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1 in 10 Brit pensioners will spend Christmas alone


December 8th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that more than one in 10 pensioners in UK will spend Christmas Day alone.Most people believe the festival is "overrated" with one in ... Read more...

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EU, Indian civil society to discuss trade relations


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise a "Trade and Development Workshop" at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi Thursday, EuAsiaNews reported. At the workshop, ... Read more...

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Urban poor most vulnerable as climate changes: World Bank


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 21 (DPA) Climate change directly impacts food prices and wages in some developing countries, driving the urban poor deeper into poverty, a new study supported by the World Bank ... Read more...

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Lower IQ ‘a risk factor for heart disease’


July 15th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has shown that having a lower than average IQ is in itself a risk factor for heart disease.In the ... Read more...

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Last 12 months most violent period for Pakistani media, says report


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Fifteen journalists have been killed in Pakistan between May 2008 and May 2009 making it the most violent period for the Pakistani media, according to a study. The ... Read more...

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32 million children in India don’t get early childhood care: Report


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Around 32 million children in India in the 0-6 year age group do not have access to basic education and healthcare services, says a report called "Status ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to become global leisure boating hub


October 7th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 7 (IANS) Leading United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate developer Aldar Properties Tuesday announced the launch of a new subsidiary to develop Abu Dhabi into a new global hub ... Read more...

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Obesity timebomb has already gone off in Australia: Expert


May 12th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 12 (ANI): An Australian expert says that obesity has already afflicted more than half the countrys population, and has started to claim a lot of hidden cost in the ... Read more...

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Girls participation in sports not active enough, despite record high


April 14th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A report released by the University of Minnesota has revealed that though the number of girls participating in sports have hit a record high, still there are ... Read more...

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Girls’ interest in physical activities declining


April 14th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Girls are taking to organised sports in a big way, but their participation in physical activities outside this area is declining. A study has found that poverty limits ... Read more...

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Smoking wont make you happy


March 7th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): If you think that fagging gives pleasure, think again, for according to a new research smokers experience lower average levels of happiness and life satisfaction when compared to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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