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'No more selfies' rule works for Salma Hayek

Cannes , May 25

Actress Salma Hayek thinks a "no more selfies" rule is a great idea for the red carpet.

Chinese herbal medicine could treat obesity: Study

New York , May 25

An extract from a plant traditionally used in Chinese medicine may help suppress appetite and lose weight, new research says.

Unique exhibition to bring sights of Delhi to Italians

Rome , May 25

A unique interplay of verse and drawings will bring the spirit of Delhi's landmark sites, old and new, to Italians in a unique exhibition set to begin here early next month.

Haryana to set up three museums

Kurukshetra (Haryana) , May 24

The Haryana government will set up three museums, including the largest one at Panchkula town, a top official said on Sunday.

Narcissist, insecure people post more on Facebook

London , May 24

People who post Facebook status updates about their romantic partner are more likely to have low self-esteem, a new research has revealed.

Indebted Indian migrant commits suicide in Bahrain

Dubai , May 25

A debt-ridden Indian mechanic killed himself in Bahrain, media reported on Monday.

Kashmiri Pandits leave for 'Kheerbhawani' festival in valley

Jammu , May 25

Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits on Monday left for Kashmir Valley to attend the annual "Kheerbhawani" festival in the northern Ganderbal district.

Modi, a man mesmerised by own persona

New Delhi

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Richa Chadha's 'unbelievable' moment at Cannes

Cannes , May 24

Richa Chadha-starrer "Masaan" has bagged two awards at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival, but the actress was left speechless as she got an opportunity to meet her idol - French actress Marion Cotillard at the gala.

Growing up with smokers doubles fagging risk

New York , May 24

Researchers have found that that growing up in a home with a regular smoker nearly doubles the chances of a child becoming an adult smoker.