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This might be the best thing about the new Pixel 2.

Google just unveiled a bunch of new products, including at least one device that nobody asked for. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are undeniably the stars of the shows, phones that Android hardcore fans can’t wait to get their hands on. Google talked about most of the Pixel 2’s new feature on stage... read more »

New Ransomware ‘Locky’ Sprea...

New Ransomware ‘Locky’ Spreading Through Email Attachment

The government has issued an alert for a new computer ransomware called ‘Locky’ which is spreading through a wave of emails with attachments. The malware can lock computer files with an encryption program and demand a ransom for them to be unlocked. More than 23 million messages have... read more »

Vodafone Rs 244 prepaid plan with 70GB 4...

Vodafone Rs 244 prepaid plan with 70GB 4G data: All you need to know

The new plan from Vodafone is applicable for new prepaid customers who have a new 4G prepaid SIM card. The plan gives users 1GB 4G data per day for 70 days. Old Vodafone customers get similar benefits with 56 days of validity for Rs 346. The Rs 346 plan offers unlimited voice calling to any... read more »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 review: Redmi 3S Prime HD...

Xiaomi Redmi 4 review: Redmi 3S Prime HD remaster

Xiaomi’s new Redmi 4 borrows heavily from last year’s Redmi 3S (Prime) in almost all the major departments, and yet, when you look at it for the first time and take it out for a ride, it’s a whole new ball game altogether. It’s about refining the jagged edges of the original... read more »

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Judge in Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism

Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious... read more »

powerful earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Wednesday, causing panic among... read more »

Obama ready to authorize air strikes on ISIS in Syria

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

President Obama reportedly is prepared to expand airstrikes against the Islamic State into Syria and broaden the campaign against the group in Iraq, according... read more »

Africa: Briefing Security Council, Senior Officials Urg...

The Security Council today expressed its commitment to consider and use the tools of the United Nations system to ensure that warning signals about potential... read more »

Pope Francis to take message of peace to Korea on first...

Pope Francis’ five-day visit to South Korea will be the first time in a quarter-century that a pope has been on the divided Korean peninsula, and the... read more »

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Won’t let your BP shoot up: Prime Minister Modi promises Venkaiah...

As the vice-president, M Venkaiah Naidu will also be the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, which has seen bitter clashes between the government and the Opposition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets M... read more »

BMC issues notice to RJ Malishkha over mosquito br...

MUMBAI: The BMC on Tuesday sent a notice to a radio jockey (RJ) after mosquitoes were found breeding in her home at Pali Naka in Bandra-west. The... read more »

China may have quietly moved tonnes of war gear into no...

may have quietly moved tonnes of military gear while it was conducting military exercises in the remote mountainous Tibet region, the PLA Daily, the official... read more »

Maharashtra Board: MSBSHSE HSC Class 12th results 2017 ...

Maharashtra Board: This year, a total of 15,05,365 students have registered. HSC results 2017: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary... read more »

China warns India over Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Arunachal

“We hope India adopts a cautious and restrained attitude on the issue before the final settlement of the border issue with China to jointly control... read more »

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Saudi coalition downs Yemen rebel missile near Mecca

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels toward the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia was shot down late on Thursday, said the Saudi-led coalition fighting in... read more »

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that Begins New...

WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a... read more »

10 gunned down near China ‘Belt and Road’ p...

HIGHLIGHTS The attack on the Pakistani labourers took place some 20 kilometres from the emerging port city of Gwadar Gwadar’s deep-water port is the... read more »

Nepal in turmoil, protest against new Constitution rage...

Protests against the new Constitution in Nepal have intensified with one member of Sadbhavana Party even committing suicide. Nepal Police has also increased... read more »

Nepal gets its new constitution, but here’s why i...

