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Daily Archives: 19th April 2018

Acid Attack Injures Three Girls in Pakistan

Three motorcycle-borne men threw acid on two sisters and their friend in Gujrat city's of Dang district in Punjab province of Pakistan

31 Militants Dead, 37 Wounded in Afghanistan

At least 31 militants have been killed and 37 wounded during the coordinated air and ground operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, confirms the country's Ministry of Defense (MoD).

Saudi Cylinder Blast Leaves 6 Bangladeshis Dead

Six Bangladeshis workers were killed in a gas cylinder explosion in Saudi city of Ha'il on Wednesday.

US-Pak Friction Unhealthy for China

Ongoing tensions between Pakistan and the United States have the potential for not only creating a conflict between India and Pakistan, but may also affect the reconciliation process in Afghanistan, and directly or indirectly pose a threat to China's border security, an expert has said

A Step Closer to the Futuristic Technology

Turns out, experts have taken another step closer towards the futuristic technology.

Gemalto Enhances Protection for 5G Networks Against Cyber-attacks

Gemalto, a global digital security provider, announced that it is bolstering protection against cyber-attacks for the new generation of cloud-based virtualised networks being planned and deployed with Intel technology.

Mobile Device Cloud Redefining Testing for Enterprises, says Report

A report published recently has revealed that mobile device cloud is redefining the way enterprises test devices.

New Zealands Michael Papps Calls Time on First-class Career

Veteran New Zealand opener Michael Papps, who was the first man to notch 10,000 runs in the Plunket Shield, has bid adieu to his 19-year long illustrious first-class cricket.

Pakistan Cricket Board Delegation to Visit India for ICC Meeting

LahoreExcerpt : For the first time in more than two and a half years, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) delegation will travel to India to attend...

Kolkata Knight Riders Beat RCB by 7 Wickets, Tops IPL Standing

Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday defeated the Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the recently concluded match of Indian Premier League 2018 at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

Russell set for Windies Return at Lords

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell is all set to make an international return after serving a 12-month doping-related ban

Indian Scientist Leads in Tackling E-waste Hazard in Australia

Leading in tackling the growing mountains of e-waste, an Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT)-trained Indo-Australian scientist helped launch the world's first micro factory that can transform electronic waste (e-waste) - like smart phones and laptops - into valuable materials for re-use.

Nasa may Soon Identify 2,400 Alien Planets

NASA's planet-finder has helped to identify 2,400 alien planets orbiting faraway stars in different solar systems.

Infocus Unveils Vision 3 PRO Premium Smartphone at Rs.10,999

InFocus smartphone on Thursday announced the launch of their latest smartphone for Indian consumers - InFocus Vision 3 PRO

Lemon Mobiles to Establish Manufacturing Unit in Noida

Lemon Mobiles, a home-grown mobile brand from Lemon Electronics Limited, announced the establishment of a new manufacturing unit for mobile phones and LED TVs at Noida

Fatty Fish, Camelina oil Dish out Good Cholesterol

Turns out, consuming fatty fish and camelina oil, also known as false flax oil, is beneficial for your good cholesterol and decreases bad cholesterol.

Healthier Food Likely to get More Wasted

Turns out, the Americans waste almost a pound of food everyday which is healthier than what is consumed.

Love Matters India Redefines Portrayal of Lesbian Relationships

In a country where patriarchy is deeply entrenched being a woman isn't always easy. Being openly lesbian on the other hand, is well, almost impossible. More so, when rampant pornography defines what a lesbian relationship stands for. Which is why, it is hardly surprising what a Google image search for 'lesbian' shows up - smooching, petting, kissing.. you get the picture. And it's even worse on Twitter.

UK Exhibition Offers Glimpse of South Asias Fascination With Shakespeare

An exhibition celebrating William Shakespeare's impact across South Asia is being held at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire this month.

Delhi Residents Appeal to SDMC to Resolve Civic Woes

The Residents Welfare Association (RWA) of Defence Colony here has urged the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to look into the matter of aggravated mosquito breeding as well as security hazards.

Do Environmental Factors Have an Effect on Rheumatoid Arthritis?

In a new mouse study, researchers have found a link between rheumatoid arthritis and environmental pollutants.

Low Testosterone in men Associated With Chronic Diseases

Testosterone deficiency in men is linked with chronic health conditions, finds a study.

New Target Found for Breast Cancer Therapies

A new protein has been found that is associated with breast cancer patients' survival.

