Archive for May 26th, 2018


New Delhi May 26   Smokers were 2.5 times more likely to quit post a cessation intervention programme delivered entirely on social networking giant Facebook than by other online quit-smoking programmes, a clinical trial has showed.

Young adults are less likely to use evidence-based treatments for smoking cessation…

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Imitation jewellery in demand in Gurugram: Survey

Gurugram, May 25  The imitation jewellery market is growing at a rapid pace in Gurugram, suggests a survey., an online fashion jewellery platform, conducted a survey in the region on the issue and the results indicate that Gurugram has witnessed an upsurge of a62 per cent in demand…

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John Abraham’s school crush story

Mumbai, May 26  Actor John Abraham confessed that he used to have a crush on his school teacher because she was “beautiful and intelligent”.

John made the confession when he became part of Zee TV show “Dance India Dance Li’l Masters” to promote his film “Parmanu – The Story of…

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SEBI issues notice to ICICI Bank, CEO Kochhar in Videocon case

Mumbai, May 26  Private lender ICICI Bank on Friday said that Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has sought responses from the company and its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar on alleged non-compliance of the “erstwhile ‘Listing Agreement’ and the ‘Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015′”.


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US judge delays trial of Trump’s ex-campaign chief Manafort

Washington, May 26  A federal judge in the US state of Virginia has postponed the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman for two weeks, the media reported.

The trial date now is rescheduled to July 24, said Judge T.S. Ellis on Friday. He had…

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New Delhi May 26  India and Bangladesh are two separate countries bonded by cooperation and understanding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today.

Modi, who was here to attend the convocation ceremony of the Visva Bharati University, shared the dais with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, West Bengal Chief Minister…

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Sushant to promote NITI Aayog’s women entrepreneur programme

New Delhi, May 26  NITI Aayog on Friday signed an agreement with actor Sushant Singh Rajput to support two of its initiatives — the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) and BHIM app.

WEP motivates aspiring women entrepreneurs to start their business. It provides them knowledge and ecosystem support for helping them foster…

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Modi, Hasina discuss bilateral issues, security at Santiniketan meet

Santiniketan, May 26 The Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh on Friday discussed a number of bilateral issues, including security and politics, in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati University here founded by Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore – the composer of both countries’ national anthems.

The half-hour talks…

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MP issues advisory on Nipah virus

Bhopal, May 26  In the wake of the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala which claimed many lives, Madhya Pradesh Health Ministry issued an advisory on Friday.

Health Services Director B.N. Chouhan however said there was no reason to worry as the virus is generally limited to a place…

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