Archive for December, 2019


New Delhi Dec 31 This New Year’s eve, the Taj invites you to be part of the festivities with a distinct set of ambiences ranging from landmark city hotels in Dubai and New York to authentic Grand Palaces in Rajasthan.

Check in to the award-winning, centrally located Taj…

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Age of policy insecurity

On December 20, James Mattis, the US Secretary of Defence, had resigned stating that he had significant policy differences with President Donald Trump. He had, however, offered to stay on in the job until February 1, 2019, to help ensure a smooth transition. However, in what can only be construed…

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Nodal officer for Ladakhi students’ welfare outside Jammu and Kashmir soon

New Delhi Dec 31 Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said that a nodal officer would be appointed to ensure security of Ladakhi students studying outside the state.  “A nodal officer will be appointed to ensure safety, security and welfare of Ladakhi students studying outside the state…

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PKL 6: UP edge out U Mumba 34-29 in first eliminator

Cochin, Dec 31 UP Yoddhas rode on their defenders to make a major upset as they outclassed U Mumba 34-29 in the first eliminator of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season six at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium here on Sunday.

Nitesh kumar collected eight tackle points for the…

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Facebook least trusted tech company: Survey

San Francisco, Dec 31 In a reflection of what a series of data leaks and scandals has done to damage the reputation of Facebook, a new survey has found that the world’s largest social network leads the list of companies that people trust the least.

According to a survey…

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Here’s how gut bacteria can curb harmful effects of high BP

London, Dec 31 To a large extent our well-being depends on what bacterial guests in our digestive tract consume as researchers have found that beneficial gut microbes can produce from dietary fibre a fatty acid called propionate which can protect against the harmful consequences of high blood pressure.


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How to keep up with your New Year resolutions?

New Delhi, Dec 31 Making resolutions and scheduling actions for New Year is something that everyone aspires for. But, the real challenge is in keeping up the momentum to achieve the goals. Chaotic routines, dwindling will-power or plain laziness tend to succumb to these at some point or the…

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Celebrities who bid us goodbye in 2018

New Delhi, Dec 31 From superstar Sridevis untimely death to demise of Marvel creator Stan Lee , the year of 2018 was a tough year for Bollywood and Hollywood as the industries have lost some of the best known and well-loved figures.

So before welcoming the new year, let’s…

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Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as prime minister

Dhaka, Dec 31  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to return for a new term in office as her party, Awami League (AL), has registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh’s Election Commission said on Monday.

Hasina would become Prime Minister for an unprecedented fourth term after AL secured win…

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