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People wide off the mark in decisions involving risks


February 14th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Even when we know the likelihood of certain outcomes based on our own experiences, we still make decisions at odds with the probability of their occurrence.Simply ... Read more...

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US blames BP’s poor decisions for Gulf oil spill


September 15th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Poor management decisions by BP Plc at its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico were the main causes of last year's disastrous oil spill, ... Read more...

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Harper hits back hard at Indian players


July 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Australian umpire Daryl Harper, under fire from Indian players following his poor decisions in the first Test in Kingston, hit back saying West Indies ... Read more...

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CA to rope in Harper to educate its umpires


June 30th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) will be using the experience of umpire Daryl Harper to train and educate its umpires.Harper, who was supposed to stand in the third ... Read more...

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Fleming calls modified version of DRS a compromise by ICC


June 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said the modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) is a "compromise formula" worked out by the ... Read more...

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Vitamin takers ‘more likely to gorge on fast food’


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A study has indicated that people who take vitamin pills may be more likely to gorge on fast food.Researchers have warned that multivitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements ... Read more...

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Wright must improve New Zealand’s ‘cricket smarts’: Richardson


December 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 26(ANI): New Zealand's new coach John Wright must 'crack the whip' and ask his senior players including captain Daniel Vettori to focus on their own performances, former batsman Mark Richardson ... Read more...

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Boycott urges England team to ‘kibosh Australia’ and retain Ashes in Perth


December 15th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): The Andrew Strauss-led England team must play to win, not draw, the third Test of the Ashes series against Australia, according to former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.England currently leads ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan’s chief coach resigns


December 13th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Having drawn flak for Mohun Bagan's lacklustre performance during the ongoing season, the club's chief soccer coach Stanley Rosario resigned Monday."As Mohun Bagan is a formidable club, ... Read more...

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Disgraced Oz wrestler to be locked up in Delhi CWG Games village


October 6th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Melbourne, Oct. 6 (ANI): Australian Commonwealth Games officials have decided to lock-up silver-medallist wrestler Hassene Fkiri after he refused to shake hands with his Indian opponent and gold medal winner Anil ... Read more...

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‘Dr Death’ Jayant Patel found guilty on all counts by jury in manslaughter case


June 29th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 29 (ANI): After over 50 hours of deliberation by the jury, Indian origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel has been found guilty of manslaughter and causing grievous bodily harm.Six men ... Read more...

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Oz prosecutor says `Dr. Death’ was ‘a bad surgeon’


June 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, June 15 (ANI): Brisbane Supreme Court prosecutor Ross Martin on Tuesday described Indian-origin Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. 'Dr. Death' as a "rotten surgeon" who did not have the skills to perform ... Read more...

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Please forgive me for poor decisions: ex-BJP chief Rajnath Singh


February 18th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Indore, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Thursday apologised to party colleagues for taking some poor decisions while leading the party.Addressing the party national conference ... Read more...

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Four women escape jail after gluing love-rat lover’s penis to stomach!


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 3 (ANI): Four American women have escaped being sentenced to jail after they glued a cheating lover's penis to his stomach as part of a revenge plot.According to MyFox National, ... Read more...

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Pak U-19 coach Ijaz Ahmed willing to take charge of senior squad


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.3 (ANI): Following the success of the junior team in the under-19 cricket World Cup, coach Ijaz Ahmed has expressed his desire of working with the senior squad, whose Australia tour ... Read more...

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Indian umpire to man review system, Strauss, Smith reveal doubts


December 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec. 16 (ANI): The review umpire at Centurion is one of the least experienced on the Test circuit, India's Amiesh Saheba, who has stood in only two Tests ... Read more...

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Coffee makes drunk people think they are sober


December 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A cup of coffee may make it harder for people to realise they're drunk, according to new lab research. Besides, popular caffeinated "alcohol-energy" drinks don't neutralise alcohol intoxication, findings ... Read more...

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Coffee doesn’t reverse negative effects of booze


December 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Contrary to the popular opinion, a cup of coffee won't sober up people with alcohol intoxication, says a new study.The study conducted using mouse model has shown that ... Read more...

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Obama says he has no interest in running General Motors


March 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 31 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has clarified that his administration has "no intention" of running General Motors, even as the White House forced the automaker's CEO to resign, ... Read more...

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US stocks slide amid concerns for car industry


March 31st, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (DPA) US stocks tumbled Monday amid concerns over the fate of the struggling car industry, which will be given a last chance to restructure operations or lose ... Read more...

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Restructure or face bankruptcy, Obama tells US carmakers


March 30th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (DPA) The struggling US car industry will be given one last chance to restructure operations or lose the government's support, President Barack Obama announced Monday, declaring that General ... Read more...

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You can really enjoy an experience, when you hear about it from others


March 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) If you want to know to what extent you will enjoy an experience, you are better off knowing the extent to which someone else enjoyed it before. "Rather ... Read more...

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Keep umpiring controversies to a minimum, says Vettori


December 10th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.10 (ANI): Umpiring controversies should be kept at a minimum when the first cricket test between New Zealand and West Indies begins Thursday, says New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori. The countries'' ... Read more...

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McCain warns Congress on financial crisis


September 25th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (DPA) Republican presidential candidate John McCain Thursday warned the US Congress that a misstep on the financial crisis could make things much worse than they already are, and ... Read more...

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State information commissions a hurdle in implementing RTI: survey


September 8th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The main bottleneck in the implementation of the RTI Act in the country are the State Information Commissions (SIC), which are meant to facilitate the dissemination of ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad inaugurates new legislative session in Iran


May 28th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
DPA Teheran, May 27 (DPA) President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated Tuesday the new legislative session of the Iranian parliament which will once again be dominated by conservatives. Conservative factions won almost 70 percent of ... Read more...

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Bird feeding may not always have positive outcomes


April 4th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Feeding birds in your backyards each year, often out of a desire to help the animals, may not always have positive outcomes for the birds, according to ... Read more...

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Air India employees defer strike


March 17th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Air India employees have decided to defer their strike, following an intervention by the labour commissioner here. They have been protesting against the non-implementation of agreements related ... Read more...

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