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Why women need reading glasses so early?


June 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Women end up requiring reading glasses early on because they hold books and other reading material closer to their eyes than men, says a new study. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Memory training can overcome forgetfulness


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If you can't recall where you have placed your car keys or reading glasses, chances are that memory training could help. Memory training can even re-engage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar in Tihar Jail for 2G scam (Roundup)


May 20th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was jail for powerful DMK MP Kanimozhi, daughter of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi, with a special court Friday citing the "magnitude ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kanimozhi joins celebrity line-up in Tihar jail


May 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Kanimozhi, DMK MP and former Tamilnadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter, is the latest high-profile entrant to Tihar Central Jail -- following in the steps ... Read more...

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2G scam: Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar sent to Tihar jail (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi and her close aide Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar, named as co-conspirators in the multimillion-rupee 2G spectrum case, were Friday sent to ... Read more...

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Raja goes to Tihar Jail, looks calm (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam, was Thursday sent to Tihar Jail on 14 days judicial custody by a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Raja goes to Tihar Jail, to get homecooked food (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam, Thursday headed to Tihar Jail after a Delhi court sent him to 14 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wearing multifocal contact lenses may reduce vision for driving at night


November 4th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Older adults who wear multifocal contact lenses to correct problems with near vision, a very common condition that increases with age, may have greater difficulty driving at night ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lasers can cure long-sightedness too


October 20th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Laser surgery, presently used to treat short-sightedness, is being tested as a cure for presbyopia, or long-sightedness that develops with age, as well.If successful, it could dramatically reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mayer slams reconciliation reports


August 27th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer John Mayer has slammed reports that he is back with actress Jennifer Aniston. The singer lashed out at The Huffington Post article, which quoted him as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Palin’s kids’ names mocked by CBS anchor Katie Couric


August 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 05 (ANI): 'CBS Evening News' anchor Katie Couric has created controversy by mocking the names of Sarah Palin's children in a video that's gone viral on the net.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s youngest voter explains why he broke the law


May 10th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A teen, who voted in the UK General Election 2010 despite being underage by four years, has opened up about his experience.According to Alfie McKenzie, 14, from ... Read more...

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Karadzic’s death squad told me to dig my grave: Muslim survivor


April 14th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
The Hague (The Netherlands), Apr. 14 (ANI): A Bosnian Muslim has claimed that former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's death squad had ordered him to dig his own grave.Karadzic, who is defending ... Read more...

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Now, contact lenses to sharpen aging eyes


July 29th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Optometrists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have come up with a new breed of contact lenses that can treat presbyopia, a gradual loss of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Farmers’ sons’ skip drought debate (Parliament Diary)


July 28th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day-long debate in the Lok Sabha Tuesday on the drought conditions in several parts of the country had several "Kisan ke bete (Sons of farmers)" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Standard Chartered Bank organises visually impaired motor rally


April 9th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Standard Chartered Bank on Thursday organised a motor rally under the caption 'Seeing Is Believing' for visually challenged people.The intended purpose of the rally was to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Italian artist builds book-shaped house


February 17th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Italian artist has built a house that is made entirely in the shape of books.Livio De Marchi designed his home to look like a novel, and ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroes chewed spectacles up for grabs


December 12th, 2007 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12(ANI): Legendary star Marilyn Monroes battered and chewed spectacles are all set to be auctioned off at Film and Entertainment Memorabilia sale at Christies next week.The glasses to be auctioned ... Read more...

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Scientists build 3-D semiconductor structure that bends light the ‘wrong’ way


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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