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  • Modi in France: Macron speaks against ‘third party’ interference in Kashmir Chantilly (France), Aug 23 : French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said that India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and that no third party should interfere or incite violence there, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi …
  • ALERT: Bombay HC orders FIR against Sharad Pawar in bank scam case qn/vd. Source: IANS
  • Museum of Ice Cream to launch in New York New York, Aug 22 : An experiential Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC), with an Indian co-founder, will soon be opening in this city, according to an MOIC statement.The flagship museum will span nearly 25,000 square feet over 3 floors, featuring 13 new instal…
  • Air pollution linked to premature death risk Sydney, Aug 22 : Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased deaths due to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, warn researchers.Conducted over a 30-year period, the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, analysed da…
  • Putin confident EEF will lay ground for new projects Moscow, Aug 21 : Ahead of the annual Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed confidence that the event would lay the ground for new and prospective projects, which will facilitate the development of…
  • Parks near home good for your mental health London, Aug 21 : Living within 300 metres of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth and life satisfaction, says a new study.Using data from UK government’s Annual Population…
  • Vehicle pollutants up risk of common eye condition Taipei, Aug 21 : Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition — age-related macular degeneration or AMD, says researchers.AMD is a neuro-degenerative condition that affects the midd…
  • Quit smoking to cut heart disease risk New York, Aug 21 : Heavy cigarette smokers can reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) by 39 per cent within five years if they quit, researchers said.It takes at least five to 10 years and perhaps up to 25 years after quitting, for CVD ri…
  • Will meet Modi in France, do best on Kashmir: Trump Washington, Aug 21 : After speaking with the leaders of India and Pakistan and urging them to reduce tensions over Kashmir, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the weekend at the G7 in Franc…
  • Modi speaks to British PM, raises vandalism of Indian HC New Delhi/London, Aug 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephone conversation on Tuesday with his British counterpart Boris Johnson, drew his attention to vandalism of the Indian High Commission by a violent Pakistan-led mob on August 15.The B…
  • A sea of humanity in flood-ravaged Punjab Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 23 : It is a sea of humanity in this part of the flood-ravaged border district and elsewhere in Punjab where several social organizations in coordination with the Indian Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and al…
  • As Pak cries foul over Kashmir, UAE to honour Modi New Delhi, Aug 23 : At a time when Pakistan is virtually begging for support from the Muslim world against India for Kashmir, it faces a huge rebuff from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the key Islamic nation set to host Prime Minister Narendra …
  • ‘Salt-n-roti’ as midday meal in UP school Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 23 : Students of a government primary school in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh are being served salt and roti (flatbread) under the midday meal scheme.The midday meal scheme is designed to provide proper nutrition to…
  • Will Bajwa’s extension escalate action on LoC? New Delhi, Aug 23 : On August 19, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa got a three-year extension beyond November.Though the order carried signature of Prime Minister Imran Khan, anyone who understands the affairs of Pakistan knows how much say a …
  • Using Article 370 as pretext, Pak spoils ties with India further New Delhi, Aug 23 : Ever since the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was abolished earlier this month, Pakistan has unilaterally pushed further down the slide its relations with India, which were anyway not normal because of continued cross-border …
  • Article 370: Rattled Pak seeks world support, faces rebuff New Delhi, Aug 23 : Scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of the state has badly rattled Pakistan, which is desperately trying to internationalise the matter and somehow rope in third party mediation but without any suc…
  • Bahrain to host Modi, days after cold-shouldering Imran New Delhi, Aug 23 : Days after Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa gave a cold shoulder to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over Jammu and Kashmir issue, the prominent Islamic country will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and discuss…
  • Romancing the Moon, Bollywood style New Delhi, Aug 23 : As Chandrayaan-2 crept into Moons orbit slowly but surely over the past few days, the one person who could perhaps afford a sentimental smile is the Bollywood “shaayar”.Over the decades, after all, the Hindi film songwriters imagi…
  • This Hyderabad school produced leaders in all fields Hyderabad, Aug 22 : What is common among Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, India’s permanent representative at the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy and well-known cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle. They a…
  • Protest in Delhi Assembly over Ravidas temple demolition New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Delhi Assembly on Thursday witnessed a ruckus after ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs went near the Speaker’s podium shouting slogans against the BJP for demolition of Saint Ravidas temple.Holding posters, the MLAs shouted slo…
  • Odisha announces Rs 500 cr package for Puri city Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a package of Rs 500 crore to develop Puri as a World Heritage city.The package focused on a range of modernisation plans that include infra development, multi-lane road, b…
