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China using up Goa’s iron ore: Report


September 8th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) China prominently features in a probe report on illegal iron ore mining in Goa, which warns that while the eastern neighbour is gobbling up India's iron ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s 3.7 percent GDP growth encouraging: Bank


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's economic growth of 3.7 percent in the 2011-12 fiscal year was encouraging given the adverse effects of energy shortage, oil price rise and damage to ... Read more...

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Alternative medicines potentially unsafe: Expert


May 14th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) You should go slow if you depend too much on alternative medicines as there is no way of knowing whether they are really safe, suggests ... Read more...

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South Asia can become energy surplus: Bhutan PM


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paro (Bhutan), April 23 (IANS) Cooperation among countries can help transform South Asia from an energy constraint to an energy surplus region, Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley has said."Shared vision ... Read more...

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Dehydration could turn you cranky and confused


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Thirst makes us reach out for water, but even mild dehydration can leave us cranky, confused and fatigued. Tests by a University of Connecticut (UConn) lab ... Read more...

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Kerala to streamline medicinal plants production


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) With the international market for medicinal plants estimated to be around $60 billion and their exports from India crossing Rs.3,000 crore ($567 million), Kerala -- home ... Read more...

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Committed to effective Lokpal based on political consensus: PM (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Stressing that the Lokpal bill would be passed in the winter session of parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was "committed" ... Read more...

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Committed to implementing effective Lokpal: PM (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Stressing that the the Lokpal bill would be passed in the winter session of parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was ... Read more...

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Committed to an effective Lokpal in letter and spirit: PM


December 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government is "committed" to implementing in "letter and spirit" a good and effective Lokpal bill that would ... Read more...

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China legally defines terrorist acts, organisations


October 30th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China's top legislature Saturday adopted an anti-terror bill which makes clear definitions of terrorist acts and organisations, paving the way for the country to crack down ... Read more...

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Monitor cases treated for using fake drugs: Kalam


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Public and private sector hospitals should report to the health ministry the number of patients who seek treatment for adverse effects of spurious medicines, former ... Read more...

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Chinese toxic ship arrives in Bangladesh


September 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 20 (IANS) A Chinese-owned toxic ship, which arrived in Bangladesh's Chittagong city for dismantling Monday, has been asked to stay out of the port area.According to Captain Nazmul ... Read more...

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Recession effect to last 10 years: Report


September 13th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) The effects of the global economic crisis could be felt in Britain for as long as 10 years, says a new report.A report released Monday by ... Read more...

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Exercise reduces dementia risk


September 8th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Any muscle flexing that gets the heart pumping is likely to cut dementia risk and slow down its progression, says a new research.Dementia is the slow ... Read more...

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No adverse effects near nuclear plants


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) There are no adverse health effects among people and environment around nuclear power plants in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Zinc lozenge, the sweet pill for common cold?


July 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Zinc lozenges have shown promise in treating common cold by shortening its duration by 40 percent.Interest in zinc lozenges was spurred by the example of a ... Read more...

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When rose-coloured glasses can go too far


July 24th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) That positive emotions are good for people is known but they can be negative in people having mood swings of extreme happiness and irritation.Emotions like joy ... Read more...

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‘Self-rule can negate adverse effects of partition’


July 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) Self-rule championed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aims to kill the negative effects of India's partition, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ... Read more...

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Vitamin D safe for healthy pregnant women


June 29th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Use of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is safe and effective for healthy women, says a new study.Even at the highest dosage, vitamin D was found ... Read more...

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Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Calcium supplements ‘ups heart attack risk in older women’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): A new research has indicated that calcium supplements increase the risk of cardiovascular events, particularly heart attacks, in older women.The findings suggest that their use in managing osteoporosis ... Read more...

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India wants World Bank to raise lending limits


April 17th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) India has asked the World Bank to take measures to enhance the lending limits which are constraining the ability of India and other developing countries to ... Read more...

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New targeted drug could aid in smoking reduction therapy


March 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have been developing a targeted drug that could aid in smoking reduction therapy.The new drug slows down the metabolism of nicotine, which would help smokers to ... Read more...

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Medical team from Delhi to probe vaccine deaths


March 18th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 17 (IANS) A special medical team from Delhi is slated to visit Gujarat shortly to study the cause of death of four children after they were administered oral ... Read more...

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Government deeply concerned about inflation: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government is "deeply concerned" over the effect of inflation on the common man and the threat it poses to the growth of ... Read more...

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Working more than 20 hours a week in high school could be harmful


February 4th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): High school students who work more than 20 hours a week during the school year could face academic and behaviour problems.That's the finding of a new study by ... Read more...

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New measles vaccine that can be inhaled shows promise


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A research team has developed and successfully tested a dry powder, live-attenuated measles vaccine that can be inhaled.The team was led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s interim government reshuffled


January 28th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisian Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi announced the make-up of a new interim government in an effort to quell the protests against his cabinet which included allies of the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of herbal medicines to be banned in UK next year


December 31st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): As new European regulations come into force, hundreds of herbal medicines, except for a small number of popular products for 'mild' illness, will be banned from being sold ... Read more...

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FDA Warning On ‘Herbal’ Supplement Man Up


December 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The detractors of the so called performance enhancing pills have got a boost in the arm as the Food and Drug Administration has issued a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans sale of ‘gutkha’, ‘pan masala’ in plastic pouches


December 7th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a ban on the sale of tobacco products like 'gutkha' and 'pan masala' in plastic pouches from March 2011, while asking ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug effective in treating restless leg syndrome


December 7th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has claimed that a drug prescribed for Parkinson's disease could also treat restless leg syndrome (RLS) without the adverse side effects of current therapies.Rasagaline works ... Read more...

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Pharmacovigilance is an important issue of public health: Ansari


November 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Vice President Dr. M. Hamid Ansari said here on Friday that pharmacovigilance is an important issue of public health and the government appreciate its need for the common ... Read more...

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Promising new cancer treatment ‘fries’ cells inside tumors


November 24th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed a promising new cancer treatment called Magnetic fluid hyperthermia (MFH) that essentially "fries" cells inside tumors.The procedure has been used successfully in prostate, liver, ... Read more...

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Drug For Treatment Of Lupus On The Verge Of Being Approved By FDA


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Benlysta moved one step closer to being approved by the FDA on Tuesday when the FDA panel voted in its favor. If approved finally, it will ... Read more...

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