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Fatty diet during pregnancy may cause cancer in offspring


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Main battle against terror ends: Iraqi PM


August 7th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 7 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said that his country's main battle with terrorism has ended despite some cells of terrorists still being active, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

James Holmes claims that he can’t remember the Batman killings


July 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Holmes, who is associated with the Colorado killings, said that he cannot remember any killings. It may be recalled that 12 people were killed in a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists say that blindness can be simply cured by an injection in the eye


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have recently discovered that there is a possibility for curing blindness. US scientists have discovered a chemical that can be injected in the eyes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First lady media advisor appointed for J&K;


July 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will now have its first woman media advisor, an official statement said Wednesday.Bharti Vaid, 52, who is currently the Additional Director ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New insights into cancer formation


July 18th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered an important step in healthy tissue formation - signals that cause proteins to form the glue that binds cells into tissues but may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UP plans special cells for NRIs


July 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up an NRI cell for people from the state to track their growth and safety and also look ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man held for human trafficking in Assam, 15 rescued (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With floods affecting almost all the districts of Assam, human traffickers are on the prowl to lure women and girls out of the state, police said.One ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man held for human trafficking in Assam, 15 rescued


July 8th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With floods affecting almost all the districts of Assam, human traffickers are on the prowl to lure women and girls out of the state, police said.One ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani girls appear in exam, find cash, phones missing


June 10th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) A group of girl college students in Pakistan handed over their bags to authorities during a board exam but were in for a rude shock when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

AGP to be strengthened from grassroots, says Mahanta


May 18th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) chief Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Friday appealed to AGP leaders to strengthen the party from the grassroots."The AGP has its base in rural ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fat turns into flab 3 hours after big meal


May 14th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) An average person can virtually add two to three teaspoons of fat to his or her waistline in a matter of hours after eating. Fat from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taliban attack Pakistani jail, nearly 400 escape


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.Over 100 militants launched the attack ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Missing nurse case: Maderna shifted to Jaipur jail


April 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 4 (IANS) Sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna, an accused in nurse Bhanwari Devi's disappearance and murder last year, was shifted to Jaipur jail Wednesday from Jodhpur, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ovarian cancer hits taller women more


April 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Taller women are more vulnerable to ovarian cancer than their shorter counterparts, says new research based on a review of 47 studies, involving more than 100,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Osama plotted to kill Obama : reports


March 17th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Before being killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had ordered for organising special cells in Afghanistan and Pakistan to attack the aircraft of US President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tasmanian deaths being linked with immortal devil


February 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tasmania, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered a frightening new cancerous cell which is contagious. The cell affects the Tasmanian devil and has so far many of the creatures. In a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

350 dead in Honduras prison fire (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 350 prisoners have been killed in a blaze that broke out at a jail in the central American nation of Honduras, Xinhua reported.The prison, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

272 dead in Honduras prison fire


February 15th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 272 inmates have been killed in a blaze at a prison in the central American nation of Honduras, Xinhua reported.The prison, with around 800 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Be transparent, Kamal Nath tells DDA


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday asked Delhi Development Agency (DDA) to be transparent while reviewing the Master Plan for Delhi 2021.To involve all ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Another former DMK minister arrested


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday arrested former DMK minister M.P. Saminathan following a land grab complaint against him, officials said.Saminathan, former minister for highways in the erstwhile ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tihar authorities term PUDR report ‘false’


January 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Tihar Jail authorities have termed as "false" the findings of a study brought out by a civil liberties organisation that described living conditions in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jail custody of AMRI directors, officials extended


January 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) A West Bengal court Thursday denied bail to six directors and two officials of the city's AMRI hospital, where a fire last month killed 94 people, and ... Read more...

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Need bed, newspapers in jail, AMRI directors tell court


January 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Six AMRI Hospital directors, jailed in connection with the Dec 9, 2011, fire in the medical centre that claimed 94 lives, Wednesday approached a court here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae emerges as promising alternative to fossil fuels


January 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Microalgae is emerging as a promising alternative to fossil fuels whose consumption is worsening atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Johannes A. Lercher and his team at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nanosensors can free science from animal experiments


January 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists still continue with animal experiments and vivisection, described as barbaric, but now German researchers have found an alternative - in nanosensors - that could reduce ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fluoride acts on plaque-causing bugs: Study


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Regular use of fluoride toothpaste and mouthwash, known to toughen teeth enamel, also acts on plaque-causing bugs. Conversely, these bugs try to fend off fluoride as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Carry gender auditing of government schemes: Pranab


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed the need of gender auditing and budgeting of policies and programmes of various central government ministries and departments.He ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

DMK MP held on land grab charges


November 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) DMK MP J.K. Ritheesh Kumar was arrested here Wednesday morning following a complaint that he had indulged in land grabbing. "He was arrested and taken to Kanchipuram," ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IAF to hold employment fair for its ex-staff


October 13th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will organise an employment fair here Saturday for its retired personnel in an effort to find a second career for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Quake opens Bengal jail gates, but nobody escapes


September 20th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Sep 19 (IANS) The old gates and windows of many cells gave way in Sunday evening's quake. But a head count of prisoners at the Jalpaiguri Correctional ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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