Tear

  • Woman suffering from rare disease sheds 'blood tears' July 31, 2014

    A 22yearold woman in Kota is suffering from a rare disease which leads to shedding of 'blood tears' from the eyes instead of saline water. Doctors at a government hospital in Kota said Lakshaya Bais has been traced out as the third patient suffering from the rarest of rare disease. Professor in...
  • Turkish police battle protesters in Istanbul square June 12, 2013

    Istanbul: Turkish riot police using tear gas and water cannon battled protesters for control of Istanbul's Taksim Square on Tuesday night, hours after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan demanded an immediate end to 10 days of demonstrations. The governor of Istanbul went on television to declare that police operations would continue day...
  • Just.me app combines email, multimedia messaging, cloud storage April 18, 2013

    San Francisco: The crowded, fragmented mobile messaging app market, one of the hottest sectors in Silicon Valley, just got more crowded. Keith Teare, a veteran Valley entrepreneur, on Wednesday launched just.me, a service that claims to combine email, multimedia messaging and cloud storage in a single iPhone app. The startup, backed by...
  • Hyderabad: Owaisi's aides clash with media, policemen January 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supporters and close aides of party MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who has been charged with sedition, criminal conspiracy and other charges for making a "hate speech", clashed with policemen and media persons in Old City of Hyderabad on Friday. Police had to resort to firing tear gas shells...
  • Delhi gangrape protest: Angry crowds demand justice December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Scenes of angry citizens carrying the national flag and shouting slogans continued on Sunday afternoon amidst water cannons and tear gas shells burst by police. Protesters demanded stricter laws to ensure safety of women in Delhi following the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold woman, who is now battling...
  • Kudankulam: Police lob tear gas, chase away protesters September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam: The police cracked down on antinuclear protesters at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu on Monday. Police moved in to chase the protesters at Kudankulam and fired tear gas shells. Thousands of protesters fled towards the ocean and threw slippers, shoes and small stones at the police...
  • Jolie moved tears at 'In the Land...' screening February 16, 2012

    London: Actress Angelina Jolie ended up in tears following a standing ovation from the audience at a screening of her new movie 'In The Land of Blood and Honey' in the Bosnian city of Sarajevo. The screening of the movie, written and directed by Jolie, took place in an auditorium of...
  • Films are like vacation for me: Ekta Kapoor January 20, 2012

    Mumbai: TV czarina Ekta Kapoor is in seventh heaven following the stupendous success of her production 'The Dirty Picture'. She says producing TV shows makes her feel at home, while making films is almost like a vacation. "It's (TV is) home ground. You might want to travel the world...you might say,...
  • Tear gas, scuffles as S Korea OKs US trade deal November 23, 2011

    Seoul: South Korea's ruling party forced a longstalled free trade deal with the United States through parliament on Tuesday, enraging opposition lawmakers who blasted their political rivals with tear gas. South Korean lawmakers voted 151 to 7 in favor of ratifying the landmark trade agreement in a surprise legislative session called...
  • Asians at greater risk for tear during delivery January 7, 2011

    New York: Asians are nine times as likely as other women to experience severe tearing of the skin around the vagina during childbirth, Israeli researchers report. They also found that vacuumassisted delivery, giving birth for the first time, and a frontfacing orientation of the baby in the birth canal were linked...
  • Women's tears send "no sex" message to men January 7, 2011

    Jerusalem: Women's tears are a turnoff for men, Israeli researchers say. The findings, in a study by the Weizmann Institute of Science and Wolfson Hospital near Tel Aviv on the role tears play in nonverbal communication, suggest that a chemical in women's tears lowers men's testosterone levels. Looking beyond any impact on...
  • US teen who cries blood gets help from experts September 5, 2009

    Rockwood (Tennessee, USA): Calvino Inman had just stepped out of the shower one evening in May when a glimpse of his reflection in the mirror caused him to panic. "I looked up and saw myself, and I thought I was going to die," says the 15yearold from Rockwood, Tennessee. His eyes...
  • Atlantis return not safe, delayed June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: NASA on Tuesday decided to delay the return of Atlantis amid concerns over some damage on the body of the space shuttle, which has caused apprehension among experts over the safe return of IndianAmerican astronaut Sunita Williams. Atlantis suffered a fourinch tear in its thermal blanket during the liftoff...
  • No takers for Wages of tears November 22, 2006

    Mumbai: Child labour has been banned in our country by enactment of fresh and tougher laws. However, the ground reality remains much the same. Hundreds of children are forced to work in hazardous conditions in Mumbai, while many of them die an early death. It was this sad truth that...
  • Girl fakes "weeping stone ailment" September 5, 2006

    New Delhi: Doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday said extensive medical tests on a teenaged girl, who claimed that she wept stones instead of tears, ruled out formation of stones in her eyes. The doctors revealed that she had ''faked the ailment'' because of a psychological...