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  • AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data New York, July 21 : Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tool that can harvest information in chest X-rays to predict long-term mortality.The findings of this study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, could help…
  • Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep New Delhi, July 20 : Taking hot bath at least 90 minutes before bedtime is your ticket to sound sleep.Just remember that the water temperature should be around 40-42 degrees Celsius, else you may not get better shuteye.Biomedical engineers at Univers…
  • India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France New Delhi, July 20 : An India-built cryostat base and lower cylinder are ready for installation in the (Dollar) 25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) that is under construction in France, it was announced on Saturday.ITE…
  • One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP New York, July 20 : Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts.The study is the first to exami…
  • Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable San Francisco, July 20 : You will soon be able to know why certain tweets go unavailable in your conversation thread on Twitter.The micro-blogging platform is working on to “add context” to “this tweet is unavailable” notices.”We’re fixing the issue …
  • India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December New Delhi, July 19 : The next edition of India and China military drill, that was resumed last year following a freeze over the Doklam stand-off, will be held later this year.An official said there that the joint military exercise “Hand-in-Hand” will…
  • Google, Facebook secretly track as you watch porn New York, July 19 : If you think watching pornographic material in the “incognito” mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken.Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even during the “incognito” mode on you…
  • Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth New York, July 19 : Nearly 50 years after man’s first steps on the Moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing.Orthostatic hypotension is the technical te…
  • ‘Secret handshake’ detected between sperm and uterus New York, July 19 : A team of researchers has discovered the making of a “secret handshake” between sperm and the cells lining the uterus that finally let one sperm out of nearly 200 million to make it through and fertilise a single egg, say research…
  • Race plays no role in kids’ language skills: Study New York, July 19 : Researchers have discovered that race plays no role in the amount and quality of words mothers use with their children or with the language skills children later develop.Published in the journal Child Development, the study evalua…
  • MP to reward Rs 2 cr to players on winning gold Bhopal, July 21 : The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to reward Rs 2 crore each to sportspersons on winning gold medal in international competitions.Speaking in the Assembly on Sunday, Higher Education and Sports Minister Jitu Patwari said, “We…
  • India withdrew request for financing Amaravati project: World Bank Amaravati, July 21 : The World Bank, which has dropped its (Dollar) 300 million commitment for the new Andhra Pradesh capital last week, clarified on Sunday that the Indian government withdrew its request to finance the project.The World Bank, in a …
  • Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh on collusion course over Narmada waters Bhopal, July 21 : Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are on moving towards a collusion course over Narmada waters.Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has warned his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Kamal Nath and state Narmada Valley Development Minister Surendra …
  • AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data New York, July 21 : Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tool that can harvest information in chest X-rays to predict long-term mortality.The findings of this study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, could help…
  • “Climate-resilient traditional practices can protect rural livelihood’ New Delhi, July 21 : Rajeev Dhawad, who has sown wheat, cotton, soybean in his 30-acre farm near Nagpur this kharif season, has not hit the panic button yet though the rains are missing in his area from the past two weeks.The soil in the farm still h…
  • Upgrade your gym wardrobe (and) flow with the trend New Delhi, July 21 : To make workout sessions interesting, experts suggest an upgrade of gym wardrobe with certain essentials.Garima Behl Sapra, AGM – Lotto, and Samresh Das, Design Manager, Numero Uno, have a few suggestions for you.* Colour-blocked…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan’s tacit pandering of pro-Khalistani elements a worry New Delhi, July 21 : Even as it is moving ahead with the Kartarpur corridor project, India has concerns about pro-Khalistan elements in Pakistan misusing the pilgrimage for its propaganda.India has handed over a dossier detailing how Sikh pilgrims vi…
  • Selectors look at Iyer to solve India’s No. 4 woes Mumbai, July 21 : The Indian selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad — finally decided to address the number four conundrum when they sat down to pick the squad for the West Indies tour on Sunday.After struggling through the World Cup without a fixed numb…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Diabetic women at greater risk of heart failure than men New Delhi, July 21 : While doctors know that diabetes raises the risk of heart failure, a global study of 12 million people has found that this risk is greater for women than men.According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), currently 415…
  • Children in UP schools to get sun exposure for Vitamin D Lucknow, July 21 : The morning assembly sessions and extra-curricular activities at all government schools in Uttar Pradesh will henceforth be held in the open instead of inside classrooms and auditoriums.The idea behind this is to boost calcium and …
  • No formalin traces in fish sold in Goa: Minister Panaji, July 20 : Amid reports of the use of formaldehyde to preserve fish imported into Goa from other states, Health Minister Vishwaji Rane in a written reply tabled in the state Assembly has reiterated that the fish being sold in the state’s marke…
  • Bengal mulls using drones to improve healthcare in remote areas Kolkata, July 19 : In order to improve healthcare services in the remote areas of the state, the West Bengal government is thinking of using high-tech drones for connecting critical patients with hospitals and to facilitate immediate availability of …
  • Don’t do marketing of West Bengal: LS Speaker New Delhi, July 19 : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday asked a Trinamool Congress MP not to do “marketing” of the West Bengal government when the latter countered the Centre’s allegation that the state was not joining the Ayushman Bharat scheme.Bi…
