Dhamtari D.b.ward

Everything you need to know about Dhamtari D.b.ward: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about Dhamtari D.b.ward: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Internet use to ward off depression among elderly

April 18, 2014 at 1:13 PM

New York, April 18 (IANS) Are you in your 60s and surf internet for better vacation deals or finding old friends on social networks? Keep surfing as research reveals that internet use among the elderly can reduce the chances of depression by more than 30 percent.

Irom Sharmila not allowed to vote in Manipur

April 17, 2014 at 2:08 PM

Imphal, April 17 (IANS) Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law.

Gandhi family's secrets will be out May 16: Modi

April 11, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Dhamtari (Chhattisgarh), April 11 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Friday that the "secrets" of the Gandhi family will be out when the results of the general elections are declared May 16.

'Oculus' - well-crafted, intriguing (IANS Movie Review)

April 11, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Film: "Oculus"; Cast: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso, Garrett Ryan, James Lafferty, Miguel Sandoval and Kate Siegel; Director: Mike Flanagan; Rating: ***

Motivation to ward off obesity lapses with time

April 7, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that an obesity-related disease motivates many to start a weight loss program, but troubling health news is often not enough to sustain weight loss efforts.

Jung checks healthcare facilities at Delhi hospital

April 2, 2014 at 8:29 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday reviewed the healthcare facilities for women and children at a hospital here.

Testing times in jail penned in a book

April 1, 2014 at 10:13 AM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Life's unpredictable nature hit Chetan Mahajan right in the face when he ended up spending a month in Bokaro's Chas jail instead of what should have been for not more than a day. Confined to menacing walls and getting accustomed to a corrupt lifestyle, he has now chosen to reflect on prison life and his journey through a book.

Five ways to ward off acne

March 30, 2014 at 6:13 PM

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The onset of summer often means a nightmare for people with oily skin. Choose the right skin care products to protect your face from zits, says an expert.

Drunk Australian goes wild in Thai hospital

March 29, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Bangkok, March 29 (IANS) An Australian man on his flight to Phuket in Thailand passed out drunk and was carried off on arrival still unconscious.

Google to display 'powered by Android' logo on new phones

March 29, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Washington, March 29 (ANI): Google reportedly requires all Android manufacturers to display "powered by Android" logo on boot screens.

Force India's Hulkenberg wears 'frozen' undies to keep cool in Malaysia!

March 29, 2014 at 1:01 PM

London, Mar 29 (ANI): Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg has revealed his secret to keeping cool in the soaring temperatures at Sepang during the Malaysian Grand Prix- by wearing frozen underwear.

Big B promoting superstitions, activist tells court

March 27, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) A social activist from Pune has accused megastar Amitabh Bachchan of promoting superstitious beliefs, and filed a complaint before a court seeking action against the Bollywood actor.

Eating peach may slow breast cancer growth

March 27, 2014 at 11:25 AM

New York, March 27 (IANS) Certain compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread, a promising research shows.

Novel way to treat retinal blindness soon

March 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Washington, March 27 (IANS) In a ray of hope for people at the risk of retinal blindness, identifying ways to leverage our immune system to clean out abnormal blood vessels in the retina may lead to treatments that could prevent or delay blindness or even restore sight.

UAE leader attends nuclear security summit

March 25, 2014 at 8:29 PM

The Hague, March 25 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, Tuesday attended the sessions of the ongoing Nuclear Security Summit here.

This election, Punjab's `Belan Brigade' to battle drugs, liquor (Election Special)

March 21, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) The rolling pin has always been part of every household. But now an NGO wants to use the `belan' as a symbol to fight against the growing menace of drugs and liquor abuse in Punjab.

Oats may help ward off cancer

March 18, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that oats may help in warding off cancer, as there is growing evidence that it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-itch and anti-cancer properties.

Gerrard urges Liverpool's owners to extend boss Rodgers' contract

March 18, 2014 at 2:51 PM

London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Liverpool captain Stevan Gerrard has reportedly warned the club's owners to extend boss Brendan Rodgers' contract to ward off interest from other big clubs of Europe.

AAP blames police, media for chaos during Kejriwal's visit

March 13, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A day after Arvind Kejriwal visited Mumbai, the AAP Thursday pointed fingers at police and media alleging mismanagement, chaos, damage to public property and misreporting.

