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Chemicals in plastics, make-up latest cause of diabetes


April 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Chemicals called phthalates in plastics, cosmetics and toys are the latest reasons why one may have higher chances of developing diabetes, a study reveals.A study in ... Read more...

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Ex-navy man, actress jailed for killing TV executive (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Ex-naval officer Jerome Mathew was Friday sentenced to 10 years in jail for the 2008 murder of TV producer Neeraj Grover for having an affair with ... Read more...

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Ex-navy man, starlet sentenced for TV executive’s murder (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Ex-naval officer Jerome Mathew was sentenced to 10 years in jail for the 2008 murder of TV executive Neeraj Grover for allegedly having an affair with ... Read more...

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It’s curtains for one of Mumbai’s most sensational crimes


June 30th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The curtains finally came down Thursday on one of the most sensational crimes of passion that hit trhe city in recent times involving a former naval ... Read more...

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Scented candles can contain harmful chemicals in them


March 16th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Indoor air quality experts in US have said that scented candles and air fresheners which make our homes smell nice, could contain hundreds of chemicals that are harmful ... Read more...

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Nevada bill to partially ban candles and air fresheners introduced


March 15th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Mar 15 (THAINIDAN NEWS) Lawmakers in Nevada have introduced a bill that would restrict air fresheners and burning of candles in the state. If the bill is approved it could significantly ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles found promising in beating bad odours


January 27th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Scientists are working on eliminating bad odours at the source, rather than masking them with room fresheners. Their research found that a deodorant made from nanoparticles, eliminates odours ... Read more...

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Deodorant made from nanoparticles to eliminate unpleasant odours


October 31st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Scientists have come with a new approach for dealing with offensive household and other odours.The new method does not mask odours like today's room fresheners, but eliminates them ... Read more...

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Fragranced products emit unlisted ‘toxic’ chemicals, shows study


October 31st, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has shown that widely used fragranced products - including those that claim to be "green" - give off many chemicals that are not listed on ... Read more...

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Your home could be making you ill, says expert


October 26th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 26 (ANI): If you often feel tired and sick or suffer from allergies, your home could be the culprit, says an expert.According to naturopath and building biologist Nicole Bijlsma, busy ... Read more...

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Spray-on futuristic fabrics make their debut


September 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Seamless fabric can now be sprayed directly onto the body, as if by magic, using aerosol technology. The spray dries instantly to make innovative clothes that can be ... Read more...

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‘Railways working to improve standard of cleanliness, amenities in trains’


August 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa has informed that Railways were taking steps to improve the standards of cleanliness and amenities in trains.In a written ... Read more...

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Do cleansing products cause breast cancer?


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Women who report greater use of cleansing products may be at higher risk of breast cancer than those who use them sparingly. Researchers found that women who reported ... Read more...

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Household cleaners may double breast cancer risk


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Women who overuse cleaning products could be twice as likely to get breast cancer, according to a new U.S. study.Breast cancer researchers for the American Silent Spring Institute ... Read more...

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Godrej Consumer Products acquires Indonesia’s Megasari Group


May 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) Monday announced the acquisition of Indonesia-based PT. Megasari Makmur Group and its distribution company in Indonesia. Megasari Group manufactures and distributes a range ... Read more...

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What makes Liz Hurley angry?


March 30th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley has said that she has a short temper and can blow her top in traffic congestion, flight delays and even air fresheners.While the model-cum-actress has taken ... Read more...

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Britney throws car and truck themed bday bash for kids


September 14th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): Britney Spears threw her two sons a joint car and truck themed birthday bash on Saturday in LA.The party was held at close friend Adrienne Maloof-Nassif''s Beverly ... Read more...

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Common scented laundry products, air fresheners contain toxic chemicals


July 24th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): In a study of top-selling laundry products and air fresheners, researchers at the University of Washington have found toxic chemicals in the commodities.All six products tested in ... Read more...

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Exhibition on Interior Decor in Chennai


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaya Kumar Chennai, June 2 (ANI): About 200-reputed Indian and global companies displayed their products during a four-day exhibition of Zak Triple Expo of Interior Decor and Office Technology held here ... Read more...

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Two heroes saved many lives in Mumbai blaze, one died


March 18th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Many more lives would have been lost in a blaze that broke out at an industrial estate here Monday evening if it had not been for the heroic ... Read more...

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House cleaning sprays can raise the risk of asthma


November 14th, 2007 - 2:09 am ICT by admin
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