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Hamilton says 'was tough' to make relationship with Rosberg work during F1 season   Nov 26, 2:45 pm
London, November 26 (ANI): Newly crowned formula one world champion Lewis Hamilton admitted that though the rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg helped him push to new levels, it was tough to make their relationship work.
Vaughan proposes FA cup styled Twenty-20 to ECB to boost English cricket  Nov 25, 2:59 pm
London, November 25 (ANI): Former England captain Michael Vaughan has expressed to offer his proposal for an FA Cup-style Twenty20 competition to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), in view of declining cricket participation levels in amateur cricket.
Testosterone plays minor role in menopausal women's sex lives  Nov 23, 6:02 pm
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has examined that levels of testosterone play a limited role when it comes to driving menopausal women's interest in sex and sexual function.
Burdwan blast: BJP takes on Mamata for targeting Centre  Nov 23, 11:59 am
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit back at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her assertions that the Centre stage-managed Burdwan blast, saying it is extremely unfortunate that the TMC supremo is stooping to such levels and making this into a secular versus communal fight.
US watching Kashmir election process, no major complaints  Nov 22, 5:05 pm
Washington, Nov. 22 (ANI): American officials are keenly watching the political drama unfolding in Jammu and Kashmir, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is running to claim the coveted prize of winning India's only Muslim-majority state. They are aware that if the BJP successfully completes its most ambitious and audacious project or comes close to the prize, the signal that it is the new national party would be unmistakable. US diplomats have learnt a quick lesson after the national elections where their analysis was a little behind the curve. But Kashmir also arouses worry in Washington -- it is seen as a "flash point" between India and Pakistan, an ever-simmering flame that can spark a confrontation. Pakistani visitors never fail to whip up exactly those sentiments among Americans with exaggerated accounts of alleged Indian army excesses and the desire among Kashmiris for "azadi." It so happens that Gen. Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's army chief, is currently on a six-day visit to the US, meeting officials at the Pentagon and the State Department. He has blamed India for the current spate of LOC firings, saying that his attention is being forcibly diverted from fighting terrorists on his eastern border. But blaming India for Pakistan's self-inflicted wounds doesn't sell as well in Washington as it used to. The constant misinformation campaign on Kashmir - best exemplified by the unmasking of ISI-fronted Kashmiri American Council and ISI-funded Ghulam Nabi Fai in 2011 - has taken a heavy toll on the credibility of Pakistani claims. US officials can see that the BJP is looming large on Kashmir this time with an effective strategy of making inroads over the past two years. But they are worried about BJP's stated desire to "debate," if not abolish Article 370, which gives the state a special status. Even though BJP leaders are trying hard to keep the 370 issue away from headlines this campaign season, the pot has been stirred. The first phase of voting for the 87-member State Assembly begins Nov. 25 and political dynamics are fluid to pin down. Only two things are sure: that the BJP won't join the Congress in a coalition and that the two main regional rivals, the National Conference and the PDP won't join each other. All other combinations are possible, especially with smaller parties, many of which were created recently, playing an important. They will be crucial in BJP's attempt to get the magic number of 44 since no matter how hard it tries; its appeal among Muslims in the valley is low. US analysts say that parties like the Kashmir Development Front, which has several former bureaucrats and academics, may be appealing to voters. KDF was created by Farooq Renzu Shah, who left the Congress Party saying he was disillusioned. Renzu, a bureaucrat who helped rebuild damaged shrines and big bridges when he was in government, is popular among the people. US officials say they see no major problems in the execution of the elections and the theme of development in Kashmir is just what the doctor ordered. They don't see the streets erupting if the BJP forms the government. The meeting between Modi and former separatist leader, Sajjad Lone, was seen as an especially interesting development. Vijay Sazawal, a Kashmir expert who is consulted widely by Washington opinion makers, said the mood in the valley and elsewhere has noticeably changed, mostly in favor of the BJP. He cited two factors - the apology by the Indian army for the shooting of a teenager and a young man on Nov. 3 and the sentencing by a military court of five soldiers, including two officers, to life imprisonment for the staged killing of three Kashmiri civilians in the Machil sector in 2010. The rare developments have been welcomed by Kashmiris whose wounds are deep and feelings raw. "It has helped greatly and the apology came after direct orders of the PMO not to fudge the issue. The people are happy that the army has been punished. People tell me that none of Modi's posters has been torn or defaced in the valley," says Sazawal, who regularly talks to people on the ground. He marveled at the strategic insights of BJP managers - Amit Shah and Ram Madhav - in making the right moves and saying the right things. He cited BJP's state unit vice-president, Ramesh Arora's declaration that Sufi Islam would prosper under BJP. This is clever messaging to those Muslims who are tired of terrorism and want the peaceful version of their religion to return home. The US government, struggling to contain the extreme strains of Islam as exemplified by ISIS, can hardly quarrel with promotion of Sufi Islam. Pakistan, the other player in the "dispute" doesn't raise confidence levels when it comes to dealing with or "managing" Wahabism, which it and Saudis have injected into India.
