Aug 06

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer
Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer. A lethal virus has been discovered, which has the capability of hijacking cellular defence against cancer. The recently-discovered Henipaviruses, considered to be highly lethal, can hijack cellular defences against cancer. They are among the deadliest viruses known to man and have no effective treatments. The viruses include

Bollywood star Emraan Hashmi to star in 'Father's Day'
Bollywood star Emraan Hashmi to star in ‘Father’s Day’

Bollywood star Emraan Hashmi is all set to star in the upcoming flick, ‘Father’s Day’. Directed by Shantanu Baagchi, the flick will be based on the life of Suryakant Bhande Patil, India’s top detective who solved 120 child kidnapping cases for free. Taking to Twitter, the ‘Jannat’ star confirmed the news, writing, “Excited to announce my film

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni. Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah along with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday met ace Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhonias part of the ruling party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ (Contact for Support) campaign. Dhoni is currently on break as India is playing a Test series against England. Dhoni, who has returned from the

UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading 'rumours' against Aadhaar
UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading ‘rumours’ against Aadhaar

UIDAI slams vested interests for spreading ‘rumours’ against Aadhaar. Days after Google owned up to the default inclusion of old Aadhaar helpline number in mobile phones, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday condemned the vested interests for misusing Google’s “inadvertent” act as an opportunity to spread rumours against Aadhaar. Earlier, Google had clarified that UIDAI’s old contact number 18003001947 was added

Imran Khan Pak PM
Imran Khan to be formally announced as Pak PM nominee tomorrow

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan would be formally announced as the nominee for the next prime minister of Pakistan on Monday, party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said. He was quoted by Geo News as saying that the PTI party’s parliamentary meeting would take place at a private hostel in Islamabad. Chaudhry informed on Sunday, “Imran Khan will

Amritsar professor wheels
This differently-abled Amritsar professor facilitates ability on wheels

A differently-abled IIM assistant professor from Amritsar is on a mission to transform the lives of the people of her kind by making their daily commute easy and safe. Dr. Anita Sharma, 36, runs a driving school in Amritsar for differently-abled women of the city. Known by the name “On my own”, the driving school is a

Bald Sonali Bendre Friendship Day
‘Bald is Beautiful’: Sonali Bendre poses for Friendship Day

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre, who is undergoing treatment for high-grade cancer in New York, was seen striking a pose with her friends on the occasion of Friendship Day. The actress, who took to Instagram to share a picture of the moment, can be seen with no hair. In the post, Bendre expressed how she was finding joy

Happy Friendship Day Bollywood
Happy Friendship Day Bollywood style and happy Birthday to Kajol!

We love our friends, don’t we? This bond does not require a special day to be celebrated, but there is no harm in dedicating one day to your ‘partners in crime’ just for the fun of it. Observed on the first Sunday of August, Friendship Day celebrates each of your crazy moments spent with your besties. Our

Odisha MLA last rites woman
Odisha MLA performs last rites of destitute woman

Bringing in a glimmer of hope in the day and age of caste and religious divide, a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Rengali performed the last rites of an old woman, who was ostracised by her community, in Amnapali village of Jharsuguda district. The deceased woman, who earned a living

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5

Edgbaston Test: Eng set India 194 target; visitors at 110/5. India bowled England out for 180 on the third day of the ongoing first Test match in Edgbaston Cricket Ground, and followed up with scoring 110 runs for the loss of five wickets to leave them 84 runs away from a historic win. England started the day having lost opener Alastair

njab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze
Punjab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze

Punjab: Kapurthala man set self, wife, children ablaze. A man, who returned from Jordan after 1.5 years, allegedly set his wife, two children and himself on fire at their house on Thursday in Punjab’s Kapurthala district. All the four members of the family died in the incident which took place on Thursday night. The man took the

'Helicopter Eela' trailer to be out on Kajol's Birthday
‘Helicopter Eela’ trailer to be out on Kajol’s Birthday

‘Helicopter Eela’ trailer to be out on Kajol’s Birthday. Bollywood star Kajol who is returning to the big screen after a year with ‘Helicopter Eela’ will launch the film’s trailer on her birthday. The ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ actress will turn 44 on August 5. Her better-half, actor Ajay Devgn, who is producing the movie, took to Twitter to make

Swachh Bharat could help avert over 3L deaths: WHO

Swachh Bharat could help avert over 3L deaths: WHO. If India remains committed to achieving 100 per cent coverage in terms of safe sanitation services by October 2019, as many as 3,00,000 deaths caused due to diarrheal disease and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) since the country launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014 can be averted, the World Health Organisation highlighted. Results

This Ganesh Chaturthi, grow your Ganpati into a tree

This Ganesh Chaturthi, grow your Ganpati into a tree. With an aim to keep the environment safe, the artisans in Mumbai are adopting eco-friendly ways to make the idol of Lord Ganesh, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day festival which starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, is due in September. An artisan, Dattadri Kothur

Uber launches easy to access Safety Toolkit features for riders in India

Uber launches easy to access Safety Toolkit features for riders in India. After a successful rollout of operations in the US, ride-sharing platform Uber on Thursday announced the launch of its comprehensive features “Safety Toolkit” for riders in India. With keeping technology at beat, Uber aims to improving both awareness and usage rates of some of the existing as well as

Actress Sonali Bendre stable now, says husband Goldie Behl
Actress Sonali Bendre stable, says husband Goldie Behl

Actress Sonali Bendre stable, says husband Goldie Behl. Filmmaker Goldie Behl on Thursday thanked fans and well-wishers for their love and support for his wife Sonali Bendre and said that she is currently stable and following her treatment without any complications. Bendre is currently undergoing cancer treatment in New York.“Thank you all for the love and support for Sonali.

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces
J-K: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces

J-K: 2 terrorists gunned down by security forces. Two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district on Friday. The exchange of fire between terrorists and the security forces took place in Drusu village. Following the attack, a search operation is underway. Further details are awaited in the same.This comes after two terrorists were killed on

Study boys ADHD
Study predicts long-term outcome of boys with ADHD

A recent study was conducted to predict the long-term outcome of boys with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).The researchers concluded that early interventions might be considered for children with a normal, but low, IQ. They reported on a group of boys diagnosed with ADHD in childhood (when they were, on average, 8 years old) and followed into

Confirmed Electric Porsche Taycan Range
Confirmed: Electric Porsche Taycan To Have Over-500km Range

The Taycan will draw power from a 800V battery which can be juiced up for a range of 400km in just 15 minutes Porsche announced the name of its first ever EV as the Taycan in June 2018. Now, the Stuttgart-based manufacturer has announced the full specs of the Mission E concept-based electric car. The carmaker had already revealed some

2019 Suzuki Vitara Facelift Revealed

2019 Suzuki Vitara Facelift Revealed.Suzuki has officially revealed the mid-life update of its popular Vitara SUV. The compact SUV, which is slated to go on sale in various European markets by the first half of 2019, will be fully revealed at the 2018 Paris Motor Show in September this year. At 4.2 metres long, the