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Women tend to clam up when outnumbered


September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Women tend to clam up when they are outnumbered by men, especially in group discussions to solve problems, suggests a new study."Women have something unique and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fear of plague haunting Himachal villages


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Residents of the Rohru rural belt in Himachal Pradesh are living in fear of the 'wrath of god'. The cause of the scare is actually pneumonic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Not all Youth Congress office-bearers are elected


November 28th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The two-day Indian Youth Congress (IYC) meeting from Monday is called "National level elected office-bearers' convention". But while its state unit leaders are democratically ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nukkad nataks, songs to help Delhi schools tackle sniffing intoxicants


May 19th, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Street plays, songs and slogans will be some of the new methods the Delhi government will be adopting to prevent schoolgoing children of the national ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US, Pak reaffirm commitment to strategic partnership


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States and Pakistan "shared their strategic vision" and reaffirmed their commitment to wide-ranging strategic partnership as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Panjab University to hold ‘Job Fair 2011′


December 21st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) The Panjab University will organise a mega job-fest 'Job Fair 2011' here for students of all 75 teaching and research departments in March 2011, it was announced here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

French players give up World Cup bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds


November 17th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17(ANI): French players have finally drawn a line under their disastrous World Cup campaign by agreeing to give up their bonuses worth 2.5 million pounds.French Football Federation (FFF) President Fernand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

OZ voters angry with Gillard, want new election


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Nov 3 (ANI): Australian voters are angry with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and are in favour of another election, even if it meant another campaign and more cost to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s flood victims reluctant to return home


October 19th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Many flood victims in Pakistan's Sindh province, who were displaced by the devastating deluge and shifted to urban centres, are reluctant to go back home, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

170 soldiers committed suicide in 19 months


August 18th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Some 170 armed forces personnel have committed suicide in the last 19 months, parliament was told Wednesday. Defence Minister A.K. Antony told the Rajya Sabha that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women do better in maths after criticising stereotype


July 9th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Women did better in a maths exam after they discussed why the stereotype about not performing as well as their male counterparts was not true, research shows. But ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China has 870,000 intangible heritage items


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): China has over 870,000 intangible culture heritage items that need protection.The China Daily quoted a national culture survey as saying that the study had been carried out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nursery admissions: Some smile, others mope


February 1st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) It was the D-day that parents of 3-4-year olds were anxiously waiting for months tiogether. And when schools Monday put up the list of children who had ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Parents in Delhi rush for nursery admissions


February 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The great rush for nursery admissions reached its final stage on Monday as most schools in the city are announcing their first list.For nursery admissions, the schools ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anger over Delhi government diktat on nursery admissions


January 30th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) With the Delhi government insisting that parents' profession or educational qualification cannot be a criteria for nursery admissions, many are worried that their children will get a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Parents demand uniform nursery admission process


October 17th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Tired of making multiple deposits and the unending wait for nursery admissions, parents in the national capital have come together with civil societies to launch a campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Brain exercises’ may delay memory decline


August 4th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) People who engage in activities like reading, writing, and playing card games, may delay rapid memory decline in dementia, according to a study. The study involved 488 people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Brain exercises’ could delay dementia


August 4th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Doing crossword puzzles, reading, and playing cards daily may delay the rapid memory decline that occurs if people later develop dementia, says a new study.The research, which involved ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leading advertising institute to open centres in UAE


July 9th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) On the lines of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Calcutta, which launched a business programme through video conferencing, the Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA) has announced the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Community radio station to come up at IIT Kanpur


February 10th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has signed a Grant of Permission Agreement for establishing, maintaining and operating a community radio station (CRS) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tibetans likely to back “Middle Way”, hope for best


November 21st, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Nov 21 (ANI): The ongoing conclave of Tibetan exiles in Dharamsala has reportedly failed to find a viable alternative to the Dalai Lama''s "Middle Way" approach to China. The participants ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Loozit weight loss program that makes you look and feel sexy


June 17th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 16 (ANI): The new "Loozit" weight loss program at Sydney community health centres will not only make you look sexier with that receding waistline, but will ensure that you ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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