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  • Kashmir: Will BBC Once Again Lift The Veil Of Secrecy? (Comment) It is just as well that the BBC has decided to expand its shortwave radio service in Kashmir to beat the communications blackout.This is not the first time the BBC has played this role – and for good reason. Because the supine, mainstream media in L.K….
  • The opposition’s blind spot (Column: Spy’s Eye) Prime Minister Narendra Modi rightly began his Independence Day address by declaring that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A, approved by the two Houses of Parliament with a two-third majority, had restored ‘One Nation, One Constitution’ for India….
  • Death toll in dengue outbreak hits 40 in Bangladesh Dhaka, Aug 18 : At least 40 people have died from dengue in Bangladesh, with over 50,000 cases reported throughout the country since January, authorities said Saturday, Efe news reported.The number of confirmed cases recorded is more than five times …
  • 39 mn people suffer from hunger in Latin America: FAO Montevideo, Aug 18 : An increase in the number of people suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, now totaling 39 million, is a cause of concern for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), according to its deputy …
  • Legendary Bond Aston Martin DB5 sells for (Dollar) 6.4 mn New York, Aug 17 : A James Bond car, with revolving number plates, machine guns behind tail lights and devices to emit smoke, spread nails and slash tyres of pursuers, has been sold for (Dollar) 6.4 million at a car auction in California, reports sa…
  • ‘Vaping-linked’ lung illness reported in 100 people in US New York, Aug 17 : Health officials in the US are reportedly investigating nearly 100 cases of young adults with severe respiratory problems in 14 states.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) said it is investigating a cluster of people w…
  • Death toll in Bangladesh dengue outbreak hits 40 Dhaka, Aug 17 : At least 40 people have died from dengue in Bangladesh, with over 50,000 cases reported throughout the country since January, authorities said on Saturday.The number of confirmed cases recorded was more than five times higher than any…
  • Pak propaganda wing spreading misinformation via fake ‘colonels’ New Delhi, Aug 17 : The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), public relations wing of the Pakistan armed forces, is busy spreading fake news related to Kashmir and sow seeds of discord among security forces and fuel hatred among citizens in India….
  • This sensor uses sweat to give real-time health updates New York, Aug 17 : Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed wearable skin sensors that use sweat to provide real-time updates on health problems such as dehydration or fatigue.They used the sensors to monitor the sweat rate, ele…
  • People with HIV at increased risk of COPD: Study London, Aug 17 : People living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, pregnancy mortality and sepsis, anemia and bone fractures, according to a study.For the study, publi…
  • Can Huawei pull off its HarmonyOS outside China? New Delhi, Aug 18 : Over the last decade, the smartphone operating system (OS) business has become a duopoly.Either you have Apples iPhones running on iOS or a device powered by Googles Android.A possible alternative to Android and iOS is finally her…
  • Governments look beyond Android and iOS to secure devices New Delhi, Aug 18 : Governments across the world are deliberating over securing their digital footprint and sensitive data from New-Age hackers and an end-to-end, reliable and trustworthy operation system (OS) beyond Android or iOS is top of their mi…
  • Custom Android UI is future of better experiences New Delhi, Aug 18 : Originally intended to serve as an advanced operating system for digital cameras, Android OS has come a long way and its next iteration — Android Q is set to be officially introduced in the third quarter (Q3) this year by Google….
  • Reliance Jio propels growth of KaiOS in India New Delhi, Aug 18 : Devices powered by KaiOS have been in the market only since mid-2017. But thanks to the huge popularity of Jio phones from Reliance, this light Linux-based operating system today has a greater market share than iOS in India.Built …
  • Google’s Android, undisputed leader of smartphone OS New Delhi, Aug 18 : If you just look at the number of people using Android phones in the world, it would appear that Apple’s iOS has only a few takers, but a look at the amount of money people spend on Apple’s App Store paints a different ...
