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Time running out for Pakistan: NYT
New York, April 6 (IANS) With Pakistan's politicians apparently unprepared to take up the new US strategy of a partnership to defeat the Islamist insurgency, analysts in Washington and Islamabad have suggested that the South Asian nation could collapse in six months to a year.

Monday, April 06, 2009 6:19:40 PM

Missing enzyme protects mice from effects of heart attacks
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Mice born without a certain enzyme can resist the effects of a heart attack, still retaining near normal cardiac function, according to a study.

Monday, April 06, 2009 3:50:21 PM

Pregnant women with gum disease risk developing diabetes
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Dental researchers have got evidence that pregnant women with gum disease increasingly risk developing gestational diabetes (GD), marked by an inability to transport glucose - the main source of fuel for the body - to the cells, even if they do not smoke or drink.

Monday, April 06, 2009 3:35:15 PM

Questions that can diagnose low sexual desire in women
Washington, April 6 (IANS) It takes only a few simple and quick questions to determine whether a woman has low sexual desire, says a new study.

Monday, April 06, 2009 2:15:18 PM

Mobile phones to notify namaz timings through image
Washington, April 6 (IANS) A new software application meant for mobile phones can alert Muslim users to namaz timings through an image combined with audible alerts.

Monday, April 06, 2009 1:33:13 PM

Eat baby broccoli to keep stomach bug at bay
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Eating 70 grams of baby broccoli sprouts daily for two months, keeps a gutsy stomach bug like H. pylori at bay. The bug can cause gastritis, ulcers and even stomach cancer.

Monday, April 06, 2009 1:14:03 PM

Nicotine stops your cells from talking to one another
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Nicotine may interfere with cellular communication in your body, according to a new study.

Monday, April 06, 2009 11:32:36 AM

Satyajit Ray's films to be showcased in New York
New York, April 6 (IANS) The work of India's greatest filmmaker and one of cinema's greatest auteurs, Satyajit Ray, will be showcased in a special series by the prestigious Film Society of Lincoln Centre in New York April 15-30.

Monday, April 06, 2009 9:44:50 AM

CEO pay in US drops with economic meltdown
New York, April 6 (IANS) Even as India-born Sanjay Jha of Motorola took home a staggering $104.4 million pay package, the average compensation for top CEOs in the US dropped for the first time in five years with the economic meltdown.

Monday, April 06, 2009 9:09:32 AM

CJA deplores threats to journalists' safety in Swat valley
Toronto, April 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has asked Pakistan's national and provincial governments to ensure safety of journalists working under grim conditions in its Swat valley and other areas overrun by the Taliban.

Monday, April 06, 2009 9:03:15 AM

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