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Many Britons prefer the countryside to cities


September 6th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) While many of us could be drawn to the city life for the kind of modern-day facilities it offers, in Britain people feel much happier living ... Read more...

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Even I can’t wait for Kareena’s wedding: Karisma


August 26th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) If her fans are eagerly awaiting for Kareena Kapoor's marriage, Karisma Kapoor is equally excited about her sister's wedding, set to take place some time ... Read more...

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Kerala to take ayurveda tourism to next level (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Kerala has now set its eyes on pushing tourism centred around ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and well-being, to the next level by promoting ... Read more...

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Nana ignores back pain, lifts Shreyas (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) At 62, Nana Patekar has an undying spirit to give his best. The actor was suffering pain due to a back injury, but that didn't ... Read more...

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Juice from potato cures ulcers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Juice from the humble potato could treat gastric ulcers, thanks to its unique anti-bacterial properties, says a new research.A Manchester University microbiology team now hopes the ... Read more...

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Adolescents consuming less iron, vitamins


August 9th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Adolescence is the time when one needs to be particular about food consumption, especially intake of vitamins and minerals for a healthy life. But several ... Read more...

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China’s health ministry launches TV channel


August 7th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) health ministry has launched a TV channel that will promote awareness, education and prevention of diseases.The China Health Television (CHTV) has so far reached more ... Read more...

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Weight loss secures lasting benefits


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The loss of 20 pounds can help overweight or obese individuals secure a decade's worth of health benefits, even if they regain the weight later that ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor wants to do sports-based movie


July 14th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) His body of work boasts of an impressive range of roles - from a romantic saga to a musical to a touching story of a ... Read more...

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Bollywood has no dancing style of its own: Madhuri Dixit (Interview)(With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Hindi film industry is devoid of a distinctive style of dance, says dancing queen Madhuri Dixit, who feels Bollywood has become a melting pot of ... Read more...

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Hungarian runner will run 50 marathons in 50 days


June 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Budapest, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hungarian runner Norman Varga is all set to run 50 marathons in 50 days. this is certainly an incredible feat, if he can accomplish it. He plans ... Read more...

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Shanghai stages half-naked bike ride to promote green energy


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) Half-naked men and women in bikinis took part in an annual bicycle ride to promote the use of green energy, healthy lifestyle and zero-carbon transportation in ... Read more...

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One-fifth of Shanghai youth are overweight


May 21st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) About one-fifth of youngsters in China's Shanghai city are overweight and their numbers are on the rise, say health experts.According to Shanghai health experts, as much ... Read more...

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Olive tree in Italy to be named after Michelle Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 20 (IANS) A 1,400-year-old olive tree in Italy will be dedicated to American first lady Michelle Obama for her efforts to promote healthy eating.The dedication ceremony will be ... Read more...

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US fighting childhood obesity with sports


May 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) In an effort to fight childhood obesity, Olympic authorities and sports organisations in the United States are initiating participation of about 1.7 million children in Olympic ... Read more...

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Packaged food industry to touch $30 bn by 2015


April 29th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The packaged food industry in India is likely to double by 2015 to touch $30 billion from the current $15 billion owing to the rise ... Read more...

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Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

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Beware of cholesterol tests, warns cardiologist


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A leading cardiologist here warns that cholesterol tests done in pathological laboratories in India rely on readings that do not help doctors judge a patient's ... Read more...

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Teens junking healthy lifestyle kiss happiness away


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Teenagers junking a healthy lifestyle for drinks, cigarettes and fast food become morose versions of their healthier, happier cousins and also get involved in risky behaviour. ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans run for healthy heart on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) While Cupid-struck lovers were busy exchanging roses, gifts and greeting each other to celebrate Valentine's Day, about 1,000 denizens of this tech hub ran a marathon ... Read more...

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Russian jogging event mistaken for gay rally


January 24th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rally for a healthy lifestyle in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad was cut short by police who mistook it for a gay pride parade.Around ... Read more...

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Ekmatra redefines khadi, opens second outlet


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Ekmatra, a concept store that promotes hand spun fabrics, opens it's second outlet here. The high point of the store is its exclusive collection of ... Read more...

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‘Herbalife’ renews brand association with Saina Nehwal


December 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) 'Herbalife', a global nutrition company, Wednesday announced renewal of its brand endorsement partnership with India's badminton star Saina Nehwal.The firm had started sponsoring Saina in 2009 ... Read more...

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Heart diseases set to fall in India: Doctor


December 25th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) There is good news on the health front. A leading cardiologist says incidents of heart disease in India are set to plateau in seven to ... Read more...

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Jim Sensenbrenner apologizes for his comment on Michelle Obama


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner has been forced to apologize after saying that First Lady Michelle Obama has bigger than normal bum size. The lawmaker made the comment ... Read more...

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Type 2 diabetes rising among kids: Experts


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the illness, is on the rise among children under 15-years-old, with altered lifestyles and bad food habits increasing ... Read more...

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Wear pink for a cause, urges fashionista Sonam


October 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor has found a unique way to spread awareness about breast cancer. The actress, known for her fashion sense, has urged companies to encourage ... Read more...

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Eight mn abortions every year in China


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) About eight million abortions are carried out in China every year, a survey said.The abortion rate was high since many young people have a poor understanding ... Read more...

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I don’t blindly follow a fitness routine: Gul Panag (Interview)


September 18th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Miss India and Bollywood actress Gul Panag, who is known to be a fitness enthusiast, believes in having a robust lifestyle but maintains that she ... Read more...

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Recipe for enjoying a later life


August 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Most of us know that the secret of long life lies in our genes. However not many believe to live a happy old life we require ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr turns guest editor


August 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Super model Miranda Kerr turns guest editor as she'll take charge of an Australian wellbeing magazine for an edition.Actor Orlando Bloom's wife is the guest editor ... Read more...

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Kerr credits “love” for her good looks


August 9th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr thinks having ''love'' in her life encourages her to take better care of herself and her appearance.The 28-year-old, who has seven-month-old daughter Flynn ... Read more...

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Centenarians possess genes for a ripe age


August 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The secret behind why some people live for 100 years may lie in their genes and not in a healthy lifestyle, a research says."Centenarians may ... Read more...

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‘Mediterranean diet’ can help one live longer


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A 'Mediterranean diet' can increase a woman's lifespan by as much as 15 years, and increase a man's life by eight years, says a study. What ... Read more...

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Seven world-class runners for La Ultra marathon


July 31st, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The second edition of the La Ultra marathon will see seven top international runners covering a distance of 220 km along the challenging Leh-Manali terrain.The ... Read more...

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