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‘Iodine deficiency leaves third of world population at risk’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Iodine deficiency leaves one third of the world's population exposed to adverse health conditions that can cause everything from mild learning difficulties to severe retardation, cretinism ... Read more...

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South African-born England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira dead


November 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) South African-born English cricketer Basil D'Oliveira passed away early Saturday morning. D'Oliveira, 80, was not keeping well for some time. He came into the limelight in ... Read more...

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McCartney, Shevell off to Caribbean honeymoon


October 17th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Newlywed couple Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell have jetted off to the Caribbean island of Mustique for their honeymoon."Sir Paul is a regular visitor ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka woos UAE for its tourism sector


August 18th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) Sri Lanka wants UAE businessmen to invest in joint tourism ventures in this country.The sentiment reflected when Sri Lanka's Minister for Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa called ... Read more...

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I fell in love with Vancouver: Kristen Stewart


May 13th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart, who recently finished filming the final scenes for the two "Breaking Dawn" movies admits she fell in love with Vancouver while shooting for ... Read more...

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Gwyneth grows salvia in her garden


May 12th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who likes growing herbs and vegetables, has a salvia plant in her garden."Spring is springing and it's the perfect time to ... Read more...

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Maine man teaches legal pot growing techniques


April 14th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 56-year-old man is teaching residents of Maine how to grow ‘quality’ medical marijuana. The man has been growing pot for about three decades now but he ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson puts pregnancy rumours to rest by drinking


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 2 (ANI): Jessica Simpson has cleared pregnancy rumors after downing margaritas and tequila shots with fiancé Eric Johnson.The singer took a table of 20, which included father Joe ... Read more...

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Spreading fungus ‘Basil downy mildew’ is a huge threat to the basil


July 27th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America is under threat from a fungus that is threatening its basil crops.The fungus - Basil downy mildew, which was first noticed in the United States ... Read more...

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‘Decriminalising prostitution could lead to fewer murders’


July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): An Aussie expert on prostitution says the decriminalisation of the sex industry would lead to fewer murders.Prof Basil Donovan, the head of the Sexual Health Department at the ... Read more...

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Haggis flavoured chocolates give Scotland’s national dish the sweet treatment


April 12th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): One can now experience the flavour of Scotland's national dish, haggis, in a chocolate, thanks to Nadia Ellingham, who has launched the world's first haggis chocolates.Ellingham, an artisan ... Read more...

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Neapolitan pizza gets a trademark of protection


December 11th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 11 (IANS/AKI) The European Union (EU) appears to have developed a yen for Italian pizza and has granted Neapolitan pizza a special label to protect it from any rivals. The EU ... Read more...

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Regional Tamil party stages protest against Lankan Government in Chennai


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct 22(ANI): Activists and supporters of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), a regional political party of Tamil Nadu, converged in large numbers at Chennai on Thursday to stage a protest against the ... Read more...

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Katy Perry can’t even boil water!


August 13th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 13 (ANI): Katy Perry has joked that she has been so spoilt that she does not even know hot to boil water.The singer, who was at the Intercontinental Sydney ... Read more...

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Coming soon, green tea-flavoured cola


June 5th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): Japan will soon have cola flavoured with green tea or basil.Coca Cola (Japan) Co spokesman Katsuya Sato has announced that green tea-flavoured Coca-Cola will hit Japanese stores ... Read more...

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Kiwi town bans ‘unlucky’ number 13!


May 26th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Fear of bad luck has forced a Kiwi town to ban number 13.Palmerston North, in the central North Island, New Zealand has a policy to jump street numbers ... Read more...

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Oral sex is the hottest trend these days Down Under!


September 16th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Sept 16 (ANI): The newest black amongst Aussies is oral sex, according to sexual health experts who reckon that improved hygiene standards are turning more couples on to the practice."For ... Read more...

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Oregano is better for your heart and brain than for your pizza


June 26th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Apart from making your pizza more delicious, oregano seasoning can help cure inflammations also, suggests a new study.Researchers at Bonn University and the ETH Zurich have discovered ... Read more...

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Poor man’s ‘dhaniya’ conquers British palates


May 4th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (IANS) Once unknown in these parts, the humble coriander - or 'dhaniya' as it is known in India - has been named Britain's best-selling herb. The plant has pushed ... Read more...

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Coriander is Britain’s best-selling herb


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Britons love for spicy aromatic Asian dishes has got them hooked to green leafy coriander, which according to a new survey, has now become the undisputed king ... Read more...

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`India a good model for gender sensitive governance’


April 15th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India presents a good model for gender sensitive local governance among commonwealth countries, said Basil Morrison, chairperson of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), Tuesday. "India is ... Read more...

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Oprah can no longer swat away bees!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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Durga idols made of Tulsi beads, incense sticks in Patna


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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