Archive for October 14th, 2018

Acting an emotionally draining, insecure profession: Parineeti

Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) Parineeti Chopra says she has a secret aim in life: to reach out to the audience and explain how demanding being an actor can be, as all that glitters in this profession may not always be gold.

The 29-year-old actor believes being an actor…

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Japanese experts to assist Indian architects develop bullet train stations

New Delhi, Oct 14 :  Japanese consultants will join hands with Indian architects to develop the 12 proposed bullet train stations and its adjoining areas in an integrated way.

In a meeting with senior officials of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority and Gujarat’s Urban Development and Municipal Commissioners, it was…

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Trump considers lifting sanctions on Turkey after US pastor freed

Washington, Oct 14 :  US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will take a look at US sanctions on Turkey and will consider whether to lift them after the American missionary Andrew Brunson was freed this Friday after two years in prison imposed by the Turkish justice system.

Questioned by…

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Ketogenic diet prevents cognitive decline: Study

New York, Oct 14 :  Consuming a ketogenic diet — high levels of fat and low levels of carbohydrate — can help prevent cognitive decline, according to a new study on mice.

The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, showed that the stomach and the brain are more closely connected…

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India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy

Kolkata, Oct 14 :  China and India together would make a difference to Asia and the whole world, a top Chinese envoy said here, stressing that leaders of the two nations favour meaningful cultural and educational exchanges to enhance bilateral cooperation.

Noting that the leaders would meet towards the year end…

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“Me-too” movement a bad omen for BJP

There are several reasons why the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is palpably uneasy about the “Me-too” movement against the sexual harassment of women at the workplace, especially when Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar is in the line of fire. As a newspaper has noted, several…

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Fashion fraternity celebrates genderless love on LMIFW runway

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Over 40 renowned designers including names like Manish Malhotra, Samant Chauhan and Gaurav Gupta came together to celebrate the power of genderless love and the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal Section 377, which criminalised homosexuality, at the grand finale of the Lotus Make-up India…

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Twitter under Irish investigation over data collection

San Francisco, Oct 14 :  Twitter is reportedly facing an investigation by privacy regulators in Ireland over data collection in its link-shortening system, the media reported.

Privacy regulators in Ireland have launched an investigation into exactly how much data Twitter collects from t.co, its URL-shortening system, The Verge…

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Sugar mills worry over surplus, talk of ‘industry collapse’

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With the availability of sugar set to reach an unprecedented level of 44 million tonnes thanks to huge unconsumed stock from last year and expected higher production this year, an imminent threat of “industry collapse” is being talked about. This has pushed mills to consider…

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