Monday, March 16, 2015
Two killed in protests against power plant in Andhra
HYDERABAD - Two people were killed and two injured Monday when police opened fire to quell violent protests against a controversial thermal power plant in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said. Police opened fire when the villagers attacked them with iron rods, sticks and stones at Vadditandra village of Santhabommali mandal in Srikakulam .... Original source : Two killed in protests against power plant in Andhra.
National Food Security Bill to be introduced in Parliament
NEW DELHI - Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday announced that the National Food Security Bill (NFSB) will be introduced in the Parliament during the course of this year. Presenting the Union Budget 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha, Mukherjee said that the government is close to finalization of this bill after detailed consultations with all ... Read more »».
Issuance Calendar for Marketable Dated Securities for the first half of 2011-12
With a view to enabling institutional and retail investors to plan their investment in an efficient manner and providing transparency and stability in the Government securities market, it has been decided to continue with the system of releasing the indicative calendar for issuance of the Government of India securities. Accordingly, an .... Source : Gaea News Network.
New Survey Reveals Northerners are More Social Than Southerners!
LONDON, March 25, 2011 - A recent online survey by Mydestinationinfo.com ( www.mydestinationinfo.com/) - a network of locally run travel information sites, in conjunction with YouGov, looked at how people use their devices (including smart phones, iPads, android tablets and a whole range of other devices). The survey revealed that 44% of holidaymakers who use a device in the .... Source article on Gaea Times at : New Survey Reveals Northerners are More Social Than Southerners!.
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Rebel bomber held in Meghalaya
SHILLONG - A top rebel of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) involved in several bombings was arrested Sunday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, an official said. “(Self-styled) Sergeant Major Anjima Boro was arrested this (Sunday) morning after he sneaked into the country from Bangladesh through Baldova village in West Garo Hills .... Source article : Rebel bomber held in Meghalaya.
Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity
SANTIAGO DE CUBA - A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients worldwide, according to a senior official. Luis Herrera Martinez, director of Cuba’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Centre, said the Heberprot-P is the leading product made ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity.
IIM-Calcutta to boost research and upgrade lab
KOLKATA - The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) plans to utilise the Rs.20 crore special budgetary grant to help students do research in global finance markets and to upgrade its financial research and trading lab. Finance Minister Pranab Mukhejee announced the special grant to the IIM-C in the union budget he presented to the ... Read : IIM-Calcutta to boost research and upgrade lab.
Style quotient at Oscars - hits and misses
LOS ANGELES - The glamour quotient at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles saw Hollywood beauties walking the red carpet in stylish long gowns. But not all of them scored high on fashion meter. Here is a peek into their wardrobe at the Sunday night gala at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. Gwyneth .... Source : Style quotient at Oscars - hits and misses.
Drugs to treat age-related blindness
WASHINGTON - Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) — the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly — after figuring out one of its primary causes. Researchers at the University of Kentucky, US, compared eyes donated by deceased AMD patients with those of healthy individuals. The ... Read more >>>.
Satin Silver PS3 available in March
Two new PS3 models the CECH-2500A SS and CECH-2500B are introduced by SCEI today. These new PS3 will come with a new stylish looks as it flaunts a Satin Silver color for its 160GB as well as 250GB PS3. A matching remote is also offered by SCEI for these new PS3. Price & Availability Slated to be .... Source : Gaea News Network.
Fiction Fixers - The Curse of Oz
Stop Victor Vile and the Illiterati once again in a whole new quest to save the merry old land of Oz. The Illiterati and Victor Vile are at it yet again, this time using their despicable powers to twist L. Frank Baum’s classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Emerald City is in danger and only [...]
Chris Christie defends Michelle Obama's obesity campaign
NEW YORK - Even though US First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign against obesity was mocked by Sarah Palin and some conservatives, Republicans Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee have sided with her. During separate morning news programs, Christie, 48, who is the Governor of New Jersey, and Huckabee, 55, who is the former Governor of Arkansas, defended .... Read the original article : Chris Christie defends Michelle Obama’s obesity campaign.
Largest-Ever Biopsy Study in Osteoporosis Demonstrates Superior Bone Forming Activity With Protelos(R) (Strontium Ranelate) Versus Bisphosphonates
VALENCIA, Spain, March 24, 2011 - Protelos(R) (strontium ranelate) has significantly greater bone-forming activity than the commonly prescribed bisphosphonate, alendronate, according to results of the largest-ever biopsy study in post-menopausal women presented today at the European Congress on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ECCEO011-IOF) in Valencia.[i] Through its unique dual impact on both bone formation and resorption, Protelos substantially reduces fracture .... Read the original article : Largest-Ever Biopsy Study in Osteoporosis Demonstrates Superior Bone Forming Activity With Protelos(R) (Strontium Ranelate) Versus Bisphosphonates.
More Asians in Britain oppose new arrivals
LONDON - Asians are more likely to oppose immigration than white Britons, according to a study. It shows opposition to new arrivals in Britain now transcends race. Thirty-nine percent of Asians, 34 percent of whites and 21 percent of blacks believed immigration should be stopped either permanently or at least until the recovery of the ... Read more >>.
