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  • Asthma, hay fever may up mental disorder risk Taipei, April 23 : Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests.The findings suggested that almost 11 per cent of patients with common allergic diseases developed a ps…
  • Eminem celebrates 10 years of sobriety Los Angeles, April 23 : Rapper Eminem has been sober for a decade. He celebrated it by proudly flaunting a coin that he received for achieving the milestone.The 45-year-old rapper shared a photograph of the coin on Instagram on Saturday.”Celebrated m…
  • New gold nanoparticle technique can make drugs ‘smarter’ London, April 23 : Scientists have developed a new technique to bind proteins to nanoparticles that can help make drugs “smarter” and more effective at reaching their target.The new technique decorates gold nanoparticles with a protein of choice so t…
  • Opioid use may increase risk of falls, death in elderly Toronto, April 23 : Older adults who use opioids for pain relief may be at an increased risk of falling as well as deaths, according to researchers.Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in older adults.However, evidence for a link between opi…
  • Drinking water may boost mental skills in exercising elderly New York, April 23 : Older people who indulge in physical activity should increase their amount of water intake, to reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise, researchers suggest.Dehydration has been shown to impair exercise performance and brain …
  • Mena Suvari on how veganism has changed her life Los Angeles, April 23 : Actress Mena Suvari says being a vegan and choosing cruelty-free fashion and accessories have made her feel better about her life.She says that veganism has in a way helped her save money and it also makes her feel good after …
  • Decision-making may predict future drug addiction New York, April 22 : Researchers have found that activity in decision-making brain regions of people who use recreational stimulants can predict who will discontinue thier use and who will develop a drug use disorder.The findings of the study, led by…
  • Acting fascinates me: Mr India 2017 New Delhi, April 22 : Mr India 2017 winner Darasing Khurana, who will be representing India at Mr International 2018 in Myanmar, says he has always been fascinated by acting and would like to try his luck in the field.”Acting has always fascinated me…
  • Kim Kardashian to launch lingerie, shapewear line Los Angeles, April 22 : Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly expanding her fashion empire by launching a lingerie and shapewear line.The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star, who has a successful make-up line KKW Beauty, is also working on …
  • Avicii’s brother in Oman Muscat, April 22 : David Bergling, brother of world-renowned Swedish DJ and electronic music producer Avicii, whose demise on Friday shook music lovers and the showbiz industry all over the world, is here as his family seeks answers to what caused hi…
  • Bipasha Basu to provide ‘informed platform’ about health New Delhi, April 12 : Leading Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, a fitness enthusiast, says she is looking at the digital platform to impart knowledge about health and fitness. A quick look at her social media posts — the latest one being “Flex arms, s…
  • Jet’s flight ‘brushes’ with catering van, all on-board safe New Delhi, April 9 : All 133 passengers and crew on-board Jet Airways’ Dubai-New Delhi flight deplaned safely after the aircraft ferrying them had a “minor brush” with a catering van at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.According to an air…
  • Bengaluru airport wins best award in regional category Bengaluru, March 23 : The Bengaluru airport won an international award for being the best in India and Central Asia under the regional category, said its operator on Thursday.”The Kempegowda international airport was given the Skytrax award for being…
  • Sasikala’s husband Natarajan dead Chennai, March 20 : M. Natarajan (74), the husband of sidelined AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, died in a private hospital on Tuesday.According to a statement issued by Gleneagles Global Health City, Natarajan died at 1.35 a.m.”Every possible clinical a…
  • Sasikala’s husband Natarajan dead Chennai, March 20 : M. Natarajan (74), the husband of sidelined AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, died in a private hospital on Tuesday.According to a statement issued by Gleneagles Global Health City, Natarajan died at 1.35 a.m.”Every possible clinical a…
