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Why are people overconfident so often?


August 14th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Overconfidence helps individuals attain social status, and less capable people who believe they are better than others are given a higher place in the social ladder, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Putin’s poll promises to cost state $170 bn


February 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lavish social spending promised by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in his bid to return to the presidency will cost the state at least 5.1 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Just the Red Bull logo ‘can give your performance wings’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has found the personality of a brand can influence a consumer to act in ways consistent with that personality when exposed to brand imagery, like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are firstborns smarter than their second-born siblings?


November 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study examines whether firstborns really have advantages over their younger siblings.Researchers first examined the status of firstborns among Washington power brokers in 1972."I expected that there ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American terrorist released after 15 years in Peruvian prison


May 28th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
LIMA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- Lori Berenson, a New York native jailed in Peru since 1995 for collaborating with leftist Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), was released from prison Thursday.Berenson, sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘No action on students’ sexual harassment complaint’


March 19th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Friday said that nearly a fortnight had passed since two girls of Kirori Mal College complained of sexual harassment by two ... Read more...

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Argentina reveals secrets of ‘dirty war’


January 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has disclosed the secrets of the "dirty war" waged against the left by the country's military regime 1976-83. The secret files of Battalion 601, described as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IGNOU, Ericsson sign pact for education using 3G telephony


October 26th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed a pact with Swedish telecom giant Ericsson to provide access to educational ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Michelle Obama too on McCain terrorist watch list


October 11th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.11 (ANI): Michelle Obama has joined her husband Barack on John McCain''s too-tight-with-terrorists watch list. A McCain campaign conference call Friday noted that Michelle worked at a Chicago law firm "at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

American college students learning Yoga in Chennai


January 20th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
By Jaya KumarChennai, Jan 20 (ANI): For a group of American students visiting India on an education tour, one of the biggest charms has been learning Yoga at a Chennai college ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US paper claims Sri Chinmoy had a darker side than met the eye


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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