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Spike Lee’s MJ documentary in post production


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Spike Lee's documentary on late King of Pop Michael Jackson is in the final stages of post production. The behind-the-scenes project focuses ... Read more...

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Corporate culture makes Google tick


April 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Google happens to be one of the world's most innovative companies thanks to its corporate culture and out-of-the-box thinking, a resercher says.Annika Steiber at Chalmers University ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Single at 29: Shanghai women feel ‘leftover’


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 8 (IANS) While many unmarried women in Indian cities may not bother too much on being unmarried at 29, a survey in Shanghai, China's largest city, has found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study


November 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan's public schools and madrassas negatively portray the country's religious minorities and reinforce biases which fuel acts of discrimination, and possibly violence, against these communities, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Actress gets letter for security guard interview


August 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) Goa's state employment agency 'wants' a film actress doing her PhD and computer science graduates to appear for job interviews for security guards.Priyanka Bidaye, who has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People tend to mirror mannerisms of those they like


August 1st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Two people who like each other will often unwittingly mirror each other's mannerisms, leaning forward in close synchrony, for instance, that strengthens their bond, says a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Overseas businesses in London see benefits from 2012 Olympics


June 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Overseas firms are likely to increase their investments in London on the back of 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games that business feels would bring long-term ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Half of women feel male Pill won’t work, as men will forget to take it


April 9th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): A survey has found that half of women would not rely on the male Pill as contraception, as they do not trust their partners to remember to take ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Verbal methods of lie detection work better than non-verbal ones


February 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that verbal methods of lie detection may work far better than non-verbal ones.Aldert Vrij of the University of Portsmouth, Anders Granhag of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beijing working could be tobacco-free by end of 2015


December 27th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): The Health Bureau in China has revealed that in a bid to stub out smoking, Beijing is working on making all public spaces - including work sites ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

70pc Chinese men ‘dissatisfied with their sex lives’


October 28th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that a mere 0.5 percent Chinese men are satisfied with their sex lives.Almost 70 percent of the interviewees said they had sex ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Phantom limbs more common than previously believed


September 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has indicated that more than half of patients recovering from stroke may in fact experience phantom limb sensations - the vivid illusion that the amputated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Piers Morgan wants to interview Obama on CNN chat show


September 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Piers Morgan has expressed his desire to interview the U.S. President Barack Obama when he takes over from Larry King as a chat show host on CNN. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women unaware of breastfeeding norms in China


August 8th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Most of women in China are not aware of the breastfeeding norms, a survey has revealed. Only 20 percent of respondents understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese women unaware of breastfeeding norms


August 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Only 20 percent of Chinese women understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than 50 percent of mothers stopped exclusive breastfeeding before their child was six months ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Personal relations key to business talks


June 29th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) What role does cultural distance play in international business negotiations? And what factors are the most critical to successful business relations in a globalised world? Ellinor Torsein, researcher ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Personal relations boost business negotiations


June 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Personal relations and good communication are vital 'soft skills' that result in successful business negotiations, according to a new doctoral thesis."A business negotiation refers to a long-lasting relation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US window washer pens peoples’ tales on ‘How To Lose Your Virginity’


June 21st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 21 (ANI): A window washer has penned a new book in which he details the erotic pleasures of strangers and how they lost their virginity.Shawn Wickens, 34, of Sunnyside, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, voice-based stress detector to tell who will perform under pressure


June 13th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have developed a voice-based stress detector that they claim can help identify which job candidates will perform better under pressure.Bo Yin at National Information ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tanning Butler’ Becomes A Highly Desirable Vocation


May 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A tanning butler may not be discovered effortlessly. However, it has to be one of the most excellent vocations in the globe provided one ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Number of atheists, non-believers increases in Spain


April 1st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS/EFE) The number of non-believers and atheists has grown significantly in Spain during the last decade while the percentage of Catholics has come down by 10 percent, a government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Having large number of supportive relatives increases fear of dying


March 30th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Fear of dying increases among the elderly when the person is surrounded by a large number of supportive relatives, new research claims.The study has been published in Postgraduate ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

London tops list of ‘most attractive cities in the world’


February 24th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): United Kingdom's capital has topped the list of "most attractive cities in the world".The list, released by the Paris Ile de France Capitale Economique and the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Married men earn more than single blokes


February 1st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Married men earn seven per cent more than their single counterparts, a new study has found.The survey of 12,000 German men, undertaken by the University of Bielefeld, took ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Poor people ‘more likely to be smokers’


January 16th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that people of low social status are more likely to be smokers.In the study, Thomas Lampert, of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Public sneezing in times of flu pandemic triggers fear of unrelated hazards


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new American study suggests that sneezing in public in times of a flu pandemic creates a huge fear of health threats, including risks that cannot possibly be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“The Fourth Kind” Deals With Alien Abductions


October 19th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another Sci-fi movie hits the theaters on Nov 6, 2009. "The Fourth Kind" is the first major work of Joe Carnahan's protege- Olantunde Osunsanmi. The movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hong Kong teenagers sell sex to buy designer clothes: Survey


June 28th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 28 (DPA) An increasing number of Hong Kong teenagers are selling sex to earn money for designer clothes, in a trend called "compensated dating", a survey released Sunday indicated. One ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Holocaust survivors’ silent behaviours tell their children about their experiences


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new ethnographic study suggests that the aspects of knowing about a parent's or grandparent's Holocaust experiences and traumas are transmitted to other members of the family through ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indians confident of keeping jobs this year: Survey


January 14th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Dehi, Jan 14 (IANS) Sixty-two percent Indians feel they will be able to hold on to their jobs in 2009, notwithstanding the economic slowdown, says a survey released here Wednesday by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Low condom use among middle-aged Brits threatens STI epidemic


November 12th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Condom use among people in their 30s and 40s is low as compared to their younger counterparts, a shocking new study of heterosexual partnerships among Britons has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fan use in congested rooms reduces infants SIDS risk


October 7th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Using a fan in rooms with inadequate ventilation may lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to a new study. Researcher leader Kimberly Coleman-Phox ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India leads the way for personalising medicine in developing countries


September 19th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): India is playing a major role in raising the standard of personalised medicine across the world, especially developing countries. Though the idea of personalized therapeutics based on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How a terrorist embarks on the ”pathway to terror”


September 12th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): A team of scientists have said that they have a clearer idea of what makes a terrorist after interviewing a group of Islamic extremists in Pakistan. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese police apologize to Japanese reporters after clash


August 5th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kashi (China), Aug 5 (Xinhua) Officials and the police in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region apologized Tuesday to two Japanese reporters who were manhandled for covering the terrorist attack in the region ... Read more...

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