  • SSC Chairman ‘recommends’ CBI probe in alleged paper leak New Delhi, March 4 : Giving in to the demands of hundreds of job aspirants, the Staff Selection Commission Chairman on Sunday said he will request the department to reconduct the SSC examination and also request the CBI to launch a probe into the mat…
  • SSC Chairman ‘recommends’ CBI probe in alleged paper leak New Delhi, March 4 : Giving in to the demands of hundreds of job aspirants, the Staff Selection Commission Chairman on Sunday said he will request the department to reconduct the SSC examination and also request the CBI to launch a probe into the mat…
  • Tripura Left citadel crumbles in saffron storm (Fifth Lead) Agartala, March 3 : In a scintillating performance, the BJP seemed all set on Saturday to storm to power in Tripura in alliance with the tribal-based IPFT outfit, crushing the CPI-M led Left Front in one of the country’s last remaining red bastions. …
  • It’s my privilege to share screen with Rajini Sir: Huma Qureshi Mumbai, March 3 : Actor Huma Qureshi says it is her privilege to share screen space with superstar Rajinikanth.The makers of ‘Kaala’ released the film’s trailer on Thursday in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.While talking about her experience working with Ra…
  • Andhra to deploy IoT technologies for electricity sector Visakhapatnam, Feb 25 : Andhra Pradesh will adopt smart grid and Internet of Things (IoT) based solutions of AutoGrid to improve energy utilities’ financial health and customer experiences, officials said on Sunday.The state government on Sunday sign…
  • New industrial policy coming soon, to boost MSMEs: Prabhu New Delhi, April 23 : India’s new industrial policy, to be announced soon, is designed to create an ecosystem to help the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and link them to the global market, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu s…
  • LIC Housing posts Rs 1,989 cr net profit Mumbai, April 23 : LIC Housing Finance Company Ltd on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs 1,989.58 crore.In a regulatory filing in BSE, the company said it had posted a net profit of Rs 1,989.58 crore last fiscal up from Rs 1,93…
  • Steel handling begins at Odisha’s Dhamra Port Bhubaneswar, April 23 : Steel handling at Odisha’s Dhamra Port has started with the receipt of the first rack from Tata Steel’s Kalinga Nagar plant by the train route, an official statement said on Monday.In the first phase, 6,000 metric tonnes of st…
  • India-Poland bilateral trade crosses (Dollar) 3 bn in 2017: Polish envoy Kolkata, April 23 : The bilateral trade between India and Poland has crossed (Dollar) 3 billion in 2017 and the European country is exploring various sectors to improve the trade balance, the Polish envoy to India said here on Monday.”The bilateral…
  • Subsidised foodgrain for SC, ST, OBC hostel students: Paswan New Delhi, April 23 : Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said all students living in the hostels where two-third belong to SC, ST and OBC communities will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidised r…
  • Asthma, hay fever may up mental disorder risk Taipei, April 23 : Patients suffering from asthma and hay fever may be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, a new study suggests.The findings suggested that almost 11 per cent of patients with common allergic diseases developed a ps…
  • SC rejects plea for cutting scenes depicting Sati from ‘Padmavat’ New Delhi, April 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea for the chopping of the scenes from “Padmavat” which were eulogizing ‘Sati’ and would adversely impact the viewers of the film.Rejecting the plea by petitioner, Swami Agnivesh, the b…
  • How oiling can make a difference to your hair New Delhi, April 23 : From time immemorial, massaging the scalp with oil has proved to be immensely beneficial to the health of ones hair.Each oil brings it’s own set of properties and essential benefits and there is no particular preference that one…
  • Is sudden weight loss causing hair loss? New Delhi, April 23 : With weight reduction and the growing consciousness about looks and physique turning out to be the biggest resolution for every youngster, a right combination of exercises and nutritious food can be a game changer.Lack of enough…
  • Indians like to spend on vacations: Survey New Delhi, April 23 : Indians love to travel and don’t hold back while spending on vacation, reveals a survey.According to the survey conducted by online travel portal Yatra.com, Indians are spending more on travel with 81 per cent planning a vacatio…
