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FIjI CONgR ATUlATES TURKEy Bainimarama has congratulated Turkey as it celebrates the 88th anniversary of becoming a republic. In his letter to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Fijian Prime Minister stated: On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Fiji, I extend my warmest congratulations to you and all the citizens of Turkey on the 88th anniversary of the founding of the modern Republic of Turkey on October 29. He noted that the Government of Turkey has in recent times assisted Fiji through various assistance, something which the Fijian Government was grateful for. Your great country has supported developments in Fiji this past year through generous technical assistance in the area of renewable energy generation. I would like to express my sincere gratitude for this support, Commodore Bainimarama said. The Prime Minister said Fiji wished to further strengthen bilateral relations that continued to strengthen between the two countries. Fijian Governments desire to consolidate the friendly and cooperative relations that now exist between our two countries for greater mutual Please accept, Prime Minister, my best wishes for your good health and happiness, and for the peace and prosperity of the people and the nation of Turkey, reduced cargo space with the introduction of narrow-body 737-800 aircraft to Australia. While the national carrier has announced reduction of wide-body jets has sparked concern from fruit and vegetable growers who have invested heavily in the booming trade, fuelled by a surge in demand from Down Under. "What really concerns me is that we have been asked to produce more which is what we have done and yet we have had the rug pulled out from under our feet by week," Col Smith said. Co-operative Limited and the Crop and Livestock Council have said that close to by papaya, eggplant, breadfruit and mango producers stood to be affected when the will decrease weekly cargo capacity once it implements the new schedule changes However, the airline has a great deal based on current rates. In a statement the airline said, "In short, ensure that it matches its passenger aircraft

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Strong rumours and talk at RFMF that major changes will be made after Frank Bainimarama returns from China. Insiders say the shake-up will come as a real shock to some. Information at hand suggests bringing back his former trusted man, Commodore Minister for Defence. Information further suggests also in China at the moment, ambassador there. Khaiyum clearly loving the limelight But insiders say there will be a catch: Esala Teleni will also act as deputy Insiders say Khaiyum was only ever prime minister in his new appointment and that the illegal attorney general, Aiyaz role he has obviously relished, because of Sayed Khaiyum, is to lose the privilege a clever army strategy: "to give him all the that he has so clearly been enjoying. the army trap will lead to the wanna-be PM "getting booted out of the system with whatever he has piled up, and the army taking the country to early elections". burning ambition to take over from exposed (sources say Khaiyum never University) and he is about to be shut down. Insiders claim that combined with his and police commissioner Ioane general election "as soon as practically possible" but Khaiyum persuaded the Council to go against it. The cable says Khaiyum rejected the talks says "Khaiyum seemed to think that the October 9 high court ruling dismissing had given the regime carte blanche that obviated the need for any conciliatory measures for the present."

Pruett, that Khaiyum was the one who rallied the Military Council to oppose the political forum dialogue. convene a "Presidential Political Dialogue Forum" to facilitate the conducting of a

Khaiyum having to take a back seat.

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"Mamanuca" arrived in the country amid a grand welcoming ceremony. International Airport by Captain Peter Frazer and Captain Aaron Dean.

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FIjI MAKES NEw FRIENdS


The Fijian Government will continue to expand and forge new relations with countries around the globe for the benefit of the people says the Minister for Foreign Affairs Ratu Inoke Kubuabola. Fijis transition on the political front has brought new international challenges putting enormous responsibilities and practical implications on the countrys diplomats. The Fiji Foreign Service is not passively following the changing world. We are adjusting to new situations in the international environment and so do our partners, Ratu Inoke said. As a gateway for the nation to the world, my ministry is taking on new responsibilities which do not only involve promoting Fijis interests in the international arena and fulfilling our obligation to conventions and treaties we are party to. Changing world politics also gives the ministry the responsibility to inform and enhance the well being of our people through seeking donor cooperation to achieve our development priorities with a view to improve the standards of living and wellbeing of the people of Fiji. The innovative initiatives and policies such designed to enhance Fijis foreign policy. In our bid to become a more active player and to have a firm recognition of Fijis voice in world politics, the Government Policy, Ratu Inoke said. A key strategy in this policy is to move away from our heavy reliance on our traditional partners, and to expand Fijis foreign policy horizons from its previous comfort zone. Ratu Inoke said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was committed to strengthening and finding new relations with countries that recognized our efforts of political and socio-economic reform set by the Bainimarama Government under the Roadmap for Democracy and Sustainable

MISS UNIvERSE FOR FIjI SHOw


MISS Universe Australia 2011 ScherriLee Biggs will be guest of honour at this event. Miss Biggs represented Australia at the recent Miss Universe competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil where she won a place in the Top 10. Knight said discussions between Fiji Fashion Week and venue sponsor shoes- major sponsor of Miss Universe Australia - accepted her attendance at the four-day extravaganza. TappooCity and Miss Biggs will be in 11, for autograph signing," Ms WhippyKnight said. is now expected to go forth in leaps and bounds." Miss Biggs will attend the emerging and Mr Tuiipelehaki said the 2011 Fiji Fashion Week was expected to be bigger and better with the inclusion of recognizable names on the international fashion scene. "Miss Biggs will actually be one of a few select international names that will be in

"We have been working for some time now on revitalising our airline and implementing permanent long-term solutions that would improve our airline," he said. changes we will be making to ensure our success and ability to grow in the years ahead." He said the new addition would increase

"That means customers long awaited afternoon departures to Fiji and morning and evening returns to Australia would be has been named Mamanuca as a tribute to the

2011 Miss Universe Australia, Scherri-Lee Biggs, will grace the Fiji Fashion Week event.

"As Fiji Fashion Week runs into its fourth year, Fiji has proven that it can be a great launching pad for designers, stylists and models alike," Mr Tuiipelehaki added.

addition to being practically brand new, it has all leather seats and other enhancements that would make it more effective and a costHe said the new aircraft would see the end of the leasing arrangement for one of the Acting Prime Minister and, the Tourism Minister and Attorney General Aiyaz "The changes that are taking place are because we have a long- term view and long-term vision as to how Fiji needs to position itself," Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said.

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The Georgian Government will provide computers for school students around the country. The Georgian Foreign Affairs Minister, counterpart Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, students in Georgia. At the same time, we (Georgian government) shall welcome your preferences concerning the languages for Fijian diplomats to be taught at the Tbilisi with Fiji counterparts to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. The Georgian minister with the Prime then a courtesy call to the Ratu Inoke. promised to Fiji.

school children as aid. The net books will be available for delivery in December. The Georgian Government has reserved six places at the Tbilisi State Medical University and the Tbilisi State University for students from Fiji. This is part of the scholarship programme

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diplomatic training practice, Ratu Inoke said. Diplomatic training can no longer be considered an optional extra. The worldwide norm is to see it as an indispensable national representatives with competitive skills in an increasingly globalized international environment where diplomacy has become a virtual growth industry. regardless of the seniority, expertise, foreign ministry recruits, as a professional diplomatic profession. In addition, the spouses of all government officials who will be posted to missions abroad need orientation too, as they will be contributing in countless ways to the success of our diplomatic endeavors. Diplomatic training can no longer be restricted to officials who embark on a diplomatic career through the Foreign Service. The primary carriage of Fijis Foreign Policy may lie with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs but every other ministry in the government machinery has a role to play in Fijis international relations, Ratu Inoke said. The Public Service Commission organized the course on Fijis Diplomacy: An Introduction to Policy and Practice in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. and the Philippines, Isikeli Mataitoga is the moderator for the course and Ratu Inoke said the wealth of knowledge of the for grooming of Fijis future diplomats who will serve in overseas missions. The minister said the training needed to be a continuous process so that diplomats who were trained would inevitably need retraining at some or other point in order to keep abreast of changes in the global arena. Through the course, participants will explore in detail the changing world of international diplomacy, challenges for foreign services and the emergence of new power centers in world politics. Technological advancements in communication, transportation and economic interdependence of world economics have brought events far away from our national border closer to home, and emerging issues that do not respect borders mean that these events occurring far away can affect our security and wellbeing at home, Ratu Inoke said. the agenda of international diplomacy such as terrorism, global financial crises and climate change. The gap between what used to be national and global interests are rapidly closing.

FUTURE dIPlOMATS UNdERgO FIRST TRAININg

Staff of different government ministries got first hand training on the basics of contemporary diplomatic practice at the Public Service Centre for Training and Development (CTD) in Suva. Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola opened the week-long training, which are a recommendation and a key component of the Foreign Affairs Decree.

He said the objective of the diplomatic course was to present realities of contemporary international relations and to explore the means available to States to pursue their national interests through effective international diplomacy. It is for this reason that training of diplomats has become important and trainers and participants of diplomatic training need to know the very important general conclusions about contemporary

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triggering bonuses to 19 members of the has become blatantly obvious with employees in state owned enterprises line. The poverty data is a reality and a fact, and was given to the media by PS for Social Welfare, Govind Sami, who also stated that many workers are earning wages far less than what they should be paid. The illegal PM has been on the campaign trail giving water tanks and making promises of fixing roads and providing electricity to rural areas while the illegal AG has turned his attention to city dwellers and employees of state-owned enterprises. The illegal government should wake up from its slumber and take itself out to rural areas and low-income areas to see the reality on the ground; people are struggling to put food on the table and parents are finding it increasingly difficult to shop for basic necessities. Bonuses for Strong Commercial Performers have been approved by the Fijian Government to employees of six stateowned enterprises that outperformed during the 2009 and 2010 fiscal years rewarding staff for superior performance. Four organizations and all employees received bonuses. The enterprises include: Airports Fiji, Ltd, Public Rental Board, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Ltd, Fiji Electricity Authority, Fiji Meat Industry Board, Fiji Ports Corporation, Ltd, and its subsidiary Fiji Ships & Heavy Industries, Ltd. "The Government recognizes productivity, and rewards based on performance and merit," said Minister excluded from bonuses. exceeding expectations by 103 percent, triggering bonuses to all 120 staff.

exceeded expectations by 89 per cent, profit exceeded year over year earnings staff. Of those who applied for the bonus payment, certain payments were not yet approved pending further review, including two Ports Terminal, Ltd.

of Public Enterprise Mr Aiyaz SayedKhaiyum. "We are proud of their successes and expect they will remain inspired to keep up the good work because the strong performance of state-owned enterprises creates jobs and helps to build a strong nation." The bonus approval comes after a thorough review of the financial performance of the organizations, which are upheld to exacting standards under the a Performance Management System. In some cases, auditors such as Price Waterhouse Coopers independently verified financial statements. Fijian commercial entities that performance include:

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SHIPPINg FIRM TO dONATE $NZ1M TO ClEAN-UP STRICKEN OIl CONTAINER SHIP RENA
THE Company which chartered the stricken ship Rena has agreed to contribute $NZ1 million ($783,760) towards its clean-up. The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), which chartered the Rena from its Greek owners Costamare Inc, said it would help fund the recovery operation a day after meeting with Transport Minister The ship has spilled hundreds of tonnes of heavy fuel oil into the ocean off the coast of Tauranga and onto nearby beaches after running aground on Astrolabe Reef 13 days ago. Kevin Clarke, managing director for MSC donation was voluntary. He said the company wished to emphasise

SERIAl KIllER'S ART SEllS FOR $1


off on Trade Me but only sold for $1. The painting appeared online this month serial killer Hayden Poulter". But the auction site was unaware of the sale and probably would have removed it because the "glorification" of the killer was in "bad taste" a spokesman said. Poulter is serving a life sentence for stabbing to death two sex workers and a massage parlour owner in central Auckland in 1997. The painting was of a taniwha that turned into a whale under a rainbow. "He painted it specifically to express his life. I am happy to explain the meaning to the buyer," the trader wrote, also urging "Googling him". When the eventual buyer asked whether it would be signed by Poulter or not, the trader answered it would be signed "Leon"

Hayden Poulter created this painting while in prison.

after his grandfather "what he wants to change his name to when he is released ... if ever". The Department of Corrections confirmed "We have interviewed the prisoner and he has confirmed that it is a piece of his art that he sold more than two years ago," said a spokesman. Corrections runs art and carving classes in some prisons as part of the rehabilitation programme. Prisoners can donate, gift and

in some cases sell their art. Trade Me spokesman Paul Ford called it an "unusual" case. any complaints about it, despite it being "If it had come on to our radar before it or at least had the serial killer reference removed as there is an element of glorification there which does not feel right."

