Archive for October 20th, 2018

Tantri, TDB disagree over emergency shutdown of Sabarimala shrine

Sabarimala (Kerala) Oct 20 Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) member K.P.Shankara Das on Saturday disagreed with the Sabarimala Tantri family’s threat to close the temple doors if any woman within the barred age group arrive for darshan.

“It’s the Supreme Court that has directed that women within…

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How school support may help ADHD children

London, Oct 20 One-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation may improve academic outcomes of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

ADHD refers to a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.

“Children with ADHD are of course all unique. It…

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Punjab CM arrives in Amritsar over train tragedy

Amritsar, Oct 20 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh arrived in Amritsar on Saturday, nearly 16 hours after at least 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here.

The Chief Minister, accompanied by Punjab Congress President and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar…

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Counting underway for J&K civic polls

Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 20 Counting was underway on Saturday for the recently concluded Jammu and Kashmir municipal polls, with preliminary results showing that the BJP was heading for a major victory in Jammu while mixed results were seen in the Kashmir Valley.

By 11 a.m., the Bharatiya Janata Party…

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Railways not responsible for Amritsar tragedy: Lohani

Amritsar, Oct 20 Hours after 60 hapless Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train here in Punjab, Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani on Saturday dismissed the railways’ responsibility in the tragedy.

Lohani said at Jora Phatak the Jalandhar-Amritsar Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) passenger train which was running at…

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PKL: Pune registers first win at home-leg

Pune, Oct 20 Puneri Paltans defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers 29-25 to register their first win in home-leg of the Pro Kabaddi League here on Friday.

Pune’s defence led by Ravi Kumar, who picked six crucial points in tackles, was the major difference between the two sides in…

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Smile Foundation Bestowed With Lifelong Health Award by Merck Consumer Health

New Delhi, Oct 20 Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, has been bestowed with the prestigious Lifelong Health Award by Merck Consumer Health. The award recognizes initiatives for children in health and education convergence.

Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, has been bestowed with the prestigious Lifelong Health…

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Google to charge $40 per device to Android makers

San Francisco, Oct 20 Android manufacturers will have to pay $40 per device to Google in Europe to be featured into Google Play Store and other mobile apps.

According to a report in The Verge on Friday, a confidential fee schedule shows costs as high as $40 per device to…

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My family taught me about failure: Deepshikha Deshmukh

New Delhi, Oct 20 Producer-entrepreneur Deepshikha Deshmukh has produced critically acclaimed movies like “Sarbjit” and “Madaari”. She also owns skin nutrition brand, but the daughter of veteran film producer Vashu Bhagnani believes that failure is important in life as it helps people in growing as individuals.

“I have learned…

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