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  • How teachers can help increase physical activity in kids New York, Aug 21 : Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess — leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts — may boost kid’s physical activity, a new study has found.Recess is seen by educators and policymakers as a valuabl…
  • Mental health may not ruin teenagers’ friendships: Study New York, Aug 21 : Teenagers with similar levels of mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends, but dissimilarites can create incidence instability, a new study has found.”An important takeaway from our stud…
  • How maple leaf extract can act like Botox New York, Aug 21 : Fighting hard to retain youthfulness and prevent signs of premature ageing? An extract from the maple tree leaves may help prevent wrinkles, suggests a study.Maple trees are best known for their maple syrup and lovely fall foliage….
  • New antibiotic candidate identified in human body New York, Aug 21 : Scientists have identified a new antibiotic candidate in the human body, paving the way for developing new drugs that could be used against drug-resistant bacteria.In the study, researchers from the MIT and the University of Naples…
  • Underpaid CEOs tend to engage more in layoffs: Study New York, Aug 21 : CEOs who are paid lesser than their peers are four times more likely to engage in layoffs, a new research has found.The research, led by a team at the Birmingham University, State University of New York, found that the relationship…
  • Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics New York, Aug 21 : People with Type 2 diabetes who do not sleep well could need more time to have their wounds healed, a new study has found.In people with Type 2 diabetes, high glucose levels lead to poor blood circulation and nerve damage, making t…
  • Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury New York, Aug 21 : Oral intake of vitamin B3 could potentially help prevent acute kidney injury that affects 30-40 per cent of all hospitalised adults in the low-income countries, suggests a study, led by a researcher of Indian-origin.Acute kidney in…
  • Trump a sign of despair in a very powerful nation: ‘Romper Stomper’ director Melbourne, Aug 21 : Having Donald Trump as President is a “drastic experiment” and a “sign of despair” for a powerful nation like the US, says Australian filmmaker Geoffrey Wright.Wright’s conviction about bringing alive a “Romper Stomper” mini-serie…
  • Facebook partners with NYU to make MRI faster with AI San Francisco, Aug 21 : Facebook has forged a partnership with the New York University (NYU) on a research project that aims to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans up to 10 times faster by leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI)I…
  • Open office seating more healthy than private set-ups: Study Washington, Aug 21 : American researchers have found workers in open office seating experience less daytime stress and greater activity levels compared to workers in private offices and cubicles.The study was published in the journal Occupational and…
  • Not here to repackage movies that others are doing: Actor Harshavardhan Kapoor New Delhi, Aug 20 : Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor has his goals set when it comes to choosing films — a script that reads new to him.He says that he is not here to revamp movies that others have been doing for long.”I feel like doing films basis whateve…
  • In my era, cinema wasn’t driven by studios: Kamal Haasan New Delhi, Aug 7 : Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan, who started his acting career when he was just three years old, says he comes from an era when artistes believed that cinema was one vision and not driven by studios.Kamal has donned many hats — as an…
  • ATTN MR: Parliament passes Bill for stringent punishment in rape cases A New Delhi, July 30 (INS) The Parliament on Monday passed the Bill that enhances the minimum punishment for rape of women from seven years to 10 years and provides for life imprisonment or death penalty to rape/gang rape of girls below 12 years of age…
  • Sonowal hails people of Assam for restraint Guwahati, Aug 4 : Assam chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday lauded the restraint and patience shown by the people of Assam, especially by the residents of Barak Valley, following West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s remarks on the d…
  • Giriraj Singh lauds Modi’s call to promote khadi New Delhi, July 31 : Mahatma Gandhi’s “khadi for nation” call has been carried forward as “khadi for fashion and transformation” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh at t…
  • Indian Oil investing over Rs 11,900 crore in Bengal for various projects Kolkata, July 23 : State-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation is investing over Rs 11,900 crore in West Bengal for various infrastructure and capacity enhancement projects, an official said on Monday.”We are investing Rs 4,325 crore in va…
  • I’m a bankable actor: Kartik Aaryan New Delhi, July 14 : He rose to fame with “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and is currently riding high on the success of his latest Rs 100 crore film “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety”.Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is loving his space in Bollywood, says he is now a bankable ...
