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  • Legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica dies Mexico City, Nov 14 : Chile born legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica, who made Mexico his home for half a century, has died, his family said.He was 90.”Bon voyage! I love you,” his son, the Mexican actor Luis Gatica, posted on social media, together…
  • Thai government approves legalization of cannabis for medical purposes Bangkok, Nov 13 : The Thai government on Tuesday approved a reform to legalize the medicinal use of cannabis, which would make it the first Southeast Asian country to do so.The government led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said that the proposal …
  • Number of Indian students in US continue to rise New Delhi, Nov 13 : The number of Indian students studying in the US increased by 5 per cent since last year, coming second only to the Chinese students, a US Embassy official said on Tuesday.The growth, however, declined from last year’s 12 per cent…
  • Obesity may cause depression even in absence of health issues London, Nov 13 : Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research.The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, showed that the psychological …
  • Simple ovarian cysts don’t require surgical removal: Study New York, Nov 13 : It’s better to ignore simple ovarian cysts as researchers have found that such cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal.Simple cysts are common in both pre- and p…
  • Kids with family support more likely to stand up to bullying New York, Nov 13 : Young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behaviour at school and to step in if they see victims planning to retaliate, suggests new research.The finding…
  • Kids with family support more likely to stand up to bullying New York, Nov 13 : Young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behaviour at school and to step in if they see victims planning to retaliate, suggests new research.The finding…
  • Artificial intelligence boosts drug delivery to eradicate malaria Taipei, Nov 13 : Using the next generation Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tools, a team of researchers has developed a new end-to-end drug discovery pipeline to eradicate malaria.Insilico Taiwan, a Taipei-based subsidiary of Insilico Medicine, an…
  • Call for UK ban on ‘grotesquely sugary’ freakshakes London, Nov 13 : A UK-based campaign group has demanded a ban on freakshakes and all milkshakes with more than 300 calories in the country.Freakshakes are milkshakes that also contain chocolates, sweets, cake, cream and sauce, the BBC reported on Mon…
  • The star of ‘Narcos’ is cocaine: Showrunner Mumbai, Nov 12 : Eric Newman wants to explore the complex and dark world of drug trafficking with “Narcos” series, and says the star of the show is cocaine.Newman’s “Narcos” made its debut by narrating the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo E…
  • Legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica dies Mexico City, Nov 14 : Chile born legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica, who made Mexico his home for half a century, has died, his family said.He was 90.”Bon voyage! I love you,” his son, the Mexican actor Luis Gatica, posted on social media, together…
  • Infosys to open Texas hub, hire 500 Americans Bengaluru, Nov 14 : Infosys will soon open a technology hub at Richardson in the US state of Texas where it will hire 500 American techies by 2020, said the global software major on Wednesday.”The new hub will drive expansion and create jobs in Texas…
  • Gadkari to lure investors for TOT initiative in Mumbai Mumbai, Nov 13 : In a bid to lure investors, Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari will flag off the second lot of Toll-Operate-Transfer models for monetizing operational National Highway projects in the country, at a roadshow here on November 1…
  • Cyient, TASK to collaborate on skill-building Hyderabad, Nov 13 : Leading engineering services company Cyient on Tuesday signed an MoU with the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) to collaborate on skill-building.The company will work to improve employability for engineering student…
  • Tata Steel net profit jumps to Rs 3,116 cr in Q2 Mumbai, Nov 13 : Tata Steel on Tuesday reported that its consolidated net profit jumped to Rs 3,116 crore during the quarter ended September 30, in the current fiscal as compared to Rs 1,018 crore in the year-ago period.Consolidated revenues increase…
  • Odisha bags over Rs 4.19 lakh cr of investment intents Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the state has secured investment intents worth over Rs 4.19 lakh crore at the second edition of the investors’ meet.”The total investment intents received by the state as a le…
  • We make ‘rasgullas’ out of grostesque political occurrences: Painter A. Ramachandran New Delhi, Nov 13 : Veteran painter and Padma Bhushan recipient A. Ramachandran, who departed from the ‘political’ in art on belief that artists make “rasgullas” out of “grotesque” political events, is exhibiting a painting series at the Triveni Kala…
