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 The Centre on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, saying that Rohingyas could pose a serious threat to India as many of them have links with terror organisations and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence. Responding to a plea against the deportation of Rohingyas, Centre further sa

Education

 All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh has announced the recruitment notification for the candidates who want to apply for the Group A, B & C Posts in Direct and Deputation recruitment basis. The interested candidates can apply for the posts on or before October 16, 201

Career & Jobs

Many people think they are anxious about mathematics because they are bad at it. However, it's the other way around. 'Math anxiety' decreases working memory, the short-term memory system that helps one organise information needed to complete a task. Worrying about being able to solve math problems d

Health

 Though eating protein is an important part of a balanced diet, more does not necessarily translate to better. When the body receives too much protein, a series of physiological events may occur. Initial, short-term side effects of a high-protein diet may result to increased satiety and acceler

Sports

 P. V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal reached the World Championship semifinals with dominant play to beat their opponents on Friday. After Sindhu registered her spot with a straight-game victory, Saina emulated her by demolishing Kirsty Gilmour 21-19, 18-21, 21-15 in a marathon match that lasted an h

Technology

Android 8.0 Oreo is officially landed, and this version of the software was announced by Google late last night in New York. Android Oreo is also known as Android 8.0. The launch was conducted through a live stream. The Android Oreo Presentation at Google I/O shown a numb

SCIENCE

 India's first underwater tunnel, which was built under the Hooghly river for establishing a metro link in Kolkata, has been completed before the deadline. A giant tunnel-boring
 Canada-based scientists have scanned the genome of cannabis plants to find the genes responsible for their lemony, earthy flavours. They identified about 30 genes including ones
 Netherlands and Brazil-based researchers have determined the Amazon River was formed more than 9 million years ago. Chemical analyses of sediments from an exploration site in
A diet heavy in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and cabbage, has shown potential risk-reduction properties for colorectal, prostate and various other forms of cancer. Broccoli 
 We all know how a sneeze happens. What we don’t know is why our eyes automatically close when we do it.  For someone with a cold, allergies, or just a tickle in the

ENVIRONMENT

Artist Abraham Poincheval on Wednesday sat on 10 eggs to hatch them. Poincheval, who is mimicking a mother hen by incubating eggs inside a glass vivarium using his body heat, estimates
A young man in India who was presumed to have died after being bitten by a snake rose up from the funeral pyre at the moment it was set on fire. The 23-year-old man, named as Sandeep,
 The first mangrove museum in the world opened in Sri Lanka on World Mangrove Day on Tuesday. The launch took place on the first anniversary of a national project aimed at protecting
 Most people don’t have much of an idea about just how vulnerable they are in case of a road accident. The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) of Victoria, Australia, has
To protest against the poor road conditions in Bengaluru, an artist turned a pothole into an artificial pond and recreated a scene from 'The Frog Prince', on Monday. The artwork by

TRAVEL &TREND

Dubbed the Irish Orient Express, the Belmond Grand Hibernian will launch in Ireland this September. Prices per person start at €3,160 ($3,531) for a two-night journey on the luxury
 Chinese women have been sporting 'facekini' masks on beaches, a trend which has grown popular since its debut twelve years ago. The masks, which are sold for about $2 to $4,
 China recently tightened its laws on the sale, purchase, and production of its state-protected animals for food. Starting 2017, those caught with the animals would face criminal
 The Haryana government plans to set up Satkar Bhojan canteens, that provide subsidised food to people, across the state by November 1. As a pilot project, the first such canteen
This will be the second bullet train of its kind, after its predecessor that runs along the Mumbai-Ahemdabad corridor. The train will follow a route via Lucknow, Aligarh, Agra

CINEMA

 Although Bollywood star Shahid kapoor had shared the photos of wife Mira Rajput and daughter Misha  many times, we barely got to see the all important family pic. Shahid
 Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away here following a cardiac arrest early on Thursday morning, a family source said. The 59-year-old Marathi TV and stage actress
 The first look of actors Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif from their upcoming film 'Tiger Zinda Hai' has been unveiled. "Back Together, in Tiger Zinda Hai," wrote Salman
 Indian actor and comedian Brahmanandam Kanneganti, who is known for his roles in Telugu cinema, currently holds the Guinness World Record for ‘most screen credits for a
American actress Scarlett Johansson has become Hollywood’s highest-grossing female film star of all time, with her films making over $3.3 billion in the US, according to Box

SPACE

NASA has shared the final image taken by the Cassini spacecraft before it plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, ending its 20-year mission. Built in the early 1990s, the $3.9-billion
 Indian space agency ISRO is seeking scientific proposals for its second Mars Orbiter Mission to expand its interplanetary research. This comes after the Mars Orbiter Mission,
 US-based astronomers have found a strong evidence for the existence of water clouds on a brown dwarf 7.2 light-years away, making it the first water clouds detected outside the
 NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of vivid glows called 'auroras' in Jupiter's atmosphere, ahead of the entry of its Juno spacecraft in the giant planet's orbit
 India on Thursday test-fired a surface-to-air missile, jointly developed with Israel, from Chandipur defence base off the coast of Odisha. The missile includes multi-functional

BEAUTY

WHAT IT IS: A hair-colour that is inspired by colours of an oil slick. HOW IT STARTED: Last year, a Singaporean girl named Jaye posted a video on Tumblr in which she ran her hands
 The Cabinet on Wednesday relaxed the excise duty rules on gold jewellery. The new rules exempt the jewellery manufacturers having an annual turnover up to Rs 15 crore from the
The Miniskirt, which became a popular fashion trend in London during the 1960s, was named after the BMW Mini. The car was a favourite of designer Mary Quant, who is widely known for
 Are you tired of your regular hairdos that you sport while heading out for work or an evening get together? It's time you tried out some of these pony .ail trends which seem
 Try the following easy tips at home and see how effective they are in reducing hair loss! 1. Hot oil treatments: Take any natural oil - olive, coconut, canola - and heat it