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Breaks at work can help solve problems

American psychologists have given employees the perfect excuse for the much desired tea breaks or 15-minute time out -- the study has found that distractions in the workplace actually help in......

Indian American doctor joins State Dept

Dr Shambu Banik has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Public Members Association of the Foreign Service at the US Department of State.The paid appointment, for a term of three years,......

Exclusive: David Headley and I

'The bond between Rahul and David was a powerful one. While Rahul saw a father figure in Headley, the latter saw Rahul only as a codename for Mumbai.' 'Rahul had spent approximately 1,000 hours......

Hasan Ali: The most protected man after Kasab

Hasan Ali Khan, the Pune-based stud farm owner arrested on money laundering charges, is the second-most secure inmate of the Arthur Road jail after Ajmal Kasab, lodged like the Pakistani gunman on......

'Obama is not a war-mongering President'

As part of a series of chats, which will help understand the significance and scope of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, journalist Pranay Sharma interacted with rediff.com......

COLUMN: Legitimising myths about gold imports

The massive buyers of gold in the past two years have not been distressed farmers or manual scavengers, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. When an economic crisis hits, everyone goes looking for someone to......

No 'Indian plot' to steal American jobs: McCain

Top Republican leader John McCain has came out strongly against efforts to "demonise" India as a destination of shipping US jobs, saying there was no "Indian plot to steal American jobs". "We......

Infosys Q2 net up; to pay special dividend at Rs 30

Infosys Technologies reported revenues of Rs 6,947 crore for the quarter ended September 30, registering a growth of 12.1 per cent over the previous quarter. The tech major's net profit after tax......

Free grains to poor: SC can't dictate terms, says PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday gently told the Supreme Court, which recently directed the government to distribute foodgrains free to the poor, not  to get into the 'realm of policy......

Bengaluru, Hyderabad airport cities are ready to take wing

It's been a little over two years now that the back-to-back opening of steel-and-glass Bangalore International Airport and Hyderabad International Airport revolutionised the gateways to a modern......

What did you think of Rahman's Oscar performance?

A R Rahman performed his Oscar-nominated song If I Rise from Danny Boyle's film 127 Hours, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. The composer had originally collaborated with Dido for this......

RGV: In front of Tees Maar Khan, RGV Ki Aag is Sholay

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best  star tweets of the day. Amitabh Bachchan got nostalgic after shooting at......

007 gets American touch, again

James Bond, Agent 007, the suave star of dozens of novels, short stories and films, is perhaps the most famous fictional detective of all-time. The quintessentially British spy was first brought to......

James Cameron, ex-wife fight over Oscar noms

Given the glowing early reviews and Hollywood insiders betting a gargantuan $500 million gross in its first week worldwide, James Cameron's Avatar could become the biggest hit of 2010, earning over......

Ranbir, Katrina go all out for Prem

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif go all out to promote their film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani in Mumbai. The film releases this...

Novak Djokovic: From sidekick to superstar!

Having spent a whopping 91 consecutive weeks as world No 3, Novak Djokovic was, at best, considered just strong supporting player in the Federer-Nadal show. The No 1 ranking, and Wimbledon triumph,......

End of an era? Let's talk in six months! says Federer

Roger Federer reacted with disdain when asked if Thursday's Australian Open semi-final defeat by Serbia's Novak Djokovic signalled the end of an era in men's tennis. With Rafa Nadal bundled out in......

EPL images: Reds snatch victory, Newcastle win big

Maxi Rodriguez scored four minutes from time to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at Bolton Wanderers which lifted them out of the Premier League relegation zone on Sunday. The Argentine midfielder......

CWG: India's hits and misses

Every Indian in the country and abroad can proudly declare that the 2010 Commonwealth Games was a big success, even if there were minor glitches along the way. Our Correspondent Harish Kotian......

Penalties will put players on the spot

Two men face each other, knowing that a single kick is about to decide their teams' fate as more than 700 million viewers watch: it must be a World Cup penalty shootout. There is more than a 50......

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Q. Honesty May Boost Health, Study FindsPeople who tell fewer lies experience improved health, such as less stress and fewer headaches, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Baptist Press reports. "Recent evidence indicates that Americans average about 11 lies per week," said lead author Anita Kelly, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame. "We wanted to find out if living more honestly can actually cause better health. We found that the participants could purposefully and dramatically reduce their everyday lies
Straight.path1:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/honesty-may-boost-health-study-findspeople-who-tell-fewer-li/23769408/answers/

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Q. Watz the quality of Chrysocolla ?
Straight.path1:  A. Chrysocolla gemstone is quite often confused with turquoise, as it has many of the same visual qualities as turquoise. But it is nothing like...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/watz-the-quality-of-chrysocolla-/23769408/answers/16696829

seema arora
Q. The recent court decision on being ok as gay only goes to show that the judiciary too is bereft of common sense. Does being gay serves natures purpose to procreate and bring forth better human beings in this world? Does natures purpose to create life is only for exploitation of sex for the sake of pleasure? Even animals do not have sex with one of their own kind. Does it mean are we worst than animals?
Seema Arora:  A. There are some common empirical criteria that are commonly used to decide whether a behaviour is healthy or not based on Emotional...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-recent-court-decision-on-being-ok-as-gay-only-goes-to-sh/16683021/answers/15021515

Jack Johnson
Q. Frequent hand washing is a common compulsion in O.C.D sufferers. What is OCD ?
Jack Johnson:  A. Obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produceanxiety, by repetitive behaviors aimed at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/frequent-hand-washing-is-a-common-compulsion-in-o.c.d-suffer/15020013/answers/16478843

Josna
Q. Explain what is HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY?
Josna:  A. Health psychology is concerned with understanding how biology, behavior, and social context influence health and illness. Health psychologists work...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/explain-what-is-health-psychology/16478701/answers/16174946

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New Bhutan Study Abroad Program to Launch at Naropa University

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University has signed an agreement to become the first North American university authorized to offer an... ...

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New York drops unit that spied among Muslims

Richard Perry/The New York Times William Bratton, commissioner of the New York Police Department, speaks with Brooklyn borough politicians on... ...

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Real-time audio of corporal punishment shows kids misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking

( Southern Methodist University ) Real-time audio recordings of children being spanked showed parents responded impulsively or emotionally, rather... ...

http://health.infrosoft.com/index.php?page=news&op=readNews&id=37504&title=Real-time-audio-of-corporal-punishment-shows-kids-misbehave-within-10-minutes-of-spanking
gender and identity explained

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recognised the country's long marginalised transgender community as a third gender and, in a landmark judgment lauded... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/gender-and-identity-who-and-what-of-transgender/article1-1208446.aspx

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