Archive for August 17th, 2018

Your brain can take rational decisions against pre-existing bias

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : We all make decisions influenced by existing biases or beliefs, these decisions at times seem to be irrational. But a recent study suggests that our brain is capable of making logical decisions by setting aside these previously held notions.

The research has highlighted the…

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Stress during pregnancy may cause depression in female offsprings

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : High maternal levels of the stress hormone cortisol during pregnancy can increase feelings of anxiousness and depression in female offsprings at the tender age of 2, a new study reveals.
The findings emphasize the significance of prenatal conditions for susceptibility of later mental health…

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Muzarabani drops out of Zimbabwe cricket team

Zimbabwe (South Africa) August 17 : Blessing Muzarabani, 21-year-old Zimbabwean pacer dropped out of international cricket on Thursday for an indefinite period of time.
The fast bowler has not specified any reason for his departure from the Zimbabwe cricket team, although the decision fires warning shots to the Zimbabwe…

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5 platforms making millenials future ready

New Delhi [India], Aug 17 : Millennials have been the talk of the business world in recent years. Thousands of articles have been written in an attempt to explore their needs and educate managers on how to properly manage this generation of workers.
But, with the last of the millennials finishing…

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NCMC reviews rescue operations in flood-hit Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] August 17: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Friday held a review meeting to take stock of the rescue and relief operations in the flood-affected areas in Kerala.
In the meeting, chaired by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha and attended by the Chief Secretaries of Kerala…

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Katrina heads to Malta for ‘Bharat’

New Delhi Aug 17 (ANI): Bollywood star Katrina Kaif has kick-started her ‘Bharat’ journey as the actress headed to Malta for shooting today.

While the film went on floors earlier last month, the 35-year-old begins her first schedule now. The ‘Dhoom 3’ star will join Salman Khan…

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868 dead due to rains, floods in 7 states during monsoon

New Delhi, Aug 17 (PTI) As many as 868 people have lost their lives, 247 of them in Kerala, due to rains, floods and landslides in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.

According to the Home Ministry’s National Emergency Response Centre (NERC…

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Vajpayee’s last journey begins; thousands throng to pay respects

New Delhi, Aug 17 (PTI) Thousands of people today joined the funeral procession of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi walking behind the gun carriage carrying the mortal remains.

BJP chief Amit Shah, several union ministers and party leaders also walked sombrely behind the carriage…

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Vajpayee: The man of heart

New Delhi August 17  Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poem, Pehchan, has lines that might act as an epigraph to one of the most endearing, yet politically enigmatic lives in Indian politics. “Chote man se koi bada nahin hota/ toote main se koi khada nahin hota/ man haar kar maidan nahin…

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