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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Latin America beckons: India must seize the moment (Comment)


July 26th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
'Vibrant Gujarat' was on full display at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Ahmedabad where the CII assembled over 200 representatives from a wide spectrum of Gujarati business to a seminar last ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women cat lovers may end up killing themselves


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Women cat owners are likely to develop mental health problems and commit suicide since they could be infected with a common parasite which can be caught ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 firefighters battle New Mexico’s largest ever wildfire


June 4th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Mexico, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest ever wildfire in New Mexico's history continued to burn last Saturday in the Gila National Forest. The fire, which was generated after lightning strikes ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alcohol can trigger dangerous palpitations


June 4th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) "Holiday heart syndrome," first coined in 1978, refers to patients who experience a potentially dangerous form of palpitation after excessive drinking, especially during winter holidays. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Canada releases new plastic currency


March 27th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 27 (IANS) Canadians will get their first look at a plastic bank note that will replace the paper 50 Canadian dollar bill.The Bank of Canada announced Monday that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Britain’s oldest n-power station closes


March 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Britain's oldest running nuclear power station was shut down Thursday after 44 years in use, the Daily Mail reported.Staff at Oldbury Nuclear Power Station near Thornbury, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Briskness of walk in middle-age foretells stroke risk


February 16th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Walking speed and hand grip strength may determine how a middle-aged person will develop dementia or stroke, says a new research."These are basic office tests which ... Read more...

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Three-fold rise in urban renewal funds likely: Kamal Nath


February 6th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) could witness a three-fold increase in its budget, Urban Development Minister Kamal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Long working hours could cause depression


January 27th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Workers spending long hours in office are more than twice likely to develop depression than those who do a standard day, with the most susceptible being ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

K.P. Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for Rs.26 lakh


November 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Billionaire realtor Kushal Pal Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for a paltry Rs.26 lakh in 1975 due to red tape but decided to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cross blood group transplants conducted in India


November 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) An organ transplant is not an easy job with the task of finding a compatible donor often proving arduous. A new device, however, removes the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Juggling work, kids - women more prone to depression


September 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Depression among women has doubled since the 1970s, thanks to pressures of juggling work and children.Women are more than two-and-a-half times more likely than men to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Top priority for infrastructure in next plan: PM


August 15th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Infrastructure development will get top priority in the next Five Year Plan that starts 2012, especially to reach development to far flung areas that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana to tax Gurgaon-Alwar road users more


July 27th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Motorists avoiding the National Highway No.8 (NH-8) to evade toll tax on the Gurgaon-Jaipur route are in for some bad news: The toll on the alternative ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Good manners are at the heart of good health


June 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) People with good manners , whether at office or home, are more than twice likely to have a good health, a study has found.Those who are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers are suggesting that high levels of Omega-3s, while good for the heart, may present a higher risk for developing prostate cancer.Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Queen bees survive 40-times longer than workers


April 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has found that queen bees live 40 times longer than their workers - a royal difference that is owed entirely to a miraculous nutrient in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vehicles with letter Z in registration plates have most crashes


April 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): A study has found that vehicles having the letter Z in their registration plates have the most crashes.The last letter of the alphabet appears in three of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High dose of oxygen boosts natural cancer treatment


April 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that an environment of pure oxygen at three-and-a-half times normal air pressure adds significantly to the effectiveness of a natural compound already shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irregular physical activity can trigger heart attacks


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new research suggests that spikes in physical activity -- such as during sex -- can have the opposite effect -- triggering heart attacks and cardiac ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nicole Kidman’s relatives are among largest landowners in the world


March 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): Actress Nicole Kidman's relatives are reportedly among the largest landowners, with Australian farming company Kidman Holdings believed to be the eighth biggest in the world.The research ranks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mums, not dads, pass on Alzheimer’s risk: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that a person is more likely to inherit Alzheimer's disease from his/her mother than his/her father.In general, people who have first-degree relatives with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Washing vagina with soap ‘ups risk of HIV infection’


February 16th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some intravaginal practices used by women, such as washing the vagina with soap, may increase the acquisition of HIV infection and should ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shaun White Wins Superpipe Srown In Winter X Games


January 31st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shaun White once again proved that when it comes to Winter X Games, he is still the best in snow boarding. He emerged as the fourth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists discover hottest ever planet


January 28th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) An exoplanet has been found to be the hottest planet discovered so far with a record-breaking temperature of 3,200 degrees Celsius.The planet WASP-33b, is also known as HD15082. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Hottest’ planet found has scorching heat of 3,200 Degree C


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists claim to have found the hottest planet ever, where temperatures are a scorching 3200 Degrees Celsius.Called WASP-33b or HD15082, the exoplanet is 380 light-years away in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Every woman has 22 useless items in her closet


January 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Even if wardrobes of the fairer sex are bulging with loads of dresses, in every woman's closet there are 22 items she never wears.Though most women across the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mukherjee to clarify government stand on black money


January 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Tuesday outline the government's strategy on how to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks, official sources said. Mukherjee is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drunk pilot jailed for forgetting where he was flying


January 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A pilot has been jailed after he was so drunk at London's Heathrow airport he could not remember where he was flying to when asked by security officials.George ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drunken Delta Air Lines pilot jailed for 6 months in UK


January 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): A Delta Air Lines pilot was jailed for six months by a UK court after he turned up drunk at a London airport to fly a transatlantic passenger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Antibiotics may up irritable bowel syndrome risk in kids


January 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Antibiotics may heighten the risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Crohn's disease in children.Scientists believe the drugs may encourage harmful bugs and other organisms to grow in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How science could make your treats even tastier


December 27th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Scientists have unlocked the genetic code to some of our favourite treats in a breakthrough that could result in even tastier versions. It brings them a step closer ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

High levels of salt in Sunday roasts put Brits at risk of heart disease, stroke


December 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A study by health campaigners has found that the high level of salt in Sunday roasts is putting Britons at risk of suffering from deadly heart disease and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Your profession influences which drugs you use to get a high


November 30th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): An Oz expert has suggested that a person's job can influence their drug use.Ken Pidd, of Adelaide's Flinders University, said that people in construction were more than twice ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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