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North Korea threatens to ‘blow up’ Seoul

North Korea threatens to ‘blow up’ Seoul

Moscow: North Korea has reportedly threatened military action against South Korea unless Seoul apologises for “insulting” the centenary celebrations of Pyongyang’s late founding leader Kim Il-sung. Pyongyang said it will wage a “sacred war to wipe out the group of the Lee Myung-bak group of traitors” and “blow up everything” […]

by · April 20, 2012 · 0 comments · Asia Newsline
Dubai foreign trade up by 22 percent

Dubai foreign trade up by 22 percent

Dubai: Dubai’s foreign trade has reached a record 1.1 trillion dirhams ($299 billion) in 2011, up by 22 percent from the previous year. Imports increased by 21 percent to 442 billion dirhams, while exports rose by 44 percent to 98 billion dirhams. Re-export trade climbed 18 percent to 161 billion […]

by · April 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Economy
Crisis-hit euro teetering on the brink of collapse: IMF

Crisis-hit euro teetering on the brink of collapse: IMF

London: The crisis-hit euro is teetering on the brink of collapse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. In a significant vote of no-confidence, Tuesday’s report from the global financial organisation admitted the troubled European single currency had “flaws” and was at risk of a “disorderly default and exit by […]

by · April 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Economy
TV channel for dogs launched in America

TV channel for dogs launched in America

London: Worried over your pooch getting bored? Well, don’t worry because TV bosses have come up with an ingenious solution – Dog TV. Dog TV, launched in the US in an eight-hour block of TV programming, is designed to keep your dog relaxed, stimulated and entertained while you are at […]

by · April 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Unusual News
Heidi Montag trying to relaunch her pop career !

Heidi Montag trying to relaunch her pop career !

London: Reality TV star Heidi Montag is trying to relaunch her pop career. The former “Hills” star lost over $2 million on a failed music career two years ago, but has decided to strike back with a new album, titled “Dreams Come True” this year, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Four of my […]

India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile

India tests 5,000-km range Agni-V missile

New Delhi: India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile that can accurately hit targets more than 5,000 km away. With this launch, India entered an exclusive club of nations that have this capability, becoming only the fourth nation in the […]

by · April 18, 2012 · 0 comments · Asia Newsline
Anaesthesia causes jet-lag state, post surgery

Anaesthesia causes jet-lag state, post surgery

Wellington: People feel as though they have jet-lag after surgery, which could be due to the effect of general anaesthesia that alters genetic activity controlling the bio-clock, a study reveals. “Our work shows that general anaesthesia effectively shifts you to a different time zone, producing chemically-induced jet-lag. It provides a […]

by · April 18, 2012 · 0 comments · Health
Intel’s quarterly profit drops nearly 13 percent

Intel’s quarterly profit drops nearly 13 percent

San Francisco: Intel has reported that its profit in the most recent quarter fell nearly 13 percent, but the results still beat analysts’ estimates. In the company’s 2012 first quarter ending March 31, Intel posted the net income of $2.74 billion, compared with $3.16 billion in the same period a […]

Old age gum disease linked to Protein loss

Old age gum disease linked to Protein loss

London: A drop in the level of protein called Del-1 is why gum diseases become more common with old age, says a new research. Periodontitis is a gum disease which causes bleeding and bone loss and leads to loss of teeth. It is triggered by an overactive immune response to […]

by · April 18, 2012 · 0 comments · Health
US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal

US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal

Washington: The US Senate has blocked President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise tax rate on those earning over one million dollars a year. The wealth tax bill is largely considered a key element of Obama’s re-election campaign and part of the broad plan for long-term deficit reduction. Despite the Democrats’ […]

by · April 17, 2012 · 0 comments · America Live