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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Weird rock ‘ice-shelf’ floating in Pacific


August 12th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A gigantic cluster of floating volcanic rocks, made up of lightweight pumice expelled from an underwater volcano and spread over 26,000 sq km, has been spotted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BlackBerry launches new smartphone to regain market share (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handsets maker Research in Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched BlackBerry Curve 9220 for the global markets in India to regain lost market share in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smart phone BlackBerry Curve 922 launched in India


April 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Canadian mobile handset manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched here a new smart phone, BlackBerry Curve 922, for the Indian and global markets.The handset ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US working with India to reduce dependence on Iran oil


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The United States has said it's "working hard" with India to see if it can help reduce its dependence on Iranian crude and find alternative sources ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Osama’s presence in Pakistan an enduring mystery: Daily


March 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's presence in Abbottabad, where he was killed last year, is the subject of enduring mystery and endless speculation, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India needs to rebuilt its telecom narrative (Comment)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Telecom sits on the top of the incredible India story. But the mess, evident in the award of second generation (2G) licences, shows how at least six principal characters worked overtime ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Property prices drop in Chinese cities in December


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Property prices dropped in Chinese cities both on a monthly and annual basis in December as the market cooled following the government's persistent efforts.In December, 52 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, India must prevent ‘tripping of nuclear wire’: daily


December 29th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and India to avert conflict is a step in the right direction, said a daily while observing that "the criticality of arrangements to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We respect India’s debate on retail opening: US


December 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The United States has said foreign direct investment in retail trade would be beneficial to both India and the US but it would wait for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China likely to relax property policies in 2012


November 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China is likely to loosen its restrictions on the country's property market in the third quarter of next year, as plummeting prices could slow the growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rihanna makes her acting debut with ‘Battleship’


July 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is all set to make her movie debut with director Peter Berg's "Battleship".The singer has made a brief appearance in the trailer for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pippa Middleton to get armoured car


June 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Pippa Middleton, sister of Kate, will get an armoured car with bullet-proof windows as a gift from her parents who are worried about her safety.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Computer games can help kids fight obesity


May 31st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) While parents usually worry over the negative influences of computer games on their children, scientists in New Zealand have found such games are actually beneficial for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mourinho ‘more determined than ever to continue’ as Real Madrid manager


April 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid, Apr 30(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is determined to continue his job despite Wednesday's 2-0 Champions League defeat against Barcelona and the disciplinary case he faces ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ronaldo supports Mourinho’s conspiracy theory


April 29th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29(ANI): Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has supported manager Jose Mourinho's allegations that Barcelona's two-nil Champions League win over his team was a huge scandal.Following Barcelona's victory in Wednesday's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UEFA may probe Mourinho over conspiracy insinuations


April 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The European game's governing body, Uefa, has opened an investigation on alleged conspiracy insinuations levelled by Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, which could result in a raft of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How thousands of fire ants stay afloat despite piling on top of one another


April 26th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found out how thousands of fire ants stay afloat on water despite piling up one on top of another.Research has shown that a single ant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

100,000 UK women in danger of their breast implants rupturing


April 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): It has emerged that tens of thousands of British women who have undergone breast augmentation have no idea that they have had an implant made by Poly Implant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beyonce turns to DJ Switch for her new album


March 31st, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has turned to a DJ to mastermind her new album.Dave Taylor, also known by DJ name Switch, is one of the top producers.Switch has worked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New man in Kiera Knightly’s life?


February 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Actress Kiera Knightly was spotted with a mystery man recently, sparking rumours that she has found new love.As she stepped out in London's Chinatown this week, the actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google receives a staggering 75,000 job applications in one week


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): As Google launches a huge recruitment spree, the Internet giant received as many as 75,000 job applications in a week, it has emerged.Previously, the company, based in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

84-year-old Brit to lead four-man team in Atlantic raft sail


January 16th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): A 84-year-old Britisher, Anthony Smith, will lead a team of adventurers in a sail across the Atlantic Ocean, stretch of 2,800 miles, in a raft made from plastic gas ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia flays Pakistan over 26/11, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Roundup)


December 21st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract to jointly build advanced stealth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Property prices to drop 20 percent in China


November 21st, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) Property prices in China are likely to drop by almost 20 percent starting March due to a slew of cooling measures adopted by the government on the real ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Let flat girls get boob jobs on Medicare, say Oz surgeons


November 21st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): In the wake of hundreds of women using taxpayer funds for breast enlargement surgery, many more should be eligible on medical grounds, say Australian surgeons.According to the doctors, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian town considering ban of miniskirts, low-cut tops for clean image


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Officials at a seaside town in Italy have, in an effort to clean up the raunchy image of the place, threatened to ban miniskirts and low-cut tops.The locals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook ‘Places’ app that lets users tell pals where they are ‘checks in’ to UK


September 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Amid security concerns, social networking site Facebook has launched a new application 'Places' in the UK that would allow users to share their location with friends.This new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

True happiness arrives at 54 for ‘Baby Gloomer’ women


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): A study has found that women, who have worries over money and life, find true happiness when they reach the age of 54.The poll conducted by the bank ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sherlock’s second run to begin on BBC One


August 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): Crime drama Sherlock will soon begin its second series on BBC One, the channel confirmed as part of a raft of new commissions.Its three-part first series, starring Benedict ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

11 Russian sailors drown on rescue bid in the Arctic


August 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (DPA) Eleven Russian sailors drowned in the Arctic after their rescue vessel went down in stormy seas on a mission to try to help a fishing boat in distress, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Springy’ polymer molecule paves way for ’self-healing’ materials


August 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): In the quest for "self-healing" materials, Duke and Stanford chemistry team has found a polymer molecule that's so springy it snaps back from stretching much smaller than it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mums working with Victoria Government to get paid breastfeeding breaks


August 5th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.5 (ANI): The Victorian Government has decided to introduce a new breastfeeding policy at the workplace, allowing government workers paid breastfeeding breaks and a raft of policies to make the task ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Archaeologists unearth 67,000-year-old human bone


August 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Archaeologists have unearthed a 67,000-year-old human bone they claim proves the area was settled by man 20,000 years earlier than previously thought. The discovery was made at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ex Kiwi MP plans to open male brothel


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 3 (ANI): Former New Zealand politician Pam Corkery evidently plans to open a brothel, albeit of a slightly different kind.The ex-Alliance MP is on the hunt for a property to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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