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25-Jun-2019 Bhubaneswar

Samaleshwari Express engine catches fire in Odisha; 3 dead

At least three persons were killed when the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express' engine caught fire after the train rammed into a tower car engaged in repair work between Singapur Road and Keutguda in Odisha's Rayagada district on Tuesday, authorities...

25-Jun-2019 New York

Air pollution linked to hypertension, heart diseases: Study

People who are exposed to high pollution levels are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, metabolic syndrome and heart diseases, says a new study.In the study, published in Journal of Public Health, the researchers investigated the associations...

25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

'Nirav Modi-PNB fraud a familiar rerun, not the last'

The Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi-PNB scam is not the first and certainly not the last despite elaborate checks prescribed by the regulators, says a new book by B.V. Kumar, a former head of the Directorate of Revenue (Intelligence) who was in the thick of the...

25-Jun-2019 New York

Statins may double diabetes risk: Study

People who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, says a new study.Statins are a class of drugs that can lower cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke. More than a quarter...

25-Jun-2019 Ranchi

Six killed in Jharkhand road accident

Six people were killed and 39 others injured when a bus plunged into a valley on Tuesday in Jharkhand's Garwah district, police said. According to the passengers, the driver lost control leading to the bus, which was carrying over 50 people, skid off the...

25-Jun-2019 Aligarh(Uttar Pradesh)

'Kachori wala' with annual turnover of Rs 60 lakhs

A simple shop selling 'kachoris' in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has left the commercial tax sleuths astounded.The shop, known as ‘Mukesh Kachori', is located near Seema cinema hall and is a favourite among the locals. Mukesh, the owner of the shop begins selling...

25-Jun-2019 San Francisco

Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his "greatest mistake ever" was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner.In an interview during an event hosted by...

25-Jun-2019 Agra

A drying Yamuna could endanger Taj Mahal

The inordinate delay in granting permission for construction of a barrage on the Yamuna in Agra, about one-and-a half km from the Taj Mahal, could end up endangering the monument of love.According to experts, the Taj Mahal is built on massive wooden slippers...

24-Jun-2019 London

Drink coffee to tackle obesity, suggests study

Drinking a cup of coffee can be helpful in fighting obesity and diabetes as it stimulates body's fat-fighting defences, says a new study.The study, published in Scientific Reports journal, found components which could have a direct effect on "brown fat" functions,...

24-Jun-2019

Here's everything you need to know about babies and skin rashes

Skin care for babies is an essential step in their overall health routine. Babies have delicate skin which is more prone to skin concerns than adults. A change in the weather also impacts their sensitive skin. Be it heat, cold, or the rain, each one impacts...

24-Jun-2019 Ayodhya

Ayodhya to be painted yellow for 'Deepotsav'

In 2011, the then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had gotten Lucknows city centre, Hazratganj, painted pink.In 2019, the incumbent Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is getting Ayodhya painted pale yellow which is just two shades away from saffron.Ayodhya...

24-Jun-2019 Bengaluru

Shanthi Sagar Grand opens doors to serve customers in Malleshwram

New Shanthi Sagar, Bengaluru’s iconic restaurant chain with a heritage of 20 years has now re-launched their Malleshwaram outlet as ‘ Shanthi Sagar Grand’.  The renovated restaurant was inaugurated by Dr.Ashwathnarayan CN, The MLA of Malleshwaram constituency,...

24-Jun-2019 Dhaka

4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.The fire service official told Xinhua news agency that the accident took place at around 11.50 p.m. on...

24-Jun-2019 Islamabad

14 killed as vehicle plunges into Pakistan river

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle plunged into a river in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Monday.A senior police officer...

24-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 24

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 24, according to authorities on Monday."As of 6.30 a.m. on Monday, 24 people were found dead under the debris, and 24 others...

24-Jun-2019

5 Ways in which Big Bangles can Help you Make a Statement

Trends come and go and there was a time when a lot of attention was devoted to sleek and lightweight jewelry, and working women seemed to prefer them to as they were easier to wear through the day. However, the larger items of jewelry are making a comeback...

23-Jun-2019 Jaipur

14 dead, 26 injured as tent collapses during rain in Rajasthan

At least 14 people were killed and 26 injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during rain in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said."Around 1,000 people had gathered under a tent to listen to Ram Katha...

23-Jun-2019 Rajouri

Five killed as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K

Five people were killed and five others injured after a passenger vehicle fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Sunday, police said.The accident occurred at Kewal on the Budhal-Rajouri road after the driver lost control of the vehicle."The...

23-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 17

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building inCambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 17, according to authorities on Sunday.Rescue officials on Sunday morning unveiled a list saying that 17 people were found...

