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BJP denies Mamata's claims of engaging in vendetta politics   Dec 19, 11:24 am
New Delhi, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday stated that the investigation in the Saradha chit-fund scam was being undertaken under the Supreme Court's jurisdiction and the Central government had no role to play in the case. The party further denied engaging in a political vendetta against the Trinamool Congress (TMC), as claimed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Yoga may help in improving cardiovascular disease risk factors  Dec 17, 1:47 pm
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed yoga may help in managing and improving cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Apple finally wins 'long-running' 1 bln dollar anti-trust class action suit  Dec 17, 11:26 am
London, Dec 17 (ANI): A jury in California has found Apple not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behavior as alleged by consumers.
Paul Downton defends Cook's role as England captain for Cricket WC  Dec 16, 1:44 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Managing director of England cricket Paul Downton has defended Alastair Cook's role as captain in the World Cup despite the skipper's poor run of team results and struggling personal form.
New video shows military involvement in Phoenix lights UFO incidence in 1997  Dec 14, 3:57 pm
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): A new classified footage of US fighter jets engaging an unknown aircraft above Arizona skies on the night of one of the world's most famous UFO sightings in March 1997 has recently made its way to the internet.
Systematic doping claims in Russian athletics 'damaging': says Lord Coe  Dec 9, 2:35 pm
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Lord Coe, who is a candidate for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has said that the claims of systematic doping in Russian athletics are 'damaging' and has called for independent testing to help tackle the issue of drugs in the sport.
TMC protests outside Parliament against proposed Jute Packaging Act  Dec 8, 1:25 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) members observed a protest outside Parliament against the government's move to completely phase out the Jute Packaging Materials Act, 1987.
FIFA dismisses discrimination claims over women's WC artificial grass surface as 'nonsense'  Dec 6, 2:59 pm
Wellington, Dec 06 (ANI): FIFA has dismissed any suggestions that staging next year's women's World Cup on artificial grass is discrimination as nonsense, as they prepare to stand their ground in a turf war with top women footballers.
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul launches own app 'Yo Bitch' for Jesse Pinkman's fans  Dec 6, 2:27 pm
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Aaron Paul, the actor who played the role of Jesse Pinkman on AMC's Breaking Bad, has launched his own messaging application called 'Yo Bitch'.
Jenna Bush Hager admits to engaging in 'little hanky-panky' on roof of White House  Dec 5, 2:10 pm
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): The former first daughter, Jenna Bush Hager has revealed that she engaged in "a little hanky-panky" on the White House roof.
New dating app that covers profile pictures, uses 'Quirky Interesting' facts about users to find match  Dec 4, 4:44 pm
Washington, Dec 04 (ANI): A new dating app, dubbed anti-Tinder, is trying to go beyond the beauty of the face by covering their users' profile pictures and is instead encouraging them to find partners on the basis of personalities.
Call to ban testicular cancer causing toiletry chemicals  Dec 3, 10:14 am
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Nordic Council has urged EU to ban damaging toiletry chemicals that are linked to testicular cancer and male infertility.
'Heavy fighting' rages between Ukrainian forces, Russian rebels at Donetsk airport  Dec 2, 4:56 pm
London, Dec 02 (ANI): Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said that "heavy fighting" is raging between its troops and Russian rebels backed by Russian special forces at Donetsk airport in the eastern part of the country.
Diabetes in midlife makes mind age five years faster later in life  Dec 2, 10:16 am
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people diagnosed with diabetes in midlife are more likely to experience significant memory and cognitive problems during the next 20 years than those with healthy blood sugar levels.
Brain imaging helps detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease  Dec 1, 2:34 pm
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has observed the changes in brain connections visible on MRI that represents an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer's disease.
Potter books help scientists understand how brain encodes stories  Nov 27, 4:43 pm
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists performed functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of eight people as they read a chapter of Harry Potter book to understand how brain encode words, grammar, story.
US-led air strikes in Syria encouraging anti-Assad forces to join hands with IS: Report  Nov 24, 2:43 pm
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Air strikes conducted by the United States against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria are encouraging anti-Assad forces to forge alliances with or even defect to the terror group, a report said.
IS, Iraqi troops lock horns in fierce battle to claim Anbar's capital city  Nov 24, 1:38 pm
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A fierce clash between the Islamic State (IS) militants and Iraqi troops is raging just a few feet away from the main government complex of Anbar province in the heart of the capital city of Ramadi, a report said.
Sonia targets BJP, promises development in Jharkhand  Nov 23, 2:10 pm
Daltonganj, Nov. 23 (ANI): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of encouraging communal elements and developing hatred within the people, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said that her party which has an ideology to taking everyone along will continue to work for development of Jharkhand.
Food processing workshop organised in Tripura  Nov 22, 5:56 pm
Agartala, Nov. 22 (ANI): A workshop on packaging of fresh and processed food products was recently held at Pragya Bhawan in Agartala.
