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Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve ...

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve outages across WhatsApp, Instagram...

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day, many users globally were not able to send and receive images, videos and other files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and... read more »

Google invests $1 billion to ease housin...

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquar...

Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade. Google, which told Reuters it has 45,000... read more »

Systron Micronix Partners with Variti to...

Systron Micronix Partners with Variti to provide Active Bot Protection

Systron Micronix and Variti have become strategic partners to protect customers from Bad bot attacks. Variti provides the “Active Bot Protection” technology for traffic analysis, detection and stopping of malicious bots in real-time and effective response to DDoS attacks without... read more »

This might be the best thing about the n...

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... read more »

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Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Johannesburg – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s shrine has been designed with a winding path to recreate his “long walk” to freedom. Architect Greg Straw designed... read more »

Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

Jacob Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

 A 9-metre-tall statue of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was unveiled Monday at the seat of government,... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa boycott success spa...

Nelson Mandela's South Africa boycott success sparks Israel debate

Jerusalem – Recent successes in the Palestinian campaign to boycott Jewish settlements have given fresh impetus to calls for sanctions against Israel... read more »

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

 Nelson Mandela’s state funeral began on Sunday in his ancestral village of Qunu, in the presence of around 4,500 guests. The service is taking place in a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s funeral under way

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way

Pretoria – The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending... read more »

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Kerala NRI Turns Rubber Plantation Into Organic Farm, Exports Veg...

After working for ten years in the Middle East, Joy Vakayil and his wife, who was working there as a nurse, returned to their hometown in Kottayam, Kerala in 2004. The couple had just had their... read more »

Charging Interest for the 3-month Moratorium perio...

Do you have a bank loan like I do? Because of this Coronavirus lockdown, the RBI announced a 3-month freeze on EMIs on all loans till May 31st. But... read more »

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

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... read more »

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

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 notice comes... 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 »

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PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka

Accompanied by Sri Lanka’s President, Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here and offered prayers at the sacred Sri Maha Bodhi tree. He also stopped at the Buddhist... read more »

Death toll rises to 7 after Bangladesh cement fact...

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The death toll from the collapse of the roof of a five-story cement factory in Bangladesh rose to at least seven Friday, a... read more »

Triple murder convict executed in Pakistan

Islamabad: A man convicted in a triple murder case was executed on Thursday in Pakistan`s Punjab province. Muhammad Siddique was hanged in a district jail in... read more »

‘Law allows me to shoot’: Lankan PM’s...

Sri Lankan Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickramasinghe has stoked a controversy suggesting that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan... read more »

Pakistan an irreplaceable, all-weather friend: China

BEIJING: China said on Monday that Pakistan was its irreplaceable and all-weather friend and both the countries were part of the community of shared... read more »

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Top 5 Eco-Conscious Cars in India

The world is clearly upset with a global phenomenon known as Global Warming. The atmosphere around us is so polluted nowadays that people on Indian roads can be seen walking on the road wearing a... read more »

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Everything You Need to Know About Level Measuremen...

There are many industries that manufacture products that would be measured in some fashion. How and why they are measured is the big question here.... read more »

Here’s What Your Partner Expects from You (But Do...

Relationships are difficult – we all know that. More so in today’s environment, when society in India is undergoing a major change; youngsters work away... read more »

US Technology Elite Awards 2018 : Systron Micronix Sele...

United States, 2018 – US Business News announces the winners of the 2018 US Technology Elite Awards. As most industries and enterprises become more reliant... read more »

6 Ways to Ensure Regular Income After Retirement

Most people don’t think ahead financially, and it often takes a toll on them when it’s time to retire. The average life expectancy in India is also... read more »

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China’s defense budget increase by 12 per cent, reaching 13...

Beijing – The government announced the first day of the annual session of parliament . People’s Liberation Army of China’s military strength is considered the strongest and the... read more »

10 killed in bus accident in China

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured, including four in critical condition, after a passenger bus overturned on an expressway... read more »

Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings r...

Hundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested... read more »

Chinese Man litigate His Polluted Hometown for Cost of ...

A man in northern China filed a lawsuit against his smog-enshrouded city’s environmental protection bureau, saying it owed him for the money he spent on an... read more »

China to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

China to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam

Beijing – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday that the country is willing to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam, Xinhua reported. The... read more »

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My job is to perform and cement my place in the team

Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some... read more »

Australia, New Zealand set to play first day-night...

In a bid to revive dwindling interest in Test cricket, Australia and New Zealand have joined forces to meet in the game’s first day-nighter... read more »

Rahane wishes to emulate Dhoni’s calmness, Virat&...

