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No cause for alarm on uranium in water: Himachal minister


August 29th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The uranium content in the groundwater of Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels, a minister said here Wednesday.The maximum concentration of uranium in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UP approves bid documents for Agra airport


August 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Taking a step towards the construction of an international airport at Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved the bid documents, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study explores parents ‘negative touch’


August 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Parents use 'strong arm' methods to control their children in public, much more than what they say in surveys or demonstrate in lab experiments, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scottish graduates told to dumb down their CV’s


July 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scottish graduates have been told to ‘dumb down’ their CVs to find jobs. Job centre staff of Scotland says that employers do not want cleaners in their ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Shared commute key to good marriage?


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A shared commute, just like shared dreams and ambitions, can help make a successful relationship, according to a study.Married couples are happier if they travel to ... Read more...

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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Research busts myth of mid-life blues


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 7 (IANS) People are happiest at retirement age and miserable in their geriatric years, says a new study that reveals how the happiness quotient changes over a lifetime.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China submersible to attempt 7,000-meter dive


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A Chinese manned deep-sea submersible Sunday left for Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean, to attempt a 7,000-meter dive.Jiaolong, named after a mythical ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britain’s biggest fox killed


March 5th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 17.2kg fox, believed to be the biggest in the United Kingdom, has been shot dead. The animal was killed after it attacked a lamb farm in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese submersible to try 7,000-meter dive


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's manned submersible will try a 7,000-meter dive in the Pacific Ocean between June and July this year, an official said Sunday.Preparatory work for the dive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UP polls: 60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Experts to survey fire hazards in Kolkata


January 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) In the wake of several incidents of fire, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said an expert group will survey the unplanned parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kingfisher is Britain’s most loved bird


January 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) The kingfisher has toppled the robin red breast as Britain's most loved bird.Kingfisher numbers are so low in the country that it has been officially given ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

80 percent Chinese official websites malfunction: Report


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) Eighty percent of Chinese government websites malfunction, an official report said Saturday.The report by the China Software Testing Centre, a research institute under the industry and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Child Journalist Summit begins in Delhi


November 12th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A "Child Journalist Summit" bringing together underprivileged children from various cities of the country to share their views on issues they feel strongly about began ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China launches remote-sensing satellite


November 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China Wednesday successfully launched a remote-sensing satellite from its Taiyuan launch centre in northern Shanxi province, Xinhua reported.The Yaogan XII was sent into space aboard a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Little change in US consumer confidence


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the economic progress of the country was relatively unchanged in September after falling in August to its lowest point ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama says that ‘jobs plan’ is in the pipeline


August 16th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Decorah, Iowa, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama is on a tour to get his re-election bid on track. The President will be coming up against the Republicans in next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Economic census planned to assess reforms


August 4th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government Thursday said it plans to carry out an economic census next year to assess the impact of economic reforms on various industries and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US consumer confidence declines


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 1 (IANS/EFE) Consumer confidence in the US economy showed an unexpected decline in May following a slight recovery in April, The Conference Board said Tuesday.The Consumer Confidence ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tax board targets Rs.530,000 crore collection in 2011-12


May 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Enthused by a good tax collection in 2010-11 fiscal, India's Central Board of Direct Taxes has fixed its collection target for 2011-12 at Rs.530,000 crore, its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Surveys predict UDF win in Kerala


May 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to oust the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, three election surveys said Tuesday.The Congress-backed Jai Hind ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We tend to eat more after seeing overweight people: Study


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new study has indicated that consumers will choose and eat more indulgent food after they see someone who is overweight-unless they consciously think about their health goals."Why ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bengal opinion polls will be proved wrong: Yechury


April 15th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Heaping scorn on the opinion polls which indicated that the Left Front could lose power in West Bengal, front major Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Study reveals that mothers eat more & exercise less


April 13th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that compared with childless women, mothers tend to eat more and exercise less. The researchers also found that being a parent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine mn Americans identify themselves as LGBT: Report


April 8th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 8 (IANS) About nine million people in the US identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), according to a latest report.About 1.8 percent of adults ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australia funds mine clearance in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Australia has released an additional Rs.480 million for demining in Sri Lanka.The funding was released in conjunction with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Losing a job increases risk of dying prematurely


April 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 5 (IANS) People without jobs face a 63 percent risk of dying prematurely, according to surveys covering 20 million people in 15 countries over the last 40 years. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rising unemployment due to UPA’s wrong policies: Buddhadeb


March 31st, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday blamed the wrong policies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the rising unemployment in the country."The problem ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sexual harassment affects men, women differently: US study


March 31st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A study has found that women and men deal differently with sexual harassment, with the fairer sex having built up enough resistance to only find it "bothersome".The new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

The worrying trend of ’sexting’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A growing trend among youngsters to take and share indecent photos through mobile phones is a matter of grave concern.Two major surveys involving more than 3,000 children suggest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clarke says if people don’t like me so be it


March 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Australian vice captain Michael Clarke is unfazed by what critics say about that he needs an urgent makeover to inherit the national captaincy from Ricky Ponting."People are entitled ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Study examines what makes a video game popular


March 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Granada have tried to establish the characteristics that a video game must have to be entertaining.They have created a video game that will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quality of your sleep tells how happy you are at work


March 5th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has found that job satisfaction affects the quality of your sleep - 33 per cent of the most dissatisfied employees report poor sleep quality compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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