Try coffee treatment for supple skin this winter

Try coffee treatment for supple skin this winter

New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) Coffee turns out to be your best friend to give warmth in the winter season but do you know that you get a supple skin if you try coffee on your skin in the chilly season?   Neetu Prasher, Head of Training at Avon India, lists the reasons why coffee […]

Common BP lowering drugs linked to skin cancer risk: Study

Common BP lowering drugs linked to skin cancer risk: Study

London, December 5 (IANS) Long term use of drugs that help lower high blood pressure may increase the risk of developing skin cancer, a study with nearly 80,000 participants has claimed.   Hydrochlorothiazide — one of the most commonly used antihypertensive drugs worldwide — is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body […]

President urges students to contribute towards nation building

Agra, December 5 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday urged the students to make good use of the opportunities offered and contribute to nation building.   Addressing the 83rd convocation of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra, Kovind paid glowing tributes to Ambedkar and asked students to be inspired by him.   Kovind said: “This […]

Google unveils new India-first products to connect next billion

Google unveils new India-first products to connect next billion

New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) Firming up its commitment to connect the next billion Indians by focusing on entry-level smartphones, Google on Tuesday announced several India-first products and features, some of which will be rolled out in other countries soon.   Currently, there are nearly 400 million Internet users in India, along with over 300 […]

Cyclone ‘Ockhi’ to make landfall by midnight in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, December 5 (IANS) Gujarat is geared “for the worst situation” as cyclone Ochki, that left a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, is expected to make landfall near Surat by Tuesday midnight, officials said.   The authorities have closed schools in the region till Wednesday. The Coast Guard has called back around […]

BJP demands President’s Rule in Tripura

Agartala, December 5 (IANS) Alleging deterioration of law and order and attacks on its activists, the BJP on Tuesday demanded President’s Rule in Tripura ahead of Assembly elections due in February 2018.   “Many BJP supporters and members have been killed and attacked by CPI-M cadres. Many of our party offices have been destroyed by […]

Three LeT militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, December 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight that took place in Kulgam district the day before.   “The victims comprised two LeT Pakistani militants identified as Furqan and Maviya and a local terrorist, Yawar who belonged to Qazigund area.   “Another […]

2G spectrum scam: Final judgment on December 21

New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) The much-awaited judgment in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupees 2G spectrum scandal will be delivered by a special court here on December 21.   “I have perused the files (related to the case) and will pronounce judgment on December 21 at 10.30 a.m.,” said Special Judge O.P. Saini, who has […]

SC to commence hearing on Ayodhya title suit on Feb 8

New Delhi, December 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court will commence on February 8, 2018 its hearing on a batch of petitions challenging a 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit that had divided the disputed Babri Masjid site between the Nirmohi Akhara, Lord Ram deity and the Sunni Waqf board.   A […]

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya, U.N. says

Myanmar forces may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya, U.N. says

Rohingya refugees sail on an improvised raft across the Naf River to reach Bangladesh, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera   GENEVA, December 5 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations’ top human rights official said on Tuesday, adding that more were […]

Arctic sea ice melt to exacerbate California droughts – study

Arctic sea ice melt to exacerbate California droughts – study

FILE PHOTO: An undated NASA illustration shows Arctic sea ice at a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second straight year, according to scientists at the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. NASA/Goddard’s Scientific Visualization Studio/C. Starr/Handout via Reuters/File Photo   WASHINGTON, December 5 (Reuters) – Melting Arctic sea ice […]