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Why are people overconfident so often?


August 14th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Overconfidence helps individuals attain social status, and less capable people who believe they are better than others are given a higher place in the social ladder, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress legislators want seniors to come together (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Young Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh are leaving nothing to chance in the run up to the assembly polls later this year and trying to ... Read more...

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India cannot ask for a greater occasion to stamp their authority (Comment)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
India are No.1 Test nation for over a year now. This is undisputed, and so is that India are the World Champions in the limited-overs cricket. Yet, there are murmurs ... Read more...

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Flower says England not overconfident of becoming No.1


July 19th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower says they are not "overconfident" about becoming the number one Test side and their focus remains on winning the "vitally important" series ... Read more...

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Bangladesh banks on its Tigers to roar again


March 13th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Ecstatic over its cricket team's surprise victory over England in the 2011 World Cup, co-host Bangladesh's media hopes its team makes it to the quarter finals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Netherlands can’t afford sloppiness, Van Marwijk warns players


June 27th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 27 (DPA) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk warned his players against overconfidence ahead of Monday's round of 16 match against Slovakia. He said that midfielder Rafael van der Vaart unlikely to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Switzerland aim for major upset against mighty Spain


June 15th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 15 (DPA) Tournament favourites Spain are not scared of the pressure ahead of their World Cup football opener against Switzerland, in which they are expected to impress and, of ... Read more...

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Basic six emotions could have pride, confusion as modern additions


January 14th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 14 (ANI): The basic six emotions could have more obscure ones such as elevation, gratitude, pride and confusion as their 21st-century companions, according to researchers.Experts have suggested that the present ... Read more...

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Congress doesn’t do as well as expected in Haryana


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) The overconfidence of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress in Haryana was reflected in the assembly election results Thursday. Though the Congress was headed towards a simple majority winning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Overconfident teenagers can stunt vital reading skills


July 30th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Having too much confidence is not good. And now, a new study has confirmed this by finding that overconfident teenage students can stunt crucial reading skills.The study shows ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress beats BJP in Gujarat city civic polls


July 21st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 21 (IANS) Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) suffered a setback as the Congress defeated it in civic polls in Junagadh city Tuesday. The Congress won 26 seats in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Federer in cusp of history


June 6th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 6 (DPA) Roger Federer is keeping his eye on the prize, refusing to allow even a smallest hint of overconfidence to slip into his preparation for what could be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BJP will win highest number of seats: Advani


April 21st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was poised to win the highest number of seats in parliament, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani said here Tuesday. "So far as my assessment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Building grand Ram temple would be real secularism: Advani


April 17th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 16 (IANS) Condemning what he terms as pseudo-secularism, the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani here Thursday said that its pledge to build a grand Ram temple ... Read more...

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Advani admits ‘India Shining’ slogan was a mistake


March 2nd, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) L.K. Advani Monday made a candid admission that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance lost the 2004 Lok Sabha elections because of "overconfidence" and "wrong ... Read more...

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Defensive McCain faces uphill task to the White House


October 17th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 17 (ANI): Republican John McCain for the last 19 days of the presidential campaign will be playing nothing but defense as the global financial crisis, coupled with his ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Blacks solidly behind Obama, confident of his victory


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): The full-throated welcome to Barack Obama from the huge African American audience at a Congressional Black Caucus dinner was tinged with growing confidence that victory and history ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher reveals the rewards and pitfalls of optimism


November 14th, 2007 - 3:05 am ICT by admin
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