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Touching your toes could help gauge arterial stiffness
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) How far you can reach beyond your toes from a sitting position may show how stiff your arteries really are.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 2:25:10 PM

India, Bahrain to back each other for UN seat
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Reciprocating Bahrain's support for its UN Security Council (UNSC) aspirations, India Tuesday said it will support the Gulf country's bid for a non-permanent seat in the UNSC in 2026-27.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 2:15:41 PM

India remains popular for overseas merger deals: KPMG
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Central and East European countries emerged favourites for cross-border mergers in the first half of this year, but India along with China, Russia and Brazil remained popular targets despite the global slowdown, says a new study.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:57:35 PM

Missing Sikh girl in US found with brother-in-law
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Police in Nevada state say they have found a 16-year-old Sikh girl who went missing last week. Karamjit Kaur, 16, was with her brother-in-law Parvinder Singh in Indiana state.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:47:01 PM

Conde Nast to close four magazines, including Gourmet
New York, Oct 6 (DPA) US magazine giant Conde Nast Publications Inc appears to have lost its appetite for battling the effects of the recession and the internet, announcing Monday that it was closing down four magazines, including the flagship foodie journal Gourmet, a mainstay of US food lovers since 1941.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:43:34 PM

Afghan-Pakistan border modern epicentre of jihad: US
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Calling the Afghan-Pakistan border as the 'modern epicentre of jihad', the US has made it clear that it's not leaving Afghanistan as a Taliban takeover of the country would empower the Al Qaeda terrorist network.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:43:19 PM

South India floods a result of climate change: Red Cross
Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) The floods in south India that have killed at least 350 people and made millions homeless are a result of climate change, said an expert in the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:39:52 PM

Cure for glaucoma soon, says new research
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Cure for glaucoma which leads to blindness may be on its way.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:01:15 PM

Violent upbringing may lead to domestic violence
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Early exposure to a violent environment is likely to lead to domestic violence later in life, new research suggests. Furthermore, people who experience violence at an early age may have trouble adjusting to healthy, adult romantic relationships, including married life.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 11:56:53 AM

PepsiCo names Indian-born Kumar president of Quaker Foods
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) The US-based food and beverages giant PepsiCo has named Indian-born senior executive Jaya Kumar as president of its $2-billion Quaker Foods and Snacks division.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 11:32:43 AM

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