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Festival season in India fuels its return to world-beating growth

India showed more signs of a recovery taking hold last month as its consumption-driving festive season kicked off, keeping it on track to regain the title of the world’s fastest-growing major economy. An array of indicators compiled by Bloomberg News pointed to a continuing rebound in demand in September, helping keep the needle on a dial measuring so-called animal spirits steady at 5 for a third straight month. Sentiment in the…

Sagar Puranik’s Dollu turns heads at national and international festivals 

By Express News Service Dollu, the first productional venture of director Pavan Wadeyar and Apeksha Purohit’s Wadeeyar Movies, is turning heads in national and international film fests. And the director-turned-producer is overwhelmed with the kind of buzz and accolades that the film has been receiving. The film, helmed by National award-winning director Sagar Puranik, had its first public screening in the USA at the Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Boston and was well-received by the audience.…

Diwali 2021- Special: 9 Healthy Food Tips For The Festive Feast

The festive season is upon us and our excitement is on an all-time high. After celebrating Navratri, Durga Puja, Karwa Chauth, we are now set to mark the festival of lights - Diwali. One of the most significant festivals among the Hindus, Diwali (or Deepavali) is celebrated across India with much fun and enthusiasm. And food plays a significant role in the celebrations. While it is difficult to say no to festive delicacies, healthy eating often goes for a toss during this time of the year. However, fret not! You don't need…

As lockdown ended, Nik’s anxiety about his body returned

“We know that more people are struggling with the way they feel about their body, with eating and exercise behaviours, than ever before,” says Danni Rowlands, Butterfly Foundation’s manager for prevention services.Rowlands says it still hasn’t sunk in that referring to “COVID kilos” on social media or more subtle suggestions about returning to the gym to lose weight can all be damaging, compounded by the fact we are moving into summer and Christmas. Teenagers and adults in their 20s are most at risk, she says.“This narrative…

Twitter battle turns ugly: Harbhajan Singh reminds Mohammad Amir of ‘spot fixing’ scandal | Off the field News – Times of…

NEW DELHI: It's been three days since India lost to Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, but tensions continue to flare on social media. In the latest episode, Harbhajan Singh and Mohammad Amir got involved in a Twitter feud late on Tuesday night. In what started as banter when Amir taunted Harbhajan after Pakistan's ten-wicket victory over India on Sunday night, things took an ugly turn on Tuesday, and the Indian spinner ended up bringing the spot-fixing scandal involving Amir. It was Amir who stirred things up by sharing a clip…

T20 World Cup: Pakistan march on with five-wicket win over Kiwis | Cricket News – Times of India

It's a different Pakistan team that has come to the UAE for the T20 World Cup. They have brought consistency, stability and method to their usual edge-of-the-seat game. Their bowlers - pacers and spinners - are firing on all cylinders. Their fielders are running like gazelles, saving runs and effecting crucial run-outs, some even with direct hits. SCORECARDIf Shaheen Afridi had the Indian team on the mat with exemplary swing bowling in their opening match, it was Haris Rauf (4/22) who breathed fire against New Zealand on…

Kolymageo Completes Drilling and Geological Services Contract in Russian Far East “On Time and On Target”

KHABAROVSK, Krai, Russian Far East, Oct. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kolymageo LLC (the “Company”), a leading, drilling and geological services company based in the Russian Far East and fully owned subsidiary of IG Global Group, announces the completion of a large drilling and trenching program in accordance with contractual terms, “On Time, On Target.” The contract included all earth works, including logging and excavation of all drill roads, pads, access routes, and trenches as well as 12,770 meters of diamond…

A love letter to Indian culture: Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, ‘For India’ nominated at the International Emmys

Express News Service The title of Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, For India, found profound meaning after it received a nomination at the International Emmys. After all, the comic calls it a “love letter to Indian culture,” and adds that he aimed to take the culture out to the world with the special. With the show being nominated alongside other international titles such as the popular French series, Call My Agent!, the Colombian show, Promesas de Campana, and the British title, Motherland: Christmas…

A breakdown in communication: Mitochondria of diabetic patients can’t keep time

Almost all cells regulate their biological processes over a 24-hour period, otherwise called a cell's circadian rhythm. To do so, cells use a biological clock that cycles different genes on and off throughout the day and night. Scientists already know that our metabolic health can suffer when our biological clock breaks down, due to shift work or sleep disorders, for example. However, it's unclear how exactly the biological clock of people with type 2 diabetes differs from healthy people. Now a team of international…

This Samsung phone is a great mid-range, but you may as well pay a tad more for a flagship

Having recently reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3, reviewing the A52s 5G was like a return to normalcy. The phone is what you’d expect from a mid-range by Samsung, and in all honesty, I didn’t have much to complain about. Without further ado, let’s get into what the A52s 5G has to offer. On the inside In terms of colours, I got the Awesome Black variant which was matte and quite nice to look at, but very prone to fingerprints. The layout of the cameras in their housing and the matte black back are pleasing to…

Redmi Note 11 Pro will come with MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC, symmetrical stereo speakers | 91mobiles.com

The Redmi Note 11 series of smartphones is not too far away from now. On October 28th, 2021, the brand will unveil its latest Note lineup in China. Ahead of the launch, the brand has already teased several specifications and features of the Redmi Note 11 series, which includes the Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro+. Lately, the brand has officially confirmed that the Redmi Note 11 Pro will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 920 processor.More details surrounding the Redmi Note…

Axis Bank shares plunge over 3%. Should you buy post Q2 results?

Shares of Axis Bank plunged more than 3% at ₹806 apiece on the BSE in Wednesday's opening deals. Private lender Axis Bank's standalone net profit jumped 86% to ₹3,133 crore in the second quarter ended September 2021, which as per Jefferies, was ahead of estimate aided by lower credit cost.  The bank showed improvement on the asset quality front, as the gross non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans fell to 3.53% of the gross advances by the end of September this year from 3.85% in…

Midlife Women With Declining Eyesight: Are They Also Looking at Future Depression?

Any degree of visual impairment seemed to be linked with future depression for midlife women, researchers reported. In an analysis of 226 women, mild distance visual impairment -- eyesight between 20/30 and 20/60 -- was tied to a 78% higher odds of experiencing depressive symptoms compared with woman without visual impairment after adjustment for age and preexisting depressive symptoms (OR 1.78, 95% CI 1.04-3.05), reported…

Atlanta Blasts Its Way to a Win, but Loses an Ace

HOUSTON — Atlanta stepped into its first World Series since 1999 sharply, quickly and memorably. Jorge Soler blasted Framber Valdez’s third pitch of the game deep over the left-field fence, putting an immediate charge into the 117th World Series: It was the first time in Series history that a batter had homered to start the top of the first inning.Valdez, who left a 2-and-0 slider up and over the plate, failed to regain his balance as Atlanta poured it on from there. By the end of the third inning, Atlanta had scored five…

The Google Pixel 6 Pro could be Galaxy S22 Ultra’s worst nightmare

If the rumors prove true, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will debut early next year to much fanfare. Based on the leaks, we’re talking a sleek Note-like design — complete with S Pen slot — powerful cameras and an Exynos 2200 chip with AMD RDNA 2 graphics power. There’s just one problem: the Google Pixel 6 Pro. Google’s new flagship has practically everything you need from a big-screen phone for a fairly affordable $899 price. The Galaxy S22 Ultra will likely cost hundreds more, which could cause many to wonder if the “Ultra” premium…