Archive for October 24th, 2018

Hahn Air Group, already 20 new partners implemented by Q3 2018

New Delhi Oct 24  Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and shuttle partners by the end of the third quarter of this year. Of the new partnerships, nine are new interline agreements and eleven are new partners of…

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Sindhu in second round of French Open

Paris, Oct 24  Ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu entered the second round of ongoing French Open after thrashing Beiwen Zhang in straight games here on Tuesday.

Sindhu took just 34 minutes to outclass Zhang 21-17, 21-8. With this win, the Rio Olympic silver medalist avenged her loss…

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Over 60 per cent Delhiites say no to firecracker this Diwali: Survey

New Delhi, Oct 24 While the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to impose a blanket ban on firecrackers, about 68 per cent people in Delhi said that they will not burn fireworks this Diwali, a survey said.

The survey conducted by LocalCircles, a community social media platform, covered Delhi and…

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‘Indian women have positive outlook towards tech careers’

New Delhi, Oct 24  A majority of Indian women in a sample survey feel their gender positively impacts their ability to pursue a career in technology.

Booking.com, a travel e-commerce company, conducted a ‘Women in Tech’ research with an aim to provide a better understanding on the continuing…

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Instant food means constant disease: Naidu

Panaji, Oct 24  Criticizing the culture of instant food, Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged the need to go back to traditional Indian food, saying “instant food means constant disease”.

Naidu said that India should look at being self-sufficient in terms of food production on account…

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Actor Ajaz Khan nabbed for possessing drugs

Mumbai, Oct 24  Bollywood actor Ajaz Khan has been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Navi Mumbai Police for alleged possession of banned drugs here.

He was arrested late Monday night, officials said here on Tuesday.

The controversial actor was arrested from a hotel room in Belapur with eight…

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Decoded: How smell of lavender helps you unwind

Tokyo, Oct 24  Scientists have discovered that the fragrant flower lavender is relaxing and may help people unwind and could even be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs.

The study, over mice, showed that the vaporised lavender compound linalool must be smelt — not absorbed in the lungs — to feel…

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US slaps sanctions on Taliban, Iranian supporters

Washington, Oct 24  The US Treasury announced on Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on eight individuals, including two associated with Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps — Qods Force (IRGC-QF), in an effort to hit Afghanistan’s Taliban militants.

The Treasury accused the designated Taliban members of engaging in suicide…

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