  • Suicide pact was written by Burari ‘horror’ home residents New Delhi, Aug 18 : Over a year after 11 members of a family were found dead at their home in a case of suspected mass suicide in North Delhi’s Burari area, a handwriting analysis of the notes detailing the pact has shown that they were written by ...
  • Gold may surge to Rs 40,000 per 10 gram by Diwali Mumbai, Aug 17 : Amid global growth concerns and heightened trade tensions, gold prices might cross the Rs 40,000 mark by Diwali, analysts have said.Typically, the demand for gold reflects the expectations about the future, the prices of the precious…
  • Muslims decide not to offer namaz on road in Ranchi Ranchi, Aug 17 : A Muslim cleric has convinced his community against offering namaz on roads in Ranchi henceforth.”We stopped people from offering namaz on roads as it is incorrect to do so in Islam.There were some people who stood in queues on road …
  • Gold may remain overvalued in relation to oil for long New Delhi, Aug 17 : As gold prices have been soaring for some time now, experts feel the yellow metal will stay higher in comparison to the oil prices for a prolonged period.A recent report by natural resources investing company — Goehring (and) R…
  • Gold may remain overvalued in relation to oil for long New Delhi, Aug 17 : As gold prices have been soaring for some time now, experts feel the yellow metal will stay higher in comparison to the oil prices for a prolonged period.A recent report by natural resources investing company — Goehring (and) R…
  • Can Huawei pull off its HarmonyOS outside China? New Delhi, Aug 18 : Over the last decade, the smartphone operating system (OS) business has become a duopoly.Either you have Apples iPhones running on iOS or a device powered by Googles Android.A possible alternative to Android and iOS is finally her…
  • Kashmir: Will BBC Once Again Lift The Veil Of Secrecy? (Comment) It is just as well that the BBC has decided to expand its shortwave radio service in Kashmir to beat the communications blackout.This is not the first time the BBC has played this role – and for good reason. Because the supine, mainstream media in L.K….
  • Governments look beyond Android and iOS to secure devices New Delhi, Aug 18 : Governments across the world are deliberating over securing their digital footprint and sensitive data from New-Age hackers and an end-to-end, reliable and trustworthy operation system (OS) beyond Android or iOS is top of their mi…
  • Custom Android UI is future of better experiences New Delhi, Aug 18 : Originally intended to serve as an advanced operating system for digital cameras, Android OS has come a long way and its next iteration — Android Q is set to be officially introduced in the third quarter (Q3) this year by Google….
  • Reliance Jio propels growth of KaiOS in India New Delhi, Aug 18 : Devices powered by KaiOS have been in the market only since mid-2017. But thanks to the huge popularity of Jio phones from Reliance, this light Linux-based operating system today has a greater market share than iOS in India.Built …
  • Last narrow gauge line in Central India to chug into history Nagpur, Aug 18 : The old world magic and excitement of travelling leisurely by trains on narrow gauge railway lines, is fast becoming a thing of the past world over, including India. Now, the last surviving narrow gauge line, running 106 km between I…
  • Google’s Android, undisputed leader of smartphone OS New Delhi, Aug 18 : If you just look at the number of people using Android phones in the world, it would appear that Apple’s iOS has only a few takers, but a look at the amount of money people spend on Apple’s App Store paints a different ...
  • Suicide pact was written by Burari ‘horror’ home residents New Delhi, Aug 18 : Over a year after 11 members of a family were found dead at their home in a case of suspected mass suicide in North Delhi’s Burari area, a handwriting analysis of the notes detailing the pact has shown that they were written by ...
  • The opposition’s blind spot (Column: Spy’s Eye) Prime Minister Narendra Modi rightly began his Independence Day address by declaring that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A, approved by the two Houses of Parliament with a two-third majority, had restored ‘One Nation, One Constitution’ for India….
