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Moody’s downgrades LIC, outlook stable


May 14th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service Monday downgraded the state-run Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to the lowest investment grade, in line with the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines no longer UB subsidiary


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries (Holdings) Thursday said that Kingfisher Airlines has ceased to be its subsidiary after the carrier allotted shares against optionally convertible debentures to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan to reopen three towns near Fukushima plant


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Around 16,000 people who were evacuated last year after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will return to their homes Sunday when three ... Read more...

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JCT decides to disband football club, AIFF shocked (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) After Mahindra and Mahindra, now JCT has decided to wind up its Phagwara-based popular club for, what it says, the lack of mileage from the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

After Mahindra, now JCT disbands football club


June 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Corporates are washing their hands of Indian football. After Mahindra and Mahindra, now JCT has decided to wind up its Phagwara-based popular club for, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Exposure to pesticides in mothers linked to kids low IQ


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say pregnant women who are exposed to pesticides have increased risk of having children with low intelligent quotient (IQ).Three studies on the subject were published ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NHRC slams government for opposing ban on endosulfan


December 31st, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Friday slammed the government for opposing the ban on the endosulfan pesticide, stating that this position "has led and will continue to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Study: High exposure to BPA could lead to a low sperm count


October 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health concerns linked to exposure of bisphenol-A or BPA has been highlighted again after it emerged that some Chinese factory workers who were exposed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chemical BPA found on the receipts of the cash registers


July 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bisphenol A is used in some cash register to print receipts. According to reports several outlets including, Wal-Mart, McDonalds, CVS, KFC, Chevron and the United States ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Secondhand smoke exposure tied to psychiatric distress, illness


June 8th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to psychological distress and the risk of future psychiatric hospitalization among healthy adults, says a new study.The study will be published in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cigarette ads can fuel teens’ smoking desires


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the more teenagers see cigarette ads, the greater they are at risk of taking that first puff.According to the study, the particular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Garment exporters worried over US firm’s bankruptcy filing


November 4th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Indian garment exporters, already reeling under a severe demand crunch in key markets, have expressed concern over the application for bankruptcy protection filed in the US by ... Read more...

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High exposure to oxygen during surgery may hasten Alzheimer’s development


August 12th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A routine administration of high concentrations of oxygen for several hours during or after surgery may hasten memory loss among people predisposed to Alzheimer's disease or with excessive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sexual lyrics in popular songs linked to underage sex


February 24th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Teenagers who prefer popular songs with degrading sexual references are likely to engage in intercourse or in pre-coital activities, according to a new study."This study demonstrates that, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Older people more vulnerable to skin cancer


April 18th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) People aged 70 and above, especially men, account for 70 percent deaths from skin cancer with most primary cases occurring in areas of high exposure to sun, according ... Read more...

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