What to eat to stay full during Ramzan (03:42)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) For those observing fasts during the holy month of Ramzan, it will help to start a day with a heavy and nutritious meal so that the body feels satiated for the remaining day, suggest experts.
Heat wave continues in Haryana, Punjab (23:02)
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) Haryana and Punjab continued to reel under severe heatwave conditions on Thursday with temperatures recorded in the 42-46 degrees Celsius mark at several places.
Thoothukudi plant not operating since March 27: Vedanta (22:06)
Thoothukudi/Chennai, May 24 (IANS) London-listed Vedanta Resources on Thursday said that its Sterlite copper smelter plant at Thoothukkudi district, whose closure has been accompanied by two days of rioting, arson and police firing, has not been operating since March 27, 2018.
Northeast to be connected with gas pipeline: Board member (21:56)
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) member S. Rath on Thursday said that the plans are afoot to connect the northeastern states with a gas pipeline.
43 degrees was Delhi's respite, heat wave to return from Friday (Lead) (21:54)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) After two days of a persistent heat wave, the National Capital and surrounding regions on Thursday saw "very slight" respite, as average maximum temperature stood at 43 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
Haryana sanitation workers end 16-day strike (21:36)
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) With their salary hiked, several allowances raised and most other demands conceded, both unions of the agitating safai and sewer karamcharis in Haryana have decided to call off their 16-day old strike.
Beas pollution: Punjab imposes Rs 5 crore penalty on erring mill (21:08)
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) Facing opposition flak over discharge of molasses in the Beas river that led to the death of a large number of marine life, the Punjab government on Thursday imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on the erring Chadha Sugar Mill.
13 killed as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka (20:40)
Colombo, May 24 (IANS) Three more deaths have taken the toll due to heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka to 13 and the number of people evacuated to over 50,000, according to the latest official figures released on Thursday.
Nipah kills one more in Kerala; public meetings banned, exams put off (Lead) (19:36)
Kozhikode/Malappuram (Kerala) With the death of one more patient on Thursday morning, the Nipah virus has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now, while a fresh case of a nursing student in Kozhikode testing positive has surfaced, officials said.
After carcass meat, now rotten fish seized in Kolkata (19:36)
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) After the exposure of a racket in the sale of carcass meat collected from dumpyards, the civic authorities on Thursday seized around 70 kg of rotten fish during a surprise check on the city's southern outskirts.
Finance Commission forms panel on health sector (19:12)
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission on Thursday constituted a high level group headed by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria to explore and give recommendations for a balanced expansion of the health sector.
Himachal reels under heat wave (18:16)
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Heat wave conditions occurred in some parts of Himachal Pradesh with Una recording a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius and the state capital Shimla a high of 27.8 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.
Watch TV only if you are physically fit, says research (17:56)
London, May 24 (IANS) Want to spend more time watching television? If so, increase your fitness level and grip strength, else the screen time can double the risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer, warned a study.
Two cows, calf die in Ghaziabad fire (17:36)
Ghaziabad, May 24 (IANS) Two cows and a calf were killed in a fire in the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd colony here.
TN toll rises to 13, Thoothukudi tense (16:36)
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu), May 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi remained tense for the third day on Thursday as one more person injured in police firing in protests against the Sterlite factory died, taking the toll to 13.
Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study (16:04)
London, May 24 (IANS) Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin cancer, according to a study.
New tool to rapidly, noninvasively detect Zika virus in mosquitoes (15:58)
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed a cheap and effective tool that could rapidly as well as noninvasively save lives by helping health authorities target mosquitoes infected with Zika virus.
Tamil Nadu taking steps to close Sterlite factory: CM (15:12)
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Thursday that his government was taking all steps to close the Sterlite factory at Thoothukudi after 13 people were killed in protests against it.
UP reels under heat wave (14:42)
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) A major portion of Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under an intense heat wave on Thursday, weather officials said.
Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances (14:42)
New York, May 24 (IANS) If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests.
Awareness on sanitary napkins still low in rural areas: India's real Pad Man (IANS Interview) (May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day) (14:10)
By Sugandha Rawal
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Some thought he was possessed, some thought he was just being a pervert when he started questioning young women about sanitary pads.
Nipah virus kills one more in Kerala, public meetings banned (13:56)
Kozhikode (Kerala), May 24 (IANS) With the death of one more patient who tested positive for Nipah virus (NiP) on Thursday morning, the disease has claimed 12 lives in Kerala, officials said.
Smoking could be injurious to your leg muscles (13:52)
New York, May 24 (IANS) If you believe that smoking affects only the lungs, then you may be wrong as a new study showed that components in cigarette smoke may directly damage the muscles in your leg as well.
Priyanka Chopra marvels at dichotomy of life at refugee camps (13:44)
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) Actress and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra, who is on a field visit here, has been meeting women and children at the Rohingya refugee camps. Their stories remind her of the dichotomy of life, and she pondered upon how women find their 'house of peace' in the harsh conditions.
Strenuous exercise in teenage may prevent height loss post menopause (13:42)
New York, May 24 (IANS) Girls please take note, strenuous exercise regularly at least thrice a week may ward off marked height loss of more than one inch post menopause, according to researchers.