Tag: London

Dutee eliminated in 100-mt qualifying at world championships

London: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, who was representing India at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, failed to qualify for the semis in heats of women 100 metre event. She clocked a timing of 12.07 seconds and finished sixth in the event. Unfortunately, Dutee couldn’t make the cut to 100-metre semis. During the Indian Grand […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
World Athletics Championships: Rs 5L incentive each to Dutee, Jauna

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 5 lakh cash incentive each to sprinter Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu ahead of their tour to London to take part in the World Athletics Championships beginning from August 4. The event will continue till August 13. The chief minister also congratulated the athletes and wished them […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bolt to run 100, 4×100 relay in final World Championships

London: Jamaican star Usain Bolt confirmed on Wednesday that he will compete in the 100 metres and 4×100m relay race at the IAAF World Championships here next month. The 100 meters and 200 meters world record holder Bolt said in a press conference that he will only run in the 100 and 4×100 relay in his […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia boy Abhisek in ‘Britain's Got Talent'

Bhubaneswar: Nine-year-old Odia boy Abhisek Sahu has brought laurels to the State as well as to the country as he has been qualified to participate in a popular talent show in London. With his impressive skill, drum player Abhisek has made it to the show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. With this, Abhisek has become the first […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Poor sleep may up Alzheimer's in elderly

New York: Poor sleep among older adults has been associated with Alzheimer’s, suggesting that good sleep habits may help preserve brain health, finds a new study. Studying mice and people, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the key Alzheimer’s protein, tau. And, in […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Google announces 'Journalism AI' project

London: To help news industry use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in more innovative ways, Google has announced a partnership with Polis, the international journalism think-tank at London School of Economics and Political Science, to create “Journalism AI”. Part of the Google News Initiative (GNI), the “Journalism AI” project will focus on research and training for newsrooms […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Ice blades cover Jupiter's moon Europa: Study

London: Jupiter’s ocean moon Europa is probably covered with blades of ice up to 15 meters tall in its equatorial regions, making alien life search difficult, researchers have found. The potentially life-supporting Europa has been studied by NASA, whose work has become more difficult due to the ice towers, Xinhua news agency reported. “Clearly, the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Apple inks $600 mn pact with Dialog Semiconductor

London: In line with its efforts to build faster chips, Apple has committed $600 million to buy a part of Dialog Semiconductor and also purchase products from the remaining part of the chipmaker which is headquartered near London. The pact involves Dialog giving Apple license to certain of its power management integrated circuits (PMICs), transferring […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Anti-psychotic drug may treat aggressive breast cancer

London: A commonly-used anti-psychotic drug could also be effective against triple-negative breast cancer, the most difficult form of the disease to treat, new research has found. The findings showed that tumours in mice treated with the drug Pimozide were 65 per cent smaller than in untreated mice and the number of tumours reduced by up […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
'Manto', 'Rajma Chawal', 'Tumbbad' among Indian films at London festival

London: The 62nd London Film Festival which opens here on Wednesday will show more than 200 films from 77 countries with more than a third of them from women filmmakers, including India’s “Manto” directed by Nandita Das. One of the world’s most prestigious film festivals will open with Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen’s thriller “Widows”. Indian […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
New inhaler can help treat migraine without medicine: Study

London: Some migraine patients can cut down on medication or stop using it completely by using a newly developed inhaler which changes the composition of the air we breathe, results of a clinical trial say. Migraines occur as part of a chain reaction during which the veins in the brain contract and the blood cannot […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Processed meat may up breast cancer risk: Study

London: Consuming processed meat like bacon, ham, sausages, salami, corned beef, beef jerky and canned meat is associated with higher risk of developing breast cancer, warned researchers. In a review of 15 studies, published in the International Journal of Cancer, processed meat consumption was associated with a nine per cent higher breast cancer risk. However, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
UK accuses Russia's military intelligence of cyber attacks

London: The UK government has accused Russia’s military intelligence service of being behind four high-profile cyber attacks, a media report said on Thursday. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) late Wednesday said that hackers from the GRU or Russian intelligence, operating under a dozen different names, including Fancy Bear, targeted the systems database of the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
PNB fraud: ED attaches Nirav Modi's foreign assets worth Rs 637 cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said that it has attached foreign properties of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi worth Rs 637 crore, including two apartments in New Yorks Central Park, even as the agency continued its investigation into the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. A senior ED official said the agency had […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
New birth control pills may cut ovarian cancer risk

London: New types of combined birth control pills — containing both lower doses of oestrogens and newer progestogens — may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer among young women, says a study. The study, published in the journal The BMJ, showed that this positive effect strengthened with longer periods of use and persisted for several […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021