Women’s brains more active than that of men

Women’s brains more active than that of men

    New York, August 8 (IANS) The brains of women are significantly more active in many more areas of the brain than men, especially in the prefrontal cortex, involved with focus and impulse control, and the limbic or emotional areas of the brain, involved with mood and anxiety, new research has found.   “This […]

Ahmed scrounges for every vote to save Rajya Sabha seat

  Gandhinagar, August 8 (IANS) Facing the toughest electoral battle of his career, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel scrounged for every vote as polling for three Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat progressed on Tuesday. BJP President Amit Shah and union minister Smriti Irani appeared set for an easy win.   Needing 45 […]

I love to collaborate: Rita Ora

I love to collaborate: Rita Ora

  New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Her joint projects with artistes like Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea and Calvin Harris have earned her the label of the “queen of collaborations”, but the British singer-actress Rita Ora doesn’t mind as she loves to collaborate with “creative” talent, and says it’s one of her favourite things.   The […]

Diabetes, high BP in midlife may up dementia risk later

Diabetes, high BP in midlife may up dementia risk later

    New York, August 8 (IANS) Middle-aged persons who have cardiovascular health risk factors, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and are also current smokers, have a greater chance of suffering from dementia later in life, researchers have warned.   The findings showed that the chances of dementia increased most strongly with age followed […]

Jennifer Lawrence blamed for Pratt-Faris split

Jennifer Lawrence blamed for Pratt-Faris split

    Los Angeles, August 8 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence has been blamed on social media for actor Chris Pratt’s split from actress Anna Faris after eight years of marriage.   As the couple confirmed their separation on Facebook on Sunday, fans took to social media to blame Lawrence, who starred in “Passengers” with Prattin […]

Sharif’s wife, daughter may contest ex-PM’s seat

Sharif’s wife, daughter may contest ex-PM’s seat

    Islamabad, August 8 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz and their daughter Maryam Nawaz have emerged as top contenders to contest the National Assembly seat vacated by Sharif after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court last month.   “In the internal party discussions so far, names of Begum […]

Trump says he’s not on vacation but working hard

Trump says he’s not on vacation but working hard

    Washington, August 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that he was working hard from his golf club in New Jersey, after being criticized for taking a vacation, and said his base of voters was growing despite the fake news against him.   “Working hard from New Jersey while White House […]

China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid South China Sea tensions

China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid South China Sea tensions

    MANILA, August 8 (Reuters) – A scheduled meeting between the foreign ministers of China and Vietnam was cancelled on the sidelines of a regional gathering, Chinese embassy officials said, amid growing tension between the two countries over the South China Sea.   Vietnam had held out for language that noted concern about island-building […]