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  • Children face highest biting risk from Pit Bulls New York, May 26 : If you have kids at home, it is wiser to be careful with the pets. Researchers have found that Pit Bulls and mixed breed dogs have the highest risk of biting and cause the most damage per bite.Parents should also avoid dogs with ...
  • Pregnancy linked to depression: Study London, May 26 : Women go through several physical and emotional changes during pregnancy and their negative attitude towards body changes during this time can lead to depression after childbirth, suggests a new study.In the study, published in Psych…
  • Now test stress level at home New York, May 26 : Feeling stressed out? Take this newly discovered home-test that can easily measure your stress level and tell you whether you need to consult a doctor or not.The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of C…
  • Forget Trump, will have tea at 10 Downing Street: Huawei CEO New Delhi, May 26 : In a strong signal to US President Donald Trump who is urging European allies to put pressure on or even block Huawei, the Chinese conglomerate’s Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has stressed that the US campaign against the company w…
  • Kids of less-educated moms at higher obesity risk London, May 25 : Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study.For the study, published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology journal, the researchers analysed data…
  • Don’t eat too much potato chips during pregnancy Sydney, May 25 : Women should avoid eating too much vegetable oil and potato chips during pregnancy as such a diet may result in an increased risk of pregnancy complications and poor development of the babies, warns a study.Foods such as potato chip…
  • App to boost physical activity in women shows promise New York, May 25 : A mobile phone application designed to boost physical activity for inactive women has shown promise in a trial.The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, shows that the mobile app created for women did help when combine…
  • Leonard Cohen’s letters to girlfriend to be auctioned New York, May 24 : A largely unknown archive of over 50 love letters from Canadian poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) to his girlfriend and muse Marianne Ihlen would be auctioned online in June.The auction, titled “Write Me and Tell…
  • Australian PM Scott Morrison calls Modi New Delhi, May 24 : Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official statement.According to the statemen…
  • Reading with kids can make you a better parent New York, May 24 : People who regularly read with their kids are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and their children are less likely to be hyperactive and have attention problems, say researchers.The study, published in the Journal of Develo…
  • I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam New Delhi, May 26 : Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national an…
  • IMW looks like a weathered TV show (IANS Review, Rating: **) Film: “India’s Most Wanted”; Director: Raj Kumar Gupta; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Rajesh Sharma, Gaurav Mishra, Prasanth and Aasif Khan; Rating: **Inspired by true events, director Raj Kumar Gupta’s “India’s Most Wanted” (IMW) is an action thriller that fail…
  • ‘Yeh Hai India’: Good intentions poorly mounted (IANS Review, Rating: *) Film: “Yeh Hai India”; Director: Lom Harsh; Cast: Gavie Chahal, Deana Uppal, Mohan Agashe, Mohan Joshi, Surendra Pal, Ashutosh Kaushik, Antara Banerjee, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal and Karmveer Choudhary; Rating: *A patriotic fever seems to have gripped the c…
  • Hope to make it to final Oscar list: ‘Kamali’ director New Delhi, May 24 : The fact that Sasha Rainbow’s short film “Kamali”, about the life of India’s skateboarding star Kamali Moorthy, has qualified for Oscars 2020, is an “unbelievable milestone” for the London-based director.Sasha says Kamali’s story …
  • ‘Brightburn’: Intriguing and Gory (IANS Review, Rating: **) Film: “Brightburn”; Director: David Yarovesky; Cast: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, Becky Wahlstrom, Emmie Hunter, Gret Alan Williams and Annie Humphrey; Rating: **The title “Brightburn” refers to a small t…
  • I’m so insecure that I’m driven by it: Tiger Shroff New Delhi, May 24 : Insecurity drives Tiger Shroff to constantly seek approval and appreciation, says the actor who has clocked five years in the film industry.Many in the acting field say the profession comes with a set of insecurities.Tiger, son of…
  • I’m so insecure that I’m driven by it: Tiger Shroff New Delhi, May 24 : Insecurity drives Tiger Shroff to constantly seek approval and appreciation, says the actor who has clocked five years in the film industry.Many in the acting field say the profession comes with a set of insecurities.Tiger, son of…
