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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation


September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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Low income fosters corruption


January 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Corruption is higher among countries with lower incomes, says an analysis comparing shifting levels of graft in 59 countries over nearly 30 years.The study by Ron ... Read more...

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Australia take Rugby World Cup bronze after bruising clash with Wales


October 21st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's Wallabies took the bronze medal at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand Friday after a tough and scrappy 21-18 victory over fellow semifinal losers ... Read more...

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New Zealand beat Australia to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 16 (IANS) The All Blacks put up a stellar show in the home of New Zealand rugby Sunday, defeating traditional rivals Australia 20-6 to secure their place in ... Read more...

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Rugby World Cup: Australia scrape past South Africa


October 9th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 9 (IANS) A fierce battle between two of the southern hemisphere's major rugby powers for a place in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals ended with Australia's Wallabies just ... Read more...

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‘Warrior Family…’ a family film, a special treat (IANS Movie Review)


September 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Warrior Family Is Worth Fighting For"; Director: Gavin O'Connor; Actors: Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison; Rating: ****In a normal feel-good, fighting-the-odds film, you root for the ... Read more...

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Microland gets $55-mn deal from British firm again


August 10th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Microland Ltd renewed a multi-year deal valued at $55 million (Rs.249 crore) with British service firm Serco Plc for providing remote IT infrastructure management services, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A model who doesn’t follow fashion trends


April 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Model Erin O' Connor has revealed that she doesn't like to follow fashion trends because they bring out people's insecurities.The 33-year-old model prefers to stick to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Erin O’Connor likes natural eyebrows


April 15th, 2011 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Supermodel Erin O' Connor doesn't like waxing her eyebrows as she prefers natural look.The 33-year-old says she always felt pressured to tame her eyebrows by make-up ... Read more...

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Weight training safe and beneficial for pregnant women


March 26th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A new study has found that weight training is safe and beneficial for pregnant women provided it is a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program.The research measured progression in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby Gaga ice cream made from breast milk back on sale in London


March 11th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Despite a legal threat from Lady Gaga and an investigation by heath inspectors, the Baby Gaga ice cream - made from human breast milk - is back on ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga threatens to sue breast milk ice cream maker over their brand name


March 10th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The London shop that came out with the first breast milk ice cream last week has announced that Lady Gaga has threatened to sue them.The shop plans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Your voice can tell if you are likely to stray


March 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Beware! Your voice could give you away if you are likely to cheat on your spouse or partner, says a new study. Women believe the lower ... Read more...

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Want to know if your mate will cheat? Listen to their voice


March 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Want to find out if your partner will cheat on you? Listen to the pitch of their voice, suggests a new study.Researchers found that when choosing a partner, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK restaurant’s breast milk ice cream confiscated amid health concerns


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 01 (ANI): A restaurant in London, which was selling ice cream containing human breast milk, has had its supplies seized by council officials amid fears it is unsafe.The Baby Gaga ... Read more...

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‘Totally natural’ human breast milk ice cream on sale in London


February 25th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A shop in London is selling ice cream containing human breast milk.The shop in Covent Garden used milk donated by a UK mom to make the "totally natural" ... Read more...

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Thorpe’s comeback announcement praised and panned on Twitter


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.2 (ANI): Swimming champion Ian Thorpe's announcement Wednesday that he will aim to compete in the London 2012 Olympics has been both praised and widely panned on social networking sites ... Read more...

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Crystal Harris shows off Hugh Hefner’s $90K ring


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): If diamonds are any indication of love, then the engagement ring that Hugh Hefner has gifted to Crystal Harris is sizable as it is for a whopping ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kirsten has not applied for South Africa coach job, says Majola


December 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Gerald Majola Friday dismissed reports that India coach Gary Kirsten is interested in replacing South African coach Corrie Van Zyl, who is all ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa begins search for new Proteas head coach


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec. 23 (ANI): Cricket South Africa on Thursday launched the process to appoint the next head coach of the Proteas.The successful candidate will replace interim coach Corrie van Zyl who will ... Read more...

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Impact of violent video games no greater than comparable movies, music


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): A study on the impact violent video games have on players has revealed that they are no greater than movies or music clips, paving the way for R18 ... Read more...

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Australia wants to stamp out forced marriages


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): The Australian Government wants to know what more can be done to stamp out the practice of forced or servile marriage in the country.Although not regarded as ... Read more...

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Facebook-addict crooks make it easier for US cops


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Criminals in the US are bragging about their murders, rapes and robberies on social networking websites, often with photos or video clips, which has made it ... Read more...

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Oz teacher stood down for using sticky-tape as punishment


November 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): A teacher in Australia has been stood down for allegedly sticking tapes over the mouths of children as punishment.The Somerville teacher, who allegedly worked at O'Connor Primary School ... Read more...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers probes email rating female staff


November 11th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) One of the largest accountancy firms PricewaterhouseCoopers has launched a probe after male staff at one of its branches were found circulating emails with pictures of female colleagues ... Read more...

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PwC launches inquiry after male staff rate female colleagues in ‘viral’ email


November 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): One of Britain's largest accountancy firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has launched an investigation after male staff at one of its branches in Ireland were found circulating emails rating the ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy post-surgery ‘may not be always necessary’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): NRC researchers have developed a tool to determine which breast cancer patients have little risk of their disease recurring, which has the potential to virtually eliminate unnecessary chemotherapy.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sharapova feels “spoiled” with $250K engagement ring


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has admitted that she feels spoiled to receive a 250,000-dollar engagement ring from her fiancé/Los Angeles Laker Sasha Vujacic."He completely surprised me! I'm so lucky ... Read more...

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Randy Travis And His Wife Elizabeth Travis Call It Quits After 19 Years Of Marriage


October 30th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the fans of famous country singer Randy Travis when his spokeswoman announced yesterday that the singer and his wife have ... Read more...

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Naked starlets encouraging sexting among Oz teens


October 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): Experts have warned that starlets who promote their naked photos and videos are encouraging teens in Australia to take up sexting.Child education expert and former police officer ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova’s engagement ring costs $250K


October 26th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Maria Sharapova was recently spotted with her new engagement ring, which was given to her by her fiancee L.A. Laker Sasha Vujacic."This ring makes a statement. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New porn laws Down Under confuse travellers


October 19th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 19 (ANI): Travellers to Australia are in bewilderment over what sort of porn they're allowed to bring into Australia, which has prompted a reworking of incoming passenger cards.Home Affairs Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Sticky cash box’ to nab slippery robbers


September 25th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Armed robbers will no longer be able to slip out of the police's hands, courtesy a new invention - a cash box which fires exploding glue over the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Flesh-eating’ Brit rapist-murderer sentenced to 21 years imprisonment


September 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): A "sadistic" Broadmoor patient, Graham Fisher, has been jailed for 21 years after admitting killing two women in East Sussex in 1998 and eating flesh from one of ... Read more...

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