  • Saeed Mirza’s ‘Memory In Ahe Age Of Amnesia’ launched Mumbai, July 7 : Celebrated filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and academic-activist Ritu Dewan launched filmmaker Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s latest book “Memory In The Age Of Amnesia” at the Crossword bookstore here.Moderating the launch on Friday was Sidharth Bhatia…
  • Priyanka Chopra is an incredible role model: ‘American Idol’ contestant New Delhi, June 30 : Indian-origin singer Alyssa Raghunandan, who was one of the contestants on the singing reality show “American Idol” season 16, says she wants to be a role model for young girls just like Indian actress Priyanka Chopra. Raghunanda…
  • Priyanka Chopra is an incredible role model: ‘American Idol’ contestant New Delhi, June 30 : Indian-origin singer Alyssa Raghunandan, who was one of the contestants on the singing reality show “American Idol” season 16, says she wants to be a role model for young girls just like Indian actress Priyanka Chopra. Raghunanda…
  • No rolling back of flexi-fare scheme in premium trains: Official New Delhi, Aug 21 : The railways has ruled out the idea of rolling back the flexi-fare scheme on reserved tickets of its premium trains, officials said on Tuesday.The flexi-fare scheme in the premium trains is going to stay, a senior Railway Ministry…
  • How teachers can help increase physical activity in kids New York, Aug 21 : Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess — leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts — may boost kid’s physical activity, a new study has found.Recess is seen by educators and policymakers as a valuabl…
  • Baby food needed in Kerala camps, Minister tells industry New Delhi, Aug 21 : Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal held a meeting with representatives of food-processing industry and informed them about the immediate need for baby food in Kerala relief camps, official sources s…
  • Selling directors’ properties only way to secure Rs 5,112 cr from Amrapali: SC New Delhi, Aug 21 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the only way to secure over Rs 5,112 crore from real estate major Amrapali Group for construction of pending projects by the NBCC (India) Ltd is to sell the individual properties of the direc…
  • Selling directors’ properties only way to secure Rs 5,112 cr from Amrapali: SC New Delhi, Aug 21 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the only way to secure over Rs 5,112 crore from real estate major Amrapali Group for construction of pending projects by the NBCC (India) Ltd is to sell the individual properties of the direc…
  • No train services on Banihal-Baramulla section till Friday New Delhi, Aug 21 : The railways on Tuesday said the train services in Jammu and Kashmir’s Banihal-Baramulla section will remain suspended from Wednesday till Friday for security reasons.The train services on the section in north Kashmir region shall…
  • Two engineers held in Andaman for taking bribe Port Blair, Aug 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested two engineers working in state-run Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works Ltd here for taking bribes in exchange for granting permission for road construction work.Acting o…
  • Two engineers held in Andaman for taking bribe Port Blair, Aug 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested two engineers working in state-run Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works Ltd here for taking bribes in exchange for granting permission for road construction work.Acting o…
  • Centre sends emergency drugs to Kerala New Delhi, Aug 21 : The Centre on Tuesday said 65 tonnes of emergency drugs have been transported by the Indian Air Force to check epidemics in flood-hit Kerala.According to the Health Ministry, one crore of chlorine tablets have been sent and anothe…
  • Heera Group donates Rs 1 crore for Kerala Hyderabad, Aug 21 : Heera Group of companies on Tuesday donated Rs 1 crore to flood-affected Kerala.Heera Group CEO Nowhera Shaik donated the money to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.–IANSms/mr.Source: IANS
  • Baby food needed in Kerala camps, Minister tells industry New Delhi, Aug 21 : Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal held a meeting with representatives of food-processing industry and informed them about the immediate need for baby food in Kerala relief camps, official sources s…
  • Centre sends emergency drugs to Kerala New Delhi, Aug 21 : The Centre on Tuesday said 65 tonnes of emergency drugs have been transported by the Indian Air Force to check epidemics in flood-hit Kerala.According to the Health Ministry, one crore of chlorine tablets have been sent and anothe…
  • Crocodile, snakes take over Kerala’s flooded homes Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 : People returning to their flood-battered homes in Kerala from relief camps were are being greeted by snakes and other reptiles and insects.At Chalakudy in Thrissur district, a man who returned on Monday night to check the…
