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Complaints of rampant corruption in J&K;, says BJP


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said people who met the party's delegation to Jammu and Kashmir complained of rampant corruption in ... Read more...

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BJP to make fresh assessment of Kashmir situation


May 28th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) A study group of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) arrived here Monday to make a fresh assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.The group is ... Read more...

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Vijay Jolly leaves for China


May 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A five-member delegation led by Vijay Jolly of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has left for China to take part in a conference that ... Read more...

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Sudripto Roy Himachal’s new chief secretary


May 1st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) Sudripto Roy, a 1978-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Harinder Hira, who retired Monday.Hira was appointed ... Read more...

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Women with heart disease likely to have girls: Iran study


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Women with some heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls, says a study conducted by a university in Iran. It found that 75 ... Read more...

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BP drug not tied to death risk among heart patients


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 11 (IANS) Losartan, prescribed for lowering high blood pressure (BP), may not be linked with higher death risk in heart failure patients, says a new study.Henrik Svanstrom of ... Read more...

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Leap second decision postponed till 2015


January 20th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A decision on whether to abolish the leap second, the occasional extra second added to the world's time, has been deferred to 2015, BBC reported.Experts at ... Read more...

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Steady decline in parliament’s work hours: Study


November 28th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) There has been a steady decline in the productive time of Lok Sabha over the last 25 years, with the 15th Lok Sabha sitting only ... Read more...

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Infertile men face heart disease risk


September 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Men unable to procreate are more likely to die of heart disease than those with children, a study says.Researchers tracking a sample of infertile men for ... Read more...

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Supreme Court declines to oversee CWG probe


September 16th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the scam in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Supreme Court not to interfere in CWG probe


September 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the scam in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Willing to talk to different sections in Kashmir: BJP


April 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 11 (IANS) Former BJP president Rajnath Singh, leading the party's five-member parliamentary study group to Jammu and Kashmir, said Monday the party is "worried" every time there ... Read more...

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Blood glucose levels indicator of retinopathy risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that individuals who have higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time are more likely to develop eye-related complications ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It’s natural for girls to play with dolls and boys to like guns


December 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Girls like to play with dolls and boys love guns because they're programmed to do so, not due to social conditioning, suggests a new study.Scientists have found that ... Read more...

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Who’s an expert nutcracker? Monkeys!


December 1st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Wild bearded capuchin monkeys are the real nut-cracking kings, revealed a new study.The research found that these animals put together their own nut-cracking devices and are experts at ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia ink six pacts to take bilateral ties forward (Part-I)


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 27 (ANI): India and Malaysia on Wednesday signed six bilateral agreements with the objective of taking their exisiting bilateral ties to new heights.Significantly, among the agreements signed was one ... Read more...

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FIFA experts praise England striker Wayne


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Despite being heavily criticised for his lethargic performances in South Africa, FIFA's technical study group has come out in praise of England striker Wayne Rooney describing him as ... Read more...

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Study: Non-light beer ups the risk of psoriasis in women by 72%


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has shown that non-light beer ups the risk of psoriasis in women. It ought to be mentioned that psoriasis is quite a painful ... Read more...

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Casillas is World Cup top goalkeeper


July 12th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Spain skipper Iker Casillas has been named the best goalkeeper of the 2010 World Cup. The FIFA Technical Study Group picked the Real Madrid shot-stopper after some outstanding performances ... Read more...

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FIFA shortlists 10 players for World Cup Golden Ball


July 11th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 11(ANI): FIFA has announced the Golden Ball Award candidates for the World Cup in South Africa.The selection was made by a group of football experts called the 'FIFA's Technical ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel visits Haryana’s Mirchpur village


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Hisar, July 2 (IANS) A 13-member group of the parliamentary committee on the welfare of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes Friday visited Mirchpur village in this Haryana district, where two Dalits were ... Read more...

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How ants maintain stability while carrying heavy loads


June 21st, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): The use of high-speed video cameras has enabled scientists to understand how the ants use controlled head movements to maintain their stability as their carry heavy loads.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teenagers attempting suicide more likely to abuse partners as adults


June 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Teenagers who attempt suicide before they are 18 are much more likely as adults to be aggressive toward their girlfriends or wives, including hitting and injuring their partners, ... Read more...

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The science behind saving penalty kicks revealed


April 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 7 (ANI): Footie fans may love to watch the goalie make spectacular dives to win the game for his team but goalkeepers would actually save more goals if they stood ... Read more...

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Here’s why goalkeepers make spectacular dives during penalty shoot-outs


April 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 7 (ANI): Football goalies often make the most spectacular dives during a penalty shoot-out because of peer pressure, a research has found.Researchers watched hundreds of penalty shoot-outs only to conclude ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mums working part-time have healthiest kids


February 28th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): A new Australian study has found that mums working part-time raise healthier children than their counterparts who stay at home or have a full-time job.The study, "Do Working ... Read more...

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Kids with cochlear implants rank quality of life equal to normally hearing peers


February 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new American research suggests that children with cochlear implants (CI) have the same quality of life (QOL) as their normally hearing (NH) peers.A cochlear implant is an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depressed women can lose weight successfully just like others


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Women with major depression can lose the same amount of weight as other women without the condition, says a study.Group Health Research Institute Senior Research Associate Evette J. ... Read more...

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India, Pak readied mechanism to resolve Kashmir issue in 1999: Ex Pak Foreign Minister


November 26th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.26 (ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Sartaj Aziz has said that India and Pakistan had agreed to settle the long pending Kashmir dispute through a well devised mechanism, according to which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India-Canada to sign civil nuclear agreement during Harper’s visit


November 12th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Nov 12(ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's aides have indicated that negotiations for a bilateral civil nuclear agreement are underway between India and Canada, and will be signed during his ... Read more...

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Smokers have fewer and flatter taste buds


August 20th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Smokers have fewer and flatter taste buds, says a study based on an analysis of tongues of 62 Greek soldiers. Pavlidis Pavlos led a team of researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Wild chimps found infected with AIDS


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Although the AIDS virus (HIV-1) infected the human population through chimpanzees, scientists long believed that chimps didn't develop the disease. But new research reveals otherwise. A study led ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kaka wins Golden Ball as Confederations Cup best player


June 29th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Brazilian midfielder Kaka was awarded the Golden Ball as best player of the Confederations Cup tournament Sunday. Kaka garnered most votes in a poll of accredited journalists organized ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fingerprints don’t increase friction to improve grip on smooth surfaces


June 13th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has debunked the age-old belief that fingerprints provide friction to improve people's grasp on smooth surfaces.Roland Ennos, who led the study at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intervention proves effective in increasing correct breast self-exams


April 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found that a brief intervention program boosted the number of women correctly performing breast self- exams by tenfold.The Kaiser Permanente Center for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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