Archive for July, 2017

Trump attacks slain Muslim US soldier’s parents; triggers row

Washington, Jul 31 (PTI) Donald Trump today hit out at the father of a fallen Pakistani-origin Muslim American soldier over remarks that he has “sacrificed nothing” for the country as the Republican presidential nominee mocked the mother for keeping silent, triggering a bipartisan backlash.

The reality TV star said…

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Tips to keep hair fall at bay

New Delhi, July 31  An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but try to include avocado, banana, coconut milk and carrot to keep hair fall away, says an expert.

C.M. Guri, dermatologist at Delhi-based Venus Clinics, has shared how some kitchen ingredients can be used in…

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India bowl out Windies for 196, reach 126/1

Kingston, July 31: India took firm control of the second cricket Test match by bowling out the West Indies for 196 runs before reaching for 126 for one at the end of the first day here on Saturday.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five wickets for 52 runs as…

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Surprised that West Indies batted first: R Ashwin

Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (PTI) India spinner R Ashwin said he was surprised with West Indies’ decision to bat first on a sticky wicket, even as he returned with a five-wicket haul on the opening day to dismiss the hosts for a paltry 196 in the second cricket Test…

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Bazodee: Bollywood musical with Caribbean flavour

Washington, July 31 In Trinidadian slang “Bazodee” refers to a state of dizziness or confusion in love. London-born actress Natalie Perera was in a somewhat similar state of mind as she prepared to portray an Indian girl in her first Bollywood musical with a difference.

Set for release Aug…

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Petrol price cut by Rs 1.42/litre, diesel by Rs 2.01 a litre

New Delhi, July 31 (PTI) Petrol price was today cut by Rs 1.42 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.01 per litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

Petrol will cost Rs 61.09 a litre in Delhi from midnight tonight as compared to…

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Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians’ philanthropy work

New Delhi, July 31  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), a philanthropic organisation engaged in supplementing the country’s social development efforts.

“Facilitating Diaspora’s desire to give back to India. EAM chairs sixth board meeting…

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DMRC, MDI to exchange intellectual, infrastructure resources

New Delhi, July 31  The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday signed an agreement with the Management Development Institute (MDI) to exchange intellectual and infrastructure resources as well as setting the ground for long-term academy-industry partnership.

Both the organisations will jointly develop research and innovation programmes, a…

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Anti-India slogans as Mehbooba visits exam centre

Srinagar, July 31 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was on Sunday greeted with anti-India slogans when she visited a common entrance test (CET) centre here.

Parents waiting outside the Government Women’s College on M.A. Road in Srinagar raised the slogans. Their children were inside, writing…

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Modi promises free check-up for pregnant women

New Delhi, July 31) Expressing concern over pregnancy-related deaths and other complications, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said government hospitals and other facilities will provide free medical care to needy pregnant women in the country.
During his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address to the nation, Modi called upon doctors…

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