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Telangana CM Calls for Formulating National Agenda for Development

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday said there was a need to prepare a national agenda for the country, keeping in mind different states and various strata of the society.

Women are Choosing Comfort Over High Heels

Women are refusing to be slowed down by their high heels, as surveys suggest their sales are on a decline

Rodrigo Duterte Needs a Psychiatric Assessment Says UN

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein stated that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte needed a psychiatric evaluation after his government included a UN official in a list of 600 people they want labelled as terrorists.

Effective Treatment for co-Morbid Cardiovascular Risk in COPD Patients

COPD is no longer 'just a disease of the lungs'. Many COPD patients develop heart diseases that lead to higher mortality. A new study gives hope of a better treatment protocol.

Robert De Niro Hosts Surprise Birthday Bash for Anupam Kher

Recently, veteran actor Anupam Kher celebrated his 63rd birthday on March 7.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Visit US Next Month

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said that he would be meeting with United States President Donald Trump next month.

Shooter Anjum Moudgil Grabs Silver at ISSF World Cup

India's Anjum Moudgil won a silver medal in the Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) event at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Delhi High Court has Ordered to Allot Pressure Cooker Symbol to Dhinakaran

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot the 'pressure cooker' symbol to the sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran.

S Korea to Financially Support North Korea in PyeongChang Paralympics

South Korea on Friday announced to use the government funds to financially support North Korea's participation in the upcoming PyeongChang Paralympics.

President Kovind Accepts Resignation of two TDP Leaders

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignations of Telugu Desham Party (TDP) leaders Union Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Y.S. Chowdary from the Union Cabinet after being advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

AIADMK Protests Demanding Formation of Cauvery Management Board

Members of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Friday staged a protest in front of Parliament in connection with the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB) on Friday.

Best CEO With HR Orientation Award Conferred on National Small Industries Corporation CMD

Ravindra Nath, Chairperson cum Managing Director, The National Small Industries Corporation ltd (NSIC) has been conferred with "CEO with HR Orientation Award ( PSU focus)" at the Times Ascent - World HRD Congress (Mumbai)

Maxxis Tyres Launches its First Manufacturing Plant in India

Maxxis Rubber India, a sub-company of Maxxis Group, the largest two-wheeler tyre manufacturer in the world, on Thursday inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat.

Pidilite Industries Limited and Germany’s Jowat SE Enter Into Collaboration

Pidilite Industries Ltd, a leading manufacturer of adhesives in India, has entered into collaboration with Jowat SE, a German family-owned enterprise and one of the leading suppliers of industrial adhesives worldwide.

Bajaj Finserv Offers Investment Options on Women’s Day

With women becoming significant contributors in the Indian growth story, it has become extremely important for them to become financially secure. Their financial independence and management is of utmost importance because of the risks associated with changing economies, loss of job and financial crunch.

AAP’s Prakash Jarwal Granted Bail in the Case of Assault on Chief Secretary

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Prakash Jarwal was granted bail by Delhi High Court on Friday in connection with an alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

Google’s Special Doodle Marks Paralympics 2018

Google is celebrating the commencement of the Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang city of South Korea with a special doodle.

Wadali Brothers’ Pyarelal Wadali Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Pyarelal Wadali, one of the singers of legendary Sufi set Wadali Brothers, passed away here on Friday after cardiac arrest.

No Fresh Evidence Will be Presented in Aarushi Murder Case, Says Ex CBI Chief

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief AP Singh on Friday welcomed the decision of the probe agency to challenge Rajesh and Nupur Talwar's acquittal in their daughter Aarushi murder case.

Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia With Guidelines

In a landmark ruling, The Supreme Court on Friday allowed passive euthanasia, or withholding treatment essential to life for a terminally-ill patient.

Childhood Cancer Survivors at Great Risk of Heart Problems

Survivors of childhood cancer are at great risk of heart problems in adulthood.

How air Pollution is Related to Brain Abnormalities in Kids

According to a new study, residential air pollution during fetal life is linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children.

US Offers Bounty for Pakistan Taliban Leaders

The US State Department of State's Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards for information leading to the identification or location of three key leaders associated with the terrorist organisation Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and its affiliated factions.

Prosthetic Limbs Represented Like Real Hands in Brain

Prosthetic limbs are represented like real hands in brain, a new research has revealed.

Telugu Desam Party Moves Adjournment Motion for Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over demand for 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh in the ongoing budget session.

Childhood Violence Impacts Mental Health of Youths

Exposure to childhood violence is linked to psychiatric disorders, according to a research.

United States Open to Talks With North Korea

The United States on Thursday said that it was open to talks with North Korea, hours after President Donald Trump accepted an invitation and agreed to meet North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un by May.