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RENA CAPTAIN TO BE HANgEd


CONTROvERSIAl New Zealand MP Hone Harawira has called for the captain of the stricken vessel the Rena to be hanged over the environmental disaster the ship has caused in the Bay of Plenty. the ship since its grounding on the Astrolabe Reef, off the Tauranga coast, a fortnight ago. reappeared in Tauranga District Court, charged under the Maritime Act with "operating a vessel in a manner causing unnecessary danger or risk". The charge carries a maximum penalty officials say more charges may follow. Mana Party leader Mr Harawira wants a "Hanging the poor bugger might sound a bit harsh, but somebody should pay," he said. "Maybe we can send the Rena captain home with a stern warning and put [Transport in his place." Meanwhile, Mr Harawira says the Government should give "a gold medal" to anti-oil drilling protester Elvis Teddy, who also appeared in Tauranga District Court. vessel San Pietro who was arrested amid protests against Petrobras ship Orient Explorer off the East Cape in April. He faces the same Maritime Act charge as the Rena pair for allegedly breaching the

the oil pollution and was told MSC would consider ways it could help. He said the clean-up operation had so far much it was going to cost in total. was a possibility.

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SCHOOl EXPUlSIONS AT 10 yEAR HIgH


The number of pupils expelled from school is at its highest for 10 years. More than a third of the cases are due to drugs. Some educators are blaming the 209 expulsions last year on a lack of jobs keeping disinterested pupils in school for longer. expelled. Details obtained by the reporter under the Official Information Act show there expulsions per 1000 pupils, in the past six years. The Ministry of Education says there is no clear pattern of increasing expulsions, as there are yearly fluctuations in both expulsions and school population. But data shows they have gone up every there was a slight dip. year had eight expulsions - the most in the country. Principal Mark Bowden says most of the for repeatedly smoking cannabis. He says those advocating cannabis decriminalization must be aware of the impact of their messages.

an election candidate who drank his own soldier, had been standing for the party in the Rimutaka electorate, but was asked to withdraw his candidacy following his appearance last month on a 20/20 item about extreme diets. On the programme, Mr Glenn spoke about how drinking his urine each day had helped to cure his arthritis, and then downed a glass for the cameras. discuss politics. said he was not worried that getting rid of Mr Glenn would be seen as unfair. have at some time gone behind a bush to on public television," Mr Gardener said. impressed with it. They might not be the way we are this time."

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AN explosion and six-alarm fire at a US apartment building in Boston may have been the result of a failed suicide attempt, according to a preliminary police investigation. dropped from a third-floor window of Roxbury neighbourhood. was arrested after he showed up at Boston Medical Centre with burns and claimed he started the fire, police said. at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was being treated in intensive care with second-degree burns to his arms, hands life-threatening, police said. Police spokeswoman Elaine Driscoll said a preliminary investigation indicates that Mr attempt. charges, including arson and attempted murder. Ten people were taken to the hospital, most with smoke inhalation. Two firefighters and a police officer were treated for minor injuries. window of their third-floor apartment into the arms of a waiting firefighter. to do that before, and I hope I never have to do it again," Boston Fire Lt Glenn McGillivray told the reporters. He said able to hold on to the child until more help arrived, so they told her to drop him. Then they used a ladder to rescue her. Residents who escaped said they heard an explosion at about 1a.m. local time. A short time later, a man showed up at Boston Medical Centre with burns and said he started the blaze, Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. apartment. Mr MacDonald said the windows and frame were blown out in one corner of the building and bricks littered the street. More than two dozen apartments were damaged or destroyed. All residents were accounted for, firefighters said. scene. A temporary shelter was set up for residents displaced by the fire. test and was charged with second-degree child abuse and fourth-degree child abuse. He was also charged with being a habitual offender stemming from previous felony convictions involving robbery and illegal firearm possession. He was arraigned on October 10 and forbidden from having contact with the girl, who was picked up from the police station by her grandfather. Wayne County Child Protective Services is also investigating the case, Grant told the paper. The incident occurred on the afternoon of October 8 in Brownstown Charter Township, south-west of Detroit. A witness who saw the girl climb into the station called police and then followed it until officers arrived. Gallup based its findings on telephone mother, had custody of his daughter for the weekend, Detective Grant told the paper. The girl told officers her father had been drinking whiskey all night, the paper said. Detective Grant told the media that the suspect was "argumentative" and told police "it was his right to teach his daughter how to drive." states. Samples were weighted by gender, age, race, education and region, with a maximum margin of error of plus or minus four per cent. said: "Marijuana legalisation is becoming more popular with just about everyone." Support for legalisation was strongest

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NINE-yEAR-Old MICHIgAN gIRl PUllEd OvER wHIlE dRIvINg dAd TO THE SHOPS
A US father was charged with child abuse for allegedly making his nineyear-old daughter drive him to the shops after he spent the night drinking. "What did you stop me for? I was driving good," the girl asked stunned police officers who pulled the pair over. The youngster was using a booster seat full-sized panel van. "She was doing fine," Detective Lt Robert Grant acknowledged, who told the paper she was a "very sweet, intelligent little girl." The 39-year-old father cannot be named to

50PC OF AMERICANS SAy lEgAlIZE MARIjUANA


AN unprecedented 50 per cent of Americans think it's high time that marijuana should become legal in the United States, according to a gallup poll released. and way up from a mere 12 per cent in legalisation. "If this current trend on legalising marijuana continues, pressure may build to bring the But it said more political pressure is needed before change can come about. introduced legislation in Washington to legalise marijuana nationwide but allow each state to regulate, tax and control the drug itself. It was the first-ever effort to legalise the production and consumption of marijuana at a national level, although its sponsors acknowledged that it had little chance of becoming law. "We believe the federal government adults smoking marijuana," said Democratic Congressman Barney Frank prosecutors or police officers to do so." Sixteen states and the District of Columbia have legalised the production and consumption of marijuana for medical small amounts for consumption. progress. This is an educational process." in 2009 for marijuana-related offences, those cases were for possession.

Least likely to support legalisation were

UNRUly PASSENgER FORCES PlANE TO MAKE EMERgENCy lANdINg IN TEXAS


A MAN in the US was arrested after his behaviour on board a Southwest Airlines flight between los Angeles and Kansas City forced it to make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas. While authorities originally said 29-year-old suspect Ali Reza Shahsauri, from California, was trying to break into the cockpit during the flight, they later said he was just being disruptive and loud near the cockpit, as reported. The FBI is investigating but does not believe the incident was an act of terrorism. Airline spokesman Brad Hawkins told the reporter that no one was injured and Shahsauri was handed over to authorities on arrival at Rick Husband Amarillo International

on to Kansas City after the temporary stop.

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PhiliPs cutting 4,500 jOBs as PrOfit falls
Dutch lightening and consumer electronics It made the announcement as it reported a sharp fall in third-quarter profits as a result of lower margins, falling sales and a loss at BBC reports Philips group-wide net profit for the three months to September 30 was Philips has issued two profit warnings in the past seven months. over the past year, as the company struggles to compete with lower-cost Asian rivals.

OBama vOted as Best BOss relative tO fellOw 2012 Presidential hOPefuls


President Barack Obama would make the best boss relative to other likely 2012 presidential candidates, a new survey has revealed. The annual Best Boss Day Survey, by human resources company, Adecco, was released in honour of Best Boss Day, Obama, the current commander-in-chief of the United States, garnered 37 percent of the votes as best boss choice, exceeding other competitors, as reported. Despite the rocky economy, the survey found many employees are feeling happy and secure with their offices leadership: a thing about their boss. Employees also feel strongly that their boss would fight to keep them, with 78percent saying they feel their boss would go to bat for them if their job was on the line. employed Americans aged 18 and up was conducted by Opinion Research Corporation International, on behalf of Adecco. Kathy Kane, senior vice president of talent management at Adecco, said she was surprised that most workers wouldnt change anything about their boss. Kane said the economic climate and tight job market account for this satisfaction among workers. People right now that are employed feel very lucky that there are employed, she said. Those who are still employed might feel that they have survived up until now and that they are a part of the chosen few. That leads to having a better relationship with their boss, she added.

man rings uP $200,000 cell PhOne Bill


When a South Florida woman opened her hysterical laughter. She owed $201,000 nearly all of it roaming charges accumulated from her brothers two-week vacation in Toronto. and his cell phone is his main way of communicating with the world. He didnt know (about the roaming has her brother included on her plan with T-Mobile. In the two weeks, Shamir sent more than text out of Canada and 20 cents to receive networks, which include Rogers and Bell, he downloaded countless videos at $10 per megabyte, resulting in data charges like $1,700 or $2,800. Celina was alerted to the monumental bill only when her cell phone service was suspended. When she called to find out why, a customer service rep said her bill They wanted me to pay half that month, she said. A T-Mobile spokesperson said Shamir was sent texts telling him the roaming rates and There is a happy ending though. Celina took her bill to a Miami television station, me, Howard. And help her he did. T-Mobile agreed to Its still a lot, said Celina. But its not her life savings.

