2 March, 2016 7:09 AM Boon for breast cancer patients in India, where drug discovery is a huge challenge
Treatment offered abroad comes at a cost of $20,000 per month A combination of anti-diabetic and chemotherapy drugs, costing less than Rs 120 a month, has improved survival rates by a significant 40% in a section of breast cancer patients. A pilot study by Tata Memorial Hospital has brought hope to patients of triple negative breast cancer, who had no cheaper 210
1 March, 2016 8:23 PM Sensex soars record 777 points: Rate cut hopes, ITC upgrade buoy markets
MUMBAI: Stocks roared back from near-two-year lows on Tuesday after the Budget increased chances of interest rate cuts and brokerages upgraded the country's largest cigarette maker and the Sensex's biggest constituent, ITC. The Sensex logged its biggest single-day absolute gain since 2009, climbing 777 points or 3.38% to 23,779 on Tuesday, led by ITC, ICICI 205
27 February, 2016 7:28 PM Police did nothing to nab man who hit me, says Kanhaiya
The ones who escorted me, even they got beaten up. But I could not see things clearly because they were shielding me. I just felt the kicks and punches on my back and chest but couldn't see who were involved. Are you (pointing at, possibly, a police officer) listening to this carefully? He is saying that the police were around and they did nothing 13
26 February, 2016 8:25 AM Kangana Ranaut and Aligarh director Hansal Mehta share a BIG hug at the screening of the film – view HQ pics!
Kangana Ranaut attended Hansal Mehta's Aligarh screening last night and while she looked chic in her retro ensemble, she and the director shared a big hug! Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh that hit the theatres today is a visual and emotional treat. The film, starring Manoj Bajpaye and Rajkummar Rao speaks of the invasion of privacy and the most taboo topic, homosexuality 219
24 February, 2016 12:17 AM A treat for volleyball lovers
All India Invitation Volleyball Tournament to commence at NTR Municipal Stadium today Volleyball lovers have a reason to cheer as the Marella Kailash Reddy memorial All India Invitation Volleyball Tournament will commence at NTR Municipal Stadium here on Wednesday. Volleyball players fondly remembered the last time when a major national tourney was held in 1989 at BR Stadium 19
23 February, 2016 6:04 AM After Vin Diesel, Deepika Padukone to work with Brad Pitt?
Deepika Padukone is all set to rule Hollywood after her successful run at the Bollywood's box office. The Bajirao Mastani actor is all set for her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel in XXX The Return of Xander Cage. And just months after signing her first Hollywood film, Deepika has reportedly also signed her second film opposite The Fightclub star Brad Pitt. Deepika 14
22 February, 2016 5:06 PM US, Russia agree on plan for Syria cease-fire
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday that the United States and Russia have agreed on a plan for a cease-fire in Syria starting Saturday that would exclude attacks on the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's local affiliate. The officials said that the two sides have agreed on the terms and conditions for the "cessation of hostilities." A formal 19
22 February, 2016 9:31 AM Modi urges youth to take pride in India's culture
VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the youth to take pride in India's rich heritage and culture as they begin their journey in various careers. Speaking at the convocation ceremony of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here, Modi said yoga had existed through the ages but it was only when Indians owned it with great pride that the UN announced 23
21 February, 2016 8:36 PM Lenovo Launches Global Wireless Roaming Service
China's Lenovo Group Ltd will launch a global wireless service for its mobile devices to cut roaming costs for its users, it said on Sunday. The service, called Lenovo Connect, allows users to travel to 50 countries and use their devices at local prices on mobile Internet, without installing new SIM cards, Lenovo said in a statement on Sunday. For years 28
21 February, 2016 12:16 AM This school has 28 twins on rolls!
Camford English Medium High School celebrates Twins Day The spectacle of 28 pairs of twins in a single frame turned out to be a real treat to students and their parents at Camford English Medium High School here on Twins Day on Saturday. “These twins are studying from LKG to Class X here, and it is a unique feature. It all started in the year 2006, when we identified 56