India has reasons to be perturbed about the volatile situation in Nepal, a country with which India shares an open and contiguous 1751-km-long border.... read more »

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India and Australia condemn woman killing in Sydney

India’s foreign ministry has said it has taken up the murder of an Indian woman in a Sydney park with the premier of New South Wales. Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, died in a stabbing attack while... read more »

G20 global infrastructure hub set for Australia

A global infrastructure hub proposed by G20 nations to help strengthen economic growth will be based in Sydney and funded by Australia, a report said... read more »

Arrest in Islamic school knife incident

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged after allegedly walking into an Islamic school armed with a knife in Sydney’s southwest. THE man... read more »

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney,... read more »

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney,... read more »

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I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my thing

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed between white bread slices and non-herbal tea... read more »

Say no to vitamin B12 to keep pimples at bay

Tired of pimples on your skin? A new research claims that staying away from vitamin B12 will keep off painful acne. According to the new UCLA... read more »

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‘Sweeper’ boxer Krishna Rout seeks a job of dignity f...

Former national boxer Krishna Rout, who has been cleaning open drains for the past 15 years as a temporary worker of Howrah Municipal Corporation, on Saturday said he would appeal to Chief Minister... read more »

Boxing legend Mohammad Ali’s doctor plays do...

American boxing legend Mohammad Ali’s doctor has reportedly played down fears concerning the former world heavyweight champion’s... read more »

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SEBI Attaches Bank, Demat, Mutual Fund Accounts Of Vijay Mallya’s...

The pending dues consist of the initial great of ₹15 lakh and hobby of ₹3.5 lakh and a restoration cost of ₹1,000. Markets regulator SEBI has ordered attachment of bank accounts in addition to... read more »

HDFC Standard Life Insurance To Debut On Bourses O...

After receiving desirable subscription to the public problem, HDFC preferred Life Insurance corporation is ready to debut on exchanges on november... read more »

RCom gains over 1% after Moody’s says Aircel news to ha...

Reliance Communications gained over a percent intraday on Wednesday after Moody’s said that the merger talks falling through could have no impact on the... read more »

New Rs 100 note coming in April, old notes to be withdr...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon release Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, having the signature of Governor Urjit R... read more »

Paytm Payments Bank books Rs 30-cr loss in 7 months.

Paytm Payments Bank incurred losses of Rs 30.7 crore between August 2016 and March 2017 of FY17, the firm has said in its filing to Registrar of Companies... read more »

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Reliance Capital Has Rs 1,450 Crore Exposure To RCom; Hopes To Re...

As Anil Ambani-Led Reliance communications reels beneath the sizeable pressure of debt, The organization’s financing arm reliance capital stated on thursday that it has approximately RS 1,450 crore... read more »

OnePlus 5 Colour Variants Teased, Might Offer Inte...

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus has referred to one of the colours as “Unicorn” OnePlus 5 is expected to come in Black and Red colours as well The... read more »

Nokia 3310 clones Micromax X1i & Darago 3310 come a...

The popular Nokia 3310 handset has finally arrived in India, and it has come in a newly designed version. Here’s what its lookalikes Micromax X1i and... read more »

Strong U.S. job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed ...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired workers at a robust pace in February, beating expectations, and wages grinded higher, which could give the... read more »

Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel emissi...

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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3... read more »

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Chinese hackers snooped on five EU ministries, says US security firm

China gives former general suspended death sentence for bribery

BEIJING – A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for corruption, state media said Monday, in a case where he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues... read more »

China’s migrant population to reach 310 mn b...

China’s migrant population, the workforce behind its massive development in the last few decades, will touch 310 million by 2030, almost the same... read more »

China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by...

China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing... read more »

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing an...

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast... read more »

Chinese react to stampede deaths: Thought this happened...

China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from New Year festivities at its financial capital Shanghai, as the city government revealed the victims of the deadly... read more »

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Cricket

Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket after ongoin...

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from first-class cricket in September at the end of England’s county championship season. The Surrey batsman, who quit Test cricket in 2015... read more »

IPL 2017: Steven Smith’s mind is ahead of MS...

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) owner Sanjiv Goenka has lavished praises on captain Steven Smith as well as veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS... read more »

India’s Deepti Sharma slams 188, puts on world re...