  • Maharashtra lags Karnataka, Gujarat in terms of investments, oppositions slams BJP Mumbai, Nov 13 : As Maharashtra slipped to the third position behind Karnataka and Gujarat in terms of investments, Congress and Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for the state’s dismal economic performance.Citing data fro…
  • Tango rendition in Mumbai carries forward experimentation in genre Mumbai, Nov 13 : Tango music, which began with cultural fusion on Argentina’s borders around the 1880s, was rendered with a mix of choral sounds at the Indian premiere of “Misatango” by Argentine composer Martin Palmeri at the National Centre for Per…
  • Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal quits over ‘misconduct’ Bengaluru, Nov 13 : Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Binny Bansal resigned on Tuesday over an alleged ‘serious personal misconduct’, the company said.”Bansal’s decision to quit came after an independent investigation done on behalf of Fli…
  • Goans eating burgers fearing formalin-laced fish: BJP MLA Panaji, Nov 13 : Goans have stopped eating their regular meals and have switched from fish to burgers, KFC or Shawarma due to an ongoing formalin scare, Deputy Speaker and ruling BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Tuesday.Lobo has demanded partial relaxati…
  • Fish import ban will be an irritant to Goa’s travel (and) tourism: Trade body Panaji, Nov 13 : The six-month ban on import of fish, due to the scare involving use of formalin to preserve fish being sold in Goa, is a “irritant” to the travel and tourism industry in Goa, said Savio Messias, head of the state’s leading travel and…
  • Breakfast and diabetes: What’s the connection? (November 14 is World Diabetes Day) You have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast, as the name implies, is to break the fast between dinner and lunch.It is well-established that starting the day with a wholesome breakfast can benefit everyone.If you have …
  • Delhi man gets new heart New Delhi, Nov 12 : A 34-year-old man here got a new lease of life after police created a 3.6-km green corridor to enable a hospital to ferry a human heart in 3.28 minutes, a doctor said.Diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy — advanced heart failure…
  • US military adopted yoga in training curriculum: Minister Panaji, Nov 12 : The US military has adopted yoga into its training curriculum, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik said on Monday.”Western countries are showing much interest over yoga.In the US alone, nearly 20 million people are practic…
  • Yoga can save government, families’ healthcare costs: Suresh Prabhu Panaji, Nov 12 : Practicing yoga regularly can enable governments and individual households save on healthcare costs, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said here on Monday.Speaking at the inaugural session of a two-day internatio…
  • Water access and sanitation shape birth outcomes and earning potential Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS/Mongbay) Spending more time per day fetching water increased Indian women’s risk of delivering a low birth-weight baby, a study has said.The study, by the University of Iowa College of Public Health and published online in October…
  • Ananth Kumar dead; 3-day mourning in Karnataka Bengaluru, Nov 12 : Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar died on Monday at a private hospital here due to multiple organ failure, a BJP spokesman said.He was 59.”Kumar passed away at around 3 a.m. at Shankara Cancer Hospital three we…
  • Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away in Bengaluru Bengaluru, Nov 12 : Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar passed away on early Monday at a private hospital in Bengaluru, a party leader said.He was 59.”Minister Ananth Kumar passed away at 3 a.m. at a private hospital where he was un…
  • Union Minister retracts comments on replacing Parrikar Panaji, Nov 11 : A day after suggesting that ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar needed to be replaced, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik on Sunday retracted his comments saying that Parrikar was handling the state administration …
  • Goa Congress seeks boycott of FC Goa match after police assault fan Panaji, Nov 11 : The Goa Congress on Sunday urged fans to boycott FC Goa’s next Indian Super League match in Goa, after a youth and his parents were allegedly thrashed by police personnel after a match against Delhi Dynamos on November 8.Addressing a…
  • Army’s ‘record setting’ cycling expedition reaches Lucknow Lucknow, Nov 9 : A team of eight cyclists from the electrical and mechanical engineering corps of the Indian Army which is on a 25,000 km expedition, arrived here on Friday, officials of the Central Command said.The expedition, which rolls out in thr…
  • Uber partners ICC to support Women’s World T20 tournament New Delhi, Nov 8 : Global cab-hailing major Uber on Thursday announced its partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to support the first ever standalone ICC Women’s World T20 which is going to be held in West Indies from November 9-24…
