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Hackers target Denmark's Tivoli park, guests info stolen
Copenhagen, Aug 17 (IANS) The Copenhagen-based Tivoli, one of the oldest and most popular amusement parks in Europe, has now joined the unfortunate online "rogues gallery" of major Danish companies whose customer data has been hacked from their websites.
2019-08-17
Category: International, Denmark,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Women with sleep apnea at increased risk of cancer: Study
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kids with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Researchers have found that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition by using their two inhalers -- one a steroid and the other a bronchodilator -- when symptoms occur.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Doctors can help parents talk with their kids about sex
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Parents and teenagers often find it difficult to talk about sex and alcohol, but a new study suggests that doctors can help.
2019-08-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
French 'Spiderman' scales HK skyscraper with peace banner
Hong Kong, Aug 16 (IANS) Daredevil Alain Robert, dubbed as "French Spiderman" climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a banner urging peace in the city rocked by political unrest.
2019-08-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Kite threads delay Delhi Metro service on Blue line
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) After excessive kite threads led to the tripping of overhead electrification, Delhi Metro service on Blue line was delayed on Thursday between Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden stations.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
K'taka boy feted for escorting ambulance across submerged bridge
Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) A 12-year-old braveheart, Venkatesh, was felicitated on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day for risking his life and escorting an ambulance on a submerged bridge across an overflowing river in Karnataka's Raichur district recently, a police officer said on Thursday.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
CISF returns bag with Rs 1 lakh to Delhi Metro passenger
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Setting an example, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Wednesday returned a bag, containing Rs 1 lakh, that was left behind in the Delhi Metro to its owner.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Man dies after taco-eating contest in US
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) A man died shortly after participating in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in the US state of California, authorities said.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Kerala floods: Kavalapara still searching for missing residents
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 15 (IANS) A week later, the misery at Kavalapara - about 50 kms from here - continues as men and machines work overtime to recover 26 bodies lying deep in the huge pile of mud which till last Thursday was a hillock.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Elderly TN couple, who fought robbers, get bravery awards
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday presented special bravery award to an elderly couple from Tirunelveli district, who recently fought armed robbers with plastic chairs and slippers.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bengal government's 'Kanyashree' scheme empowers 60 lakh girls
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Marking the sixth anniversary of West Bengal government's flagship scholarship project Kanyashree, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the scheme has empowered 60 lakh female students since inception.
2019-08-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Urmila, Sharmila's glamour cheers flood victims
Sangli (Maharashtra), Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of flood victims here in Maharashtra managed to smile feebly and their faces lit up with joy, almost a fortnight after their normal lives were suddenly washed away by torrential rains and massive floods in the south-western parts of the state.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Sanitation workers at Taj Mahal end strike
Agra, Aug 14 (IANS) Alarmed over a spate of complaints from tourists regarding stinking toilets in the Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials on Wednesday worked out a truce with the striking sanitation workers who returned to work to clean up the mess.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Thousands in UP throng to see 'Bandariya Baba' living on trees
Bahraich, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of people are thronging to see 'Bandariya Baba' who lives on the top a tree here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Stray dogs force Air India to abort landing in Goa
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted at Goa's Dabolim International Airport early on Tuesday after an Air India passenger aircraft flying in from Mumbai was forced to abort landing at the last minute because of stray dogs trespassing into the runway, a statement issued by the Indian Navy said.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Trinamool stages protest over notice to Durga Puja committees
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal's revered Durga Puja is caught up in a political tug-of-war as the state's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday held a sit-in here, protesting against Income Tax Department's notice issued to Durga Puja committees, claiming the move was influenced by the BJP.
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Now watch I-Day celebrations live on YouTube
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As part of Google's collaboration with India's largest public broadcasting agency Prasar Bharati, events of national importance like the Independence Day and Republic Day celebrations will be live telecast on YouTube and Google Search.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Heart attack cases higher in areas with more fast food outlets
Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) While it is known that eating fast food is not good for health, researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that areas with a higher number of fast food outlets record more heart attack cases.
2019-08-13
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Tourists rescued from Karnataka's flood-hit Hampi heritage site
Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) As many as 365 tourists, including 100 from overseas, were rescued from the world famous Hampi heritage site in Karnataka, as heavy rains and flash floods stranded them over the last 2-3 days, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco: Study
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more dangerous than other forms of smoking tobacco.
2019-08-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Sorcerer's treasure trove' found in Pompeii
Rome, Aug 13 (IANS) Archaeologists working in the buried Roman city of Pompeii said they have uncovered a "sorcerer's treasure trove" of artefacts, including good-luck charms, mirrors and glass beads, the media reported.
2019-08-13
Category: International, Italy,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
New law to help prevent suicides among California youth
San Francisco, Aug 13 (IANS) The ID cards for students in 7th to 12th grade in California now have imprinted on them the suicide prevention hot line number in an effort to combat the second most prevalent cause of death among US residents between 10 and 24 years of age.
2019-08-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Love to work with animals? It may up depression risk
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) While it might sound like fun to work around pets every day, veterinarians and people who volunteer at animal shelters face particular stressors that can place them at risk for depression, anxiety and even suicide, says a study.
2019-08-12
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Article 370 goes up in 'air' literally!
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The sky in this Hindu-dominated town in Jammu and Kashmir is agog with kites with just two words written on them -- Article 370.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Fulfilling IPS dream, UP man battling Maoists in Dantewada
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 12 (IANS) The three stars that sit pretty along with the 'IPS' shoulder badge of Chhattisgarh cadre officer Suraj Singh Parihar have a long tale to tell. The Uttar Pradesh man, who is at the forefront of the battle against Maoists, however, crisply says: "IPS is not a job, it is a service."
