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North American gurus to join Indian management conclave


August 5th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) About half a dozen eminent global management gurus, including two professors from North America, head for New Delhi this week to debate the future of Indian ... Read more...

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Yale names IIM, Ahmedabad almunus to top post (With images)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The prestigious Yale School of Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of the ... Read more...

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US business school ties up with IIM-Lucknow


May 9th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has announced a partnership with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow to deliver programmes in the growing field of ... Read more...

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Obama names two more Indian Americans to key jobs


March 10th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama, who with over two dozen appointments has more Indian Americans serving in White House jobs than in any previous administration, has named ... Read more...

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China’s top business school approaches village students


December 7th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) As part of an initiative to ensure that deserving students from rural areas also have access to higher education, China's top business school will select such ... Read more...

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NJIT professor projects 2011 Major League Baseball winners using math


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet has predicted that the 2011 Major League Baseball winners would be Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants, while the Atlanta ... Read more...

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Focus on how, not why, to increase physical activity


February 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found that healthy adults who received interventions focused on behavior-changing strategies significantly increased their physical activity levels.However, interventions based on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Macrophage protein plays major role in inflammation


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a multi-tasking protein called FoxO1 has another important but previously unknown function: It directly interacts with macrophages, promoting an inflammatory response that can lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Homeless youths most vulnerable to crime and violence


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A new report has revealed that homeless young people are victims of crime at rates that society would consider unacceptable for any other group.Researchers at York University and ... Read more...

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Canadian honour for M.S. Swaminathan


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 3 (IANS) M.S. Swaminathan, one of the pioneers of the Green Revolution in India, will receive an honorary doctorate from Canada's University of Alberta for his contribution to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

High-fat diet during puberty linked to breast cancer risk


September 1st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Eating a high-fat diet during puberty is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer later in life, according to a preliminary research.The findings come from research at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Selective assessment of Tamil refugee status must be avoided: Experts


August 13th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug.13 (ANI): Respected independent observers, have said the international community must avoid being selective about upholding the rule of law and respect for human rights insofar as the plight of Tamil ... Read more...

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Indian American named Chicago business school dean


July 29th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 29 (IANS) Sunil Kumar, an Indian American management guru, has been named the new head of the University of Chicago's prestigious Booth School of Business. Currently the senior associate dean of ... Read more...

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New ways to make patients embrace lifestyle changes to lower heart disease risk


July 13th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A combination of counselling, extended follow-up with a healthcare provider and self-monitoring of diet and exercise, is the most effective way to help patients embrace lifestyle changes that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Causes of mysterious skin disease


June 7th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo - a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumers often plan for unplanned purchases


May 7th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Shoppers often expect to buy a certain number of unplanned items, and most have a fairly accurate estimate as to how much they will spend on them, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sharing needles may play major role in transmission of syphilis


April 29th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new study has discovered that female sex workers who inject drugs and share needles are at a greater danger of contracting syphilis than those who don't.A binational ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s growth will have global effect, says HBS


February 1st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Harvard Business School (HBS) says India's economic growth will impact the global market place and Monday announced three India-specific executive programmes. "India's economic development will have ... Read more...

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Sore throat could be a sign of something worse, say scientists


December 28th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Sore throat, or pharyngitis, could be a sign of something worse, say scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).Currently, physicians are taught to suspect group A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ISB launches executive MBA for Rs.2.5 mn


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Senior industry executives looking to "broaden their perspective" and "leadership qualities" can now do so at the premier Indian School of Business -- by paying a whopping ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It’s B-school time for Indian ambassadors


December 3rd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Guess who is getting lessons from the premier Indian School of Business (ISB)? Indian ambassadors who are learning "economic diplomacy" to promote their country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Transcendental meditation slashes cardiac risks by 50 percent


November 17th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped cardiac patients slash heart attack, stroke and death risks by 50 percent, says a study on its potential effects. The nine-year, randomised control trial ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Can pets catch H1N1 flu from humans?


November 9th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 9 (ANI): A case of an indoor 13-year-old house cat in Iowa who has contracted the deadly H1N1 flu while living with two flu-sick owners has fuelled concerns if the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Muffin-top’ tweens rising Down Under


November 5th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 5 (ANI): One in three girls aged between nine and 13 is overweight or obese, a new Australian study has showed.The new study found that girls as young as nine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wanted: directors with backbone to check corporate greed


October 25th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) In the midst of a controversy over President Barack Obama's 'pay czar' slashing executive salaries, a leading management guru says the best way to guard ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Canadian research aims to improve vaccines, X-Rays and fuels


September 27th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): A new long-term study by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), Canada, would aim to provide new ways of creating and administering vaccines, lay the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Future smart materials may mimic fish biology


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists is aiming to develop smart material systems inspired by the biology of fish.The remarkable ability of fish to maneuver in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clean mouth can help preserve memory


June 20th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can help preserve memory, say researchers.The study at West Virginia University has found a link between gum disease and memory loss."Older people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lying to boss or client can be good for your business


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Telling white lies can actually be good for business, says an expert.Professor Stephen Teo, Associate Dean of Business at the University of Western Sydney, said that lying to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Weight worries make teens more vulnerable to suicide attempts


May 19th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Obese teens or those who see themselves as overweight are more likely to attempt suicide, finds a new study.In the study involving 14,000 high school students, researchers found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Evolution of fins and limbs linked with that of gills


March 24th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new research has suggested the genetic toolkit that animals use to build fins and limbs is the same genetic toolkit that controls the development of part ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Obama is US’s first African-American First Lady


January 21st, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (Xinhua) Following is an introduction to Michelle Obama, the first African-American First Lady of the United States:Birth date: Jan 17, 1964, Chicago, Illinois Education: Princeton University, B.A., 1985, Harvard ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Education-exercise combo proves beneficial for arthritis patients


October 9th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Adults with arthritis who receive exercise interventions, which include educational components, significantly increase patients'' activity levels and they experience improvements in pain and physical functioning, says a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US economists raise concerns about bailout package


October 3rd, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Economists across the board still have a lot of concerns with the financial rescue bill passed by the US Senate.Interviews conducted with a dozen prominent academic economists, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A simple test of saliva proteins could soon help doctors in detecting oral squamous cell carcinoma, a form of oral cancer, according to a new study.Led by ... Read more...

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