Archive for August 16th, 2018

Kareena to be showstopper at Monisha Jaising’s LFW finale

Mumbai, Aug 16 : Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan will take to the ramp at the finale of the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2018 edition as the showstopper in a creation by designer Monisha Jaising.

Kareena has added magnificence to LFW finales in the past. She dazzled the…

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Sensex falls 188 points on global cues, weak macro data

Mumbai, Aug 16 (PTI) Benchmark Sensex tumbled over 188 points to close at 37,663.56 today, tracking weak global cues on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis amid sustained foreign fund outflows.

The rupee stoked more worries, slumping to an all-time low of 70.40 per dollar (intra…

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Birmingham cancer expert elected as first female President of BGCS

London Aug 16: University of Birmingham women’s cancer expert Dr Sudha Sundar has been chosen as the President-Elect of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) – the first female gynaecological oncologist to be elected to this post.
The BGCS is a society of professionals dedicated to improving the care…

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Tata Nexon receives 4-star in Global NCAP crash test

New Delhi August 16 The Tata Nexon, Tata Motors’ compact SUV for the Indian market, Tuesday received a four-star rating in the recently concluded Global NCAP crash test for newly-introduced Indian cars. The Nexon achieved a safety score of (13.56/17.00) amongst all the car models…

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A Law Past Its Sell-by Date

It was just a year ago when a 10-year-old girl’s pregnancy after being raped by her uncles shook the whole country. We were horrified as we read about her advancing pregnancy and both the Punjab and Haryana High Court and Supreme Court, advised by a doctors’ panel…

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Aditya-L1 will be India’s answer to NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

On August 16, NASA made history with the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, humanity’s grand first attempt to touch the sun. But amid all the anticipation and fanfare, a different team of scientists continued work on its own solar mission, nearly halfway across the world from Cape Canaveral…

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Here’s what you may not know about H2O

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 16: A recent study has discovered new properties of water that previously went unnoticed.
Liquid water is known to be an excellent transporter of its own autoionization products; that is, the charged species obtained when a water molecule (H2O) is split into protons (H+) and…

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New HIV therapy can boost immunity

Washington D.C [USA], Aug 16 : Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection.
Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective…

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