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  • UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus Abu Dhabi, May 25 : The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has asked people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak has claimed 10 lives and at least 40 others have been quarantined.”The Mohap alerts the …
  • Ingestible sensor could help diagnose stomach disease: Study New York, May 25 : An ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria developed by MIT researchers including one of Indian-origin, can aid in diagnosing bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.This “bacteria-on-a-ch…
  • Milk intake may cut metabolic syndrome risk in obese kids New York, May 25 : Is your child obese? If so, drinking at least two servings of any type of cows’ milk each day are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control — risk factors for metabolic syndrome, according to…
  • Can Facebook help young adults quit smoking? New York, May 25 : Smokers were 2.5 times more likely to quit post a cessation intervention programme delivered entirely on social networking giant Facebook than by other online quit-smoking programmes, a clinical trial has showed.Young adults are le…
  • Learning physics may activate new brain areas New York, May 25 : Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with solving physics problems, finds a study.This shows that the brain’s activity can be modified by different for…
  • Learning physics may activate new brain areas New York, May 25 : Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with solving physics problems, finds a study.This shows that the brain’s activity can be modified by different for…
  • Milk intake may cut metabolic syndrome risk in obese kids New York, May 25 : Is your child obese? If so, drinking at least two servings of any type of cows’ milk each day are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control — risk factors for metabolic syndrome, according to…
  • Can Facebook help young adults quit smoking? New York, May 25 : Smokers were 2.5 times more likely to quit post a cessation intervention programme delivered entirely on social networking giant Facebook than by other online quit-smoking programmes, a clinical trial has showed.Young adults are le…
  • Ingestible sensor could help diagnose stomach disease: Study New York, May 25 : An ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria developed by MIT researchers including one of Indian-origin, can aid in diagnosing bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.This “bacteria-on-a-ch…
  • UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus Abu Dhabi, May 25 : The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has asked people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak has claimed 10 lives and at least 40 others have been quarantined.”The Mohap alerts the …
  • Congress, BJP lock horns in Karnataka’s triangular poll contest (Curtain Raiser) Bengaluru, May 11 : The ruling Congress and the opposition BJP have locked horns to outsmart each other in the Karnataka assembly election on Saturday, with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) making the contest triangular.As the only assembly poll being h…
  • Veteran actress Lalita Chatterjee dead Kolkata, May 10 : Veteran film and folk theatre actress Lalita Chatterjee died at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday following a cerebral attack, family sources said.Chatterjee, 81, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after she fell down…
  • Tata Chemicals net profit jumps to Rs 1,210 crore in Q4 Kolkata, May 18 : Tata Chemicals on Friday reported an over 3.5 times jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs 1,210.19 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs 343.02 crore in the year-ago period.Its revenue from operations, on a…
  • Minor girl dead, her brother crushed by speeding dumfer New Delhi, May 18 : A minor girl was crushed to death, her elder brother injured in an accident on Friday after a speeding dumfer hit them, over taking a bus in south Delhi, police said. Police said the accident occurred at around 7 a.m when the vict…
  • Sikkim government honours journalists Gangtok, May 17 : Sikkim government on Wednesday felicitated veteran journalists CD Rai, Samiran Chhetri Priyadarshi, Santosh Nirash and Amalendu Kundu with “Kashiraj Pradhan Lifetime Journalism Award” here.Chief Minister Pawan Chamling and Governor …
  • Tata Chemicals net profit jumps to Rs 1,210 crore in Q4 Kolkata, May 18 : Tata Chemicals on Friday reported an over 3.5 times jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs 1,210.19 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs 343.02 crore in the year-ago period.Its revenue from operations, on a…
  • Minor girl dead, her brother crushed by speeding dumfer New Delhi, May 18 : A minor girl was crushed to death, her elder brother injured in an accident on Friday after a speeding dumfer hit them, over taking a bus in south Delhi, police said. Police said the accident occurred at around 7 a.m when the vict…
  • Sikkim government honours journalists Gangtok, May 17 : Sikkim government on Wednesday felicitated veteran journalists CD Rai, Samiran Chhetri Priyadarshi, Santosh Nirash and Amalendu Kundu with “Kashiraj Pradhan Lifetime Journalism Award” here.Chief Minister Pawan Chamling and Governor …
  • Congress, BJP lock horns in Karnataka’s triangular poll contest (Curtain Raiser) Bengaluru, May 11 : The ruling Congress and the opposition BJP have locked horns to outsmart each other in the Karnataka assembly election on Saturday, with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) making the contest triangular.As the only assembly poll being h…
  • Veteran actress Lalita Chatterjee dead Kolkata, May 10 : Veteran film and folk theatre actress Lalita Chatterjee died at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday following a cerebral attack, family sources said.Chatterjee, 81, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after she fell down…
