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  • New subtype of prostate cancer identified New York, June 17 : Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about seven per cent of patients with advanced disease.The subtype is characterised by loss of the gene CDK12.It was found to be more common in metastatic…
  • Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury London, June 17 : Researchers have tested a new gene therapy that has shown potential to help people with spinal cord injuries to re-learn skilled hand movements.People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions that r…
  • Indian flavours spicing up World Cup in Moscow Moscow, June 17 : Restaurateurs Prodyut and Sumana Mukherjee have not only brought Indian flavours to the ongoing World Cup here but also plan to dish out free dinner to countrymen if Argentina wins the trophy on July 15.Based in Moscow for the last …
  • ‘Incredibles 2’: US theatres to issue strobe light warning Los Angeles, June 17 : Moviegoers seeing “Incredibles 2” in the US will now be warned about the flashing lights used in the film and their potentially triggering effect.After a blogger and Twitter user posted a warning about the strobe/flashing light…
  • Google Plus new favourite of extremist groups: Report London, June 17 : With social media sites like Facebook and Twitter coming down heavily on people sharing violent content, extremist groups appear to be migrating to Google Plus to popularise their propaganda, the media reported.According to a report…
  • Indian cinema scripts a success story in China (Cinema Feature) New Delhi/Beijing, June 17 : Indian stories, riding high on star power and universal themes, and splashed with hues of myriad emotions, are finding their way into China, winning hearts and the box office game too.Be it Aamir Khan’s “Dangal”, Irrfan K…
  • Indian cinema scripts a success story in China (Cinema Feature) New Delhi/Beijing, June 17 : Indian stories, riding high on star power and universal themes, and splashed with hues of myriad emotions, are finding their way into China, winning hearts and the box office game too.Be it Aamir Khan’s “Dangal”, Irrfan K…
  • Google Plus new favourite of extremist groups: Report London, June 17 : With social media sites like Facebook and Twitter coming down heavily on people sharing violent content, extremist groups appear to be migrating to Google Plus to popularise their propaganda, the media reported.According to a report…
  • New Facebook AI system could ‘open’ closed eyes in photo San Francisco, June 17 : Facebook researchers are now working on a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that can make closed eyes look convincingly open.With retouching of images using various tools before posting them on social media platforms be…
  • New Facebook AI system could ‘open’ closed eyes in photo San Francisco, June 17 : Facebook researchers are now working on a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that can make closed eyes look convincingly open.With retouching of images using various tools before posting them on social media platforms be…
  • Bappi Lahiri coming up with some ‘international stuff’ Mumbai, June 11 : Celebrated music director Bappi Lahiri, who last collaborated with American rapper Snoop Dogg in 2015 for the track “Patiala peg”, says he is working on another international project.”Something really new and unique is coming up whi…
  • Government has to trust the audience: Adil Hussain New Delhi, June 12 : Like many, actor Adil Hussain is all for the digital boom. He says that while there is a danger that some of the many shows and films online might be provocative, it does not mean a censor board should be set up for ...
  • Government has to trust the audience: Adil Hussain New Delhi, June 12 : Like many, actor Adil Hussain is all for the digital boom. He says that while there is a danger that some of the many shows and films online might be provocative, it does not mean a censor board should be set up for ...
