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Western societies may quit alcohol with alcosynth-laded drinks: Scientist

London, Dec 18 (IANS) People living in western countries are likely to quit alcohol in around two decades after they switch to a synthetic substance that mimics alcohol but does not harm people or cause hangovers, a British scientist has revealed. Alcosynth -- molecules, which mimic the pleasurable effects of alcohol but are not toxic, have the power to transform public health around the...

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Baking is my first love: Maria Goretti

Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Maria Goretti, who was once a popular video jockey and is now known as a celebrity chef, will return to the small screen to give some baking lessons. She says baking is her first love. Maria will be seen giving out baking recipes and tricks on I Want To Bake Free, to be aired on lifestyle channel Living Foodz from December 20. Baking is my first love! When I...

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How smartphone players in India can keep innovating in 2018

The year 2017 is likely to be remembered as the year of transition. And 2018 is going to be the year of experiments for the smartphone industry -- marking the start of a second era of handsets for Indian consumers. Handset players will attempt various strategies as they have different agendas to drive and achieve distinct goals. There can be no similar measures working for all the handse...

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'Who Rules the World' stops production

Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) Production has stopped on the upcoming TNT unscripted series Who Rules the World following a public admission last week by executive producer Morgan Spurlock of past sexual misconduct. Production on 'Who Rules the World' (working title) has been suspended until further review, a TNT spokesperson said in a statement to variety.com. In the early stages of...

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Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast

Chottakhola (Tripura), Dec 16 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday urged the Bangladesh government to allow India's northeastern states to use the Chittagong port for the development of the landlocked region. Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India to use the Chittagong international seap...

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Canola oil study provides no evidence of ill-effect in humans: Stakeholders

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) After a US study that linked canola oil intake with worsened Alzheimer's symptoms and weight gain stirred a debate in India, industry stakeholders have said that the study was conducted on mice and provides no evidence of harmful effect in humans. The study, entitled Effect of canola oil consumption on memory, synapse and neuropathology in the triple transgenic m...

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Akshay Kumar emerges as street-smart hero of 2017

Not only in 2017. This has been going on for some years. Akshay Kumar, the full-nationalistic package, blending the best of desh-bhakti with consumerism, represents that rare breed of star-actors who have constantly evolved and become more watchable with each passing year. Included in this rarefied breed are Mumtaz, Rekha and Sridevi. Among the male stars I can think of no one else as Bo...

1 day ago
Trump's judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions

Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) One of US President Donald Trump's judicial nominee struggled to answer basic legal questions posed to him at a hearing by a Republican senator, including his lack of experience on trial work and the amount of depositions he had worked on. During his testimony, Matthew Spencer Petersen, who currently serves as a commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, w...

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Triple talaq law will affect social cohesion, says Owaisi

Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has opposed the bill seeking to criminalise instant triple talaq, saying this would have severe consequences on rule of law and social cohesion in the country. In a letter to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, he voiced concern over the attempt to table the bill in Parliament without consultation. The Muslim Women (Protecti...

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Adobe reports record $2 bn revenue in Q4

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Riding on the success of its Creative, Document and Experience Cloud portfolios, software giant Adobe on Wednesday said that it has achieved a record $2.01 billion revenue in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017 that ended on December 1. The company also registered an annual revenue of $7.30 billion -- representing a 25 per cent year-over-year growth. A...

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Would love to make horror film on America's political scene: 'Saw' co-creator

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The horror genre works well as a metaphor to address social issues, feels filmmaker Leigh Whannell, known for franchises like Saw and Insidious. And so he is keen to make a horror movie that addresses some social issues in the world. As a viewer, he would like to see a horror movie about the ongoing sexual harassment scandal, and told through the eyes of a woman ...

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Mythical medicines that I am impatient to try

I hate it when I want to sneak out of work early, but invisibility pills have not yet been invented. Science moves soooo sloooowly. It's nearly 2018! Sci-fi stories promised us that technology would bring us flying cars; instead it has brought us Press 7 For Even More Maddeningly Irrelevant Choices. I was moaning about this when a reader informed me that one group of people is se...

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UN regrets 'missed opportunity' as Syrian peace talks fail to move ahead

Geneva, Dec 15 (IANS) The UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has said the eighth round of the Intra-Syrian peace talks ended in Geneva without any real negotiations. The UN official is expected to leave Geneva to consult in New York with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on further steps, where he will also meet with the UN Security Council next week. He told a...

3 days ago
Fashion trends for bridesmaids

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A bridesmaid should ensure that her style game is on point to add to the glamour quotient of the stage. Picking the right outfit and jewellery plays an essential role in the overall look, say experts. Ranu Bathwal, Founder of Popup Galleria, and Sarika Naheta, Director at Jaipur Jewels, have shared some insights for a bridesmaids look this wedding season. ...

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Bolt could have broken my record if he tried: Powell

Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Putting Usain Bolt alongside legendary track and field athletes Carl Lewis and Jesse Owens as one of the greatest of all time, long jump world record holder Mike Powell said on Thursday that the Jamaican star would have bettered his 26-year-old mark if he had trained for it. Powell, whose record jump of 8.95 metres was set at the 1991 World Championship in Tokyo, w...

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Simmons accused of sexual misconduct by more women

Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) TV producer and the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, Russell Simmons, has been accused of sexual misconduct by five more women, on top of three women who made similar allegations against him. Models and actresses Natashia Williams-Blach, Erin Beattie, Sherri Hines, Lisa Kirk and Amanda Seales have accused Simmons of either exposing himself, assaulting or attem...

3 days ago
Global trade conference ends without progress

Buenos Aires, Dec 14 (IANS) The 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has concluded here with a disappointing lack of results, Director-General Roberto Azevedo said. In his speech on Wednesday during the closing session of the biennial meeting, Azevedo regretted the failure of the WTO's 164 member-nations to reach substantive agreements, Efe news reported. ...

3 days ago
US lawmakers reach deal on tax cut bill

Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) US House and Senate Republicans secured a deal on the final version of a tax cut bill, paving the way for the US Congress to pass the bill and handle a major legislative achievement to President Donald Trump before Christmas. Since the House and Senate passed respective tax cut bills in last month and early December, Republican lawmakers from both chambers have ...

4 days ago
EC must order FIR against PM for his speech at Ficci: Congress

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Following the Election Commission notice to Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the model poll code, the Congress on Wednesday asked the poll panel to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech at at Ficci on eve of Gujarat polls' second phase. Arguing that the Prime Minister had misused the business chamber's platfo...

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Congress seeks EC action against PM for his speech at Ficci

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Following the Election Commission notice to Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the poll code, the Congress on Wednesday asked the poll panel to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech at at Ficci on eve of Gujarat polls' second phase. It also said that the Prime Minister had misused the business chamber's platfor...

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