China’s crude oil output dips

February 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) China's crude oil output slid 2.3 percent year-on-year in January to 17.08 million tonnes as the New Year holiday reduced workdays, the country's top economic planner ... Read more...

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Emotional support cuts absenteeism at workplace

February 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 7 (IANS) An employee experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop stomach ache or headache, compelling him to take leave of absence.But when his supervisor offers ... Read more...

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Japanese car-makers to work on weekends to save energy

July 2nd, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's car manufacturing plants will work on the weekends as part of the nation's energy-saving plan in the wake of a recent earthquake and tsunami, ... Read more...

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Conflicts, stress at work can trigger taking sick leave

March 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A study has found that sick leaves, which are usually taken due to illness, are now being taken even for conflicts and stress at work.According to UK government ... Read more...

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Now, pedal at your desk to combat ill effects of that sedentary job

February 15th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A mini exercise bike that can be used while working at a desk or workstation could help combat ill effects of sedentary jobs, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Maoists set truck on fire in West Bengal

February 6th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Jhargram (West Bengal), Feb 6(ANI): Suspected Maoists and Peoples' Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) workers on Sunday set a truck carrying sponge iron on fire in West Bengal's West Midnapore district.The truck ... 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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Mosquito monitoring saves lives as well as money

October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases may lead to an increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when ... Read more...

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Jessica Parker, Cattrall, Nixon admit to on-set rows

May 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Stars of hit American TV series 'Sex and The City' have admitted that there used to be rivalry between the actors and continuous arguing on the sets - ... Read more...

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Government promotes ‘conference tourism’

July 27th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India is now keen to woo international business houses to hold their key officials events in different parts of the country. The government is offering grants to ... Read more...

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Brits miss 64 million workdays a year because of allergies

June 23rd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Britons skip 64 million workdays in a year because of allergies, according to a new study.The findings have revealed that people in cities suffer most with allergic ... Read more...

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Blood thinners dont address long-term problems in Thrombosis patients

December 3rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A multi-centre Canadian study has shown that blood thinners do not cure long-term consequences of Deep venous thrombosis (DVT), the formation of blood clots in the lower ... Read more...

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Eagle eye: Kerala district to monitor NREGS online

May 12th, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by admin
By Jeevan Mathew Kurian Kalpetta (Kerala), May 12 (IANS) Transparency is the name of the game. The names of job seekers, the wages they are paid and many other details of employment under ... Read more...

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Calling family commonest use of mobile phone

April 3rd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) As a gadget, it has been around only a decade or so, but mobile phones have become seamlessly integrated with family life, confirms a new survey. Of all ... Read more...

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