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Being Bossed Around At Work ‘Raises Risk Of Heart Attack’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has found out that being bossed around at work raises the chances of someone getting a heart attack by 23 percent. The research shows ... Read more...

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Spanish royals cut their own pay


July 18th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos decided to cut his salary and that of Crown Prince Felipe by 7.1 percent in line with government-mandated reductions in pay for ... Read more...

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Pay cut spurs more protests by Spanish public employees


July 17th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Protests by public employees against the Spanish government's decision to cut their pay as part of a new austerity package continued here Monday.Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's ... Read more...

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Chinese tutorial on how to find rich husbands!


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman who married a multimillionaire has started tutoring other women on how to can find a rich husband. The class covers topics like how ... Read more...

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Use Facebook to know people, officials told


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Civil servants in Britain have been told to use social networking website Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking.Bob Kerslake, head ... Read more...

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China publishes books on morality of officials


June 18th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) As part of the government's efforts to promote integrity among civil servants, a four-book series on moral issues faced by officials was released for sale in ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat pens mythological epic (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) An Indian diplomat in London has written a mythological adventure novel drawn from the vast repertoire of Indian spirituality and metaphysics.In "Jaal", author Sangeeta Bahadur ... Read more...

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Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

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Petitioners claim apex court was misled on next army chief (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A group of petitioners was moved in the Supreme Court Tuesday alleging that the government misled the court during the hearing on their earlier plea ... Read more...

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Petitioners claim apex court was misled on next army chief


May 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A group of petitioners was moved in the Supreme Court Tuesday alleging that the government misled the court during the hearing on their earlier plea ... Read more...

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Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar’s expansive, surreal capital (With image)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Constructed less than seven years ago in literally the middle of nowhere, Myanmar's new capital -where Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... Read more...

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Government planning centre for good governance: Cabinet secretary


May 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The government is thinking of setting up a centre for good governance to get focused feedback for improving delivery of its programmes, Cabinet Secretary Ajit ... Read more...

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Top executives of PSU banks are outside service rules


May 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The country's top civil servants are subject to service/conduct/disciplinary rules, but top honchos of government-owned banks are not.In response to a query under the Right to ... Read more...

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Paper names, shames 192 ‘freeloaders’


May 10th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Chinese newspaper has dedicated two pages to naming and shaming 192 civil servants and others who are still being paid despite not working in their ... Read more...

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Gogoi claims improved law and order


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday complemented senior officials for improved law and order in the state but asked them to tame abductions and extortion."Though the ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, take bold decisions: PM to bureaucrats (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, PM assures civil servants


April 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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Ethics training needed for civil servants: Chinese official


April 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Professional ethics training for civil servants is a "pressing and long-term strategic task" that could have a profound influence on the government's work efficiency as well ... Read more...

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Mario, Dharmendra, Shabana conferred Padma awards


April 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Leading media personalities, film stars, industrialists, retired civil servants and educationists including the late cartoonist Mario Miranda, Bollywood veterans Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi, and ... Read more...

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Himachal civil servants can now opt for early retirement


February 29th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday paved the way for its civil servants to take early retirement."Service rules have been amended so that unproductive administrative, police and forestry services ... Read more...

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China aims to curb nepotism among civil servants


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) China has issued regulations to limit the assiciation of public servants with their spouses and relatives at work, a moved expected to curb corruption and interference ... Read more...

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Dignified officers will leave if Mamata does not change: CPI-M


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Hours after two senior police officers attacked the media which had praised them for cracking the sensational Park Street "rape" case, West Bengals' Marxists Monday ... Read more...

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Chinese province steps up use of English


February 15th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) Civil servants in a Chinese province will learn to speak English by the year 2015 to provide better services to people.All civil servants with a ... Read more...

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Maldives new president to form coalition government


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 8 (IANS) Newly-appointed Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed Wednesday announced he would form a coalition government with the participation of all political parties, including former president Mohamed Nasheed's Maldivian ... Read more...

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Putin wants performance checks for bureaucrats


February 4th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed an individual performance assessment system for civil servants."There is a Key Performance Indicators system that is used in ... Read more...

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Long working hours could cause depression


January 27th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Workers spending long hours in office are more than twice likely to develop depression than those who do a standard day, with the most susceptible being ... Read more...

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Brain starts going downhill after 45, shows study


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Memory and other brain skills begin to decline at the age of 45, say researchers.The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension starts waning in middle ... Read more...

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China tests people’s proficiency in Mandarin


December 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) A new Chinese proficiency test was launched in China last weekend to improve overall Mandarin proficiency among people in the country.The nationwide language proficiency test is ... Read more...

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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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Chinese referee admits taking $256,000 in bribes (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 20 (IANS) A Chinese football referee, standing trial at the Intermediate People's Court of Dandong in Liaoning Province, admitted here Tuesday to taking bribes of more than ... Read more...

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Former club manager and referees on trial for soccer corruption


December 20th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tieling (China), Dec 20 (IANS) A former football club manager and two referees were put on trial Tuesday as the first round of Chinese soccer corruption trials went into ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mexican armoured-car industry grows 10 percent in 2011


December 10th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican armoured-car industry will close the year with a 10 percent growth over 2010 as the prevailing violence in Mexico drives more and more ... Read more...

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In Chinese province, officials to be judged by performance


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Achieving a civil servant's position in China has literally meant a sort of guarantee of a lifelong employment in government office. But now things aren't likely ... Read more...

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Finland’s largest ever data leak uncovered


November 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 8 (IANS) A data leak has been uncovered in Finland, in which personal details of around 16,000 people were uploaded onto a file-sharing website, according to Finnish media ... Read more...

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