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Special yogurt fights ulcer-causing bacteria
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Human clinical studies have shown how a new yogurt fights bacteria-causing gastritis and stomach ulcers, with almost vaccine-like effects.

Monday, March 23, 2009 1:12:09 PM

Nadal, Zvonareva claim titles in blustery Indian Wells
Indian Wells (California), March 23 (DPA) Rafael Nadal took revenge for two consecutive losses to Andy Murray as he crushed the Briton 6-1, 6-2 in a wind-blown challenge to win his second title at the Indian Wells Masters in three years.

Monday, March 23, 2009 1:04:00 PM

Washington to unveil details of toxic-asset rescue bid
Washington, March 23 (DPA) US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner plans to unveil later Monday details of a programme that will mop up billions of dollars in toxic assets and build new capital for banks to help recover from the financial crisis.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:40:29 PM

Four killed in Russian discotheque stampede
Moscow/Yekaterinburg, March 23 (RIA Novosti) Four people died and eight were injured in a stampede at a discotheque in a Russian town, the country's main investigative body said Monday.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:10:40 PM

10 farmers asphyxiated in Mexico
Mexico City, March 23 (EFE) Ten farmers were asphyxiated by gas fumes leaking into an agricultural wastewater pumping system they were trying to clean in the Mexican state of Hidalgo, emergency services officials said.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:10:30 PM

Escaped crocodile attacks toddler in Vietnam
Hanoi, March 23 (DPA) A mother narrowly rescued her one-year-old son from an attack by a crocodile that had escaped from a nearby farm, a police officer in Vietnam's Mekong delta said Monday.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:10:14 PM

Bruce Willis gets married to model girlfriend
Los Angeles, March 23 (DPA) US actor Bruce Willis wed British model Emma Heming in a small ceremony on the Caribbean Turks & Caicos Islands, press reports said Sunday.

Monday, March 23, 2009 11:49:53 AM

Banned British MP will be 'escorted' into Canada
Toronto, March 23 (IANS) Groups organising the speaking tour of a British anti-war MP whose entry has been banned into Canada say they will now 'escort' him into the country from across the US border.

Monday, March 23, 2009 11:29:02 AM

Indian-led study finds clues to sudden death of healthy people
New York, March 23 (IANS) An Indian-born, Kolkata-educated scientist at Johns Hopkins University and his fellow researchers have found an answer to sudden death of healthy people, including athletes.

Monday, March 23, 2009 11:01:14 AM

Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart engaged
Los Angeles, March 23 (DPA) Seven years into their relationship, Hollywood star Harrison Ford popped the question to long-time girlfriend Calista Flockhart, 44, news reports said.

Monday, March 23, 2009 10:03:49 AM

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