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Jharkhand opposition parties to finalise alliance by month-end

Ranchi (IANS) Jharkhand opposition parties on Thursday decided to give final shape to their alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections by the end of January. The decision was reached at following an opposition meeting called by Leader of … read more


Give a colourful twist to your winter wardrobe

New Delhi (IANS) Winter has finally arrived and for most people, this means layering up in all blacks or greys and hibernating till the season is over. While there is nothing wrong with these colours, one can also experiment with different … read more


Facebook commits $300 mn to support local news

San Francisco (IANS) Facebook has announced to invest over $300 million over the next three years to support local news organizations. In a blog post, Campbell Brown, Vice President, Global News Partnerships, said that Facebook wants to support local journalists and … read more


Shuttlecock makers in Bengal’s Uluberia hard hit by feather crunch

Uluberia (West Bengal) (IANS) Faced with a dwindling supply of white duck feathers, lack of mechanization and soaring Chinese competition with alternative plastic products, traders at the shuttlecock manufacturing hub here are struggling to make ends meet amidst reducing margins. Neither … read more


Acting is like investigative work: Radhika Apte

Mumbai (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte has said that acting is like an investigative work as it helps to explore different things in life. “I always take up interesting and inspiring work. In a way, it’s like an investigative work because we … read more


Your uncle’s genes may decide your longevity: Study

London (IANS) The key to longevity can probably be found in the genes of your long-living uncles and aunts and not just parents, finds a study. Researchers, from Netherlands’ Leiden University and US’ University of Utah, showed that an individual’s chances … read more