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Japanese girl hit by moving train while using smartphone

Tokyo: A 17-year-old Japanese girl was hit and injured by a moving train while walking along the edges of the station platform, fully engrossed in her smartphone, the media reported on Monday. The incident occurred at Kugenumakaigan Station in Fujisawa, at around 1.30 p.m. on Saturday, Japan Today reported. The girl was walking along the


Monsoon to hit Punjab soon

Chandigarh: Monsoon is expected to arrive in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Chandigarh within next three to four days, IMD forecast on Thursday. Its latest update said: “Conditions are favourable for its further advance into remaining parts of west Madhya Pradesh, west Uttar Pradesh, most parts of Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab and some parts of


Ramzan Apps a hit among tech-savvy Muslim youth

Lucknow: Ramzan Apps have come as a blessing in disguise for the tech savvy new generation of Muslims who can now stay updated with their religious activities. Muslim youth have taken a liking to various mobile applications available on Google play which apprise them of the necessity of Ramzan, routine needed to be followed for

Hit the gym to keep your muscle-repairing ability intact

Toronto: Here is another reason why you should hit the gym regularly as you grow older. New research has found that regular exercise could help muscles repair themselves as quickly as possible after injury even as you age. For many mammals, including humans, the speed of muscle repair slows as they grow older, and it


Commuters hit as state-run buses off Himachal roads

Shimla: Commuters faced problems on Tuesday morning after employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 2,500 buses, went on a two-day strike late on Monday night. The employees were demanding regularisation of the contract staff and pension benefits, among other things. The strike hit the commuters, especially the