Financial stress may up migraine risk

Financial stress may up migraine risk

London, September 3 (IANS) Stress caused by financial hardship can increase the risk of developing migraine in people with a particular gene variant, a study has showed.   Migraine is a serious and debilitating neurological disease affecting one billion people worldwide.   The findings showed that the genetics of circadian rhythms has an effect on […]

Brad Pitt, Jolie ‘consciously re-coupling’

Brad Pitt, Jolie ‘consciously re-coupling’

Los Angeles, September 3 (IANS) Former star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are “consciously re-coupling” after intense rehab and spiritual counselling, claims biographer Ian Halperin.   Seven weeks ago, the actors were spotted outside a modest three-bedroom house on the flats of Beverly Hills. The pair stood face-to-face for the first time in 10 […]

Gadkari gets Water Resources, Ganga Rejuvenation

New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari was on Sunday also allocated portfolios of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.   Uma Bharti, who had these portfolios, has now been given charge of Drinking Water and Sanitation which was held by Narendra Singh Tomar.   Tomar, who retains his […]

Enjoyed my stint in Defence Ministry: Jaitley

New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Finance Minsiter Arun Jaitley on Sunday said he enjoyed his stint in the Defence Ministry, but added that it was not possible to continue handling both Defence and Finance portfolios.   Jaitley also lauded his successor Nirmala Sitharaman, who becomes the first full-fledged woman to be Defence Minister.   “I […]

It may take ATMs three months to dispense Rs 200 notes

It may take ATMs three months to dispense Rs 200 notes

New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) While the RBI launched the 200-rupee note a week ago, it may take up to three months for ATMs to start dispensing the new denomination currency as it will involve a huge exercise of recalibration.   Some banks have even asked the ATM companies to begin testing the new note […]

China’s Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

China’s Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening of the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool   XIAMEN, China, September 3 (Reuters) – The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalisation and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the […]

North Korea says conducts ‘perfect’ hydrogen bomb test

North Korea says conducts ‘perfect’ hydrogen bomb test

A man walks past a street monitor showing North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un in a news report about North Korea’s nuclear test, in Tokyo, Japan, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai   SEOUL, September 3 (Reuters) – North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was an advanced hydrogen […]

North Korea says it has developed ‘advanced hydrogen bomb’ as Trump, Abe discuss ‘escalating’ crisis

North Korea says it has developed ‘advanced hydrogen bomb’ as Trump, Abe discuss ‘escalating’ crisis

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 3, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS   SEOUL, September 3 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great […]

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

FILE PHOTO – The International Space Station (ISS) crew member, astronaut Peggy Whitson of the U.S. speaks prior to the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ship at Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Dmitri Lovetsky/Pool/File Photo   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, September 3 (Reuters) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown […]

For storm-ravaged Houston, a presidential visit and baseball’s return

For storm-ravaged Houston, a presidential visit and baseball’s return

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump help volunteers deliver supplies to residents at a relief supply drive-thru during a visit with flood survivors and volunteers in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, U.S., September 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   HOUSTON, September 3 (Reuters) – The city of Houston on Saturday […]

Nadal survives early wobble to book last 16 spot in New York

Nadal survives early wobble to book last 16 spot in New York

Sept 2, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after beating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina on day six of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports   September 3(Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal ran […]