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  • Australia starts mental health service for athletes Canberra, March 24 : Australia’s apex sporting body has launched a mental health support service for top athletes.Sport Australia on Sunday said the Mental Health Referral Network (MHRN) will provide 1,000 athletes, members of the Australian Institut…
  • Automated way to detect eye surface cancer developed Sydney, March 24 : Australian researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer, offering the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy delays and make treatment far more effective fo…
  • Australia starts mental health service for athletes Canberra, March 24 : Australia’s apex sporting body has launched a mental health support service for top athletes.Sport Australia on Sunday said the Mental Health Referral Network (MHRN) will provide 1,000 athletes, members of the Australian Institut…
  • Dim light escalates breast cancer’s spread to bones New York, March 24 : Exposure to dim light at night may contribute to spreading of breast cancer to bones, researchers have shown in an animal study.When breast cancer spreads it often affects bones, cause severe pain and make them fragile.”To date n…
  • Dim light escalates breast cancer’s spread to bones New York, March 24 : Exposure to dim light at night may contribute to spreading of breast cancer to bones, researchers have shown in an animal study.When breast cancer spreads it often affects bones, cause severe pain and make them fragile.”To date n…
  • Decoded: How does oestrogen protect bones? Tokyo, March 24 : Researchers have found a new molecular link between oestrogen and bone ageing, which may eventually lead to new strategies to treat osteoporosis among post-menopausal women. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and…
  • UAE launches programme to help overweight employers Abu Dhabi, March 24 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has launched a programme to help overweight employers to shed extra kilos, the media reported.The ‘Lose to Win’ programme was launched by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), t…
  • Indian man’s hospital bill in Dubai exceeds (Dollar) 27,225 Dubai, March 24 : After failing to procure travel insurance for his parents during their visit to Dubai, the hospital bill for an Indian expat’s father at a hospital here has exceeded 100,000 dirhams ( (Dollar) 27,225), the media reported on Sunday.A…
  • Smokers notice health warnings more on plain packs London, March 24 : Health warnings on plain-packaged cigarettes affect smokers more than those marked on branded packs, finds a new study.Warnings used on standardised packs were novel and larger than those on fully-branded packs – and displayed pict…
  • Sushma seeks report on Pakistani girls’ abduction New Delhi, March 24 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian Embassy in Pakistan following reports of two Hindu teenager girls being abducted on the eve of Holi in Sindh province.”I have asked Indian High Com…
  • Extremism is a threat to humanity: Sharman Joshi Mumbai, March 24 : Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose latest film “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” is based on the real-life incident of the late Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines, believes that extremism should always be…
  • There are outspoken people in Bollywood: Rhea Kapoor New Delhi, March 24 : Filmmaker Rhea Kapoor says the #MeToo movement in Bollywood was a big step in the right direction for women finding their voice and there are now a lot of outspoken people in the industry. Rhea told IANS here: “There are a lot o…
  • Sumitra Mahajan pays condolence visit to Parrikar family Panaji, March 22 : Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan met late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s family during a condolence visit on Friday.Speaking to reporters after visiting the Parrikar residence near Panaji, Mahajan said that Parrikar wa…
  • Corruption exists in all fields: Kabir Khan Mumbai, March 21 : Filmmaker Kabir Khan, whose latest docu-drama titled “Roar of the Lion” revolves around the downfall of the Chennai Super Kings for match fixing, followed by their victorious comeback in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL), says …
  • It’s right time to release Modi biopic: Omung Kumar New Delhi, March 20 : The makers of “PM Narendra Modi” received a lot of flak for planning to release the movie on April 12, a day after the first phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections.But the date was changed to April 5. The film’s director ...
