Archive for March 3rd, 2018

Twinkle Khanna wants to learn salsa, speak French

Mumbai, March 3 : Multi-faceted talent Twinkle Khanna, who forayed into film production with “Pad Man”, says salsa dance and speaking French are two skills she wants to learn.

A former actress, Twinkle is an interior designer, a columnist, author and entrepreneur apart from being a doting wife and mother…

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AIIMS: Faculty lift falls from sec floor, 5 injured

New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) A lift near the office of the medical superintendent at the AIIMS here today came crashing down from the second floor, leaving five persons injured, an official said.

The incident happened around 11.45 am.

The AIIMS official said that the lift fell down from…

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Giriraj slams Rahul for going abroad ahead of counting

Patna (Bihar) Mar. 3 (ANI): Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Saturday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for leaving the country at a time when the results for Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura assembly elections is to be declared.

Speaking to media, Singh said Rahul knew…

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NDPP-BJP surges ahead in Nagaland

Kohima, March 3  The ruling National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is leading in 12 seats and its ally, the BJP, in six seats — just ahead of the Naga Peoples Front (NPF), which is leading in 15 seats — in the vote count for the Nagaland Assembly on Saturday, as per the…

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BJP, ally leading in Tripura

Agartala, March 3 : Putting up a remarkable show, the BJP and its alliance partner, Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, surged ahead of the ruling CPI-M-led Left Front in the counting of votes for the 59 assembly constituencies in Tripura on Saturday.

Polling has been countermanded in one…

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EV’s to revolutionize Urban Transport in India

In a decade or two, nearly 50 per cent of 1.3 billion people in India will live in urban areas and transportation is perhaps going to be a major hurdle particularly in major cities, which are already choked. Lately there is a new dimension to this problem, that is…

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Prasad resigns from junior national selection committee

Mumbai, March 3 Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad resigned on Friday from the post of chairman of the junior national selection committee.

His resignation comes less than a month after India won their fourth title at the U-19 World Cup.

“He has resigned from the committee as he wants…

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Facebook ends alternative News Feed experiment

San Francisco, March 3 Facebook has ended its month-long experiment with the alternative News Feed feature, Explore, that was started in October 2017 in six countries.

We constantly try out new features, design changes and ranking updates to understand how we can make Facebook better for everyone. Some of…

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Ecotourism’s direct payment on sighting wildlife helps reducing hunting

New Delhi, March 3 Ecotourism’s direct payment approach to the locals for sighting wildlife helps reducing illegal hunting, says a new international study.

The study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Foundations of Success (FOS) finds that an ecotourism strategy based on “direct payments”, where local people are…

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Scientists discover new target to treat depression

New York, March 3 Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a new target for treating major depressive disorder.

The research shows that individuals with high levels of an enigmatic receptor called GPR158 may be more susceptible to depression following chronic stress.

“The next step in this process…

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