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  • Scientists develop robotic swarm for medical use New York, March 21 : Chinese scientists have developed a robotic system inspired by a colony of ants that can collectively achieve complex tasks like gathering large prey.The study, published in the journal Science Robotics, described the nanorobots …
  • Brain function gets better while inhaling Jerusalem, March 21 : Israeli research has found that inhalation improves brain performance, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel reported.The research, published in the journal Nature Human Behavior, found that the success rate of subje…
  • Adhesive gel to repair eye injury without surgery Washington, March 21 : American scientists have designed an adhesive gel that can seal wound or ulcers on the surface of the eye, thus sparing the need for eye surgery.The study published on Wednesday in the journal “Science Advances” showed that the…
  • Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss Brasilia, March 21 : Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syn…
  • Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss Brasilia, March 21 : Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syn…
  • Balance of two enzymes may help treat pancreatic cancer Los Angeles, March 21 : A new research has set the stage for clinicians to potentially use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient’s PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs that change the balance of …
  • Cardiovascular events cause 58% deaths among diabetics Mexico City, March 21 : Fifty-eight percent of deaths among people with type 2 diabetes are due to cardiovascular events, a leading Mexican expert has said.”Patients who live with this disease have a greater risk of premature death or disability deri…
  • Elle and HP: Giving personalised content Houston, March 21 : In the Instagram era you have to be photo-ready, is what Nina Garcia, Editor-in-Chief of Elle Magazine said about her meeting with Enrique Lores, HP’s president imaging and printing.Someone wanted her to pose for a photograph with…
  • Nirav Modi held in London, in police custody London/New Delhi, March 20 : Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to police custody till March 29 after being denied bail.The…
  • Elle-HP mining data to give personalised content Houston, March 20 : In the Instagram era you have to be photo-ready, is what Nina Garcia, Editor-in-Chief of Elle Magazine said about her meeting with Enrique Lores, HP’s president imaging and printing.Someone wanted her to pose for a photograph with…
  • Corruption exists in all fields: Kabir Khan Mumbai, March 21 : Filmmaker Kabir Khan, whose latest docu-drama titled “Roar of the Lion” revolves around the downfall of the Chennai Super Kings for match fixing, followed by their victorious comeback in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL), says …
  • It’s right time to release Modi biopic: Omung Kumar New Delhi, March 20 : The makers of “PM Narendra Modi” received a lot of flak for planning to release the movie on April 12, a day after the first phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections.But the date was changed to April 5. The film’s director ...
  • India ‘attractive’ location for global filmmakers Mumbai, March 20 : With films like “Period. End Of Sentence” and “Village Rockstars” from India’s interiors reaching international audiences, the country is becoming one of the favourite destinations for global filmmakers.The Film Facilitation Office…
  • Floriculture in Himachal to get boost Shimla, March 20 : Floriculture in Himachal Pradesh is to get a boost as the Dr Y.S. Parmar University and Forestry’s research station has been designated as the ‘lead centre of dahlia testing’ in the country, the university said on Wednesday.The Pro…
  • Hyderabad Metro rolls into IT hub Hyderabad, March 20 : The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Wednesday threw open a key 10 km stretch connecting Hitec City, the information technology hub.The much awaited Metro service on the Ameerpet-Hitec City route was inaugurated by Telangana and Andhra P…
  • Insecurities push you to do better: Arjun Kapoor New Delhi, March 19 : Actor Arjun Kapoor, who made his debut in Bollywood in 2012, says the profession comes with a lot of insecurities which push him to do better. After stepping into the world of acting with “Ishaqzaade”, he starred in films like “…
  • Stories should be unapologetically Indian: Ashwiny Mumbai, March 19 : As Indian movies or films set in the country are gaining visibility globally at various international film festivals and award ceremonies including Oscars, celebrated film director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says that this is the right ti…
  • Workshops on intimate scenes is important: Kalki Mumbai, March 17 : National award-winning actress Kalki Koechlin, who has observed a behavioural change among men after the prominence of #MeToo movement in India, says workshops ahead of performing any intimate scene is important.”Intimacy workshops…
  • Oscar debate: Amazon Studios hopes for common ground Mumbai, March 16 : Should films made for streaming giants like Amazon Studios and Netflix be banned from contention at the Oscars? That’s not going to work in the ecosystem of this evolving business, says Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke.Instead, t…
  • MJ impersonator defends King of Pop (IANS Interview) New Delhi, March 15 : Michael Firestone, who has gained popularity for impersonating Michael Jackson across the world with his live shows, has defended the late King of Pop against allegations of sexual abuse against him in controversial documentary …
  • How to take care of skin and hair post Holi New Delhi, March 21 : Holi colours can damage your skin and leave your hair lifeless for days. Use a good moisturizing face wash on your face after playing Holi and apply a clarifying shampoo to rinse colour from hair, say experts.Aneesh Sheth’s CEO,…
  • Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author New Delhi, March 21 : After writing about her battle against cancer in “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a “couple of ideas” in her mind.”I do have a couple of stories in my ...
