Risk

  • Britain to lift turban ban at high-risk workplaces 26-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Britain is set to scrap a ban on turbans at high-risk workplaces next week, a move that some Sikh groups see as a "sweetener" to deal with the fallout of the Margaret Thatcher government's alleged role in Operation Bluestar in 1984. The Department for Work and Pensions is to announce...
  • Alison Riske routs 7th-seeded Petra Kvitova at US Open 31-08-2013 11:14 PM

    New York: Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens are through to a highly anticipated matchup in the round of 16 at the US Open, where they're joined by a less expected American, Alison Riske. Maybe's Riske's run isn't that much of a surprise considering her recent surge. The 23-year-old Pittsburgh native...
  • Gold may be volatile for short term but good in long term: Anil Rego 13-06-2013 06:12 PM

    Anil Rego, personal finance expert and CEO and founder of Right Horizon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on financial planning and investment tips. Q. I'll be retiring after 10 yrs. Should I invest in fixed deposit or pension plans for retirement planning? Which will give more and guaranteed returns?...
  • Viral: A child sexual abuse hotline advertisement visible only to children 07-05-2013 09:31 AM

    A Spanish organisation - ANAR or Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation - has come up with a unique project - a phone helpline number that is visible only to children using the technique of lenticular photography to help them report abuse. The number 116 111 is meant...
  • Job loss may increase risk of heart attack 20-11-2012 03:14 PM

    London: Being out of work could up the risk of a heart attack and it could be worse for those who are fired or asked to leave. Matthew Dupre and his colleagues from Duke University, US, examined links between different stretches of unemployment and the risks for heart attack, known...
  • Rs 1000 cr Credit Risk Guarantee Fund soon: PM 13-12-2011 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: Government is mulling setting up a Rs 1,000 crore Credit Risk Guarantee Fund to encourage banks to give loans to the poor, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday even as he asserted that policies cannot have one-size-fits-all approach towards both big and small cities. "To encourage banks...
  • How the volatile rupee has fallen 11-10-2011 11:00 AM

    A sudden wave of volatility in the Indian rupee has increased the degree of risk for companies and the financial system as a whole. Over the past three months, the rupee has fallen 12 per cent against the dollar and could even slip to the 52 mark if European debt...
  • The power of mind over money 28-09-2011 10:48 AM

    Benjamin Graham once famously said, The investors chief problem " and even his worst enemy " is likely to be himself. So, what is it that drives these frequent blips in investment behaviour? Over-confidence is probably the single most lethal error. It may seem bizarre, but repeated academic research has...
  • Earthquake risk to US reactors larger than thought 02-09-2011 05:51 PM

    Washington: The risk that an earthquake would cause a severe accident at a US nuclear plant is greater than previously thought, 24 times as high in one case, according to an Associated Press analysis of preliminary government data. The nation's nuclear regulator believes a quarter of America's reactors may need...
  • Women smokers have more heart risk than men 12-08-2011 12:11 PM

    New York: Women who smoke cigarettes are more likely to develop heart disease than men who smoke, with the risk for women increasing every year that they smoke, according to a study. The authors, led by Rachel Huxley of the University of Minnesota, reviewed studies published between 1966 and 2010...
  • Living alone after heart attack is a death risk 08-08-2011 09:45 PM

    New York: Living alone after a heart attack is associated with a higher risk of death over the next four years, while a lack of support at home was also linked to a lower quality of life just one year after the attack, according to a study. While the risk...
  • Japan crisis: health risks from radiation leak 16-03-2011 09:11 PM

    What precisely is the affect of the nuclear radiation leaks to human health. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent puts the current crisis in perspective. ...
  • India, America - Parents pass on heart risks 27-01-2011 10:31 AM

    New York: Having a parent with a history of heart disease almost doubles a person's risk of also getting heart disease, regardless of ethnicity or country, according to an international study. The study, which involved patients in 52 countries and appeared in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology,...
  • Fruits, vegetables can lower heart risk 19-01-2011 06:53 PM

    London: They are considered good for your health. Now, a new study has claimed that eating a minimum of eight portions of fruit and vegetables daily can lower the risk of heart disease by almost a quarter. The research, which has looked at 300,000 people aged from 40 to 85...
  • Optimistic teens show lower depression risk 12-01-2011 04:56 PM

    New York: The study, which followed more than 5,600 Australian teens, found that those with the most optimistic views of themselves and the world around them were less likely to develop depression symptoms over the next year. Whether their optimism deserves the credit is not clear. And the broader questions...
  • Exercise can cut risk from prostate cancer 06-01-2011 03:26 PM

    London: Prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise vigorously appear to lower their risk of dying from their disease, a new research has suggested. The 18-year study by a team from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of California found that three hours a week or more of...
  • Smoking tied to miscarriage risk 31-12-2010 12:58 PM

    New York: A new study may offer women one more reason to kick the smoking habit before becoming pregnant: a potentially reduced risk of early miscarriage. In a study of nearly 1,300 Japanese women with a past pregnancy, researchers found that those who smoked heavily early in pregnancy were more...
  • Daily exercise helps cut risk of middle age creep: study 15-12-2010 10:05 AM

    Chicago: The 20-year study found that people who maintained a high level of activity were less likely to gain weight than others, and women had better success than men. But even the most active participants still succumbed to the effects of a slower metabolism that accompanies middle age. "It's difficult...
  • Drinking an extra cup of coffee 'can double stroke risk' 12-12-2010 04:51 PM

    London: Coffee buffs, please note drinking the beverage in moderation is okay, but upping its intake may double your risk of a stroke, says a new study. Researchers have found that coffee drinkers who normally have no more than one a day are twice as likely to suffer a blood...
  • Locals behind Jama Masjid firing: Delhi Police 20-09-2010 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Jama Masjid firing was carried out by locals to create panic, according to Delhi Police. Also, police claim to have specific leads and hope to crack the car fire case soon, maintaining ammonium nitrate was used in the incident. Police sources indicate the car could have caught...
  • GM recalls 1.5 mn vehicles on fire risk 08-06-2010 11:40 PM

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  • IBN Focus: Water and its hidden risks 28-06-2009 10:48 PM

    Show discusses health hazards caused by contaminated water. ...
  • Tips to avoid threats in financial investments 15-04-2008 07:58 PM

    You know not much is right in VVS Laxman's world when he edges a harmless offspinner from a bowler of Nathan Lyon's caliber to the wicketkeeper. Time was when Laxman would effortlessly and silkily dispatch spinners to the boundary with rubber-wristed proficiency, but this dismissal showed how poorly he's been...