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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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Danish warship rescues 12 hostages from Somali pirates


April 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish Navy vessel on Wednesday rescued twelve people who were being held hostage on a pirate mother ship, officials said on late Thursday. They had been ... Read more...

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BP drug not tied to death risk among heart patients


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 11 (IANS) Losartan, prescribed for lowering high blood pressure (BP), may not be linked with higher death risk in heart failure patients, says a new study.Henrik Svanstrom of ... Read more...

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Art improves recovery from stroke


March 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Patients who appreciate music, painting and theatre have better chances of recovery from stroke than patients who do not, says a new study.Stroke is the third ... Read more...

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City architecture makes birds’ songs shriller


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Feb 23 (IANS) Urban birds sing at a higher frequency than their woodland cousins in order to be heard above the barrier of constant noise produced by traffic, machines ... Read more...

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Kerala woos tourists from Scandinavian countries


November 20th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS) In a marketing strategy to rev up the dwindling receipts from global tourism, Kerala unfolded a range of products and packages to woo more tourists from ... Read more...

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Some diabetes drugs are better than others: Study


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A new study has found that several commonly prescribed drugs for type 2 diabetes may not be as effective at preventing death and cardiovascular diseases, such as heart ... Read more...

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Somalian pirates threaten to kill captive Danish family


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Mar. 2 (ANI): Somalian pirates have warned that they will kill a Danish couple and their three children if any attempt is made to rescue them.The Danish family was on ... Read more...

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Traffic noise ‘can increase stroke risk’


January 26th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over.The study, which ... Read more...

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Danish Police arrest five Islamists for foiled terror plot role


December 30th, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Dec. 30 (ANI): Police in Denmark have arrested five suspected Islamist militants for planning to attack a newspaper that printed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in 2005. The suspects were picked ... Read more...

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Nepal royal massacre gets a new plot


December 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) The darkest day in Nepal's history that saw King Birendra and nine family members killed in the Narayanhity Palace has been studiously avoided by writers and ... Read more...

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Poor education ‘leads to heart failure’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into ... Read more...

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Painkillers during pregnancy can make sons infertile


November 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Painkillers taken by pregnant women could expose their unborn sons to risk of infertility, researchers say.Prolonged use of medicines such as paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen may harm the ... Read more...

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Partners of breast cancer patients at high risk of developing mood disorders


September 27th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Men, whose partners suffer from breast cancer, are more prone to develop mood disorders, which are so severe that they warrant hospitalisation, revealed a new analysis.The study indicates ... Read more...

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High profile climate change skeptic acknowledges global warming in new book


August 31st, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (BNO NEWS) – Bjørn Lomborg, a high-profile global warming skeptic is expected to announce in a new book that will be published next month that global warming is, in fact, ... Read more...

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Use of certain antiviral drugs during pregnancy not linked to birth defects


August 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Use of certain antiviral drugs during pregnancy not linked to higher risk of major birth defects, according to a new study.An analysis of data from Denmark found no ... Read more...

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Diet soft drinks cause premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Pregnant women should avoid artificially sweetened diet soft drinks, as a study has linked them with premature births. Research conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark found ... Read more...

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Digestive disorder in infants may be genetic


June 16th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Digestive tract disorder pyloric stenosis is more prevalent among twins and siblings, indicating that this is a genetic and inherited disorder, according to a study.The study was conducted ... Read more...

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‘Slim’ prospects for climate deal this year, says UN climate change chief


April 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Apr.12 (ANI): Prospects of finalising a new binding agreement on climate change by the end of the year are "slim", according to UN climate convention chief Yvo de Boer.He was ... Read more...

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Dev. D makes it to Copenhagen Film Festival


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 23 (ANI): Bollywood's "Dev. D" has made it to prestigious "CPH PIX Feature Film Festival" of Copenhagen (Denmark), to be held from April 15-25.Festival site describes it as "one ... Read more...

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First ovarian transplant helps woman bear two kids


February 25th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) The world's first-ever ovarian transplant has helped a woman conceive and deliver two healthy babies in Denmark. The ovarian tissue had been removed and frozen during Stinne Holm Bergholdt's ... Read more...

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Hope of fewer headaches thanks to latest guidelines


January 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): Scientists have published new research guidelines intended to boost more research into headache treatment, adding hope for a more pain-free life for the tens of millions of people ... Read more...

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Water, the next battleground between India and China: Editorial


December 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): With the Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting concluding recently in Copenhagen, Denmark, on a less than satisfactory note, an editorial in a journal on socialist ... Read more...

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Beijing accused precipitating climate change stalemate


December 20th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Some delegates who attended the recently concluded Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting on Copenhagen, Denmark, have been openly critical of China for its intransigence.They ... Read more...

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BASIC group vindicated by watered down Copenhagen climate change deal


December 19th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen (Denmark), Dec.18-19 (ANI): With world leaders at the Copenhagen climate conference reportedly agreeing to a last-minute deal to combat global warming, but conceding that the watered-down accord has ... Read more...

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India, China review ties, climate change positions at bilateral meet


December 19th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen (Denmark), Dec.19 (ANI): Talks between the Prime Ministers of India and China - Dr. Manmohan Singh and Wen Jiabao - on Friday at the Radisson Blu Hotel here ... Read more...

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India, China PM’s meet, express concern over umbrella clause


December 18th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen (Denmark), Dec. 18 (ANI): Prime Ministers of India and China - Dr. Manmohan Singh and Wen Jiabao -- met early this morning in the Directors Room of the ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Copenhagen for climate change talks


December 18th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Dec.18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. ManmohanSingh, arrived here on Thursday night at 8.36 p.m. (local time). Hewas received at the Copenhagen International Airport by India'sAmbassador to Denmark, Mr. Yogesh ... Read more...

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Praful Patel orders high-level inquiry into PM’s aircraft damage


December 17th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 17(ANI): Minister of State for Civil Aviation (Independent Charge) Praful Patel on Thursday said that a person has been suspended and a high level inquiry has ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s flight to Copenhagen delayed (Manmohan Singh-update)


December 17th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's special flight to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he is scheduled to attend the Heads of States meeting on climate change ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s flight to Copenhagen delayed by two hours


December 17th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's special flight to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he is scheduled to attend the Heads of States meeting on climate change, ... Read more...

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India, China may take centre-stage at Copenhagen climate talks


December 17th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): With global warming talks entering the final stretch on Thursday and Friday, all attention will shift to the two-day Heads of States meeting in Copenhagen, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks constructive approach to combat climate change


December 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI) Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday called for a constructive approach to move forward in the global efforts to combat climate change.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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Climate change: India will prevent political commitment from deviating from Bali Action Plan


December 16th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Wednesday saidIndia would take all measures and steps necessary to prevent the developed nations from imposing a political commitment on carbon emission ... Read more...

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Brown blasts Iran’s latest missile launch, warns of tougher sanctions


December 16th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Dec. 16 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned Iran's latest missile test and warned that country that it could face tougher sanctions.Brown discussed the development when he ... Read more...

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