Rice varieties for diabetic patients identified (Just in)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The central government on Friday said it has identified three rice varieties with low glycemic index (GI) values which are considered suitable for diabetic patients.
'Barcelona can win six trophies this year' (6 minutes ago)
Barcelona, July 31 (IANS) Spanish football giants FC Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu is confident that his club has the capability to clinch six major trophies this year.
One Direction release first single post Malik's exit (8 minutes ago)
London, July 31 (IANS) British boyband One Direction has released their first new single titled "Drag me down" since the departure of singer Zayn Malik earlier this year.
Jena Malone to play Batgirl in 'Batman v Superman'? (8 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actress Jena Malone will reportedly take on the role of Batgirl Barbara Gordon in upcoming superhero film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".
Lata, Rishi remember Mohammed Rafi on 35th death anniversary (Lead) (10 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) On legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi's 35th death anniversary on Friday, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor remembered his body of work.
Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics (12 minutes ago)
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (IANS) Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games ahead of Almaty at the 28th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session here on Friday.
Affleck's former nanny to sue Garner for wrongful dismissal (14 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck's former nanny Christine Ouzonian has reportedly met lawyers to file a wrongful termination suit against Jennifer Garner. Ouzonian doesn't feel her affair with Affleck was a good enough reason for Garner to fire her.
Not in industry just to do films: Adhyayan Suman (Movie Snippets) (20 minutes ago)
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actor Adhyayan Suman says he is not in the industry just for the sake of doing films, but has some other plans too.
Family of kidnapped Indian in Libya appeals for safe release (22 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) The family of one of the four Indian men kidnapped in Libya has appealed to the governments of both India and Libya to ensure his safe and early release.
Over 14 million devices running Windows 10: Microsoft (22 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Over 14 million devices were running Windows 10 operating software, 24 hours after its launch, Microsoft said in a Windows blog post.
Rajya Sabha witnesses repeated disruptions (Third Lead) (24 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha continued to witness disruptions on Friday as ruling and opposition parties failed to reach a consensus on how to take up for discussion the controversy surrounding former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam.
Captain Gabi says new signings will diversify Atletico (24 minutes ago)
Madrid, July 31 (IANS) Atletico Madrid captain Gabi Fernandez has praised the new footballers signed to the club, stressing that they will come in handy by "providing variants".
Moderate earthquake rocks Pakistan (28 minutes ago)
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Friday afternoon, the Met office said.
'Increasingly confident that wreckage is from MH370' (Second Lead) (16:15)
Paris/Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (IANS) Experts are getting increasingly "confident" that the plane wreckage found on Reunion island is part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, media reports said on Friday.
Sikhs to commemorate 2012 Wisconsin gurdwara shooting (16:07)
Washington, July 31 (IANS) A Sikh organisation will observe the annual day of seva (service) in 14 US cities on August 1 in the memory of those who were killed in the 2012 Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting.
SRK wraps 'Dilwale' shooting in Bulgaria (16:05)
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says the Bulgaria schedule of Rohit Shetty's “Dilwale” has been wrapped up. He says the film will “entertain as only Rohit can”.
China stocks extend decline (Lead) (16:03)
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Chinese shares continued to drop on Friday as investors showed caution in the shadow of the earlier market stampede.
'Game of Thrones' to run for at least eight seasons (15:59)
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) HBO's fantasy drama series "Game of Thrones", which has garnered accolades globally, will run for at least eight seasons.
Caitlyn Jenner wants to look like Angelina Jolie (15:59)
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition, reportedly wants to look like actress Angelina Jolie.
Over-active genes found in depressed females (15:59)
New York, July 31 (IANS) Numerous genes that regulate the activity of a neurotransmitter in the brain, were found to be in abundance in the brain tissue of depressed females.
Tamil Nadu to celebrate Kalam's birthday as Youth Inspiration Day (15:58)
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday said as a mark of respect to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, her government has designated October 15, the former president's birthday, as "Youth Inspiration Day".
Indian-American among HBO writers' fellowship (15:58)
Washington, July 31 (IANS) An Indian-American woman is one of the nine people who were chosen for American cable television network HBO's writers' fellowship programme.
England pacer Anderson ruled out of fourth Ashes Test (15:55)
Birmingham, July 31 (IANS) England pace spearhead James Anderson will no longer be a part of the ongoing third Ashes Test here and will miss the fourth cricket Test at Trent Bridge owing to a side strain.
Banking sector boosts markets; Sensex up 409 points (Third Lead) (15:54)
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Capital infusion in banks, clarity on retrospective tax on capital gains and expectations of a rate cut by the apex bank cheered investor sentiments and boosted Indian equity markets on Friday.
Australia's batting collapse pathetic: Boycott (15:53)
Birmingham, July 31 (IANS) England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has said Australia’s batting collapse on the second day of the third Ashes Test was both "pathetic" and "embarrassing".