Archive for March 5th, 2018

Tennis: Fognini beats Jarry in Brazil Open final

Sao Paulo, March 5  Italy’s tennis player Fabio Fognini rallied to beat Chile’s Nicolas Jarry 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday in the Brazil Open final here.

Fognini and Jarry, who was appearing in his first ATP Tour final, played at a fast pace in the…

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Apple planning to cut cost of MacBook Air in Q2

San Francisco, March 5 Apple is reportedly planning to launch a more affordable variant of the 13-inch MacBook Air in the second quarter of 2018, the media reported.

Apple is likely to release a new MacBook Air “with a lower price tag” during the second quarter of 2018, meaning…

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Mercury drops, respite for next few days

New Delhi, March 5 With spells of shower in Delhi and the neighbouring region, mercury fell by two degrees bringing respite to the national capital. The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 31.7 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average.

The minimum temperature was 17.3…

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Light marijuana use not linked to kidney disease: Study

New York, March 5 Occasional and relatively light use of marijuana may not increase risk of kidney disease in healthy adults below the age of 60, suggests new research.

The study, published in The American Journal of Medicine, found no association between current or previous marijuana use and kidney function…

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Inflammatory bowel disease may up heart attack risk in youngsters

New York, March 5 

Young adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are nearly 10 times at high risk of suffering a heart attack than their peers without the condition, say researchers including one of Indian origin.

IBD is an ongoing inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract and…

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Care for your skin before beauty sleep

New Delhi, March 5

Sleep is important for your beauty, but so is a proper skincare regime. Use a highly restorative night cream, which will help moisturise and protect your skin while you take rest, say experts.

Swati Kapoor, Co-Founder of SoulTree, Blossom Kochhar, Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of…

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Sridevi was her own competition, says Jayaprada

Hyderabad, March 5  Sridevi was her own competition and she had set goal for herself at every step in her life, said Jayaprada, who worked with her in many movies.

“When we worked together in films, we used to compete against each other. It was a healthy competition,” recalled Jayaprada…

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Ali Fazal’s film loses out on Oscars

Los Angeles, March 5 Indian actor Ali Fazal-starrer “Victoria & Abdul”, with Judi Dench in the key role, lost out on a chance to win an Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards here on Sunday.

The movie was nominated in two categories – Best Costume Design for Consolata Boyle and…

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Great high to collaborate with Irrfan Khan again: Guru Randhawa

Mumbai, March 5  Singer Guru Randhawa, who has rehashed his hit track “Patola” for “Blackmail”, says it is a pleasure to once again collaborate with actor Irrfan Khan and producer Bhushan Kumar of T-Series after “Suit suit” from “Hindi Medium”.

“Blackmail”, directed by Abhinay Deo and which also has…

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Negative Asian cues pull equity indices lower

Mumbai, March 5 Negative Asian cues — on the prospect of global trade wars — pulled the key indices of the Indian equity market lower during the early morning session on Monday.

According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in metals, auto and banking stocks.

At 9.25 a.m…

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