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Daily Archives: 4th December 2019

Congress to accord grand welcome to PC on his release

New Delhi: Congress has asked its state unit to accord a grand welcome to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram who has been granted bail by...

Breast cancer linked to permanent hair dye, straighteners

New York: Researchers have found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than...

Skullcandy Method ANC earbuds launched in India

New Delhi: Expanding its immersive audio equipment category in the country, US-based audio equipment major Skullcandy Inc. on Wednesday launched its Method ANC earbuds with...

Rahul seeks Centre’s support for a rail project in Wayanad

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged the Centre in the Lok Sabha to support the Kerala government for completing the Nanjangud-Wayanad-Nilambur railway...

Cabinet approves umbrella bond exchange-traded fund

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the creation and launch of the Bharat Bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) to deepen the bond market and...

Dhruv Shorey named Delhi captain, Nitish Rana as deputy for Ranji Trophy

New Delhi: Experienced right-handed batsman Dhruv Shorey will be leading Delhi while Nitish Rana will serve as a deputy in their upcoming Ranji Trophy campaign...

Pak blames price hike on trade ban with India, weather

Islamabad: The economic advisory team of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the suspension of trade ties with India was one of the reasons...

Wrote to states, UTs on changes in IPC, CrPC: Shah

New Delhi: Not meant specifically for mob violence (lynching), but the Centre has written to the States and Union Territories (UTs) for suggestions on possible...

‘China border incursions due to perceptional differences’

New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday accepted in the Lok Sabha that transgressions occur from both sides on the India-China border on...

NASA launching a ‘robot hotel’ to the space station

Washington: NASA is attaching a "robot hotel" to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming launch of the Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS),...

Chandigarh, Punjab boxers dominate Day 2 of Elite Women’s C’ships

Kannur (Kerala): Boxers from Chandigarh and Punjab dominated the proceedings on the second day of the 4th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships at the Mundayad...

Gal Gadot to produce US adaptation of Israeli drama ‘Queens’

Los Angeles: "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is set to executive produce the US version of the hit Israeli crime drama "Queens".Gadot and Jaron Varsano...

Kohli displaces Smith to become No.1 Test batsman

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli is back at the top of the batsmen's list in the ICC Rankings for Test batsmen as Australia's Steve Smith...

Peanuts, eggs may prevent food allergies in high-risk infants

London: Researchers have found that introducing peanuts and eggs to high-risk babies as early as three months could prevent them from developing allergies to those...

Brazil approves sale of marijuana-based medicines

Brasilia: Brazilian health authorities have approved regulations for the registration and sale of marijuana-based drugs in pharmacies.The decision by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa)...

Google Photos adds Pvt messaging to quickly share pictures

San Francisco: Google is making it easier to share everyday moments quickly through Photos by adding a private messaging feature.Earlier, to share individual photos through...

After JNU, IIMC joins demand for fee hike rollback

New Delhi: After JNU, the protest over fee hike in public-funded institutes reached the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, as the students of the institute...

Half of world joins coalition for climate action

Madrid: As parties from the globe are meeting in this Spanish capital for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25), the Co-Chairs of the NDC Partnership...

Argentina to play Chile in Copa America 2020 opener

New Delhi: The draw for next year's Copa America has been announced in which Australia and Qatar have been added.CONMEBOL, South America's football governing body,...

Arthur set to take charge as Sri Lanka head coach

Colombo: Former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur is all set to be appointed as the head coach of Sri Lanka.According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Sri...

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in a case registered by the Enforcement Directorate in the...

Biopic on social activist Daya Bai to release in April

Mumbai: A Hindi biopic based on Kerala-born social activist Daya Bai will hit the big screen in April 2020.Directed by Sree Varun, the film features...

Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians,...

Markets open in red on Wednesday

Mumbai: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a negative note during the morning session of the trade.The Sensex of the BSE opened...

US stocks close lower amid trade uncertainties

New York: US stocks closed lower as investors monitored the latest development of trade issues between the United States and its major trading partners.On Tuesday,...

World Bank lauds Kenya for reducing poverty rates

Nairobi: Kenya has made progress in reducing poverty and inequality over the past decade, the World Bank said in a report which was released in...

23 dead in explosion at a ceramic factory in Sudan

Khartoum: At least 23 people died and 130 others were injured in an explosion and fire at a ceramic factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum,...

Oman, Belgium hold meeting on enhancing bilateral ties

Muscat: Diplomats of Oman and Belgium met Muscat for talks on enhancing bilateral cooperation.The Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday...

Saudi king invites Qatari emir to attend GCC summit in Riyadh  

Doha: The Qatari emir received an invitation from the Saudi king to attend the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council summit, reported the Qatar News Agency (QNA).Qatari...

Kim Jong-un celebrates completion of new township

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrated the completion of a newly-built urban township near the birthplace of his late father, state media reported Tuesday.Kim...