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  • Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the 14th Seoul Peace Prize at a function here on Friday.The Prime Minister dedicated the prize to India’s 130 million citizens and the country’s rich culture of peace and harmony.”The Seoul P…
  • Modi donates Seoul Peace Prize money to Namami Gange fund Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the Seoul Peace Prize here on Friday. He dedicated the Prize to the people of India and donated its amount to the Namami Gange Fund.Expressing his gratitude after receiving the Prize, Modi sa…
  • Captain Marvel: Breaking away from Marvel tradition Singapore, Feb 22 : A female superhero, a woman director, an origin story in reverse and Nick Fury in a younger avatar, multiple firsts set the forthcoming “Captain Marvel”, the first movie to release after the death of Marvel creator Stan Lee – apar…
  • Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study Beijing, Feb 22 : Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers say.Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the digestive tract’s lowe…
  • Act against terrorism: Modi tells global community Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said here that the time has come for the global community to “come together” and “go beyond words” to act against terrorism, as he expressed his gratitude for South Korea’s support in the wake of…
  • Google remembers Irwin, the crocodile hunter New Delhi, Feb 22 : Google on Friday dedicated a doodle celebrating wildlife conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin’s life and legacy, whom many grew up watching wrestling giant crocodiles in the Australian wilderness.A zookeeper by p…
  • Withdrawal of MFN status may hit agri trade with Pakistan New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Indian government’s decision to hike duty to 200 per cent on all imports from Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack is set to affect the already dwindling agri trade between the countries further.India’s expor…
  • Venezuela’s Maduro welcomes medical supplies from Russia Caracas, Feb 22 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday announced the arrival of 7.5 tons of medical supplies from Russia amid mounting pressure on him from the opposition to accept humanitarian aid from the United States and its allies.”I …
  • IOC scraps Olympic quotas from Delhi shooting World Cup New Delhi, Feb 22 : The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) announced on Thursday that all the 16 quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on offer at the shooting World Cup here have been scrapped due to denial of visas to Pakistan play…
  • Revamp of UN Security Council stressed New Delhi, Feb 21 : The United Nations must do more to end violence and forced displacement. A move in that direction will include restructuring of the Security Council and norms for grant of veto power, experts said at a day-long conference on the ‘…
  • Modi conferred with Seoul Peace Prize Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the 14th Seoul Peace Prize at a function here on Friday.The Prime Minister dedicated the prize to India’s 130 million citizens and the country’s rich culture of peace and harmony.”The Seoul P…
  • Modi donates Seoul Peace Prize money to Namami Gange fund Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the Seoul Peace Prize here on Friday. He dedicated the Prize to the people of India and donated its amount to the Namami Gange Fund.Expressing his gratitude after receiving the Prize, Modi sa…
  • Captain Marvel: Breaking away from Marvel tradition Singapore, Feb 22 : A female superhero, a woman director, an origin story in reverse and Nick Fury in a younger avatar, multiple firsts set the forthcoming “Captain Marvel”, the first movie to release after the death of Marvel creator Stan Lee – apar…
  • Vadra appears before ED in money laundering case New Delhi, Feb 22 : Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fifth time in connection with a money laundering case.The case relates to overseas ownership o…
  • Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk: Study Beijing, Feb 22 : Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers say.Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the digestive tract’s lowe…
  • Act against terrorism: Modi tells global community Seoul, Feb 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said here that the time has come for the global community to “come together” and “go beyond words” to act against terrorism, as he expressed his gratitude for South Korea’s support in the wake of…
  • Google remembers Irwin, the crocodile hunter New Delhi, Feb 22 : Google on Friday dedicated a doodle celebrating wildlife conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin’s life and legacy, whom many grew up watching wrestling giant crocodiles in the Australian wilderness.A zookeeper by p…
  • Withdrawal of MFN status may hit agri trade with Pakistan New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Indian government’s decision to hike duty to 200 per cent on all imports from Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack is set to affect the already dwindling agri trade between the countries further.India’s expor…
