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Communication important in relationship: Biel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel, who is engaged to singer-actor Justin Timberlake, thinks communication is one of the most important aspects of any relationship."What do I value ... Read more...

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Billionaire philanthropists to focus on societal development


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Billionaires Bill Gates, Ratan Tata and Azim Premji Friday held a brain-storming session here with other billionaires and millionaires on the need to integrate philanthropy and ... Read more...

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Super 30’s IIT-JEE success story brings joy again


May 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) A daily wage labourer, a security guard, a grocer, a marginal farmer and a truck mechanic are among the proud fathers whose sons have cracked the ... Read more...

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Ban skinny models from catwalk


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Skinny models should be banned from the catwalk, say experts.Academics at the London School of Economics said restricting the use of photographs of underweight models in ... Read more...

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Peer pressure drives ’sexting’ among young


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Peer pressure drives young men and women to share sexual images through mobile phones -- a new phenomenon described as 'sexting'."However, research regarding the issue is ... Read more...

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Fahimuddin Dagar’s death ends chapter in Indian music (Obituary)


July 29th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Indian classical music exponent and descendant of the guru of legendary musician Tansen, the late Ustad Rahim Fahimudddin Dagar, kept the historic legacy of Dhrupad ... Read more...

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Australia’s ‘Punji hunting’ gang member walks free from court


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): A teen member of a "Punji hunting" gang, which bashed and robbed six Indians in Melbourne, walked free from court after a judge said he had made "extraordinary ... Read more...

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The worrying trend of ’sexting’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A growing trend among youngsters to take and share indecent photos through mobile phones is a matter of grave concern.Two major surveys involving more than 3,000 children suggest ... Read more...

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Delhi’s youth in high spirits during World Cup


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhiites as young as sixteen years have taken to alcohol in a big way during the ongoing cricket World Cup, says a survey by a ... Read more...

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US millionaires feel that $7 million is not enough to be called ‘rich’


March 15th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stakes for those who aspire to be called ‘rich’ has been raised further. Having $7 million dollars in assets and cash does not make you ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam posts 3 percent revenue growth in Q3


February 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam, formerly Satyam Computers, has posted three percent growth in its revenues for the third quarter ended December 2010.The revenues during the quarter were Rs.1,279 crore ... Read more...

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Friendless kids risk spiraling into depression by adolescence: Study


December 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids with no friends can become social outcasts who risk spiraling into depression by adolescence.The study by researchers at Concordia University, Florida ... Read more...

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Chairman’s conviction has no implication on company: Uflex


December 8th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Leading Indian packaging firm Uflex has said the conviction of its chairman Ashok Chaturvedi in a land scam in Noida neighbouring the national capital will not affect ... Read more...

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Teenagers’ take on why bullying occurs


November 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Swedish teenagers believe that the bully and the victim's individual characteristics, rather than the wider social environment, explain why bullying occurs.Robert Thornberg and Sven Knutsen at Linkoping University ... Read more...

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Generation Y thinks HIV can spread through mosquitoe bites


October 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): It seems generation Y has little understanding of HIV, for new research has revealed that 45 per cent believe the disease can be contracted by mosquito bites.A further ... Read more...

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Gifted kids as prone to failure as to success


September 27th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Kids, who are gifted with one talent or the other, are just as likely to fail in life as succeed, revealed a new study.As part of one of ... Read more...

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Girls and boys not as different as previously thought: Study


August 17th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Girls and boys are not as different as previously thought, according to a new study.The research suggested that although girls tend to hang out in smaller, more intimate ... Read more...

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Happiness comes with a price tag of $40K


July 31st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 31 (ANI): For Australians, happiness comes with a price tag of 40,000 dollars, according to a survey, which proved that financial security certainly seems to play a role in whether ... Read more...

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Parul-Viveka Babajee; Long Time Friend!


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Suicide of Viveka Babajee on June 25 was shocking news for the whole fashion industry. The reason behind her suicide is not known till date ... Read more...

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Mums do compete to prove theirs is the perfect family


June 15th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): If a new survey is to be believed, then mothers are in constant competition with each other to prove that theirs is the perfect family.In the survey, it ... Read more...

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Prince Harry To Visit New York By The End Of This Month


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Prince Harry will be making a trip to New York in the last week of June.His three days long stay in New York will ... Read more...

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Happiness lies in earning more than peers!


March 20th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The secret to happiness lies in earning more money than your peers, according to a new study.Christopher Boyce, from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe shoots film for gay suicide prevention


February 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe has filmed a public service announcement for The Trevor Project, an organization devoted to suicide prevention among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.The Harry Potter star ... Read more...

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Expert recommends Woods to focus on his recovery


February 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A specialist dealing with cases of addiction feels Tiger Woods should focus on his recovery.According to Dr. Drew Pinsky, the golfer's public apology over extra-marital affairs showed ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old Brit Indian girl, brother get GCSE A* in maths


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22(ANI): A nine year-old Indian origin girl and her eight-year-old brother have both gained A* grades in GCSE maths.Meera Songara and her brother Raam, who began studying independently after ... Read more...

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South Asian bodies worried over new US security procedures


January 7th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Several South Asian organizations have expressed serious concerns regarding the new screening standards for air travellers to US saying these will lead to the racial and religious profiling ... Read more...

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Peer pressure compels teens to opt for cosmetic surgery


November 19th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The onset of puberty can be an agonising time for many adolescents. This is the time when a strong emphasis is placed on looks and ... Read more...

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M.K.Naryanan dismisses Santhanam’s Pokhran-II ‘failure’ remark


September 20th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.20 (ANI): National Security Adviser M. K. Narayanan on Sunday described the former DRDO scientist K Santhanam's claim on Pokhran-II nuclear tests as "unfortunate" and asserted that India has thermonuclear ... Read more...

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Children unhappy with looks face psychological consequences


March 19th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Satisfaction with one's looks is vital for a positive self-image. And children and young people having a negative body image can have a number of serious psychological consequences. Children ... Read more...

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New Hall of Fame to honour British music legends


March 6th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): British music stars will be honoured for their contribution in the industry with the creation of a hall of fame to rival its American counterpart.The Hall of ... Read more...

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Just like girls, boys too can be socially aggressive


September 17th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Its not just girls who indulge in petty gossip, for when it comes to social aggression, boys are not far behind, suggests a new study.For ages, boys ... Read more...

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Aggressive boys tend to gossip, spread rumours


September 16th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A new analysis based on nearly 150 studies of aggression in children and adolescents, has found that while boys are more aggressive than girls physically, they are the ... Read more...

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Peers’ jeers rob obese kids of cheer


August 7th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Taunts or jeers of peers can rob obese adolescents of peace of mind and result in health and psychological problems that overshadow their young adulthood. Ryan Adams, assistant ... Read more...

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Peers” jeers may cause obese teens to be distressed in later life


August 7th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that traits such as obesity during adolescence, which may increase the risk of attacks from peers, could result in health and psychological ... Read more...

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Toddlers saying `yuk” to spicy food maybe branded as racists


July 8th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Toddlers who dislike spicy food from overseas could soon be branded as racists by the National Children''s Bureau, which receives 12 million pounds a year, mainly from ... Read more...

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