Indian woman opener Deepti Sharma stormed herself into record books after slamming 188 against Ireland in an ODI match against Ireland on Monday (May 15). New... read more »

KKR vs MI: Kolkata aim to rubber-stamp play-off spot wi...

Kolkata Knight Riders find nemesis Mumbai Indians in their way for a top-two finish as the two heavyweights clash in the final round of the Indian Premier... read more »

Faf du Plessis expects to face an aggressive Team India

It won’t be wrong to say that the coming T20 series between India and South Africa will be the start of a tune-up for the two heavyweights in run-up to... read more »

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Culture

Italy’s Catholic bishops try to put brakes on speedy divorce law...

ROME (RNS) Italy’s Catholic bishops have condemned a proposed law that is set to speed up divorce and do away with a three-year separation waiting period. Legislation to allow consensual divorce... read more »

India showcases military might, culture blend on 6...

India’s powerful military punch and its rich cultural heritage were showcased at the 65th Republic Day parade on a bitterly cold Sunday, with... read more »

‘India’s political culture has crippled intelligence ag...

British journalist Adrian Levy pieced together stories of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai — “the fourth largest city in the world under siege for three... read more »

India: Tourism event celebrates the ancient culture of ...

Such festivals not only preserve the culture of the region but also promote tourism. A three-day long “Ethnique Festival” was held recently in the... read more »

Grammar of gender relations in India

The contemporary discourse credits the modern world exclusively with improving the status of women. But thousands of years ago, Indian women had enjoyed high... read more »

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Market Live: Sensex, Nifty remain sluggish; pharma stocks continu...

Sun Pharma and Cipla were the top losers on both indices, while Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Eicher Motors and Hindalco gained the most. Moneycontrol News 2:45 pm Earning Update: Hitachi... read more »

RBI outlines broad plans on $150 billion bank bad ...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) outlined the broad contours of a plan to resolve the $150 billion bad debt problem plaguing the country’s... read more »

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spi...

In an interview  on Monday, revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, gave out an explicit warning to companies planning to increase prices on products ahead of the... read more »

Heavy Bikes, Luxury Yachts, Private Jets to Attract 31 ...

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Srinagar: Motorcycles of more than 350 cc engine capacity will attract a total of 31 percent tax under the GST regime, same as the tax incidence on private... read more »

U.S. extends leniency programme for companies that disc...

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MIAMI (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend a programme that offers companies leniency if they voluntarily tell authorities when employees... read more »

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How to use digital learning platforms for JEE?

Image Source:- Infographic created by:  Aakash... read more »

Why is Chennai One of the Best Cities in India for...

That time of the year when the sun shines bright and is in its most ruthless form is here. This is the time when the examinations get over, almost... read more »

73 IIT-Roorkee students expelled due to low scores in e...

What could be termed as an unexpected action taken by any IIT till now, the institute at Roorkee has expelled 73 students for faring badly in the first year B... read more »

UPSC not inclined to conduct SRCA examinations for rail...

The Union Public Service Commission, told the Railway Ministry to conduct the Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA). Earlier the examination was... read more »

Indian Institute of Science ranked 5th among best unive...

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has been ranked fifth among the best universities in the BRICS countries by an international ranking body, making it... read more »

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Actor And Bigg Boss Tamil Contestant Namitha Gets Married To Her ...

Actor and Bigg Boss Tamil contestant namitha got hitched today on the iskcon temple in tirupati along with her longtime boyfriend Veerandra chowdhary. Veerandra chowdhary is film manufacturer cum... read more »

Padmavati: UP Govt Says Film’s Release Can Cause L...

As Karni Sena called for a National Bandh at the day of Padmavati’s Launch, The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday apprised the centre that the... read more »

Golmaal Again Total Box Office Collection: Ajay Devgn&#...

Ajay Devgn’s Golmaal again has end up the most important bollywood money spinner of 2017, as its total collection has surpassed the Rs 300-crore mark at... read more »

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s “Tiger Zinda...

Ever because the sequel to the 2012 undercover agent mystery Ek Tha Tiger changed into announced, lovers have now not been able to hold calm. the Trailer of... read more »

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Monsoon Shootout To Clash With Sa...

