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Being Bossed Around At Work ‘Raises Risk Of Heart Attack’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has found out that being bossed around at work raises the chances of someone getting a heart attack by 23 percent. The research shows ... Read more...

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What travellers do to shun other commuters


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Commuters on a train employ all kinds of tactics to avoid interaction with other travellers. These include the "hate stare" or one that says "don't bother ... Read more...

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Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

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Young Gaddafi hated the ‘ugly British’, once drank water from a finger bowl


April 10th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Libya's former Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa had more than 30 years ago written a university dissertation on Libyan leader Gaddafi - which has now been uncovered.The 226-page study ... Read more...

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Children with pushy parents ‘do better at school’


October 29th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children with pushy parents are likely to do better at school.The effort a parent puts into their child's education has a bigger ... Read more...

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Religious teens less likely to develop problems with alcohol use


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Religiosity can moderate genetic effects on problem alcohol use during adolescence, says a new study.The heritability of an alcohol-related phenotype (measurable and/or observable traits or behaviours) depends upon ... Read more...

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Indian origin author scripts tale of migrants and myths (IANS Books)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee In his new novel, "The Mythologist", San Francisco-based Indian origin author Vamsee Juluri has captured the inner chaos of a young migrant in the US who has grown up in ... Read more...

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Being happier than your wife could land your marriage in trouble


May 21st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Married men may soon be seen trying to be less happy - a new study shows men happier than their other halves could be heading for the divorce ... Read more...

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Teenage sex ‘ruins career prospects’


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Boys and girls who lose their virginity before the age of 16 start thinking of themselves as adults and prefer to go to work than spend three years ... Read more...

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French teens pretty old-fashioned in their choice of girls and cuisine


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that French teenagers prefer traditional home-cooked food and the curves that go with it.No matter what social background they come from, French teenagers ... Read more...

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Social background plays major role in deciding teenagers’ diet


September 26th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): Teenagers' social class determines their attitudes to diet and weight, according to new researchThis is the first study to show how everyday practices and perceptions of different social ... Read more...

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Bharatiya Kala Kendra ‘Ramleela’ now with contemporary face (With images)


September 20th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Gender violence, terror and family politics - the 53rd edition of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra's much-feted "Ramleela" dance drama weaves all the contemporary realities into the ancient ... Read more...

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Youth gets life term for kidnapping, rape


March 31st, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A youth who kidnapped and raped a six-year-old girl before strangling her to death and then attempted to destroy evidence by setting her body on fire has ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh schools to teach newsreading


January 4th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) Newsreading is to be included in the curriculum of 25,000 government-run schools in Uttar Pradesh to improve the general knowledge and presentation skills of students."This new concept ... Read more...

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Obama and Mayawati: a Comparison in Contrast


November 11th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
By SR Darapuri It will be apt to mention in the beginning that a comparison between Obama and Mayawati (Dalit woman Chief Minister of UP state in India) is not very appropriate because ... Read more...

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Interactive books to make English easier for Uttar Pradesh beginners


July 1st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Armed with specially designed interactive books, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to introduce English as a subject from Class 1. "Come July 7 and over 40 ... Read more...

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Lucknow starts dowry in reverse!


May 13th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, May 13 (ANI): Believe it or not, many villagers near Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow have started what can be called dowry in reverse. It has been common practice for parents ... Read more...

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English from Class I, but are there enough teachers?


May 13th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) An acute shortage of teachers in government-run schools across Uttar Pradesh may stymie the state government's plan to introduce English as a subject from Class 1. ... Read more...

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More test matches might mean longer life for cricketers


April 10th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): A new research has linked the high number of test match appearances by cricketers to longer life, suggesting that the more test matches a cricketer plays, the ... Read more...

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UK govt should scrap grammar schools: Report


February 4th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A UK government-funded report suggests that grammar schools should be scrapped to make the education system fairer for pupils from deprived backgrounds.The study for the Department for Children, ... Read more...

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