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  • Aspirin can aid in fight against tuberculosis: Study(18:48)
    Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Aspirin can prevent the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium from hijacking immune cells and allow the body to control infection better, say researchers who found that the common pain killer could treat the top infectious killer worldwide that claims around 4,400 lives a day.
Ed Sheeran was bullied in school over his hair
  • Indians seek ride-hailing mostly for mid-distance(17:35)
    New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Indians seek ride-hailing services mostly for mid-distance travel - 10-20-km - according to a new survey by Counterpoint Research which showed that two out of three ride-sharing users avail the service at least once a week.
Obesity causes early onset of puberty, says study
  • Plan your next family vacation with ease on Trello(16:34)
    New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) New York City-based collaboration tool major Trello, being used by millions across the world, has added new ways to organise travel by offering a legitimate platform for collaborative itinerary-building.
  • Christian Louboutin reinvents Peshawari chappals(10:52)
    Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Luxury French shoemaker, Christian Louboutin, has reinvented the famous Peshawari chappals and has named his latest creation the "Imran sandals", the media reported.
Dim light escalates breast cancer's spread to bones
  • Rina Dhaka to open 11th India Runway Week(15:16)
    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Veteran designer Rina Dhaka will open the eleventh edition of the India Runway Week here, the Indian Federation for Fashion Development has announced.
There's more awareness post #MeToo wave: Kalki
  • There's more awareness post #MeToo wave: Kalki(14:46)
    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin says she has witnessed several changes in the film indusrty after the #MeToo campaign against sexual harassment at workplace gained traction in India.
Smokers notice health warnings more on plain packs
  • Nepalese chef R.B. serves up delectable fare at Ni Hao(11:40)
    By Vishnu Makhijani
    Noida, March 24 (IANS) If proof were required of an Indian homily that translates into "there's magic in his hands" it is to be found in Nepalese master chef R.B., who weaves magic with his pan-Asian creations at the Ni Hao fine diner at the Radisson here.
Ranbir, Alia win big at 64th Filmfare Awards
  • Ranbir, Alia win big at 64th Filmfare Awards(03:44)
    Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt won the best actor awards for their roles in the films "Sanju" and "Raazi" respectively at the 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 on Saturday.
Sonam Kapoor to raise funds for cancer survivors
  • Sonam Kapoor to raise funds for cancer survivors(01:52)
    Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Actress Sonam K. Ahuja will be walking for designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for a fashion show by the Cancer Patients Aids Association (CPAA) to raise funds for cancer survivors here. She says she is a huge believer in using her voice to support social and health issues.
TB can cause infertility in women, say experts
  • TB can cause infertility in women, say experts(16:44)
    By Rachel V. Thomas
    New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Tuberculosis (TB) bacterium primarily affects the lungs, but can also spread and cause secondary infections to the uterus and even the fallopian tubes, which can reduce chances of pregnancy, health experts warned ahead of the World Tuberculosis Day that falls on March 24.
India cut 84% TB deaths in AIDS patients by 2017
  • India cut 84% TB deaths in AIDS patients by 2017(15:06)
    Geneva, March 23 (IANS) India achieved 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017 - three years ahead of the target, said a report by The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
'The Last Color' to open film fest in Austin
  • 'The Last Color' to open film fest in Austin(12:56)
    Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna's directorial debut "The Last Color", starring Neena Gupta, has been selected as the opening night film at the Indie Meme Film Festival (IMFF) 2019 in Austin, Texas.
  • Handful of nuts daily can boost memory in elderly(20:00)
    Sydney, March 22 (IANS) While age is known as the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, eating a handful of nuts every day can improve mental health and memory skills by up to 60 per cent, finds a study.
Moroccan Food Festival gets underway in Delhi
  • Moroccan Food Festival gets underway in Delhi(19:35)
    By Biswajit Choudhury
    New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's love affair with Morocco is nearly 700 years old, from much before the country's cuisine gained international repute, if one considers that a North African nobleman named Ibn Batuta's account of life in the Delhi Sultanate is a primary source of information for studying the culture and customs of that period. This Moroccan scholar and judge came to Delhi to join the Sultan's service and lived in India from 1334 to 1341.
Excess male hormones in women may up blindness risk
Childhood abuse worsens depression later: Lancet
  • Childhood abuse worsens depression later: Lancet(17:52)
    London, March 22 (IANS) Facing trauma in childhood can significantly change the structure of the brain, which may result in severe depression which could even be recurrent in adulthood, say researchers.
Drinking orange juice daily may keep strokes at bay
Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle
  • Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle(12:14)
    New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Want to create your own music? Try Google's first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Doodle, dedicated to celebrate the birth anniversary of renowned German musician and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • India slips on happiness scale; may impact LS polls(21:20)
    New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition in the run-up to the general elections.

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