New York: Older adults who participate in social and mentally stimulating activities like reading and using computer may lower the risk of developing memory and thinking problems, finds a study. Researchers found that people who use computer once per week or more were 42 percent less likely to develop memory and thinking problems than those who did not.
Thane: Thane massacre accused Hasnain Warekar, who mercilessly butchered 14 members of his family before ending his life, had heavily borrowed money from his relatives and was steeped in a huge debt of Rs 67 lakh, investigators probing the mass murder said today.
New Delhi: Following introduction of new levies in the Union Budget, car makers like Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda have raised the prices of their cars by up to Rs. 82,906. The price hike in Hyundai motors effective from March 1 would cost the consumers a hike between Rs. 2,889 and Rs. 82,906 depending on the model.
It seems there is some conflict of interest between the newly-freed Sanjay Dutt and his erstwhile biggest fan Salman Khan. When Sanjay Dutt was to be released from prison, there was talk everywhere of Salman being the happiest for ‘Baba’. Salman Khan even planned a big welcome-home bash for his favourite Baba at his farm in Panvel.
Zubaan, the small-big film which opened alongside Prakash Jha’s Jai Gangaajal finds itself in a peculiar situation. Though it has been appreciated a lot more than Jai Gangaajal, Zubaan finds its voice being stifled by non-availability of screening outlets.
Most of the shows and screens have been monopolized by Jai Gangaajal leaving Zubaan high and dry.
Madrid: Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) leader, Pedro Sanchez, failed in his second attempt to be named as the prime minister. He received only 131 votes in favour with 219 votes against in the investiture vote held in the Spanish Congress on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The defeat made Sanchez the first party leader to lose two investiture debates in Spain.
Mirpur: India’s limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that Asia Cup finalists Bangladesh have improved as a side over the years, insisting that defeating a home side is always difficult.
New Delhi: Domestic feature phone brand Advantage Computers’ (Adcom) has said it may consider a legal action against Ringing Bells, the Noida-based start-up, which claimed to manufacture the world’s cheapest smartphone.
Kuala Lumpur: Families of 12 passengers onboard the ill-fated Flight MH370 have initiated legal proceedings against the carrier, three days ahead of the deadline for the filing of civil suits against the company before the second anniversary of the plane’s disappearance.
New Delhi: The All India Mahila Congress staged a protest here on Saturday demanding the rollback of the budgetary proposal under which a part of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawal will be taxed with 60 percent corpus.
New Delhi: Amid the furore over the JNU unrest and an IIMC professor quitting on grounds of supporting Hyderabad University scholar Rohith Vemula, the Congress on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre of actively trying to silence the voices of the youth and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was getting consistently vexed by the student community.
New Delhi: As part of efforts to provide foolproof security to JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Delhi Police has asked University authorities to inform them about the student leader’s movements outside the campus and nature of his visits.
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed her lieutenant Mukul Roy had temporarily distanced him from her due to “pressure” and “harassment” from the BJP.
Mumbai: Actress Swaroop Sampat, who is married to actor Paresh Rawal, says she is “scared” to share the screen space with her husband.
New Delhi: Taking potshots at the government over the resignation of IIMC professor Amit Sengupta, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Saturday said all secular and patriot forces must join hands to resist this kind of sinister design promoted and executed by the RSS and Sangh Parivar outfits.
Melbourne: Australia swashbuckling batsman Aaron Finch has called on his side to play ‘smarter’ cricket when facing spinners, following their three-wicket loss to South Africa in the opening Twenty20 of the three-match series in Durban.
New Delhi: Even before its release, the song `Buddhu Sa Mann` featuring Rishi Kapoor was trending all over the Internet and now, the makers of ‘Kapoor and Sons’ have finally released the song.
New Delhi: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is all praises for the critically acclaimed hit `Neerja’ after watching it.
Kochi: Managing Director and Country Head of UAE Exchange India, V. George Antony, has lauded improved focus on technology, customer service, and investments in the Railway Budget while giving courtesy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for ‘Digital India’ for the same.
Kutch: Days after an abandoned Pakistani boat loaded with guns was seized near Kutch, another abandoned boat has been found in Koteshwar area of Kutch.