• Woods opts out of Ryder Cup
    2:08 PM

    London, Aug 14 (IANS) Star golfer Tiger Woods has opted out of the prestigious Ryder Cup due to an injury. Woods was in consideration for a place in the US team for the Ryder Cup but Wednesday night made known that he would not be up for selection. In a

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  • Foreign choreographer roped in for ‘India’s Raw Star’
    1:54 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) After Ukrainian dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy’s special appearance on celebrity dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7”, Los Angeles-based choreographer Michael Schwandtl will be seen on the forthcoming show “India’s Raw Star”. The singing show will introduce the concept of music choreography and Star Plus

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  • Dolphins, whales express pleasure through squeals
    1:54 PM

    New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Just like humans, dolphins and whales too while experiencing pleasure squeal with delight to savour moments of joy, says a study. The time delay between dolphins and whales receiving a reward and their squeals is the same as the delay between a pleasant experience and

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  • Jessica Alba worked out hard for ‘Sin City 2’
    1:54 PM

    Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) When Jessica Alba landed a stripper’s role in “Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For” a decade after “Sin City”, she realised she had to seek additional help to get back in shape for her character. When Alba was approached to play Nancy Callahan

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  • Middle Eastern IT companies eye new Kerala hub
    1:50 PM

    Kochi, Aug 14 (IANS) The IT corridor of Kochi in Kerala is expanding to neighbouring regions with Infopark at Cherthala shaping up as a hub for IT companies from Gulf Cooperation Council and other Middle East countries. The Infopark Cherthala, about 30 from here in Kerala, which is being developed

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  • Spain’s Tomatina festival shows solidarity with Indian women
    1:47 PM

    Madrid, Aug 14 (IANS) The world famous Tomatina festival in the Spanish town of Bunol has shown earnest solidarity with a cause that will brighten the lives of underprivileged Indian women. Owing to overcrowding in the Valencian town during the La Tomatina festival, the authorities decided to limit attendance to

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  • HIV vaccine a step closer
    1:36 PM

    New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered new properties of special HIV antibodies called “broadly neutralising antibodies” or BNAbs, a discovery that could shed light on the pathway the BNAbs take to develop and speed up development of HIV vaccine. Only a small subset of HIV-infected individuals produce BNAbs.

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  • Honey Singh Unveil Top 10 Contestants For Raw Star
    1:30 PM
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  • Bad sleep may increase suicide risk in older adults
    1:14 PM

    Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Older adults who complain of poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, are at increased risk for suicide, says a study. Two sleep factors in particular – difficulty falling asleep and non-restorative sleep – were associated with increased suicide risk. “We suggest that poor subjective

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