australian wOman man with 45kg scrOtum needs $1m surgery survives attack By a las vegas man with a medical large kangarOO condition that has caused his scrotum to
an australian woman said she thought she was about to die when a huge kangaroo attacked her while she was walking her dogs. Janet Karson, of the southwestern Australian town of Deanmill, told The West Australian newspaper that she was walking her dogs last Saturday when the kangaroo appeared. One of her dogs chased after it and she hurried to catch up. When she arrived, she said, the kangaroo had its claws locked onto her pet. I used a stick to lever its claws off my dog and then it reared up in front of me it was huge, Karson told the newspaper. All I can remember is its claws going to work on me and the smell of my own blood when my head fell on to its chest. I thought, Thats it, Im finished. It all happened so quickly it was over in a few seconds. Karson isnt sure if the dogs fought the kangaroo off her or if it decided to end the attack on its own. The mauling left her with cuts to her neck, ears and back. She said she needed 20 stitches to close the wounds to her ears. I honestly believe its a miracle Im alive, she said. It is not clear what kind of kangaroo attacked the woman. Male red kangaroos, the worlds largest marsupial, can grow as tall as a man and weigh around 200 pounds Kangaroo attacks against humans are rare, but they do happen occasionally. In July, an attacking red kangaroo with a broom before police subdued the animal with pepper spray. swell to more than 45kg is trying to raise $us1 million for surgery to correct it. Wesley Warren Jr, went public about his condition scrotal elephantiasis because he is desperate to try and raise the cash for the costly operation. Mr Warrens scrotum is so large that he has trouble walking and using the bathroom. Its not easy to get around, he told the reporter, It makes me stay in most of the time. condition three years ago, said he has regular bouts of depression. I want to have real friends and a relationship with a woman, he told the paper. But Im not suicidal. Im too strong for that. Although he knew some people would laugh at his condition, Mr Warren decided to go on Howard Sterns radio and cable I dont like being a freak, who would? he said. But I figured that the Stern show is listened to by millions of people and they might want to help me. I hope some millionaire or billionaire will want to help me. His condition is rarely seen outside of the tropical areas of Africa and Asia and is usually caused by a mosquito-spread parasitic infection. But Mr Warren said he had never travelled to tropical areas and believes the condition is down to an accident in 2008, when he caught his testicles with his leg while twisting in bed. The next day Mr Warren said his scrotum had grown to the size of a soccer ball and continued growing.

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We do not expect to realise a material performance improvement in the near term, said Philips chief executive Frans van Houten. world, including 2,200 in the UK. The companys UK facilities are located

jobs will be lost has yet to be announced. Mr van Houten said the job cuts were a regrettable but inevitable step to improve our operating model to become more agile, lean and competitive. Philips added that talks with Hong Kongwere taking longer than expected.

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BransOn OPens wOrlds first sPacePOrt


British billionaire Richard Branson opened the worlds first-ever commercial Galactic. The eccentric businessman, with usual flair, sported a black jacket and waves of hair flying as he inaugurated the building by breaking a champagne bottle against a hanger building, while rappelling down the side of it. Spaceport America, as the site is called, will serve as the operating hub house up to two WhiteKnightTwos and five SpaceShipTwos, in addition to all of and mission control, said the company in a statement to the press. travel on the first flights to orbit attended the event, said the company. Galactic George Whitesides, commercial director Stephen Attenborough, and famed US astronaut and second human being to step on the moon Buzz Aldrin. Branson last month said he hoped to launch a vessel into space within the next 12 months, which he said would kick off an era of commercial space travel. The mother ship is finished... The rocket tests are going extremely well, and so I think that were now on track for a launch Piers Morgan in September. About an hour between Los Angeles and London is not completely out of the question, Branson said, adding that it will likely take many years before the company can offer such a service. tickets for space travel at $200,000 a pop A number of private companies are rushing its 30-year shuttle program in July with the completion of the final Atlantis mission to

Former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has been killed, Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said. His death was announced after transitional forces claimed control of Sirte, Col Gaddafis birthplace, following weeks of fierce fighting There are unconfirmed reports that Col Gaddafis son Saif is in a convoy fleeing Mutassim is reportedly dead. kate writes mOving letter tO BOy fighting leukemia the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton wrote a moving letter to a nineyear-old boy who is battling leukemia. after her visit to the childrens cancer unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton, Surrey. The Duchess met Fabian Bate while he was midway through a four-hour session of chemotherapy at the hospital. Although, Kate has met hundreds of children after her engagement to Prince William, but the plight of young Fabian has affected her the most. I was so touched by your strength of character, she told the youngster, who hopes to have a bone marrow transplant from one of his two sisters in December. I will keep my fingers crossed that your health goes from strength to strength over the months ahead. This must be a troubling time for you, your parents and your sisters, but I know I left the Royal Marsden assured by how incredibly talented, kind and clever the team at the hospital are. Combined with your belief and positive energy, you couldnt be in better hands. Catherine wrote.

diagrams frOm titanic inquest tO Be auctiOned


A British auctioneer is offering two diagrams of the ill-fated liner Titanic for The diagrams were used during the official auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said Wednesday. ships interior, also used at the inquest, an auction at in April by Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes in southwest England. The two diagrams, which are among more than 370 lots of Titanic memorabilia in next weeks sale, are more modest in scale. One showing deck levels and the placement of lifeboats measures 188 centimeters by

u.s. listeria death tOll frOm cantalOuPes hits 25


dirty equipment to blame
the new deaths from the largest u.s. food-borne listeria outbreak in more than two decades occurred in colorado and new york, the centers for disease control and Prevention said. Two more people in the United States have died from a listeria outbreak caused by tainted cantaloupes linked to a Colorado 12 states, health officials said Wednesday. The new deaths from the largest U.S. foodborne listeria outbreak in more than two York, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Deaths also have been reported in Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, and Wyoming, the CDC said. The number of people sickened by the states, with Pennsylvania reporting its first case. One of the ill patients, a pregnant woman, suffered a miscarriage, the CDC said. The death toll from the outbreak exceeds the number of people who died from a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to hot dogs and deli turkey from a Michigan

Pig attack in macedOnia leaves wOman seriOusly injured


State television in Macedonia says a 71-year-old woman has been hospitalized with serious injuries after being attacked by a herd of hungry pigs on her farm. It said the woman from a village near the southern city of Bitola was being treated Wednesday for a broken jaw, a broken left arm, and an injured shinbone. not been fed for days when she went inside the pen to catch a piglet for slaughter.

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inadequately pasteurized soft cheese in the largest outbreak on record. Since listeria can cause illness as long as two months after a person has consumed contaminated food, health officials have warned that the cases of illness related to the cantaloupes likely will rise through October. Jensen Farms in Colorado issued a voluntary recall of its Rocky Ford brand cantaloupes in mid-September. Cantaloupes that are known to not have come from Jensen Farms are safe to eat, the CDC said. Listeria monocytogenes is a frequent cause of U.S. food recalls in processed meats and cheeses, but contamination in fresh produce is a new and worrisome development. People most at risk are the elderly, pregnant women and people with a weakened immune system, such as those who have had organ transplants or cancer. Symptoms include fever and muscle aches, sometimes preceded by diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems.

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World News

quake British man mummified PaPua newhits guinea in egyPtian style


a British man has become the first person in 3000 years to be mummified in the same way as ancient egyptian pharaohs, a new tv documentary says. from Torquay in southwest England, died in January from lung cancer. Before he died, he volunteered to take part in a mummification experiment for television. People have been leaving their bodies to science for years, and if people dont volunteer for anything nothing gets found out, Billis says in the documentary, which If it doesnt work its not the end of the world, is it? Dont make any difference to interesting. A team led by leading forensic pathologist Billis organs except his heart and brain, and left his body in a bath tub of special salts for a month. The body was dried out in a special chamber at Sheffields Medico Legal Centre in northern England, and then wrapped with linen bandages to allow the drying to continue, to keep his limbs intact and keep out light and insects. They used a process developed by Dr Stephen Buckley, a chemist and contrary to popular belief, the mummies did not have their brain removed through their nose. After the researchers bandaged Billis body, his widow Jan made a farewell visit, leaving some photographs and drawings by his grandchildren with him. The process took three months and has been hailed a success by a number of expert scientists.

a 6.3-magnitude earthquake has rocked Papua new guineas remote new Britain region, but experts say it is unlikely to cause a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers, about from the capital Port Moresby. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami alert. Geoscience Australia, which also measured was close to the coastline. People living in that local area would have gotten a fairly strong shake, seismologist David Jepsen said, adding that some vulnerable structures could have been damaged by the tremor. tsunami, he added. Mr Jepsen said quakes of such magnitude

research fellow from nearby York University, who has been studying the mummification process for almost 20 years. He has focused his research on ancient Egypts 18th dynasty, which produced the best preserved mummies, including the body of Tutankhamun, who died in 1323 BC. One of Buckleys key discoveries was that,

Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates. Friday but there were no reports of damage in the impoverished Pacific island state. undersea earthquake or a landslide, killed more than 2000 people near Aitape, on the countrys northwest coast.

23 swedish wOmen man staBs mOther 17 times also Sandeeps behaviour cOnvicted Over child POrn the brutal murder of his septuagenarian house. TheyLater,foundblood-stained clothes suspicious. his
a swedish court has convicted 23 women of possessing child pornography, in a case that has drawn widespread attention because child pornography perpetrators are usually men. The Falun district court in central Sweden handed the women, who are aged between 38 and 70, suspended sentences and ordered them to pay fines ranging from The ringleader in the case, however, was distributed large quantities of pornographic material featuring children to the women. He was convicted of aggravated child pornography and sentenced to one year in prison. Skoglund came in contact with the women in internet chat rooms and gradually persuaded them to accept files containing child pornography. When he was arrested in September 2010, he was in possession of 1181 still shots and According to the court, the photographs and movies depict children being raped by adults, in some cases with the children tied up. The court found that most of the women were psychologically unstable and were responsible for their actions. The prosecutor had proven that the images had been sent to the women and the chats and emails proved that the women had wanted the images, it said. Skoglund had taken advantage of the womens poor psychological states and longing for human contact. The women all told the court they were not interested in child pornography. If Lars Skoglund had not led their conversations onto the subject of child sex, most of these women would probably never have come into contact with child pornography, the court found. were recovered from the house. Daman in India. Sandeep Patel, a former US-technician stabbed his mother, Champaben, in the stomach, chest and neck over a dispute for money earned by selling their 200-acre land a few months ago. According to a report by Times of India, during questioning, Sandeep confessed to the crime. He told cops he wanted all the money from the land sale. The body was first spotted by a domestic help, who rushed to the third floor of the house father Lallu Jogi. Sandeeps father has been bed-ridden for the past few months. Police found blood stains in different parts of the committed suicide. Apart from the two sons, Lallu Jogi has five daughters. Sandeep married a Gujarati girl based couple separated after a few years together. An unemployed Sandeep used to ask for pocket money regularly from his parents. He wanted to live a lavish life for which he committed the crime, said Kapoor Singh, Chief of Police, Daman. Sources close to the family also said Champaben did not return Sandeeps of police custody for further interrogation.

