London, Aug 6 (IANS) Combination HIV prevention, if thoroughly implemented by governments and communities, can avert 12 million infections by 2015, according to experts. Right now, some 7,000 people are infected daily around the world.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 11:02:51 AM
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Bill Gates is definitely American, but his roots are in Britain's Yorkshire, just like US President George Bush and Hollywood star Catherine Hepburn, says a genealogist.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 10:24:43 AM
London, Aug 6 (IANS) An Asian member of the London Assembly is taking to Beijing his campaign to have Twenty20 cricket showcased in the 2012 London Olympics.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 9:28:40 AM
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The British government plans to send reports of school weight checks of children to their parents in a move to check the growing problem of obesity. Parents will be told if their child is underweight, healthy or overweight as part of the fat-busting initiative.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 8:23:15 AM
Hamburg (Germany), Aug 6 (DPA) Next time you kiss your car when it starts on a cold day, or you curse your computer when it crashes - you may be relieved to know that it is only human nature to regard inanimate objects as sentient beings like yourself.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 7:51:29 AM
Moscow, Aug 6 (Ria Novosti) In ancient times, sports originated as peacetime rivalries between warriors. Running, boxing, wrestling, chariots racing were all elements of their military training and the best of them demonstrated their skills in competitive games.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008 7:33:13 AM
London, Aug 5 (DPA) A long-lost tape of Beatles recordings that contains not only the lyrics but also the jokes and giggles in the studio sold for 9,800 pounds ($19,600) at an auction in Britain Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:48:18 PM
Moscow, Aug 5 (RIA Novosti) Russian prosecutors said Tuesday that the former mayor of the southern Russian city of Stavropol would to be charged with stealing some 19 million rubles ($810,000).
Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:37:17 PM
Moscow, Aug 5 (DPA) Hundreds of mourners stood hunched in unrelenting rain Tuesday to pay tribute to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the former dissident Russian author and Nobel laureate, lying in state at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow
Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:48:23 PM
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Humans are eating their closest relatives into extinction, particularly in Southeast Asia, alarmed conservationists have revealed.
Tuesday, August 05, 2008 7:24:27 PM
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