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Prince Harry, Meghan marry at Windsor Castle

London: Prince Harry, sixth in line to the British throne, and US actress Meghan Markle sealed their wedding vows with a kiss outside Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel on Saturday, cheered on by thousands of delighted crowds. The couple — now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — exchanged rings in the presence of Queen Elizabeth

Australian tourist falls to death from Assam hotel

Guwahati: An Australian tourist fell to his death from a hotel in Guwahati, capital of India’s north eastern state Assam, police said on Sunday. William Marinus fell from the third floor of the hotel around 11.20 p.m. on Saturday. “Four Australians and an Indian, including William, were staying in our hotel. They checked in around 3

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Australia among top 3 choices for Indian students

Reversing the earlier trend of migration to Australia by majority of Indians, the country now continued to be one of the top three destinations of choice for Indian students due to its academic quality and education system, a senior Australian diplomat said. Though many Indian students preferred to study in Australia for migration and have

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‘Explore British Columbia first if you’re a techie from India’

Vancouver:  British Columbia, a major global hub for tech companies, is looking to woo more and more global capital and is keen on inviting Indian tech giants and talent into the Canadian province, says a senior minister of the province. “We have a really attractive offer for companies. Please understand that Canada is more welcoming than

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NGV’s Van Gogh hits record 420,000 visitors

Melbourne: The National Gallery of Victoria’s Van Gogh and the Seasons has welcomed more than 420,000 visitors, making it the most popular ticketed exhibition in the gallery’s 156 year history. Van Gogh and the Seasons tops the previous record holder, the NGV’s 2015/16 summer exhibition, Andy Warhol/Ai Weiwei which attracted 399,127 visitors, an official press

US vows to provide security assurance to N.Korea’s Kim

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday the US will provide security assurance to North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong Un, if the country could achieve denuclearisation. In an interview with Fox News, Pompeo said, “We will have to provide security assurances to be sure,” referring to the US commitment to Pyongyang’s regime security.

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Prince Harry, Meghan marry at Windsor Castle

London: Prince Harry, sixth in line to the British throne, and US actress Meghan Markle sealed their wedding vows with a kiss outside Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel on Saturday, cheered on by thousands of delighted crowds. The couple — now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — exchanged rings in the presence of Queen Elizabeth

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‘Explore British Columbia first if you’re a techie from India’

Vancouver:  British Columbia, a major global hub for tech companies, is looking to woo more and more global capital and is keen on inviting Indian tech giants and talent into the Canadian province, says a senior minister of the province. “We have a really attractive offer for companies. Please understand that Canada is more welcoming than

Gold falls, other precious metals rise

GOLD futures have extended their losses in electronic trading after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s May policy-setting meeting showed board members considered an early end to the central bank’s bond-buying program. A number of Fed officials could be willing to reduce the pace of bond purchases as early as their next meeting if the economy

Rituals, revelry on second day of Durga Puja

Kolkata: People from all walks of life and age groups Sunday thronged colourful pandals (marquees) to soak in the festivities and celebrate Mahasaptami – the second day of Durga Puja in West Bengal. The day started with the ‘pran pratistha’ ritual, where the deity is symbolically endowed with life. The ‘kola bou’, a tender banana

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‘Explore British Columbia first if you’re a techie from India’

Vancouver:  British Columbia, a major global hub for tech companies, is looking to woo more and more global capital and is keen on inviting Indian tech giants and talent into the Canadian province, says a senior minister of the province. “We have a really attractive offer for companies. Please understand that Canada is more welcoming than

We’ll take Badals to the cleaners: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Former chief minister Amarinder Singh says the ruling Akali Dal is a “17th century” outfit that has done little for Punjab and that his Congress party will take the Badals, the state’s first family, to the cleaners in the assembly polls next year. “We will certainly show the people what this (Badal) government has

Bollywood

Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan seen at a wedding reception, in Mumbai on April 21, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

