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HIV street drug ‘Whoonga’ is South Africa’s latest high


January 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): South Africa's battle against Aids is being threatened with a street drug called 'Whoonga', which is a cocktail that includes the antiretroviral (ARV) medication prescribed to people with ... Read more...

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Everyone wants Man U to lose: Evra


January 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Manchester United left back Patrice Evra believes the whole country is against the club, and said that will only serve to drive them on to remain unbeaten this ... Read more...

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Mums lying to appear like the perfect parent in Netsmum survey


January 17th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Mothers are increasingly resorting to lies about how much time they spend with children or how much TV viewing is allowed in order to appear like the perfect ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Nike ads named ‘worst celeb endorsement’ of 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Golfer Tiger Woods has been named the worst celebrity endorsement of 2010.According to a US study, titled "Celebrity Advertisements: Exposing a Myth of Advertising Effectiveness", Woods was ... Read more...

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Why women want to marry richer men


January 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Decades of gender equality campaigns notwithstanding, women still want to marry men who are better educated and earn more money than them, a researcher says. The idea ... Read more...

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Air travellers are paragons of politeness: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): It looks like air rage stories are nothing but a myth, for travellers portrayed themselves as paragons of politeness in a new study.In an anonymous survey of over ... Read more...

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Genelia D’Souza And Hansika Motwani: The Best Of Friends!


December 18th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This may not have been possible in Bollywood, where most leading ladies engage only in catfights, not friendship! But Genelia D’Souza and Hansika Motwani have reportedly bonded well on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study: Beauty Sleep is not a myth


December 17th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers say that sleeping to look beautiful is very real. The concept has often been argued as false but a new study has concluded that it might ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gwyneth Paltrow: Well Maintained Despite All The Fries


December 15th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gwyneth Paltrow who is the mother of two looks simply stunning and going by her frame it would be hard to imagine that she was such a great foodie. Her real ... Read more...

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‘Low-carb beer myth’ duped Oz drinkers: Poll


December 10th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): A poll has revealed that the low-carb beer "myth" has duped Australian drinkers.Almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of low-carb beer drinkers who responded to a VicHealth poll said ... Read more...

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Top 9 sex-related myths busted


December 10th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Do you know everything about sex? Think again for the more someone claims to know, the less they generally do know.Alicia Stanton, a board-certified OB/GYN and the author ... Read more...

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Brit parents ‘can take pictures of their children’s nativity play’


December 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Parents in Britain have been told by the Government's privacy watchdog that they can take pictures of their children taking part in Nativity plays even if the school ... Read more...

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Will Smith: Will He Be The Next Robin Hood?


December 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And surprisingly, they have reportedly offered the lead role to 'Hitch' star Will Smith, who turned down their offer to play Neo in their sci-fi movie 'The Matrix'.There is a report ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

For parents, smacking kids ’should be a first resort’


December 7th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 07 (ANI): In her new book, author Sue Edgerley has suggested parents to smack their children and run their families like an army unit.A controversial new book says parents should ... Read more...

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‘Attraction chemicals’ pheromones do not exist, claims scientist


December 4th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Pheromones-the mysterious chemical signals that 'trigger attraction'-do not even exist, a scientist has claimed.Richard Doty at Penn State University's School of Medicine said that mammals, unlike insects, do ... Read more...

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American Atheists’ $20K billboard calls nativity a ‘myth’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 29 (ANI): A huge billboard in the US, which calls nativity a 'myth', has raised a few eyebrows.A group called the American Atheists has paid for a huge billboard ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘doesn’t stop pregnancy’


November 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): The myth about not falling pregnant while breastfeeding seems to plague a number women, who have been revealed to not use contraception until three months after the birth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Organ donors, recipients participate in Transplant Games


November 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Aiming to dispel common myths about organ donation, over 150 people, both donors and receivers, participated in the Transplant Games sports meet here Sunday."It is a pleasure ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UK youngsters think kissing or a kick in the genitals can cause cancer


November 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Many youngsters in the UK think that kissing, toilet seats or a kick in the genitals can lead to cancer, according to a study.The poll has shed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meeting Obama was proud experience for woman panchayat leader (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The interaction may have lasted just a few minutes, but for Sharmi Bai, a panchayat leader from Rajasthan, interacting with US President Barack Obama at St. ... Read more...

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Woman panchayat leader shares experience with Obama


November 9th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The interaction may have lasted just a few minutes, but for Sharmi Bai, panchayat leader of Abu Road block, in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, interacting with ... Read more...

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Pakistan expects Obama’s visit in 2011: Envoy


November 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan looks forward to US President Barack Obama's visit in 2011, said Pakistani ambassador Hussain Haqqani, hoping that Obama's India trip "will create an opportunity for lasting ... Read more...

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The ‘7-year-itch’ is actually 10 years and 11 months long


October 28th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): The seven-year-itch theory may well be a myth, for a new survey suggests that marriages go stale after ten years and 11 months.A quarter of those questioned said ... Read more...

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Chennai Waiting To Meet Mallika Sherawat


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mallika Sherawat  has a huge fan following in Tamil Nadu, especially in Chennai. She became more popular with her debut Tamil film 'Dasavatharam', in which she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UFO sighting reported in El Paso


October 20th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
El Paso, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fresh reports of UFO sightings have been made in El Paso, Texas this week.Most residents at the town buzzed the number of the local police stations ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama to appear on reality show Mythbusters


October 19th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that he will star on reality show Mythbusters next month, but insists he will not get to blow anything up on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Where arms and not Durga idols are worshipped


October 16th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Arms like AK-47 and Insas and not goddess Durga idols are worshipped at the Jharkhand Armed Police ground here during Navratri - an auspicious period for the Hindus.There ... Read more...

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Chidambaram lauds people of Delhi for their attitude towards security arrangements


October 16th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday that there has been an attitudinal change in the people of Delhi towards security arrangements as well as that ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s ex Tommy Mottola to pen memoir


October 5th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 5 (ANI): Tommy Mottola, who is largely known for discovering stars like Shakira, Beyonce, and Mariah Carey - who also became his wife in a short-lived marriage, is ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell Lands In Controversy Again By Saying “Evolution Is A Myth”


September 26th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tea Party favorite and the Republican nominee of Delaware, Christine O'Donnell seems to have landed herself another controversy this week. The former political commentator hogged ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tea Party star Christine O’Donnell thinks evolution is a myth?


September 26th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Christine O'Donnell, Republican Senatorial nominee from Delaware, has been shown saying, "Evolution is a myth" in a clip from the Oct. 15, 1998 episode of Bill Maher's old ... Read more...

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No dog is a dud, just a mismatch with its owner: Expert


September 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 14 (ANI): An Australian animal expert has said that people who think their pet dog is dumb are way off the mark, as it is just a case of the ... Read more...

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Women’s brains are wired differently from men’s a ‘myth’


September 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Theories that men's and women's brains are wired differently are a 'myth', says a leading neuroscientist.A spate of bestselling books promotes the idea that there are structural differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male Menopause: Is it a myth or a reality?


September 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Menopause is common in women of certain age but recent reports that more men are rushing to the doctor's office with symptoms of menopause these days ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Failed relationships leave men more emotionally vulnerable


September 6th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Depression, mood swings and irritability - these symptoms are more visible in men when they break up with their girlfriends. The findings of a recent ... Read more...

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