Karan Johar to be First Indian Filmmaker in Madame Tussauds Collection

Karan Johar has become the first-ever Bollywood filmmaker to get a place at the famous Madame Tussauds.

Ali Zafar Accused of Sexual Harassment by Pakistani Singer Meesha Shafi

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi on Thursday accused actor-singer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment.

Classical Music Became Popular Because of Musicians says Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a global phenomenon because of his range and expanse of classical music. He has performed at famous global venues, including Carnegie Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, Kennedy Center, the Mozart Hall in Frankfurt, St. James Palace and the Sydney Opera House

Homeland all set to end With Season 8

'Homeland's lead star Claire Danes has confirmed that the series is wrapping up after its upcoming eighth season.

Sanjay Kumar Moitra Takes Charge as Onshore Director of ONGC

Sanjay Kumar Moitra on Wednesday took over charge of Director (Onshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). As Director (Onshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC's onshore fields.

Top Leaders, Opinion Makers Participate in 12th Mindmine Summit

Mindmine Summit, one of India's most influential ideas exchange platforms organised by the Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by Hero Enterprise commenced its 12th edition in the national capital on Thursday.

Education Worldwide India Conclave, International Students Fair 2018 Ends

The Education Worldwide India Leaders Conclave and International Students Fair 2018 in New Delhi concluded with the core focus on 'Study in India'.

Taipei World Trade Centre Opens in Delhi

Taipei World Trade Centre (TWTC) launched its office at New Delhi with the objective of promoting trade between India and Taiwan

Indian Cities 149% More Congested Than Asian Counterparts, says Report

Indian cites are 149 percent more congested than other Asian cities, said Uber commissioned BCG report on Wednesday.

15th Finance Commission to Assess Fiscal Needs of Each State Individually

Fifteenth Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh on Thursday assured that the fiscal needs of every state would be assessed individually, keeping in mind the special characteristics of each state

Bhima Koregaon Violence: Milind Ekbote Granted Bail

Milind Ekbote prime accused in Bhima Koregaon violence on Thursday was granted bail on a bond of Rs. 25,000 by Pune Session court.

Being Framed by Administration for Gorakhpur Tragedy, Says Jailed Doctor Kafeel Khan

Kafeel Khan, who is an accused in the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College/Hospital tragedy case, said on Thursday that he is being wrongly framed by the administration in the case.

Chandrababu Naidu Eyes Promoting Inter-caste Marriages

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is eyeing to promote inter-caste marriages in the state.

SC Dismiss Petitions Seeking SIT Probe in Justice Loya Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petitions seeking the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge B.H. Loya's death case.

6-year-old Raped in UP's Siddharthnagar

After the gruesome Kathua and Unnao cases shook the nation, another rape case came to the fore on Thursday involving a six-year-old in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar.

6-year-old Raped in UP’s Siddharthnagar

After the gruesome Kathua and Unnao cases shook the nation, another rape case came to the fore on Thursday involving a six-year-old in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar.

Modi Govt Threatening Indias Social Fabric, says Yechury

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central Government is threatening country's social fabric, said Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday.

Over 900 Protesters Detained in Kerala

Over 900 people have been detained in Kerala in connection with the April 16 strike, said police on Wednesday.

Security Beefed up Following Suspected Terrorists Movement in Pathankot

Security has been beefed up and search operations are being carried out around the border belt of Punjab particularly in Pathankot district, following reports of terrorist movement in the vicinity.

Re-train Cops to Deal With Sexual Offences, Orders WCD Ministry

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has outlined necessary steps for dealing with sexual offences.

Resignation of Judge who Delivered Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict Rejected

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Thursday rejected the resignation filed by the judge who delivered the Mecca Masjid Blast verdict.

SC Asks Sahara Group to Sell Portion of Aamby Valley

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Sahara to sell one of its portions or parcel of Aamby Valley project and deposit the money accrued through it with the Sahara- Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) refund account.

SC to Decide on Independent Probe in Justice Loya Case Today

The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce its judgment on pleas seeking an independent probe into the death case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge B. H. Loya.

Scs Justice Loya Case Verdict Marks sad day in Indias History, Says Congress

Congress said on Thursday that the Supreme Court's dismissal of petitions seeking Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into Justice Loya's death case marks a sad day in India's history.

Telangana to Implement Transparent Land Registration Policy From June

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) has declared that a transparent land registration policy will be implemented from June in the state.