  • Delhi-NCR to get 300 more EV charging stations in 6 months New Delhi, Aug 18 : The national capital and its surrounding urban centres will soon get 300 more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the next five to six months.The project to install charging stations is being undertaken by the Energy Effici…
  • Major fire in AIIMS, Emergency wing closed (2nd Lead) New Delhi, Aug 17 : A major fire broke out on a second floor of a building in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) complex on Saturday evening.No casualty was reported but as a precautionary measure, the adjacent Emergency department ha…
  • Delhi’s air quality improves to ‘Good’, best in years New Delhi, Aug 17 : Delhi hasn’t breathed this clean in years. Rainfall in and around brought the capital’s air quality on Saturday to the “good” condition, while PM 2.5 levels, recorded at 15 by the US Embassy and 17 by Safar, were the lowest in thi…
  • Delhi’s air quality improves to ‘Good’, best in years New Delhi, Aug 17 : Delhi hasn’t breathed this clean in years. Rainfall in and around brought the capital’s air quality on Saturday to the “good” condition, while PM 2.5 levels, recorded at 15 by the US Embassy and 17 by Safar, were the lowest in thi…
  • Fire breaks out in AIIMS, under control now New Delhi, Aug 17 : A fire broke out at the first and the second floor of the PC building in the AIIMS hospital here leading to panic among the people in the premier medical institution, officials said on Saturday.The fire in the PC building, which d…
  • 11 people lose sight after botched eye surgeries in Indore Indore, Aug 17 : At least 11 people have lost their vision after alleged botched eye surgeries here.They were operated upon for cataract in a hospital run by a trust.The surgeries were performed on 13 persons at Indore eye hospital on August 8.Around…
  • 11 lose sight after botched surgery in Indore Bhopal, Aug 17 : Eleven persons lost their vision to different degrees following suspected infection after they were operated upon for cataract in Indore Eye Hospital, a health official said on Saturday.Indore is also the home town of Madhya Pradesh …
  • Telangana hospitals stop healthcare services Hyderabad, Aug 16 : Healthcare services under Telangana’s Arogyasri scheme came to a halt on Friday as about 240 private hospitals in the state stopped providing services over non-payment of dues to the tune of Rs 1,500 crore by the state government….
  • Medical college named after A.B. Vajpayee inaugurated New Delhi, Aug 16 : On the first death anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated the medical college named after the late Prime Minister at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here…
  • Lonza India aims at 15% annual growth New Delhi, Aug 15 : Lonza India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Switzerland-based pharma and consumer healthcare integrated solutions provider Lonza, has said that the company aims to grow at 15 per cent per year and double its turnover in India by 202…
  • Study to validate low glycemic index of food products Chandigarh, Aug 9 : The National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here would conduct a six-month study on food products to validate low glycemic index of products and u…
  • Punjab CM nominates athletes for sports institute Chandigarh, Aug 17 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday approved Olympic medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, hockey player Brig Harcharan Singh, athlete Gurmeet Kaur, kabaddi player Hardeep Singh and cricketer Harbhajan Singh as members t…
  • Tussle between Goa, IOA continues over delayed National Games Panaji, Aug 16 : The tussle between the Goa government and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continues over the hosting of the 36th National Games in the coastal state, with the Chief Minister insisting that it is up to the Association to decide t…
  • Tussle between Goa, IOA continues over delayed National Games Panaji, Aug 16 : The tussle between the Goa government and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continues over the hosting of the 36th National Games in the coastal state, with the Chief Minister insisting that it is up to the Association to decide t…
  • Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day Ladakh, Aug 15 : Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India’s 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory.On August 5, the central government abro…
  • Dhoni likely to unfurl tricolour in Leh on I-Day New Delhi, Aug 8 : Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh.Dhoni, an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Indian Army…
