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Paltrow happy to sacrifice career for family


September 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she is happy to take up smaller roles in films as it will help her in being a good wife ... Read more...

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Siberian fragments may help resurrect mammoth


September 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Fragments from a well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth, discovered deep in the Siberian wilderness, may help scientists in cloning the pre-historic animal if they find its living ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nine genes found to affect bone density


August 8th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Scientists have identified nine genes that seem to weaken or strength bone, which could pave the way to more effective treatment for osteoporosis, affecting millions worldwide.Out ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

DNA sections linked to osteoarthritis found


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) British researchers have discovered eight sections of our DNA that cause osteoarthritis, the hopelessly crippling condition affecting tens of millions worldwide. The breakthrough by University of ... Read more...

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Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US farmer finds woolly mammoth skeleton


June 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A farmer in America's Iowa state has found an entire skeleton of a wooly mammoth, a 14,000-year-old elephant-like creature from the ice age.The man, known only ... Read more...

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Italian gets funeral 64 years after being killed


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) An Italian got his funeral Thursday more than six decades after he was killed by the mafia.The 34-year-old Placido Rizzotto was killed in 1948 in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Odisha intensifies probe into jumbo killings


May 8th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday intensified a probe into the alleged killing of elephants in the state's Similipal National Park after the recovery of decomposed body parts, bones and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Playing basketball, soccer staves off Osteoporosis


May 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 7 (IANS) Young men who play load bearing games such as volleyball and basketball for four hours a week or more increase bone mass, which may ensure protection ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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130 injured in Netherlands train collision (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 22 (IANS) Around 130 people were injured when two passenger trains collided Saturday near the Netherlands' capital city Amsterdam, Xinhua reported.The accident took place around 6.30 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lankan minister warns rights activists


March 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan Minister Mervyn Silva has threatened to "break the bones" of three rights activists who campaigned for a US resolution at Geneva that was deemed ... Read more...

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Injured Malayalam comedian’s health improves further


March 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 12 (IANS) The condition of Malayalam comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, who was injured in a road accident, has improved but he is still on the ventilator, a doctor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman gets life’s rudest shock after 200 surgeries


March 10th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old Chinese woman who spent over 4 million yuan ($633,858) on more than 200 plastic surgeries received a rude shock when told that she could ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Anti-ageing’ vitamin could weaken your bones


March 6th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Vitamin E, dubbed the "anti-ageing" vitamin may acutally weaken your bones before their time.Animals fed on a diet supplemented with the vitamin developed bones 20 percent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fossil skeleton of prehistoric penguin reconstructed


March 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of a giant prehistoric penguin that stood over four feet tall, The Sun reported Thursday.The 26 million-year-old bird dubbed Kairuku ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thinning of bones linked to heart failure


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Heart failure could also be linked to thinning of bones (osteoporosis), an offshoot of old age. "Our study demonstrates for the first time that heart failure ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Can women endure more pain than men?


January 25th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) For many people, the debate whether men or women handle pain better may remain unresolved, but scientists now say that females endure more pain.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hazare’s health improves


January 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 5 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's health is stable and is improving, doctors attending to him said here Thursday. The 74-year-old is eating well and in good spirits."Anna ... Read more...

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Hazare stable, responding well to treatment


January 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 4 (IANS) Anna Hazare, admitted to hospital with chest congestion, is responding well to treatment and his condition is improving, doctors attending on him said here Wednesday."Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hazare to stay in hospital


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 3 (IANS) Doctors attending on activist Anna Hazare said Tuesday that his discharge from hospital, earlier slated for Friday, might be postponed for two more days due ... Read more...

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Have no intentions to retire, says Ponting


November 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that he has no plans of retiring any time soon and asked the selectors in his no-nonsense way to give ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian military has no one left to recruit


November 18th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no young men of proper age left to recruit for the one-year compulsory service in its armed forces, the chief of the Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Avatar star Joel Moore files for divorce


November 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Avatar star Joel Moore is seeking divorce from his estranged wife Kineret Karen Ben Yishay Moore. The couple has been married for less than three years ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Joel Moore files for divorce


November 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Joel Moore has filed for divorce; two years after he got married to Kinret Karen Ben Yishay Moore. The Avatar star reportedly stated “irreconcilable differences” ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two Pakistani Hindus get bail in grave digging case


November 10th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A Pakistani court Thursday granted bail to two Hindus, accused of digging graves and stealing bones, on surety bonds of Rs.20,000 each, Online news agency reported.Police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Remains of 10,000-year-old giant sloth found


October 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have found bones in Brazil that belonged to a 20-foot-tall sloth that lived some 10,000 years ago.The bones were found in Minas Gerais state. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New gene could trigger osteoporosis


October 5th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) A new gene could increase chances of developing osteoporosis, a "silent" disease characterised by increased bone fragility and risk of fracture.Eighty percent of hip fractures are ... Read more...

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Police deny blame for Ramdev supporter’s death


September 26th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday refuted allegations by the family of Raj Bala, the Baba Ramdev supporter who died here Monday, that her death was caused ... Read more...

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Emily Deschanel gives birth to baby boy


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) "Bones" actress Emily Deschanel has become a mother for the first time after giving birth to a baby boy.The 34-year-old actress is married to writer-and-actor David ... Read more...

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Cells coordinate to promote exercise


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Thanks to chatting among divergent cell types, exercise strengthens bones, reduces belly fat and staves off diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity, says a new research.The study ... Read more...

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Jason Priestley cast in ‘Bag of Bones’


August 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Jason Priestley has been cast in A&E’s Bag of Bones miniseries. The story follows the life of a writer who tries to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Joe Jonas set for movie debut


August 31st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas is set to make his acting debut in a movie that he'll not only star in but also produce.Joe has been developing the ... Read more...

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Shastri’s two caps with ICC and BCCI - conflict of interests?


August 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri's contract with the Indian cricket board has raised questions over a potential conflict of interest as he is a member ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Reaching No.1 spot is not the end of the journey: Swann


August 4th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) England's front-line spinner Graeme Swann feels that becoming the No.1 Test side will not be enough for the Andrew Strauss-led side.England, who lead the four-match Test ... Read more...

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