New ’spray-on skin’ heals ulcers faster: Study

August 5th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 'spray-on skin' can speed up healing of chronic ulcers by 50 percent, a new study suggests.The spray quickly healed venous leg ulcers (the most ... Read more...

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Court cancels driving licence of woman, 81, for speeding

September 15th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) An 81-year-old woman has been disqualified from getting a driving licence for one year and fined $850 after being convicted of dangerous driving on a highway in Australia. Judith ... Read more...

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British school headmaster jailed for sex abuse

September 7th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A former headmaster of a boarding school in Britain has been jailed for 21 years for sadistic sexual abuse of minor pupils. Derek Slade, 61, former headmaster of St ... Read more...

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Young and unsung art makes an impression (With Images)

July 28th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Art houses are giving unsung and emerging artists a platform to paint their emotions and reach out to buyers with a realistic purse. Spilling on ... Read more...

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81-yr-old speeding Oz granny was nabbed racing to meet lesbian lover

July 9th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 9 (ANI): An elderly woman who was racing to meet her lesbian lover at 164km/h would be grounded permanently, said the police.Constable Nik Probyn Slade followed the 81-year-old Judith Slade ... Read more...

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Sharp rise in injury, death of 70-yr-old Brits indulging in extreme sports

April 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): A new British survey has revealed that there is an alarming increase in the number of over-70s being injured or killed while indulging in extreme sports.Nearly a fifth ... Read more...

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Atlanta Reeling Under Flood Waters

September 22nd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Atlanta, Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The flood situation in Georgia and Tennessee, in the Southeast of Atlanta, has reached massive destructive proportions, which is turning out to be a major ... Read more...

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British beauty accused of sex romp cleared of drunk charge

September 17th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) A British high society beauty who was accused of lewd behaviour on a Bangalore-London Kingfisher flight has been cleared of the charge of being drunk. Clare Irby, a descendant ... Read more...

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UK socialite cleared of drunken romp on Kingfisher flight

September 17th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): Guinness heiress Clare Irby, accused of indulging in a sex act on a Bangalore-London flight, has been cleared of being drunk on board the Kingfisher Airlines aircraft.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent Gives Second Chance To Drew Stevyns

August 26th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Tuesday night wrapped up the last quarterfinals on "America's Got Talent". The people who got Wild card entry were Drew Stevyns and Lollipop Girls.Drew Stevyns gave the finest effort ... Read more...

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Slade Heathcott: Yankee’s First Pick for 2009

June 11th, 2009 - 1:57 am ICT by GD
Slade Heathcott, ranked No. 29overall 2009 Baseball Draft Selections, is an outfielder from Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas. The New York Yankee's first pick for a position player since 2001, Heathcott ... Read more...

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Fiji extends emergency and media censorship for a month (Lead)

May 4th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 4 (DPA) Fiji's military regime is extending emergency regulations, which include media censorship and a ban on political meetings, for another month, Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Monday. The extension ... Read more...

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Fiji faces expulsion from Commonwealth

April 14th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 14 (ANI): Commonwealth secretary-general's special envoy to Fiji Sir Paul Reeves has said that the island nation faces expulsion from the Commonwealth.Fiji is likely to be suspended from the Commonwealth, ... Read more...

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Statins may cause crippling muscle problems

November 12th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The most popular cholesterol drugs may cause muscle problems in users, according to a leading researcher.There is accumulating evidence that the effect statins, which form a class ... Read more...

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Australian cricket team tightlipped on security scenario in India

September 28th, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Sept 27 (ANI): Following the low-intensity blast on Saturday in Delhi''s Mehrauli, the Australian cricket team management is updating the security scenario in the country. Media Manager of the Australian team ... Read more...

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