Munna Michael actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s next titled monsoon shootout which premiered at cannes in 2013 is all set to launch on december 22, as consistent... read more »

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Europe

The 10 Most Breathtaking Attractions Of Sweden You Should See

How can anyone forget the country that introduced the world to Vikings, noble peace prize, Volvo, IKEA….and the list goes on. Well, you might have got the idea. Right? It’s Sweden. It is an... read more »

French family of 11 believed to have left for Syri...

PARIS: Eleven members of the same family from the French city of Nice are believed to have left for Syria, with some suspected of planning to fight... read more »

Federal court overturns ban on same-sex marriages in fi...

A federal court has struck down gay marriage bans in several western US states, effectively raising the number of states in which same-sex couples can marry... read more »

First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia

PARIS: The first French Ebola patient was set to be flown home on Thursday, as the World Bank warned the spiralling epidemic is threatening economic... read more »

French parliament approves jihadist travel ban

PARIS: France’s parliament on Tuesday approved a new anti-terror bill aimed at preventing potential jihadists from travelling to Iraq, Syria or elsewhere... read more »

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Far East

Thai army chief says coup could happen

Thai army chief says coup could happen

Bangkok – Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Friday said a military coup could happen, depending on the situation, media reported. “The door to a coup is neither shut nor open, but a... read more »

Thai govt rejects call to delay elections after clashes

Thai govt rejects call to delay elections after cl...

Johannesburg – The Thailand Government has rejected calls by the election commission to postpone February elections. The decision by the... read more »

South Korea develops air defence vehicle

South Korea develops air defence vehicle

Seoul – South Korea’s arms procurement agency said Friday that it completed development of a multi-purpose air defence vehicle with guided missiles... read more »

Thailand election body urges delay in polls amid clash

Thailand election body urges delay in polls amid clash

 Thailand’s election commission on Thursday urged the government to delay the upcoming polls as clashes between security forces and anti-government... read more »

Kim Jong-Un warns war can break out without any prior n...

Kim Jong-Un warns war can break out without any prior notice

Melbourne – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged the country’s military to bolster its combat readiness, saying a war could break out... read more »

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Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

The Nonresident Indian`s (NRI) investment in real estate is a big boost to the struggling reality sector. In the past, the NRI population primarily bought homes, where they would eventually settle... read more »

Google Is About To Take Over Your Entire Life, And...

“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for... read more »

The future and AAP

Days of communal, casteist parties numbered: AAP

I want to begin with a story. Last night, I received a phone call from a friend of mine. She told me that she was on a truck heading for the Kolar Gold Fields... read more »

Can We Save Our Coral Reefs?

The worlds coral reefs, vital to much of our ocean’s ecology, are under double threat from rising water temperatures and carbon dioxide absorption acidifying... read more »

Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog...

Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog rules to succeed

Dogs are very smart. They came out of the wild and allowed themselves to be tamed so they’d have a warm place to live and a steady supply of food. That... read more »

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Food

Pizza maker Papa John’s hands insured for a whopping 10 M p...

Seems like Papa John’s has taken their love for pizza to another level as the company has recently insured its founder’s hands for 10 million pounds. Tabloid media revealed that Papa John... read more »

Haldiram products under scanner!

Maharashtra government today asked its health regulator to check samples of Haldiram’s packaged snacks to find if they are fit for human... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in beverages

Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to review caffeine standards in caffeinated and energy drinks and is looking for an agency to study the consumption... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depress...

If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed almost... read more »

Time management in kitchen

For a working professional, be it a man or a woman, managing one’s time spent in the kitchen is very important. Not everyday can one think of ordering... read more »

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India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Delhi The India U-17 World Cup Squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy on Friday. The win epitomises the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been... read more »

Carlos to be marquee-player-cum-manager for Delhi ...

He may be well past his prime but Brazil’s World Cup winner Roberto Carlos today said he is “still mentally strong” to double up as Delhi... read more »

Sunil Chhetri spearheads list in ISL player auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri spearheads the list of players who are set to go under the auctioner’s hammer at the first “Player Auction” of the Indian... read more »

Portugal’s Nani joins Fenerbahce from Manchester ...

