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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...

Posted in Health |

UPA regime lacks clear cut policies, direction: Mulayam Singh


September 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Launching a strong attack on the UPA government, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said it lacked in clear cut policies and direction and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Julian Assange complaint dismissed


September 11th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A case that had been filed by Julian Assange on Monday against a broadcasting watchdog in Britain that showed him dancing in a night club has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Japanese minister found dead at home


September 11th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 10 (IANS) Tadahiro Matushita, Japanese minister for post reform, and concurrently minister of state for financial services, was found dead at home in Tokyo Monday having allegedly committed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists figure out how placebo works


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) What makes placebos, sugar pills with no therapeutic or curative value, work? Scientists may now have found an explanation.People who suffer from a mild infection recover, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BSF trooper killed in Odisha mine blast (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wisdom is matter of culture


August 31st, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 31 (IANS) Do we really get wiser with age or does culture shape wisdom? Having wisdom implies that one is also good at resolving conflict. But conflict is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sounds, smells help people learn while asleep?


August 27th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 27 (IANS) People can pick up new information with the help of specific sounds and smells, even while asleep, says an Israeli study.For instance, if certain odours ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Defer forensic expert’s cross-examination: Nupur Talwar


August 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 21 (IANS) A CBI special court here Tuesday adjourned the proceedings in the Aarushi-Hemraj double-murder for a day after accused Nupur Talwar filed a plea seeking the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Harmless bug makes you suicidal


August 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) A seemingly harmless bug may be priming suicide bids by causing subtle changes in the brain.New research adds to the growing work linking an infection caused ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two US soldiers killed by Afghan cop


August 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Afghan policeman shot dead two American servicemen in Afghanistan's western Farah province, the Pajhwok Afghan News reported Saturday.In a statement, NATO said two US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What’s your risk of developing kidney failure?


August 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) New research has thrown up some startling insights about the likelihood of middle-aged adults developing kidney failure during their lifetime. About one in 40 men and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Spider spent five days in Chinese woman’s ear


August 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) She arrived at China's Changsha Central Hospital with an itchy ear, only to learn the cause was a spider that had crawled into the ear canal. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Advani’s blog adds to BJP troubles in the state (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's honest assessment of his party's scandalous rule in Karnataka is a bitter pill to swallow for many of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gurgaon college girl gangraped


August 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 8 (IANS) A college girl studying here was sexually assaulted by four people, including her colleagues, after taking her to Alwar in Rajasthan, police said Wednesday. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police inspector beats up colleagues, helps accused escape


August 8th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police inspector was arrested here Tuesday for helping two molestation accused escape by beating up a team of policemen that had gone to their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Schizophrenic brain tries to heal itself


August 6th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Brains of people who suffer from schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, suggesting an adult brain's capacity to change and grow.Professor Cyndi ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Bilingualism boosts mental agility among kids’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Bilingual children outperform counterparts who speak only one language in problem-solving skills and creative thinking, according to a research by a British university.A study of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Post Pune, police check Anna fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A day after the Pune serial blasts, explosive experts Thursday examined the venue here where social activist Anna Hazare and his colleagues are on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parents can spur kids’ activity by example


August 1st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Parents concerned about their kids' lazy ways can spur them into greater activity by setting an example themselves, according to research at National Jewish Health.Kristen Holm, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nagaland announces award for Swuro


July 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 31 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.25 lakhs for archer Chekrovolu Swuro for becoming an Olympian.Rio, accompanied by his colleagues, are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kejriwal, Rai advised hospitalisation


July 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai, who have been fasting since July 25, were Tuesday advised hospitalisation following their deteriorating health but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawyers drowned in Maharashtra


July 29th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Tragedy struck three lawyers, including two women, who were on a picnic, as they slipped in a waterfall here and drowned Sunday morning, a police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A robot that walks on water!


July 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bejing, July 29 (IANS) The first bio-inspired microbot is capable of not just walking on water but jumping up and down on the water's surface like the insect, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Solar system like ours discovered


July 26th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A solar system arranged just like our own has been discovered a thousand light years from the Earth, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The planets, captured by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Pricey peaches stolen from China laboratory


July 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Thieves in China got away with peaches worth 100,000 yuan ($15,700) that were grown scientifically at a research institute.Three unemployed men who stole the peaches Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazil eyes 20 medals at London Games


July 25th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 25 (IANS) The Brazilian athletes are targeting at least 20 medals at the London Olympic Games, according to Brazil's sports minister Aldo Rebelo.Rebelo proved more optimistic than his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maruti announces indefinite lockout at Manesar plant


July 21st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki Saturday said production at its Manesar plant will not resume till the causes of Wednesday's violence are fully investigated."There is indefinite lockout at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Simple coating to keep you car clean for ages


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new coating that has many potential applications - keeping your car and mobile phones clean for ages and aircraft that need less ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British doctors to face tests every year


July 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Doctors in Britain will have to appear in tests every year to ensure they are fit to practise, a media report said Friday.At present, doctors in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infatuated with colleague, man kills two in Britain


July 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A man in a British hotel stabbed two colleagues to death following infatuation with one of them and sexual jealousy. However, instead of running away, he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman dies after wine drinking bet


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of ethanol poisoning after she drank a full bottle of strong rice wine following a 100 yuan ($15) bet with her colleagues, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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