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Volkswagen buys another 50.1 percent of Porsche for 4.46 bn euros


July 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German auto giant Volkswagen will buy another 50.1 percent of Porsche SE for 4.46 billion euros to complete its ownership of the sports car maker, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kalki believes in eating right, not gymming


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jna 9 (IANS) Kalki Koechlin is not just appreciated for her performances, but also her lean frame. The actress says eating healthy and the right attitude help her stay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saina in third round of World Badminton


August 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Chloe Magee of Ireland 21-10, 21-7 to move into the third round of World Badminton Championships here Wednesday.The sixth seeded Indian, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Key protein which piles on lost weight


February 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) The presence of a protein will help doctors determine which women will be more susceptible to weight gain after quitting a diet. The discovery opens the way for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Reach your ideal weight by writing what you eat


December 26th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): If you're trying to shed those extra pounds, and hitting the gym and dieting have failed to work, then try this.The first step to reaching your ideal weight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Executions come down in US


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) There have been fewer executions in the US this year compared to 2009, The New York Times reported Wednesday.The 46 executions in 2010 constituted a 12 percent drop ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kiwi experts’ warning over fad diet using placenta hormones


December 16th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 16 (ANI): Kiwi nutrition experts have issued warning over the potentially harmful repercussions of a recently revived fad diet based on hormones from human placenta.The diet involves a very low ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study reveals the key to New Year’s resolution success


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): When it comes to New Year's resolutions, such as losing weight or saving money, you should really be asking yourself "why" you want to achieve your goal, rather ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Health impairment primarily due to bad lifestyle, not aging


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Sports scientists have revealed that impairments to health and physical performance are not primarily a result of aging but of bad lifestyle habits and lack of exercise.Sporty ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Only children happier than those with siblings: Study


November 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that only children are happier than those forced to fight for their parents' attention with their siblings.One of the reasons single-children appear more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 out of 10 Brit women who diet end up putting on more weight


September 8th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): A study has revealed that four out of ten women who go on a diet actually end up putting on more weight than when they first started.The research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Keep an eye on your food to watch your weight


August 21st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 21 (ANI): The next time you are out with friends for dinner, make sure you can see your food while you eat.Two studies have shown how much we eat is ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Cut down salt intake to prevent heart problems


July 16th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Restricting the amount of salt or sodium chloride in food can lower the risk of cardiovascular morbidities, concluded researchers.Dieter Klaus and colleagues said that people whose intake of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug industry financing tilts study in its favour


May 10th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Drug studies financed by pharmaceutical companies frequently show positive results in favour of the sponsor, says recent research. A research group headed by the chairman of the Drug ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Strict diet, workout got me into shape: Gwyneth Paltrow


May 8th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits strict diet and rigourous workout helped her get into shape. "The regime got me into the shape of my life and I continue to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Germany mulls burqa ban


January 31st, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (RIA Novosti) As France has moved closer to a ban on burqas, German politicians are debating whether a similar measure was necessary in their own country, media reports said. After ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goethe Institut to organise year-long cultural fest in India


November 16th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) To promote and strengthen bilateral ties, Germany's cultural arm Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan plans to organise a year-long festival at 15 locations across India in 2011. "The idea ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virtual reality games can help children escape bullying


November 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers from University of Warwick have designed special virtual reality games that can help children escape bullying.The research showed that children who took part in a three-week anti-bullying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

November 10 is the day most Brit women start Christmas dieting


November 10th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Today is the day when majority of Brit women will start dieting to get in shape for the annual Christmas party in the office, according to a survey.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Germany tightens security after Al Qaeda video threat


September 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 19 (DPA) German airports and rail stations were under close guard Saturday after an Al Qaeda video threatened the country with a "rude awakening" just a week before a general ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bullying can literally drive kids mad


May 1st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Bullying increases the risk of psychotic symptoms by the age of adolescence up to four times, a new study has found.Children's symptoms included hallucinations, paranoid delusions such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dr. Death behaved erratically in difficult situations, says colleague


February 25th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb.25 (ANI): Controversial Indian-born surgeon, Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a Dr. Death, who is currently facing a committal hearing into allegations of manslaughter over the deaths of two patients, had outdated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Does temptation really weaken our will to resist?


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Every self-control challenge is a trade off. With chocolates and desserts it's a trade off between satisfying a sweet tooth and commitment to nutrition. Although it seems intuitively ... Read more...

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Girls twice as likely as boys to be bullied for longer time


January 13th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Girls, who are victims of bullying in primary school are two and a half more likely than boys to remain targets for a longer time, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Smiling against your will at work is dangerous for you


May 16th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Forcefully flashing your teeth at work is dangerous for health, scientists have warned.According to German researchers, forcing staff to be happy and polite all the time is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

European scientists develop intelligent side-impact protection for cars


March 23rd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): European scientists have developed a car protection system that thinks intelligently and protects its occupants before a side-impact.The research is part of a project funded by the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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