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zika cases rise to 100 in jaipur centre sends team to change insecticides

Zika cases rise to 100 in Jaipur, Centre sends team to change insecticides

As the number of people infected with Zika virus rose to 100 in Rajasthan Wednesday, the Centre rushed an Indian Council of Medical Research team to the state to intensify vector control measures.........

canada legalises sale and use of cannabis

Canada legalises sale and use of cannabis

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. He said the new law is designed to keep drugs out of the hands of minors and profits out of the hands of criminals. The federal government also predicts it will raise $400m a year in tax revenues on the sale of cannabis.........

pnb fraud case ed attaches over rs 218 cr assets of mehul choksi others

PNB Fraud Case: ED Attaches Over Rs 218 Cr Assets of Mehul Choksi, Others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized the assets of Mehul Choksi and Mihir Bhansali worth over Rs 218 crore in the Rs 13,000 crore loan fraud case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).........

body of missing mh370 reportedly located in cambodian jungle

Body of Missing MH370 Reportedly Located in Cambodian Jungle

Pilot Daniel Boyer said he believed he had found the body of the missing MH370 in Cambodian jungle just a few days after he allegedly discovered the tail and the cockpit of the aircraft on Google Maps.........

women journalists attacked near sabarimala despite police presence

Women journalists attacked near Sabarimala despite police presence

Two women journalists, one from The News Minute and the other from Republic TV were attacked by anti-women protesters when they had gone to cover the agitations near Sabarimala temple.........

4 army jawans booked for raping deaf mute woman in military hospital for over 4 years

4 Army Jawans Booked for Raping Deaf-Mute Woman in Military Hospital for Over 4 Years

Four Army jawans have been booked for allegedly raping a speech and hearing impaired 30-year-old woman over a span of four years at the military hospital in Khadki near Pune. The woman, who is a widow and has a 12-year-old son, told the police she complained to various administrative officials in the hospitals but her pleas went unanswered.........

india jumps to 58th position in wef index as most competitive economy

India Jumps to 58th Position in WEF Index as Most Competitive Economy

India has been ranked 58th most competitive economy on the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index for 2018. With India’s rise in the global competitiveness index, India has made the largest gain among G20 economies.........

after kohli s request wags to accompany players on overseas tour after first 10 days

After Kohli’s Request, WAGs to Accompany Players on Overseas Tour After First 10 Days

The BCCI has agreed to skipper Virat Kohli’s request to allow cricketers’ wives and girlfriends (WAGs) to accompany them on overseas tours. However, WAGs will now be allowed to travel with them on tours after the first 10 days and can stay for the remaining duration.........

father s nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren

Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildren

A father's exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in his children and even grandchildren. Exposure of mothers to nicotine and other components of cigarette smoke is recognized as a significant risk factor for behavioural disorders.........

malware alert trojan app on google play can spy location steal bank details from android phone

Malware alert: Trojan app on Google Play can spy location, steal bank details from Android phone

Security researchers have stumbled on a malware dubbed as GPlayed identical to the design of Google Play store icon and other affiliated applications, which can trick users to install on their Android phone and lose sensitive data to hackers.........

wildlife photographer of the year winners announced

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: winners announced

Dutch photographer Van Oosten has been awarded the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award for his portrait, "The Golden Couple," which caught the primates in their only habitat on earth.........

nandita das reacts to sexual harassment allegations against father jatin i do believe truth will prevail entertainment news firstpost

Nandita Das reacts to sexual harassment allegations against father Jatin: I do believe truth will prevail- Entertainment News, Firstpost

Actor-director Nandita Das on 16 October broke her silence over the sexual harassment allegations against her father, noted painter Jatin Das, stating that she will continue to lend support to the #MeToo movement. "I do believe the truth will prevail. And that is all I have to say on this matter," she asserted.........

physical contact advances most common sexual harassment 78 victims keep silent survey

Physical contact, advances most common sexual harassment, 78% victims keep silent: Survey

An online survey has found that about 78 per cent woman victims of sexual harassment don't report the crime at the workplace. The victims said that forced physical contact and unwelcome advances were the most common form of sexual harassment at workplace.........

raymond war board of directors sack vijaypath singhania as chairman emeritus

Raymond war: Board of directors sack Vijaypath Singhania as Chairman-emeritus

Raymond has sacked its founder Vijaypat Singhania the company's chairman-emeritus through a letter signed by the company's Board of Directors. Singhania is fighting a legal battle with his son, Gautam Singhania, the chairman and managing director of Raymond Ltd, to keep from being homeless. ........

pkl 2018 jaipur pink panthers outclass haryana steelers

PKL 2018: Jaipur Pink Panthers outclass Haryana Steelers

Jaipur Pink Panthers registered their first win of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season VI as they beat Haryana Steelers 36-33. A solid all-round performance by Nitin Rawal aided by Anup Kumar’s crucial tackle points, Jaipur outclassed the opposition after a closely-fought first half.........

northern irish writer anna burns wins 2018 booker prize for milkman

Northern Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Booker Prize for 'Milkman'

Author Anna Burns has won the Man Booker Prize for her novel 'Milkman', becoming the first author from Northern Ireland to win the most prestigious English-language literary award. Burns, 56, who was born in Belfast, is the 17th woman to bag the award in its 49-year history and the first woman since 2013. It was her third novel.........

dna spelling mistakes may cause dementia study

DNA ‘spelling mistakes’ may cause dementia: Study

Researchers said that many cases of dementia may arise from spontaneous errors in our DNA that arise as cells divide and reproduce. Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited still the cause of the vast majority is unknown.........

metoo storm at congress door reporter says upa minister kissed groped her

MeToo Storm At Congress Door: Reporter says UPA minister kissed, groped her

A journalist Sonal Kellogg, wrote about being sexually harassed by the leader who was a minister in the United Progressive Alliance government. He would greet me each time with a kiss... he would hold my face and try to kiss me on the mouth........

now transfer money between mobile wallets using upi

Now transfer money between mobile wallets using UPI

The Reserve Bank of India has issued final guidelines to allow interoperability for prepaid payment instruments, such as mobile wallets. It allows compatibility between payment systems and once implemented, a user will be able to transfer funds between wallets and also from their wallets to bank accounts.........

google will start charging android device makers a fee for using its apps in europe

Google will start charging Android device makers a fee for using its apps in Europe

Google is changing the way it licenses its suite of Android apps in Europe, leading the company to charge a licensing fee for the Play Store and other Google apps for the first time. The changes come in response to a July ruling by the European Commission, which fined the company $5 billion for antitrust violations.........