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25-Jun-2019 Dubai

UAE keen to invest in food processing, tourism and infrastructure

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held a meeting with Secretary General of Ministry of Economy, United Arab Emirate (UAE)   Jamal Al Jarwan at Dubai today.The Chief Minister apprised the Secretary General regarding immense investment potential available...

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 Dubai

HP delegation holds meeting with Captains of industries in Dubai

The delegation led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur had one to one meeting with Captains of the industries at Dubai in United Arab Emirate (UAE) to woo the investors to invest in Himachal Pradesh.The delegation had meetings with Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

25-Jun-2019 Dubai

Jai Ram Thakur invites Indian diaspora of UAE to invest in Himachal

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur invited the Indian diaspora of UAE to consider the peace and advantageous environment of the state for investment. He was addressing the members of People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Dubai today.The Chief...

25-Jun-2019 Washington

Sexual assault accuser 'not my type': Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has again denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a television show host and magazine columnist in the 1990s, saying "she's not my type".Trump said E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" about the alleged attack in an upscale...

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 Southampton

India game not easy, we'll give our best shot : Shakib al Hasan

All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.On Monday, Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 62 runs and...

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...

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 London

We keep making same mistakes again and again : Faf du Plessis

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the group stage exit from the ongoing World Cup is the lowest point of his career as captain.On Sunday, South Africa were handed a crushing 49-run defeat by Pakistan in their crucial World Cup tie at the Lord's in...

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 London

Haris batted like Buttler against South Africa : Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was all praise for left-handed batsman Haris Sohail for his Jos Buttler-style batting against South Africa during his side's 49-run victory in their crucial World Cup fixture at the Lord's.Included for Sunday's game in place of...

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 London

South Africa knocked out of 2019 WC after 49-run loss to Pakistan

Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs at Lord's in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match on Sunday, ensuring they remain in contention for the playoffs while making the Proteas the second team after Afghanistan to be knocked out of the tournament.Chasing...

23-Jun-2019 Dubai

CM Jai Ram Thakur on four-day visit to UAE

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reached at Dubai today afternoon on a four-day visit to UAE. He was accompanied by Industries Minister Bikram Singh and a high-level delegation includes senior officials of the State. The purpose of the visit is to project Himachal...

23-Jun-2019 Hiroshima (Japan)

India beat Japan 3-1, win FIH Women's Series Finals

An impressive Indian women's hockey team on Sunday won the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating hosts Japan 3-1 in the Final held here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.The Indian team was helped by an early goal from Captain Rani in the...

23-Jun-2019 Southampton

Shami thanks Dhoni, Bumrah after hat-trick show

Right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami bowled a brilliant spell at the death overs and claimed a hat-trick in the final over to help India upstage Afghanistan by 11 runs in a tense World Cup encounter in Southampton.With 16 runs needed off the final over, Shami conceded...

23-Jun-2019 Southampton

Bumrah left me enough runs to execute my plans : Mohammed Shami

Right-arm Indian pacer Mohammed Shami felt that he had enough runs to defend in the last over during the World Cup match against Afghanistan which India won by 11 runs in Southampton.Chasing 225, Afghanistan needed 21 off the last 12 balls and they had the set...

23-Jun-2019 Manchester

It was too close for comfort : Kane Williamson

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson admitted that the game against West Indies was too "close for comfort" for them as they sneaked a narrow five-run win in a thrilling World Cup encounter at the Old Trafford.On Saturday, a magnificent 148 from Williamson...

23-Jun-2019 Southampton

Sad we missed the opportunity to beat India : Gulbadin Naib

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib was left disappointed after his team lost the chance of beating India, one of the favourites for the ongoing World Cup in their group stage match at the Ageas Bowl.On Saturday, Afghanistan did all the hard work in restricting India...

23-Jun-2019 Southampton

Afghanistan win showed our character : Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli admitted that his team made to work extremely hard by Afghanistan and things didn't go as per plan during their narrow 11-run win in their fifth World Cup match in Southampton.On Saturday, the Indian batting line-up, consisting of...

23-Jun-2019 Southampton

Captain's faith gives me a lot of confidence : Jasprit Bumrah

Indian pace bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was once again at his menacing best as he helped the Men in Blue beat Afghanistan in a tense World Cup match that went all the way down to the wire in Southampton.With 32 needed off the last four overs, Afghanistan...

23-Jun-2019 London

It's honey bowl vs workout for pregnant Amy Jackson

Actress Amy Jackson is striving to curb the urge of having her honey bowl and follow the workout stints during her pregnancy.The actress on Sunday took to Instagram to post a photograph from her post-yoga session. "Game Face... The battle I have every morning...

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...

22-Jun-2019 Manchester

World Cup: Kiwis beat Windies in dramatic affair

New Zealand defeated West Indies by 5 runs in a World Cup round robin match here on Saturday.Asked to bat first, New Zealand posted 291/8 in their 50 overs.In reply, West Indies were all out for 286 in 49 overs.Carlos Brathwaite was the top scorer for the...

