decision making

‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Our rational thinking is affected by bodily quirks


February 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) We are actually kidding ourselves when we take pride in our rational thinking - who knows when it may be hijacked by quirks.One particularly powerful influence ... Read more...

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Chidambaram denies policy paralysis in government


January 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday rejected the view that there is a policy paralysis in the government that has delayed decision-making and affected administrative ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Facebook dominates social websites in Southeast Asia’


November 15th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 15 (IANS) Facebook dominates social websites in Southeast Asia as more than 50 percent of netizens have an active profile on it, a report said Tuesday.The report ... Read more...

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ICC executive board to discuss Test championship


October 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) The possibility of converting the 2013 Champions Trophy into a Test championship will be discussed by the executive board of the International Cricket Council (ICC) at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Narcissists too self-centred to make good leaders


August 11th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Narcissists--people with excessive self-love are supposed to make good leaders, seemingly because of traits like self-confidence, authority and self-esteem. But that doesn't seem to be true, ... Read more...

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ICC appoints Woolf to head its review panel


August 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday appointed Harry Woolf, a former chief justice of England and Wales, to chair its independent governance review panel which will ... Read more...

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Men, women respond differently under stress


June 5th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Stress causes men and women to respond differently to risky decision making, says a study.For instance, men charge ahead for small rewards and women take their ... Read more...

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Director of Spider-Man musical quits over show’s music


March 10th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): The director of musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' has left the production after she brought in a veteran director to tune up the music.Julie Taymor, 58, ... Read more...

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Eric Schmidt Steps Down As Google CEO


January 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tech industry is abuzz with the news of the unexpected resign of the CEO of internet search giant Google namely Eric Schmidt. The outgoing CEO ... Read more...

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Google announces management changes


January 21st, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Google Inc. on Thursday announced management changes including the designation of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to replace Eric.Google Co-Founder Larry Page will assume Google's ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Opposition demand for JPC probe unreasonable, says Kapil Sibal


December 5th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): The Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday rejected the opposition demand for a JPC probe into the allocation of 2G spectrum, saying such a process will not help ... Read more...

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British MPs cast doubts on efficacy of immigration cap


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): British MPs have warned that the government would struggle to achieve its aim of limiting net migration to the UK to "tens of thousands" in five years, and ... Read more...

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Brain responds more to close friends than strangers


October 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) People's brains are more responsive to their friends than strangers, even if the stranger has more in common with them, study shows. Researchers at Harvard University examined a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fifth ODI against Aussies will be perfect for Pietersen to fire: Flower


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 2 (ANI): The fifth ODI against Australia will be a perfect setting for Kevin Pietersen to come out of his form slump in one-dayers, according to England coach Andy Flower.Pietersen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Better and quicker decisions based on cognitive ability, not age


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): It's not age, it's cognition that makes the difference in decision-making.According to researchers at Duke University, age doesn't count in making risky decisions."It's not age, it's cognition that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Age doesn’t dent one’s ability to make sound decisions


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Just because your mom has turned 85, you shouldn't assume you'll have to take over her financial matters. She may be just as good or better than you ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Differences among people grow with age


April 12th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) The older we get, the more different we become, says a new research that studied people from their 70th to 90th year of life. "Old people are usually thought ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Premier League slipped away from Man U, admits Fergie


April 12th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that his club's title push is all but over.The disappointing draw against Blackburn leaves Ferguson's men one point ... Read more...

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Tactical errors result in defeat more often than technical ones: Latif


January 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 12(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has said that tactical errors result in defeat more often than technical errors and tactical skills of players are important for admirable performances in ... Read more...

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India is a slow-moving elephant, but does leave a deep imprint: PM


January 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India is often compared to a "slow moving elephant" as it often delays decision-making and implementation of its policies but that is a price the ... Read more...

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Racial discrimination complaints rising in Victoria


November 10th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov. 10 (ANI): A sharp rise in racial discrimination complaints has prompted Victoria's equal opportunity watchdog to warn employers to consider improving their workplace cultures.In its 2008/09 annual report released on ... Read more...

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Fact sheet on the proposed new direct tax code


August 12th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The following are some salient features pertaining to the new Direct Tax Code proposed by the government, for which a draft and a discussion paper were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kajol’s Birthday Predictions


August 5th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The versatile Kajol brings in her birthday on August 5. Celebrity astro-numerologist Bhavikk Sangghvi predicts what's in store for her, in days to come. Born on 5th August 1975, Kajol is ruled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Five ways alcohol can ruin teens’ prom night or graduation


May 21st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): With middle and high school proms and graduation round the corner, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has come up with five reasons why teens ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic make-up may influence one’s economic decisions


May 6th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): It's the genetic make-up of a person that determines how he or she would take economic decisions on the basis of whether the options have been framed negatively ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

McGrath differs with Buchanan’s multiple captain theory


April 6th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath Monday deferred with his former coach John Buchanan's theory of multiple captains and said that a cricket team should have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

You can really enjoy an experience, when you hear about it from others


March 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) If you want to know to what extent you will enjoy an experience, you are better off knowing the extent to which someone else enjoyed it before. "Rather ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Umpire referral system to make debut in South Africa


February 25th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Umpire's Decision Review System will be used in South Africa for the first time when the hosts face Australia in the first of ... Read more...

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India, Bdesh could work together to strengthen Parliamentary democracy: Rahman


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 23 (ANI): Bangladeshs newly elected President Zillur Rahman has said that both the neighbouring countries could work together for further strengthening the parliamentary democracy in the region. There are ample ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls in Kashmir after general elections: Omar


February 20th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah announced Friday that elections to the panchayats or village councils in the state would be held immediately after the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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CCEA approves computerization, networking of post offices


February 11th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved a proposal of the Department of Posts for the computerization and networking of post offices, divisional offices, ... Read more...

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Armed forces unhappy over DGPs higher status than Lt. Generals


February 7th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The armed forces are unhappy over the dilly dallying tactics of the government with regard to their demands on the Sixth Pay Commission.The ... Read more...

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Armed forces unhappy, demand restoration of Lt. Generals status


February 7th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): The armed forces are unhappy over the dilly dallying tactics of the government with regard to their demands on the Sixth Pay Commission.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unconscious thought can help make best choices


December 10th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Unconscious thought can help people make the best choices when it comes to complex decision-making, says a new study. The study led by Duke University researchers suggests that ... Read more...

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