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Japan wins Uber Cup after 37 years, beats Thailand 3-0

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Japan wins Uber Cup after 37 years, beats Thailand 3-0

Bangkok, May 26 (IANS): Japan beat Thailand 3-0 in the final of Uber Cup 2018 on Saturday, wining their first tournament title since 1981. For the first order, Japanese player Akane Yamaguchi defeated Thailand’s top single player Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 21-15, though Ratchanok “tried her best already”, reports Xinhua news agency.

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Scientists Identify Neurons that Trigger Aggression

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Scientists Identify Neurons that Trigger Aggression

Scientists have identified the brain neurons that evoke aggression, setting the stage for formulating new strategies to prevent damaging actions triggered by arousal of such a feeling. According to the researchers, a group of neurons in the ventral premammillary nucleus (PMv) of the hypothalamus — an evolutionarily well-preserved part of the brain that controls many […]

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Nipah Scare: No Need to Panic; Adopt Good Hygiene Practices

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Feature  /  Comments Off on Nipah Scare: No Need to Panic; Adopt Good Hygiene Practices

By Rachel V. Thomas | IANS Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you avoid contracting the brain-damaging Nipah virus which has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now and led to quarantining of at least 40 others, health experts suggest. The Nipah virus is a […]

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Tripura’s BJP government performing better than LF regime, says CM

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Tripura’s BJP government performing better than LF regime, says CM

Agartala, May 26 (IANS): Two-and-half-month-old BJP-IPFT government’s performance is better than 25-year-old Left Front government’s, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Saturday promising to declare Tripura a corruption and drug-free state. “We challenge the Left leaders in Tripura for an open debate. BJP-IPFT’s two-and-half-month-old government’s performance is much better than the 25-year-old […]

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Congress observes Modi government’s 4th anniversary as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Congress observes Modi government’s 4th anniversary as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’

Agartala, May 26 (IANS): As part of its nation-wide programme, the Congress in Tripura held protest rallies in different parts of Tripura on Saturday to observe the “Vishwasghat Divas” on the 4th anniversary of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government. Congress leader Gopal Roy said that the “Vishwasghat Divas” (betrayal day) was observed to highlight the […]

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Keep environment safety in Concurrent List, Tripura CM urges Centre

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Keep environment safety in Concurrent List, Tripura CM urges Centre

Agartala, May 26 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has urged the central government to keep the conservation and protection of environment in the Concurrent List of constitution instead of only in the Union List, an official said on Saturday. Addressing the 13th meeting of the standing committee of the Inter State Council (ISC) in […]

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Hasina conferred honorary D.Lit. by Kazi Nazrul University

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Hasina conferred honorary D.Lit. by Kazi Nazrul University

Asansol (West Bengal), May 26 (IANS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was on Saturday conferred a honorary Doctorate of Literature by the Kazi Nazrul University here. University Vice Chancellor Sadhan Chakrabarti handed out the degree to Sheikh Hasina at a special convocation, in which a number of senior ministers of her cabinet and West Bengal […]

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CBSE Class 12 results declared; girls fare better than boys

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on CBSE Class 12 results declared; girls fare better than boys

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS): The Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Class 12 result was declared on Saturday, with girls faring better than boys and also bagging the first six spots. In the overall results, girls performed better than boys by 9.32 per cent, as the pass percentage for girls was 88.31, while it […]

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Maharashtra CM’s ‘audio-clip’ kicks up political controversy

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Maharashtra CM’s ‘audio-clip’ kicks up political controversy

Mumbai/Palghar, May 26 (IANS): A purported audio-clip in which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is allegedly heard exhorting his activists “to win Palghar elections” at any cost, has kicked up a massive political controversy here on Saturday. The audio clip comes on a day when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government headed by Prime Minister […]

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Opposition leaders coming together to save themselves — Modi

By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Opposition leaders coming together to save themselves — Modi

Cuttack, May 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the opposition unity, saying the corrupt leaders are coming together “not to save the country but to save themselves”, making an apparent attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi. “Due to the commitment of this government against black money and […]

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