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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican to prepare menu for manned mission to Mars


August 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Orlando (Florida), Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican scientist will be in charge of creating the menu for the first manned mission to Mars.Yajaira Sierra Sastre, a 35-year-old native of ... Read more...

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Five dead in German hostage crisis (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) All four hostages and an armed kidnapper died Wednesday in a seige in Karlsruhe city in southwest Germany, media reports said.Xinhua said the man took four ... Read more...

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11,000 hit by hand-foot-mouth disease in China


March 31st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) More than 11,000 people have been affected and at least four have died from the infectious hand-foot-mouth disease in a Chinese province, health authorities said Saturday.During ... Read more...

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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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11 dead in Vietnam from hand-foot-mouth disease


March 15th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 15 (IANS) At least 11 people have died and more than 12,400 cases of hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease have been reported in Vietnam this year, a media report said ... Read more...

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Despite irritants, India, China to hold boundary talks


January 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) In an effort to keep their sensitive ties on an even keel, India and China will next week hold the 15th round of boundary talks ... Read more...

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Chinese man dies of bird flu


December 31st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's Shenzhen city Saturday died of bird flu, officials said.The man named Chen, who worked as a bus driver, died of multiple ... Read more...

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Never called up selector: Katich


December 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia's veteran opener Simon Katich has not given up his hope of making a comeback to the Test side and denied reports that he had tried ... Read more...

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Worker ants can kill termites


December 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Worker ants from an African species can paralyse and kill termites from afar due to a potent venom they carry, reveals new research that could prove ... Read more...

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Terminator-Style Contact Lenses to be available soon


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Welcome to the future! A new computerized contact lens keeps you updated with information. The Terminator-styled lens, when it is finally made available to the public, ... Read more...

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India close to eliminating syphilis: NACO


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India is close to eradicating syphilis, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) said Wednesday."There has been ... Read more...

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No ‘direct contact’ with US : Iran


October 15th, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Iran has denied the US claim of having direct contact with it over the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported."No ... Read more...

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Scarlet fever outbreak in Hong Kong


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health officials in Hong Kong are investigating the possible outbreak of scarlet fever. The city’s officials have confirmed that at least one child has died from ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh poll officials target youth


June 5th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 5 (IANS) After head counting the 72.5 million residents of Madhya Pradesh for Census 2011, election officials in the state are once again knocking at every door -- ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Night Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 30 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four other people on board, missing since Saturday morning, was still untraced till the ... Read more...

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Study identifies immune system ‘trigger’ that fights disease


April 30th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Scientists are now one step closer to understanding the mysteries of how our bodies mount an immune response to fight disease.David Underhill, an associate professor in Cedars-Sinai's Inflammatory ... Read more...

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Farm visitors ‘urged to wash hands using soap and water’


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Hand gels and wipes are no substitute for soap and water when it comes to hygiene during visit to farms, according to health experts.The Health Protection Agency (HPA) ... Read more...

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Musharraf to hold public meet via video Sunday


April 16th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 16 (IANS) From London, Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf will address supporters of his newly-formed All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) through a video conference in Lahore Sunday, ... Read more...

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Horticultural interventions could bring kids closer to nature


April 5th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Researchers in Finland think that horticultural interventions can bring children closer to nature.The study compares urban and rural children's relationships with plants and recommends horticultural interventions, especially for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ensure against street protests this year, Kashmir told


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 2 (IANS) The central government has conveyed to the Jammu and Kashmir government that it is keen that the bloody protests of last year do not recur this ... Read more...

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Road traffic pollution ‘doubles rejection risk following lung transplant’


March 24th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Belgian researchers have found that lung transplant patients have double the risk of organ rejection and death within five years of the procedure if they live near a ... Read more...

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Children living on farms ‘less prone to asthma than others’


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that children living on farms are significantly less likely to develop asthma than others.The study conducted by an international team of researchers ... Read more...

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Now, get rid of stinky shoes using UV gadget that blitzes the smell away!


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Are smelly shoes a constant embarrassment for you? Worry not, for inventors have come up with SteriShoe, a device that sterilises the bacteria, which cause odours, by using ... Read more...

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Impossible to detect Congo fever virus-infected animals, says Gujarat Health Minister


February 8th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 8 (ANI): Expressing concern on the global speculation over the potentially lethal Congo fever disease, Gujarat Health Minister Jay Narayan Vyas has said it is humanly impossible to detect animals ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Taiwanese vessel after nearly a year


January 28th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Friday released a Taiwanese vessel along with its crew of 28, ending nearly a year of captivity, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rumer Willis controls her image through Twitter


January 14th, 2011 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Hollywood actress Rumer Willis is thankful for the micro-blogging website twitter and says it gives celebrities such as herself an "outlet" in which they can respond to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Orphaned grizzlies sent to the Montana zoo


December 21st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montana, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The three orphaned Yellowstone grizzly bears that were rescued in Canada after their mother was euphemized by authorities have now been sent to the Montana zoo.The bears ... Read more...

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Mulla Umar refused Karzai’s 35,000-govt jobs offer for Taliban fighters


November 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Taliban Supreme leader Mulla Umar has turned down the Afghan government's offer of 35,000 jobs for his fighters, putting an end to all hopes of a breakthrough ... Read more...

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Lingerie Dement invents Magnetic female undergarments


November 9th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been several inventions in the world and one of the latest such innovation is a magnetic panties and bras. Wow, the pants and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Malaysian woman with New Delhi superbug never travelled overseas


October 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has been detected with a superbug, which is resistant to antibiotics.The 24-year-old has been detected with NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-lactamase-1), although she has never ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani gags Pak govt officials from having ‘direct contact’ with media


October 6th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 6 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, who is facing allegations of a massive corruption and misgovernance, has reportedly asked the government officials not to have 'direct contact' with ... Read more...

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1 Malaysian programme addresses 600 Indian cases in a day


October 4th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (ANI): A one-day programme to resolve the woes of the Indian community, addressed more than 600 cases within four hours on Sunday at Sungai Pelek in Malaysia.According to ... Read more...

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About 2,000 Indians storm “1Malaysia, People First” programme with complaints


September 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 26 (ANI): Almost 2,000 Indians with problems linked to a number of issues ranging from birth certificates to welfare aid took part in the "1Malaysia, People First" programme in ... Read more...

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