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Antony re-elected IDSA president


February 25th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony was re-elected unopposed as president of India's premier think tank, the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) here Saturday.The minister ... Read more...

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Challenges ahead for Libyans: Experts


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After the death of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday, the country faces challenges in the days ahead, experts said.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Link between breast implants and rare form of cancer confirmed


April 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has confirmed that breast implants are associated with a rare form of lymphoma, though there is no evidence yet to show that they cause cancer.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Al- Qaeda returns to Afghanistan: US, Afghan officials


April 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 6 (ANI): Militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda is re-establishing itself as a force in Afghanistan's Korengal valley, claim both the US and Afghan officials.Over the past six to eight months, ... Read more...

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Kids with psychological problems ‘earn 30pc less’ than others as adults


March 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children who suffer psychological problems - such as trauma over their parents divorcing - earn up to 30 per cent less than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iran bolstering its position as political balance shifts and shakes in Arab world


February 24th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Feb.24 (ANI): The balance of power appears to be shifting towards Iran as the Arab World continues to remain politically unstable and shaken.Regional experts say this week Iran sent two ... Read more...

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Mid-East experts warn US to take Iran threat to kill generals seriously


December 16th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): Middle East experts have said that the Obama administration must take the threat of a leader of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard to target American generals seriously.In a speech ... Read more...

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Being good with numbers ‘can make you rich’


November 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Couples who score well on a simple test of numeracy ability are more likely to earn more wealth by middle age than those who score poorly, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“Hands-Only” CPR Enough to Save Lives


July 30th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to two new studies which were done on the subject of CPR, “hands only” chest compression is enough to keep a person alive until an ambulance ... Read more...

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Hands only CPR is enough to save lives


July 30th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to new research many people at the scene of an emergency will be ready to offer CPR, if paramedics tell them exactly what to do and ... Read more...

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Hands-Only CPR A Better Cure To Save Cardiac Patients, Says New Study


July 30th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Heart Association has given the hands-only CPR the thumbs up. According to a report submitted by the Heart Association in America, the hands-only chest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Marijuana use in California may double if legal: Study


July 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Legalizing marijuana could bring down the price of the drug and encourage sales in California, says a new study.The study by RAND Corporation reported that the prices could ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dumping car for ‘Metro’ can help you shed six pounds a year


June 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Dump your car and head for the Metro, for it not only helps you save the traffic trauma, but also to shed the pounds and keep you trim, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan Taliban could win as they have several advantages: Report


April 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/New Delhi, Apr.24 (ANI): Having a sanctuary in Pakistan and knowing that the Hamid Karzai Government in Kabul is relatively weak, the Afghan Taliban feels that it enjoys several advantages that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids from military families have more stress: Study


December 7th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that children from military families have to cope up with more emotional and behavioural difficulties compared to other American youngsters, with older children and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak’s treatment of US “enemies” as its “assets” blunting war on terror efforts: Expert


October 6th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.6 (ANI): With the Pakistan Army renewing the non-aggression pact with Maulvi Nazir, a top Taliban commander, experts believe that such a step would severely impede the US' plans against ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pak army’s desire to kill Indians, spare Pakistanis makes them ineffective against Taliban’


July 1st, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 30 (ANI): Pakistan Army's desire to kill Indians and spare Pakistanis is making them ineffective against the Pak-Taliban, senior political scientist Christine Fair has said.The Daily Times quoted Fair ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The Afghan Taliban warlord Pak seeks as a “friend” is US’ worst foe


June 20th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): With the Pakistan government deciding to initiate an offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, and ordering the troops to march in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak aid must be supervised by World Bank trust to prevent misuse: US analyst


June 1st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.1 (ANI): The billions of dollars which is being showered on Pakistan to carry out development projects must be accompanied with a World Bank (WB) administered Trust Fund to prevent it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Army can clear Taliban held areas once but not hold them for long: Expert


May 20th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The Swat military offensive may well see Pakistan recapturing the regions upon which the Taliban has established its control in the Valley, but the real question is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mumbai-like attack can trigger India-Pakistan war: Blackwill


May 5th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Describing the growing Talibanisation of Pakistan "as the most dangerous international situation since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis", former US ambassador to India Robert D. Blackwill ... Read more...

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Ex-US envoy warns of India-US ties’ downturn, sounds CTBT alert


May 5th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Warning of a downturn in India-US relations in the short term, former US ambassador Robert D. Blackwill Tuesday said New Delhi may face pressure from the ... Read more...

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Indian business should intensify engagements with US counterparts: Blackwill


May 5th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): "As US-India trade and investment in the coming few years will become more important than ever, I strongly encourage CII and the Indian business fraternity to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts skeptical about “lasting success” of Pak army’s offensive against Taliban


May 2nd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): The Pakistani Army may be hoping to flush out the Taliban from the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) after they initiated an offensive against the extremists earlier ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lowered HRT use may have led to fewer heart attacks in women


April 25th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): With decline in the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat menopause symptoms, the rate of myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, has also dropped, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Plot hatched abroad to kill Kasab: Maharashtra home minister


April 15th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil says intelligence information indicates a plot was hatched "from abroad" to kill 26/11 terror suspect Ajmal Amir Kasab. He told The Times in comments ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kayani key to Washington plans: US radio station


February 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani is the key to US strategy in the region, the National Public Radio has claimed. The radio recalled that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ties with Pak intelligence saves Mullah Omar from US drone strikes


February 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan is providing its air base to the US to launch strikes against militants hiding in tribal areas, but has imposed restrictions on exactly which terrorist can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US strongly feels Pak Government elements giving proxy support to Taliban


February 10th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.10 (ANI): The dilemma before the United States at the moment is that some elements of the Pakistani Government continue to support the Taliban as "a proxy organization in Afghanistan." According ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to play prominent role in terrorist campaigns in India: US Expert


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): Despite Pakistans continuous effort to garner support of the international community over its claims of it being sincere in trying to root out terrorism from its soil, experts ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Terror threat will continue to torment India: US Expert


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): All the measures initiated by India to tackle the threat of terrorism after the Mumbai mayhem may prove futile, as it will continue to be targeted by the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak playing a problematic role in terrorist campaigns in South Asia


January 31st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 31 (ANI): Pakistan continues to play a problematic role in terrorist campaigns in South Asia, because terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are finding sanctuary in the countrys turbulent Tribal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Advani demands inquiry into Mumbai terror attacks


January 30th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.30 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani on Friday called for an inquiry into the last years Mumbai terror attacks besides demanding the setting up of ... Read more...

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World must reassess Pakistan policy after Mumbai attacks: US experts


January 29th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The international community needs to reassess its policy toward Pakistan with the Mumbai terrorist attacks underscoring the imperative of addressing "transnational sources of Islamist terrorism in India", leading ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai attacks: ISI-LeT link so strong, it can be seen as a state actor


December 12th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.12 (ANI): The Mumbai terrorist operation signals a delicate moment for Pakistan as the links between Pakistans intelligence service and LT have been so strong that it is feasible to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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