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Your tweets can expose the psychopath in you


August 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) While many of us may not bother about what we habitually tweet, a study has found these can reveal if we are psychopaths, with our frequently ... Read more...

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No link between liquidity management, exchange rate: RBI


July 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's liquidity management activity is not related to exchange rate movements and neither is the rupee movement directly related to open market ... Read more...

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‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) People make complex judgements about a person just by looking at the face, based on a number of factors that go beyond race and gender, says ... Read more...

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Court order promotes ‘balika vadhus’ among Muslims: Thackeray


June 8th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday expressed concern over a recent Delhi High Court judgement allowing Muslim girls attaining puberty the right to get married."This is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.The deportation took place after the British government rejected ... Read more...

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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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Devious people take emotionally intelligent for a ride


May 21st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) People who rate themselves high on emotional intelligence (EI) scale might be taken for a ride as they tend to over-estimate their ability to detect deception ... Read more...

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Apex court receives presidential reference


April 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A presidential reference on whether the Supreme Court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and could insist on auction as the only ... Read more...

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Our rational thinking is affected by bodily quirks


February 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) We are actually kidding ourselves when we take pride in our rational thinking - who knows when it may be hijacked by quirks.One particularly powerful influence ... Read more...

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‘Scientists should be accountable’


February 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) India's scientific community should learn to deal with public accountability while doing business with the private sector to avoid a repeat of the controversial Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Rating agency Fitch’s office searched in Italy


January 25th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), Jan 25 (IANS) The police in Milan carried out checks at a local office of international rating agency Fitch, media reported Tuesday.According to the ANSA news agency, an ... Read more...

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Psychological need drives prejudice in humans: Study


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A deep psychological need drives prejudice, linked to a particular way of thinking, says a study.People who want to make quick and firm decisions, shorn of ... Read more...

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Women in skirt suits create better first impression


September 19th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Women wearing skirts are perceived as more successful than those sporting trousers favoured by the likes of Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, research suggests. They seem ... Read more...

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Open for debate on Lokpal bill: PM (Second Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The government was open for debate on the Lokpal bill but corruption could be tackled only by action on multiple fronts and not by enacting ... Read more...

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Government open to debate on Lokpal: PM (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday the government was open to a debate on the Lokpal Bill but this alone cannot solve the problem of ... Read more...

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Huge case backlog before Supreme Court’s constitution bench


June 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Around 750 cases involving complicated issues of law or interpretation of statutory provisions have been pending before the Supreme Court's constitution bench years, causing concern ... Read more...

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Men see in black and white, women perceive in grey


April 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) An experiment has thrown up the first real evidence that men tend to make judgements in terms of black and white, while women see more shades ... Read more...

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Brain chemical influences our judgements


April 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A brain chemical called serotonin is likely to influence why we may consider a couple to be intimate and romantic or jaded and bored.For instance, adult ... Read more...

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Messy surroundings make people stereotype others


April 8th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that when encountering a disorderly environment, people are more likely to stereotype others.Diederik Stapel and Siegwart Lindenberg, social scientists at Tilburg University in the ... Read more...

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Kids ‘fail to detect’ cars travelling faster than 20mph


March 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): A new study has found that the inability of children to judge the speed of cars traveling at more than 20mph means they are at greater risk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Expert opinion on new product could be misleading


March 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) If you're contemplating a new purchase, you had better avoid asking experts as they are falliable since they have a hard time recalling product features. So, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Agra lawyers strike work over evening courts decision


February 11th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Agra are on a three-day strike to protest the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to start evening courts to clear the huge backlog of cases.The Agra ... Read more...

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Pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three years: Moily


January 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily has stressed the need for providing speedy justice to litigants, saying pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three ... Read more...

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Ponting apologises for showing dissent towards umpires


December 28th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday apologised for arguing with on-field umpires after England batsman Kevin Pietersen was given not out following a video referral on the second day ... Read more...

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Sino-Indian relations are stable, says Rao


December 16th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Disagreeing with the assessment of China's ambassador who said that Sino-Indian ties were fragile, Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Thursday that relations between the two countries ... Read more...

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Apex court judge mourns inconsistency in judgments


November 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow , Nov 13 (IANS) Expressing concern over inconsistency in judgments, Supreme Court judge R.V. Raveendran said Saturday that such anomalies had led the common man to lose faith in the judicial ... Read more...

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DWTS Judges Are Giving Wrong Judgements, Claims Critics


October 27th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The ‘Dancing With The Stars’ has reached its midpoint and the competition is getting more exciting with each passing week. With eliminations round the corner, contestants ... Read more...

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Dogs can also be pessimists and ’see the glass half empty’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): It seems unlikely that a dog could be pessimistic, but a new study suggests that sometimes even they see the glass half empty.A study at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sometimes, even dogs ’see the glass half empty’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): It seems unlikely that a dog could be pessimistic, but a new study suggests that sometimes even they see the glass half empty.A study at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lucknow DM, DIG cautions against interpretation of Ayodhya Verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 30 (ANI): With barely an hour left for the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court to deliver its verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, Lucknow District ... Read more...

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Oz issues fresh alert of “high risk of terrorist attack” during Delhi CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 29 (ANI): The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has released a fresh alert saying there is a "high risk of terrorist attack" at the Delhi Common Wealth Games, which are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bishop Eddie Long, Presumed Guilty or Faked Innocence?


September 24th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bishop Eddie Long has so far failed to address the allegations against him stating that he coerced three young men from his congregation into sexual activities, using ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ayodhya verdict: Bulk SMS service banned, media cautioned (Roundup)


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Ahead of the Ayodhya verdict Sep 24, the central government Wednesday banned bulk SMS and MMS services till Saturday to check rumours and a group of editors ... Read more...

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Pak SC turns heat on govt to reopen Swiss cases against Zardari


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has again directed the federal government to re-open the money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, as well as to ensure the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Quentin Tarantino branded ‘elitist snob’ by Italian culture minister


September 18th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): The Venice Film Festival came under the line of controversy when Italy's culture minister criticized Quentin Tarantino, head of jury, branding him as 'elitist snob'. The verbal attack ... Read more...

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