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Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists pinpoint cause of past sea level rises


July 12th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified what actually triggered the rapid rise of sea levels in the past, using climate and ice sheet models.The process, named 'saddle-collapse', was found ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Unhappy workers develop back pain


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Office-goers resigned to working in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than those with a positive attitude.Markus Melloh, research ... Read more...

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Kids do better when told failure is ‘normal’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 13 (IANS) Children do better at school and feel more upbeat if they are told that failure is a just a part of learning, rather than being pressurised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hundreds of Falaks go unnoticed at Delhi’s shelter homes


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A dilapidated red-stone building in the bylanes of Kashmere Gate in old Delhi is home to hundreds of girls -- some lost, some abused by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Pollution costing China dearly: Report


February 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) The cost of environmental damage soared to almost 1.4 trillion yuan ($222 billion) in 2009 in China, up 9.2 percent compared to the previous year, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eva Longoria fights for kids who work in farms


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican-American actress Eva Longoria expressed her support Sunday for the end of child labour and denounced the fact that in the US, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Development master remedy against Maoists: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said police and intelligence gathering needed to be strengthened to fight Maoist guerrillas but development was the "master remedy" ... Read more...

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Forest fires contributing to climate change


May 12th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 12 (IANS) Rising temperatures have led to more forest fires across the world, which in turn contribute to climate change, warns a report by the UN Food and ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker greets nation on Christmas eve


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar greeted the nation on Christmas eve Friday, saying that the festive occasion should make people more compassionate towards those who are ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How one act of splurging ends up in a vicious circle of shopping!


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): When you purchase something you like but which doesn't go with your decor back home, you might want to buy something more that will match with the new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Inflammatory bowel disease leads to post traumatic stress


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new research has indicated that the inflammatory bowel disorder Crohn's disease produces its own variant of post traumatic stress (PTSD).PTSD creates a vicious circle by worsening ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1 in 5 Oz workers admit to sleeping on the job


August 26th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26 (ANI): In a new survey, one in five Australian workers admitted taking a nap at work to catch up on missed sleep.The survey was commissioned by Virgin Active Health ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yesteryears actresses were gold, today’s are just bold: Jackie Shroff


June 29th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) For Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, old is gold! The actor believes that today's actresses pale in comparison and "lack the elegance, beauty and sensuality" of yesteryears stars. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbaikars react sharply to fuel price hike


June 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Mumbaikars Friday reacted sharply to the rise in the prices of fuel. "Why do the prices keep going up? Does the government expect us to travel by bullock carts?," ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court slams illegal educational institutions


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said the process of admissions and consequent examinations in unrecognized private educational institutions has become a "vicious circle". "This has become a vicious circle. ... Read more...

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Lax laws, sub-standard equipment make China’s mines lethal


May 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A lackadaisical enforcement of mining safety laws and purchase of cheap, and substandard equipment are responsible for turning China's mines into fatal hell-holes.China faces a vicious circle, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I snorted cocaine while on Coronation Street, admits Denise Welch


April 27th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): English actress and TV presenter Denise Welch has admitted that she snorted cocaine on the sets of the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.Welch revealed that she battled with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vicious circle’ may offer novel acute leukemia treatment target


April 14th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (AN): A self-feeding "vicious circle" of molecules that keeps acute leukemia cells alive and growing and that drives the disease forward has been identified by researchers.The finding suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IPL killing Bollywood? Let’s introspect


March 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aaah, now these are indeed terrible times for Bollywood. One can't pin point on one thing in particular because at the end of it all, this is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pine bark extract ‘reduces BP, counteracts kidney damage caused by hypertension’


March 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, can counteract kidney damage caused by hypertension, according to a new study."Kidney disease is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Peer pressure forcing Brit teenage girls to have sex’


December 28th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Teenage girls in Britain feel pressurised to get involved in sex as they believe their peers are already sleeping together, a new survey has revealed.According to the survey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yo-yo dieting could activate brain’s stress system, lead to overeating


November 10th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Yo-yo dieting and repeated bouts of sugar-bingeing could be harmful for the brain and generate overeating, claims a new study.The Scripps Research Institute researchers said that constant switching ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brits too lazy to have sex, change TV channel!


August 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 12 (ANI): Britons' lazy lifestyle is destroying their sex lives. According to a new survey, three-quarters of couples in the UK have trouble mustering enough energy at the end of ... Read more...

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Tarak Mehta join hands with Salaam Bombay


May 27th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neela Telefilms comedy show -Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah is one show that not just tickles the funny bone of the viewer, but also advocates moral values without being preachy and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heres why fat folks just cant resist sweets


November 27th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): In a new mice study, researchers at Penn State College of Medicine have shown that obesity gradually numbs the taste sensation to sweet foods and drives towards ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, neighbours join hands against child labour


June 12th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Representatives from Pakistan and Nepal joined India's officials and members of civil society groups here Wednesday to demand concerted efforts to curb child labour across the subcontinent. ... Read more...

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Russia calls for European security treaty


June 6th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Berlin, June 6 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for a legally binding European security treaty to be signed at an all-European conference. "I am convinced that without addressing ... Read more...

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Food crisis could trigger greater inequality: UN


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 22 (DPA) The world food crisis could trigger a "domino effect" of exclusion and inequality if not handled correctly, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour warned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit teens top underage sex club in Europe: Report


January 6th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
London , Jan 6 (ANI): No one can match British teenagers, when it comes to under-age sex, for figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) have shown that teens in the UK ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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