Iceland named world's friendliest country|
4/5/2013 11:40:00 AM IST
Sydney, Apr. 5 (ANI): Iceland has been named the most welcoming holiday destination in the world, a new study has found
Asian tourists racially abused on Sydney bus|
4/1/2013 3:18:00 PM IST
Sydney, Apr. 1 (ANI): A Caucasian man was filmed hurling racist slurs at a group of Asian tourists on a Sydney bus.
Family of Duchess Kate's hoax call victim pin hopes on inquest|
3/25/2013 1:00:00 PM IST
Melbourne, March 25 (ANI): The family of India-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge, remains hopeful that an inquest which resumes on Tuesday will unravel the events that led to her death.
69pc workers waste time while at work|
3/25/2013 1:00:00 PM IST
Melbourne, March 25 (ANI): Majority of workers have admitted that they waste time every day while in office, a new survey has revealed.
Fossil of spiky dinosaur ankylosaur wins 'Dino Idol' contest|
3/22/2013 2:10:00 PM IST
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A spiky dinosaur won the most votes in a Canadian Dino Idol contest that asked visitors to one museum to select which fossil among five specimens they wanted to see unwrapped from its protective packet.
Curiosity rover searching surface of Mars for signs of habitability|
3/20/2013 11:34:00 AM IST
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): The laser-shooting ChemCam instrument aboard the Curiosity rover currently searching the surface of Mars for signs of habitability has shown what appears to be a common feature on the surface of some very different Martian rocks during Curiosity's first 90 days on the Red Planet.
Worst mistakes you can make on a new job revealed|
3/20/2013 12:30:00 AM IST
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): The biggest challenge after you've finally landed a new job is yet to come, as experts warn that the first 90 days will make or break your success.
Obama's approval rating slumps to new low, finds poll|
3/19/2013 11:14:00 AM IST
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval rating has fallen eight points and his disapproval rating jumped to seven points since the beginning of the year, leaving him underwater, according to a new poll.
Tips for having a remarkable career|
3/18/2013 11:59:00 AM IST
Melbourne, March 18 (ANI): If you want to have an excellent career, you should take risks and mine your networks for information, according to LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman.
Saudi Arabia asked to lift driving ban on women|
3/18/2013 11:18:00 AM IST
Manama, Mar. 18 (ANI): A human rights group in Saudi Arabia has pressed the Shura (Consultative) Council to launch a debate on the right of women to drive.
Abused Oz communities pushing for tough new penalties against racial vilification|
3/16/2013 12:51:00 AM IST
Sydney, Mar 16 (ANI): The Australian government is considering a proposed overhaul of racial vilification laws of the state of New South Wales (NSW) following broadcaster's Alan Jones racist attack on Lebanese Muslims, calling them 'vermins' and 'mongrels' who 'rape and pillage'.
Video games may help enhance cognitive skills|
3/14/2013 11:39:00 AM IST
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Playing video games for an hour everyday can improve your performance on mental tasks that use similar skills, according to new research.
India should resolve 'bottlenecks' in power, infrastructure sectors for economic growth: IMF|
3/14/2013 12:51:00 AM IST
Washington, Mar. 14 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund has said India needs to address 'bottlenecks' in its power and infrastructure sectors which are mainly to be blamed for a dramatic slowdown in the country's economic growth over the past year or so.
Pistorius' family denies 'suicidal claims' by 'close friend'|
3/12/2013 9:55:00 AM IST
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius' family has denied his friend's claims that the sprinter, who is accused of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has developed suicidal tendencies.
French 'Spider-Man' eyeing Shard climb|
3/11/2013 11:54:00 AM IST
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): A French male rock climber, who has been nicknamed 'Spider-man' for his affinity to climb world's tallest and most iconic landmarks, has set his sights on London's Shard - the highest building in the European Union.
Veteran Haddin flown to Mohali as standby for injured Wade|
3/11/2013 11:12:00 AM IST
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Veteran Australian wicket keeper Brad Haddin has flown to Mohali after he was put on standby for the third Test match against India, starting on Thursday as incumbent Mathew Wade sprained his ankle during a basketball game.
Langer urges selectors to keep faith in Australia's 'best talent' Hughes|
3/11/2013 12:43:00 AM IST
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Former Test opener Justin Langer has urged Australian selectors to keep their faith in country's best and most exciting young talent Phil Hughes despite his failure in the first two Test matches against India.
'Dark Knight' killer shifted from jail to psychiatric ward for 'self-inflicted injuries'|
3/10/2013 11:34:00 AM IST
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): James Holmes, who allegedly killed 12 people during the screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' at a movie hall in Colorado, United States, has been shifted from jail to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in November because he was considered a danger to himself.
Tibetan poet denied passport by China to visit US for award function|
3/8/2013 2:29:00 PM IST
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): A Tibetan poet, who is set to receive an award for courage from the United States, has been denied a passport by the Chinese authorities, which may end her hopes of getting the award.
'Fat old one' Ronaldo 'curses' Fergie-run United to lose every match|
3/8/2013 11:30:00 AM IST
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldo has hit out at Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson for calling him fat and said that he hoped that United now loses in every upcoming match.