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Britons hate being called pensioners, elderly


July 30th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Britons in advanced age groups resent being called "pensioners" or "elderly", a new survey shows.According to the survey by retirement income specialists MGM Advantage, such people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Diabetic women less likely to be sexually satisfied


July 26th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Diabetic women are just as keen on sexual activity as their non-diabetic sisters, but tend to experience lower sexual satisfaction, says a study.University of California San ... Read more...

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A new, giant wasp discovered in Indonesia


March 25th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 25 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a new and unusual wasp species during an expedition to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.The new species is pitch black, has an enormous ... Read more...

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India seeks convergence on UNSC expansion


November 9th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 9 (IANS) India has called for continuation of the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on the expansion of the UN Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories ... Read more...

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BeYu fashion awards honours eight designers


April 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The third edition of BeYu Fashion Awards honoured designers Anand Bhushan, Joy Mitra, Nida Mahmood, Nikhita Tandon, Rajdeep Ranawat, Jenjum and Jasleen in new designers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

66mn-yr-old ‘bizzare’ croc ‘may have been a vegetarian’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Crocodiles are known to be carnivores, but a new study might prove otherwise.Scientists now suggest that the basic body structure of crocodiles, alligators and ghariels evolved from a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mozart helping to rid Christchurch mall of violence


November 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 08 (ANI): Mozart is helping to bring down petty crime and anti-social behaviour in a mall in Christchurch it has emerged.Mall managers have revealed that the idea to introduce speakers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Odor coding in mammals much more complex than previously thought


October 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that the contribution of odorant receptors (ORs) to olfactory response in mammals is much more complex than previously thought, with important consequences for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

West Indies sack Gayle, appoint Sammy new captain


October 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), Oct 18 (IANS) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) sacked Chris Gayle as the West Indies captain and replaced him with Darren Sammy for the tour of Sri Lanka."We ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gayle sacked, Sammy new captain of West Indies


October 18th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 18 (ANI): Chris Gayle has been sacked as West Indies skipper and will be replaced by all-rounder Darren Sammy, who has been tasked to strengthen the cricket team once feared ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Novel discoveries offer new ways to design HIV vaccine


September 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Paving a new way for designing AIDS vaccines, researchers have made novel discoveries about the immune defenses of rare HIV patients who produce antibodies that prevent infection.Researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amphibian 70 mn years older than dinosaurs found


March 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) A 300-million-year-old fossil of an amphibian that roamed the planet 70 million years before the dinosaurs has been found, a media report said. Daily Express reported Tuesday that scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India asks G-77 to stay united over climate change talks


February 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 4 (IANS) India has asked the Group of 77 developing countries to stay united to see that climate change negotiations address "the glaring injustice that those worst affected by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Elder self-neglect, abuse linked to increased death risk


August 5th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Older adults who have a report of self-neglect or abuse submitted to a social service agency have an associated elevated risk of death, says a new study.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India hasn’t changed its climate policy: PM


July 29th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India has not changed its climate policy and the declaration at the Major Economic Forum adopted at L'Aquila, Italy, is not a declaration of India's climate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US airline under fire over sexy uniform ban for fat flight attendants


July 16th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A U.S. airline has landed in hot water over its policy of refusing to let overweight female flight attendants wear its eye-catching red uniforms.The union that represents flight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Excitement: That’s what drives a teen


February 10th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Teenagers are perceived as short-sighted, prone to poor judgement and impulsive in decision-making over drugs and sex. A new study of teenagers 16 years and younger attributes it ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Teens actually think less about future than adults


February 7th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 7 (ANI): A new study has confirmed the popular stereotype that teenagers are short-sighted, and, consequently, prone to poor judgement and risky decision-making when it comes to issues like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming may cause some animals to move uphill


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new research has found that due to global warming, some animals can move uphill to cope with the changes in the climate.This research is an offshoot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Primates preferred staying in Texas, reveals 40-mln-yr old fossil


October 15th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The discovery of a new fossil in the US has suggested that more than 40 million years ago, primates preferred Texas to northern climates that were significantly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shallow water corals evolved in the deep sea


June 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that the second most diverse group pf hard corals first evolved in the deep sea, and not in shallow waters.Stylasterids, or lace ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Depression ups diabetes risk, and vice versa


June 18th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Johns Hopkins doctors say that a study conducted by them shows that people with depression have an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes, and vice versa.Dr. Sherita ... Read more...

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Madagascars new road map will protect thousands of its rare species


April 11th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Conversation biologists, along with an international team of researchers have developed a new road map for protecting thousands of rare species that live only in Madagascar.The researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mothers milk set the stage for loss of egg-laying in mammals


March 18th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the surfacing of alternative nourishment resources, such as lactation, paved the way for mammals loss of egg yolk nourishment.The very first ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Girls with ADHD at risk of eating disorders


March 15th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Adolescent girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop eating disorders than girls without ADHD, a new study has found. "Adolescent girls with ADHD... ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four Indian managers to participate in convergys’ emerging leaders program


February 26th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): Four Indian managers at Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in relationship management, have been selected to participate in Convergys' Emerging Leaders Program in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Discovery of fossil of ancient slug-like animals solves mystery about their origin


January 10th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Paleontologists have discovered a fossil specimen in southeastern Morocco, which has solved the mystery about the origin of an extinct group of slug-like animals that existed 305 to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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