Here's why moms-to-be should avoid drinking from plastic bottles

Washington D.C [USA], Mar 18 (ANI): Pregnant women who drink from plastic bottles may be harming their children’s brain development, according to a recent study.

The research in mice provides an explanation for how exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels…

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Voting underway in Russia's presidential election

Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Voting was underway for Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, in which over 100 million citizens will choose the country’s leader for the next six years.
The polling stations will remain open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in every Russian region in…

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7 killed as small plane crash-lands in Philippines

Manila, March 17 A small plane crash-landed on a house shortly after it took off from Plaridel airstrip in Bulacan province of Manila on Saturday, killing seven, authorities said.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all six people, including the two pilots aboard the six-seater…

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Russia chides UK for blaming Putin for poisoning

Moscow, Mar 17 The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson’s claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning of an ex-spy as “shocking and inexcusable.”

Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that Johnson’s statement was “shocking…

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Pak court orders suspension of passport of 'absconder' Musharraf

Islamabad, Mar 17 In a blow to Pakistan’s former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, the special court hearing the high treason case against him has also authorised the government to suspend his passport as well as his national identity card, according to a media report today.

Last week, the…

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