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Prenatal exposure to flame-retardant compounds adversely affects kids’ neurodevelopment


January 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that prenatal exposure to ambient levels of flame retardant compounds - that inhibit or resist the spread of fire- affects neurodevelopment in young ... Read more...

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Haitians employ desperate measures as aid struggles to get in


January 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Port-Au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 15 (ANI): As countries struggle to reach quake-hit Haiti due to crippled ports, desperate Haitians are using whatever is available to save those injured by this week's earthquake.In Petionville, ... Read more...

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Baywatch boy behaves bad


October 10th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The buzz is that former 'Baywatch' star David Hasselhoff wet his hotel bed after consuming too much alcohol.The buzz is that the actor's drinking habit is taking its toll. This is ... Read more...

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Drunk Hasselhoff wets hotel bed


October 9th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff's drinking habit is taking its toll - he wet his hotel bed and was so uncontrollable that he had to be locked in ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff taken to hospital after booze bender


October 9th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): Actor David Hasselhoff reportedly landed in a hospital rehab unit after he accidentally injured a doctor at the end of a wild booze bender.The Baywatch star, who has ... Read more...

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Massive manhunt for militants continues in Kashmir even after 72 hours


October 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 8 (ANI): Security forces are continuing with their manhunt for Lashkar -e -Taiba (LeT) militants hiding in the jungles of Pampore in southern Kashmir.Seventy two hours of their search and ... Read more...

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Spanish drug ring smuggled hashish underneath sleeping babies


August 26th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 26 (DPA) Spanish police have dismantled one of the country's most active drug rings, which smuggled hashish in prams with sleeping babies inside, police said Wednesday. The suspects tried to introduce ... Read more...

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Synthetic bedding worsens asthma


August 6th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Synthetic bedding contains higher levels of fungal cell products than feather bedding, which may aggravate symptoms of asthma, according to a recent study. The study by Otago University ... Read more...

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Big Brother 11: Second Episode Entertains


July 13th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
Reality shows are reigning the small screen these days and among them one that is getting the majority of attention all over is the new season of Big Brother or Big Brother ... Read more...

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Dust mites indulge in 24hr sex marathons


July 10th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 10 (ANI): Sydney mattresses are home to thousands of dust mites, who indulge in sex marathons lasting as long as 24 hours, says an expert.Dr. Matt Colloff, a CSIRO Entomology ... Read more...

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World’s tallest man still undecided about entering Guinness Book of Records


May 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): The 'world's tallest man' has yet to decide if he would like the Guinness Book of Records to officially enter his name in their records.Zhao Liang, 27, who ... Read more...

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Spending less time in bed can help beat insomnia


March 15th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 15 (ANI): Can''t get to sleep? Well, then stay up, say researchers at Auckland University who have discovered a potential breakthrough treatment for insomnia.According to scientists, the key to ... Read more...

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Be ‘prudent’ with money, Obama advises Americans


March 8th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said there is no assurance that the economy will start growing in 2009 and advised the American public to be "prudent in your ... Read more...

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House where terrorists planned Mumbai attack traced


February 15th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The house where terrorists who attacked Mumbai planned their operations has been traced in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo TV reported Sunday.Geo showed visuals of the now deserted and ... Read more...

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Major fire in Chandigarh furniture market, no casualties


January 19th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the furniture market near the Chandigarh-Mohali border late Sunday evening, the police said. No casualties have been reported in the blaze. There ... Read more...

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Carbon nanofibres can reduce upholstered furnitures flammability


December 14th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 14 (ANI): A new study suggests that the flammability of upholstered furniture can be dramatically reduced by adding a small amount of carbon nanofibres to the polyurethane foams that ... Read more...

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Dust covered painting in attic turns out to be PS50,000 masterpiece


November 24th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A 19th century painting covered in dust, and found behind an old mattress in an attic, has turned out to be a masterpiece worth 50,000 pounds.John Everett ... Read more...

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Sharing a bed with a baby does not raise cot death risk


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Researchers have found that sharing a bed with an infant doesnt elevate the risk of cot death.Across the UK parents have been put off sharing a bed ... Read more...

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Now, a range of beds that can also be banks!


October 12th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Beds were once seen as the best places to stash your goods, but with the global recession gaining momentum, it is now being seen as the place ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty receiving five-star treatment in jail


April 14th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 14 (ANI): English musician Pete Doherty has been given a preferential treatment by jailers, much to the consternation of other prisoners who have been there before him.Doherty, who has ... Read more...

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Doherty getting preferential treatment in jail


April 14th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
London, April 14 (IANS) Troubled rock star Pete Doherty has been given a jail cell all to himself and a bunk with two mattresses as preferential treatment. Doherty was jailed for missing ... Read more...

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