Bengal activist rues absence of transgender candidates

March 11, 2014 at 9:23 PM

Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) More than 28,000 transgenders have been registered across India with the Election Commission, but a transgender activist Tuesday rued the lack of their representation among candidates in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls.

Bengal activist rues absence of transgender candidate

March 11, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) More than 28,000 transgenders (TG) have been registered with the election office, but an activist Tuesday said he rued the lack of their representation among candidates in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls.

'If Obama bombs Irag, activists file complaints in Goa'

March 6, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Activism has reached such ridiculous limits today that even if US President Barack Obama bombs Iraq and kills four people, activists in Goa would file police complaints, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.

Campaign against female infanticide in Bengal

February 28, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) To tackle gender imbalance in the state, the West Bengal government has launched a campaign against female infanticide, which includes organising awareness programmes and monitoring ultrasonography clinics, an official said Friday.

Leopard terror leads to shutdown in Meerut

February 24, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Meerut, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 24 (ANI): A wild leopard sparked off panic in Meerut when the big cat strayed into a crowded locality and later took refuge in a hospital, forcing the authorities to call for a shutdown in the city on Monday.

UK woman seeks hypnotherapy to ward off 150k pounds Diet Coke addiction

February 22, 2014 at 3:44 PM

London, February 22 (ANI): A UK woman who drinks up to 50 cans of diet coke and spends 150 pounds a day is now planning to seek hypnotherapy to help her get rid of her addiction.

Nepal to deploy security on Everest to ward off summit fights

February 22, 2014 at 10:57 AM

London, Feb. 22 (ANI): In an attempt to control brawls between climbers, Nepal has reportedly decided to deploy a team of security officials at Everest base camp.

Give smaller meals and see your fat cat running!

February 21, 2014 at 11:44 AM

New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Have a lazy, obese cat? Feed you kitten smaller, frequent meals to ramp up her physical activity. And humans too can learn this to ward off extra fat.

Rajya Sabha witnesses ugly scenes

February 20, 2014 at 3:42 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) There was a major uproar in the Rajya Sabha Thursday when AIADMK member V. Maitreyan tried to approach the chairman of the house but was forcibly stopped by the staff.

Soon, wonder pill to keep you slim, avoid diabetes and ward off old age

February 18, 2014 at 11:26 AM

London, Feb. 18 (ANI): A team of researchers is working on a pill that could help people lose weight, avoid diabetes and even hold off the effects of old age.

An orange a day may ward off stroke risk

February 16, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Eating foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke, says a study.

Simon Cowell welcomes baby boy 'Eric' with Lauren Silverman

February 15, 2014 at 11:10 AM

London, February 15 (ANI): Simon Cowell has finally become a father, as his socialite girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy.

Eating citrus foods can help ward off stroke risk

February 15, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that eating citrus foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke.

'India, Russia, China should aid Afghan stability'

February 14, 2014 at 7:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India, Russia and China are key regional players in Afghanistan and need to cooperate to stabilise the situation post the withdrawal of NATO troops, strategy experts said Friday.

33 killed in Nigeria attack

February 13, 2014 at 5:50 AM

Abuja, Feb 13 (IANS) Suspected Boko Haram members Tuesday killed at least 33 people in Konduga, a village 35 km from Maiduguri, capital of northeast Borno state, officials said Wednesday.

Over 50 Tihar jail inmates on hunger strike

February 12, 2014 at 8:54 PM

New Delhi Feb 12 (IANS) Over 50 prisoners in Tihar jail here are on hunger strike against the recent guidelines by prison authorities for treating them differently compared to other inmates.

Tobacco claims over 1 mn Indian lives annually

February 11, 2014 at 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Tobacco products are the number one cause of cancer in India and the use of chewed tobacco products is directly linked to oral cancer, a report released Tuesday said. The World Lung Foundation report said more than one million Indians die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases each year.

Healthy sleep key to ward off depression later

February 1, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Don't sleep deprive yourself as it may be a precursor for major depression as you reach adulthood - occurring before other symptoms of major depression and additional mood disorders hit you hard.

Odisha woman chosen for US meet

January 31, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) Cheers and applause erupted in a small Odisha village as the news arrived that its woman sarpanch will participate in a three-week international leadership programme in the US next month.

Address your kid's emotions to ward off childhood obesity

January 31, 2014 at 12:38 PM

New York, Jan 31 (IANS) Does you mom often punish you or dismiss your emotions instead of being sensitive to your distress and teach you how to handle those feelings? You may run a higher chance of obesity.

