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Australia’s medal count to fall in London: Study


July 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Australia's medal tally from Beijing Games to London will be bad to worse, a new study has revealed.A study conducted by the Tuck School of Business ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

2G: Court notice to CBI on Raja’s plea (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on former communications minister A. Raja's plea to dismiss charges against him in the 2G ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

2G case: Court to hear Raja’s plea to dismiss charges Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Monday hear former communications minister A. Raja's plea to dismiss charges against him in the 2G spectrum case on grounds ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India cautions against slowdown in IMF quota reforms


April 21st, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Expressing its disappointment at the pace of reform on quota and governance issues in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India has said that a dynamic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Quarter of Delhi slum dwellers drink impure water’


March 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Around a quarter of families living in slums across the national capital are drinking contaminated water, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is depression byproduct of our ability to fight infection?


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Depression which clouds the prospects of millions of people worldwide may actually be 'hard-wired' into our brains to combat disease, a study reveals.The radical new theory ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

Cricket Australia wants Warne to play in Big Bash


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has exhorted spin legend Shane Warne to play in the revamped edition of the Big Bash League, saying his participation ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 50,000 children living on Delhi streets


April 28th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The national capital's streets are home to over 50,000 children, almost one percent of Delhi's total child population, says a new study by an NGO.According ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government effectiveness key to competitive advantage: Top official


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government's effectiveness is the key determinant of a country's competitive advantage in the increasingly globalised world and citizens should get services in time and with courtesy, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Key to male potency may lie in bones


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The skeleton may be the key to fertility in male mice through a hormone released by it known as osteocalcin, a study suggests, and this could well be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shingles ‘more common than previously thought’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recurrences of shingles-condition that causes a specific type of skin rash and severe pain-is more common than doctors have suspected.The study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eating Resistant Starch Foods Makes You Thinner?


January 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The benefits of bread are far more than what is generally presumed, if revelations of a new study are taken into consideration. The findings of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Resilient economy reflected country’s economic management: Mukherjee


January 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the resilience shown by the Indian economy during the global crisis reflects a maturing of the economic management of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How eating less can make you live longer


November 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has discovered a molecular pathway that is a key determinant of the aging process and could explain why eating less could extend lifespan."We're getting closer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Micro finance has great potential, says SBI chief


October 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Regulators should take steps to sort out the controversies surrounding micro finance institutions (MFI), as they play an important role in economic growth, State Bank of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Low-salt advice based on spurious science, say experts


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have slammed spurious science underlying advice that minimizing salt consumption lowers blood pressure, insisting it does not recognize the complex role of sodium in the body.As Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New gene for memory identified in fruit fly could provide Alzheimer’s clues


September 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time identified a new gene that is required for memory formation in Drosophila, the common fruit fly.The gene may have similar functions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids of gay and straight couples do equally well in school


September 1st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that children to same sex parents have similar educational achievements as their peers growing in heterosexual household.By mining data from the 2000 Census, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big Brother’s Shocking Eviction


August 13th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of Big Brother held a number of surprises for the audience as the housemates made a shocking elimination. Considering that the entire house ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why two people have different weights despite same diet


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Ever wondered why two people could eat the same high fat diet, but one becomes obese and prone to diabetes while the other maintains a slim frame? Well, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pranab Mukherjee glad at 8.5 percent growth in current fiscal


July 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed his delight with 8.5 percent growth witnessed in the current fiscal year, as opposed to the 9.4 percent projected ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak of vital strategic importance for securing Afghanistan and region: expert


July 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Experts have said that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Islamabad, ahead of the Kabul Conference, will go beyond negotiating tactics regarding peace in the region. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kissing Owies Ensures Better Health


May 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from the University of California have recently declared that kissing a kid's owies can be highly beneficial. No matter how surprising it sounds, the researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene discovery to pave way for new soybean plants


April 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A Purdue University scientist has discovered a new soybean gene paving the way for the development of new varieties of the legume.Jianxin Ma (Jen-Shin Ma), an assistant professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Negative family behind an aggressive child


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Children who are aggressive in nature usually come from conflictive families, a leading psychologist has reaffirmed.Psychologist Arantzazu Bellido confirmed the phenomenon for the Autonomous Community of the Basque ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Small dogs originated in the Middle East: Study


March 15th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Small domestic dogs probably originated in the Middle East more than 12,000 years ago, a genetic study has found. Researchers traced the evolutionary history of the IGF1 gene, finding ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nation observing 100th International Women’s Day


March 8th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The nation is celebrating the 100th International Women's Day today.President Pratibha Patil will confer the Stree Shakti Awards at a function here. The 'Stree Shakti ... Read more...

Posted in National |

President Patil greets the nation on International Women’s Day eve


March 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 7 (ANI): On the eve of International Women's Day President Pratibha Devisingh Patil greeted the women across the country and conveyed her best wishes to the women of India ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Women will be a major determinant of progress: President


March 7th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday said the country's women will continue to be a major determinant of its future progress and inclusive growth. "Every year, we celebrate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Small dogs may have originated in the Middle East 12,000 yrs ago


February 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A genetic study has found that small domestic dogs probably originated in the Middle East more than 12,000 years ago.Researchers, writing in the open access journal BMC Biology, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat helps build bone mass in girls


January 6th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Fat helps increase bone size and thickness in girls, according to research. Fat mass is the amount of fat, measured in grams. Lean mass (total body weight minus fat) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fat mass helps build bone mass in girls


January 6th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Fat mass is important in increasing bone size and thickness, but this effect is much more stronger in girls than boys, claims a new study.The research will be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australians try to stop sheep burping to reduce methane emissions


November 30th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that Australian scientists are trying to breed a sheep that belches less, as they look for ways to reduce harmful methane emissions from the country's flocks. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifestyle behind related booze’s ‘beneficial effects’?


October 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is known to reduce the risk of functional decline, however, researchers say this association might be linked to life-style related variables.The study conducted over 3,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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