  • Modi wave takes BJP 8 to 14 seats in northeast, NDA tally 17 Agartala/Guwahati, May 24 : Powered by the “Modi wave”, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was alone set to win 14 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in eight northeastern states, against 8 in the 2014 polls. With three NDA constituents – the Nationalist Democr…
  • ‘Aladdin’: An enthralling fantasy (IANS Review, Rating: ***1/2) Film: “Aladdin”; Director: Guy Ritchie; Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Jordan Nash, Taliyah Blair and Numan Acar; Rating: ***1/2Aladdin and his magic lamp is an inspirational …
  • I want to become a bankable actor: Sanya Malhotra New Delhi, May 22 : In the last three years, actress Sanya Malhotra got to ride the waves of success as well as taste failure.The “Dangal” star says though box office collection is not in her hands, she would like to be a bankable actor.After her imp…
  • Deepika lauds Amul’s take on her Cannes look Mumbai, May 26 : Actress Deepika Padukone described Amuls take on her Cannes look as “butter on toast”.Milk and dairy brand Amul had acknowledged Deepika and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s looks at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival with a cartoon.Days after th…
  • Be more mindful of menstrual hygiene in summer New Delhi, May 26 : Menstrual hygiene is vital year-round, but it’s advisable to be more careful in the summer season when heat and sweat can lead to more rashes, say experts.Ahead of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, observed on May 28, Monica Bindra, co…
  • Children face highest biting risk from Pit Bulls New York, May 26 : If you have kids at home, it is wiser to be careful with the pets. Researchers have found that Pit Bulls and mixed breed dogs have the highest risk of biting and cause the most damage per bite.Parents should also avoid dogs with ...
  • Pregnancy linked to depression: Study London, May 26 : Women go through several physical and emotional changes during pregnancy and their negative attitude towards body changes during this time can lead to depression after childbirth, suggests a new study.In the study, published in Psych…
  • I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam New Delhi, May 26 : Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national an…
  • Now test stress level at home New York, May 26 : Feeling stressed out? Take this newly discovered home-test that can easily measure your stress level and tell you whether you need to consult a doctor or not.The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of C…
  • A retired civil servant’s tireless quest to preserve rural heritage (IANS Special Series) New Delhi, May 26 : Even after giving almost 40 years of his life to government service, retired civil servant S.K.Misra felt his work was still not complete. The former bureaucrat felt that the experience he had gained and the reputation he had buil…
  • Fuel tax rejig, infra required to spur air traffic growth New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 : The downtrend in air passenger traffic might continue unless the new government takes steps to reduce air fares via rationalisation of jet fuel taxes and infrastructure creation to spur capacity at major airports.Industry e…
  • Four key issues before Modi 2.0 New Delhi, May 26 : Four key economic issues — GDP figures from CSO, fiscal deficit numbers from CGA, Jalan panel report on RBI surplus and RBI circular on NPA resolution — are awaiting formation of government as the Modi 2.0 is faced with a slowdo…
  • Telecom Ministry to start identifying new spectrum bands for 5G New Delhi, May 26 : The Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growth of 5G networks, according to a ministry note. The department will also make…
  • Caution: The froth in your milk could be detergent New Delhi, May 22 : Think twice before having a glass of milk. You may be drinking a ‘cocktail of milk, white paint and detergent. Come summer, and there is acute shortage of milk in the country, and it is during these months that milk and related pr…
  • Longevity, welness the secret of a long life New Delhi, May 22 : Longevity along with wellness is a process of moving towards a higher equilibrium of physical, mental and emotional well-being to lead a long and fulfilled life, while preventing disease, says a new book by Sujata Kelkar Shetty, a…
  • Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award Bengaluru, May 22 : Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the ‘Global Asian of the Year 2018-19’ award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women’s healthcare ecosystem, in India, said its organis…
  • Doctor, nurses beaten up after three newborn die in Jharkhand Ranchi, May 21 : A doctor and some nurses at a government hospital in Jharkhand’s Giridih were beaten up by relatives of three newborn babies who died on Tuesday, police said.After the babies died at the hospital in Chaitadih village of the district,…