Irom Sharmila asked to appear before Delhi court

January 30, 2014 at 7:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday directed Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila - dubbed the "Iron Lady" - to appear before it March 29 in a case of attempted suicide over her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.

Committed to provide justice based system: Kejriwal

January 30, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on completion of one month of his government in office informed the media that his government?s intention is to make Delhi a city free of corruption, crime, fear and pollution. He said that the government?s endevaour is to provide a justice-based system

Bengal women panel protests Padma award to 'tainted' scientist

January 28, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Tuesday said it will write to the president and the prime minister requesting for revocation of Padma Shri to Visva Bharati University vice chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Laughter is the best medicine to ward off flu

January 24, 2014 at 11:26 AM

London, January 24 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that laughter is the best medicine to cure flu.

Fish oil could help prevent Alzheimer's

January 23, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): Fish has long been hailed as 'brain food,' and now a new study has revealed that fish oil supplementation can help ward off diseases such as Alzheimer's.

Dark chocolate could protect against diabetes risk: Experts

January 20, 2014 at 11:14 AM

London, January 20 (ANI): A new research has revealed that there are powerful components in dark chocolate, which can ward off diabetes.

Sunanda cremated, body bore injury marks; Tharoor unwell (Evening Lead)

January 18, 2014 at 6:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Sunanda Pushkar, wife of junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor, died an "unnatural, sudden death" with her body bearing "injury marks", said a doctor Saturday.

Coach Darren 'Boof' Lehmaan still gets emotional over late mentor 'Hooksey'

January 18, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Dareen Lehmaan has said the death of his mentor and former Australian cricketer David Hookes ten years ago after an altercation with a pub bouncer, changed his attitude and perspective on life.

Tharoor discharged from AIIMS after receiving treatment

January 18, 2014 at 3:45 PM

New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday.

Tharoor complains of chest pain, hospitalised, discharged (Third Lead)

January 18, 2014 at 3:21 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource development, was discharged from a hospital where he was admitted after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, hours after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here.

Shashi Tharoor hospitalised, to be discharged soon

January 18, 2014 at 1:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource development, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here. An official said he will discharged soon.

Panel constituted to conduct Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy

January 18, 2014 at 12:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A three-doctor panel was constituted Saturday to conduct the postmortem examination of union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead Friday night in a hotel here.

Three AIIMS doctors to conduct autopsy on Sunanda Tharoor (Update:Tharoor)

January 18, 2014 at 12:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) said Saturday that the autopsy on the body of Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, the dead wife of Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor, would be conducted soon.

AIIMS doctors say Shashi Tharoor now stable after cardiac-linked complaint(Update:Tharoor)

January 18, 2014 at 12:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan.18, (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said Saturday that Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor is now stable hours after he was admitted for treatment for a cardiac-related complaint.

Shashi Tharoor complains of chest pain, hospitalised

January 18, 2014 at 10:57 AM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here.

Shashi Tharoor hospitalised

January 18, 2014 at 10:49 AM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource, was hospitalised after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, a day after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel room here.

Hi-tech haemophilia centre raises hopes of patients in Kashmir

January 15, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Srinagar, Jan.15 (ANI): The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has provided respite to patients of haemophilia, a chronic, inherited bleeding disorder, by setting up a care centre with advanced technology and facilities.

How Scorpion King got his deadly sting!

January 15, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) One small genetic mutation leads to a non-toxic protein turning into venom, giving scorpions their deadly sting, shows research.

Court orders Musharraf to appear Jan 16

January 9, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) A special court in Pakistan Thursday heard the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf for abrogation of the constitution and ordered him to appear Jan 16 after reviewing his medical report.

'Stopping' global warming artificially could lead to climate chaos in poor countries

January 8, 2014 at 1:53 PM

London, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the proposal to ward off global warming by cooling earth artificially could lead to climate disorder like drought in poorest countries, particularly in Africa, South America and Asia.

Goa building collapse: 14 killed, many still trapped

January 5, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The rescue teams Sunday continued to rummage through the debris of an under-construction five-storeyed building, which collapsed Saturday afternoon at Canacona, 80 km from here, killing 14 onsite labourers.

Nadal makes winning start to 2014 by clinching Qatar Open title

January 5, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Johannesburg, Jan 5 (ANI): World number one Rafael Nadal has made a winning start to the new year by clinching the Qatar Open on Saturday following his 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 over France's Gael Monfils.