  • Bappi Lahiri coming up with some ‘international stuff’ Mumbai, June 11 : Celebrated music director Bappi Lahiri, who last collaborated with American rapper Snoop Dogg in 2015 for the track “Patiala peg”, says he is working on another international project.”Something really new and unique is coming up whi…
  • ‘Kaala’: Realistic guide to dirty side of slum redevelopment (IANS Review, Rating: ***) Film: “Kaala”; Director: Pa.Ranjith; Cast: Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi, Easwari Rao, Nana Patekar, Pankaj Tripathi and Anjali Patil; Rating: ***Pa.Ranjith’s “Kaala”, showcased in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is a captivating socio-drama. It is a family-frien…
  • Documentary calls for healthcare system to be trans-friendly Kolkata, June 9 : The denial of basic healthcare to transgenders has been brought to light through a documentary “Beyond Blue and Pink” that seeks to promote dialogue and discussion towardsA creating a trans-friendly way of accessing West Bengal’s he…
  • Documentary calls for healthcare system to be trans-friendly Kolkata, June 9 : The denial of basic healthcare to transgenders has been brought to light through a documentary “Beyond Blue and Pink” that seeks to promote dialogue and discussion towardsA creating a trans-friendly way of accessing West Bengal’s he…
  • ‘Kaala’: Realistic guide to dirty side of slum redevelopment (IANS Review, Rating: ***) Film: “Kaala”; Director: Pa.Ranjith; Cast: Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi, Easwari Rao, Nana Patekar, Pankaj Tripathi and Anjali Patil; Rating: ***Pa.Ranjith’s “Kaala”, showcased in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is a captivating socio-drama. It is a family-frien…
  • Indian arts, crafts really important for the world: Italian designer New Delhi, June 6 : Italian costume designer Daniela Ciancio, who has designed costumes for Italian films and Tom Cruise-starrer “Mission: Impossible III”, says Indian arts and crafts are “really important” for the rest of the world.”I think that the…
  • Hope Eid will strengthen harmony in society: Modi New Delhi, May 27 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi while extending greetings for Eid on Sunday said he hoped that the festival will strengthen the bonds of harmony in society.Speaking about the festival in the 44th edition of his monthly radio address …
  • Use natural oils, shampoo regularly for healthy hair in monsoon New Delhi, June 18 : Frizzy hair as well as sticky and grimy skin are common complaints in the rainy season.Battle these problems with natural oils, regular cleansing and tie your hair up to trap in the moisture and prevent frizz. Agnes Chen, Technic…
  • Use natural oils, shampoo regularly for healthy hair in monsoon New Delhi, June 18 : Frizzy hair as well as sticky and grimy skin are common complaints in the rainy season.Battle these problems with natural oils, regular cleansing and tie your hair up to trap in the moisture and prevent frizz. Agnes Chen, Technic…
  • Delhi Minister Jain shifted to hospital New Delhi, June 18 : Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was on an indefinite hunger since Tuesday, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here late on Sunday night, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.In a tweet, he sa…
  • Committee to examine using MNREGA in agriculture New Delhi, June 17 : The Central government is mulling to link MNREGA with the agriculture sector in a way that the rural employment scheme and the demands of labour in agriculture complement each other, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said here…
  • Assam flood toll now nine, over 4 lakh affected Guwahati, June 17 : The flood situation continued to be grim across Assam on Sunday, affecting over four lakh people in six districts as five more persons were killed in last 24 hours, taking the toll to nine.Assam State Disaster Management Authority…
  • Canadian citizen among four held as Punjab Police bust drug racket Chandigarh, June 17 : The Punjab Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an international drugs smuggling racket with the arrest of four persons, including a Canadian national of Indian-origin.A senior police officer said that the gang was using the …
  • Raje seeks national status for Rajasthan canal project Jaipur/New Delhi, June 17 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday asked the Central government to consider special additional budgetary support challenge to the state to meet the challenge of safe drinking water availability, while seeki…
  • At NITI meet, Modi moots double digit growth, linking MNREGA to agriculture (Roundup) New Delhi, June 17 : The fourth annual meeting of the NITI Aayog’s Governing Council was conducted on Sunday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the meet, gave the target of achieving double digit economic growth as well as the idea to…
