economic hardship

46 mn Americans live in poverty

September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) About 46 million Americans lived in poverty last year, accounting for 15 percent of the population, the US census bureau announced Wednesday.The poverty rate was not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A girl who is strong and independent is the ultimate aphrodisiac for today’s men!

March 25th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Long gone are the days when the ideal woman was the domestic, stay-at-home type. Men now lust after women in high-powered jobs.Power seems to have become the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Syrian government gives money to poor

February 20th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Feb 20 (IANS) The Syrian government has started giving out cash payments to thousands of poor people in an effort to tackle the high levels of poverty over fears that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Understanding soil could help tide over climate changes

February 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The lowly soil is often overlooked when it comes to addressing climate change and population growth. A team of scientists say soil is an essential piece of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

John Lennon’s suit from Abbey Road cover to be auctioned

January 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): John Lennon's white suit from the iconic cover of Abbey Road went under the hammer yesterday at the Braswell Galleries in Norwalk.The pristine outfit was expected to fetch ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Lennon’s iconic ‘Abbey Road’ suit up for grabs

December 18th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): John Lennon's iconic white suit from the Beatles' 'Abbey Road' album cover is among a host of the singer's possessions up for auction.The suit, along with the blazer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fashion Trend Of The Next Year: Honeysuckle

December 16th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fashion trend in new year is going to tend towards bold and brighter colors. Pantone color institute the entity that is responsible for setting the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

John Boehner’s Stand On Tax Cuts Provokes A War Of Words

September 13th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Heated exchange of words between the White House and John Boehner, the minority leader of the house ensued over the ongoing issue of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

5 million Afghan children have no access to schools: Karzai

March 7th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 7 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that lack of educational facilities and attacks by Taliban have kept five million school-age children out of schools and pleaded with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arizona to assist most vulnerable citizens

March 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – On Tuesday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer established a 20-member Arizona SERVES Task Force to assist vulnerable populations in Arizona who have been impacted by economic hardship, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Younger parents less able to control anger (Lead)

December 1st, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Younger parents are less likely to be able to control anger than older parents, a new study says. Drawing upon a national survey of more than 1,000 people aged ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Youngsters, parents, less educated easily get angry

December 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): People who are young, have kids or are less educated are more likely to experience anger, concludes a new research.In the study, researchers, led by Professor Scott Schieman ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Less educated, youth unable to control anger

December 1st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Younger people, those with children and less-educated individuals are more likely to experience anger, according to new research. Compared to people with fewer years of education, the well-educated ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gilani shrugs off Pak’s economic hardship, doubles MNA’s fund

July 1st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 30 (ANI): In the times when Pakistan is facing severe economic hardships, the country's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has given a whopping windfall to all the lower house ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ray’s films on economic hardship still resonate: NYT

April 11th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 11 (IANS) As a perspective of Satyajit Ray's films opens in New York Wednesday, the New York Times says the great Indian director's films dealing with economic hardship may ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mystery man Bailout Bill still doling out dollars to broke New Yorkers with sob stories

February 26th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Mystery man Bailout Bill, who recently started doling out cash to New Yorkers for telling tales of their financial woes on camera, is seeing more and more people ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Great Depression was one of the great creative periods

December 7th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The Great Depression era from 1930s or early 1940s has been a critical period in history, which gave birth to some of the great creative works, according ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama takes McCain to task over sharing philosophy with Bush remark

October 27th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 27 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has reportedly played up a recent remark by his Republican rival John McCain, who said that he and US President George ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In Ukraine, police write notes to prostitutes’ parents

October 21st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 21 (DPA) In an attempt to dampen growing prostitution, Ukrainian law enforcers have adopted a new method of writing unpleasant notes to the parents of those arrested in connection with ... Read more...

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Eradicating opium production is key to fighting terrorism in Pak: Zardari

October 18th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said in Beijing that the key to fighting terrorism in the country is eradicating poppy growth, used in opium production."It is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Asthmatic? Time to skip office!

May 12th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Ever heard of "occupational asthma"? That's asthma caused by exposure to allergens present in the average office - and a new study says it's on the rise. Exposure ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

The Lion of Zimbabwe looks to polls to end exile

March 25th, 2008 - 9:00 am ICT by admin
By Clare Byrne Harare, March 25 (DPA) Five years of separation from the country whose struggles inspired all his music has wounded the Lion of Zimbabwe, Thomas Mapfumo. Speaking down the line from ... Read more...

Posted in World |