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  • Ditched in love? Chill, you’ll find a better one

    New York: In tears after a break-up? Just chill as women who are ditched in love eventually become bold and strong to find a better mate in future, say researchers. There are consequences of female intra-sexual mate competition that may be both evolutionarily adaptive and also beneficial for personal growth and development. Woman who “loses” her mate to another woman will go through a period of post-relationship grief and betrayal.

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    Odd-Even: Cycle, horse the new modes of transport in India

    New Delhi: Mike Sasso, the author of Being Human, has aptly said, “Originality is the best form of rebellion.” The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government’s odd-even proposal has brought new flavour to the ongoing second part of the budget session of Parliament with several BJP lawmakers resorting to new modes of transport, including cycle and horse, to vent their ire.

  • SC puts floor test for Rawat govt on hold

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold till further orders the floor test for the Harish Rawat government in the Uttarakhand assembly on April 29 as directed by the High Court. The next hearing is slated for May 3.

  • Fatty liver may increase heart disease, mortality

    London: A patient suffering from fatty liver disease is prone to an increased risk of heart disease as well as the mortality rates associated with it, a new study has found. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasingly common condition in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes and arterial hypertension — where high blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. The findings showed that NAFLD is an independent risk factor

  • Young gays, bisexuals more prone to suicide

    London: Young gay and bisexual men under age 26 are six times more likely to attempt suicide and deliberately harm themselves compared to older men of the same sexuality, a significant study has found.According to researchers, they were also twice as likely to be depressed and anxious. “We know minority groups are at higher risk of poor mental health than the heterosexual majority, however the mental health differences within sexual minorities is

  • Sensex, Nifty end at 2016 closing high; banks up

    New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): The market on Wednesday listed both the benchmark indices at a 2016 closing high ahead of April Futures and Option expiry tomorrow.

  • Hundreds of flights canceled in Germany amid strikes

    Berlin: Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Germany after government workers started short-term strikes affecting eight cities’ airports ahead of a new round of wage negotiations. Nearly 400 flights at Frankfurt airport alone were canceled today morning after airport firefighters walked off the job. Public-sector workers doing ground handling, security checks and other jobs were also participating in the strikes affecting flights in Munich, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Hannover, Bremen, Berlin and Hamburg.

  • US warns citizens on terror threats to Turkey tourist sites

    Ankara: The US has warned its citizens about terrorist threats to tourist areas in Turkey. “The US government continues to receive credible indications that terrorist groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout Turkey,” Xinhua news agency quoted the US embassy in Ankara as saying on Tuesday. “Foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by terrorist organisations,” it said.

  • Bangladesh urged to probe gay murders

    New York: Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights activists, Human Rights Watch said. Police found Xulhaz Mannan and Tonoy Mahbub hacked to death in a Dhaka apartment on the evening of April 25.The killings follow a spate of recent targeted attacks on writers, educators, bloggers and editors who promote liberal and secular ideas that radical groups believe are against Islam.

  • Afghan Taliban delegation arrives in Pak for peace talks

    Islamabad: A high-level delegation of Afghan Taliban from its political office in Qatar has arrived in Pakistan to discuss the possibility of restarting the faltering peace talks with Afghanistan. The confirmation came after media reports said that  a three-member rebel delegation arrived in Pakistan on Monday to discuss peace process with Afghanistan.    The Qatar political office of the Taliban, however, downplayed the reports which said they were scheduled to discuss terms

  • Rebels should be eliminated, says Afghan Prez

    Kabul: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has asked the security forces to eliminate those rebelling against the system as he described them to be the enemies of the country. Ghani made the statement while addressing a meeting of provincial chiefs of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Monday.

  • Koh-i-Noor can’t be brought back to Pak: Lahore HC told

    Lahore: The famed Koh-i-Noor diamond cannot be brought back to Pakistan as it was handed over to the UK under the ‘Treaty of Lahore’ in 1849, the provincial Punjab government has informed the high court here.

  • Pak was aware of US operation that killed Osama: US Journalist

    Islamabad: Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan’s detention for years and was killed after the country struck a deal with the US, a top American journalist has claimed citing new evidence and disputed Islamabad’s assertion that it was not aware of the raid that killed the al-Qaeda leader.

  • Changing political scenario affected Sri Lanka economy

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s ailing economy grew at a slower-than-expected 4.8 per cent last year, the country’s Central Bank said today, attributing it to changing political scenario and the resultant policy uncertainties.

  • FS-level talks failed to yield results: Pak media

    Islamabad: The Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan “failed” to break the stalemate and did not produce any significant measure of forward movement as the two sides only raised issues important to them without conceding ground to the other, the Pakistan media said today.

  • Dogs hate being cuddled

    Toronto:  Dog owners, take note! Your pet may not like being cuddled as a new study suggests that the canines feel stressed and unhappy when they are embraced by their owners. This is because it stops them from being able to run away, according to Stanley Coren from University of British Columbia in Canada who conducted the study.  Coren analysed images of dogs being hugged by adults and children he found on