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Yeddyurappa quits before trust vote

Bengaluru: In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as…

Busting make-up myths

Internet, television, friends and self-proclaimed make-up experts are good source of tons of ‘beauty tips’. They advise on dos and don’ts without any validation. Popular cosmetic companies provide millions of tips on their website on how to…

NASA study shows freshwater decline in India

Washington, May 18 (IANS) India is among the world's major hotspots which has seen a serious decline in the availability of freshwater due to overuse of water resources, reveals a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite…

France foils new attack, suspects nabbed

Paris, May 18 (IANS) A new attack has been foiled in France and two brothers of Egyptian origin, suspected of committing the attack, have been arrested, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Friday. "There were two young people of…

Many reported killed in Texas school shooting

Texas, May 18 (IANS) Many people were killed and some injured in a shooting on Friday at the Santa Fe High School in Texas, according to law enforcement officials. A suspect has been taken into custody. At least three people were killed,…

Top 10 teams unchanged in latest FIFA rankings

Moscow, May 17 (IANS) The top 10 national teams remained unchanged from April in the new monthly rating list of football's world governing body FIFA published on Thursday. "Just seven international 'A' matches, all friendlies, took place in…

Decoded: How chikungunya virus causes arthritis pain

New York, May 18 (IANS) Scientists have identified the molecular handle that chikungunya virus grabs to get inside cells and cause arthritis pain, a finding that could lead to ways to prevent or treat the disease as well as related viruses.…