He uploaded a glimpse from the treatment of the latest edition of the series on Instagram. A treatment is a document put together before the actual script is written. The script page teases Apocalypse's...
  • World Cup 2014: The Coffee Men from Colombia take Brazil by storm June 30, 2014

    Two seasons ago Sir Alex Ferguson, then the manager of Manchester United, bid 35 million Euros for Colombia's James Rodriguez. FC Porto wanted more, but those were the stingy days of Gill, Ferguson and Glazers and so a year later, Rodriguez went to Monaco for 45 million. In 2010 however, Rodriguez...
  • Sexism against men- Does it rattle us? June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: As a society we seem to be greatly sensitized towards sexism in taking a stand against it. At least that's what appears from the various debates we see flaring up on mainstream media, social media and other public discussion forums whenever there's a controversial (howsoever true) statement said...
  • Three Bangladeshi men arrested in Kolkata, sent to police custody June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Three Bangladeshi nationals, who did not have valid documents for entering the country, have been arrested from the city and remanded to police custody, police said on Sunday. "Acting on a tip-off, three Bangladeshis-- Nur Hossein, Zaman and Salim-- were last night arrested from the Kaikhali area of Baguihati....
  • Indian men's, women's squash teams drub Iran June 11, 2014

    The Indian squash contingents got off to a perfect start, defeating Iran 3-0 in both the men's and women's events in the 17th Asian Team Championship on Wednesday. India has been given the top billing in the men's section while it is seeded second among women. The results: Women: India beat Iran 3-0...
  • Authorities: Wealthy men drugged by NYC strippers June 11, 2014

    New York: A crew of New York City women who worked as strippers scammed wealthy men by spiking their drinks with illegal synthetic drugs, then driving them to strip clubs that ran up tens of thousands of dollars on their credit cards while they were too dazed to stop it,...
  • Save Indian Family NGO starts helpline for men in distress in Ahmedabad June 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: For men facing legal trouble due to domestic and other problems, a helpline has been launched to provide them guidance and counselling. In an endeavour to provide 'protection' to men facing law-related problems, Save Indian Family (SIF) - a group of 50 NGOs - has launched its Gujarat chapter and...
  • 'Mad Men' creator to be honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award June 3, 2014

    New York: 'Mad Men' creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner is being honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Monday that Weiner will be presented the honorary award on Nov. 24 at the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York. Academy President...
  • TV executive files motion to dismiss Hollywood sex abuse lawsuit May 30, 2014

    Reuters: Television executive Garth Ancier filed a motion on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a man who claims he and other Hollywood executives sexually abused him as a teenager. Ancier, who has worked at Fox and NBC, filed the motion in U.S. District Court in Hawaii after Michael Egan's...
  • Watch: What happens when kittens replace X-Men? This spoof viral video 'X-Pets' features cats and dogs as superheroes May 28, 2014

    These superheroes have the exact same power as the X-Men Wolverine, Storm, Nightcrawler and Magneto. But while the X-Men are a formidable force, these superheros are...well, cuddly. Because they are all pets.This hilarious video by The Pet Collective features cute kittens and a dog with superpowers, compelling their owner to...
  • 'X-Men' sequel tops 'Avatar' as Fox's biggest global debut May 27, 2014

    Reuters: Mutant superhero movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" powered to $302 million in worldwide ticket sales through the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on Monday, capping a weekend in which it surpassed "Avatar" as the biggest global debut for film studio 20th Century Fox. The seventh installment in the "X-Men" franchise...
  • X-Men style magnetic shoes let you walk on the ceiling May 25, 2014

    Washington: A British inventor has developed X-Men style magnetic shoes that let users walk upside down. To create the shoes inspired by X-Men's Magneto, Colin Furze drilled holes in an old pair and fitted the sole of each shoe with an electromagnet. When the magnets proved to be too weak,...