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health food for heart Older women could patients, diabetics prevent osteoporosis
People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low on fat and cholesterol, an expert said. With the number Indians suffering from diabetes and heart ailments on the rise, an interactive cooking session Healthy food for healthy heart was conducted by nutritionist Ishi Khosla at the Max Super Speciality Hospital. To eat is a necessity but to eat intelligently is an art. We want people to change their eating habits by choosing which foods to eat more and which to limit, Khosla said. The nutritionist conducted a cooking session where simple, quick and easy to make recipes for people suffering from heart diseases and diabetes were shared. The recipes shared today are not only healthy but appealing by experimenting with ingredients like beans, soybean, tofu and lentils, which are rich in protein and contain less fat and no cholesterol. According to Khosla, people do not opt for healthier substitutes till it is too late. People should opt for green tea, whole grains like brown rice and barley. The problem with us is that we never value health is till sickness comes, said Khosla.

by drinking beer
Older women could protect themselves against osteoporosis in later life by drinking a pint of beer a day, according to new research. A new study has shown that ale is an ideal source of dietary silicon, which is crucial in the formation of new bone. Although silicon is contained in some plants and beans, one of the richest and most easily absorbed sources is beer. In the new study, Professor Jonathan Powell, head of nutrition research at Cambridge University, studied the effects of beer on bone formation and found that ethanol which is also present in alcohol helps to prevent bone loss and silicon encourages the growth of new bone. Silicon combines with the hormone as women age, their estrogen levels fall, and so, as they get older, it is important for women to take in a good daily amount of silicon, Prof Powell quoted. Our research shows that the absorption rate of silicon from beer is the highest of any foodstuff. A pint of beer contains around 8mg of silicon around a third of our daily recommended intake. from drinking a half-pint a day as a means of absorbing silicon, and post-menopausal day, he added.

eating purple potatoes can lower BP without piling on pounds


scientists have found that just a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure almost as much as oatmeal without causing weight gain. Although researchers used purple potatoes, they believe that redskin potatoes and white potatoes may have similar effects. The potato, more than perhaps any other vegetable, has an undeserved bad reputation that has led many healthconscious people to ban them from their University of Scranton in Pennsylvania who headed the research. Mention potato and people think fattening, high-carbs, empty calories. In reality, when prepared without frying and served without butter, margarine or sour cream, one potato has only 110 calories and dozens of healthful phytochemicals and vitamins. We hope our research helps to remake the potatos popular nutritional image, In the new study, 18 patients who were primarily overweight/obese with high skins twice daily for a month. The average diastolic blood pressure

The majority of subjects took antihypertensive drugs and still had a study participants gained weight. Unfortunately for French fry and potato chip fans, those high cooking temperatures seem to destroy most of the healthy substances in a potato, leaving mainly starch, fat and minerals. Potatoes in the study were simply be the best way to preserve nutrients.

ginger root supplement may help cut colon cancer risk


ginger supplements could help reduce intestine, a condition linked to colon cancer, according to new research. research assistant professor at the University of Michigan Medical School, and colleagues enrolled 30 patients and randomly assigned them to two grams of ginger root supplements per day or placebo for 28 days. After 28 days, the researchers measured reductions in most of these markers, and others. prior studies as a precursor to colon cancer, but another trial would be needed to see how ginger root affects that risk, Zick said. We need to apply the same rigor to the sorts of questions about the effect of ginger root that we apply to other clinical trial research, she said. Interest in this is only going to increase as people look for ways to prevent cancer that are nontoxic, and improve their quality of life in a cost-effective way, she added.

diet rich in fruit and raw vegetables can prevent heart disease
experts including one of an indian origin have suggested that a diet rich in fruit and raw vegetables could be the key to beating heart disease. In one of the largest diet and heart studies conducted, they found the potent mixture of these everyday foods could have a major impact on long-term health. Eating high levels of the combination daily has been shown to dramatically weaken the effects of a key gene in the body, which is a big cause of heart disease. Their analysis found that those who ate a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables gene, effectively protecting them from developing the killer disease. We observed that the effect of a high-risk genotype can be mitigated by consuming a diet high in fruits and vegetables, the study co-author Professor Sonia Anand, from McMaster University in Canada, quoted as saying. Our results support the public health recommendation to consume more than way to promote good health, she added.

dark chocolate may help women lower stroke risk


scientists have found that dark chocolate can lower the risk of strokes in women. 83, and discovered the more chocolate they ate, the more their risk fell. Susanna Larsson, of Karolinska Institutet, found in dark chocolate might be responsible. Flavonoids are known to cut high blood pressure a risk factor for strokes. However, Larsson warned: Chocolate should be consumed in moderation as it is high in calories, fat and sugar. Experts looked at data from a how much chocolate women ate.

dancing can help prevent diabetes


dancing can help ward off obesity, a key factor in type 2 diabetes, us scientists say. Busting hip-hop moves across a wooden one hour of dancing weekly for one month. Using pedometers, the research team found that the students averaged twice as many steps on days they danced. At the same time, says Dr. Terri Lipman, PhD, resting heart rates after exercise, indicating Dr. Lipman aims to change that by encouraging children worldwide to Dance for Health. Dancing is not only free, culturally relevant, and fun, says Dr. Lipman, it is also an easily accessible way for children to lead a more active lifestyle.

women per year. But it was 7.8 per 1,000 for women who

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aries (march 21april 19): You will be in mood to keep aside all work, cares and worries, and just abandon yourself to the spirit of gaiety and joyful festivities. You have earned yourself a well deserving holiday, or a reprieve from a hard tiring work schedule, which has given you satisfactory results as far as your job or make the most of the holidays or vacations that you will take during this period and spend all your time in the company of your family, loved ones and friends. taurus (april 20may 20): You will be in festive mood and looking forward to joyful celebrations in the company of family and friends. Having achieved stability in your job and business it is quite natural now to enjoy the fruits of success. and just attend to routine work. You may have to put in some extra effort to complete a certain assignment that got held up due to clearance you will complete this particular assignment and retrieve the money blocked in this venture. The married will patch up their differences and have a great time during the upcoming festivities. Youngsters can look forward to exciting times with a little bit of fun and romance. gemini (may 21june 20): The week is replete with joyful celebrations. You will be able to conclude most of your pending assignments and will now make plans for holidays in the company of family and friends. Financially you will feel quite secure and put in some money in savings. This is not the right time for there will be indications of changes in governmental policies in the near future. The employed will have a busy period ahead, and they may have to put in extra hours in completing their current task. Family life is quite happy. The married will resolve their differences that they are able to do with the mediation from a parent or an elder in the family. Youngsters planning to travel overseas for study or training programme will be leaving this week. cancer (june 21july 22): You will conclude the year on a very days you will be busy at home organizing family get-together and re-arranging a few things for a larger social function towards the weekend. Your personal life is very much on an upward swing and your mate or beloved will plan some exotic programme for your much-earned indulgence. You will look back at the year knocks that you may have received around the middle of this year. Seniors will plan to set out on a pilgrimage in the company

of their family, which will be spiritually a very enlightening experience. leo (july 23august 22): Business activities will thrive. You are at your creative height and work out plans, which will be surprised and will look at you with respect. Your reputation will bring in offers of partnership, which you may accept only after you scrutinize the proposals in detail. Some participation in a social or community function is indicated which will bring out the unknown side of your personality and you will gain high praise and respect for it. You may also make some useful contacts, which can be helpful in expanding your business activities. Household affairs will be smooth and the expected problems do not surface at all. Some visitors can be expected who will make for an enjoyable and thrilling get-together. virgo (august 23 to september 21): You will be looking forward to forthcoming festivals and holidays for which you may have made some exciting plans. Having achieved stability in your work and career, you will leave all your cares and worries behind and get into the mood to celebrate. A happy and cheerful atmosphere at home, combined with certain auspicious event coming up in the family, keep you in high spirit. Love and romance is strongly into focus and you will make it a point to include your mate or beloved in each and every activity that you will participate in. Have a great time... libra (september 22October 23): The week begins on a positive note with you receiving news of concluding a favourable contract. This new venture assures a steady income and without much hard work on your part. This piece of news will make you happy and you will plan a joyful celebration in the family. You will be busy making arrangements for outstation guests you have invited for a get-together you have organized at your home. Youngsters, who have been romantically involved with someone for over a long period, will now introduce their friend to their family. This is ostensibly to seek the permission of elders for their marriage in future. Your family will be rather happy at your choice of partner and also the decision that you wish to settle down. scorpio (October 24november 21): In business your relationship with your partner is on the verge of a break down and sincere efforts will be required by both of you to save it in the interest of hitherto be particularly relying on you for certain types of assignments for which you have developed some expertise. This may not

also know that you are able capable and devoted. Unexpected but pleasant news from a distant place is indicated. With a steady romance, secure job and a healthy bank balance, you are feeling comfortable and happy. You may think of some treat with your loved one. Family atmosphere is free of tension and everybody is willing to share in the work willingly. The elders are in good health and mood to remember old times and the youngsters will listen to them with awe and respect. You will now have to be prepared for a festive occasion, which will require a fair amount of money and advance preparations. sagittarius (november 22december 21): Financial growth and prosperity is assured to you during this week. The employed will learn about their forthcoming promotion and elevation to position of eminence. Your seniors holding a small get-together will for joyful celebrations. You will set aside all work-related cares and anxieties and indulge whole-heartedly in the festivities coming up during this week. And you have deserved this merriment having put in lot of hard work and struggle to attain a stable will support you in every activity and your mate or beloved will be rather proud of you. Friends and admirers will seek you out and you will graciously accept most invitations. Have a great time. capricorn (december 22january 19): You will conclude most assignments early this week in order to avail of brief respite from a rather hectic schedule. You will make exciting plans for the forthcoming holidays and include your family and friends for joyful celebrations at your home. The married and those in love will share delightful moments that they will long cherish. You are in no mood to

economize on spending on yourself or in buying expensive gifts for loved ones. Today you feel that you are in position to give presents, especially to those that have always stood by you and encouraged you in times of your emotional low. This is in no way a gesture of repaying for the support you received, which in any case was invaluable, but means to show your gratitude. You will have a very happy and joyful celebration ahead. aquarius (january 20february 18): After having worked hard and also taking care of your domestic responsibilities, you will now get into mood to take time off to just celebrate your success. Financial stability and a secured career can make it easier for you to indulge in joyful merrymaking with family and friends. You will be sought by most of your acquaintances because of your positive and jovial outlook on life and living. And you are not going to refuse anyone that wish to join in to participate. Of course your mate or beloved being highly possessive would love to have you exclusively for some evenings but you will manage to sneak such moments of togetherness despite being regularly in large gatherings. Pisces (february 19march 20): You will be very excited about your forthcoming trip that you have planned in the company of your family and beloved. comfortable and you will not spare any money in making your travel and holidays memorable for times to come. Youngsters, who have been in love for some time now and are eligible, will make plans for getting married. Their family will be very pleased at their decision and give their blessings. Everyone in the family will be happy at the eventful that you have had and you can now dreams for even more well future ahead.

lakadi
ingredients tspns. ground cardamon tspn. ground pepper old water to make dough (dough s bottle oil and a half cups sugar set aside for later cup water set aside for later method A well. Then add a third of a cup of oil in R bread crumbs or near enough. Add cold consistency for 8 minutes. Apply a little oil at the end for smoothness. Knead for another minute. Take a golf ball size of dough and roll Cut into thin strips approx. 2 inches long. Repeat this process until all the dough is rolled out and cut. Spread strips separately on greased tray. H until light brown and crispy. Set aside. Boil sugar and water until syrup consistency. (This could be done simultaneously on another burner while frying lakadis. Add syrup to fried lakadi. Mix all together very well. Let stand for half an hour. Enjoy!

