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Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

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Sleeping pills harmful in long run


August 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Sleeping spills are "counter-productive" and offer no real benefit in treating insomnia, says a sleep expert."Most people who take hypnotic (sleep inducing) drugs still have ... Read more...

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Indian chef makes curry that helps people sleep


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin chef and TV presenter has created a "lamb masala" curry that he says will help people sleep, because it produces effects similar to sleeping ... Read more...

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Fiza dies in mysterious circumstances (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed, aka Anuradha Bali, who married former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan and was later divorced, has died in mysterious circumstances, police said Monday.Fiza's ... Read more...

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Britain spent 50 million pounds on sleeping pills


May 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The recession in Britain has made people more anxious and led to a rise in sleeping problems. The country last year spent 50 million pounds on ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps mentally ill woman in chains


April 15th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karauli (Rajasthan), April 15 (IANS) Unable to pay for her treatment and with no assistance from the government, the family of a 65-year-old mentally ill woman in Rajasthan's Karauli district ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Norway resident found dead in Delhi


April 13th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A 21-year-old Norway resident of Indian origin was found dead in a hotel room in Delhi, police said Thursday.Valentilo Raffaello, 21, an Indian origin Norway ... Read more...

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Man steals to spend 400,000 pounds on prostitutes, jailed


April 7th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) An elderly Briton who spent over 400,000 pounds (about $635,000) on prostitutes has been jailed as he resorted to stealing to support his sex-addiction.Deryck Green, 66, ... Read more...

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Obesity-sleeping pill combo raises death risk


March 18th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Sleeping pills taken by an obese person magnify the death risk, nearly doubling its rate even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year. ... Read more...

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Sleeping pills cause higher death risk


February 28th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) People taking pills for a good night's rest could be facing a 4.6 times higher death risk and also significant increase in cancer cases, report said.These ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife attempted suicide over corruption charges


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has confessed in her memoirs about an attempt to commit suicide when she knew she would ... Read more...

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Man dreams of getting murdered, kills family, self (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 27 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man killed his mother and two sisters and later committed suicide as he was getting recurring dreams in which he was ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding was addicted to sleeping pills


January 7th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding says she was addicted to powerful sleeping pills for four years.The 30-year-old singer said she has been to "hell and back" ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Jaipur hotel


December 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The body of a 22-year-old Australian girl was found in a heritage hotel here early Thursday morning, police said.The cause of death is yet to be ... Read more...

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Intake of sleeping pills can be fatal


November 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A recent study found those who took sleeping tablets were 36 percent more likely to die at any given time than others.In the study American researchers ... Read more...

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Rock music fan Robert McIndoe takes his own life because of his tinnitus


November 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 52-year-old man who was left with permanent ringing in his ears after attending a rock concert took his own life, his wife has revealed. An inquest ... Read more...

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Jackman bonded with Pattinson over karaoke


October 14th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman struck an unlikely bond with Robert Pattinson during a trip to Japan.The "X-Men" star was promoting his 2008 movie "Australia" with director ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps two deranged members chained


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nagaur (Rajasthan), Sep 8 (IANS) Two mentally-ill men here have been kept in chains for years as their kin are unable to afford their treatment, even as the state government's ... Read more...

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Medical students attempt suicide over low marks


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 3 (IANS) Depressed over their poor performance in exams, three MBBS students of a government medical college here attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills, police said Saturday. Their ... Read more...

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BJP leader’s sister drugged, left to die by kin


August 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 60-year-old sister of Delhi BJP leader Harsh Vardhan was given around 70 sleeping pills and dumped to die near the AIIMS mortuary by her ... Read more...

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Chinese woman castrates husband, jailed


August 12th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A woman in China, who castrated her husband while he was asleep, has been jailed. She wanted to deprive him of his "sexual functioning" since she ... Read more...

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Doctor selling Vietnam kids to Chinese families


August 1st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) A Chinese doctor has been found guilty of helping sell Vietnamese children to buyers in China. Two children, less than a week old, were found to ... Read more...

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Russian woman loses fight to keep dogs instead of parents


July 29th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A St. Petersburg woman barricaded herself in her apartment, throwing glassware and spraying tear gas at bailiffs who arrived to take her 11 ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust trafficking rings, rescue 89 infants


July 27th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Chinese police have rescued 89 infants after busting two trafficking rings in the country, a media report said.Over 360 suspects involved in the criminal networks were ... Read more...

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Chinese mother jailed for drowning twins


June 29th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A woman in China was Tuesday sentenced to five years of imprisonment for drowning her twin sons in a bathtub after drugging them, Xinhua reported.The court ... Read more...

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Public sympathy for Chinese woman who killed two kids


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese woman who poisoned her twin teenaged sons because they were partially paralysed has drawn sympathy from over 1,000 people who wrote a joint letter ... Read more...

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Man ‘tricks’ girlfriend into committing suicide


April 18th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 18 (IANS) Seeking to teach her a lesson for dumping him earlier, a 30-year-old man persuaded his girlfriend to commit suicide alongwith him. He then made her consume ... Read more...

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We are peaking at the right time: Dhoni


April 1st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his team has peaked at the right time for Saturday's World Cup final against Sri Lanka but said his ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash is all about handling ‘pressure factor’: Imran


March 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 28(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has said that the team which handles pressure better will win Wednesday's World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan at Mohali's Punjab Cricket Association ... Read more...

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Woman researcher’s suicide bid over sexual harassment


March 7th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) A woman researcher in Mysore University has accused her guide of sexual harassment and attempted to commit suicide, Karnataka Police said Monday.The scholar, a married woman, ... Read more...

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Mental patient chained to tree for over five years


March 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) Unable to pay for her treatment and getting no assistance from the government, the family of a mentally-ill woman in Rajasthan's Karauli district has kept her ... Read more...

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One in 10 Britons takes sleeping pills


March 4th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) At least one in 10 people in Britain is taking pills to get to sleep at least three times a week, according to a latest study.The ... Read more...

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Murdered Indian-origin bride’s family to retrace last hours of her life


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Mar 2(ANI): Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani's family will accompany the South African police on a journey to retrace the last few hours of her life in Cape Town last year.Anni's ... Read more...

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Wife murdered by husband on wedding anniversary


February 27th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Hours after celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary, a wife was smothered to death by her husband who was tired of their constant quarrels and fights, police said ... Read more...

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Murdered Indian-origin bride’s father comes face-to-face with ‘hitman’


February 27th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Feb 27 (ANI): The father of Indian-origin bide Anni Dewani has come face-to-face with the 'hitman' alleged to have killed his daughter on the orders of her Brit-Indian husband during ... Read more...

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