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Australia spells out Afghanistan exit plan


April 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an early withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after the 18-hour terror siege of Kabul ended.Giving the ... Read more...

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Heavy shopping bags cause stress


December 28th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Something as simple as carrying heavy shopping bags can trigger depression, reveals a study. In the study, one group of participants were told to hold shopping ... Read more...

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Online romance scam dupes thousands


September 28th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people in Britain may have been hit or duped by online romance scams, far more than previous estimates.The study undertaken by Monica ... Read more...

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Reservists back from war may have mental problems


August 20th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) British Army reserves returning from war-torn Afghanistan or Iraq are more likely to have mental health problems in comparison to full-time troops, as they have to ... Read more...

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500 army men in Chhattisgarh’s red zone - for training


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Over 500 army personnel have arrived in the heart of a Maoist insurgency-hit area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region for training, a move security experts say will ... Read more...

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No immediate threat to India, but should watch psychological impact: Experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,May 2 (IANS) Top Indian security experts feel Osama bin Laden's killing in Pakistan Sunday will not have any direct impact on India but the "psychological impact on militancy ... Read more...

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Unemployed Americans complain of discrimination when looking for work


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A survey has found that unemployed Americans are having a tough time re-entering the job market, with most complaining that they face discrimination.Researchers from UCLA and the State ... Read more...

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Mental impact of Japan disaster will be felt ‘for some time to come’


March 18th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): A psychology expert at Queen Mary, University of London has said that the Japan disaster had a devastating immediate effect on tens of thousands of people but the ... Read more...

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BP oil spill’s psychological effects go beyond residents of impacted areas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around ... Read more...

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Book Introduced To Deal With Prader Willi Syndrome


January 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For several years, Urs Eiholzer has been engaging himself in rigorous study on Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS). After writing several articles based on scientific approaches, he ... Read more...

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Decision not to land at reserve airfield caused Polish plane crash


January 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The plane crash that killed the then Polish president Lech Kaczynski in April 2010 was due to the crew's decision not to land at a reserve airfield, ... Read more...

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Europe facing credible ‘Mumbai-style’ al Qaeda terror attacks threat, says leaked memo


January 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): A 'restricted' memo of UK's Department for Transport has revealed that al Qaeda's 'international operations wing' is plotting one or more Mumbai-style terror attacks in Europe, including the ... Read more...

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Americans warned to be vigilant of Xmas terror attacks


December 24th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 24 (ANI): The White House has warned Americans to be on high alert for terror attacks in the U.S. as the Christmas holiday weekend begins and Americans overseas to hand ... Read more...

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The Walking Dead, Season One – Rave Reviews


December 14th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
AMC’s television show “The Walking Dead” is already receiving rave reviews. The Walking Dead takes us on a tour and gives the viewers a slice of reality. The television show ... Read more...

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Australian women worry about genital ‘abnormality’


December 12th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Almost half of Australian women in a study said they would consider cosmetic genital surgery.A study of almost 800 women revealed that 75 percent did not like their ... Read more...

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Army has taken beating due to Adarsh: Gen VK Singh


November 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Admitting the involvement of some serving and retired officers in the Adarsh housing society scam, army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday said the Indian Army has taken ... Read more...

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Harsh parenting ‘can impair kids’ emotional development’


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): If you recurrently yell, punish or grab your child firmly by the arm, then you must know that this can impair the emotional development of your child.Montreal University ... Read more...

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6-year-old kids with squint less likely to be invited to b’day parties


August 19th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study has found that six year old kids with a squint are significantly less likely to be invited to birthday parties than their peers with normally ... Read more...

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Early puberty linked to obesity in girls


July 27th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): An analysis of as many as 100 studies has revealed that overweight girls tend to reach puberty earlier than their peers do.While some researchers have argued hitting ... Read more...

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Bullying powers no longer effective: Iran


June 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 26 (IANS) The Opposition by a number of countries to the UN Security Council's sanctions against Iran indicate that the "bullying powers" are no longer effective, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr ... Read more...

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Pak, Australia sign MoU to boost defence cooperation


June 8th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, June 8(ANI): Pakistan and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost defence ties between the two countries.It was signed after Australian Defence Minister John Faulkner called on Pakistan ... Read more...

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Cyberbullying can cause psychological distress among nonheterosexual youth


March 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new American study has revealed the prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth.According to research carried out at Iowa State University, one out of ... Read more...

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Playboy model escapes jail term over nightclub attack


February 16th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A former Playboy Model of the Year is said to have walked away free after being given a suspended sentence for attacking a woman in a nightclub toilet ... Read more...

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Early life stress may cause cardiac disease


February 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Early life stress is likely to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in adulthood, researchers suggest. "We think early life stress increases sensitivity to a hormone known to ... Read more...

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Arabs are victims of abuse in US post 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A quarter of Arab Americans have experienced personal or familial abuse because of race, ethnicity or religion since 9/11, says a new study. This is the first representative, population-based ... Read more...

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Casual sex is not damaging


December 9th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Young adults engaging in casual sex don't seem to be at increased risk for harmful psychological outcomes as compared to sexually active young adults in more committed relationships, ... Read more...

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Casual sex ‘doesn’t cause psychological damage’


December 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Casual sex does not cause emotional or psychological damage in young people, says a new study.Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that young adults engaging in casual ... Read more...

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Use of Air Force firepower in anti-Naxal operations (Part II)


October 20th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)The Naxal menace of today is indeed vastly different, both in character and content as also in its origins and geographical areas of operation; the times have changed a great deal and ... Read more...

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Natalizumab drug improves quality of life of MS patients


September 13th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): A new study has found that multiple sclerosis patients taking Tysabri (Natalizumab) experienced a significant improvement in both their physical function and psychological well-being."The symptoms that an MS ... Read more...

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Arsenal’s Wenger keen to rope in Patrick Viera from Inter-Milan


August 1st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger has not ruled out the extraordinary prospect of bringing back former club captain Patrick Vieira, 33, from Inter Milan.Viera left Arsenal four years ... Read more...

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Pak media, experts involved in self igniting blame game: Editorial


May 29th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): After every brazen terrorist strike in Pakistan,the involvement of a 'foreign hand' that of America and India, is held responsible.Pakistan media and experts, almost immediately after any ... Read more...

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Significant psychological impact of child abuse seen in inpatients


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a history of child abuse significantly impacts a wide range of challenges facing depressed inpatients-an increase in suicide attempts, prevalence of substance ... Read more...

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Women stay in love with their stilettos for 51 years!


February 19th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): After diamonds, high heels are a girls best friends. Now, researchers have found that womens love for skyscrapers is timeless. 51 years to be more precise.According to ... Read more...

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Scientist warns of loss of human touch due to overdependence on robots


December 19th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A leading British scientist has called for international guidelines to be set up for the ethical and safe application of robots before it''s too late.Professor Noel Sharkey, ... Read more...

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Batman director being sued for ‘’stealing Turkish city’’s name”


November 11th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): The director of the latest Batman film is being sued by a Turkish mayor, who claims the helmer stole the name of his city.The Mayor of ... Read more...

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