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Brittany Murphy death caused by pneumonia and drugs
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (DPA) A Los Angeles coroner ruled the death of actress Brittany Murphy to be accidental and caused by drug intoxication, pneumonia and iron deficiency anemia, reported Thursday.

Friday, February 05, 2010 2:07:13 AM

US to tackle trade barriers to boost exports
Washington, Feb 4 (DPA) The US hopes to boost exports by expanding lending to companies, clamping down on unfair trade practices abroad and taking a hands-on approach to find opportunities for US companies, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Thurdsay.

Friday, February 05, 2010 1:59:05 AM

Bank of America, former CEO charged with fraud
New York, Feb 5 (DPA) Bank of America and its former chief executive Kenneth Lewis have been charged with fraud over the controversial takeover of rival Merrill Lynch at the height of the financial crisis, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.

Friday, February 05, 2010 12:05:40 AM

After recovery, phase out subsidies: IMF to India
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked India to phase out subsidies and introduce market-based pricing for petroleum products following its rapid recovery from the global financial crisis.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:18:15 PM

IMF asks out of woods India to go for financial sector reforms
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Noting that India's rapid recovery from the global financial crisis has brought fiscal and monetary policy trade-offs to a head earlier than in other countries, IMF has suggested that India set financial sector reforms as its longer-term priorities.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 8:47:39 PM

Viagra can help in foetal development in humans
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Viagra, the antidote for erectile dysfunction (ED), enhances blood flow in pregnant ewes (female sheep), helping send vital amino acids and other nutrients needed in foetal development, according to new research.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 5:21:52 PM

Protesting Bt Brinjal with 'biggest baingan bhartha'
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) It's baingan bhartha with a cause. Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against the production of Bt Brinjal in India, the NGO Greenpeace is planning to churn out the dish with 20,000 brinjals - each of which will account for a signature of protest!

Thursday, February 04, 2010 4:55:54 PM

Diet combined with exercise more effective in lowering BP
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Combining blood pressure (BP) lowering diet with exercise and weight loss counselling seems to reverse high BP along with other benefits.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 4:01:22 PM

Herbal remedies could worsen your asthma
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Beware of trying herbal remedies to ease your asthma -- it could make the symptoms worse, says a new study.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:53:53 PM

Sort out issues with me, spare my film: Shah Rukh Khan (Interview)
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Bollywood's Badshah Shah Rukh Khan, in the cross hairs of the right-wing Shiv Sena, says his comments on Pakistani cricketers should not reflect on his new film 'My Name is Khan' and people who have problems with him should sort it out with him alone.

Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:52:17 PM

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