India’s new ODI captain Ajinkya Rahane has insisted that he wants to emulate a blend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s calmness, Virat Kohli’s... read more »

Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled ‘mystery spinne...

Out-of-favour Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought an end to mystery spinners and their... read more »

Ahmed Shehzad’s half-century steadies Pakistan against ...

slammed his third Test half-century as Pakistan cruised ahead towards Sri Lanka‘s lead on Day Three of the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo. Pakistan... read more »

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Panel to shape Nehru's birth anniversary year policies

Panel to shape Nehru’s birth anniversary year policies

New Delhi – A committee chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay! down policies and guidelines for commemoration of the 125th birth anni! versary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime... read more »

North East Festival's second edition to be bigger, says organiser

North East Festival’s second edition to be b...

New Delhi – The two-day North East Festival here ended on a high note, thanks to support from the government. Now, Shyamkanu Mahant! a,... read more »

Visva-Bharati marks Tagore’s Nobel centenary

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata – To salute poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore on the centenary of his getting the Nobel Prize for literature – the... read more »

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad&#...

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad's mausoleum

New Delhi – Union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Monday was clueless about the sorry state of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s mausoleum here... read more »

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through a...

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through art

By Arun Kumar Washington – The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored in what is described as the... read more »

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Asia shares lurch lower, China data darkens mood

Sensex closes flat, bank stocks gain

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Thursday’s trade 42 points or 0.20 percent up amidst derivatives expiry and buying support from foreign institutional... read more »

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon trade

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon trade

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 47.43 points or 0.23 percent up during the pre-noon trade... read more »

Rupee down 12 paise on dollar demand

Rupee down 12 paise on dollar demand

The rupee on Thursday weakened by 12 paise to 61.91 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to demand for the U.S.... read more »

Bharatiya Mahila Bank to open four branches in northeas...

Bharatiya Mahila Bank to open four branches in northeast

Agartala – The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will open four more branches in four capital cities of the northeastern states, officials said here... read more »

Sensex closes flat; IT stocks down

Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended! Monday’s trade flat, as foreign institutional investors (FIIs) continued to be net... read more »

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IIM-Bangalore hikes fees by 10%

BENGALURU: The most-coveted management course in the country just got costlier. IIM-Bangalore has increased the fees for its flagship post-graduate programme (PGP) from Rs 17 lakh to Rs 18.7 lakh.... read more »

Delegation seeks release of funds for SC-ST schola...

CHANDIGARH: A delegation of Punjab Unaided Technical Institutions’ Association on Wednesday met Paramjit Singh, Punjab director of social... read more »

Super30 among top3 pioneering educational initiatives :...

PATNA: A Japanese media group has selected Mathematician Anand Kumar’s Super 30 among three pioneering initiatives in the field of education. Apart from... read more »

Panjab University proposes 5% fee hike for 2015-16

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks justice

CHANDIGARH: A Panjab University (PU) committee has proposed a five per cent increase in tuition fee for students enrolled at the university’s teaching... read more »

Foreign degree holders better skilled for jobs

The diminishing returns of a college education

Functioning in an increasingly globalised environment, many companies feel that foreign degree holders have better technical skills for jobs compared to... read more »

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Atrangi Re: Sara Ali Khan movie review, Dhanush is the soul of a ...

Movie review Atrangi Re: Sara Ali Khan, Dhanush is the soul of a unique love story, Akshay Kumar added Midas Atrangi Re lives up to its title. Directed by Aanand L Rai, it’s a unique and... read more »

Radhe Shyam Trailer: Pooja Hegde wins Prabhas hear...

The highly anticipated trailer for Radha Krishna Kumar’s epic love story Radhe Shyam was shared online on Thursday. The film, which stars... read more »

Throwback Thursday: Rashmika Mandanna once called KGF s...

There was a time when Rashmika Mandanna was entangled in controversy when she named KGF actor and superstar Kannada Rocking Star Yash as the... read more »

Dhanush says Sonam Kapoor is a better lead than Sara Al...

Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan first worked together at Atrangi Re. The actor, in a quick shot from Koffee Shots With Karan, was asked to choose between his first... read more »

After Twitter fights with Chetan Bhagat and mocks his b...

R Madhavan set the record shortly after excavating Chetan Bhagat and wrote in a series of tweets on Monday. Actor R Madhavan set the record shortly after his... read more »

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Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Johannesburg – Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani’s lawyers have appealed to the UK judges to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial. The appeal... read more »

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slams UK legal system

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slam...

London – Honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani’s father has slammed the Britain’s legal system for not being able to punish her culprit... read more »

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Sydney – Pope Francis has been reportedly named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, while NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been chosen as the... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Munich – A World War II bomb has been successfully def! used at the Germany’s Nuremberg central railway station, authorities an! nounced... read more »

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced u...

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for... read more »

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Far East

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Bangkok – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Sunday that she was ready to resign or dissolve parliament to end the ongoing political turmoil. But an election has to be held within 60... read more »

Thai protesters mark Monday for final push against...

Anti-government protesters took a break from weeks of demonstrations on Saturday to prepare for a final push to topple the administration of Prime... read more »

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

Washington – North Korea has said it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts... read more »

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela’s death

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela's death

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-hye Friday condoled the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela, describing him a... read more »

Kim Jong Un’s uncle ousted from leadership role, ...

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Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s uncle has apparently been purged and two associates executed. The move is seen as the most significant... read more »

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Exhibiting 25 years of audio-visual journey

Exhibiting 25 years of audio-visual journey

New Delhi – Celebrating its silver jubilee, the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) has mounted an exhibition of all the audio-visual equipment it has been using and the... read more »

US reacts with dismay over India's gay sex ruling

US reacts with dismay over India’s gay sex r...

By Arun Kumar Washington – Expressing concern over the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling restoring the ban on gay sex, the US has expressed... read more »

Why can’t Sikhs with beards join US forces?

Why can't Sikhs with beards join US forces?

By Arun Kumar Washington – An independent, bipartisan federal agency has asked the US defence leadership to explain why Sikh Americans wearing beards... read more »

Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

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 »

New legislation for disabled to be finalised soon: Selj...

New legislation for disabled to be finalised soon: Selja

New Delhi – The new draft legislation for people with disability is in the last stage of finalisation, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment... read more »

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Food

Recipe: Creamy white beans

Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 30 minsServes: 2Ingredients :Onion 1, halved and slicedOlive oilChorizo 50g.chopped into chunksChicken stock 200mlCooked white beans 200gSpinach 100gCream... read more »

Recipe: Chicken Dumplings

Ingredients: 6 boned chicken breast with skin, 10 cups water, 1 tsp sage, 1 tsp poultry, 1/8 tsp grounded basil leaves, 1 tbsp salt and... read more »

Recipe: Jelly pudding

Ingredients: 1 packet of jelly crystals (any flavour) 200ml fresh cream, chilled and whipped 200gm condensed milk Method: – Prepare the jelly as per the... read more »

Recipe: Jeera aloo

Ingredients: –Four large sized potatoes (boiled, peeled and cut into pieces) – Four tbsp oil – One tsp jeera/cumin seeds – One tsp... read more »

Recipe: Saffron rice & salan

A traditional Awadhi dish dug out from the secret kitchens of AwadhPreparation time: 30minsCooking time: 3o minutesServes:4Ingredients1kg chicken breast1... read more »

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FIFA rejects Barca’s appeal against transfer ban

FIFA has rejected Barcelona’s appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts. The Spaniards were given the... read more »

Arsenal win FA Community Shield

Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta (C) lifts the Community Shield alongside teammates Santi Cazorla (R), Tomas Rosicky (2nd R) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain... read more »

Xavi retires from national team

Xavi Hernandez, Spain’s leading playmaker in its run of three major titles, has retired from international duty after a disappointing World Cup. “I have... read more »

Suarez reached at CAS to appeal ban for biting

Luis Suarez has arrived at world sport’s highest court to appeal his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The Uruguay and Barcelona forward did not... read more »

Liverpool edge Manchester City on penalties in friendly

Liverpool rallied twice against Manchester City and triumphed 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday after their pre-season friendly at baseball’s Yankee... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

NEW DELHI: Any revision in gold import duty is unlikely to take place before the Budget and there is no proposal as of now to reduce the 10 per duty, a finance ministry official said. “On... read more »

With gold prices falling, jewellers increase inven...

