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Olympic gold for Hungarians may be worth $155,000


August 18th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bupapest, Aug 18 (IANS) Hungary's gold medal winning Olympian may receive a reward of 35 million Hungarian forints (slightly over $155,000), Zoltan Molnar, general secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee ... Read more...

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Verma slams double ton in Shafi Darashah trophy


August 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) A double century by Amit Verma (213, 413b, 28x4, 1x6) powered KSCA XI to 556 for nine against Mumbai Cricket Association in their first innings at ... Read more...

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US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

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Mothers’ eating habits influence kids’ taste buds


May 31st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Mothers fond of drinking or having junk food must watch out, as their children keep on monitoring such habits and can go on to adopt them ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender in Odisha


May 25th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Four Maoists including two women, carrying rewards on their heads, surrendered in Odisha's Keonjhar district Friday, police said.The extremists who surrendered in the district headquarters town ... Read more...

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People fail when stakes are high, study finds


May 10th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) High stakes and financial bonanzas offered in sports or game shows actually drive participants to perform poorly because of the fear of losing their potentially lucrative ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Watercress prevents damage caused by workout: Study


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Antioxidant-rich watercress can relieve the stress placed on the body by a strenuous workout. Even those who ate the leafy vegetable just two hours before high ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India hopes Pakistan can take action against Saeed


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday hoped the US announcement of $10 million bounty for 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed will put pressure on the Pakistan government to take ... Read more...

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‘World recognises Pakistan shelters terrorist masterminds’


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India said Tuesday the US announcement of a $10 million bounty to capture Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed was proof that the whole world now recognises ... Read more...

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Consumers tell lies to get rewards (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Consumers who tell lies during a service encounter are more satisfied than truth tellers when their lying fetches them rewards."Although we might expect that a positive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taking easy way out an invitation to blues


March 16th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Faced with complex decisions, we tend to take an easy way out to avoid misfortunes, missing out on rewards that can bring on depression. The ... Read more...

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Today is ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’


February 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you have been wondering how to show kindness to a complete stranger, then today (the 17th of January) may be the best day to do ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mojostreet adds Cafe Coffee Day to its portfolio


February 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet, a location-based mobile game with real world benefits, Monday announced the availability of check-in based offers at 1,174 Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) outlets across ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India break quicker than anyone when going gets tough: Haddin


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman feels India "break quicker than any other team in the world" when things are not going their way.Haddin's remark comes in the ... Read more...

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Pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach helped Hilfenhaus


December 28th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Australia pacer Ben Hilfenhaus, who bagged his maiden fifer in Tests, said Wednesday that pre-season training with Tasmania bowling coach Ali de Winter helped him emerge ... Read more...

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Former F1 driver Perez-Sala named new HRT team principal


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 15 (IANS) Former Formula One driver Luis Perez-Sala was Thursday appointed the team principal of Hispania Racing Team (HRT) after the exit of Collin Kolles, who was part ... Read more...

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Football: Prayag hold Churchill 1-1


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Prayag United SC scored late to hold Churchill Brothers1-1 in an I-League game at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata Tuesday.Substitute Sankar Oraon found the target ... Read more...

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Rowland wants to stay fit


September 28th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland insists she hits the gym and follows a specific diet to stay healthy.The former Destiny's Child singer works out as often as possible ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Overconfidence highly rewarding in tough challenges


September 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Harbouring an inflated belief that we can easily overcome challenges or win battles actually works to our advantage. Overconfidence beats accurate assessments in a variety of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia releases most wanted criminals list


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Australia Monday released a list of the most wanted criminals in the country, its first national operation to track down fugitives who flee from state to ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul-Samuels partnership is crucial: Gibson


June 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 30 (IANS) The unbeaten stand between West Indies' pair of Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Marlon Samuels is a crucial partnership which will determine the future of the hosts ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held for running lottery scam


June 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two Nigerians acused of running a fake lottery scam were arrested from in south Delhi, police said Thursday."The accused have been identified as Igbinovia Osayando ... Read more...

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We lacked killer-instinct: West Indies skipper


June 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 12 (IANS) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has lamented the lack of "killer instinct" in his team that saw India taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Men, women respond differently under stress


June 5th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Stress causes men and women to respond differently to risky decision making, says a study.For instance, men charge ahead for small rewards and women take their ... Read more...

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Kelis surprised by rewards of motherhood


May 29th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Singer Kelis has revealed she wasn't prepared for how rewarding motherhood could be until she gave birth to son Knight.The 31-year-old singer, who has 22-month-old son ... Read more...

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FBI withdraws 25 million dollars bounty on Osama


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): THE FBI's Most Wanted Terror list has declared Osama bin Laden dead and withdrawn the 25 million dollars reward that was on his head.The FBI site, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Functional anomalies in brain linked to alcohol-dependence impulsivity


April 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): It is already known that alcohol dependence (AD) is strongly associated with impaired impulse control or, more precisely, the inability to choose large, delayed rewards rather than smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Team India can fly for free on Kingfisher


April 5th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) All players of the Indian cricket team that won the World Cup can now travel for free on Kingfisher Airlines, the company said Tuesday."The heroes ... Read more...

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‘World Cup semi-finalist’ Pak team richer by over a million dollars


April 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Members of the 15-man Pakistan cricket team have become richer by over a million dollars due to their stupendous show in the World Cup, where they were knocked out ... Read more...

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Hughes vows to playing his natural game to earn Oz spot back


March 20th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 20(ANI): Australian batsman Phillip Hughes has revealed that constant criticism of his batting technique over the past two years has taken a heavy toll on his confidence.However, he has ... Read more...

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The equation to describe humour: h = m x s


March 16th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists have come up with an equation for identifying the cause and level of our responses to any humorous stimuli: h = m x sThe theory argues that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six out of 10 Brit women use bribery to get partners to do their bit


March 11th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A survey has found that six out of ten women in Britain would use bribery to get their boyfriends and partners to do their bit around the house. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Engaging in gaze contest is a reflex


February 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) If you accidentally knock over your neighbour's beer in a bar and he stares at you, would you buy him a new drink or would you try to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook friends ‘can stress you out’


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): The more Facebook 'friends' you have, the more likely you are to feel stressed out by the social networking site, according to a new study.Researchers at Edinburgh ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Youngsters prefer self-esteem over sex, money


January 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A study has found that college students prefer self-esteem over sex, money and other indulgent activities like food and alcohol."It is somewhat surprising how this desire to feel ... Read more...

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