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Researchers find new way to treat pancreatic cancer

Jerusalem: Pancreatic cancer is resistant to all current treatments. Patients have extremely poor chances of surviving for five years after being diagnosed but a new...

NASA tweet on Vikram Lander finds trends on Twitter

New Delhi: #VikramLander and Chandrayaan2 trended on Twitter on Tuesday after a NASA tweet that its mission had located the Indian Chandrayaan2 lander Vikram.A post...

Protein deficiency common among Indians: Experts

Chandigarh: Like iron and calcium deficiency, protein deficiency is also common among Indians, say experts.Most Indians think that protein deficiency is not an important concern....

Ranji Trophy: Vijay Shankar named Tamil Nadu captain

Chennai: All-rounder Vijay Shankar will lead Tamil Nadu while Baba Aparajith will serve as his deputy in the upcoming Ranji Trophy beginning December 9.The squad,...

Social media remembers Dev Anand on his 8th death anniversary

Mumbai: Commemorating Dev Anand on his eighth death anniversary, fans from around the world paid tributes to the legendary actor on social media, on Tuesday.Dev...

Ronaldo crowned with Serie A player of the year award

Milan: Juventus and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Serie A player of the year.Ronaldo, who scored 26 goals in his debut season in...

Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study

London: The vast majority of in-use make-up products such as beauty blenders, mascara, and lip gloss are contaminated with potentially life-threatening superbugs, researchers have warned."Make-up...

SC moved for safe passage to all women at Sabarimala Temple

New Delhi: A woman, who was allegedly attacked while she attempted to visit the Sabarimala temple, moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking directions for...

Julia Roberts, Michelle Obama to work at empowering girls in Asia

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Julia Roberts and former first lady Michelle Obama are teaming up for a trip to Asia to focus on education and...

Nations lack fund to safeguard human health from climate change: WHO

Madrid: Climate risks to health were growing but countries lack funding to safeguard human health from climate change, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on...

SC stays felling of trees on Mumbai’s Metro Line 4 project

New Delhi: For the second time within two months, the Supreme Court has intervened to stop the felling of trees for the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional...

Parents should sensitize kids for equality in society says Tara Sharma

Mumbai: Actress-entrepreneur Tara Sharma who is gearing up for the new season of "The Tara Sharma Show" on parenting says that it is crucial for...

Ruckus in LS over onion prices, remarks on PM, Nirmala

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar followed by cross allegations between the treasury and opposition benches, mainly the Congress, on issues...

Slowdown, soft commodity prices dent India Inc’s Q2 revenue growth  

Mumbai: Weak consumer sentiments along with a slowdown in the infrastructure sector and soft commodity prices weighed heavily on the corporate sector's revenue growth in...

Media asked to stop showing pics of Hyderabad rape accused

Hyderabad: Cyberabad police investigating the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a woman veterinarian, said on Tuesday that it might intervene to stop the media from...

Rajeev Dhavan sacked from Babri case

New Delhi: Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, after being sacked by the Muslim parties on Tuesday, wrote to the Advocate on Record Ejaz Maqbool saying that...

Sensex down 70 pts, Banks slip

Mumbai: The Indian equity markets traded in the red during the early trade on Tuesday as banks and financial services saw mild selling pressure.The Sensex...

Hamlet haunts Kashmir’s mainstream parties post 370 abrogation

Srinagar: To be or not to be? Shakespeare's Hamlet has been haunting all  mainstream political parties ever since article 370 was abrogated and the state...

Watford sack manager Sanchez Flores

Chris Hughton could be a replacement, the report said.

Christmas baking starts now

Sous Chef Vijesh Modi from The Deltin, Daman shares the secret recipe to a perfect Panettone.

Penguin acquires Duckbill Books

The acquisition includes titles and its backlist of non-fiction and fiction books across a broad range of categories. The Duckbill brand will be published within Penguin Random House India's children's publishing group division.

Kerala set to rent helicopter even as finances in shambles

This has been done after the Kerala Police chief Loknath Behra argued the need for a helicopter to help tackle the Maoists present in the forests of the state as also for emergency use when natural calamities strike.

Bethlehem sparkles on Advent Sunday

A wooden relic thought to be a fragment of Jesus' manger was also returned to Jerusalem from the Vatican after 1,000 years in Europe. Advent is the fundamental idea that Jesus is coming, Franciscan Artemio Vitores told Efe News.

Vet’s rape, murder case in fast track court, announces KCR

In his first reaction since the ghastly crime on the outskirts of Hyderabad on November 27, the Chief Minister expressed his deep anguish.

Namibia President Geingob wins second term

Geingob on Saturday defeated independent candidate Panduleni Itula, who received 29.4 per cent, Xinhua news agency reported, citing ECN.

Rahul Gandhi to hold first rally in Jharkhand on Monday

The rally, coming two days after the first of the five-phase polling, is scheduled at 1.30 p.m. at Bazartand Ground, College Road in Simdega.

Hong Kong protesters return to streets

After two relatively quieter weeks, the protesters were out in force again for three authorised marches in different parts of the city on Sunday, each bigger than the one before, Efe news reported.

Congress leader Nana Patole becomes new Speaker of Maharashtra

This became possible after the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday withdrew its nominee, Kisan Kathore from the contest for the prestigious said, according to state party chief Chandrakant Patil.