Kanye West files new documents against music companies

Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has filed new documents in a case against Roc-A-Fella Records and EMI claiming that his deal with EMI amounts to servitude. Kanye, who sued the companies over his record and publishing contracts, said that the deal he signed with EMI effectively has[Read More…]

ISL: Chennaiyin sign Australian Chris Herd

Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC on Friday announced the signing of 29-year-old versatile Australian Christopher Herd till the end of the current season. Herd can play across the line in defence and in midfield and he joins after a recent spell with Thai top division side Buriram United. He[Read More…]

Government announces Rs 214.20 crore hike in sports budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The government on Friday hiked the sports budget by Rs 214.20 crore for the financial year 2019-2020, which also includes an increase of Rs 55 crore in funds for the Sports Authority of India (SAI). Presenting the interim budget in Parliament, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal[Read More…]

Premature to say social media use leads to depression: Study

Toronto, Feb 1 (IANS) Use of social media does not necessarily cause depressive symptoms later in adolescents and young adults, according to a recent research. The study, however, showed that relatively higher depressive symptoms resulted due to more social media use later only among adolescent girls. The latest study stands[Read More…]

Surgery kills 2.1 mn in low, middle-income nations: Lancet

London, Feb 1 (IANS) Every year 2.1 million people in the low and middle income countries die within 30 days post surgery, reveals a new study published in The Lancet. Researchers at the University of Birmingham say that globally the number of post-operative deaths is 4.2 million — at least[Read More…]

Davis Cup: We failed to take our chances, says Bhupathi

Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Not ruling themselves out even after falling behind 0-2, captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Friday said India paid the price for not making the most of the opportunities in their first singles rubber against former champions Italy in the Davis Cup World Group qualifier tie here on[Read More…]

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