invulnerability

Staying alive on Asian roads (The Funny Side)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
A British friend was booking a holiday that would take her to several Asian cities. "Shall I bring my driving licence?" she asked on the phone. I replied: "Sure. And ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Multivitamins may not help smokers


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Smokers who take multivitamins while puffing many cigarettes daily should beware: there is no evidence that the pills will protect them against cancer.This has been revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vitamin takers ‘more likely to gorge on fast food’


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who take vitamin pills may be more likely to gorge on fast food.Researchers have warned that multivitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lethal “electronic Pearl Harbour” cyber-attack could cripple US in 15 minutes: Experts


May 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A former White House counter-terrorism adviser has warned that a possible cyber attack could bring the US to its knees causing death and destruction in less than 15 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress at 125 - defied doomsayers to reach commanding heights (Comment)


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli In the Congress's centenary year in 1985, Rajiv Gandhi delivered his famous "brokers of power" speech in Mumbai, castigating the party for converting a "mass movement into a feudal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Students who feel ‘macho’ likely to disdain STD vaccines


July 31st, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) College students who feel invincible or impervious to physical harm are likely to disdain vaccines to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV and herpes. Conversely, students ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

College students who feel ‘invincible’ unlikely to get HIV vaccine


July 30th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): While vaccines to protect against sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and herpes are under-development, a University of Missouri researcher has found that college students who believe they are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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