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Half pint of beer a day can lead to longer life
London, Feb 24 (IANS) In a good news to beer lovers, researchers have found that men who consume half a pint of beer a day are 81 per cent more likely to reach the milestone age when compared to non-drinkers.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
T20 WC: Haynes helps Australia survive scare against Sri Lanka
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) Rachael Haynes turned out to be the unlikely hero for Australia as she struck a classy half-century to help the hosts overcome a mighty scare against Sri Lanka in their Group A game at the WACA on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Eat fruits, yoghurt daily to reduce stroke risk
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, say researchers, adding that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women's T20 WC: SA beat England by six wickets
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa beat England by six wickets in a thriller to make a good start to their 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup campaign. Migon Du Preez, who became the first South African woman to play 100 T20Is in this match, held her nerves to hit a six and a four in the third and fourth ball of the last over of the match to see her team through.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Harry-Meghan makes statement after dropping Sussex Royal brand
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have made an extraordinary statement laying bare their frustrations after being forced to drop their Sussex Royal brand, the media reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
People post hate speech while seeking answers on terrorism
London, Feb 23 (IANS) People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community group social media platform, say researchers.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Knockout tournament for us, we're ready: Lanning in Women's T20 WC
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia skipper Meg Lanning feels it's a knockout tournament now for her team after the shock defeat to India, as the reigning champions get ready to take on Sri Lanka here on Monday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ICC Women's T20 WC: Devine's 6th consecutive 50 helps NZ beat SL
Perth, Feb 22 (IANS) Sophie Devine once again proved unstoppable as her sixth consecutive 50+ score steered New Zealand to victory in their ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 opener against Sri Lanka.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
George and Amal Clooney's mansion flooded after heavy storm
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Hollywood superstar George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney's mansion in Berkshire, England, suffered severe flood damage after Storm Dennis struck in that region.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UK to issue blue passports after decades
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Blue passports will be issued to Britons for the first time in decades from next month to mark the UKs departure from the European Union (EU), a media report said on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
IS supporter admits plotting attack on London cathedral
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A female British supporter of the Islamic State (IS) terror group has admitted to to slaughter innocent tourists in a devastating suicide bomb attack on the St Paul's Cathedral in London, it was reported.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Wellington Test: Williamson puts NZ just ahead of India
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) Kane Williamson scored a brilliant 89 to put New Zealand ahead but India clawed their way right back into the game by the end of the second day of the first Test at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand's Christchurch remembers 2011 earthquake victims
Christchurch, Feb 22 (IANS) Christchurch city held a grand memorial ceremony on Saturday in the memory of the 185 victims who were killed in a massive earthquake earthquake that struck the New Zealand city in 2011.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Researchers find secret to achieve goals
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Researchers have provided new insights into why people often make unrealistic plans that are doomed to fail.
2020-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
ECB in talks with BCCI to allow Indian women in 'The Hundred'
London, Feb 21 (IANS) If things turn out well between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), some of the Indian women cricketers might be seen in action in 'The Hundred' competition slated to be played later in the year in the UK.
2020-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Manoj Kumar felicitated by World Book of Records, London
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Manoj Kumar has been felicitated by the World Book of Records, London with the WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour for being a legendary actor and for his contribution to Indian cinema.
2020-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK set for month's worth of rain in 24 hours
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A months worth of rain is expected to fall across the UK in the next 24 hours as deluged communities were struggling to cope in the wake of storm Dennis, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Harry-Meghan's royal duties to officially end on March 31
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The royal duties of the UK's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will officially end on March 31, their office has announced.
2020-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
No visas for low-skilled workers, says UK govt
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Low-skilled workers would not get visas under post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled by the British government.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
MH370 was mass murder suicide by the pilot: Tony Abbott
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has claimed that the ill-fated Malaysian MH370 that went missing on March 8, 2014 after taking off from Kuala Lumpur, was downed by a suicidal pilot.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Moderate intensity exercise can boost memory performance
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that moderate intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most beneficial effect on memory performance.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK unveils new points-based visa system
London, Feb 19 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the Britain's new points-based visa system with effect from January 1, 2021.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Addition of Ishant adds new dynamics to Indian bowling: Taylor
Wellington, Feb 19 (IANS) Experienced New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has cautioned his team not to just focus on Jasprit Bumrah and play other Indian bowlers with utmost concentration as well during the upcoming two-Test series.
