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  • Karl Lagerfeld cremated in France Los Angeles, Feb 23 : Globally popular German haute couture icon Karl Lagerfeld, who was associated with luxury fashion brands Chanel and Fendi, was cremated at a ceremony in France.Lagerfeld who died at the age of 85 on Tuesday was cremated on Frida…
  • How tweets influence millennials decoded New York, Feb 23 : Tweets, either for or against, can influence the thinking process of young people and the speed of the messenger matters here too, say researchers.”Twitter is an important outlet.We know that,” said lead author Joseph Erba, Assista…
  • In a first, India to attend OIC meeting New Delhi, Feb 23 : India, for the first time, will attend a the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as “guest of honour” with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj invited to address the inaugural plenary of its council of mi…
  • Dog’s personalities change over time similar to humans New York, Feb 23 : Not only humans, but their canine friend too have moods and personality traits that shape how they react in certain situations, says a new study.The study revealed that, like humans, dogs’ personalities are likely to change overtim…
  • New MIT-developed MRI sensor to peek deep inside brain New York, Feb 23 : Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to image calcium activity deep in the brain.Calcium is a critical signalling molecule for most cells, and …
  • Quit smoking to offset arthritis risk: Study New York, Feb 23 : Long-term smoking cessation in women was associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to those who had recently quit, a new study has shown.Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting man…
  • Quit smoking to offset arthritis risk: Study New York, Feb 23 : Long-term smoking cessation in women was associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared to those who had recently quit, a new study has shown.Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting man…
  • Oscars 2019: Diversity in spotlight after drama Los Angeles, Feb 23 : No host, a historic push to a superhero movie, a backlash to plans to give away some awards off-screen: much drama surrounds the 91st Oscars even before the main show.But the question that lingers on is whether “The Favourite” a…
  • Almost 7 mn face hunger in South Sudan: UN Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Nearly 7 million people in South Sudan could face acute food shortages between May-July — the height of the lean season — three UN agencies warned on Friday, urging a major humanitarian aid effort and better access to humanita…
  • HC says no coercive steps against Pakistani woman asked to leave by MHA New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Centre not to take any coercive action against a Pakistani woman, who was asked to leave the country by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), till February 28.Justice Vibhu Bakhru gave the…
  • Goa CMO claims Parrikar hospitalised for endoscopy, Health Minister denies Panaji, Feb 24 : Even as the Goa CMO late on Saturday claimed that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had been admitted to a top government hospital for a gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that Parrikar is onl…
  • People in Kashmir Valley on panic buying spree amid rumours over Article 35A Srinagar, Feb 23 : People in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley went in for panic buying of fuel and food items on Saturday as rumours of the Centre being likely to favour abrogation of the Constitution’s Article 35A, giving special right…
  • We are Indian firm, says Karachi Bakery after Bengaluru protest Hyderabad, Feb 23 : Hyderabad-based Karachi Bakery on Saturday clarified it is an Indian company and urged all to refrain from any misconceptions.The clarification came after protest at one of its outlets in Bengaluru, demanding the change of name fo…
  • 2,000 marshals deployed, CCTV installed in 200 buses for women security New Delhi, Feb 23 : The Delhi government has deployed 2,153 marshals in DTC buses in 2017-18 and CCTV cameras were installed in 200 buses, according to Delhi’s Economic Survey 2018-19 report tabled in the Assembly, here on Saturday.Tabled by Delhi Fi…
  • Parrikar admitted to hospital: CMO Panaji, Feb 23 : Amid reports of his health condition worsening, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to the top government hospital for a gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said in a statement, h…
  • DJB’s capacity augmented 12% in 10 years: Economic survey New Delhi, Feb 23 : The installed capacity of the Delhi Jal Board has been augmented 12 per cent in the last 10 years, according to Delhi’s Economic Survey 2018-19 report, tabled in the Assembly, here on Saturday.The capacity has been increased to 90…
  • Delhi’s economy grows 8.61% in 2018-19: Economic Survey New Delhi, Feb 23 : The economy of Delhi is estimated to have grown at 8.61 per cent in 2018-19, according to the Economic Survey Report tabled in the Assembly, here on Saturday.”The advance estimate of the gross state domestic product (GSDP) of Delh…
  • Odisha launches boat ambulance Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 : The Odisha government on Saturday launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers, at a cost of Rs 5.40 crore.The first boat ambulance was launched at Batighar in the Kendra…
  • Deloitte initiative to empower 10 million females in India New Delhi, Feb 23 : Deloitte on Saturday announced launch of its global initiative “WorldClass” in India, which aims to support 10 million girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development programmes.According to the company, the Deloi…