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thinking Of BecOming a canadian citiZen?

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5. installing weatherstripping

weather stripping to a double-hung window, Cut the strip to length and slip it down along the side of the sash with the raised facing outside. Position the strip in the center of the sash and fasten it in place as far as possible. Raise the sash and repeat the process along the lower half of the strip.

try this Practice test


discover canada
1) what is the population of canada? A. About 28 million. B C. About 33 million. D 2) what are the Prairie provinces? A. Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba. B. Saskatchewan and Alberta. C. Saskatchewan and Manitoba. D. Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia. 3) where do the majority of mtis live in canada? A B. West Coast. C. Central Canada. D. Prairie Provinces. 4) why is British columbia known as canada A. Because British Columbia B. Because billions of dollars in goods are shipped to and from Asia. C. Because British Columbia is on the D. Because many immigrants arrive 5) which legal document recognizes the cultural diversity of canadians? A. The Multicultural Act of the B. British Charter of Freedoms. C. Canada Charter of Rights and Freedoms. D. Canadian Multiculturalism Act. 6) which party becomes the A. The opposition party with the most MPs. B. The party picked by the Queen. C. The opposition party with the least votes. D. The opposition party with the most votes. 7) what is the role of the Opposition parties? A. To draft bills to be passed. B. To oppose or try to improve government proposals. C. To help the Prime Minister. D. To approve bills. 8) what are the parties that are not in power called? A. Out of power. B. Candidates. C. Opposition parties. D. Without power. 9) which group of aboriginal peoples has the largest population in canada? A. Acadians and Inuit. B. Inuit. C D. Mtis. 10) if you cannot pay for a lawyer, how can you get legal help? A. Borrow money from the government and pay for the lawyer. B government to pay for legal fees. C. Go to legal aid services in most communities. D. Do not go to a court.

the jamb with the raised facing away from the door or window sash, positioned so the door/window sash will be centered on the strip when closed. Fasten the strips in place.

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in the Bath Saving on toilet paper is especially important if you have children. They tend to use far more than they should. Before placing a roll of toilet tissue on the amount of toilet paper that comes off by stopping each time it comes around to the bent part. This saves a lot of tissue instead of the toilet paper free-rolling off the roll. Be a Toothpaste Tightwad. Use the

handle of your toothbrush to squeeze every drop of toothpaste from the tube. press toothbrush handle from bottom tube rolling, no more wasted toothpaste! W but more economical as they come in larger containers. This way you will not each time you make a purchase.

ingredients: cups powdered milk tsp. baking soda ne and a half cups sugar tbsp. ghee cup water tsp. powdered cardamom method: Mix together milk, baking soda and cardamon, then rub in ghee well. Prepare a thick syrup with water and Test the syrup by adding a drop into cold water, if a ball forms the syrup is ready. Add the syrup to the milk mixture and

answers
1. C 2. A 3. D .B .D .A 7. B 8. C .C 10. C

blend quickly until smooth. Pour the mixture into a greased tray and let cool. If you want colouring add it to the mixture right before pouring onto the tray.

this information is provided for knowledge and education purposes only. individuals should visit their physicians for more information on their health.

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easy ways to get more fruits and vegetables


Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy eating plan. But is getting more. Almost all fruits and vegetables are low in the things you dont want (like sodium, punch of nutrients, vitamins and fiber. Even if you have picky eaters to feed, these seven sure-fire tips will help you add more of the good stuff to your meals and snacks without even trying. try something new. If youre bored with your fruits and veggies, chances are youre not you go grocery shopping, try fruits or for example, papaya, lychee, guava, bamboo shoots and rapini. soup it up! Soups are a great way to get more veggies into your diet and your kids tummies. Puree squash, broccoli, carrots, peppers or just about any vegetable you can think of and add them to your favourite soup recipe. But dont stop there: Find and try recipes for fruity soups that use melon or apple. add zing to tomato sauce or chili. Another way to get more vegetables into the mouths of picky eaters is by grating carrots, broccoli, mushrooms or zucchini into their favourite tomato sauce or chili. Chances are they wont even notice. But even if youre not trying to sneak them in, adding vegetables to homemade or store-bought sauce will add flavour and nutrients. mix em up. Choosing fruits and vegetables of different colours is a good way to reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke. So mix up dark green, orange and red items to make a colourful salad. But dont be afraid to mix fruits spinach salad with orange slices and strawberries.

keep healthy snacks within reach. Keep a bowl of fresh fruit, fruit salad, cut up veggies or pre-packaged baby carrots, snow peas or celery sticks on the most visible shelf in your refrigerator. The next time you or a family member heads to the fridge for munchies, youll have a no-fuss, no-mess snack waiting.

save time with frozen or canned. While fresh is best, canned or frozen fruits and vegetables are good alternatives. Be sure you have some handy for when youre short on time. And while they have about the same nutritional value as fresh, check the label to ensure that theres no sugar or syrup added (for canned no salt added.

keep it smooth and tasty. Get one or two servings of fruit early in the day by having a smoothie for breakfast. You can use just about any fruit you want for a fast and easy way to start the day. The Dietitians of Canada recommend you whirl up the following in a blender:

You can also add a few ice cubes or use frozen fruit. Enjoy!

2. Bananas reduce the risk of heart diseases and blood pressure: You might be surprised to hear this health benefit of heart diseases as well as lowers blood pressure levels. How? Bananas are rich in potassium, which is very vital for the muscle contraction and proper functioning of the heart and nervous system. Do you know how much of potassium is required eating a banana. 3. Bananas reduce depression: Tryptophan acids are present in bananas and these help in reducing depression and thereby improve your mood. Studies show that bananas are also helpful in reducing stress levels. In this age of stress, this health benefit of banana is truly great.

do you require for healthy bones? One requires calcium for healthy bones, am I right? Probiotic bacteria help in absorbing calcium and increasing the digestive ability. This helpful bacterium is present in bananas. Green bananas are especially helpful in absorbing calcium. Do you get menstrual pains? Majority of the women folk take pills to reduce menstrual pains. Rather taking these pain killers eat a banana. Bananas are rich in glucose levels. This helps in balancing your overall mood and hence reduces menstrual pains. major health benefit of bananas is

their capability of fighting intestinal disorders. Eating a raw banana reduces irritation in the stomach and reduces the effect of over acidity. 7. Bananas and anemia: Bananas are not only rich in potassium but also rich in iron and thereby high hemoglobin. When hemoglobin content is increased, naturally anemic conditions decreases. Forgot those pills for anemia and take a banana. 8. Quit smoking by eating bananas: Another amazing health benefit of banana is that it helps people who wish to quit smoking. Smokers have a high potassium and magnesium and vitamins

1. Bananas regulate the bowel system: Are you suffering from constipation? The best solution to constipation is eating a banana a day. This is one of the major health benefits of bananas. Bananas are rich in fiber that helps in regulating the bowel functions.

Canada News
quesnel man cOnvicted Of setting his Own car On fire
a fraudulent insurance claim has been convicted of four criminal code offences, In October 2008, Michael David Garcia contacted Quesnel RCMP to report his black newer model Honda Civic stolen ICBC. Just two days later, Garcia went out and bought a high-end luxury vehicle, a 2003 Hummer, anticipating a payout for his reportedly stolen vehicle. Only days later, Garcias burned-out Honda was located at An investigation by the RCMP and ICBCs special investigations unit uncovered that prior to making the theft claim, Garcia had attended the Honda dealership in Quesnel his 2008 Honda and mentioned that he was looking to upgrade to a Hummer. After Garcia had reported the theft and made the insurance claim, he told ICBC that he had not considered selling or trading the vehicle. B.C. Supreme Court in Quesnel convicted Garcia of four criminal charges: public mischief, arson for fraudulent purposes, Insurance fraud is not victimless it is a serious crime that steals hard-earned money from the overwhelming majority of our honest customers, said Steve Tripp, manager of ICBCs special investigations unit. Our customers dont deserve to be exploited in this way and we will do everything we can to protect them. You can help combat fraud. Anyone with information regarding suspicious, exaggerated or fraudulent claims is encouraged to call ICBCs fraud tips line free from anywhere in the province. Tip remain anonymous. infected with hepatitis B, less than one-inpatients of an Ottawa endoscopy clinic that hepatitis. Ottawa Public Health says they are aware of no infected patients as a result of lapses in infection control at the private clinic. Authorities have been investigating the facility for several months. began, the investigation covers a 10-year span of patient appointments. Letters have been sent to those affected, advising them to go for blood tests. Sincere regret in-1m chance someone could have been They held a news conference last Saturday to disclose that an inspection in late spring had discovered lax cleaning of medical instruments at an unnamed clinic in Ottawa. But critics pointed out that the lack of who had used a medical clinic in the Canadian capital over the past decade. told Canadian media that it was therefore decided on Monday to identify the clinic and doctor involved. release that some infection-prevention and

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cleaning protocols had not always been followed at the endoscopy clinic, which is run by Dr Christiane Farazli. An endoscopy is a medical examination that involves inserting a tube with a camera into the body. The investigation began after an inspection in May by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. has never been professionally disciplined In a statement, Dr Farazli said: I sincerely in my facility occurred and I apologise for any inconvenience or anxiety that patients may experience upon receiving

ICBC calls on students to get creative with road safety ads


Students, get out those sketchpads! ICBC has launched the Your Ad Here contest and is calling on high school students to get artistic and help spread road safety messages to their peers. The reality is crashes remain the number one preventable cause of death among asking students to get involved and to encourage their classmates to get involved too by creating a print ad about one of three road safety topics: impaired driving, speeding or distracted driving. We know these are preventable tragedies and young people can really help make a difference by setting an example, said Shirley Bond, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. I encourage students to become road safety ambassadors and help spread the word to their peers so theyll think twice before taking risks behind the wheel. We know that youth who make smart driving decisions can demonstrate leadership and have a significant influence on other young people.