  • Ratan Tata launches North East Small Finance bank Guwahati, June 17 : Tata Trusts Chairman Ratan Tata and Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday launched the first 28 branches of the North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB), the region’s first small bank.”If India has to grow as a prosp…
  • Karnataka seeks 50% central aid for farm loan waiver New Delhi/Bengaluru, June 17 : Flagging the agrarian crisis gripping the country, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy on Sunday urged the Central government to bear 50 per cent of the farm loans the state government plans to waive soon.”As we ar…
  • Delhi Minister Jain shifted to hospital New Delhi, June 18 : Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was on an indefinite hunger since Tuesday, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here late on Sunday night, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.In a tweet, he sa…
  • 10 Delhi gurdwaras implement food safety standards for langar New Delhi, June 17 : Community kitchens (langars) in 10 major Delhi gurdwaras have implemented the food safety and hygiene standards set by food regulator FSSAI to make healthy food accessible to everyone.Delhi’s gurdwaras operate on principles roote…
  • Rahul slams Modi over 2015 promise in Odisha New Delhi, June 17 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to keep his 2015 promise to upgrade a general hospital in Odisha’s Rourkela to a super-speciality hospital-cum-medical college.”The PM prom…
  • Himachal CM inaugurates Radhakrishnan Medical College Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), June 16 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday inaugurated Dr Radhakrishnan Government Medical College here, which will start operating from this academic year.Union Health Minister J.P Nadda was als…
  • The Elders’ delegation to visit a Delhi mohalla clinic New Delhi, June 15 : A team from The Elders — an international NGO former by South African statesman Nelson Mandela comprising noted public figures — has sought to meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and also proposed to visit a mohalla clini…
  • Vajpayee’e health continues to improve: AIIMS New Delhi, June 15 : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection and chest congestion, continued to show improvement on the fourth day at AIIMS, the hospital said on Friday.”Vajpayee is stable.He conti…
  • ‘Over 70 lakh Indian senior citizens abused last year’ New Delhi, June 15 : Young India’s population of senior citizens is also rapidly rising – and so is the number of cases of abuse inflicted on them mostly by people from whom there is an expectation of trust.Last year, around six per cent of India’s e…
  • Vajpayee’e health continues to improve: AIIMS New Delhi, June 15 : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection and chest congestion, continued to show improvement on the fourth day at AIIMS, the hospital said on Friday.”Vajpayee is stable.He conti…
  • ‘Over 70 lakh Indian senior citizens abused last year’ New Delhi, June 15 : Young India’s population of senior citizens is also rapidly rising – and so is the number of cases of abuse inflicted on them mostly by people from whom there is an expectation of trust.Last year, around six per cent of India’s e…
  • The Elders’ delegation to visit a Delhi mohalla clinic New Delhi, June 15 : A team from The Elders — an international NGO former by South African statesman Nelson Mandela comprising noted public figures — has sought to meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and also proposed to visit a mohalla clini…
  • Kerala Boat Race League to be state’s latest tourism product Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 : The upcoming Kerala Boat Race League will evolve into a world-class tourism product, state Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said on Thursday.Elaborating, he said that the league will include various boat races fro…
  • Kerala Boat Race League to be state’s latest tourism product Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 : The upcoming Kerala Boat Race League will evolve into a world-class tourism product, state Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said on Thursday.Elaborating, he said that the league will include various boat races fro…
  • Ministry says yoga is not sport, but DU colleges still reserve seats New Delhi, June 12 : Is yoga a sport? The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) says it is not.Yet, 11 Delhi University (DU) colleges have this year reserved seats for the discipline under their sports quota.The university and the colleges, mea…
  • Himachal Police to organise half marathon Shimla, June 12 : The Himachal Pradesh Police will organise the eighth half marathon here on June 24 and this event is part of its campaign against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, it was announced on Tuesday.The run will be flagged off by Directo…