  • India ‘attractive’ location for global filmmakers Mumbai, March 20 : With films like “Period. End Of Sentence” and “Village Rockstars” from India’s interiors reaching international audiences, the country is becoming one of the favourite destinations for global filmmakers.The Film Facilitation Office…
  • Floriculture in Himachal to get boost Shimla, March 20 : Floriculture in Himachal Pradesh is to get a boost as the Dr Y.S. Parmar University and Forestry’s research station has been designated as the ‘lead centre of dahlia testing’ in the country, the university said on Wednesday.The Pro…
  • Hyderabad Metro rolls into IT hub Hyderabad, March 20 : The Hyderabad Metro Rail on Wednesday threw open a key 10 km stretch connecting Hitec City, the information technology hub.The much awaited Metro service on the Ameerpet-Hitec City route was inaugurated by Telangana and Andhra P…
  • Insecurities push you to do better: Arjun Kapoor New Delhi, March 19 : Actor Arjun Kapoor, who made his debut in Bollywood in 2012, says the profession comes with a lot of insecurities which push him to do better. After stepping into the world of acting with “Ishaqzaade”, he starred in films like “…
  • Stories should be unapologetically Indian: Ashwiny Mumbai, March 19 : As Indian movies or films set in the country are gaining visibility globally at various international film festivals and award ceremonies including Oscars, celebrated film director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says that this is the right ti…
  • Fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre, no casualty New Delhi, March 24 : A fire broke out on Sunday in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre, forcing evacuation of scores of patients, the Delhi Fire Service said.No casualties were reported.The blaze also affected services …
  • Karnataka revokes ban on Ola cab service in Bengaluru Bengaluru, March 24 : The Karnataka government has revoked the six-month ban its Transport Department slapped on cab ride hailing firm Ola on Friday, state Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge said on Sunday.”@OlacabsAwill run their business as usu…
  • CAIT to come up with National Charter of Traders New Delhi, March 24 : The Confederation of All Indian Traders (CAIT) on Sunday said it would shortly release a National Charter of Traders which would include the core issues of the trading community.In a statement, it said that traders across the co…
  • Three die of suspected sun stroke in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : With the mercury rising, three suspected sun stroke deaths were reported in Kerala, officials said on Sunday.Karunakaran (42), a state government employee from Parasala in the southern suburb of the state capital, faint…
  • Major fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre New Delhi, March 24 : A major fire broke out in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre here on Sunday, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.The DFS said the fire broke out at the ground floor of the hospital and 22 fire tender…
  • Extremism is a threat to humanity: Sharman Joshi Mumbai, March 24 : Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi, whose latest film “The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story” is based on the real-life incident of the late Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines, believes that extremism should always be…
  • Automated way to detect eye surface cancer developed Sydney, March 24 : Australian researchers have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer, offering the potential to reduce the need for biopsies, prevent therapy delays and make treatment far more effective fo…
  • Australia starts mental health service for athletes Canberra, March 24 : Australia’s apex sporting body has launched a mental health support service for top athletes.Sport Australia on Sunday said the Mental Health Referral Network (MHRN) will provide 1,000 athletes, members of the Australian Institut…
  • Dim light escalates breast cancer’s spread to bones New York, March 24 : Exposure to dim light at night may contribute to spreading of breast cancer to bones, researchers have shown in an animal study.When breast cancer spreads it often affects bones, cause severe pain and make them fragile.”To date n…
  • Australia starts mental health service for athletes Canberra, March 24 : Australia’s apex sporting body has launched a mental health support service for top athletes.Sport Australia on Sunday said the Mental Health Referral Network (MHRN) will provide 1,000 athletes, members of the Australian Institut…
  • Fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre, no casualty New Delhi, March 24 : A fire broke out on Sunday in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre, forcing evacuation of scores of patients, the Delhi Fire Service said.No casualties were reported.The blaze also affected services …
  • Three die of suspected sun stroke in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 : With the mercury rising, three suspected sun stroke deaths were reported in Kerala, officials said on Sunday.Karunakaran (42), a state government employee from Parasala in the southern suburb of the state capital, faint…
  • Major fire in AIIMS Trauma Centre New Delhi, March 24 : A major fire broke out in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre here on Sunday, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.The DFS said the fire broke out at the ground floor of the hospital and 22 fire tender…
  • AIIMS sack professor for not having needed qualification New Delhi, March 24 : The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has removed a doctor from the post of Assistant Professor for not possessing the requisite qualification, following an order in this regard by the Delhi High Court.An official …
  • Sonam Kapoor to raise funds for cancer survivors Mumbai, March 24 : Actress Sonam K. Ahuja will be walking for designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for a fashion show by the Cancer Patients Aids Association (CPAA) to raise funds for cancer surviours here.She says she is a huge believer in using…
  • Sonam Kapoor to raise funds for cancer survivors Mumbai, March 24 : Actress Sonam K. Ahuja will be walking for designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for a fashion show by the Cancer Patients Aids Association (CPAA) to raise funds for cancer surviours here.She says she is a huge believer in using…
  • TB can cause infertility in women, say experts New Delhi, March 23 : Tuberculosis (TB) bacterium primarily affects the lungs, but can also spread and cause secondary infections to the uterus and even the fallopian tubes, which can reduce chances of pregnancy, health experts warned ahead of the Wo…
  • Manisha Koirala wants to explore more as an author New Delhi, March 21 : After writing about her battle against cancer in “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, actress Manisha Koirala says she wants to write more books and has a “couple of ideas” in her mind.”I do have a couple of stories in my ...
