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Chinese observe Japan invasion anniversary


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) People stood in silence and cars pulled to roadside to honk in China's Shenyang city at 9.18 a.m. Tuesday as wailing air defence sirens kicked off ... Read more...

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Pakistani society careless about kids’ safety: Media


August 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The primary responsibility for protection of children falls on the family -- but families in Pakistan seem to be the "nodal point" for child abuse, two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mexico seeks to protect journalists, rights activists


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of the Mexican Congress approved a bill that includes urgent measures to protect journalists and human rights defenders.The measure, which now goes ... Read more...

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Delhi’s students unfazed by earthquake


March 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The 4.9-magnitude earthquake in the capital Monday may have caused pandemonium in offices and other workplaces but students taking their board exams were too immersed ... Read more...

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Need for inclusion, acceptance of gay community: Activists


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) There is a need to promote understanding and inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in society, said experts and human rights ... Read more...

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Alcoholism gripping doctors, lawyers in Britain!


November 14th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A rising number of lawyers, doctors, dentists and vets in Britain are turning "functioning alcoholics", experts have warned.Addiction specialists have given them the "functioning alcoholics" label ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’: potent mix of passion, politics (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster"; Cast: Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Sheirgill; Director; Tigmashu Dhulia; Rating: ***Absolute power corrupts absolutely. And the power to create cinema that takes the prevalent language ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exercise at work boosts output


September 8th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Devoting time to physical activity at the workplace seems to lead to higher productivity. A study shows that it is possible to use work time for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kochi IT firm launches app for women’s security


June 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 30 (IANS) A Kochi-based tech firm Thursday launched 'Sentinel', billed as the first smartphone application for improving women's security. The free app will a user send e-mail and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Showers cool Delhi, weather turns pleasant (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bringing relief from the sultry weather, showers turned the evening breezy and pleasant in Delhi Friday. According to the weatherman, more rain is likely in ... Read more...

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Blame sedentary jobs for piling on fat


May 30th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) The global obesity epidemic today may be linked to sedentary jobs, as they hardly involve any physical effort, says a study. Only one-fifth of private jobs ... Read more...

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Pesticides near workplace raises Parkinson’s risk: Study


May 28th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) People exposed to pesticides at workplace are at a greater risk of suffering from Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder among the aged, a study by the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exposure to pesticides likely to trigger Parkinson’s


May 27th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Exposure to pesticides near farmland and homes is also likely to trigger Parkinson's, a degenerative disease which brings on shakiness, slowness of movement, depression and sweating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Andhra junior doctors call off strike


May 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Junior doctors at government hospitals in Hyderabad and Warangal Monday called off their strike after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide them with security at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Work is good for our health


March 30th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 30 (ANI): Australian and New Zealand physicians have said that work is good for our health and long absences from employment can make us miserable.In a statement about the health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Gas line damage leaves Mumbai commuters on road


March 15th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Commuters in Mumbai had a hard time reaching their workplaces Tuesday as the supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the city was hit after a ... Read more...

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Oz politicians to protect workers’ privacy from spying bosses


February 6th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI): It is no secret that a vast majority of employers monitor workers' Internet use or personal emails - a practice that goes almost completely unregulated.However, Australian politicians are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Using heaters at home can make you fat


January 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Scientists have some chilling news for those using heaters at home - keeping our homes cosy actually prevents us from burning up calories to warm up our bodies. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Worker survives five-storey fall in Australia


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) A construction worker at Caringbah in Sydney's south survived a fall off a five-storey building site by stroke of luck. The man was on scaffolding stripping materials from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

German court rules bosses can order women to wear bras to work


January 13th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A court in Germany has ruled that bosses have the right to order their female employees to wear bras while at the workplace.Along with that their immediate superiors ... Read more...

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Smoking around 4 or 5-yr-olds could raise their BP


January 11th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kindergartners whose parents smoke have higher blood pressure than those with non-smoking parents.The study is the first to show that breathing tobacco ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Luxury Hotel Of 23 Bedrooms To Be Inaugurated In 2012 At The Regal Palace Of Versailles


January 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
One of the superlative sites in which one can doze kingly is the Palace of Versailles (PoV) in France, which is a treasured cultural landmark. Now, tourists might obtain that opportunity to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi Is Not Safe For Women, Says Gul Panag


November 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
An extremely angry and disappointed Gul Panag poured her vent out to the media saying that though Delhi has improved over the years in terms of infrastructure, the nature of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shanghai residents ill-prepared for fire, shows survey


November 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 18 (IANS) Around half of Shanghai residents couldn't locate fire-fighting equipment in buildings where they work or live, revealed a survey that was undertaken after a fire in a high-rise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Snag hits Delhi Metro’s Dwarka-Noida service


October 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Thousands of commuters Friday had a harrowing time on Delhi Metro's Dwarka-Noida route due a technical snag in the computerised signalling system.Trains on the Dwarka-Noida/Anand Vihar routes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stress - most common health, safety problem at workplace


October 28th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A survey has found that stress is the most common health and safety problem at the workplace as of now, with recession being blamed for it.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Information rage’ on the rise, courtesy data-overload at workplace


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Aussies are on the verge of mental breakdown, as more and more report a never-ending avalanche of information they are bombarded with at their workplaces.It's called 'information rage', ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists create system that ’simulates handwritten captchas’


October 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors are developing ways to simulate handwritten captchas.University at Buffalo computer scientist Venu Govindaraju believes that this annoying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smokers may be filtered out of workplace as they are ‘too much trouble’


September 30th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is now another reason to kick the cigarette butt. According to reports a lobby group has said that smokers are in grave danger of being filtered out ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

26 held in Greece on child pornography charges


September 25th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 26 people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in child pornography in a nationwide crackdown in Greece, police said. According to an official report, police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi’s own Venice? It’s sewage and stinks


September 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) North Delhi could well be likened Friday to Italy's Venice where boats ply -- but for the disturbing fact that these parts of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses, says book


September 17th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses even though they like their workplaces, says a new book. Workplace management expert Tony Wilson, who wrote the book "Jack ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study Reveals That Hand Sanitizers Can Not Prevent Cold Or Flu


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a common perception that the hand sanitizers are better than common soaps against germs and bacteria infection. However, a recent study carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Muslims In America Facing Workplace Bias Even More Than 2001


September 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report claims that there has been a resurgence in the discrimination of Muslim workers at workplaces in America. The anti-Muslim sentiment at workplace that ... Read more...

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