  • Health Ministry removes ‘fat shaming’ tweet after Twitterati outrage New Delhi, April 23 : In an embarrassment for the government, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday removed a tweet that asked people “What’s your choice?” based on a photo that displayed two women — one overweight, depicting n…
  • Arrested for filing RTI on Parrikar’s health: Businessman Panaji, April 23 : Arrested and released on bail for uploading a false Facebook post announcing the death of ailing Manohar Parrikar, businessman Kenneth Silveira has said he was arrested two days after he filed an RTI plea with the Goa Chief Ministe…
  • Punjab finally waking up to decibel danger Chandigarh, April 23 : Noisy wedding celebrations, high-pitched religious fervour and other ear-splitting nocturnal festivities have become a nightmare for peace-loving citizens of Punjab.Finally, the state’s lawmakers and authorities seem to be waki…
  • 6 herbs to include in your daily diet for a healthier, happier you New Delhi, April 23 : Focusing on health in the hectic and stressful lives that we lead today is becoming difficult.Incorporating relevant herbs in your daily diet is the first step towards a healthier you. Ayurveda texts and modern research say that…
  • Save elderly people from heat in simple ways New Delhi, April 23 : Save the elderly at your home from adverse effects of summer heat. Take them for a walk in the malls where it is cool or go swimming with them, suggest experts.Mukesh Mehra, Senior Consultant at Department of Internal Medicine, …
  • Six-year-old Odisha girl critical after rape, neighbour held Bhubaneswar, April 22 : A six-year-old girl was raped in Odisha’s Cuttack district, following which a man has been arrested, police said on Sunday.The girl is in critical condition and admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after she…
  • Standardization of home healthcare to benefit the aged New Delhi, April 22 : The Quality and Accreditation Institute (QAI) on Saturday said it has set benchmarks for the home healthcare industry, to open doors for respectable players and medical insurers thereby benefiting a large section of the country’…
  • WHO includes Shimla doctor’s protocol in new guidelines on rabies prophylaxis Shimla, April 21 : The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued revised guidelines on rabies prophylaxis by incorporating a low-cost treatment protocol recommended by a Himachal Pradesh government doctor for dog-bite patients.The Technical Report S…
  • Himachal to fill 200 more posts of doctors Shimla, April 21 : The Himachal Pradesh government has filled 262 posts of MBBS doctors through walk-in interviews and 200 more posts would be filled to meet their shortage in rural and far-flung areas, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday….
  • AI real winner at Microsoft’s India talent hunt competition New Delhi, April 20 : A software that features a Virtual Reality (VR)-based immersive view inside a CT or MRI scan where a user can navigate the 3D scan of a human body was the best Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solution at a Microsoft talent hu…
  • Sportswoman accuses Karnataka doctor of rape, probe on Kolhapur (Maharashtra), April 21 : A prominent international level sportswoman from Maharashtra has accused a Karnataka doctor of raping her for two years, police said.According to Investigating Officer Dilip Tibile of Karveer Police Station, the com…
  • Special train takes CSK fans to Pune Chennai, April 19 : Exiled from Chennai after protests on the Cauvery waters issue, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) sponsors have taken a few hundred of their die-hard fans to their new home Pune for the Friday match against Rajasthan Royals.A special trai…
  • Kejriwal discharged in DDCA defamation case New Delhi, April 19 : A court here on Thursday discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP parliamentarian Kirti Azad in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its then Vice-Pres…
  • UP to felicitate CWG medal winners from state Lucknow, April 19 : The Uttar Pradesh government will be soon honouring five sportspersons from the state who won medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Australia, an official said on Thursday.The gold medallists will get Rs 50 lakh each…
  • SC reserves verdict on Sidhu’s conviction in road rage case New Delhi, April 18 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its judgment on a plea filed by Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu against a three-year jail term awarded to him in a 30-year-old road rage case.A bench of Justice J.Chelameswar an…