2019-08-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Maharashtra girl salutes soldier; women tie rakhi, do 'arti'
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) While the defence, police, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and other security forces personnel are known for their selfless services, particularly during disasters, at times they receive unexpected compliments as well.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Zomato delivery staff in Bengal on strike
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Food delivery staff of Zomato on Sunday went on an indefinite strike in West Bengal's Howrah alleging they were made to deliver beef and pork dishes against their will.
2019-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Kerala trader donates all Eid dresses to victims of flood
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) Noushad, a humble Kerala textile dealer at the busy and bustling Broadway Street, here, has donated all dress material purchased for sale during Eid to the flood-affected people.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
For this envoy, music strikes the right chord in diplomacy
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Music is part of his very soul, and half-an-hour of playing the piano before breakfast every morning helps German Ambassador Walter J. Lindner get the perspective he needs in his hectic diplomatic life.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Govt site features wildlife in tune with 'Man vs Wild' show
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Tourism Ministry on Sunday updated the Incredible India website to boost wildlife tourism.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Media,Politics
Stranded passengers plead with Pak to continue Thar Link Express
Jodhpur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bhagat ki Kothi railway station here on Friday wears a gloomy look with stranded passengers seen sobbing and pleading with media to convey their message to Pakistan, which has announced it will also shut down the Thar Link Express from here to Munabao in Pakistan, like the Samjhauta Express.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Plant-based diet can fight climate change, says UN
Geneva, Aug 8 (IANS) The target of keeping global warming below 2 degrees will not be possible without changes in land use, paired with new food consumption habits such as switching to a plant-based diet, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
2019-08-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society
7 Indian girl students set to capture Mt Kilimanjaro
Shimla, Aug 8 (IANS) Seven girl students of Lawrence School in Himachal Pradesh's Sanawar have set out to capture Africa's highest range - Mount Kilimanjaro - located at 5,895 metres above sea level, the school said on Thursday.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Gift chocolates made by jail inmates this Raksha Bandhan
Shimla, Aug 8 (IANS) Now, this Raksha Bandhan you can gift chocolates made by inmates of Himachal Pradesh prisons.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Erectile dysfunction linked to poor work productivity in men
New York, Aug 7 (IANS) Men suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) are more likely to be less productive at work and maintain a lower health-related quality of life, says a study.
2019-08-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Panic, anxiety grip Kashmiris traders in Kolkata
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Unable to contact their family members living in the Valley, a sense of panic and anxiety has gripped the Kashmiri traders and shop owners in Kolkata in the wake of the latest political developments in Jammu and Kashmir over the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution and a total shutdown of communication channels.
2019-08-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
British Airways flight evacuated after smoke filled cabin
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A British Airways flight was evacuated after smoke filled the cabin shortly before landing, the airline confirmed on Tuesday.
2019-08-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Power partially restored after massive outage in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 5 (IANS) Power has been mostly restored to Indonesia's capital Jakarta and nearby cities on Monday, following a massive outage that began the previous day.
2019-08-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Human Interest/Society
Hazardous chemicals in plastics threaten seabirds
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Researchers found that hazardous chemicals were detected in plastics eaten by seabirds.
2019-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
8-year-old Lucknow boy gets direct admission in Class 9
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) Eight-year-old prodigy Rashtram Aditya Shri Krishna has been granted special permission by the UP Board to be admitted in Class 9 directly. He is set to appear in the high school examinations at the age of 10 in 2021 from M.D. Shukla Inter College in the Nakhas area here.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Police organise fun carnival to promote road safety
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police organised a fun carnival on road safety at Select City Walk Mall in South Delhi on Saturday. The carnival featured quiz, games and street plays.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Ferrari threatens to sue fashion designer over 'brand-tarnishing'
Berlin, Aug 3 (IANS) Italian luxury car manufacturer Ferrari has threatened to sue German fashion designer Philipp Plein after he posted images and videos of his sneakers on the hood of his personal supercar.
2019-08-03
Category: International, Germany,Technology,Human Interest/Society
First-year student of Kolkata college goes missing
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) A first-year undergraduate student of St. Xavier's college Kolkata has been untraceable for nearly 24 hours after he left the college hostel, police said on Friday.
2019-08-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Flowers offered at temples to turn into incense sticks
Varanasi, Aug 1 (IANS) Huge quantities of flowers that are offered at the Kashi Vishwanath temple and other temples in Varanasi will no longer be thrown into the Ganga River.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Man gets calls asking for Sunny Leone
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A man from Delhi has complained to the police that he has been receiving hundreds of phone calls from fans of Bollywood actress Sunny Leone after his number was used in her recent movie 'Arjun Patiala'.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Bihar to organise 'Jal Chaupal' in villages
Patna, July 30 (IANS) The Bihar government is ready to roll out various water conservation methods, including 'Jal Chaupal' in every village to spread awareness about rain water harvesting and misuse of water.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Cow strolls in IIT-B classroom; panel set up to probe
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) A video of a stray cow entering a lecture hall at the IIT-Bombay campus has gone viral, embarrassing the authorities at the country's premier institute of learning, here on Monday.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Chhattisgarh couple top Public Service Commission exam
Raipur, July 27 (IANS) In possibly the first such instance, a husband-wife duo has topped the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission examination, claiming the first and second ranks.
2019-07-27
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Human Interest/Society
WHO calls for increased global action against tobacco
Geneva, July 27 (IANS) Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco use, but the World Health Organization's (WHO) latest tobacco report shows more could be done to help people quit the addictive substance.
2019-07-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society