Life expectancy up in India, women live over four years longer than men: Study

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: According to a study published in the journal The Lancet, Indians now live longer compared to 1990 as life expectancy has increased by 6.9 years for men between 1990 and 2013 and 10.3 years for women during the same period.

Indians in UK plan grand reception for PM Narendra Modi
Indians in UK plan grand reception for PM Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi will visit the UK for the first time as prime minister in November and the Indian community in the country is planning a major reception for him at the iconic Wembley Stadium here.

Ashley Madison data leak: Delhi tops adultery list, Mumbai close second
Ashley Madison data leak: Delhi tops adultery list, Mumbai close second

Adultery website Ashley Madison's data leak now has a lot of reasons for Indians to worry about! And the lot that needs to be on its toes is of Delhiites who, as per reports, were the top users among habitants of Indian cities who were members of the extramarital affairs website.

8,000 Indians given identity papers in Malaysia

At least 8,000 Indian-origin people have been issued identity documents in Malaysia through a government programme launched more than four years ago, Malaysia's Health Minister S. Subramaniam said on Thursday.

Sushma meets families of 11 Indians detained in Nigeria

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met the families of 11 Indians detained in Nigeria and assured that the Indian mission in Abuja was providing all necessary assistance.

Actors and politicians at NYC's India Day Parade!

Some 38,000 people, including Indian celebrities, attended a spectacular parade in the US town of Edison to mark India's 69th Independence Day, a media report said.

68 Indians detained in Washington for crossing into US illegally

At least 68 Indian nationals have been taken into custody at a detention center near Seattle in the US state of Washington for allegedly crossing into the country illegally, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department has said.

Independence Day special: Things parents must teach their children
Independence Day special: Things parents must teach their children

The 15th day of August is a very important day in the lives of Indians. The historic day marks the independence that was achieved after years of struggle and hardships. Many sacrificed their lives so that we could take birth in an independent country. And hence we must be responsible enough as citizens and contribute our bit towards nation building. Children are the future of any country! And in India, they hold the key to making our nation a superpower. Hence, it is imperative for parents to raise children with good moral values.

What do majority of Indians feel about multiplexes?
What do majority of Indians feel about multiplexes?

Given the mushrooming of multiplexes, are these multi-screen theatres the preferred choice of masses? No, finds a new study conducted in Indian cities.

Only one percent Indians donate organs: Experts

 Only one percent of Indians donate their organs after death while in western nations around 70-80 percent of the people pledge their organs, according to health experts.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Are moral values degenerating amongst Indians?

This week Dr Subhash Chandra Show was aired from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. In this episode Dr. Chandra discusses about degenerating moral values and on the true meaning of life.

22 Indians on hunger strike in Florida jail

As many as 22 Indian asylum-seekers, all of them Sikhs, are on a hunger strike in a Florida jail, demanding that a local court should hear their bond hearing, prompting a US civil rights group to seek federal government intervention.

Hopeful of finding MH370: Malaysian PM Najib Razak
Hopeful of finding MH370: Malaysian PM Najib Razak

Prime Minister Najib Razak today said he is optimistic that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be found as new evidence and clues emerge, a day after he confirmed that the plane debris washed up on an Indian Ocean island last week is from the ill-fated plane.

Government ''cautiously optimistic'' on release of two Indians in Libya

 Even as efforts are on for the release of two Indians who are still in the captivity of the Islamic State militant group in Libya for over a week, official sources on Wednesday said they were "cautiously optimistic" about freeing the two Telugu men.

Two Indians still in Islamic State captivity in Libya

Anxiety enveloped the families of two Indians who continue to remain in captivity of suspected Islamic State militants in Sirte in Libya a day after their two other Indian colleagues were released. There were no fresh developments, said sources on Saturday.

Two of four Indians kidnapped in Libya by ISIS released

Two of the four Indians abducted in Libya have been brought back safely to University of Sirte, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday evening.

Andhra govt urges Swaraj to take steps for release of Indians abducted in Libya

Andhra Pradesh Government Friday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to expedite steps for safe return of four Indians, including two persons from Hyderabad and Srikakulam, who were abducted in Libya.

Four Indians kidnapped in Libya; Islamic State hand suspected

Four Indian nationals have been kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by the Islamic State, reports said on Friday.

Indians prefer ‘sleeping’ with smartphones over sex: Survey
Indians prefer ‘sleeping’ with smartphones over sex: Survey

More and more Indians are now hooked to smartphones and some are even sleeping with the devices in their hands, a survey has revealed, adding that some would rather give up sex for a weekend than part from their new "sleeping partner".

Indians weave visual magic in 'Mission Impossible 5'
Indians weave visual magic in 'Mission Impossible 5'

 A battery of visual effects professionals from India are behind the breathtaking visual effects seen in "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" movie which is set to release in India on August 7, a media report said.