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  • Why obese women can not help but always think about eating

    Why obese women can not help but always think about eating

    Lifestyle | July 23, 2016 15:06 IST

    A recent study has revealed that women suffering from severe obesity often report willingness to eat uncontrollably as their brain’s reward centres continue to respond to food cues even after they have eaten enough and are no longer hungry.

  • france terror hollande urges people to be united vigilant

    France terror: Hollande urges people to be united, vigilant

    World | January 10, 2015 6:56 IST

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Friday urged the people of the country to be united in the face of a spate of terror attacks and also to stay vigilant.“I call upon all of you

  • un chief urges pakistan s leader to stop executions

    UN chief urges Pakistan's leader to stop executions

    World | December 27, 2014 8:55 IST

    United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging Pakistan's leader to stop the execution of convicts and re-impose a moratorium on the death penalty.U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says the U.N. chief made the appeal during a

  • germany urges israel palestinians to ease tensions

    Germany urges Israel, Palestinians to ease tensions

    World | November 16, 2014 6:13 IST

    Ramallah: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday warned of turning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from political into religious due to the growing tension in Jerusalem.Steinmeier's warning came in a joint press conference with Palestinian Minister

  • jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in

    Jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in Jerusalem

    World | November 14, 2014 6:09 IST

    Amman: King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.The king made the

  • tony abbott urges russia to appologise over mh17 deaths

    Tony Abbott urges Russia to appologise over MH17 deaths

    World | November 12, 2014 9:14 IST

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Russia to compensate and apologise to families of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, a statement from Abbott's office said on Wednesday.Abbott held a tense 15-minute

  • david cameron urges ex guantanamo detainee to provide

    David Cameron urges ex-Guantanamo detainee to provide information about IS

    World | October 08, 2014 6:16 IST

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron called on Tuesday on former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg to share any information he may have concerning Islamic State(IS).Cameron told the BBC that if Begg had information about "who

  • russia urges compromise on gas dispute with ukraine

    Russia urges compromise on gas dispute with Ukraine

    World | October 07, 2014 11:00 IST

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that Moscow and Ukraine should continue for a compromise over the gas dispute.Search for compromises must be continued, and therefore contacts must go on, Medvedev said Monday

  • china urges to restart six party talks

    China urges to restart Six Party Talks

    World | September 28, 2014 6:21 IST

    United Nations: China said on Saturday the pressing task regarding the Korean Peninsula is to restart the Six Party talks at the earliest.The appeal was made by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi msaid while speaking

  • security council urged to spare veto in atrocities

    Security Council urged to spare veto in atrocities

    World | September 26, 2014 7:26 IST

    UNITED NATIONS: More than two dozen foreign ministers lined up Thursday to urge the often-deadlocked U.N. Security Council to avoid using veto power in matters that involve mass atrocities like genocide.The United Nations' most powerful

  • barak obama urges more countries to pitch in to fight ebola

    Barak Obama urges more countries to pitch in to fight Ebola

    World | September 26, 2014 6:13 IST

    United Nations: US President Barack Obama said on Thursday the world was not doing enough to combat Ebola outbreak and that more countries were needed to contribute critical assets and capabilities to contain the epidemic."In

  • un urges diplomatic accord on iran s n programme

    UN urges diplomatic accord on Iran's n-programme

    World | September 19, 2014 13:27 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear programme at an early date.Ban made the appeal at a meeting Thursday with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, which

  • egyptians urged to show patience over power cuts

    Egyptians urged to show patience over power cuts

    World | September 07, 2014 6:25 IST

    Cairo: Two days after a major power cut hit Cairo and other provinces during the morning rush hour, Egyptian president Saturday urged people to be patient on recurrent power outages and promised to address the

  • bcci urged not to postpone annual general meeting

    BCCI urged not to postpone Annual General Meeting

    Cricket | September 03, 2014 7:14 IST

    New Delhi:  Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the spot-fixing and betting case in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Tuesday requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) not to postpone the Annual General

  • nouri al maliki urges iraqi political blocs to back abadi

    Nouri al-Maliki urges Iraqi political blocs to back Abadi

    World | August 28, 2014 7:33 IST

    Baghdad: Iraq's outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki called on the political blocs to decrease their demands and hepl form the government lead by Haider al-Abadi."Some of the blocs' demands are violating the constitution and others

  • un security council urges for immediate ceasefire in libya

    UN Security Council urges for immediate ceasefire in Libya

    World | August 28, 2014 7:25 IST

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution on Libya, calling for an immediate ceasefire while expanding sanctions on those who involved in the violence there.The 15-member council "called on all parties

  • unicef urges all parties to protect children in gaza

    UNICEF urges all parties to protect children in Gaza

    World | August 24, 2014 8:47 IST

    United Nations: The United Nations Children 's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday called on all parties to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict to protect children in Gaza, where nearly 500 kids have died over the last month."The

  • russia urges for aid delivery to eastern ukraine

    Russia urges for aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    World | August 11, 2014 8:53 IST

    Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that his country hopes that the issue of humanitarian aid corridors in eastern Ukraine would be resolved soon.Lavrov said Russia was making efforts to reach an

  • moscow urges kiev for osce observers safety

    Moscow urges Kiev for OSCE observers' safety

    World | July 31, 2014 8:50 IST

    Moscow: Russian government on Wednesday urged the Ukrainian side to immediately stop military operations to ensure the security of observers of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)."Continuing armed hostilities in the southeastern

  • pm urged to secure fishermen s release from sri lanka

    PM urged to secure fishermen's release from Sri Lanka

    India | July 23, 2014 12:22 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custoday.In a letter to Modi Tuesday, text

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