I’ve been school girlish in my choices: Aishwarya

Mumbai: In hindsight, actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan feels she has been “school girlish” in her choices and feels she should have been more fierce about taking up projects. “I think I was very school girlish in my choices… I was very good at keeping with schedules,and because of that I kind of

'I Love NY': This New Year is outdated

‘I Love NY’: This New Year is outdated

Film: “I Love NY”; Language: Hindi; Cast: Sunny Deol, KanganaRanaut, Prem Chopra, Tannishtha Chatterjee, NavinChowdhry; Directors: Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru; Rating: ** A commitment phobic bachelor, Randhir Singh (Sunny Deol) who is a banker in Chicago, is fed up of his humdrum life and decides to settle down in matrimony with Riya (Tannishtha Chatterjee),

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Sonam Kapoor marries Anand Ahuja in big fat Punjabi wedding

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor on Tuesday tied the knot with long-time beau Anand Ahuja in a traditional Anand Karaj ceremony, which was preceded by two days of mehendi and sangeet revelry, and followed by a grand reception party with close family, friends and Bollywood’s glitterati in attendance. The newly-weds looked radiant as they made their first

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Cruise, Travolta ‘fighting’ over high rank in Scientology

Los Angeles: Actors Tom Cruise and John Travolta, who are members of the Church of Scientology, are reportedly competing for a high rank. Brendan Tighe, who was a Scientologist for 30 years, claims he witnessed this rivalry where the two actors were competing for the position under leader of the church, David Miscavige, reports dailymail.co.uk. “Cruise

Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan seen at a wedding reception, in Mumbai on April 21, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

I’ve been school girlish in my choices: Aishwarya

Mumbai: In hindsight, actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan feels she has been “school girlish” in her choices and feels she should have been more fierce about taking up projects. “I think I was very school girlish in my choices… I was very good at keeping with schedules,and because of that I kind of

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Mahesh Babu ecstatic on Rs 125 crore run of his new film

Mumbai: Telugu cinema superstar Mahesh Babu is ecstatic about his new release “Bharath Ane Nenu”, which is said to be the fastest money spinner of Telugu cinema, crossing the Rs 125 crore mark. “We knew we had a terrific film on our hands as Siva garu (director Koratala Siva) is a great storyteller. But one never

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Alia to sing ‘Samjhawan Unplugged’ live

Young actress Alia Bhatt, whose singing talent was first showcased through “Highway”, has now used her vocal skills for a new song, “Samjhawan Unplugged”. She will sing it live. “Samjhawan Unplugged” is a melodious rendition of Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal’s “Samjhawan” from Alia and Varun Dhawan’s forthcoming movie “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania”. Filmmaker Karan

Karan Patel to shoot consummation scene in front of wife

Karan Patel to shoot consummation scene in front of wife?

Actress Ankita Bhargava will reportedly be present on the sets of TV show “Ye Hai Mohabbatein” to witness the shooting of the consummation scene between the show’s lead pair — her husband and actor Karan Patel and actress DivyankaTripathi. While Divyanka had already laid special rules to be followed during filming of the scenes, Karan’s

Food

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Celebrity chef Bal says cooking a desirable quality in men

New Delhi: Indian Celebrity chef Aditya Bal says that cooking nowadays is seen as one of the most desirable qualities in men to have. “Men cooking has become not just an accepted idea but cooking is also seen as a desirable quality to have in a man. So men cooking is a really good thing for

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Celebrity chef Bal says cooking a desirable quality in men

New Delhi: Indian Celebrity chef Aditya Bal says that cooking nowadays is seen as one of the most desirable qualities in men to have. “Men cooking has become not just an accepted idea but cooking is also seen as a desirable quality to have in a man. So men cooking is a really good thing for

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Indian restaurants in Britain call for short-term work visas

London, Aug 23: Indian restaurant owners in Britain have called on the government to introduce short-term work visas in order to plug the shortage of curry chefs across the country, a media report said on Sunday. The owners are preparing a submission to Prime Minister David Cameron and cabinet members, which warns that 90 percent

