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  • Two people killed, babies injured after maternity hospital bombed in Syria New York, July 30 : A maternity hospital in Syria was bombed in a shameful and illegal act that sent babies crashing to the floor in their incubators said Save the Children charity organisation.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has confirmed this…
  • Gulshan attack mastermind identified as Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury Dhaka, July 30 : The Bangladesh Police has identified the Gulshan attack mastermind as Bangladesh-origin Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury.Officials said Tamim used to visit the Kallyanpur militants in their hideout. He held meetings with the Kall…
  • Madhesi leaders likely join new government Kathmandu, July 30 : Some Madhesi leaders have hinted that there could be a possibility of joining the new government if the Nepali Congress(NC) and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre(CPN-MC) makes a written commitment in addressing their deman…
  • Madhesi leaders likely join new government Kathmandu, July 30 : Some Madhesi leaders have hinted that there could be a possibility of joining the new government if the Nepali Congress(NC) and the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre(CPN-MC) makes a written commitment in addressing their deman…
  • Taliban captures Helmand’s Khanashin district Kabul, July 30 : Local officials on Saturday said that Khanashin district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province has fallen to Taliban after hours of clashes with the security forces since last night.Officials said that battle started after Taliban fighters…
  • Taliban captures Helmand’s Khanashin district Kabul, July 30 : Local officials on Saturday said that Khanashin district in Afghanistan’s Helmand province has fallen to Taliban after hours of clashes with the security forces since last night.Officials said that battle started after Taliban fighters…
  • Pakistani man charged over links to November Paris attacks London, July 30 : Two men, an Algerian and a Pakistani, suspected to be connected to the November 13 terror attack in Paris last year that killed 130 people, have been charged with terror offences in France.A 29-year-old Algerian man and a 35-year-old …
  • Gulshan attack mastermind identified as Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury Dhaka, July 30 : The Bangladesh Police has identified the Gulshan attack mastermind as Bangladesh-origin Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury.Officials said Tamim used to visit the Kallyanpur militants in their hideout. He held meetings with the Kall…
  • Pakistani man charged over links to November Paris attacks London, July 30 : Two men, an Algerian and a Pakistani, suspected to be connected to the November 13 terror attack in Paris last year that killed 130 people, have been charged with terror offences in France.A 29-year-old Algerian man and a 35-year-old …
  • Election Commission to hear petitions seeking PM Sharif’s disqualification Islamabad, July 30 : The Election Commission of Pakistan will hold a preliminary hearing of petitions seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and four of his relatives on August 3.The disqualification petitions filed by Pakistan Teh…
  • B-town mourns passing of Rajshri CEO Rajjat Barjatya New Delhi, July 30 : Rajjat Barjatya, the MD and CEO of Rajshri Media has passed away yesterday at a hospital in Mumbai, after losing a battle to cancer.According to sources, Rajjat, the cousin of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya had been battling with cancer…
  • Is Meryl Streep roped in to play Mary Poppins’ cousin? Johannesburg, July 30 : Actress Meryl Streep is in talks to play Mary Poppins’ cousin, Topsy, in the upcoming musical fantasy comedy `Mary Poppins Returns`.According to a report in Variety, the 67-year-old actress might play Topsy, a supporting role th…
  • Sanjay Dutt claims all is well between him and `younger brother` Salman New Delhi, July 30 : Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has cleared the air on his rumoured cold war with close friend Salman Khan and says the latter is his ‘younger brother’.Sanjay recently addressed the media on the occasion of his 57th birthday at his Imp…
  • PeeCee celebrates 12 years of `Mujhse Shaadi Karogi`, calls it her `fav` film New Delhi, July 30 : As Priyanka Chopra’s 2004 movie ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ completed 12 years of its release today, the actress took a trip down the memory lane and called it her one of her favourite movies.Priyanka, 34, recently took to her Instagram…
  • Kanye West drops tearful ‘Wolves’ video featuring Balmain Washington D.C, Jul 30 : Kanye West’s latest music video for ‘Wolves,’ which also features his wife, Kim Kardashian, and sister-in-law Kylie Jenner, comes with a fashionable twist.The video, which is the second clip the 39-year-old rapper has released …
  • Sanjay Dutt happy with Salman Khan’s Chinkara acquittal New Delhi, July 30 : Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is extremely happy that his ‘close friend’ Salman Khan has got a clean chit in the Chinkara poaching case.Sanjay, who is now a free man after completing his jail time of three years, recently addressed t…