22-Jun-2019 Washington

US to impose major sanctions against Iran on Monday

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said the US would impose major additional sanctions against Iran on Monday."We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday," Trump tweeted on Saturday, without providing any other details, Xinhua news agency...

22-Jun-2019 Berlin

Merkel urges political solution to Iran-US dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the world should work together for peaceful resolution of the dispute between Iran and the US, and warned against isolationism."I say that (a political solution) should not just be a hope, but it should be worked...

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 London

Pakistan fan compares skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed to fat pig

Pakistan fans have made their displeasure known on social media ever since the team's poor show against arch-rivals India in their World Cup encounter in Manchester and a fresh video has surfaced wherein skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been compared to a fat pig.Sarfaraz...

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 Leeds

We stuck to our plans and it paid off : Lasith Malinga

Pacer Lasith Malinga was the star of the show as Sri Lanka fashioned a stunning 20-run win over hosts and tournament favourites England at the 2019 ICC World Cup. In his 10 overs, Malinga took four wickets for 43 runs.England were chasing 233 and it was all...

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...

21-Jun-2019 Southampton

Getting wickets against Pakistan gave me confidence : Vijay Shankar

India all-rounder Vijay Shankar is hopeful of taking the field against Afghanistan in their World Cup clash on Saturday despite picking up a knock during training on Wednesday."Personally, I'm hopeful of playing. Someone like Jasprit Bumrah, you expect it...

21-Jun-2019 Nottingham

Hum-Bull: The new nickname for David Warner

Australian opener David Warner has been in great form in the ongoing World Cup. So far he has amassed 447 runs at an average of 89.40 in six matches, which include two hundreds as well.On Thursday, it was his daddy hundred which powered Australia to 381/5, before...

20-Jun-2019 United Nations

Antonio Guterres calls for restraint amid new Iran-US tension

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked for maximum restraint after Iran shot down a US drone."He is very concerned about this latest development, about the shooting down of the drone," Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters,...

20-Jun-2019 Nottingham

David Warner ton propels Oz to win over fighting Bangladesh

David Warner slammed his 16th ODI hundred to help Australia register a 48-run victory over Bangladesh who fought valiantly but in the end fell short, in a rain-interrupted World Cup clash on Thursday.Australia posted a mammoth 381/5 in 50 overs after electing...

20-Jun-2019 Mallorca (Spain)

Playing on grass at Wimbledon is radical transition : Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal said on Thursday that he feels a passion and desire to compete at Wimbledon and playing on grass courts after the clay season is "the most radical transition" in tennis.The Spanish world number two, who spoke to journalists at the Santa Ponca tennis...

20-Jun-2019 Pyongyang/Beijing

Xi, Kim to jointly create 'bright future' of bilateral ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed here on Thursday to work together to create a bright future of inter-party and inter-state relations at a new starting point in history, the state-run news agency reported.Xi became the...

20-Jun-2019 London

Skipper Virat Kohli goes the Mahi way with new haircut

After some clinical performances on the field, especially the massive 89-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup, the Indian cricketers were handed a two-day break before they regrouped in Southampton on Wednesday. And no sooner did they hit 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...

19-Jun-2019 San Francisco

Now try virtual makeup while watching YouTube tutorials

With a new "Augmented Reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature", Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube would now let users try on virtual make-up while watching tutorials in real time."Thanks to machine learning and AR technology, it offers realistic, virtual...

19-Jun-2019 Kigali (Rwanda)

Only six! Lowest-ever total in Women's T20Is

Cricket fans on Tuesday were busy talking about star Afghanistan player Rashid Khan, who broke an ugly record against England by becoming the most expensive bowler in the World Cup history.Rashid conceded 104 runs in his nine overs during the World Cup match...

19-Jun-2019 Los Angeles

Zendaya on her role in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

Actress Zendaya says it is important for her to show women who arent one-dimensional through her projects.She is happy that her next film "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is in sync with her thoughts. Zendaya played Michelle in "Spider-Man: Homecoming". On the basis...

18-Jun-2019 Manchester

England, Eoin Morgan break records to flatten Afghanistan

England and their captain Eoin Morgan re-wrote record books in a scintillating batting display to flatten Afghanistan by 150 runs in a World Cup clash here on Tuesday and to zoom to the top of the points table.Morgan hit 17 sixes in his knock of 148 off 71 balls,...

18-Jun-2019 Washington

Donald Trump threatens to begin deporting undocumented immigrants

US President Donald Trump has said that immigration enforcement authorities would begin deporting millions of undocumented migrants from the country in the coming week.Trump however, did not provide further details on the immigrants who would be affected...

18-Jun-2019 Tehran

Iran will not go to war with any nation : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday reaffirmed that his country does not seek war with any nation, but stressed that Tehran will come out as the ultimate winner of any warfare against it."We will not wage war with any nation, those facing us are a group...

18-Jun-2019 Taunton (England)

Have to bring our A-game against Australia : Shakib Al Hasan

Star Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, who played a brilliant knock to guide his team to a record win against West Indies, has called on his teammates not to get complacent and bring out their A-game in their next World Cup fixture against Australia.On...

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