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Sexual competition makes women more jealous than men


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Sexual competition hurts women more than men at the workplace. However, a rival's social skills provoke jealousy and envy equally in both sexes, shows a recent ... Read more...

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Sound from MP3 players eclipses environmental noise


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Noise from listening to MP3 players and stereos has eclipsed the noise from loud work environments, even though it still is a small fraction of each ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Time India removed its blinkers (Comment)


December 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
The opposition to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail business by some opposition parties in India is utterly regressive. FDI in retail will enable massive investments in the India's trade ... Read more...

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Los Angeles traffic cops suspended for starring in porn film while on duty


April 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Two Los Angeles traffic cops have been suspended after they starred alongside a blonde actress in a porn film, while they were on duty.In the explicit video, the ... Read more...

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Virtual conversation simulator beneficial for autistic adults


March 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that simulated interactions in which adults with autism converse with a virtual partner may help them develop better social interaction skills.More than half ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abu Dhabi voted ‘Best City’ in MENA region


November 26th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has been voted the "Best City" in the Middle East and the North Africa region (MENA) in a study, it was announced Friday.The report ... Read more...

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Five things you should never wear to office


November 12th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Don't know what outfit you should wear to work and where does the line of decency lie in your office attire? Well, experts have offered some tips to ... Read more...

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Hindus want Internet access as fundamental right


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 3 (ANI): Hindus want high-speed Internet access as a universal fundamental right.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that global disparity in broadband ... Read more...

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Sexual discrimination reconsidered


August 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that gender harassment with no sexual advances is also harmful to women's physical and emotional health.According to Emily Leskinen, Lilia Cortina, and Dana ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daughter caregivers more prone to depression than sons


June 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study says that adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from a stroke are more prone to get into depression than sons.Marina Bastawrous today told the ... Read more...

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Workers exposed to lead show more cognitive problems as they grow old


January 12th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Adults exposed to lead at work are likely to develop cognitive problems when they grow older, according to a new study.For the study, the researchers analysed the ... Read more...

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Stroke survivors may be left with hidden damage to their brains


October 21st, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): While daily life problems like paralysis on one side of the body or difficulty with swallowing can be easily seen and addressed among stroke survivors, they may ... Read more...

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Kalam launches first of its kind marketing board for disabled


September 22nd, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 22 (ANI): The former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday launched first of its kind marketing board for the disabled Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust ... Read more...

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Want happier employees? Bring in some plants and open the windows


May 20th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Clueless as to how to make employees happy and the office environment more conducive to productivity? Well, try adding green to the workplace.According to Dr. Tina Marie ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bullying more harmful than sexual harassment at workplace: Study


March 9th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that workplace bullying is more harmful than sexual harassment for employees.The study, led by M. Sandy Hershcovis, PhD, of the University of Manitoba, ... Read more...

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Office bullying more damaging than sexual harassment: study


March 9th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, March 9 (IANS) Bullying at the office, comprising negative behaviour like belittling comments, persistent criticism or withholding of resources, is apparently more damaging than sexual harassment, says a new study. Both ... Read more...

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Women paid 16 per cent less than men: Report


March 3rd, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): A new global report has found that women workers are paid 16 per cent less than their male counterparts across the world.The International Trade Union Confederation report on ... Read more...

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