  • CISF team to scale Mount Satopanth in Uttarakhand New Delhi, Aug 5 : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will undertake a mountaineering expedition for the first time and scale the Satopanth mountain in the Gangotri region of Uttarakhand, CISF Director General Rajesh Ranjan said here on Mo…
  • CISF team to scale Mount Satopanth in Uttarakhand New Delhi, Aug 5 : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will undertake a mountaineering expedition for the first time and scale the Satopanth mountain in the Gangotri region of Uttarakhand, CISF Director General Rajesh Ranjan said here on Mo…
  • Farooq grilled for five hours in cricket fund scam Chandigarh, July 31 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday questioned former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah for over five hours in the Rs 113 crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, which he had once headed…
  • Punjab to table sports university legislation in Assembly Chandigarh, July 30 : The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday approved the tabling of the Punjab Sports University legislation in the monsoon session of the state Assembly beginning on August 2.Overruling the Chief Ministe…
  • Now, technical snag disrupts Rajya Sabha New Delhi, July 29 : Minutes into the day’s proceedings, a technical snag forced a brief adjournment of the Rajya Sabha on Monday.The problem was sorted out after 15 minutes and the House resumed work as per schedule.When the Rajya Sabha was congratu…
  • Anand Mahindra shares hilarious video, netizens join the fun New Delhi, Aug 10 : A boy dancing to the tune of anti-theft alarm of a motorcycle is making lakhs of people laugh their heart out.The video became so popular that even Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group, could not resist sharing it.”Oh man, t…
  • Lecoanet Hemant’s line echo Radhika Apte’s style New Delhi, Aug 9 : Actor Radhika Apte, who swears by “simple, fluid” clothing when it comes to styling herself, walked the ramp for global fashion brand Lecoanet Hemant’s new Autumn/Winter 2019 collection – Cinema of GENES, on Friday.Radhika, who has…
  • Lecoanet Hemant’s line echo Radhika Apte’s style New Delhi, Aug 9 : Actor Radhika Apte, who swears by “simple, fluid” clothing when it comes to styling herself, walked the ramp for global fashion brand Lecoanet Hemant’s new Autumn/Winter 2019 collection – Cinema of GENES, on Friday.Radhika, who has…
  • Lakme Fashion Week finale inspired by #FreeYourLips (IANS Exclusive) Mumbai, Aug 9 : Designer duo Gauri (and) Nainika, who will showcase their collection at the Grand Finale of the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week, are all set to present outfits that plays around the beauty giant’s statement about freedom of expression, …
  • India’s leading fashion icons call for #HandloomEveryday New Delhi, Aug 7 : National Handloom Day, marked countrywide on August 7 every year, saw leading fashion experts talk about going beyond one specific day for handloom products and celebrate #HandloomEveryday.The discussion, which took place at the Cr…
  • Abraham (and) Thakore make ‘Kurtas’ go green in new LFW collection Mumbai, Aug 7 : Sustainability and style is all set to come to the fore of the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2019, as Indian fashion designers Abraham (and) Thakore gear up to launch their latest Kurta collection created with sus…
  • Abraham (and) Thakore make ‘Kurtas’ go green in new LFW collection Mumbai, Aug 7 : Sustainability and style is all set to come to the fore of the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2019, as Indian fashion designers Abraham (and) Thakore gear up to launch their latest Kurta collection created with sus…
  • Vogue Wedding Show brings fashion designers, jewellers under one roof New Delhi, Aug 4 : As promised, the seventh edition of the Vogue Wedding Show was the perfect platform to design one’s fairytale wedding.Brides-to-be were seen lining up to be the first to enter the three-day shopping extravaganza, which curates and …
  • S.Korean cuisine inspired by its topography, culture New Delhi, Aug 4 : Like most cuisines, the culinary flavours of South Korea showcase its rich history and culture.But, foodies in India often find themselves short of options when it comes to this cuisine which is much less popular than its Japanese …
  • S.Korean cuisine inspired by its topography, culture New Delhi, Aug 4 : Like most cuisines, the culinary flavours of South Korea showcase its rich history and culture.But, foodies in India often find themselves short of options when it comes to this cuisine which is much less popular than its Japanese …