Focus on a target to walk faster: Study

When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can make the distance to it appear shorter and help people walk there faster, researchers have found.

IMF frees USD 4.6 billion in aid for Greece

The International Monetary Fund released USD 4.6 billion in aid to Greece today, after a yearlong delay to ensure Athens was meeting targets set by bailout lenders.

Al-Qaeda mag lists Premier League, FA Cup games, Savoy hotel as UK `terror targets`

A magazine published by a branch of the Al-Qaeda has reportedly listed Premier League and FA Cup matches and London`s iconic Savoy hotel as ideal targets for would-be terrorists and suicide bombers.

Akhilesh targets previous Mayawati govt

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday accused the previous Mayawati government of indulging in loot in the name of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar.

SC/ST jobs: Chambers asked to have targets

Wanting "visible impact" of the affirmative action for employment of SCs and STs in private sector, the Prime Minister`s Office on Monday asked the industry chambers to set time-bound targets.

Civilians new Naxal targets: 13 killed in 37 days

With the killings of 13 civilian
persons in a short span of 37 days, police say that a group of
"frustrated Naxals" is targetting civilians in Gadchiroli.

South Korean troops use Kims as targets

Some South Korean army training
centres are using pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il and his son as targets on rifle ranges, the defence ministry said Tuesday.

Indian tourism industry targets gay, travellers

Gay and lesbian tourists are big spenders and vacation savvy.

Now, Gadkari targets Rahul

Targeting Rahul Gandhi against the backdrop of large-scale rotting of foodgrains, BJP President Nitin Gadkari wondered whether the Congress leader did not see this happening when he visited the shanty
of a poor woman Kalawati.

Railways fail to achieve Five-Year Plan targets

Indian Railways could achieve
only 28 per cent of the total 11th Five-Year Plan (2007-12)
targets in the first two years

More countries set emission targets for 2020: UN

Seventy-five countries accounting for more than 80 percent of greenhouse gases from energy use have filed pledges to cut or limit carbon emissions by 2020, the UN climate convention said on Wednesday.

UN says tougher targets needed to avert climate disaster

Countries need to set tougher targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avert a climate-change catastrophe, according to a new UN report released Tuesday.

`Tougher targets needed to avert climate disaster`

Countries need to set tougher targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avert a climate-change catastrophe, according to a new UN report released Tuesday.