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Will not align with criminals and thieves, vows Rahul


February 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday asserted that he was content with his party being out of power in Uttar Pradesh but would not join ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistani officials refuse to visit NATO in Brussels


December 1st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Government officials of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Thursday turned down an invitation to visit the NATO headquarters in Brussels in protest against the killing of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Enough is enough, says Pakistan on spilling citizens’ blood


November 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday said NATO forces will no longer be allowed to spill even a single drop of blood of Pakistani citizens ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Li Na loses in first round of China Open


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) World number five Li Na became the biggest casualty in the opening round of the China Open tennis Sunday, slumping to a 4-6, 0-6 defeat to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s rule in Libya has come to an end: Obama


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Sunday that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's rule in the country has come to an end and asked him to relinquish ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘India Against Corruption’ rallies to be held in UP as scheduled


April 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 28 (ANI): Activists of the non-governmental organisation 'India Against Corruption', which is headed by veteran social activist Anna Hazare, on Thursday said all anti-corruption meetings and rallies would be held ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Arsenal needs to work harder to end trophy drought: Wenger


April 21st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Arsenal will have to work much harder to stay in the top four - let alone win a trophy, said Gunners coach-cum-manager Arsene Wenger.The Gunners were hotly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Simple blood test can now predict premature birth risk


April 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Until now, there was no way to predict a woman's chance of giving birth prematurely.A simple blood test taken during the second trimester of a pregnancy can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New test hastens diagnosis of top cause of AIDS-related deaths


March 5th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Early diagnosis of fungal meningitis, a leading cause of AIDS-related deaths in developing countries, may now be possible- thanks to a new, rapid blood test.The University of Nevada, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Didn’t arm protesters, Berlusconi tells Gaddafi


February 24th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 24 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has telephoned Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi to deny that Italy had armed anti-government demonstrators with rockets. According to a statement issued by Berlusconi's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tasmania creates history, elects first female premier


January 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania), Jan.24 (ANI): Tasmania's first female premier, a career politician, has revealed what it felt like to be the youngest woman to be elected to an Australian parliament as a 23-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New lab-on-a-chip blood testing device gives results in less than 30 mins


January 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): University of Rhode Island engineers have invented a new blood testing device, which uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device and provides results in less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Test can tell suspect’s age from blood drop


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A crime-busting test that can reveal the age of a suspect from a drop of blood has been devised by scientists.Detectives using the test can narrow someone's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How a drop of blood can reveal your age


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Researchers based in the Netherlands have reported a genetic signature for a person's age - to within a decade or so - in a type of white blood ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sacrifice essence of life: Message of Eid-ul-Azha (Comment)


November 17th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed Even as the country celebrates Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, the significance of it is often not understood.A sacrifice, usually taken to be the slaughtering of animals, is much ... Read more...

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Jagannath Temple rituals hit after priest hurt in clash


October 5th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) Routine rituals at the Jagannath temple at Puri in Orissa were affected for about an hour Tuesday after a clash between two groups of priests left one injured, ... Read more...

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Defence Science Forum and INMAS hold blood donation camps


August 16th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 16 (ANI): Blood donation camps were organized here on Monday jointly by the Defence Science Forum and Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS).The blood donation camps, ... Read more...

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Soon, paper test to determine blood type


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) A paper test for instantly determining a person's blood type at a cost of just a few pennies is in the offing, scientists say. The test, which involves ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, paper ‘dipstick’ test to determine blood type


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have developed the first "dipstick" test for instantly determining a person's blood type at a cost of just a few pennies.Appearing in ACS' semi-monthly journal Analytical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ground-breaking inflight health monitor on the anvil


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Scientists are developing a system by which passengers will be able to monitor their risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), by using a new do-it-yourself test.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nearly 5 lakh attend Mayawati’s show of strength (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Nearly half a million supporters gathered to cheer Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati at the party's silver jubilee function here Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Health Organization issues guidelines for malaria treatment


March 10th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – New guidelines for malaria treatment were issued Tuesday by the United Nations (UN) World Health Organization (WHO).This is the first time the agency releases guidance for effectively ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iran rebel group Jundallah announces new leader


March 1st, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): The Iran rebel group Jundallah has named al-Hajj Mohammed Dhahir Baluch as its new leader."The movement is more than its leader. With firm determination and strong will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Leader to hit screen on Feb 19


February 13th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Directed by Sekhar Kammula, "Leader' is getting ready for release on February 19. Rana while Richa Gangopadhyay and Priya Anand are making their debut as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Simple test can sniff out tuberculosis bacteria


October 9th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) A research group in the US has come up with a new way to use light to trace tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in fluids. Diego Krapf, professor at Colorado State ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Radio Pakistan unable to understand importance of Goddess Kali


August 24th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Aug.24 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan has chosen to hurt the feelings of Hindus in border areas by calling the Goddess Kali as "bloodthirsty".In its recent ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Genetic mapping shows how staph infections disrupt immune system


July 14th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Researchers have used genetic mapping to explain how the human immune system is programmed to respond to Staphylococcus aureus infections.Infectious disease specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New technique to detect metabolites from a single drop of blood


June 19th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A single drop of blood could soon be able to identify various blood related metabolites-such as sugars, fatty acids, amino acids and other organic substances-from plant or animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a drop of blood may help predict heart disease


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A single drop of blood would soon help in testing patients at risk of developing heart disease, according to Dr Shashi K. Murthy of the Department of Chemical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, just a drop of blood to spot cancer


April 13th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Just a drop of blood or a chunk of very tiny tissue is all that will be required to diagnose cancers and assess their response to treatment, if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Harvard scientist fashions cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test


February 21st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) A Harvard scientist has developed a versatile and low cost test that can detect infectious or chronic diseases with only a tiny sample of urine or blood. George Whitesides, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda founder launches frontal attack on Osama, Zawahiri


February 21st, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, one of al Qaedas founders in 1998 and a leading jihadist ideologue who functions under the pen-name Dr Fadl, has launched a fierce attack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genetic testing turning into unethical industry: Researcher


February 18th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Genetic testing to know risks of hereditary diseases and confirm paternity is fast turning into an unethical and greedy industry, a Canadian researcher has warned. Medical testing companies ... Read more...

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Simple quiz may replace costly medical exams for jobs


December 23rd, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): For some undergoing a medical exam to qualify for a job can be daunting. Now, these unnecessary and uncomfortable tests can be replaced with a pencil and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rectal malaria drug may help save many lives in rural Africa and Asia


December 8th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Lives of many people who develop severe malaria, who live in the world''s remotest locations like rural Africa and Asia, could be saved with a rectal application ... Read more...

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