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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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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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Israel approves rebuilding plan for communities near Gaza
Jerusalem, Sep 21 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet Sunday approved a $360 million development initiative for the communities in the country's south, near the Gaza border, who were hit hard in the recent bloody conflict between Israel and the Hamas. | by IANS
 
High-level Indian ministerial visits to London next month
London, Sep 21 (IANS/RAY) India's Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to visit London Oct 13-14 for an interface with financial institutions to persuade them to invest in India. | by IANS
 
Expressway to link Vietnam and China opens
Hanoi, Sep 21 (IANS) Vietnam's longest expressway connecting Noi Bai in capital Hanoi and the north-western Lao Cai province, bordering China, with a total length of 245 km, officially opened to traffic Sunday. | by IANS
 
 

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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Miley flaunts chicken and waffles print bikini
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) It seems Miley Cyrus' latest style is inspired by food. The singer, who took a break from her Bangerz Tour, was spotted lounging in a chicken and waffles print bikini. The 21-year-old, who...
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Israel steps up cyber defence with new body
Jerusalem, Sep 22 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday announced the establishment of a new organisation that would spearhead the country's cyber defence operations. The decision was made pursuant...
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Wife of British hostage asks IS to free him
London, Sep 22 (IANS/EFE) The wife of a British taxi driver kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group last December Sunday asked the jihadis to show compassion and set him free. Barbara, the wife of...
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Clashes with IS continues across Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 22 (IANS) Fierce clashes continued between the Iraqi security forces and the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group across the crisis-torn country Sunday, security sources said. In western Anbar...
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Tessa James diagnosed with cancer
Tessa James has been diagnosed with cancer. The former 'Home and Away' star, 23, is battling Hodgkin's lymphoma and has returned to the Gold Coast in Australia to be with her husband Nate Myles. A statement released...
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Five Boko Haram terrorists surrender in Nigeria
Abuja, Sep 22 (IANS) Authorities in Nigeria Sunday confirmed that some Boko Haram terrorists have begun to surrender voluntarily following relentless onslaught by troops. At least five terrorists surrendered Saturday...
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Jemima, Russell Brand part ways
London, Sep 22 (IANS) All good things must end. The much-talked about affair between Jemima Khan and comedian Russell Brand, described as "tiger ride", has reportedly come to end too. With her impressive social...
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Officials penalised for terrorist attack in China's Xinjiang
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) As many as 17 public officials, including police officers, were given penalities Sunday after they were held accountable for the terrorist attack in China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in...
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Russell Brand gives Zayn Malik family planning advice
Russell Brand gave Zayn Malik family planning advice. The One Direction hunk - who is engaged to Perrie Edwards - admits he was stunned when the 39-year-old comedian offered up some birth control tips when he bumped...
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Nicolas Cage buys haunted house for horror novel
Nicolas Cage once bought a haunted house. The 50-year-old actor snapped up a mansion in New Orleans previously owned by Madame LaLaurie, who's known for the torture and murder of slaves, in the hope of gaining...
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