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Injured Olic’s Euro 2012 in doubt

June 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 4 (IANS) Croatian striker Ivica Olic may miss the Euro 2012 after he injured his right thigh in a friendly against Norway, the team doctor confirmed."I cannot ... Read more...

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CBI gets time till Jan 15 to probe Maoist leader’s killing

December 12th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted the CBI time till Jan 15 next year for completing its probe into the alleged staged shootout killing of Maoist ... Read more...

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Singing lowers patient’s BP prior to surgery

March 31st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A case study has reported that singing lowers patient's blood pressure prior to surgery.Doctors found that singing reduced the blood pressure of a 76-year-old woman who had experienced ... Read more...

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Increasing triglyceride level ‘linked to high risk of stroke’

February 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has found that increasing levels of non-fasting triglycerides are associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke in men and women.However, higher cholesterol levels were ... Read more...

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Epileptic mums’ teens display poor school performance: Study

November 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Multiple antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) used by pregnant women to control seizures may cause poor school performance in their teenagers, a large population-based study has revealed.The research team from ... Read more...

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Dozen Australian swimmers take ill at Commonwealth Games

October 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 7 (IANS) Over a dozen Australian swimmers have fallen sick, and two of them have pulled out of their events Thursday. An official said the illness "seems quite isolated to ... Read more...

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CWG pool water quality blamed for swimmers’ stomach problems

October 7th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A number of swimmers have become ill at the Commonwealth Games in India, media reports said on Thursday, leading to the urgent testing of water in ... Read more...

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Brit woman hid stillborn babies for 20 years

September 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 14 (ANI): A Brit woman hid her three stillborn babies in her wardrobe for more than 20 years.Bernadette Quirk, 55, admitted in Liverpool Crown Court that she had hidden ... Read more...

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Bipolar disorder ‘not linked to violent behaviour’

September 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that people with a severe mental illness are not likely to be violent-unless they abuse drugs or alcohol.According to the study by Oxford University's Department ... Read more...

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Brit docs say they were not consulted about Lockerbie bomber’s release

August 16th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Four British cancer experts who had previously been involved with the bomber's treatment have claimed that they were not consulted by the Scottish Government before the decision to release ... Read more...

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Court acquits man of rape charge, says victim unreliable

June 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday held a rape victim as unreliable and acquitted the accused, saying that the woman failed to prove her case and did not ... Read more...

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Fear of arrest forced Shoaib Malik to compromise?

April 7th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Did the fear of imminent arrest force Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik to do a volte-face and compromise with his alleged first wife Ayesha Siddiqui by sending divorce ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police continues probe against Shoaib Malik

April 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) Hyderabad police Tuesday continued their probe against Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik for allegedly cheating a woman after marrying her. Sleuths of Central Crime Station (CCS) of Hyderabad police were ... Read more...

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Doubts raised after Lockerbie bomber blocks release of medical reports

March 29th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya)/London, Mar 29(ANI): 'Terminally ill' Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi has reportedly blocked publication of medical reports on his condition.Seven months have passed since Megrahi was freed on compassionate grounds ... Read more...

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Josef Fritzl ‘demanding retrial’

March 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Josef Fritzl, the Austrian man who is serving life after he confessed to keeping his daughter Elisabeth as a sex slave in a dungeon, is secretly planning to ... Read more...

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“Dr. Death” Jayant Patel lacked experience for major surgery: Brisbane SC told

March 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar 23(ANI): The Brisbane Supreme Court has been told that former Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. "Dr. Death" lacked the experience or medical support facilities to undertake major surgery on ... Read more...

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Yorkshire Ripper urges court to set him free

March 2nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): British serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, who was convicted of murdering 13 women and attacking seven others in Yorkshire and Lancashire in late 1980, is reportedly seeking a ... Read more...

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Prayers to Mother Mary cured my cancer, claims Oz woman

January 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): An Australian woman has claimed that she was cured of lung cancer through prayer and the wearing of a holy relic, which had belonged to a nun.Kathleen Evans, ... Read more...

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Fury as China executes ‘mentally ill’ Briton

December 29th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Britain reacted with fury Tuesday as China refused to heed pleas for pardon and executed a convicted Briton who is thought to be mentally ill. Pakistan-born Akmal Shaikh, ... Read more...

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Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyers challenge sodomy charge

November 24th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (IANS) Charges of sodomy against Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim cannot stand, his lawyers have told the court hearing the politically sensitive case. Counsel R. Sivarasa, arguing for Ibrahim's ... Read more...

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Brit jailed for handgun possession to be freed over prison grub!

November 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A Brit businessman, who had been jailed for possessing a handgun, is to be freed, as he is unable to cope with the prison food.Andrew Richardson, 49, who ... Read more...

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Anand Jon victimized, his family says

September 1st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rick RoySept 1 (IBNS) Celebrity fashion designer Indian American Anand Jon’s sister and their family lawyer today alleged that he has been victimized and facts have been overlooked during the hearing ... Read more...

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Jon’s family expresses dismay over verdict, say he has been victimised

September 1st, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.1 (ANI): The family of Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon has reacted with dismay to the 59-year sentence handed over to him by a US court for sexually assaulting ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer suffering Lockerbie bomber may be freed next week

August 13th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): The Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, which killed 270 people when PanAm flight 103 was blown up over the Scottish town in 1988, is expected to be released ... Read more...

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Doctor who tried to revive Jimi Hendrix says murder claim plausible

July 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): The doctor who tried to revive Jimi Hendrix on the night of his death has confessed that it is plausible that the guitarist was murdered.Dr. John Bannister has ... Read more...

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Convicted motorist escapes community work because of her stilettos!

June 14th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): A woman who was sentenced for not following traffic rules escaped community service because she could only wear high heels.Deborah Stallard claimed that flat shoes, compulsory for community ... Read more...

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British troops tortured, killed Iraqi captives

April 23rd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): British troops tortured, killed and then mutilated 20 Iraqi captives held after a gun battle, the High Court was told.They also mistreated seven other Iraqis who survived ... Read more...

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Screening heart patients for depression doesnt help, says study

November 12th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): Testing cardiac patients for depression does not prove beneficial, reveals a new study.Researchers at McGill University, Johns Hopkins University and six other institutions across the globe raised ... Read more...

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