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Eat fatty fish to cut your heart disease risk

London: Consuming fatty fish four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent the risk of heart disease, finds a study. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particles, also known as good cholesterol, in people with impaired glucose metabolism. Morever, using

Burger King Keen to Replicate its Indian Vegetarian Menu Globally

Burger King Keen to Replicate its Indian Vegetarian Menu Globally

Global fast-food giant Burger King, which especially created vegetarian options in the country to suit the Indian palate, is keen to introduce them in other vegetarian-friendly markets like the United Kingdom. Burger King India introduced as many as six vegetarian snacks, sandwiches and entry-level burgers in the menu when it started in November 2014. “Looking

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Aangan at Derrimut, quite an epitome of India

Sometimes, a restaurant is a classic product of a country. Take Aangan at Derrimut where chef-cum-proprietor Sumit Malhotra has pulled every stop to highlight India through the cuisines, décor, taste, sights and sounds. Founded largely on the premise of “highlighting the best of India to Australia,” Sumit’s second venture has created quite a buzz. His

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Samundri Stew

This healthy, delicious Seafood Stew is one pot casserole. Quick and easy to make, ideal for cold winter nights. The herbs and spices used in this recipe aren’t overpowering and allow you to appreciate the natural flavours and textures of the flaky fish and meaty prawns. If preferred, add a dash or two of Tabasco

Health

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Make changes in diet to fight ageing

New Delhi: The key to ageing gracefully is simple – eat healthy. So make changes in your diet instead of going for Botox for wrinkle treatment, say experts. Tanu Arora, Head Of Department – Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital, and Zodi, senior dietician, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, have a few suggestions: *

Battling cancer with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that considers the mind, body and spirit when diagnosing and treating patients. It is the traditional system of medicine in India and has been practiced for 5,000 years. Ayurveda means “wisdom of life” and the system of medicine maintains that all illnesses affect both the mind and the

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Diabetics need not always hold back from eating eggs: Study

Sydney: People suffering from diabetes may finally eat eggs daily without a pinch of guilt. A new study suggests that eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or Type-2 diabetes. People with Type-2 diabetes tend to have higher levels of the ‘bad’ low density lipoprotein (LDL)

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Make changes in diet to fight ageing

New Delhi: The key to ageing gracefully is simple – eat healthy. So make changes in your diet instead of going for Botox for wrinkle treatment, say experts. Tanu Arora, Head Of Department – Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital, and Zodi, senior dietician, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, have a few suggestions: *

Mouth Ulcers

Question: Mr.B: Dear Raj, I have been reading your articles regularly and thought if Homeopathy can help my 10 yrs old son with mouth ulcers. He has been getting them frequently since last few months. Typically they are on the inner side of his lower lip and each time it may last for approximately 10

Lifestyle

Smartphone app may help manage mental illness

Smartphone app may help manage mental illness

Researchers have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions, suggests new research. First, the researchers determined the technical abilities and needs of middle-aged and older adults with serious mental illnesses using smartphones. The researchers then developed the content and modified an existing smartphone platform.

Travel

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Sun, sand and sanitation: Goa campaigns for beach hygiene

Panaji: Plastic garbage converted into flotation devices, seaweed strewn on beaches broken down into compost and art installations fabricated from bottle caps and straws littered on Goa’s beaches are the showstoppers of a 150-day-old beach cleanliness campaign in Goa. The unique beach cleanliness campaign organised by Drishti Marine, a private beach management agency, winds up on

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Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes celebrate after winning an IPL 2018 match against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 13, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

IPL: Buttler guides Rajasthan to seven-wicket victory over Mumbai

Mumbai: English batsman Jos Buttler continued his red-hot form with a 94 not out as Rajasthan Royals thumped Mumbai Indians by seven wickets here on Sunday to boost their chance of qualifying for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs. After Mumbai posted 168/6, thanks to opening batsmen Suryakumar Yadav (60) and Evin Lewis, Buttler registered his

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