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S. Africa outsmart India to pocket Test series

Centurion , Jan 17

South Africa rode on debutant paceman Lungi Ngidi's maiden five-wicket haul to thrash an underwhelming India by 135 runs on the final morning of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday.

Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York , Jan 17

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study.

Sensex climbs mount 35k, Nifty50 hits 10,800 intra-day

Mumbai , Jan 17

Key Indian equity indices on Wednesday surged to record high levels, with the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closing above 35,000-mark and the NSE Nifty50 above 10,800-level intra-day -- both for the first time.

Best ways to decorate your space with plants

New Delhi , Jan 17

Plants look just adorable and keeping them indoors not only brings life to the entire place but they also improve the air quality by reducing toxins existing in the atmosphere so make sure you are decorating your abode with plants nicely.

Budget 2018: Opportunity to fulfil housing expectations of millions

New Delhi The "Housing for All by 2022" mission has set the stage for a robust recovery in the residential property market. In the past two years, we have seen an unprecedented focus on reforms channelised through the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016, demonetisation, Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. So, this time, the Budget for FY2018-19 will be much more critical than ever.

Opposition demands removal of Jharkhand Chief Secretary, DGP

Ranchi , Jan 17

The Jharkhand Assembly's Budget Session began on a raucous note on Wednesday with the opposition vociferously demanding the removal of the state Chief Secretary and DGP in connection with treasury withdrawals in a fodder scam and an allegedly staged shootout, respectively.

Patience is key to survival in filmdom: Rahul Kapoor

Mumbai , Jan 17

Actor Rahul Kapoor, who featured in television show "Suryaputra Karn" and "Veera", is joining the Bollywood brigade with his first feature film "Vodka Diaries". He says patience is key to survival in showbiz.

Design veterans to take part in NIFT meet

New Delhi , Jan 17
Manish Arora. (File Photo: IANS)

Fashion stalwarts like Manish Arora, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Sanjay Garg will participate in "Rediscovering Culture: Transforming Fashion", an international conference here organised by the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

Oppo launches A83 with AI beauty, full-screen display

New Delhi , Jan 17

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Wednesday launched the A83 smartphone that claims to deliver natural selfie experience to young consumers through its 'AI Beauty Recognition Technology'.