  • Best and worst fabrics for summer Mumbai, March 21 : It is important for you to take a closer look at the fabrics you opt to wear in summer, say experts.Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, and designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna share which fabric to pick in s…
  • Scientists develop robotic swarm for medical use New York, March 21 : Chinese scientists have developed a robotic system inspired by a colony of ants that can collectively achieve complex tasks like gathering large prey.The study, published in the journal Science Robotics, described the nanorobots …
  • Brain function gets better while inhaling Jerusalem, March 21 : Israeli research has found that inhalation improves brain performance, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel reported.The research, published in the journal Nature Human Behavior, found that the success rate of subje…
  • Adhesive gel to repair eye injury without surgery Washington, March 21 : American scientists have designed an adhesive gel that can seal wound or ulcers on the surface of the eye, thus sparing the need for eye surgery.The study published on Wednesday in the journal “Science Advances” showed that the…
  • Corruption exists in all fields: Kabir Khan Mumbai, March 21 : Filmmaker Kabir Khan, whose latest docu-drama titled “Roar of the Lion” revolves around the downfall of the Chennai Super Kings for match fixing, followed by their victorious comeback in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL), says …
  • Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss Brasilia, March 21 : Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syn…
  • Statins effective against cancer-linked weight loss Brasilia, March 21 : Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found.The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syn…
  • Balance of two enzymes may help treat pancreatic cancer Los Angeles, March 21 : A new research has set the stage for clinicians to potentially use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient’s PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs that change the balance of …
  • Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author New Delhi, March 21 : After writing about her battle against cancer in “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a “couple of ideas” in her mind.”I do have a couple of stories in my ...
  • Stillborn baby’s head dismembered during delivery Chennai, March 20 : In a tragic incident, the head of a baby that had died in its mother’s womb got separated during delivery at the primary health centre in Koovathur village in the Kancheepurm district, officials said on Wednesday.According to offi…
  • Centre urged to ban tobacco promotion in Filmfare Awards New Delhi, March 20 : A Delhi health official has written to the Central government to stop the advertisement, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco brands in the 64th Filmfare Awards slated to be held in Mumbai on Saturday. Delhi government Additiona…
  • Six-year-old West Nile Virus patient dead in Kerala Kozhikode (Kerala) March 18 : A six-year-old boy, who was being treated for West Nile Virus (WNV) disease here, passed away on Monday, said Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja.The boy hailing from Malappuram district was under treatment for fever at …
  • Parrikar’s condition ‘extremely critical’: CMO Panaji, March 17 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s health is “extremely critical”, the Chief Minister’s Office tweeted on Sunday.”Chief Minister @manoharparrikar’s health condition is extremely critical.Doctors are trying their best,” it said.P…
  • Goa BJP meeting on Parrikar succession plan Panaji, March 17 : The Goa BJP’s core committee met on Sunday to discuss a succession plan in view of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s failing health.Former BJP minister Dayanand Mandrekar, who islao part of the committee said ahead of the m…
  • Doctors not hopeful of Parrikar recovery: Deputy Speaker Panaji, March 16 : Doctors examining ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar aren’t saying he will recover, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said on Saturday.He also said that as long as Parrikar, who is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer is ali…
  • 29 medical device firms found violating norms New Delhi, March 16 : The Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has decided to issue show cause notices to the 29 medical device units, which were found to be violating the norms of selling and manufacturing orthopaedic implants.”We wi…
  • 29 medical device firms found violating norms New Delhi, March 16 : The Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has decided to issue show cause notices to the 29 medical device units, which were found to be violating the norms of selling and manufacturing orthopaedic implants.”We wi…
  • Parrikar stable now, not on life-support: Ministers Panaji, March 16 : Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s health condition has been fluctuating for several days and had only briefly worsened on Saturday morning, Union Minister Shripad Naik said.Parrikar’s health was “stable” now and all othe…
  • Prajnesh jumps to career-high ranking of 84 New Delhi, March 18 : In-form tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday jumped to a career-high rank of 84 after his stellar show at the Indian Wells.Prajnesh, who stunned world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili to register the biggest win of his car…
  • East Bengal ready to take part in Super Cup, ISL Kolkata, March 18 : East Bengal’s executive committee said here on Monday it will request Quess Corp chairman Ajit Issac to ensure the club’s participation in the Super Cup and the Indian Super League (ISL).The decision came a day after the All India…
