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Soft drinks make it harder to lose weight: Study


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Qatar’s sheikh in soup over dud 500,000 pounds cheque


February 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Arab royal is faced with a legal threat over a second unpaid bill of over 500,000 pounds ($790,400).Estate agent Hesham Salem is threatening legal action ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Censor Board gets tough with ‘Rockstar’


November 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) The Censor Board has clamped down on certain audio and visual portions of the much-awaited Ranbir Kapoor starrer "Rockstar" that opens next week.One would think ... Read more...

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Motherhood alters brain functions


October 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Motherhood causes alterations in brain functions that help mothers locate and communicate with their offspring, especially if they are in distress, says a study by Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modified shoes can ease pain in incurable osteoarthritis


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) A modified shoe can reduce the load in people with knee osteoarthritis, especially during walking, compared to traditionally-designed athletic shoes, new research shows.Knee osteoarthritis causes pain, ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep during adolescence skews brain wiring


October 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Lack of sleep during adolescence could skew the brain's wiring and makes it malfunction, neuroscientists say.Researchers have found that short-term sleep restriction in adolescent mice prevented ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ gets censor certificate: Shahid


September 13th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says his forthcoming "Mausam", which got into trouble after Indian Air Force (IAF) raised objections to an aerial action sequence, has finally ... Read more...

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Working around IAF objections: Shahid


September 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, whose "Mausam" is just a week away from its release, says the film is yet to procure a certificate from the censor board ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to changes in ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has agreed to make "appropriate" alterations in his film "Aarakshan", themed on caste-based reservations, after facing protests from the Republican Party of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Your bodies resist weight loss efforts


June 24th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) If you've been trying to lose weight and suspect your body is working against you, you may indeed be right."When obese people reduce their food intake ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Real Housewives’ star Jill Zarin admits to getting a ‘liquid facelift’


April 21st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 21 (ANI): Reality TV star Jill Zarin, who has been raising eyebrows over her newly smoothed brow and cheeks, has denied that she's had plastic surgery, but admits she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Cleese spotted shopping for ‘long white dress’ with new girlfriend


April 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): His three failed marriages might have cost him around 15 million pounds, but that apparently hasn't put off British funnyman John Cleese from tying the knot again.Cleese has ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen’s cleavage photoshopped for H and M ads in Dubai


March 24th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen's new H and M campaign pictures has been digitally altered to cater for ads running in Dubai.Despite revealing only arms and a hint of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists find ‘knowing it in your gut’ is real


March 24th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the 'cross-talk' between bacteria in our gut and our brain plays an important role in the development of psychiatric illness, intestinal diseases ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bobby, not Akshay, leads ‘Thank You’ promotions


March 5th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Credit it to the success of "Yamla Pagla Deewana", actor Bobby Deol is the face of filmmaker Anees Bazmee's upcoming film "Thank You" and not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Using sound to diagnose ecological health


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Scientists are employing sound to diagnose ecological health of a landscape and to reconnect people. Soundscape ecology, as it is being called, focuses on what sounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PCA to build new stadium in near Chandigarh


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 23 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA), which owns a world-class stadium here, is all set to come up with another modern cricket stadium at Mullanpur village near Chandigarh."We ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’ album is dull (IANS Music Review)


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Yeh Saali Zindagi"; Music Director: Nishat Khan; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Kunal Ganjawala, Shilpa Rao, Sukhwinder Singh, Javed Ali and Abhishek Ray; Rating: **Nishat Khan is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Makeover Of Southwest Airlines’ ‘Frequent Flier’ Program To Be Set In Motion From March 1


January 7th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Southwest Airlines (SWA) is promoting its ‘rewards agenda’ from an ‘anemic’ state, as per one industry specialist, to a viable state with the inauguration of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dieting tempts you into eating junk food


December 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) When the going gets tough for dieters, junk food becomes all the more tempting.Experiments suggest rapid weight loss alters the way the brain handles stress. This means ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Earliest brain changes linked to genetic risk of Alzheimer’s identified


December 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the earliest brain changes associated with the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.A scientific report has found reduced activity of an energy-generating enzyme in deceased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Light at night ‘can put you in dark mood’


November 18th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be linked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four types of compulsive gamblers identified


October 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has identified four types of compulsive gamblers-a kind of behaviour that damages and harms personal, family and career-related goals.Researchers at the University Hospital of Bellvitge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Love is a powerful painkiller


October 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Intense romantic love is like a drug and can be as effective as morphine in relieving pain, says a new study. Passions triggered by the early flushes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Some drug cheats may beat anti-doping program at Delhi CWG: WADA chief


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3(ANI): World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Director General David Howman has said that some drug cheats may avoid detection at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.WADA officials are in the Indian capital ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wales sets deadline for CWG organisers


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Sport Wales has asked the organisers of the Commonwealth Games to confirm that the event venues and the accommodation arrangements are fully ready and safe to enable it ... Read more...

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Vincent D’Onofrio Returns As Detective Robert Goren For The Tenth Season Of ‘Law & Order’


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ‘Law & Order’ star is back. Vincent D'Onofrio will be returning to the tenth season of the show after a short recession.He had ... Read more...

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Universal Orlando Decides To Supersize Their Harry Potter Ride For Obese Visitors


September 17th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Universal Orlando is now trying to find out a way of making their popular ‘Harry Potter’ ride enjoyable for all and sundry. They ... Read more...

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Launch Of New Twitter Announced Via CEO Tweets


September 16th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Evan Williams, the CEO of the popular micro blogging site Twitter announced the launch of a new Twitter which will change the way ... Read more...

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‘Gender bias’ in Bible language sparks controversy


September 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): A new order of service produced by the Scottish Episcopal Church has sparked controversy as it has removed masculine references to God, the supreme-being once universally thought of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yash Tonk Finalized For ‘Sarvagunn Sampanna’


August 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Imagine and Balaji Telefilms' "Sarvagunn Sampanna' will go through lots of alterations as long as the story line and the cast are concerned. This would take ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How maternal exposure to flu ups schizophrenia risk in offspring


August 13th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Kids born to mothers who suffered from flu, viruses and other infections during pregnancy have about a 1.5 to 7 times increased risk for schizophrenia. And now, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘A Very Potter Sequel’ Becomes The Latest Rage


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest rage on the web is a parody of the Harry Potter movie series called 'A Very Potter Sequel'. With hilarious digs at the original ... Read more...

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Photo of Oksana Grigorieva’s Chipped Tooth Released


July 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A photo which was released by ‘RadarOnline.com’ shows a disturbing shot which is allegedly Oksana Grigorieva after she received a beating from her former lover, Mel Gibson. ... Read more...

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