Soccer: Peru fans outnumber France’s 7-to-1 in Yekaterinburg

Soccer: Peru fans outnumber France’s 7-to-1 in Yekaterinburg

Soccer Football – World Cup – Group C – France vs Peru – Ekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia – June 21, 2018 France fan inside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff   YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 21 (Reuters) – Thousands of red-shirted Peru supporters streamed through the streets of Yekaterinburg on Thursday, outnumbering France’s by more […]

51 per cent people eat potatoes every day: Survey

51 per cent people eat potatoes every day: Survey

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) It is the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs, the topping on morning poha. A regular day in an Indian household is incomplete without the humble potato being part of at least one meal. Now a survey says that a majority of Indians eat potatoes every day. […]

Tripura Assembly lauds man, daughter for averting train accident

Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, members of the Tripura Assembly on Thursday praised Swapan Debbarma, 45, and his teenage daughter who last week averted a train accident saving the lives of over 2,000 passengers.   Health and Science and Technology Minister Sudip Roy Barman raised the issue in Zero hour and requested […]

Nagaland celebrates Yoga Day

Kohima, Jun 21 (PTI) Nagaland today joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 4th International Day of Yoga by holding a series of programmes by government departments, security forces and educational institutions.   The main event was held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, near here, where Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food […]

Yoga India’s gift to world: Prabhu

Chennai, June 21 (PTI) Yoga is India’s “gift” to the world, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said today after taking part in the International Yoga Day celebrations here.   The International Yoga Day was celebrated by various sections of people across Tamil Nadu including school students and defence personnel.   “#Yoga is path to holistic wellness. […]

BJP’s Sen elected Tripura Deputy Speaker

Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Congress-turned-BJP legislator Biswabhandu Sen was on Thursday was elected the Deputy Speaker of the Tripura assembly unopposed.   After question hour, Speaker Rebati Mohan Das announced the election of Sen to the post as no other nomination was filed.   Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Education, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister […]

Chrome on Android now lets users surf web without Internet

Chrome on Android now lets users surf web without Internet

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Google on Thursday introduced a new feature for its Android devices that would let users in India and several other countries surf the web without a constant Internet connection.   “When you’re connected to free, unmetered WiFi, Chrome will automatically download relevant articles, based on what content is most popular […]

Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder

Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder

Sydney, June 21 (IANS) Losing weight may reverse or reduce the progression of irregular heart rhythm disorder among obese people, claim researchers, including one of Indian origin.   The findings showed that reducing weight by 10 per cent along with management of associated risk factors can reduce the effects of Atrial fibrillation (AF), a leading […]

BJP-ally IPFT for separate state for Tripura tribals

Agartala, June 21 (IANS) The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), the junior ally of ruling BJP, will hold demonstrations across the state in August to spearhead its demand for a separate state, a party leader said on Thursday.   “We will organise sit-in-demonstrations all over Tripura on August 23 in support of our demand […]