  • Adityanath inaugurates international cricket stadium in Lucknow Lucknow, Nov 6 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the ‘Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium’ here on Tuesday.Accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, Sports …
  • Upcoming book charts history of women’s cricket in India New Delhi, Nov 5 : From the days of pioneers like Diana Eduljee and Shantha Rangaswamy in the early 1970s to the stars of today like Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur, the story of womens cricket in India will be chronicled in an upcoming book.Titled …
  • Over 8,000 to take part in Run for Education Kolkata, Nov 1 : More than 8,000 participants from across the country will take part in the fifth edition of Airtel Run for Education on November 25, it was announced on Thursday.As the city’s only fundraising sporting event contributing towards the …
  • Bengaluru bulls edge past hosts Patna pirates in PKL tie Patna, Nov 1 : Bengaluru Bulls won their fourth match of Pro Kabaddi League while Patna Pirates continued to have a dismal home leg as they lost 41-43 here on Wednesday.Pawan Sehrawat made a huge difference with his presence of mind, athleticism and …
  • Rajnath flags off ‘Run for Unity’ in Delhi New Delhi, Oct 31 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday flagged off the ‘Run for Unity’ here to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.Former Indian hockey player and Arjuna Awardee Zafa…
  • Sania Mirza, Shoaib blessed with son; named Izhaan Mirza-Malik Hyderabad, Oct 30 : Tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoib Malik, who were blessed with a son on Tuesday morning, have named the little one Izhaan Mirza-Malik.The first name means God’s gift, as the parents feel that he is truly one.Sa…
  • Delhi government jobs for those who excel in sports New Delhi, Oct 29 : The Delhi cabinet on Monday approved government jobs for those sportspersons from the city who excel in their field.”Cabinet approves jobs in Delhi government for those sportspersons who excel in their sports.Rules to be notified …
  • We make ‘rasgullas’ out of grostesque political occurrences: Painter A. Ramachandran New Delhi, Nov 13 : Veteran painter and Padma Bhushan recipient A. Ramachandran, who departed from the ‘political’ in art on belief that artists make “rasgullas” out of “grotesque” political events, is exhibiting a painting series at the Triveni Kala…
  • Tango rendition in Mumbai carries forward experimentation in genre Mumbai, Nov 13 : Tango music, which began with cultural fusion on Argentina’s borders around the 1880s, was rendered with a mix of choral sounds at the Indian premiere of “Misatango” by Argentine composer Martin Palmeri at the National Centre for Per…
  • Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo Mumbai, Nov 13 : Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been “as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating”, will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowe…
  • India’s first award for sustainability in fashion invites entries (Lead, correcting para 5) Mumbai, Nov 13 : The ‘Circular Design Challenge, launched earlier this year as part of R Elan’s ‘Fashion for Earth initiative, is open for entries.It will recognise the environmental champions of tomorrow in the Indian fashion and textiles industry.T…
  • Exhibition series to display Indo-French art link New Delhi, Nov 13 : In an attempt to celebrate the Indo-French art connection, cultural centre Alliance Franaise de Delhi on Tuesday announced a new art series “Inview” and a programme “Back to France” which will exhibit works of Indian artists with …
  • India’s first award for sustainability in fashion invites entries Mumbai, Nov 13 : The ‘Circular Design Challenge, launched earlier this year as part of R Elans ‘Fashion for Earth initiative, is open for entries.It will recognise the environmental champions of tomorrow in the Indian fashion and textiles industry.Th…
  • Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India New Delhi, Nov 13 : Improved public health and nutrition programmes for children under five years of age, and higher education and wealth among expectant mothers substantially contributed to lowering anaemia among these two groups between 2006 and 20…
  • Can’t afford to get Gauri on board for films: SRK Mumbai, Nov 13 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says that he cannot afford to get his interior decorator and producer wife Gauri Khan on board to design for films.”We make really small films.We can’t afford to get her on board for our films,” the actor sai…
  • Beat bad hair days with simple ways New Delhi, Nov 13 : With the winter season knocking at the doors, there’s an excitement to bring out the warm jackets, cosy hoodies and to feel the cold winds.But then there’s also concern about dry hair and dandruff problems.Reduce your worries and …
  • Dhoni to endorse matrimony platform Chennai, Nov 12 : Popular cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed brand ambassador of an online matrimonial platform.On associating with BharatMatrimony, Dhoni said he was happy to back a brand that has created “millions of happy marriages”…