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Daily Archives: 7th September 2019

Pak to host trilateral meet on Afghan peace deal

Islamabad: Pakistan will on Saturday host a key trilateral meeting involving China and Afghanistan to discuss "peace process and security cooperation".Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi...

Mouthwash use reduces the benefits of exercise: Study

London: Researchers have found that the blood pressure-lowering effect of exercise is significantly reduced when people rinse their mouths with antibacterial mouthwash, rather than water...

Used to tell people I wanted to be like Sachin: Kohli

New Delhi: Indian captain Virat Kohli has constantly drawn comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar due to his consistent performances that have broken a number of records...

Kerala braveheart conferred Neerja Bhanot Award

Chandigarh: A young braveheart from Kerala, Sifiya Haneef, was conferred with the Neerja Bhanot Award in a solemn ceremony here on Saturday.The award was presented...

England avoid follow-on but Australia take 196-run lead

Manchester: Jos Buttler helped England to avoid a follow on but Australia will start their second innings with a 196-run lead after dismissing the hosts...

JioFibre unlikely to disrupt mart: Emkay Global

Mumbai: Reliance Jio Fibre is unlikely to disrupt the market as the much-awaited pricing and offerings under various plans are not disruptive compared with peers,...

Zomato lays off 541 staffers, says blame it on automation

New Delhi: Zomato on Saturday said that it has laid off 541 people -- 10 per cent of the company's strength -- across customer, merchant...

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners in landmark deal

Moscow/Kiev: Russia and Ukraine on Saturday swapped 35 prisoners each in what Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hoped would be a step towards normalizing fractious ties...

Iran activates advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium

Tehran: Iranian authorities on Saturday said that the country has started advanced centrifuges to boost the country's stockpile of enriched uranium, the latest step in...

Shabana Azmi reminds people of ongoing dengue menace

Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is shocked that most people in Mumbai do not let officials of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to enter their homes...

Vivian Dsena opens up on working in ‘Madhubala 2’

Mumbai: Vivian Dsena agrees that "Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon", which ran from 2012 to 2014, contributed to his success as an actor but...

Iconic JLF set for Toronto, to add 8th country in 2019

New Delhi: Close to its debut at Toronto on September 27-29, the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is set to add an eighth country in...

Samson donates India ‘A’ match fees to groundsmen

Thiruvananthapuram: Sanju Samson said that he has decided to give his match fees from the India 'A' matches he played to the groundsmen of the...

Google to ban ads for unproven medical techniques

San Francisco: Under a new health care and medicines policy, Google has announced to ban online ads for 'unproven or experimental medical techniques,' such as...

Bhutan PM praises ISRO scientists for Chandrayaan-2

Thimpu: Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Saturday praised Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists for their courage and hard work on Chandrayaan-2 and said...

H&M stops buying Brazilian leather over Amazon fires

Rio de Janeiro: Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M has stopped purchasing leather from Brazil over concerns that the country's cattle industry has contributed to the deforestation...

Jammu and Kashmir: Baby girl, 3 others injured in attack

Sopore: Four people including a baby girl were injured in an alleged terrorist attack in Dangerpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday....

Apple slams Google for raising false alarm on iOS security

San Francisco: Apple has slammed Google for creating a false impression about its iPhones being at hacking risk owing to security flaws that allegedly let...

Would love to coach England one day: Flintoff

London: Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has expressed his desire to become the head coach of the national side "one day".Trevor Bayliss will step down...

Surgically separated craniopagus twins leave for home

New Delhi: After two years and two months, Jagga and Baliya, the craniopagus twins, who were joined at the heads and later surgically separated at...

Air pollution down in Delhi, says Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government has brought down air pollution in Delhi in the past three years and...

Your work not in vain, Rahul Gandhi to ISRO

New Delhi: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hailed ISRO for their incredible work on the Chandrayaan-2 mission saying their passion and dedication is...

Scientific pursuits reduced to a grand circus, Rajiv Tyagi

 We have sunk to the deepest in our self-respect and self-image. Every little thing needs an investment in emotion, religious tomfoolery and communal polarization,...

We never know, we may hear – ‘hey I am here’ from Vikram one...

Thiruvananthapuram: CEO of ICT Academy Kerala, Santhosh Kurup posted on Facebook about the setback of Chandrayaan-2, India's Mission to the Moon."We lost the communication to...

We are all with you and hope for the best for the future, Manohar...

Chandigarh: Chief Ministers from across the states on Saturday expressed their pride in the ISRO's stride towards the Moon, despite the Vikram lander's setback. Feeling...

Proud of our scientists, says S&T Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said ISRO's efforts on Chandrayaan-2 were a defining moment of courage for the entire...

The nation stands by the entire team of ISRO, Congress tweets

New Delhi: The Congress party on Saturday praised the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the Chandrayaan-2 moon mission even as the Vikram lander lost...

No need to lose heart, our scientists have done a great job: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the ISRO scientists have done a great job on the Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission even as...

The country is proud of ISRO, we all hope for the best: President

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said the ISRO team has exhibited "exemplary commitment and courage" on the Chandrayaan-2 moon mission."The country is...

I could read your disappointment when you lost signal with the lander, says Modi

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the scientists of ISRO calling them "exceptional professionals" whom the nation and the world at large stands...

Communication link lost with moon lander Vikram: ISRO

Bengaluru: In a last stage snag, the communication link between India's moon lander Vikram and the moon orbiter got snapped as the former was descending...

Amazon forest burning: 7 nations sign forest protection pact

Bogota: Seven South American countries have agreed measures to protect the Amazon river basin, amid concerns over fires in the world's largest tropical forest.Bolivia, Brazil,...