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Zimbabwe stun Australia in World Twenty20 warm-up match
Gros Islet (St Lucia), April 28 (IANS) Zimbabwe stunned Australia by one-run in a warm-up match ahead of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Friday, at the Beausejour Stadium here Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:57:06 PM

Movement-oriented games to help disabled kids
Washington, April 28 (IANS) It was her love of ballet that led her to work with children who have motor disabilities.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:50:55 PM

Microbes from Earth likely to contaminate Mars
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Bacteria common to spacecraft sent from the Earth may be able to survive the harsh environs of Mars, long enough to contaminate it with terrestrial life, research says.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:24:44 PM

India to have direct access to Headley
Washington/New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India appears set to get direct access to Pakistani American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, a key plotter in the 26/11 attack, with the US agreeing to take 'suitable steps' after a 'very positive' meeting between top legal officers of the two countries.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:14:19 PM

Milk - top source of vitamin D for Americans
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Milk is the primary source of vitamin D in the American diet, supplying nearly half of all of the much-needed vitamin, a new research says.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:10:31 PM

Psychopathy linked to brain damage
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Psychopaths are known to be characterised by callousness, diminished capacity for remorse and lack of empathy.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 3:44:03 PM

Laughter is good exercise for promoting health
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Laughter is as good as exercise in promoting health and a sense of well-being, a new study says.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 1:54:51 PM

Hot peppers may help trim waistline
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Hot peppers contain a substance called capsaicin that not only adds spice to our food but can actually cause our body to heat up. Evidence suggests that the heat generating power of peppers can help shed those extra inches.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 1:49:28 PM

Man who killed Indian American doctor carried 1,000 bullets
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The Chinese doctor who shot dead his former Indian American supervisor after stalking him was found to be carrying 1,000 rounds of ammunition, enough to carry out a massacre.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 1:42:25 PM

Steroid use may increase heart failure risk
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Long-term use of steroids may weaken the heart and increase the risk of heart failure, a new study says.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 12:50:38 PM

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