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No to R-rated movies stops kids from early drinking
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Middle-school children, whose parents restrict access to R-rated movies, are substantially less likely to start drinking early than their peers who are allowed to see such films, a new study suggests.

Monday, April 26, 2010 11:54:29 AM

Developing nations get more voice in World Bank
Washington, April 26 (IANS) World Bank Group members including India have endorsed boosting its capital by more than $86 billion and giving developing countries a little more voice in running the affairs of the 186-member institution.

Monday, April 26, 2010 10:05:59 AM

Spanish matador gored during bullfight
Mexico City, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A Spanish bullfighter was gored during a bullfight in Mexico and is now in a serious condition after losing litres of blood.

Monday, April 26, 2010 10:01:31 AM

Two killed in hot air balloon crash in UAE
Al Ain, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Two people were killed and two injured when a hot air balloon crashed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aviation officials said.

Monday, April 26, 2010 9:43:13 AM

Bollywood is huge draw in Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 26 (IANS) Sri Lankans are huge fans of Bollywood. With the long-drawn battle with the LTTE ended, people of this emerald island are now enjoying the fantasies Bollywood sells and encouraging Indian filmmakers to shoot in the country.

Monday, April 26, 2010 9:43:03 AM

1,000 doses of flu vaccine stolen in Peru
Lima, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A box containing 1,000 doses of swine flu vaccine, which were to be used for vaccinating over three million Peruvian citizens, has been stolen in Lima, the health ministry has said.

Monday, April 26, 2010 9:12:27 AM

Don't visit Sri Lanka, Canadian Tamils urge Big B
Toronto, April 26 (IANS) Canadian Tamils Sunday joined protests against the proposed visit of Amitabh Bachchan to Sri Lanka to attend a Bollywood awards ceremony.

Monday, April 26, 2010 8:13:30 AM

Reheated 'Dragon' returns to top of box-office rankings
New York, April 26 (DPA) The three-dimensional animated 'How to Train Your Dragon' reclaimed the top of the box-office chart in its fifth weekend in cinemas, according to preliminary studio estimates issued Sunday.

Monday, April 26, 2010 7:46:25 AM

World Bank gets more money, developing nations more say
Washington, April 26 (DPA) Governments Sunday approved nearly $90 billion in extra money for the World Bank and shifted the balance of voting shares in the institution slightly toward developing countries.

Monday, April 26, 2010 6:46:55 AM

Three detained in Switzerland for plotting blast
Geneva, April 26 (IANS) Three people have been detained in Switzerland on suspicion of plotting a bomb attack to target the Swiss unit of a major multinational firm, report said Monday.

Monday, April 26, 2010 5:25:52 AM

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