Tennis: Women main focus on Arthur Ashe on Sunday

Tennis: Women main focus on Arthur Ashe on Sunday

Sep 1, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a forehand against Sofia Kenin of the United States (not pictured) on day five of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports   NEW YORK, September 3 (Reuters) – Women’s tennis’s […]

Philippines eyes counter-terrorism task force with Malaysia, Indonesia

Philippines eyes counter-terrorism task force with Malaysia, Indonesia

MANILA, September 3 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will discuss with Indonesia and Malaysia the possibility of creating a task force to combat Islamic State-inspired militancy, he said on Sunday.   Duterte even expressed willingness to open the borders to Indonesian and Malaysian security forces hunting Islamist fighters. He plans to meet with Indonesian […]

China’s anger at West to overshadow tougher action on North Korea

China’s anger at West to overshadow tougher action on North Korea

BEIJING, September 3 (Reuters) – North Korea’s latest nuclear test is likely to pile more pressure on China to take tough action against its neighbour, but Beijing already doubts economic sanctions will work and says it is not its sole responsibility to rein in Pyongyang.   China has lambasted the West and its allies over […]

Sonakshi Sinha urges fans to clean Mumbai beaches

Sonakshi Sinha urges fans to clean Mumbai beaches

Mumbai, September 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has urged her fans and followers to clean up the beaches here.   Sonakshi on Sunday took to Twitter, where she shared a poster of the event, which read: “Join the citizens… Gandhi Statue, Juhu beach, September 6.”   The “Dabangg” actress, 30, tweeted: “Hope there comes […]

List of Union Council of Ministers

New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Following is the complete list of Union Council of Ministers after Sunday’s reshuffle and expansion:   Narendra Modi: Prime Minister, in charge of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space, all important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.   Cabinet […]

2 women traffickers arrested in Manipur

Imphal, September 3 (IANS) Three human traffickers, including two women, were arrested early on Friday in Manipur when they were transporting three tribal women to Thailand, police said.   The arrests have exposed the flourishing international human trafficking trade in the northeast, the police said.   The rescued women, hailing from poor families in Churachandpur […]

Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Goyal gets Railways as Modi shuffles cabinet

Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Goyal gets Railways as Modi shuffles cabinet

The President, Ram Nath Kovind, the Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 03, 2017. (PIB Photo)   New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday promoted and appointed as India’s Defence […]

‘Locky’ is largest malware campaign in 2017

‘Locky’ is largest malware campaign in 2017

New York, September 3 (IANS) Locky ransomware’s re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, the media reported.   The ransomware, once considered almost defunct, sent over 23 million emails with the malware to the US workforce in just 24 hours […]

George Clooney jokes about becoming US President

George Clooney jokes about becoming US President

Venice, September 3 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker George Clooney joked about becoming US President by saying it “sounds like fun”.   “Would I like to be the next president? Oh, that sounds like fun,” he said during the Venice Film Festival press conference for his dark comedy “Suburbicon”, reports variety.com.   At which point actor Matt Damon, […]

Fat may affect cancer development

Fat may affect cancer development

New York, September 3 (IANS) Adipose tissue, or fat, may influence the development of cancer in diverse ways, depending on the type of fat and the location in the body, say researchers.   “Obesity is increasing dramatically worldwide, and is now also recognised as one of the major risk factors for cancer, with 16 different […]

Sleep problems may cause ADHD

Sleep problems may cause ADHD

London, September 3 (IANS) Lack of regular circadian sleep may be behind attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which affects around 75 per cent of children and adults, according to a new study.   ADHD, which is associated with many sleep-related disorders, including restless-leg syndrome, sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disturbance and delayed sleep phase syndrome, was […]

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Jaitley

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Jaitley

The President, Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath as Cabinet Minister to Nirmala Sitharaman, at a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 03, 2017. (PIB Photo)   New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday hailed appointment of Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the country’s first, full-fledged Defence […]