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She could be first female with ‘tree man’ syndrome

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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A young Bangladeshi female could be the first female afflicted by “tree man” syndrome. She has bark-like growths on her chin, ear and nose. Doctors are studying the rare genetic condition of 10-year old Sahana Khatun. Doctors at Dhaka’s Medical College hospital are still conducting tests to establish if she has epidermodysplasia verruciformis, the unusual …

Litchi behind mysterious deaths

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Litchi was the cause of the death of an unexplained neurological illness in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur. It took nearly 100 lives each year till 2014. Scientists from the US and India, after a joint investigation, have concluded that consuming litchi –a tropical fruit Muzaffarpur is famous for- on an empty stomach triggers the illness and death. …

Rupee gains against dollar, before the budget

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Hitting a positive note for the sixth session, the rupee today strengthened by another 24 paise to 67.63 against the dollar early on after banks and exporters continued to cut back on the US currency. Dealers said dollar’s weakness against a basket of other currencies overseas gave the domestic currency more muscle. Moreover, a higher …

31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela to begin today

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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The 31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin today.  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate the fortnight-long event. The mela will remain open for public from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. till February 15. The organisers have also deployed a team of volunteers called ‘Mela Mitra’ to help and guide visitors in case of …

Civic polls: Gauhati high court nod to reservation for women

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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KOHIMA: In a major development, the Gauhati high court on Tuesday ruled that municipalities and town councils in Nagaland should reserve 33% of their seats for women. The judgement came in response to a petition filed by a Naga woman who accused ‘extra-constitutional bodies opposed to the election’ of trying to prevent free and fair …

Hugh Jackman confesses he was “struggling” before ‘X-Men’

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Actor Hugh Jackman has made a shocking confession that he was “struggling” and “nervous” when he had started filming “X-Men” back in the year 2000. Speaking at the Producers Guild Awards, the 48-year-old Australian star revealed that the studio was not going gaga over his performance as Wolverine when the first movie of the Marvel …

Former Union Minister Ahamed passed away after collapsing in Parliament

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Former Union minister and Indian Union Muslim League leader E Ahamed has passed away early today after he suffered a cardiac arrest. The MP from Kerala’s Mallapuram suffered a cardiac arrest during the President’s address to the joint sitting of Parliament yesterday. The 78-year-old Ahamed died at 2:15 am at RML hospital where he was …

iPhone Sales Lift Apple to ‘The Best Quarter in the History of Humanity’ despite demonetisation!

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Apple on Tuesday reported a rebound in iPhone sales to lift the tech giant to record revenue in the past quarter in quarterly results that topped most forecasts. The results showed strong demand for Apple’s iPhone 7 models launched last years, even as profits dipped 2.6 percent to $17.9 billion. Revenue in the quarter climbed …

Cleartrip Now Lets Users Book an Uber Through the App !

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Online travel and activities platform Cleartrip on Tuesday said it has partnered with global ride sharing company Uber to integrate the latter’s application program interface (API). Users will now get contextual local activity suggestions along with ride requests. The integration will offer seamless Uber ride requests on the Cleartrip platform, a release issued in Mumbai …

Anurag Tripathi’s book is full of surprises and leadership skills

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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The story of the book revolves around, Jay Malhotra, a banker by profession and a strong character of the story sets out on an adventure to manipulate the unregulated art market of the Navaratnas. The art world is dominated by powerful and aggressive dealers, experts and gallery owners and when Jay sets his foot in, he …

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