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Balanced lifestyle secret to healthy life later


September 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A British study has found that a healthy old age depends on how much balanced lifestyle we maintain during prime years of life.It says careful eating, ... Read more...

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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

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Scottish wildcats may become extinct, only 35 left


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Scottish wildcats may be the next species to be wiped out from the earth, as conservationists say the numbers of pure-bred cats may have fallen to ... Read more...

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Make UP model for other states: Mulayam asks ministers


September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all Samajwadi Party (SP) ministers in Uttar Pradesh to read the party's pre-poll manifesto thoroughly, party chief Mulayam Singh Wednesday said the state government ... Read more...

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Aadhaar used for first time in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Aadhaar was used for the first time in the northeastern region Friday with 194 elderly people in Tripura receiving pension on the basis of their new ... Read more...

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Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition hopes Russia helps end conflict


September 6th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could put pressure on the Syrian authorities to help resolve the conflict in the country, a Syrian opposition leader said.Fathi Jamous, leader of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tribal group wants tribal CM in Chhattisgarh


August 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A tribal group, Sarva Adivasi Samaj, wants a tribal chief minister for Chhattisgarh."Adivasis are passing through a critical phase. Unless Chhattisgarh has an adivasi chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian firm to invest in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian firm Godrej wants to make an investment in Pakistan, a media report said.The investment will be made in the country by the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One percent of the world’s people are asexuals


August 20th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Around one percent of the world's population or 70 million people are "asexuals" -- people who feel no sexual attraction at all, an expert has said.Anthony ... Read more...

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Olympic gold for Hungarians may be worth $155,000


August 18th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bupapest, Aug 18 (IANS) Hungary's gold medal winning Olympian may receive a reward of 35 million Hungarian forints (slightly over $155,000), Zoltan Molnar, general secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Hera-pheri’ in total sanitation programme: Jairam Ramesh


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Funds were being misappropriated in the total sanitation programme, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said.Replying to supplementaries in the Rajya Sabha, Ramesh said the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tajiks President bans donkeys from his sight


August 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kulob, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by local media, citizens in the city of Kulob in Tajik have been banned from appearing to the streets on hand driven carts ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tibetan antelope population rises in China reserve


August 10th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) The population of endangered Tibetan antelope has increased to 120,000 in a China nature reserve due to better protection, a media report said Thursday.The Hoh Xil ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British children’s play-centre bans fathers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A children's play-centre in Britain has barred fathers from attending with their children and is now facing a probe by equality watchdogs, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Haryana offers land for cargo airport


July 29th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Haryana government has offered nearly 2,770 acres of land to the central government to set up a Greenfield cargo airport, an official said Sunday.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Saving tiger, tourism can go on together: Sahay


July 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Saturday said a roadmap will be chalked out so that both tourism and conservation of tigers can be carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

80 percent of Bangladeshi farmers own mobiles


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Around 80 percent of farmers in Bangladesh now own mobile phones which they use to estimate the market demand for their crops, the World Bank has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Presidential election: Break-up of votes polled


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The break-up of the votes cast in the July 19 presidential polls in which ruling UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee emerged the winner.Among MPs' votes, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China to build 80 small airports


July 21st, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China will build at least 80 small airports by 2015 in the country, the aviation authority has said.According to a recent State Council guideline, the country ... Read more...

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UBI to extend banking services in 1,612 Bengal villages


July 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) State-run United Bank of India (UBI) will extend banking services to 1,612 villages of West Bengal that have a population of more than 2,000 by ... Read more...

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No more photos with Siberian tiger cubs in China


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

There’ll be no remote areas in Tripura: Manik Sarkar


July 18th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will not allow the use of words such as 'remote' for any mountainous area in the state since all inaccessible habitats would soon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coastal populations healthier than inland cousins


July 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) People living near the coast tend to have better health than those living inland, according to the findings of a new study.Researchers from the European Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obesity does not impact exam results


July 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) In what could be relief to parents of fat kids, being overweight has nothing to do with academic brightness, asserts a new study, saying that obesity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NCRB tag not worrying: Kerala minister


July 13th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) might have reported that Kerala had the highest crime rate in the country but this was not a matter of ... Read more...

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Diabetics face four times greater TB risk


July 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 10 (IANS) A third of the world's population, living in developing countries, carry a dormant tuberculosis (TB) bug, which remains a lifelong risk. But the risk of TB ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World Bank offers Bihar $100 mn loan


July 9th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The World Bank Monday offered a $100 million loan for a rural livelihood project in Bihar that is expected to benefit 1.5 million households.The project ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 140 dead in Russian floods (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 141 people have died in Russia's Krasnodar region which has been devastated by floods, said the government Sunday.According to a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Car worst carnivore than beast, says Russian zoo


July 6th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illustrating the notion that automobiles are carnivores - and worst than beasts, at that - a zoo in central Russia has put a caged car ... Read more...

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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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IIT to help prepare Delhi’s drainage master plan


June 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT) will work with the Delhi government to prepare the Master Plan of Drainage for the capital."We ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Syria ready for ’synchronized pullout’ : Russia


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian leadership has told Russia about its readiness to withdraw armed forces from the country's cities in parallel with Syrian opposition forces, according to ... Read more...

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Radacliffe seeks medical help for headaches


June 20th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe was forced to cancel his commitments and seek medical attention after his headaches became extreme.The 22-year-old was diagnosed suffering from a condition known ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mushroom Cloud Looms Over Beijing


June 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Video and photographic evidence of a multi-coloured ”mushroom cloud” hanging over Beijing’s skies has left internet users increasingly concerned, as they have been unable to determine what ... Read more...

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