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  • ALERT: SC involved in rigging EVMs: Congress leader Udit Raj in/rtp. Source: IANS
  • Honor 20 series announced; to launch in India in June London, May 21 : Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Tuesday launched its HONOR 20, HONOR 20 PRO and HONOR 20 Lite here for 499 euros, 599 euros and 299 euros, respectively.The smartphone player will launch the devices in India on June 11.”HONOR’s renowned N…
  • New nasal spray treats depression faster: Study New York, May 21 : A new nasal spray has been found effective in treating people with depression who are often unable to relieve their symptoms despite trying other anti-depressants, says a study.The study published in the American Journal of Psychia…
  • Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar Rio de Janeiro, May 21 : Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers.”Until recently, overweight in adolescence wasn’t considered as important a risk as obesity for the development of c…
  • Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar Rio de Janeiro, May 21 : Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers.”Until recently, overweight in adolescence wasn’t considered as important a risk as obesity for the development of c…
  • Soy food cuts fracture risks in breast cancer survivors New York, May 21 : Eating soy-rich food can decrease the risk of bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors, suggests a new study.The higher soy intake was linked to 77 per cent reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women, t…
  • Soy food cuts fracture risks in breast cancer survivors New York, May 21 : Eating soy-rich food can decrease the risk of bone fractures in pre-menopausal breast cancer survivors, suggests a new study.The higher soy intake was linked to 77 per cent reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women, t…
  • Women with sleep apnea at greater cancer risk London, May 21 : Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.Common symptoms of sleep apnea, include snoring, disrupted sleep and fatigue.”Our study of more than 1…
  • Data of Instagram influencers leaked, traced to India San Francisco, May 20 : Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has been traced to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, TechCrunch reported on Monday.The database co…
  • Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study New York, May 20 : Oral health care not only helps drug abuse patients recover physically but also improves their quality of life, suggests a new study.The study, published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, showed the drug abuse pati…
  • Beyond the Cannes red carpet: Where are Indian films? New Delhi, May 20 : As many as 1,854 feature films were submitted to be part of the 2019 Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival from across the world this year.As many as 39 nations are represented as production or co-production countries. In…
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ comes full circle for final goodbye New Delhi, May 20 : The final chapter of “Game of Thrones” came with a tragic end to a love story, betrayal, twists, death and a lot of characters’ lives coming full circle.Was it a happy ending? Well, as Ramsay Bolton once said: “If you think this h…
  • ALERT: Amit Shah to meet NDA leaders on Tuesday bns/pg. Source: IANS
  • BJP, Congress say results will be better than exit polls New Delhi, May 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said the results of the Lok Sabha polls on May 23 will be better than the prediction of exit polls which have favoured the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) returning to power.The Cong…
  • BJP, Congress say results will be better than exit polls New Delhi, May 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said the results of the Lok Sabha polls on May 23 will be better than the prediction of exit polls which have favoured the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) returning to power.The Cong…
  • TN leaders do not agree with exit poll numbers Chennai, May 19 : Contrasting views were voiced by political parties in Tamil Nadu on the results of various exit polls for 2019 Lok Sabha elections that predicted the return of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the centre.While a …
  • All exit polls can’t be wrong, says Omar Jammu/Srinagar, May 19 : Reactions in J (and) K were on the expected lines on Sunday to the exit polls predicting a strong pro-incumbency wave in favour of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The first to give h…
  • Raje glad at prospects of Modi’s return Jaipur, May 19 : Reacting to the exit polls which largely predicted the return of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to power at the Centre, BJP leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Sunday that she was glad t…
  • Exit polls a game plan to manipulate EVMs: Mamata Kolkata, May 19 : Dismissing the exit poll predictions of the Lok Sabha elections as “gossip”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it was a “game plan to manipulate and replace thousands of EVMs” and urged opposition leaders to …
  • We don’t believe in exit polls: TDP Amaravati, May 19 : Andhra Pradesh’s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday said that it does not believe in exit polls as they are often not close to reality.TDP leader Kambampati Rammohan Rao was confident that the results of “exact polls” on Ma…
  • Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award Bengaluru, May 22 : Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the ‘Global Asian of the Year 2018-19’ award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women’s healthcare ecosystem, in India, said its organis…
