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Telangana proposes garden, museum at Qutub Shahi tombs

Hyderabad , March 31

The Telangana government has sent a proposal of Rs.85 crore to the central government for restoration works at Qutub Shahi tombs, the final abode of Qutub Shahi rulers at Golconda here.

Amarinder seeks MEA help for Iraq hostages

Chandigarh , March 31

Congress's Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought intervention of the ministry of external affairs (MEA) to save four Indian hostages who have been traced alive in Iraq after several months of their having gone missing.

Tokyo district becomes first to recognise same-sex unions in Japan

Tokyo , March 31

Tokyo's Shibuya ward on Tuesday approved the recognition of same-sex unions, making it the first in Japan to take a step toward legal marriage equality.

Himachal shrine gets offerings of Rs.34 crore

Shimla , March 31

The popular Hindu shrine of Chintpurni in Himachal Pradesh last year received cash offerings of over Rs.34 crore, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Tuesday.

How maternal diet influences offspring's body weight

New York , March 31

Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy and lactation may put your offspring at higher risk of obesity later in life, a recent research has found.

Mumbai's Cafe Samovar shuts after five decades

Mumbai , March 31

Cafe Samovar, a favourite haunt of intellectuals and celebs including Amitabh Bachchan, M.F. Husain and V.S. Naipaul, students and commoners, finally downed shutters on Tuesday after over five decades as loyal clients, some in tears, thronged it for one last time.

Sikh man thrashed in suspected racial attack in Britain

London , March 31

In a suspected racial attack, police in Britain have come across footage posted online in which a Sikh man is seen being brutally beaten up in Birmingham city Broad Street, a media report said on Tuesday.

National Museum chosen for second Global Museum Leaders Colloquium

New Delhi , March 31

The National Museum has been selected for participation in the second Global Museum Leaders Colloquium (GMLC) to be held in New York next month, a statement said on Tuesday.

How to make skin summer friendly with basic tips

New Delhi , March 31

Summer season brings along various skin related problems including rashes, tanning and sunburn. From following the essential routine of cleansing, toning and moisturizing to maintaing a healthy diet, expert suggests various tips of taking care of yourself in the hot and humid weather.

Low family income affects brain development of children

New York , March 31

Low family income can affect the brain development of children, new research says.