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Daily Archives: 20th March 2018

For Every Lakh Kids in Delhi, 32 Affected by Type 1 Diabetes

Around 97,000 children in India suffer from Type 1 Diabetes, with around 32 per lakh children affected in Delhi.

Irrfan Khan Shares Touching Post

National Award winning actor Irrfan Khan, who is suffering from a rare disease, has posted a touching message on social media.

Secret to True Happiness Revealed!

To truly mark occasion of International Day of Happiness, it is important to realise and introspect that achieving happiness is the essence of everyday lives.

SUD Life, Manipal Global Education Services Partner for Talent Development Program

Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (SUD Life) partnered with Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) for a customised life insurance training program for its future employees.

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Completes 100 cr run on box Office

Touted to be the biggest entertainer of 2018, 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' has crossed 100 crores run on box office India.

Varun Dhawan Makes Armaan Maliks Wish Come True

Armaan Malik, who has lent his voice for a song titled 'Theher Ja' for Varun Dhawan's 'October', revealed it was his dream to collaborate with the actor.

Why Cells Rapidly age in Children With Rare, Fatal Disease?

Scientists have discovered new causes of cellular decline in prematurely aging kids with rare and fatal diseases.

US Bans Venezuelas Digital Currency

United States President Donald Trump's administration on Monday announced that it was broadening sanctions against Venezuela by blacklisting four government officials, and banning the country's new Petro cryptocurrency, which President Nicolas Maduro created last month to circumvent financial sanctions on his economically strapped nation.

Saudi Arabia Moving Towards Another Change in Rules Regarding Women?

A statement from Prince Mohammad bin Salman regarding women's dressing in Saudi Arabia might just have ushered in another big change in the country. The Prince, in a TV interview said that women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya as long as their attire is "decent and respectful."

US, South Korea to Start Bilateral Military Drills

South Korea and the United States are soon going to start their bilateral military drills on April 1 that had been delayed due to the recently concluded Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the defence authorities announced on Tuesday.

UP Board Students Resort to Bribery

The fear of failure is so high among students taking the Uttar Pradesh Board examinations that some of them turned to desperate measures like attaching notes on their answer sheets.

Trump Plans to hit China With $60 bn in Annual Tariffs

United States President Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of USD 60 billion in annual tariffs against China, following through on a long-time threat, which according to him will punish China for intellectual property infringement and help create more American jobs.

3 Held for Attempting to Derail Train in Surat

Three people were arrested in Surat on Monday for attempting to derail the Pune-Ahmedabad Ahimsa Express in December 2017.

Stalin Urges TN Govt. to Stop Ram Rajya Rath Yatra

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to immediately stop the Ram Rajya Rath Yatra from entering the state.

Sound Waves Enhance Cancer Drug Delivery, Minimise Toxicity

Turns out, sound waves from ultrasound enhance drug delivery and minimise toxicity.

Sex and the City Star Cynthia Nixon Running for New York Governor

Cynthia Nixon, known as Miranda Hobbs by the fans of HBO's 'Sex and the City' series, could be New York's next governor.

Sasikala Seeks Parole to Attend Husbands Funeral

Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala, who is currently lodged in Bengaluru's Parappanna Agrahara Jail, has applied for 15 days parole to attend her husband ccc's last rites.

Sangam Express Bomb Scare, a False Alarm

The unidentified object recovered from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur was not a bomb, experts said while giving due clearance.

President Xi Vows to Build Strong China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to build a strong China, while saying that the country was ready to take up "its due place in the world".

No, Hormones Arent to be Blamed for Teen Social Behaviour

Turns out, reproductive hormones that develop during puberty are not responsible for changes in social behaviour that occur during adolescence.

New Instagram Feature is all set to Transform Stories

The popular photo and video sharing app, Instagram, is all set to transform how users interact with its 'Stories' feature.

New Hope for Patients With Hard-to-Treat Breast Cancer

A team of researcher has identified a method for treating particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer that could potentially save thousands of lives each year.

JNU Dean Files FIR Against Students Alleging Assault

JNU Dean of Students (DoS) Umesh Ashok Kadam on Tuesday filed an FIR against 17 students in connection with March 12 incident where students barged into the latters' office, allegedly manhandled and abused him.

Jim Carreys Artwork Resembling Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sparks row

Jim Carrey is getting slammed online for a portrait he shared online that bears resemblance to White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Samuels Reprimanded for Breaching Code of Conduct

West Indies star batsman Marlon Samuels has received an official reprimand and one demerit point after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel during his side's World Cup Qualifier match against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Monday.

Donald Trump yet to Congratulate Vladimir Putin

United States President Donald Trump is yet to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin following his landslide victory in the presidential election, and a phone call between the two leaders hasn't been set up yet, the White House confirmed on Monday.

Disneys Live-Action Lady and the Tramp now has a Helmer

Disney's live-action/CGI remake of 'Lady and the Tramp' has found a helmer in Charlie Bean, who directed 'The Lego Ninjago Movie.'

Cricket Betting Racket Busted, 4 Held

Task Force personnel of North Zone, in a joint operation with the local police, on Monday conducted simultaneous raids in the limits of Abids and Kulsumpura, busted two organised cricket betting gangs and apprehended four bookies.

Class 9 Student Threatens to Rape, Throw Acid on Classmate

A student of class IX allegedly threatened to rape and throw acid on his classmate in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut.

China Doesnt Want Trade war With US, Says Premier Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday said that China did not want to enter into a trade war with the United States, adding that the war would only damage the relationship between the two sides.

BCCI Confirms Shami Stayed in Dubai Hotel for 2 Days

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed to Kolkata Police that Indian pacer Mohammed Shami stayed in a hotel in Dubai on February 17 and 18.

Amit Shah Asks Bjps UP Ally Chief to Meet him

A day after Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar threatened to boycott voting for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh Minister to come to Delhi and meet him.

39 Indians Missing in Iraq Killed Says EAM Swaraj

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday confirmed that 39 Indians, who went missing in Mosul in Iraq in the year 2014 have been killed.

16 Korean Companies ink Mous With Andhra Govt

Sixteen Korean automobile ancillaries exchanged Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with the government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday, bringing in a total investment of USD 737 million and committing employment to 6,583 people.

1 in 5 Muslim Canadians say They Face Discrimination

According to a recent study, Islamophobia, defined as prejudice and hostility toward Muslims, exists in Canada.

EU Must Take Note of Human Rights Violations in Pak

A former member of the European Parliament, Paulo Casaca, recently raised questions over the European Union's ignorance towards human rights violations, minority rights, and terror-funding activities in Pakistan.

Don't Want to Waste Time on Defamation Cases, Says Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that he would rather utilise his time in service of the people than doing rounds of the courts for the defamation cases filed against him and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Don’t Want to Waste Time on Defamation Cases, Says Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that he would rather utilise his time in service of the people than doing rounds of the courts for the defamation cases filed against him and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.