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2009-08-11 09:55:28

By successively acquiring culture in the form of values, ideas, and actions throughout their lives, humans influence future learning and the capacity for cultural evolution. The number of learning opportunities a person is exposed to is of great importance to that individual's cultural evolution during his/her lifetime, according to researchers at Stockholm University. With the aid of mathematical models, these scientists show that there are differences between cultural and biological...

2009-08-05 07:45:00

LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One Young World, the global nonprofit organization that serves as a platform to raise the voice of the next generation of world leaders on global issues, has unveiled the findings of a global survey of mid-20-somethings addressing the topics of Environment, Business, Politics, Media and Religion. Co-founders David Jones and Kate Robertson presented the findings in London on Friday, alongside Carole Stone, Managing Director of YouGovStone, just-announced...

2009-07-28 10:11:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE Alternext: IGC), a company competing in the rapidly growing materials and infrastructure industry in India, today announced that yesterday it was one of the leading price percentage gainers on the New York Stock Exchange Alternext on Monday, July 27th, 2009. Shares of India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC) closed at $1.26, a closing gain of 10.53 percent on the day, which was also the intraday high....

2009-07-13 16:41:00

HONG KONG, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trans-national corporations usually seek domestic or local candidates when recruiting personnel. While after they update into globally integrated companies, they should eye the global personnel market and seek suitable talent in an optimized way. Fairtheworld.com points out that, in an increasingly inter-connected global economy, deploying global resources and forming integration edges is of common concern to all trans-national corporations....

2009-07-09 17:47:57

New words added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary show the influence of the Internet and globalization on U.S. English, its publishers said. A sample list of 100 new words released by the publisher Thursday includes some words and expressions that have been around for years or even decades but have gained wider currency because of the Internet, The Guardian reported. They include sock puppet, coined as early as 1959, and flash mob, which can be traced to 1987. There is also the...

2009-07-05 08:00:00

HONG KONG, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing globalization trend is making the whole world more and more connected, while the Information Revolution represented by the Internet is making the earth a flat planet. With the introduction of real-time information transmission and reduced cost of communication, the psychological boundaries across the world are being blurred and eliminated. Against this background, the global industrial development is more and more integrated, transcending...

2009-06-11 07:20:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new critical nonfiction book, Thomas P. Wallace, Ph. D. presents a provocative, unified concept of civilization development, which addresses the degradation of modern American culture, including the current financial and economic crisis and the rejuvenation of Asian cultures within the context of 4,000 years of human history and the lessons of failed civilizations. Within "Wealth, Energy, and Human Values: The Dynamics of Decaying...

2009-05-21 11:19:00

Begins Foray into Supply Contracts with Chinese Companies BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As previously announced in a press release dated May 7th, 2009, India Globalization Capital (AMEX: IGC - News), a company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India, announced that its first shipping hub is ready to export iron ore from mines in India to customers worldwide, and that it has initiated supply contracts with Chinese Companies. As outlined in the...

2009-05-18 09:18:00

India Globalization Capital's CEO Interview Aired on American Scene Radio Show BETHESDA, Md., May. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (Amex: IGC), a leading infrastructure company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Ram Mukunda, will be interviewed live on Steve Crowley's American Scene Radio Show on May 19, 2009 at 10:34 a.m. EDT. Mr. Mukunda will be scheduled for future interviews on the...

2009-05-12 08:39:00

An Additional $22 Million of Similar Claims are in Process. BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Incorporated (Amex: IGC) a company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India announced it has won an arbitration award of approximately $2.2 million (approximately INR 109 million including interest) from an earlier "delay claim" made against the National Highway Authority of India. In October 2007, we filed a "delay claim"...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.