drastic improvement

Sri Lankan economy registers record growth

April 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 6 (IANS) The Sri Lankan economy recorded its highest post-independence growth of 8.3 percent last year beating the previous record of 8 percent in 2010, the Central Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India looking to make the most against Netherlands

March 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said they want to make the most of their World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands here Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strauss hopeful of positive result

March 5th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) It was hardly a surprise that England skipper Andrew Strauss fielded more questions on his team's weaknesses than strengths, but he asserted that his players prefer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India look to extending Test cricket domination

November 3rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 3 (IANS) It has been a fantastic year for India and their great batsman Sachin Tendulkar. A clean sweep against Australia last month gave the Indians a firm grip ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aspirin cuts prostate cancer risk

October 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Prostate cancer sufferers can halve their chances of dying by taking aspirin daily.A 10-year study of 5,275 men with the early stages of disease, conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kashmiri separatists unmoved by PM’s dialogue offer

May 25th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders have not responded positively to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement that the central government was ready to hold talks with them. "It is nothing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tarun Gogoi now looking for a hat-trick

May 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) With nine successive years in office and one year left in his present term, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is now aiming for a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Frozen embryos may address long-term IVF health issues

January 3rd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Women opting for IVF treatment would soon get rid of the traumatic drug therapy, for the researchers from Oxford Fertility Unit have found that freezing the embryos ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treatment times for lazy eye can be drastically reduced

December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): The University of Nottingham in England has come up with novel therapies that may drastically reduce treatment times for amblyopia, more commonly known as lazy eye. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ahmedabad school giving a new hope to challenged lives

August 25th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday Adhvaryu Ahmedabad, Aug.25 (ANI): An Ahmedabad school is setting a unique example before the society by educating many mentally challenged students having below-average intelligent quotient (IQ) along with students having ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Five short holiday breaks are the best stress-busters

June 23rd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , June 23 (ANI): It might not amuse your boss, but taking quick holidays will certainly boost up your health and well being, just like the five essential food groups, ... Read more...

Posted in World |