  • Batman not the only Justice League hero to join ‘Suicide Squad’ Washington D.C, Jul 30 : Warner Bros just dropped the full cast list for ‘Suicide Squad’ and it turns out, Batman won’t be the only hero to add a pinch of ‘Justice League’ism to the movie.Ezra Miller’s Flash will also be making a surprise cameo! The ne…
  • `Irate` Arshad Warsi denies confirming Alia, Deepika in ‘Golmaal 4’ New Delhi, July 30 : Actor Arshad Warsi, who will next be seen in the upcoming film ‘The Legend of Michael Mishra’, recently lashed out on social media for being misquoted and clarified that he did not confirm Deepika Padukone or Alia Bhatt as the lead…
  • Sidharth-Katrina’s `Kala Chasma’ swag crosses 10 m mark in two days New Delhi, July 30 : The peppy foot- tapping wedding dance number ‘Kala Chasma’ from the upcoming movie ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ has joined the list of songs that are trending these days, as it has crossed 10 million mark in just two days of its release.Karan…
  • When Sonakshi saved her ‘Dabangg’ throne from Parineeti New Delhi, Jul 30 : Just when you thought Parineeti Chopra is going to be the new Rajjo in Salman Khan-starrer ‘Dabangg 3,’ producer-director Arbaaz Khan came popping your bubble.In an interview with the Times of India, the 48-year-old filmmaker confir…
  • Here`s why some fat risks your health, while others don’t Washington D.C, Jul 30 : If you are trying to shed those extra kilos, you may want to steer clear of lard, butter and fried foods, suggests a recent study.According to the University of Naples Federico II study, a diet high in saturated fat affects a p…
  • Few nuts a day can keep inflammation at bay Washington D.C, Jul 30 : You may want to add a handful of almonds and walnuts to your day as a recent study has linked greater intake of nuts with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation.This finding of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital study of more…
  • Six-year-old from Oman born with Crouzon Syndrome given new lease of life at Fortis New Delhi, July.30 : Doctors at Fortis Healthcare achieved another milestone recently when they performed a successful surgery on a six year old international patient, Lyaan from Oman.She had come to Fortis this year with a condition called Crouzon syn…
  • Turns out, Zika infection caused by one virus serotype Washington D.C, Jul 30 : If a recent study is to be believed, then vaccination against a single strain of Zika virus is enough to protect us from the genetically diverse strains of the virus.Zika virus strains are grouped into two distinct genetic line…
  • Here`s how you can beat the bloat New Delhi, Jul 29 : Neither are you pregnant nor have you gained weight, so what’s with the waistband suddenly feeling tight? Pain, discomfort and a bloated tummy – the symptoms are familiar to many.”There is no specific reason behind bloating. It may …
  • Turns out, we’ve been dealing with cancer for million years Washington D.C, Jul 29 : Is cancer really a modern man-made disease? Only if processed foods were available 1.7 million years ago, suggests a recent study.Researchers led by scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand’s Evolutionary Studies Ins…
  • Smartphone exercises: 5 minutes to a happier you Washington D.C, Jul 29 : Feeling down? These brief, directed smartphone exercises can help quickly improve your mood, suggests a new study.Participants in the University of Basel study felt more alert, calmer and uplifted after – using five-minute vide…
  • Cosmic rays may have put Apollo astronauts at increased heart risk Washington D.C, Jul 29 : Seems like deep space has stamped its mark on those who dared to go there as a recent study has found that members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing higher rates of heart problems.Florida State University’…
  • Hepatitis: The health threat we are ignoring New Delhi, Jul 28 : With 28 July being observed as World Hepatitis Day, here are some things that you should know about the “silent killer” disease.About one million Indians are at risk of acquiring the hepatitis B infection and about 10,000 die from t…
  • Here`s how much couch potatoes are costing the world Washington D.C, Jul 28 : A world-first study has revealed that in 2013, physical inactivity cost 67.5 billion international dollars globally in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity, revealing the enormous economic burden of an increasingly sede…
  • Mendis, Herath lead Sri Lanka to historic Test victory against Australia Pallekele, July 30 : Sri Lanka produced a sensational comeback as they recorded a historic victory over Australia after defeating Steve Smith’s side by 106 runs in the rain-affected opening Test of the three-match series here in Kandy on Saturday.This …
  • Decision on `dope-tainted` Narsingh likely by today evening New Delhi, July 30 : The decision on dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav is likely to be out by 6pm on Saturday, according to National Anti-Doping Agency director general Navin Agarwal.The disciplinary panel of the NADA had concluded its hearing on th…
  • Mirza-Hingis bow out of Rogers Cup in quarters Montreal, July 30 : Top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crashed out of the Rogers Cup after going down to Christina Mchale and Asia Muhammad in the quarterfinals of the women’s doubles event here on Saturday.The Indo-Swiss pair were far f…
