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Urban Indian youths bored of social media: Survey

January 19th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Youngsters in urban India are gradually moving away from social networking sites due to fatigue and health reasons, said a study conducted by a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Access to indiscreet Facebook updates a click away

June 17th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Indiscreet updates posted by the users of social networking website Facebook for their small group of friends can now be read by anyone with the help of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gas pipeline opens at world’s largest aluminium smelter

August 23rd, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Emirates Aluminium (Emal) and Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco) opened the natural gas pipeline at the world's largest single site aluminium smelter here, WAM news agency ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daily antiretroviral therapy may prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission

July 23rd, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A daily dose of antiretroviral syrup to breastfeeding infants or treating their HIV-infected mothers with highly active antiretroviral drugs could be a safe way to prevent mother-to-child HIV ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US Embassy in China relying on own air monitoring system

July 1st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The US embassy in Beijing has set up its own air monitoring station out of concern for the health of its staff.The embassy has been releasing its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists move a step closer to realising a contraceptive pill for men

June 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): An American researcher has for the first time come up with insights into what changes occur within sperm after it enters the female reproductive tract.Mark Platt, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NATO official confirms unwritten agreement with Pak for operating drones

February 20th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 20 (ANI): Even though Pakistan has categorically denied the use of its airbases for carrying out attacks on tribal areas, Islamabad, the US, and other NATO member countries have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Single cancer cell enough to trigger new tumour

December 4th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): US researchers have found that just a single skin cancer cell is usually enough to trigger a whole new tumour. For a long time, scientists have underestimated the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Its raining Siberian chipmunks in Paris

October 21st, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): With thousands of Siberian chipmunks invading Paris forests, the capital city is under a huge threat of lethal Lyme disease.Pest specialists have urged to ban the sale ... Read more...

Posted in National |

GCCs share of global aluminium production expected to rise by 150 percent

October 18th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Oct 18 (ANI): As a result of significant investments and the construction of several new smelters, the share of the Gulf Cooperation Council states in global aluminium production is expected ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ancient cemetery in Uganda brings Green Sahara to Life

August 15th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): The excavation of over 200 burials in an ancient cemetery in Uganda, has shed new light on the period when the Sahara desert was lush green.According to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists shed new light on memory loss

March 13th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Researchers at the Buck Institute say that the normal process of forgetting day to day happenings is much heavily present in Alzheimers disease (AD) sufferers, and it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |