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Direct or indirect use of tobacco will mar potential sporting careers


August 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Former India shuttler U Vimal Kumar's advice for parents who want their children to be sporting personalities is that they should quit using all types of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Habitable planets more abundant than stars: study


April 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Determining the habitability of rocky, earth-like planets will be crucial for us as a species, but the good news is that they are probably more abundant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Take India-US business ties to next level: Indian envoy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) With India focused on developing itself as a global hub for innovation, New Delhi wants the business community to explore new ways to advance India-US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

70 percent Chinese feel happy in 2011


December 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Seventy percent of Chinese in an online survey said they were happy in 2011. The survey involved more than 10,000 people across China.Physical and mental health, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

70 percent Chinese were happy in 2011


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 70 percent of Chinese felt happy this year, a survey showed.The survey of Chinese family happiness was carried out through a sample of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Overseas businesses in London see benefits from 2012 Olympics


June 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Overseas firms are likely to increase their investments in London on the back of 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games that business feels would bring long-term ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Healthier women tend to produce twins


May 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Stronger, healthier women are more likely to produce twins, live longer, have more children than expected and bear babies at shorter intervals over a longer period ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Violence has affected investment, growth: Mexico’s central bank


April 8th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Crime and violence have become "the most important factors inhibiting growth and investment" in Mexico in the past few months, the governor of the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Most lottery winners choose to save money than squander it


March 1st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
"It's common for people to say that 'they are who they are' as an explanation for why they do not change more," said University of Gothenburg researcher Anna Hedenus.She surveyed 420 Swedish ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tips To A Great Healthy Skin: Basic Guidelines To Follow


January 21st, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Skin as we all know is the biggest and the most important organ in the human body. Thus it is of prime importance that this very important organ should be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why guns overtook bows as primary weapons of war in Europe


January 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study from the University of Queensland has solved one of the greatest puzzles ever - why China persisted in using bows long after Europe moved to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Salary not important for New Zealand workers


January 6th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, Jan 6 (IANS) Work environment, company culture and workplace morale are the most important factors for New Zealand officegoers, while salary is one of the least significant of all, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Polio vaccines may have lost efficacy in Pakistan’


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have come out with a shocking figure about polio cases. More than 78 percent of such confirmed cases in the country involved children who had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Late-preterm babies ‘at greater risk for cognitive, emotional problems’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks, face an increased risk of cognitive and emotional problems.The findings held up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Device to tell cancer patients how long they will live


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Terminal cancer patients could soon be offered a simple and accurate diagnosis of how much time they have left to spend with loved ones.Scientists have developed a technique ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apex court cautions high courts on use of powers


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that "delays and laches" is one of the important factors which a high court must bear in mind while exercising discretionary powers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Biscuit and ice cream diet fuelling obesity in babies as young as 4 weeks


September 8th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): What are babies made of? Some salt, some sugar, but not all things nice, says a new Australian research.Flinders University researcher Jane Scott and colleagues found that babies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Julia Gillard to retain power in Australia (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 7 (IANS) Australia's incumbent Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who Tuesday won the support of two independent MPs to reach the half-way mark in parliament, is all set to form ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New classification criteria of rheumatoid arthritis to allow early diagnosis


August 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The American College of Rheumatology have announced a new classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis, which will allow for early detection of the disease, before joints get damaged.Rheumatoid arthritis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turkish air stewards told to shed weight


August 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 08 (ANI): Around 28 flight attendants of Turkish Airlines have been grounded for being overweight and have been given a six month period to slim down or face reassignment, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada launches global study to find dengue cure


July 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 16 (IANS) With no drugs available for dengue fever and the disease assuming endemic proportions in countries like India and reaching the US for the first time in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Climate change ‘dangerous for alpine regions’


June 16th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that climate change can cause increasing and unpredictable hazard risks in mountainous regions.Researchers from University of Exeter and Austria said that the Alpine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short People Have Greater Risk of Heart Problems


June 9th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
According to a recent study which was conducted in Finland, people who are shorter in stature are at a greater risk of heart disease than those people who are taller, in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian jailed in Australia for sexually abusing children


May 31st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 31 (IANS) An Indian salesman in Australia was sentenced to jail Monday after being convicted of sexually assaulting children and possessing child pornography. Mujahed Ur-Rahman, 29, pleaded guilty to sexually penetrating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People living in urban areas tend to have higher BP


May 17th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new study by researchers from the University of Dusiburg-Essen in Germany has shown that people who live in urban areas where particulate air pollution is high tend ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Forbes Releases List of 10 Most Livable US Cities 2010


May 7th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Forbes list of "America's Most Livable Cities" for this year, 2010, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania is at the top. While this may be very surprising to some, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Majority of very old people sleep well


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Nearly two thirds of exceptionally old people have good or very good sleep, working out to around 7.5 hours including naps, says a new study. Surprisingly, the oldest adults ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

BJP formulating code of conduct for party workers: Parrikar


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is formulating a code of conduct for party workers on tackling issues ranging from handling obstinate bureaucrats and time management to personal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Citizen actions, local governance needed for MDGs


April 14th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) With only five years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a UN official said Wednesday that citizen participation in the governance process and more ownership of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ian Chappell casts doubt over Clarke’s suitability as future captain


March 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 10 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has cast doubts over Michael Clarke's suitability as a future Test captain, after he dashed back across the Tasman to be at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Community involvement drives success of marine reserves


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): The largest study of marine reserves has found that community involvement is among the most important factors driving the success of marine reserves.The study was carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India needs to project power and influence globally: US expert


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) To become a bigger player on the world stage, New Delhi will need to become a truly Asian power and project its power and influence globally, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Early sex cause of cervical cancer among poor women


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) The silent but deadly cervical cancer is more common among poor women because they begin sex earlier than their more affluent counterparts, a new report says. Until now, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

will.i.am launches awards to honour DJs


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am is unveiling the Data Awards next year (10) to honour the art of DJ-ing.The 'I Gotta Feeling' hit-maker will turn the spotlight on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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