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  • Beef jerky, processed meats linked to maniac episodes: Study New Delhi, July 19 : Love to gorge on beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat as part of your evening snacks daily? Beware, these processed meats laced with chemicals such as nitrates, to preserve them from spoilage, may contribute to m…
  • Can changing expectant mothers’ diet help prevent autism? New York, July 19 : The mother’s microbiome — the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us — can determine the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in her children, suggests a study.The study raises the possibility t…
  • Your canine friend can help reduce ADHD symptoms in kids New York, July 19 : Besides remaining loyal and man’s best friend, dogs can also provide therapy that can effectively treat children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), say researchers.The results indicate that children with ADHD wh…
  • Burberry burns outfits worth 28 mn pounds annually London, July 19 : Designer fashion label Burberry burns 28 million pounds worth of its luxury outfits every year to stop “wrong people” from buying them.Burberry does so to protect the brand and to prevent it from being sold at discount prices on the…
  • Sunscreen can reduce skin cancer risk by 40% in youth: Study Sydney, July 19 : Young adults who regularly use sunscreen reduce their risk of skin cancer by 40 per cent, a study has found.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between two and three million non-melanoma skin cancers and 1,32,000 melan…
  • My son has started parenting me: Sonali Bendre New York, July 19 : Actress Sonali Bendre, who is undergoing a metastatic cancer treatment here, in an emotional social media post has shared how her 12-year-old son Ranveer dealt with her cancer news.Sonali on Thursday took to her Instagram and uplo…
  • HIV infection doubles heart disease risk: Study London, July 19 : People infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, a new study has found.The findings, published in the journal Circulation, suggested that the virus is also thought to raise fa…
  • 80% chance of Britain leaving EU: David Cameron Kolkata, July 19 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said that there is an 80 per cent chance that his country would leave the EU on the basis of an agreed deal and it might opt for a “soft Brexit” by staying close to a ...
  • Ola offers ride share in Adelaide Bengaluru, July 19 : India’s leading ride-sharing provider Ola has entered Adelaide in Australia to offer cab service to customers, the company said on Thursday.”We encourage Adelaidians to download our application (app) and experience the Ola way to…
  • Omega 3 supplements may not protect your heart: Study London, July 19 : Taking omega 3 through food or supplements is likely to have little or no effect on our risk of experiencing heart diseases, stroke or death, a new study challenging previously held theories says.Increased consumption of omega 3 — …
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Two minors killed in Kolkata as speeding bus hits scooty Kolkata, June 26 : Two minors were killed while another person got injured as the two wheeler they were travelling on, got knocked down by a speeding bus here, police said on Tuesday.”Three persons travelling in a scooty got knocked down by a speedin…
  • Key Indian equity market indices open in red Mumbai, June 28 : Taking a cue from muted trend of global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,217.11 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 35,207.19 poi…
  • Key Indian equity market indices open in red Mumbai, June 28 : Taking a cue from muted trend of global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,217.11 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 35,207.19 poi…
  • Two minors killed in Kolkata as speeding bus hits scooty Kolkata, June 26 : Two minors were killed while another person got injured as the two wheeler they were travelling on, got knocked down by a speeding bus here, police said on Tuesday.”Three persons travelling in a scooty got knocked down by a speedin…
  • 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…
  • Budget sanctioned for roads, drains in illegal colonies: Kejriwal New Delhi, July 19 : The Delhi government has sanctioned the budget for the construction of roads and drains in unauthorised colonies here, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday.”Good news for those living in hellish conditions in unauthori…
  • Tripura power plant snag causes supply cut to Bangladesh Agartala, July 19 : The 726-MW gas-based power plant in Tripura is facing technical hiccups causing less supply to neighbouring Bangladesh, an official said here on Thursday.”A transformer of the 726 MW-capacity Palatana power project in southern Tri…
  • Possibility of losing to US on exports subsidies issue: Official Kolkata, July 19 : India faces the possibility of losing in the trade disputes with the US on its challenge to export subsidies, but the government is working on schemes to make them WTO compliant, an official said here on Thursday.”We have a whole l…
  • Vivo NEX with pop-up selfie camera, 8GB RAM in India New Delhi, July 19 : Upping the ante when it comes to innovation, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday launched its Indian-made NEX smartphone with pop-up selfie shooter at Rs 44,990 in India.The smartphone, which will be available for purchase …
