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Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Assam plans food supplement for high school girls


May 24th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Thursday said the government was considering providing some food supplement to high school girls before administering them iron and folic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Keep away from Feb 28 strike, Mamata tells unorganised sector


February 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Stepping up the offensive to foil an industrial strike called on Feb 28, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday first urged and then warned ... Read more...

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Feb 28 strike: Trinamool, Left on collision course


February 24th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Left Front seemed on a collision course Friday on the Feb 28 nationwide strike called by 11 central trade ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dhumal seeks work on pending rail projects


February 19th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday asked the railways to start the construction of a rail line in the state that the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Maintenance can’t be denied to adulterous ex-wife: Court


November 20th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A court here has said that a man cannot deny maintenance to his divorced wife on the ground that she was involved in an adulterous ... Read more...

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Home urine test measures insulin production in diabetics


February 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple home urine test that can measure if patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin.The urine test, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Combo therapy shows promise for early-stage schizophrenia


September 7th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A combination of medication and a psychosocial intervention can benefit patients with early-stage schizophrenia more than those taking medication alone, according to researchers.The researchers found that patients getting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Craigslist Censors Its ‘Adult Services’ Segment


September 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 6, 2010 (Just Flashed): Craigslist happens to be a prominent American website. It has now discontinued (obstructed) its "adult services' segment in America. The rationale behind the discontinuation is that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Centre withholds Rathore’s pension permanently


June 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday decided to withhold former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore's pension in full on a permanent basis.Rathore is ... Read more...

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US to go ahead with ‘essential’ drone attacks in Pak despite UN call to stop


June 4th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.4 (ANI): Notwithstanding a report by a top UN official, which called for the discontinuation of unmanned Predator drone attacks in Pakistan's troubled tribal areas along the Afghan border, the ... Read more...

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Son of top political leader pressurised PCB to revoke Malik’s one-year ban


May 30th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 30 (ANI): The sudden change of mind on part of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which saw the one year ban imposed by it on former captain Shoaib Malik being ... Read more...

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PCB lifts one year ban on Shoaib Malik


May 29th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 29 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday lifted the one year ban on former captain Shoaib Malik, which was imposed on him following an inquiry commission's report which ... Read more...

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Thorpe says he has no plans for competitive swimming again


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 3 (ANI): Five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has shot down media reports that he will make a comeback to the sport in time for the 2012 London Olympics.Thorpe, 27, ... Read more...

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UN Humanitarian Air Service in Guinea could discontinue due to lack of funding


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:13 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations announced Tuesday that its Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in Guinea may discontinue because of lack of funding.The service needs over $3 million before the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Novel drug for kidney transplant effective in humans


February 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new drug for kidney transplant may prove to be more useful than the existing class of drugs like cyclosporine in preventing the immune system from rejecting new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP irked because flag not hoisted at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Wednesday condemned the discontinuation of the two-decade-old practice of hoisting the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day. BJP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Finance minister meets industry representatives


January 5th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday kicked-off his consultations with the captains of the Indian industry as part of the annual exercise before presenting the country's budget ... Read more...

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Acupuncture perks up sex drive of breast cancer patients


December 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Acupuncture not only reduces hot flashes of breast cancer patients but it also perks up their sex drive and sense of well-being. A Henry Ford Hospital (HFH) study ... Read more...

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Scientists cast doubts on long-term use of sinus treatment


November 9th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists have cast doubts over the efficacy of nasal saline irrigation (NSI, or Neti Pot) in the treatment of sinus disease.The study led by Dr Talal M. Nsouli, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumption bereavement: Consumers’ condition when favourites go extinct


October 20th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, October 20 (ANI): Are you sad about your favorite coffee shop being shut down, or maybe ending of your favorite show? Well, researchers have coined a term to define your condition: ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oral contraceptive pills don’t affect fertility in women


September 7th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 7 (ANI): Taking oral contraceptive does not affect a woman's ability to conceive after she stops it, reveals a study.The study led by German researchers showed that neither the length ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kebabs, Coca-cola, chocolate contraceptive myths still rampant in UK!


September 5th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 5 (ANI): If you thought kebabs, Coca-cola or chocolate could be used as oral contraceptives, then think again, for a UK poll has listed the belief as one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New immunization method may induce fast, effective protection against malaria parasite


July 31st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): An international team of researchers from Singapore, The Netherlands and France have developed a novel immunization method that may induce fast and effective protection in humans against the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taliban scraps peace accord in North Waziristan


June 30th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 30 (ANI): The Taliban has scrapped the peace deal it had inked with the government 16 months ago in North Waziristan.According to sources, the announcement regarding the discontinuation of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Anti-dumping duty on Chinese Vitamin C extended


June 19th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The government has extended the anti-dumping duty on Vitamin-C imported from China for another five years, the Central Board Of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said Friday in ... Read more...

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Zardari accuses Sharif of hampering reconciliation efforts


March 8th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is ready to mend ways with the PML-N in order to bring the present political ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Election Commission seeks for simplification of electoral processes


February 15th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): In a bid to ensure maximum participation in the coming general elections, the Election Commission (EC) has directed the poll officials across the nation to simplify ... Read more...

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Indian Army delegation meets PLA commanders in Kathmandu


January 4th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 4 (ANI): Visiting Indian Army delegation led by Lieutenant General SPS Dhillon met Maoist People''s Liberation Army (PLA) commanders here on Saturday. PLA chief Nanda Kishor Pun ''Pasang'' and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Schizophrenics stab a person a week to death


October 12th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 12 (ANI): Schizophrenics slay at least one person every week due to mental healthcare failures, reveal shocking new figures.According to the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Viagra boosts libido in women with antidepressant-related sexual dysfunction


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 23 (ANI): Apart from its much-publicised role in boosting libido, Viagra or sildenafil is also found to improve sexual dysfunction caused due to antidepressants in women, says a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Viagra works for women too


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): Viagra doesnt only boost mens performance in bed, but as it turns out, women too can reap benefits from the magical pill to fight sexual dysfunction.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian awards will overtake Oscars: Kamal Haasan


June 17th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan, whose latest release "Dasavatharam" is making waves across the country, says Indian film awards will soon overtake the globally famed Oscars. "The day when ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hormone therapy raises odds of abnormal mammogram, breast biopsy


February 26th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has found that combined hormone therapy appears to increase the chances of women experiencing abnormal mammograms and breast biopsies and might decrease the effectiveness of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pharma companies seek incentives for R and D, export oriented benefits


February 14th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): Pharmaceutical companies of the country have urged Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to extend export-related tax benefits and strengthen incentives for research and development in the General Budget ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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