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Usian Bolt’s mother ‘forgives’ chief starter


September 13th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cumbria (England), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Fate brought the 100 metres chief starter and the parents of sprint king Usain Bolt together during the recent World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.Alan Bell ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Georgia Davis is Britain’s fattest teenager


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British teenager cannot just stop growing fat. She currently holds the official record as the fattest British teenager weighing astonishing 40 stones.The worst thing is that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Amazing to be New Zealand team’s flag bearer for Delhi CWG: Van Dyk


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3(ANI): New Zealand netball player Irene Van Dyk has said that being unveiled as the team's flag bearer for the Delhi Commonwealth Games has come as a huge shock ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weight loss linked to dementia, cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 9 (ANI): Researchers from the Kyungpook National University, Daegu, have said that losing weight can be toxic for your health, and even lead to dementia and cancer.Long-term weight loss can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Follow-up healthcare critical for childhood cancer survivors


September 6th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 6 (ANI): Australian researchers have said that follow-up healthcare is important for survivors of childhood cancer as they are at a higher risk of further cancer or early death.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Child survivors of cancer remain at risk


September 5th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 5 (IANS) Survivors of cancer during childhood remain at risk of developing the disease again, and need to have a "good follow-up health care", Australian scientists have said. Researchers reviewed cases ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

EU bans trade in seal products


August 20th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will ban trade in seal products from Friday to protest the "cruel methods" of commercial seal hunting, an animal rights NGO said. "The EU ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beverages leave ‘geographic signatures’ that can track where you’ve been


July 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Consumption of beverages such as soda pop, micro brew-beer and bottled water leaves a geographical location-related chemical imprint in hair that can be used to track people's movements, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Breast is best’ slogan not convincing mums to breastfeed


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): The 'breast is best' slogan that had been brought out by the British government has been asked to be dropped by campaigners who say it is not convincing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stosur hopes her giant-killing French Open run will inspire Oz tennis players


June 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 7(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur is hoping that her spectacular run to the French Open final will inspire a whole new generation of tennis players in her country."I ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stosur hopes to play another French Open final


June 6th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 6(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that her incredible French Open experience has made her hungry for more Grand Slam final action."Hopefully I do get another chance ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Confident’ Stosur chases dream to join Oz legends for French Open honour


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 5(ANI): French Open finalist Samantha Stosur is poised to realize the dream of joining five-time champion Margaret Court, dual winner Lesley Turner Bowrey and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley as the only ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Speed of your smile can influence people’s first impressions of you


May 31st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): The speed of your smile can shape the first impressions others have of you, according to a new research.Smiling too quickly can lead others to think that you ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Diabetes in your genes makes obesity inevitable


May 11th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Healthy people with a genetic predisposition to Type 2 diabetes gain more weight overeating over the short term than their non-genetically-prone counterparts, say researchers.In a 28-day study undertaken ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

60-year-old woman helps nab burglars


March 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 11 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman who helped police nab burglars at her home in New Zealand said that she was furious like a mother angry at her child on seeing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over million Hindus throng Malaysia’s Batu Caves for Thaipusam Festival


January 31st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.31 (ANI): Over 1.6 million people, more than one million of them Hindu devotees, packed the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple Batu Caves, for the Thaipusam festival on Saturday.Thousands of devotees ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Early sex ‘doubles cervical cancer risk’


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Young women who have sex at an early age are more likely to develop cervical cancer, a study of 20,000 women has found.The finding came after experts at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turmeric can help fight cancer


October 28th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): An extract found in the yellowish orange Indian spice turmeric can kill oesophageal cancer cells, say scientists.In the research, boffins found that when they treated oesophageal cancer cells ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

HPV jab girls ‘more cautious about sex’


October 27th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): Having the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for prevention of sexually-transmitted infection has left eight in 10 girls more cautious about the risks of having sex, a UK poll ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Activists welcome government’s stance on gay sex


September 17th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Gay activists and lawyers Thursday welcomed the government's decision to leave it to the Supreme Court to arrive at a view on decriminalising homosexuality among consenting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man who stabbed girlfriend 216 times jailed for 18 years


September 15th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 15 (DPA) A New Zealand man who stabbed his former girlfriend 216 times in a frenzied attack at her home was sentenced Tuesday in Christchurch to a minimum of 18 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lying to boss or client can be good for your business


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Telling white lies can actually be good for business, says an expert.Professor Stephen Teo, Associate Dean of Business at the University of Western Sydney, said that lying to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Diet pills are no quick fix for shedding pounds


April 16th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): A fertility specialist based at St Mary's Hospital in London has proved how little evidence is there to back up the claims of many diet products, by showing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise cuts fall risk in elderly


April 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Physical activities can help prevent falls among older people, says a new study.According to Cochrane Researchers, exercise programmes are an effective option for preventing falls among elderly living ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iranian lesbian granted asylum in the UK


February 17th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Pegah Emambakhsh, an Iranian lesbian who fled her home country after her girlfriend was arrested and sentenced to death in Tehran, has been granted asylum in the UK. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pop legend Dave Dee loses battle against cancer


January 10th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Sixties pop legend Dave Dee has passed away following a long battle against prostate cancer. He was 65. He died peacefully on January 9 at Kingston Hospital in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why women gain weight during menopause despite no diet changes


November 25th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Women often experience weight gain during menopause because it dramatically cuts their desire to exercise, according to a new study. The researchers sought to determine the factors leading ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sadie Frost to make West End stage comeback


November 22nd, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Actress Sadie Frost is to appear on the West End 23 years after her last stage appearance.The former wife of actor Jude Law will star in Touched... ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BBC changes apology to Andrew Sachs after exclusion complain


November 9th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): BBC was forced to change an apology to Andrew Sachs over the Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand scandal after the actor complained that it ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, buy fags a mile high, courtesy Qantas


July 16th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A move by Australias national airliner Qantas to resume in-flight cigarette sales, has been criticised by the anti-tobacco lobby as a "greedy cash grab'''' at the expense ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Will Amy Winehouse be the next Dr Who?


July 8th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 8 (ANI): Back to Black singer Amy Winehouse has been cited as the most likely candidate to become the next Dr Who.Winehouse was found to be appropriate for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The woman whos been pregnant for 110 of her 250 married months!


June 25th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A Brit woman has been married for 250 months and has been pregnant for 110 of them.The lady in question is Lesley Ware, who has become ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Straights to also join capital’s first gay parade Sunday (Lead)


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Celebrating their pride in their sexuality, gays in the national capital will, for the first time, march through the heart of the city Sunday to proclaim they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Queer Pride’ parade on Delhi streets Sunday


June 23rd, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , June 23 (IANS)) The national capital, for the first time, will witness a parade of "Queer Pride" people June 29, who would be marching to celebrate their pride in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mother tells court she saw daughter stabbed 216 times by boyfriend


May 26th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, May 26 (DPA) A mother told a New Zealand court Monday that she saw her 22-year-old daughter being stabbed 216 times by the daughter's former boyfriend and university tutor, news reports ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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