Lifestyle adjustments in obese seniors can help boost vascular health

North Carolina [US], August 2 (ANI): According to a study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, small lifestyle changes can make a really big difference in improving vascular health in older adults with obesity.The study…

Lifestyle adjustments in obese seniors can help boost vascular health

North Carolina [US], August 2 (ANI): According to a study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, small lifestyle changes can make a really big difference in improving vascular health in older adults with obesity.The study…

SC to hear contempt PIL against PM, HM challenging Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi Police chief

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Supreme Court will hear the contempt petition against the Prime Minister, Home Minister and Ministry of Home Affairs challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner on August 5.…

Tony Abbott appointed Australia PM Scott Morrison’s special trade envoy for India

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been appointed Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Special Trade Envoy for India to increase bilateral trade and investment to propel the economic relationship towards i...

Tourism Ministry identified eco-tourism as one of the Niche Tourism areas for development: Centre

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Tourism has identified Ecotourism as one of the Niche Tourism areas for development in the country, the Central government informed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In his written…

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,546 new COVID cases, 15 deaths in past 24 hours

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 2 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh recorded 1,546 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours and a total of 15 people succumbed to the virus in the state, informed the state health bulletin.Out of…

SC directs PCI to recommend shooter Naresh Sharma’s name as an additional participant in Tokyo Paralympics

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) to recommend five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma's name as an additional participant for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics Games,...

Forces from outside India interfering in Assam-Mizoram issue: says Kiren Rijiju after BJP MPs write to PM

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram was exacerbated by forces from outside the country with lots of elements from abroad interfering by…

Fake pesticides manufacturing plant busted by Delhi Police

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Delhi Police on Monday arrested two persons in connection with the alleged production of fake pesticides by a manufacturing plant in the Mundka area, West Delhi.Acting on a complaint received from Pappu…

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on plea to resume all weekly markets

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Delhi Government to file a reply on a petition seeking to resume all weekly markets with all precautions and COVID-19 appropriate behavior or provide…

Khela Hobe slogan will reverberate across India, says Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 2 (ANI): The 'Khela Hobe' slogan will reverberate across India in the coming days, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday. Speaking at the launch of Khela Hobe programme at Netaji…

Winning here in England means nothing more than winning Test series anywhere else: Kohli

Nottingham [UK], August 2 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli has said that winning the Test series in England will just be like winning a Test series anywhere else in the world.India and England will lock horns in a…

SRK sends best wishes to Indian women’s hockey team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): After the Indian women's hockey team made history by defeating Australia to book their place in the semi-final for the first time in the Olympics, superstar Shah Rukh Khan took to his…

Tokyo Olympics: Women’s hockey skipper Rani’s father credits coach Baldev for daughter’s success

Kurukshetra (Haryana) [India], August 2 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team captain Rani's father has credited her coach Baldev Singh for his daughter's success in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.Rani has led the team from the front so far in…

Rohit Saraf opens up about shooting for ‘Star Host’

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Actor Rohit Saraf, who was recently seen in 'Star Host' from Netflix anthology 'Feels Like Ishq', opened up about his shooting experience and the hurdles he and the crew had to face.…

Israel Embassy blast: NIA re-registers case, intensifies probe

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has re-registered a case in the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near Israel Embassy near Jindal House on APJ Abdul Kalam Road here on January…

Tokyo Olympics: Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams made less mistakes on the field, feels Sandeep Singh

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], August 2 (ANI): Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sandeep Singh feels the two sensational wins for the men's and women's hockey teams on Sunday and Monday respectively were the results of…

Afghan President Ghani blames ‘abrupt’ US withdrawal for deteriorating security

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday blamed the country's deteriorating security on the US deciding "abruptly" to withdraw its troops."The reason for our current situation is that the decision was taken abru...

COVID-19 cases rising in Sri Lanka, says WHO

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Health Organization (WHO) in Sri Lanka said that COVID-19 cases were rising globally including in Sri Lanka as the country had noted a rise in infected patients in recent weeks,…

Tokyo Olympics: Gurjit Kaur’s family exchanges sweets in Amritsar post India’s win

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], August 2 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur's family exchanged sweets at their home in Amritsar after the women's team reached the semi-finals for the first time in Olympics on Monday.The Indian team…

5 Shiromani Akali Dal leaders among 6 from Punjab who joined BJP today

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Six Punjab leaders out of which five are from Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Gajender Singh Shekhawat here on Monday.The new entrants include former…

Death toll from floods in China’s Henan rises to 302

Zhengzhou [China], August 2 (ANI): The death toll from floods in central China's Henan Province has risen to 302 on Monday.The update on the death toll due to torrential rains was confirmed by the information office of the…

Tokyo Olympics: Can’t let emotions get better of us in semi-final against Belgium, says Reid

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has sent out a strong message to his players about keeping their emotions in check ahead of their historic semi-final encounter against World Champions Belgium…

Vicky Kaushal gives a glimpse of his intense workout routine

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Struggling to motivate yourself to workout? Don't worry. Actor Vicky Kaushal's latest Instagram post will definitely inspire you to burn some calories.On Monday, Vicky took to the photo-sharing application ...

CPL franchise Saint Lucia Zouks renamed Saint Lucia Kings

Gros Islet [St Lucia], August 2 (ANI): Saint Lucia Zouks on Monday announced the unveiling of a new brand identity i.e., Saint Lucia Kings and a new team logo that encapsulates the strength and pride of the team.The…

Google will not let users sign in on old Android devices from this date

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): Using an old Android device? Then you might want to upgrade to a new one as Google will no longer allow users to sign in on Android devices that run Android 2.3.7 or…

Basavaraj Bommai to meet JP Nadda for K’taka Cabinet expansion

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Newly appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will meet Bharatiya Janata Party National chief Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday to discuss Karnataka Cabinet expansion. Addressing the reporters briefly in Delh...

