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New Delhi: Bareillys Barelvi madrasas on Tuesday openly defied the Uttar Pradesh governments directive that the national anthem be mandatorily sung at all Islamic educational institutions across the state on the occasion of Independence Day. Earlier, the UP government had directed all madrassas (Islamic schools) to hold celebrations on Independence Day and videograph the event. Minority welfare ...
New Delhi: As India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day, Indians around the world are rejoicing too. To mark 70 years of India's independence, Indian embassies in many countries have been lit up in colours of the Indian flag as they celebrate the day. From USA to Turkey to Vietnam, Indian embassies are marking the day India gained independence from the British rule by lighting up in colours of ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in July as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles and raised discretionary spending, suggesting the economy continued to gain momentum early in the third quarter. Retail sales for June and May also were revised higher, which should help to assuage concerns about consumer spending after ...
By Peter Hobson LONDON (Reuters) - Gold fell for a second day on Tuesday as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signalled he would delay a decision on firing missiles towards Guam, encouraging investors to buy riskier assets and boosting stocks, the dollar and bond yields. Gold, seen as a safe haven in times of uncertainty, rose to a two-month high of $1,291.86 on Friday after a week of escalating ...
New Delhi: Bareillys Barelvi madrasas on Tuesday openly defied the Uttar Pradesh governments directive that the national anthem be mandatorily sung at all Islamic educational institutions across the state on the occasion of Independence Day. Earlier, the UP government had directed all madrassas (Islamic schools) to hold celebrations on Independence Day and videograph the event. Minority welfare ...
[India], August 15 (ANI): A second case of death has been reported from Maharashtra on the eve of Janmashtami, as a 34-year old was electrocuted in a Dahi handi program in Mumbai's Airoli today.Nagesh Sainath Parle, a resident of Kurla was immediately taken to hospital in Mulund where he was declared dead, confirmed Senior PI Airoli Police station Pradip Tiddar.Earlier in the day, a man died while ...
[U.K.], August 15 (ANI):At least 11 people were crushed to death by a falling tree during a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday.A large 200-year-old oak tree came crushing down on a crowd outside a small church during the Nossa Senhora do Monte festival, which attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world to the island every year, Independent reported.35 others ...
[China], August 15 (ANI): China and South Korea have called on U.S. President Donald Trump to back up the statement of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a diplomatic solution to the Korean Peninsula crisis.South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a televised speech on Tuesday that U.S. military action on the Korean Peninsula may not be taken without Seoul's ...
An unimaginable tragedy has now got the attention of the country. The Uttar Pradesh government has initiated a probe to investigate if the shortage of oxygen led to the deaths of 60 children undergoing treatment at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath faces a tough test for his leadership. On Sunday, he said a special team has been constituted to investigate ...
The Sri Lankan series, on thought, is done and dusted once India wrapped it up in Colombo, winning the second Test to take a 2-0 lead. Not so, with young Hardik Pandya pumping life into the third and last Test at Pallekele with his exciting all-round showing. India vs Sri Lanka - Complete Coverage | Full Schedule India winning the series, their eighth in a row and 3-0 at that, for the first time ...
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in July as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles and raised discretionary spending, suggesting the economy continued to gain momentum early in the third quarter. Retail sales for June and May also were revised higher, which should help to assuage concerns about consumer spending after ...
By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar and U.S. Treasury yields rose on Tuesday while Wall Street indexes were flat after solid retail data and North Korea's leader delayed a decision on firing missiles. U.S. data showed the biggest increase in retail sales in seven months in July as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles and lifted discretionary spending, suggesting the economy ...
[USA], Aug 15 (ANI): A team of researchers has uncovered a novel role for transcription factor Gata4 in reducing the post-heart attack fibrosis.During a heart attack, blood stops flowing into the heart; starved for oxygen, part of the heart muscle dies. The heart muscle does not regenerate; instead it replaces dead tissue with scars made of cells called fibroblasts that do not help the heart pump. ...
[USA], Aug 15 (ANI): The optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) might be just under our skin, according to a recent study.The University of Toronto study involved transplanting healthy pancreatic cells under the skin to produce insulin for blood glucose regulation."The skin has the advantage of being readily accessible," said senior researcher Michael Sefton. "It is also presents fewer hazards ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of the written test of the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination-2017.All those who had appeared for the exams can check their status on the official website, upsc.gov.in  The online applications to fill a total of 138 vacancies in Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydro geologists were advertised in the ...
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the admit card/hall ticket of candidates for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2017.Candidates who had registered for the recruitment exams can now download their e-Admit cards from the official website, upsc.gov.in  The exam will be held by UPSC on September 10,2017 which is necessary for candidates to attend ...


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