Trying to tap the falling gold prices, lakhs of jewellers across the country are increasing their inventory levels. Around 225 tonne of gold was... read more »

Appetite for jewellery boosts India gold demand: WGC

Indian appetite for gold jumped by more than a third in the last quarter, in sharp contrast to the rest of the world, boosted by jewellery demand for the... read more »

Gold, silver at multi-year lows on overseas cues

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver prices slumped to their multi-year lows to trade at Rs 25,800 per 10 grams and Rs 34,900 per kg, respectively in the national... read more »

Gold, silver likely to trade lower; copper may rise

Global markets traded mixed in the last fortnight as the US Fed’s decision to wind up its bond buying programme acted as a boost for equities wherein... read more »

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Cancer: Breaking the bad news to patients

For Dr Ranjana Srivastava, who began working as an oncologist in Australia 10 years ago, breaking the news to patients suffering from cancer is part of the job. “A doctor must be able to read... read more »

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose weight

To utilize pumpkin as a weight loss food, you will need to substitute it for a food in your diet that is higher in calories. Take for instance, if... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here... read more »

A detox isn’t just about the food

A detox also doesn’t have to be just about the food — it is much more than that. So if your body is craving for some sleep — give it just that!... read more »

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

Winter special: 5 fruits you must have to boost immunity

The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how the brain responds to stress,... read more »

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India draw 2-2 with Ireland in women’s hockey; win Test ser...

New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier... read more »

Punjab beat Odisha to retain Junior Men National h...

Chennai: Punjab closed the championship in style, as they stunned Hockey Odisha 6-2 in the finals of the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National... read more »

Hockey India League: Mumbai Magicians bloom too late in...

Mumbai Magicians stunned Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on the latter’s home turf at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, Lucknow, on Tuesday. Though the result was... read more »

Hockey : Black Sticks fume at failure to fire

Hero Hockey World League Final

Bitter disappointment at failing to produce their best when it really mattered will be tempered by satisfaction at strides taken by the New Zealand Black... read more »

India take lead then lose grip

Hero Hockey World League Final

Hosts take rare two-goal lead over Australia, but go down 7-2 in the end. Never in recent memory has the Indian hockey team led by two goals against... read more »

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Investing

Gold futures gain 0.15% on firm global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices increased by 0.15 per cent to Rs 25,796 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions amid a better trend overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange,... read more »

Government cuts import tariff on gold and silver

NEW DELHI: The government has slashed import tariff value on gold to $375 per 10 grams and silver to $512 per kg following weak global price... read more »

Gold falls Rs 195 per 10 gram; silver down Rs200 per kg...

New Delhi: Taking weak cues from overseas markets and subdued demand from jewellers, gold on Tuesday plunged by Rs195 to Rs26,430 per ten gram and silver by... read more »

Gold near three-month low

Gold edged up on Monday, but remained near a three-month low as the dollar hit an 11-year high after a strong U.S. jobs report boosted expectations the... read more »

Gold Monetisation Scheme Should Be Investor Friendly: G...

After the announcement of a gold monetisation scheme in the Budget, the details of the scheme are keenly awaited. The scheme has the potential to attract Rs.... 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 »

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 »

Comic book to unite Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle...

Urban crime fighting stars Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will come together in a six-part comic book series, this November. DC Entertainment... 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 »

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 »

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Israeli Army kills suspected murderers of Jewish teens

Jerusalem: Two Palestinians suspected of having kidnapped and murdered three Jewish teenagers in June have been killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli security forces in the West Bank early... read more »

1,30,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey fleeing IS

ANKARA, Turkey: The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now... read more »

Al-Qaida affiliate in Syria kills captive Lebanese sold...

9:53 P.M. The Nusra Front, al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, has killed one of the Lebanese soldiers it had been holding in captivity, Lebanese security... read more »

France conducts first airstrike in Iraq, destroys logis...

PARIS: France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. The office of President... read more »

Libya’s Zawiya refinery, El Sharara oil field shu...

TRIPOLI: Libya’s 120,000 barrels-a-day Zawiya refinery has been shut down due to damaged storage, an oil ministry official said on Thursday. The El... read more »

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President Corbind and Prime Minister Modi Speech on Constitution ...

President Corbind and Prime Minister Modi Speech on Constitution Day at the National AssemblyIndia’s 71st Constitution Day: Prime Minister Modi will participate in two separate programs in the... read more »

UP CM Yogi Adityanath allocates Rs 3,301 cr to Jew...

UP CM Yogi Adityanath allocates Rs 3,301 cr to Jewish displaced peopleAccording to a government spokesperson, the families of nearly 7,224 victims... read more »

Center Moves To Ban Cryptocurrency, Price Drop: 10 Poin...

The center is likely to introduce a bill banning all cryptocurrencies in India with a few exceptions in the Winter Parliament and will pave the way for... read more »

Indian Railways Changes Saffron Uniforms for Ramayan Ex...