  • A sea of humanity in flood-ravaged Punjab Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 23 : It is a sea of humanity in this part of the flood-ravaged border district and elsewhere in Punjab where several social organizations in coordination with the Indian Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and al…
  • As Pak cries foul over Kashmir, UAE to honour Modi New Delhi, Aug 23 : At a time when Pakistan is virtually begging for support from the Muslim world against India for Kashmir, it faces a huge rebuff from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the key Islamic nation set to host Prime Minister Narendra …
  • ‘Salt-n-roti’ as midday meal in UP school Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 23 : Students of a government primary school in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh are being served salt and roti (flatbread) under the midday meal scheme.The midday meal scheme is designed to provide proper nutrition to…
  • Will Bajwa’s extension escalate action on LoC? New Delhi, Aug 23 : On August 19, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa got a three-year extension beyond November.Though the order carried signature of Prime Minister Imran Khan, anyone who understands the affairs of Pakistan knows how much say a …
  • Using Article 370 as pretext, Pak spoils ties with India further New Delhi, Aug 23 : Ever since the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was abolished earlier this month, Pakistan has unilaterally pushed further down the slide its relations with India, which were anyway not normal because of continued cross-border …
  • Article 370: Rattled Pak seeks world support, faces rebuff New Delhi, Aug 23 : Scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of the state has badly rattled Pakistan, which is desperately trying to internationalise the matter and somehow rope in third party mediation but without any suc…
  • Bahrain to host Modi, days after cold-shouldering Imran New Delhi, Aug 23 : Days after Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa gave a cold shoulder to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over Jammu and Kashmir issue, the prominent Islamic country will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and discuss…
  • Romancing the Moon, Bollywood style New Delhi, Aug 23 : As Chandrayaan-2 crept into Moons orbit slowly but surely over the past few days, the one person who could perhaps afford a sentimental smile is the Bollywood “shaayar”.Over the decades, after all, the Hindi film songwriters imagi…
  • Complainant in Aircel-Maxis case ironically named in IL (and) FS case New Delhi, Aug 23 : C. Sivasankaran who has been nailed by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) in the IL (and) FS loan fraud is ironically the original complainant in the Aircel-Maxis in which former Finance Minister P Chidambaram is one of…
  • Most Delhi hospitals without NOC: Delhi Fire Service New Delhi, Aug 22 : Most major hospitals in the national capital, including Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital, lack valid no objection certificate (NOC), according to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) sources.This has been reveale…
  • IIT-D students launch reusable sanitary pads New Delhi, Aug 20 : Students of IIT Delhi on Tuesday launched reusable sanitary pads made with composite banana fibre.The startup claims that these pads can last up to two years.The reusable pad is developed by Archit Agarwal and Harry Sehrawat based…
  • Rajasthan tops free medicine supply scheme: NHM Jaipur, Aug 20 : Rajasthan has topped the 16-state chart detailing implementation of the free medicine scheme, being run under the National Health Mission, according to NHM Secretary Manoj Jhalani.According to an NHM letter, the DVDMSA (Drugs and Vac…
  • ASI demands apology from Lancet for Kashmir article New Delhi, Aug 20 : Condemning an editorial on Kashmir published in The Lancet, the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) on Tuesday demanded an unconditional apology from the journal’s editorial board for presenting facts in a biased and malafide m…
  • Microgravity used to create cells with stem cell properties Chennai, Aug 20 : Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) have found that subjecting cancer cells to microgravity results in the formation of giant cancer cells with stem cell properties.In a statement issued here on Tuesday, IIT…
  • Woman delivers baby in hospital corridor, probe begins Farukkhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 20 : Delivering babies outside the hospital or on way to the hospital has become a common occurrence in Uttar Pradesh.In the latest incident on Sunday night, a woman was forced to deliver her child in the corridor of …
  • Sudanese man with malignant brain tumour treated at Delhi hospital New Delhi, Aug 20 : A 57-year-old man, Babiker Hassabelgawi Ahmed from Sudan, who underwent a tumour removal surgery 15 years back, did not have any problems till 2018.He was diagnosed with his first tumour on the left side of his head at the age of …
  • AIIMS plans round-the-clock fire tender after blaze New Delhi, Aug 19 : Having learnt lessons from the major fire at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday, the administration has revised its standard operating procedures and is also planning to have a fire tender round-the-clock …
  • AIIMS plans round-the-clock fire tender after blaze New Delhi, Aug 19 : Having learnt lessons from the major fire at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday, the administration has revised its standard operating procedures and is also planning to have a fire tender round-the-clock …
  • Most Indians feel napping may improve work productivity Bengaluru, Aug 19 : A new survey found that most Indians felt napping at work might improve productivity, adding that a nap room could contribute towards better workflow.For the results, Wakefit.co, an online sleep solutions start-up, conducted a nat…
