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    How much you drink may depend on fellow drinkers

    London, People’s decisions on whether or not to drink more may be influenced more by their environment and their observation of others around them, finds a study, with implications on future alcohol harm reduction strategies.

  • Remembering Roald Dahl on his 100th Birth Anniversary

    Roald Dahl is a well known writer, who was known for his series of short stories collection but as not many are aware before becoming a writer Dahl had tried his hand at several other professions like a pilot in Britain’s Royal Air Force, oilman for Shell and also a member of British diplomatic corps.

  • Drone used for security in Kashmir is Modi Govt.’s biggest failure: Congress

    New Delhi: Taking a strong exception to the use of helicopters and drones to prevent any untoward incident in the Kashmir Valley, the Congress on Tuesday said the use of such devices in the context of a security situation in India is possibly the biggest failure of the BJP-led NDA Government.

  • Three protesters killed in Kashmir clashes

    Srinagar: Three protesters were killed on Tuesday in clashes between mobs and security forces in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

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    Tweet longer starting next week

    New York, Micro-blogging website Twitter will stop counting media attachments, including images, GIFs, videos, polls, and usernames, against the 140-character limit starting September 19, allowing users to compose longer tweets, a media report said.

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    Forest officials take a survey of Kapil’s office premises

    Mumbai, With an FIR registered against Kapil Sharma for alleged unauthorised construction at his flat in suburban Goregaon, the forest department has swung into action to check for violations by house owners and developers in vicinity of the comedian’s office in Versova.

  • IOC member indicted in Brazil for tickets fraud

    Rio de Janeiro: A Brazilian court has indicted International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Patrick Hickey for a ticket-scalping scheme that operated during last month’s 2016 Rio Games.

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    HC allows slaughter of goats on a building terrace on Bakrid

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has held that city residents are entitled to sacrifice goats on the occasion of Bakrid, subject to terms and conditions laid down in the licences obtained by them from local authorities.

  • Mumbai-based writer wins FON South Asia Short Story Award

    New Delhi,  Writer Meghna Pant will be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival’s FON (Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature writing in October for her short story “People of the Sun.”