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Key cell signals inhibit babies’ ability to fight infection


August 8th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Infants are prone to sickness due to under-developed immune systems, but it may be possible to activate crucial cells to help them fight off diseases from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Gattu’ delicately-threaded morality tale (IANS Movie Review)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gattu"; Cast: Mohammad Samad, Naresh Kumar; Director: Rajan Khosa; Rating: ***Films with children as the main characters are no longer a rarity. Thank god for that! It's imperative that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Alicia Keys a ‘natural’ mother


July 14th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys is an expert at motherhood, says her husband Swizz Beats.The 31-year-old, who gave birth to her first child two years ago, has the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India natural leader of Indian Ocean region: Antony


May 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday positioned itself as a natural leader of the Indian Ocean region in view of its strategic location and operational capability, even as its ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Living’ microbot to detect diseases in future


March 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Scientists are developing a tiny bot prototype that can act like a living organism to identify diseases within the human body.Called Cyberplasm, it will combine advanced ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

AC Milan interested in Internacional’s Leandro Damiao


March 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 4 (IANS) Italian club AC Milan is lining up a $30 million bid for Internacional's star striker Leandro Damiao.The Italian club is in need of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Young minds not pursuing maths: PM


December 26th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed concern that young minds with a natural ability for mathematics were not pursuing the disciple at an advanced level, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GPS fosters hopeless dependency


April 20th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Growing use of satellite navigation or GPS is actually fostering hopeless dependency among drivers, reducing them to non-thinking automatons, a study says. Study author Rosamund Langston, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nicole Scherzinger to host ‘The X-Factor’?


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger has reportedly been offered to host US version of "The X-Factor"."Never has there been so much behind-the-scenes wheeling and dealing as with 'X ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rooney enrolls son Kai at soccer school to make him footie star


March 19th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Wayne Rooney's son Kai will start training for achieving stardom at a soccer school at the age of just 16 months.Rooney has enrolled ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Biutiful’ is eternally beautiful (IANS Film Review; Rating: ****)


February 5th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: Biutiful; Director: Alejandro González Inárritu; Cast: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez: Language: Spanish; Rating: ****Akira Kurosawa did it first in 1952 with "Ikiru" and now it's the turn of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maken outlines programmes for youth, sports development in North Eastern states


February 4th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Ajay Maken on Friday out lined his ministry's vision and objective with respect to the North Eastern States. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Discovery suggests new way to prevent HIV from infecting human cells


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how HIV binds to and destroys a specific human antiviral protein called APOBEC3F.The results suggest that a simple chemical change can convert APOBEC3F to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultraviolet light ‘helps skin cancer cells survive, proliferate’


December 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Researchers have reported that the sun's ultraviolet light activates an enzyme that helps skin cancer cells survive and proliferate.Research by Dr. Wendy Bollag, corresponding author of the study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soul searching KP is bad news for Australia ahead of Ashes


November 6th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.6 (ANI): England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has arrived in Australia with his game in working order and purpose renewed, according to noted columnist Peter Roebuck."He comes back not as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi-boy Suraj filled room with emotion: Ang Lee (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says Delhi boy Suraj Sharma had the innocence and depth of character required to play the lead role in his film "Life Of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In Film Adaptation Of ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A New Delhi teen has been chosen to play the lead in the film based on the Booker prize winning novel 'Life of Pi'. The unknown ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unknown boy from Delhi to play lead role in Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’


October 27th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A teenager from Delhi, with no previous acting experience, has bagged the lead role in Ang Lee's forthcoming film 'Life of Pi', an adaptation of Canadian author Yann ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Developing boys’ language skills more important than girls’


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): It is more important for boys than girls to hone their language skills in helping them develop self-control and, ultimately, succeed in school, according to a study led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the 8 Brit boys who have the same IQ as Einstein


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Eight boys at King's School in Grantham, Lincs have the same IQ as genius Albert Einstein.They equalled Einstein's estimated IQ of 160 - also Professor Stephen Hawking's score ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anysha Panesar’s Victory Upsets The Rest


September 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The outcome of the famous American beauty pageant, "America's Perfect Teen", did not seem to have impressed too many contestants and their parents, when the 16 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When Robbie Williams laughed at naked Kylie Minogue


September 21st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21 (ANI): Robbie Williams has admitted that he blew his chances with Kylie Minogue after drunkenly laughing at her when she was naked during the shooting for the video ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When Robbie Williams offended Kylie Minogue


September 21st, 2010 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has revealed that he left singer Kylie Minogue feel offended by laughing drunkenly at her when she stripped during a song. The pair had teamed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Pressures of modern theatre force directors to miscast opera singers’


June 29th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Placido Domingo says the pressures of the modern theatre force directors to cast many opera singers as characters for which they have little natural ability."There are many, many, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British boy never missed single day in school


June 1st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) A British teenager who has not missed a single day in school since nursery says it is partly due to luck -- he fell sick only during holidays. Sixteen-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New drug to slash cholesterol levels


March 11th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A team of researchers, including scientists from Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet, has found that a thyroid-hormone-like substance that works specifically on the liver reduces blood cholesterol with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New robotic catheter guidance system to treat abnormal heart rhythms


February 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): People suffering from abnormal heart rhythms are now being treated at hospitals with a new robotic catheter guidance system."The robotic system enhances a doctor's natural ability, and we ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cutting down glucose extends healthy cells’ lifespan


December 19th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) Restricting consumption of glucose, the most common dietary sugar, can extend the life of healthy human lung cells and speed the death of pre-cancerous cells in the vital ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Calorie intake linked to cell lifespan, cancer development


December 18th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Restricting consumption of glucose can extend the life of healthy human-lung cells and speed the death of precancerous human-lung cells, reducing cancer's spread and growth rate, say researchers.Boffins ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panesar ‘back to basics’ before Ashes to save his career


June 30th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): In an attempt to save his career, England spinner Monty Panesar, has turned to basics and is returning to what he does best, bowling the same ball six ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists grow blood vessels using stem cells


April 7th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers at University of Western Ontario have succeeded in growing new blood vessels using stem cells from bone marrow, a medical advance that could be used to treat ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johnsons eyes glint at mention of Proteas openers


March 18th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.18 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson appears to be a man of few words, but mention South Africas new opening pair of Ashwell Prince and Imraan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michael Slater’s ‘Slumdog’ connection


February 28th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Oscar winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has left some cricket fans baffled with the inclusion of Australian batsman Michael Slater's name as a possible answer to one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Harvard scientist fashions cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test


February 21st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) A Harvard scientist has developed a versatile and low cost test that can detect infectious or chronic diseases with only a tiny sample of urine or blood. George Whitesides, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malarial parasites vulnerabilities uncovered


January 30th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): In a bid to combat malaria, scientists have made Plasmodium falciparum, one of the deadliest strains of malaria, to reveal its weak-links that could act as potential ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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