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Infrared light stops eye damage caused by bright lights


May 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Treating eyes with gentle infrared light can help prevent damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, says a study. A breakthrough by The Vision Centre ... Read more...

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‘Quarter of Delhi slum dwellers drink impure water’


March 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Around a quarter of families living in slums across the national capital are drinking contaminated water, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey was ... Read more...

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Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri Ravi Shanker


March 19th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said ... Read more...

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Keep off Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham areas: UN official


February 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A top UN official has asked people not to visit certain areas of Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham as those were places where the law was losing ... Read more...

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‘A celebrity’s life is a vicious cycle’ (With Images)


November 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) She almost gets into the shoes of a Bollywood celebrity's life when she takes their biggest fans on a day's tour for "Live My Life" ... Read more...

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Five people commit suicide in Delhi


October 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Three members of a family, a 50 year-old woman and a 33-year-old man undergoing treatment for depression committed suicide in different parts of the capital, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s war on terror since 9/11 cost $68 bn


May 27th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan has suffered "a colossal loss of $68 billion" due to the war on terror since 9/11, a Pakistani daily said Friday, adding this huge cost ... Read more...

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Obesity raises risk of depression by 25 percent


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 12 (IANS) Being obese could increase the risk of depression by 25 percent, a study has found.According to professor Alberto Hernandez: "The word 'fat' has become a social ... Read more...

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Human trafficking manual helps police in northeast


February 20th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Shillong, Feb 20 (IANS) What does human trafficking mean, why is it done, what punishment can it attract and how do we rehabilitate victims? A manual on human trafficking ... Read more...

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Non-lethal methods to tackle stone-pelters in Kashmir: PM (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Describing the death of many youths in the stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir last summer as "unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the home ministry has ... Read more...

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Kashmir situation improved due to government efforts: PM


February 1st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, which witnessed violent protests last year, had improved vastly in the last four months ... Read more...

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Pakistan economy collapsing


January 31st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan is not only wrestling with a problem of law and order, but struggling to get its collapsing economy back on rails.The country's commercial capital, Karachi, which accounts ... Read more...

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A man’s stare causes women to score low on math!


January 30th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A new study claims that getting stared at by a man causes a woman to score low in math problems."It creates this vicious cycle for women in which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Everyone looks beautiful through ‘beer goggles’


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that downing a few drinks can not only make one feel more attractive but also make everyone around you look more beautiful.Out of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on Radia tapes


January 24th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Central Government on a plea for disclosure of the entire contents of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's conversation ... Read more...

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Protect tribal interests to root out Maoism: NHRC member


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) A prominent member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asserted that the state could not authorise its police or paramilitary to kill Maoists, and called upon ... Read more...

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Return of the stone rage in Kashmir (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Over 110 people dead in firing by security forces on protesters, four months of crucial academic session washed out due to frequent curfews and shutdowns, business ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming to turn clouds into heat traps


December 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Global warming will turn clouds into heat traps, worsening the greenhouse gas effects, and chances that clouds will save us from climate change are low, an expert says. ... Read more...

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‘Cloud feedback’ will play major role in global warming: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Till now, one of the biggest uncertainties in climate change studies was whether clouds trap more heat or offer a net cooling.And researchers were not able to ... Read more...

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Study exhibits the ‘couch potato effect’ in mice


December 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have used a couch potato mouse model to study muscle function.Daniel Kelly and his colleagues found that these mice maintain normal activity ... Read more...

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How to practice ’safe stress’ during the holidays


November 14th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Those who feel stressed, lonely and anxious during holidays can take a breather, for experts have new tips on how to keep such negative feelings at bay and ... Read more...

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New discovery offers hope to sufferers of osteoarthritis


October 24th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Lubricin, a synovial fluid glycoprotein, reduces wear to bone cartilage, a team of researchers in North Carolina has discovered.This result has implications for the treatment of sufferers of ... Read more...

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Birt hairdresser’s nose collapses ‘after decades of inhaling tiny lippings’


October 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A British hairdresser was horrified when her nose collapsed after decades of breathing in tiny hair clippings.Edwina Phillipson from Northumberland said tiny fragments of hair lodged themselves in ... Read more...

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Vicious cycle of overeating and obesity unravelled


September 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): In a bid to uncover why obese people tend to overeat, researchers have found evidence of the vicious cycle created when an obese individual overeats to compensate for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Let us break vicious cycle of violence in Kashmir: Sonia


September 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday appealed to all political parties to take a "suitable decision" to break the "vicious cycle of violence and suffering" in Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Muscle wasting in cancer also damages the heart: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): New research in mice suggests that the wasting disease associated with some cancers that is typically seen affecting skeletal muscles can also cause significant damage to the heart.Before ... Read more...

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Centre hopeful of restarting dialogue process in J-K in near future, says Chidambaram


September 1st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Wednesday said that Central Government is hopeful of re-starting the process of dialogue in the near future in Jammu and Kashmir.Presenting ... Read more...

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Chidambaram expects Jammu and Kashmir peace dialogue to re-start soon


August 25th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed hope that the government would be able to reach out to protesters in Kashmir Valley soon to pull the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hopeful on Kashmir, pessimistic on Maoist violence


August 25th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday expressed the hope that the government would be able to reach out to protesters in Jammu and Kashmir soon to pull ... Read more...

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Ready for talks with Maoists, Kashmir groups: PM (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday called Maoist guerrillas for peace talks and said his government was also ready for a dialogue with any group in Jammu ... Read more...

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54 days of violence in Kashmir and counting


August 4th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Forty-five dead, 180 injured, curfew with outraged crowds defying prohibitory orders and heavily armed security personnel trawling the streets... the vicious cycle of violence in the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Angst in Kashmir is ‘different’ this time, say Kashmiris


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) They have seen many bouts of "revolution" earlier, but this time it is different, say Kashmiris caught in the growing spiral of violence and protests that have engulfed ... Read more...

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Disperse crowds in Kashmir but banish the bullet, say experts


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Can Kashmir find its way out of the vicious cycle of protests and police firings that has seen 36 civilians being killed in six weeks? Yes, say ... Read more...

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Greenland ice cap melt accelerating: Experts


August 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): A British research team studying the Greenland ice sheet has discovered evidence of a rapidly accelerating rate of melt.Sky News quoted Dr. Alun Hubbard, who is leading a team ... Read more...

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