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Women to the fore in Bihar panchayat polls


April 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Nearly three lakh women candidates are to contest the 10-phase panchayat polls in Bihar beginning Wednesday, thanks to the 50 percent reservation for them in village ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What do your smartphones and laptops say about you?


November 19th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): What your colleagues and peers think about you as a person is largely reflected by the smartphone you keep in your pocket, and the laptop in your briefcase.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1 in 4 young Australians has a tattoo


October 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 31 (ANI): The trend of getting ink injected into the body is increasing - one in four young Australians has a tattoo.Most parents hate them and recruitment agencies tell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sydney women are high maintenance, more sophisticated


October 29th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): A survey on Australian women has found that Sydney women tend to be more urbane and sophisticated, and are high maintenance and superficial.Social researcher Mark McCrindle said Sydney ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit parents going for conservative baby-names


July 12th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Parents in New South Wales (NSW) are opting for old and conservative names for their babies, with William and Isabella leading the chart.A list of the most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gen Y too lazy, unfocused for jobs


February 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): Australia's Generation Y will be having a tough time landing a job, as employers find them too lazy and unfocused to be hired.According to the Courier Mail, bosses ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

List of clichés Australians hate the most


January 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has come up with a list of clichés that Australians hate the most.Social researcher Mark McCrindle surveyed 1300 Australians to come up with the list.Respondents ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet the potentialists who love to live life to fullest after recession


October 26th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): The recession has given rise to a new breed of people, called "potentialists", who love to live life to the fullest and still want to continue with a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz bosses bringing back 1950s style of management


September 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 10 (ANI): A survey has shown that bosses are cutting costs and dropping the collaborative management style of the early 2000s in favour of the 1950s-style.Social researcher and leadership expert ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet the Nettels, the families with ‘not enough time to enjoy life’


September 8th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 8 (ANI): A new survey conducted has revealed that the modern day family is turning NETTEL - Not Enough Time To Enjoy Life.According to a social researcher, modern families are ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Meet Gen Z - the age of financially responsible, tech savy young ones


July 29th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 29 (ANI): They are responsible money-wise, have a strong work ethic and grown up on the staple diet of Facebook, Twitter - please make way for Generation Z.Born between ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China’s urban population exceeds 600 million


June 16th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 16 (ANI): A social researcher in China has revealed that at the end of 2008, China's urban population had surged to 607 million with an urbanization rate of 45.7 percent.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama, first lady, set new tone for black families in US


January 15th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) The US civil rights movement of the 1960s opened up economic and social opportunities for African Americans, but it was accompanied by an erosion of the black family ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oz dads spend just a minute a day caring for kids alone


October 20th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 20 (ANI): Australian fathers, on average, spend just about a minute a day caring for their kids alone, says a paper. Social researcher Lyn Craig writes in the paper ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Phrases that make Aussies squirm most


October 13th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): You might be using many cliches such as whatever or hot, but Aussies will cringe the most if you utter at the end of the day".In a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bihar’s highest migrant earnings come from Delhi


April 11th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Biharis working in the national capital account for the highest monetary remittances to their home state, amounting to millions of rupees, says a study. Trailing them closely ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lalu’s budget welcome but what about safety, ask passengers


February 26th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Concerns about safety and cleanliness, not to mention good food, persist. But Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's budget giving concessions to women senior citizens and women students were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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