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Now, holidaying with in-laws made easy with 7 top tips!
Vacationing offers the best time to bond with family members, but what if the holiday includes packing bags with the in-laws? ANI

Kate follows mum-in-law Diana's style for Britain's Armed Forces Day
Seems like the Duchess of Cambridge has taken her mother-in-law the late Princess Diana as her role model to adapt into Royal fashion. ANI

NY sets example by filling record 400K potholes in just a year
With monsoons set to hit New Delhi this week, the need of the hour is to fill up those never ending potholes that have continued to haunt the capital. ANI

Women say '13 negative things about themselves everyday'
Ninety-seven percent of women say 13 negative things about their body every day, such as: 'I hate my thighs', 'I hate my stomach' or 'I'm ugly', a recent US survey has revealed. ANI

China stunned after ghostly apparition of entire city appears across river
A 'ghost city', which appeared over the river in Huanshan City in East China, has baffled residents and experts alike. ANI

Oz police demands legal action against acquittal of 'veiled Muslim woman'
Senior police officials have urged prosecutors to re-launch legal action against the acquittal of a veiled Muslim woman accused of lying about being attacked by an officer. ANI

Oz mom who died for 12 mins after heart attack comes back to life
An Australian mother who was left brain dead for up to 12 minutes after heart attack has surprised doctors by surviving from the cardiac arrest with no brain damage. ANI

Kate wows all on 1st military engagement with hubby
The Duchess of Cambridge put her best foot forward at her first military engagement as a royal alongside her proud husband Prince William. ANI

Miniature book printed on wafer-thin Bible paper to take on e-books, Kindle
A revolutionary new miniature printed-page book comprising of pages that will feature printed words on wafer-thin paper, traditionally used when printing Bibles, is set to launch in the UK. ANI

Poll shows Romney, Bachman in the lead for White House bid
The latest poll has shown former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann as leading candidates with maximum support for the 2012 White house bid. ANI

India, Pak have no escape from continuing dialogue despite mistrust: Editorial
Despite a history of mistrust between India and Pakistan, there is no escape from continuing talks for finding solutions to longstanding bilateral issues, an editorial in a Pakistani newspaper has said. ANI

China releases second dissident after three years of detention
China has released a second dissident, Hu Jia, after three years of detention on subversion charges that stemmed from criticism of the government he had made in internet writings and interviews with foreign reporters. ANI

Three cops killed in suicide blast at Multan police check-post
At least three policemen have been killed and several others wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a police check-post in Pakistan's Multan city. ANI

Victim of British MP's alleged sexual assault says her 'life's been destroyed'
A woman who has accused British MP Andrew Bridgen of sexual assault, has said that her life has been 'destroyed'. ANI

New York's decision to legalize 'gay marriage' may act as roadmap for other states
New York's move to legalize gay marriage provides a roadmap for similar victory for groups in other states, a spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign has said. ANI

Mormon-settled Salt Lake City now a top 'yoga-friendly town'
Salt Lake City, capital of Utah settled by Mormon pioneers in 1847, is now one of the '10 fantastically yoga-friendly towns' of the USA, as declared by August 2011 issue of Yoga Journal. ANI

US woman with 'world's largest natural b**bs' faces daily teasing
Having the world's largest br**ts comes with a cost, revealed an 52-year-old American woman who has faced mockery and bullying since childhood because of her extra assets. ANI

Pak's PLC holds three former army generals responsible for Rs1.8 billion NLC scam
Pakistan's Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has held three former army generals responsible 1.8 billion losses rupees at the military-run National Logistics Cell (NLC). ANI

Even one lazy workmate can 'drag the team down'
Is there someone in your workplace who simply slumps in the swivel chair beside you, always using Facebook, or yawning away after having long lunch? ANI

Pak Govt providing impunity to police, army men inflicting torture in custody: AHRC
The Pakistan Government is 'purposely avoiding' making law against torture in custody, and is "providing impunity to the perpetrators who are mostly either policemen or members of the armed forces," the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has said. ANI

