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Tag: London

Eat fibre-rich food to cut stress and anxiety

London: If you want to reduce your stress then you should eat more pulses, wholegrain cereals, oats and vegetables as consumption of high-fibre foods may help reduce the effect of stress, says a study. The authors explained that stress can cause major changes in the gut and also in our brain which in turn affects […]

Women's Hockey WC: India hold upper hand vs Italy for quarters berth

London: A confident India will fancy their chances against lower-ranked Italy when they meet in a quarter-final playoff of the Women’s Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. India finished third in the Pool B with two points — behind top-ranked Ireland (six points) and second-placed England (five) and ahead of the United States (2) with […]

Materials that could make batteries charge faster identified

London: Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries charge faster. In the study published in the journal Nature, the researchers used materials with a complex crystalline structure and found that lithium ions move through them at rates that far exceed those of typical electrode […]

Football may improve bone health in elderly with prediabetes: Study

London: An hour of football training session twice a week, combined with dietary guidance can improve bone health in older adults with prediabetes, claim researchers. Individuals with prediabetes and Type-2 diabetes have a higher prevalence of osteopenia — a condition that occurs when the body does not make new bone as quickly as it reabsorbs […]

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Hockey World Cup: Indian eves face formidable US in must-win tie

London: After a below-par start to their women’s hockey World Cup campaign, India face a do-or-die situation against a higher-ranked United States in their final Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Sunday. With one draw (1-1 against England), one loss (0-1) against Ireland, India are placed third in […]

Women's hockey World Cup: Ireland beat India to enter quarters

London: Ireland sealed their place in the women’s hockey World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare after edging past higher-ranked India 1-0 in their second Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Thursday. For World No.16 Ireland, Anna O’Flanagan’s goal in the opening quarter was enough for them […]

Ramdev to donate saffron robe, footwear for wax statue at Madame Tussauds

New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will donate his iconic saffron robe and a pair of his shoes to be used for his wax figure at Madame Tussauds here. The co-founder of the Patanjali Ayurved Limited, who was in London for a sitting for his figure, will be seen striking the ‘Vrikshasana’ (tress posture) yoga […]

It's gala time for Sonakshi in London

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be attending a charity gala hosted by the Women’s India Association in London as the brand ambassador of their empowerment program. The Vintage Glamour charity Ball will be held on Friday at Grosvenor House Hotel, London, read a statement to IANS. Sonakshi will be aiding the organisation to raise funds […]

Royal Wedding: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle now married couple

  London: Prince Harry married US actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle here on Saturday. Meghan became the first royal bride to walk herself up the aisle at a royal wedding. She was met half way by Prince Charles, the Duke of Cornwall, who walked her down the […]

Royal wedding: Harry and Markle become Duke and Duchess of Sussex

London: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day on Saturday. Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the dukedom on her grandson in the morning, with his wife-to-be automatically becoming a duchess. Prince Harry’s titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. “The Queen has […]

20 Indian start-ups selected for business expansion to London

Bengaluru: Twenty Indian start-ups have been chosen to join London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s India Emerging 20 (IE20) business programme which aims to help selected companies in setting up or expanding their business in Britain’s capital. The India Emerging 20 programme which is in its third edition this year was launched by London and Partners, which is […]

Cambridge Analytica announces closure after data leak scandal

  London: Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based political consulting firm embroiled in a massive data-harvesting scandal that compromised the personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users, has announced that it would immediately cease operations as the controversy had driven away virtually all of its customers. The decision was made less than two months after […]

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Tottenham beat Huddersfield 2-0

London: Tottenham Hotspur extended their unbeaten streak across all competitions to 17 games with a 2-0 home victory over Huddersfield Town in the English Premier League (EPL). South Korean forward Son Heung-min was the star of the day at Wembley Stadium here on Saturday, scoring in the 27th and 54th minutes to lift his overall […]

Good number of sick days need not make your kid dull

London: Parents, please take note. A new study assures us that a long list of recurring but less severe illnesses such as ear pain, bad cough or running nose is unlikely to affect the learning ability of your child. Even when one sick day leads to another, and collecting prescriptions at the pharmacy becomes a […]

Bhubaneswar designer to participate in India Fashion Week, London

Bhubaneswar: City-based fashion designer Sweta Parekh is all set to travel to London to showcase Odisha’s culture at India Fashion Week-2017. Odishatv.in  had a chat with her at her fashion studio in the capital city. On India Fashion Week, London I am really excited for this and waiting for people’s expression like ‘Wow, Beautiful!’ when […]

London retains number one world city rank

London: London has retained its rank as the number one city in the world shrugging off Brexit worries, according to Global Power City Index (GPCI). The GPCI, published by the Mori Memorial Foundation, ranked London as number one for the sixth year in a row, highlighting the city’s strengths in, its cultural offer and transport links […]

Car hits crowd near London museum, many injured

London: A car mounted the pavement and ploughed into pedestrians near the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, the police said. The Metropolitan Police said a “number” of people had been injured and one person was arrested following the incident on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, the BBC reported. People on social media reported […]

Vijay Mallya arrested in London

New Delhi: Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya was on Tuesday arrested in London in a money laundering case, CBI sources said. CBI sources said that Mallya was arrested in the case pending against him. Mallya is wanted in India for his Kingfisher Airlines defaulting on loans worth nearly Rs 9,000 crore. He fled to Britain […]

