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Key Indian equity market indices opened lower in Mumbai

Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened lower after the fiscal deficit data reached at 113.7 per cent of the full year’s target.The market, however, started cheering as the GDP and Eight Core Industries (ECI) data showed signs of economic recovery.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE,


Relationship builder or town crier! Which type of FB user are you?

Relationship Builders, Town Criers, Selfies and Window Shoppers – A new study splits Facebookers into four different categories!As part of the research, Facebook users were asked to respond to statements identifying the reasons they log on to the site. Participants were then interviewed so their responses could be explored in more detail. A team at

special feature WhatsApp Social app open secret friend

This special feature of WhatsApp, Will open the secret of your friend

Special feature WhatsApp Social app open secret friend . Whatsapp was constantly updating in its app last year. But as soon as the year came to an end, Whatsapp also stopped its updates to release some new updates in the new year. Today we are going to talk about the new features of Whatsapp, which

Social media comes as a blessing: Sonu Nigam

Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam says that social media platform come as a blessing in the digital world today. “In today’s time where everything is going digital, social media comes as a blessing. It’s always good to connect with fans. Social media has reduced the gap between fans and their idols and that’s a good thing,”

Social media stopping ‘Friends’ reunion, says Jennifer Aniston

London: Friends” star Jennifer Aniston sayssocial media platforms like Facebook and Instagram are the reason behind the cast of the show not reuniting. The 47-year-old actress said that people are so busy on their cell phones that they do not have any time to invest in friends or friendship, reported Digital Spy. “I don’t know

Brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females

New York: The brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females and certain drugs for psychiatric disorders may have opposite effects on the two sexes, says a study. The researchers discovered that the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) and the hormone arginine-vasopressin (AVP) act in opposite ways in males and females to influence aggression and dominance.

Obesity may hamper your sexual and social life: Experts

New Delhi: Obesity is a major health challenge worldwide. Apart from known health hazards such as heart disease and diabetes, it can also prevent sexual intimacy and may ruin your social life, experts say. India is home to the third-highest number of obese and overweight people, according to recent reports. Obesity is categorised on the

Social media won’t affect your ability to concentrate: Study

New York: Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate, says a new study. These modern communication tools do not, it seems, interfere with our primal instincts, such as long-term attitudes, time appreciation, and concentration, in the way that many critics have suggested in recent years,

Genes turn man’s best friend into social animal

London: Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social — a typical human trait — than all other animals? It is because the genes that influence human behaviour also affects the social ability of dogs, a study has found. The dog is the oldest domesticated animal and during this period they have developed unique

Pink’ a social thriller: Big B

Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his forthcoming film “Pink” is neither about women’s empowerment nor on rape but a social thriller and one that touches upon many aspects of what morals and society norms and practices women in India experience.Talking about his interactions with the media regarding the film that features him

IT Wing (Doaba Zone) SAD announces office-bearers for social media campaign

Jalandhar: The IT Wing of SAD was all set to counter rival political parties with an electrified social media campaign and reach out to masses about SAD’s pro people initiatives. Gurpreet Singh Khalsa, the President of SAD IT Wing (Doaba Zone) stated this while announcing the office bearers of IT Wing. Khalsa said that Deputy

Social media posts may help recall personal experiences

New York, Sep 8 (IANS) Posting personal experiences on Facebook and Twitter may make those events much easier to recall, suggests a study that examined social media’s effect on human memory.Events posted online were more likely than those not posted online to be remembered over time, regardless of the characteristics of the events, the study

Facebook launches teenagers-only social network app

New York: Social media giant Facebook has launched a new iOS app Lifestage — a sort of video diary where you answer biographical questions about yourself and share a visual profile of who you are with your school network. Lifestage only works for those who are 21 and younger and allows you to discover video

Social evils need to be dealt with sternly: PM

New Delhi:  Against the backdrop of recent attacks on dalits and Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said social evils will have to be dealt with “sternly” and with “sensitivity” as survival of the society is impossible if there is no social unity. Economic progress is no guarantee to a strong society whose foundation is

MPs attack Bhagwant Mann for posting video on Parliament

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party law maker Bhagwant Mann filmed a video entering Parliament by crossing several security layers and posted it on social media, inviting attack from MPs across party line, who termed his act as a security breach. In the video, which went viral, Mann was seen showing entry gate through which MPs

Katrina debuts on social media on 33rd birthday

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, who turned a year older on Saturday, has marked her debut on social-networking site Facebook. Katrina, who already has over 3,000,000 total page likes as of now, has put up a beautiful black and white photograph of herself as her display picture and her cover photo shows her standing against

Immune system can affect social behaviour

New York: A malfunctioning immune system may be responsible for social deficits in neurological diseases such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia, suggests new research. “Our findings contribute to a deeper understanding of social dysfunction in neurological disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, and may open new avenues for therapeutic approaches,” said Vladimir Litvak, Assistant Professor

Kejriwal ticks minister off, stops anti-begging drive

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal halted his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar’s plan to embark on an ‘anti-begging drive’, calling it an “inhuman” and “futile” exercise. Kejriwal’s direction over Twitter to stop the planned move “immediately” caught Kumar, who has been pushing for the drive over the last few weeks, unawares. “Most inhuman

Facebook tells women staffers not to wear ‘distracting’ clothes: Ex-employee

London: Women employees at the social networking giant Facebook are often told not to wear “revealing” dresses that may “distract” co-workers, a former Facebook employee has claimed in his book. According to a report in The Telegraph, Antonio Garcia Martinez who worked at Facebook before being fired, made these allegations in his book titled “Chaos

Social environment may influence drug, alcohol abuse

New York: Social relationships including family and friends play a key role in an individual’s recovery from substance-abuse problems and at the same time may also negatively influence them to become an addict, finds a study. The findings showed that the links between substance use and social connections are bi-directional and strong. “Our data show