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Green tea ‘may block lung cancer’

Green tea ‘may block lung cancer’

Drinking green tea may offer some protection against lung cancer, say experts who studied the disease at a medical university in Taiwan.The latest work in more than 500 people adds to growing evidence suggesting the beverage has anti-cancer powers. In the study, smokers and non-smokers …

Sri Lanka defeated India by four wickets

Sri Lanka defeated India by four wickets

Mirpur (Bangladesh): Indian top guns came a cropper when it mattered most as Sri Lanka spanked them by four wickets in a low-scoring final to lift the cricket tri-series here tonight. The summit clash demanded a special performance by the Indians who aspire to be …

Party has no difficulty in joining hands with believers: Karat

Party has no difficulty in joining hands with believers: Karat

Thiruvananthapuram: CPM has said the party was opposed to communalism not religion, and faith was no bar for anyone to join the party if he or she was willing to work in accordance with its programme and constitution. What CPM opposed in the present Indian …

Retirement age for government doctors raised from 55 to 60

Thiruvananthapuram: The retirement age for doctors working in government jobs in Kerala has been raised from 55 to 60, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan announced here Wednesday.”The cabinet that met here decided on this and it would become effective immediately,” Achuthanandan told reporters.A senior doctor of …

Quota should be brought down: HC

Kochi: In a landmark judgement, Kerala High Court on Wednesday held it was time that reservation in higher education and employment was gradually brought down as the socio-economic conditions of SC and ST communities and other backward classes had undergone a ’revolutionary’ change. These communities …

No secret meet with Chandy:PDP

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) working chairman Poonthura Siraj has denied having any secret meeting with Leader of the Opposition Oommen Chandy.Mr. Siraj told reporters here on Wednesday that the PDP State committee had decided to meet prominent persons and media houses to clear the …

Edamalayar case: final hearing postponed

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday postponed the final hearing in the Edamalayar case to March 16. The court has also asked the government to produce all the documents related to the case. The petition was filed by Chief Minister questioning the High Court order …

Teacher suspended for his alleged involvement in the youth festival racket

Kottayam: A school teacher was suspended by the school management Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the youth festival racket.Benny Ponnarath of the St. Aloysius School, Athirambuzha was suspended after the tape of  his audio conversation demanding money with the mother of a contestant.There are …

Large thighs ‘may protect heart’

Men and women with thighs over 60cm (23.6in) in circumference have a lower risk of heart disease and early death, a study of 3,000 people suggests.The relationship remains even when body fat, smoking and blood cholesterol are taken into account, a Danish team says.Those with …

I will play in the final and I hope I will do well to win the series: Sehwag

I will play in the final and I hope I will do well to win the series: Sehwag

Bangladesh: Vice-captain Virender Sehwag is back in action after skipping team training for the last few days as he turned up for practice Tuesday ahead of the cricket tri-series final against Sri Lanka here on Wednesday. Sehwag, who was rested for India’s last two matches, …