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Parasite in cats may lead people to suicides


August 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Exposure to a parasite hosted by cats could make people more likely to attempt suicide, says a new study.Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause toxoplasmosis, is easily ... Read more...

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Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

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Summer break extended in Delhi schools (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thanks to the scorching summer heat, most schools in Delhi will now reopen July 9, a week behind schedule.The Delhi government Sunday directed all its ... Read more...

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Sunstroke toll rises to 36 in Odisha


June 12th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday confirmed four more deaths due to sunstroke taking the toll of heat-related casualties this summer in the state to 36, with temperatures crossing over ... Read more...

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Rains in store in Himachal Pradesh


June 4th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh will get relief from the scorching heat as the Met office Monday forecast rains and thundershowers soon, even as the state ... Read more...

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Heat wave strikes Odisha, toll rises to 19 (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) A blistering heat wave Saturday swept across Odisha with the state recording a new high temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, as officials confirmed nine deaths, mostly ... Read more...

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No respite from heat wave in Odisha


May 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) The blistering heat wave in Odisha is likely to continue for the next four-five days, the weather office here said Saturday.Many places in the western parts ... Read more...

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At 46.7 degrees, Odisha bakes in blistering heat


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) A blistering heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with one of its towns Friday recording a temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, the highest of the day ... Read more...

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Scorching sun, power outages add to UP’s ’summer misery’


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The gruelling heat wave that started in Uttar Pradesh a week ago shows no sign of abating with the mercury expected to touch 45 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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Rat-borne disease kills 10 in China


December 31st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) A fatal disease spread by rats has claimed 10 lives in an eastern Chinese province this year, officials said.Between October and November alone, around 140 people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

South Korea’s retail sales growth negative in November


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 15 (IANS) Sales growth at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores turned negative last month due to unusually high temperature that drove winter goods sales down, ... Read more...

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Cloudy, warm morning in Delhi, clear day ahead


December 9th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) It was an unusually warm morning for this time of the year in the capital Friday with some mist and overcast skies. The met office ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UV light good for veggies


August 8th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Intense ultraviolet (UV) light might be bad for your skin, but it works wonders for vegetables by boosting their size and output.Jason Wargent, senior lecturer at ... Read more...

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Iraq declares holiday amid 50 degree scorcher


August 1st, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Iraqi government declared Monday as a holiday in central and southern parts of the country after temperatures crossed 50 degrees Celsius, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi Council ... Read more...

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24 die due to US heat wave


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US National Weather Service has sounded a high-temperature alert in 30 states, after a heat wave resulted in the death of at least 24 people.The ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley reels under heat, humidity


June 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The sweltering heat and humid conditions prevailing in the Kashmir Valley for the last four days are likely to last another five days, an official of ... Read more...

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Ryanair slammed for ‘fun in the sun’ ads that led to chilly destinations


April 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Budget airline Ryanair has been criticised by watchdogs for advertising "cheap flights to the sun" that turned out to be chilly destinations.The banned adverts, for flights starting at ... Read more...

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BHEL to expand boiler division capacity to 20,000 MW


April 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), April 5 (IANS) Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd will complete expanding its boiler unit's capacity to 20,000 MW by the end of this fiscal, a ... Read more...

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‘Fukushima 50′ will die within weeks


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 300 brave workers who stood when everyone else fled from the damaged Fukushima plant says they expect to die within weeks due to lethal doses of ... Read more...

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Study says that eat hot dogs for better health


March 25th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from Kansas State University has given the thumbs up for hot dogs when it comes to healthy-eating.The research identified that hot dogs along with deli meat ... Read more...

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Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall drapes Shimla in white


February 26th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Shimla, the resort destination of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall early Saturday, making the destination more picturesque.While Shimla saw a light spell, nearby places like Kufri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian space agency postpones remote sensing satellite’s launch


February 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Not wanting to risk a failure of its lucrative Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and to be doubly sure about the on-flight performance of the various subsystems, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A warmer Delhi is forecast (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The week started on a warm note for Delhiites Monday as a slight mist and fog in the morning gave way to a bright, sunny day with ... Read more...

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Cethar Vessels to cut boiler price, start price war


December 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) Super critical boilers - those which operate at high temperature and pressure - are going to cost less in 2011 as India's second largest boiler maker, the Rs.1,046-crore ... Read more...

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China’s 2010 weather most extreme in a decade


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (IANS) China experienced the most severe weather in 2010, compared to the ones in the past decade, a weather official said.The number of extremely high temperature days and extreme ... Read more...

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Only one new swine flu case in India


December 24th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Only one swine flu case was reported in India during the last week, the health ministry said Friday.According to the health ministry's data, only one case of ... Read more...

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Venus Probe Misses Its Target, Will Return After 6 Years


December 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a Japanese space probe which was sent to orbit around Venus skipped its target and it would not be able to move ... Read more...

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World Cup 2022 Bid Won By Qatar, USA Fumes


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama has severely criticized the decision of FIFA to select Qatar as the host of the 2022 World Cup over USA. He ... Read more...

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Red Meat Associated With Esophageal, Stomach Cancer, Study Reveals


November 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some more bad news for red meat-lovers after a recent research has pointed out that people consuming higher amount of meat might have a ... Read more...

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Now, ultra-hard graphite that can crack diamonds!


November 7th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Scientists have shown that when compressed, graphite can crack a diamond.Now computer simulations by Hui-Tian Wang at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, and colleagues have shown that the ... Read more...

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UAE hopes to go green with two million trees


November 5th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 5 (IANS/WAM) In a massive national campaign that aims to preserve the environment and expand the region's green areas, an environmental group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sammy Wanjiru wins the Chicago Marathon 2010


October 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sammy Wanjiru has successfully won the Chicago Marathon again this year, defending the title he won last year. The runner clocked 2:06:24 to clinch the title. The ... Read more...

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India hockey women train eyes on CWG medal


September 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's preparations are well on their way and their sights are firmly trained on a medal at the Commonwealth Games competition beginning here ... Read more...

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Boring 4 km deep into volcano to protect Naples


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Scientists are planning to bore deep into the heart of an active volcano to try and protect Naples from a devastating eruption. They will be placing sensors inside Campi ... Read more...

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