  • Stillborn baby’s head dismembered during delivery Chennai, March 20 : In a tragic incident, the head of a baby that had died in its mother’s womb got separated during delivery at the primary health centre in Koovathur village in the Kancheepurm district, officials said on Wednesday.According to offi…
  • Centre urged to ban tobacco promotion in Filmfare Awards New Delhi, March 20 : A Delhi health official has written to the Central government to stop the advertisement, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco brands in the 64th Filmfare Awards slated to be held in Mumbai on Saturday. Delhi government Additiona…
  • Gambhir joins club of cricketers-turned-politicians New Delhi, March 22 : Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir became the latest cricketer to take the plunge into politics on Friday when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party here in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad…
  • Ex-Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP New Delhi, March 22 : Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.On the occasion, Gambhir, 37, thanked the Bharatiya Janata …
  • Prajnesh jumps to career-high ranking of 84 New Delhi, March 18 : In-form tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday jumped to a career-high rank of 84 after his stellar show at the Indian Wells.Prajnesh, who stunned world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili to register the biggest win of his car…
  • East Bengal ready to take part in Super Cup, ISL Kolkata, March 18 : East Bengal’s executive committee said here on Monday it will request Quess Corp chairman Ajit Issac to ensure the club’s participation in the Super Cup and the Indian Super League (ISL).The decision came a day after the All India…
  • ‘Champion’, ‘Jersey’, Gopichand biopic: South cinema bets big on sports Chennai, March 12 : At the heart of great sports is great drama and inspiration. This line holds true for most sports-based films in Hollywood and might soon be applicable to films in southern India as well, as over half a dozen sports films in Tamil…
  • Manika Batra, Rishabh Pant roped in to encourage Delhi voters New Delhi, March 11 : Table Tennis player Manika Batra and cricketer Rishabh Pant have been roped in to encourage voters in the national capital to engage in the parliamentary exercise, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said on Monday.The tw…
  • Will give clean government, people believe my party: Bhaichung Bhutia (IANS Interview) Gangtok, March 9 : Unfazed by recent desertions from his fledgling party, football icon-turned-politician Bhaichung Bhutia exudes confidence that the Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) would give a “new” and “clean” government if voted to power in the Himalaya…
  • Delhi government approves Rs 77 cr sports hostel New Delhi, March 8 : The Delhi government on Friday approved a project for a sports facility and separate hostels for boys and girls, costing Rs 77.62 crore.The decision for the project, which will be ready in a year, was approved by the Expenditure …
  • HC pulls up CBI for delaying probe into wrestler’s complaint New Delhi, March 8 : The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the CBI for delaying the probe into wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s complaint related to doping filed ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics and selectively leaking the status report to the media.Justice Na…
  • Raring to go on another expedition: INS Tarini’s all-women crew (March 8 is International Women’s Day) New Delhi, March 8 : The ravages of the high seas may be daunting enough to sap the spirits of the hardiest of us, but they failed to intimidate these six women officers of the Indian Navy, who can’t wait to venture out again despite completing a gru…
  • There’s more awareness post #MeToo wave: Kalki New Delhi, March 24 : Actress Kalki Koechlin says she has witnessed several changes in the film indusrty after the #MeToo campaign against sexual harassment at workplace gained traction in India.”I think there’s more awareness.I have received code of…
  • Rina Dhaka to open 11th India Runway Week New Delhi, March 24 : Veteran designer Rina Dhaka will open the eleventh edition of the India Runway Week here, the Indian Federation for Fashion Development has announced.Dhaka’s show will open the gala on March 29.”I am humbled and honoured to part…
  • Nepalese chef R.B. serves up delectable fare at Ni Hao Noida, March 24 : If proof were required of an Indian homily that translates into “there’s magic in his hands” it is to be found in Nepalese master chef R.B., who weaves magic with his pan-Asian creations at the Ni Hao fine diner at the Radisson here…
  • Ranbir, Alia win big at 64th Filmfare Awards Mumbai, March 24 : Bollywood superstars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt won the best actor awards for their roles in the films “Sanju” and “Raazi” respectively at the 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 on Saturday.The film “Raazi” won five awards including the c…
  • ‘The Last Color’ to open film fest in Austin Mumbai, March 23 : Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna’s directorial debut “The Last Color”, starring Neena Gupta, has been selected as the opening night film at the Indie Meme Film Festival (IMFF) 2019 in Austin, Texas.Vikas on Saturday tweeted: “We are sup…
  • Moroccan Food Festival gets underway in Delhi New Delhi, March 22 : India’s love affair with Morocco is nearly 700 years old, from much before the country’s cuisine gained international repute, if one considers that a North African nobleman named Ibn Batuta’s account of life in the Delhi Sultana…
  • Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle New Delhi, March 22 : Want to create your own music? Try Google’s first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Doodle, dedicated to celebrate the birth anniversary of renowned German musician and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.Bach, who lived duri…
  • Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle New Delhi, March 22 : Want to create your own music? Try Google’s first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Doodle, dedicated to celebrate the birth anniversary of renowned German musician and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.Bach, who lived duri…
  • India slips on happiness scale; may impact LS polls New Delhi, March 21 : Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition …
  • Delhi celebrates Holi with colours, best wishes New Delhi, March 21 : The gleeful ‘Holi hai (Its Holi) filled the air as smiling young children and elders played Holi with complete abandon.The entire city looked joyous and intoxicated with a celebratory fervour.People enjoyed with families and fri…