Portuguese star Nani on Monday joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United for six million euros (£4.26m, $6.7m) as the Istanbul giants seek to add a glittering... read more »

Lloyd hat-trick inspires USA to Women’s World Cup...

The United States produced an impressive performance as they thrashed Japan 5-2 in a pulsating thriller to lift the Women’s World Cup for the third time,... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 2016

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current fiscal on account of the sluggish equity market trends.... read more »

Gold hovers near three-week high as equities slip

Gold held close to its highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, boosted by safe-haven demand after the Federal Reserve’s move last week... read more »

Gold tops Rs 27,000-mark on global cues, seasonal deman...

Rising for the third straight day, gold regained the Rs 27,000-mark by gaining Rs 200 at the bullion market today in line with a firm global trend amid pick up... read more »

Gold surges by Rs.480 to reclaim Rs.27,000 mark

New Delhi: With the wedding and festive season fast approaching, the days of cheaper gold prices seems to be over as the precious metal climbed back to... read more »

Gold Tumbles to More Than Five-Year Low, China Shares E...

Gold prices tumbled to a more than five-year low Monday, and China shares rose modestly, after authorities’ weekend move to tighten the use of informal... read more »

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Lahiri gives up early gains in first round

India’s Anirban Lahiri continued his European journey in style after registering an even par score through 13 holes in the first round of the Scottish Open, here today. Lahiri, 28, one of the four... read more »

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on ...

Golfer Bubba Watson says he will paint a U.S. flag over the contentious Confederate battle banner on his “General Lee” Dodge Charger from... read more »

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Gulf

More cameras on Bahrain’s main roads

MANAMA: Roadway surveillance is to be stepped up in a bid to ensure safety and reduce accidents. More cameras will be installed on main roads across Bahrain to regulate the flow of traffic and crack... read more »

“no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state ...

West Bank – The Palestinian President says there’s “no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept just a portion of... read more »

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Health & Fitness

5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

Mercury is rising, and summer is in full swing. The scorching heat and humidity in this season are quite a challenge to survive. To beat the summer heat, nothing can be more refreshing than a... read more »

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose the excess... read more »

Coffee not responsible for obesity, diabetese

Coffee neither increases nor decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes, according to a first-of-its-kind study that used genes to... read more »

Cinnamon, peppermint oil- A new answer to chronic wound...

You must have heard that health is wealth and that stands true for all those who suffer from chronic wounds in India. Ending miseries of all, we have a good... read more »

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Rani Rampal to captain U-21 Indian team

Star striker Rani Rampal will captain the 18-member Indian women’s junior hockey team in the Volvo International U-21 tournament beginning in the Netherlands on July 19. The tournament will see six... read more »

Names of 18-men junior hockey team announced

India today named an 18-member junior men’s hockey team for the six-nation Volvo International U-21 Tournament to be played in the Netherlands from... read more »

Disappointed Pak hockey team returns home after HWL deb...

The Pakistan hockey team returned today from Brussels after a disappointing campaign in the FIH World League Semifinals and coach Shahnaz Sheikh blamed it on... read more »

Indian beaten 0-4 as defence succumbs against Belgium

It been a roller coaster ride for Indian hockey team in FIH Hockey World League. India suffered a crushing 0-4 defeat against above ranked Belgium in the... read more »

Belgium thrash India 4-0 to reach final of Hockey World...

The Indian men’ s hockey team suffered a 0-4 loss at the hands of the aggressive Belgium side as they succumbed to pressure in the semi-final of the... read more »

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top 50 packing tips

Know the rules 1. Note the number of bags you can check in. In most cases it is one piece per person. You can check up to eight on easyJet but don’t get caught out: their combinied weight still... read more »

Five ways to save money when travelling

Top tips for saving money while traveling. 1. Meal plan If you’re booking a resort holiday, it’s essential that you buy a meal plan. I... read more »

Solo travel : the best tour operators for singles

The travel industry has been slow to catch on to the single-traveller market; this year though, there are more opportunities than ever to strike out on your... read more »

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Mumbai – Travel companies and airlines are anticipating a major slowdown in travel to Thailand, after the government late Tuesday declared a 60-day... read more »

Travel advisory for foreign tourists a worry for Easter...

