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Meditation helps reduce anxiety and relieve workplace stress

Meditation helps reduce anxiety and relieve workplace stress

Feb 15, – Teachers and support staff working at a school for children with behavior problems felt less stressed after practicing 20 minutes of Transcendental Meditation (TM) twice a day for four months. Regular doses of meditation might prevent work-related stress and burnout, a small U.S. study suggests. But participants “reported feeling less stressed and […]

February 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
India: Incompetent Arvind Kejriwal finds escape route, quits as chief minister

India: Incompetent Arvind Kejriwal finds escape route, quits as chief minister

Feb 14, – Incompetent Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal resigned over Jan Lokpal Bill, Finally he found escape route, as he is unable to govern and is getting “exposed”. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday resigned after failing to table the Jan Lokpal bill in the assembly, ending 49 days of AAP rule in the […]

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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” opens the Berlin Film Festival

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” opens the Berlin Film Festival

Feb 07, – The stars of Anderson’s new film – Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Ed Norton and Tilda Swinton – were all in the German capital on Thursday for the world premiere of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” at the Berlinale. More than 400 productions from 72 countries will be screened during the festival. A total […]

February 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Clashes kill 11 on first day of Egypt’s Constitutional vote

Clashes kill 11 on first day of Egypt’s Constitutional vote

Cairo – A referendum on a new constitution laid bare the sharp divisions in Egypt six months after the military removed the elected Islamist president. Pro-army voters lined up Tuesday outside polling stations, singing patriotic songs, kissing images of Egypt’s top officer and sharing their upbeat hopes for their troubled nation. Despite heavy security, 11 […]

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Three people killed in Norway bus hijacking

Three people killed in Norway bus hijacking

Nov 04, – An attack on a bus in western Norway by a man wielding a knife has left three people dead, including the driver. The motive of the attacker, thought to be in his 50s, was not immediately clear. The incident occurred on a remote mountain road on Monday near the town of Ardal, […]

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Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Oct 02, ROME — Silvio Berlusconi made a stunning about-face Wednesday and threw his support behind the government of Premier Enrico Letta in a confidence vote, acknowledging defeat on the Senate floor after defections in his party robbed him of the backing he needed to bring down the government. The three-time premier took the floor […]

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Obama to address Iran, Syria in UN speech

Obama to address Iran, Syria in UN speech

Sep 24, NEW YORK — Seeking to build on diplomatic opportunities, President Barack Obama is expected to signal his willingness to engage with the new Iranian government if Tehran makes nuclear concessions long sought by the U.S. and Western allies. Obama, in a planned address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning, also […]

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Nato head ‘personally convinced’ Assad used chemical weapons

Nato head ‘personally convinced’ Assad used chemical weapons

Sep 02, – Nato head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday he is “personally convinced” that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad used chemical weapons near Damascus last month. “Personally, I am not only convinced that a chemical attack has taken place … I am also convinced that the Syrian regime is responsible,” Rasmussen said when […]

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Human Rights Observers: Iraq hangs 17, mostly for ‘terrorism

Human Rights Observers: Iraq hangs 17, mostly for ‘terrorism

Aug 19, Baghdad: Iraq’s Justice Ministry says it has hanged 17 convicted prisoners, all but one for “terrorism,” shrugging off calls from international human rights organisations to reconsider using capital punishment. In a statement issued on Monday, the ministry said that authorities had executed 15 Iraqis and an Egyptian convicted of terrorism for “carrying out […]

August 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Research: your eyes are half a billion years old

Research: your eyes are half a billion years old

Aug 04, – Eyes are amazing and technical organs, precious to each individual. But how did the human eye develop? According to a review of the evidence, it stems back to fish more than 500 million years ago. Professor Trevor Lamb of The Vision Centre and Australian National University conducted a major scientific review of […]

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