3 Killed in Maharashtra Factory Fire

At least three people were killed in the fire that broke out at Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Tarapur town of Palghar district.

Fans Lose Calm as Deepika Padukone Gets International Recognition

Fans are losing their calm as Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone got placed on Variety Magazine's International Women's Impact report.

Madhya Pradesh Government Forms Committee to Check Drug Trade Through Ambulances

The Madhya Pradesh government has formed a joint committee of home, transport and health departments to frame a policy for issuing license to ambulances.

All India Kisan Sabha Protest Reaches Thane

The Protest led by more than 20,000 farmers of All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS), demanding a complete waiver of loans, arrived in Thane on Friday.

India Slams Pakistan for Nurturing Terrorism at United Nations Security Council

India on Thursday slammed Pakistan for supporting terrorism and said that challenges posed by cross-border terrorism emanating from safe havens and sanctuaries to Afghanistan and other regions should be addressed soon.

Mark Hamill Gets his Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The 'Star Wars' legend, Mark Hamill, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame recently.

China Opposes US Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

China on Friday expressed 'opposition' to the tariffs imposed by the United States on the imports of steel and aluminum, saying the move will undermine normal international trade order, reported the Xinhua.

John Abraham to Star in ‘Romeo Akbar Walter’

The final lead of 'Romeo Akbar Walter' has been finalised. John Abraham will star in the spy-thriller after Sushant Singh Rajput dropped out of the project

Trump Accepts Invitation, Will Meet Kim Jong Un by May

US President Donald Trump has accepted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's invitation and may meet him by May, according to a South Korean delegation who took the invitation to the White House on Thursday.

Oxford University Press Launches Salman Khurshid’s ‘Triple Talaq: Examining Faith’

Oxford University Press launched Salman Khurshid's new book "Triple Talaq: Examining Faith", on Thursday, in New Delhi.

Man Looking to Sell Antique Idol Arrested in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Mar. 09 (ANI): A man trying to sell an antique idol was arrested here on Thursday, the police said.

UP: 64 Couples Participate in Mass Marriage Event

Under the Mukhyamatri Samoohik Vivaah Yojana (mass marriage scheme), 64 couples tied the knot in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday.

J P Nadda Files Nomination From Himachal Pradesh for Rajya Sabha Election

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda on Thursday filed his nomination papers as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat from Himachal Pradesh.

Sanitary Napkin Dispenser Installed in Rajdhani Express

On the occasion of International Women's Day on Thursday, for the first time in the country a sanitary pad dispensing machine was installed in a coach of Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.

Kim Jong Un Invites Trump for Meeting

In an unprecedented breakthrough in US-North Korea politics, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited US President Donald Trump for a meeting, as stated by a senior US official.

Is Trump Gearing up for a Trade war With Increased Tariffs on Metal Imports?

United States President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation that imposes new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, claiming the revised tariff plans have been introduced to stop "assault on our country"

Biplab Deb to be Sworn in as Tripura CM Today

Biplab Kumar Deb will be sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura on Friday, officially ushering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Left bastion.

Indian Archers win 3 Gold, 2 Bronze Medals in Asia Cup

Indian archers on Wednesday finished with three gold and two bronze medals to end their campaign in the Asia Cup Archery Stage 1 in Bangkok on a high.

Rescue Operation Underway at Maharashtra Factory Fire

The rescue operation is underway at the chemical factory in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Tarapur town of Palghar district that caught fire in the late hours of Thursday.

5 Workers Injured After Fire Breaks out at Chemical Factory in Maharashtra

Five workers sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Tarapur town of Palghar district in the late hours of Thursday.

French President to Arrive in India Today

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive for a four-day-visit (March 9 to 12) to India on Friday, on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

AIFF Looking Into Minerva FC’s Accusation Against East Bengal’s Improper Approach

All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday, in a statement, confirmed that they are looking into the matter of improper approach to the members of Minerva Football Club (FC) by a rival team, before the final day of the I-League.

Absconding Businessman ‘Nirav Modi’ Grabs Eyeballs at Mumbai’s Elephant Parade

Mumbai's famous 'Elephant Parade' at Worli Sea face, witnessed a unique elephant structure of absconding diamond businessman Nirav Modi.

Government Claims Arrest of Dawood’s Key Aide From Dubai

India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's key aide and an accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Farooq Takla was brought back to Mumbai on Thursday after he was deported from United Arab Emirates (UAE).

More about National Rare Disease Policy

Rare diseases, which are often referred to as orphan diseases, are estimated to have impacted 72-96 million people in India. The Indian government has now put a National Rare Disease Policy in place and Rs 100 crore funds have been allocated towards genetic disorders.

