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Three ingredients to ease life of asthmatic kids
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Eliminating distractions like cell phones and TV, involving behaviour control such as mild discipline and allowing communication that shows genuine interest and concern are the ways to ease the lives of asthmatic children.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 4:52:19 PM

Social, emotional skills boost success at school
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Success at school comes with a combination of social, emotional and academic savviness.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 2:24:13 PM

Giant ray gun to control unruly prisoners in US
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A giant beam-emitting weapon that triggers a painful burning sensation but apparently causes no tissue damage is being tested here to break up fights between prison inmates.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 2:00:34 PM

How does brain sniff out a predator?
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Mice fear the scent of a predator -- but how do their brains sniff out that a cat is nearby?

Sunday, February 06, 2011 1:54:42 PM

James to star in 'Oz, The Great and Powerful'?
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) Actor James Franco is reportedly being considered to star in 'Oz, The Great and Powerful' after actor Johnny Depp dropped out.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 1:42:57 PM

India must not rest on BPO achievements: Indian-origin deputy mayor
Franklin (New Jersey), Feb 6 (IANS) India 'cannot rest on its past accomplishments' in the BPO industry since China and the Philippines are 'threatening India's leadership position', says Rajiv Prasad who has been appointed deputy mayor at a US town.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 1:05:04 PM

'Indian city' mayor from Canada on Mission India
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Wooing Bollywood tops the agenda of Dianne Watts, mayor of Canada's 'Indian city' of Surrey, when she begins her 11-day business mission to India Feb 10.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 12:04:22 PM

Lindsay likely to be charged for necklace theft
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is likely to be charged Monday for stealing a $2,500 necklace from a jewellery store.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 11:44:40 AM

Cold wave kills 34 animals at Mexican zoo
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) At least 34 animals, including two crocodiles and a monkey, died at a zoo in Chihuahua state from the cold wave that have affected northern Mexico over the last few days, authorities said.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 10:44:34 AM

Mexican judge arrested for sexual harassment
Mexico City, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A judge here was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing female subordinates at his office and demanding bottles of wine from workers in exchange for authorising their overtime payments and days off, authorities said.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 10:38:44 AM

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