Lean, mean learning machine — the toddler

AUG 23 — My mum observed that today’s children are learning at a much faster pace. They begin to read earlier, do things for themselves sooner, she said, watching my son Ishan switch on the television and pop his Barney DVD into the player when he was only 15 months old.

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Police probe burglary at Lindsay Lohan’s home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOS ANGELES, Aug 24 — Police were called for the second time in three months to the Hollywood Hills home of actress Lindsay Lohan yesterday to investigate a reported burglary there.

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Suspect in US model murder found dead in Canada

VANCOUVER, Aug 24 — A reality TV star wanted for the brutal murder of his bikini model ex-wife in California has been found dead in a motel near Vancouver, Canadian police said yesterday.

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EU to draft new immigration policy by October

RIMINI (Italy), Aug 24 — The European Union will issue new immigration policy proposals by the end of October, Sweden’s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said yesterday, responding to Italy’s plea for more coordinated EU action.

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SHANGHAI, Aug 24 — Toyota Motor Corp will recall 688,314 Camry and other sedans made at its two China joint ventures from tomorrow, its largest recall in the country, to fix a faulty electric switch to the window.

VANCOUVER, Aug 24 — A reality TV star wanted for the brutal murder of his bikini model ex-wife in California has been found dead in a motel near Vancouver, Canadian police said yesterday.

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Reuters:Toyota makes largest recall in China of 688,314 cars

SHANGHAI, Aug 24 — Toyota Motor Corp will recall 688,314 Camry and other sedans made at its two China joint ventures from tomorrow, its largest recall in the country, to fix a faulty electric switch to the window.

The recall included 384,736 Camry models made by Toyota’s joint venture in south China with Guangzhou Auto between May 15, 2006 and Dec 31, 2008, China’s quality watchdog said on its website.

A total of 22,767 Yaris compact cars made by the same venture between May 15 and Dec. 31 of last year will also be recalled, the statement said.

The list also included 35,523 Vios cars made at its joint venture with FAW between Feb 18 and Dec 25 of 2008 and 245,288 Corolla models made at the venture from May 17, 2007 to Dec 25 of 2008, it said.

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Reuters:Venezuelan beauty wins 2009 Miss Universe contest

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