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Gender income gap widens in Sri Lanka

November 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government should ensure better pay for women, rights activists said here Friday after Sri Lanka dropped 15 spots in the latest World Economic ... Read more...

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A third of Indians surf the net for health info: Survey

January 17th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Nearly 40 percent of Indian respondents of a global online poll said they used the internet to search for health-related information, a statement said Monday.Findings of the 12-nation ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man-U fans most likely to philander off the field

September 2nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2(ANI): Manchester United fans are most likely to cheat beyond the field as well, revealed a Premier League study.As per the study, fans of Man-U have been exposed as ... Read more...

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20,000 Malay Indian families at risk of becoming hardcore poor

July 19th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu has said that some 170,000 Indian families remain stuck in the low-income bracket, and out of these, ... Read more...

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Private players, Maharashtra to build homes for poor

April 6th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) In a significant initiative in the country's realty sector, a plan is on the anvil to construct 500,000 affordable houses at an estimated investment of over Rs.15,000 crore ... Read more...

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Woman held for abduction of six infants in Delhi

December 7th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman, who was unable to conceive and was allegedly harassed by her in-laws for it, was arrested along with her male accomplice for kidnapping six ... Read more...

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Parents encourage youngsters to drink, finds Oz study

December 3rd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new Australian study suggests that parental encouragement leads to alcoholism in teenagers.The latest MBF Healthwatch survey found that 63percent of Aussies in the higher income bracket approve ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban declares economic support under BISP to women as ‘haram’

April 6th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Khar, Apr 6 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Bajaur Agency has declared that the money provided by the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to women as "haram and un-Islamic".The ... Read more...

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Black girls more likely than whites to be bulimic

March 19th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that black girls are 50 percent more likely than white girls to suffer from the eating disorder bulimia.The findings of the study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government extends income bracket for creamy layer for OBC

October 3rd, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 3 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its approval for revising the income criteria for creamy layer from the present Rs.2.5 lakhs per annum to Rs.4.5 ... Read more...

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Hindus in US are affluent, educated, socially stable

June 24th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (IANS) Hindus, who comprise only 0.4 percent of the US population, are a highly educated and prosperous community, according to a new religion-wise survey in the country. Nearly ... Read more...

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No further slash in fuel subsidies: Malaysia

June 7th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 7 (IANS) Malaysia will not turn back on its decision to reduce subsidies on fuel, but there would be no further reduction, a minister said as the government, bracing ... Read more...

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