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UK: Docs’ ‘basic errors’ killing 1,000 a month

July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that in UK, basic errors by doctors result in the death of almost 1,000 people a month. The London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government not to challenge Supreme Court order on 2G licences

February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian government will decide by the end of this week what action it would take on the Supreme Court's order quashing 122 licences issued ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi’s high-rises vulnerable to Himalayan quake (Jan 26 is anniversary of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake)

January 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Tall buildings in Delhi will come crashing down if a strong earthquake occurs in the northwest region of the Himalayas, warns a research seismologist who had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Chief ministers should ensure high vigil till Jan 2012′

October 20th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Concerned over recent incidents of communal violence, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asked chief ministers to maintain high vigil till January 2012 to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank

October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“More references to condoms, STDs needed in TV shows”

February 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): The British Government is set to ask TV bosses to include more references to contraceptives and sexually transmitted diseases in their shows.Officials are expected to say that their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pro-Vidarbha group terms Rs.10,000 crore package ‘eyewash’

December 24th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS), which is lobbying for a separate state of Vidarbha to be carved out of Maharashtra, Thursday dismissed the government's Rs.10,000 crore economic package ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ancient Roman city found off Libyan coast

December 7th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 6 (IANS/AKI) Italian archaeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Roman city submerged off the coast of Libya. The remains of the city date back to the 2nd century ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why seizures occur with alcohol withdrawal

October 18th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have provided a new understanding of why epileptic seizures occur with alcohol withdrawal.Such seizures are the most dramatic and prominent aspect of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jude Law not to face action over ‘female snapper assault’

September 16th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 16 (ANI): Actor Jude Law is set to face no further action over allegations that he lashed out at a female snapper outside a restaurant in London.The 'Alfie' star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Astronomers find galaxy hosting most distant supermassive black hole ever found

September 3rd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A team of astronomers from the University of Hawaii has discovered a giant galaxy surrounding the most distant supermassive black hole ever found.The galaxy, which is 12.8 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

August 11th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Enormous eruption reveals dead star in deep space

June 17th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 17 (ANI): Astronomers, using ESA's (European Space Agency's) XMM-Newton and Integral space observatories, have observed an enormous eruption, which after careful analysis, has revealed a dead star belonging to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Endangered whales found where presumed extinct

May 21st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A team of scientists, using a system of underwater hydrophones that can record sounds from hundreds of miles away, has documented the presence of endangered North Atlantic right ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Concrete may absorb more CO2 than previously believed

May 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that concrete may absorb more carbon dioxide (CO2) than earlier estimates suggested.Many scientists currently think at least 5 percent of humanity's carbon footprint ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smoking, second-hand smoke linked to breast cancer

April 24th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Researchers say they have found clinching scientific evidence to link active smoking and second-hand smoke to breast cancer. In reporting their findings here Thursday, an international panel of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

34 Lok Sabha candidates in Andhra have criminal record: Study

April 8th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) As many as 34 candidates from various parties in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh have criminal records, according to an analysis ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dreams realized with American Idol

March 19th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
The eighth season of the most popular reality show is back with a bang. The show, which was started on January 13, is being hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The American Idol ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michelle Obama becomes instant fashion icon

January 22nd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles/Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) She's been called a one-woman design stimulus, the leader of the fashion world and a practitioner of change you can wear.But whatever silly title you bestow upon ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Persians routed Romans with help of chemical weapons

January 15th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Persians had routed Romans with the help of chemical warfare nearly 2,000 years ago, according to the oldest archaeological evidence uncovered by a researcher.Simon James, reader in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Robot sets record for longest walk

April 13th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 13 (IANS) A robot has set an unofficial world record by walking non-stop a little over nine kilometres, until it stopped and fell because of a suspected battery run down. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 325,000 Indians die of TB every year

March 23rd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
(March 24 is World TB Day) By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India is home to over 3.4 million tuberculosis patients at any time - about one-fifth of the global figure, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India tops in TB prevalence, drug resistance alarming: WHO

March 18th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India is number one in terms of tuberculosis (TB) prevalence and an alarming 17 percent patients have developed multi-drug resistance, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |