- Why no lie detector test on Asthana? court asks CBI(13:32)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) why it did not conduct "physiological and lie detector examination" on former CBI special director Rakesh Asthana in connection with a bribery case.
- US concessions to India because of Modi-Trump chemistry(13:08)
New Delhi/Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that though India's treatment of the US has not been flattering but he is willing to compromise because of his fondness for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Massive anti-CAA protests in TN (Lead)(12:40)
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims are holding protests in major cities in Tamil Nadu including the state Capital Chennai against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) on Wednesday.
- All you need to know about Female Condoms(12:38)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) If you can't get your partner to wear a condom or don't want to depend on another person to safeguard your health, then Dr Mukta Kapila, Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram talks about the benefits of using a female condom.
- UK unveils new points-based visa system(12:16)
London, Feb 19 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the Britain's new points-based visa system with effect from January 1, 2021.
- 'Lack of consistent funding of NGOs brings India down'(12:10)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) Philanthropist Natasha Poonawalla has been announced the Chair of the British Asian Trusts Childrens Protection Fund for India, by His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales in an event, recently held in London.
- Meet Reza Baba Massah, the founder of Capoeira in India(12:09)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) Bollywood superstar Akhsay Kumar did a documentary seven years ago about the seven deadly martial art forms in the world which included Capoeira -- an Afro-Brazilian martial art form with elements of dance music and acrobatics. The film inspired Professor Reza Baba Massah to bring the art form in India.
- 7 best vitamins for athletes(12:08)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) In the world of health and fitness, a balanced diet coupled with a healthy lifestyle is the foundation for athletes to build on their bodies, keep their energy levels high to beat fatigue and perform at their best. While all vitamins and minerals are crucial and essential for the overall health and fitness, here are the top seven nutrients that are very instrumental in building performance for athletes, suggested by Rohit Shelatkar, VP at Vitabiotics Ltd and Fitness & Nutrition Expert
- Big crude oil supply deal expected during Trump visit(11:50)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India and US may seal a large crude oil supply deal during the visit of President Donald Trump later this month, with diplomatic sources indicating that American oil companies are coming with offers to make it attractive for Indian firms to increase oil imports from US despite long distance and high freight.
- Nutrition tips for people over 50(11:34)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANSlife) Ageing is inevitable, irreversible and progressive. Whats more is that it brings along many changes to the bodily functions and affects most organs.
- Discovery's Grylls shares Rajinikanth's TV debut first look(11:34)
BY SHARON THAMBALA
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Discovery channel's Bear Grylls on Wednesday shared the first look of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's debut on the small screen in his programme 'Into the Wild with Bear Grylls', after 43 years in cinema.
- COVID-19: China's death toll increases over 2,000 (Lead)(11:31)
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) The death toll due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China rose to over 2,000 on Wednesday as 136 new deaths from the disease were reported, while the confirmed cases stood at 74,185, the health authorities announced.
- Anti-CAA protest in Chennai by Muslim outfits(11:17)
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Several Muslim outfits are holding protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
- China coronavirus death toll breaches 2,000(10:00)
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China crossed 2,000-mark on Wednesday with 136 new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 74,185, China's health authorities said.
- Evolving business models of coworking in India (Comment)(09:45)
BY RAMESH NAIR
Conducive and productive workspaces have become the need of the hour when it comes to providing the right environment to employees and helping them foster growth. With the introduction of coworking spaces and their acceptance in the country, the industry has changed notions about what a typical workspace is and what the functions of a healthy work environment should be. Where earlier the industry was less agile to the changing market and demographic forces, it is now understanding and incorporating elements that can expand and contract operations quickly and give a range of options to its workforce.
- Talat Aziz celebrates 40 years in the industry(09:06)
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Talat Aziz, whose music has found space in everyones heart across generations celebrated his four-decades long musical journey at The Royal Opera House in Mumbai on Tuesday. He presented his unique blend of powerful vocals, verses and soothing melodies in an auditorium packed with his fans, family, well wishers and friends Sanjay Khan, Zarine Khan, Ustad Rashid Khan, Madhu Chopra, Prem Kishan, Abha Singh, Shekhar and Manish Goswami.
- The art of resilience(08:58)
By Sukant Deepak
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The group exhibition titled Ã¯Â¿Â½Bakhiya, being held at Threshold Art Gallery in the city till March 8 explores the resilience and tenacity of the human spirit to survive against seemingly insurmountable odds. Artists Achia Anzi, Gargi Raina, Priya Ravish Mehra, Rajendra Tiku, Rubaba Haider and Yael Bartana came together to share their stories of difficult journey and how they learned from the same.
- Opposition MPs grill Home Secretary on NPR questionnaire(22:14)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Several opposition MPs on Tuesday grilled Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla over additional columns in the National Population Register (NPR) questionnaire during a meeting of the department related standing committee on Home.