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Horror film director Wes Craven dies at 76

Los Angeles , Aug 31

Legendary horror film director Wes Craven, known for the "Scream" and "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, passed away at his home here after suffering from brain cancer.

Cold weather may increase stroke risk

London , Aug 31

Cold weather is associated with increased risk of ischaemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a condition characterised by irregular rhythm of the heartbeat, shows results of a study involving nearly 290,000 patients.

Sikhs vote to elect new gurdwara leaders in US

New York , Aug 31

After facing years of internal power struggles and a court ruling, members of the Sikh community have voted to elect new leaders of one of the largest gurdwaras in the US.

Facebook tool to identify unauthorised video postings

New York , Aug 31

Soon it would not be easy to "steal" videos from Facebook as the social networking giant is introducing a video-matching tool designed to quickly identify videos that are duplicates of those already uploaded directly by their creators.

Kapil sings for 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon'

Mumbai , Aug 31

Comedian and actor Kapil Sharma, who is waiting the release of his debut film "Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon", says he has sung a few lines for the song "Bum bum" in the film.

Break from films to think about what I'm doing: Ileana D'Cruz

Mumbai , Aug 31 Ileana D'Cruz, who made her Bollywood debut with the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Barfi!" and was last seen on the big screen in Saif Ali Khan-starrer "Happy Ending", says she's on a break from movies to think about where her career is heading.

Indian hockey camp from September 5

New Delhi , Aug 31

The Indian hockey team will take part in a preparatory camp at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from September 5 to 29 to train for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final to be held in Raipur from November 27 to December 6.

Teen suicides jolt Kashmir

Srinagar , Aug 31 After her wake-up knocks at Mohsin's (name changed) door in the morning got no response, the worried mother called her husband. The door, locked from inside, was then broken open and the 19-year-old was found dead in the room.

Seven Maoists arrested in Bihar

Patna , Aug 31

Seven Maoists were on Monday arrested in Bihar's Banka district during combined operations ahead of the upcoming assembly polls, police said.

In Jaipur, gorge on pyaz ki kachori

Jaipur , Aug 31 Think of this Rajasthani capital, think of food, and it's a dead heat between dal bati churma for a meal and pyaz ki kachori or (onion kachori) - a spicy round flattened ball made of refined flour and filled with onions, garlic and potatoes.