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Mumbai faces serious water shortage


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Mumbai is likely to see a serious water shortage with poor monsoon rains rapidly bringing down water levels in the six lakes that feed the city.A ... Read more...

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British promoted opium in India: Advani


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Going down the pages of history, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Wednesday slammed British colonialists for destroying the education system of the ... Read more...

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Dubai bans tobacco sale on World No Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Municipality has banned sale of tobacco products for 24 hours in the entire emirate to observe the World No Tobacco Day Thursday.The ban was announced ... Read more...

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Inter beat Chievo to end winless streak


March 10th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 10 (IANS) Inter Milan scored two late goals to beat Chievo in the Italian Serie A and ended their dismal run of seven straight losses and one draw.With ... Read more...

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LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Youth murdered by ex-lover’s father


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 25 (IANS) In a suspected case of honour killing, a 25-year-old ice-cube trader was shot dead in broad daylight by half a dozen assailants in Ghaziabad Wednesday, police ... Read more...

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Brisk walk cuts chocolate consumption by half


December 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A brisk 15-minute walk seems to be the easiest way to cut down chocolate consumption by half at the workplace.Even in stressful situations, office workers eat ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres named as the new AIDS special envoy by Obama administration


November 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has named television star Ellen DeGeneres as the new AIDS special envoy. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton announced that DeGeneres will be responsible ... Read more...

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Winehouse drank herself to death: Coroner


October 27th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Amy Winehouse's blood alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit at the time of her death, says coroner, adding that the singer ... Read more...

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Giving up alcohol killed Amy, her family feels


July 29th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The family of late singer Amy Winehouse, whose cause of death is still being speculated, claims that she died because she completely quit alcohol and ... Read more...

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CSD500: Erection inducing condoms developed


May 10th, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new condom which has the potential to maintain erection in men have been developed by Futura Medical. The condoms called CSD500 helps keep erection using ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking linked to lower coronary heart disease risk


April 28th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A moderate or even a hazardous consumption of alcohol was associated with lower risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.The study analysed the 12-month prevalence ... Read more...

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Brain imaging demonstrates that former smokers have greater willpower


April 27th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A study has found that former smokers have greater willpower than current smokers and non-smokers.The study by researchers from Trinity College and the Research Institute for a Tobacco ... Read more...

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Philadelphia parents disgusted that 11 year olds are being given condoms


April 18th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parents in Philadelphia are disgusted that their 11-year-old children are going to be given condoms in a campaign against sexually transmitted diseases. The city officials say ... Read more...

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Gay history, rights to be taught in US schools


April 17th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 17 (IANS) California is all set to become the first state in the US to teach gay history and rights in schools.Children would get lessons on issues ... Read more...

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Cocaine-addicted people show heightened response to drug-related images


April 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Scientists have conducted the most comprehensive study to date of how cocaine users respond to drug-related and other emotional stimuli, making use of comparisons with a matched control ... Read more...

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Salman-Sonu take on arm-wrestler from LA, defeat him


March 21st, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) It looks like all the abstinence from Mughlai food and alcohol is doing Salman Khan a world of good. These days he is in top ... Read more...

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More than quarter of young men, women in US are still virgins


March 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): An official study has found that more than a quarter of young men and women in America are still virgins.Rising numbers of young Americans are abstaining from sex. ... Read more...

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Less than 3 in 10 American youth just too busy for sex


March 5th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by ANI
Illinois (US), Mar.5 (ANI): A government survey has revealedthat American youth in the 21st century are just too busy for sex, and according to an Indian-origin health scientist, the decline in sex ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga was taught about sex with wooden penis


February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she was taught about sex with a wooden penis.The 24-year-old singer - who attended a strict Catholic girls' school in her teens - ... Read more...

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E-ciggies ‘are a promising tool to help smokers quit’


February 9th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has found that electronic cigarettes are a promising tool to help smokers quit, producing six-month abstinence rates nearly double those for traditional nicotine replacement products.The ... Read more...

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Sex during pregnancy is generally safe


February 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study claims that sex during pregnancy is usually safe, with few complications.The risks of sex during this time include premature labour, pelvic inflammatory disease, hemorrhage in ... Read more...

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1 in 6 Brits has sworn off alcohol


January 28th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Alcohol consumption may not be as popular in Britain as previously thought, according to new official figures, which revealed that one in six Brits has now sworn off ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin offered job on Phoenix Radio Show


January 27th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Bristol Palin is apparently considering a radio gig co-hosting the morning show on Phoenix radio station Mix 96.9.According to reports, the station approached Palin in early January, ... Read more...

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Abstinence, binge drinking linked to increased risk of cognitive impairment


January 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has associated abstinence and binge drinking to increased risk of cognitive impairment.The study, conducted at the University of Turku, University of Helsinki and National Institute ... Read more...

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Couples who keep off sex before marriage are happier


December 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Couples who keep off sex before marriage have happier, more stable relationships and a more rewarding sex life. More than 2,000 married couples were questioned as part ... Read more...

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E- ciggies much safer than real ones: Study


December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that electronic cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that provide tobacco-less doses of nicotine in a vaporized solution, are much safer than real cigarettes.Boston University ... Read more...

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Isabella Rossellini not impressed with Madonna’s ‘Sex’ book


December 9th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 9 (ANI): Italian actress Isabella Rossellini has revealed that she was not impressed with Madonna's infamous book 'Sex'.Rossellini, 58, who appeared in the 1990 release, told Out magazine, ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves your mood


December 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Many smokers reach for a cigarette to ease their anxiety during stressful periods. But US researchers have found that quitting smoking makes people happier, and the effect lasts ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin fires back after being named ‘the worst person in the world’


December 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 04 (ANI): Briston Palin has lashed out at Keith Olbermann after he called her 'the worst person in the world' on MSNBC for her position on abstinence.Previously, Olbermann, the ... Read more...

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Pope Says Use Of Condoms Justified In Some Cases


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI has made a statement in his latest book that is sure to take the catholic world by storm. Though the book is due ... Read more...

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Use of condoms can be justified ‘in certain cases’, says Pope


November 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Breaking with years of Roman Catholic teaching, the Pope has said the use of condoms can be justified 'in certain cases'.In a book, Benedict XVI has signalled that ... Read more...

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Pope says condom use acceptable ‘in certain cases’


November 21st, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
VATICAN CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Pope Benedict XVI, in a book due out Tuesday, said that condom use is acceptable "in certain cases, where the intention is to reduce the risk of ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin, Michael Sorrentino: Debate Over Safe Sex Or Abstinence?


November 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The 20-year-old ‘Dancing With The Stars’ contestant has always supported the cause of preventing ‘teen pregnancy’ and the new PSA is based on the same issue. Sorrentio, who was eliminated in ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin talks about abstinence and safe sex in teen pregnancy ad


November 17th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Bristol Palin has teamed up with fellow 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino for a public service announcement about teen pregnancy.In the Candie's Foundation ... Read more...

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