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<strong>Indians</strong> are living longer and healthier lives: Study

Indians are living longer and healthier lives: Study

18 Dec 2014

Washington: India has made great strides in reducing both child and adult mortality since 1990, says a global study, adding that adults and children in the country are living longer and healthier lives than two decades earlier. Involving more than 700 researchers and covering 188 countries, the study found that in India, the average yearly rates of decline in mortality have been 3.7 percent per year for children and 1.3 percent per year for adults.

Indians,   Living longer,   Healthier,   Study,   Adult mortality,   Lancet,  
US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

US bid seen as 'clear favourite' to land 2024 Games

17 Dec 2014

Prospects of the Summer Olympics returning to U.S. soil look good, according to domestic sports business experts who rate the United States as the early favourite to host the 2024 Games.

Summer Olympics in US,   United States,   2024 Olympics Games,  
<strong>Indians</strong> use mobiles, PCs more for education, professional work

Indians use mobiles, PCs more for education, professional work

15 Dec 2014

New Delhi: More people in India use connected devices like mobile phones and PCs for educational and professional purposes compared to those in developed markets such as the US and Japan, a study by IT firm Juniper Networks said on Monday.

Computer use in India,   Mobile use in India,   Indian education,   computers for professional work,   IT firm Juniper Networks,  
Russia mulling abolition of visas for <strong>Indians</strong>: Minister

Russia mulling abolition of visas for Indians: Minister

12 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Russia on Friday said it is mulling abolition of visas for Indian businessmen and tourists and a decision in this regard could come soon.

Russia,   Russia visa,   Indian businessmen,   Tourists,   India Russia relations,  
 BJP demonising 15 percent minorities to scare 85 percent <strong>Indians</strong>: Nitish

BJP demonising 15 percent minorities to scare 85 percent Indians: Nitish

12 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Charging BJP with pursuing "communal politics", former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that the saffron party was trying to frighten 85 percent of the people of India by demonising 15 percent of the minority population.

BJP,   Bihar,   Former Chief Minister,   Nitish Kumar,   JD(U),   RJD,   Lalu Yadav,  Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   ,  
<strong>Indians</strong> most addicted to smartphones globally: Survey

Indians most addicted to smartphones globally: Survey

11 Dec 2014

New York: Nearly 57 percent of Indians cannot live without their smartphones, which makes them the most addicted group of respondents globally, finds a new survey.

Indians,   smartphone usage,   Americans ,   Brazilians,   smartphones,  
2015 to see turnaround in salary; 10.5 percent hike for <strong>Indians</strong>: Report

2015 to see turnaround in salary; 10.5 percent hike for Indians: Report

12 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A turnaround is expected globally during 2015 in terms of salary, with companies in India likely to dole out an average pay hike of 10.5 percent, says a report.

salary,   pay hike,   salary forecast,   inflation rates,   Asian economies,   Malaysia,   China,   Singapore,   European markets,  
Ricky Ponting appointed Mumbai <strong>Indians</strong> head coach

Ricky Ponting appointed Mumbai Indians head coach

10 Dec 2014

Mumbai: After spending two seasons in the team as a player, Australia's two-time World Cup-winningcaptain Ricky Ponting was today appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians ahead of Indian Premier League 8 in place of John Wright.

Australia,   Ricky Ponting,   Head Coach,   Mumbai Indians,   Indian Premier League 8,   IPL 8,   John Wright,   Anil Kumble,  
South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

12 Dec 2014

Seoul: South Korea on Friday formally ruled out any possibility of sharing events at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics with Japan, stressing its preparations were too advanced to consider venue changes.

South Korea,   2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics,   Japan ,  
67 percent <strong>Indians</strong> prefer travelling abroad for Christmas: Survey

67 percent Indians prefer travelling abroad for Christmas: Survey

11 Dec 2014

Mumbai: About 66.7 percent of Indian globetrotters would prefer travelling abroad for Christmas in order to experience the traditional fanfare of the festival, says a recent survey.

Christmas,   Indian Globetrotters,  Latin America,   Europe,   US,   Canada,   Asia Pacific region,  APAC,  

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