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Diabetes in China may reach 'alert level', warn researchers
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Diabetes in China may have reached "an alert level" with one in 10 adults having the disease with most patients unaware of their condition, say Chinese researchers.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 5:58:03 PM

US construction spending 4-year high in July
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Construction spending in the United States rose in July to the highest level in four years, fuelled mainly by higher outlays on private projects, said the US Department of Commerce.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 5:00:06 PM

Manmohan Singh arrives for St. Petersburg G20 Summit
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this north-western city of Russia Wednesday to join other leaders at the 8th G20 Summit and find ways to tackle the challenges faced by the global economy, especially the turmoil in currency markets.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 4:58:04 PM

Fiji urged to revise draft constitution
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) The Fiji government should amend articles that undermine human rights in a draft constitution scheduled to be promulgated Friday, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:16:09 PM

Sleep deep to boost brain function
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Did you know that while you sleep, there are genes in the brain that are actually turned on? Scientists now say that these genes are vital for the repair and growth of brain cells.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:16:08 PM

Karzai must enforce violence against women law
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai should take urgent action to fight child marriage and domestic violence or risk further harm to development and public health, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:08:11 PM

Jumpsuits make red carpet style statement
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Move beyond the little black dresses and gowns. The 1970s' fashion trend of stylish and sleek jumpsuits is scoring high on the international red carpets.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:08:09 PM

Amanda Bynes pays heavy bills for treatment
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Amanda Bynes, who is undergoing psychiatric treatment at the UCLA Medical Center, pays as much as $3,500 a day as her treatment as well as living expenses, reports

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 2:44:03 PM

Paes-Stepanek battle into US Open semis
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Leander Paes along with his Czech partner Radek Stepanek entered the men's doubles semifinals at the US Open tennis tournament here.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 2:40:04 PM

Sri Lankan forces harass Tamils who met UN official?
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government should investigate allegations that security forces harassed people who met UN human rights chief Navi Pillay in that country, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 2:22:06 PM

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