  • ‘Menstruation should be celebrated as basic requirement’ Agra, May 21 : Hindu scholar and author Nithin Sridhar says menstruation should not be considered shameful but should be celebrated as a basic requirement of womanhood, as an integral dimension of feminineness.Talking to IANS, Sridhar, author of “Men…
  • CDSCO raises alarm about Medtronic pacemakers New Delhi, May 21 : India’s apex drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has issued an alert about battery depletion issues in some pacemakers sold by the US-based medical device manufacturer Medtronic.The alert was issued …
  • Every fourth patient visiting AIIMS dissatisfied: Survey New Delhi, May 21 : In a shocking result, a government survey has found that every fourth patient visiting the AIIMS is dissatisfied with treatment and other facilities at the premier institute.As much as 28 per cent of patients visiting the All Indi…
  • Maharashtra promulgates ordinance for SEBC quota in medical education Mumbai, May 20 : Spelling relief to around 250 post-graduate students on the warpath since nearly a fortnight, Maharashtra Governor C.V.Rao on Monday signed an ordinance to provide benefit of reservations in admissions to social and educationally bac…
  • ‘Glass piece in burger’ complaint against Burger King outlet Pune, May 20 : A complaint by a customer alleging a glass pieces being found in a burger at a Burger King outlet here last week is being investigated, a police official said on Monday.”We have registered a complaint by the customer last Saturday (May…
  • Polling official dies in Gorakhpur Gorakhpur, May 19 : An official on election duty died inside a polling booth on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur.Rajaram, 56, stationed in booth no 381 in Pipraich had started breathing heavily.His colleagues realising that he was unwell, rushed h…
  • Deepika lauds Amul’s take on her Cannes look Mumbai, May 26 : Actress Deepika Padukone described Amuls take on her Cannes look as “butter on toast”.Milk and dairy brand Amul had acknowledged Deepika and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s looks at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival with a cartoon.Days after th…
  • Be more mindful of menstrual hygiene in summer New Delhi, May 26 : Menstrual hygiene is vital year-round, but it’s advisable to be more careful in the summer season when heat and sweat can lead to more rashes, say experts.Ahead of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, observed on May 28, Monica Bindra, co…
  • A retired civil servant’s tireless quest to preserve rural heritage (IANS Special Series) New Delhi, May 26 : Even after giving almost 40 years of his life to government service, retired civil servant S.K.Misra felt his work was still not complete. The former bureaucrat felt that the experience he had gained and the reputation he had buil…
  • Ditch the difficult diet for healthy living New Delhi, May 24 : Fitness is very important. But any drastic change you make in your lifestyle will not be sustainable.According to celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija, it is important to give up a difficult eating pattern as a difficult diet will…
  • Care for your hair with aloe vera, coconut oil Mumbai, May 24 : The combination of heat, humidity and pollution can take a toll on your hair. But you can care well for it with the combined goodness of aloe vera and coconut oil, suggest experts.Here are some benefits of aloe vera and coconut oil t…
  • It’s all about heritage for Indian travellers New Delhi, May 24 : What do Indian travellers look for while picking a holiday destination? As many as 88 per cent of Indians are more likely to travel to a heritage place, according to a survey.A family travel trend survey, conducted by Airbnb in pa…
  • Kendall dons outfit similar to Deepika’s Cannes look Mumbai, May 24 : The voluminous neon green ensemble that actress Deepika Padukone wore at the Cannes Film Festival this year has found a fan in international reality TV star Kendall Jenner, who wore a pink version of a similar dress.On her visit to t…
  • What to keep in mind while curating personal space New Delhi, May 24 : All the elements in your house have an impact on how you feel and live which is why it’s essential to focus on them while curating your own personal space, say experts.Shailander Kumar, interior design consultant and founder of Fa…
  • Care for your hair with aloe vera, coconot oil Mumbai, May 24 : Heat, humidity and pollution is a combination that can take a toll on your hair. But you can care well for it with the combined goodness of aloe vera and coconut oil, suggest experts.Here are some benefits of aloe vera and coconut oi…
  • Salman goes shirtless, pitches for ‘Swachch, fit Bharat’ Mumbai, May 24 : After congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his “decisive victory”, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan went shirtless in a bid to urge Indians to work towards a ‘swachch and fit Bharat’.Salman, awaiting the release of his film …