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Painkillers could kill heart attack survivors early


September 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Popular painkillers such as ibuprofen can elevate chances of an early death among heart attack survivors, suggests a new study.Some of these drugs, available over the ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Banerjee continues to attack media on dengue coverage


September 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the media on its coverage of the West Bengal dengue outbreak, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that it was now ... Read more...

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Vani Kapoor leads by three strokes


September 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, playing her maiden season as a professional, opened a three-shot lead over her former amateur rival Aditi Ashok and Nalini Singh Siwach in the ... Read more...

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Mamata slams doctors for fuelling dengue scare


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid a scare over dengue outbreak, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday lashed out against a section of doctors for allegedly mentioning dengue in ... Read more...

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Smriti fires 66 to win golf title


August 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot the week's best four-under 66 to total 207 to win the second leg of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour at Clover Greens here ... Read more...

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Woods and McIlroy to face-off in China


August 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29.The world's two most ... Read more...

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Why a grieving Indira Gandhi joined Shastri’s cabinet


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A grieving Indira Gandhi decided to join Lal Bahadur Shastri's cabinet after her father Jawaharlal Nehru's death when she realised he would otherwise invite ... Read more...

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Golf: Sharmila ahead by two strokes


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet shot a one-under 71 Wednesday in her first tournament in India in more than six months and the only sub-par card of the day ... Read more...

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Laxman always found Eden ‘very very special’


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman's decision to quit international cricket has created an emptiness at the Eden Gardens - an iconic venue with which the stylish Hyderabadi's love affair ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: South Africa takes gold in coxless fours


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South African rowers pipped Britain and defending champions Denmark to gold at the Olympics in a thrilling lightweight coxless fours race here Thursday.South Africa's James ... Read more...

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Gayle survives chance, leads Windies reply


July 27th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle benefited from a huge slice of fortune and marked his return to Tests with a typically flamboyant half-century to lead a ... Read more...

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Nam shuts out Murugesan in tennis meet


July 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Hyun-Woo Nam of Korea outplayed top seed Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 6-3, 6-1 to enter the semi-finals of the Indian Oil Servo ITF Futures Men's tennis tournament here ... Read more...

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Two apples a day keep heart diseases away


July 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Just two apples a day could help protect women against heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels, according to study.Scientists found that apples significantly lowered blood ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

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Girl in coma wakes up hearing mom sing


June 19th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) A seven-year-old British girl who went into a coma for a week after being struck by an extremely rare brain haemorrhage, woke up after her mother ... Read more...

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Kashyap smashes his way into Indonesia Open semis (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap came up with another stellar performance in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event as he beat higher-ranked Dane, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, to ... Read more...

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Calcium pills raise heart attack risk


May 24th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Taking calcium supplements can push up the risk of a heart attack, and could do more harm than good, warn researchers.People take calcium supplements as they ... Read more...

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Attention key to recovery in stroke, feel researchers


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Attention may have an important bearing on the successful recovery after a stroke, reseachers believe. People with a curious condition that causes them to apply make-up ... Read more...

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Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

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Alexa Chung dating The Strokes’ guitarist?


May 9th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) TV presenter Alexa Chung is reportedly dating guitarist Albert Hammond Jr of The Strokes band.Chung, who was previously dating The Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner, was ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith wins last-ball thriller for Mumbai Indians (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Dwayne Smith pulled off a stunning last ball win for the Mumbai Indians over the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here ... Read more...

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Aspirin safer than warfarin in preventing stroke: Study


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Aspirin and warfarin, a drug also used as rat poison, are equally effective in preventing heart strokes, a new study says. However, aspirin was safer because ... Read more...

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Indian girls slip on last day at Queen Sirikit Cup


April 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 28 (IANS) India slipped down on the final day of the Queen Sirikit Cup golf here Saturday as all three players succumbed under pressure.Gurbani Singh was the lone ... Read more...

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Lost Beatles video found after 48 years


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A rare video footage of the Beatles' first full concert in the US has finally been found after being untraceable for 48 years.The 12-song concert -- ... Read more...

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What happened to Mongoose bats?


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The long handle-short blade Mongoose bat that was made famous in the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Australian legend Matthew Hayden ... Read more...

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IPL: Rahane, Cooper star in Royals’ emphatic win (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane and Kevon Cooper starred in Rajasthan Royals' 31-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Friday.Rahane struck a classy ... Read more...

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Now, a device to shield cardiac patients from stroke


March 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A global medical device company Wednesday announced the first implant of a one-of-its-kind cardiac plug which can help curb strokes in patients with cardiac disorders. ... Read more...

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Mercy sought for man who poisoned mother


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Relatives and neighbours of a Chinese villager who gave a fatal dose of pesticide to his bedridden elderly mother have sought leniency for him, saying it ... Read more...

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Getting the hang of Chinese at the right time: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Saina Nehwal could not have won the Swiss Open title at a more appropriate juncture in her career. The Indian badminton champion badly and quickly ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is incomparable (Tribute)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
For years in Australia, they compared any young batsman of some class with Sir Donald Bradman and that became a curse for the young man. In the case of Sachin ... Read more...

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Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

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Cutting edge drug to protect brain from stroke


March 1st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 1 (IANS) In a lab setting experiment, Scientists have perfected a cutting-edge drug to protect the brain against the damaging effects of a stroke, thus accelerating the process ... Read more...

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Drinking will kill 210,000 in next 20 years: Experts


February 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Alcohol will cause 210,000 deaths during the next 20 years through illness, violence and accidents, British doctors have warned.Two of Britain's foremost alcohol specialists, Ian Gilmore ... Read more...

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