wellbeing

Swiss letter saga must end: Pakistani daily


September 19th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The saga of the Swiss letter must end, said a leading Pakistani daily Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf told the Supreme Court ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

More Britons say they are happy: Survey


July 24th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The average Britons rate their "life satisfaction" as 7.4 out of 10, according to a study.Asked how worthwhile they found their activities, the average response ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Balanced perspective makes for contentment


April 27th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Do you view the past with fondness, enjoy the present and strive for future goals? If you hold all these perspectives in a balanced way, it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Materialistic people ridden with anxiety


April 10th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) People who place high value on wealth and status are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than others, says a new study."We found that irrespective ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Finnair to test anti-jet lag headsets


March 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to provide hassle free travel, Nordic carrier Finnair Saturday said it will start a unique pilot project to test a revolutionary headset technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Having a friend helps stick to resolutions


January 5th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) People begin New Year resolutions seriously enough -- only to abandon them midway. But having a friend can boost the likelihood of sticking to them, suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Poorer people more compassionate


December 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Poorer people are more attuned to suffering and more compassionate than their richer counterparts, says a study. "It's not that the upper classes are coldhearted," ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘India caved in to foreign pressure on nuclear liability’


November 17th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India caved in to foreign pressure by diluting the right to seek recourse from foreign suppliers as per the rules notified under the Civil Nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obese targeted at workplace


September 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Obese individuals seem to be stigmatised at the workplace and in cultural settings, which has a negative bearing on their health, social behaviour and outcome, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Modi calls Rahul’s farmer campaign ‘photo-op’


August 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nadiad (Gujarat), Aug 15 (IANS) Under attack from the Congress for acting against whistleblower police officers, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday hit back at the party and criticised ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britons shun care homes over fear of neglect


August 8th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Three quarters of people in Britain won't send their elderly relatives to care homes because they fear about neglect in such places, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Landmine kills four UN peacekeepers in Sudan’s Abyei


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ABYEI, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four peacekeepers part of the newly-established United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in Sudan were killed on Tuesday when a landmine exploded in the region, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

FMCG business to be profitable in six years: ITC


July 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited aims to turn its non-tobacco fast moving consumer goods business profitable by 2017 as it eyes the country's number one position in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Grant wants assisted suicide to be made legal


June 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Actor Hugh Grant wants assisted suicide to be made legal in Britain so that the terminally ill can die with dignity.Grant is patron of Healthtalkonline.org, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Camping makes people happier than five-star holidays!


April 25th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that camping makes people happier, more satisfied with life and less stressed than five-star holidays.It found that 92 percent of adult campers in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistanis happier than Indians: Gallup survey


April 21st, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) India has ranked 71st in happiness with only 17 percent people describing themselves as "thriving" in a new study of well-being that gives Denmark the top ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malaysian Hindu temples urged to get registered for aid


April 18th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 18 (ANI): Hindu temples in Malaysia have been asked to register with the Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) so that proper assistance can be given to them.MHS President R.S. Mohan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India can lead the world, says Dalai Lama


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India, the land of Mahatma Gandhi, can lead the world on the path of non-violence, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said at a lecture ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Avoid coffee with fast food


April 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) Avoid coffee during a fast food meal because it could have dangerous repercussions for your wellbeing as it causes a spike in blood sugar levels.A healthy ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eva Mendez named brand ambassador of Reebok EasyTone


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Hollywood actress Eva Mendez has been named the new brand ambassador of Reebok EasyTone.The star poses sexily by a swimming pool in the new promotional shots for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zuckerberg obtains restraining order against stalker


February 9th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has succeeded in obtaining a restraining order against a man who reportedly used the social networking site to threaten his safety.Zuckerberg has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One in five British workers ‘fears losing job’: Poll


February 4th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): One in five UK workers fear they could lose their jobs, a survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed.The BBC quoted the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Middleton’s bodyguard tangled in ‘racist and sexist abuse case’


January 31st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Kate Middleton's personal police bodyguard was involved in a long-running campaign of racial and sexual harassment of a black policewoman, reveals the victim.In legal papers lodged at an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TV executives fear Charlie Sheen will ‘end up dead’


January 28th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): TV executives are reportedly worried about Charlie Sheen's fate because of his self-destructive behavior.The 'Two and a Half Men' star is in hospital receiving treatment after a reported ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Husband, son of Indian-origin woman ‘burnt to death’ located in Fiji


January 25th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Suva, Jan 25 (ANI): The husband and son of the Indian-origin woman, who was burnt alive on the side of a Waikato road in New Zealand, have been located in Fiji.Stuff.co.nz quoted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Halle Berry’s Ex, Gabriel Aubry, Requests The Judiciary To Pronounce Him Formally As The Daddy Of Their 2-year-old Nahla


January 19th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 19, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The state of affairs surrounding Halle Berry, the accomplished American actress, and her ex-companion, Gabriel Aubry, could worsen in the coming days. The romance between ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shriya Saran, The Superstar Of South Indian Films Is Truly A Prankster


January 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which was discharged in December 2010. However, there is the news now of another prank performed by Shriya, which is in Tamilnadu enacting her character in the Tamil action flick, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Holding a job key to happiness, not salary


January 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Holding a job is more important to people than how much they are paid, according to a survey. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysed responses ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

2010 Census Results Likely To Alter The State’s Congressional Set Up


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2010 Census Results have been declared. However, considering the current population growth and alteration, many people are expecting that there should be some changes in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, World News |

What’s between sheets? Facebook, Twitter!


December 13th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Web-obsessed Britons spend an average of 16 minutes surfing social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter while lying in bed, says a study. The survey, conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why Christina Aguilera decided to end her marriage


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 3 (ANI): Christina Aguilera has revealed that she ended her "unhealthy and unhappy" marriage to music executive Jordan Bratman for the wellbeing of their son Max."Things were so unhealthy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stackable electric cars, telepresence screens ‘just a generation away’


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): According to a new vision of the future set out today, stackable electric cars and 'telepresence' screens are just one generation away.The study, Megacities on the Move, suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mayawati asks partymen to prepare for the polls


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) With elections due in Uttar Pradesh in 2012, Chief Minister Mayawati asked her party rank and file to get into gear for the polls.Convening a meeting of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spanish woman ‘claims’ she owns the Sun


November 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 27 (ANI): A 49-year-old Spanish lady has claimed to be the owner of Sun.Angeles Duran from Spain's soggy region of Galicia said that she registered the star at a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lindsay Lohan Granted Leave From Rehab For Thanksgiving Celebrations


November 26th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This has indeed been a very bad day for not only Lindsay Lohan but also her parents who were involved in a messy divorce. LiLo’s relationship with her father was also ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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