Kolkata, July 30 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her state has marked double growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as it stood at Rs.9.20 Lakh Crore in 2015-16.
Chennai, July 30 : ISL side Chennaiyin FC on Saturday said it has signed Hans Mulder to their squad.
New Delhi, July 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Assam on Saturday to take stock of the situation in the flood-affected areas.
Kolkata, July 30 : Manchester United legend Dwight Yorke recently launched the Formula GX synthetic car engine oil in association with Gulf Oil International at a hotel in Kolkata.
Kingston, July 30 : After conceding the first Test match of the four match series, home side West Indies are under pressure in the second one, losing four batsmen already, here on Saturday, day one of the second Test match against India.
Colombo, July 30 : Srilankan Airlines, the award-winning airline, on Saturday signed on board Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez as their brand ambassador.
Bhubaneswar, July 30 : Kolkata lad Souvik Nayak fired the tournament best round of two-over 74 and a gross of 158 to clinch the Odisha Juniors 2016 by four strokes over city mate Smito Snigdho Deb at the Bhubaneswar Golf Club here on Saturday.
Brussels, July 30 : At least two people were arrested by the Belgium police in connection with an anti-terrorism case, media reports said.
Prince Edward Island (Canada), July 30 : Canada's federal government recently allied with four premiers of Atlantic Canada to introduce a 'New Atlantic Growth Strategy' to boost the region's economy by allowing immigration of new skilled workers, according to media reports in Canada.
New York, July 30 : Marking the International Day of Friendship, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged everyone to unite in a shared spirit of human solidarity to overcome the crises confronting the global society.
New Delhi, July 30 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mourned the death of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son.
Jamaica, July 30 : West Indies on Saturday won the toss and elected to bat first here.
Guwahati, July 30 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday directed Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia to constitute Embankment Protection Committee to avert breaches in any embankment.
Guwahati, July 30 : : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the Union government will help the Assam state government to tackle the flood and erosion problem in the state.
New Delhi, July 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the death of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son.
New Delhi, July 30 : The Ministry of Railways concerned over loss of innocent lives in incidents taking place at railway level crossings is working on a comprehensive scheme to eliminate all level crossings in the Indian Railways system expeditiously in a phased manner.
New Delhi, July 30 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she is monitoring situation in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait where Indians are facing severe problems.
Guwahati, July 30 : Conducting an aerial survey of certain parts of Assam, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the situation of the flood-hit state is 'grim'.
New Delhi, July 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday is presiding over a high-level meeting to discuss the flood situation in Assam.
Mumbai, July 30 : Bollywood has mourned the death of MD and CEO of Rajshri Media Rajjat Barjatya.
Mumbai, July 30 : Actor John Abraham's latest released movie 'Dishoom' has earned Rs. 11.05 crore at the Indian box office on Friday.
Mumbai, July 30 : Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan said he is upset that his latest released film Dishoom has been banned in Pakistan.
Karachi, July 30 : A Hindu doctor was found dead at a government-run hospital in Pakistan's Karachi city on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.
Kabul, July 30 : During the ongoing operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, at least 36 militants belonging to ISIS were killed, media reports said on Saturday.
Mumbai, July 30 : 'Baahubali: The Beginning' is a 2015 Indian epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli which had a created a lot of buzz before its release and was termed as a super hit within some days of its release.
Kolkata, July 30 : India's tea giant, Goodricke organized an exclusive tea tasting session at the Goodricke Teapot, which is a Cafe and Lounge vertical at Park Plaza in Kolkata's Ballygunge area.
Karachi, July 30 : Two explosions hit close to a Rangers checkpost on Miro Khan Road in Pakistan's Larakana city on Saturday which left one Ranger official killed and 14 others injured, media reports said.
New Delhi, July 30 : Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Saturday accused the RSS of separating minor girls from their parents and breaking laws in Assam.
Guwahati, July 30 : : Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the flood affected areas of Assam to take stock of the damage, reports said.
Dehradun, July 30 : : Police on Saturday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Uttarakhand Minister Harak Singh Rawat following charges of rape and harassment, reports said.
Ahmedabad/Mumbai, Jul 30 : Indian supermodel and actor Milind Soman is running barefoot the 570-km-long stretch between Ahmedabad and Mumbai via Silvassa, for the Great India Run, media reported.
New Delhi, Jul 30 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj chaired a meeting of internal stakeholders on Friday at New Delhi to discuss the way forward towards a permanent solution to the fishermen issue between India and Sri Lanka.
Kabul, July 30 : Afghanistan on Saturday formally became the 164th member of the World Trade Organization, which will now enable the country to enjoy multilateral trade, reports said.
Kabul, July 30 : At least one person was reportedly killed in a heavy explosion in Afghanistan's Herat city on Saturday morning.
