Frozen feces and nose tubes may ease fecal transplants

For patients with C. difficile, the yuck factor is not the biggest barrier to treatment.

Ecclestone lawyers: Bribes never happened

UPDATE: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Munich on Thursday facing bribery charges which his lawyers called “improper, misleading and inconsistent".

Minister praises Erasmus 'success story'

A revamped version of European student exchange programme Erasmus officially launched in Berlin on Thursday with Germany's education minister praising the scheme as a Europe-wide “success story”.

Chhattisgarh witnesses 35% voter turnout till 1pm

A moderate 35% polling was recorded till 1pm in seven parliamentary constituencies of Chhattisgarh during the third and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in the state today.

Policeman killed in Assam's Kokrajhar in poll violence

A policeman was on Thursday killed while another was injured when a mob tried to capture a poll booth in Kokrajhar parliamentary seat of Assam, leading BSF personnel to open fire.

Turkey tourists lose call to prayer refund bid

A German couple has lost their legal fight to get a refund for a Turkish holiday which they said was ruined by the calls to prayer from a nearby mosque. It is just one of a series of court claims by picky German tourists.

Young voters lead to good turnout in Jharkhand 

Young and first-time voters turned up in large numbers on Thursday, as Jharkhand's last four Lok Sabha constituencies went to the polls. Over 27% polling was recorded in the first five hours, with Dhanbad witnessing a high turnout of 34%.

YSR Congress MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy succumbs to road mishap injuries

YSR Cong party candidate B Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was seeking a re-election from Allagadda constituency in AP in the upcoming assembly polls, succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.

PM votes in Assam, says no Modi wave

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said there was no wave for BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the country.

Germany halts arms sales to Russia

Germany has stopped selling arms to Russia due to the current “political situation”, according to reports on Thursday. The sale of military equipment to Russia by German firms has been criticized by the country’s Nato allies.

Brisk polling in sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections

Voters on Thursday turned up in good numbers in many of the 117 constituencies in 11 states and Union Territory of Puducherry in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls.

37% voting recorded in Assam till noon

Over 37% voting was recorded till noon today during the third and final phase of polling in Assam's six Lok Sabha seats.

Modi selling false dreams to people: Digvijaya Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh launched a fresh attack on BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi by saying that he was 'selling dreams to countrymen'.

Truck kills man lying in middle of road

Police were searching for witnesses on Wednesday morning following a mysterious road accident in which a 25-year-old man was killed as he lay in the middle of the road.

All eyes on Dumka as Jharkhand's tribal heartland goes to polls

All four seats have a dominant Maoist presence with Dumka, Pakur, and northern parts of Dhanbad being te center of rebel activities.

Rajnath woos Jhansi to vote for Uma Bharti

As D-Day (April 30) approaches, senior leaders of different parties have trained their guns on this region.

Security intensified as Maoists issue fresh poll boycott call in Jharkhand's Dumka district

Taking a cue from the earlier elections, elaborate security arrangements have been made to thwart any attempt to disrupt the polling process.

Emperor to Obama: 'You have a very hard job'

President Obama meets with the Emperor of Japan.

Narendra Modi comics hit Allahabad market, catch people's fancy

Bal Narendra -- childhood stories of Modi - is a comics book published by Rannade Prakashan and Blue Snail Animation.It contains stories depicting the courage of Modi as a child.

Modi to file nomination from Varanasi amid show of strength

Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi today to a rousing welcome from party supporters to file his nomination.

Six Assam seats go to polls today

Curtains will come down on the three-part Lok Sabha election in the state on Thursday with the commencement of the last phase of polling for six constituencies.

15% polling in first three hours on 7 Bihar seats

Around 15% polling was recorded in the first three hours in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar where voting is on on Thursday in the third phase.

Development on Assam's Nellie voters' lips

Even as justice eludes them, the survivors of the Nellie massacre will vote for development on Thursday, hoping that it will bring about a change in theirs lives.

In Madhya Pradesh, 1.7 crore voters to seal 118 candidates' fate today

Out of the 1.7 crore, nearly one third or 60 lakh voters are aged below 29 years.

Kejriwal lashes out at BJP for attack on Bharti

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday lashed out at Narendra Modi over the attack on former Delhi minister Somnath Bharti.

Where are Germany's smartest towns?

A brain training website released scores on Wednesday showing which German towns performed best and worst in a range of cognitive tests - with some surprising results.

Will not take immediate decision on Lokpal, Centre tells SC

The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of chairperson and members of the Lokpal.

Centenarians may be 100, but they feel only 83

New survey shows few feel lonely; most feel blessed and happy.

Delhi cops take custody of SIMI operative Abu Faisal

Delhi Police special cell on Wednesday took alleged state chief of Student's Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) Abu Faisal in custody.

Yadav clan votes early in native village of Safai

The Yadav clan in Safai — the native village of Samajwadi Party (SP) national president Mulayam Singh Yadav — voted early on Thursday.

Violence in Bodoland area in Assam on eve of final poll phase

A day before the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls in Assam, violence struck Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Tarun Gogoi approaches EC to answer Modi's questions

Modi's questions appeared in local dailies in the form of an advertisement on Wednesday, after campaigning for the third phase had ended on Tuesday evening.

BJP accuses Cong of poll malpractice in Arunachal

Accusing Congress of forging and manipulating postal ballots, BJP's Arunachal Pradesh unit on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to ensure that the 'false' postal ballot papers were not counted.

MHA directs Assam govt to stop work at Tarasso

The Union ministry of home affairs has directed the Assam government to immediately stop construction of forest camps along the disputed boundary with Arunachal Pradesh and maintain status quo.

Ex-Head of Blue Angels Faces Inquiry

Capt. Gregory McWherter, who left the post in 2012, was removed from duty at a San Diego base over accusations of tolerating sexual harassment during his time with the group.

National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: Manning Wins Right to Change Name

A soldier convicted as Pfc. Bradley Manning of leaking documents to WikiLeaks won a victory toward living as a woman when a judge granted a petition for a change of name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Court Clears Way for Executions

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected assertions by two death row inmates that they are entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Man in Nursing Home Is Charged With Murder

A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death faces a capital murder charge.

National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Medicaid Expansion Is Rejected Again

Lawmakers have again turned away efforts to expand the state Medicaid program under the federal health care law, with the Senate health committee voting 6 to 2 on Wednesday against an expansion.

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