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(Vodafone willing to discuss tax demand (Lead, superseding previous story)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Britain-based telecom service provider Vodafone Thursday said it was willing to discuss a tax demand of Rs.11,000 crore but remained non-commital on paying a lesser ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Talk therapy for India’s depressed (Feature)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) It is early morning, and inside a single-storey building's basement, a man picks up one of four ringing telephones. He asks the caller in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Your child’s milk tooth can save her life


March 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Is your child about to lose her milk tooth? Instead of throwing it away, you can now opt to use it to harvest stem cells ... Read more...

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‘Indian VFX industry needs Hollywood supervision, education’


March 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The $2-billion Indian movie industry is conducive to the growth of visual effects and good education and right guidance from Hollywood specialists will work ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

`Kids rescued from Pakistan seminary scarred for life’


December 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The 50 boys who were rescued from a dungeon in a madrassa in Pakistan's Karachi city will bear the scars for life, said a daily as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NALCO continues output cut as coal supply stays thin


October 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd continued to cut its daily aluminium output by ten percent because of the prevailing coal crisis, a senior company official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexico sees adventure tourism as job generator


October 19th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico), Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) Mexico will promote adventure tourism, not only to lure visitors but also to generate jobs.President Felipe Calderon pointed to Mexico's "enormous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Worms help study space travel’s impact on astronauts


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel.The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could help hydrogen replace petrol as fuel


April 1st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hydrogen fuel could become viable as an eco-friendly alternative to petrol, thanks to a new process that allows it to be stored cheaply and practicably.The technology ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Polypill ‘a viable treatment option for patients at high risk of CVD’


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Window sills lined with prescription bottles - a pill for cholesterol, another for blood pressure, and an aspirin to keep blood thin and flowing - the list can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moving species could save them, says expert


March 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A radical programme of 'assisted colonisation' to save species endangered by climate change is being proposed by a University of York scientist.Chris Thomas, Professor of Conservation Biology, said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toyota Matrix Hogs Attention At The Chicago Auto Show


February 10th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota the noted Japanese car maker revamped its hatchback Matrix about a couple of years back. It seems that the company was not fully content with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New therapy shows promise against brain cancer


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): Scientists have successfully destroyed tumours of human brain cancer cells in the first animal tests of a minimally invasive treatment that zaps glioma tumours with heat.Rice University bioengineers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

T. rex hunted like a lion, did not scavenge like a hyena


January 26th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Tyrannosaurus Rex wasn't a scavenger like a hyena; rather it hunted like a lion.Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) used ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi legislators demand statehood


November 25th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi assembly Thursday passed a resolution demanding statehood for Delhi, with legislators saying the city needs to have more administrative powers."We have to be responsible ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Traditional delivery for breech babies safer than C-section for mums


October 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have said that in certain circumstances, traditional vaginal delivery for breech babies is not only safe for baby, but for mothers too.For breech ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US seeking dramatically expanding CIA ‘ground forces’ in Pak: Report


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): The United States is reportedly pushing for the expansion of a secret Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) effort to help Pakistan target militants in their havens near the Afghan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US seeks wider CIA role to fight militants in Pakistan


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The US is pushing to expand the presence of its Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officers in Pakistan in order to help Islamabad target the safe havens of Al ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Xbox 360 Users Now Get Internet TV Service


October 14th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is good news for the owners of the Xbox 360 console since AT&T is all set to make the U-Verse TV service accessible on the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Bombing Earth-bound asteroids may be a viable last resort, experts say


October 14th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Researchers have said that bombing Earth-bound asteroids may be a viable option to avoid a collision.And other scientists are suggesting that, despite previous assumptions, we wouldn't need ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sand mining ban in Maharashtra threatens mega projects


October 6th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The building industry has expressed doubts over timely completion of several mega private and government infrastructure projects with billions of rupees investment, in the wake of a recent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ayodhya dispute: Ansari’s move for talks welcomed


October 4th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Intellectuals and religious leaders have appreciated Mohammed Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, for seeking an out-of-court settlement of the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.They said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Best And Worst Credit Card Deals Available Nowadays


August 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The credit card companies are again looking for customers and hence people need to be aware about the viable credit card deals as well as the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Home-based diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea viable: Study


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) at home may after all be a viable option for patients who do not have access to a sleep laboratory for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Raquel Welch feels the Pill has led to decline of institution of marriage


May 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Actress Raquel Welch, 69, believes the Pill has led to the decline of the institution of marriage, as it has made promiscuity easier.The 'One Million Years BC' star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab industrialists fume over 58-hour weekly power-cut


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 22 (IANS) Factory owners in this industrial belt have asked Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to intervene after a recent communication from the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cloves the best natural antioxidants: Study


March 18th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Cloves are the best natural antioxidants, which are crucial in keeping food fresh, a new study says. Spanish researchers discovered the spice was the best antioxidant because of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cookie Johnson Jeans Bowls Oprah Winfrey Over


January 5th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anything that Oprah Winfrey does becomes the headlines in newspapers. So when she lapped up a new brand of Jeans, the media put its focus on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Afridi should bat as specialist batsman at No. 6 in Oz test series: Ex PCB consultant


December 19th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 19(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board security consultant, Ahmad Ishaque Jahangir has said that the biggest challenge before the team during the tour of Australia will be finding the right batsman ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Suffolk And Other Community Colleges Experience Rush For Enrollment


November 16th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Suffolk, Nov. 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Suffolk County Community College has reported a raise by about 20% approximately in the enrollment of students this year. The number has significantly increased ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haryana to have green rating for its new buildings


November 12th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) Keeping in view the rising need of renewable energy, the Haryana government Thursday made it mandatory for all buildings coming up after April next year to be compliant ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India has one of the lowest teacher-student ratios: expert


November 7th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The number of teachers in India is one of the lowest in the world and is generally a last career resort, an expert said at the sixth ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jennifer Aniston ‘wouldn’t rule out’ artificial insemination for a baby


September 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has said that she "wouldn't rule anything out" for becoming a mother, and would even consider artificial insemination for having a baby.Currently, the 'Friends' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Garlic pills not a viable option to fight colds as yet


July 8th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Garlic pills are not the sure shot way to fight colds, as a new review suggests inconclusive evidence of the benefit of this treatment.Only one garlic study had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spinal cord stimulation ‘helps military personnel with chronic pain perform efficiently’


June 21st, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that electrical spinal cord stimulation (SCS) might provide military personnel, suffering from back and other chronic pain, to perform strenuous duties efficiently."We present ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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