23-Jun-2019

Learn How Sponsorship Is a Key to Powerful Marketing

In the U.S, sponsorship is one of the fastest growing marketing technique which you could use. But still, it is at its earliest stage. It the trade show arena, it is particularly a true thing. And keeping this in your mind, you can find immense opportunities...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Man kills wife, three kids in Delhi's Mehrauli area

Upendra Shukla, a tutor, was found sitting in his bedroom amid blood-soaked bodies of his wife and three children  one of them just a year-and-a-half old  when the neighbours broke open the door of his house in south Delhi's Mehrauli area on Saturday...

22-Jun-2019 Andhra Pradesh

Dr. VV Manjula Kumari - World record in Medicine

Dr.V.V.MANJULA KUMARI, resident of GUNTUR in the State of Andhra Pradesh, INDIA, has created a new record of the ‘successful treatment for the highest number of patients (6/20/13 to 12/29/ 2018)’ with an innovative concept-‘Comprehensive Approach in Conservative Management...

22-Jun-2019 Amritsar

Hummel launches Amritsar store with brand ambassador Kartik Aaryan

After the successful launch of the exclusive store in Bangalore, hummel, the Legendary Danish sport style brand has launched a new store in Amritsar with the brand ambassador Kartik Aaryan.The store is located in Unit No. 5 & 6, Wing A, First Floor Trilium...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Pilatus deal: Sanjay Bhandari's wife received Rs 25.5 crore, says CBI

Sonia Bhandari, wife of arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, received Rs 25.5 crore from June 2012 to March 2015 from various companies of Sanjay's associate Deepak Aggarwal, which is suspected as commission paid by Swedish company Pilatus Aircraft Limited to obtain...

22-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

7 dead in Cambodia building collapse

Seven people were killed after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday.The incident happened early in the morning in Preah Sihanouk province. The Preah Sihanouk Province's Administration...

22-Jun-2019 Mumbai

#DontSayBhangi petition gets over 62,000 signatures

#DontSayBhangi, a petition unveiled on the social media by the team of Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer "Article 15" to urge people to stop casual  usage of the word 'bhangi', has been signed by over 62,000 people.The petition on change.org was was launched a week ago....

22-Jun-2019 Los Angeles

9 killed in Hawaii aircraft crash

A twin-engine skydiving aircraft has crashed near an airfield on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, killing all nine passengers on board, authorities said."There were 9 souls on board the King Air twin engine plane that went down near Dillingham Airfield with...

22-Jun-2019 Riyadh

Saudi Arabia becomes 1st Arab country to get FATF membership

Saudi Arabia has become the first Arab country to be granted full membership of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) following the group's annual general meeting in the US.The kingdom's accession came as the global money laundering watchdog celebrated the...

22-Jun-2019 Kabul

12 militants, 2 security personnel killed in Afghan gunfight

Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.A group of Taliban militants, according to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaqaeq Shurash, launched offensives on...

22-Jun-2019 Washington

1 in 4 women go on date for a free meal: Study

Call it new-age dating but nearly one in four women now go on a date not for the sake of romance or building a long-term relationship but grabbing a free meal, an interesting study has revealed.The new phenomenon is a "foodie call" where a person sets up...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Lower global rates: An opportunity for the Indian economy

The ten-year United States (US) Treasury yield dipped below two per cent recently. The Indian market participants must view this move as an opportunity to improve and strengthen the investment markets in India. Low yields in developed markets and the consequent...

22-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

3 dead, dozens trapped as building collapses in Cambodia

Three people were killed and dozens others trapped after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed on Saturday morning in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province."So far, three people were found dead, as 19 others were rescued," Xinhua news agency quoted...

22-Jun-2019 New York

Frequent vacations good for your heart

Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, reveals a new study.The study, published in Psychology and Health journal, found that a vacation can help...

20-Jun-2019 Kolkata

After 27 years, two sent to prison in Kolkata for smuggling gold

After 27 years, two persons have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for one year for possessing and dealing in smuggled gold.Uttam Poddar and Suman Das (alias Sanjay Saha) would be detained till March 20 next year, DRI officials said.On the basis of information,...

20-Jun-2019 Kullu

Toll in Himachal accident rises to 44

The death toll due to a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district has increased to 44, officials said on Friday.A total of 73 passengers were on board when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Banjar,...

20-Jun-2019 Lucknow

SUV falls into canal in UP, 7 children feared dead

Seven children are feared dead in an accident in which a SUV carrying 29 people fell into a canal here on Thursday morning.All the passengers were returning from a marriage function when the driver lost control over the vehicle and plunged into the into the...

20-Jun-2019 Banjar(Kullu)

30 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

 At least 30 people were killed and 40 others injured when an overloaded private mini bus skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, police said. Passengers were also sitting on its rooftop.The accident...

20-Jun-2019 Mumbai

Fed opens gate for rate cut, sends Sensex soaring

In line with Asian financial markets the Sensex and Nifty closed with significant gains on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve indicated rate cuts in future, considered positive for developing markets.The US central bank left interest rates unchanged...

