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Rats nibble on paralysed man as hospital staff sleep


January 11th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 11 (IANS) A 70-year-old paralysed man on ventilator in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a government hospital here was allegedly attacked by rats who nibbled on his ... Read more...

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No ‘poriborton’ in health care in Didi’s Bengal (West Bengal Newsletter)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Soon after taking over the reins of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee had raised expectations of turning around the state's moribund healthcare. But seven months down, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Goa wants slice of LGBT tourism pie


October 19th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transexual (LGBT) tourism might constitute the biggest slice of India's tourist pie in the near future. And Goa is eager for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a cream made of snail slime that promises to banish wrinkles!


March 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A new face cream made of snail slime could nourish skin and iron out wrinkles.Tipped to go on sale in Britain, the Capibell Cream was developed by Laboratorios ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fish therapy introduced in Chennai


November 27th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.27 (ANI): Fish therapy, a unique beauty treatment, has been introduced in Chennai recently.The therapy uses "Doctor Fish" (Cyprinion macrostomus) who moves around in a tub of warm water and ... Read more...

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10 tips to keep your healthy habits intact during holidays


November 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Dreading the holiday season, as it would crash your plans to maintain a healthy diet? Well, you don't have to worry, for an expert has come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Breaches can be found in England team’s fortress: Roebuck


November 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7(ANI): The Andrew Staruss-led England team can be beaten, but Australia will need to be at their best, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said.England have arrived Down Under to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barefoot Oz fisherman steps on croc while fishing, gets bitten


October 24th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): An Aussie fish farmer got bitten when he stepped on a crocodile while out fishing barefoot in saltie-infested waters.However, champion crab wrangler Bill Boustead, in his mid-60s, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Californian angler becomes world’s 1st to catch 1,000 different species of fish!


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A Californian angler has become the first person in the world to catch 1,000 different species of fish.Californian Steve Wozniak, 47, who broke the ultimate fishing record, has ... Read more...

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Goats - cheap, eco friendly lawn mowers!


August 11th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): If you are the lazy kind, who hates mowing your lawns, or just can't afford it - buy a goat and let it loose!They have a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Energy efficient’ orangutans need less food fuel than we do


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Orangutans are more economical - in terms of food fuel needs, than any other primate, including humans, a new study has found.According to the research, orangutans need less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chocolate reduces risk of premature birth


July 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Eating chocolate can almost halve a woman's risk of developing pre-eclampsia, a condition which increases blood pressure and reduces the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the baby ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chocoholic mice have no fear of pain!


February 10th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): Starved mice are ready to tolerate electric shocks despite painful consequences - all for a chocolate nibble, experts have observed.Rossella Ventura, along with a team of researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prince William will have to munch ‘meal from hell’ to please Maori chiefs


January 10th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Prince William is set to put his taste buds to test when he shares a meal with the tattooed, warlike Maori chiefs during his royal visit to ... Read more...

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Pak counting on spinners, likely to play both Kaneria, Ajmal in first Test


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 22 (ANI): With reports suggesting that the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) would offer some help for the spinners, Pakistan are mulling over the option of playing two ... Read more...

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MCG curator hopeful of fair pitch for Australia-Pakistan Boxing Day Test


December 21st, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21(ANI): Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) curator Cameron Hodgkins has said that he is hopeful about striking the right balance between bat and ball for the Boxing Day Test between Australia ... Read more...

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Jordan wants to ‘do’ Frank Lampard, Cristiano Ronaldo, Simon Cowell


July 20th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan has admitted that she wants to 'do' Frank Lampard and Cristiano Ronaldo.The newly single model, 31, says she would love to bed the top ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Justin Timberlake, Ciara get all licky on new video shoot


May 11th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): American singers Justin Timberlake and Ciara reportedly got so carried away with the shooting of their new video that they ended up licking each other.The two had teamed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taiwan officials find popular fish pedicure fishy


March 29th, 2009 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, March 29 (DPA) Fish pedicures are becoming hot in Taiwan, but authorities are pouring cold water on the practice by questioning the effect of the treatment, a newspaper said Sunday. Some spa ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Quickies can be fatal for male spiders


November 13th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers the University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada, has found that female redback spiders kill and eat partners that demand quick sex in place ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The household waste diet that reduces waistlines as well!


November 1st, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Forget the Atkins and the Cambridge diet and give way for WI the newest way to reduce waste and waistlines in the UK.National Love Food campaign by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secret ingredient behind Brit authors ‘ratted’ book rat pee!


June 30th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): An award-winning author of children's books used rats urine to give a distinctive look to her new book on mouse.Emily Gravett, who has just won the ... Read more...

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‘Paanchvi Pass’ kids have fun with Saif, Kareena


June 13th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's five little friends on quiz show "Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain" had loads of fun when actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rats nibble away dead infant’s eye in Bengal hospital


April 19th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) As the family members of a newborn who had died went to the morgue of a hospital in West Bengal, they were shocked to see one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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