Microblog use hampers work in China: Study

June 18th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) More than 50 percent of 500 office workers in Chinese business hub Shanghai have said their productivity goes down after using microblogs like Weibo during office ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jayalalithaa welcomes India’s vote in UNHRC

March 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday welcomed India's vote in favour of the US resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nation Human Rights Council ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t delay decision on Telangana, Karat urges PM

October 1st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take a decision on the Telanagana issue immediately. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Krishna Tirath writes to Chidambaram on rising crime

July 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has written to Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the rising cases of crimes against women in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fast track courts for all rape cases, says Tirath

July 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Describing the rising incidents of violence against women as "traumatic", Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said Wednesday that all cases of rape must ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Qatar exits GCC-initiated Yemen solution

May 13th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 13 (IANS) Qatar Thursday decided to exit the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered initiative to resolve the crisis in Yemen due to the delay in signing of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kolkata intellectuals laud Hazare’s fight against graft

April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The city's intellectuals Thursday lauded the efforts of social reformer Anna Hazare who is on an indefinite fast in New Delhi for a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A helpful partner may not be that helpful when it comes to achieving goals

February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): If you think that a loving partner helps keep you on track when it comes to achieving goals, you could be wrong.A new study has suggested that thinking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak envoy to Egypt’s ‘charge for flight’ stand nixing evacuation of citizens from Cairo

February 4th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Cairo Seema Naqvi has become a virtual hurdle to the evacuation of Pakistanis from the riot-torn Egyptian capital by asking the Foreign Office to charge money ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Christmas feast: Turkey takes centre stage at dinners in Goa

December 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) India's national culinary bird, the humble chicken, has got competition this Christmas. Turkeys - big, fat, stuffed, roasted and glazed - are slowly taking centre stage ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gene Shalit To Leave “Today” Tomorrow

November 10th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What would "Today" show be like, if one of its integral part, Gene Shalit decides to leave the show? No one ever knew the answer. However, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Review Of ‘Modern Family’s ‘ ‘Earthquake’

October 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): The latest episode of 'Modern family' was aptly named ‘Earthquake’ and it was all about Manny Delgado and his confusions in life.  The episode began with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How to ‘make’ a winning brain

April 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Apr 20 (ANI): Moderate physical exercise or just a game of Whac-a-Mole can actually help grow your brain, according to experts.According to the authors of a new book, 'The Winner's Brain', ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MIM seeks president’s rule in Andhra Pradesh

January 5th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Continuing its silence over the demand for statehood to Telangana, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Tuesday urged the central government to impose president's rule in Andhra Pradesh to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Yorkers shred bad memories in Times Square on Good Riddance Day

December 29th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): A huge number of New Yorkers were seen celebrating Good Riddance Day in Times Square by putting bad memories of 2009 in the shredder.Celebrated on December 28, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban terror in Pak rose under ‘procrastinating’ Musharraf’s watch: Editorial

September 26th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.26 (ANI): An editorial in one of Pakistan's leading dailies has said that the Taliban's clout gained tremendous strength during former President General Pervez Musharraf's regime, and added that Musharraf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iraqi shoe thrower’s release delayed by a day, says his brother

September 14th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 14 (DPA) The release of Iraqi shoe-thrower Muntazar al-Zaidi, jailed nine months for hurling his footwear at then US president George W. Bush, has been delayed until Tuesday, his brother ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians’ indifference to health frustrates insurers, fitness chains

August 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) What do fitness chains and life or health insurance companies in India have in common? The answer: Consumer apathy.Wellness companies and life insurers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heres why procrastination gets the better of us at most times

January 13th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Starting that exercise routine, updating the resume and cleaning up the roomthese are just some of the resolutions many of us made for the New Year, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The formula to help procrastinators to beat their habit

December 8th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Cant get round to finishing a job in one go? Well, dont worry, for researchers have devised a formula for procrastinators to help them know how much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia should join region’s arms race: PM

September 10th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 10 (DPA) Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Wednesday Australia needed more naval power to protect the country's borders in response to a military build up in the Asia Pacific region."We ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Americas top military officer to read the riot act to Pakistan

July 12th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Americas top military officer, Admiral Mike Mullen, will be in Pakistan some time this month to read the riot act to the government and express Washingtons frustration ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Self-control key to wise spending decisions: study

May 31st, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Self-control is the key to wise spending decisions on food, credit or savings, according to a study. The study, by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, also found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Angelina Jolie is taking off, Count down

May 29th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by David M N James
Angelina Jolie, the movie star and the beautiful belle who draws attraction from millions of fans across the world has been quoted last week as saying she is quitting the movie roles ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Impatient people are terrible procrastinators: Study

February 10th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has found that impatient people are awful procrastinators, delaying important jobs that they would never let others to postpone.A team of international researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It is now or never for US-India civil nuclear pact: Mulford

February 9th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, David C. Mulford, has said that the civil nuclear agreement between the United States and India has almost reached the "now or never" stage, ... Read more...

Posted in National |