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March 27, 2018 7:48 AM ‘Smoking’ elephant in India baffles experts

A video of a wild elephant in India blowing out ashes has baffled wildlife experts around the world. Vinay Kumar, a scientist belonging to the Wildlife Conservation Society (India), filmed the 48-second video during a work trip to Nagarhole forest in Karnataka state in April 2016. He told the BBC that he had not released the video until now because he did not “quite 14

March 6, 2018 8:25 AM Child marriages declining – UN

There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, the United Nations children’s agency says. Unicef estimates that 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade. One in five girls are now married before they are 18, compared with one in four a decade ago. South Asian countries have seen the biggest reduction 17

February 26, 2018 7:01 AM Sridevi: India mourns Bollywood superstar dead at 54

Tributes have been pouring in for superstar Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor, who has died aged 54. The actress, known simply as Sridevi, died of a heart attack on Saturday while at a family wedding in Dubai. Over five decades, she featured in almost 300 films, including classics Mr India, Chandni, ChaalBaaz and Sadma. She was considered one of the very few Indian 22

February 20, 2018 3:04 PM Apple pushes fix to latest text bomb bug

Apple has tackled a bug that causes its devices to freeze if they encounter a specific character from the Telugu alphabet – a language native to India. Following the glitch’s discovery, pranksters had used the symbol on social media, private messages and even Uber’s app to cause problems. Apple has now issued a software update for its iPhones, iPads 21

November 2, 2017 4:13 AM Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

The South African Hockey Association on Wednesday announced its sponsor‚ Crossroads‚ had extended its deal. "Crossroads sponsorship extension will see them take on the mantle of associate sponsor of the South African men’s national team and in addition will become the headline sponsor of the Premier Hockey League team‚ the Maropeng Cavemen, for the 2017 edition 31

November 1, 2017 7:28 PM Diplomats on warpath against obstetric fistula

Accra, Nov. 1 GNA – Gorjiors International in collaboration with Israeli Embassy and Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City have held the “2017 Diplomats Run-Way,” aimed to raise funds to support Fistula Surgeries for women in Ghana. The musical and fashion event saw Ambassadors of Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, Denmark, Hungary, Australia, USA, Israel, General 59

October 31, 2017 11:12 AM 2017 Global Probiotic Capsules Market: BioGaia, Chr. Hansen and Danisco (Dupont)

Global Probiotic Capsules Market: This market research report focuses on Past-Current Size, Shares, trends & Forecast to 2022. Global Probiotic Capsules Market Report illustrates the present development status of Probiotic Capsules along with the growth of Probiotic Capsules expected during the forecast period during 2017-2022. Probiotic Capsules Market 15

October 31, 2017 7:16 AM Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stresses on the need to foster economic ties with Africa

New Delhi, Oct 31 (KNN) Union Minister for Skill development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday addressed the African nations at the inaugural ceremony of India Africa Knowledge Exchange Mission ,organized by Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship and World Bank. The exchange mission aims to foster the economic ties with African 23

October 28, 2017 4:40 PM England fight back against Spain to win U17 World Cup

England produced a sensational performance to come from 2-0 down to thrash Spain 5-2 and win the Under-17 World Cup in India. The Three Lions had never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the tournament before but emulated England U20s who won their World Cup in June. The margin of victory did not flatter Steve Cooper’s side, who were superb throughout 18

October 27, 2017 1:22 PM Prize Money For World Cup Increased To $400 million

The FIFA Council convened today in Kolkata, India, and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup™ – for both next year’s edition in Russia and the future of football’s showpiece competition. FIFA’s strategic body approved an increase in the prize money for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to a total amount of USD 400 million — 12 per cent up from the USD 358 million 26