Our goal is to get teens talking with their friends about making smart driving choices and how they can prevent crashes, said Fiona Temple, ICBCs director of road safety. We had a great response to last created an ad to help spread a road safety message that was important to them. Your Ad Here is open to students in grades 8 will be awarded to the best ads on each topic and include Apple MacBooks, iPads

and iPod touch devices. The school with the highest percentage of participation will win Adobe Creative Suite design software and the winning ads will be published on next years high school agendas in each winners region. ICBC invests in road safety education, including its K-10 school curriculum and road safety speaker tour for grades 11 and 12, to encourage young people to make smart driving decisions and recognize the power of choice.

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Canada News

B.c. man charGed in deaThs 100-year-old runner seTs maraThon record of Three more Women
A self-described country boy who was alleged serial killer after being charged in the deaths of three other women in the northern community of Prince George. linked to the disappearance of three other women who went missing in 2009 and 2010. The bodies of three of the women have been found but the fourth is still missing. All four were women loved by their friends and family. All four were homicide Monday in Prince George. Legebokoff was arrested Friday at the Lethbridge police spokeswoman Kristen contacted them last year to ask for help time in Alberta. involved in any criminal activity while he was here, said Harding. There are no open unsolved cases we are able to link him to. Mary Teegee, director of child and Services, a group that helps families in northern communities, said there is sadness and shock for families of missing women. Highway of Tears, a project helping bring gone missing over the past three decades Search warrants were executed at two Prince George residences associated to the suspect. murder was connected to Maas because of the similarities in the way the two bodies were found. 220 pounds, was an avid user of social media and often went by the online handle Legebokoff pulling out of an unused Legebokoff is also known to have spent time in Lethbridge, Alta., between June 2008 and Aug 2009. in and around Prince George. We have been told there are two investigations, this one and the investigation with the Highway of Tears which we families from today understand and feel the link with the families of the women from the Highway of Tears, said Teegee. There are systemic issues and broader issues about vulnerability and violence against women. 2010 is continuing. to have become the oldest person ever to complete a full marathon after taking up running at the age of 89. Fauja Singh, known as the Turbaned

Mungara won the event for the fourth straight year. overjoyed about beating his predicted time, his coach Harmander Singh told the reporter. race in about nine hours.

Cody Alan Legebokoff has been charged in the deaths of four women following a 10-month RCMP investigation.

Donn Leslie. He is now also charged in the

Woman sues Timmies for Toxic ice coffee


An Alberta woman has launched a $100,000 lawsuit against an Edmonton Tim Hortons after alleging she said she was seriously sickened from drinking a toxic iced coffee. According to a statement of Karen Laurie of Thorhild, Alta., bought an iced coffee at a Tim Hortons on Aug. 23, 2010. After drinking some of it, she alleges she suffered

GeorGe W. Bush visiTs surrey


plan in place to deal with controversial former Regional Economic Summit in Guildford. his life-long wish, his coach said. other keynote speakers were at the Sheraton Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts chaired the event. anyone else, who had not been screened The crowd was most encouraging. Fans cheered his accomplishment in newspapers and online, with the

An Edmonton Tim Hortons is being sued over allegations of tainted coffee

permitted into the hotel. eighth. hotel guests, staff and even delivery people have been security screened. absolutely. losing his wife and child. He hopes next to carry the torch at the 2012 Olympics in London.

and developed multiple canker sores on the roof of her mouth which led to acute numbness. As well, Laurie claims she suffered peeling of her skin, nausea, an upset stomach and psychological damage, made up of mental anguish and stress. The woman alleges her injuries were caused by negligence on the part of Tim Hortons, including preparing and selling iced coffee when they knew or ought to

have known it contained extraneous, deleterious or toxic substances and failing to properly inspect the product. A statement of defence has not yet been Statements of claim and statements of defence contain allegations which have not been proven in court. Thorhild is about 90 km northeast of Edmonton.

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Just for Kids


Dracula Word Search Puzzle
Find the words from the bottom in the word search grid. The words can be forwards or backwards, vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. Circle each letter separately, but keep in mind that letters in each word may be used in more than one word. When the Dracula word search puzzle is complete, read the remaining letters left to right, top to bottom, to learn an interesting Dracula fact.

Find out how to help make your child feel accepted and capable. One of the biggest building blocks for a It helps us set and achieve goals, try new can be hard to develop, especially for children. If you give your children the right they will be much better equipped to build 1. Practice acceptance Every child is different. Think about the fact that some kids are introverted and some are not. There is room on the planet for both, she says. If your child has only have one friend, you know they are capable of making friends. This is just their style of friendship. Some kids pal around with the entire soccer team, while others choose one person they feel close to. Schafer also social behaviour to your own. Just because you have many friends and an active social the same way. 2. encourage rather than praise Praising your children for an achievement, a soccer goal, sounds like a good idea, but not so says Schafer. You are still judging even when judging favorably, she explains. When you praise your child, he or she is only being evaluated on the end product, not the effort put in to get there. In some cases, children can become afraid if they put in the same amount of effort. child gave something their all, take notice, Schafer says. When you speak to effort, you can encourage anyone at any age.

way to show your child you are noticing everything they do. 3. Break things down into small tasks Schafer gives the example of her own daughter, who came home from school be able to complete such a large task so Schafer broke it down. I cut the sheet

was able to complete the entire task. There are ways around daunting tasks or taking as simple as making the bed or tying shoes, can make kids feel more capable of taking on new tasks, Schafer explains. 4. Turn mistakes into opportunities to learn Lets face it, we all make mistakes big and really matters. The same applies to children. at them for making a mess or make them wrong, Shafer says. Instead, show them how to clean up the mess. This teaches them they are capable of taking control work out. See mistakes as opportunities to learn, Schafer says. Discuss the mistake happening again. If children know mistakes likely to avoid trying new things based on a fear of failure. 5. help children develop skills One of the biggest building blocks for self esteem nugget lies in feeling capable, Schafer explains. This is a big piece of the child is old enough to brush their hair, dress themselves or cut their French toast, let them do it by themselves, Schafer says.
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effects of advertising on children


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effect on the behavior of children. They might develop temper tantrums, when deprived of the latest toys and clothes that are shown in the commercials. toys, food and luxurious of children are altered by the advertisements, to a great extent. and soft drinks, are heavily promoted develops a craving for fatty, sugary and fast foods in kids, thereby affecting their health adversely.

Guide the lost mummy through the mummy shaped

negative effects of advertisement on kids towards the costly branded products, such as jeans and accessories. They disregard the inexpensive, but useful, ones that are not shown in the commercials.

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The province, ICBC and police launch campaign to remind drivers to adjust their speed on wet road
Tuesday, at an event in Pitt Meadows, campaign to remind drivers to be prepared and adjust their speed when driving on wet roads this fall and winter. facility, media and guests were invited to experience first-hand how various driving Safety and Solicitor General. Whether to an emergency situation on wet roads. The results were clear the faster you go, the harder it will be to deal with the unexpected, such as changing lanes to avoid a crash. With icy and snowy roads, it becomes even more challenging. injuries or death in the Lower Mainland the reality is you need to be prepared for a variety of weather and road conditions in drive too fast for the road conditions their risk of crashing increases significantly, stepping up enforcement over the next few weeks to remind drivers to slow down. due to people driving too fast for the conditions and that number nearly doubles in December as the driving conditions worsen.* We can all help save lives and prevent injuries by slowing down when the weather director. The reality is that the posted speed limit is only for ideal or dry road conditions. You can help make our roads the road and be better equipped to respond to the unexpected. There is nothing an officer dreads more than contacting a family to tell them about the death of a loved one as a result of a crash, said Superintendent Mike Diack, winter driving: following distance to four seconds. drive, the longer it takes to stop on wet roads. good working order and you have sufficient windshield wiper fluid. correct pressure and appropriately rated for the weather conditions. campaigns and police enforcement activities to promote smart driving behaviour and help save lives. *Statistics are police reported incidents

superstitions, omens, & myths


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2. Teach your child to stop at the curb, look left, right and left again, and to listen especially important when children are

Good luck superstitions Horseshoes To bring good luck, the horseshoe must lost by a horse and be found by you, with the open end facing your way. You must hang it over the door with the open out.

the one who is left with the longer end will have their wish come true. common myths and folklore

out, the news will be death. someone is walking on your future grave. is the belief that they ward off witches. Witches, it was once believed, were opposed to horses, which is why they rode brooms and pitchforks instead. witch would be reluctant to enter. Four Leaf Clover animals from evil spells and is thought particularly for the Irish. Rabbits Foot These lucky charms are thought to ward off bad luck and bring good luck. You around your neck, or in your left back pocket. The older it gets the more good luck it brings. Wishbones Two people are to pull apart a dried breastbone of a turkey or chicken and foretelling death. If they caw, death is very near. amulets to avert the evil eye. their hair turns white. health the next year. for good luck originates from pagan beliefs in regards to trees. the gift of communicating with the dead. is imminent. receive money. If you itch it, your money will never come.

3. It is unsafe to cross between parked cars or other obstacles always cross at crosswalks, street corners or intersections. Many injuries occur when children run out between parked cars,

halloween safety tips


Tips for parents and caregivers Halloween can be an exciting time for children and with the distraction of candy and costumes, safety rules can easily be forgotten. In fact, research shows out these simple tips to keep Halloween night a safe night for all: should be accompanied by an adult or responsible older child since they lack the developmental skills to cross the street on their own. This is a year-round tip that will help keep your child safe while you share good pedestrian habits and pass on a legacy of safety-minded behaviour.

children practice tip #2. walking from house to house and if there is no sidewalk, walk beside the you. From a very young age, children can be taught that roads are for cars and sidewalks are for kids. If your community has no sidewalks, walking beside the road at night can be very dangerous adult accompaniment and

choose face paint instead of masks. Masks can make it hard for your child to see properly and often restrict peripheral

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Australia News

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WorkinG-Poor cleaners Tell of desPair


for cleaners, among australias working poor, the prospect of having enough to make ends meet, let alone enough to live on at retirement age, is bleak. cleaners, highlights the despair of many battling to pay for the basics of life on an One tells of his disbelief, sadness, misery and shame, feeling he is disadvantaging his children by working as a shopping-centre cleaner in Queensland, living in shared accommodation, with holidays just a dream. Another, a mother, highlights her depression to borrow money from her teenage son to cover lunches as she battles to pay the rent and bills. financial future. Tarrant said wages were not keeping pace with the cost of living as pressure mounts on with many people feeling quite insecure but also just incapable of paying for the basics, much less paying for things like holiday and retirement, Ms Tarrant told the media, Anti-Poverty Week. Things that used to be standard expectations of workers are suddenly becoming unattainable luxuries. the stress on families, personal anxiety and You look at these people who have worked expected of them in society, bring up their families, slogging it out, day-in and day-out and then to find that after all of that they can find themselves on the unemployment

