New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Employees show more creativity in their work when they find their boss to be humble -- leaders who give employees a chance to speak up and have a voice in the decision-making process and who also acknowledge their own limitations, suggests new research.
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Women are more likely to suffer from asthma than men because of the absence of testosterone -- the male sex hormone -- which prevents lungs from inhaling harmful pollen, dust or other airborne allergens, finds a study.
Paris, Nov 28 (IANS/AKI) United Nations culture organisation Unesco on Tuesday condemned Indian journalist Sudip Dutta Bhaumik's slaying last week in northeastern India, calling it "the ultimate form of censorship" and urging his killer to be brought to justice.
Kabul, Nov 28 (IANS/AKI) The head of the UN culture organisation UNESCO on Tuesday deplored the deadly suicide bombing of November 16 in Kabul that killed 20 people, among them an Afghan cameraman Hussain Nazari.
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Sunanda Datta-Ray, former editor of The Statesman, was conferred the 2017 IJA Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted by the Indian Journalists' Association in Europe.
London, Nov 28 (IANS) If children are allowed to go to school on their own either by walking or cycling, they are more likely to possess greater decision-making abilities as well as have better safety perception, finds a new study.
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) Weight loss achieved by a combination of diet and exercise can significantly help slow down the degeneration of knee cartilage, than exercise alone, finds a study.
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) Cutting down the prices for healthy food items such as fruits, vegetables and nuts could save thousands of lives per year, finds a new study.
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Children who were born prematurely and also suffered brain injuries around the time of birth are likely to have low brain dopamine levels, which increases their risk of developing serious mental health issues such as substance dependence and depression, researchers say.
London, Nov 28 (IANS) After red wine, beer is believed to be the drink of choice for feeling relaxed. But what makes a perfectly flavoured pint? For some it is the hops, others say it is the water, or yeast. But the science of beer has just added a flavour to the mash -- barley.
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Applications for a scholarship in advanced training in Hindustani music is currently open for candidates aged 18-30.
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia are among the list of performers at the upcoming seventh edition of Citi NCPA Aadi Anant Music Festival to be held at National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) here.
Toronto, Nov 28 (IANS) Even in this age of fake news, planting false stories to smear rivals may backfire if you are caught in the act, warn researchers.
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Dubbed as Indias first and only international biennial celebrating experimental films and moving image art in India, "Experimenta" kicks off on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as the boom of literary festivals in the sub-continent continues to gain momentum, it is the versatile list of speakers from several quarters of the world that sets the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival apart from others of its kind. And the first list of 60 speakers for its 2018 edition, announced Tuesday, lives up to this promise.