  • Now, ‘tulsi mala’ and ‘rudraksh’ vie with fashion jewellery products at EPCH show Greater Noida, July 19 : Lakshman Singh, a ‘Tulsi mala’ maker from Mathura, drew much attention here from buyers and visitors at an exhibition organised by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).’Tulsi mala’ and ‘rudraksha’ are now vying…
  • How to take care of feet in monsoon New Delhi, July 19 : Monsoon brings with it moisture, sweat and stickiness due to humidity and this increases manifold the chances of fungus and moulds.So you need to take special care of your feet in monsoon to guard against fungal infections and co…
  • Confluence showcases journey of Swarovski with different designers New Delhi, July 19 : Confluence, a designer jewellery collective crafted with Swarovski crystals, celebrated two years of its inception with a soiree at the Embassy of Austria on Thursday.Themed around “Sparkling Transformations”, the presentation hi…
  • Indians increased salary directly related with ease of falling asleep New Delhi, July 19 : Indians have a direct correlation between increasing salary and ease of falling asleep, says an India Sleep and Wellness survey commissioned by Sunday Mattresses and conducted among working professionals above the age of 25.The s…
  • Beef jerky, processed meats linked to maniac episodes: Study New Delhi, July 19 : Love to gorge on beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat as part of your evening snacks daily? Beware, these processed meats laced with chemicals such as nitrates, to preserve them from spoilage, may contribute to m…
  • Can changing expectant mothers’ diet help prevent autism? New York, July 19 : The mother’s microbiome — the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us — can determine the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in her children, suggests a study.The study raises the possibility t…
  • Indians increased salary directly related with ease of falling asleep New Delhi, July 19 : Indians have a direct correlation between increasing salary and ease of falling asleep, says an India Sleep and Wellness survey commissioned by Sunday Mattresses and conducted among working professionals above the age of 25.The s…
  • Formalin controversy: No officer to examine quality of fish, says Goa Minister Panaji, July 19 : The Goa Fisheries Department does not have a single technical officer to examine the quality of fish sold in the state, Fisheries Minister Vinoda Paliencar told the Goa Legislative Assembly on Thursday.”The Department does not have …
  • Goa assembly disrupted over formalin-laced fish Panaji, July 19 : Goa Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant on Thursday adjourned the House till noon after the Congress insisted on discussing the issue of formalin-use in fish sold in the state.During Question Hour, the Speaker was forced to adjourn the H…
  • Parrikar retort: Should I enter your stomach to check if fish safe? Panaji, July 18 : Badgered by media over the safety of the fish sold in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar snapped back at a journalist, asking if he should enter the reporter’s stomach to check the fish he had eaten.”Should I look into your stomac…
  • Living a good, full and long life – the Japanese way (Book Review) Title: Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life; Author: Hector Garcia (and) Francesc Miralles; Publisher: Hutchinson/Penguin Random House; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 499A British businessman once recounted that while holidaying in Asia, he me…
  • Kjeriwal orders probe against Delhi hospital New Delhi, July 17 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday ordered a probe against a doctor at a government hospital for allegedly refusing to operate a patient.Sharing the report that the doctor at the Guru Nanak Eye Centre allegedly refus…
  • IIT-Kharagpur, AIIMS ink MoU to boost research programmes New Delhi, July 17 : With an aim to promote interaction and collaboration between two premier institutions of the country — All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) — signed a memorandu…
  • Speed up immunisation to cover 5mn kids: WHO New Delhi, July 17 : Lauding the immunisation efforts being made by countries including India’s Mission Indradhanush, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for accelerating efforts to reach the nearly five million unvaccinated childre…
  • Ditch medicine, adopt self-healing, advises new book New Delhi, July 17 : People from all over the world are ditching their pills and embracing the path of natural healing with little or no medical intervention, claims a new book.”Doctor You: Introducing the Hard Science of Self-Healing” by Jeremy Howi…
  • BIMARU states top in non/partially-immunized children: UN agencies New Delhi, July 16 : The ‘BIMARU’ Indian states – Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh – have the highest numbers of partially immunized and non-immunized children, according to UN bodies WHO and Unicef.According to data shared by the U…
  • Two Indians in all women South Pole expedition Kolkata, July 18 : Two Indians – a ramp model and a student – are all geared up for a all-women South Pole expedition to be led by a septuagenarian Guinness World Record holder Briton Janice Meek starting end December, the duo said on Wednesday.Madha…
  • My dad decided to put me into cricket: Mithali Raj Mumbai, July 18 : Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj, who wanted to be a dancer, says it was her fathers decision to put her into the cricket. Raj shared interesting facts from her life on the “Breakfast with Champions” show hosted by Ga…