  • ‘Champion’, ‘Jersey’, Gopichand biopic: South cinema bets big on sports Chennai, March 12 : At the heart of great sports is great drama and inspiration. This line holds true for most sports-based films in Hollywood and might soon be applicable to films in southern India as well, as over half a dozen sports films in Tamil…
  • Manika Batra, Rishabh Pant roped in to encourage Delhi voters New Delhi, March 11 : Table Tennis player Manika Batra and cricketer Rishabh Pant have been roped in to encourage voters in the national capital to engage in the parliamentary exercise, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said on Monday.The tw…
  • Will give clean government, people believe my party: Bhaichung Bhutia (IANS Interview) Gangtok, March 9 : Unfazed by recent desertions from his fledgling party, football icon-turned-politician Bhaichung Bhutia exudes confidence that the Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) would give a “new” and “clean” government if voted to power in the Himalaya…
  • Delhi government approves Rs 77 cr sports hostel New Delhi, March 8 : The Delhi government on Friday approved a project for a sports facility and separate hostels for boys and girls, costing Rs 77.62 crore.The decision for the project, which will be ready in a year, was approved by the Expenditure …
  • HC pulls up CBI for delaying probe into wrestler’s complaint New Delhi, March 8 : The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the CBI for delaying the probe into wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s complaint related to doping filed ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics and selectively leaking the status report to the media.Justice Na…
  • Raring to go on another expedition: INS Tarini’s all-women crew (March 8 is International Women’s Day) New Delhi, March 8 : The ravages of the high seas may be daunting enough to sap the spirits of the hardiest of us, but they failed to intimidate these six women officers of the Indian Navy, who can’t wait to venture out again despite completing a gru…
  • Names of 82 Punjab sportspersons for state honour approved Chandigarh, March 3 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved names of 82 sportspersons to be conferred the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award, the state’s highest sports honour.He also approved the proposal to include 12 Padma Shri, Arjuna and R…
  • DoPT to hold half marathon on Sunday New Delhi, March 2 : The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) and the Youth Hostels Authority of India (YHAI) will organise a half marathon on Sunday for central government employees and their immediate families, according to a release, here o…
  • How to take care of skin and hair post Holi New Delhi, March 21 : Holi colours can damage your skin and leave your hair lifeless for days. Use a good moisturizing face wash on your face after playing Holi and apply a clarifying shampoo to rinse colour from hair, say experts.Aneesh Sheth’s CEO,…
  • Best and worst fabrics for summer Mumbai, March 21 : It is important for you to take a closer look at the fabrics you opt to wear in summer, say experts.Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, and designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna share which fabric to pick in s…
  • Indian WWI soldiers’ letters, songs inspire artwork Mumbai, March 19 : Poignant letters sent home by Indian soldiers during World War I and folk songs sung by families pained by war and separation have inspired artist Angeli Sowani’s exhibited paintings that give voice and image to the forgotten soldi…
  • WhatsApp, NASSCOM to impart digital literacy New Delhi, March 18 : In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation on Monday came together to impart digital literacy training.As part of the partnership, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation will train nearly 1…
  • LMIFW celebrates sari’s multiplicity at finale New Delhi, March 17 : Popular designers such as Rimzim Dadu, Rohit Bal and Wendell Rodricks celebrated the multiplicity of sari on the runway of the Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week (LMIFW) grand finale on Saturday here.”The grand finale paid homage …
  • Don’t have vision to be director: Swara Bhasker New Delhi, March 17 : Actress Swara Bhasker, who is set to try her hand at producing films, says she does not want to direct movies as she does not have the skill or vision of a director.”I don’t think I have the skill or vision to be ...
  • Don’t have vision to be director: Swara Bhasker New Delhi, March 17 : Actress Swara Bhasker, who is set to try her hand at producing films, says she does not want to direct movies as she does not have the skill or vision of a director.”I don’t think I have the skill or vision to be ...
  • Ways to prep your skin for summer heat New Delhi, March 16 : The harsh summer heat can spoil your skin. Don’t forget to moisturise and keep yourself hydrated, say experts.Krishnan Venkateshwaran, Chief Scientist – ITC Ltd R (and) D, Dermafique and Sangeeta Velaskar, Vice President and Hea…
  • Yami Gautam set to promote Zumba Mumbai, March 16 : Actress Yami Gautam has collaborated with Zumba expert Gina Grant to promote the fun fitness programme.They are creating some content together, and it will be released soon.Yami said in a statement: “I’m very excited to promote thi…
  • Yami Gautam set to promote Zumba Mumbai, March 16 : Actress Yami Gautam has collaborated with Zumba expert Gina Grant to promote the fun fitness programme.They are creating some content together, and it will be released soon.Yami said in a statement: “I’m very excited to promote thi…