Daily National News Updates

What scared Jacqueline the most in 'Kick'?

Jacqueline FernandezJacqueline Fernandez

Mumbai , July 25 Superstar Salman Khan has done a lot of action and stunts in "Kick" and the film's leading lady Jacqueline Fernandez says that the jump from a building was the scariest of them all.

LFW: Kareena to be showstopper for Manish Malhotra

Manish MalhotraManish Malhotra

Mumbai , July 25 Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor will walk the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 ramp as a showstopper for designer Manish Malhotra.

India's Finance Bill passed by Lok Sabha

Arun JaitleyArun Jaitley

New Delhi , July 25 The Lok Sabha Friday passed the Finance Bill, 2014 by a voice vote with which the legislative proposals notably on direct and indirect taxes proposed in the national budget for this fiscal can now become effective formally.

Aniston, Theroux want wedding by the ocean

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston

Los Angeles , July 25 Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux reportedly are planning to have their wedding "by the ocean".

Best, Shoaib fined over CPL altercation

Bridgetown (Barbados) , July 25 Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval.

Bacteria linked to obesity and diabetes found

New York , July 25 Biologists have discovered an extremely widespread virus that could be as old as humans and could play a major role in obesity and diabetes.

'Never thought I'd walk out free from Abu Dhabi jail'

Kochi , July 25 Shiju Thomas, who was held in a Abu Dhabi prison after drugs were found in his baggage, said he never thought he "would walk out free" after being released Thursday.

Now machine brews fresh tea of your choice, taste

Mumbai , July 25 It's time to bid goodbye to the tea-vending machines and the roadside tea-vendors. An Indian company has unveiled the world's first automatic fresh-tea brewing machine, which uses only fresh ingredients, is economical and low-calorie in its output.

Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

New York , July 25 Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.

Baldwin refuses to apologise for misconduct

New York , July 25 Actor Alec Baldwin would "rather pay a fine" than apologise for allegedly bad-mouthing police officers in May.

Two Pakistan policemen killed in militant attack

Islamabad , July 25 At least two policemen were shot dead by militants Friday in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

More school children dying in road accidents in India

New Delhi , July 25 India not only has the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road accident records in the world, but that these are taking more and more young lives, particularly of school children.

BREAKING NEWS: India's Finance Bill passed by voice vote

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Background TV can impact kids' future

Washington , July 25 Do you watch your favourite television show after assigning homework to your kids? This may have a bearing on theirn learning and their success in future.

Jayalalithaa announces Rs.2,325 crore road projects

Chennai , July 25 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday announced road and bridge projects across the state involving an outlay of around Rs.2,325 crore.

Wiggins says he is done with cycle road racing

Glasgow , July 25 England's cycling star Bradley Wiggins said he was done with road racing and would never participate in the Tour de France.

Protesting UPSC aspirants detained in Delhi

New Delhi , July 25 About 150 UPSC aspirants were detained Friday while they were trying to march towards parliament, police said.

'Tibet rail line threatens cultural identity'

Dharamsala , July 25 The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Friday expressed concern over the Lhasa-Shigatse rail line in Tibet, saying it will threaten the unique cultural identity of Tibetans.

Men in shift work at higher type 2 diabetes risk: Study

New York , July 25 Men who works in shift are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns.

Australia moves asylum seekers to mainland

Canberra , July 25 A group of 157 asylum seekers who were detained on an Australian customs ship for more than a month is being transferred to the mainland, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Friday.