‘Include Sikandra, Etmauddaula in world heritage list’

Agra, April 22 : Tourism industry leaders in Agra have demanded inclusion of two Mughal monuments, Sikandra and Etmauddaula, in the list of world heritage monuments. Presently the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are recognized as world heritage monuments in Agra. The Superintending archaeologist of Agra circle of the Archaeological Survey of India […]

‘Austin Powers’ fame Mini-me dead at 49

Los Angeles, April 22 : Actor Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the “Austin Powers” comedy films, is dead. He was 49. A statement shared on his verified social media accounts on Friday read: “Verne was an extremely caring individual. He wanted to make everyone smile, be happy, and laugh. Anybody in need, […]

Ticket bookings for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ starts early

New Delhi, April 22 : The buzz for Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” — an ensemble of 22 superheroes to fight the supervillain Thanos — is high and that has made the studio start the ticket bookings for the film early in India. Usually the booking starts on Wednesday or Thursday — depending on the […]

Medication use increases in newly-diagnosed dementia patients

Sydney, April 22 : Researchers have found an increase in medication use by the patients who have been newly-diagnosed with dementia and they may consume unnecessary or inappropriate medicines that increase the risk of side effects. “Our study found that following a diagnosis of dementia in older people, medication use increased by 11 per cent […]

‘Concept of equality’ pervades world’s biggest community kitchen

By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar (Punjab), April 22 : If there is one big leveller for people, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, social status or riches, it is the “langar”, or community kitchen, at the Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, the Harmandir Sahib, is located, in this city considered holy by […]