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Family Values Vs. Innovation?: A Friendly "Debate" With Nobel Prize Winner Edmund Phelps

Source: Business Balla | Feb 3 2014, 2:11pm CST | by Forbes

Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change by Columbia University economics...
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Skydiver Baumgartner nominated for Laureus Sports Award

Source: Business Balla | Jan 9 2013, 8:26am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Skydiver Baumgartner nominated for Laureus Sports Award
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 9 (IANS) Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, who became the first human to go through the sound barrier when he made the highest ever freefall from 39km (24 miles) over New Mexico in October, has been nominated for the 2013 Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year award, following a vote by the world's media.
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Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) A Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Monday afternoon, officials said. | by IANS
 
Shift work can worsen asthma, pneumonia
London, July 28 (IANS) A research has found that drugs widely used to treat lung diseases like asthma or pneumonia work better with the body clock. | by IANS
 
Decoded: What triggers sexual arousal in you
New York, July 28 (IANS) Know why just looking at an attractive face stimulates sexual arousal? Well, it takes two to tango! | by IANS
 
 

Tunisia's Mellouli named best open water swimmer of the year

Source: Business Balla | Jan 7 2013, 6:20am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Tunisia's Mellouli named best open water swimmer of the year
Tunis, Jan 7 (IANS) Tunisia's Olympic swimmer Oussama Mellouli was named best open water swimmer of the year by FINA.
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World's top international sports stories in 2012 (2012 in Retrospect)

Source: Business Balla | Dec 29 2012, 9:05am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

World's top international sports stories in 2012 (2012 in Retrospect)
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) Top international sports news stories of the year:
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Bolt, Fraser-Pryce shortlisted for Laureus award

Source: Business Balla | Dec 19 2012, 1:52am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce shortlisted for Laureus award
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 19 (IANS/CMC) Top Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are among the athletes in the running for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards 2013.
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Lochte sets new 200m swimming medley record

Source: Business Balla | Dec 15 2012, 1:25am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Lochte sets new 200m swimming medley record
Istanbul, Dec 15 (IANS) American swimmer Ryan Lochte set a new world record in the 200 metre individual medley at the world short course championships, winning the title in a time of one minute 49.63 seconds.
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31 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, July 28 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 20 others wounded in the latest violent attacks and conflicts in Iraq, police source said Monday. Police patrols Monday found 14 unidentified bodies - 11 men...
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Narang clinches men's 50m rifle prone silver
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver in the finals at the Commonwealth Games...
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Renew humanitarian truce in Gaza: UN chief
United Nations, July 28 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Israel and te Islamist Hamas movement to renew a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and called on those responsible to "step back from provoking...
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Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games here Monday. India, who had won the bronze in the same...
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Ousted Thai PM faces power-abuse allegation
Bangkok, July 28 (IANS) Thailand's Election Commission (EC) is accusing former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of abusing power by using public funds to campaign for elections, local media reported Monday. EC...
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CWG: Ghosal, Anaka lose in squash
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian squash players Saurav Ghosal and Anaka Alankamony bit the dust Monday bringing to an end their individual campaigns in squash singles at the Commonwealth Games here. While Ghosal lost...
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England 452/5 at tea
Southampton, July 28 (IANS) England were batting at 452/5 at tea on Day 2 of the third cricket Test against India at the Rose Bowl here Monday. Ian Bell and wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler were batting on 133 and 13...
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Hockey: India out to prove a point against Australia
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Having registered consecutive victories against Wales and Scotland, India will be hoping to continue their winning spree when they face defending champions Australia in their next group game of...
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England declare first innings at 569/7
Southampton, July 28 (IANS) England declared their first innings at 569 for seven on the second day of the third cricket Test against India at The Rose Bowl here Monday. Ian Bell was the top scorer with 167 while Gary...
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Hosts Scotland record best CWG gold haul
Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Hosts Scotland recorded their highest Commonwealth Games gold haul here by picking up their 12th yellow metal Monday. Alex Marshall and Paul Foster won Scotland's historic 12th gold medal in...
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