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Navy floats $900 mn tender for utility choppers


August 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Looking to replace its navy's ageing Chetak helicopter fleet, India has floated a $900-million global tender, after a five-year delay, to procure around 60 utility ... Read more...

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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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Lazy lifestyles can up cancer rate in Asia


June 1st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) With people in developing nations like India and Pakistan adopting lazy lifestyles of the west, cancer rates are expected to soar by 75 percent worldwide by ... Read more...

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Rare illness turns two Britons into kids


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Two Britons seem to be ageing in reverse after contracting a bizarre condition which is rapidly making them behave like kids.The two brothers -- Matthew, 39, ... Read more...

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British spy planes grounded over safety fears


April 14th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British air defence surveillance planes have been grounded amid safety fears, a media report said Saturday.Service chiefs ordered the RAF's ageing Boeing Sentry E-3D jets not ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne’s grey hair inspired by ‘The Golden Girls’


April 13th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says she was such a fan of the 1980s sitcom "The Golden Girls", which followed the lives of four ageing women, that ... Read more...

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Delating a gene works up smarter brain


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) A genetic deletion helps work up a smarter brain by not only growing more brain cells during ageing but also making anti-depressants more effective in ... Read more...

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Low levels of Omega fatty acids weaken memory


February 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids -- nutrients found in fish -- may weaken memory and also accelerate brain ageing, says a new study."People with lower ... Read more...

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Complete market economy transition: World Bank tells China


February 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) China should complete its transition to a market economy in order to achieve its goal of becoming a high-income society, according to a report jointly issued ... Read more...

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Fasting develops smarter brain, shapelier you


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) If you want a smarter brain and a shapelier profile, fasting on alternate days might not be such a bad idea after all.Fasting has been seen ... Read more...

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Age can never be a criterion for selection: Sangakkara


February 13th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain and senior batsman Kumar Sangakkara Monday came out in defence of India's ageing players Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid contending that ... Read more...

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Dracula therapy: Fighting ageing with your own blood


November 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For ages, blood sucking has been the preserve of vampires, but medical science has now put 'dracula therapy' to good use - to fight ageing. ... Read more...

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Timberlake excited about getting older


November 7th, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake says he is excited about ageing as he no longer worries about things as he used to in the past."In my younger days, ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas happy with ageing


October 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas says he is happy getting wrinkles as he believes it proves he has "lived a life"."I prefer to let life take me ... 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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India should learn to live without Zaheer: Sourav


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly said Thursday the Indian team needs to find a bowler of the calibre of Zaheer Khan to stop relying too much ... Read more...

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BCCI interested in making money, more than cricket: Chappell


August 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell launched a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing senior players have ... Read more...

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Beautiful people are more selfish: Study


August 15th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) People with beautiful, symmetrical faces are more selfish than the average guy and tend to pursue their own interests, says a new study.The team from Edinburgh ... Read more...

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Spiders weave erratic webs as they age


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Young spiders create webs with perfect angles and regular patterns, but as they age, their skills show gaping holes and erratic weaving, new research claims.By using ... Read more...

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Vanessa Paradis doesn’t care about ageing


June 6th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) French actress Vanessa Paradis doesn't worry about showing the effects of ageing because she believes achievements are more important than appearance."What do you wanna do? ... Read more...

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Shanghai to face elderly population explosion by 2015


April 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 19 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is all set to witness a boom in its elderly population in the next five years as an estimated 4.3 million residents, or ... Read more...

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Veteran Oz Test cricketers told to score to keep place intact: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia's ageing Test stars may not be replaced immediately from the squad, but selectors have made it clear that they must contribute more than runs to command places ... Read more...

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Ageing doesn’t worry Nicole Scherzinger


March 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger, who is known for her curvy body, dislikes her feet and says she is not worried about ageing."My least sexy body bits are ... Read more...

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Ryan smoking to look older


March 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Actor Ryan Phillippe is smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol as he wants to look older.The "Cruel Intentions" star, 36, who was previously married to actress Reese ... Read more...

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Antioxidant in apple extends lifespan


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Apples contain an antioxidant, nutrients which slowdown process of ageing and some ailments, that extends average lifespan by 10 percent, a study says.The results, obtained with ... Read more...

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Belly dancer claims Berlusconi watched lesbian sex show


February 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): The belly dancer involved in the Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal has revealed how naked models performed a lesbian routine for the Italian Prime Minister.Eighteen-year-old Ruby 'Heartstealer' Rubacuori, infamous ... Read more...

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Pak team management fines Akhtar, Riaz for breach of discipline


February 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 18(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management has fined two fast bowlers for breach of discipline ahead of the ICC World Cup 2011, which starts from February 19.Pacers Shoaib Akhtar ... Read more...

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Akhtar, Akmal dope-tested ahead of ICC World Cup 2011


February 17th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal were amongst the first players to be taken for random dope testing ahead of the ICC World Cup 2011, ... Read more...

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Jack Nicholson, 73, says he can’t hit on women in public anymore


January 30th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Legendary lothario Jack Nicholson has admitted that he can't hit on woman in public anymore because of his age.The three-time Oscar winner, who slept with 2,000 women and ... Read more...

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Terry hits back at Chelsea ’southern softies’ tag


January 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26(ANI): Chelsea captain John Terry has vowed that his team will prove they are no 'southern softies' by reigniting their Premier League season.The defending champions returned to the top four ... Read more...

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No one annihilated Australia in the manner England did: Fletcher


January 15th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Ashes-winning ex-England coach Duncan Fletcher has said that he has not seen any team annihilate Australia in the manner England did during the just concluded Ashes series.England ... Read more...

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Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns


December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

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Cholesterol busting drugs might be bad for you


December 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide take cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes but a new study questions whether they actually work. Hailed as 'wonder ... Read more...

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In India’s growing SUV market, few takers for Ramesh’s stand


December 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh may call it criminal to use diesel-guzzling SUVs in India, but driving them off the road may not be easy as ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communication satellite Dec 20


December 13th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) India will Dec 20 launch the advanced GSAT-5P communication satellite that will replace the ageing INSAT 2E and ensure continuity of telecom and television services, an official ... Read more...

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