The Queen and Prince Philip

Queen visiTs canBerra


may be her last official tour of Australia. Heads of Government meeting in Perth later in the month. she was set to be welcomed at Fairbairn school children. the time for some official engagements in the visit. That includes audiences with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Governor General Tony Abbott. engagements including a visit to the Australian war memorial, a visit to the Floriade Flower Festival, and a cruise on The Royal couple will also make a trip affected by the summer floods and cyclone, before visiting Melbourne Prince Phillip will attend some events of his own, including a Duke of Edinburgh award reception.

should be delivering more than low wages for such workers, with the social-security said. The report comes as retail cleaners for contract cleaning group Spotless prepare to lodge an application to take protected industrial action. Ms Tarrant said the company had refused to sit down and talk about wages and other concerns despite approaches over the past year. Workers had lost patience and hoped the company would come to the party, she said. Their hands have been forced, Ms Tarrant said.

law, said a lot of people come through the centre who had been hospital, hospitality or shopping-centre cleaners. they are uncomfortable on their current worked for 30 years or more and now their

BankruPTcies loWesT in five years


The number of new personal bankruptcies has fallen to its lowest level in five years as consumers cut down on their credit card use. there were 23,102 new bankruptcies in the It was the lowest number recorded since the report there had been an easing in the number of people citing excessive credit down from 23 to 21 per cent. The main cause remained unemployment; however a stronger jobs market led to the sighting of this reason falling one per cent There was a slight fall in the value of In all bankruptcies, the total amount of

QanTas To Ground more aircrafTs


Qantas will ground another two aircraft and cancel a further 80 domestic flights over the next month. This is due in response to industrial action by its engineers. Qantas said that two widewould be grounded from, which would cause 80 flights, mainly between eastern states and Perth, to be cancelled. That takes the number of aircraft taken out of service by Qantas to seven, and the number of the airline said. A ban on overtime by the Australian Licensed Engineers Association has forced the grounding of the aircraft, Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said in a statement. More aircraft would be grounded if the industrial action continued, Mr Joyce said. The ongoing action from the licensed aircraft maintenance engineers union means we do not have the manpower to fulfill all of the necessary maintenance on our fleet of aircraft, he said. The industrial action has caused a of maintenance and this is increasing on a daily basis, forcing us to ground aircraft. If this overtime ban continues, we will be grounding even more aircraft.

QanTas jeT in emerGency landinG


QanTas says a jet has made an emergency landing on lord howe island following engine failure. A Qantas spokeswoman said flight experienced an oil pressure issue with one of its engines. The engine was shut down in line with standard operating procedure and the aircraft landed at Lord Howe Island without incident a short time later. the spokeswoman said. Engineers were being flown to Lord Howe Island, in the Tasman Sea, to assess the aircraft, she said. There were no injuries and passengers had disembarked she said.

The ALAEA has written to Qantas to notify the company the ban on overtime and goslow practices will remain in place until

$31.8 million in bankruptcies administered bankruptcies administered by the Official Trustee. bankrupts who failed to complete and file paperwork, disclose assets or property to the trustee, obtained credit without disclosing bankrupt status or made false declarations. In one of the cases, the convicted person received two years in jail for obtaining credit without disclosing they were bankrupt.

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Indian Cinema
Big B nervous before shooting for The Great Gatsby
has gone on record to say that he is nervous and apprehensive before the shoot of his $120 million The Great Gatsby that stars perfection of detail, if not anything else, in homage to the author. It would require an entire chapter and many more to describe all that one experiences on such occasions, but it would be an infringement of contractual obligations if I were to indulge in them and hence what I am able to say without hesitation is that when I do get an approval of sharing my thoughts you and all the Ef shall romantic drama that follows the life becomes drawn into the glamorous the nouveau riche are not all what they seem from the outside. correctness in every sphere is by itself an exercise in the ultimate. And why not. When history shall refer back to the effort made in restoring the contents of a literary work on

madhuri celebrates 12th wedding anniversary

recovering, suzanne
Hrithik Roshan who is playing recovering, informs his better half been working round the clock to meet deadlines hurt his back and

presently in Sydney, said that the and as huge as the Transformers He also tweeted, Starting work tomorrow morning ... new environs, new systems, new colleagues, new set up ...new nerves and cold, even though summer is round the corner ... shooting for Great Gatsby. He added, It has been a delight to be associated with a production that must in my opinion and limited experience, be described as incredible. The sheer level of management to detail and

health issue on facebook which relocated to India with her husband her 12th wedding anniversary. After spending a decade in Denver, Madhuri shifted her base to India with her family. Madhuri tweeted, Enjoying our 12 year wedding anniversary. Thank you for all your wishes! Family settling in to life in Mumbai. Madhuri Dixit is speculated to make now and recovering.. He has been was not well.

we will get to see a new avatar of Hrithik doing heavy stunts.

Big B launches sri hanuman chalisa


playback singers and artists from the actor stands on the threshold Aadesh Shrivastava, Hariharan,

Madhuri while she was in Denver and the dhak dhak girl showed her interest in the project. Madhuri is busy settling in the new environment.

salman, sonakshi to team up for dabangg 2


Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha from March 2012. The producer of Director Anurag Kashyap opted out of the sequel due to some tiff with the Khans and now the movie will be

Entertainment. The album has along with 20 other renowned

Kailash Kher, Prasoon Joshi, Kay Kay, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Kunal Ganjawala and The music was launched at a grand event anchored event started with the unveiling of a majestic idol of Lord Hanuman with a loud conch playing in the background. Aishwarya were present at the occasion. A pregnant Aishwarya was seen in a vibrant and jolly mood mingling

shreya Ghoshal to be the brand ambassador of joy allukas?


It all started off about 10 years back for this singer called Shreya Ghoshal to sing her way through... right

Sonakshi Sinha and Sonu Sood will also be in the sequel but the story will be shifted to the larger city perhaps Mumbai. of 2010 and the makers are working hard to live up to the expectation of the audience and deliver double dhamaka.

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Indian Cinema
sonam kapoor ranbir kapoor and abhay deol!

whom she can spend her entire life


Rani Mukherjee speaks out her heart Most Desirable and the actress reveals some of her deepest secrets. She even confesses to the world that yes she is in love. Rani Mukherjee said, Yes, I have. The actress has found the love of her life and is very sure to spend the rest of her life with him. However, she refuses to reveal the name and has asked all her eager fans to wait and watch. She also says among all her co stars like Kamal Hassan, Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan, etc, she shared the best on screen kiss with Abhishek admit to the fact that Shah Rukh Khan is the only actor she was physically attracted to. few secretive secrets to your fans

Looks like Sonam Kapoor is yet to settle scores with Ranbir Kapoor and Abhay Deol. In one of the chat shows, the actress openly said that she did not feel that bad. I know Sonam since childhood and I will always be fond of her. She is a bit of a drama queen sexy it is okay, she has the courage to say that on a public platform. The fact that RK called Sonam a drama queen did not go down well with the actress. She immediately got back at Ranbir saying, I am an actress, darling. of the biggest actresses have done a lot of drama. spat between Sonam, Abhay and Anil Kapoor, during the shooting of Aisha is very well known to all. when Sonam was asked who her favourite co-star till date was, Sonam sarcastically, replied Abhay is the best actor she has worked with!

amitabh Bachchan is the only don says srk!


I hope Amit ji likes Don 2. I am blessed to be born in the period of is the one and only real superstar. superstar of the industry. Don 2, SRK says, Our intention of doing Don was to pay tribute on the fact that there can be no other Don greater than Amitabh fans are in for a treat, when they get to see two superstars of Rukh Khan, screen space. share Amit ji. I want to experience all his great works. I am a huge fan of his masterpieces such as Halaal, He added.

sonu nigam composes song on breast cancer awareness


in an endeavour to spread awareness about breast cancer, Bollywoods well known singer, sonu nigam, along with six other female singers has composed a song. of this album was to make the people aware about breast cancer and that the women should visit the doctors regularly and get their body examined. With the help of this song, we would like people to remember that if you love yourself then you will take care of yourself. And if you will take care of yourself then you will be alert about serious diseases like breast cancer and then you will take your sisters, mother and wife for regular checkups and will save them from this disease, said The message of this song is very positive, he added The six female artistes, who lent their voice for the song along with

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Indian Cinema
aishwaryas new wax statue at madame Tussauds

amitabh Bachchan gets australian doctorate


doctorate for his services to cinema Thursday in a ceremony in Australia featuring congratulations from the award from the Queensland University of Technology two years ago due to a wave of violent attacks on Indian students which strained diplomatic relations between situation had now been resolved and the time had come to accept what he described as a great honour.

will not release in may 2012 as planned earlier


The much talked about sequel to the action packed thriller Race has been set to feature Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Sonakshi Sinha has been going through a lot of change or so say the rumours. The latest is that to release in May 2012 has been pushed back to a later date. Also, it rumours, producer Ramesh Taurani tells us, Yes, there were some changes that were made, but the whole aspect In fact, we have pushed the dates of dates. When asked about the change

Aishwarya Rai is currently in the best phase of her life. On October bharai. That day also saw the statue at Madame Tussauds in in a sari and the latest one is in an Ellie Saab gown, inspired from

and experiencing great hospitality. That was something that was an He was bestowed the honorary doctorate, awarded for his outstanding contribution to creative industries over several decades, in an intimate ceremony link appearance by Luhrmann.

industries scholarship in the name of his late father Harivansh Rai strengthen ties with Australia. like that, we have only changed the dates and nothing else.

Fans claim that the new wax statue is far better than the last one. Aishwarya looks simply divine in

Great Gatsby featuring Leonardo a long-time admirer of his work. The Indian cinema veteran, who has

dabangg 2 to release december 2012: arbaaz


dabangg 2, the sequel to the 2010 blockbuster dabangg, will release in december 2012, actorproducer arbaaz khan revealed monday. will once again see Sonakshi Sinha and Sonu Sood. Hopes are high from the sequel to Dabangg, which had earned grooved to the chartbuster Munni instalment last year, posted on Twitter. ready. They were just waiting for Perhaps the schedule dates have admitted earlier that he was nervous about the sequel. There is a little nervousness for sure as the expectations are high but something good and interesting, he had said.

