extreme distress

Starving hens to hasten molting is now an offence

March 11th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) In India, millions of hens are starved to speed up molting - a natural process of feather loss and re-growth that can take several months - ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India among most corrupt countries, says Advani

January 30th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Sunday said India had slipped three points to the 87th spot in worldwide transparency and corruption index. He attributed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I-Dosing: ‘digitally high’ from downloaded music

July 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) They put on their headphones, drape a hood over their head and drift off into the world of 'digital highs'. Videos posted on YouTube show a young girl freaking ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anne Frank’s Memory Revived In “Life After Anne Frank”

March 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Amsterdam, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who could be calm, tolerant and cheerful even at time of extreme distress. That is exactly how a 6-year-old inmate of Bergen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malnourished cancer patients experience more psychological distress

March 22nd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cancer patients who are malnourished experience significantly greater levels of psychological distress than those who are more adequately nourished.For the study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in five Brit men ”unhappy” with their bodies

September 15th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): One in five young men are deeply unhappy with their body image, according to one of Britain''s leading eating disorder expert.Dr John Morgan, who runs the Yorkshire ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Diplomats mourn officer’s death in Kabul terror attack

July 7th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Foreign Service Association Monday expressed "anguish and sorrow" at the death of V. Venkateswara Rao, a counsellor in the Indian mission in Kabul who was ... Read more...

Posted in World |