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Mumbai: At least four persons are injured and one dead after a private helicopter crashed here on Sunday morning, officials said.The 'Robinson R44' chopper, with four persons on board, crashed and caught fire in Goregaon locality here, officials said.At least six fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.Further details of the accident are awaited, according to Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation's ...
India captain Virat Kohli continued to torment England, hitting his third double century of the year in the fourth and penultimate Test at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday to virtually end the tourists' hopes of a comeback in the five-match series. Live Scorecard: Mumbai Test, Day 4 Trailing 2-0 in the series, England must win in Mumbai to keep the series alive but the tourists now need something extraordinary ...
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson for the post of the Secretary of State, sources close to the transition process have said. However, the anonymous sources cautioned that nothing is final till Trump officially announces the pick probably next week, Xinhua news agency reported. Tillerson, 64, is the Texas-based oil ...
For evidence of the odds stacked against China's battle to stop the flight of cash battering its currency and draining its reserves, look no further than the tiny Pacific island of Saipan, which has hit the jackpot with a flood of Chinese money at its new casino. Thousands of miles from the Chinese mainland, the U.S.-administered island of 50,000 people is festooned with signs written in Chinese ...
Mumbai: At least four persons are injured and one dead after a private helicopter crashed here on Sunday morning, officials said.The 'Robinson R44' chopper, with four persons on board, crashed and caught fire in Goregaon locality here, officials said.At least six fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.Further details of the accident are awaited, according to Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation's ...
India captain Virat Kohli continued to torment England, hitting his third double century of the year in the fourth and penultimate Test at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday to virtually end the tourists' hopes of a comeback in the five-match series. Live Scorecard: Mumbai Test, Day 4 Trailing 2-0 in the series, England must win in Mumbai to keep the series alive but the tourists now need something extraordinary ...
Dhaka, Dec 11 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan wants the team to get off to a good start in New Zealand in what he describes will be a "very challenging" tour for them. The 29-year-old southpaw led Dhaka Dynamites to triumph in the Bangladesh Premier League 2016 with a convincing 56-run win over Rajshahi Kings in the final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday, reports ...
Damascus: The Islamic State militant group has retreated from the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria because of intense airstrikes by Russia and Syria, the media reported on Sunday.The airstrikes on Saturday targeted several areas near Palmyra in a bid to push back the militants who attempted to attack the city and re-entered it after losing it to the Syrian forces nine months ago, Xinhua news agency ...
Lakhs of people bid farewell to Dr.J.Jayalalithaa yesterday as she was buried next to her mentor, MGR in Chennai with full state honours. Cutting across party lines, political leaders from Tamil Nadu and other states thronged Rajaji Hall to pay their last respects. With a thriving career in films and later in politics, the better part of her life was lived in the public eye. Tributes to her life and ...
Despite being one of India’s most talked-about politicians, J Jayalalithaa gave very few personal interviews in her lifetime. Outside of political rallies or tightly controlled press conference, Amma was rarely seen in public. However, this interview with Simi Garewal is an exception .She talked candidly about her childhood and staying separated from her mother for several years. She even admitted ...
Chennai: Asserting that there is no difference of opinion within the All India Anna Dravida Kazhagam (AIADMK) over the leadership qualities of late chief minister Jayalalithaa's confidante Sasikala Natrajan, party member and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha Thambi Durai has said she is a well known person who is fit to lead the party in its future endeavours.AIADMK urges Sasikala to lead party"Nobody is ...
New Delhi: The Rashtrapati Bhavan will mark the 81st birthday of President Pranab Mukherjee today with a number of functions.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished Pranab osaying the country is "proud to have a well-read and knowledgeable president who puts the country's interest above everything".Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji. His tremendous experience & wisdom has benefitted the nation ...
[US], Dec.11 (ANI): A recent research conducted by the European Society of Cardiology has found that blood flows preferentially to the placenta instead of the brain in fetuses of mothers with diabetes, hence increasing the size of the infant."We know that maternal diabetes mellitus affects the fetal organs," said lead author of the study, Aparna Kulkarni.Adding, "Babies born to mothers with diabetes ...
[US], Dec.11 (ANI): Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in cancer patients who also have diabetes, found a recent study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016."Cardiotoxicity induced by chemotherapy with anthracyclines is being increasingly reported, mainly because a smaller proportion of patients now die from cancer," said the study's lead author, Ana Catarina Gomes."In the coming years this ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
By My Pham HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - From textiles and shoes to paper and furniture, Chinese manufacturers are pouring investments into neighbouring Vietnam, hoping to ride on the coattails of the Southeast Asian country's pending trade blitz. Vietnam's Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union, signed last year, and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), if it clears significant political ...
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum said on Tuesday. Statistics just a year ago predicted the economic gap between genders could close in 118 years, but progress has decelerated, ...

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