  • UAE issues Kerala travel warning over Nipah virus Abu Dhabi, May 25 : The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has asked people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak has claimed 10 lives and at least 40 others have been quarantined.”The Mohap alerts the …
  • Ingestible sensor could help diagnose stomach disease: Study New York, May 25 : An ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria developed by MIT researchers including one of Indian-origin, can aid in diagnosing bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.This “bacteria-on-a-ch…
  • Can Facebook help young adults quit smoking? New York, May 25 : Smokers were 2.5 times more likely to quit post a cessation intervention programme delivered entirely on social networking giant Facebook than by other online quit-smoking programmes, a clinical trial has showed.Young adults are le…
  • Milk intake may cut metabolic syndrome risk in obese kids New York, May 25 : Is your child obese? If so, drinking at least two servings of any type of cows’ milk each day are more likely to have lower fasting insulin, indicating better blood sugar control — risk factors for metabolic syndrome, according to…
  • Learning physics may activate new brain areas New York, May 25 : Brain areas that are traditionally not associated with learning science can become active when people are confronted with solving physics problems, finds a study.This shows that the brain’s activity can be modified by different for…
  • Tips to prolong life of outdoor wooden furniture New Delhi, May 26 : Don’t let the changing seasons wreak havoc on your outdoor wooden furniture. Invest in furniture covers and paint them new to keep them safe, say experts.Raghunandan Saraf, Founder and CEO, Saraf Furniture, and Mikita Laad Gupta, …
  • Surging petrol prices may ease as crude cost declines Mumbai, May 25 : Petrol prices across the four metro cities rose for the 12 consecutive day on Friday, but consumers can expect some respite in the coming days as global crude oil cost eased.In the national capital, price of petrol rose to Rs 77.83 f…
  • UP moves in to expedite work on Metro Rail expansion in Ghaziabad Lucknow, May 25 : The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday directed officials to ensure quick action on the detailed project report (DPR) prepared by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for Metro rail services from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar and from …
  • FIR against Modi Sugar Mills chiefs Ghaziabad, May 25 : Ghaziabad District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari has ordered lodging a FIR against Modi Sugar Mills Lts Managing Director Umesh Kumar Modi and Chief Executive Officer Ved Pal Singh Malik for not paying arrears of sugarcane farmers.A c…
  • Spike in beneficiaries of Delhi scheme on private hospital surgeries New Delhi, May 25 : The number of patients who availed Delhi government’s scheme of undergoing free surgeries in the city private hospitals has increased exponentially to 405 in February 2018 from a mere six in March 2017, Health Minister Satyendar J…
  • Spike in beneficiaries of Delhi scheme on private hospital surgeries New Delhi, May 25 : The number of patients who availed Delhi government’s scheme of undergoing free surgeries in the city private hospitals has increased exponentially to 405 in February 2018 from a mere six in March 2017, Health Minister Satyendar J…
  • MP issues advisory on Nipah virus Bhopal, May 25 : In the wake of the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala which claimed many lives, Madhya Pradesh Health Ministry issued an advisory on Friday.Health Services Director B.N.Chouhan however said there was no reason to worry as the virus is…
  • Pawan Kalyan begins fast to over ‘Uddanam’ kidney ailment Vijayawada, May 25 : Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Friday a began hunger strike, demanding the Andhra Pradesh government to find a solution to the kidney disease in Uddanam region of Srikakulam district.The Jana Sena chief launched the hunger stri…
  • Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala Hyderabad, May 25 : Two persons, including one who visited Kerala recently, were admitted to hospitals here with suspected Nipah virus infection even as the Telangana health authorities have advised people to avoid visiting Kerala.The Health Departme…
  • Menstrual hygiene status improves in Bihar, Jharkhand New Delhi, May 25 : Around 74 per cent girls in Bihar and 76 per cent in Jharkhand used sanitary pads and cloth now, up from 50 per cent and 46 per cent in these two states respectively after the implementation of the “Paheli ki Saheli” programme, ac…
  • Private hospitals remain shut in Odisha Bhubaneswar, May 25 : Healthcare services were affected in Odisha as thousands of private clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres remained closed on Friday, officials said.Hospitals across Odisha supporting the 24-hour ceasework strike called by th…
  • Nipah virus under control, assures Kerala Minister Kozhikode (Kerala), May 25 : Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Friday said that things were under control vis-a-vis the containment of Nipah virus and that the WHO had stepped in to help the coastal state.”There need be no fear or panic as just…
  • Tests rule out bats as source of Nipah virus Kozhikode (Kerala), May 25 : Tests have ruled out bats being behind the spread of the Nipah virus that took 12 lives in Kerala’s Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, officials said on Friday.A total of 21 samples from bats and pigs were sent to the Hi…
  • Maharashtra policewoman undergoes successful sex change surgery Mumbai, May 25 : After a series of legal and government battles, Maharashtra woman police officer Lalita Salve on Friday underwent a successful sex-change surgery to become a policeman.The sex-change operation was conducted for over four hours by lea…
