Archive for June 14th, 2018

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

London, June 14  While smoking and diabetes have long been known to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, researchers have warned that it can clog brain region crucial to memory, increasing the risk for dementia.

The findings showed that smoking and diabetes may have link with increased risk…

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Growing love for organic skincare in India

New Delhi, June 14  Organic and vegan products are the new must-haves that beauty conscious people and skincare lovers are rooting for. While some brands have been able to spot and bank on the gaping gap in the variety available, consumers are becoming more receptive to know the importance…

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90 shifted from blazing Mumbai tower, Deepika Padukone is safe

Mumbai, June 14  Firemen succeeded in controlling a major blaze in the top floors of the 33-storey Beaumonde Towers after battling the leaping flames for nearly five hours and evacuating more than 90 residents here on Wednesday evening.

However, at least two firemen suffered from suffocation and were rushed…

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Key Indian equity market indices open flat

Mumbai, June 14  The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened flat after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,739.16 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 35,743.10 points.

Minutes into trading, it was quoting…

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Trump: Biggest enemy of US is fake media

Washington, June 14  President Donald Trump has once again lambasted the “fake” communications media as the country’s “biggest enemy” because of their alleged attempts to “downplay” the results of his recent summit with North Korea.

“So funny to watch the Fake News, especially NBC and CNN. They are fighting…

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Kejriwal to spend third night in LG office

New Delhi, June 14  As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with his cabinet colleagues is all set to spend third night in a row at the Raj Niwas, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched an indefinite hunger strike on Wednesday and hundreds of AAP leaders and workers hit the…

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Jagannath temple treasury’s keys found in district record room

Bhubaneswar, June 14  The keys to Jagannath temple’s Ratna Bhandar (treasure room) were found in a locker in the district record room in Odisha’s Puri on Wednesday, an official said.

The duplicate key of the inner chamber of the Ratna Bhandar was found in a sealed envelope kept…

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Pranab attends Rahul’s Iftar, few big opposition leaders present

New Delhi, June 14  Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was in the eye of a storm and the butt of criticism from some Congress leaders for going to the RSS headquarters, attended the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday.

“Good food, friendly faces and great conversation…

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ED seeks ‘red corner notice’ against Nirav Modi

New Delhi, June 14  The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has requested the Interpol to issue Red Corner Notice (RCN) against absconding diamentiare Nirav Modi in connection with its probe into the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, agency sources said.

An ED source said that the financial…

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Delhi wakes up under shade of dust

New Delhi, June 14  The national capital woke up under the shade of dust on Thursday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average.

The air-quality remained severe for the second consecutive day across the National Capital Region (NCR), according…

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