Aussies 'putting in less time in office, but more time working at home'
Australians are spending up to five hours a month fewer in the office than they were a decade ago as technology makes it easier to work remotely, according to a new research. ANI

PML-Q describes Abbottabad commission 'unnecessary'
Changing its stance on the Abbottabad commission set up to probe Osama Bin Laden's death, the Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) has described the panel as 'unnecessary' and asked the Pakistan government "not to rush taking decisions under pressure". ANI

12 killed, dozen injured in militant attack in Pakistan
At least 12 policemen, including the Station House Officer Alawal Khan were killed and dozen sustained injuries when security forces mounted an operation to rescue hostages taken by a group of militants who attacked a Kolachi tehsil police station in Dera Ismail Khan in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday. ANI

Brit teen 'mastermind' behind hacking described as 'great power on Internet'
The 19-year-old British teenager accused of hacking the website of the UK Serious Organized Crime Agency (Soca) and CIA was described in court as a 'great power on the internet' who can attack anyone he does not like in cyberspace. ANI

Michele Bachmann rolls out US presidential election campaign
Republican Michele Bachmann has rolled out her Iowa campaign for US presidential polls in 2012. ANI

Notorious hacker group Lulz Security plans to 'dissolve' itself
The hacker group, Lulz Security that admitted to breaking into the websites of CIA, Brazilian government, Sony, Nintendo and many more, has unexpectedly said that it is dissolving itself. ANI

US military leaders fear troop withdrawal from Afghanistan may increase soldier deaths
US military leaders fear that President Barack Obama's decision to order a huge reduction in troop numbers will result in more American casualties during the pull-out. ANI

New anti-Sarah Palin documentary set for release
It has emerged that a controversial new documentary on Sarah Palin is all set to hit the big screen. ANI

Ex-Chinese finance minister was victim of foreign spy's 'Honeytrap': WikiLeaks
Whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks has published a confidential U.S. State Department cable in which a U.S. official is quoted as saying that in August 2007, China's Finance Minister Jin Renqing resigned due to a mistress who was also romantically linked to several other prominent Chinese officials. ANI

14-yr-old chihuahua named Yoda wins 'world's ugliest dog' title
A scruffy, glassy-eyed chihuahua named Yoda has been crowned the 'world's ugliest dog', beating a one-eyed chihuahua and a blind 15-year-old pug in the competition. ANI

Pak Govt yet to formulate consolidated databank on terrorists
Despite repeated claims by Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik that all possible counter terrorism measures are being taken by authorities, the government is yet to formulate a consolidated databank on terrorists. ANI

'100 pc single' Prince Harry not dating Pippa!
Prince Harry has turned down rumours that he has struck up a close rapport with Pippa Middleton after splitting from his long-term girlfriend Chelsy Davy, saying that he is 100 percent single. ANI

'Impossible to win' American war on terror will crush backbone of Pakistan: Imran
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that winning the 'American war on terror' is impossible, and that it will crush the backbone of Pakistan, the United States' key ally in this ongoing war. ANI

US drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan 'shameful act of terrorism': Iran
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has lashed out at the United States for drone attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan that have allegedly have killed scores of civilians, saying that it has "a black record of terrorist behaviours." ANI

Hartford proclaims October 25 as "Rajan Zed Day"
Hartford, the capital city of Connecticut (USA), has proclaimed October 25, 2011, as "Rajan Zed Day", recognizing Zed's work in interfaith dialogue, Hinduism, European Roma upliftment, etc. The Proclamation, signed by Hartford Mayor Pedro E ANI

Brit teen 'mastermind' behind hacking attacks has 'Asperger's syndrome'
The 19-year-old British teenager charged with hacking the website of the UK Serious Organized Crime Agency (Soca) is suffering from Asperger's syndrome. ANI

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