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New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

San Francisco: People tend to engage in unpleasant but necessary activities, such as paying bills or doing housework, when they are in a good mood and choose pleasurable activities as a way to feel better when they are in a bad mood, according to new research by a psychologist at Stanford University. “These findings clarify

Farm revival some way off despite a good monsoon: Ind-Ra

New Delhi: Farm recovery may be delayeddespite a favourable monsoon this year and India needs more such spells because drought in the last two years has created much more severe stress, the latest report from India Ratings and Research said. A complete recovery of the farm sector would require a strong improvement in productivity, yield,

Sheep research institute to breed Avikalin variety for carpet wool

Chennai: Its wool is used for making carpets and the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute will soon start large-scale breeding and research work on the Avikalin variety of animals, a senior official said. “We are planning to breed and rear Avikalin sheep variety in a big way. The sheep’s wool is used for making

Research, treatment centre for autism to come up in Mohali

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday gave in-principle approval to set up a state-of-the-art Advanced Research and Treatment Centre for the patients suffering from autism (a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact) at Mohali. A decision to this effect was taken by Badal while presiding over a