Nawaz Sharif's wife discharged from London hospital

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment in London, has been discharged from a hospital here and her further treatment, including chemotherapy, would start next week. Nawaz underwent a third operation for lymphoma, for which she was diagnosed last month, on September 21. “Shukar Alhamdulillah, Ammi (Kulsoom […]

Byrappa elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Mangaluru: K Byrappa, Vice Chancellor of Mangalore University, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London, in recognition of his academic contribution to the field of chemistry. Byrappa is the first academician from Mangalore University to receive this prestigious fellowship from the Society, a press release here said. A renowned researcher […]

Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK: Source

Bangkok: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed. Thailand’s Supreme Court convicted Yingluck on Wednesday of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy programme and sentenced her to five years in prison. The scheme […]

London dealer buys world's largest rough diamond for $53 mn

London: One of London’s top diamond companies announced on Tuesday it bought the world’s largest rough diamonds, a rare gem the size of a tennis ball. The diamond has been sold for $53 million, according to Xinhua. Laurence Graff said following successful negotiation with the Lucara Diamond Corp, his company has acquired the world’s most […]

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan from London on Monday, a month after he went to the UK to be with his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing cancer treatment. Sharif arrived at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport here at 7.30 a.m. where he was received by senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party […]

Six injured in London acid attack

London: Six people were injured in a suspected acid attack in London, according to the Metropolitan Police. The police were called to Stratford Centre at 8 p.m. on Saturday following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown, reports the BBC. The injuries were “not life threatening or life changing”, […]

Teen arrested for London Tube bombing

London: An 18-year-old was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 29 people injured. The man was detained in the port area of Dover by Kent Police over the Friday morning rush hour attack at the Parsons Green station in southwest London, BBC reported. The Islamic […]

London Tube train hit by terror attack

London: An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during morning rush hour on Friday, leaving several people injured in what Metropolitan Police said was a “terror incident”. Neil Basu, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said some hours after the incident that it was a terrorist incident, […]

Owais Husain to present at art fair in London

London/New Delhi: Contemporary Indian artist Owais Husain is all set to present a solo booth at the START Art Fair in London from September 14 to 17. Following his participation at START Doha in March, Husain has produced a new series of works on paper specially for the fair. Interestingly, Husain, who is the son […]

Infosys completes acquisition of UK-based Brilliant Basics

Bengaluru: In a bid to build on ‘Design Thinking’ approach, Infosys on Monday announced it has completed the acquisition of London-based product design and customer experience company Brilliant Basics. The acquisition extended Infosys’ digital design services network to include Europe and the Middle East, enhancing the company’s expertise across financial services, retail and telco sectors, […]

Kenyans shine at IAAF worlds in London

Nairobi: Kenyans have come out to praise the performance of the country’s team at the IAAF World Championships in London. David Letting, the former cross country national coach, said on Thursday that Kenya has shown time and again the potential it has and the numerous wins in London is another milestone that the production line […]

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 […]

Kenyan star Rudisha pulls out of World Championships

Nairobi: Two-time world champion David Rudisha has pulled out of the London 2017 IAAF World Championships due to injury. Rudisha, who won gold at the Daegu 2011 and Beijing 2015 editions of the World Championships, announced his withdrawal on Twitter on Monday evening, reports Xinhua news agency. “It’s sad and disappointing to announce my no […]

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 […]

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 […]

Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final

London: Roger Federer has reached the men’s singles final of the Wimbledon tennis championships for the 11th time after beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. The 35-year-old Swiss star is on the verge of clinching an eighth championship at the All England Club, reports Xinhua news agency. Federer has won […]

Akshay Kumar starts his 'Gold' innings in London

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar has embarked on a new cinematic journey with “Gold”. The actor says he needs all the love and best wishes from his admirers. Akshay took off to London to shoot for the first schedule of the Excel Entertainment’s film and took to Twitter to share his first look from the film. “Set […]

London mosque attack suspect identified

London: The suspect in the north London mosque attack that killed one person has been identified as a resident of Cardiff, Wales, who had previously voiced his hatred for Muslims, the media reported. According to witnesses, Darren Osborne, 47, shouted, “I want to kill all Muslims” as he drove a van in the early hours […]

Israeli writer wins Man Booker prize

London: Israeli author David Grossman won the prestigious 2017 Man Booker International prize in London for his latest novel “A Horse Walks into a Bar”. Grossman on Wednesday night beat his compatriot Amos Oz and four other contenders for the prize, which is awarded to writers of foreign language fiction translated into English, reports Efe […]

Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

London: A massive fire broke out in a 24-storey apartment building here on Wednesday, with flames seen from the second floor to the top of the building, officials said. The firefighters were battling to rescue people trapped inside the tower block in west London, The Guardian reported. The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer […]

Looking forward to perform in London: A.R. Rahman

Mumbai: Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman says he is looking forward to regale music lovers with his July 8 concert in London, which has been hit by two terror attacks. “Friends and music lovers in the UK, looking forward to being amongst you and performing with my entire team,” Rahman posted on his Facebook page […]

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Modi condemns London terror attacks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned Saturday night’s terror attacks in London that claimed at least six lives. “Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing. We condemn them. My thoughts are with families of the deceased and prayers with the injured,” Modi tweeted soon after his return from a four-nation Europe tour […]