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No liquidity issue post ‘tonic-like’ meet with banks, Finance Ministry

The Finance Minister also said that the service sector has shown high appetite for credit.

Aditya Seal will be featured in the upcoming movie of Bosco Leslie Martis

Some of the participants of "Dance India Dance", a reality show that Bosco judges, will get an opportunity to feature in his upcoming film.

21.5 lakh TB cases reported in 2018 in India

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday launched the "TB Harega Desh Jeetega" campaign, along with the National TB Prevalence Survey.

Reduced prices , festive offers to boost auto sales

Maruti said it is optimistic that the price reduction will bring down the cost of acquisition, especially for the entry-level customers. This announcement around the festive season will help boost customer sentiment and revive the market to create demand.

Advani-Mehta duo wins World Team Snooker title

Pankaj, who recently won a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship, grabbed his 23rd World title while Aditya claimed his maiden. The Indian pair won the opener 65-31.

Samsung Mobiles tops consumer-focused brand list

Cosmetics brand Pond's secured the fifth position, followed by auto major Honda in the sixth. Insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India was ranked seventh .

Air Pollution can create psychiatric disorder in children

The other study found that exposure to TRAP during early life and across childhood was significantly associated with self-reported depression and anxiety symptoms in 12 year olds.

UN warns of 1 meter sea level rise by 2100

The report, which was researched by more than 100 authors from 36 countries and sources over 7,000 scientific publications, is the most comprehensive in the ambit of changes in the ocean and cryosphere - the Earth's frozen regions - to date.

Eye-tracking technology could help make driving safer

Using a driving simulator, the researchers evaluated a driver's physical behaviour in real-time by focusing on the driver's eyes as the crash happened.

JBL introduces Flip 5 speaker in India at Rs 9,999

The device is available at JBL.com, Amazon India and Flipkart and retail shops, including 350 Samsung stores.

“I prefer Ronaldo over Messi,” says Kohli

Kohli recently led India in the drawn T20I series against South Africa at home. He will next lead India in the three-Test series against South Africa starting October 2 in Visakhapatnam.

Bento Box festival takes you on a Japanese odyssey

There are three variants of the Bento Box on offer - Vegetarian, Mixed Meat and Seafood - and I opted for the last named because it is seafood that is at the heart of Japanese cuisine.

Sachin congratulates Bachchan on winning Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Bachchan, 76, who has been a part of Indian cinema for over four decades, was awarded the Padma Vibhushan - the country's second-highest civilian honour - in 2015.

India to take on Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series

"In the wake of Zimbabwe's suspension by the ICC, the BCCI invited Sri Lanka to participate in a three-match T20 series. Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed their participation," read a BCCI statement.

KSHMR explores relationship with India in documentary

The documentary, narrated by KSHMR, shows exclusive footage of his grandfather telling stories of his passion for music, and include videos of him with his grandfather at Sunburn festival in India.

Infosys ranked 3rd in Forbes ‘best regarded’ companies list

Infosys marked a huge improvement in the ranking as it jumped to the third position this year, from 31st position in 2018.

‘Saand Ki Aankh’ sparks debate on 60-plus casting

As for younger actresses like Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu, playing older women, way back in 1969 Sharmila Tagore played Rajesh Khanna's mother in "Aradhana".

UEFA launches Football for Schools programme in Slovenia

The programme was launched on Tuesday at a special festival held in Republic Square in Ljubljana, coinciding with the start of the UEFA Executive Committee meeting.

NEC plans to deliver emergency medicines through drones

In fact, there have been usages of drone technology by the NEC for transportation of seeds and agricultural products in the region.

If you choose to fail us I say we will never forgive you,” says...

US President Donald Trump appeared briefly while Chancellor Merkel of Germany and Indian Prime Minister Modi spoke.

Shafali becomes India’s youngest T20I debutant

Shafali earned her India debut on the back of a superb domestic season where she amassed 1,923 runs, including six hundreds and three half-centuries.

China’s lunar rover finds mysterious substance on moon

The lander of the Chang'e-4 probe and the Yutu-2 rover have resumed work for the 10th lunar day on the far side of the moon after "sleeping" during the extremely cold lunar night.

Fish oil can prevent the chances of getting cancer and heart attack

The study is scheduled to be presented during The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, September 25-28.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Amitabh Bachchan

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced the news.

Ali Rajpura’s new book showcases Sikh-Muslim bond in Punjab

The book, 'Sikha teh Musalmana di Etihasik Sanjh', has depicted the bonding of all 10 Sikh gurus with Muslims in their various forms as companion, disciple and followers.

“You’re an inspiration,” Rohit Sharma lauds Greta Thunberg

Thunberg accused the world leaders of betraying her generation by failing to act on climate change and said: "We will not let you get away with this."

Artificial Intelligence can lead to more precise results for cardiac MRI

In the UK, where the study was conducted, it is estimated that more than 150,000 cardiac MRI scans are performed each year.

