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December 24, 2017

How some scents get imprinted in your memory

London: Ever wondered how you retain memories of your favourite dish cooked by your mother or your partner's scent? Scientists have found that a brain area is responsible for creating memories from smells as well as retaining those…

3rd T20I: India thrash Sri Lanka, inflict whitewash

Mumbai: India produced a dominant performance to hammer Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) and win the series 3-0 at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. Opting to bowl on winning the toss,…

State-run banks’ NPA touched Rs 7.34 lakh cr by Q2-end

Mumbai: Non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, of state-run banks amounted to a staggering Rs 7.34 lakh crore by the end of second quarter of the current fiscal ended September, most on account of corporate defaulters, according to…

BJD plans big for foundation day

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) mega preparations for its 20th foundation day are on in full swing with the party leaders leaving no stone unturned to make the event more than a successful one. The BJD will celebrate its 20th…

Mobile banking of KCCB fails to serve purpose

Jeypore: The Koraput Central Cooperative Bank's (KCCB) mobile banking service has become a thud after two years of its launch. Four vehicles rolled out under the KCCB's mobile banking for remote villages in undivided Koraput district…

Pipili woman goes missing from Virender Dixit’s ashram

Bhubaneswar: A woman of Pipili has been missing from Rohini-based Spiritual University of Baba Virender Dev Dixit following raids by the Delhi police since Thursday. Family members are clueless about the woman and failed to contact her…

Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

Shimla: Five-time legislator Jairam Thakur, who rose through the ranks and is known for his humble, clean and low-profile nature, will be the 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, the BJP announced on Sunday. A decision on his name…