  • Draft e-commerce policy proposes to regulate cross-border data flow New Delhi, Feb 23 : The Centre on Saturday released the draft e-commerce policy which proposes the regulation of cross-border flow of data collected by the sector players in India.The draft policy is now in the public domain for comments and feedback…
  • Goa CMO claims Parrikar hospitalised for endoscopy, Health Minister denies Panaji, Feb 24 : Even as the Goa CMO late on Saturday claimed that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had been admitted to a top government hospital for a gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that Parrikar is onl…
  • Parrikar admitted to hospital: CMO Panaji, Feb 23 : Amid reports of his health condition worsening, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to the top government hospital for a gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said in a statement, h…
  • Odisha launches boat ambulance Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 : The Odisha government on Saturday launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers, at a cost of Rs 5.40 crore.The first boat ambulance was launched at Batighar in the Kendra…
  • Free clinical laboratory services introduced in Tripura Agartala, Feb 23 : Tripura Health and Family Welfare Minister Sudip Roy Barman on Saturday launched a mega free clinical laboratory service across the northeastern state.The Minister said that “worldclass standard” 24-hour free clinical laboratory se…
  • Hypertension most common NCD screened at health and wellness centres in India New Delhi, Feb 22 : Hypertension has been found to be the most common non communicable disease (NCD) which is screened across India in Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) followed by diabetes and cancer, according to the Ministry of Health and Family …
  • HC quashes Centre’s ban on Lupin’s anti-diabetic drug New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Delhi High Court on Friday set aside a Central government notification restricting manufacture, sale and distribution of an anti-diabetic medicine by pharmaceutical company Lupin Ltd.Gluconorm P 30, a medicine manufactured by …
  • 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…
  • P.V. Sindhu flies in HAL’s Tejas in Bengaluru Bengaluru, Feb 23 : India’s ace badminton player P.V. Sindhu on Saturday flew in homegrown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas at the Aero India air show being held in Bengaluru.”The flight was a wonderful experience.The captain performed various maneo…
  • Suresh Raina may be brand ambassador of UP poll panel Ghaziabad, Feb 22 : The Ghaziabad administration has been asked to find out if cricketer Suresh Raina is ready to be the brand ambassador of the Uttar Pradesh poll panel.Jitendra Kumar Sharma, Additional District Magistrate of Ghaziabad, said the Chi…
  • Cricket is not Indian game, kabaddi should be promoted: Sushil Modi Patna, Feb 22 : Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said the cricket is not an Indian game, and kabaddi and football should be promoted.”Cricket is not an Indian game, it came from England.Most of the countri…
  • Cricket is not Indian game, kabaddi should be promoted: Sushil Modi Patna, Feb 22 : Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said the cricket is not an Indian game, and kabaddi and football should be promoted.”Cricket is not an Indian game, it came from England.Most of the countri…
  • Court tells Minerva FC to await I-League panel ruling on Srinagar match New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Delhi High Court on Friday told Minerva Punjab FC to await the ruling of a committee appointed by I-League on the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) refusal to postpone the match in Srinagar against Real Kashmir FC.The cou…
  • 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 …
  • Tourists welcome to see ‘Kumbh of democracy’ in India: Modi New Delhi, Feb 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people from across the world must also come to see Indias parliamentary elections which are the “kumbh of democracy”.Addressing delegates from 181 countries who visited the Kumbh mela …
  • No substitute for great storytelling: Debutant novelist New Delhi, Feb 23 : Publishing one’s first novel is often more complicated than what the process may seem but Neel Mullick, whose “Dark Blossom” — endorsed by veteran writer Ruskin Bond — has just hit the stands, says that there is “no substitute f…
  • Sridevi’s sari being auctioned a year after her death Mumbai, Feb 23 : A handwoven Kota sari, one of Sridevi’s favourites, is on auction online ahead of her first death anniversary, which falls on Sunday.The amount will be directed towards a cause.According to Parisera, a Chennai-based online platform, …
  • Being judged is part of being a public figure: Diana Penty Mumbai, Feb 23 : Actress Diana Penty says being constantly judged is a part and parcel of being a public figure, and she agrees it can be ruthless sometimes.Asked what she thinks about constant judgment made on a celebrity’s style, Diana told IANS: “…
  • Photographer captures ecology integrated in human life, development New Delhi, Feb 22 : For photographer Juhi Saklani, life can persist in most unexpected places, like a grand tree braving traffic, pollution, and dirt of a busy Delhi road, what she exclaims as almost a “national monument”.Displayed in 2019 Habitat Ph…
  • 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 …