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  • India will influence evolution of Cirque du Soleil: CEO Montreal, July 20 : Cirque du Soleil will mark the world premiere of its touring show “Bazzar” in India soon.The country will play an important role in the growth of the globally popular live entertainment company, said its CEO Daniel Lamarre.They wa…
  • Personal health data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, PM hacked Singapore, July 20 : The personal health data of 1.5 million people, almost a quarter of the population, including the details of the city-state’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, have been hacked, a Health Ministry statement said on Friday.The data o…
  • Doctors give just 11 seconds before interrupting patients New York, July 20 : Ever witnessed your doctor rushing and hardly listening to your condition? It could be true, say researchers.Patients, on an average get just about 11 seconds to explain the reason for their visit before they are interrupted by th…
  • Binge drinking in adolescence impairs working memory: Study New York, July 20 : Parents, take note: If your teenage child is drinking alcohol, it may impair his/her working memory, a new study suggests.The findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, also suggested that teenagers who binge drink are 15…
  • Binge drinking in adolescence impairs working memory: Study New York, July 20 : Parents, take note: If your teenage child is drinking alcohol, it may impair his/her working memory, a new study suggests.The findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, also suggested that teenagers who binge drink are 15…
  • ‘Screening HIV, syphilis can cut new HIV cases in India by 7%’ New York, July 20 : Combining testing and treatment of HIV with syphilis among sex workers and gay men could reduce the number of new HIV cases in India by seven per cent, and potentially avert over 50,000 new infections, in a decade, says a Lancet r…
  • ‘Screening HIV, syphilis can cut new HIV cases in India by 7%’ New York, July 20 : Combining testing and treatment of HIV with syphilis among sex workers and gay men could reduce the number of new HIV cases in India by seven per cent, and potentially avert over 50,000 new infections, in a decade, says a Lancet r…
  • Smartphone use may affect teenagers’ memory London, July 20 : Increased exposure to radiation from mobile phones may impact memory in your teenage children, warn Swiss researchers.The findings showed that exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) emitting from mobile phone use…
  • This AI robot chemist could cut cost of drug discovery London, July 20 : Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have trained a robot to automatically explore a very large number of chemical reactions which could reduce the cost of discovering new molecules for drugs.The researchers believe that …
  • Diabetic women at higher risk of developing cancer: Study Sydney, July 20 : Women suffering from diabetes may be at a higher risk of developing cancer than men, a new study has found.The findings suggested that among the study participants, women with diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) were at higher risks for de…
  • 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…
  • 81 women inmates suffer suspected food poisoning in Mumbai jail Mumbai, July 20 : At least 81 inmates of the women’s jail in Byculla here were rushed to the hospital on Friday morning due to suspected food poisoning, officials said.After breakfast, many of the women inmates complained of severe abdominal pain, vo…
  • Delhi may witness power supply crisis: Jain New Delhi, July 20 : National capital may face a power crisis as the coal reserves with the Dadri I and II power stations has decreased, Power Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday. In a letter to Union Power Minister R.K.Singh, Jain said the declar…
  • Three more deaths in Kerala even as rains lessen Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : Even the incidence of rains that caused huge damage across Kerala have come down, three more deaths were reported on Friday, taking the death toll to 20 since the last two weeks.On Friday morning, residents at Wandoor ne…
  • Air fares on many routes cheaper than railways’ premium trains: CAG New Delhi, July 20 : Tickets on the Indian Railways’ premium trains were much higher as compared to airfares, says a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report, tabled in parliament on Friday.Coming down heavily on the flexi-fare scheme of the Indi…
  • Farmers’ rally expresses ‘no trust’ in Modi government New Delhi, July 20 : All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Friday launched the first of its proposed three-part agitation at Parliament Street here, with hundreds of farmers marching and raising slogans against the minimum supp…
  • 45 per cent drop in stubble burning in Punjab Chandigarh, July 20 : The Punjab government claimed on Friday that there has been a 45 per cent drop in stubble burning cases in the state during the 2017 paddy harvesting season as compared to 2016.”This fact came to light at a high-level meeting un…
  • Kerala announces measures to speed up investment Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : To speed up investments in Kerala, state Industries Minister A.C. Moideen on Friday said that it had been decided if the various committees that inspect investment proposals do give a clearance in 30 days, the project ca…
  • India will influence evolution of Cirque du Soleil: CEO Montreal, July 20 : Cirque du Soleil will mark the world premiere of its touring show “Bazzar” in India soon.The country will play an important role in the growth of the globally popular live entertainment company, said its CEO Daniel Lamarre.They wa…