  • It’s my second innings to everything: Manisha Koirala New Delhi, Feb 22 : From being a wife trapped in an unhappy marriage in “Lust Stories” to her portrayal as Nargis Dutt in “Sanju”, Manisha Koirala is back with what she describes as her second innings, and wants to make the most of it.”This is defini…
  • Venezuela’s Maduro welcomes medical supplies from Russia Caracas, Feb 22 : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday announced the arrival of 7.5 tons of medical supplies from Russia amid mounting pressure on him from the opposition to accept humanitarian aid from the United States and its allies.”I …
  • Vadra takes dig at ED officials’ fitness New Delhi, Feb 21 : Under the Enforcement Directorate (ED) lens in connection with a money laundering case, Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday took a dig at the fitness of the officials and shared health …
  • Kareena to front immunisation campaign, says women literacy vital Mumbai, Feb 21 : Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who has been appointed ambassador for the Swasth Immunised India campaign, says educating the women will help in spreading awareness about the initiative of child vaccination in the most impactful way.Kar…
  • Hooch tragedy survivors suffer blindness Dehradun, Feb 21 : Life will never be the same for Mange Ram (38) of Balupur village in Haridwar, a survivor of the hooch tragedy that claimed more than 100 lives in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.Though Ram, the only breadwinner of his family, surviv…
  • Dr Reddy’s re-launch generic version of Suboxone in US Hyderabad, Feb 20 : With US Supreme Court ruling in its favour, Indian pharma major Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories on Wednesday announced re-launch of generic version of Suboxone, a sublingual film for opioid addition treatment, in the US market.Decks were…
  • Bengali singer Pratik Choudhury passes away at 55 Kolkata, Feb 20 : Bengali singer Pratik Choudhury on Tuesday passed away at a City hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest, family members said.Choudhury, 55, is survived by wife and a son.The popular singer, known for his albums on contemporary Be…
  • IRDAI issues draft guidelines for standard health product New Delhi, Feb 19 : Insurance regulator IRDAI on Tuesday issued draft guidelines for standard health product by all insurers including general and health insurance businesses.According to the draft issued on the IRDAI website, the minimum basic sum i…
  • Sub-standard liquor being sold in Punjab: Food Commissioner Chandigarh, Feb 19 : Several brands are selling sub-standard liquor in Punjab with alcohol content in them deficient by 2-12 per cent, state Commissioner (Food and Drug Administration) K.S.Pannu said, here on Tuesday.Pannu said the state Directorate …
  • IIT-H researchers identify Antarctic fungi to treat childhood cancer Hyderabad, Feb 19 : In a first, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) have isolated a strain of a fungi, found in the Antarctic region, which could lead to development of new cheaper treatment with fewer side effects f…
  • Maharashtra youth with major heart defect saved after marathon 16-hour surgery (Exclusive) Mumbai, Feb 19 : A 20-year youth from Jalgaon, who suffered from a major and extremely rare congenital heart defect, was saved after a record 16-hour plus surgery at the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) by a team led by a doctor who had performed heart by…
  • Proud that awareness on menstruation has evolved into movement: Akshay Kumar Mumbai, Feb 19 : Actor Akshay Kumar, who started an open conversation on menstrual hygiene with his film “PadMan”, says he is proud to see how talks have transformed into a grassroot-level movement.The actor invited all ‘Pad Heroes’ across India to j…
  • Don’t consider Pant as my competitor: Saha (IANS Interview) Kolkata, Feb 21 : Back to playing competitive cricket after a long injury layoff, India’s Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha says he does not consider stumper Rishabh Pant as a rival and is happy at the younster’s success.”I don’t see him as my compet…
  • Don’t consider Pant as my competitor: Saha (IANS Interview) Kolkata, Feb 21 : Back to playing competitive cricket after a long injury layoff, India’s Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha says he does not consider stumper Rishabh Pant as a rival and is happy at the younster’s success.”I don’t see him as my compet…
  • Hearing of Minerva Punjab FC plea against AIFF likely on Friday New Delhi, Feb 19 : The Delhi High Court on Friday is likely to hear a plea by the Minerva Punjab FC challenging All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) league committee decision not to postpone the I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in the wake o…
  • AIFF’s League Committee to decide fate of Real Kashmir-Minerva Punjab I-League tie New Delhi, Feb 18 : The fate of the I-League match between Real Kashmir FC and Minerva Punjab FC will be decided by the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) League Committee, according to a statement issued by the AIFF on Monday.In the wake of the …
