Archive for July 11th, 2019

India crash out of WC after losing to NZ by 18 runs in 1st semifinal

Manchester, Jul 11 (PTI) India crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a heart-breaking 18-run loss to New Zealand in the first semifinal here Wednesday.

Brief Score:

New Zealand: 239 for 8 in 50 overs. (Ross Taylor 73, Kane Williamson 67; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3/43, Jasprit Bumrah…

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Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety: Study

Tokyo  Jul 11:  Are you leading a highly stressful life? Worry not, Japanese Matcha tea will come to your rescue as researchers have found it to have various health benefits, such as reducing anxiety.

Published in the Journal of Functional Foods, the study done on mice found that anxious behaviour…

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Politics of peace-making

In what way, and why, could a European war be so persistently and consistently be referred to as the First World War for a hundred years?

The First World War ended with a series of peace meetings and conferences in Paris, which were essentially concluded only between European powers. Hence…

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“Opposition’s Work Most Enjoyable, Easy,” Says Rahul Gandhi In Amethi

Amethi Jul 11: Rahul Gandhi, who returned to his former constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday for the first time after his defeat in his home base, termed the work of opposition as “most enjoyable” and “easy”.

Addressing Congress workers, Mr Gandhi said, “Narendra Modi is Prime Minister…

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Merkel suffers new shaking spell, third in a month

Berlin, Jul 10 (AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a new trembling spell on Wednesday, the third time in less than a month, which has raised questions over her health.

Merkel began shaking involuntarily as national anthems were being played at the reception of Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne, an…

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Rupee spurts 25 paise to 68.33 vs USD on Fed boost

Mumbai, Jul 11 (PTI) The rupee rebounded 25 paise to 68.33 against the US dollar in early trade Thursday, in tandem with other emerging market currencies after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a rate cut later this month.

However, rising crude oil prices capped the gains…

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Biriyani from Kerala jail on go online

Thrissur(Ker), Jul 11 (PTI) Seeking to tap the hugely popular online food market, prison authorites in Kerala Thursday began offering piping hot biriyani prepared by jail inmates.

In the first phase, the plan is to sell biriyani combo online, priced at Rs 127.

The combo, which was specifically designed…

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Lok Sabha passes arbitration bill

New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) A Bill to set up an independent and autonomous regime for institutionalised domestic and international arbitration was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) Bill, 2019, seeks to replace an ordinance issued in March this year by the…

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