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Sun defence editor arrested


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The defence editor of Britain's The Sun newspaper was arrested over allegations of corrupt payments made to public officials. She was later released on bail, the ... Read more...

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From Brazil to Kerala: Hamza waters run deep below Amazon


August 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The 6,000-km Hamza river flows under the Amazon, an India connect to the world's longest river. And Valiya Mannathal Hamza, the Brazil-based scientist from Kerala ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani tennis star Qureshi set to tie the knot


July 11th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's ace tennis player Aisamul-Haq Qureshi has decided to tie the knot with a Britain-based Pakistani girl.Aisam, who made headlines in the country when he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tragedy averted in Mumbai harbour


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A tragedy was averted in Mumbai harbour last week when ill-fated container cargo ship MSC Chitra - which had partly sunk in August last year after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London School of Economics chief quits over Gaddafi links (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) The director of the London School of Economics (LSE) has resigned over the institute's links to the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported Friday.Howard ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NGO wants oil spills on Maharashtra coast probed (With Images)


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Awaaz Foundation, a prominent NGO working in the area of pollution, Monday demanded a full-fledged inquiry into the number and extent of oil spills along the Maharashtra ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How ship collision took place in Mumbai harbour


August 13th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Minutes before they collided in Mumbai harbour, MSC Chitra was proceeding properly outbound within the main navigation channel while Khalijia 3 was entering the channel against the rules, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai court to hear MSC Chitra captain’s bail plea


August 11th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 11 (ANI): A Mumbai court will on Wednesday hear the bail plea of the captain of the merchant vessel MSC Chitra, which collided with another cargo ship, resulting in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Global HIV tests, treatments can reduce but not eliminate HIV/AIDS epidemic’


July 10th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new study says that implementing the 'test-and-treat' strategy in Washington DC may reduce instances of HIV but will not eliminate the epidemic.In 2009, WHO scientists had suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Health screening must for foreigners in Abu Dhabi


June 7th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi is bringing new measures under which foreigners will have to undergo a medical screening before entering the country. The Ministerial Service Commission (MSC) has approved a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Clot busting therapy more critical for female stroke victims


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Women who don't receive a clot-busting drug after a stroke fare worse than men who are not treated, a new study has claimed.The study is published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘A chocolate a day keeps strokes at bay’


February 12th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Eating chocolate every day might protect you against strokes, says a new study.According to an analysis of available research that will be released today and presented at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mediterranean diet ‘helps keep the mind sharp’


February 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Mediterranean diet, which includes a high intake of veggies, whole grains, and fish, a low intake of saturated fat and meat and moderate alcohol use, can help people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low mortality risk after total knee and hip replacement


January 5th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Total hip and total knee replacement surgeries have successfully improved the quality of life of people experiencing pain associated with degenerative joints, according to a new study.With a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yellow pea flour can help control diabetes


October 25th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that whole yellow pea flour can be used as an ingredient to produce low-glycemic foods that may help people suffering from diabetes.During the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian prodigy boy completes PhD in physics at the age of 21


August 28th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 28 (ANI): After creating waves by completing Bachelors' degree at the age of 10 and Masters at 12, Tathagat Avatar Tulsi, well known as child prodigy has achieved another milestone ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ancient birds used extraordinary extensions of their ribs to form large gliding surfaces


July 15th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new study of extinct reptiles has shown that these early flyers used extraordinary extensions of their ribs to form large gliding surfaces on the side of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diet vital contributor to cognitive decline, dementia: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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