  • CBI file charge sheet against Farooq Abdullah in cricket scam Srinagar, July 16 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in the alleged multi-crore scam in the state cricket association.The charge …
  • Pemba Sherpa missing in the mountains, daughter waits for return Kolkata, July : Multiple mount Everest sumitter Pemba Sherpa has missing while returning from Saser Kangri peak, his family said on Saturday.”My father went for the Himalayan summit on June.19.Last time when he spoke to us he said that he is returning…
  • Sonowal congratulates Hima Das for achievement Guwahati, July 14 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday congratulated athlete Hima Das for bringing laurels to the country by winning India’s first ever track gold in the 400-metre final at the World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finlan…
  • Gold at IAAF: Kovind, Modi, Rahul hail athlete Hima Das New Delhi, July 13 : President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hailed Hima Das who created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win a gold at an IAAF event.”Congratulations to our…
  • For England it’s deja vu: Turin 1990 (Comment) The story of so near and yet so far continues for English football, ever since the only time the team captained by Bobby Moore won the World Cup at home in 1966.The previous occasion when England played a World Cup semi final against the then West Ger…
  • Hardik Pandya to endorse built?in massager backpack Mumbai, July 11 : Cricketer Hardik Pandya has been roped in as the brand ambassador of EUME’s built-in massager backpack.With the patent pending in India and the US, the bags have been devised to alleviate pain, rejuvenate and relax the back and shou…
  • Gymnast Dipa Karmakar likely to be Tripura’s brand ambassador Agartala, July 10 : Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who bagged the gold in the women’s vault event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin in Turkey on Sunday, is likely to become the brand ambassador of Tripura, a top BJP leader said on …
  • Fake degree: No action against woman cricketer Harmanpreet Chandigarh, July 10 : The Punjab government will remove woman cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur the DSP’s post for submitting a fake degree, but will not initiate any criminal proceedings against her, informed sources said on Tuesday. Government and police …
  • Now, ‘tulsi mala’ and ‘rudraksh’ vie with fashion jewellery products at EPCH show Greater Noida, July 19 : Lakshman Singh, a ‘Tulsi mala’ maker from Mathura, drew much attention here from buyers and visitors at an exhibition organised by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).’Tulsi mala’ and ‘rudraksha’ are now vying…
  • How to take care of feet in monsoon New Delhi, July 19 : Monsoon brings with it moisture, sweat and stickiness due to humidity and this increases manifold the chances of fungus and moulds.So you need to take special care of your feet in monsoon to guard against fungal infections and co…
  • Confluence showcases journey of Swarovski with different designers New Delhi, July 19 : Confluence, a designer jewellery collective crafted with Swarovski crystals, celebrated two years of its inception with a soiree at the Embassy of Austria on Thursday.Themed around “Sparkling Transformations”, the presentation hi…
  • Oxford Bookstore invites entries for book cover design prize New Delhi, July 19 : The fourth edition of the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize is now accepting entries from Indian publishers and designers of covers of titles released between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.Acknowledging the importance of the b…
  • ‘Apartheid early example of state terrorism that Mandela fought against’ New Delhi, July 19 : Citing apartheid as “an early example of state terrorism against the majority population”, it took an “extraordinary man” like Nelson Mandela “who dedicated his life to the emancipation of his people from the jackboot of the oppr…
  • Visible influence of Western music in Bollywood: Sahil Sharma New Delhi, July 19 : Artiste Sahil Sharma, who goes by the stage name Zaeden, says Bollywood is witnessing a “visible influence of Western music” and this is adding an “interesting twist” to its music. “It really helps introduce the audiences to mult…
  • Must have pocket squares to rock your suit look’ New Delhi, July 19 : Pocket squares have evolved from basic colors to funky prints and patterns. A right choice of a pocket square can boost ones formal dressing sensibility in less than a minute.Ritesh Srivastava, CEO at Elitify.com and Jyoti Mohan …
  • Decorate your home in a minimalistic way New Delhi, July 19 : Simplicity is the special ingredient of decorating a home and size of the house should never matter for converting it into your dream house.With modern decor and eye catching furniture, anyone can make the living space attractive…
  • 5 natural methods to beat stress (Health Tips) New Delhi, July 19 : A study of 200,000 respondents by Optum has found that 46 per cent of the Indian workforce reports suffering from some form of stress. Stress is the body’s natural response to pressure.It can have a negative effect on your body, …
  • Ways to spruce up your home during Monsoon New Delhi, July 19 : After months of sweltering heat, even the mention of the word ‘monsoon tends to lift our spirits.One way to truly enjoy the constant showers is by sitting in the safe refuge of your home so jazz it up with nice decors.Houzz India…