| 2012 | January | 23

  • Want to lose weight? Try these magic foods!

    Your physician/surgeon is sure to advise you to lose weight at some point in your life. It is always best to keep your weight under check and maintain a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) which could prevent a host of complications including cardio-vascular disease, hypertension etc. The added benefits are you look young, feel energetic…

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  • Sri Lanka shuts down 13 of its 15 state-funded universities

    Colombo, Aug 23 (): University academics have been on a strike in Sri Lanka since early July this year demanding higher spends in education sector and salary hikes and blaming the government for its increased political interference in campus life. In a blunt response to this strike by academics, the Sri Lankan government has shut…

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  • Sony launches 20 megapixel DSC-RX100 camera at Rs 34,990

    New Delhi, Aug 23 (): Sony India has announced the launch of the world’s first Cyber-shot camera, 20.2 megapixel Sony DSC-RX100 at the price of Rs 34,990 on Thursday. The RX100 is an advanced point and shoot camera with a first-of-its-kind 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor with effective 20.2 MP. The RX100′s sensor is about four…

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  • Kolkata among most flood vulnerable cities in world: study

    London, Aug 23 (): A new study revealed nine coastal cities around the world are the most vulnerable to serious flooding with Shanghai at the top of the list and Kolkata and Dhaka also in the list. A team of researchers from the Netherlands and the University of Leeds developed a new method to calculate…

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  • Kerala to provide Onam kit to N-E migrants

    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (): In order to restore confidence and assure safety to the North-East people, the Kerala government has decided to give ‘Onam festival Kits’ free of cost containing food provisions to migrant workers. “To encourage and assure safety to the people of the north-east, the Kerala government has decided to provide an Onam gift…

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  • India, New Zealand share honours on Day One of Hyderabad Test

    Hyderabad, Aug.23 (ANI): Baroda batsman Cheteshwar Pujara scored an unbeaten 119, his first century in Test cricket, on Thursday, on the first day of the opening Test against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here. At stumps, India had scored 307 for the loss of five wickets. Pujara’s ton included fifteen boundaries and a…

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