Archive for January 8th, 2019
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Will China go to war over Taiwan?

New Delhi Jan 8 In the first week of 2019, as China grabbed headlines for landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, a New Year’s Day editorial in the nation’s official military newspaper told its readers that “war preparations” should be a top priority for…

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Kroos facing three-week injury layoff

Madrid, Jan 8  Spanish football giants Real Madrid have announced that their German midfielder Toni Kroos faces three weeks on the sidelines after tearing his left hamstring.

Kroos will miss both legs of the club’s Copa del Rey tie against Leganes as well as La Liga matches against Real…

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NASA’s planet hunting probe discovers third new planet

New York, Jan 8  NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a third small planet outside our solar system, scientists report.

The new planet named HD 21749b, orbits a bright, nearby dwarf star about 53 light years away in the constellation Reticulum. It appears to have the longest…

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HC quashes Centre’s ban on Wockhardt’s anti-inflammatory drug

New Delhi, Jan 8 The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside a Central government notification restricting the manufacture, sale and distribution of an anti-inflammatory medicine manufactured by pharma company Wockhardt Ltd.

Ace Proxyvon, a medicine manufactured by Wockhardt Ltd was part of the 328 Fixed Dose Combination (FDC…

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Cold Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 8  It was a cold Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 7 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

The city continues to witness fog, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting moderate fog for the day.

At least 14 trains headed…

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Amrish Puri was a great actor and human being: Javed Akhtar

Mumbai, Jan 8  Ahead of the 14th death anniversary of late legendary actor Amrish Puri, veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar remembered him saying he was a combination of “a great actor and great human being.”

In the forthcoming episode of Zee Bollywood’s “Classic Legends Season 5”, Akhtar will…

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How breastfeeding is linked to being a righty or lefty

New York, Jan 8  Are you a leftie or a righty? The duration for which a child is breastfed may determine handedness or the dominant hand, says a research.

The study, from the University of Washington, suggests that the prevalence of left-handedness is lower among breastfed infants.

Children breastfed…

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