Irrfan Khan to watch IPL match live with son (2 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan will be in the capital on Wednesday with his younger son Ayaan, to witness the Indian Premier League (IPL) madness live.
Want to stay fit? Use smaller plate, taller glass (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) If you downsize your snack intake, avoid distraction while dining, eat food in smaller plates and use taller glasses for water during meals, chances are that you can work towards a fitter body without trying too hard on food restriction, says an expert.
India, Argentina share vibrant bilateral relations: Pranab (8 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee greeted Argentina on the occasion of its National Day on Wednesday and said recent high level bilateral exchanges have helped invigorate ties.
Sony ESPN to telecast 2016 Copa America (10 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Sony Pictures Networks India acquired on Wednesday the broadcast and digital rights to telecast the 2016 edition of Copa America football tournament in India.
UN chief arrives in South Korea (10 minutes ago)
Seoul, May 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in South Korea on Wednesday for a six-day visit that has spurred speculation of a possible bid for the presidency in his native country.
Omung Kumar denies chopping Richa's scenes from 'Sarbjit' (Lead) (10 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha says "everyone's roles were edited a bit" from the latest release "Sarbjit", but "it was all in the interest of the film". Director Omung Kumar, however, has maintained that no scenes featuring Richa were cut from the movie.
NASA, ex-Microsoft technologist lock horns over asteroid data (12 minutes ago)
New York, May 25 (IANS) NASA's asteroid data is flawed and is full of errors, says former Microsoft chief technologist Nathan Myhrvold in a study -- a claim that NASA scientists believe does not hold water.
Nehra undergoes successful knee surgery (14 minutes ago)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Veteran pacer Ashish Nehra, who was ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament with a hamstring injury, has undergone a successful knee surgery in London.
Obesity can make your kid depressed (14 minutes ago)
New York, May 25 (IANS) Do obese kids have fewer friends? According to researchers, obese kids as young as age six are likely to be introvert and show more signs of depression.
Flood-ravaged Sri Lanka seeks assistance for rebuilding (16 minutes ago)
Colombo, May 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka has sought international assistance in rebuilding the island nation after devastating floods and landslides killed at least 101 people and displaced over 200,000 last week, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said on Wednesday.
UAE to participate in Arab-German Business Forum (18 minutes ago)
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is slated to participate in the 19th session of the Arab-German Business Forum, which opens in Berlin on Thursday.
Bajaj Auto's Q4 net profit surges 29 percent (22 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto on Wednesday reported a rise of 29 percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015-16.
Sony focuses on mid, premium segment compact cameras (26 minutes ago)
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Sony India, a leader in digital imaging solutions, is focusing on medium and premium segments of compact digital cameras as the smart mobile phones are eating into the market for compact digital cameras in India, a top official of the company said on Wednesday.
Coral reefs may survive bleaching in deeper environments: Study (28 minutes ago)
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Offering a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, a new UN report has found that part of the ecosystem may survive in barely known deeper environments, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs).
Early detection can raise lung cancer survival rate (16:00)
London, May 25 (IANS) Lung cancer patients identified with early stage of the disease can have up to a 73 percent chance of surviving for five years or more, says a study.
Israeli PM, hardline legislator expand coalition (16:00)
Jerusalem, May 25 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Lieberman, an ultra-nationalist legislator, signed a deal on Wednesday to expand the governing coalition.
Zayn Malik performs on 'The Voice' finale (15:58)
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Despite rumours that he bailed out of “The Voice” finale, former One Direction singer Zayn Malik surprised everyone by taking the stage to perform “Like I would”.
Smartphone growth in US slowed by almost half in 2015: Report (15:56)
New York, May 25 (IANS) Days after the news that Apple sold fewer iPhones for the first time ever in the first quarter this year, a new report says that smartphones in the US posted half the growth in 2015 when compared to the previous year.
US embassy's workshop on air pollution begins in Lucknow (15:56)
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A two-day workshop organised by the US embassy began here on Wednesday.
No Atletico player would make Real starting 11: Bale (15:54)
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has taken a dig at rival Atletico Madrid saying none of its footallers will make it into Real’s starting team.
After see-saw ride, BJP succeeds in breaking new ground (Two Years of Modi Government) (15:54)
By Nirendra Dev
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) It has been a see-saw ride for the BJP since it formed an alliance government at the centre two years ago but victory in the Assam polls has helped it wrest back the political momentum it lost after deffeats in Delhi and Bihar. The victory has also helped the BJP emerge as a party with a noticeable pan-India presence while also brightening its prospects for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Positive global cues push up equity markets (Third Lead) (15:50)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Positive global cues, coupled with value buying and expectations of healthy monsoon rains, lent a fillip to the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.
Premier Futsal talent hunt to begin in Mumbai from Sunday (15:50)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The world's first-ever multi-national futsal league, Premier Futsal, will from Sunday start identifying and picking top local talents who will get a chance to participate in the inaugural season later this year.
No Atletico footballer would make Real starting XI: Bale (15:44)
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has taken a dig at cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, saying none of their footballers will make it to Real’s starting XI.
Wheels India closes FY16 with nearly Rs.40 crore net profit (15:42)
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Automobile wheel maker Wheels India Ltd. closed last fiscal with net profit of Rs.39.99 crore, the company said on Wednesday.