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Amish report staggering growth in Midwest


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new census carried out by researchers from Ohio state university, the Amish have been found to be one of the fastest growing religious groups ... Read more...

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BSF, Pakistan Rangers to meet in Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An 18-member team of Pakistan Rangers arrived here Sunday on a four-day bi-annual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF) starting Monday.Headed by Director General ... Read more...

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India assumes ADB board of governors’ chair


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 5 (IANS) IndianFinance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Saturday elected chairman of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a year.Mukherjee will hold the ... Read more...

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ADB urges Asian countries to undertake more reforms


May 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday urged Asian countries to undertake more reforms to support the region's long-term growth.In his speech at the formal opening of ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to attend ADB meet in Manila


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Manila this week to attend the annual board of governors' meet of Asian Development Bank (ADB).During ... Read more...

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WMO’s hurricane committee retires Irene as Atlantic hurricane name


April 14th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- The hurricane committee of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which manages the list of potential names for tropical cyclones to be used every six years for both ... Read more...

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Boost cooperation, IMF chief urges


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday called for global cooperation to increase the IMF's ability to tackle challenges, warning that the world's economic ... Read more...

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CMs’ meet on NCTC on May 5: Chidambaram (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Giving in to the demands of most of the non-Congress ruled states, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said that the government will hold a ... Read more...

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CM’s meet on NCTC on May 5: Chidambaram


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Giving in to the demands of most of the non-Congress ruled states, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said that the government will hold a ... Read more...

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St.Maarten, Chad new ITTF members


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has admitted the Caribbean island of St. Maarten and the African nation of Chad as its new members, taking ... Read more...

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China, Latin America to build investment platform


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) An investment platform that will mobilize $1 billion is expected to be operational this year, People's Daily reported Thursday.The announcement was made by its founder, the ... Read more...

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Study reveals that migraines may lead to depression in women


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that women who have migraine are 40 percent more likely to develop depression during their lifetime. The risk of developing the ... Read more...

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Research reveals that ‘Slow walking might be linked with dementia’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research says the speed of a person’s walk can predict the chances of a person developing dementia later on in life. The researchers report ... Read more...

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Sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease linked?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has linked sleep difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say staying awake in the night for hours affected the brain and increases the risk ... Read more...

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`Europe needs stronger firewall against debt crisis’


January 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 28 (IANS) Europe needs to build a better firewall and work towards a stronger commitment of financial resources to curb the debt crisis, said US Treasury Secretary Timothy ... Read more...

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Single shot relieves pain in spinal injuries


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A single shot of Fibronectin, administered just after a spinal injury, can limit pain for eight months, according to new research.Fibronectin, a protein that exists naturally ... Read more...

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Mozart helps in the detection of colon cancer


November 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has shown that listening to the music of Mozart helps doctors to detect colon cancer more accurately. Previous studies have shown that the composition ... Read more...

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Remain outdoors to reduce nearsightedness


October 25th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) More time spent outdoors is likely to stave off the risk of myopia or nearsightedness in children and adolescents, new research says.In parts of Asia, more ... Read more...

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India, Thailand for cooperation in tsunami warning


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India and Thailand Monday discussed possible cooperation in developing regional weather forecasting and a tsunami warning system.The issues came up in a discussion held between ... Read more...

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UAE to attend World Bank-IMF meeting


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will participate in the forthcoming annual World Bank-IMF meeting in Washington.Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, minister of state for financial affairs, will lead the ... Read more...

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Smartphones could play key role in US elections


September 13th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Smartphones may play a significant role in future US elections by enabling online voting, new research claims.The study was conducted by the Human Factors and Ergonomics ... Read more...

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Faith in God armours you against uncertainties


August 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Faith in God shields you against worries and helps you tackle life's uncertainties. "The implications...for the field of psychiatry are that we have to take patients' ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria fights for kids who work in farms


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican-American actress Eva Longoria expressed her support Sunday for the end of child labour and denounced the fact that in the US, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Clarke to request Zardari to reduce political intervention in Pakistan cricket


July 15th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, is planning to visit Pakistan and request the country's president Asif Ali Zardari, chief patron of ... Read more...

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Kerala to host meet on money laundering


July 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Over 300 senior government officials from across the world are likely to attend Asian Pacific Group's 14th annual meeting on money laundering to be ... Read more...

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Food addiction - a condition with clinical symptoms


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) A new study has found that food addiction is an identifiable condition with clinical symptoms, characterised by a psycho-behavioural profile as in conventional drug-abuse disorders.The study ... Read more...

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Men shouldn’t retire before their wives: Study


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Married men should not retire before their wives because there will be no one at home to look after them, a study has said.While wives report ... Read more...

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This asthma drug can burn your fat


June 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Formoterol, a new generation asthma drug, has shown great promise in improving fat and protein metabolism.Endocrinologist Paul Lee from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research focused ... Read more...

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Flaxseed no cure for hot flashes during menopause


June 6th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes like sweating and rapid heartbeat among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women.The placebo-controlled study, conducted by Mayo Clinic ... Read more...

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Study pushes for smoke-free car laws to protect infants


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has highlighted the socially unacceptable practice of subjecting children to any tobacco smoke exposure in cars."An infant strapped into a car seat is involuntarily and ... Read more...

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Exposure to toxic chemical linked to wheezing in kids


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Exposure to Bisphenol A or BPA, a toxic chemical found in many consumer products, during early pregnancy may be linked to wheezing in children.BPA is found ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to chemical in plastic linked to wheezing in kids


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): A Penn State College of Medicine researcher has indicated that exposure to chemical bisphenol A during early pregnancy may be associated with wheezing in children.Bisphenol A, or BPA, ... Read more...

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Parents can minimise chances of kids becoming bullies


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Parents can play a significant role in minimising the chances of their son or daughter turning into a bully by sharing ideas and talking to them.Parents ... Read more...

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Formula-fed preemies at higher risk for dangerous GI condition


May 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has found that premature babies fed with a standard premature infant formula derived from cow's milk are at a greater risk of developing the dangerous ... Read more...

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PCB to raise Sutherland issue at ICC annual meeting


May 1st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 1 (IANS) Irked by a lack of response from the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its complaint against Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland, the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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