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IGNOU to focus on student support


August 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) vice chancellor Wednesday said strengthening the student support services at the regional centres is the university's priority."We would ... Read more...

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Arrested DMK leaders, cadres released (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, along with several thousand of party cadres were let out ... Read more...

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Gurgaon hospital wins WHO hygiene award


July 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 16 (IANS) Artemis Health Institute here won the World Health Organisation's (WHO) award for hand hygiene here Saturday.The hospital was chosen for having best hand hygiene practices from ... Read more...

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Indian insurers don’t have database for Solvency II: Regulator


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Indian insurance industry does not have the statistical database to adopt Solvency II - new rules likely to change the way insurance companies keep aside ... Read more...

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Seniors tend to overestimate driving skills


May 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Older drivers, especially those aged over 65 years, tend to overestimate their driving skills.Prof Karen Sullivan, neuropsychologist at the Queensland University of Technology, based her study ... Read more...

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Hand-held home learning device for students launched


March 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Edutor Technologies Tuesday launched Edutor Advantage e40, India's first hand-held home learning device for school students.After a six-month pilot project, the firm, floated by a ... Read more...

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Turning 30!!!: A Journey Into The Woman’s Mind


January 11th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A low budget film produced by Prakash Jha and made by the debutant director and Jha’s longtime assistant Alankrita Srivastav. The film stars Gul Panag in the lead with Purab Kohli, ... Read more...

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Finding jobs for your personality


December 20th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When we are in search of a job, we tend to occupy ourselves so much with finding a job that we forget to find the right ... Read more...

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Boozy footbath won’t get you drunk


December 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has exploded the Danish urban myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging your feet in alcohol.The authors, led by Dr Peter Lommer ... Read more...

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Fight corruption, bring back institutional integrity: Chief justice


August 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia said on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day Sunday that "institutional morality and integrity" must be brought back to fight ... Read more...

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‘Only 25 percent properties in Delhi pay tax’


March 29th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Only 25 percent of the properties in the national capital are paying property tax, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) told the Central Information Commission (CIC), which ... Read more...

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‘Declining standards’ of legislatures worry Meira Kumar


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday expressed concern over the legislatures' "declining standards" in discharge of their duties and urged them to do self-assessment to meet the ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to inaugurate 74th conference of presiding officers of legislative bodies


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 3 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will inaugurate the 74th conference of the presiding officers of legislative bodies here today.Vice Chairman of Rajya Sabha K Rehman Khan and ... Read more...

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Simple test to predict a person’s likelihood of breaking hip


November 20th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Researchers have come up with a questionnaire that will help determine an individual's chances of breaking their hips.Experts at the University of Nottingham have developed the system of ... Read more...

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Lung cancer patients’ pre-treatment life quality can predict odds of survival


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A lung cancer patient's likelihood of survival can be predicted by looking at his/her quality of life before the treatment, according to a study.Led by Dr. Yingwei ... Read more...

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Your personality governs your migratory preference


September 25th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Your address can reveal a lot about your personality, according to a new study, which suggests that specific areas attract particular personality types. The study, by Markus Jokela ... Read more...

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‘Feeling fat’ worse than actually being fat


June 21st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Adolescents who think they are too fat seem to be worse off than their counterparts who are really obese, according to an extensive survey. The Robert Koch Institute ... Read more...

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‘Feeling fat’ hits teens quality of life more than actually being it


June 21st, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): The quality of life of teenagers who feel that they fall in the too fat category is worse than the adolescents who are actually obese, finds a ... Read more...

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Spending time with farm animals helps the mentally ill


April 11th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (IANS) Spending some time with farm animals like horses apparently calms down people with mental illnesses, a new study has found. The finding comes from the first controlled study ... Read more...

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CPI-M worried over failure to attract the young


March 31st, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Liz Mathew Coimbatore, March 31 (IANS) With Communism losing its appeal worldwide, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is worried over its growing failure to attract younger men and women into its ... Read more...

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Recruit more youth, women, CPI-M tells cadre


March 31st, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Coimbatore, March 31 (IANS) Worried about its fading popularity among the youth and educated, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has asked its activists to focus on inducting more youngsters, ... Read more...

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