  • Young players looking to succeed need to stay focussed, make tough choices: AB de Villiers (IANS Interview) New Delhi, June 12 : Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, better known as AB de Villiers, who is currently enjoying his life off the pitch after announcing retirement from all formats of international cricket, says young players need to make tough choices t…
  • Modi shares fitness video on social media New Delhi, June 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared a fitness video after he was nominated in an online fitness challenge by Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli”Here are moments from my morning exercises.Apart from yoga, I walk on a …
  • Centre sanctions Rs 14 crore for sports in J (and) K New Delhi, June 12 : The Centre on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 14.30 crore to promote block level sports in Jammu and Kashmir.The amount has been sanctioned under the ‘Khelo India’ scheme by the Union Sports Ministry.Implementation of this scheme was annou…
  • Centre sanctions Rs 14 crore for sports in J (and) K New Delhi, June 12 : The Centre on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 14.30 crore to promote block level sports in Jammu and Kashmir.The amount has been sanctioned under the ‘Khelo India’ scheme by the Union Sports Ministry.Implementation of this scheme was annou…
  • Ministry says yoga is not sport, but DU colleges still reserve seats New Delhi, June 12 : Is yoga a sport? The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) says it is not.Yet, 11 Delhi University (DU) colleges have this year reserved seats for the discipline under their sports quota.The university and the colleges, mea…
  • Himachal Police to organise half marathon Shimla, June 12 : The Himachal Pradesh Police will organise the eighth half marathon here on June 24 and this event is part of its campaign against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, it was announced on Tuesday.The run will be flagged off by Directo…
  • Use natural oils, shampoo regularly for healthy hair in monsoon New Delhi, June 18 : Frizzy hair as well as sticky and grimy skin are common complaints in the rainy season.Battle these problems with natural oils, regular cleansing and tie your hair up to trap in the moisture and prevent frizz. Agnes Chen, Technic…
  • Use natural oils, shampoo regularly for healthy hair in monsoon New Delhi, June 18 : Frizzy hair as well as sticky and grimy skin are common complaints in the rainy season.Battle these problems with natural oils, regular cleansing and tie your hair up to trap in the moisture and prevent frizz. Agnes Chen, Technic…
  • Fitness essentials that will inspire you to get moving New Delhi, June 17 : If you are serious about fitness, invest in the right gear and essentials before you start.Buy breathable and sturdy walking shoes, get a fitness tracker, and if you sweat a lot, get yourself sweat-proof clothes, suggest experts….
  • Samsung Galaxy A6+: Immersive ‘Infinity Display’ in a budget (Tech Review) New Delhi, June 17 : Aiming to take on its mid-range smartphone rivals in India, South Korean tech major Samsung has introduced its contender, the Galaxy A6+, at a price of Rs 25,990 for 4GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage which can be further expanded…
  • I’m not pregnant, says Shilpa Shetty Mumbai, June 17 : As a photograph of Shilpa Shetty Kundra walking out of a clinic went viral with curious minds trying to guess if she was pregnant, the actress-entrepreneur-fitness enthusiast has clarified that she is not expecting and that it was o…
  • Treat your dad to some sweet delights on Father’s Day New Delhi, June 16 : Whip up some sugar free sweet delights and drinks for your father on Father’s Day on Sunday, suggest experts.Chef Kunal Kapur and Sohan Singh, Technical Manager, South Asia, PureCircle, have listed a few simple recipes for you to…
  • Global education making difference to Indian design schools: Manish Malhotra New Delhi, June 16 : Ace designer Manish Malhotra, who is one of the chief mentors at the London School of Trends, says that global education is making a huge difference to all the design schools of India.”It is making a difference overall not just t…
  • Indians paying more attention to skin: French skincare founder New Delhi, June 16 : Olivier Couraud, the creator and founder of french skincare brand Olivier Claire, has said Indians are paying more and more attention to their skin.”India is a country that makes the French dream..its economy is experiencing exce…
  • Beauty is a different kind of burden: Masaba Gupta Mumbai, June 16 : Popular designer Masaba Gupta says she has come to realise that beauty is a different kind of burden, which keeps changing with age.Masaba, who is the daughter of veteran actress Neena Gupta and former West Indies batsman Vivian Ric…
  • Style hacks for all the dads New Delhi, June 16 : A solid white or navy poplin shirt or smaller tartan with country checks tucked in with a pair of slim fit, stretchable jeans and aviators will keep you in vogue irrespective of your age, say experts.Arun Kumar KS, General Manage…