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It was supposed to be a 'big fight' between the 'Left-ist' who accused PM Modi of stalking daughters and the 'Modi-ist'. However what it ended up being was two idealogues yelling at each other for ten minutes. The debate began quite alright, with the most important question on the table right away - What happened to that 'snoopgate' case? (Amit Shah, and through association Modi, were accused ...
Chennai: AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Tuesday was all set to return to the state assembly as she surged towards a massive victory in the Radhakrishnan Nagar by-election. Counting of votes began at 8 a.m. on Tuesday here. At the end of 10 rounds, Jayalalithaa had got 98,519 votes while her nearest rival, the Communist Party of India's (CPI) C.Mahendran, ...
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan has taken out time from his busy schedule for a vacation with his sons Hrehaan and Hredaan in South Africa. The actor has shared many photographs of his vacation via social media, and with one of the images featuring his son and himself on a boat, the 41-year-old tweeted: "Real? Or faking it? ...(Hint- He's doing it better than me.) #crocodilehunting #AmazingAfrica." ...

Designers chasing Caitlyn Jenner

2015-06-30 13:00:00

Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, who was known as Bruce Jenner before her gender transformation, is reportedly being "begged" by designers to wear their clothes when she walks the red carpet at the ESPY Awards next month. "Caitlyn has not decided on which designer to pick but every designer imaginable wants to dress her. The biggest designers in the ...
NEW DELHI, June 30 (Reuters) - India has asked refiners that owe billions of dollars to Iran for oil imports to build up dollar and euro balances to avoid downward pressure on the rupee if western powers and Tehran reach a final nuclear deal. Local refiners owe about $6.5 billion to Iran, equivalent to 55 percent of their oil bill, after a route to pay for Iranian oil through Turkey's Halkbank was ...
On 21 November 2014, President Obama announced a series of immigration reforms, including one that allows spouses of H-1B workers, who have applied for a green card, to work legally in the United States. This new rule is estimated to affect roughly 100,000 immediately and about 55,000 every year from now.The beneficiaries of this provision have one woman to thank-Rashi Bhatnagar.Originally from Haryana, ...
NEW DELHI, June 30 (Reuters) - India has asked refiners that owe billions of dollars to Iran for oil imports to build up dollar and euro balances to avoid downward pressure on the rupee if western powers and Tehran reach a final nuclear deal. Local refiners owe about $6.5 billion to Iran, equivalent to 55 percent of their oil bill, after a route to pay for Iranian oil through Turkey's Halkbank was ...
New York, June 30 (IBNS) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday launched the Global Coalition Unite for Heritage campaign, which aims to strengthen the mobilization of governments and all heritage stakeholders in the face of deliberate damage to cultural heritage, particularly in the Middle East.The threat is global and our response must be global. It ...
The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
When the Haryana Sarpanch started #SelfieWithDaughter, it was a cute idea to raise awareness. People liked it. The PM liked it, and he gave his weight behind it. It quickly became popular on Twitter, with thousands of pictures appearing soon. To be clear, PM Modi never said it was his idea. He stated clearly where it came from. And the Haryana Sarpanch got his accolades as well. There was, naturally, ...
NEW DELHI, June 30 (Reuters) - India has asked refiners that owe billions of dollars to Iran for oil imports to build up dollar and euro balances to avoid downward pressure on the rupee if western powers and Tehran reach a final nuclear deal. Local refiners owe about $6.5 billion to Iran, equivalent to 55 percent of their oil bill, after a route to pay for Iranian oil through Turkey's Halkbank was ...
* Imports in May at 1.2 mln bpd, highest since December 2014 * Jan-May imports from Iran slightly over 1 mln bpd * Nuclear talks likely to extend past June 30 deadline By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - Asian imports of Iranian crude rose to the highest level this year in May, although buyers may have to curb any further increases if negotiators up against a deadline fail ...
A new study has revealed that for type 2 diabetes risk, where you live matters.The University of California San Francisco study found that living in a neighborhood with resources to support exercise and with access to healthy food was linked to a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes, Medpage Today reported.Researchers found that 12 percent of the more than 5,000 people in the study developed diabetes ...
The Food and Drug Administration in U.S. have announced a final three-year timetable to eliminate artificial trans fats from the edible products. According to the FDA, the reason behind the anticipated ban is that trans fats, which are usually added to processed foods via partially hydrogenated oils, are not recognised as safe for use in human food, reported Slate Magazine.It contributes significantly ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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