London: For men planning for fatherhood, regularly consuming a diet with 60 g of nuts can significantly improve the quality, quantity, and motility of sperm, results of a clinical trial has showed. The results, presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of ESHRE in Barcelona, showed that a diet rich in nuts can boost sperm count nearly …

Maharashtra:  Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of unfulfilled promises and warned that if these were not implemented by October 2, he would resort to a fresh agitation. Hazare said in the past four years he had written several times to Modi but did not receive an acknowledgement. In his latest …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sanctioned a whopping sum of Rs 223.31 crore in a little more than a year of his tenure for treatment of over 15,000 seriously-ill persons in Uttar Pradesh, a RTI response has revealed. In response to the RTI poser by a Hindi newspaper, the Chief Minister’s Office has …

Bengaluru: Karnataka on Thursday waived farm loans totalling Rs 34,000 crore, giving relief to distressed farmers across the state. “I propose to waive farm loans totalling Rs 34,000 crore, with Rs 2 lakh per farmer family,” Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced in the Assembly while presenting his maiden state budget for fiscal 2018-19. “All crop …

New Delhi:  ‘Neerja’, ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ and “Sanju”. Not to miss “Dangal” and “Mary Kom”. What’s common? They are all biopics — inspiring stories of heroes sans greasepaint for which actors like Aamir Khan put on a pronounced paunch to play former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and Priyanka Chopra learnt the art of …