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Mamata visits dengue patients, repeats tips to fight disease


September 6th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday paid a surprise visit to a private hospital to monitor treatment of dengue patients and for the second ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Berry hopes to give daughter European education


August 27th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry is hoping to move to her fiance Olivier Martinez's native Paris to expand her daughter Nahla's cultural education as well as keep ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Take safety measures for incident-free monsoon, Delhiites told


July 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Private power supply company BSES Sunday reassured Delhiites of its monsoon readiness and urged its 29 lakh consumers to take appropriate safety measures to prevent ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in head and neck cancers


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) Kerala has one of the highest reported incidences of head and neck cancers, which constitute over 30 per cent of all cancers in the Indian subcontinent, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free


April 25th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Muslims protest ‘framing’ in terrorist cases


March 26th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims participated in a day-long sit-down at Parliament Street here to protest "the fabricated implication" of the community members in terror cases -- ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rape cases against SC and ST women increasing


March 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Incidences of rape of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) women by non SC/STs has been increasing, Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh ... Read more...

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Colorectal cancer affecting India’s fight against cancer


February 18th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India's fight against cancer becomes tougher with more incidences of colorectal cancer (CRC) coming up, say doctors in the national capital."Commonly known as bowel cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Regular aspirin halves cancer risk


October 30th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking aspirin regularly halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers, new research has found.These cancers develop as a result of a gene fault parent, including those ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Restless legs, high BP among women linked


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) A middle-aged woman who suffers from restless legs syndrome (RLS) has higher chances of developing high blood pressure.RLS is a common yet under-recognised disorder marked by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India witnessing rise in pancreatic cancer, say doctors


October 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs due to pancreatic cancer has brought into focus this rare and aggressive form of cancer, which is causing concern ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Antony hints at terror links to Somali pirates


September 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Hinting at a terror group's backing to Somali pirates, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) will soon finalise a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bihar has most child marriages: Unicef


September 9th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 9 (IANS) India's eastern state of Bihar tops the child marriage chart with a staggering 68.9 percent of the marriages in the state involving girls below the marriageable ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen lauds Bihar’s progress in elementary education


July 5th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday lauded the progress made in Bihar's elementary education in the last few years but stressed the need to do much more ... Read more...

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Left Front urges Bengal governor to stop post-poll violence


May 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) A delegation of West Bengal's ousted Left Front headed by Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammad Salim Monday met Governor M.K. Narayanan and urged him ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

53,000 arrests made in Bengal ahead of polls


April 8th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Security forces have arrested over 53,000 people and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in the past one month in an effort to ensure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Online mental health modules reduce anxiety or depression


April 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): Two new trials have found online and email-based support is effective at reducing the incidence of developing anxiety or depression.Professor Helen Christensen discussed the results of the two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bengal’s law and order not satisfactory: Poll panel official


April 1st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Law and order situation in poll-bound West Bengal has improved but the Election Commission is not at all satisfied with it, a senior election official said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and cut medical costs


March 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new research has revealed that tamoxifen, taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast cancer, saves lives and money.The study's results suggest that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First international index to predict suicidal behavior developed


March 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Currently, there is no method for evaluating a person's likelihood of thinking about or trying to commit suicide. But an international group of scientists, in which the Hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What you watch is what you do


March 8th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A new analysis of more than 25 years of research has shown that exposure via the media to activities such as street racing, binge drinking and unprotected sex ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Model nikahnama missing from Muslim law board website


February 20th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) A model nikahnama, aimed at curbing rising incidences of divorce among Muslims by means of triple utterance of the word "talaq", has abruptly been removed from the website ... Read more...

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Combating piracy is top most priority of Indian Navy, Coast Guard: Antony


February 7th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaBangalore, Feb 7 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said that combating piracy is the top most priority of Indian Navy and Coast Guard.While inaugurating the Aero Show ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pandemonium on opening day of Uttar Pradesh assembly budget session


February 4th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Chaos marked the opening day of the budget session of Uttar Pradesh assembly Friday as the entire opposition disrupted proceedings demanding dismissal of the government of "criminals ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican taxi driver rewarded for honesty


January 28th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A taxi driver was rewarded in Mexico after he returned a suitcase with money, airplane tickets and documents to an Italian family.Local authorities and representatives of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anti-estrogen medication ‘cuts risk of dying from lung cancer’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen breast cancer medication, may reduce an individual's risk of death from lung cancer, says a new study.The research supports the hypothesis that there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

N. Korean refugees sceptical of government, support unification with South


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Jan 23 (ANI): A new book about North Korea by two international academicians has claimed that refugees of that country hold their government in low regard, and are far more sceptical ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian students’ flow to Australia radically down: Envoy


January 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The flow of Indian students to Australia for higher studies has substantially reduced but it could be due to the stringent migration policies than incidences of attacks on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Longer life spans scarred by more sickness


December 14th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Longer life spans are scarred by more number of years of sickness than before, reveals a new study. Indeed, a 20-year-old today can expect to live one less ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian firm seeks $48,000 from Nepal for aborted passport deal (Lead)


December 5th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked the Nepalese government to reimburse the $48,000 the company incurred after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian firm seeks $48,000 for aborted Nepal passport deal


December 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked Nepal to reimburse the $48,000 the New Delhi-headquartered company incurred after the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

St Louis at Top of CQ’s “Most Dangerous Cities in US”


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As CQ Press releases it’s City Crime Rankings for the seventeenth year in a row, four hundred United States cities are ranked according to six different categories. Murder, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ex-skin cancer patient Clarke urges cricket fans not to sit shirtless in stands


October 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27 (ANI): Australian cricket team vice-captain Michael Clarke, who has had three non-melanoma skin cancers removed from his face, has advised cricket fans sitting shirtless in the stands to cover ... Read more...

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