Hyderabad:  Awareness about dementia is very low in India with only about ten per cent of the people with the disease being diagnosed, says an international expert in the field. "The awareness in India is still I think very low. Only about 10 per cent of people with dementia get it diagnosed", said Nori Graham,...
United Nations: India has welcomed an initiative by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to create a new office for counter-terrorism and stressed the nations should not allow "turf battles" to "hobble" the proposal. "Every day our collective conscience is being ravaged by terrorists in some part of...
Mumbai: Irrfan Khan has released the first look of his film "No Bed of Roses" (or "Doob"), which has been which has been banned in Bangladesh. The 50-year-old actor, who is also the co-producer, shared the poster of the movie directed by Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki.   Here's the...
Washington: The Trump administration has ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. Stepping into an emotional national debate, the administration yesterday came down on the side of states' rights, lifting...
Bengaluru:  It has been a week since AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala was convicted in a two-decade old corruption case and ordered to serve a four-year sentence in prison by the Supreme Court. The 61-year-old hopes to get better facilities in view of her age and poor health, in Central jail, Bengaluru. According to...
Kochi: In actress abduction and harassment case the police has arrested the main accused Sunil Kumar alias Pulsar suni  and his associate...
Some say getting angry is normal.  It could often go very abnormal too.  Angry people vary, as anger varies. Some clench their fist and gnash their teeth; their eyes pop out, and faces go red. Others would curse, swear, hit and break...
Processed foods rule dinner tables today. Everything from savoury snacks to tinned to canned foods lines up shelves. Not all of them are bad. Especially, the pre-chopped vegetables, or fruits canned in their own juices. Others with large amounts...
Comedian George Carlin made fun of cowboys. On a TV show he said, “These guys walking around in cowboy hats should dress befitting to the age they live”. That was particularly harsh. Cowboys would tolerate anything but a question on...
Sometime ago, professor Richard Dawkins—the author of books including The Selfish Gene— met eminent physicist Stephen Hawking.  It should have been one of the most spectacular events in recent times. It was indeed, a...
His painful life as a ‘Tree-man’ is over.  Abul Bajandar can now hold a pen or drive a rickshaw. Only he needs some more ‘beautification’, his doctors say.   This rickshaw driver from Khulna, Bangladesh suffered...