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  Newsmakers   18 Dec 2016

Newsmakers, 18 Dec 2016

Kerala man leaves city life to build organic village

Mohan Chavara along with 14 other families purchased a two-and-a-half acres of land which was previously a rubber plantation

18 Dec 2016 7:22 PM

Anti-choking method developer Dr. Heimlich dies

Heimlich came up with the ground-breaking technique in 1974 after reading about the high death rates in restaurants

18 Dec 2016 12:01 PM

Indian-American student wins USD 15,000 award

Samir Raju and his teammate Benjamin Rubanov took the first prize home for their business concept 'Skin Aware'

18 Dec 2016 11:04 AM

Pope Francis' 80th birthday with kids, homeless people

The Pope received messages of congratulations from around the world for his 80th birthday, including at email addresses in eight languages.

18 Dec 2016 10:41 AM

Kalam-inspired child makes steering wheel from waste

The student from Jammu and Kashmir would upload his invention on the website of Dr Kalam IGNITE Awards once the website is upgraded.

18 Dec 2016 9:52 AM


Hugh Jackman delivers cheeky insults on Ryan Reynolds honour

Jackman took to his Instagram handle to mock his talented pal, wearing a Reynolds cardboard mask to deliver his cheeky tirade of insults.

18 Dec 2016 6:06 AM

Anne Frank caught ‘by chance’, not betrayed?

The August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity.

18 Dec 2016 5:56 AM

Snubbed, Bhopal girl ‘became’ boy to play cricket

As a teen, MP women’s cricket skipper cut her hair, dressed as boy to play, get entry into coaching club.

18 Dec 2016 2:03 AM