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Insurers to discuss revision in health, motor insurance


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) A key panel on the non-life insurance sector will be meeting in Hyderabad Wednesday to discuss the issue of an upward revision in health and motor ... Read more...

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India failed to optimally use science and technology: PM


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Observing that there was lack of optimum use of science and technology for development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that the profile of science ... Read more...

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Vice chancellor, officials confined in office overnight in Bengal


April 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Aliah University and other officials had to spend the whole of Wednesday night confined in an office of the university's Salt lake ... Read more...

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Lack of challenges turn schoolboys cynical


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 2 (IANS) Lack of challenges and boredom after three or four years of study turns enthusiastic schoolboys into hardened cynics as they reach higher classes."The school does not ... Read more...

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Meet Bulgam Bhai - here to fight TB!


February 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's battle against tuberculosis (TB) now has a superhero with a difference -- pot-bellied Bulgam Bhai with furrowed brows and thick moustache who will ask ... Read more...

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UP quizzed on faulty implemenation of ICDS


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) After being in the eye of a storm for corruption in National Rural Health Mission projects, the Uttar Pradesh government finds itself under the scanner ... Read more...

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We are so unaware of the ‘real India’: Amitabh Bachchan


December 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Meeting small-town India on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the hugely popular game show, has left him with a sense of inadequacy - of not ... Read more...

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12,900 drunk Delhi drivers fined in 2011


September 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With 12,900 prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, the Delhi Traffic Police are all geared up to crack the whip ... Read more...

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BJP’s PM wannabes more enthusiastic than party (Comment)


September 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
It is understandable that the Congress' present condition of disarray will encourage its opponents to take it on in an electoral battle. But curiously, the enthusiasm is noticeable more ... Read more...

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‘Indian nuclear facilities safe’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has initiated a safety review of India's nuclear power stations in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and all ... Read more...

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This British mogul cannot read!


June 4th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) He has raised a 400 million pound (over $650 million) property empire and is ranked 200th on the British Rich List -- one would consider Andreas ... Read more...

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BCCI to uppose ICC panel’s recommendation on UDRS


May 12th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The decision by an International Cricket Council (ICC) committee to recommend Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) for all Test matches hasn't gone down well with ... Read more...

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Why can’t surplus grain be sold to poor, asks apex court


May 10th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government, which admitted to shortcomings in the public distribution system, why it could not give the surplus food ... Read more...

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High Vitamin D levels ‘may prevent age-related vision loss’


April 12th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A University at Buffalo study has found that women under the age of 75 with high vitamin D status were less likely to have early age-related macular degeneration ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Batcha autopsy: Doctor’s resignation rejected


March 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has refused to accept the resignation of V. Dekal, who conducted autopsy on Sadiq Batcha, realtor and associate of former communications minister ... Read more...

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BCCI criticizes ICC official on UDRS issue


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 2 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday criticized International Cricket Council (ICC) General Manager Dave Richardson after the later advised Indian skipper M S ... Read more...

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BCCI stands by Dhoni, complains to ICC about UDRS


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday stood by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying it is still not convinced about the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) in ... Read more...

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Court queries NGO on non-summoning of Modi by riots panel


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday questioned an NGO on the issue of non-summoning of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others by the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission ... Read more...

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Court serves notice to Kutch port over grazing land


February 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notices to Mundra Port Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) and the union and state governments over the sale of village grazing land ... Read more...

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One-third of Italian youth have unsatisfied sex


February 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) One third of Italian youth are leading an unsatisfied sex life, says a survey which blames the youngsters' habit of taking alcohol or drugs to relax before sex ... Read more...

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Australian players lack killer instinct: Allan Border


December 5th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 5 (ANI): Cricket legend Allan Border has said that the Australian players lack killer instinct, as England took total control of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.Australia ... Read more...

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Zardari considers Saudi King an ‘elder brother’, claims Pak following WikiLeaks expose


November 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Following the WikiLeaks report claiming that Saudi King Shah Abdullah considered the Pakistan president the greatest obstacle to Pakistan's progress, Farhatullah Babar has said that President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Oz women’s demands for ‘designer vaginas’ triple


November 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7(ANI): An Australian analysis has pointed out that the number of women opting for vaginal 'rejuvenation' surgery has tripled in the past decade.Doctors have warned that pornography might be the ... Read more...

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Jerry Hall slams Keith Richards’ slur on Mick Jagger’s manhood


October 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger's ex-wife Jerry Hall has brushed off Keith Richards' comments about the inadequacy of the Rolling Stones frontman's manhood.In his explosive memoirs, 'Life,' Richards took a ... Read more...

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Nerdcore - the new hip-hop for “nerds” and “geeks”


October 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A new form of hip-hop for "nerds" and "geeks" has come up in the form of "nerdcore".MC Frontalot, one of the founding fathers of the scene, said the ... Read more...

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Pushy parents and SATs leaving 11-yr-olds ’stressed and nervous’


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that pressure from pushy parents and SATs tests are leaving a generation of 11-year-olds 'stressed and nervous'.Queen's University researchers questioned as many ... Read more...

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Some martyrs from northeast ignored by history books: Handique


September 14th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Some martyrs from the northeast who had participated in the freedom struggle against the the British had not found their rightful place in history books and historical ... Read more...

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Himachal gets 10 percent deficit rainfall


August 1st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has received 10 percent less monsoon rains so far this year, the met office said here Sunday. "The overall monsoon was below average in most districts ... Read more...

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‘Desi Girl’ Anmol To Get Wild Card Ticket?


June 8th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Imagine TV's "Desi Girl' is down to six contestants after the elimination of the former "Roadies' contestant Anmol Singh last week. The remaining girls are Kashmera Shah, ... Read more...

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Imperative to restructure institutions of global governance: Ansari


June 7th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Prague (Chezch Republic), June 7 (ANI): Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday said it is imperative to restructure institutions of global governance in view of the interlinked, economic and financial, security, and environmental ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy verdict late: K.G. Balakrishnan


June 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The verdict on the Bhopal gas tragedy has "come late", National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson and former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan said here Monday. ... Read more...

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Wakf amendment bill seeks representation of women


April 27th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday introduced the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010, in the Lok Sabha that seeks to address the lapses in the Wakf Act, 1995, ... Read more...

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Where to take the kids? Now you know (IANS Book Review)


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Paloma Ganguly Book: "Must for Mums Delhi"; Author Rina Mehta; Publisher: Oxford and IBH; Price: Rs.210Summer is upon us and, in no time, so will the school holidays be. So, all Delhi ... Read more...

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Uncommon furore over common brinjal


February 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India's decision Tuesday to place an indefinite moratorium on commercial cultivation of Bt Brinjal followed months of heated debate over the advantages and risks of growing the ... Read more...

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School burnout among teens correlated to parental work burnout


January 20th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that school burnout among teens is correlated to parental work burnout.School burnout is a chronic school-related stress syndrome that is manifested in fatigue, ... Read more...

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