  • HC pulls up Centre for not framing guidelines on e-cigarette New Delhi, Aug 21 : Coming down heavily on the Central government for its failure to frame any policy on e-cigarette, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought an affidavit indicating a time frame for putting in place a mechanism to regulate the manufac…
  • Child sexual abuse: Working towards a solution (Comment) The media is abuzz these days with horrendous stories of child sexual abuse, the most recent incidents being of abuse in shelter homes in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.While the trauma experienced by the girls will send a chill down the spines of most people…
  • A wellness package for a healthy, happy monsoon New Delhi, Aug 21 : Monsoon is well underway and with today’s hectic lifestyles, we often forget to take care of our health.The chances of contracting cold and cough have increased. Infections and viral diseases are on the rise, with diseases transmi…
  • New health warning images for tobacco product packs New Delhi, Aug 20 : The government on Monday announced to replace the existing health warning images on the packs of cigarettes and other tobacco products with new sets of images for all tobacco product packs, which will be effective from September 1…
  • Floodwaters receding, Kerala tells NCMC New Delhi, Aug 20 : The Kerala government on Monday informed the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) that the floodwaters in the state had started receding as the rains had abated.The information was shared at a NCMC review meeting here — th…
  • Recipient of brain-dead teenager’s kidney dies in Bengal Kolkata, Aug 20 : A city woman who received one of the kidneys of a brain-dead teenage girl from West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district died at a state run hospital here on Monday, three days after the transplant, a hospital official said.Two kidneys and …
  • Maharashtra sends medical team to Kerala, hawkers too donate Mumbai, Aug 20 : A team of 110 doctors from Mumbai and Pune left by an Air India flight on Monday with medical relief supplies to help the flood victims in Kerala, an official said.The team comprises 55 doctors from J.J.Hospital, Mumbai, 26 from Sass…
  • UP announces cash bonanza for Asian Game medalists Saurabh, Ravi Lucknow, Aug 21 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Meerut resident Saurabh Chaudhary, who bagged gold in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia…
  • Adityanath announces Rs 50 lakh reward for shooter Saurabh Chaudhary Lucknow, Aug 21 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Meerut resident Saurabh Chaudhary, who bagged gold in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia…
  • Shane Warne’s memoir to be out in October New Delhi, Aug 20 : A memoir of legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne, widely regarded as one of the finest bowlers in the history of the game, will be published in October.The announcement has been made by Ebury Press, the non-fiction special…
  • East Bengal footballers collect funds for Kerala flood victims Kolkata, Aug 19 : In a show of solidarity for the flood-ravaged Kerala, city soccer giants East Bengal raised funds from the spectators after their Calcutta Football League game against Aryan Club on Saturday night.Striker Joby Justin, who hails from…
  • Google sports colourful Doodle on opening day of 18th Asiad New Delhi, Aug 18 : Google on Saturday featured a colourful Doodle to celebrate the start of the 18th Asian Games where athletes from 45 countries will compete in 55 events.Organised by the Olympic Council of Asia and held every four years, the Asian…
  • Indian woman skydives with Tricolour in Finland to celebrate I-Day Mumbai, Aug 15 : Fulfilling a long-cherished dream, Indian adventurist Shital Rane-Mahajan on Wednesday dived from over 5,000 feet in Finland with a Tricolour to mark India’s 72nd Independence Day.The Tricolour, measuring 10 feet by six feet, was han…
  • Teenager eyes climbing tallest mountain in Antarctica New Delhi, Aug 15 : Thirteen-year-old Aaryan Balaji — one of the youngest mountaineers to hold many records including crossing three passes and scaling three peaks in Nepal last year — is all set to scale Antarctica’s tallest Mt.Vinson and Mt Acon…
  • Odisha launches government health scheme on I-Day Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced a universal health scheme in the state that will benefit 70 lakh families.Beneficiaries of the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) will get medical assistance of Rs 5 la…
  • Cycle expedition to focus attention on polluted Yamuna Agra, Aug 15 : Pramod Kumar Katara began his ‘cycle yatra’ early on Wednesday from the iconic Taj Mahal to India Gate in New Delhi to focus attention on the polluted Yamuna river.”This time it is not just for a record but to draw the attention of the…
  • Goa to raise statues of Maradona, Ronaldo Panaji, Aug 14 : Brass statues of football legends Diego Maradona and Cristiano Ronalado will be erected in the popular beach village of Candolim in North Goa to inspire youngsters to take up the game, Goa Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said on Tuesday….
