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Parishad urges Ramesh for universal pension


August 30th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Pension Parishad Wednesday said that demand for universal pension was gaining support among parliamentarians and urged Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh to ensure ... Read more...

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South African woman held at Mumbai airport


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A South African woman was Friday arrested for carrying 18 kg of amphetamine, a banned drug, at the Mumbai international airport, a customs official said."We have ... Read more...

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Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

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Game show winner meets son after 45 years


August 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A British mother won a 75,000-pound jackpot at a TV game show and used the amount to be reunited with her son who remained untraced for ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to start defence training for all


August 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan will introduce universal military training for all adult citizens, according to a government decree published Thursday."The goal of universal military training of citizens is ... Read more...

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US man held for shooting ill wife in hospital bed


August 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A man in America's Ohio state has been arrested after he shot his wife of 45 years in her hospital bed while she was being treated ... Read more...

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‘Pregnant women more vulnerable to Hepatitis E-induced liver failure’ (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In one of the widest single-centre studies conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, it was found that water-borne Hepatitis E ... Read more...

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Irishman Paraic Casey dies while attempting to swim across the English Channel


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irishman Paraic Casey has died while attempting to swim across the English Channel. He was just 45 years old. According to reports he was near the finishing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Australian found guilty of killing three Indian siblings


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old Australian faces up to 45 years in jail after a jury Tuesday found him guilty of murdering three siblings of an Indian-origin family in ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to roll out in July


June 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said Friday.Work on it is in the final phase. So ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Teenager who shot his sleeping sister gets sentenced to 45 years in prison


June 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Russellville, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Teenager Colton Harvey has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting at his sleeping sister. He was 15 at that time, when he was in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bad fat could decline memory


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Certain types of fat are linked with deteriorating memory and mental functioning, says a new study. For instance, a 'bad' fat such as saturated fat or ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World’s oldest blood found in 5,300-year-old body


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Scientists have discovered the world's oldest blood cells in the remains of a 5,300-year-old iceman found in Italy.The scientists found traces of blood around an arrow ... Read more...

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Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes


May 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi's Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.A statement from the hospital chain said its ... Read more...

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R.K. Sinha takes over as new AEC chairman, DAE secretary


April 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and senior scientist Ratan Kumar Sinha assumed charge Monday as the new Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) ... Read more...

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BP drug not tied to death risk among heart patients


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 11 (IANS) Losartan, prescribed for lowering high blood pressure (BP), may not be linked with higher death risk in heart failure patients, says a new study.Henrik Svanstrom of ... Read more...

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Punjab results compromise BJP’s position in alliance (Punjab Newsletter)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) The results of the recent assembly elections in Punjab have brought good and bad news to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. It's ... Read more...

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Punjab assembly session begins Monday


March 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) The first session of the newly constituted 14th Punjab assembly begins Monday, an official said here Sunday.On the first two days, the 117 elected legislators ... Read more...

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Punjab cabinet prays at Amritsar shrines


March 16th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 16 (IANS) Led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, the entire Punjab cabinet Friday offered prayers at religious shrines in this Sikh holy city, including the holiest ... Read more...

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Cool hands: Simple mantra to stick with workouts


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) There is a simple mantra to stick to monotonous exercises and workouts - cool palms, a new study says. Stacy T. Sims, exercise physiologist at Stanford ... Read more...

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When Wen felt ‘truly sorry’ (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Accepting responsibility for the problems that had occurred in China's economy and society during his term in office, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

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Bengal to raise maximum age level for group C, D jobs


December 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal has decided to raise the maximum age level for those applying for government jobs in group C and D category by eight years ... Read more...

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‘M*A*S*H’ star Harry Morgan dies in California


December 8th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, star of the 1970s TV hit series M*ASH, died in California on Wednesday, his family said. He was 96.Morgan, who was born ... Read more...

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BSNL submits proposal on voluntary retirement to DoT


November 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has submitted a proposal of voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for employees who have ... Read more...

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Bharti inks deal with British chain for pizzerias


October 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) After telecom, retail and beverages, the Bharti Group is set to open a chain of pizzerias in India in a 50:50 joint venture with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Capacity to father kids drops with every year


October 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) The possibility of men siring children drops progressively every year, especially if they have stepped into the middle age, new research says.A fertility expert has found ... Read more...

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Film-based games to fuel worldwide revenue: SRK


October 6th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has collaborated with Sony PlayStation for a video game based on his most ambitious project "RA.One", says the marriage ... Read more...

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Men buy more grocery online than women, shows study


October 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Men outnumber women in buying grocery items online, revealed a survey of online buyers."Males are more inclined to shop for groceries online with women contributing ... Read more...

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Performance of young MPs sub-par in monsoon session


September 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The participation of younger parliamentarians in debates during the recently-concluded monsoon session of parliament was slightly lower than the average for all MPs and ... Read more...

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Stress, hectic lifestyle raises IVF demand


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Once upon a time, In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) was largely popular among middle-aged women to resolve pregnancy problems. But now young urban women who are unable ... Read more...

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Five policemen among six killed in Peshawar blasts (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Six people, including five policemen, were killed and 28 others were injured Thursday in bomb attacks in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.Five policemen were killed ... Read more...

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MCD briefs councillors on dengue, malaria


August 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday held a workshop to brief councillors on tackling vector-borne diseases such as dengue and malaria in the monsoon ... Read more...

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