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A healthy diet, more exercise can beat diabetes


September 12th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) A few simple changes in daily life can ultimately prove to be a major help in preventing two in three cases of diabetes while saving a ... Read more...

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Harvard conducts case study on Farhan’s Excel Entertainment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The famed Harvard Business School (HBS) has done a case study on Indian film production company Excel Entertainment, the banner behind movies like "Dil ... Read more...

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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Indian American manager pleads guilty to insider trading


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A former executive at Yahoo! and a former Indian-American mutual fund manager have pleaded guilty to fraud and insider trading charges relating to deals between Yahoo and ... Read more...

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Vasan Bala’s ‘Peddlers’ selected for Cannes Critics’ Week


April 24th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Indian director Vasan Bala's debut feature film "Peddlers" has been selected to represent India at the 51st edition of Cannes Critics' Week, a parallel ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gera, Shweta Gulati in Bollywood musical ‘Jhumroo’


March 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 21 (IANS) TV actors Gaurav Gera and Shweta Gulati are set to play lead roles in "Jhumroo", a Bollywood musical show inspired by legendary singer Kishore Kumar's songs. ... Read more...

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‘Reform admission process in universities’


February 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Heads of various schools in the capital Saturday stressed upon the need to reform the admission process at Indian universities as a natural extension to ... Read more...

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It’s a different Arab spring in art and culture


January 31st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Away from the dust and din of revolutions, the Arab world is celebrating a different spring in the arts and culture space by broadening its ... Read more...

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Gene causing lung cancer identified


January 7th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 6 (IANS) A gene responsible for lung cancer has been identified by scientists here.Cancer stem cells or tumor-initiating cells (TIC) are responsible for tumor growth, Xinhua reported quoting ... Read more...

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Regular medication can ease severe asthma attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) A quarter of severe asthma attacks could be averted if only patients took their prescribed medication regularly, according to a new study by the Henry Ford ... Read more...

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Kolkata literary fest to honour Tagore


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2012 will celebrate the 150th and centenary birth anniversaries of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, respectively, ... Read more...

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Ex-Syrian soldiers name 74 who killed protesters


December 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Former Syrian soldiers have identified by name 74 commanders and officials responsible for attacks on unarmed protesters, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Dowry suicides by sisters: A film explores why


October 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The best comedies always have a subtle streak of tragedy in them. Perhaps that's why director Kundan Shah, the man behind some of them, including ... Read more...

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Soaring gold price dampens consumer sentiment


August 20th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Soaring gold price caused by international economic concerns seem to have dampened sentiments of the domestic consumers who are being deterred by an all-time high ... Read more...

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Working women being made housewives in Britain?


August 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Women employees in Britain are being driven out of workplace and back into the home as public sector cuts bite, a report here has warned.According to ... Read more...

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Kal Penn returning to TV


August 4th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is best known for his role in the "Harold and Kumar" movies, is ready to return to television after a ... Read more...

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Kal Penn’s attacker jailed


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The man who attacked actor Kal Penn has been sentenced to three years behind bars.Marcellus Chambers pulled a gun on the "The Namesake" actor when he ... Read more...

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‘5Ters…’, a 3D animation film by computer whizkids


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A group of freelance computer wizards have made a live-action animation film on global warming titled "5Ters - Castle of the Dark Master", which will ... Read more...

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Monkey jab may open way for HIV vaccine


May 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A potential vaccine for non-human primates may eventually open the way for a vaccine against HIV, researchers say.A team led by Louis Picker, associate director of ... Read more...

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New treatment could help minimize nerve damage in spinal cord injuries


May 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Rutgers scientists have developed an innovative new treatment that could help minimize nerve damage in spinal cord injuries, promote tissue healing and minimize pain.After a spinal cord injury ... Read more...

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Only 31 percent Latinos, Asians voted in 2010 US midterm elections: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27(ANI): A record 14.7 million Latino voters sat out the 2010 U.S. midterm elections, a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center has said.According to the report on minority voting, ... Read more...

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Twilight-style vampire ad to encourage young Brit men to visit dentists!


April 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): The National Health Service (NHS) has launched a raunchy Twilight-style vampire advert to encourage young Brit men to visit their dentists.The video shows a young woman stripping to ... Read more...

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New computer interface helps students tackle real-world problems


April 12th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new project led by a group of Iowa State University faculty is helping students use what they have learned in the horticulture classroom and apply it to ... Read more...

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Internet program helps young children and moms sleep well


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): An Internet-based intervention was found to be effective at reducing infant and toddler sleep disturbances, as well as providing positive, indirect benefits for maternal sleep, mood and confidence ... Read more...

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Too many extracurricular activities ‘can harm kids’ academic performance’


March 28th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): A study has found that children who take part in more than 17 hours of extracurricular activities a week could be harming their educational prospects.Researchers have argued parents ... Read more...

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Wisconsin Dead Cows Mystery Solved


January 31st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mass death of cows that had wreaked havoc in Wisconsin earlier this month was not due to some infectious virus instead an outcome of the ... Read more...

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Qatari women delaying marriage for career


January 7th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 7 (IANS) Women in Qatar, who earlier got married in their teens, are now delaying their weddings till their late 20s or early 30s to focus on education or pursue ... Read more...

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Dry weather affects apple farming in Kullu


December 26th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.26 (ANI): The apple farming and other fruits in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district are deteriorating due to intense dry cold wave in the region.The bad climatic change ... Read more...

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Scientists produce first-ever, 100 times brighter rare colour of laser light


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have produced a rare colour of laser light 100 times brighter than any other source, for the ... Read more...

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Pollution at ‘unhealthy levels’ in Delhi, says CSE (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pollution is rising to "unhealthy levels" in the Indian capital, and this can cause several health problems, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said Monday.The levels ... Read more...

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Use of lubricants during sex linked to higher levels of satisfaction, pleasure


December 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Women who used lubricant during sex reported significantly higher levels of satisfaction and pleasure in a new study by sexual health researchers at Indiana University."In spite of the ... Read more...

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Medical Scholarships FAQs


December 8th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
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‘Naariya Seere Kadda’ not worth watching (Kannanda Movie Review)


November 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Naariya Seere Kadda"; Cast: Ravichandran, Nikitha, Naveen Krishna, Harshitha Poonachcha and others; Producer: M. Kumar; Screenplay Writer-Director: Annaiah; Music Composer: V. Manohar; Camera: Vishnuvardhan; Rating: ... Read more...

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Indian origin Kal Pen re-joins White House job after filming ‘Harold & Kumar’ sequel


November 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Kalpen Modi, the Indian-American political aide who resigned from his post as US President Barack Obama's associate director of public engagement this summer to act in a ... Read more...

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