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Nimmy takes sole lead national chess


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kochi based Nimmy A.G. took the sole lead with six points after defeating Amruta Mokal in the seventh round of the Amity National Women Challengers ... Read more...

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Users surprisingly candid in text messaging


May 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Surprisingly, text messaging seems to evoke more truthful responses to sensitive questions, according to a new study. "The preliminary results of our study suggest that people ... Read more...

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Humble people more helpful


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) Humble people rather than egotistical individuals are likely to be more forthcoming with helping others. A person's decision to help the needy is influenced by temporary ... Read more...

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Mary Ann retains lead with a draw in National chess


November 8th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) WGM Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India drew with International Master Eesha Karavade of Maharashtra to maintain her lead after the tenth and ... Read more...

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Even too much time off can be stressful


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While a lot of people around us at the workplace may be invariably heard cribbing for weekly offs or on not getting the wished number of ... Read more...

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Pilots’ typo errors leading cause of mishaps, incidents


January 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): Safety investigators at Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) have said that errors in data calculation or entry were the leading causes of take-off accidents and incidents.A report by ... Read more...

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Sikhs, Hindus now part of middle-class Britain


December 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) "Long-established" Hindu and Sikh families in Britain are now being categorised as part of the country's middle-class, according to a survey that also revealed the changing societal ... Read more...

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British motorists spend a year of life on parking


October 25th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Believe it or not, a survey has revealed that average motorists in Britain spend nearly a year of their lifespan looking for parking space.Frustrated drivers lose more than ... Read more...

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Nitin, Shyam share lead in Asian junior chess


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The fluctuating ebb and tide of the Asian junior chess championship saw FIDE Master S. Nitin of India joining International Master and compatriot M. Shyamsundar at the top ... Read more...

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Wikimedia still hosting some pornographic images of children


May 11th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Despite starting a purging operation to remove pornographic images of children on its website, Wikimedia hasn't managed to remove all the pictures.Last week, after FoxNews.com asked dozens of ... Read more...

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Airport security could miss contraband due to easy-to-spot prohibited items


April 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Airport security can fail to spot banned items like box cutters if they identify an easy-to-spot prohibited item like a water bottle, a new American research has found.The ... Read more...

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Banned items can’t be spotted easily


April 21st, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Airport security employees may miss harder-to-spot prohibited items after identifying an easy-to-spot item such as a water bottle in scanners at security checks, research shows. Missing items in a ... Read more...

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Spain asks Israel to foster peace talks


April 9th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 9 (IANS/EFE) Spain has asked Israel to take "necessary steps" to begin a dialogue with the Palestinians as soon as possible, even as Lebanon warned of an "implosion" in the ... Read more...

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Younger parents less able to control anger (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Younger parents are less likely to be able to control anger than older parents, a new study says. Drawing upon a national survey of more than 1,000 people aged ... Read more...

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India’s Chanda among five in the lead in Kolkata Open


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Local Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda shot into the lead alongside four other Grandmasters with three points after the third round of the 4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess tournament here ... Read more...

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Shoppers less likely to buy from crowded stores


April 21st, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has found that although shoppers are attracted to crowded stores, they are less likely to buy anything from there.For the study, researchers used Pathtracker, ... Read more...

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Over 50pct Britons are suffering from ‘computer rage’


April 1st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): A new study has found that more than half of Britons are suffering from a condition that has been identified as "computer rage".People suffering from it become so ... Read more...

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Perception of time pressure impairs performance


February 11th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): If you feel that you don''t have enough time to finish a task in hand, then chances are your finished work won''t be up to the mark, ... Read more...

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Obama orders 120-day halt to Guantanamo prosecutions (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (DPA) US President Barack Obama on his first day in office ordered the suspension of prosecutions at the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, news reports ... Read more...

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Most and least stressful jobs revealed


January 9th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 9 (ANI): Police officers, fire-fighters and family or general practice physician have been ranked among occupations with the highest levels of work-life conflict while taxi drivers, insurance adjusters and ... Read more...

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Investigation cites pilot error for air crash near Everest


January 1st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 1 (DPA) An investigation into an air crash near Mount Everest in October 2007 blamed pilot error for it, a government report said Thursday.The crash at Lukla airport, about 175 ... Read more...

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Madhur all praise for Priyanka’s performance in ‘Fashion’


October 4th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is very happy with Priyanka Chopra's work in "Fashion", which is due for release Oct 29. She has "connected with emotions" in the film, he says ... Read more...

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Anand’s 1-1 result against keeps him in second place


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 23 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand lost his first-ever game to young Magnus Carlsen in his own rapid territory as the two drew their mini-match 1-1 in the seventh round of ... Read more...

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our intuition is more than just a hunch


March 6th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): The next time you get a gut feeling about something, dont ignore it, for researchers at Leeds University Business School, say that those feelings are real and should ... Read more...

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Men and women see marital, parental pressures differently


February 29th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that working men and women have different views, when it comes to marital and parental time pressures.Dr. Susan Roxburgh, associate professor of sociology ... Read more...

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Viagra given the thumbs down by women


February 27th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): Women have snubbed erection drug, Viagra, in an attempt to seek longer-lasting erections.A recent study by New Zealand researchers revealed that an increasing number of women are not ... Read more...

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Seeing adults doing something wrong makes it harder for kids to do it right


December 6th, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Children learn by imitating adults, in fact this occurs to such an extent that they will change their perception of how an object works if they see you ... Read more...

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