London, Nov 2 (IANS) Describing obesity in Britain as an 'epidemic', medical journal The Lancet has called for an 'apolitical, cross-departmental approach' to combat it.
Friday, November 02, 2007 10:32:58 AM
Gland (Switzerland), Nov 2 (DPA) More than one in three freshwater fish species face extinction in Europe, according to a study carried out in collaboration with the World Conservation Union (IUCN) published Thursday.
Friday, November 02, 2007 10:06:32 AM
Valderrama (Spain), Nov 2 (IANS) India's ace golfer Jyoti Randhawa was unable to maintain the early tempo but still managed to stay in the frame for a good outing this week as he shot a two-over 73 on a tough course in the first round of the Volvo Masters of Europe.
Friday, November 02, 2007 9:45:40 AM
Geneva, Nov 2 (Xinhua) Former world number one Martina Hingis admitted she had tested positive for cocaine during Wimbledon 2007 while announcing her retirement from top-flight tennis.
Friday, November 02, 2007 9:44:54 AM
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Mohan Kaul, director-general of the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC), will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from Cape Breton University in Sydney NS, Canada, on Friday.
Friday, November 02, 2007 9:35:56 AM
Bari (Italy), Nov 2 (DPA) Rome and Venice are always thronged with tourists jostling through the piazzas. Liguria and Tuscany have traffic jams on the hiking paths - why not flee to the calm of Apulia?
Friday, November 02, 2007 9:16:13 AM
London, Nov 2 (IANS) If a doctor in Pakistan writes prescriptions for a specific high-price drug, the drug company rewards the doctor with the down payment of a brand new car, according to a new report that details the unethical practices of drugs promotion.
Friday, November 02, 2007 8:46:56 AM
Helsinki, Nov 1 (IANS) Finnair, one of the world's oldest operating airlines, celebrated its 84th birthday Thursday by posting third quarter earnings of 545.2 million euros and the profit before tax of 55.9 million euros.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 8:24:59 PM
Moscow, Nov 1 (RIA Novosti) South Korea hopes talks with North Korea could be started to end officially the 1950-53 Korean War when Pyongyang's denuclearization schedule reaches a 'proper stage,' Foreign Minister Song Min-soon said Thursday.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 6:26:27 PM
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Indian origin journalist-writer Rajiv Chandrasekaran's award-winning book on US hostilities in Iraq has been shortlisted for this year's Guardian First Book award worth 10,000 pounds.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 3:35:01 PM
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