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Friday October 21, 2011

Entertainment
Ali Liebert: Smooth Operator
Rare is it for an actor wanting to actually promote work they are connected with. Most stars seem content just to do the job, take the paycheck, and move onto the next own Ali Liebert. Wise beyond her years, this upcoming star has seen Aided and abetted by smart agents and wise publicists Ms. Liebert has clearly taken her craft seriously and the results are equally impressive. Being born in Surrey, British Columbia, I promise there are no Surrey jokes here. The family relocated at an early age to the of Duncan a perfect place to raise kids. During these formative years Ali went from Duncan to Campbell River (the salmon capital of the world, to Bowen Island. Through ever step of the way were loving parents This thespian in the making got great support from her parents, particularly her mom, at an early age. Locals at Frances Kelsey Secondary School may well remember Ali who starred in a number of stage productions. Way back then the girl was interested in entertaining and had a particular knack for musical theatre doing stints in school productions of Pirates of the Penzance and Oliver, Why she was even included in an Lost in Yonkers where Ali played years and that experience/practice now in evidence as her career is taking off big time. Singing being big on her agenda, Ali was taken under the wing of Roger Carr, the Opera Society for four years which gave her the encouragement she so coveted. Those formative years proved highly productive as today around various neighbourhoods, the dog walker type Ali favours is one on one approach with a particular canine, typically those who have some problems. Walks with such dogs are normally two hours in young lady. life. Acting has clearly been in this When starting out on a career path Ali was a waitress like so many other young adults and also was a bartender. People skills learnt on those jobs clearly have helped her ever since just witness her work slinging drinks on the popular this shining light is brightening television screens the world over as to take off. A person with a social conscience, Ali learned a lot from her two uncles who were gay. Like her mom she adores music and considers the likes of Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli to be American, only behind California another locally shot production out Point Grey UBC campus. around the West End doing all sorts of activities in between shoots in Rare time outs away from all those bright lights include two hour walks Canuck goalie Robert Luongo, another stroller. But being busy is school days. Those days were also largely shaped by a family that moved around a lot as her dad was employed at the time in the pulp and paper industry which then was the biggest industry in the province. From an employment standpoint, leaped ahead of natural resources Ah, yes, the camera truly loves this face on British Columbia for the world to see. Lucky for us we get to see her in her natural environment as she still loves the west coast and its winning ways. is a desire to be a dog walker. Unlike the men and women that have groups of dogs on leashes swirling Expect more great things to come from Ali Liebert, a lady whose time ambassadors to the world. blood. Multi-talented, she can do comedy, romance and even horror. Recent conquests have included appearances in the Apollo 18 shocker and now Ali is currently

theatre and the arts helped shape her career which continues to blossom. To complicate matters a touch at was the school secretary. Delicious comical moments materialized that embarrassed the poor girl, such as when motherly messages P.A. system all done in good Scholastically, speaking, Ali got good grades and received all the encouragement in the world from her loving parents. First stop on the lower mainland for appearance at an agency showcase she was awarded with an agent and the rest, as they say, is history. Today two agents look after this actor, with one in L.A., still the capitol of the entertainment world,

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Your First Trip to Hawaii


Lanai Travel Tips Staying on Lanai Lanai has two world-class resorts, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay and the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The can be found in Lanai City. The weather on Lanai is pleasant and drier than other islands. Lanai City sits at nearly 1,700 feet, where the warmest months reach about 72 F so bring a light jacket. are usually about 10 to 12 higher. Traveling on Lanai Lanai has a great Island-wide transportation system offered for a nominal fee that is available through the Getting to Lanai There is no direct service to Lanai from or Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui, where you can connect to several local airlines with service to Lanai Airport Expedition Ferry (to and from Maui). The island shuttle offers an easy way to get from the airport to the hotels in Lanai courses, and the Expedition Ferry. The shuttle is convenient and runs frequently. from Dollar Rent A Car in Lanai City for exploring the special sites throughout the island is the best way to discover all that Lanai has offer.
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Accommodations: There are three hotels on Lanai: The Four Seasons Lanai and the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele. There are also a few bed and breakfasts. Transportation: Lanai has a great Islandwide transportation system offered for a nominal fee that is available through the Expedition Ferry (to and from Maui). The island shuttle offers an easy way to get from the airport to the hotels in Lanai courses, and the Expedition Ferry. The shuttle is convenient and runs frequently. Booking a rental in advance from Dollar Rent A Car in Lanai City for exploring the special sites throughout the island is the best way to discover all that Lanai has offer. Clothing: Dress casually. Weather at higher elevations (Lanai City) is cooler so bring a sweater or jacket. Tipping: on meals, at least $2 per bag for porters

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In memory of

MS. K A M ACHIA MMA KR ISHNA


September , November ,
These are the units to measure the worth of a lady as a lady, regardless of birth.

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You are and always will be remembered by 3 daughters and son in laws 13 Grandchildren & 1 Great grandchild

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Blessed Devotee, On this joyous occasion of Deepavali, I extend warm greetings and best wishes for prosperity and happiness to yourself and your family. May the grace and blessings of Divine Mother Mahalakshmi be upon you and your loved ones. Deepavali ushers into our lives, blessings of the Divine Mother, in the form of prosperity, love, and illumination. During Deepavali, which falls at the darkest time of the year, we light countless lamps and brighten the world around us. Let us resolve to light our inner lamp of divinity and strive to move along the path of Dharma the path that leads to the light of knowledge. On this auspicious day, at Shree Mahalakshmi Temple, we will offer our prayers to Mother Mahalakshmi and perform Kanakabhisheka (shower of gold, silver and currency coins). Witnessing this holy prayer is believed to rid the poverty of seven generations of the person and bring prosperity in their lives. Puja begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Please come with family and friends and receive the blessings of Mother Mahalakshmi. Once again my best wishes to you for a bright and happy Deepavali. Your Own, Prameya Chaitanya

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Dhanteras
Dhanteras Festival, also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Dhanteras, Dhan stands for wealth. On Dhanteras Goddess Laxmi Dhanteras Legends A very interesting story about Dhanteras Festival says that once the bite on the fourth day of his marriage as per his horoscope. On that particular fourth day of his marriage his young wife did not allow him to sleep. She laid all the ornaments and lots of gold and silver coins in a big heap at boudoir and lighted innumerable lamps all over the place. And she went on telling stories and singing songs. When Yama, the god of Death arrived there in the guise of a Serpent his eyes got blinded by that dazzle of those brilliant lights and he could not enter climbed on top of the heap of the ornaments and coins and sat there whole night listening to the melodious songs. In the morning he quietly went away. Thus the young wife saved her husband from the clutches of death. Since then this day of Dhanteras came to be known as the day of Yamadeepdaan and lamps are kept burning throughout the night in reverential adoration to Yam, the god of Death. According to another popular legend, when the gods and demons churned the ocean for Amrit or nectar, Dhanavantri (the physician of the gods and an of Dhanteras. Dhanteras Preparations To mark the auspicious day, houses and business premises are renovated and decorated. Entrances are made colorful with lovely traditional motifs of Rangoli designs to welcome the Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. To indicate her long-awaited arrival, small footprints are are kept burning all through the nights. Dhanteras Traditions articles or at least one or two new utensils. It is believed that new Dhan or some form of precious metal is a sign of good luck. Laxmi-Puja is performed in the evenings when tiny Diyas of clay are lighted to drive away the shadows of evil spirits. Bhajansdevotional songs- in praise of Goddess Laxmi are also sung. Dhanteras Celebrations Dhanteras is celebrated with gusto and enthusiasm. Lakshmi-Puja is performed in the evenings when tiny clay diyas are lighted to drive away the shadows of evil spirits. Bhajans or devotional songsin praise of Goddess Laxmi traditional sweets is offered to the Goddess. There is a peculiar custom in Maharashtra to lightly pound dry coriander seeds with In villages cattle are adorned and worshiped by farmers as they form the main source of their income. In south cows are offered special veneration as they are supposed to be the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi and therefore they are adorned and worshiped on this day.

Happy Diwali

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W EEK LY SPORT
No strike at Whitecaps game, Nazem Kadri rejoins BC Place union says Maple Leafs after injuries Grey Cup still could be hit to Armstrong, MacArthur
by job action, BCGEU says
There will be no picket lines outside BC Saturday, the union representing workers at the facility says. members will be taken before, during or immediately after the game, said union spokeswoman Karen. But the union has not ruled out job action that could disrupt the Grey Cup it is still many weeks away and a lot can happen between now and then. There could be a tentative settlement reached anything in or out, she said. The union issued 72-hour strike notice on Tuesday after efforts to negotiate a collective agreement with stadium operators PavCo fell through. The main stumbling block between the union which represents 3,000 employees at B.C. Place Stadium and the employer, is job security. The BCGEU says it is concerned with the contracting out of work and cuts to hours for employees. The earliest workers could have walked off the job was Friday afternoon, but the union says it is still hoping to avoid job action. to put our members out on a picket line. And our intention is to not have to disrupt events, she said.

CBC cancels Punjabilanguage broadcast of Hockey Night in Canada

prove he belongs with the Maple Leafs. Kadri, 21, was supposed to be practising Thursday with the Toronto Marlies after being sent down to the Leafs minor league But injuries to Colby Armstrong and Clarke MacArthur resulted in Kadri being suffering a left ankle sprain during his Kadri injured his knee in training camp and was on the injury reserved list for the start of the season. But he was cleared to play on Wednesday. Earlier this week, Kadri said that he wanted to stay with the big club. down to the Marlies, he said. pick came into his third Leafs training camp in the best shape of his young career. he could make big-time plays and become a consistent point producer. But despite having several good chances, he managed only two assists and seven before suffering a knee injury in Ottawa on Sept. 27. on Oct. 1.

Parminder Singh and Harnarayan Singh (left) shown at the ACC during a Leafs/Penguins practice in 2009. The duo was commentators of Hockey Night in Canada in Punjabi. The broadcasts have been cancelled because a sponsor couldnt be found, reports say.

The CBC has cancelled its Punjabi-

CBC spokesman Chris Ball reported. the start of last season and so the Punjabi

The broadcasts began during the 2008

came on board in December. the Punjabi broadcasts had a relatively small, but loyal following both on air and online. Broadcasting games in Punjabi was a great very proud of as each broadcast was another opportunity for us to all celebrate two of and our shared passion for hockey.

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view, and it is aptly named, as vengeance is exactly what the challenger in the world title match is looking for. Big Show returned recently after a few months of being out of action with a him with a chair. The angle was that Mark giving Show a hiatus for a few months. on the man who put him on the shelf. biggest athletes in history, and a matchup between the two is sure to be intense. strongest man. when he was just 23 years old, while it running rampant on Smackdown. world champion. Despite being a slow climb to the top, almost everyone who has crossed his path since he began inducting members into his hall of pain. has a chance to not only get retribution, but to gain back the world title again. thought would never be world champion. conditioning to be the leader of either brand. and does not suffer from the stigma that matches with two big men are boring. proved his detractors wrong by holding on to the title and sending every challenger back to the locker-room with their head held low. been world champion many times and has been in and out of the main event scene for years. will retain his title this Sunday, but probably not in a clean way. getting major pushes in the past, only to be taken back down by a terrible angle. For a time, he was a baby face and used in somewhat of a comical way while working

GSP Injured, out of UFC 137 Main Event vs. Carlos Condit Dana White Twitter
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