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Leave Virat Kohli alone: Sachin Tendulkar

MUMBAI: It was homecoming time for Mumbai’s son of the soil, Sachin Tendulkar, on Wednesday. While he would have felt the pain of India missing out on the finals of the Asia Cup in Mirpur, that pain would have eased a bit by his 100th International ton, which he struck against Bangladesh, last Friday. Tendulkar, normally reticent on arrival after a tour, was surprisingly ... Read More »

80% of Indians don’t use essential drugs

NEW DELHI: An average Indian suffering from heart attack or stroke is seven times less likely to receive the inexpensive aspirin — the most commonly used anti-platelet drug — and 20 times less likely to receive statins than an average Canadian. In a first-of-its-kind study to quantify use of effective low-cost drug treatments for heart disease and stroke — anti-platelet drugs mainly ... Read More »

More than 42 million displaced by natural disasters in 2010

OSLO, Norway — More than 42 million people were forced to flee their homes because of natural disasters around the world in 2010, more than double the number during the previous year, experts said Monday. One reason for the increase could be climate change, and the international community should be doing more to contain it, the experts said. The Internal Displacement ... Read More »

World Cup: India need to deliver for Tendulkar

NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar has been winning matches for India with his amazing batting exploits for more than two decades, and it’s time his team clinched the World Cup for him. Tendulkar, who turns 38 in April, makes his sixth and probably the last appearance in the showpiece event with one notable omission from his eye-catching CV — a World ... Read More »

Bangladesh signs landmark power deal with India

Dhaka: Energy starved Bangladesh has signed a landmark 35-year power transmission deal with India paving ways for import of import 250 megawatt electricity from the neighboring country starting from 2012 end. The state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) inked the bulk power transmission treaty with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) at a ceremony witnessed by Bangladesh’s Finance Minister ... Read More »