Archive for March 8th, 2018

Kidney dysfunction more common in women than men

New Delhi, March 8 Chronic kidney disease in India is more common in women than in men, finds a survey by SRL Diagnostics.

The survey showed that abnormalities in kidney function was an average of 11.36 per cent higher in women than in men (9.48%)

It also showed…

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Pleasant Thursday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, March 8  It was a pleasant Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the weather office said.

“The sky will be clear with mist in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department official…

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Coca-Cola to launch its first alcoholic drink

Washington, March 8 Coca-Cola has announced plans to launch an alcoholic drink for the first time in the company’s 125-year history — with an alcopop-style product in Japan.

The company is experimenting with the creation of a popular type of Japanese alcopop known as Chu-Hi, containing…

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Could canola oil be ticket to your good health?

New Delhi, March 8  Even as a recent canola oil study linking its consumption with worsening memories in mice triggered fear among consumers, a lot of research conducted over the past decade have underlined many health benefits of this dietary oil derived from rapeseed.

High in monounsaturated fatty acids, canola…

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Sidharth Malhotra to endorse denim wear brand

Mumbai, March 8  Actor Sidharth Malhotra has been signed up as the ambassador of denim wear brand Pepe Jeans.

He features in the brand’s spring summer 2018 campaign #MadeToCreate, which is all about acting on your passion to create art and bring to life something remarkable that is driven…

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Adah Sharma ispired to try new dance styles

Mumbai, March 8  Actress Adah Sharma says after shooting a song opposite choreographer-actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva for “Charlie Chaplin 2”, she is inspired to try new dance styles.

“After I shot for one of the songs opposite Prabhudheva in ‘Charlie Chaplin 2’, I’m super inspired to try new styles…

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Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Mumbai, March 8 Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher.

The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 33,033.09 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 33,244.52 points.

Minutes into trading, it was quoting at…

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Railways opt for reverse auction bidding to save Rs 10,000 crore a year

New Delhi, March 8  Aiming to save Rs 10,000 crore a year by increasing competition and reducing expenditure on procurement, Indian Railways will implement an electronic reverse auction process for high-value items from April 1, a first-of-its-kind initiative for the national transporter.

The reverse auction…

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Suu Kyi stripped of human rights award

Washington, March 8  The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has stripped Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of a human rights award over the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslim minority, the media reported.

On Wednesday, the Museum announced that it was rescinding Suu Kyi’s Elie Wiesel Award…

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S.Korean President’s envoys head to US

Seoul, March 8

 South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s envoys who had visited North Korea earlier this week, left for Washington on Thursday to explain the outcome of their visit.

Chung Eui-yong, head of the National Security Office, has quoted North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as saying…

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