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Abstinence, exercise helps reclaim bone loss


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 16 (IANS) Alcoholism is known to cause osteoporosis, which increases risk of fractures, but it can be undone by eight weeks of abstinence and some exercise, suggests a ... Read more...

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Green tea boosts memory


September 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists now have an explanation for why green tea is good for the brain -- it lies in the chemical properties that affect the production of ... Read more...

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Suspended jailer kills wife, self in Lucknow (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A suspended jailer shot dead his wife and then killed himself here Friday, said police.R.K. Kesarwani was under suspension after riots broke out in the prison ... Read more...

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Maya attacks Akhilesh for changing names of eight districts (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's Uttar Pradesh government Monday changed the names of eight districts renamed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a move that evoked strong ... Read more...

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khilesh reverts names of eight UP districts


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday changed the names of eight districts renamed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting ... Read more...

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Mayawati regime razed ASI protected heritage building: CAG


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its March 2011 report, which was tabled in the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday, has indicted the Mayawati regime ... Read more...

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‘Foolproof’ steps against cheating in UP pre-medical tests


June 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of cheating in the MBBS entrance exam for those aspiring to be doctors, the Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) organisers have ... Read more...

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Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

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For better sex drive, enjoy sunshine


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Men wishing to acquire a higher sex drive can benefit by exposing their body to the sun's rays, as a study by Austrian scientists has found ... Read more...

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Eating quickly leads to obesity


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Wolfing down food can make you obese and slow down your day-to-day activities, a new study reveals.Researchers found that women aged between 40-50 years who tend to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh government transfers ‘mentally unstable’ senior cop


November 18th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Exactly two weeks after he was declared "mentally unstable" when he openly lambasted the state government for alleged corruption, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday transferred deputy ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cop under house arrest, says opposition


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday alleged that police officer D.D. Misra, who was sent to a mental health hospital after he termed the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Cop dubbed unstable by Mayawati out of hospital


November 8th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) The Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was put under psychiatric treatment after he termed the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government "most corrupt" was Tuesday discharged from ... Read more...

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‘Mentally unstable’ Uttar Pradesh cop wants to leave hospital


November 7th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer who termed the Mayawati government "most corrupt" and was subsequently put under psychiatric treatment, wants to be discharged from the ... Read more...

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Cop dubbed unstable after anti-Mayawati remarks, probe ordered


November 5th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) A day after a senior police official - called "upright and honest" by his colleagues - levelled serious corruption charges against it, the Mayawati government Saturday ... Read more...

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Flying school helicopter crashes, pilot safe


October 12th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 11 (IANS) A trainer helicopter of the Indira Gandhi Flying Academy crashed shortly after take-off in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district Tuesday, officials said. The pilot was safe.Even ... Read more...

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Child dies after vaccination, doctors face action


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Action has been recommended against a deputy chief medical officer and another doctor after an infant died and two others took ill following administration of measles ... Read more...

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Lahore university official accused of sexual harassment


June 16th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The public relations officer of a prominent university in Lahore has been accused of sexually harassing a woman student, a media report said.Tabassum, the director of ... Read more...

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Visitors keep coming to see Arunima in hospital


April 21st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Seventy-year-old Hardeep Singh Deep, whose both legs have been amputated, refused to take a wheelchair and crawled for about half-a-kilometre in hospital ... Read more...

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Arunima recovering, mother thanks AIIMS


April 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Mother of national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose leg had to be amputated after she was pushed out of a running train, Thursday thanked the ... Read more...

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Court tells railways to pay Rs.5 lakh relief to Arunima


April 20th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Wednesday directed the Indian Railways to pay a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to national level volleyball player Arunima Sinha whose left leg ... Read more...

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Arunima stable, responding to treatment


April 20th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) National level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after she was pushed off a running train last week, continues to ... Read more...

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Arunima shifted to AIIMS Trauma Centre


April 18th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near Bareilly last week, has been moved to the All India ... Read more...

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Injured Arunima to be shifted to AIIMS (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow (IANS) National level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose crushed left leg was amputated after robbers threw her off a running train last week, will be shifted to the ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken promises to bear medical expenses of Arunima


April 18th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Lucknow, Apr 18 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Monday promised to bear the medical expenses of injured national volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh offers job to injured Arunima


April 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Almost seven days after sportswoman Arunima Sinha alias Sonu lost her leg upon being thrown off a train by robbers, the Uttar Pradesh government Monday ... Read more...

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Attacked sportswoman wants to set up sports academy


April 16th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly/Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) Sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown off a train by robbers, has desired to set up a sports academy for ... Read more...

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Treating high BP, cholesterol, diabetes may delay Alzheimer’s


April 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people ... Read more...

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Girl who fought attackers dies in pain


February 25th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Just as fiercely as she fought with her attackers to thwart their rape bid, 16-year-old Poonam battled with her wounds for 17 days before succumbing to the trauma ... Read more...

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Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

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How it may be now possible to leave your body and enter another!


February 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): In a series of studies, a Swedish neuroscientist has found that the brain's perception of its own body can alter remarkably.Through the coordinated manipulation of the different ... Read more...

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News on blogs spreads ‘just like earthquakes’


February 16th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that the manner in which news spreads through online blogs is very similar to the statistical behaviour of earthquakes.Researchers at Medical University of ... Read more...

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We want enquiry, say survivors of train tragedy


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) Survivors and victims' families Thursday sought an enquiry into the train rooftop accident that claimed the lives of 18 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) aspirants in Uttar Pradesh."By holding ... Read more...

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Using metal jewellery for tongue piercing ‘can cause infection’


January 9th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Tongue piercing is a fad these days, a bold style statement that lures many teenagers. Unfortunately, people tend to overlook the possible health hazards that can be caused ... Read more...

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Mob assaults mentally unstable man


January 7th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) A mentally unstable man was stripped and brutally assaulted by people here Friday after he reportedly turned violent and started attacking passers-by, police said.That the man, aged around ... Read more...

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