20-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Want super performance in bed? Practice yoga

More and more people are uncovering the benefits of practicing yoga, but little do they know that yoga can bring energy to the bedroom as well.Experts say that yoga can improve your sex life if it is done under proper guidance.Stress plays a major role in...

20-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Yoga can help cope with mental illness

Mental illness in city dwellers which has emerged as a major problem can be treated to an extent through yoga, say experts.Though mental illness, as such, cannot be directly treated through yoga, stress, which one of the major causes, said mental health expert...

19-Jun-2019 Noida

Three women gangraped in Noida, seven held

Three women were allegedly gangraped by nine men at a farm house in Sector 135 area of Noida on Wednesday, the police said. Seven people have been arrested in the case while teams have been formed to nab the other two, police added.The police identified the...

19-Jun-2019 New York

Breast cancer raises heart disease risk

Researchers have found that postmenopausal women with breast cancer are at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease."Heart disease appears more commonly in women treated for breast cancer because of the toxicities of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and...

19-Jun-2019 Melbourne

Drug to boost growth in kids with dwarfism shows promise

A drug that helps regulate bone development has been found to boost growth rates in children with achondroplasia, the most common type of dwarfism, in a global trial.The patients' average boost in height to about 6 cm (2.4 inches) per year was close to...

18-Jun-2019 Patna

Heatwave kills 90 people in last 72 hours in Bihar

Severe heatwave killed 12 more people in Bihar in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll over the past three days to 90, official said on Tuesday.However unofficially, the heatwave has claimed more than 250 lives in three days across a dozen districts.Deaths...

18-Jun-2019 Patna

Heatwave kills 90 people in last 72 hours in Bihar

Severe heatwave killed 12 more people in Bihar in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll over the past three days to 90, official said on Tuesday.However unofficially, the heatwave has claimed more than 250 lives in three days across a dozen districts.Deaths...

18-Jun-2019 Pahalgam

2 killed, 5 injured in J&K river rafting accident

Two people were killed and five others injured on Tuesday in a rafting accident in Lidder river in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam hill station.Tourism Department officials said that two people were killed and five injured during a rafting accident in Lidder...

18-Jun-2019 Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh)

8 killed, 24 injured in road accident in UP

Eight persons were killed and more than 24 injured when a milk tanker hit a tractor trolley here.The accident took place on Monday night on the Sitapur Lakhimpur road in the Kotwali police circle.All the passengers of the tractor trolley were going to attend...

17-Jun-2019 Beijing

6 killed, 75 injured in China earthquake

Six people were killed and another 75 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattled China's Sichuan Province at 10:55 p.m. Monday (local time), according to local authorities.The epicentre, with a depth of 16 km, was monitored at 28.34 degrees north...

17-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Bengal's week-long health services logjam over as doctors end strike

The week-long junior doctors' strike across state-run hospitals in West Bengal was withdrawn on Monday shortly after a meeting between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and representatives of the agitating medics from various medical colleges."We withdraw our...

17-Jun-2019 New Delhi

High Court seeks Centre, NAT's response on plea challenging NEET 2019

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the National Testing Agency (NTA) to file their response on a plea challenging the 2019 National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.Justice Jayant Nath also asked...

17-Jun-2019 Agra

New entry system at Taj Mahal welcomed

The tourism industry and conservationists have generally welcomed the new entry system with turnstile gates to regulate crowds at the Taj Mahal here which attracts more than seven million visitors annually.Seven turnstile gates have been installed at the...

17-Jun-2019 Jakarta

12 killed, 43 injured in Indonesia road accident

Twelve people died and 43 others were injured in a traffic accident on the island of Java on Monday, officials said.A bus lost control and collided with two cars and a truck on a toll road early in the morning on its way from Jakarta to the port city of Cirebon,...

17-Jun-2019 Dehradun

Six killed in Uttarakhand road accident

Six people were killed on Monday after their car fell into a gorge here in Uttarakhand, police said.The accident occurred in Tyuni area of Dehradun district when an Alto car, heading towards Tyuni Bazar from Banpur, fell into the gorge killing all the occupants...

17-Jun-2019 Panaji

Goa doctors stage march against attack on doctors

Over hundred doctors of the Goa Indian Medical Association (IMA) staged a protest march wearing black bands to express solidarity with doctors on strike against attack on a medical practitioner in West Bengal.Speaking to reporters, Goa IMA President Anil...

17-Jun-2019 Agartala

Tripura doctors cease work in state-hospital OPDs

Doctors in all government hospitals in Tripura on Monday ceased work in the OPDs (Outpatient Patient Departments) in solidarity with the striking medicos of Kolkata.The strike call has been given by the Tripura chapter of the Indian Medical Association and the...

17-Jun-2019 Bengaluru

3 workers killed in Bengaluru sewage water tank collapse

Three workers were killed when a huge water tank under construction for a sewage treatment plant collapsed in the northern suburb of Bengaluru in Karnataka on Monday, police said."The centering material of the tank, being built by the state-run Bangalore Water...

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