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Kolkata civic body on overdrive to contain dengue


September 6th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called for cleaning up the city due to a dengue outbreak, Kolkata Municipal Corporation has intensified vigil to ... Read more...

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Ghana third best African side on FIFA ranking


September 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 32nd to the 31st position on the September edition of the FIFA world rankings, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Scientists eliminate plaque formation in Alzheimer’s


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that eliminating an enzyme from mice with Alzheimer's symptoms virtually eliminates a compound behind the development of plaques.The compound is amyloid beta, or ... Read more...

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Dubai demolishes 40 ugly buildings, more to follow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) At least 40 abandoned buildings have been demolished in Dubai this year by the municipality because they posed a health threat, security risk and distortion of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study reveals that obesity is bad for the brain


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is a form of condition that is considered to have demerits because it is dangerous. It is a condition whereby one becomes oversize and a ... Read more...

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New approach for treating urinary tract infections


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have worked out an effective new approach to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) by dumping antibiotics.It involves so-called FimH antagonists, which are non-antibiotic compounds and ... Read more...

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Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... Read more...

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Clue to why women live longer discovered


August 4th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A genetic clue to why women outlive men has been found in a study of fruit flies by British researchers.The research, published in the journal Current ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant makes new deep-water find


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said that it has discovered a new deep-water crude deposit.In a regulatory filing Wednesday, Petrobras said the find was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beckham banned for misconduct


July 6th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham will sit out the next game after he received a ban from Major League Soccer (MLS) for kicking a ball ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to suspend Jayalalithaa’s trial (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend the trial of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala Natrajan in a disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Ruben Blades, Cheo Feliciano release salsa CD


May 31st, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Panama's Ruben Blades and Puerto Rican Cheo Feliciano this week released their salsa album "Eba Say Aja" after seven years of work in different recording ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

White paper gives no estimate of black money abroad (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The government Monday released the much-awaited white paper on black money, which makes a strong pitch for setting up the Lokpal and Lokayuktas but ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Graft charges filed against ex-Tamil Nadu minister


May 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) A former minister of Tamil Nadu and his kin were Thursday charge sheeted under the Prevention of Corruption Act by the anti-graft wing for amassing assets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Garbage to be off Goa’s beaches by September


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Plastic, waste and other forms of garbage will be off Goa's beaches by September, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday."By September you won't see garbage on ... Read more...

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Obesity-high blood sugar combo creates pregnancy risks


April 12th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Overweight women with moderately elevated blood sugar are at a higher pregnancy risk than their obese counterparts with normal blood sugar or those who have gestational ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm makes offshore crude find


March 21st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras said Tuesday it discovered a new "high-quality" oil accumulation off the coast of Sao Paulo state.The new find was ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flash flood warning in north Kashmir


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) A flood alert was issued Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district following warnings of an avalanche that could block the flow of Sindh river.An official ... Read more...

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Special Lok Adalat for power theft convened in Delhi


January 14th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A special electricity Lok Adalat was held Saturday by the Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DLSA) for resolution of power theft cases.Twelve special benches were ... Read more...

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Rely less on foreign credit ratings: Chinese official


December 26th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China's central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan has called on the country's major financial institutions to enhance their own judgment in making choices and reduce dependence on ... Read more...

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Russia now world’s sixth largest economy: Medvedev


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is the world's sixth largest economy, President Dmitry Medvedev said in his state of the nation address Thursday."We have successfully overcome a very difficult ... Read more...

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UID to facilitate healthcare services: Nilekani


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said "Aadhar", the unique identification number, would help people obtain a birth certificate easily and ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives out tents, food to flood-hit


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Tents, mosquito nets and food supplies were distributed in the worst flood-affected districts in southern Pakistan's Sindh province.Farhatullah Babar, spokesman to President Asif Ali Zardari, said ... Read more...

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Ice samples show climate capable of abrupt changes


September 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Samples drilled from Greenland's ice sheets have thrown up intitial clues that our climate is capable of very rapid and rather abrupt changes, according to an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nepal moves to measure its biggest revenue earner - Mt Everest


July 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) From the new Nepali financial year that started Sunday, Nepal's government began an ambitious two-year project to survey Mt Everest - the highest mountain in the ... Read more...

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Forests can store more carbon emissions than earlier thought


July 15th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 15 (IANS) Forests can store more carbon dioxide (CO2) than previously thought, a study has found.From 1990 to 2007, 8.8 billion tonnes of CO2 were released in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stranded tourists rescued from Rohtang Pass (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mainly tourists, have been rescued from near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, where they were stranded by landslides blocking the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Light sensitive drugs to target cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new cancer treatment that uses light to target tumour cells, a method which promises greater effectiveness than available treatments. Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm announces new deepwater oil find


April 30th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 30 (IANS/EFE) State-controlled energy giant Petrobras announced the discovery of a new high-quality crude deposit in deep waters off Brazil's southeastern coast.Located in the Albacora field of ... Read more...

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Prince Harry stranded in Russian Arctic


April 8th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Prince Harry who is on an expedition to the Arctic will spend at least one more day there because of ice accumulation on the ... Read more...

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Study provides new insight into Parkinson’s disease


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study has provided the first link between the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson's and the hallmark accumulation of a protein called alpha-synuclein within the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

19 workers die in Balochistan coalmine blast, 32 still trapped inside mine


March 21st, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 21(ANI): At least 19 mineworkers were killed and 32 others trapped when an explosion rocked a coalmine at Sorenj in Balochistan on Sunday.Sources, however, said that while bodies of only ... Read more...

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Dozens feared killed after coal mine blasts in western Pakistan


March 20th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens of miners are feared to have been killed after three large gas explosions at a coal mine in western Pakistan on Sunday morning, officials said.The three ... Read more...

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