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New test detects growth hormone doping


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A new test, developed by three universities, can successfully detect growth hormone doping in sporting events.On Sep 8, the International Paralympic Committee had announced a ... Read more...

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‘Weight-loss procedures lack standardization and proficiency’


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) None of the weight-loss solutions currently available in the country are functioning on any reliable logical science, leading to short term weight loss and several linked ... Read more...

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Spurned lover who beheaded girl spared the gallows


September 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) A spurned lover and engineering student, who beheaded a girl in St. Xavier's College here last year, Tuesday got relief from the Jharkhand High Court which ... Read more...

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I trained with rats for ‘Life of Pi’: DU student Suraj Sharma (Interview)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Training, training and training! Delhi University student Suraj Sharma swam for hours, worked on his body and his dialect and even had rats run all ... Read more...

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UP set to dole out unemployment allowance


September 8th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh is Sunday set to fulfil its biggest poll promise - paying an unemployment allowance.Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists working on safe male contraceptive


September 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 6 (IANS) The day may be not be far-off when males can take birth control pills without fearing side-effects. Even though the concept has exercised scientists for decades, ... Read more...

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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Separate AMU union for girls


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Girls in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will now have a union of their own.AMU vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameeruddin Shah said the university will have ... Read more...

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Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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Sibal backs Unmukt, requests DU to allow him for exam


August 31st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said he had requested the Delhi University vice chancellor to use his discretionary powers and allow U-19 World ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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Flunked by college, Unmukt finds support in Dhoni


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday came out in support of the U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand, who was barred from taking ... Read more...

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Dependency on marijuana damages intelligence, shows study


August 28th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Dependency on marijuana before 18 years of age may cause lasting damage to the addict's intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research.A long-range study ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes


August 20th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.A team ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gurgaon college girl gangraped


August 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 8 (IANS) A college girl studying here was sexually assaulted by four people, including her colleagues, after taking her to Alwar in Rajasthan, police said Wednesday. One of ... Read more...

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Posters warn women of acid attack for wearing jeans


August 7th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 7 (IANS) Posters put by an outfit in the Jharkhand capital have threatened acid attacks on girls and women who wear jeans or do not wear a dupatta. ... Read more...

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Notice to DU, St. Stephen’s on principal’s appointment


August 1st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on an appeal challenging the single judge's order that upheld the ... Read more...

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Stressful pregnancy could harm child


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has revealed that stress during pregnancy could have its affect on the unborn child's health in years to come and researchers suggest ... Read more...

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Dog gave birth to a kitten? Not a cock and bull story


July 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) In a bizarre report, a man from South Korea has claimed his pet dog gave birth to a cat, after the female canine "went for a ... Read more...

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Join hands with cops, police chief says


July 20th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Chief Neeraj Kumar urged students Friday to help his force educate children from economically weaker sections.Speaking at an orientation for new students ... Read more...

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A beautiful life melted away in an acid attack (With Images)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) "Main bahut himmatwali thi (I had lots of guts)", she says looking at you with eyes reduced to unseeing opaque white mottled orbs and her ... Read more...

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Strike in India’s oldest women’s college


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The entire teaching and administrative faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college in the Himachal Pradesh capital, have gone on strike over reduction ... Read more...

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Thampu qualified to head St. Stephen’s College: Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the appointment of Valson Thampu as the principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, saying he possesses the essential qualification ... Read more...

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Neeraj Kumar is new Delhi Police chief (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Neeraj Kumar, a senior Delhi Police officer, was Thursday named the next chief of the national capital's police force.The 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer ... Read more...

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North Carolina’s zoo elephant to get contact lenses on order


June 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An elephant is all get contact lenses as his eye-sight is weak. After C'sar the elephant suffered his second cataract operation, the veterinarian team at N.C. Zoo, ... Read more...

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Court sets aside report against Ramjas College vice-principal (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set aside an inquiry report on the basis of which Ramjas College vice-principal B.N. Ray was sacked on charges of ... Read more...

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Court sets aside report against Ramjas College vice-principal


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set aside an inquiry report on the basis of which Ramjas College vice-principal B.N. Ray was sacked on charges of ... Read more...

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Cufflinks to carpets, Rohit Bal spreads design net wide (Interview)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Rohit Bal, one of India's best known designers with over two decades in the fashion industry, says he is experimenting and expanding his ... Read more...

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A breakthrough in Alzhemier’s or Parkinson’s treatment?


May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Injecting a protein into the brain could protect its nerve cells from prion disease, a condition which causes the brain to wither away, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jharkhand youth sentenced to death for beheading girl (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rare cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Youth sentenced to death for beheading girl


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rate cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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AMU elects its first woman in teachers association


May 1st, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 1 (IANS) After being in the news for alleged gender bias, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has for the first time elected a woman to its influential teacher's ... Read more...

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