  • Man who threatened Indian cricketers held from Assam Mumbai, Aug 22 : The Maharashtra ATS has arrested and brought here from Assam a man who allegedly threatened to kill Indian cricketers, an official said on Thursday.A local court has sent him to police custody till August 26.The accused, identified a…
  • Punjab CM seeks Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Chandigarh, Aug 22 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking Bharat Ratna – the highest civilian award of the country – for ailing triple Olympic hockey gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior.”Wrote to P…
  • Vishwas Tripathi joins STAIRS Foundation board New Delhi, Aug 19 : Vishwas Tripathi, Chairman of the UNI board of directors, has joined the board of STAIRS Foundation, an NGO, “for greater synergy and to provide direction to its revolutionary programmes for broad-basing sports across India,” it w…
  • Punjab CM nominates athletes for sports institute Chandigarh, Aug 17 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday approved Olympic medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, hockey player Brig Harcharan Singh, athlete Gurmeet Kaur, kabaddi player Hardeep Singh and cricketer Harbhajan Singh as members t…
  • Tussle between Goa, IOA continues over delayed National Games Panaji, Aug 16 : The tussle between the Goa government and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continues over the hosting of the 36th National Games in the coastal state, with the Chief Minister insisting that it is up to the Association to decide t…
  • Tussle between Goa, IOA continues over delayed National Games Panaji, Aug 16 : The tussle between the Goa government and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continues over the hosting of the 36th National Games in the coastal state, with the Chief Minister insisting that it is up to the Association to decide t…
  • Lt. Col Dhoni in Ladakh on Independence Day Ladakh, Aug 15 : Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who is currently serving in the Indian Army, is in Ladakh where he brought in India’s 73rd Independence Day with the masses of the newly formed union territory.On August 5, the central government abro…
  • Dhoni likely to unfurl tricolour in Leh on I-Day New Delhi, Aug 8 : Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh.Dhoni, an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Indian Army…
  • CISF team to scale Mount Satopanth in Uttarakhand New Delhi, Aug 5 : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will undertake a mountaineering expedition for the first time and scale the Satopanth mountain in the Gangotri region of Uttarakhand, CISF Director General Rajesh Ranjan said here on Mo…
  • CISF team to scale Mount Satopanth in Uttarakhand New Delhi, Aug 5 : The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will undertake a mountaineering expedition for the first time and scale the Satopanth mountain in the Gangotri region of Uttarakhand, CISF Director General Rajesh Ranjan said here on Mo…
  • Sustainability is the key (Round up) Mumbai, Aug 23 : The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive Day 3 on Thursday saw several designers showcase their collection that were created keeping in mind the sustainability factor and 16 of the fashion industry’s stakeholder pledging for contribute …
  • Mrunal, Athiya, Sumeet Vyas dazzle on Day 3 of LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 23 : Marking her debut on the ramp, actress Mrunal Thakur on Thursday turned showstopper for the label Aavaran by designer Alka Sharma at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019, while Athiya Sethi and Sumeet Vyas closed the shows for …
  • Mrunal, Athiya, Sumeet Vyas dazzle on Day 3 of LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 23 : Marking her debut on the ramp, actress Mrunal Thakur on Thursday turned showstopper for the label Aavaran by designer Alka Sharma at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019, while Athiya Sethi and Sumeet Vyas closed the shows for …
  • Newbies, veterans share Day 1 of LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 22 : The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 Day 1 was shared by newbies as well as veterans of the Indian fashion industry.While several young designers made their debut with this edition of LFW, others celebrated their years-long jou…
  • Cotton champions at Day 2 of LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 22 : The first show on the second day of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019, dedicated to sustainability, opened with an interaction with two organic cotton farmers from Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh who spoke about the importance …
  • Newbies, veterans owned Day 1 of LFW 2019 (Roundup) Mumbai, Aug 22 : The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 on its Day 1 on Wednesday was owned by newbies as well as veterans.Many young designers debuted in the industry with this edition of LFW that completed 20 years, while other celebrated their…
  • LFW 2019: Pandya, Haydon walk for Amit Aggarwal Mumbai, Aug 22 : Designer Amit Aggarwal on Wednesday launched his luxury pret collection called ‘Flux’ at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 with cricketer Hardik Pandya and actress Lisa Haydon walking on the ramp as showstoppers.Aggarwal, wh…
  • Designer Payal Singhal celebrates 20 years in fashion Mumbai, Aug 21 : Ace designer Payal Singhal celebrated 20 years in the fashion industry as she showcased her latest collection titled a#PS20′ on Day 2 of the 2019 Winter/Festive edition of the Lakme Fashion Week on Wednesday.Bollywood actor Farhan Ak…
  • Gen Next designers mark their debut at LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 21 : The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 has a list of designers who are debuting at the fashion event that has completed 20 years.While Day 2 of the event on Wednesday saw newbies showcasing their collection, the week-long event w…
  • Several designers mark their debut at LFW 2019 Mumbai, Aug 21 : The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 has a list of designers who are debuting at the fashion event that has completed 20 years.While Day 2 of the event on Wednesday saw newbies showcasing their collection, the week-long event w…