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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh


August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA


July 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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A million British workers pumped up with drugs


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain are pumped up with drugs, a study suggests.Statistics from a drug-testing firm have revealed that around one in 30 employees ... Read more...

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Pakistan drug deaths institutionalised incompetence: Daily


February 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The death of over 100 people who took contaminated heart medicines in Pakistan's Punjab province is a failure of checks and balances and looks like "institutionalised ... Read more...

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Cleaners to report drug abuse in London Olympic Village


October 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Domestic cleaners in the 2012 Olympic village in London will be told to report about drug abuse by the athletes.The move is part of 'intelligence-based' strategy ... Read more...

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Buying drugs online fraught with risks


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Buying drugs online may be dangerous as they could contain prohibited substances, a researcher says."It is clear that consumers are buying products that they think contain ... Read more...

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Thorpe’s swimming future announcement on Wednesday


February 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.1 (ANI): Champion Olympian Ian Thorpe will make an announcement tomorrow afternoon about his swimming future.There is speculation that Thorpe, Australia's most successful Olympian, will make a comeback at the London ... Read more...

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Oz swimmer Ian Thorpe may announce London Olympics ambitions soon


January 30th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): Australia's greatest Olympian, Ian Thorpe, is expected to announce his comeback to international swimming, with an intention be a part of the 2012 London Olympics.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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‘Oz Olympic champ Thorpe undergoing training, comeback possible’


January 9th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 9 (ANI): Australian multiple Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is reportedly training in the pool and could be a part of the 2012 London Olympics, his manager David Flaskas said.Flaskas said ... Read more...

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Nails, hair indicate booze intake over last 90 days


January 9th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL) has launched two new tests - one for fingernails and the other for hair - which can report a donor's alcohol exposure ... Read more...

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Some drug cheats may beat anti-doping program at Delhi CWG: WADA chief


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3(ANI): World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Director General David Howman has said that some drug cheats may avoid detection at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.WADA officials are in the Indian capital ... Read more...

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Courtney Love fears for daughter’s life


August 11th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Courtney Love, wife of late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, has said that she's worried about her daughter Frances Bean's future - because she is given too much money ... Read more...

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Drug overdose may kill my daughter: Courtney Love


August 9th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Singer Courtney Love fears her daughter Frances Bean may die of drug overdose. Courtney, who has a 17-year-old daughter with late husband Kurt Cobain, admits she is concerned as ... Read more...

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LiLo’s prescription drug ’stronger than morphine’


July 7th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 07 (ANI): Actress Lindsay Lohan has been prescribed an extremely powerful painkiller that is often compared to 'morphine' and even to 'heroin.'Sources familiar with the 'Mean Girl' star's most ... Read more...

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LiLo back to the party scene wearing alcohol-monitoring device


May 29th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 29 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is back to her partying ways but she's not forgetting to wear her Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM) bracelet.Lindsay has been ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim boxer to take on Mayweather, Pacquiao in a year’s time


May 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): WBA World light welterweight champion Amir Khan has said that he will be ready to take on American legend Floyd Mayweather Junior and Philippine Manny Pacquiao in a ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘leading a messy life in an unclean home’


April 29th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is leading a messy life in an unclean home with "spilled coffee and drinks around the rooms, and stuff all over, clothes everywhere," it has ... Read more...

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Texas Rangers’ Manager Analyzed As Positive for Cocaine


March 18th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 18 (Pen Men at Work): It has been exposed that Texas Rangers’ Ron Washington has tested positive for a debarred material during the team’s previous season. This information has not ... Read more...

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Marie Osmond’s son’s funeral attended by over 450 people


March 9th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salt Lake City, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marie Osmond’s son – Michael Blosil had committed suicide, which had shocked his family and friends. His funeral was held on Monday at the ... Read more...

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Authorities say that the autopsy on Marie Osmond’s son is inconclusive


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The authorities say that the autopsy that was performed on Marie Osmond’s son is inconclusive. Marie’s son was Michael Blosil, who was 18 years old, and ... Read more...

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Wickmayer back on court a winner in wake of Belgian ban reversal


January 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 4 (DPA) US Open semi-finalist Yanina Wickmayer celebrated the overturning of a 2009 ban for missing drug testing dates by earning an opening-day victory to advance Monday at the ASB ... Read more...

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Murray frustrated by “in your face” drug-tests, whereabouts clause


August 29th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29(ANI): British tennis player Andy Murray has expressed frustration over the 'intrusive' drug-testing protocol and said that the "in your face" way that these tests are done is annoying. ... Read more...

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New kit to help parents check kids’ drug abuse by testing just a lock of hair


July 9th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Parents would now be able to detect whether their kids are using drugs with just a lock of their hair.The 40-pound testing kit can detect seven drugs, including ... Read more...

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Former NASCAR driver Kevin Grubb found dead


May 11th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by GD
Kevin Grubb, former NASCAR driver was found dead in a hotel room on wednesday. Kevin had been Indefinitely suspended from NASCAR racing three years ago. The death was due to a self-gunshot ... Read more...

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Armstrong refutes misbehaving charge


April 8th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The seven times Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has strongly denied the reports that he "misbehaved" during a random drugs test by the French anti-doping authority last ... Read more...

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Armstrong scraps independent drug-testing plans


February 13th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (DPA) Cycling legend Lance Armstrong has scrapped plans to undergo independent dope testing amid claims the programme would be unworkable. Armstrong's agent, Bill Stapleton, said that the cyclist would still ... Read more...

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Artificial human bone marrow may revolutionise drug testing


December 23rd, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): University of Michigan researchers have created artificial bone marrow that can continuously make red and white blood cells, showing the possibility of simplifying procedures for testing drugs ... Read more...

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How fruitfly may prove helpful in saving men’’s lives


September 21st, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Their existence might be one of the most irritating thing for mankind, but the humble fruit fly may prove to be an unlikely human ally, thanks to ... Read more...

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Tour de France cyclists warned about doping


July 5th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Brest (France), July 5 (DPA) French anti-doping supremo Pierre Bordry issued a stern warning to riders on the eve of Tour de France cycling tournament to stay away from forbidden substances and ... Read more...

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Sports cheats turn to fake penises with drug-free urine to go scot-free


June 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Experts who conduct drug tests in athletes in Britain have been warned against the use of artificial genitals that can be misused to discharge clean urine samples. ... Read more...

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deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients


January 9th, 2008 - 4:55 am ICT by admin
Through eScreen, deverus, Inc. can now offer its clients a paperless solution to collection facilities. AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced ... Read more...

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Now, find your soul mates through body odour!


December 13th, 2007 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 13 (ANI): An American dating company claims to have discovered the first scientific way of finding true romance body odour!The dating company, ScientificMatch.com, says that the body odour is the ... Read more...

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Britney ordered to be available by phone to drug testing authorities


November 14th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
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Spears’ lawyers fear she’s ‘in denial’ in child custody battle


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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