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Enrique Iglesias says his career is going full blast


August 27th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Singer Enrique Iglesias said that he is experiencing a time of euphoria, not only because that is the name of his latest album ("Euphoria"), ... Read more...

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‘Bad to invest in firms with political ties’


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) Politically connected companies with excess cash holdings may be placing political interests before profitability, a study says.The company may pay to invest, but it might be ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ - riveting, bold tale of woman’s revenge (IANS Movie Review)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hate Story"; Cast: Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaiah, Nikhil Dwivedi; Director: Vivek Agnihotri; Rating: ***1/2Meet the newest avatar of Maa Kali! The fascist avenging woman has always been a favourite ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer


February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.The members of the council condemned the recurring ... Read more...

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3D microscopy to help crack Alzheimer’s secrets


February 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to cracking Parkinson's and Alzheimer's secrets with the help of cutting edge 3D microscopy. Underwritten by neural network algorithms (artificial intelligence), the ... Read more...

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Why are repeat experiences better?


February 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) People re-read books, watch movies twice or thrice or visit places again, because repeating experiences re-ignite their emotions."Even though people are already familiar with the stories ... Read more...

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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Teenage girls skipping meals - to drink


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Many teenage girls are skipping meals to consume more alcohol, scientists have warned.Researchers have found that the phenomenon is effecting thousands of young women, the Daily ... Read more...

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Be good, do good to live long life


September 9th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Our good deeds can help us live longer, but for that to happen our acts should be driven by a sense of helping others than doing ... Read more...

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Africa and BRICS: A rising engagement


June 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Uppsala (Sweden), June 26 (IANS) It was a week of Africa in this historic Swedish university town of castles, cathedrals and itinerant scholars.With the African continent's economy predicted to grow ... Read more...

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Peer pressure drives juvenile cybercrimes


June 24th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Peer pressure and low self-control seem to be driving juvenile cybercrimes that include computer hacking and online bullying.Thomas Holt, criminologist and assistant professor at the Michigan ... Read more...

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Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students


April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

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Iraqi shoe-thrower coming to Delhi to watch play on him


March 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Iraqi journalist Muntazer-al-Zaydi, who threw his shoes at former US president George W. Bush at a press conference in Baghdad in 2008, will be in ... Read more...

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Opposition unhappy with PM’s language on JPC (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Tuesday welcomed the announcement of a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to probe the 2G scam but were rather ... Read more...

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US efforts fail to convince Pakistan’s top general to target safe Taliban havens


January 1st, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Countless efforts made by the United States to persuade Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Kayani to target safe terrorist havens inside Pakistan territory have failed so far, and ... Read more...

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Haider’s claims need investigation not castigation from authorities: Roebuck


November 15th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.15 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is getting a raw deal, according to noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.Roebuck feels that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the International ... Read more...

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Sex motivated by love and commitment most satisfying, finds study


November 11th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that those who seek sexual satisfaction should stop and examine why they are having sex in the first place.Research has shown that both ... Read more...

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Positively jealous people buy iPhones, hateful envious, Blackberries


October 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct20 (ANI): Being jealous also has two facets - if you are jealous in a benign way, you might tend towards buying an iPhone - but if you are experiencing feelings ... Read more...

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Jealous of someone? You’ll end up paying more to be like them


October 19th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): People tend to pay more for products that evokes their envy-but that's only when a positive, benign form of envy motivates them, a new study has suggested."Our studies ... Read more...

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Why some sports fans are called ‘die-hards’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Always wondered why some sports fans are referred to as "die-hards"? Well, this is because they remain loyal to their home teams despite moving away, say two University ... Read more...

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Personality can tell who’s more likely to cheat


September 8th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A couple of studies have established a link between psychopathy and cheating habit in students.It has found that students who cheat are more likely to fit the profile ... Read more...

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Britain may face ‘new terror wave’ following radicalised prisoners’ release


August 27th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A former British Government adviser and the head of the Royal United Services Institute, Michael Clarke, has warned that the country is likely to face a "new wave" ... Read more...

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John Edwards’ affair to be made into a film


July 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): John Edwards' affair and his desperate attempts to hide his mistress will be developed into a movie.Andrew Young, a former aide to the two-time presidential candidate, said that ... Read more...

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Portugal seek Round of 16, and some revenge, against Brazil


June 24th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 24 (DPA) Brazil are already through to the World Cup's Round of 16, and Portugal virtually also, but their clash Friday is still very significant. A match between the Europeans and ... Read more...

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Personality influences political preferences


June 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new research from the University of Toronto suggests that there is a strong relationship between a voter's politics and his personality.In the study, researchers have shown ... Read more...

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Gratitude can cement romantic relationships


May 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Gratitude can lift up romantic relationships and help us achieve and maintain satisfaction with partners. "Feelings of gratitude and generosity are helpful in solidifying our relationships with people ... Read more...

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General public relaxed about artificial life


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): While the scientific fraternity was expecting a debate over the creation of artificial life in a laboratory, the general public is surprisingly relaxed and accepting the idea, found ... Read more...

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Monkeys’ fighting behaviour could give insights into human wars


May 14th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): A study on monkeys' choices while deciding to fight or remaining at peace could help shed light on human wars, says a new study.Competition for resources is often ... Read more...

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How older people interact and use email in their daily life


April 20th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): With Internet and technology taking new leaps everyday, scientists at the Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF) have found how older people interact and use email in their daily life. ... Read more...

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Playboy editor Hugh Hefner finds his true love


April 15th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Playboy editor Hugh Hefner has finally found true love at the age of 84, claiming he is ready to settle down with 23-year-old girlfriend Crystal Harris. "She's very ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner Says Relationship With Crystal Harris Is Serious


April 14th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well it seems Hug Hefner might have fallen in love. Known for dating many girls at once, Hugh Hefner recently asked 'the twins' to move out of ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner Serious With Crystal Harris


April 14th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Hefner, the millionaire bachelor is serious about his present girlfriend Crystal Harris, reportedly. The brain behind the famous "Playboy" magazine who is surrounded ... Read more...

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Witnessing sexism makes women view all men negatively


March 19th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): It is already known that experiencing sexual harassment has a negative effect on women. But a new study suggests that simply being a bystander to sexism is enough ... Read more...

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Pakistani Islamic scholar to issue 600-page fatwa against terrorism, suicide bombing


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.2 (ANI): Describing Al-Qaeda as an 'old evil with a new name', influential Pakistani scholar Dr Tahir ul-Qadri has said he would soon issue a 'fatwa' against terrorism and suicide bombing.Qadri ... Read more...

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Hansal Mehta to make a film on Shahid Azmi


February 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hansal Mehta who started his career as a director with a TV film on legalese called Jayate is ready to make another film entitled Jayate on ... Read more...

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