  • Holder backs struggling Blackwood to return to scoring form Kingston, July 30 : West Indies captain Jason Holder has thrown his weight behind Jermaine Blackwood, insisting that the misfiring batsman will shrug off his wretched run of form if he retains his place for the second Test against India at Sabina Park …
  • Kohli says Rahul raring to make his opportunity count Kingston, July 30 : Describing KL Rahul as a ‘great package’ for the team, India Test skipper Virat Kohli has said that the energetic opener is ready to pounce on the opportunity given to him following an injury to Murali Vijay.India will be forced to …
  • Indian hockey teams land in Rio in quest of Olympic glory Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 29 : Eager and determined to put up a top-notch performance at next month’s Olympic Games, the Indian men and women’s hockey teams arrived in Rio earlier this morning.While the men’s team traveled from Madrid after playing …
  • Determined Sarfraz upbeat about Pakistan’s comeback against England Karachi, July 29 : Despite suffering a humiliating defeat to England in the second Test, Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed remained upbeat and expressed that his side are determined to rectify their flaws and stage a strong comeback in the th…
  • Rosberg outpaces Hamilton in second German GP practice Johannesburg, July 29 : Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg continued the pace and momentum, beating reigning world champion and teammate Lewis Hamilton in the second practice session for the German Grand Prix on Friday.Rosberg, who won his last Formula One r…
  • Marlon Samuels says huge responsibility forces him to curb attacking nature Kingston, July 29 : Remarking that he is forced to curb his natural aggression at times because of enormous responsibility as a senior player, West Indies batting mainstay Marlon Samuels has called on his side’s young brigade to elevate their performan…
  • Resurgent Sri Lanka leave Australia tricky chase in Kandy Test Johannesburg, July 29 : With bad light forcing early abandonment of play on day four of the opening Test against Sri Lanka, Australia face a tricky chase when they resume their innings on the final day in Kandy on Saturday.Australia were precariously p…
  • Breastfed preemies tend to be smarter Washington D.C, Jul 30 : Turns out, the longer a pre-term baby breastfeeds, the more he/she achieves in life.A new study at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which followed 180 pre-term infants from birth to age seven, found that babies who were fed mo…
  • Smaaash through virtual reality at Gurgaon’s new gaming destination By Ashish Kumar Singh New Delhi, July 29 : Gone are the days when kids used to catch-up in the evening in their colony parks to hangout or to play nation’s favourite game Cricket.With the changing time and technology, arcade gaming zones gradually took…
  • Now, a bar chain that believes in ‘piyo aur peene do’ By Pallavi Aman Singh New Delhi, Jul 28 : If you think you can’t have booze-ups in Delhi when you are broke, then it’s time you pop your bubble as BarShala is in town.Indospirit Group, a leading importer, distributor and manufacturer of alcoholic bever…
  • Tasleema Nasreen, Amitav Ghosh, Mira Nair mourn Mahasweta Devi’s demise New Delhi, July 28 : Litterateur Mahasweta Devi, one of the doughtiest fighters and a social activist who proved ‘pen is mightier than sword’ took her last breath today at the age of 90 in Kolkata’s private hospital.Tasleema Nasreen, Mira Nair, Amitav …
  • OSL Luxury Collection brings Versace line in India New Delhi, July 28 : The Italian premium brand Versace Collection joins hands with OSL Luxury Collections Pvt.Ltd. to mark its presence in India. both the companies signed an agreement with presence of OSL Director Chandan Mishra and Stefano Sechhi (Gl…
  • Just the thought of marriage can make you kick your wild ways Washington D.C, Jul 28 : Is getting married the only way to tame down your behaviour? Turns out, even the thought of walking down the aisle can do the same.The Ohio State University researchers found that teenagers and young adults who expected to get …
  • Meet the (Dollar) 99 doll that parents are desperate to buy London, Jul 28 : A doll that is designed to soothe fussy babies at bedtime, which usually sells for 99 dollars, has become so popular that desperate parents are willing to pay triple the price.One of these sold-out toys actually went for as much as 350…
  • Our desire for indulgent foods goes back at least 500 years Washington D.C, Jul 27 : The words like “food porn,” “nom-mom-nom” and “foodie” may have made it to our dictionary today, but it turns out our historical love-affair with indulgent meals may be over 500 years old.A new analysis of European paintings sh…
  • Hans Foundation installs water ATMs to improve sanitation in Noida’s Khora village New Delhi, July 26 : The Hans Foundation, an independent charitable trust fund, has announced ‘Nirmal Khora Village’ a program initiated to improve the sanitation, waste disposal and drainage system at Khora village, ‘Asia’s biggest labour colony’.The …
  • Never ever cover your baby’s pram|[Work London, July 24 : Covering a baby’s pram with a blanket or a muslin cloth in summers should be strictly avoided as it can even lead to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).Svante Norgren, a pediatrician at the Astrid Lindgren children’s hospital in Stoc…