2020-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mortality risk higher in IVF babies before 1 yr of age
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that the children conceived through assisted reproductive techniques including IVF (in vitro fertilisation) had a 45 per cent higher risk of death before 1 year of age than children conceived naturally.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Warner, Smith had great dress rehearsal for SA tour in Eng'
Melbourne, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer believes his team had a great "dress rehearsal for South Africa" when they played against England in their own backyard last year.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mediterranean diet can reduce frailty in old age: Study
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that eating a Mediterranean diet for a year could help keep the mind sharp and reduce frailty in old age.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
After impressing in limited-overs leg, Saini gears up for Kiwi Tests
Hamilton, Feb 17 (IANS) Young pacer Navdeep Saini is thrilled about representing his country at the highest level and he is only aiming to play well and win as many games as he can for Team India.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Agarwal celebrates 29th birthday with teammates in NZ
Hamilton, Feb 16 (IANS) India Test opener Mayank Agarwal on Sunday celebrated his 29th birthday with teammates after helping India draw against New Zealand XI in the three-day warm-up game ahead of the Test series here.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
The 'beer goggles' effect do actually exist: Study
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Drunk people are equally diverted by unattractive and attractive people, say researchers, adding that evidence suggests that 'beer goggles' effect really do exist.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Facebook CEO calls for regulating harmful online content
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Calling for the regulation of harmful online content, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pitched for a legal framework that encourages "democratic and open values" to control social media platforms.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Duplantis beats own pole vault record
Glasgow, Feb 15 (IANS) Pole vaulter Armand "Mondo" Duplantis on Saturday broke his own pole vaulting record by clearing 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, Scotland. The 20-year-old Duplantis had set the previous record of 6.17m only a week earlier in Poland.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
WHO underestimates coronavirus' ability to spread: Study
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The novel coronavirus may have greater ability to spread than the World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated so far, according to a review of previous studies of the virus' transmissibility.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
T20 WC in Aus will be 'hottest tournament ever': Winfield
Melbourne, Feb 15 (IANS) England's Lauren Winfield believes the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 glory is well within their grasp provided they can maximise their full potential in what will be the "hottest tournament ever".
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Give Kohli freedom, win the trophy: Mallya to RCB
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday unveiled their brand-new logo. The redesigned logo with the majestic lion illustrates and brings alive RCB's philosophy, a bold and fearless attitude of playing exciting cricket. But former owner Vijay Mallya has made it clear that it is time for RCB to win the title as the team gears up for the 13th edition of the cash-rich league.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
New UK storm could do more damage than Ciara
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Weather experts have warned that a new storm called Dennis set to hit the UK could inflict more damage than Ciara which flooded hundreds of homes across the country last week, a media report said on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Visit natural spaces for better physical, mental health
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Individuals who visit natural spaces weekly, and feel psychologically connected to them, report better physical and mental wellbeing, according to a new study.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man Utd keep Ighalo away from training ground due to COVID-19 fear
Manchester, Feb 13 (IANS) As a precautionary measure following his arrival from China, Manchester new signing Odion Ighalo is training away from the club this week in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bumrah needs to be 'extra aggressive' to pick wickets: Zaheer
Hamilton, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan believes Jasprit Bumrah, who went wicketless in the three ODIs against New Zealand, needs to be "extra aggressive" in his bid to take wickets as batsmen now look to adopt a defensive approach against him.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ALERT: Blast in Lucknow court, 2 rounds fired, no casualty
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2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,
Cost of repairing Big Ben's tower rises by $24mn
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The cost of repairing the Elizabeth Tower, which houses London's famous Big Ben bell, has risen by 18.6 million pounds ($24 million) following the discovery of bomb damage and asbestos, a media report said on Thursday.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
T20 WC opener against Aus one of my most important games: Rodrigues
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) India top-order batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues believes the 2020 T20 World Cup opener against defending champions Australia will be "one of the most important" games of her career.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UK Ministers brace for post-Brexit cabinet reshuffle (Ld)
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Senior UK Ministers were bracing themselves for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's first major cabinet reshuffle since the ruling Conservatives' December 2019 general election victory, it was reported.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Michael Clarke, wife Kyly announce $40 million divorce
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke and his wife Kyly have announced their divorce after seven years of marriage.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bieber gets candid about 'crazy sex life' with Hailey
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Pop singer Justin Bieber got candid about his personal life and shared some intimate details related to him and his wife Hailey Baldwin.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ahead of NZ Tests, Team India visits Blue Springs in Putaruru
Hamilton, Feb 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, which is gearing up to face New Zealand in the two-Test series, on Thursday, made the best of the little leisure time as they were seen enjoying the beauty of the Blue Springs.
2020-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Felt great to be back in the middle after 5 years: Tendulkar
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said that it felt great to be back in the middle of a cricket field when he went out to bat during the Bushfire Cricket Bash.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taller men may have lower dementia risk in old age : Study
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Men who are taller in young adulthood may have a lower risk of dementia in old age, according to a new research.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prolonged sitting linked to depression risk in adolescents
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Young people who spend too much time sitting still are at an increased risk of depression, researchers have warned.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maxwell ruled out of SA tour with elbow injury
Melbourne, Feb 12 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been ruled out of the South Africa tour because of an elbow injury.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
China virus has no impact on Dassault Systemes to date: CEO
Nashville (US) Feb 12 (IANS) The China lockdown owing to the deadly novel coronavirus has little impact on 3DExperience platform major Dassault Systemes as the company has no dependency on China for supply chain kind of activities, Bernard Charles, Vice Chairman and CEO, Dassault Systemes, said on Wednesday.
2020-02-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,National