4-quarter format in Hockey

Hockey will no longer be a game of two halves at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, with the sport announcing a change to a four-quarter format to broaden its appeal to broadcasters and fans. The International Hockey Federation, FIH said in a statement yesterday that four 15-minute quarters would replace the previous two 35-minute halves. … Read more

Women in rural India – RGGVY empowered the rural women

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGGVY) has made a significant difference to the lives of women in rural India. Various evaluation studies of RGGVY commissioned by Rural Electrification Corporation reveal that the programme has empowered the rural women. 75% of women surveyed in Rajasthan stated that they are able to work in the fields after electricity … Read more

Cameron discusses Syria with US President Barack Obama

British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to US President Barack Obama on the situation in Syria before making a case to parliament for targeted military action to halt the use of chemical weapons. Downing Street said Cameron heard the “latest on US thinking” on the issue during his phone conversation with Obama, ahead of … Read more

Daylight saving time ended in US

Daylight Saving Time (United States) began Sunday, March 11, 2012, 2:00am, and ended Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00am. Daylight saving time (DST) — also summer time in several countries in British English, and European official terminology — is the practice of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. Typically clocks … Read more

Sodexo recognized as Cornerstone of Maryland Communities and Economy

The Restaurant Association of Maryland awarded Sodexo with the McCormick Cornerstone Award at its annual meeting in Baltimore. The award recognized the company for creating jobs, purchasing local goods and its overall support for the state of Maryland.

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Osteoporosis :: UWM researcher finds that food labels confuse consumers

Current food labeling leads to under-consumption of calcium, according to this study. Those who were taught how to translate the information consumed more. Researchers believe the same is true for other beneficial nutrients.

Brain :: Mayo Clinic offers latest technology to repair brain blood vessels

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are adapting a common heart artery procedure to help people with life-threatening cerebral aneurysms — a bulge in brain blood vessels that can burst.

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