  • Personal health data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, PM hacked Singapore, July 20 : The personal health data of 1.5 million people, almost a quarter of the population, including the details of the city-state’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, have been hacked, a Health Ministry statement said on Friday.The data o…
  • Doctors give just 11 seconds before interrupting patients New York, July 20 : Ever witnessed your doctor rushing and hardly listening to your condition? It could be true, say researchers.Patients, on an average get just about 11 seconds to explain the reason for their visit before they are interrupted by th…
  • 81 women inmates suffer suspected food poisoning in Mumbai jail Mumbai, July 20 : At least 81 inmates of the women’s jail in Byculla here were rushed to the hospital on Friday morning due to suspected food poisoning, officials said.After breakfast, many of the women inmates complained of severe abdominal pain, vo…
  • Goa Minister apologises for formalin remark, Basa fish on FDA radar Panaji, July 20 : Even though Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has refused to answer whether fish sold in Goa actually contained formalin, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday apologised publicly for his use of term “permissible limit” which h…
  • 58 women inmates suffer suspected food poisoning in Mumbai jail Mumbai, July 20 : At least 58 inmates of the women’s jail in Byculla were rushed to the hospital on Friday morning due to suspected food poisoning, officials said.A majority of the women complained of severe abdominal pain, vomiting and dehydration a…
  • Riteish, Genelia invest in homeopathy treatment platform Mumbai, July 20 : Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh have invested an undisclosed amount in homeopathy treatment platform Welcomecure.com, which they will also endorse.”My wife Genelia and I strongly believe in homeopathic solutions and imp…
  • Nigerian boy gets new lease of life in Delhi New Delhi, July 20 : An eight-year-old boy from Nigeria who was suffering from a rare life-threatening condition underwent a surgery here in which a portion of his heart was resected in order to correct an abnormal enlargement.Bako (name changed) was…
  • Mamata announces compensation for three injured in Modi’s Bengal rally Kolkata, July 19 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh for three of the patients injured in a canopy collapse incident during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in the state’s West Midnapore …
  • Delhi Health Minister prescribes strict measures against vector-borne diseases New Delhi, July 19 : With monsoon knocking on the door, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday directed all stakeholders to take strict action for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases in the national capital.In a meeting held…
  • 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…
  • 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 …
  • How oversized floral wallpaper can transform your living space New Delhi, July 20 : People love to keep their home decorated and always try new interior designs by going for new curtains, ancient vase etc but one thing that would never go out of fashion is the wallpaper.The designs are evolving over ...
  • Abhimanyu Dassani trained in martial arts for debut film Mumbai, July 20 : Abhimanyu Dassani, son of actress Bhagyashree and Himalaya, will soon be making his Bollywood debut with “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota”.He is glad it gave him a chance to learn the nuances of martial arts for the movie.The Ronnie Screwval…
  • TV gives me a chance to be myself: Neha Dhupia New Delhi, July 20 : Actress Neha Dhupia, who is coming with “Styled by Neha” — a new fashion-based television show — says the non-fiction space in the small screen medium gives her a chance to be herself and so, be comfortable.”I’ve always been a …
  • Make the perfect meal for family get together Delhi, July 20 : Family meet-ups and get togethers make for a fun time to catch up with relatives and favourite cousins.These meets help in building bonds and rekindle family memories, so make these complete with a scrumptious meal.Chef Pallavi Nigam…
  • Parineeti, Arjun to showcase Shantanu-Nikhil’s ‘Independence’ New Delhi, July 20 : Bollywood actors Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor will be the muses for Shantanu-Nikhil’s Autumn-Winter 2018 showcase titled “Independence” here on Saturday night.The designers say that the collection derives its inspiration fro…
  • Bata India to add 150 retail, franchise stores in 2018 Kolkata, July 20 : Footwear major Bata India, which is focusing on “aggressive launch” of new products, plans to add around 100 new retail stores and 50 franchises across the country in 2018, an official said here on Friday.”Your company plans to ad…
  • How to match classy pumps heels with shimmery make up New Delhi, July 20 : While dressing up for parties, it is important to match your classy footwear with the right make up.Experts suggest how to get it right.Kalpana Sharma, Make up Artist at The Body Shop India and Yugaank Sharma, CEO of Vincenzio Ro…
  • How to match classy pumps heels with shimmery make up New Delhi, July 20 : While dressing up for parties, it is important to match your classy footwear with the right make up.Experts suggest how to get it right.Kalpana Sharma, Make up Artist at The Body Shop India and Yugaank Sharma, CEO of Vincenzio Ro…
  • JADE clocks decade in fashion industry, pays special tribute to craftpeople New Delhi, July 20 : Monica and Karishma’s brand JADE celebrates ten years in Indian fashion this year and the designers have paid a special tribute to the craftsmen of the country who pour their hearts into each fabric.”This year, we celebrate compl…
  • Of a friend, girlfriend and the storm (IANS Books This Weekend) New Delhi, July 20 : Flick through a crime thriller that explores how a woman’s blind trust in her friend leads to the tragic accident of her son; read the story of a woman, perfect as a girlfriend, trying to get a guy back into her life; skim ...