turning the tide

New York bans oversized sugary drinks to fight obesity

September 14th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) New York City has passed the first US ban on large-size sodas and other sugary drinks sold in restaurants and other eateries in a measure ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infosys on course correction to spur growth: Kamath

June 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. is on a course correction to align with the paradigm shift in technology business to products and platforms from services business, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ex-Oz keeper Healy hits out at decision to rest stars

February 7th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has criticized Cricket Australia for resting senior players Michael Clarke and Brett Lee for the seventh and final one-day international against Australia.Healy, a member ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Voting ends in Afghan parliamentary elections (Evening Lead)

September 18th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) Voting ended Saturday afternoon in Afghanistan's parliamentary election, the second in the country's recent history. "All polling stations officially closed at 4 p.m. (1130 GMT)," said Noor Mohammad, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Federer fires easily into final with Fish

August 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 22 (DPA) Roger Federer crushed Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 6-3 in a clinical display Saturday to set up a final at the Cincinnati Masters with US player Mardy Fish. The 36th-ranked ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afghan, NATO forces kill 80 Taliban fighters (Lead)

July 4th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (DPA) Afghan and NATO forces killed more than 80 suspected Taliban militants in separate clashes and airstrikes in southern and central Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. A total of 63 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Symposium shows progress in TB vaccines

June 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
By Babs Verblackt -- CNSZaragoza, Spain: Steady progress is made in the development of new vaccines against tuberculosis (TB), researchers showed at a symposium in Spain. Several vaccine candidates are ... Read more...

Posted in Feature, Health |

Afghan interior minister, spy chief quit in wake of attacks

June 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (DPA) Afghanistan's Interior Minister and its intelligence chief have resigned over their failure to prevent Taliban attacks on last week's peace assembly in Kabul, the presidential palace announced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK army draws up plan to send 1,000 more troops to Afghanistan

September 22nd, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.22 (ANI): Britain is making plans to send up to 1,000 extra troops to Afghanistan to meet the call for reinforcements made by the US commander in Kabul.The troops would be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Motor rally: Success at last for Gaurav Gill

September 19th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur (West Bengal), Sep 19 (IANS) Gaurav Gill of Team MRF turned more than a wheel while winning his first title in 13 months when he captured the Overall honours in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Del Potro overhauls Cilic to reach first Grand Slam semi-final

September 11th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) Argentine Juan del Potro won a battle of 20-year-olds with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 comeback over Croatian Marin Cilic to make his biggest career impression ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |