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Centre monitoring flood situation in Kashmir

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The central government is in constant touch with the government of Jammu and Kashmir, and monitoring the flood situation there, an official said. The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) is taking stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, a home ministry official told IANS, adding that Home Minister Rajnath Singh also spoke to the chief minister...

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Sensex closes 522 points up

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed on Monday with healthy gains ending 522 points or 1.90 percent up. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also gained substantially during the day's trade. It provisionally closed 161.55 points or 1.94 percent up at 8,502.95 points (prov...

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Passionate lovers idealise their partners' faces

New York, March 30 (IANS) Women who are passionately in love idealise their partners' faces, according to a new study which tried to find out how love affects people's perception of their partners' appearances. For the study, heterosexual women were presented with two computer-generated male faces. Both originated from the same base image, but with noise overlaid to make them slightly di...

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PM calls for top-notch maritime museum

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) On the occasion of National Maritime Day on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a top-notch maritime museum to showcase India's age-old maritime heritage. Meeting a delegation from the maritime sector led by Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari, the prime minister remarked: India's maritime heritage goes back nearly 5,000 years, with the oldest...

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UN chief arrives in Baghdad

Baghdad, March 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on Monday for talks with top Iraqi leaders. The UN secretary-general arrived in Baghdad this morning on an official visit to Iraq, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said. An Iraqi foreign ministry official told Xinhua news agency that Ban is expected to meet Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and ot...

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Women prefer to click selfies from right-hand side

London, March 30 (IANS) If your girlfriend insists on clicking her selfie from the right-hand side, then she is not alone. Women ensure that the camera always captures their best side -- and almost half of women say that they will always turn a particular way when confronted with a camera. In a poll of 1,000 women, most preferred to be photographed from their right-hand side, Daily Mail ...

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Flood horror haunts Srinagar, people abandon homes, shops

Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Nisar Hussain, 65, who lives in the Gogjibagh residential area of Srinagar, repents his decision to have come back home after three months. For his 60-year-old wife and 27-year-old daughter, this has been the second uprooting after unprecedented floods hit Jammu and Kashmir last year. When flood waters rose to the second floor of his house in September 2014, Nis...

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Ecclestone floats idea of female world motorsport championship

Kuala Lumpur, March 30 (IANS) Formula 1 commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has put forward the idea of creating a women's world championship to run alongside the existing event on race weekends. Ecclestone made several suggestions on Sunday during the Malaysia Grand Prix about how the sport's show could be improved, including the return of double points but for the final three rounds o...

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Want to get styled by fashionista Sonam Kapoor?

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Keeping a close eye on a celebrity's style quotient is something that most youths enjoy, but how about getting a makeover by a celebrity herself? Here's your chance with actress Sonam Kapoor. Oral care brand Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited has announced the start of Colgate Visible White Makeover Contest that offers the consumers an opportunity to get styled by ...

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Exploding head syndrome not a supernatural event

Washington, March 30 (IANS) An unexpectedly high percentage of young people experience 'exploding head syndrome', a new study reveals. Exploding head syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which people are awakened by abrupt loud noises, even the sensation of an explosion in their head. The researchers found that nearly one in five of college students interviewed said they had...

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Learn and groove with Google Glass soon

New York, March 30 (IANS) Those who think the eye wearable device Google Glass is dead, be ready to shake a leg with the device. According to media reports, Google Glass will come with a new technology that will teach you some funky dance moves in real time. In the popular interactive video game Dance Dance Revolution, users are prompted to make certain dance moves indicated by the progr...

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Kids skipping lunch lose out on essential nutrients

New York, March 30 (IANS) Skipping lunch is a common practice among children and adolescents, with 13 percent of younger children and 17 percent of 9-13 year olds skipping lunch on a given day, reveals a new survey that evaluated eating patterns of more than 3,500 children in the US. The findings, part of Nestle's new Kids Nutrition & Health Study (KNHS), are of particular concern gi...

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Harrison Ford discharged from hospital

Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Actor Harrison Ford has been reportedly discharged from hospital after suffering critical injuries in a plane crash earlier this month. The Star Wars star was discharged from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) Medical Center and was spotted driving here on Saturday, a source told people.com. Ford was rushed to hospital on March 5 after his v...

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FCI to ferry more rice to Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, March 30 (IANS) Another 10,000 tonnes of rice will be ferried to Tripura via Bangladesh this week as train services have been stopped in the southern part of the northeast region of India due to gauge conversion, a minister and officials said here on Monday. Train services in Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram and southern Assam have been suspended since last October for two-phase track...

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Even rats can imagine and reason!

New York, March 30 (IANS) Rats have the ability to link cause and effect such that they can expect, or imagine, something happening even if it isn't, reveals a new study. The findings are important to understanding human reasoning, especially in older adults, as ageing degrades the ability to maintain information about unobserved events, the researchers said. The recent study dra...

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Delhi eyes Singapore water re-use model, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Delhi will soon be a city sans any water problem as Singapore water re-use model, in which waste water is filtered and used again, is being studied to be replicated here, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday. Interacting with reporters at Rashtrpati Bhavan after attending the Padma awards presentation ceremony, Kejriwal said his government has already ...

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Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna support Jay-Z's Tidal

Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Multiple musicians, including Beyonce Knowles, Kanye West and Rhanna have shown support for rapper Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal. The ensemble helped promote the service on micro-blogging website Twitter using the hashtag '#TIDALforALL' and turned their Twitter profile picture bright blue, reports aceshowbiz.com. Knowles wrote: 'The Tides They...

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Beijing passes Winter Olympics test

Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluation commission has completed its visit to Beijing, which is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics with Zhangjiakou, and is pleased with what it found. It was clear that you embraced the spirit and goals of Olympic Agenda 2020. Our visit confirms that Beijing is capable of hosting a successful 2022 Olympic Winter...

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Fire scare for Indian U-23 football team

Dhaka, March 30 (IANS) The Indian Under-23 football team here on Monday survived a fire scare when smoke was spotted coming out from the rear side of the team bus. The team was on its way back to the team hotel from the Monday morning recovery session when the smell of something burning pervaded the bus and smoke was spotted from the rear side of the vehicle, according to an All India Fo...

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Taj group to launch luxury hotel in Dubai

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) India-based hospitality player Taj Group on Monday said it would launch a luxury hotel project in Dubai, near the iconic Burj Khalifa area. The hotelier said the project at Dubai will have 296 rooms, iclub rooms, 16 junior suites and 15 luxury Suites with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa, dancing fountains and the Dubai Mall. The hotel will offer Peruvian ...

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