| 2013 | January | 9

  • Wood smoke reduction significantly cuts risk of death

    London, January 9 (ANI): Biomass smoke – smoke produced by domestic cooking and heating and wood-burning – is behind a large increase in male deaths from respiratory diseases and heart failure, a new study has found. The researchers say this could have significant impact on further interventions to reduce pollution from this source. Although a…

    Read More
  • Universal personality traits not valid for all

    Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): For decades, consensus among psychologists has held that a group of five personality traits — or slight variations of these five — are a universal feature of human psychology. However, a study by anthropologists at UC Santa Barbara raises doubt about the veracity of that five-factor model (FFM) of personality structure…

    Read More
  • Tiger Woods’ ex Elin shows off sexy bikini body on Bahamas beach

    Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Elin Nordegren was spotted enjoying the sand and surf in the Bahamas. The 33-year-old former Swedish model, who is better known as the ex-wife of Tiger Woods, flaunted her incredible figure in a skimpy black-and-silver string bikini, as she strolled on the sand, Us magazine reported. The blonde beauty capped off…

    Read More
  • Ticket sales begin for Republic Day Parade

    New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): In order to facilitate the general public to witness the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath and Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk, the sale of tickets has commenced. The price of tickets for the Republic Day Parade on January 26 will be Rs. 300/- and Rs 150/- for reserved seats…

    Read More
  • Tata Chairman Cyrus Mistry calls on Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): Chairman of Tata Sons Ltd., Cyrus Mistry, called on Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday. Mistry took over as chairman of Tata Sons after Ratan Tata stepped down as head of the Tata group on December 28. Mistry is a member of the Tata family by marriage and…

    Read More
  • TERI calls for greater investments in smart technologies to boost green growth

    New Delhi, Jan.9 (ANI): Pledging their support to reduce emissions, entrepreneurs and policymakers unanimously rooted for greater investments in eco-friendly innovations at the ‘Smart Design Technology for Clean Energy Applications Conference 2013′ held today. Organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and National Instruments India, the Conference provided an international platform for comprehensive discussion…

    Read More
  • Sri Lanka to offer dual citizenship this year

    Colombo, Jan. 9 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lanka is to offer dual citizenship for Sri Lankan expatriates from this year, a statement by the presidential media unit said Wednesday. The statement said that the Immigration and Emigration Department will now restart processing dual citizenship applications from expatriate Sri Lankans under new regulations. Sri Lanka last year suspended…

    Read More
  • Second BRICS health ministers’ meet begins in Delhi tomorrow

    New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): The second BRICS health ministers’ meet will begin with a two-day programme here tomorrow. While the programme on first day will be held at the Dr. Ramalingaswamy Auditorium in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the second day programme will be at the Banquet Hall of the Ashoka…

    Read More

Exclusive Stories