Bangalore, July 30 : A daylong shutdown is being observed in Karnataka in protest against the Mahadayi Water Dispute verdict, reports said.
London, July 30 : If you are looking for ways to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline, stay clear of foods rich in saturated fat found in butter, cheese or fried foods as these can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a study.
Toronto, July 30 : A team of Canadian and Chinese researchers has identified "superstar" varieties of rice that can reduce fertiliser loss, thereby helping farmers cut costs and reduce environmental pollution in the process.
Gurgaon, July 30 : M3M, an Indian Real Estate group, on Saturday launched 'M3M Sierra 68', a residential development amidst nature with a panoramic view of 'Aravalli Hills', part of 13 acres development, in Sector-68, Gurgaon, Haryana.
New Delhi, July 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday morning left for Guwahati to take stock of the situations in flood affected Assam.
Srinagar, July 30 : : Two militants and as many soldiers were killed in an encounter as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid from across the border in nougam sector of northern kupwara district on Friday night, reports said.
Mumbai/ Chennai, July 29 : Vattikuti Foundation, a non-profit focused on promoting robotic cancer surgeries, has put in place application process for two more Vattikuti Fellowships in Urology and Gynaecology at leading Hospitals in Mumbai and Chennai.
Washington D.C, Jul 30 (ANI): You may want to add a handful of almonds and walnuts to your day as a recent study has linked greater intake of nuts with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation.
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New York, July 30 : In a study of more than 5,000 people, researchers have found that greater nuts consumption is associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health benefits of nuts.
New York, July 30 :The Security Council this evening requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to establish a United Nations police officers component in Burundi for an initial period of one year to monitor the security situation and to support the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) in monitoring rights violations and abuses in the crisis-gripped country.
Lauderhill, July 30 : The St Kitts and Nevis Patriots claimed just their second win of the 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) against the Trinbago Knight Riders at the Central Broward Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida.
New York, July 30 :The Security Council on Fridayextended for two weeks the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), allowing time for its membership to consider options on adapting the operation's mandate amid renewed violence in the world's youngest country.
New York, July 30 :Ahead of the six-year remembrance of a mass rape of more than 300 civilians residents of the Walikale region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by armed groups, the United Nations envoy on sexual violence in conflict has called on the international community to be relentless in seeking accountability for the crimes.
New York, July 30 :As the humanitarian crisis reaches distressing levels in Syria, particularly in and around battle-torn Aleppo, the United Nations envoy for the country welcomed on Fridayinitiatives aimed at assisting the civilian population trapped amid the fighting and, "under the right circumstances," the implementation of humanitarian corridors.
New York, July 30 :Five middle-distance runners from South Sudan, until recently living in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp, have flown out of the capital city of Nairobi to take part in the first-ever Olympic refugee team for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the United Nations refugee agency has said.
New York, July 30 :The United Nations has temporarily halted humanitarian assistance missions in north-eastern Nigeria's restive Borno state after on Thursday's attack on a multi-agency aid convoy which had been delivering desperately needed relief aid in a remote area of the region, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
New York, July 30 :The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has deplored recent shocking attacks in northern Syrian cities of Qamishli and Idlib, which killed more than 60 people including many children; reiterating that all parties to the conflict should respect international humanitarian law and protect children and civilians.
New York, July 30 : The international community must do more to end the inhumane practice of human trafficking and protect migrants and refugees - particularly young people, women and children - from those who attempt to exploit their opportunity for a better future, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging all nations to recognize their responsibility in combating the global scourge.
New York, July 30 : The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Fridaythat some 77 million of the world's newborns - or 1 in 2 - are not breastfed within the first hour of birth, depriving them of essential nutrients and antibodies and thus exposing them to an increased risk of death.
New York, July 30 :The United Nations human rights office said on Fridayit is shocked by video footage that has emerged from Don Dale youth detention centre in the Northern Territory in Australia, showing children as young as 10 years old - many of whom are Aboriginal children - being held in inhumane conditions and treated cruelly.
New York, July 29 : Two United Nations agencies warned the UN Security Council on Friday that ongoing conflicts around the world have pushed more than 56 million people into "crisis" or "emergency" levels of food insecurity and are hindering efforts to eradicate malnutrition.
New York, July 29 : The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed concern over the three-year prison sentences handed down last week to 30 members of the main opposition party in Gambia, including its leader Ousainou Darboe, following their participation in peaceful protests in mid-April.
New York, July 29 : The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Friday marked International Tiger Day with a call for urgent action to protect tigers and combat illegal trade in wildlife.
Srinagar, July 29 : Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 43-year-old man in north Kashmir's Sopore area on late Friday evening, police said.
Bangalore/ Kolkata, July 29 : Aalok Sathe, a student from Pune, won a Bronze medal at the 14th International Linguistics Olympiad (ILO), which concluded in Mysore on Friday.