Tokyo Olympics: Sporting community elated after women’s hockey team reach semis

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Wishes came pouring from all around the sporting community after the Indian women's hockey team reached their maiden semis at the Olympics. The Women in Blue defeated Australia 1-0 at Oi Hockey…

Union Health Minister meets Indian envoy to US, discusses healthcare

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met with the Indian ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations in healthcare between New Delhi and Washington. Takin...

Manpreet Vohra appointed as next High Commissioner to Nauru

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Manpreet Vohra, presently High Commissioner of India to Australia, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to Nauru, with residence in Canberra, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)…

Tokyo Olympics: Vandana is fulfilling dream of our later father, says sister Anjali

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], August 2 (ANI): As the Indian women's hockey team reached the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, the entire country is celebrating the achievement of Rani Rampal's side.Vandana Katariya, who scored three of India...

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles to participate in balance beam final

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): USA Gymnastics on Monday announced that six-time Olympic medallist Simone Biles will participate in the balance beam final along with Suni Lee in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics."We are so excited to confirm that…

Indian soldiers arrive in Russia for Indra-2021 drills

Volgograd [Russia], August 2 (ANI): Indian soldiers have arrived in Russia for the Indra-2021 drills in the Volgograd Region, the Indian Army informed on Monday.The contingent received a warm welcome from the Russian Military Band upon arrival."Exercis...

Tokyo Olympics: Had pressure in last minutes against Australia, but kept calm, says goal-scorer Gurjit

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): India women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia stated that the team was hoping to get a match against Australia in the quarter-finals as the Women in Blue have played against them several times…

Young India bowlers ready to take over from Bumrah and Shami, says Lee

Dubai [UAE], August 2 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has praised the Indian bench strength and believes that the young bowlers are ready to take over from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.India and England…

I have a small but impactful role in ‘Bell Bottom’: Vaani Kapoor

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Bollywood actor Vaani Kapoor, who was last seen in the 2019 hit film 'War', is thrilled that she got the opportunity to work opposite Akshay Kumar in 'Bell Bottom', a movie in…

Tokyo Olympics: Wanted players to be proud of themselves today, regardless of the result, says Marijne

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): After the Indian women's hockey team stunned Australia in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, coach Sjoerd Marijne said that the game proved that dreams do indeed come true.India beat Australia 1-0…

COVID-19: Outpatient care in China’s Nanjing suspended due to new outbreak

Beijing [China], August 2 (ANI): Hospitals in Nanjing city of the coastal Chinese province Jiangsu has suspended outpatient appointments as the country is facing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.As many as 11 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in…

Afghan forces thwart Taliban’s attempt to storm prison in Helmand, 38 terrorists killed

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): The Afghan government forces have killed 38 members of the Taliban when they attempted to storm a prison in the southwestern city of Lashkargah in Helmand province, the Afghan defense ministry informed on…

Really happy that player under my guidance has won medal at Olympics, says Sindhu’s coach Park Tae-sang

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): PV Sindhu's coach Park Tae-sang is elated with the Indian shuttler winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics in the women's singles event. Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian woman to…

Sonu Sood says he feels ‘proud’ to join Special Olympics Bharat as brand ambassador

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Indian actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has always been a step forward to aid those in need, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 'Dabangg' star has added another feather to his cap…

Tokyo Olympics: Need courage and mindset to come back after losing opening matches, says Rani Rampal

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal was proud of the Women in Blue as the team executed their plans well against Australia and booked a historic berth in the final four of…

Tokyo Olympics: Was literally blank when I won final point in bronze medal match, says Sindhu

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): After winning a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics in the women's singles event, India shuttler PV Sindhu on Monday revealed she was left blank after winning the final point and it…

Pak objects to former Canadian minister’s remark highlighting its Taliban ties

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Pakistan has objected to remarks made by former Canadian minister Chris Alexander, highlighting the South Asian country's support to the Taliban in the ongoing Afghan conflict.Alexander on Sunday highlighted the Ta...

Study reveals serious long-term complications in youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): According to a new study, people with type 2 diabetes diagnosed during youth have a high risk of developing complications at early ages and have a greater chance of multiple complications within 15…

Tokyo Olympics: Focused on small things, it is all about mindset, says women’s hockey coach Marijne

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team created history on Monday as they reached the semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics after beating Australia 1-0. While the semi-final clash awaits, coach Sjoerd Marijne wants the players…

Tokyo Olympics: Indian women’s team made Australia look helpless, says Ashok Kumar

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Former India men's hockey captain Ashok Kumar was all praise for the women's team as they made a strong Australian side helpless in the quarterfinal match in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The…

Adding colour to your plate may lower cognitive decline risk: Study

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): A new study found that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries, oranges, peppers and apples may have a…

Samsung holds 18pc of smartphones market share in Q2, ranks world’s No.1 in shipments

Seoul [South Korea], August 2 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics' smartphone shipments ranked first in the world in the second quarter of this year, following the first quarter.According to the global market research firm Counterpoint on the 30...

Four arrested scribes in cahoots with Taliban, met ISI officials: Afghan agency

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Four Afghan journalists who were arrested in southern Kandahar province this week, were "collaborating" with the Taliban, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Sunday.The scribes who claimed to be worki...