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Indian Student Shot Dead In Toronto, EAM Jaishankar Expresses Condolences
Indian Student Shot Dead In Toronto, EAM Jaishankar Expresses Condolences

The victim, identified as Kartik Vasudev, had been shot at an entrance of the subway station in Toronto.

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Google tracking your online purchase history

San Francisco: Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, […]

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Priyanka Chopra's 'Pahuna' to hit the screens on December 7

Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra’s maiden Sikkimese production “Pahuna: The Little Visitors” is set to release on December 7. Produced under Priyanka and her mother Madhu Chopra’s banner Purple Pebble Pictures, the film has been directed by Paakhi A Tyrewala. The film revolves around three Nepali children who get separated from their parents, escape the Maoists agitation […]

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Human brains are naturally attracted to laziness: Study

Toronto: Some people are often called lazy, because of their brains, say researchers who found that our brain is innately attracted to sedentary behaviours. The findings, led by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, suggest that our brains may simply be wired to prefer lying on the couch and that human […]

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Abhishek teases Aishwarya at TIFF gala of `Manmarziyan'

Toronto: Director Anurag Kashyap and his cast couldn’t have asked for more as his film “Manmarziyan” got a prime-time gala presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) here. Introducing the film to the audience at the iconic Roy Thomson Hall, Anurag said he could do this film only because “I was allowed to do […]

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New exoplanet twice the size of Earth found

Toronto: Using data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, an international team of scientists has discovered a new exoplanet twice the size of Earth and about 145 light years away. The exoplanet ‘Wolf 503b’ is in the Virgo constellation and it orbits its star every six days and is thus very close to it, about 10 […]

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Fame is unnatural, says Lady Gaga

Toronto: Singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, who finds fame unnatural, has urged Hollywood and the global entertainment industry to rescue artistes struggling with substance abuse and other mental health issues in their pursuit of stardom. Gaga spoke at a press conference at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), reports The Hollywood Reporter. “I think that would be […]

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Breastfeeding mothers have lower risk of stroke: Study

Toronto: Mothers, take note. Breastfeeding may reduce the risk for stroke in post-menopausal women, a new study has found. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, showed 23 per cent lower risk of stroke among women who breastfed their babies. “Some studies have reported that breastfeeding may reduce the rates of […]

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New app can extend your smartphone's battery life

Toronto: Amid growing demand for good battery life, researchers, including an Indian-origin, have developed an app that reduces the energy consumption of smartphone devices without impacting performance. The finding published in the journal IEEE Access, suggests that the novel method can extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an hour each day. “The […]

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Autistic women lack access to reproductive planning: Study

Toronto: Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities like autism and Down syndrome have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year of delivering compared to women without such disabilities, indicating a lack of access to reproductive planning, a new study has found. Pregnancy within one year of a previous live birth is […]

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Moderate salt intake not as bad as earlier thought: Study

Toronto: People with moderate or average salt intake need not reduce their sodium intake for prevention of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new study involving 94,000 people from different parts of the world, including India. For a vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase heart risks, except for those who eat more than […]

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Teenagers smoking pot at higher risk of developing drug problem

  Toronto: If boys start smoking pot in early teenage life, they may be at a higher risk of developing drug problem as a young adult, a new study has said. The findings, published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, suggested that boys who start smoking pot before the age of 15 are much more […]

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Toronto holds biggest-ever yoga event in North America

Toronto: Toronto set a record of holding the biggest-ever yoga event in North America as yoga guru Baba Ramdev led thousands of people through yoga asanas at the International Centre here on Sunday. The day-long mega event was organised by the non-profit International Day of Yoga Canada (IYDC) in collaboration with the Indian consulate here. […]

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Room lighting can affect your emotions, decision-making

Are you going to make an important decision? Dim the room lights first

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