Archive for April 8th, 2018

Visit West Virginia for unforgettable adventures in Appalachian Mountains

New Delhi   8 (ANI): This rugged backdrop means more than 75 percent of the state is covered in forest just waiting to be explored. Check out these adventures in and around West Virginia’s parks, rivers, off-road trails and mountaintops – accompanied by the lush scenery of the oldest mountain…

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High BP patients prefer pill, tea than exercise

New York, April 8:  People are more likely to choose a daily cup of tea or a pill over exercise as the preferred treatment to control their high blood pressure, finds a survey.

In the survey, 79 per cent of respondents said they would be willing to take a pill…

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Re-exams for failed Class IX students to begin this year

MUMBAI April 8 : This year on, state board schools will have to hold re-exams towards June-end for Class IX students who have failed. The state had proposed the same last year too but had to withdraw the circular after schools objected.
Students will have to appear for re…

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Challenging to play politician in ‘Daas Dev’: Richa

Mumbai, April 8 : Actress Richa Chadha says essaying a politician in Sudhir Mishra’s “Daas Dev” was an interesting challenge for her.

Richa plays Paro in the film, set against the political backdrop of Uttar Pradesh.

“As an actor, I work hard to get into the skin of every character…

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Dalit anger: BJP’s hard core is its own enemy (Column: Political Circus)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) owes much of its woes to the reluctance of its core constituency of urban, upper caste, conservative, anti-minority, middle class supporters to accept Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “sabka saath, sabka vikas” mantra of development for all.

They may have no objections to “vikas…

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Muscle loss may up mortality risk in breast cancer patients

New York, April 8 :  Loss of muscle mass in women with breast cancer may increase their risk of mortality, says a study.

The findings showed that more than one-third women with sarcopenia — the degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass — at diagnosis had a significantly increased risk of death compared…

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CWG: Women’s hockey team stuns Olympic champions England

Gold Coast, Apr 8 (PTI) The Indian women’s hockey team rallied from a goal down to script a stunning 2-1 triumph over Olympic champions England in its third Pool A match of the 21st Commonwealth Games here today.

India, aiming to do better than the fifth-place finish…

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Humanity’s first flight to Sun to launch in July: NASA

Washington, April 8 (IANS) NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, which is humanity’s first mission to the Sun, has begun final preparations for its launch in July.
Parker Solar Probe will be launched from Launch Complex-37 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.
The two-hour launch window will…

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After crushing CPI-M in Tripura, BJP eyes the state’s Lok Sabha seats

Agartala, April 8 : The Bharatiya Janata Party, after its earth-shattering victory over the Left Front in the recent assembly polls in Tripura, has renewed attempts to wrest the state’s two Lok Sabha seats from the CPI-M in the 2019 general elections.
BJP General Secretary (organisation) in-charge…

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MSME sector got substantial impetus from Mudra Yojana: Modi

New Delhi, April 8 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the union government scheme of Mudra Yojana for giving substantial impetus to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector and said it is crucial for the country’s transformation.

Launched in 2015, the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY…

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