US watching Kashmir election process, no major complaints  Nov 22, 5:05 pm
Washington, Nov. 22 (ANI): American officials are keenly watching the political drama unfolding in Jammu and Kashmir, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is running to claim the coveted prize of winning India's only Muslim-majority state. They are aware that if the BJP successfully completes its most ambitious and audacious project or comes close to the prize, the signal that it is the new national party would be unmistakable. US diplomats have learnt a quick lesson after the national elections where their analysis was a little behind the curve. But Kashmir also arouses worry in Washington -- it is seen as a "flash point" between India and Pakistan, an ever-simmering flame that can spark a confrontation. Pakistani visitors never fail to whip up exactly those sentiments among Americans with exaggerated accounts of alleged Indian army excesses and the desire among Kashmiris for "azadi." It so happens that Gen. Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's army chief, is currently on a six-day visit to the US, meeting officials at the Pentagon and the State Department. He has blamed India for the current spate of LOC firings, saying that his attention is being forcibly diverted from fighting terrorists on his eastern border. But blaming India for Pakistan's self-inflicted wounds doesn't sell as well in Washington as it used to. The constant misinformation campaign on Kashmir - best exemplified by the unmasking of ISI-fronted Kashmiri American Council and ISI-funded Ghulam Nabi Fai in 2011 - has taken a heavy toll on the credibility of Pakistani claims. US officials can see that the BJP is looming large on Kashmir this time with an effective strategy of making inroads over the past two years. But they are worried about BJP's stated desire to "debate," if not abolish Article 370, which gives the state a special status. Even though BJP leaders are trying hard to keep the 370 issue away from headlines this campaign season, the pot has been stirred. The first phase of voting for the 87-member State Assembly begins Nov. 25 and political dynamics are fluid to pin down. Only two things are sure: that the BJP won't join the Congress in a coalition and that the two main regional rivals, the National Conference and the PDP won't join each other. All other combinations are possible, especially with smaller parties, many of which were created recently, playing an important. They will be crucial in BJP's attempt to get the magic number of 44 since no matter how hard it tries; its appeal among Muslims in the valley is low. US analysts say that parties like the Kashmir Development Front, which has several former bureaucrats and academics, may be appealing to voters. KDF was created by Farooq Renzu Shah, who left the Congress Party saying he was disillusioned. Renzu, a bureaucrat who helped rebuild damaged shrines and big bridges when he was in government, is popular among the people. US officials say they see no major problems in the execution of the elections and the theme of development in Kashmir is just what the doctor ordered. They don't see the streets erupting if the BJP forms the government. The meeting between Modi and former separatist leader, Sajjad Lone, was seen as an especially interesting development. Vijay Sazawal, a Kashmir expert who is consulted widely by Washington opinion makers, said the mood in the valley and elsewhere has noticeably changed, mostly in favor of the BJP. He cited two factors - the apology by the Indian army for the shooting of a teenager and a young man on Nov. 3 and the sentencing by a military court of five soldiers, including two officers, to life imprisonment for the staged killing of three Kashmiri civilians in the Machil sector in 2010. The rare developments have been welcomed by Kashmiris whose wounds are deep and feelings raw. "It has helped greatly and the apology came after direct orders of the PMO not to fudge the issue. The people are happy that the army has been punished. People tell me that none of Modi's posters has been torn or defaced in the valley," says Sazawal, who regularly talks to people on the ground. He marveled at the strategic insights of BJP managers - Amit Shah and Ram Madhav - in making the right moves and saying the right things. He cited BJP's state unit vice-president, Ramesh Arora's declaration that Sufi Islam would prosper under BJP. This is clever messaging to those Muslims who are tired of terrorism and want the peaceful version of their religion to return home. The US government, struggling to contain the extreme strains of Islam as exemplified by ISIS, can hardly quarrel with promotion of Sufi Islam. Pakistan, the other player in the "dispute" doesn't raise confidence levels when it comes to dealing with or "managing" Wahabism, which it and Saudis have injected into India.
3D imaging reveals Chinese Terracotta Army likely modeled on real soldiers  Nov 21, 9:55 am
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Using the latest 3D imaging technology, a team of archaeologists have revealed that each of the figures in the famous terracotta army in China that is composed of 7,000 soldiers is modeled on an individual, real soldier.
Low-calorie diet can help slow down 'aging process'  Nov 18, 12:04 pm
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has found that having a diet low in calories can reduce the aging process.
How to take care of your skin when you're old  Nov 17, 4:21 pm
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Studies have showed that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning damages the DNA in our skin cells and it also leads to premature skin aging in the form of wrinkles and sun spots.
Pak army spurns Pentagon's `baseless, malicious` report accusing Islamabad of waging `proxy wars`  Nov 16, 11:56 am
Karachi, Nov 16 (ANI): The Pakistan army has reportedly termed a report released by the U.S. Defence Department, accusing Pakistan of using "proxy forces to hedge against the loss of influence in Afghanistan and to counter India's superior military," as "baseless, malicious, demoralising and contrary to ground realities."
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