Health Science

Trinamool ministers quit UPA government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the Manmohan Singh government Friday, three days after the party said it was quitting the UPA to protest ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama asks people to live healthy


September 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With obesity turning out to be a growing concern, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday urged people to lead a healthy life."Common man sacrifices ... Read more...

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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Enlistment in army falls in Punjab


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) Once known as borough of young soldiers in its ranks, the reducing number of youth from Punjab is causing concern in the army.General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of ... Read more...

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India to focus on food, drug regulation in 12th plan, says minister


September 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The central government has been focusing on strengthening regulatory policies for food and drug sectors and the task would be taken care of in the ... Read more...

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Father’s death made Paltrow health conscious


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she changed her lifestyle after she lost her father, filmmaker Bruce Paltrow, to cancer a decade ago."When my father was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 3 (IANS) The total number of Syrians who have fled unrest in their country and arrived in Jordan since early 2011 has exceeded 180,000, according to Jordan's Foreign ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj meets Bal Thackeray


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday called upon Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray here and inquired about his health.Sushma Swaraj said that her ... Read more...

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Kanda admitted to hospital, condition stable (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who was admitted to jail hospital Thursday for high blood pressure, is stable but still hospitalised, police said.Kanda's condition ... Read more...

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Kanda admitted to jail hospital (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, arrested and sent to 14 days in judicial custody for abetting suicide of 23-year-old former air hostess Geetika Sharma, ... Read more...

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Nuts during pregnancy can reduce asthma risk for kids


August 30th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A new research has suggested eating nuts during pregnancy could reduce the risk of children developing asthma.Contrary to common opinion, eating nuts during pregnancy is not ... Read more...

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Using cellphones, tablets before bedtime affects sleep


August 30th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who often find it difficult to fall asleep at night, the reason could be usage of cellphones or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russia to release Japanese POW records


August 29th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will release its records of nearly 580,000 Japanese prisoners who were in Siberian and Mongolian labour camps after World War II.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Low-calorie diets good in long run: experts


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Low-energy diets or short-spell diets which combine to less than 800 calories a day can have long term benefits, researchers said here Monday.Researchers at Britain-based ... Read more...

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He asked me if he’ll die or live: Hangal’s son


August 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A.K.Hangal's son Vijay says he was speechless when the veteran actor asked him whether he will live through his ordeal in the hospital.Hangal died Sunday ... Read more...

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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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Nepali man bites snake to death in revenge attack


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Katmandu, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was currently reported that a man bit a snake as sign of revenge. This was so astonishing to the people around the area where the incident ... Read more...

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Semen is ‘good for women’s health and helps fight depression’


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the term semen is mentioned most people think about men sexual intercourse. The main purpose of semen is for the lubrication during the sexual intercourse, ... Read more...

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Handful of walnuts can boost love life


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) While having an apple a day is believed to be enough for keeping the doctor away, a US study has suggested a handful of walnuts a ... Read more...

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Imogen Thomas says that she was hysterical about her baby scare


August 14th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 14 (NEWS) Imogen was expected to visit a studio recently for an interview. On that day of the interview she was three months pregnant. Abruptly, she could not make it ... Read more...

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Indonesian bus drivers face drug tests for Eid


August 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr, bus drivers in pre-dominantly Islamic Indonesia are being made to undergo tests for drugs and alcohol consumption and ... Read more...

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Yash Birla group enters sports nutrition segment


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Yash Birla Group Monday launched its first store of advanced sports nutrition -- 'Birla wellness's brand B3' (BCUBE) in Mumbai."We see substantial potential in ... Read more...

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Weight training cuts diabetes risk by 34 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Regular weight training can cut the chances of developing diabetes in men by up to 34 percent, a study showed.Adding aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking ... Read more...

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Secret to a happy marriage: Get angry


August 4th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) In a marriage, forgive and forget are probably a thing of the past, and getting angry could be the best way to solve relationship problems, a ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters protest outside BJP office


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Team Anna supporters Thursday staged protests outside the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here, demanding that the party should support Anna Hazare's campaign against ... Read more...

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Team Anna to end fast Friday


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team members will call off their fast against corruption Friday evening, an aide said.The decision was taken due to rising ... Read more...

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Listen to doctors, cops tell Team Anna (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday sent a letter to fasting Team Anna members, saying they should heed the advice given by doctors and agree to be ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, Rai advised hospitalisation


July 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai, who have been fasting since July 25, were Tuesday advised hospitalisation following their deteriorating health but ... Read more...

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‘Lockout to continue in Maruti’s Manesar plant’


July 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 30 (IANS) Twelve days after violence at carmaker Maruti's Manesar plant claimed the life of a senior executive, the culprits continue to be at large. The company is ... Read more...

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Forgiving and forgetting is good for heart


July 30th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Forgiving others, no matter how badly they may have hurt us, could actually prove to be beneficial for our health, a US study has found.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Panda gives birth to sixth cub at San Diego zoo


July 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old panda Bai Yun has set a record by giving birth to its sixth cub at the San Diego zoo. Officials opine that ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members see sugar levels drop, supporter falls sick


July 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The health of Team Anna members, on an indefinite fast against corruption, deteriorated on the second day of their agitation Thursday with their blood sugar ... Read more...

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Ghana President John Atta Mills dead (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 24 (IANS) Ghanian President John Evans Atta Mills died at a military hospital Tuesday after falling ill, Xinhua reported.Chief of Staff of the Presidency Henry Martey Newman said ... Read more...

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