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Eating wisely calls for self-control: Study


September 12th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) People who successfully control their diet eat fewer unhealthy foods because they are satisfied sooner, a study shows.Some people can exercise real self-control when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

E-goods gobble up gold, silver


July 8th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Personal computers, mobile phones, tablet computers and other electronic items gobble up a staggering 320 tonnes of gold and 7,500 tonnes of silver worldwide, experts say.Manufacturing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Detonators, gelatin sticks seized in Jharkhand


June 8th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Police Friday claimed to have seized large quantities of detonators and gelatin sticks from two districts in Jharkhand.An official in the police headquarters here said 1,130 ... Read more...

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‘Arms coming to Karachi from Afghanistan’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Arms and ammunition are being transported to the port city of Karachi from Afghanistan and huge stocks have so far come to the metropolis, Pakistan Interior ... Read more...

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Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one


March 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads - two, three or more. But are they any ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russia introduces life sentence for drug dealers


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law a bill stipulating life sentences for selling drugs especially in large quantities, according to presidential website.The new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

17 Afghan militants captured


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (IANs) Seventeen Taliban militants were captured in Afghanistan and large quantities of explosives and drugs were seized from them by the Afghan and NATO-led forces, the interior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian spacecraft to crash to Earth Jan 15


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The remainder of the crippled Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt is set to crash to the Earth Jan 15 following a botched mission to Mars, experts have said.The ... Read more...

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Chilean daily ordered to pay victims of explosive recipe


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Chile's Supreme Court upheld Monday a verdict ordering a newspaper to pay damages to 13 people hurt in explosions that resulted from preparing fritters according to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists unravel mystery of missing mineral


December 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled upon a cache of dolomite in coral reefs, ending a 100-year quest for the missing mineral. "For over a century, scientists have puzzled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Caterpillar to expand Indian operations investing $212 million


December 1st, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) As a part of its $3 billion expansion programme globally, mining, construction equipment and engines manufacturer Caterpillar Inc will be investing $212 million over the next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two food adulterators told to pay Rs.10 lakh each


November 29th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 28 (IANS) A court in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior has imposed a fine of Rs.10 lakh each on two adulterators, officials said Monday.Additional District Magistrate Satendra Singh's order Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Relief efforts intensified as Orissa floods worsen


September 25th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Orissa intensified relief efforts Sunday as a fresh round of floods, triggered by heavy rains, left 17 people dead and inundated more than 3,000 villages in ... Read more...

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Orissa airdrops food as floods get worse


September 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa Saturday started airdropping of food packets in marooned villages as a fresh round of floods triggered by heavy rains in the past four days got ... Read more...

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Fresh floods hit 900 Orissa villages


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 900 villages in seven of Orissa's 30 districts have been marooned by a fresh round of floods caused by heavy rains over the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Clay locks carbon, promotes soil health


September 15th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) A low-cost and out-of-the-box solution that involves adding clay rich compost helps lock up carbon and promotes soil fertility."Traditional ways to lower carbon emission... include spreading ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Orissa steps up flood relief efforts


September 12th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday stepped up relief efforts in the wake of floods that have left 17 people dead and 11 missing in the last one ... Read more...

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Vaccine offers hope to treat chikungunya


August 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A new vaccine that may cure the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, which afflicts millions of people in India, Southeast Asia and Africa has been developed by US ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Event agency’s charges for CWG ceremonies unjustified: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) While commending the "spectacular success" of the opening and closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said the ... Read more...

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Reliance Securities launches regular stock purchase plan


August 4th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Reliance Securities, a part of Reliance Capital, Thursday announced the launch of a systematic investment plan - the Regular Stock Purchase (RSP) - which allows ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Adulterated liquor kills 29 in Ecuador


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 23 (IANS/EFE) The number of people who died in Ecuador after consuming adulterated liquor has climbed to 29, the public health ministry said.A total of 177 people have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bigger bites ensure lesser eating


July 15th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Larger portions at restaurants usually mean we tend to eat more, but surprisingly bigger bites lead to eating less."We examined the influence of small versus large ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi, China sign oil deal


July 15th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and China have signed an agreement on further cooperation on oil sale, a statement said.Under the new agreement, the Abu Dhabi National Oil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Putin urges clean-up operation in Arctic


July 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic ecosystem is very fragile, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said, and called for a "big clean-up" in the region to remove litter ... Read more...

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Amazing retina explains birds’ unparalleled vision


June 24th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Our feathered friends have something that humans lack -- an extraordinarily sharp and powerful vision.The avian retina is far more complex in structure and composition than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Volcano erupts in Chile


June 5th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 5 (IANS) The Puyehue volcano in south Chile has begun to erupt, officials said.The National Emergency Office of Chile confirmed the eruption Saturday, Xinhua reported.Juan Andres Varas, governor ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spain arrests 34 as global drug ring dismantled


May 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish authorities have broken up an international drug trafficking ring in an operation in which 34 people were arrested and two tonnes of cocaine were confiscated.The ... Read more...

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Technique to treat the donor larynx developed


May 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): A technique to treat the donor larynx so that the recipient's body accepts it as its own have been developed by researchers.Paolo Macchiarini of the Karolinska Institute in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Production stopped after South China noodle makers found using illegal additives


April 25th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Seventeen starch noodle manufacturers in Dongguan city, south China's Guangdong Province, have been ordered to stop production over the weekend after claims emerged that they had been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Treating blue jeans eco-friendly offers alternative to deadly ’sandblasting’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed an alternative eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim jeans to controversial 'sandblasting' technique.The process of 'surface activation' used to wash-down the denim following dyeing is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GM cows produce ‘human’ breast milk


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scientists have created genetically modified cattle that produce "human" milk in a bid to make cows' milk more nutritious. They have successfully introduced human genes into ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Parents important for keeping teens off alcohol


March 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Parents can play an important role in preventing teenagers from consuming large quantities of alcohol, according to a new thesis.It said that adolescents who smoke, stay out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green guidelines for Bengal polls


March 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Political parties in West Bengal have been urged to keep the environment clean while campaigning for the assembly elections, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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