  • Doctors raise doubts over proposed national medical commission New Delhi, July 18 : Doctors have expressed apprehensions over the proposed PG entrance exam format following Cabinet’s approval for setting up a National Medical Commission (NMC) on Wednesday. One of the major contentions is that the bill does not …
  • WEF Centre to work on drone delivery project in Telangana Hyderabad, July 18 : The World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network on Thursday announced that it will embark on an innovative drone-delivery project called ‘Medicine from the Sky’ in Telangana.The project, to run in par…
  • Udhampur hospital gets quality certification Jammu, July 18 : In recognition of its high standards of healthcare quality and performance, the Udhampur district hospital was on Thursday accorded the national quality assurance standards (NQAS) certification by the Union Ministry of Health and Fam…
  • MP to reward Rs 2 cr to players on winning gold Bhopal, July 21 : The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to reward Rs 2 crore each to sportspersons on winning gold medal in international competitions.Speaking in the Assembly on Sunday, Higher Education and Sports Minister Jitu Patwari said, “We…
  • Selectors look at Iyer to solve India’s No. 4 woes Mumbai, July 21 : The Indian selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad — finally decided to address the number four conundrum when they sat down to pick the squad for the West Indies tour on Sunday.After struggling through the World Cup without a fixed numb…
  • Former World Chess Champion Kramnik to train six young Indian GMs/IMs Chennai, July 21 : Former world chess champion grandmaster (GM) Vladimir Borisovih Kramnik will coach six young Indian chess players in Switzerland from August 14 to 25, said an organiser of the camp.The six players, include GMs — D.Gukesh, R.Praggn…
  • ED attaches assets of company in CWG scam New Delhi, July 19 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached assets worth Rs 1.43 crore of Sweka Powertech Engineering Pvt Ltd in connection with the Commonwealth Games of 2010.The attached assets include an industrial plot in Mewat area …
  • New sports policy to come up in Odisha: Minister Bhubaneswar, July 19 : A new sports policy will be introduced in Odisha soon, said state Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Friday.”A new sports policy would be introduced soon in the state.It’s in the draft stage and formulated in line with the n…
  • 3 bookies arrested from Gurugram hotel Gurugram, July 15 : The Crime Branch of the Gurugram Police has arrested three cricket bookies from a hotel in Gurugram’s upscale Palam Vihar.According to officials, Gulshan, Chirag and Mahendra were caught while they were taking betting orders durin…
  • ITBP mulls having all-women mountaineering team New Delhi, July 15 : With the rising interest of women in adventure sports, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is mulling over the idea of having an all-women mountaineering team.An ITBP official here said: “We have observed that women personnel a…
  • Kohli brigade’s big loss bleeds punters by over Rs 100 cr (IANS Special) New Delhi, July 10 : Satta market in Delhi NCR virtually bled as hot favourites India suffered an unexpected defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the World cup semifinals on Wednesday.Sources said a large numbers of punters lost over Rs 100 crore as…
  • Varanasi weavers spun special saris for Team India Varanasi, July 10 : With India stuck in a longish semifinal in the ongoing World Cup credit to Manchester weather, and cricket fever touching its crescendo, weavers here in Uttar Pradesh are working overtime on a gift that they intend to present to m…
  • Members miffed as Qutab Golf Course to levy ‘guest’ charges on spouse and kids New Delhi, July 9 : The Qutab Golf Course (QGC) has issued a notice to levy ‘guest’ charges on spouse and kids of the members who do not have dependent playing rights.The notice issued by the club’s management has left a section of the members miffed…
  • Upgrade your gym wardrobe (and) flow with the trend New Delhi, July 21 : To make workout sessions interesting, experts suggest an upgrade of gym wardrobe with certain essentials.Garima Behl Sapra, AGM – Lotto, and Samresh Das, Design Manager, Numero Uno, have a few suggestions for you.* Colour-blocked…
  • Police halts runaway girl’s obsession for Taxi Driver 2 game New Delhi, July 21 : A schoolgirl, who went missing from Pant Nagar in Uttarakhand on July 1, allegedly inspired by the mobile game Taxi Driver 2, has returned home after roaming around several cities for a fortnight.Her “adventure” ended in Delhi, w…
  • Sonal Singh’s nuanced tryst with art — and its business New Delhi, July 21 : For Christies India Managing Director and art specialist Sonal Singh, collecting artefacts began at the age of four with a coin album and a stamp book.Steering the business operations of a leading global auction house now, and ha…
  • We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018 New Delhi, July 20 : She is an accomplished lawn tennis player, and she even knows judo. In 2018, she became the first Indian woman to bag the title of Miss Deaf Asia. Nishtha Dudeja, who has beaten the odds despite a severe hearing loss, has been a ...
  • Women hold themselves back at work: Survey New Delhi, July 19 : While most young Indian women feel that women can pursue careers that were not previously available to them, only half are actually able to pursue a career of their choice, a new survey has revealed.The research study by skincare…
  • Not just bliss, French kiss may get you gonorrhoea too! New Delhi, July 18 : If you thought gonorrhoea — the most antibiotic-resistant of all the sexually transmitted infections — can spread through only oral, anal or vaginal sex with someone with the disease, hold on.New research suggests mouth kissing…
  • Aishwaryaa R. Dhanush invests in wellness startup Mumbai, July 18 : After popular names like Jennifer Lopez and Shahid Kapoor, superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter and director Aishwaryaa R.Dhanush is the latest celebrity investor to back SARVA, an Indian yoga and wellness startup.She will also be helpi…
  • Dietary supplements may do more harm than good: Study New Delhi, July 17 : Researchers have found that intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, in some cases, may even prove to be injurious.According to the study published in the journal Annals of In…
  • 15-day ‘Happiness Utsav’ begins in Delhi schools New Delhi, July 16 : Beginning Tuesday, the Directorate of Education of Delhi is organising a 15-day “Happiness Utsav” across all its schools to celebrate the first year of the “happiness curriculum”.”The Delhi government is organising the ‘Happiness…
  • Video games can help boost emotional intelligence New Delhi, July 16 : While it’s commonly believed that video games are harmful for children, researchers have found that it can help them evaluate, express and manage emotions when used as part of an emotional intelligence training programme.”Video g…