Congress calls for united opposition in Punjab (Punjab Newsletter)

September 7th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) After a spell of relative dormancy for the past few months, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh has called for the opposition to rally together against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Athens and two modern Olympic Games

July 18th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 18 (IANS) The year was 1896. The Panathinaiko Stadium, in central Athens, reconstructed from the ruins of an ancient venue, is hosting the first ever modern Olympics, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistani daily questions train fare hike

March 14th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The hike in railway fares in Pakistan come at a time when "earnings are dipping, inflation is high and no cheaper transportation option is available", said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New therapy could restore mobility in stroke victims

November 8th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) A new drug therapy could unlock paralysed arms and legs of stroke and head injury victims and radically ease their lives.The discovery by researchers from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal to get moderate to mild rains

August 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive moderate to mild rainfall in the next three days, the weather office here said Thursday, a day after heavy rains lashed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Researchers discover mechanism that limits scar formation

June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that an unexpected cellular response plays an important role in breaking down and inhibiting the formation of excess scar tissue in wound healing. When an ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mechanism limiting scar formation discovered

June 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): American researchers have found that a cellular mechanism plays a key role in breaking down and inhibiting excess scar tissue formation in wound healing.The study, conducted by researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pat Chawki Locked But Not Lost

October 21st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The intriguing story of Pat Chawki was covered recently by ESPN's E:60, the popular news magazine. This incredible saga of courage would surely strike a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Light, photosynthesis enable harmful bacteria to enter fresh produce

September 29th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A study conducted by Israeli researchers suggests that exposure to light, and possibly photosynthesis, may help disease-causing bacteria to invade fresh produce, making them impervious to washing.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Colombia volcano erupts

June 9th, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 9 (Xinhua) Thousands of people have been evacuated after a volcano erupted in southwestern Colombia. The Galeras Volcano erupted twice in the past two days.The latest eruption occurred Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Animals that hibernate can avoid extinction

February 20th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): In a new study, it has been found that the reclusive behavior of many animals to hibernate can be a remarkably good way to avoid extinction for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bacteria listen in to neighbours and follow the crowd to grow

October 31st, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): When it comes to the decision to grow, the bacteria "listen in" to find out what their neighbours are doing and then follow the crowd, a new ... Read more...

Posted in National |

1.2 million Tulips to delight visitors in Kashmir Valley

March 25th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, March 25 (ANI): Visitors to the Kashmir Valley can have a visual delight by watching 1.2 million Tulips which have bloomed in the capital city. With the spring setting in, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mechanism regulating growth, differentiation of adult muscle stem cells identified

December 8th, 2007 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 8 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the mechanism which regulates the growth and differentiation of muscle stem cells that aid in repairing injured muscles.The study was carried by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How bodys immune system can keep cancer dormant

November 19th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A research made by a team of multinational researchers has for the first time shown that the immune system can stop the growth of a cancerous tumour without ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |