Many Kerala nurses wish to remain in Libya: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) There are more than 1,000 nurses from Kerala in Libya, but only 118 have registered to return to India, said Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday.

Emraan doesn't find himself ideal for Barjatya's films

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould.

Genocide trial against former Khmer Rouge leaders begins

Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The special tribunal for Cambodia Wednesday opened the second trial in Phnom Penh against the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, who face charges for crimes against humanity and genocide.

Zac Efron opens up about rehab stint

Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron opens up about the circumstances that led to his decision to enter a rehabilitation.

Haryana CM asks power minister to reconsider resignation

Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday said he has asked Power, Forests and Environment Minister Ajay Singh Yadav to reconsider his decision to resign.

Eating tree nuts daily prolongs life

Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Include at least 50 grams of almonds, cashews, chestnuts, walnuts or pistachios in your diet to control blood fats (triglycerides) and sugars - two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome.

England bowl out India for 330, decide against follow-on

Southampton, July 30 (IANS) Clinching the remaining two Indian wickets in a jiffy, England bowled out India for 330 -- 239 runs behind -- but chose not to enforce the follow-on on the fourth day of the third cricket Test at The Rose Bowl here Wednesday.

Avoid controversial remarks, Parrikar tells ministers

Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked all his ministers not to answer tricky questions and avoid controversial remarks.

Three killed as truck falls into Punjab canal

Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Three pilgrims were killed and 35 others injured when a truck carrying them fell into an irrigation canal in Punjab Wednesday, police said.

The truck fell in the Sirhind Canal near Bhukomajra village of Ropar district.

Carbon dioxide can be future fuel source

New York, July 30 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas -- a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products.