Post-surgery Care for Kidney Transplant Patients

Negligence during post-transplant care can lead to organ rejection and transplant failure, experts suggest.

Two BJP Ministers in AP Government Submit Resignation

Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in Andhra Pradesh Government submitted their resignation in the Chief Ministers office on Thursday, amid the deteriorating relations between Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP.

Rahul Discusses Jobs, Economy in Singapore

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met Indian-origin CEOs of various companies in Singapore and discussed issues such as jobs, investments, and the prevalent economic condition in India.

A Guide About Urinary Tract Infections During Pregnancy

According to experts, about 10 percent of expectant moms will get a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point during their pregnancies. However, if a UTI is caught early it should be easy to treat with antibiotics. If left untreated, about 25 percent of asymptomatic UTIs develop into kidney infections, which can be potentially life-threatening for mother and baby.

Congress Moves Notice in RS for Discussion About PNB Scam

The Congress Party on Thursday moved a notice in the Rajya Sabha under rule 168 seeking a discussion on the billion dollars Punjab National Bank fraud case.

Chinese Towns Brazenly Copy Branded Clothing and Accessories

In a desperation to remain active in the business of fashion industry many "copycat" brands of huge original label lines are opening up in different towns of China.

Lo and Behold! Welcome Ghee That Tastes Like Chocolate

Well, these days, ghee is vaporising from our plates, as we are becoming more health conscious and choosing to stay away from fattening foods. But, a California-based company, Fourth & Heart, has just made it difficult to keep our hands from ghee as it has brought 'chocolate' ghee in the market.

BJP Ministers to Resign From AP Cabinet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Andhra Pradesh have announced their resignation from state cabinet, moments after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asked Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers to resign from the Union Cabinet.

“We have Waited Enough” AP IT Minister on Alliance with BJP

Amid the deteriorating relations between Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Andhra Pradesh's IT Minister Nara Lokesh confirmed that the party members in Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led cabinet were going to resign.

US Drone Strike Kills 20 People

U.S. drone strikes killed 20 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants and their trainer in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, according to Pakistan-based news website, the Daily Times.

Women’s Day Plans? These Apps can Ease Your Commute

The safety of women has been accorded the highest priority in the recent past, owing to an increase in the crimes against women.

Snowstorm batters US Northeast

A second Nor'easter storm in less than a week hit New York on Wednesday, causing hundreds of flights to be cancelled during the day.

Britain First leaders jailed after found guilty of hate crimes

Two leaders from Britain's far-right political group, Britain First, have been sentenced to jail after they were found guilty of promoting anti-Muslim sentiments in the country.

Waqf Board’s chief complains against AIMPLB leader over ‘provocative’ speech

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board's Wasim Rizvi has complained against All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani for allegedly giving an inciting speech at an AIMPLB meeting in Hyderabad on February 09.

Fintech Startup BANKIT starts operations to provide banking facilities at doorstep

Inspired by India government's push for financial inclusion and focus on promoting digital transactions, Fintech Startup BANKIT has launched its operations in the country.

Karnataka Lokayukta wrote 20 letters for more security: Justice Hedge

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Santosh Hegde on Wednesday called the attack on Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty as "serious lapse of security" and said the institution had written 20 letters, demanding more security, to the government, which were not acknowledged.

Two students involved in school shooting in Alabama

In another incident of a school shooting in the United States, two students were involved in a firefight at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday, the city school district told the CNN.

Telangana to witness extremely hot summer

Telangana is expected to witness extreme heat this summer season as the local weather office has predicted that temperature could touch 46-47 degree Celsius.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s award rescinded by US Museum

 The US Holocaust Memorial Museum invalidated the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award that was presented to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012.

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad suspended for next two matches

Afghan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Wednesday was suspended for Afghanistan's upcoming two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

Kunwar Bai is Honoured on Women’s Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of International Women's Day, paid tribute to Chhattisgarh's social activist, late Kunwar Bai, who was chosen as a mascot for the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Google Celebrates Womanhood With Doodle

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Google Doodle - or Doodles would be more appropriate - have tried to share the spirit of womanhood with the world.

Regular Exercise Linked With Better Lung Function Among Smokers

Regular physical activity is associated with better lung function among current smokers, according to a study.

RBI Likely to Keep Policy Rates on Hold

In the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, which will be held today in Mumbai, the apex bank is expected to keep policy rates on hold for this week.

State of Emergency in Maldives, Former President, Chief Justice Arrested

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, Supreme Court Justice Ali Hameed and Judicial administrator Hassan Saeed have been arrested, just hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency in the country.