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'WhatsAppitis' is a real disease: Lancet

London , March 27 What if you are told that excessive chatting or texting on 'WhatsApp' messenger service can hamper your health to an extent that you get a thumb disease! "WhatsAppitis" is real, and happening.

'Discrimination against northeast is ignorance-driven not hate'

New Delhi , March 27 Incidents of discrimination against northeasterners living in different parts of the country is "ignorance driven" and not "hate driven", said a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief here.

Speculation on Pushkar's death affecting us: Family

Thiruvananthapuram , March 26 The continued speculation by vested interests and the media over the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar is deeply affecting her family, a statement said here Wednesday.

Big B, Akshay to walk the ramp for Shabana Azmi's Mijwan

Mumbai , March 26 Years after Kaifi Azmi wrote the moving poem "Aurat", envisioning women empowerment, his daughter, veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, is bringing together Bollywood's iconic male actors like Amitabh Bachchan to walk for her NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) to support the cause.

Adopt a stray dog, get a tax break

Rome , March 25 Residents of the coastal town of Fiumicino near Rome in Italy can encash on their love for petsafter local authorities announced a 50 percent discount on their trash collection tax on adopting a cat or dog from the local pound.

Women faking orgasm to get the big 'O'!

London , March 27 They fake it and we know it. But women do fake orgasms to actually make their own experience more pleasurable, reveals a fascinating research.

Bangladesh sets national anthem chorus singing Guinness record

Dhaka , March 26 Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi volunteers along with the country's head of the government Wednesday sang the national anthem in chorus in capital Dhaka on the country's Independence Day in a bid to breach the Guinness World Record.

Delhi government gets notice on parking for handicapped

New Delhi , March 26 The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and civic agencies on a plea seeking direction to provide parking space to the physically challenged near the entrances of public buildings.

No jeans for girls, says Mahapanchayat

Barsana (Mathura) , March 26 A Mahapanchayat held in a Uttar Pradesh town has

Where are the transgender voters in Delhi? (Election Special)

New Delhi , March 25 The transgenders are facing an identity crisis ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi.