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Wine could help protect older women from thinning bones


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) One or two glasses of wine a day could help as much as medicines to protect older women from osteoporosis or thinning of bones, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama seeks more action to rebuild US economy


July 8th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Stating that the country needs to do more than just reclaim the jobs lost during the recession, President Barack Obama has called for more action ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Sustainable tourism way to go in northeast’


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Sustainable, niche and community-based tourism - and not that of the five-star or mass variety - is the way to go for realising the full ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australian manufacturing activity contracts


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) The Australian manufacturing sector moved into negative territory in March as softer demand dampened activity in the sector, a survey released Monday by the Australian Industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IMF urges euro zone to contain crisis


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The euro area should take more steps to check the debt crisis, as global recovery continued to be threatened by strains in the region and fragility ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan has 700,000 new tax-payers


February 1st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan has 700,000 new tax-payers Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, adding that the government was taking steps to improve the state of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

3-tier chips to drive more powerful computing


January 25th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Scientists are developing a chip with three or more processors stacked vertically to ensure an unprecedented speed, memory and calculating power, better functionality and wireless connectivity, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World Bank lowers global economic growth rate


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The World Bank Tuesday lowered its global economic growth rate forecast to 2.5 percent in 2012 from its previous estimate of 3.6 percent, amid risks triggered ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Bank sharply lowers global economic growth rate (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The World Bank Tuesday sharply lowered its global economic growth rate forecast to 2.5 percent in 2012 from its previous estimate of 3.6 percent, amid risks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Notices to 300,000 Pakistanis who don’t pay taxes


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan, which is facing a disappointing economic scenario, is sending notices to 300,000 people who don't pay their taxes.Federal Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has directed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican butterfly sanctuaries: from ecomiracle to tourist draw


November 20th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Angangueo (Mexico), Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) With the onset of fall, the biosphere reserve that straddles Mexico state and neighbouring Michoacan welcomes millions of monarch butterflies from Canada and the US ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Singapore central bank eases monetary policy


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Monetary Authority of Singapore eased its monetary policy Friday after a six-monthly review.It will continue with the policy of "a modest and gradual appreciation" of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himalayan ecosystem vital to Indian landmass: Deshmukh


October 1st, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS)The Himalayan ecosystem is highly vulnerable to the stress caused by the increased pressure of population and exploitation of natural resources and it is important to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IMF calls for action to handle global crisis


September 25th, 2011 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on world leaders to implement measures available to deal with the "dangers confronting the global economy", Xinhua reported.There was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian origin artist goes to Venice Biennale (With Image)


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India-born London-based artist Nandita Chaudhuri has captured the horrors of the Japan tsunami and the psychological drift it has triggered among the millions of survivors ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chennai should romp home against Delhi


May 11th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) James Hopes, the newly-appointed captain of Delhi Daredevils in place of an injured Virender Sehwag, will have his hands full to keep a team that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sally Field to play Abraham Lincoln’s wife in Spielberg’s upcoming film


April 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Actress Sally Field has been cast in Steven Spielberg's upcoming film about Abraham Lincoln.Field, who won best actress Oscars for 'Norma Rae' and 'Places in the Heart', will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Failure in rebalancing China’s economy may jeopardize growth: Paul J. Heytens


April 7th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 7 (ANI): A senior Asian Development Banks (ADB) official has said the country's economy carries very little risk of a hard landing, but any failure in implementing the government's agenda ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Pak staffers’ brief detentions dampen renewed Indo-Pak peace process


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): The recent incident of brief detentions of each other's High Commission employees by Pakistan and India threatens to hamper the renewed peace process between the two nations, just ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obesity in postmenopausal women increases risk for fractures


March 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that postmenopausal obese women are almost as likely to fracture as non-obese women, and that poor mobility and increased risk of falls may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US-Pak relations to remain “transactional” following Davis standoff: Analysts


March 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The release of CIA contractor Raymond Davis might have ended a damaging spy row, but the bilateral ties between the US and Pakistan are expected to merely remain ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

50 percent of Brazil’s military equipment is obsolete: Report


March 14th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Half of the Brazilian armed forces' military equipment is obsolete and in no condition to be used in combat, according to a government report published by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Higher brain rhythm linked to increased sleep fragility


March 4th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has found that a brain rhythm signifies an individual's vulnerability to disturbance by the outside world while asleep.The team from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clijsters sweeps past Zvonareva into Australian Open final


January 27th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): World No.3 Kim Clijsters moved into the final of the Australian Open on Thursday with a facile straight-sets win over World No.2 Vera Zvonareva.Clijsters finished off the Russian 6-3, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Patience key word for Kiwi batsmen as well as public: Wright


January 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright has urged people to be patient as he goes about rectifying the national team's batting fragility ahead of the second test against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, Taliban extends reach to North Afghanistan


December 16th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec.16 (ANI): The roads heading south to Kabul and east to Tajikistan as well as north and west are no longer safe for Afghans, let alone Westerners, as the Taliban ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sino-Indian relations are stable, says Rao


December 16th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Disagreeing with the assessment of China's ambassador who said that Sino-Indian ties were fragile, Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Thursday that relations between the two countries ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India awaits Chinese PM’s charm offensive


December 14th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): The entangled complex political issues like the stapled visas, the border dispute, the trade imbalance, devalued currency, the water dispute are expected to dominate the bilateral discourse ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Saudi-Pak strained relations due to Zardari being perceived “corrupt”, reveals WikiLeaks


December 1st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Revealing the "strained" Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations, a US embassy cable posted by WikiLeaks has said that the Saudis do not trust and instead consider Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghanistan tops worldwide asylum seekers list


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 28 (ANI): Afghanistan has been named as the world's top country for asylum seekers, ahead of Iraq and Somalia, according to statistics compiled by the U.N. High Commissioner for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robotic swan dancing to the remix of 133-year-old opera debuts


October 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): More that a century old opera Swan Lake has entered the age of robotics-a robotic swan that dances to a remix of Tchaikovsky's classic has been created.A theatre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hungary toxic sludge spill reaches Danube river


October 7th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BNO NEWS) -- Hungary's toxic sludge spill on Thursday reached the Danube river, officials said, threatening to pollute major waterways.According to officials, water alkalinity was slightly above normal, with a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

SAS troops plan to rescue Britons amid Pak military coup fears


September 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Amid fears of a possible military coup in Pakistan, SAS troops across the border in Afghanistan are reportedly firming up plans to remove British embassy staff from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Labor Secretariat Of America Commends Barack Obama For His Initiatives To Augment The Health Of The Sluggish American Economy


September 6th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 6, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American Secretary of Labor happens to be Hilda Solis of Central American bloodline. Solis has steadfastly endorsed the endeavors of the American President, Barack Obama, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Online dating could benefit widows


August 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Online dating can play an important role in the grieving process, say experts.A new chronicles how widowed online daters use their profiles as a place to make sense ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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