Chewing sugar-free gum may prevent dental cavity(12:14) London, Nov 20 (IANS) To prevent your teeths from rotting, start chewing sugar-free gums, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found some evidence that sugar-free gum could help reduce further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and children.
Haryana to have Department of Global Cooperation(19:08) Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) The Haryana government on Monday decided to create the Department of Global Cooperation and Engagement to streamline and focus on initiatives for the promotion of investment, employment for youth and welfare of the non-resident Indians (NRIs) or persons of Indian origin.
Indian couple 1st to be convicted of labour trafficking in S'pore(15:22) Singapore, Nov 16 (IANS) In the first conviction of a labour trafficking case in Singapore, an Indian couple was convicted of abusing their power to exploit employees by various means including verbal abuse, financial penalties and controlling their movements, a media report said on Saturday.
Indian expat in Sharjah arrested for abusing wife(11:06) Sharjah, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian expat was arrested by Sharjah Police after his wife posted a video of herself on social media saying he violently assaulted and abused her, a media report said on Thursday.
Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study(12:34) London, Nov 11 (IANS) Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these procedures could lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults.
Madhuri Vijay makes $25,000 DSC lit prize shortlist(02:46) London, Nov 7 (IANS) Bengaluru-born Hawaii-based debutant author Madhuri Vijay, who has just been crowned with the Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India's richest, could be in for a rare double as she has been named in the shortlist of the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature that was announced here on Wednesday night.
Twitter posts can reveal how lonely you are: Study(13:36) New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that users who tweet on loneliness are much more likely to write about mental well-being issues and things like struggles with relationships, substance use and insomnia on Twitter.
Indian girl dies outside her school in UAE(12:46) Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) A four-year-old Indian girl died while her mother was seriously injured when they were run over by a car outside here school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Monday.
Indian wins big in Abu Dhabi raffle(12:00) Abu Dhabi, Nov 4 (IANS) An Indian national won 15 million dirhams ($4 million) at the Big Ticket raffle in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital city, it was reported on Monday.
Concession in admissions for wards of Kashmir-based Pandits(12:30) New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The government has extended certain concessions to the wards of Kashmiri migrants as well as Kashmiri Pandits and non-migrant Kashmiri Hindus living in the Valley in admissions in educational institutions in other parts of the country from the academic year 2020-21.
US-based Indian engineer in Green Card backlog dies(14:50) Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) A US-based software engineer, whose name was listed in the Green Card backlog, died suddenly and as a result, his pregnant wife has been rendered out of status resulting in her inevitable return to India, a media report said.
Indian-origin researcher wins award for work on batteries(14:42) New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Dr Neeraj Sharma from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney -- considered one of the global leaders in the use of neutron and X-ray scattering methods to study materials for next-generation lithium-ion batteries - has won the 'Early Career Researcher of the Year (Physical Sciences)'.
India's new Ambassador to UAE assumes office(12:34) Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS) Indias new Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Pavan Kapoor has assumed office at the country's Embassy here, the media reported on Friday.
Diwali preparations in full swing in UAE(11:54) Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Diwali preparations were in full swing across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as Indian expats were readying to celebrate the 'festival of lights' on Sunday.
Smart light bulbs can hack your personal information(13:54) New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Smart bulbs are expected to be a popular purchase this holiday season. But could lighting your home open up your personal information to hackers? Now a new study from an Indian-origin researcher shows that the hacker's next prime target could be that smart bulb.