Archive for March 18th, 2018

Where do we stand vis a vis Pakistan & China in defence spending

The Dokhlam stand-off between India and China ostensibly, eased out by diplomatic manoeuvres from both Prime Minister NarendraModi and China’s supremo Xi ZinPing, has called into question a very critical question for the defence ministry and the military bosses of the country.How is India’s defence preparedness…

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Here’s why moms-to-be should avoid drinking from plastic bottles

Washington D.C [USA], Mar 18 (ANI): Pregnant women who drink from plastic bottles may be harming their children’s brain development, according to a recent study.

The research in mice provides an explanation for how exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels…

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Shooter, painter, psychologist: The many shades of a medallist

New Delhi, March 18: She is an international rifle shooter, an up-and-coming painter who also pursues sports psychology. These three things predominantly impact the life of Chandigarh’s Anjum Moudgil.

Juggling the three areas must be difficult. But Anjum, 23, is well aware of the balancing act required…

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Kapil Sharma ‘tired’ of Sunil Grover spreading rumours

Mumbai, March 18 :  Popular comedian Kapil Sharma has accused his former “The Kapil Sharma Show” co-star Sunil Grover of lying about not calling him for his upcoming show.

Kapil is returning to the small screen with his new show “Family Time With Kapil Sharma”.

A fan asked Sunil about…

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Five civilians killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu, March 18 :  Five members of a family were killed and two others critically injured on Sunday in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said.
According to the police, the Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing on the…

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Voting underway in Russia’s presidential election

Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Voting was underway for Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, in which over 100 million citizens will choose the country’s leader for the next six years.
The polling stations will remain open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in every Russian region in…

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Global cues, political instability expected to dent equity indices

Mumbai, March 18 :  Volatility may persist in the key Indian equity indices, as global cues — prospects of trade wars, rise in US interest rates — and fears of domestic political instability are expected to dent investors’ risk-taking appetite, market observers opined.

“Markets would continue to face headwinds from the evolving…

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Modi pursuing personalised foreign policy bereft of direction: Congress

New Delhi, March 18 :  The Congress on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pursuing a “personalised foreign policy”, saying it was “confused and bereft of focus and direction”.

In its 84th Plenary session, the party noted that the Modi’s tendency to disparage his predecessors and diminish India’s…

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President Kovind urges lawyers to be responsible towards society

Cuttack (Odisha)  Mar. 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind has called on the law professionals to be responsible towards the society.

Addressing the third foundation day ceremony of National Law University at Cuttack yesterday, the President said, “The scope of legal service has been expanded with multidimensional fields and it…

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