Monthly archives: June 2016

Beware! Canned food consumption can make you ill

The next time you are planning to consume canned food, think twice. A recent study conducted by researchers at Stanford and Johns Hopkins University has confirmed the connection between consuming canned food and elevated exposure to a chemical linked to diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular ailments. With a first-of-its-kind sample including thousands of people of various ages, and geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, highlights the challenges consumers face in trying […]

 
 
 

Video: World’s fattest boy, weighing 192 kilos, put on crash diet

A ten-year-old has been named the world’s fattest child. Arya Permana from West Java Province in Indonesia weighs 192 kilograms. He is reduced to wearing just a sarong as clothes don’t fit him anymore. Now he has been put on crash diet because his parents fear that he might die. He eats five times a day and his meal consists of beef, vegetable soup, rice and Tempeh – a soy […]

 
 
 

Rustom trailer: The Akshay Kumar-starrer is powerful and promising

Action star Akshay Kumar is yet again set to enthral audiences with his upcoming film Rustom. The movie’s trailer is out, and it looks promising. After giving fans a taste of patriotism at the start of the year with Airlift, Akshay will be seen donning the naval uniform in this as he plays Commander Rustom Pavri. The trailer opens in 1959 Mumbai, and is inspired by the sensational case of […]

Sundar Pichai And 4 Others Indian Americans Receive Great Immigrants 'Pride Of America' Award

Indian-origin Google CEO Sundar Pichai and three other Indian-Americans are among the 42 US nationals honoured with this years prestigious “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” award. The other three Indian-Americans are Hari Sreenivasan, anchor and senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour, Vikram Malhotra Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company and Bharati Mukherjee National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author. The annual award of the Carnegie Corporation would be presented to them […]

11 Hyderabad youths picked up for IS links

In a joint operation, the Hyderabad police and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials picked up eleven youngsters from Old City of Hyderabad late on Tuesday night. These youngsters were, the police said, were getting ready to join terror outfit Islamic State. Three of them were identified. While Abdul and Habeeb hailed from Chandrayanagutta, weapons were seized from a person called Farhad. They got in touch with IS handlers operating […]

What Are The Side Effects Of Antidepressants?

Antidepressants are among the most prescribed drugs in the US, so it’s important to understand what they do and how they can affect a person’s mood, mind, and body. This class of psychotropic drug (a licensed psychoactive agent that affects the brain and its chemical processes) is most often used to treat various forms of depression, as well as other psychiatric disorders like anxiety, phobias, and eating disorders such as […]

At least 32 killed in suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport

A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport killed at least 32 people and left scores wounded, in the latest deadly strike to rock Turkey’s biggest city. The attackers began spraying bullets at airport guards at the terminal entrance and a shootout erupted before they blew themselves up one by one at around 10:00 pm (local time) yesterday, Turkish authorities said. The private Dogan news agency said […]

Cow urine is pure gold, no kidding: Guj scientists find proof

One litre of urine was found to have traces of gold in ionic form, ranging from three mg to 10 mg. Scientists at Junagadh Agricultural University (JAU) in Gujarat have discovered something unique. After four years of extensive research, they have found traces of gold in the urine of cows from Gir. One litre of urine was found to have traces of gold in ionic form, ranging from three mg […]

 
 
 

This video will make you want to pack your bags and travel to Jammu & Kashmir right away!

There are very few ways in which one can describe the beauty Kashmir is. This six-minute film is one of those. The rivers criss-crossing through the mighty Himalayas in full vigour, a man bowing his head in prayers in a mosque, a shikara sailing quietly on the Dal Lake, flower beds blooming in staggeringly beautiful valleys, and locals revelling in the scenery: this film takes you on a thrilling ride […]

 
 
 

Watch: Trailer of Y Film’s next series ‘Sex Chat with Pappu & Papa’

Y Films has come up with a brand new series titled ‘Sex Chat with Pappu & Papa’. The series highlights the embarrassment parents face when their children ask “uncomfortable” questions about sex. The series attempts to lay emphasis on the fact that sex education helps a child by answering his curious questions. Anand Tiwari essays the role of Papa while veteran actor Sachin Pilgaonkar plays Pappu’s (essayed by Kabir Sajid) […]