Archive for June 23rd, 2018

Oman Air receives its thirdnew Boeing 737 Max8

New Delhi June 23  Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Wednesday 13 June. The 737 MAX family has been designed to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with…

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Congress demeaning Indian Army, BJP blasts Ghulam Nabi Azad for Kashmir remark

New Delhi June 23 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday cornered the Congress over its veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s controversial remark concerning Army operations against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded an explanation from…

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At the heart of the Silk Road

New Delhi June 23 As the horses stomp their hooves, the flames on stage rise up. This is a spectacle like no other, an opera that celebrates all the differences of the the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang, formerly known as Sinkiang, is home to 47 ethnic groups, every major…

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World Cup: Inspired Musa keeps Nigeria alive

Volgograd, June 23  Two brilliant strikes by Ahmed Musa propelled Nigeria to a 2-0 win over Iceland in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Friday.

Musa (49th, 75th minutes) scored both his goals in the second half as Nigeria revived their chances of…

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World Cup: Switzerland beat Serbia 2-1 in Group E tie

Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.

Aleksandar Mitrovic handed Serbia the lead in the fifth minute during the match on Friday.

Switzerland equalised in…

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Google Assistant’s ‘continued conversation’ starts

San Francisco, June 23  Google has introduced a feature called “Continued Conversation” for Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max that would allow users to ask Assistant a question and then add a follow-up or a reminder without having to say, “OK Google,” each time.

The feature would work…

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Robotic surgery as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer: Study

New York, June 23 The outcome of robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery are equally effective in treating bladder cancer, say researchers, led by one of an Indian-origin.

The results, published in the journal The Lancet, may help patients and doctors to make informed decisions on the use…

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Sun safety tips

New Delhi, June 23  Sun maybe good for vitamin D, but its rays can also be very harmful for your skin. Wear protective clothing and sunglasses, and use sunscreens with at least 50 and above SPF for superior protection even in cloudy weather, sayexperts.

Raj Parikh, dermatologist and skin expert…

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Success of reality TV show depends on participants: Sunidhi Chauhan

Mumbai, June 23  Popular playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who is coming back on television with the music reality show “Dil Hai Hindustani 2”, says the popularity and success of any such entertainer depends on the talent potential of participants.

Being a winner of music reality show “Meri Aawaz Suno” herself…

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Higher Opec output may ease fuel prices

New Delhi June 23  Opec’s decision to pump up volumes is expected to ease fuel prices and lift pressure on government math, giving the Centre flexibility to continue with social sector spending into next year’s general elections.
Energy ministers from the cartel of 14 oil exporting countries, which…

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