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Diabetics face four times greater TB risk


July 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 10 (IANS) A third of the world's population, living in developing countries, carry a dormant tuberculosis (TB) bug, which remains a lifelong risk. But the risk of TB ... Read more...

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60 Somalis, Ethiopians feared dead in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Lilongwe (Malawi), June 22 (IANS) Police in northern Malawi have found bodies of some 48 of the 60 Somalis and Ethiopians who were drowned in Lake Malawi earlier this week. ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: Kenya’s Moiben, Ethiopia’s Abeyo win (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kenya's Laban Moiben Sunday won the men's 42 km Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 in a photo finish while Ethiopia's Netsanet Abeyo emerged on top in ... Read more...

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77 elephants killed in Mozambique reserve


December 30th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Maputo (Mozambique), Dec 30 (IANS) Poachers have killed 77 elephants in a game reserve in northern Mozambique this year, Xinhua reported Thursday.The reserve is located in the northern province of ... Read more...

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Elmer Geronimo Pratt dies


June 4th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt has died at the age of 63. Elmer became famous in the 1970s when his imprisonment for murder was seen as racially ... Read more...

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PM meets president, discusses Ramdev’s proposed hunger strike


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed his recently concluded visit to Africa and the Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's proposed ... Read more...

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Expect at least 8.5 percent growth rate: PM


May 28th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed confidence that the Indian economy will be able to sustain a growth rate of at ... Read more...

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Protecting tuskers important for Sri Lanka: Minister


May 25th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka will strengthen its policies to save elephants, according to the island country's Minister of Environment Anura Priyadarshana Yapa."The elephant is of special importance ... Read more...

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Bangladesh look to Africa for food security


May 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Freetown (Sierra Leone), May 19 (IANS) Thousands of hectares of farmland in Africa have been leased to two Bangladeshi companies as part of a collaborative effort that will enable them ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: 12 African students jailed for 14 days (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 29 (IANS) Twelve African students, including three who have been charged with murder, have been sent to 14 days judicial remand in connection with the killing of ... Read more...

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113 foreigners held for overstaying in Goa


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) More than 100 foreigners, including 25 Russians and 22 Nigerians, were arrested in Goa for overstaying over the last three years, the state assembly was told ... Read more...

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Large explosions rock army ammo bunker in Tanzanian city


February 17th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
DAR ES SALAAM (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions rocked an army ammunition bunker in the Tanzanian city of Dar Es Salaam on Wednesday, not far from the international airport, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jairam Ramesh hopes for second home for Asiatic Lions


January 27th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Hanif KhokkharSasangir (Gujarat), Jan 27 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday pressed Gujarat to part with some of its lions, asserting that they should be translocated and have ... Read more...

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Comedy sketch poking fun at middle class students tops YouTube charts


December 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A spoof of British upper-middle-class public school student gap year has been named as one of the online hits of 2010 according to the annual YouTube list of ... Read more...

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Punjab universities see increase in African student population


November 27th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov.27 (ANI): Foreign students, especially from Africa, are getting enrolled in large numbers for various courses offered by universities and educational institutions in Punjab.Universities in the state are seeing a ... Read more...

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Pakistan to become biggest beneficiary of British aid


August 1st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1(ANI): Pakistan is reportedly set to become the biggest beneficiary of Britain's 2.9-billion pounds aid to developing countries.In the last financial year, Pakistan received 140 million pounds from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheryl Cole bans ‘Girls Aloud’ pals to see her in hospital


July 14th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Malaria-stricken Cheryl Cole has banned her 'Girls Aloud' pals Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts from visiting her in the hospital.The worried singer has refused to allow any visitors ... Read more...

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Malaria stricken Cheryl to miss ‘X Factor’ start


July 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Cheryl Tweedy will miss the start of reality TV show 'X Factor' as she is suffering from malaria.The Girls Aloud singer will not return to the 'X ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl Cole is suffering from malaria


July 7th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cheryl Cole is suffering from malaria. She apparently contracted the disease, when she was vacationing in Tanzania with her boyfriend Derek Hough.After she returned from ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole down with malaria


July 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has been diagnosed with malaria following a holiday in Tanzania with rumoured boyfriend Derek Hough. The "Fight for This Love" hitmaker collapsed at a ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole ‘enjoying luxury holiday with Derek Hough’


June 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Cheryl Cole, who is on a luxury holiday with dancer Derek Hough, is said to be having the time of her life.The pair checked into an exclusive ... Read more...

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India to host 2011 World Marketing Congress


April 30th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India will host the 2011 World Marketing Congress, with a special focus on East Africa. The two-day 38th World Marketing Congress will be organised by the Institute of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kenya needs transit visa to deport terror suspect


January 7th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 7 (DPA) A radical Islamist preacher listed as a suspected terrorist cannot be deported from Kenya to his home country Jamaica, as Britain and South Africa have refused the required ... Read more...

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Anti-HIV gel fails human trials


December 15th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): An experimental vaginal gel has failed to prove effective against HIV in human trials.The anti-HIV gel called PRO 2000 contains a polymer of naphthalene sulphonate designed to physically ... Read more...

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Ill Brit hostages refusing to eat or drink, say Somali pirates


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.16 (ANI): A British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean are ill and refusing to eat or drink, according to the Somali pirates who have captured them.Paul and ... Read more...

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Energy is never the main part of China-Africa cooperation: Chinese Premier


November 8th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo (Egypt), Nov 8(ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that China is not courting Africa to satisfy its booming need for energy."The case is not what the Western reports described, that ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to attend Commonwealth parliamentary conference


September 26th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Meira Kumar will leave Monday to attend the 55th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPA) in Tanzania Sep 29-Oct 5. "The ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for charity


September 25th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel will join her boyfriend Justin Timberlake to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise money for charity. The actress has joined the team of celebrities recruited ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Even men can get breast cancer


August 21st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Men too can get breast cancer, according to an American non-profit organization.The Alliance for Breast Cancer Awareness in Women & Men is the result of the work of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2,500 foreign students, mostly Pakistanis, fail to turn up at UK universities


July 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Thousands of foreign students, most of them of Pakistani origin, who are granted visas to study at UK universities never turn up.According to The Sun, three universities alone ... Read more...

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More than 800 died of swine flu worldwide: WHO


July 28th, 2009 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 28 (Xinhua) A total of 816 people died of swine flu worldwide, with most of the deaths occurring in South America, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Monday. So far, 707 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Malaysian firm keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh


July 21st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Malaysia-based TJ Harmoni Worldwide is interested in investing in infrastructure and hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday. "Development of multi-level parking slots with ... Read more...

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Nine candidates in fray for UNESCO chief


June 9th, 2009 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 9 (Xinhua) Nine candidates are in the fray for the top job at the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), officials said. Current UNESCO director-general Koichiro Matsuura will end ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Police detain 110 party crowds in Bangalore


March 8th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 8 (ANI): The Karnataka Police detained 110 persons from a farmhouse in Ramanagara district here on Sunday morning. The detainees were engaged in a party.The detained persons include 20 ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole fumes over drunk and disorderly behaviour claims


March 7th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): English footballer Ashley Cole has protested claims that he chatted to a blonde bombshell, and was then arrested for drunk and disorderly behaviour at a top restaurant.Cole, ... Read more...

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