Pietersen offers to coach British schools to boost cricket  Nov 21, 1:38 pm
Johannesburg, November 21 (ANI): Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed to offer his services as a coach to British schools in view of declining cricket participation levels among children.
Sri Lanka identified as one of 13 nations at risk of increased terrorist activity  Nov 20, 1:25 pm
London/Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has been identified as one of the 13 countries that are at risk of increased terrorist activity from current levels in the 2014 Global Terrorism Index Report released on Wednesday.
Rare gene mutation may slash heart disease risk by 50pc   Nov 16, 2:14 pm
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that rare mutations that shut down a single gene lower cholesterol levels and helps to reduce the risk of heart disease by 50 percent.
Delhi more densely populated than New York, Tokyo: Survey  Nov 14, 5:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that despite its relatively low-rise urban landscape, Delhi has a density that is twice the levels of New York and Tokyo.
Kids born to older parents have lower BP, favorable cholesterol levels  Nov 14, 1:06 pm
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that if a man's parents were older at the time of his birth, he was more likely to have lower blood pressure, more favorable cholesterol levels, and improved glucose metabolism.
Indoor air pollution turning fatal for Indian kids   Nov 8, 10:37 am
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).
Pollution level increases in India post-Diwali  Oct 24, 5:00 pm
Mumbai/Nagpur/Raipur/New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Pollution levels have risen significantly following the excessive use of fireworks during Diwali.
Why some toddlers stare at faces rather than objects  Oct 24, 3:53 pm
London, Oct 24 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have pointed to the fact that an infant's preference for a person's face, rather than an object, was associated with lower levels of callous and unemotional behaviors in toddlerhood.
Low testosterone diabetic men likelier to develop 'Atherosclerosis'  Oct 20, 10:56 am
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has found that men who have Type 2 diabetes and low testosterone levels face more risk of developing atherosclerosis, than men with diabetes but normal testosterone levels.
PM Modi urges three wings of Indian army to work as a team at all levels  Oct 17, 6:35 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi who on Friday addressed the Combined Commanders' Conference 2014 in New Delhi, called for increased jointness, and urged the three services of the Indian Army to work as a team all the way from lowest levels of the services to the top.
Cardiac arrest rates 'elevates' with daily high pollution levels   Oct 12, 12:18 pm
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cardiac arrest rates are higher a few days after increased levels of several air pollutants.
Consumption of Montmorency tart cherry juice lowers blood uric acid levels  Oct 2, 1:03 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consumption of Montmorency tart cherries caused changes in uric acid metabolism, which can have an impact on joint pain.
Islamabad, Kabul endorse sustained engagement to achieve peace, stability during bilateral meet  Sep 30, 11:01 am
Karachi, Sep 30 (ANI): Islamabad and Kabul have reportedly agreed to the need for substantive and sustained engagement at various levels to achieve the common goals of "peace and stability, economic development, and regional cooperation" during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and newly elected Afghan President Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdullah Abdullah.
Gastric bypass surgery gives better health benefits than banding   Sep 28, 11:57 am
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A new research has revealed that gastric bypass surgery gives better health benefits than banding, like long-term weight loss, controlling type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, and lowering cholesterol levels.
Land-ice decay led to rise in sea level up to 5 meters per century  Sep 26, 5:14 pm
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the global sea-levels have rose at rates of up to 5.5 metres per century due to land-ice decay.
Now, simple blood test to detect early signs of cancer  Sep 26, 12:33 pm
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Scientists claim that high levels of calcium in blood, known as hypercalcaemia, can be used by GPs as an early sign of certain types of cancer, and can be diagnosed using a simple bold test.
Traffic pollution can make older people fat   Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution.
53 percent Chinese expect a war with Japan by 2020: Poll  Sep 12, 12:58 pm
London, Sep 12 (ANI): A poll has revealed record levels of mistrust between China and Japan and has predicted that the two countries may go to war in as little as six years.
Jitendra Singh reaches Srinagar, reviews relief and rescue operations  Sep 11, 4:22 pm
New Delhi, Sept.11 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh has reached Srinagar to monitor relief and rescue operations, which have been accelerated in the flood-hit areas with water levels gradually receding.
Even small weight gains in healthy adults may spike blood pressure levels  Sep 11, 3:56 pm
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): A new research has revealed that blood pressure may increase with small weight gains in healthy adults.
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