  • Marathon for brotherhood, peace and unity Agartala, April 16 : Marathoner Samir Singh along with three others are on a tour to northeastern states of the country to spread the message of brotherhood, peace and unity, a BSF official said here on Monday.”Singh along with a Kenyan national and …
  • Agra Taj Car Rally flagged off Agra, April 14 : The prestigious Agra Taj Car Rally was flagged off on Friday evening from Hotel Clark Shiraz here.Covering its first “night” leg — 60 km, the rallyists reached the army’s Jeet stadium.The president of the Motor Sports Club of Agra, …
  • Rift in RCA widens as IPL begins Jaipur, April 13 : With the start of Indian Premier League (IPL), the factionalism in Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) seems to have intensified.At a press conference on Thursday, RCA Secretary R.S.Nandhu alleging financial irregularities in the b…
  • 100 cyclists to participate in Hero MTB Himalaya Shimla, April 12 : Over 100 cyclists will participate in the two-day Hero MTB Himalaya — Shimla edition race that will be flagged off from here on Friday, event organisers said on Thursday.For the first time, the race takes the riders through some o…
  • Chepauk turns a fortress following protests over Cauvery (Third Lead) Chennai, April 10 : Life in several parts of Chennai was derailed on Tuesday as several Tamil outfits staged protests against the holding of the hugely-popular IPL cricket matches in Chepauk stadium to demand a Cauvery Management Board from the Centr…
  • How oiling can make a difference to your hair New Delhi, April 23 : From time immemorial, massaging the scalp with oil has proved to be immensely beneficial to the health of ones hair.Each oil brings it’s own set of properties and essential benefits and there is no particular preference that one…
  • Is sudden weight loss causing hair loss? New Delhi, April 23 : With weight reduction and the growing consciousness about looks and physique turning out to be the biggest resolution for every youngster, a right combination of exercises and nutritious food can be a game changer.Lack of enough…
  • Indians like to spend on vacations: Survey New Delhi, April 23 : Indians love to travel and don’t hold back while spending on vacation, reveals a survey.According to the survey conducted by online travel portal Yatra.com, Indians are spending more on travel with 81 per cent planning a vacatio…
  • Textile, handloom dominated day three of India Runway Week New Delhi, April 23 : The concluding day of India Runway Week (IRW) was high on textile and handloom with five designers from the past seasons dedicating their line to textiles and handlooms during the finale show.Day three, on Sunday , was opened by…
  • Kriti Sanon announced as Bata’s brand ambassador New Delhi, April 23 : Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon has been announced as the brand ambassador of Bata India.It is after 21 years that the footwear brand has finalised a Bollywood face post it’s association with Rani Mukerji.”Bata is an iconic brand,…
  • Chill this summer with mango treats New Delhi, April 22 : With the mango season on, stir up a khatta panna, make taco or try making a pudding using mango recipes.Chef Gautam Mehrishi, host of “Hello Summer” on Living Foodz, and Shikha Nath, Culinary Director at Copper Chimney, have lis…
  • Take good care of pets this summer, but spare a thought for strays too New Delhi, April 22 : With the mercury soaring, the summer season can be unforgiving and sometimes fatal for our four-legged friends.And so, pet parents are increasingly becoming conscious and going out of their way to keep them cool and safe.Accordi…
  • Meals in the mountains (Book Extract) ATTN EDITORS: “The Himalayan Arc: Journeys East of Southeast” edited by Namita Gokhale focuses on a crucial, enthralling, politically turbulent, yet often under-reported part of the Himalayan belt — the “East of South-east”.With over 30 contributors, …
  • Protest against rape takes centerstage at Akassh Aggarwal’s show at IRW New Delhi, April 21 : Protest against rape and female molestation was the main theme in Jewellery designer Akassh K.Aggarwal’s show at India Runway Week here on Saturday when acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal walked the runway.With protests around t…
  • Nushrat Bharucha, Asha Negi catwalk at India Runway Week (Lead, correcting intro) New Delhi, April 21 : Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell opened the India Runway Week spring/summer 2018, which saw actors Nushrat Bharucha and Asha Negi take to the ramp for designers Kavita Aggarwal and Soniya Sanchi respectively.The Indian Federati…