19 Sep 2014
Baghdad: France carried out its first air strike against the Islamic State group in Iraq on Friday, boosting US-led efforts to unite the world against the growing threat posed by the jihadists.
17 Sep 2014
United Nations: India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. Fewer Indian children under five are dying, with infant mortality rate coming down from 126 per 1,000 in 1990 to 53 last year, a UN report released in New York said.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The release of Indian rights activist Irom Sharmila is a legal and moral victory following her 13 year-long hunger strike, Amnesty International India said on Tuesday.
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Sprouts have always been a popular nutritional food for most diet conscious people. When it comes to eating healthy stuff, sprouts are the most popular choice.
24 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A group of Delhi University teachers in favour of the four-year undergraduate programme went on a 24-hour long hunger strike on Tuesday to protest against the University Grants Commission order for its rollback.
05 Jul 2014
Bhopal: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said that he would sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7 to protest against the Madhya Pradesh government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
15 Sep 2014
Shillong: NorthEast United FC on Monday announced that it has signed Spanish strike Sergio Contreras Pardo, commonly known as Koke, to strengthen the club's attacking frontline.
03 Sep 2014
London: Spinach extract containing green leaf membranes can dramatically decrease cravings for unhealthy foods and increase weight loss, a new study has found.
08 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Roadways employees on Monday called off their strike against the government's move to grant route permits to private bus operators, after their talks with State Transport Minister Aftab Ahmed on Monday morning.