  • Pheran, pashmina – get Kashmiri fashion pieces for autumn-winter New Delhi, Aug 21 : Fill up your autumn-winter closet with Kashmiri fashion pieces like pheran and pashmina to stay warm and chic, say experts.Wills Lifestyle has launched its Kashmir Collection, marking it as its entry into autumn-winter 2018.From w…
  • Brides today experiment, risk their wedding look: Designer New Delhi, Aug 21 : Designer Sumona Parekh says modern day brides don’t shy away from experimenting with their looks and replacing the regular colours like red, pink and orange with blue, green and ivory.She says they are risking their wedding look w…
  • Brides today experiment, risk their wedding look: Designer New Delhi, Aug 21 : Designer Sumona Parekh says modern day brides don’t shy away from experimenting with their looks and replacing the regular colours like red, pink and orange with blue, green and ivory.She says they are risking their wedding look w…
  • Fall/Winter fashion trends for men New Delhi, Aug 21 : Go for layering and prints and checks to be in vogue during the Fall/Winter season this year.Salesh Grover, Business Head at OSL Luxury Collections Pvt Ltd – Corneliani, and Saggar Mehra, Creative Director at House of Sunil Mehra,…
  • How to wear florals for different occasions New Delhi, Aug 21 : Floral fashion is never out of trend, but it helps to know how to get it right and not go overboard.Ashish Gurnani, Co-Founder of Postfold and Shreyasi Pathak, Stylist at Vajor, have shared tips that can help you style your floral…
  • Innovation, inclusivity, festivity at heart of Lakme Fashion Week (Curtain Raiser) Mumbai, Aug 21 : With 90 designers showcasing an array of ensembles at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week’s Winter/Festive edition, the gala will witness a celebration of wedding wear, festive wear and provide a sneak peak of famous Canada-based live…
  • Update your shoe wardrobe with platforms, pastels New Delhi, Aug 21 : There’s nothing quite like footwear which provide ease and are in trend too. Go for comfortable platforms in pastels and metallics to put your best foot forward on the fashion front.Surabhi Agarwal, Head of Merchandising, Crocs In…
  • Cocktail recipes for monsoon season New Delhi, Aug 21 : With monsoon comes the occasion to invite your friends to enjoy the nice cocktail recipes so why not make it a little different and tasty.Angad Singh Gandhi, India Brand Ambassador of Glenfiddich, lists some cocktail recipes for t…
  • I don’t follow any fashion trend: Vaani Kapoor Noida, Aug 20 : Actress Vaani Kapoor considers herself to be a “decent dresser”, but says she doesnt like to follow any fashion trend.”I have never followed fashion in particular, but I am aware of what is trending and what is not trending,” Vaani to…
  • How to incorporate natural ingredients in skincare regime New Delhi, Aug 20 : It is very important to decipher the ingredients in the product you use in your day-to-day skin care regime.As the skin is continuously exposed to such ingredients it will greatly affect the skin health, so make sure you are addin…