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Zoya directs adfilm to create awareness about cancer (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After making successful film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", Zoya Akhtar has once again donned the director's hat, but this time for a cause. She ... Read more...

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Freak eye injury ends Boucher’s international career


July 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A freak eye injury forced South Africa's veteran wicketkeeper Mark Boucher to end his international cricket career, it was announced Tuesday.The 35-year-old Boucher, who suffered the ... Read more...

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Why women need reading glasses so early?


June 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Women end up requiring reading glasses early on because they hold books and other reading material closer to their eyes than men, says a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Asian school dropouts suffering from eye problems


May 5th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Up to 90 percent of school dropouts in major Asian cities suffer from myopia or short-sightedness, BBC reported.Researchers, led by Ian Morgan from the Australian National ... Read more...

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Eye operation helps blind Briton to see


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A 54-year-old Briton, who has been blind for 20 years, was able to see a sudden pulsating light in his left eye after doctors implanted a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Space travel impacts eyes, brain


March 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A study of astronauts' eyes and brains shows that they are affected after a long space stint.This includes flattening of the rear of the eyeball, bulging ... Read more...

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Bionic eye implant ready for human trials


February 9th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Offering hope to more than 160 million people worldwide who are considered clinically blind, a bionic eye implant will be ready for human trials in 2013, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tamil Nadu geared up for Ranji Trophy final against Rajasthan (Preview)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu appear primed and ready to win their third Ranji Trophy title and their optimism stems not just from the obvious home advantage, but also ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Percept to release Shamim Desai’s film


October 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Percept Pictures pictures will release late director Shamim Desai's almost-finished film on media manoeuvrings entitled "Rafaar 24x7", with a new title - "Play".Desai died of ... Read more...

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Jason Priestley cast in ‘Bag of Bones’


August 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Jason Priestley has been cast in A&E’s Bag of Bones miniseries. The story follows the life of a writer who tries to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now a tiny computer to track glaucoma


February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Scientists have invented a tiny computer to track glaucoma -- a potentially blinding disease. A network of such units could one day track pollution, monitor structural integrity, perform ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Paula Abdul Returns As Reality Dance Judge


January 6th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paula Abdul, the famous face of ‘American Idol’, who quit citing reasons of differences with producers of the dance reality television show, has made a return to American TV with ... Read more...

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‘Jersey Shore’ Is Back For The Third Season


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
MTV reality show ‘Jersey Shore’ will be back next month for the third season and this time the producers and contestants promise more hookups and breakups and along with it ... Read more...

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New artificial cornea allows blind man to see for the 1st time in 10yrs


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A man, who lost his sight in an accident 10 years ago, can now see - thanks to a new artificial cornea.Norman Simpson, who badly damaged the front ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Side effects that are actually beneficial for you


December 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Side effects that come with medicines are often perceived as a bad thing, but sometimes they can bring surprising benefits.Luscious eyelashes emerged as an unexpected extra in patients ... Read more...

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Whom Do You Find The Sexiest - Angelina Jolie, Megan Fox or Emma Watson?


November 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hey you all just dabble into your sinful fantasies and take a joy ride into this. Though, the beautiful Hollywood is filled with a variety of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What causes those black flecks in eye?


October 26th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Short-sighted people are susceptible to black flecks in the eye as the jelly within the visual organ is already stretched and strained.As people age, the jelly-like substance that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why ‘Crush on Obama’ online video went viral


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study examines the reasons for a political video clip to spread from a few people to millions, sometimes in a matter of hours.Research from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lasers can cure long-sightedness too


October 20th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Laser surgery, presently used to treat short-sightedness, is being tested as a cure for presbyopia, or long-sightedness that develops with age, as well.If successful, it could dramatically reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Riyaz Shaikh To Recreate ‘Sholay’ In Aakhri Gabbar


October 7th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Even with the Bollywood going international and the perspective of Indian film-making witnessing a sea change over the last couple of years, one film which remains ... Read more...

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Rogue gene causes short-sightedness


September 13th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Scientists have identified a rogue gene that causes myopia or shortsightedness, paving the way for eye drops that could prevent or halt the condition. Within 10 years, these ... Read more...

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Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, according to a new study."This study is important because it is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man drinks spiked tea, tears out friend’s beating heart


June 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A man in the US ripped out a friend's heart while he was still alive as he "needed to stop the devil". Jarrod Wyatt, 26, also cut out ... Read more...

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Jenn Lyon Remembered On Sets Of “Survivor”


May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lyon, better known as Jen Lyon to close friends and family sadly passed away on the 19th of January this year. Though the television star ... Read more...

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Smallville Season 9 Ends On A High Note


May 15th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Smallville" concluded its season 9 yesterday and is all set to begin the next season with a bang. The last episode of season 9 ... Read more...

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Ex-boyfriend murders British woman by stabbing 130 times


April 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A British woman was killed in a frenzied knife attack by her jealous ex-boyfriend who stabbed her 130 times and gouged out her right eyeball. The assailant has ... Read more...

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Eyeball Tattoo Trend: A Treat For The Eyes Or An Eyesore?


January 16th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought you could prove yourself to be the tough guy by sporting a large, complicated looking body tattoo, think again. You would lose the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eyeball tattoo is the latest craze in prisons


January 14th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tattooing craze has been prevalent since times immemorial and now the latest place to get a tattoo is the eyeball. Yes it sounds gory, is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Latest Body Art In Prisons: Eyeball Tattoos


January 13th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Body art has found a new meaning in the prisons. In a recent episode of the "Lockup", a show on MSNBC, it was found that some ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

My hips were not touched: Demi Moore


November 22nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Demi Moore has hit back furiously at accusations her latest magazine cover shot has been airbrushed and she's posted the original image to prove her point. The ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow suggests “SIN-amon Rolls” to “nourish the inner aspect”


October 31st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): To "nourish the inner aspect", Oscar winner Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow suggests "SIN-amon Rolls" in the latest newsletter of her blog "GOOP-nourish the inner aspect".Paltrow also wants ... Read more...

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Now, single jab that could prevent blindness


October 13th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A single jab can now prevent people from losing their vision, thanks to researchers at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, who have developed a new method to inject drug ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Retinal implant could help restore part of vision


September 24th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision. The retinal prosthesis may help restore some vision ... Read more...

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Novel retinal implant to restore partial vision developed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision from retinitis pigmentosa or age-related macular degeneration- two of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women in Iran’s ancient Burnt City outlived men


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, June 22 (ANI): Archeological studies have found that the female inhabitants of Iran's ancient site of Burnt City outlived the male members of their community.Men died between the ages of 35 ... Read more...

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