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16 January, 2019 8:57 AM Vitamin D Supplements Not Beneficial For Elderly Over 70: 5 Vitamin D-Rich Foods

Contrary to popular belief, vitamin D supplements are of no benefit to the people over 70. As you grow old your bone density tends to weaken, there is an increased risk of falls and fractures and impairment in muscle function. This is why in old age one is advised to up their intake of vitamin D. But contrary to popular belief, vitamin D supplements 642

16 January, 2019 8:46 AM Newly discovered super-Earth exoplanet may harbour alien life

Although likely cold (-170 degrees centigrade), it could still have the potential to harbour primitive life if it has a large, hot iron or nickel core and enhanced geothermal activity said researchers. New York: The recently discovered cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system to Earth -- has the potential 631

15 January, 2019 12:37 PM Too much or too less sleep can increase heart disease risk

London: Men who sleep less than six hours a night may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared to those who sleep between seven and eight hours, a new study suggests. The study showed that poor quality sleep of less than six hours increases the risk of atherosclerosis by 27 per cent compared to seven to eight hours of sleep. Atherosclerosis 149

15 January, 2019 6:18 AM Indian American White House official leaves Trump administration

Washington: Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump`s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, officials said. Shah, a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, will lead the Media Group, the press wing of Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with offices 259

15 January, 2019 12:04 AM Trump Praises Brazil's New President Nicknamed "Trump Of South America"

Jair Bolsonaro is sometimes called "the Trump of the tropics" as an avowed enthusiast for the US leader. US President Donald Trump likes Brazil's controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro -- especially his nickname. "They say he's the Donald Trump of South America, do you believe that?" Trump told a crowd at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention 118

14 January, 2019 4:54 AM Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova Register First Round Victories

Rafael Nadal is bidding to become the first man in the Open era, and only third in history along with Roy Emerson and Rod Laver, to win each Grand Slam on two or more occasions. The Spanish second seed is bidding to become the first man in the Open era, and only third in history along with Roy Emerson and Rod Laver, to win each Grand Slam on two or more occasions 122

14 January, 2019 4:28 AM China's global trade surplus fell in 2018: Customs

China's global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed amid a bruising trade war with the United States. Total trade reached $ 4.62 trillion, a 12.6 percent rise from 2017, according to customs data. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 percent 137

11 January, 2019 6:28 AM US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

United states National Security Advisor John Bolton on Sunday contradicted Trump's decision, saying that Americans troops would remain in Syria until the last remmants of the Islamic State were defeated. Washington: The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald 178

10 January, 2019 8:00 AM Top seed John Isner defeated by Taylor Fritz in Auckland Classic second round

Top seed John Isner suffered a 7-6(3) 7-6(5) defeat at the hands of fellow American Taylor Fritz in the second round of the Auckland Classic on Wednesday. The big-serving Isner, ranked 10th in the world, fired 26 aces but struggled in his second serve as Fritz took full advantage to edge the match in an hour and 39 minutes. "I really wanted to get the win on him. I knew I could 88

9 January, 2019 11:19 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

Bagdhad: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker`s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo`s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about a possible 124