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    Sikh priest recovering after Germany gurdwara blast

    Berlin: The condition of a 60-year-old Sikh priest, who was seriously injured in an explosion at a gurdwara in the German city of Essen has improved and he is now out of danger, police said today. The priest was among three persons who were hurt when an explosive device went off in the entrance hall of the Gurdwara Nanaksar at the end of a wedding ceremony on Saturday.

  • Contribute to debate on trade issues: Nirmala to IIFT

    New Delhi: Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today asked institutes like IIFT to meaningfully contribute to the debate over free trade agreements and also suggest ways to enhance India’s trade competitiveness. Speaking at the 50th convocation of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), the minister said it is time now for such centres to be far more proactive, assertive and contribute in trade-related matters.

  • Forget fingerprint, your ‘brainprint’ can never be stolen

    New York: Your responses to certain stimuli like foods, celebrities or words may seem trivial but they say a lot about you. In fact, these brain responses can gain you safe access into heavily-restricted areas, reveal researchers.

  • How smartphones are diminishing people’s privacy

    Jerusalem: The use of “location-aware” smartphones and voluntary sharing of information is diminishing people’s privacy, say researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel.

  • Vodafone gives a thumbs-up to govt’s spectrum initiatives

    New Delhi: Hailing recent initiatives of the government like spectrum harmonisation and reduction of spectrum usage charges (SUC), Vodafone India today termed these as “progressive steps”. According to sources, the Telecom Commission has agreed to reduce SUC charge to 3 per cent from 5 per cent of adjusted gross revenue on spectrum that will be purchased in the next round of auction.

  • Eating dark chocolate may help you sleep better: study

    London: Chocoholics, rejoice! Eating dark chocolates may help you sleep better at night as they contain a vital nutrient which helps to regulate the body clock, a new study has claimed.

  • Top Trump aide lobbied for ISI frontal outfit in US: Report

    Washington: US Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s new top campaign aide Paul Manafort lobbied for a group charged for operating as a front for Pakistan’s powerful spy agency ISI and received USD 700,000 from it, a media report has said.

  • Tottenham ready to fight for title: Pochettino

    London: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised his players after their 4-0 demolition of Stoke City, asserting that the performance demonstrated that they are ready to fight for the English Premier League (EPL) title.  Monday night’s win saw second-placed Tottenham log 68 points in 34 matches, five points behind leaders Leicester City. With four games still to go, Pochettino felt that his team have the belief and passion to close the

  • Meditation enhances focus in media multi-taskers

    New York: Many people who text while watching TV or listen to music while reading cannot hold their attention to one task. However, a new study has revealed that through mindfulness meditation, heavy media multi-taskers may adapt a more focused attention.

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    Texas declares emergency due to heavy rains

    Washington: Texas state Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in nine counties of the state due to heavy rainfall.

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    Amy Jackson to make her singing debut

    After winning hearts with her acting skills, Amy Jackson is all set to leave her mark in the music industry. Following the path of Priyanka Chopra (‘In My City’), Sonam Kapoor (‘Dheere Dheere’ and Coldplay’s ‘Hymn For The Weekend’), the British model-turned-actress will be shooting for her first music video.

  • Indian-Americans launch group in support of Hillary

    Washington: Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton’s Indian-American supporters have launched a nation-wide group to back her bid for winning the party’s presidential nomination. Describes itself as a nationwide grassroots volunteer organisation, the Indian-Americans for Hillary (IAFH) group said yesterday that it will hold its inaugural event in Gaithersburg, Maryland in Washington DC on April 24.

  • Kabul suicide bomber kills 28, 327 injured 

    Kabul: At least 28 people were killed and more than 300 injured when a suicide bomber exploded near the Afghan presidential palace here on Tuesday, officials said.