A study conducted in 2006 suggested that a quarter of the Pakistani population falls in the overweight or obese category.1 This was calculated by quantifying them according to Indo-Asian specific BMI cut off values.
The Indo-Asian News Service quoted unnamed official sources as saying that the meeting was attended by security and police officers of 12 states, including Indian-controlled Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
According to Indo-Asian News Service, the meeting of 140 bishops and 78 other delegates, including 50 lay and religious women, was responding to a survey in which the majority of respondents said that the church did not treat women equally.
But now comes a May 24, 2007 file from the New Delhi based Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reporting from Dhaka saying that one of the matriarchs who was out of the country and was briefly prevented from returning, is now back.
* The Indo-Asian News Service reports that the National Botanic Research Institute (NBRI) is hard at work developing a high-yield variety vanilla that will allow prices for vanilla to come down worldwide.