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Women executives twice as likely to quit jobs as men
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Female executives are more than twice as likely as men to leave their jobs - voluntarily and involuntarily.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 3:16:06 PM

Most doctors counsel weight loss in vain
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Most doctors are spending a good deal of time counselling their patients about diet and weight loss, but in vain or so it seems.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 2:22:33 PM

Google TV announces content partners for rollout
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Google is teaming up big-name brands like HBO, Netflix, Pandora and the NBA for the expected rollout of Google TV, the web giant's 'multimillion-channel TV' system some time soon.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 12:06:40 PM

Indian miracle will help outpace Chinese economy: Economist
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) India may have a long way to go before becoming as rich as China but its economy will soon start growing faster, thanks to a young workforce and a brand of capitalism that outweighs its much derided democracy, says The Economist.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:41:03 AM

New York's 'Naked Cowboy' to contest presidential election
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) New York's popular 'Naked Cowboy' Robert John Burck who plays the guitar and wears nothing more than his boots, hat and briefs to entertain people in Times Square has announced his plans to contest the 2012 US presidential election, a media report said.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:09:39 AM

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7 next week
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Microsoft is set to launch its first line of Windows Phone 7 products next week and announce which carriers and manufacturers will be making and selling handsets based on its next mobile operating system.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:09:04 AM

India will soon start to outpace China: Economist
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) India will soon start to outpace China, thanks to a young and growing workforce and its 'much-derided democracy' says The Economist.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:28:54 AM

Tweet this: Twitter gets new chief executive
San Francisco, Oct 5 (DPA) An unexpected executive appointment got the internet all atwitter Monday.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:52:50 AM

Anand Mahindra gifts Harvard $10 mn for humanities centre
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian industrialist Anand Mahindra has given Harvard University $10 million, the largest gift for the study of humanities in its history, at its centre now renamed Mahindra Humanities Centre.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:43:51 AM

Thursday is pizza night for New Yorkers
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Thursday is the day when the maximum number of people order late-night pizzas in New York.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:20:36 AM

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