Maharashtra: Nephrologists have raised concern over the rise in kidney-related ailments ailments among people in some villages of the district. They have decided to conduct tests on people in these villages to find out the causes behind it. A day-long seminar, chaired by Yavatmal Government Medical College (GMC) dean Dr Manish Shrigirwar, was held in Nagpur on Sunday to draw the attention of experts from the region on the rise in kidney
New Delhi: Expressing her disappointment in a series of tweets on Monday night, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal said her father, who was confirmed as part of the Indian contingent travelling to Australia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, was denied entry in the Gold Coast Games Village.
Thane: An eight-year-old girl died of electrocution at a staircase in a residential society here, the police said today. The personnel of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company yesterday did some repair work in the building, located in the Lokmanya Nagar area.
Sajid Nadiadwala’s action entertainer ‘Baaghi 2‘ passes a crucial Monday test, collects a double-digit number. Despite bandh in many parts of the country ‘Baaghi 2’ has collected Rs 12.10 cr nett at the box office, taking the total collections to Rs 85.20 cr. Riding high on action, it seems like ‘Baaghi 2’ inches closer to the Rs 100 Cr club in its first week.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre’s plea seeking clarification on the February 16 verdict regarding setting up of a Cauvery management scheme in the decades-old river water sharing dispute. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud kept for hearing on April 9 the Central government’s plea after its counsel referred to divergent views of the concerned
Gold Coast: Heartbroken Australian diver Taneka Kovchenko retired on the eve of her home Commonwealth Games today after medical experts warned that she risked severe paralysis if one more dive went wrong. The 23-year-old, who had been set to compete in the 10m platform and women’s synchronised 10m platform at the Gold Coast, has been suffering headaches and neck pain since the end of last year.
Mumbai: Apps and online teaching cannot replace coaching or for that matter school learning. “This is because there is some level of discipline and healthy stress needed,” says Yamini Rao, managing director of Rao IIT Academy. But she strongly opposes the idea of stress based on comparison.
Mumbai: There was a rumour that Priyanka Chopra will feature in Ali Abbas Zafar film ‘Bharat’ alongside Salman Khan. Priyanka was in Mumbai, and was spotted hanging out with Arpita Khan Sharma, thus giving fuel to rumour of her doing ‘Bharat’. But without any confirmation she left India. And now, according to a Mumbai Mirror report, the actress might be replaced by Salman Khan’s favourite Katrina Kaif. Katrina did not comment on
Bharat Bandh was called by Dalit outfits on Monday against the Supreme Court’s ruling that allegedly diluted the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The protests turned violent in many states, and seven people were killed in Madhya Pradesh, two in Uttar Pradesh and one in Rajasthan. The apex court had, on March 20, introduced the provision of anticipatory bail in the SC/ST Act while directing that there would be no automatic arrest on
Mumbai: Megastar star Amitabh Bachchan has sung another song for his forthcoming film “102 Not Out” despite medical procedures. The 75-year-old cine icon posted a photograph of himself singing in a studio. “The world of music knows no boundaries and no rest, despite late hours and medical procedures. (In) ‘102 Not Out’ there is an additional song now. I mean how can
Nigeria: More than a dozen people were killed in a clash between suspected Boko Haram militants and Nigerian soldiers in Northern Nigeria. Reportedly around 18 militants including suicide bombers, mortars and gunmen targeted two villages namely Bale Shuwa and Alkaranti and a military base near the city of Maiduguri, in Borno State.
Washington: A strong but deep earthquake measuring 6.8 struck in Bolivia but there were no reports of damage or injuries, the US Geological Survey has said. The quake struck in the southeast of the country at a depth of 562-km, about 200-km from Tarija, and near the border with Paraguay, the USGS said yesterday. Bolivia’s private San Calixto Observatory gave the quake’s strength at 6.6 magnitude and said it was felt in various regions
Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who is suffering from a labral tear in his left shoulder, says he is doing good and intends to come back stronger. “Thank you for the good wishes everyone. I’m good. Its just a labral tear in my left shoulder. I intend to come back stronger. Love you all,” Ranveer tweeted on Tuesday morning.
Four members of a Pakistani Christian family were shot dead in Quetta city, the police said on Tuesday. On Monday night, unidentified armed men intercepted a vehicle the family was travelling in and opened fire, Quetta Police spokesperson Mohamed Ramzan told Efe news.
Lahore: At least five persons were killed on Tuesday morning after fire broke in a bakery in Lahore’s Barkat Market. Five persons choked to death post inhaling smoke. The bodies have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital, reported Pakistan’s Geo TV. Fire has been contained. The cause of this accident is unknown yet.
Singapore: An Indian yoga instructor has been convicted by a court in Singapore for molesting a woman during class, according to a media report today. Rakesh Kumar Prasad was sentenced to a nine-month jail term along with a fine of 1,000 Singapore dollar by the court yesterday but granted a bail of 16,000 Singapore dollar pending appeal.
San Francisco: After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform. Until now, Google Chrome’s web policy permitted cryptocurrency mining in extensions as long as it is the extension’s single purpose and the user is adequately informed about the mining behaviour.
Prernaa Arora of Kriarj Entertainment has come out all guns blazing in an exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama against the steps taken by John Abraham Entertainment of dissociating ‘Parmanu‘ from them and Zee Studios. Prernaa levies serious charges against JA Entertainment that they have never done line production, that Rs 30 crore were already paid and the remaining was meant to be paid on delivery. She also says that
As per latest reports, Ali Asgar, Sugandha Mishra and Bigg Boss 9 contestant Suyyash Rai have joined Sunil Grover for his upcoming web show Indian Premiere League 2018. After Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover’s mid-air fight, The Kapil Sharma Show’s comedians like Ali Asgar, Chandan Prabhakar and Sugandha Mishra left the show with Sunil Grover. Among them, Chandan Prabhakar again rejoined the show, while