Archive for October 25th, 2018

YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy injured in attack at Vizag airport

Visakhapatnam, Oct 25  YSR Congress leader Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy was Thursday injured when he was attacked by a man with a sharp-edged object at the airport here, official sources said.

Reddy, the leader of the opposition in the Andhra Pradesh assembly, received a minor injury on his…

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Laterally yours

The debate about lateral entrants into the upper echelons of the Government of India bureaucracy seems to have quietened down. I thought, therefore, that this might be a calmer and quieter moment to share a first-hand perspective on my more than two-and-a-half years of experience as…

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IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi among top 100 universities: QS Asia ranking 2019

New Delhi Oct 25  The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-Bombay) has this year too topped the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings from India followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Madras. In the latest rankings, eight Indian universities have figured among the top 100 in the list of…

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Asian Champions Trophy: India ride Harmanpreet hat-trick

Muscat, Oct 25  Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick of penalty corner conversions to give India a 4-1 victory over South Korea in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 hockey tournament, knocking their opponents out of semi-final contention.

Harmanpreet opened the Indian scoring in the fifth minute…

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Facebook now allows users to add songs to photos, videos

San Francisco, Oct 25  Offering its over two billion monthly users new ways to express themselves, Facebook has introduced new music features, including an option to add a song to photos and videos they share to Facebook Stories.

“And, we’re bringing it to News Feed, too!,” Facebook said in…

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Extremely high BP in diabetics linked to severe organ damage

New York, Oct 25  Patients with diabetes suffering from extremely high blood pressure (BP) could be at risk of organ damage due to hypertensive emergencies such as stroke, chest pain and heart failure, finds a study.

The study showed that acute or worsening heart failure was the most frequent target…

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Follow celebrities but understand that every person is unique: Celebrity trainer

New Delhi, Oct 25  Celebrity trainer Shivoham, who has worked with celebrities like Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ranveer Singh, says that it’s good to imbibe a healthy lifestyle and training from celebrities but one should not forget that every person is unique and what…

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Celina Jaitly returns to Bollywood

Mumbai, Oct 25  Actress, LGBTQI activist and former beauty queen Celina Jaitly is set to return to Bollywood after seven years with Ram Kamal Mukherjee’s Hindi film “A Tribute to Rituparno Ghosh: Season’s Greetings”.

The film is based on a mother-daughter relationship, Celina will be playing the…

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