Uniforms were replaced by shirts, trousers and traditional hats. However, waiters must wear a saffron mask and gloves. THE INDIAN RAILWAYS changed the... read more »

Emerging opportunities for MSME in Atmanirbhar Campaign...

Shri Sanjay Jaju, IAS, Addl. Secretary Dept. of Defence Production   was chief guest at seminar on “Emerging opportunities for MSME in Atmanirbhar... read more »

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Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Johannesburg – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has ordered the inclusion of the North Pole in the country’s Arctic claim, following a UN submission draft report proposal to... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records daily, Snowden...

Washington – The National Security Agency is reportedly gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones... read more »

Income inequality ‘defining challenge’ for ...

Income inequality 'defining challenge' for US: Obama

Washington – President Barack Obama Wednesday said incom! e inequality is the “defining challenge” for the US while a growing middle class... read more »

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-P...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jerusalem – Amid reports of Israeli-Palestinian talks losing momentum, US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel late Wednesday. Kerry has... read more »

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Washington – US President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox, the former chief programme and budget analyst with the department of defence, to serve... read more »

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Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Party mulls withdrawing support to UPA govt

Rabri Devi Says “His Memory Is Fading” to Mulayam Sin...

Patna: A day after after Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, on Thursday, said Mulayam Singh... read more »

BJP's BS Yeddyurappa Can Take Floor Test Tomorrow, Suggests Supreme Court: 10 Facts

BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa Can Take Floor Test Tom...

The BS Yeddyurappa government will prove its majority only on the floor of the house, his lawyer argued before the Supreme Court today. Three judges... read more »

PM Narendra Modi Breaks Silence on Kathua, Unnao Rapes,...

In the face of widespread public criticism of his silence in the face of the gang rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir and of a minor... read more »

Delhi HC set aside ECI Order disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the notification issued by President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLAs following such a... read more »

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

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... read more »

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Haj enters final stage with stoning ritual

Haj enters final stage with stoning ritual

Jeddah – Over a million Muslims, including more than a lakh Indians, on Tuesday participated in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina Valley of Saudi Arabia, the final stage of the annual... read more »

Durga Puja : Pandal hoping in Kolkata

Durga Puja : Pandal hoping in Kolkata

Pandal of the day: Madhyam Kolkata Uttaran on College Street for their take on the sound of the universe. Sound and it’s many aspects dressed... read more »

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Android O First Impressions: Quick Toggles, Smart Text Select, Pi...

HIGHLIGHTS Android O beta is now available to download online It is only available for the Pixel and Nexus phones Android O was the most awaited segment at Google I/O 2017. The update will be... read more »

WannaCry Ransomware: Security Experts Find Clues t...

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers are struggling to try to find early traces of WannaCry They are having more luck dissecting flaws that limited its... read more »

Google takes anti-net neutrality stance in India: Repor...

Global search engine giant Google is possibly lobbying against net neutrality in India by asking the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) to... read more »

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Top six features you need to k...

After the guessing game that went on for months, Google has finally announced its next Android iteration will be named after the sweet treat Marshmallow. So,... read more »

Mobile app for paperless tickets in Mumbai suburban

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday launched a mobile ticketing app for unreserved tickets that will cover 35 stations between the 123 km long... read more »

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Nepal’s Maoist party not to join government

Kathmandu – Nepal’s third largest party, the (UCPN-Maoist), said Saturday that it will not join the coalition government but will join the constituent assembly for the sake of the... read more »

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Ajinkya Rahane honoured with life membership by CCI

Ajinkya Rahane, India’s most consistent batsman in the last couple of years, has been conferred with the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India (CCI) here on Friday. Honouring... read more »

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For too long Rohan Bopanna has been the man in waiting. Despite his obvious talent and good showing on the men’s doubles tour, somehow the man from... read more »

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Ramazan special—the best places to break bread

During the month of Ramazan, go on a culinary journey by binging on some rich and indulgent fare catering specifically to those who’re breaking bread. Even if you haven’t fasted through... read more »

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Things to do in Singapore for adventure lovers

Once you’ve had your fill of the classic things to do in Singapore, get adventurous and venture beyond the city’s everyday tourist attractions.... read more »

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TRUMP Challenges Cabinet Member’s “IQ” Fights S...

The past few days have been in particular chaotic, even for a president who seems to thrive on self-created chaos. There is been a feud with a key Republican Senator, a flare up at a professional... read more »

North Korean Hackers Stole US and South Korean War...

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A pinnacle republican lawmaker warned sunday that us president donald trump’s impulsive threats against different international locations should set the usa... read more »

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