May 20

Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK
Punjabi Film Awards ceremony held first time in UK

Birmingham made history on Saturday May 12, 2018 by hosting a grand Punjabi awards ceremony, which took place in the UK for the first time. BritAsia TV, the UK’s leading, homegrown Asian entertainment channel, hosted the inaugural Punjabi Film Awards.The show welcomed a dazzling guest list of the leading names in Punjabi film and entertainment. The ceremony was

Toothpaste ingredients may combat severe lung disease
Toothpaste ingredients may combat severe lung disease

WASHINGTON: A common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, when combined with an already approved drug, a study has found. Researchers at Michigan State University in the US have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with antibiotic tobramycin, it

Rajasthan beat Bangalore in IPL tie
Rajasthan beat Bangalore in IPL tie

JAIPUR: Young Shreyas Gopal spun a web around a starstudded Royal Challengers Bangalore batting line-up with a brilliant four for 16, helping Rajasthan Royals to a 30-run victory to keep his side in the reckoning for a play-offs berth in the IPL, here on Saturday. The 24-year-old leg-spinner led a fine bowling display by the home

Indian women hockey team hold Korea to a 1-1 draw
Indian women hockey team hold Korea to a 1-1 draw

DONGHAE CITY (KOREA): Young forward Lalremsiami’s equaliser earned defending champions India 1-1 draw against Korea in the last round robin match at the fifth Asian Champions Trophy women’s hockey tournament here on Saturday. With this draw, the Indian team led by defender Sunita Lakra go into the final on Sunday. as the table toppers.They remain unbeaten

Royal Wedding Windsor Castle Priyanka
Fusion: 16th royal wedding in Windsor Castle, Priyanka also a guest

Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of England and American actress Meghan Markle is making many statements in the world. Prince Harry and Meghan have been announced as husband and wife on May 19 at the Windsor Castle.The ceremony began with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walking in the Windsor castle in their Royal dresses. Prince Harry

Megastar Amitabh awarded for being bridge builder between India, Europe

Megastar Amitabh awarded for being bridge builder between India, Europe. Amitabh Bachchan has been feted by Tomasz Kozlowski, the European Union Ambassador to India, for bring a bridge builder between India and Europe. Amitabh on Friday night tweeted a series of photographs of himself and Kozlowski.He captioned it: “Thanks to European Union Ambassador to India

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana
More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana

More than 100 killed in Cuba airliner crash Havana. A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage. Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from

Investigation into Grewal's India trip invite begins
Investigation into Grewal’s India trip invite begins

OTTAWA: The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch an inquiry

Eating fruits, vegetables secret to looking good for skin
Eating fruits, vegetables secret to looking good for skin

SYDNEY: Eating enough fruit and vegetables could be the secret to looking good and having attractive skin, according to a study released on Friday by Australian researchers. The researchers at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, investigated how young Australians viewed faces in terms of attractiveness, by being able to adjust settings to create

Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing
Petrol price: Rs. 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

NEW DELHI: A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if the state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margin levels, brokerage firms said. No sooner had Karnataka polled to elect a new state government, the state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd

Drinking coffee may boost productivity at meetings
Drinking coffee may boost productivity at meetings

LOS ANGELES:Drinking coffee during meetings can lead to a more focussed group discussion, boost involvement and leave members feeling better about everyone’s participation, according to scientists including those of Indian origin. Decades of coffee research have explored its effects on the individual, but the study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, is the first on the

Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty
Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty

NEW DELHI: The state-run carrier Air India may have to pay a penalty of US $ 8.8 million to 323 passengers of its May 9 Delhi-Chicago flight, which was delayed as a fallout of withdrawal of relaxations given on flight duty time limitation (FDTL) of the crew. This incident has brought into focus in a

ICC may scrap coin toss in Test cricket
ICC may scrap coin toss in Test cricket

The toss could be a thing of the past in Test cricket as the International Cricket Council looks at ways to address the problem of home advantage.  The relevance or rather the fairness of the tradition, which is as old as the game itself, will be up for discussion at the International Cricket Council’s cricket

BRO creates history through road link to China border
BRO creates history through road link to China border

BRO creates history through road link to China border. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has created history by establishing a road link to India’s border with China beyond Limeking and along the Tama Chung Chung (TCC)-Taksing Axis recently. The road from Limeking now connects TCC to Taksing, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometers. This

India-Oman discuss energy, food security: PM Modi
India-Oman discuss energy, food security

India-Oman discuss energy, food security. A group of 30 young entrepreneurs from Oman on Wednesday discussed avenues for energy and food security with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Further, during the interaction, the Prime Minister highlighted the scope for cooperation in energy and food security between the two countries.As per an official statement, the two sides

Extracurricular activities may do more harm than good
Extracurricular activities may do more harm than good

LONDON: Parents take note: Overloading your child with too many extracurricular activities can do more harm than good, potentially affecting the children’s development and well-being, a new study suggests. The study published in the journal “Sport, Education and Society” found that the majority of children 88 per cent took part in organised activities four to five

New Honda Amaze 2018
New Honda Amaze 2018 Launched In India: Live Updates

Highlights  Available in 4 variants: E, S, V and VX Prices start from Rs 5.59 lakh (ex-showroom, India), Rs 3k higher than the Maruti Suzuki Dzire Prices are introductory; reserved for the first 20,000 buyers Available waith both petrol and diesel engines Both engines are available with either a manual transmission or an automatic (CVT) Fuel

Toyota Hyundai Skoda Octavia
Toyota Corolla Altis CVT vs Hyundai Elantra Automatic vs Skoda Octavia DSG: Real World Performance Comparison

Sedans priced between Rs 12 lakh and Rs 25 lakh may not be very popular in India. However, they offer a great mix of comfort, performance and road presence. In their petrol-automatic avatars, these cars are aimed at buyers who’d like to give their chauffeurs a break and would love to get behind the wheel

Hyundai Elantra Facelift
Hyundai Elantra Facelift Spied For The First Time

The sixth-generation Hyundai Elantra, currently on sale in India, is set to receive a midlife refresh/facelift soon. Recently, the facelift model was caught testing for the first time in South Korea. Hyundai had unveiled the sixth-gen Elantra in its home market, South Korea (known as the Avante there) initially, before it was debuted internationally at the

Blurred vision may indicate retinal disease
Blurred vision may indicate retinal disease

NEW DELHI: People experiencing blurred vision or decreased colour sensitivity need to get their eyes checked as these seemingly minor problems may actually indicate retinal diseases that account for a significant share of the vision loss burden in the world, experts have warned.Retinal diseases often get under diagnosed as people feel no pain when symptoms