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Chained for 15 years, Rajasthan man turns mentally challenged


September 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Sept 4 (IANS) He was 10-years-old when he was chained to a tree due to a medical affliction. Fifteen years later, he continues to be so treated ... Read more...

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Pranab writes to Mamata for support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Reminding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the common goal of serving India, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter ... Read more...

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US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kenya’s football still in doldrums


December 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 29 (IANS) For over a decade, Kenyan football has been in the doldrums and 2011 was no different as the country endured a roller-coaster calendar year.Perceived as a ... Read more...

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23-year-old woman ages 50 years in just days!


October 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman claims that she aged by 50 years in just days. Her story has sparked an internet debate asking if such rapid ageing is ... Read more...

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Text of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in parliament


August 26th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Text of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's speech in the Lok Sabha Friday on the issue of corruption:Madam Speaker,I have been deeply distressed at ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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Chronic acidity shouldn’t be ignored, it could lead to cancer


June 29th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) As many as 75 percent of Indian patients with digestive problems suffer from what is medically known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD), an abnormal reflux of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

South Korea’s midnight ban on young online gamers


May 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): As part of a move to reduce online addiction, South Korea has introduced a new law making it illegal for young gamers to play online after midnight.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer typifies unmoored instability: Pulitzer winner


April 19th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Cancer is often described as a "modern" illness because its metaphors are so modern. It is a disease of overproduction, of fulminant growth tipped into ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Today’s young male ‘continues to act like ‘man-child’ well into adulthood’


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): A new book has claimed that many men in their 20s are stuck in 'pre-adulthood phase' due to financial and sexual hierarchies.Author Kay S. Hymowitz has said ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sasha Baron Cohen to star as Freddie Mercury


September 19th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasha Baron Cohen is all set to portray the character of Freddie Mercury in an upcoming film. In the past too, he has been instrumental ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US nurse discovers terminal cancer patient is her long-lost father


September 4th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 4 (ANI): In a remarkable twist of fate, a dying cancer patient reunited with his daughter he hadn't seen in 41 years at the Bronx hospice where she is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Couples calling it quits for petty reasons, divorce rate rising in Malaysia


May 11th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (ANI): The Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is alarmed at the rising rate of divorce in Putrajaya, a district in Kuala Lumpur. The divorce rate has been increasing by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kim Kardashian Victim To Domestic Abuse


April 25th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Looks like marital abuse is no longer restricted to real life. Even the apparently blissfully happy celebrity couples are not free from this affliction, as can ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genital Herpes Still Rampant In US


March 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of the United States has concluded from a recent survey that a huge number of people in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

James Earl Jones tops Forbes’ most trusted celebs list


January 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): Actors James Earl Jones and Tom Hanks are the most trusted celebrities, says a poll released by Forbes.To come up with the list, Forbes.com conducted a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sex addiction is like eating disorder: Therapist


January 22nd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) New York Times contributing editor Benoit Denizet-Lewis, who revealed in his blog this week the clinic in Mississippi where Tiger Woods has checked in for treatment, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Can a pill ease both physical and psychological pain?


December 26th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Headaches and heartaches, broken bones and broken spirits... We often use the same words to describe physical and mental pain. But can a common painkiller ease not only ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Miley Cyrus stays away from stress for heart condition


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Miley Cyrus has revealed how she handles stress for the sake of her heart.The Hannah Montana star has been diagnosed with tachycardia, a non-life-threatening affliction that means ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brryan Jackson Awarded The HALO For Working With HIV


December 12th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brryan Jackson was one of the four teenagers who were felicitated at the HALO awards on Friday, Dec. 11. This is the first installment of the ... Read more...

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Injured Murray pulls out of Tokyo tourney


October 1st, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 1 (DPA) Andy Murray dealt a second blow to next week's Japan Open tennis tournament as the Scot withdrew Thursday with a wrist injury. His pullout came just days after ... Read more...

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Kyle Boller tries his best in the Packers vs. Rams game


September 28th, 2009 - 4:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kyle Boller replaced the injured Marc Bulger and tried his best in the game, but ultimately the Green Bay Packers posted a 36-17 road win.The ... Read more...

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Farmer couple writes to president, demands mercy killing of four sons


August 28th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 28 (ANI): The farmer couple Jeetnarayan and wife of Prabhawati living in Bashi village of Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh have written to the President of India seeking permission ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tanning Bed Cancer-Connection: The Un-’fair’ Truth


July 31st, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by GD
For all those who can't resist flaunting their newly bronzed/copper-ed complexion, if not through an idyllic Caribbean vacation, than from the next best option: tanning salons, here's some unnerving news that promises ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UK press brands Elle Macpherson ‘too old’ for mini dresses


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, July 23 (ANI): The British press is apparently not too happy with Aussie supermodel Elle Macpherson's knees.The stunner has come under fire for flaunting her less-than-perfect knees in a mini-dress, reports ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Long Island Basking Shark: Gentle Giant Pays Dying Visit


July 15th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by GD
The arrival of a rather unlikely guest in the form of a plus-sized basking shark, at the shores of Long Island on Tuesday, caused quite a stir at the Gilgo State Park ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

One more tests positive for swine flu in Hyderabad


June 25th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 26 (ANI): A foreign national was tested positive for swine flu on Thursday in Hyderabad taking the number of swine flu cases to 17 in Andhra Pradesh.The fifteen-year-old girl who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The newest affliction of Wired Age - Mobile phone elbow


June 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Welcome to the world of mobile phones and health perils. First it was the risk of repetitive strain injury from texting, then came the 'recall impairment' from ringtones ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Advani praises Aamir’s ‘Taare Zameen Par’ on his blog


January 26th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Though Aamir Khan's directorial debut "Taare Zameen Par" failed to make it to the Oscars last year, it has found admirers from across the spectrum. Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Astronomers all set to recreate Galileos world-changing observations


January 11th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): To mark the 400th anniversary of Galileos discoveries, astronomers are recreating the kind of telescope and conditions that led to Galileos world-changing observations.The astronomers are from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the musician whos been having unrelenting hiccups for 22 months!


January 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Musician Christopher Sands has suffered from hiccups every day for the past 22 months, and they show no sign of stopping.Sands has struggled to sleep, eat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bed-wetting children more prone to kidney damage


June 26th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) Children who urinate in bed are more prone to kidney damage than those who don't, a leading nephrologist here says. L.C. Sharma, who heads the nephrology department at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disabled girls confined to room for years hoping for miracle


June 1st, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Two handicapped sisters in Orissa's Sambalpur district have been confined to a room for the past four years, praying for a miracle to cure them. Hastina Majhi, 21, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gandhians to protest with roses before Israeli consulate


May 13th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Armed with roses and get-well-soon cards, followers of Mahatma Gandhi will hold a novel form of protest before the Israeli consulate Wednesday, the 60th anniversary of the nation, ... Read more...

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