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World's oldest person in Japan dies at 117

Published on 01-Apr-2015
Misao Okawa. Ap File Photo

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person died...

Video game time linked to child behaviour

Published on 01-Apr-2015
 The study found that the time spent playing games could be linked with problem behaviour and this was the significant factor rather than the types of games played. AFP File Photo.

Children who play video games for more than three hours a day are more likely to be hyperactive, get involved in fights and not be...

Deepika Padukone's 'My Choice' video encourages sex outside marriage?

Published on 31-Mar-2015
 Indian Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone poses during the launch of short film 'My Choice' directed by Homi Adajania in Mumbai on March 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone's women empowerment video 'My Choice' has landed in a Twitter controversy for advocating sex outside marriage.

Shock treatment may cure chronic depression: study

Published on 31-Mar-2015
Researchers have shown for the first time in a large cohort of patients that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), sometimes referred to as shock treatment, change certain areas of the brain that play a role in how people feel, learn and respond to positive and negative environmental factors.

Shock treatment can provide an effective alternative for people suffering from major depression who do not respond to conventional medications...

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away: study

Published on 31-Mar-2015
Daily apple eaters are less likely to use prescription medications. Picture for representation

Myth busted! An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a new research which found that daily apple eaters had just...

Shah Rukh reaches 12M mark, fans celebrate on Twitter

Published on 30-Mar-2015
Shah Rukh Khan. Pti file photo

After megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has around 13.9M followers on Twitter, it's now superstar Shah Rukh Khan who has become a hit on...

Multi-tasking can hamper your brain

Published on 29-Mar-2015
The team found that people who are involved with multi-tasking cannot pay attention and recall information than those who complete one task at a time.

Multi-tasking can hamper your performance and may even damage your brain, claim researchers from Stanford University...

'Facebook Generation' happier than teenagers a decade ago

Published on 29-Mar-2015
 The results show that over the last decade an increasing proportion of adolescents eat fruit and vegetables, are physically active on a daily basis, keep their teeth clean, practice safe sex, and find it easy to talk to their parents about things that matter to them. Reuters file photo

Today's Facebook Generation is happier and healthier than teenagers a decade ago, finds a new study...

Kohli, Anushka return hand-in-hand from Sydney

Published on 29-Mar-2015
 Cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma upon their arrival at the international airport in Mumbai on Friday night. PTI Photo

Unfazed by the potshots taken at their relationship after India lost to Australia at the World Cup semi-finals, lovebirds Virat Kohli...

Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

Published on 29-Mar-2015
Michelle Obama. Reuters File Photo

Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring Black girls rock! at the annual awards show...

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Rescue in Shopian

Rescue in Shopian

Farmers harvest wheat crop

Farmers harvest wheat crop

Tourist being entertained by a Rajasthani artist...

Tourist being entertained by a Rajasthani artist...

Stranded trucks at the Jammu - Srinagar highway due to heavy rain in Jammu...

Stranded trucks at the Jammu - Srinagar highway due to heavy rain in Jammu...

A man walks on a snow-ladden field after a fresh spell of snowfall in Kashmir...

A man walks on a snow-ladden field after a fresh spell of snowfall in Kashmir...

Kashmiri man carries a pillow as he walks along the road at Ledhan village...

Kashmiri man carries a pillow as he walks along the road at Ledhan village...

Self-Defense Forces personnel prepare tp receive Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar...

Self-Defense Forces personnel prepare tp receive Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar...

Vice Admiral P Murugesan inspects guard of honour...

Vice Admiral P Murugesan inspects guard of honour...

A youth in the flood-hit Pampore area of Srinagar on Tuesday...

A youth in the flood-hit Pampore area of Srinagar on Tuesday...

A pair of parrot atop a tree in New Delhi...

A pair of parrot atop a tree in New Delhi...

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