Archive for July 19th, 2018

India in talks with China on Siang River contamination

New Delhi July 19  The Centre on Wednesday informed in Parliament that India has raised the issue of contamination of water in Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh with the Chinese side on several occasions.

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (retired), VK Singh, noted that the issue was…

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Twitter puts verification reforms on hold

Washington [United States], July 19: Twitter has put its reform efforts for verification process on hold owing to the upcoming mid-term US elections.
Twitter will channel its attention towards areas it thinks need more attention, Engadget reported.
The company will be focusing on getting rid of bots, fake news…

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CT scan may increase brain tumor risk

Washington DC, [USA] July 19

: A new study shows that CT Scans, commonly used in medical imaging, may increase the risk of brain tumors.
The use of computed tomography (CT) scans has dramatically increased over the last two decades.
While CT scans have greatly improved diagnostic capabilities, they also deliver…

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Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ to go on floors this weekend

New Delhi [India] July 19 : Superstar Salman Khan’s period drama ‘Bharat’ will go under the camera and lights this weekend with the sequence of a circus.
The team will begin shooting on an elaborate set erected in Mumbai’s Filmistan Studio, which will go on till August, after which…

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Nicotine exposure during pregnancy harmful for baby

Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 : A new study revealed that nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as ‘cot death’, is the sudden and unexpected death of…

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IOA asked to reconsider selection of teams, athletes for Asian Games

New Delhi [India], July 19 : The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) asking them to reconsider the selection of teams or athletes for the upcoming Asian Games 2018.
In a letter, the Ministry pointed out that there are some…

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Wok Express brings tasty, affordable and all new offering Value Woks

Mumbai [India], July 19 : Wok Express, one of India’s leading Pan Asian QSR brands, has introduced an all new category to its ever-evolving menu – ‘Value Woks’. Priced at Rs. 55 onwards for the vegetarian variant and Rs. 85 onwards for the chicken variant, Value Woks promise to live…

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Army has no connection with elections: Pak GHQ

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 19 : The Pakistan Army has no connection with the general elections scheduled on July 25, said a representative of General Headquarters while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Thursday here.
According to the Duniya News, the representative stated that the army is only working to make the…

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Shiv Sena to vote against no-confidence motion

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) July 19 : The Shiv Sena will vote against the no-confidence motion moved by the TDP against the Narendra Modi-led government.
The party has issued a whip for its MPs, directing them to support the Central Government.
As per the sources, BJP president Amit Shah earlier…

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Rajnath’s remark on mob lynching not satisfactory: Cong

New Delhi [India], July 19 : The Congress on Thursday expressed disagreement over Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement on mob lynching and said that it was “not satisfactory”.
“The Home Minister’s statement in Lok Sabha on mob lynching was at all, that is why we staged a walkout from…

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