14 workers killed, many trapped in Goa building collapse

January 4, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Canacona (Goa), Jan 4 (IANS) At least 14 workers died, many were injured while more than a dozen are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from the state capital Panaji Saturday.

Eight workers killed in Goa building collapse

January 4, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) At least eight workers died, many were injured while some are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from here Saturday.

Six workers killed in Goa building collapse

January 4, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) Six workers died, many were injured while some are feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building in Canacona town, 60 km from here Saturday.

Soon, a pill to ward off harmful effects of cannabis

January 3, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Washington, Jan 03 (ANI): It seems that researchers will one day be able to develop a pill to ward off harmful effects of cannabis after two teams of scientists discovered that pregnenolone, a molecule produced by the brain, acts as a natural defence mechanism against the harmful effects of cannabis in animals.

Where villagers hurl abuses to ward off evil spirits!

January 1, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 1 (IANS) It's a festival of hurling choicest abuses at each other.

`Tobacco eating` Hornworm caterpillar puffs nicotine to ward off predators

January 1, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Washington, Jan. 1 (ANI): Researchers have found a caterpillar that has a unique defence mechanism against some of their predators such as wolf spiders.

Will Delhi see a new style of governance, administration and protocol?

December 23, 2013 at 7:49 PM

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party leader who had promised to change the rules of the political game and transform the relationship between government and the people, will be the new chief minister of Delhi in the next few days. Will he be able to fulfill the AAP's tall poll promises? Will AAP herald a new style of governance?

Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

December 19, 2013 at 4:29 PM

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday issued a production warrant against 'Iron lady' Irom Sharmila to appear Jan 30, next year in a case of attempted suicide during her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.

Tanzanian twins declared stable

December 19, 2013 at 4:13 PM

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A leading hospital Thursday announced the successful separation through surgery of a pair of male pygopagus twins (fused at the pelvis). The surgery was conducted in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu capital.

Indian-origin councillor refuses to quit over fraud charge

December 18, 2013 at 6:13 PM

London, Dec 18 (IANS) An Indian-origin ex-mayor in a British city has vowed to continue as a councillor even after admitting to a fraud charge.

Barricades outside US embassy go

December 17, 2013 at 7:22 PM

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday removed barricades and allowed normal traffic around the US embassy as part of retaliatory steps following the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York.

Criminal cases against 16 re-elected Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh MLAs

December 14, 2013 at 8:26 PM

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A total of 13 re-elected Rajasthan MLAs have criminal cases against them as against just three in Chhattisgarh, according to an Association of Democratic Reforms analysis released Saturday.

Maoists kill two kidnapped villagers in Odisha

December 14, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) Maoists Saturday killed two of the six men they had abducted two days ago in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.

Maoists kill elderly man in Odisha

December 13, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Armed Maoists Friday killed an elderly man in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.

Maoists abduct six villagers in Odisha

December 12, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) Armed Maoists Thursday abducted six people from two villages in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.

19 elected representatives in Odisha quit

December 10, 2013 at 11:54 AM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) At least 19 elected representatives, including 'sarapanch' (village heads) and ward members, resigned in Odisha's Koraput district, complaining that no development was being done in their area, an official said Tuesday.

Social franchising in health ensures better services for all (Health Feature)

December 9, 2013 at 2:34 PM

Agra, Dec 9 (IANS) Arati Yadav is pregnant with her first child and although she is aware that her husband's meagre salary won't be able to afford her medical services at a private hospital, she is nevertheless adamant about good quality care for this phase of her life. Her neighbour suggested a newly-opened hospital in their city which is a part of a network on a public-private-partnership (PPP) model of social franchising, bridging the gap between private and government hospitals.

Ward off evil with crystals, Chinese coins

December 6, 2013 at 5:30 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) We often see people placing a horseshoe above the doorway to ward off evil. There are more lucky charms like bamboo plants and crystals that will make your abode prettier and also bring good luck.

Royal prank DJ Mel Greig quits Oz radio station

December 5, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Wellington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Radio host Mel Greig, who was behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a Indian origin UK nurse - Jacintha Saldanha, has quit her job after settling her dispute with employer Southern Cross Austereo.

'Alzheimer's drug to be developed within five years'

December 5, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Washington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Scientists have said that a drug that could provide a breakthrough for Alzheimer's disease will be available within the next five years.

