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US court overturns $72 mn award in Johnson & Johnson case linking baby powder to cancer

An appeals court in Missouri while giving the decision on Tuesday, said that the state was not the appropriate jurisdiction to hear the lawsuit.

India among worst hit as pollution gets deadlier than wars, AIDS: Study

In the most severely affected countries, pollution-related disease are responsible for more than one death in four, the study said.

Not just one Harvey Weinstein: Priyanka Chopra

The former Miss World also spoke against the "big boys' club" and said because of it women are scared that a misstep might put them at risk of losing a role.

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar steps down on personal grounds

The resignation comes over three months after he got an ad-hoc extension of his tenure in June.

Former FM P Chidambaram takes dig at EC for delaying Gujarat poll announcement

After his October 16 visit to Gujarat, the Prime Minister has planned another Gujarat trip on October 22.

India among five countries responsible for 50% newborn deaths

While India was accountable for 24 per cent of these new-born deaths, Pakistan accounted for 10 per cent.

Indians have less than 400 mg calcium daily, at risk of fractures, osteoporosis: Study

"Outside of North America and most of Europe, particularly northern Europe, there is lower intake than there should be for good bone health."

Want to master a foreign language? Alcohol may be helpful, says study

One possible reason could be the anxiety-reducing effect of alcohol.

Google doodle honours S Chandrashekhar: A look back at the brilliant astrophysicist

Chandrasekhar was a genius who developed his most famous finding, the Chandrasekhar limit, before he had turned 20 years old.

Saina, Srikanth and Prannoy advance at Denmark Open Super Series

With this win, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina has taken a 5-4 lead in head-to-head record against the 24-year-old Spaniard.