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Mexican mother blinds her son in satanic ritual


May 25th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 25 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican mother blinded her five-year-old son in an apparent satanic ritual, authorities in the central state of Mexico said Thursday.Carmen Rios Garcia, 23, is ... Read more...

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Excess intake of Paracetamol could take away life


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Heavy dose of paracetamol or combination remedies containing the drug to combat cold and flu can prove to be fatal, reveals a new study.Taking too much ... Read more...

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Ferrari chief says Berlusconi must resign


November 1st, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 1 (IANS/AKI) The head of Italian luxury sportscar maker Ferrari called on embattled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to resign and make way for a caretaker government, or ... Read more...

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Environment clearance process a farce: Goa PAC


October 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) Environment clearance (EC) certificates issued to mining projects by the union ministry of environment and forests are nothing short of a farce, the Goa assembly's Public ... Read more...

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Greater Noida builders in red over green violations?


August 7th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as the face-off between farmers and the Greater Noida authority over land compensation persists, the latter has once again come in the line of ... Read more...

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Putin urges clean-up operation in Arctic


July 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic ecosystem is very fragile, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said, and called for a "big clean-up" in the region to remove litter ... Read more...

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Nirma’s cement plant could be shifted: Environment ministry


May 10th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Nirma's under-construction cement plant in Gujarat, located in a wetland, will damage the environment in the ... Read more...

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Early warning signal for ecosystem collapse detected by scientists


April 29th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Scientists have been able to detect what they say is an unmistakable warning, a death knell, of the impending collapse of the ecosystem.A team of researchers led by ... Read more...

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Environment ministry warns Nirma to abide by green notice


March 15th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday cautioned Nirma to abide by the stop work order issued last week, otherwise it will be constrained to take the dereliction ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disorders threaten India’s diabetics (March 10 is World Kidney Day)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 percent of diabetics can be affected by chronic ... Read more...

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Breakthrough can reduce heart failure in cancer patients


February 10th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A breakthrough could help reduce heart failure among cancer patients worldwide and increase survival rates, researchers claim. Scientists at the Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen's University ... Read more...

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Mad rush for investment homes ruining Goa, say activists


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 23 (IANS) There are some who rush to Goa with swimwear and sun tan. They're all right. But those who rush to the state with surplus cash and ... Read more...

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‘Dental Facelift’ promises to make you look up to 10 years younger!


December 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A pioneering new non-surgical technique, which promises to not only give you a perfect set of teeth, but also restructure the face to make it look up to ... Read more...

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2,300-year-old Maya ruins destroyed for private ranch


December 5th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) An ancient 2,300-year-old Mayan residential complex in Mexico has been destroyed by heavy machinery used to clear the land for pasture on a private ranch.According to experts ... Read more...

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‘Media should be trained, sensitised in HIV reporting’


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A story in the media can act as a powerful communicator of an important message, while a misrepresentation can cause irreversible damage. For reporting on the sensitive ... Read more...

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Fetal alcohol exposure linked to a decrease in cognitive performance


October 20th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that exposure to alcohol as a fetus causes difficulties in memory and information processing in children.The findings indicate that visual perception, control of ... Read more...

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Cricket will recover from match fixing, other controversies: Strauss


September 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has said that he is not concerned about the future of cricket, and believes the match fixing scam involving Pakistani players, will not cause irreversible ... Read more...

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Toddler becomes youngest to get artificial lung


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A two-year-old boy has made medical history by becoming the world's youngest person to receive an artificial lung. Owen Stark seemed a happy and healthy toddler until his collapse ... Read more...

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Chinese women at risk as male-female ratio widens


August 24th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China's widening sex ratio could result in a surge of crimes against women as shortage of females may lead to abduction of girls for forced marriages, a media ... Read more...

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Female endurance sports athletes may be at risk for fertility issues


June 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Physicians at Loyola University Health System say that female endurance sports athletes may be at risk for serious health issues.They say that excessive exercise and inadequate nutrition ... Read more...

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BP Appoints Bob Dudley To Deal With Oil Spill Fallout


June 6th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has tried a lot to manage the fallout from the oil spill that has been polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and has ... Read more...

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Binge drinking can cause permanent brain damage


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Binge drinking can cause permanent brain damage in teenagers, scientists have found. According to researchers, consuming high amount of alcohol in a short time can cause irreversible damage and ... Read more...

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Video Of Two-Year-Old Smoking Horrifies Viewers


May 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the emergence of sex-tapes of celebrities, a new video is taking the internet by storm. It is a video of a two year old kid, ... Read more...

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Nanoscale discovery brings ‘lab on a chip’ devices closer to reality


May 19th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in "lab on a chip" technology, a University of Michigan biomedical engineering professor has discovered a new instance of such a nanoscale phenomenon that could ... Read more...

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Fish dead, now oil leak threatens Orissa turtles (Second Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Hundreds of fish have died and thousands of endangered sea turtles and their eggs face a threat due to an oil leak from an Indian ship two km ... Read more...

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Oil leak from ship threatens endangered turtles (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Thousands of endangered sea turtles and their eggs face a threat from a fuel oil leak from an Indian ship nearly two km off Orissa's coast near Gopalpur ... Read more...

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Ship leaks oil after being hit by barge


April 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) An Indian ship leaked about seven to eight tonnes of fuel oil after it was hit by a barge nearly two km off Orissa's coast near Gopalpur port ... Read more...

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Aussie men avoid eye check ups because of vanity!


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): A lot of Aussie men avoid getting eye check up done because they fear they'll be asked to wear glasses.The survey, conducted by Specsaver, found 13 percent of ... Read more...

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Child eye injuries from liquid detergent capsules on the rise


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): Eye doctors are asking people to be cautious with the use of liquid capsules for fabric detergents following a wave of child eye injuries.Rashmi Mathew and Melanie ... Read more...

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PCB appoints ’security managers’ to ensure board members safety


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.2 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed security managers, who will accompany the Pakistani team on its foreign tours apart from ensuring security for the board members.The decision ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘patch’ to mend broken hearts


August 25th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Scientists in Israel have developed a 'patch' from heart muscle that can be used to fix scarring left over from a heart attack.The researchers showed that the ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks aid for better policing in Gurgaon


August 18th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has sought help from the central government for better policing to improve the law and order situation in the tech hub of ... Read more...

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Moussavi ask supporters to continue protests but cautiously


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 22 (DPA) Iran's opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi called on his supporters Sunday to continue their protests against alleged election fraud, but cautioned them to show restraint against any violence. "Protesting against ... Read more...

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Pak fundamentalist outfit leader says India involved in Malakand unrest


May 25th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, may 25 (ANI): India has had a role to play in fermenting unrest in the Malakand agency of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), claimed Markazi Jamiat Ehle Hadith leader Sajid ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to share hunger strike experience online


April 29th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): American actress Mia Farrow is set to share her hunger strike experience with her fans every day of the three-week fast online through her blog.Farrow, 64, will be ... Read more...

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