Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's condition is "very critical", Apollo Hospitals said on Monday, just hours after a union minister claimed she was out of danger. A brief hospital statement said the AIADMK leader, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, "continues to be very...
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday declared as the winner of TIME Magazine's Person Of The Year -- Reader's Poll, edging out other world leaders, artists and politicians as the most influential figure in 2016. Modi won with 18 per cent of the vote when the poll closed on Sunday. TIME Magazine...
Patna: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday said after notebandi (demonetisation), there is an urgent need to make laws for nasbandi (sterilisation) in the country. Singh, who is the Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, is the second senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader who...
Bogota: Former President Fidel Castro's ashes were buried at the historic Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba during a private ceremony. Officials said the ashes were interred on Sunday, near those of national hero Jose Marti, Efe news agency reported. Cuba President and Fidel's...
Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan, who co-hosted a segment of Star Screen Awards with Salman Khan, says the superstars will work together in a film again but a patient director is required to direct them. At the award function on Sunday, when SRK was asked about working with his "Karan Arjun" co-star Salman, Shah Rukh...
Malappuram: The Manjeri Sessions Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking re-postmortem of two Maoists who were killed in an alleged encounter with...
Just as rains fall in floods, heat waves turn Earth bone-dry, winds uproot lives, and melting ice in Antarctica swells sea levels, we know we are heading for the doom.   One question may be lolling on your mind: how long before the...
There is no better word to define Delhi than “Din”. Thanks to vehicles that go pell-mell in the street, honking.  The smoggy streets really pine for a respite from blaring horns. Because, noise pollution could cause hearing loss in...
Now fight back your late-night craving for snacks. You don’t really want it after having dinner. Yes, you are not hungry. Taking in at night more carbohydrates, saturated fats and refined sugar than you already have during the day is harmful...
"Just a chap who messed about in a lab; academically not brilliant", said Frederick Sanger of himself. That was a humble self-portrait by a brilliant scientist. This British biochemist’s discoveries about the chemistry of life opened...
While most others hang out with friends, a large number of people would sit home by themselves.      Not shyness, but social anxiety or social fear keeps them indoors. This stems from the fear of interaction with others,...