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5 Mar ’15 : Bangladesh vs Scotland 27th Match : Bangladesh won by 6 wickets  
Worldsnap Staff
Nelson : Bangladesh performed as a batting unit to hunt down an imposing 319-run target set by minnows Scotland in a World Cup Pool ... More
IAF fighter crashes near Kurukshetra in Haryana in Haryana, pilot injured  
IANS

Chandigarh  :  An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter crashed on Thursday near Kurukshetra in Haryana, police said. The ... More

Sensex closes 68 points up Sensex closes 68 points up  
IANS
Mumbai  : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) Thursday provisionally closed the ... More

Sports News

Out-of-form Watson replaced by Faulkner

Out-of-form Watson replaced by Faulkner
All-rounder Shane Watson was on Wednesday dropped from the Australian playing XI for their World Cup Pool A encounter against Afghanistan at the WACA here. The 3 ...Read More

South Africa post second highest total in World Cup

Canberra  :  As opener Hashim Amla recorded his highest individual ODI score, South Africa with 411/4 posted the second highest total in a World Cup during their ...Read More

Glad to get some runs: Hashim Amla

Glad to get some runs: Hashim Amla
Canberra  :  Opener Hashim Amla is glad to have scored a scintillating century which helped South Africa win their World Cup Pool B match against ...Read More

National News

CM Devendra Fadnavis announced free treatment for swine flu in Maharashtra

CM Devendra Fadnavis announced free treatment for swine flu in Maharashtra
Mumbai  :  Maharashtra has decided to provide free treatment for swine flu across the state, following the death of nearly 150 people due to the viral disease, Chief Minister Devend ...Read More

State News

Ahmedabad: `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu from Gujarat

Ahmedabad: `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu from Gujarat
Ahmedabad: People perform `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu virus from Gujarat in Ahmedabad, on March 3, 2015. [caption id=”attachment_182196″ align=”aligncenter” w ...Read More


International News

Stolen South African infant found after 17 years

Cape Town  : A newborn who was stolen from her mother’s arms 17 years ago from a South African hospital and grew up not knowing her biological parents, has been t ...Read More

Strong earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

Islamabad  : A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported. According to initial detai ...Read More

30 injured as train hits tractor in US

Los Angeles  :  At least 30 people were injured Tuesday when a train collided with a tractor-trailer and derailed northwest of Los Angeles city i ...Read More

Entertainment News

Sonam Kapoor yet to get discharged

Sonam Kapoor yet to get discharged
Actress Sonam Kapoor says she is recuperating well from swine flu, but will not be discharged from Kokilaben Hospital here Thursday. The daughter of actor-producer Ani ...Read More

Shooting in India helps me connect with my roots: Dev Patel

Shooting in India helps me connect with my roots: Dev Patel
His brief visits to India for shooting his international movies help British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel connect to the “astounding” and “inspiring” country as well ...Read More

My intention not to be a factory: Lucky Ali

My intention not to be a factory: Lucky Ali
Lucky Ali, known for his soulful music, says he has never intended to be a factory of songs and albums. He plays music when he likes to. The “O sanam” hitmaker cam ...Read More

Business News

Global gold recycling fell to 7-year low in 2014: Report

Gold recycling fell to a seven-year low in 2014 and is expected to remain at low levels in 2015, a report here said. The repor ...Read More

Sensex crosses 30,000-mark; closes 213 points down

Sensex crosses 30,000-mark; closes 213 points down
Mumbai :  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), Wednesday touched a new record h ...Read More

Railways launches India’s first customer complaint mobile app

Railways launches India's first customer complaint mobile app
New Delhi  :  Indian Railways on Monday became the first company in the country to provide customer complaint services on a mo ...Read More

City News

Nirbhaya fund raised to Rs.2,000 crore: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi :  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday doubled the Nirbhaya fund to Rs. 2,000 crore from Rs. 1,000 crore. “My G ...Read More

Delhi Police launch Himmat WhatsApp, Hike for women’s safety

Delhi Police launch Himmat WhatsApp, Hike for women's safety
New Delhi : Enthused by the popularity of its ‘Himmat’ mobile app for women’s safety, the Delhi Police Wednesday ...Read More

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri hospitalised

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri hospitalised
New Delhi  :  Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, who is facing charges of sexual harassment, was Wednesday admitted to a hospital ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Why sleep loss could lead to weight gain

Following a night of total sleep deprivation, a brain region known as the “salience network” may lead us to eat more fat, new research has found. “Although this ...Read More

Smartphones may derail social development of kids

Use of mobile devices while attending to mundane tasks may be detrimental to the social-emotional development of children, researchers said. “It has been well- ...Read More

How infants judge adults’ language proficiency

Monolingual infants expect others to understand only one language, an assumption not held by bilingual infants, a study by researchers at New York University and McGill University ...Read More

Health News

Clean air improves kids’ lung, says study

Cleaner air results in better lung health in children, says a new study done in California. Efforts to enhance air quality can improve children’s lung health in ...Read More

Education News

CBSE examinations commence from Monday

CBSE examinations commence from Monday
New Delhi : The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday. According to a CBSE circular, a total o ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Want sex? Ask your brain first

Besides hormones at work, a key brain region has been found to be involved in all three phases of the sexual pleasure cycle – wanting sex, having sex and inhibiting sex, a new rese ...Read More