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KARACHI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s “Race 3” has set a new opening day box office collection record in Pakistan despite being released a week after the Eid festival holidays. According to the Box Office Details website, “Race 3” did a … More
NEW DELHI: India’s Amit Kumar Saroha has clinched the gold medal in the men’s club throw F51 event at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia. The wheelchair-bound Indian athlete, a world silver medallist, produced the season’s best performance … More
MUMBAI: Vicky Kaushal is on cloud nine after his films “Raazi” and “Lust Stories” receiving a great response from the audience and the actor says the expectations of the people drives him to do something different every time. Vicky was … More
NEW DELHI: Mandeep Jangra (69kg) was the lone Indian boxer to claim a gold medal among the five finalists but the country’s contingent gave a fine account of itself in the summit clashes of the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia today. … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have identified how a naturally occurring enzyme in humans and other mammals prevents viruses from multiplying, an advance that may pave the way for new antiviral drugs. The enzyme viperin, known to have antiviral effects on a wide … More
MUMBAI: Aashish Chaudhary says he would not mind doing daily soaps if they help him reach a position where he is able to make choices as an artiste. Aashish, who has also acted in Hindi films, says he eventually wants … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have successfully synthesised a polymer that is typically produced by bacteria, algae and other microorganisms, an advance that may lead to renewable and biodegradable plastics. The compound called bacterial poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) – or P3HB – shows early promise as … More
NEW DELHI: WhatsApp is working on setting up a 24-hour customer support for users of its payments services that is slated to be rolled out in India in the coming weeks. WhatsApp, which has over 200 million users in India, … More
WASHINGTON: The ferocious T Rex most likely could not stick its tongue out like lizards, say scientists who have found that dinosaurs tongues rooted to the bottoms of their mouths in a manner akin to alligators. Researchers from The University … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a ‘stealth’ material that could render objects invisible to the heat-sensing cameras. Infrared cameras are the heat-sensing eyes that help drones find their targets even in the dead of night or through heavy fog. The new … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed an omniphobic coating that can be applied on numerous surfaces to make them repel water, oil, and alcohol. The chemical coating, developed by Anish Tuteja, an associate professor at the University … More
LONDON: Patients may soon be able to track their illness simply by drinking a solution containing millions of tiny electronic sensors disguised as bacteria, thanks to scientists who are designing circuits as small as our blood cells. Researchers from Imperial … More
NEW DELHI: A tough tour of England four years ago made Virat Kohli panicky while preparing for the upcoming series but former India captain Sourav Ganguly is happy that the star cricketer did not end up playing county cricket in … More
MUMBAI: Richa Chadha was honoured with outstanding achievement award at the London Indian Film Festival for her performance in Tabrez Noorani’s “Love Sonia”. Richa is currently in London attending the ongoing London Indian Film Festival, where “Love Sonia” had its … More
NEW DELHI: World silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) and Mandeep Jangra were among the finalists but Shiva Thapa (60kg) signed off with a bronze medal in a mixed first semifinal session for India at the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia … More
LONDON: Malt was produced for beer brewing as early as the Iron Age in Sweden, say scientists who have found possible evidence indicating a large-scale production of beer, possibly for feasting and trade in the region. Archaeologists have found carbonised … More
LONDON: Normalisation of ‘plus-size’ body shapes lead to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight – undermining efforts to tackle the problem of obesity. While attempts to reduce stigmatisation of larger body sizes – for example with the launch … More
TOKYO: Scientists have developed a robot that can rapidly detect odors from sources on the ground, such as footprints – and could even read a message written on the ground using odours as a barcode. Over the past two decades, … More
DUBAI: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final Test against the West Indies in Barbados beginning today after losing his appeal against ICC’s decision to ban him for a match following a ball-tampering row. “Judicial Commissioner, … More
NEW DELHI/NEW YORK: WhatsApp, which is testing its payments services in India, today said it is updating its terms of service and privacy policy to “reflect the addition of payment interoperability features” ahead of the full-fledged launch of the service. … More
NEW DELHI: Music sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh once again treated his fans by unveiling his playlist on the occasion of World Music Day. Honey Singh took to his Facebook page and posted a video in which the rapper was … More
NEW DELHI: Tech giant Google today said it has added new features to Google Account to offer easier navigation and more prominent security and privacy options to users. “We are committed to providing you with the controls you need to … More
MUMBAI: Dia Mirza says exciting work opportunities start thinning out for female actors after they reach a certain age as filmmakers and some male actors “above 50” prefer to cast young heroines. Dia, who is returning to the silver screen … More
NEW DELHI: Filmmaker Omung Kumar, who is all set to judge Zee TV’s ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz’, says the kids on the show are so talented that judging them is more difficult than directing a movie. Talking exclusively, Omung said, “judging … More
BREDA (Netherlands): The Indian hockey team would be aiming for a fresh start, putting behind the disappointment of a poor Commonwealth Games campaign, when it begins its pursuit of a maiden Champions Trophy title, taking on arch-rivals Pakistan in the … More
CHENNAI: Indian team boasts of world’s best spinners and it has enough experience in both bowling and batting to outwit hosts England during the upcoming series, said former coach Anil Kumble. “We have a great side and an all-round side. … More
BERLIN: Drinking about four cups of coffee everyday can protect you from heart diseases, say scientists who have found that caffeine promotes the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria, enhancing their function and protecting cardiovascular cells from damage. Caffeine … More
NEW DELHI:  Concerned by a spate of run fests recently, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has criticised the use of two new balls in ODIs, saying it is “a perfect recipe for disaster”. Mostly a reticent commentator, Tendulkar shared his point … More
BERLIN: Scientists have successfully printed electrodes on edible gummy bears, an advance that could lead to ingestible medical sensors that can be easily administered to children in the future. Microelectrodes can be used for direct measurement of electrical signals in … More
MUMBAI: Living in the make-belief world of movies can be tricky but actor Ranbir Kapoor says the way to navigate is by being absolutely real in front of the audience, like Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt. Khan and Dutt, both … More