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Bhagalpur: Under fierce attack for his DNA jibe against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar that has been turned into a major electoral weapon against him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to make amends, calling Biharis the “most intelligent” people.Bihar kay log bohot samajhdaar hai, agar Bihar aage nikal gaya to desh bhi aage badhega: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/xHWKRXWoP3— ANI (@ANI_news) ...
New Delhi: As reports about the alleged parental abuse of Indrani Mukerjea - the mother and the prime suspect in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora - during her childhood emerge, experts say that effects of extreme negative parenting may have crept deeper into her personality, turning her into a cold-hearted person.“With many failed relationships behind her, Indrani may have developed a maladaptive ...
Dharamsala, Sep 1 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based here in Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday asked China not to go ahead with its plan to pick the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, saying there would be an international pushback. "If communist China goes ahead with its plan to pick the reincarnation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, there will be an international pushback," the CTA ...
Rising for the third straight day, gold regained the Rs 27,000-mark by gaining Rs 200 at the bullion market today in line with a firm global trend amid pick up in wedding season buying by jewellers. Silver too continued its upward journey and rose by Rs 150 to Rs 35,150 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers. Bullion traders said a firming global trend where gold extended ...
JD(U) today voiced its reservations about New Delhi Municipal Council's decision to rename Aurangzeb Road after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene into the matter saying it will open "Pandora's box". "I write this letter to oppose the move of NDMC to change the name of Aurangzeb Road in the name of our former President APJ Abdul Kalam. I am not ...
Defending champion Shiva Thapa, second seed Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising L Devendro Singh booked medals and World Championship berths by advancing to the semifinals on a mixed day for India at the Asian Championships here today. Devendro (49kg), a silver-medallist from the previous edition of the event, out-punched Cornelis Kwangu Langu of Indonesia 3-0 in his quarterfinal bout. Shiva (56kg), ...
Defending champion Shiva Thapa, second seed Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising L Devendro Singh booked medals and World Championship berths by advancing to the semifinals on a mixed day for India at the Asian Championships here today. Devendro (49kg), a silver-medallist from the previous edition of the event, out-punched Cornelis Kwangu Langu of Indonesia 3-0 in his quarterfinal bout. Shiva (56kg), ...
Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today for allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary, the first arrests since the country released all Indian fishermen in its custody. The arrests came off the coast of Delft island and Vettilaikerni in the northern Jaffna peninsula. "Three fishing boats had also been taken into custody and the fishermen had been handed ...
For the past couple of weeks, social media has been dominated by two things – the infamous Indrani Mukerjea case, where the family tree appears to be of national interest; and the demand by the Patels for reservation. We’ve seen videos of policemen vandalising vehicles. We’ve seen the shells of burnt buses. And we all have an opinion on the Patels’ contention.Hardik Patel and his antics – ...
New Delhi: This week, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced (quoting the World Health Organisation) that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. Modi was speaking at the just-concluded 24-nation Call to Action Summit, which discussed how to end preventable maternal ...
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Nepali police shot dead at least four protesters and killed a fifth on Tuesday as demonstrators threw stones and petrol bombs, angry at a new planned constitution. The government and major political parties hope that the constitution, in the works for seven years, will provide much-needed political stability and bolster economic development in the Himalayan ...
KABUL, Sept 1 (Reuters) - An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes on Monday in front of a crowd who filmed their punishment, TV footage showed. Public lashings and executions were common under the Taliban, who enforced a strict interpretation of Sharia law from 1996-2001. The Islamist militant group was ousted from power by a U.S.-led coalition and such punishments are ...
Health Ministers of the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region are meeting in Dili, Timor-Leste, from Sept 7-11 to set health priorities and discuss the health agenda for the region.Coming close on the heels of the earthquakes in Nepal and the spread of MERS Coronavirus, strengthening response to emergencies and outbreaks and building capacities under the International Health Regulation (IHR) ...
, Sep 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that having close friendships in adolescence can lower the risk of health problems in adulthood. Joseph P. Allen of the University of Virginia said that these results indicated that remaining close to the peer pack in adolescence had long-term implications for adult physical health.In the study, the researchers recruited a diverse group of 171 seventh- and eighth-graders ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
HERAT, Afghanistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) - More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said, and police were investigating whether the incident was deliberate. Elements of Afghanistan's ultra-conservative society oppose education for girls and schools have periodically come under attack. As many as 124 girls were ...
A son of a samosa vendor in Pakistan has secured the top position in Class 12 examination, a media report said on Monday.Shah Faisal, like his father, sells samosas -- a fried snack with a savoury filling.His hard work and love for education turned him into a brilliant student, The News International reported.Shah Faisal has got himself enrolled for System Engineering program in the Peshawar University ...

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