Asian Age Group Championship: Indian men’s relay team bags gold

The Indian team finished first after clocking 3:23.72 seconds, which was five seconds faster than Iran, which finished second with a time of 3:28.46 while Uzbekistan settled for the third spot after clocking 3:30.59 seconds.

Shut down of Thomas cook will impact tourism in Goa: CM

After being in business since 1841, British travel giant Thomas Cook collapsed on Sunday, leaving 22,000 jobs at risk and 150,000 tourists stranded, after last-minute negotiations aimed at saving the holiday firm failed, the BBC had reported earlier.

Twitter may ban you for violating financial scams policy

The Twitter spokesperson said the policy is in line with Indian government's efforts to combat online financial frauds.

Scotland to host New Zealand for one-off ODI in 2020

Scotland have had success in home ODIs recently, especially when they stunned England by six runs in a high-scoring game in 2018. Thus far, Scotland have won 41 of their 112 ODIs, losing all three against New Zealand.

‘Love’ hormone can trigger overactive sex drive too

Previous studies have demonstrated that oxytocin is associated with the regulation of social and pair-bonding, sexual reproduction and aggressive behaviour in both men and women.

China launches two new satellites

China plans to send 10 BDS satellites into space in 2019. The launches will help complete the BDS global network by 2020.

Increased fat mass index signify higher risk of cardiovascular events, Study

For the study, the researchers analysed data on 10,251 adults from the ACCORD study, a randomized controlled trial in the US looking at diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Virat Kohli launches home jersey of FC Goa

The new jersey has transcended to completely orange -- a colour which finds familiarity in the state renowned for its beaches and picturesque sunsets.

“Immediate measures should be taken to deal climate change,” says UN Secretary-General

US President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance at the summit, arriving after Thunberg finished and as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his address to the gathering

Traditional art and culture of Odisha will be displayed in Rajadhani Express

NALCO will sponsor high-quality designs on vinyl wrapping sheets to drape the Rajdhani trains. The ECoR has three sets of train rakes of Rajdhani Express.

Sports Minister felicitates boxing medal winners

The two medals won by Amit and Manish were the most by India at any single mens boxing championship. Amit was honoured by Kiren Rijiju with a cheque of Rs. 14 lakhs while Manish was given a cheque of Rs.8 lakhs.

Opera Mini introduces offline file sharing feature

Once a file is successfully transferred, the sender will be notified, and the receiver will be able to access the file in the Received tab shown in Opera Mini.

India aims at oil export infrastructure globally with Indian steel

The minister also wondered whether there was a need for a ministry of steel at all as the sector was free from any administrative control and was functioning independent of the government.

Warne banned from driving for 12 months

The 50-year-old, who was not present at the hearing, is also required to pay 900 pounds as fine.

Would miss the enlightening cricket talk, Gavaskar on Madhav Apte’s demise

Gavaskar hailed Apte as a "true aficionado" of the sport and said he would miss the "enlightening cricket talk" they used to have at the latter's home.

Web Series ‘Queen’ In Trouble As Jayalalithaa’s Nephew Objects

Kanthi, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Power Sportz, is related to Jayalalithaa on both her maternal side and paternal side, where she is a cousin to Jayalalithaa and a niece from the paternal side.

Petrol prices rise Rs 1.60 in one week post Aramco attack

However, government sources have indicated that, even if the surge in crude prices holds on for a longer period, consumers would not be burdened with high auto fuel prices as oil companies and the government may absorb a portion of the price hike.

Both men’s, women’s hockey teams leave for Belgium, England tours

The women's team will be playing the first of their five matches against Great Britain on Friday at 2230 hrs IST in Marlow, England.

Improving diet cuts risk of heart attacks in kids, says study

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the number of overweight or obese infants and young children rose from 32 million globally in 1990 to 41 million in 2016.

Bill Hader wins Best Comedy Actor award at Emmy 2019

Co-created by Hader and Berg, "Barry" is about a hitman who is trying to change his life after finding passion for acting. Hader took home the statuette for his portrayal of a hitman and aspiring actor in the series

Australian space agency to join NASA’s Artemis programme

Through Artemis, NASA will send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface by 2024 and establish sustainable exploration with commercial and international partners by 2028.

Dementia types can be identified by analysing walking style, says study

For the study, researchers analysed the walk of 110 people, including 29 older adults whose cognition was intact, 36 with Alzheimer's disease and 45 with Lewy body dementia.

UN Secretariat announces 10-year plan to reduce own emissions

The targets of the UN Secretariat Climate Action Plan will be achieved by intensifying existing environmental management efforts, fostering innovative solutions, changing the organisational culture and partnering with external stakeholders, said the press release.

Congress Plans ‘Gandhi Sandesh Yatra’ in Gujarat

A senior congress leader said the BJP was emphasising on cleanliness on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, but everyone knew it was just politics.

How to overcome depression during economic slowdown?

Data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) suggest that 133,623 suicides were recorded in India in 2015. Fifteen suicides took place every one hour during that year.

Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success, says ISRO chief

The ISRO chairman is in the city to attend the 8th Convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar

Research is a necessity, not a luxury, Biologist Gagandeep Kang

Kang calls the achievement "a recognition of the work that my team and I have done in clinical and public health research".

Goa government seeks help from Indian Navy to dispose whale’s carcass

The Indian Navy, according to the statement issued by the naval base in Goa, INS Hansa has assured assistance to the state government in disposing off the carcass at Bimbvel beach, which is a restricted area as it is located in close proximity to the base.

National Green Tribunal has introduced e-filling of petitions

With the e-filing process in place, now petitions can be filed from any place at the convenience of the aggrieved parties without physically going to the tirbunal's principal or regional benches.

AAP organises ‘Day of Betrayal’ against BJP

The AAP march started at the AAP office and culminated at the BJP headquarters. Party MLAs, councillors, office-bearers and volunteers took part in the march.

Indian woman diagnosed with rare medical disorder in UAE

Panikker was referred to the Sheikh Khalifa Hospital in Abu Dhabi as her condition worsened. By March 27, she was on ventilator and has been there ever since, reported the daily on Saturday.

Kindness is the best quality that sustains the relationship

While traits like physical attractiveness and financial prospects were important, the one that was given the highest priority was kindness, said the researchers.

TRS names candidate for Huzurnagar Assembly by-poll

The by-election has been necessitated by resignation of N. Uttam Kumar Reddy from the Assembly following his election to the Lok Sabha.

Kerala KITE will train mothers in technology

During the training programmes, mothers would be introduced to better use of resources in the textbooks by scanning QR codes, familiarisation with the new classroom learning process besides focus on creating a favourable opportunity at home for students to make use of Samagra resource portal.

World’s biggest coastal cleanup campaign at Puri beach

It was a heart-warming picture to see the voluntary participation of hundreds of people who have been motivated to stop unnecessary littering and also extended help towards the cleaning drive.

Women respond quicker to natural disasters than men: Study

According to the researchers, eliminating the male head-of-household model is crucial for speeding overall household recovery.

After Pala, Kerala prepares for Assembly bypolls to 5 seats

With a month left for the by-elections to the five Assembly constituencies, the Left, the UDF and the BJP are expected to announce their candidates soon.

Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China

The exhibition will run until January 1, 2020.

NRAI slams Zomato for extending “Gold” programme on delivery

Gold on delivery will offer the second-highest priced item on the order for free, except for combos, MRP items and special dishes.

AI is offering more personalised services to the users

Playlists reflect music linked to different ethnicities and regions. A person with ancestral roots in Bengaluru, for example, might see Carnatic violinists and Kannada film songs on their playlists.

Bronze medal in World Wrestling Championship is not a victory, but motivation, says Bajrang...

Alongwith Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya also bagged bronze in the 57-kg category after he beat Iran's reigning Asian champion Reza Atri 6-3 to win his maiden Worlds medal.

Carolina Marin enters China Open final

In the other semifinal, Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying defeated China's Chen Yufei 6-21, 21-13, 22-20 in 53 minutes to set up a summit clash with Marin, which will be played on Sunday.

Demanding the resignation of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi; anti-government protest beak out in Egypt

The demonstrations on Friday night were in response to corruption allegations against President Sisi's government

Boris Johnson will talk about climate change and instability in the Middle East in...

Johnson and the other world leaders are expected to discuss a series of ideas put forward by the UK on Thursday aimed at breaking the current deadlock, according to a UK government official.

“The country needs to focus on making its people healthier, especially at the grassroots,...

Kumar was delivering the valedictory address at JGU's two-day conclave on "Building a $5 Trillion Indian Economy: The Way Forward" this week.

Election Commission announces bypolls in 17 states, Puducherry on October 21

The EC said the notification for the bye-elections will be released on September 23.

Researchers have developed a wearable device which regrow hair

In side-by-side tests on hairless mice, the devices stimulated hair growth just as effectively as two different compounds found in baldness medicines, said the study published in the journal ACS Nano.

IMF mission concludes visit to Pakistan

The IMF mission, led by its Pakistan, Middle East and Central Asia Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, had visited Islamabad and Karachi from September 16-20 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the implementation of economic policies.

Mexican football moves to tackle homophobic slurs

The maximum penalty for Liga MX clubs will be a requirement to play future home matches behind closed doors.

Aadhaar becomes mandatory for claiming GST refunds

Sitharaman said that the Council had taken an "in-principle decision to link Aadhaar with registration of taxpayers under GST and examine the possibility of making Aadhaar mandatory for claiming refunds".

” I still feel like a student,” says, Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker was last seen in "Veere Di Wedding" (2018) along with Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Shikha Talsania.

Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019

A total of 21 publishers will be participating in this edition of the Word to Screen Market including Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Juggernaut Books, DC Books, Westland Publications and Rajkamal Prakashan among others.

Delhi Government is planning to expand bike ambulance services to entire city

The Delhi government had in February this year flagged off 16 bike ambulances on a pilot basis in one district of east Delhi.