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Ageing baby boomers face hardships


April 5th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A new study on successful ageing finds that their unmarried baby boomer counterparts fare much worse in terms of economic, health, and social outcomes. In 2011, ... Read more...

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Jayanthi praises Ramesh


July 21st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Praising her predecessor, new Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan said Thursday that Jairam Ramesh had handled the ministry well.Asked if ... Read more...

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Future of defence business uncertain: PWC


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The future of global defence business looks bleak in 2011 and beyond, an industry study has forecast. This is despite major deals such as the ... Read more...

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India proposes pro-active role in UN-flagged anti-piracy efforts


March 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India has proposed a pro-active role for its navy in a UN-flagged effort to tackle the threat to maritime traffic from piracy."India is in favour ... Read more...

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Medvedev bans Gaddafi family in Russia


March 14th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday signed an order that prohibits Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his family from entering or transiting through Russian territory.The decree ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US steps up pressure on Gaddafi to step down


February 27th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
The United States may have done a favour to Colonel Maummar Gaddafi by imposing sanctions in the 1980s, allowing the latter to consolidate his hold over the country, claims an Indian American ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US convinced ‘Kandahar strongman’ Karzai’s half-brother is corrupt: WikiLeaks cable


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): The United States is convinced that Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother and a senior figure in Kandahar, Ahmed Wali Karzai, is corrupt, according to a classified US diplomatic cable ... Read more...

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Rubbish on Facebook may be more worthwhile than we think


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Superficial contacts on Facebook, seemingly needless comments, and boring status updates may be more valuable than we think.A new report from the National IT User Centre has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress downplays Khare’s ’statusquoist’ remark


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Congress Party on Tuesday downplayed the comments made by Harish Khare, media advisor to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, where he termed the party as 'statusquoist', ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi men, women most empowered in the country: Study


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Economically, politically and in decision making, the national capital's men and women are the most empowered across the country, a report that was released by the ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Widowed facing higher mortality risk in US


December 3rd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): There has been a significant increase in mortality rate among widowed people in the US, according to a new study.Hui Liu, study author and assistant professor of sociology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Widowed people have higher mortality


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Married people are living longer these days, but the widowed are experiencing a higher mortality rate, according to new research. "With the improvements in medical technology, it seems ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government scheme aims to boost women self-help groups


July 10th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Aiming to encourage self-reliance among women across the country, the government Friday said it would allocate Rs.20 crore for extending women self help groups (SHGs) to ... Read more...

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‘Low-income states struggle with gender empowerment’


March 8th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Gender development and empowerment indices have not improved in India particularly in low-income states, said a report by the women and child development ministry released Sunday. The report ... Read more...

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Asia to play a major role in global revival: Ahluwalia


February 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): The next 20 years will be very different from the last 20 with regard to the global geo-economic scenario and the worlds financial system. Planning Commission Deputy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No purely military solution for Afghan: Robert Gates


January 28th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (Xinhua) US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Tuesday there was "no purely military solution" for the Afghan war, which he described as Washington's "greatest military challenge".He made the ... Read more...

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Mexican centenarian finally obtains birth certificate


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 23 (IANS) A 106-year-old Mexican man received for the first time a birth certificate in the northern city of Saltillo, EFE reported Friday.Mateo Ramirez Gonzalez was born in 1902 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poor kids likely to be shorter


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Children from poor family backgrounds are more likely to be shorter in height than their well-fed peers, according to a new study from University of Montreal.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ignoring a naughty child is the best disciplinary tactic


October 21st, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Eight out of ten parents think that the best disciplinary technique for badly behaved toddlers is not to smack but to ignore them, according to a new ... Read more...

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Violence against women impairs kids growth


September 12th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Kids whose mothers are exposed to violence grow less, according to a new study.The study found that violence against women in a family has serious consequences for ... Read more...

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US should ask Pak why terrorists are asserting more strongly after peace deals: SA expert


July 30th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): A US-based South Asia expert has reportedly said that Washington should question Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani as to why the Taliban, Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

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How to identify the kid most likely to go to school armed


July 29th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new analysis of a 2005 survey of American schoolchildren, conducted by researchers at the Loma Linda University, California, has identified factors that may help pick out ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Amartya Sen calls for accountability in delivery of elementary education


December 19th, 2007 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI): Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen called for accountability in delivery of elementary education and public healthcare services, effective use of resources and co-operation with unions in these sectors. Speaking ... Read more...

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