  • Doctor, nurses beaten up after three newborn die in Jharkhand Ranchi, May 21 : A doctor and some nurses at a government hospital in Jharkhand’s Giridih were beaten up by relatives of three newborn babies who died on Tuesday, police said.After the babies died at the hospital in Chaitadih village of the district,…
  • ‘Menstruation should be celebrated as basic requirement’ Agra, May 21 : Hindu scholar and author Nithin Sridhar says menstruation should not be considered shameful but should be celebrated as a basic requirement of womanhood, as an integral dimension of feminineness.Talking to IANS, Sridhar, author of “Men…
  • CDSCO raises alarm about Medtronic pacemakers New Delhi, May 21 : India’s apex drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has issued an alert about battery depletion issues in some pacemakers sold by the US-based medical device manufacturer Medtronic.The alert was issued …
  • Every fourth patient visiting AIIMS dissatisfied: Survey New Delhi, May 21 : In a shocking result, a government survey has found that every fourth patient visiting the AIIMS is dissatisfied with treatment and other facilities at the premier institute.As much as 28 per cent of patients visiting the All Indi…
  • Maharashtra promulgates ordinance for SEBC quota in medical education Mumbai, May 20 : Spelling relief to around 250 post-graduate students on the warpath since nearly a fortnight, Maharashtra Governor C.V.Rao on Monday signed an ordinance to provide benefit of reservations in admissions to social and educationally bac…
  • ‘Glass piece in burger’ complaint against Burger King outlet Pune, May 20 : A complaint by a customer alleging a glass pieces being found in a burger at a Burger King outlet here last week is being investigated, a police official said on Monday.”We have registered a complaint by the customer last Saturday (May…
  • Polling official dies in Gorakhpur Gorakhpur, May 19 : An official on election duty died inside a polling booth on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur.Rajaram, 56, stationed in booth no 381 in Pipraich had started breathing heavily.His colleagues realising that he was unwell, rushed h…
  • Odisha govt suspends four doctors in cyclone-hit Puri Bhubaneswar, May 18 : The Odisha government on Saturday suspended four doctors for dereliction of duty in Puri district which has been badly hit by the recent Cyclone Fani.The four suspended assistant surgeons were found absent during the visit of se…
  • Cartels and collusion – will the cycle ever stop? (Column: Active Voice) The Indian pharmaceutical industry has become almost synonymous with the US regulatory authorities. The Indian firms that have slowly expanded their market share in the generics segment have been facing increased American scrutiny over quality issues.W…
  • Fashion mistakes men, women should avoid New Delhi, May 21 : Fashion faux pas are common and can be avoided easily. Don’t wear clothes of the wrong size and pay attention to details, say experts.Tanvi Malik, Co-founder Indya and FabAlley and designer Kunal Rawal have listed common fashion f…
  • Here’s why you should apply sunscreen indoors too New Delhi, May 21 : It’s a known fact that sunscreen saves your skin from the adverse effects of UV rays.Applying it while stepping out of your house is a must, but you need to do it while staying indoors as well, say experts.Technology and harmful r…
  • Crime not men’s monopoly, Sushant Singh on debut crime book New Delhi, May 21 : Mumbai-based Shantadevi, once a meek woman disowned by her husband, soon sat atop a colossal drug empire she built over decades.Her real-life story opens the new thriller “Queens of Crime” where Sushant Singh, host of crime-based …
  • Style is an extension of one’s personality: Dhoni Mumbai, May 20 : Star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni says his personal style has evolved over the years, but his love for minimalism has prevailed.He has been roped in as a brand ambassador of India’s menswear brand Indian Terrain.”I believe style is…
  • Art of commuting: Delhi metro stations double up as art galleries (Art Feature) New Delhi, May 20 : Most Indians may still need a push to visit art galleries and museums, but when the national capital’s favourite commuting mode Metro Rail doubles up as a contemporary art gallery itself, it is not uncommon to see Delhiwallahs sto…
  • I am obsessed with makeup: Tara Sutaria Mumbai, May 18 : Actress Tara Sutaria, who has wooed the audience with her stylish and glamorous looks in her debut film “Student of the Year 2”, says she loves to do makeup.”I am completely obsessed with makeup.I love to experiment different cosmeti…
  • Ranveer goes ‘nuts’ over Deepika’s Cannes look Mumbai, May 18 : Bollywood’s livewire Ranveer Singh could not stop gushing about his actress-wife Deepika Padukone’s “lime green” look at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.Deepika, who is representing a cosmetics brand at the festival, opted for a lime g…
  • India sets Guinness World Records of ‘largest laundry lesson’ Mumbai, May 17 : With 400 young Indian men participating across the country to learn laundry lessons to share the responsibility of cleaning clothes along with the female members of their homes, India achieved the Guinness World Records certificate f…
  • Simplicity in focus: Rhea on Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes look Mumbai, May 16 : Simplicity and elegance will be the focus of actress Sonam K Ahuja’s look at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet, says her sister Rhea Kapoor, who is a stylist and film producer.Keeping the details of the designer whose creati…
  • Simplicity in focus: Rhea on Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes look Mumbai, May 16 : Simplicity and elegance will be the focus of actress Sonam K Ahuja’s look at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet, says her sister Rhea Kapoor, who is a stylist and film producer.Keeping the details of the designer whose creati…