Archive for June 12th, 2018

Healthy lifestyle habits may quickly lower blood pressure

New York, June 12  Researchers have demonstrated that a programme aimed at helping people modify lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise is as effective as medication at reducing blood pressure.

The study, presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston, suggested that the participants saw their blood pressure drop…

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Viewers amazed by Sanjay Dutt’s unbelievable life story: Chopra

Mumbai, June 12  The trailer of the forthcoming film “Sanju” that gives a sneak peek into the tumultuous life of actor Sanjay Dutt has been viewed by millions of people. Its producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra says viewers are amazed by the unbelievable life story of the actor.

The three-minute…

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Air India revises excess baggage rate

New Delhi, June 12  National passenger carrier Air India announced it has revised the applicable Excess Baggage Rate (EBR) on domestic sectors effective Monday.

According to a circular, the airline revised its EBR to Rs 500 plus applicable GST per kg on all travel commencing on or after June 11…

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Trump’s economic adviser suffers heart attack, hospitalised

Washington, June 12  Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered a heart attack and was hospitalised, the US President tweeted on Tuesday as he arrived for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore.

“Our great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on…

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New Delhi June 12 The former President’s presence catapulted a routine function to the level of a national event through which the message of the RSS reached all corners of India

The reverberations of former President Pranab Mukherjee’s address at the valedictory session of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh…

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BJP hits out at Congress for calling wheels of economy ‘punctured’

New Delhi, June 12  The BJP on Monday hit back at Congress for calling “wheels” of the Indian economy “punctured” and accused it of making “baseless and irresponsible” allegations against the government.
“Allegations labelled by (former Finance Minister P.) Chidambaram are baseless and irresponsible. He has raised the issue of…

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People should not be arrested over unverified letters: Chidambaram

New Delhi, June 12  Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday said the government should take required measures for security of the Prime Minister but it should not make arrests on account of unverified threat letters.

An Union Ministerknew some of the Elgar Parishad activists arrested in connection with Bhima…

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Kejriwal, Cabinet colleagues stage sit-in at LG office

New Delhi, June 12  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with his cabinet colleagues, visited Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Monday and decided to stay in his office until their demands were accepted. The Raj Niwas called it a “protest without reason”.

Kejriwal wanted Baijal to issue a direction to…

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Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS, condition stable

New Delhi, June 12  Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday for “examination and management”, triggering VIP visits including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

“Former Prime Minister Atal…

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Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, June 12  It was a sunny Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 30.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“The sky will remain clear throughout the day,” India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.


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