Day: October 7, 2019

Trio win medicine Nobel for work on how cells adapt to oxygen

Three researchers from the US and Britain on Monday shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how human cells sense and adapt to changing oxygen levels, opening up new strategies to fight common diseases such as cancer and anaemia. William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza of the US […]

Explainer – North Korea’s deadline on denuclearisation talks looms, but what does it mean?

SEOUL – North Korea has doubled down on leader Kim Jong Un’s year-end deadline for the United States to reconsider its approach in denuclearisation negotiations after the latest attempt at talks ended in disagreement. A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state […]

Court issues notice to attach properties of absconding SP MLA

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 7 :A court in Shamli district has issued a notice to attach the properties of Kairana’s SP MLA Nahid Hasan, who is absconding in connection with a cheating case. On Sunday, police pasted the notice, issued under Section 82 (proclamation for person absconding) of the CrPC, […]

Pak court set to hear Sharif’s appeal against his conviction

Islamabad, Oct 7 : A Pakistani court will hear on Monday the appeal of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in a corruption case. Sharif, 69, has been serving a seven-year prison term at the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore since December 24, 2018 when the […]

Joaquin Phoenix surprises audience at ‘Joker’ screening

Los Angeles, Oct 7 : Actor Joaquin Phoenix surprised the audience at the screening of his latest, “Joker” in its opening weekend in Los Angeles. The actor, whose performance as the titular DC supervillain is garnering major Oscar buzz, stopped by multiple screenings of the film at Alamo Drafthouse […]

Shiv Sainik would one day become Maharashtra CM: Uddhav

Mumbai, Oct 7 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said his son taking a plunge into electoral politics does not mean he is retiring, and expressed confidence that a Sena worker would one day become the state’s chief minister. In an interview to Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, he […]

UP student commits suicide after failing to get job

Banda (UP), Oct 7 : A 25-year-old college student allegedly committed suicide here after he failed to get a job, police said on Monday. The incident took place in Jaraili Kothi locality under City Kotwali police station limits on Sunday, they said. Nagendra Singh, pursuing Bachelor of Education […]

Ordinary doesn’t satisfy me, says Bhumi Pednekar

Mumbai, Oct 7 : Bhumi Pednekar believes her journey in movies has been “different” right from the outset, as usual and ordinary characters do not excite her. The 30-year-old actor made debut with “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, which featured her as an overweight newly-married woman, and went on to […]

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