Interflora Encouraged by Advocate General's Findings
LONDON, March 24, 2011 - On Thursday, 24 March, the Advocate General handed down his Opinion on the question put to the Court of Justice of the European Union as to whether Marks & Spencer ("M&S") should be allowed to use the "Interflora" trade mark as an internet search engine keyword to advertise M&S flowers. ... Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Interflora Encouraged by Advocate General's Findings.
Bugatti Veyron Driver Goes Crazy
BERLIN, GERMANY (GaeaTimes.com)- Owning a powerful Sport sedan or SUV is something and getting the chance to drive the car at its maximum speed are two different things. On most of the roads and motorways hitting the maximum sped limit of a car may not be possible. However, if some one lives in Germany .... Original source : Bugatti Veyron Driver Goes Crazy.
Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips
LONDON - Ed Miliband, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, has been has been likened to a lizard because of his bizarre way of repeatedly licking his lips to stay calm when giving a speech. Body language experts said that his ‘lizard tongue’ helps him focus on his words and appear self-assured and methodical at the .... Original article : Ed Miliband likened to lizard for bizarre way he licks his lips.
Statement by the President on the Passing of Geraldine Ferraro
Release Time: For Immediate Release Michelle and I were saddened to learn about the passing of Geraldine Ferraro. Geraldine will forever be remembered as a trailblazer who broke down .... Original article : Statement by the President on the Passing of Geraldine Ferraro.
Redline Communications and Waseela Sign Partnership to Distribute Redline Broadband Wireless Systems Throughout the Middle East
Partnership With Value Added Distributor and End-to-End System Integrator Expands Redline's Reach Into Growing Middle Eastern Market TORONTO, March 27, 2011 - Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline") (TSX: RDL), a leading global provider of specialized broadband wireless solutions, announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Waseela, a leading systems integrator specializing in broadband wireless ... Read more : Redline Communications and Waseela Sign Partnership to Distribute Redline Broadband Wireless Systems Throughout the Middle East.
Pranab invokes the gods
NEW DELHI - Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee invoked the gods Monday while presenting the budget for 2011-12, appealing to Indra, the god of rains, and Saraswati, the goddess of learning. The invocation brought some levity in the packed Lok Sabha, listening attentively to the minister. This is the sixth such exercise for the 75-year-old veteran .... Read the original article : here.
Radio-guided op safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung
WASHINGTON - Italian researchers have suggested that using tiny spheres of radioactive liquid to guide surgeons as they remove potentially cancerous material in the lungs is safe and more effective than other techniques. Luca Bertolaccini, Alberto Terzi and colleagues from Santa Croce e Carle Hospital in Cuneo, Italy, studied a technique known as radio-guided surgery in ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Radio-guided op safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung.
Kate Middleton's pal questioned over 'shooting illegal immigrants' joke
LONDON - Kate Middleton’s friend was called in for questioning after she joked about ’shooting illegal immigrants’ on Facebook. Events organiser Emma Sayle, who became friends with Kate after persuading her to sign up for a charity boat race in 2007, was questioned over her comments on Facebook. The 32-year-old socialite had posted a message saying: “Just ... Read more »»».
Malinga's presence will bolster Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign: Sangakkara
COLOMBO - Sri Lankan skipper Kumara Sangakkara has said that his strike bowler Lasith Malinga’s presence in their World Cup match against Pakistan could have tipped the match in their favour. Sri Lanka had lost the match by a fairly narrow margin of 11 runs. “We can say that we missed Lasith a bit. He is .... Read the original article : Malinga’s presence will bolster Sri Lanka’s World Cup campaign: Sangakkara.
London 2012 Spectators Can Buy Rail Tickets 12 Months in Advance
LONDON, March 15, 2011 - London 2012 spectators travelling by rail to Olympic and Paralympic sporting venues throughout Britain will benefit from special Games train tickets and extra services, it has been announced today. Train operators, including Virgin Trains, have been working with the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) to offer Olympic and Paralympic spectators the ... Read : London 2012 Spectators Can Buy Rail Tickets 12 Months in Advance.
Stem cells from patients could help test cardiac disease treatments
LONDON - Stem cells derived from a patient with an inherited heart disease could help test specific treatments for the disease, known as long QT syndrome, say scientists. Researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology turned the skin cells into a type of all-purpose stem cell called induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPSCs. Prof. Lior Gepstein [..] Read the original article: here.
Screwfix Offers Spring Savings to see you Into the Summer
YEOVIL, England, March 25, 2011 - Screwfix has given its product range a spring clean and dusted down its already extensive portfolio to launch its latest catalogue with a boosted landscape section and the addition of new exclusive products and deals and savings across the board. The second catalogue of the year, Catalogue 105 .... Read the original article : here.
Top 10 Vacation Destinations for Christmas
KOLKATA, INDIA (GaeaTimes.com) — With the chilly weather creeping our body, Its already time for the Christmas season to arrive with its abundant joy and excitement. What’s your plan during this Christmas? Are you planning for some adventure and visit the so many unexplored places around you during this festive season? Not a bad idea .... Source article : Top 10 Vacation Destinations for Christmas.