Bogota, June 24 (IANS) Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels handed over two Dutch journalists, kidnapped a week ago in the Catatumbo forest region, to a humanitarian commission, an official statement said on Saturday.
New York, June 24 (IANS) Having a smartphone within sight or within easy reach - even if it is switched off - can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the brain is actively working to not pick up or use the phone, shows an interesting research.
Bogota, June 24 (IANS) Colombia's ELN guerrilla group has announced the release of two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped last week.
Riyadh, June 23 (IANS) The demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries for Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera media network, among other conditions, to end the ongoing diplomatic impasse in the Gulf region has drawn condemnation.
New York, June 23 (IANS) Taking a brisk walk or engaging in other moderate-intensity physical activities may help slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease, says a study.
London, June 23 (IANS) Forget wet-wipes and hand gels, campers could soon have a portable sink to carry wherever they go and clean off mud, dirt and sweat in a proper manner.
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Traffic jams are a common sight in parts of Hyderabad, especially in the Old City, during peak hours every single day. But during the holy month Ramazan, the city witnesses traffic snarls throughout the night.
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Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Australia's most famous wildlife conservationist "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin will be honoured with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
London, June 22 (IANS) Staying busy in your bedroom even after age 50 could be good for your brain as researchers have found that older adults who have sex more frequently do better in brain function tests.
Cairo, June 22 (IANS) Hundreds of people turned up in the Egyptian capital to celebrate the third International Yoga Day on Wednesday, an official statement said here.
London, June 22 (IANS) Putting paid to the idea that married couples have better physical health because of increased social support, a new study has found that marriage actually makes men fatter, and the early days of fatherhood add to the problem.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The silence was broken by a siren, followed by an azaan -- a prayer call -- from the Jama Masjid. It was time to break the daylong fast.