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NGOs to help in evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan: Ramesh


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to involve NGOs for concurrent evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan following wide disparity in sanitation coverage figures given by states and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Decide soon on woman’s liver transplant plea, court asks government


June 15th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the central government to decide, within one week, the plea of 62-year-old woman, awaiting a liver transplant, challenging the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Court allows woman to get kidney from relative


May 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday allowed a 58-year-old woman, waiting for kidney transplant from June last year, to go ahead with the surgery with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Shudra’ a film on evils of the caste system (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Many filmmakers have moved away from masala movies and made movies on socially relevant issues. The latest to join the list is director Sanjiv Jaiswal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Minority women in Pakistan face harassment: Study


March 16th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Around 74 percent of Pakistani women from minority communities -- Christians and Hindus -- were sexually harassed, while 43 percent faced religious discrimination at workplaces in ... Read more...

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We are opposed to players’ retention policy: Subrata Roy


February 16th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India chairman Subrata Roy was happy with the assurances given by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) but made it clear Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Muslims seek justice from Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Upset that only a few Muslims had been given ticket to contest the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election, a Muslim body Thursday sought justice from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Can women endure more pain than men?


January 25th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) For many people, the debate whether men or women handle pain better may remain unresolved, but scientists now say that females endure more pain.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India may find Australian conditions difficult: Warner


December 24th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Explosive Australian opener David Warner feels that India's inability to adapt to conditions overseas and their mental frailty can be exposed in the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s a tough for elderly women in China


November 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Elderly women in China have to lead a more challenging life than men of their age.According to experts, such a disparity exists due to the elderly ... Read more...

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Pilots unions fight over flying Boeing 787 Dreamliner


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) of the erstwhile Indian Airlines has opposed the strike threat called by its rival pilot body -- the Indian Pilots ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian American designer at Dubai Fashion Week


October 20th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) has for the first time invited an Indian American fashion designer, Parna Ghose, to display her ethnic Indian collection. DFW Spring ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tamil Nadu to focus on agriculture, manufacturing


October 11th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said service sector-led economic growth was not sustainable and there was a need to make the primary and manufacturing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People more likely to yawn in winters


September 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) People are more likely to yawn in winters as opposed to the summer when the heat outdoors exceeds body temperature, which suggests that yawning could be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Justice Shah calls for public rejection of illegal mining


September 18th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge M.B. Shah, who heads a nine-member commission probing charges of illegal mining in Goa, has said that short-staffed mining departments are mute ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After ITC closure, Manipal warns service halt in Nepal


September 12th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) A month after Indian tobacco giant ITC's joint venture in Nepal shut down its garment factory due to workers' militancy, now it is the turn of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I strive to bring understanding, not change: Prakash Jha (Interview)


June 21st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) It's his belief in 'cinema with power' that drives Prakash Jha to bring political and socio-political issues to celluloid. But Jha, whose next "Aarakshan" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WTO Doha round shouldn’t reopen old issues: India


May 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Attempts by developed countries to reopen old issues in the WTO Doha round negotiation would be "counter-productive" and the talks should build on the progress ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reports of Tata’s comments on Mukesh Ambani incorrect: Tatas


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Rubbishing media reports on Tata group chief Ratan Tata's comments on the 27-storey residence of Reliance Industries Limited's chairman Mukesh Ambani, a statement issued by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study reveals gender bias in kids’ books


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has uncovered gender bias in children's books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.The findings of Florida State University researchers are based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air India cancels 10 flights out of Chennai (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The ongoing strike by around 600 pilots has forced Air India to cancel 10 flights out of here while operating five flights by adding more destinations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Twitter users’ romantic relationships don’t last long


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Twitter users' romantic relationships don't last as long as those of non-Twitterers and the problem gets worse as users get older, a new study has revealed.The result ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan wants to buy more F-16 fighter jets


March 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan is looking to purchase more used F-16 fighter aircraft from the US to scale up its air capabilities "because of the disparity with India", ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Efforts on to resolve Air India pilots’ deadlock


March 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Talks are on to resolve the deadlock between Air India and a group of pilots, who have threatened to go on strike on pay ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women still missing from India’s politics (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 5th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Despite a more than decade long campaign to get more women's representation in India's legislative bodies, including parliament, women are still missing from politics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Only MQM can bring Pakistan out of financial crisis, corruption: Altaf Hussain


February 19th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 19(ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement is the only political party that can rescue Pakistan from problems like the financial crunch, nepotism and corruption plaguing the country, party chief Altaf Hussain has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aamir disappointed ‘Peepli Live’ is out of Oscars


January 20th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Thursday said he is disappointed at "Peepli Live" failing to get selected at the Oscars but is happy that his film represented India."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IPL responsible for Australia’s decline: Miandad


January 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has blamed the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Australia's stunning downfall saying the money-spinning Twenty20 league has left their top cricketers completely distracted.Miandad's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Engage overseas young Indians to meet India’s challenges: Pitroda


January 8th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Young overseas Indians should come to India to discover opportunities and meet the challenges of a complex and chaotic land, the prime minister's advisor on education and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

1.8m female infant, child deaths in India linked to violence against mums


January 6th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has revealed that the deaths of 1.8 million female infants and children in India ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Girls from deprived areas more likely to be assaulted


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Teenage girls living in the most deprived areas are five times more likely to be assaulted than their affluent male and female peers, a British study has found. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blacks more likely than whites to die from live cancer: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that black people with early stage liver cancer are more likely than white patients to die from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asthmatics living in poverty suffer more, finds study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with low incomes suffer more from the consequences of asthma as compared to those well off.The report from the UCLA Center ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Appropriate action would be taken against Health Minister’s remarks: Omar Abdullah


December 8th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said appropriate action would be initiated against Health and Horticulture Minister Sham Lal Sharma, who had recently stoked ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New 3D glasses that won’t give you a headache!


December 8th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A psychologist at the University of Liverpool, UK, has designed 3D glasses that device uses no electronics, and works on normal 2D images or video; what's more, it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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