  • Remove Sania Mirza as Telangana brand ambassador: BJP MLA Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Controversial BJP legislator Raja Singh on Monday called for removing Indian tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, calling her “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law”.The Telangana Assembly member said Chief Minister …
  • Boat races in Kerala to have IPL-like championship Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 : The Kerala government has floated the Champions Boat League (CBL) for making state’s hugely popular boat races into a world-class experience for tourists and creating an international sporting atmosphere for participating…
  • Boat races in Kerala to have IPL-like championship Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 : The Kerala government has floated the Champions Boat League (CBL) for making state’s hugely popular boat races into a world-class experience for tourists and creating an international sporting atmosphere for participating…
  • CCI covers Imran’s portrait following Pulwama attack Mumbai, Feb 17 : The Cricket Club of India (CCI) has covered a portrait of former cricketer and current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at its premises following the terrorist attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kas…
  • HC disposes of defamation case after Kejriwal, Azad settle matter with DDCA New Delhi, Feb 15 : The Delhi High Court on Friday disposed of a defamation complaint against state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP lawmaker Kirti Azad filed by Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) after they settled the mat…
  • Haryana announces youth policy Chandigarh, Feb 13 : The Haryana government here on Wednesday announced a policy to empower the youth to achieve their potential and facilitate all-round development of society.The new policy was approved by a cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minist…
  • Fashion designers, actors celebrate 100 years of Khadi New Delhi, Feb 22 : Fashion designers such as Rohit Bal, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Rina Dhaka along with Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal and Aditi Rao Hydari celebrated the centennial of Khadi and presented the fabric as a style statement on the runway h…
  • Director Rima Das to be showstopper at fashion event Gurugram, Feb 21 : National Award-winning filmmaker Rima Das will turn showstopper for designer Tara Bhuyan at a fashion event.Das will flaunt a creation from Bhuyan’s ‘Woven Dreams of Assam’ collection at the Bridal and Cocktail Wear 2019 show here …
  • 3-day fest on Gandhian philosophy to open on Friday New Delhi, Feb 20 : Plays, readings, performances, cinema and discussions will mark the upcoming three-day festival themed on the life and ideology of Mahatma Gandhi.The event will open on Friday at the India International Centre (IIC) here. The fest…
  • This extra-marital dating platform for the married keeping Indians busy New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS It is time to move on from dating apps like Tinder or Bumble as a French online dating community platform called Gleeden – the world’s first extra-marital dating website for married people – is making waves in India.Primarily m…
  • Tagore belongs to world: Kovind New Delhi, Feb 18 : ‘Gurudev’ Rabindranath Tagore was a remarkable genius, and remains not just India’s, but the worlds foremost cultural icons, President Ramnath Kovind said here on Monday, while presenting the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony.The …
  • Give your contemporary homes a traditional touch New Delhi, Feb 17 : A little traditional touch to a contemporary home with colours, curios and cushions can make an interesting alteration to the design vibe, suggest experts.Manisha Chanda, Director, Ishatvam, and Vibhor Jain, Director, ArgentOr Sil…
  • Create healthy work environment with creative workspace New Delhi, Feb 17 : A healthy work environment through a blend of active urban setting as well as a stress-free ecosystem with sustainable measures can go a long way in improving employees’ productivity, say experts of workspace design.Praveen Rawal,…
  • Going out on a date? Try these make-up looks New Delhi, Feb 15 : Confused as to what make-up look would be suitable for a date? Opt for a ‘no make-up’ look or go bright with colours to woo your partner, say experts.Saba Khan, head make-up artist, MUD India and Iman Allana, founder of Bollyglow,…
  • ‘Every bottle of spirits has a tale to tell’ New Delhi, Feb 15 : Every bottle of alcohol has a tale to tell and to celebrate this, over 20 international masters, distillers, mixologists and story tellers will gather in Mumbai over the weekend on a platform that celebrates the craft of distiller…
  • Exhibition to celebrate Raza’s plural vision of art New Delhi, Feb 14 : In line with late master painter S.H. Raza’s vision of plural art, a group exhibition by 21 artists will celebrate individual voices of art, expressed on canvas.The show, organised by the Raza Foundation, will run through his 97th…