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Compound likely to regenerate vision in humans


July 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) An improved version of a newly discovered chemical may enable people with degenerative blindness to see again, says a study.The approach could eventually help those ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India’s football talent hunt to start Friday


June 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Bajaj Allianz has launched the selection process for its annual Junior Football Camp for the third consecutive year to unearth football talent in the country.The ... Read more...

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Ukraine’s coach Blokhin names Euro 2012 squad


May 30th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 30 (IANS) Ukraine's manager Oleg Blokhin announced his final squad for Euro 2012, trimming his initial choice from 26 players to 23 ahead of the June 8-July 1 ... Read more...

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Man calls police after woman demands more sex


April 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A man was forced to escape onto an apartment balcony and call the police for help after his lover refused to let him go - because ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple wins slide to unlock case


February 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A court in the German city of Munich has ruled in favor of Apple in a case with rival Motorola involving a patent of the slide to ... Read more...

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Algae emerges as promising alternative to fossil fuels


January 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Microalgae is emerging as a promising alternative to fossil fuels whose consumption is worsening atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Johannes A. Lercher and his team at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. Daylight Savings time change for 2011


November 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daylight Saving Time in the United States will end on Sunday (6th of November 2011); a week after the rest of the world turned their clocks ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Crossing legs after stroke may signal recovery


October 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) People who are able to cross their legs soon after a severe stroke are more likely to recover than those who can't."Despite having severe strokes that ... Read more...

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Exposure to nuke radiation leads to more male births


May 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Exposure to nuclear radiation triggers an increase in male births, says a new study. The research shows that radiation from atomic bomb testing before the Partial ... Read more...

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Gene behind major depression identified


April 28th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel gene associated with major depression.The finding may guide future therapeutic strategies for this debilitating mood disorder.Major depression is a psychiatric disorder that is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How DNA testing could help you track down the perfect match online


April 21st, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Forget about online dating. The latest tool for finding your perfect partner is DNA matching.A dating service set up by biology students in Munich, Germany, is testing subjects' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swedish couple endures 6 natural disasters on honeymoon


April 6th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 6 (ANI): A newlywed Swedish couple's four-month long honeymoon trip turned out to be a disaster tour after they experienced six natural disasters, including the Christchurch quake.Stefan and Erika Svanstrom ... Read more...

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Two deported Russian spies file property claim against U.S.


March 28th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two members of a Russian spy ring, disrupted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last year, on Monday filed property claim against the United States in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

List of 10 best places to get naked in 2011 revealed


February 11th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): A list of the ten best places where one can get naked in 2011 has been revealed, and it includes a French city dedicated to naturalism, a naked ... Read more...

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Circulating tumour cells in blood up death risk in early-stage breast cancer patients


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that the presence of one to four circulating tumour cells in the blood of patients, who are in the early stages of breast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celebrations to mark arrival of first German hippies in Goa


December 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) A German tourist adventurer and traditionally-dressed fraus and frauleins are all set to whip up Germanic fervour here Dec 8 as part of celebrations to mark 60 ... Read more...

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Breakthrough fertility technique could herald end of ‘biological clock’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new fertility technique could herald the end of the 'biological clock - by allowing women to have babies well into their 50s and 60s.The treatment, to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bloom to juggle family life with career


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Father-to-be Orlando Bloom won't slow down his career after he welcomes his first child as he's making plans to balance filming schedules with parenthood. The "Pirates of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bono believed he would limp through his life after surgery


August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): U2 star Bono was left believing that he would have to limp around onstage for the rest of his career after he was wheeled in for surgery for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pune Municipal Corporation felicitates Tejaswini Sawant


August 10th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug 10 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Pune on Tuesday felicitated ace woman shooter Tejaswini Sawant on winning a gold medal in the 50-metre rifle category at the World Shooting Championship ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Sawant on winning World Shooting Championship gold


August 9th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday congratulated Tejaswini Sawant on winning a gold medal in the 50 metre rifle category at the World Shooting ... Read more...

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Prime Minister congratulates world champion shooter Tejaswini


August 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated Tejaswini Sawant on winning the gold medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the World Championships in Munich, ... Read more...

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German sound engineer claims to have found ‘anti-Vuvuzela filter’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A sound engineer based in Munich, Germany, has claimed to have devised a hi-tech antidote to the popular Vuvuzela, the deafening plastic trumpets, which have attracted complaints from ... Read more...

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Alcohol use, smoking, coffee drinking, linked to migraines in teens


June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has linked alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking to increased migraines and tension-type headaches (TTH) in high school students.Coffee drinking and physical inactivity were associated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bono Undergoes Emergency Back Surgery


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) U2 front man Bono has undergone an emergency back surgery on Friday. The singer was reportedly injured while rehearsing and admitted in a hospital in Munich, ... Read more...

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Bono’s back surgery casts doubts over U2’s Glastonbury headline spot


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 headlining at Glastonbury looks doubtful after its main vocalist Bono had to be rushed to hospital for emergency back surgery.The band has already cancelled ... Read more...

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Flight ban over Europe leads to sporting chaos


April 21st, 2010 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 21 (DPA) The flight ban over large parts of Europe due to a volcano in Iceland spewing clouds of ash and dust has lead to chaos in the sporting ... Read more...

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Roo’s absence won’t stop Man U’s Champions League title quest: Fergie


March 31st, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Mar.31 (ANI): A defiant Alex Ferguson on Tuesday insisted that Manchester United will win the Champions League even without injured striker Wayne Rooney.Fergie suffered a double nightmare here as ... Read more...

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Use of computer games, mobiles, TV not linked to headaches in teens


February 9th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Use of computer games, mobile phones or television is not linked to the occurrence of headaches or migraines, at least not in adolescents, says a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blame headaches in teens on music, not gadgets


February 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Use of electronic gadgets is not associated with headaches, at least not in adolescents. A study of 1,025 teenagers, found no link between the use of computer games, ... Read more...

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Fat people lose weight at high altitudes sans dieting


February 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Tried every plan in the diet book but love handles still giving you nightmares? Well, here's a tip: Move to a mountaintop.In a study, detailed in the Feb. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene mutations linked to suicide risk among depressed patients identified


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has led to the discovery of certain genetic mutations that appear to be associated with the risk of attempting suicide among individuals with depression.The mutations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diesel truck engine with barely measurable emissions developed


December 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Munich, Germany, have demonstrated a diesel truck engine with barely measurable emissions.The research team, headed by Professor Georg Wachtmeister from ... Read more...

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German spy’s wife exposes his gay affair


November 19th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Nov.19 (ANI): A German spy has gone on trial in Munich accused of betraying state secrets after his wife discovered he was having a gay affair. The spy, a former ... Read more...

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Early life stress can result in behavioural problems: Study


November 9th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 09 (ANI): Early life trauma and stress can result in behavioural problems, according to a new study in mice.Christopher Murgatroyd, a scientist from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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