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Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS):  Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. In Delhi, petrol was sold for INR 69.93 per litre, down from INR 69.99 a litre on Saturday. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, petrol was sold […]

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Zuzana Caputova sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Zuzana Caputova sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President

Bratislava, June 16 (IANS): Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President. The swearing-in took place before Constitutional Court chair Ivan Fiacan during a ceremonial parliamentary session held in Bratislava on Saturday, Xinhua reported. Caputova gave her first speech in office, saying she does not want to rule from the […]

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Saudi Arabia wants no war, firm against threat, says Crown Prince

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Saudi Arabia wants no war, firm against threat, says Crown Prince

Riyadh, June 16 (IANS): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud said on Sunday that his country wants no war in the region but will not hesitate to deal with any threat. “The Kingdom does not want a war in the region, but we will not hesitate to deal with any threat to our […]

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Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019

Suman Rao from Rajasthan has won the Femina Miss India World 2019 beauty pageant during a star-studded ceremony at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium here. Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh clinched Femina Miss Grand India 2019 title and Shreya Shanker from Bihar won Miss India United Continents 2019 title during the grand finale of the beauty […]

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Ranveer Singh makes his commentary debut in World Cup

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Ranveer Singh makes his commentary debut in World Cup

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh made his commentary debut with Star Sports alongside cricket stars Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Ranveer, known for his passion for cricket, entertained fans with a segment where he interacted with cricket stars such as Gavaskar, Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Brian Lara and Ramiz Raja, read […]

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Priyanka Chopra gets a ‘little’ dancing partner

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Priyanka Chopra gets a ‘little’ dancing partner

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra was shaking a leg to a Bollywood number along with a new dancing partner. Priyanka on Sunday uploaded a video of her dancing to the megastar Amitabh Bachchan song “Sona Sona” from the film “Major Saab” along with a little girl named Ava Drew, who is reportedly the daughter of the […]

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Radicalisation Comes Closer Home

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Columns  /  Comments Off on Radicalisation Comes Closer Home

There are fresh Intelligence warnings about Islamic radicals attempting to enter into India through the sea route off the coast of Kerala. Investigations into the horrendous terror attacks made on Easter Sunday congregations in and around Colombo, resulting in a huge loss of life and limb, are meanwhile unraveling the scale of foreign and domestic […]

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Researchers develop algorithm for better robot-human synergy

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Researchers develop algorithm for better robot-human synergy

New York, June 16 (IANS): A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an algorithm that accurately tells robots where nearby humans are headed – a discovery that may help humans and robots work together in close proximity. Researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW have been testing ways since […]

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TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here’s how to fight digital addiction

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here’s how to fight digital addiction

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS): Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults. The warning came following reports of a 24-year-old mother committing suicide last week in Tamil Nadu after she […]

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Towards a happier, less nastier Facebook

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Towards a happier, less nastier Facebook

Menlo Park (California), June 16 (IANS): Passive use, loneliness and the agony of social comparisons are some of the “ills” being battled on social media and Facebook’s answer to these are: easier ways to comment back, a dating feature and a time tracker to check overuse. During the International Press Day event at the company’s […]

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