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South Korea not mulling ban on short selling


May 18th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) South Korea is not mulling ban on short selling of non-financial stocks despite resurfacing concerns over Europe's debt crisis, a senior financial regulator said Friday."Ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients


March 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.Srinivas Janaswamy's method involves creating ... Read more...

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Environmental group complains against pro-nuclear power ads


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Even as the Indian nuclear establishment is going flat out to convince the people through advertisements about the safety of atomic power, an environmental group here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Changing personality key to well-being: Study


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Making positive changes in personality may open the way to greater quantum of happiness than earning more money, marrying or gaining employment, a study has found.Chris ... Read more...

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India, China growth pushing fuel prices: US


March 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Amid a national spike in gas prices, the White House has once again argued that there is little it can do to halt the trend with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China boom pushing fuel prices: White House


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama, the White House has said there is no short term solution to rising fuel prices in America with external factors like ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government can do little to check rupee slide: Rangarajan


December 14th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The slide in rupee, which fell to a new low of 53.75 against a dollar Wednesday, is driven by external factors especially general ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fitch maintains Brazil’s investment rating at BBB


October 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 26 (IANS) Fitch Ratings said it had decided to maintain Brazil's BBB investment grade credit rating and predicted the outlook for the South American country would ... Read more...

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US credit rating downgrade worrisome: Pranab


August 6th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday expressed concern over downgrading of the US government credit rating and said the situation will be monitored closely."The situation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RBI may hike rates again if inflation remains high: Pranab


July 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday the Reserve Bank of India might hike policy rates again as inflation was unlikely to come ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Montek hopes headline inflation will decline by September


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday hoped that the headline inflation would decline to reasonable levels by September with better macro management and an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Family, job pressures blamed for conflicts


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) When the demands of work and family conflict, is the job blamed, is the family role blamed, or is blame placed on both? And what are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tourist arrivals in Spain rises in 2010


January 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Last year Spain welcomed 52.6 million foreign tourists, 1 percent more than in 2009, authorities said.The figures released previously by the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry indicated a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coordination needed to bring down food inflation: Congress


January 7th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the government under opposition's attack over rising food inflation, the Congress Friday said both central and state governments have to work in coordination to bring ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It’s official: Men are hornier than women


December 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Innumerable studies have gone into finding out 'reality of the male sex drive', but now a new study claims that men really are 'hornier' than women.Roy F. Baumeister ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Essar Oil Q2 net profit Rs.1.3 billion


October 18th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Essar Oil Monday reported a net profit of 1.3 billion for the quarter ended Sep 30 as against net loss of Rs 0.94 billion for the same period ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Happiness not just gene deep


October 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): A German study has challenged the idea that happiness is a genetic trait influenced by early life experiences, and found that feelings of happiness and well being respond ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress can ‘control the activity of our genes’


September 25th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Stress that affects your entire body and mind can also arise at the cellular level after exposure to pollution, tobacco smoke, bacterial toxins, possibly causing cellular diseases.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan much less peaceful: Survey


June 9th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan experienced the greatest loss of peacefulness with South Asia's increased involvement in conflicts, rise in deaths from internal conflict and human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sighing keeps our breathing systems flexible


May 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Here's why we sigh: it is critical for keeping our breathing systems flexible, says a research.Scientists have found that sighing resets breathing patterns that are getting out of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unintentional physical activity also helps


April 3rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Make physical activity a part of your daily life, even if it be unintentional. "If you aren't in the habit of being physically active, you can run ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Monkeys more sensitive to damage to their habitat than previously thought


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that monkey populations in threatened forests are far more sensitive to damage to their habitat than previously thought.The research was conducted by Dr ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poor nations at UN forum call for greater voice on international stage


January 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Fifteen of the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) on Wednesday, who were meeting at a high-level United Nations forum, called for a greater voice in international financial ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Why we overeat


January 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 10 (ANI): Blaming hunger for overeating? Well, you could be making a mistake, say scientists who have found that it's not necessary that we eat only when we are hungry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sohail’s Secret Confession: I am not a successful actor


October 16th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
I HAVE NOT DECIDED WHETHER PARTNER 2 WILL BE AN EXTENSION OR A SEQUELSOHAIL KHAN tells Jyothi VenkateshHow nervous are you about the fate of your film Main Aurr Mrs Khanna ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shame is essential, but you can get out of it


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) Shame is a debilitating emotion, but there is hope for those trapped in it, says a Canadian researcher. In her study reported this week, researcher Jessica Van ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ravi Bopara can become something special: Tendulkar


June 14th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar believes that Indian-origin England batsman Ravi Bopara has the "talent to do something special". The 24-year-old is considered to be a promising talent in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Six facts about the female orgasm revealed by modern science


May 29th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): While female orgasm has been the subject of so many myths and folk beliefs, scientists are trying their best to know more about the mystery behind the phenomenon.And ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

If you lack staying power in bed, blame it on genes


May 28th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Premature ejaculation is genetic, says a new study. Researchers from Turku, Finland, interviewed more than 3,000 men, all pairs of male twins and their older or younger brothers, about ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Premature ejaculation may be a genetic disorder


May 28th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A Finnish study suggests that premature ejaculation may be a genetic disorder.Researchers from Turku came to this conclusion after interviewing more than three thousand men-all pairs of male ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government to present budget in first week of July: Pranab


May 26th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 26 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government would present the budget for 2009-10 in the first week of July."I would not like to have a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genetic pathway responsible for plant growth identified by scientists


May 21st, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers at Iowa State University, US, have discovered a previously unknown genetic pathway in plant cells that regulates plant growth.Yanhai Yin, an assistant professor in genetics, development and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Being thin is what ages us most


March 31st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): For women who think being slim makes you look younger, a new study has found that people over 40 look younger if they have fatter face.During the study, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

To reduce poverty develop manufacturing activity: UNIDO report


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): A United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) report released on Monday focuses on the need to develop manufacturing activity that can help reduce poverty in developing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Amazon deforestation caused extinction of 26 species


February 19th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Feb 19 (Xinhua) The deforestation in the Amazon rainforest region has led to the extinction of 26 animal and plant species, a UN report said. Another 644 species of animals ... Read more...

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