Promoting female condoms on belly tray in Kerala

December 4, 2013 at 4:26 PM

Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) Beatrijs Janssen, a healthcare expert from the Netherlands, carries around female condoms on a belly tray, attracting much attention at a conference in this Kerala city.

60 voting machines replaced during Delhi polls

December 4, 2013 at 1:46 PM

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A total of 60 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were replaced before and during polling in all the constituencies in the capital, said an election commission officer.

Women are gentle and meek, she said, hitting me with her handbag (The Funny Side)

November 29, 2013 at 10:58 AM

The other day I overheard a tall European feminist lecturing a tiny Asian woman on the importance of resisting male oppression. The Asian female, a friend of mine, nodded politely. Then she went back to her full-time job, which is to torture and humiliate men. Head nurse of a male hospital ward, she has the interpersonal skills of the Marquis de Sade, although she has more imagination and better tools.

Playing video games may boost kids' learning, health and social skills

November 26, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that playing video games, including violent shooter games, may provide learning, health and social benefits to children.

Judges may soon wear masks to try terrorists via video in Pak to ward off reprisals

November 23, 2013 at 11:49 AM

Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that judges can wear masks for holding the trial of terrorists through video links in lieu of the heightening security risks being posed by the terrorists and their backing organizations.

Nelson Mandela still unable to speak, says ex-wife

November 18, 2013 at 11:33 AM

London, Nov. 18 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela is still unable to speak, but he is not on life-support machine, his ex-wife said.

Barcelona to offer Iniesta 'new contract' to 'ward off' Man U interest

November 15, 2013 at 12:59 PM

London, Nov 15 (ANI): Spanish giants Barcelona are close to offering Andres Iniesta a bumper new contract at the club to negate interest from Premier League club Manchester United.

Now, drug that can help astronauts ward off space radiation cancer

November 14, 2013 at 3:08 PM

Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Scientists fed mice an anti-inflammatory drug three days before exposure to space-like radiation, and found that the animals developed 50 percent less carcinomas as mice that did not get the compound.

How to detox your body this festive season

November 12, 2013 at 10:27 AM

New Delhi, November 12 (ANI): With the festival season, one needs to take special care of their body and skin.

Carrots, pumpkin seeds can make your skin glow

November 10, 2013 at 7:31 PM

New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Don't let dry chilly weather rob your skin and hair of their glow and shine. Look in your kitchen for carrots, pumpkin seeds and pineapple to enhance your appearance.

Magnesium can help ward off mental decline in oldies

November 10, 2013 at 10:27 AM

Washington, Nov. 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that magnesium deficiency in adults may play a more important role in cognitive impairment (CI), and more seriously, Alzheimer's Disease (AD), than previously thought.

Millionaires line up to enter Chhattisgarh assembly

November 8, 2013 at 5:24 PM

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) As many as 188 - 22 percent - of contestants in the second phase of the Chhattisgarh assembly polls are millionaires, a report compiled by Chhattisgarh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms found.

'2Day FM' in soup on prank call which claimed Jacintha Saldanha's life

November 7, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Sydney, November 7 (ANI): The 2Day FM has lost its bid to prevent the ACMA from looking into the infamous royal prank call last December that pushed Indian origin British nurse Jacintha Saldanha to commit suicide.

Christmas to bring freedom for Bynes

November 6, 2013 at 4:03 AM

Los Angeles, Nov 6 (IANS) Actress Amanda Bynes will reportedly be granted release from a rehabilitation centre here in December following marked improvements in her health.

Rihanna and Eminem's hit 'The Monster' tops UK chart

November 4, 2013 at 2:11 PM

London, Nov 4 (ANI): Rihanna has stormed into number 1 spot in UK charts, as the featured artist on Eminem's new track 'The Monster'.

We believe in supernatural myths: 'Supernatural' actors

November 3, 2013 at 1:55 PM

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) An actor lives his character and this holds true for the cast of thriller series "Supernatural" as well -- Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles have firm belief when it comes to supernatural myths and don't regard anything as a mere coincidence.

Moderate exercise not only treats depression but also prevents disease

October 29, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Physical activity is largely recognized as an effective tool to treat depression, but a new study has revealed that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.

Baking can ward off depression

October 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has revealed that baking can be helpful to lift people out of depression.

Popping aspirin daily could be hazardous for healthy people

October 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM

London, Oct 25 (ANI): Health experts have warned that healthy people who take a daily aspirin in a bid to reduce their risk of disease should stop doing so because of potential health dangers.