  • Women more likely to have thyroid disorder: Experts (March 25 is World Thyroid Day) New Delhi, May 25 : Owing to greater sensitivity to hormonal changes, women are eight times more likely to develop thyroid disorder than men, says a report from SRL Diagnostics.Thyroid is a two-inch-butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of our …
  • Arjun Vajpayi conquers Kangchenjunga, youngest to scale 6 peaks above 8,000m Tseram (Nepal), May 25 : The thunder of helicopter breaks early morning silence as mountaineer Arjun Vajpai lands in this eastern Nepal village after scaling Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak. Vajpai has become the youngest person in the w…
  • Will post my fitness video soon: Modi New Delhi, May 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accepted a fitness challenge by cricketer Virat Kohli saying that he will soon post a personal fitness video.Earlier on Wednesday, Kohli, in a tweet, challenged Modi in a fitness campaign i…
  • Will post my fitness video soon: Modi New Delhi, May 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accepted a fitness challenge by cricketer Virat Kohli saying that he will soon post a personal fitness video.Earlier on Wednesday, Kohli, in a tweet, challenged Modi in a fitness campaign i…
  • Don’t believe in endorsing something I don’t use: Virat Kohli New Delhi, May 22 : Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge…
  • Nothing official yet: Sania Mirza on biopic New Delhi, May 21 : Tennis ace Sania Mirza says nothing has been finalised yet about a biopic on her life.There have been talks about a film being made on her life and there was also buzz that Rohit Shetty would be helming the project.Asked about it,…
  • Sony Pictures International Productions acquires rights for Jhulan Goswami biopic Mumbai, May 17 : Sony Pictures International Productions has acquired the rights for a biopic on India’s veteran medium pacer Jhulan Goswami.The studio will develop and produce the film in partnership with Dunamis Entertainment, read a statement to I…
  • Sports academies to coach students in 85 Delhi school grounds New Delhi, May 23 : Eighty-five Delhi government school playgrounds have been allotted for free to private sports academies, clubs and individuals, to hold free sports training sessions for the students of government schools, an official said on Wedn…
  • Ordinance okayed for India’s first sports varsity in Manipur New Delhi, May 23 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.The proposed university will be spread over 325 acres in Imphal West …
  • Sports academies to coach students in 85 Delhi school grounds New Delhi, May 23 : Eighty-five Delhi government school playgrounds have been allotted for free to private sports academies, clubs and individuals, to hold free sports training sessions for the students of government schools, an official said on Wedn…
  • Ordinance okayed for India’s first sports varsity in Manipur New Delhi, May 23 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.The proposed university will be spread over 325 acres in Imphal West …
  • Tips to prolong life of outdoor wooden furniture New Delhi, May 26 : Don’t let the changing seasons wreak havoc on your outdoor wooden furniture. Invest in furniture covers and paint them new to keep them safe, say experts.Raghunandan Saraf, Founder and CEO, Saraf Furniture, and Mikita Laad Gupta, …
  • Imitation jewellery in demand in Gurugram: Survey Gurugram, May 25 : The imitation jewellery market is growing at a rapid pace in Gurugram, suggests a survey.Blingvine.com, an online fashion jewellery platform, conducted a survey in the region on the issue and the results indicate that Gurugram has …
  • Deepika Padukone’s new obsession is running (Movie Snippets) Mumbai, May 25 : Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has accepted a fitness challenge by Olympic silver medallist P.V.Sindhu, and says her new obsession is running.Deepika on Friday took to Twitter and shared a video of her running in her gym gear.”I …
  • IPL most searched word online: Study New Delhi, May 25 : The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become one of the largest sporting extravaganza in the world with the search volume for keyword “IPL” being 1.8 million, according to a study conducted by SEMrush, a Search Engine Optimisation (…
  • Wear right gear for comfortable workouts New Delhi, May 25 : Want to become fit for that trek your friends are planning or to attain a summer body for the beach parties? Invest in the right kind of gear for a more comfortable workout session and keep yourself hydrated, suggest experts.Shivo…
  • My focus is on my new venture: Aashka New Delhi, May 25 : Actress Aashka Goradia says she is focussed on her latest venture, Renee by Aashka, but the “Naagin” actress is also keen on doing an action-packed role in a TV show.”My focus is definitely on my new venture now but I want to do ...
  • Summer decor ideas that are light on your pocket New Delhi, May 25 : Lets welcome the warm weather and infuse some tropical vibes with simple tricks to transform homes into luxurious retreats.This World Interiors Day, Arshi Mukri, Design Expert at Pepperfry and Sudeep Kolte, VP-Sales and Marketing,…
  • Jacqueline Fernandez to endorse wrist watches New Delhi, May 25 : Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has been announced as the brand ambassador for Casio’s womens range of wrist watches — Sheen, Baby-G and Enticer.The partnership is a combination of the brand’s ideology with Jacqueline’s fashion and …
  • ‘Tarini’ women now eye solo sailing New Delhi, May 24 : After successfully spending 194 days at sea and becoming the first all-women naval crew to have circumnavigated the globe, the six-member crew of the Indian Navy’s sailing vessel “Tarini” are now looking forward to solo sails.On T…
  • Refresh your home decor with marble trays, pastel walls New Delhi, May 24 : Bored with your current home decor? Add in some pastel paint, floral accents, fresh patterns and silver home decor products, suggest experts.Vibhor Jain, Director at ArgentOr Silver and Anchal Khosla, Creative designer and founder…