Light Snacks Can Make You 'Pile On The Pounds'

New Delhi, 28 Oct (ANI): Next time, think twice before munching on popcorn while watching your favorite movie in the theatre - as this 'light food' can actually make you pile on the pounds. These cinema snacks contain "shocking" levels of calories and fat. According to a research, a typical tub of sweet popcorn contains around 1,260 calories and 79.6g of fat much more than the daily maximum intake suggested for people. A portion of nachos provides 3.1g of salt which is more than half of an adult's daily allowance, plus 1,030 calories and 56.5g of fat. Even the Cola bought at the cinema has up to 320 calories per container.So for the next tim e, do think about the calorie and fat count before you enjoy your light snacks meal. Oct 28, 2014

Now, Know your Fitness Age for Longevity

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): A new research has come up with a method that could help in determining the fitness age i.e. it can help us inform till what age one will remain fit and healthy. The research conducted at Norwegian University of Science and Technology showed that fitness age takes one's respiratory health into account and is made up of different components including your heart rate, waist circumference, exercise routine, and more. According to the study, the lower one's fitness age s from their actual age, the higher one's chances of living a long life plus, if one does not get the number one then by regular exercise the fitness age could decrease over time. Oct 28, 2014

Canada moves to tighten terror laws in wake of attacks

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was homeless, possibly mentally unstable, and seems to have acted alone in his attack on Canada’s Parliament, but his actions may still have far-reaching consequences for the country. Duration: 02:34 Oct 28, 2014

In 2014, Miss Uganda teaches women to get their hands dirty

A former mushroom and poultry farmer has been crowned Miss Uganda following a major rebranding of the annual beauty pageant, which saw the glamour of the catwalk ditched for an army-sponsored boot camp on a farm. Duration: 01:40 Oct 28, 2014

Liberian doctor uses HIV drug on Ebola patients

New methods to try and stem Ebola are being tested regularly in Liberia. One doctor in the city of Tubmanburg, G. Logan Gorbee, has been using a drug originally intended to treat AIDS - and he says the results have been positive. Duration: 01:08 Oct 28, 2014

Hong Kong protests divide city one month on

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are dividing the city's residents, as demonstrators remain camped on the streets one month after the campaign began. Duration: 01:25 Oct 27, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian women tell of Boko Haram abuse

Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, according to a new report published by Human Rights Watch, after a fresh abduction in Nigeria's far northeast. Duration: 01:34 Oct 27, 2014

Congress condemns Centre over Trilokpuri violence, says govt polarizing votes

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Congress party condemned the Central government over the Trilokpuri violence which took place in New Delhi. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said on Monday that the violence which is taking place in New Delhi as well as other parts of the country is a way of BJP to polarize votes ahead of elections. Singhvi added that the capital city had never observed such communal violence in decades but it is now happening under the nose of BJP government and Lieutenant Governor. Oct 27, 2014

Will not resort to vendetta politics, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Chandigarh, Oct 27 (ANI): Newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, on Monday (October 27), chaired his first cabinet meeting and said all plans and agendas of previous government led by Congress party will be reviewed. Khattar, 60, who is a former member of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), took oath as the 10th state chief of Haryana on October 26, after the BJP won the state polls with a clear mandate last week. BJP won 47 of 90 seats in Haryana. During a news briefing in Chandigarh, Khattar said that policies beneficial for people will only be continued. He added that a review did not mean total scrapping of previous plans. Khattar said that any improper dealings will be dealt with as per law, when asked about land dealings of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. Oct 27, 2014

West Bengal: One dead, four injured in TMC-BJP clash

Birbhum, Oct 27 (ANI): In a clash between the BJP and TMC workers, one person is reportedly killed and 4 injured in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Monday. Out of the four injured who sustained bullet injuries, the condition of two is reportedly critical. The Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been deployed in the Makra village, where the violence took place. Many villagers have also reportedly fled the area. The violence comes days after assailants hurled bombs at three policemen, including the officer-in-charge of a West Bengal police station, in Birbhum last week. The bombs were thrown at the police when they had gone to Chakmondola village to inquire about bombs being illegally manufactured there. Oct 27, 2014

Sri Lankan Navy Chief pays homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): The Naval Chief of Sri Lanka, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera on Monday visited the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi. Perera paid flora tribute at the Jyoti and then saluted. He later wrote his comments in the visitors book. Perera is on a five day official visit to India on the invitation of his Indian counterpart Admiral RK Dhowan. He was also given the Guard of Honour earlier in the day. Oct 27, 2014

People work with religious harmony in metal bell bowl making unit

Bankura, Oct 27 (ANI): There are many small and big establishments flourishing across the country that contribute to its amazing growth story. One such example is a metal bell bowl making unit in Bankura. Here Hindus and Muslims work together in perfect harmony. The unit has grown over the years and its success is credited to good relations between Hindu and Muslim workers. Being a unique object, the metal bells made here are largely in demand and people all across the globe gets supply from the unit. The hardship and the essence of brotherhood and amity between workers has enabled the unit to make a mark in the region. Indians have a unique ability to keep their individualities intact and yet integrate with the society effortlessly. They embrace each other's differences with open arms, and this is the specialty of Indian culture. Oct 27, 2014

People from different faiths celebrate the Urs of Baba Gudadi Shah in Ajmer

Ajmer, Oct 27 (ANI): India is a multi-cultural and multi-religious country. This amazing diversity is cherished by people of all communities as they celebrate each other's religious festivals with much zeal and fervour. One such example is seen at the mausoleum of Baba Gudadi Shah in Ajmer city of Rajasthan, which attracts people from different religious beliefs. Every year devotees in large numbers gather at Baba's shrine to pay homage to him and seek blessings. Devotees from foreign countries also take pride in visiting the mausoleum. During evening, qawalls perform qawwallis, gathering people in large number who participate enthusiastically. The mausoleum of Baba Gudadi Shah showcases the spirit of harmony which is the true essence of the country. Oct 27, 2014

Prakash Javadekar urges to disseminate information on climate change

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, on Monday (October 27), said that people of the country should be informed about climate change as they were good in acclimatizing with the weather. While addressing a workshop on 'scaling-up good practices for climate change adaptation' in New Delhi, Javadekar said that another term was being added to the minister, 'climate change' and the country was serious about the matter. Javadekar said that in a bid to increase people's participation to deal with the problem, the government released an extra fund of rupees 100 crore for climate adaptation in the budget. Oct 27, 2014