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Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with eye test


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Now Alzheimer's can be diagnosed with a simple eye test, according to researchers.Trevor Crawford, psychologist from the Centre for Ageing Research, Lancaster University, said: "The diagnosis ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mullah Omar taunts US, Britain


August 18th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, has spoken out against the US and Britain by saying the "invading enemy" will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dawson rules out moving to London


August 18th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) American Actress Rosario Dawson has ruled out the chances of shifting her base to Britain where her boyfriend director Danny Boyle is living.The 33-year-old is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police launch manhunt for ‘Chinese Rambo’


August 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Chinese police have launched a massive manhunt in a mountain forest for an elusive bank-robber thought to be behind a string of deadly attacks, The Telegraph ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Briton scoops 148-mn-pound jackpot


August 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug (IANS) A Briton has come forward to claim the 148.7 million pounds Euromillions jackpot, making it the nation's second largest lottery win, the Telegraph reported saturday.The win continues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jobseekers willing to accept pay cut to find jobs


August 9th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A majority of jobseekers in Britain are willing to take a job they are over-qualified for in a desperate bid to find employment, while half are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

10-year-old Jewish girl allowed to embrace Christianity


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old Jewish girl in Britain has been permitted by a court to convert to Christianity after her mother's claims that she had been "brainwashed" and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rupert Murdoch wants Boris to lead the Tories


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Murdoch wants Boris Johnson to lead the Tories. Johnson is a British politician who is currently the mayor of London and he is also an accomplished ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympic flame moved and later re-lit


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday evening, something extraordinary happened at the Olympics. The Olympic flame for the London 2012 Olympics was extinguished, moved and later relit. It is said that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Saudi Arabia threatens to quit Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has threatened to withdraw from the Olympics unless a female judo athlete was allowed to wear her headscarf in competition, The Telegraph reported Friday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Identity theft at all-time high: British officials


July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan island one of world’s ‘weirdest’ places


July 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Some 3,000 residents in Japan's Miyake-jima island must carry gas masks with them at all times as the mountains there constantly emit sulfuric gas, The Telegraph ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British police only solve one-fourth crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Police in Britain fail to solve three out of four crimes. Last year, officers solved only 27 percent of crimes committed across the country, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yahoo hackers leak passwords


July 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Yahoo is probing an apparent security breach which has led to over 450,000 email addresses and passwords being leaked online, a media report said Thursday.Hackers belonging ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Korean leader ‘having affair with married singer’


July 11th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Jong-un is having an affair with a previously married singer who has been pictured with the leader at several recent events, media reports ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Samsung did not copy ‘cool’ Apple iPad: Court


July 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The British High Court has ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab range does not unlawfully copy the iPad's "cool" minimalist design, The Telegraph reported.Apple sued its Korean ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William receives Scotland’s highest honour


July 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Prince William was Thursday bestowed with the title of "Knight of the Thistle", the highest honour in Scotland.Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Duchess of Cambridge ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Faking love can lead to real romance


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Behaving as if you have really flipped for someone can make you fall in love, according to latest research. Richard Wiseman, professor of psychology at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Facebook, Twitter make girls ‘appear more aggressive’


June 30th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Are social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter changing the way girls speak and making them appear more aggressive?Experts believe the language used by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese social media users ‘happier’ than Westerners


June 28th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Chinese social media users are "happier" and write "less political" messages on their profiles than Westerners, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Computer scientists at the Delft University of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Briton wins $98 mn lottery share


June 9th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A British ticket holder has won a 63.8 million pound (about $98 million) share of the EuroMillions jackpot, The Telegraph reported Saturday.The win is the sixth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

LinkedIn probes theft of 6.5 mn passwords


June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Professional networking website LinkedIn said it was investigating claims that 6.5 million of its users' passwords have been stolen and published on a Russian computer hacking ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Britain must improve maths skills’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Britain must place more value on teaching maths in schools or risk falling behind rapidly growing Asian competitors, the executive chairman of Google has said.People with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Social network launched for the dying


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A social network for the dying -- called "My Last Wish" -- has been created to help dying people meet others who have similar hopes and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British woman held for murdering five kids


May 11th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of murdering five minor children who died in a fire at a house in Britain, BBC reported.The children - ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain spent 50 million pounds on sleeping pills


May 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The recession in Britain has made people more anxious and led to a rise in sleeping problems. The country last year spent 50 million pounds on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Facebook to launch own app store


May 10th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Facebook has created its own App Centre, in which the social networking website will showcase the best apps across internet and on all mobile platforms.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man robs shop holding a coffee cup


May 10th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A masked man - dressed in a bandana and a hooded jacket - robbed a shop in Britain while holding a cup of black coffee in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Secret Osama files reveal Al Qaeda membership


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A list of Al Qaeda members first discovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has been published, disclosing the various fates of the group's followers, ... Read more...

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