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Rajasthan enacts law on right to hearing


April 27th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Thursday passed a bill providing the people with the right to a hearing on governance related issues within a stipulated timeframe. The state ... Read more...

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Show tact and compassion: Kashmir police told


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police Monday wrapped up a five-day training programme to learn how to deal with mobs with skill, tact and compassion.The training was ... Read more...

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Priyanka ready to play bigger role in Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday clearly indicated she was ready to play a bigger role in the ... Read more...

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Fourth conference on open software on in Kerala capital


December 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) The fourth international Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Conference, Kerala, got under way here Tuesday.The three-day conference was inaugurated by the release of doves as ... Read more...

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Antony calls for transparency in defence accounts


September 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for accountability, transparency and integrity in the defence accounting service, terming these virtues "an integral part of good ... Read more...

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Watching TV reduces mother-child communication


September 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Scientists have been gauging the effect of TV on young children ever since it lit up our drawing rooms. Comparing mother-child communication, a recent study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now Delhi to spread information through SMS


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With a large chunk of the capital's population using mobile phones, the Delhi government may disseminate important information to people through SMS, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Himachal plans law to seize tainted officials’ riches


July 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government proposes to enact a new law enabling it to confiscate illegal assets of public servants. A law to fix accountability of ... Read more...

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Celebrate Earth Day with footwear made of recycled tyres (With Images)


April 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With the world celebrating International Earth Day on Friday, leading manufactures and designers in the footwear industry are contributing with an intiative called "Soles with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How quickly you learn those dance moves may be in your genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Do you find it easy to pick up a dance move or are you the kind with two left feet? Either way, you have your genes to thank ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug restores responsiveness to morphine


January 31st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug called etanercept can restore responsiveness to the pain-relieving effects of morphine in rats that have developed morphine tolerance.The experimental results suggest that ... Read more...

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Harley-Davidson to set up assembly plant in Haryana


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Luxury motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson Tuesday said it would set up an assembly facility in Haryana by the first half of 2011."We are building a strong foundation ... Read more...

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How behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shed light on understanding how behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity.When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

HP Slate: Good For Corporate Users, But This Is No iPad Killer!


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much wait and anticipation HP has taken the veils off the Slate 500 - its much touted Internet tablet. However, it is quite evident that ... Read more...

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China-India ties to be big story of 21st century: Rao


August 8th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The relationship between India and China is a complex one but will be the "big story of the 21st century", Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said. In an interview ... Read more...

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Vitamin C ‘can block tumour growth’


July 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 20 (ANI): Vitamin C can help block the growth of cancer cells, found New Zealand researchers-a feat that could be quickly adopted into cancer treatment.After much controversy over the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gujarat wins UN award


June 24th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 24 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's office has won a UN award on improving accountability and responsiveness in public service, an official said Thursday. The chief minister's office has ... Read more...

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Intimate partner violence against mums linked to kids’ obesity


June 8th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Mothers who are abused their partners are more likely to have obese children, claims a new study.Reported in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, ... Read more...

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Will ensure stable government: new Meghalaya chief minister


April 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) Newly-elected Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M. Sangma Tuesday said he would strive to ensure a stable government and also focus on the youth and poor of the state. ... Read more...

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Mum’s sensitivity may help language growth in autistic kids


February 26th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Maternal sensitivity may influence language development among children who go on to develop autism, say scientists.According to researchers at the University of Miami, maternal responsiveness can predict language ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s economic reforms has gains for rural, urban poor: Study


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Amid signs of growing inequality, India's economic reforms since the early 1990s have brought significant gains to the rural poor as well as the urban poor, ... Read more...

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New norms, obligations on corporate governance unveiled


December 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In a bid to bring more accountability and responsiveness among companies toward all stakeholders, new guidelines on corporate governance that will be voluntary for a year ... Read more...

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Effects of toxic gas may be seen in future generations in Bhopal (25 years after Bhopal)


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) The deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas released by the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal this day 25 years ago affected even the unborn, researchers say.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air pollution takes a toll on blood vessels


November 18th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Air pollution apparently has short and long-term ill effects on the health and resiliency of blood vessels, a study has found.In the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and ... Read more...

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Mercedes Benz releases SLS AMG with performance plus package


October 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stuttgart, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercedes Benz has announced a better version of the SLS AMG. Mercedes has announced the availability of a new Performance Package Plus, which aims to make ... Read more...

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Patients in vegetative state can learn, say researchers


September 21st, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): An international team of researchers have found that brains of patients in vegetative and minimally conscious state still appears to have the ability to learn.The team hopes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daycare doesn’t protect kids against asthma, allergy


September 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, taking children to day care might not make them immune to asthma and allergies, say researchers.Children in daycare definitely get more illnesses and experience ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two new genetic variations linked to common childhood cancer


August 17th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have identified inherited variations in two genes that can lead to childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a common childhood cancer.The finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene-brain activity pattern combo behind difficult-to-hush babies


July 14th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): People finding it difficult to soothe their babies need not worry about their parenting skills anymore, for a new study suggests that children's temperament may be due in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why dishing with a friend gives you such relief


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Dishing with a friend does wonders for a woman's emotional state, but the scientific basis behind this phenomenon has been unknown to date.A University of Michigan study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insomniac flies may help solve humans’ sleep-deprivation mystery


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have created a new line of fruit flies that they think have the potential to pinpoint the causes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the brain processes important information


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have gained fresh insights into how the neurotransmitter dopamine, which is used by nerve cells to communicate with one another, helps brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study opposes current drug treatment for asthma management


January 27th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): A study from the University of Houston in the United States supports a controversial theory that opposes medicines that are presently in use for asthma management. Research leader ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Compulsory NSS, Scouts and Guides in Delhi schools: Dikshit


January 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said National Social Service (NSS) and Scouts & Guides training are being made compulsory in all Delhi schools to imbibe a ... Read more...

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Most US organizations not adapting to dangers posed by climate change


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new report has determined that organizations in the US that are at the highest risk of sustaining damage from climate change, are not adapting enough to ... Read more...

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