Washington, April 1 (IANS) Women take longer to deliver babies today than they did 50 years ago, according to an analysis of nearly 140,000 deliveries, conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Researchers compared data on deliveries in the early 1960s to data gathered in the early 2000s
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, the oldest athlete on earth is busy preparing for his next event - the London Marathon - on April
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to protecting shrines belonging to minorities, a minister said Sunday, following a protest by Hindus over illegal occupation of a temple in Punjab.
Miami (Florida), April 1 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek came back from a set down to beat second-seeded Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor in the men's doubles final of the Sony Ericsson Open. The seventh seeds won their second title of the season Saturday beating the Belarusian and Serbian pair 3-6, 6-1, (10-8) to win in an hour and 22 minutes
Film: Shikari; Cast: Mammootty, Poonam Bajwa, Adithya, Mohan, Innocent, Neenasam Achyutha, Sharathi Lohithashwa, Sathish, Neenasam Aswath, Mathew, Sihi Kahi Chandru, and others; Producer: K. Manju; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Abhaya Simha; Cinematographer: Vikram Shrivastava; Music Director: Harikrishna; Art Director: Dinesh Mangalore; Rating *** 'Shikari' shows the sparks of brilliance in Abhaya Simha as a writer
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan will purchase 1,100 MW of electricity from Iran in a bid to overcome the energy shortage in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Sunday.
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Accusations of graft and scams have been creating an impasse in the budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly, with the opposition Congress continuing to boycott a minister facing allegations of corruption.
Moscow, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US was ready to release five Taliban leaders from the detention centre at Guantanamo Bay under certain conditions, an Afghan official has said. Mohammad Ismail Qasimyar, head of the foreign relations department of the High Peace Council, told Afghan news agency Pajhwok that the US was ready to transfer the five Taliban leaders to Qatar to meet their families there
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Taking your dog to the office could act as a real stress buster and also promote goodwill, new research says. Stress is known to contribute to employee absenteeism, morale and burnout, eroding productivity and resources, according to Virginia Commonwealth University researchers.
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) The first day of the new financial year has seen a ban on the sale of tobacco-mixed gutka in Madhya Pradesh. Health Minister Narottam Mishra had said in the assembly some days agi that the licenses of seven gutka companies in the state have been cancelled.