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Maruti to restart Manesar plant next week


August 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Troubled automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Thursday said that it will restart production at its violence-marred Manesar factory from Aug 21, 2012.The company will initially produce ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying the threat by Air India that it will hire new pilots, a section of agitating aviators who have been on strike for the past ... Read more...

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Chinese patient stabs doctor 17 times


September 19th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) An angry patient in China stabbed a woman doctor 17 times. The doctor survived, but had to undergo a nine-hour surgery.The victim's colleagues held an hour-long ... Read more...

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Air traffic controllers falling asleep on job


April 26th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Highly irregular shifts may be forcing fatigued air traffic controllers to fall asleep on their job.There is even speculation that staff shortage and a lack of ... Read more...

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Medvedev shows concern over Russian brain drain


April 26th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said the state must create a more attractive working environment to prevent a drain of young talent.Russia's failure to modernise ... Read more...

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Now, ‘personal air-conditioning units’ for F1 drivers, armies and firefighters


April 1st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1(ANI): Brazilian company 'Embraco' has developed a 'personal air-conditioning unit' that could be fitted into the clothing of everyone from firefighters to Formula One racing drivers.At around four inches long ... Read more...

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Mums have higher sickness absence than dads post first child’s birth


March 17th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The sickness absence of mothers is twice as high after the birth of the first child and up until 15 years after that compared to fathers, according to ... Read more...

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Work motivation helps lessen stress among IT consultants


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): IT consultants often work in a complex, stressful environment, perhaps to a greater extent than other hired consultants.Now, a psychology thesis from Gothenburg University, Sweden, has revealed ... Read more...

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Taking regular breaks from sitting good for heart, waistline


January 12th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Get up and move around as often as you can, for it's good for your heart and waistline, says a new study.The study links the total amount of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Nepal constitution may guarantee right to strike


December 19th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) The eight major trade unions in Nepal, including those close to the ruling parties and the opposition Maoists, have recommended to lawmakers drafting the new constitution ... Read more...

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Government committed to strong public sector: Manmohan Singh


December 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said that the Central Government is committed to a strong public sector in many areas of the economy.Presenting ... Read more...

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Foxconn denies accusations of illegal working conditions in China


October 12th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Foxconn Technology Group in a statement has denied accusations that say the company abuses its workers, is engaged in illegal labor, and provides inadequate working conditions for ... Read more...

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Daylight Savings Will Start From Oct 3


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daylight Saving will begin on Sunday, from Oct 3. All those nations, who participate in this innovative strategy of conservation of energy, are constantly ... Read more...

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Pak working women face rampant sexual harassment despite existence of law


September 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 20(ANI): Despite an anti-sexual harassment law being passed in March by the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government, the cases coming into notice at Pakistani workplaces raise question marks over the ... Read more...

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Ines Sainz Receives Apology From New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson


September 14th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ines Sainz's complain against the New York Jets team caused much stir in the sports fraternity. The reporter said that she felt offended at the New ... Read more...

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No exercise, long work hours double heart failure risk


September 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Sedentary men who work beyond 45 hours a week double their risk of dying from heart failure. However, men who keep fit or exercise and work long hours ... Read more...

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No exercise and long work hours double fatal heart risk


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Unhealthy men who work for long hours are at two-fold risk of dying from heart disease, experts have warned.A recent study has revealed that those who don't exercise ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel reveals how she keeps in shape


July 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Actress Jessica Biel says she follows a strict diet regime when she's working."When I'm working I'm very strict. If I sugar crash in the middle of a 14 ... Read more...

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Stephen Colbert And United Farm Workers (UFW) Coalesce To Challenge The Jobless Americans


July 11th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Stephen Colbert is one of the eminent American political satirists and essayists. He also happens to be the host of Comedy Central’s well-liked ‘The ... Read more...

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Chinese factory asks for a ‘no suicide vow’ from its employees


May 27th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of Apple's Chinese manufacturers has asked its employees to sign a pledge not to commit suicide. The company Foxconn International Holdings Ltd has one of the ... Read more...

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Financial squeeze linked to mental health problems


May 17th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Many workers have sought medical advice for stress and anxiety following the recession, says a UK survey.The survey of 2,050 workers found that the post recession period has ... Read more...

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Workers deserve to be safe at work, says UAE


April 28th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS/WAM) All workers deserve the right to be safe at work, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said Wednesday on the occasion of the International Workers' Memorial Day, while ... Read more...

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Burj Khalifa wins real estate award


April 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, which forms the iconic centrepiece of Dubai, has won a real estate award for integrating business enterprises and residences in a "pleasant ... Read more...

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Prada manager sues firm over order to ‘get rid of old, fat and ugly’ staff


March 13th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A senior manager at Prada is suing the fashion label after she was ordered to get rid of "old, fat and ugly" staff working at its stores in ... Read more...

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Indian Navy learns from nations with women onboard warships


February 7th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 7 (IANS) Lieutenant Farah al Habshi, the weapons officer on board a Malaysian warship here for a multinational exercise, is a case in point for the Indian ... Read more...

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Office is dirty, says one in four Brit workers


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Over 20 percent of Brit workers find their offices dirty, reveals a new survey.The survey involving 1000 workers, commissioned by support service firm resource, showed two out of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram praises contribution of CRPF on its 70th anniversary


November 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram applauded the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on its 70th anniversary here on Friday.Chidambaram inspected a CRPF guard of honour, ... Read more...

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“Cake Boss” All Set To Make A Comeback


October 26th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cake Boss the reality series on TLC featuring Buddy Valastro is said to draw its inspiration from his own popular cake shop Carlo's Bakery. The celebrated ... Read more...

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2 in 5 office workers think their next desk neighbours are irritating


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Two out of five office workers have said that they sit next to an annoying colleague, reveals a new British survey.And sometimes the situation becomes so bad that ... Read more...

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Women rights panel framing guidelines for Air India


October 13th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Tuesday said that it would issue guidelines within a month to the national carrier Air India (AI) to address the frequent ... Read more...

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Arshad parties like a house on fire!


August 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arshad's friends and co-actors are very fond of him. Whenever he's shooting for any film his staying place becomes a party place. His place is full of wines and food. Where ... Read more...

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Tips to ease you into the corporate world (Book Review)


July 1st, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Samini Philip Book: "Making Your First Job Your Dream Job"; Author: Clare Maxfield; Price: Rs.145; Publisher: Wisdom TreeWe have all experienced the fear of the unknown. Entering the corporate world or making ... Read more...

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Nepal PM assures journalists full security


June 14th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 14 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the government would ensure security to journalists and would take action against those involved in attacks against journalists at Hotel ... Read more...

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BPO aspirant? Try six months @ IGNOU


June 11th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If you are dreaming of a well-paying job in India's big BPO industry, here's something to give you a head start. IGNOU, a popular distance learning university, ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new terminal to start operations April 19


April 14th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The new domestic terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport will start commercial operations April 19, it was announced Tuesday. Built at a cost of Rs.500 crore ($100 ... Read more...

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