Archive for March 13th, 2018

Prominent personalities grace Delhi fest

New Delhi, March 13, Prominent personalities from different walks of life, including director-producer Ramesh Sippy, director-writer Imtiaz Ali, historian and writer William Dalrymple, TEDx speaker Rajen Makhijani and cricketer Virender Sehwag participated in the inaugural edition of the HT Imagine Fest over the weekend here.

The event at…

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French First Lady visits Lodhi Art District in Capita

New Delhi, March 13, The Lodhi Colony area of Delhi which was transformed into Indias very first open public art district as part of the St+art Festival in 2015 was graced by the French First Lady Brigitte Macron on Monday.

St+art senior architect Pierre Guyot, who conducted the…

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India eye Nidahas Trophy final berth against tricky Bangladesh

Colombo, March 13  Buoyant after registering a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, a confident Rohit Sharma-led India would aim to seal a final berth in the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 tri-series when they face a tricky Bangladesh at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Wednesday.

By no means…

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Moderate Facebook use may boost happiness in autistic adults

New York, March 13 Adults with autism spectrum disorder who use Facebook in moderation tend to be happier than those who do not, finds a new study.

The study showed that Facebook in moderation may also enhance their well-being as well as act as a protective factor against co…

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Slow down ageing with right food, ample sleep

New Delhi, March 13  Want to age slowly and live a longer life? Eat right, get adequate sleep and stay positive.

“There are a couple of things, one is food for sure. What you eat is what you show on the outside. The second is what and how you think…

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WHO lists ‘Disease X’ among priority diseases: Report

Geneva, March 13  The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed “Disease X”, which could potentially trigger deadly global epidemic in the near future, among priority diseases, calling for urgent measures to accelerate research and development to tackle it.

“Disease X” was listed in the 2018 annual review of R&amp…

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SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline

New Delhi, March 13  The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till it delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme.

Announcing the order, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice…

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Women writers come together to discuss significant issues

New Delhi, March 13, The second edition of Women Writers Festival delved into a range of issues and genres, including fiction and nonfiction writing, parenting, women at work, women in politics, nonfiction narratives, popular fiction with romance, gender issues and travel writing, among others.

Carefully curated panels saw leading women…

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Palestinian PM survives explosion in Gaza

Gaza, March 13  Palestinian Prime Minister Ramy Hamdallah on Tuesday survived an explosion that targeted his convoy during his visit to the Gaza Strip, the Interior Ministry said.

Hamdallah was visiting Gaza in order to attend the inauguration of a wastewater treatment plant and meet officials, reports Efe news agency…

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Air crash: Relatives of Bangladeshi victims arrive in Nepal

Dhaka/Kathmandu, March 13  Relatives of the victims of a US-Bangla airlines plane crash in Kathmandu travelled to the Himalayan nation on Tuesday to identify the deceased as investigators retrieved the flight data recorder from the wreckage of the plane.

The 78-seater Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft with 71…

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