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Alzheimer’s sabotages brain wiring?


September 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Alzheimer's could actually sabotage the working of several of the brain's networks, says a study.Beau Ances, assistant professor of neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in ... Read more...

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Power grid collapse will never happen again: Moily


August 1st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Power Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday reassured the nation that a national transmission grid collapse of the kind seen earlier in the week would ... Read more...

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Power will return by 7-7:30 p.m.: Power Grid


July 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Most places affected by the failure of three power grids in the country will get back power by 7-7:30 p.m., Power Grid Corp of India ... Read more...

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Take safety measures for incident-free monsoon, Delhiites told


July 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Private power supply company BSES Sunday reassured Delhiites of its monsoon readiness and urged its 29 lakh consumers to take appropriate safety measures to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Darkness in US amid unrelenting heat


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Three days after a ferocious summer storm, about 1.7 million people, from the capital city of Washington through 10 states from Indiana to Delaware, are still ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Commercial vehicles causing jams, not our fault: Delhi Police


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Blaming the city's transport department for allowing overloaded commercial vehicles to enter the city, which eventually caused jams, Delhi Police Thursday said it was ... Read more...

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Retain me for Adelaide Test: Harris pleads with team management


January 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid speculation that Australia will field a three-man pace attack, pacer Ryan Harris pleaded with the team management to rettain him for the fourth and the ... Read more...

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Drizzle brings relief to sizzling Agra


May 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) After the day temperature shot up to 44 degrees Celsius Monday and Tuesday forenoon, a dust storm accompanied by a slight drizzle brought welcome relief -- ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

People more generous, sociable in green surroundings


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A walk in a park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon -- it makes you more generous and sociable too."Through the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Madonna’s plan to build school in Malawi collapses


March 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 25 (ANI): Madonna's plan to build a school for impoverished girls in Malawi has failed after the board of directors of the charity, Raising Malawi, were replaced by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Metro taking special measures to tackle emergencies


November 30th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), facing a number of technical glitches in recent days, is implementing special measures to tackle emergency situations like breakdowns and ... Read more...

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US deployed Headley in Pakistan despite warning


November 8th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) David Coleman Headley, a suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, was sent to Pakistan by US authorities to work for them months after 9/11, despite a warning ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britney’s ‘Glee’ episode slammed for ‘explicit sexual content’


October 10th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 10 (ANI): The Parents Television Council has slammed Britney Spears' Glee episode for its "explicit sexual content" and "skimpy outfits," calling it the worst show of the week.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian spiritualist offers to help Lohan, Hilton


September 21st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) An Indian spiritualist has offered to help troubled Hollywood celebrities Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton get rid of their bad habits and avoid jail. Both stars have found ... Read more...

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Breakdowns in brain connections slow down physical response as we age


August 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): As we age, the connections in our brain get severed slowly, causing our physical responses to slow down, says a new study.The breakdown occurs in corpus callosum, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Katy Perry’s wedding preparations driving her crazy


August 15th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 15 (ANI): Katy Perry says she's having a 'breakdown', courtesy her wedding preparations.The 25-year-old singer is set to tie the knot with British comedian Russell Brand, 35, later this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

50 hurt near Dhaka in clash over power shortage


August 11th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 50 people, including police personnel, were injured in a clash early Wednesday when people angered by frequent power breakdowns took to the streets in Narayanganj ... Read more...

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Prescription drug for Parkinson’s ‘can cause porn, gambling addiction’


June 4th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.The group includes people who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit bishop, who denied affair with married woman vicar, lives with her now


June 4th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A Bishop who quit after denying he had an affair with a married female chaplain has been revealed to be living with her now in a house they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Car pool your way through Europe, suggests travel writer (IANS Books/Travel) (With Image)


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Europe, for the first-time traveller, can be a teaser: the distances are vast, the stops too tempting and the costs mind-blowing. So how does one ... Read more...

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Agra MP arrested for protesting power cuts


January 19th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) Rama Shankar Katheria, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Agra city, was Monday arrested while protesting against power supply shortage and alleged mismanagement by the distribution corporation. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britney Spears becomes a brunette again


December 30th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The troubled pop-star Britney Spears is more in the news for her looks, boyfriends, break-ups and breakdowns. And this time around, she has done it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Priyadarshan’s De Dana Dan has a great box office weekend


December 1st, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Despite the critics lashing his film out, filmmaker Priyadarshan must be having the big laugh. After all, his De Dana Dan has grossed Rs. 23 crore nett approximately over its first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oram’s decision to retire correct, say ex-colleagues


October 14th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Oct. 14 (ANI): Central Districts cricket personalities have said all-rounder Jacob Oram's decision to retire from Test cricket is the right one if he is to stay on in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adam LaRoche Traded To Sox


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
Red Sox acquired Pittsburgh baseman Adam LaRoche to give them the depth they have lacked in the corner infield slots, freeing Kevin Youkilis to shift over to the third base and ... Read more...

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‘Recovering Britney turns to flower therapy’


April 27th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Britney Spears has turned to gardening to maintain her physical and emotional balance, as per reports.The pop princess, who made headlines with her public breakdowns in 2007 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

55 percent polling in second phase (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) An estimated 55 percent of the 194 million electorate voted Thursday in the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls held across 12 states. "There was an average ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

G20 must deliver message of unity, stresses Obama


March 30th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (DPA) This week's summit of Group of 20 (G20) nations in London must "deliver a strong message of unity in the face of crisis", US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Common mechanism may underlie many neurodegenerative diseases


January 12th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): An international consortium led by Mayo Clinic researchers have announced the discovery of a mechanism that may help further scientists understanding of Parkinson''s disease, and other neurological ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brits rename themselves Luscious Lemons, General Ninja Ant!


December 28th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
London, December 28 (ANI): A record 46,000 Brits changed their legal names in 2008, including some wanting to be called Happy Adjustable Spanners, Luscious Lemons and General Ninja Ant.Although many dropped ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Caroline Kennedy failed to cast her vote many times since 1988


December 19th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 19 (ANI): Caroline Kennedy wants to be the next senator from New York, but hasnt voted much here since she registered in 1988.City Board of Elections records show ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry Katonas small boobs prevents her from leaving her house!


September 21st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): English television presenter Kerry Katona refuses to leave her house unless she has to because she thinks her boobs are too small.Katona, 27, had breast reduction surgery ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Older patients don’t tell surgeons all their concerns


August 1st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Older patients and their surgeons don't communicate properly when exploring surgical options, compounding their condition, according to a study. The researchers taped patient-surgeon consultations and later interviewed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi government to go tough on kite flying


July 31st, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi Government has decided to take help of Delhi Police to tackle the "menace" of kite flying that has been held responsible for incidents of tripping electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, industrial machines that work without batteries, power sockets


June 8th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Fraunhofer Technology Development Group TEG in Stuttgart are trying to develop an industrial machine that will work independent of batteries and power sockets, and ... Read more...

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