Siliguri – Unfavorable travel advice issued by many western countries following sexual harassment to tourists in India has come as a major worry for the... read more »

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When Should You Start Investing For Your Child’s Education?

The answer is As soon as possible. Remember, Farhan Qureshi of the 3 Idiots movie? His father, Mr. Qureshi wanted him to become an engineer and he even started planning from the day his son was born.... read more »

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Lloyds, two others dismissed from yen Libor litiga...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Lloyds Banking Group Plc , ICAP Europe Ltd and Tullett Prebon Plc as defendants from... read more »

Crunch week as Fed meets on rates, Trump team joins G20

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LONDON (Reuters) – After a year that tipped conventional wisdom on its head, the coming week might suggest a return to some sort of normality for the... read more »

Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

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(Reuters) – Bank shares have been the runaway winners of the post-election U.S. stock market boom as investors wagered that higher interest rates,... read more »

State-owned carrier Air India understated losses –...

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state-owned airline Air India understated its operating losses by nearly $1 billion over three fiscal years to March... read more »

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Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of the kitchen as to the other parts of the... read more »

Access to green and blue boosts quality of life in...

Green environments and blue spaces with running or still water are especially beneficial for healthy ageing in older adults, a new study has... read more »

Facebook’s ‘iconic logo’ raises gende...

Facebook now raises the debate of gender equality with its iconic logos- two small silhouettes of a man and a woman. The new logo will be a little different... read more »

Use this to remove odour from stinky foods

Scientists have developed a new film that could neutralise the odours of even the smelliest of foods such as onions, garlic, certain cheeses and the... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pregnanc...

Indian ladies suffer majorly during pregnancy! Besides household chores and other responsibilities there are several other reasons which hamper the growth of a... read more »

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Literature

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the year title

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the...

London – Neil Gaiman’s book ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ has been voted as the Book of the Year by the Specsavers National Book Awards. The bestseller is a modern-day fairy tale... read more »

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Beijing – A number of books and videos on former Chinese leader Mao Zedong – founder of the People’s Republic of China – were... read more »

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist...

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist attraction

New Delhi – The capital’s British-era Town Hall in old Delhi is to be converted into an international tourist destination, complete with a museum,... read more »

Let’s talk about food

Let's talk about food

Other than music, food is something we all love to talk about. Sensing that food leads to conversations and sharing of recipes and memories, this week IANS... read more »

Remove make-up with care

Remove make-up with care

New Delhi – Pop colours can brighten up your face, but to improve your skin ensure that you clean it with mild face wash once you get back home from your... read more »

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Middle East

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: reports

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish police were killed Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported. The... read more »

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salma...

RIYADH: Dignitaries and leaders from around the world were to arrive in Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a... read more »

Yemen thrown into turmoil as its president resigns

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Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

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Guwahati –  Militant outfits regularly harass people through illegal practices like extortion, taxation and abduction. Workers and small tea garden owners at Assam-Nagaland border are... read more »

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Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

By Arun Kumar Washington – With the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in assembly elections in four Indian states, a contro! versial resolution critical... read more »

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Narendra Modi in Gujarat stay: Gives prayer at Dwarka, to lay fou...

Top Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day tour of the election-sure state of gujarat. he reached jamnagar this morning. that is the second one go to of the pm to gujarat in much less than a month.... read more »

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Nitish Kumar wins Bihar trust vote 131-108

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New Delhi: A BJP leader has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding that Babar Road in the national capital be renamed after Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz... read more »

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Sydney – Being a widow is tough, right? Wrong! Widows and widowers actually enjoy the highest levels of well-being while singles are the worst when it comes to personal relationships, home and... read more »

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Sensex Hits Record High of 23,048 Ahead of Exit Polls

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Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal with Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when... read more »

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