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TRAI’s revised tariff analysis flawed: COAI


July 13th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Friday lashed out the telecom regulator's analysis effects on costs, tariffs and financial returns, saying it was flawed ... Read more...

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Dia finds Priyanka Gandhi’s style effortless


February 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Former beauty queen and actress Dia Mirza says that she admires Priyanka Gandhi for her effortless and easy style of dressing."Priyanka Gandhi is ... Read more...

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Girls are equally good in maths


December 14th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Girls are equivalent to boys in maths and any perceived differences can be explained by attitude towards women, reveals a study.The study is based on data ... Read more...

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Britons fear downfall in their kids’ living standards


December 5th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) About two-thirds of Britons are worried that the present generation of children will have a low living standard than their parents cherished, a study has found.The ... Read more...

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Spectrum likely to be costlier for telecom firms


November 4th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Telecom service providers will have to shell out a lot more for the spectrum that they use as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney is the latest victim of ‘Bad lip reading’


October 19th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is the latest victim of the group Bad Lip Reading. The group is behind several YouTube videos that twists sentences of famous ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Direct removal of CO2 from air impractical: Scientists


May 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air physically may not be a very practicable way to reverse human-driven climate change and it would be cheaper to ... Read more...

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Study reveals that powerful women are as likely to cheat as men


April 30th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study which was published on the 28th of April suggests that power other than gender determines if a person is likely to cheat on a ... Read more...

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High esteem prompts powerful women to stray


April 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Powerful women are just as likely as their male counterparts to commit adultery because sheer self-confidence drives them to do it, a study says. According to ... Read more...

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Powerful people ‘likelier to cheat’, irrespective of gender!


April 28th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Scientists have scraped the old notion that men are more likely to stray than women.They now believe that it is a person's power, rather than gender, that plays ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

People in different cultures ‘make different assumption about people around them’


April 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A study has suggested that people in different cultures make different assumptions about the people around them.The researchers studied the brain waves of people with Caucasian and Asian ... Read more...

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Avril Lavigne says that divorce hasn’t inspired her new album


April 4th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Avril Lavigne has revealed that her new album, “Goodbye Lullaby” was not inspired by her divorce with Deryck Whibley. She however revealed the album is “all ... Read more...

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Tiger conservation, a high priority for the government, says Ahluwalia


March 24th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Deputy Chairman of India's Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, told a gathering here on Thursday that tiger conservation is a matter of high priority for the ... Read more...

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Expert opinion on new product could be misleading


March 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) If you're contemplating a new purchase, you had better avoid asking experts as they are falliable since they have a hard time recalling product features. So, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why a bank shot is better than a direct shot to win a basketball game


March 11th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that your chances of winning a basket ball match are better with a bank shot than a direct shot.The engineers ... Read more...

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Engaging in gaze contest is a reflex


February 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) If you accidentally knock over your neighbour's beer in a bar and he stares at you, would you buy him a new drink or would you try to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Staring for dominance is automatic for humans


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the dominant behavior exhibited by staring someone down can be reflexive.Our primate relatives certainly get into dominance battles; they mostly resolve the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak Foreign Ministry denies ‘reported statement’ on Davis’ diplomatic immunity


February 17th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has denied any reported statements regarding the diplomatic immunity issue of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis, dismissing them as 'rumours'.It had been reported by Pakistani ... Read more...

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Slimmer women receive higher salaries, while men earn more if they’re fat


February 5th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): 'Men should be big and strong, and women skinny' - a cultural lesson drilled into our heads ever since we were tots.Unfortunately, that's how it has to be ... Read more...

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Body size matters when it comes to paychecks: Study


January 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): 'Men should be big and strong, and women skinny' - a cultural lesson drilled into our heads ever since we were tots.Unfortunately, that's how it has to be ... Read more...

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Global Muslim population to grow at ‘double rate’ of non-Muslims in next 20-yrs


January 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27(ANI): The world's Muslim population is expected to grow at about twice the rate of the non-Muslim population over the next two decades, and constitute over a quarter of the ... Read more...

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US can overcome India, China challenge: US scholar


January 12th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The emergence of India and China does not mean the end of American economic and technological power, says a new book suggesting the United States should ... Read more...

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It takes women just 3 minutes to make up their mind about Mr Right


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Women take just 3 minutes to decide whether she likes a man or not, according to a new study.The research showed that the average female spends the time ... Read more...

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New study on how liver disease develops upends previous assumptions


December 21st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has come up with a more definitive explanation of how fibrotic cells form, multiply and eventually destroy the human liver, resulting in cirrhosis.In doing so, ... Read more...

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It takes only 7 seconds for us to judge another person


December 13th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A clinical psychologist has stated that it takes just seven seconds for us to judge another person when we first meet them.Linda Blair, clinical psychologist and author of ... Read more...

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White Britons to be a minority — in 50 years


November 18th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) White Britons will become a minority in Britain by 2066, an expert has said.David Coleman, professor of demography at Oxford University, said the decline in white population would ... Read more...

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Early wrinkles no sign of an early death


November 16th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research has indicated that looking old does not necessarily point to poor health.The research found that a person needed to look at least 10 years older ... Read more...

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29 pc of Malaysian men suffer from premature ejaculation: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9 (ANI): A study has revealed that 29 percent of Malaysian men suffer from premature ejaculaton.More astonishingly, 81 percent of the men agreed or strongly agreed that an increase ... Read more...

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Looking older than your age doesn’t imply poor health: Study


November 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): A research has indicated that looking older does not necessarily point to poor health.The research found that a person needed to look at least 10 years older ... Read more...

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US Air Force releases its cyber warfare manual online


October 25th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25(ANI): A new United States Air Force (USAF) manual for cyber warfare has been made public, which dwells mostly on protecting military computer networks and makes little mention of attacking ... Read more...

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Staying slim makes it easier for women to climb the success ladder


October 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 8 (ANI): Slim women are treated with higher pay at work, while over-weight women end up with smaller paychecks, just like in fashion industry, found a new study.On ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva’s ICH becomes Engeyum Kadhal now


September 15th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jeyam Ravi-Hansika Motwani starrer ICH has been renamed as Engeyum Kadhal. The film is directed by choreographer-actor turned filmmaker Prabhu Deva and is produced by Kalpathi ... Read more...

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40,000 British policemen may lose their jobs


September 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Around 40,000 police officials in Britain may lose their jobs if the government goes ahead with its proposed 25 percent budget cuts, a media report said Friday. The Police ... Read more...

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Longer is definitely better


September 6th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Why would you choose a 5000 year-old painting better over a 100-year-old? You would most probably believe the older, the better - which seems to be a rule ... Read more...

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Dr. Oz Reveals Cancer Scare


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though hard to imagine, but doctors fall sick too. Dr. Oz, considered as the ultimate health guru has revealed that he recently had a cancer scare ... Read more...

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