Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life (5 minutes ago)
Haridwar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.
Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone-hit village (5 minutes ago)
Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 (IANS) Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh.
McConaughey is gorgeous: Jessica Chastain (11 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain heaped praise on actor Matthew McConaughey's looks.
Justin Bieber poses nude (11 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has shared a nude photograph of himself in a bath tub with just bubbles covering his modesty.
Katie Price's naughty fairy look (13 minutes ago)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Former model Katie Price stepped out as a raunchy fairy to promote her new book “Make My Wish Come True” here.
Modi visits Siachen, Pakistan violates truce (Lead) (13 minutes ago)
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday flew to Siachen Glacier at the start of his visit to Jammu and Kashmir and expressed solidarity with troops deployed at the world's highest battlefield.
Golfer Bhullar to defend Indonesia Open title (27 minutes ago)
Jakarta, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar Thursday confirmed that he will return to the Damai Indah Golf, PIK Course, here in a bid to defend Indonesia Open title to be held Dec 4-7.
Graphics work delaying release of 'Yamaleela 2' (13:20)
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker S.V. Krishna Reddy says the delay in the release of his Telugu fantasy drama "Yamaleela 2", is due to the need for lot of computer graphics.
Kim wants daughter to work hard for money (13:20)
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says her daughter North West will have to “work for what she wants".
Men's groups resent move to empower women panel (13:18)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Men's rights groups, fighting for shared parenting in case of divorce, Thursday protested the central government move to empower the National Commission for Women (NCW) with powers to direct police to arrest the accused in crimes against women.
World Cup 2015 organisers look for 1,500 net bowlers (13:14)
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) With barely four months to go for the cricket World Cup 2015, the event organisers in Australia and New Zealand are looking for 1,500 net bowlers to help the participating teams in training during the One-Day International (ODI) tournament.
Olive oil healthier for fried foods (13:08)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Love fried food? Try olive oil as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several other seed oils to yield healthier food.
Skin patches may replace traditional blood test (13:06)
London, Oct 23 (IANS) A team of researchers has designed and successfully tested, for the first time, a small skin patch that detected malarial proteins in live mice.
Modi condemns terror attack in Canada (Lead) (13:04)
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condemned the terror attack on the Canadian parliament and pledged to strengthen cooperation with Ottawa to combat terrorism.
'Poojai': All action, no soul (IANS Tamil Movie Review) (13:04)
By Haricharan Pudipeddi
Film: "Poojai"; Cast: Vishal Krishna Reddy, Shruti Haasan, Sathyaraj, Mukesh Tiwari, Soori, Radikaa Sarath Kumar, Thalaivasal Vijay, Jayaprakash; Director: Hari Gopalakrishnan; Rating: **
Vizag Steel Plant donates Rs.5 crore for cyclone relief (13:04)
Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 (IANS) Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) Thursday donated Rs.5 crore for relief works in cyclone-hit areas of north coastal Andhra.
Separatist strike hits Kashmir Valley (12:40)
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life here and in the Kashmir Valley Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir.
The answer to water scarcity might be in the air (12:34)
By Javier Roibas Veiga
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 23 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian engineer has designed a machine capable of producing 5,000 litres of drinking water a day by condensing humidity from the air and processing it to make it suitable for human consumption.
Light drinking sharpens memory for people above 60 (12:34)
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Research shows that if you are above 60, having a drink or two could sharpen your memory.
No Diwali sweets exchange at Attari border (12:32)
Amritsar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday did not exchange sweets and greetings with their counterparts Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali.
'Kaththi': Unrealistic and preachy (IANS Tamil Movie Review) (12:26)
By Haricharan Pudipeddi
Film: "Kaththi"; Cast: Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Satish; Director: A.R. Murugadoss; Rating: **1/2
Drug to restore hearing loss being developed (12:22)
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Boosting the production of a key protein, called NT3, could help restore hearing loss caused by noise exposure and normal ageing, a research found.
Migrant workers in UAE exploited, abused: report (12:22)
Manila, Oct 23 (IANS) Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited and trapped in forced labour situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Thursday.
Goa government clips anti-graft judge's power; decision challenged (12:22)
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) A senior anti-corruption judge's power to hear corruption-related cases has been suddenly clipped and divested two weeks after he made a critical observation against the police while deciding a graft case in which the Goa chief minister is an alleged accused, triggering a controversy here.
Mayor, wife behind attack on Mexican students (12:10)
Mexico City, Oct 23 (IANS/EFE) The mayor of the southern Mexican city of Iguala and his wife were behind the Sep 26 attacks on teachers that left six people dead and 43 students missing, the Attorney General's office said.