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February 8th, 2012

Elderly adults who regularly drink green tea may stay more agile and independent than their peers over time, according to a Japanese study that covered thousands of people.

Green tea contains antioxidant chemicals that may help ward off the cell damage that can lead to disease. Researchers have been studying green tea's effect on everything from cholesterol to the risk of certain cancers, with mixed results so far.

Wedbnesday, February 8th, 2012

Scorecard: India Vs Sri Lanka» India 234 for 6 (Kohli 77, Ashwin 30*) beat Sri Lanka 233 for 8 (Chandimal 64, Ashwin 3-32) by four wickets

PERTH: R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja played a sensible knock to stitch a crucial partnership that drove India home in the second ODI at Perth on Wednesday. India chased down a target of 234 runs against Sri Lanka to register their first win of the CB series.

February 8, 2012

Say goodbye to the Windows start button. Microsoft has gotten rid of it from the latest build of Windows 8.

Hitting the Web over the weekend, screenshots of the new Windows 8 build display the "super bar," but without the start button orb on the left, according to The Verge.

Februray, 2012

For the Obama administration, India can wait. When it comes to immigration, the Obama administration has put India literally on the waiting list mode!

According to the fiscal 2012 data released by the US Department of State, India forms about eight% of the overall immigrant waiting list, with about 3.43 lakh Indians waiting to find their way to the country of their dreams.

Monday, February 7th, 2012

Mumbai: Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, who were pronounced man and wife a few days back, might soon make a new flat in Juhu their home. According to sources, Mr. and Mrs. Deshmukh, the newest wedded couple in the Tinsel Town have together purchased a flat in suburban Mumbai.

February 7th, 2012

Actor Hrithik Roshan, who just returned from Diu after wrapping up his upcoming film Agneepath, a remake of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic movie of the same name, says that there is no comparison between the legend Big B and him. He told Agneepath is ‘just’ another film for him.

Monday, Februrary 6, 2012

India's World Cup star Yuvraj Singh will recover from a cancerous tumour, his doctor said on Monday, as politicians, sports officials and his team mates rallied around the ailing all-rounder.

Yuvraj is undergoing chemotherapy treatment in the United States for a rare condition, mediastinal seminoma, a malignant tumour located between his lungs.

Nitesh Rohatgi, a senior Delhi-based oncologist who has been treating the 30-year-old cricketer, said he was confident Yuvraj will recover from the disease.

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Pakistan have wrapped up a 3-0 series rout of England with a 71-run win in the third Test in Dubai on Monday.

Set a tough 324 to win, England resumed day four at 36-0 as they attempted to salvage some pride in a series they already trailed 2-0.

But despite reaching 116-2 at one stage, England collapsed as the likes of Umar Gul (4-61) and Saeed Ajmal (4-67) bowled Pakistan to victory.

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Google India blocks content, raising censorship fears

The world's largest democracy convinced Google to block content considered offensive to local political and religious leaders Monday.

In a move that sparked censorship fears, especially following Twitter's controversial decision to block tweets according to local laws, Google India removed content considered insulting to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ruling Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi and religious groups.

Februray, 2012

SYDNEY: Mahendra Singh Dhoni would readily step aside as India captain if there was a suitable replacement available, the under-fire skipper said on Tuesday.

"It's not something I want to hold on to or stick on to. If there's a better replacement, it's a very open thing, he can come in," Dhoni told reporters on the eve of India's first Twenty20 international against Australia.