US specialist eyes using old drugs to treat more infections

August 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The prohibitive cost of placing a single new drug on the shelves, amounting to $1 billion, is prompting scientists to look at existing drugs to ... Read more...

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Handlebars affect female cyclists’ genital health

July 10th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The level of bicycle handlebars can affect genital sensation among female cyclists, according to a new research.Researchers led by Marsha K. Guess of Yale University School ... Read more...

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Eyeing small town India, subsidised condom set to be trendier

June 25th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Deluxe Nirodh, a subsidised condom that originally began as a family planning measure under a government initiative, is now eyeing smaller cities and towns to ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors upgrades Mitsubishi Montero

April 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Automobile-maker Hindustan Motors Ltd Monday announced the launch of upgraded Mitsubishi Montero, a sports utility vehicle.In a statement, Hindustan Motors said the value-added features include new ... Read more...

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Simple surgery will correct crossed eyes

February 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) People with crossed eyes need no longer suffer the taunts and jeers of their otherwise well meaning friends and acquaintances.A single, simplified surgical procedure allows for ... Read more...

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Capitol One to acquire HSBC’s domestic credit card business for $2.6 billion

August 10th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
MCLEAN, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- Capital One Financial Corporation on Wednesday announced that it has agreed to acquire HSBC's domestic credit card business, including its approximately $30 billion credit card portfolio, for ... Read more...

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Cardiac drug, digoxin, could lower risk for prostate cancer

April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that heart drug, digoxin, could be a possible therapy for prostate cancer after using a combination of laboratory science and epidemiology.The scientists found that men ... Read more...

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US military to work more closely with Pak forces against insurgents along Afghan border

March 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The US military will start carrying out more counterterrorism missions against insurgents in eastern Afghanistan and work more closely with the Pakistani forces in operations against insurgents along ... Read more...

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US repositioning military forces around Libya for ‘any eventuality’

March 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The US defence department has said that it is repositioning forces around Libya, putting further pressure on the autocratic ruler Colonel Muammar Gaddafi after asking him to ... Read more...

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U.S. says not ‘abandoning’ critical Pech Valley but repositioning troops in Afghanistan

February 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 25(ANI): The United States military is planning a significant repositioning of its troops that would reduce the number of bases in eastern Afghanistan, which was once central to its ... Read more...

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New Starbucks logo ‘could prove beneficial to company’

January 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Despite general disappointment expressed by U.S. consumers in response to the redesigned Starbucks logo unveiled yesterday, scientists believe the move could do good to the company."The logo of ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman Speaks About Her Sex-Scene With Mila Kunis In “Black Swan”

December 3rd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Darren Aronofsky directed psychological thriller "Black Swan" is all set to hit limited theaters on December 3 and its premiere on 67th Venice International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman says lesbian sex scene was ‘hard’

December 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): Natalie Portman has revealed that her much- hyped sex scene with Mila Kunis in their new flick, 'Black Swan', was hard.Walking the red carpet to promote the Darren ... Read more...

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Archaeologists seeking ancient booty dive to Blackbeard’s pirate ship

October 5th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Archaeologists are once again heading back to the sea off North Carolina's coast in a continuing effort to recover artefacts from the wreck believed to be Blackbeard's ... Read more...

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Plan to take condoms to every home in India’s villages

September 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) India's health ministry is preparing a plan to ensure the availability of condoms in each house of the country's six lakh villages in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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Governor Of New York Desires To Have A Meaningful Meeting With The Makers Of The Divisive ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque

August 20th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 20, 2010 (Just Flashed): David Paterson happens to be the Democratic Governor of New York. He also happens to be the initial governor of New York, who possesses African-American bloodline. ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen Shells Out Money To Maintain Marriage With Brooke Mueller

May 6th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Charlie Sheen must shell out to wife, Brooke Mueller, a stipend of $US300, 000 every year they are wedded. This data is in keeping ... Read more...

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India not to curb population with law: Azad

May 5th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India, the world's second most populous country, is against controlling population growth through legislation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday. "I firmly believe that equitable, inclusive and ... Read more...

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US must reassure Pakistan about India, says US official

April 30th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) With Pakistan's traditional defence posture still geared to conventional military conflict with India and not counterinsurgency, a top Pentagon official says the US needs to ... Read more...

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US pushing to complete largest movement of military material from Iraq to Afghanistan

April 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.3 (ANI): The United States is pushing to complete the largest movement of military materiel since World War II from Iraq to Afghanistan, and it involves shifting nearly three million ... Read more...

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Ex-KGB spy buys the Independent for a pound

March 26th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Russian billionaire and former KGB spy Alexander Lebedev has bought The Independent and Independent on Sunday for just a pound.The paper's Dublin-based owner, Independent News & Media (INM), ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan in talks with Ashok Leyland for making cars

March 17th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn Tuesday confirmed that the alliance is in talks with Indian truck maker Ashok Leyland for making small cars. "There is a sizeable market for ... Read more...

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BP control abnormal in newborns of smokers

January 26th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Blood pressure control in infants of smoking mothers is abnormal compared to that of infants from non-smoking parents, a new study has found.Swedish researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal ... Read more...

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UPS to cut 1800 jobs

January 10th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United Parcel Service (UPS) announced on Friday that the shipping company would cut around 1800 jobs. These jobs are basically in the administrative and management ... Read more...

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MTV drops ‘music television’ from logo after 28 years

October 13th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Popular channel MTV has decided to drop the term "Music Television" from its logo and is set to explore other genres to keep in sync with ... Read more...

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Philippines braces for new storms, death toll rises to 246 (Lead)

September 29th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 29 (DPA) The Philippines Tuesday braced for new storms as the death toll in devastating floods brought by tropical storm Ketsana rose to at least 246 with 38 people still ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s medications may help treat extreme drug-resistant TB

July 3rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Two drugs that are commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease have been found to be effective in treating extreme drug-resistant tuberculosis, say researchers at the University of California, ... Read more...

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Yahoo! Appoints Elisa Steele as Chief Marketing Officer

March 24th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) announced that Elisa Steele has joined the company as chief marketing officer, effective today. Steele is responsible for Yahoo!'s brand, ... Read more...

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Pak scales down war on terror in northwest to focus on Indian border

December 26th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan has made some unannounced changes in their deployment of troops and has also scaled down its operations against Islamist militants in the north-west following tensions with ... Read more...

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Foreign ministers to usher in new chapter for Asean

December 9th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 9 (DPA) Foreign ministers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) will meet in Jakarta next week to celebrate the new charter of the regional grouping, the 10-nation bloc ... Read more...

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Heres why pesky under-eye bags appear as you age

August 13th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Want to know what causes those pesky under-eye bags? Well, a new study has got the answer for your query.The study examined why lower eyelids get bulgy ... Read more...

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Vertigo can be treated with simple manoeuvres

May 27th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Vertigo patients would no longer be dependent upon pungent medications, for a new guideline suggests that the condition can be treated with the help of simple manoeuvres.The ... Read more...

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Mastek CMD Sudhakar Ram bags CNBC Asias India Business Leader of the Year Award

December 8th, 2007 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Dec 8 (ANI): Mastek Ltd. CMD Sudhakar Ram has bagged the CNBC Asias India Business Leader of the year award at the CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards. Ram who took over ... Read more...

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