Archive for September 9th, 2018

WHO’s South-East Asian members to intensify efforts to control dengue

New Delhi  Sep 9 (ANI): Countries in WHO (World Health Organisation) South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue, a disease which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and large-scale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to be endemic in the Region.

“We need to…

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Stay calm and meditate, mindfulness can boost pain tolerance

New Delhi Sep 9:  Mindfulness — a meditative practice that focusses on paying attention to the present moment — can increase person’s tolerance to pain, a study has found. Researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine in the US analysed data obtained from a study published in 2015 that compared mindfulness…

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Couldn’t win singles gold due to high fever: Rower Dattu

Kolkata, Sep 9: Ace rower Dattu Bhokanal, who was part of Indias gold medal winning team in the mens quadruple sculls event at the 2018 Asian Games, on Saturday said his single sculls performance was affected due to high fever.

Besides the gold, India won two bronze medals and were…

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UN chief welcomes Horn of Africa rapprochement

United Nations, Sep 9 :  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the visit by foreign ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia to Djibouti, hailing it as “another important step” in the rapprochement among the countries in the Horn of Africa region.
In a statement through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric…

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It is illogical to keep taking risks: Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 9 (PTI) It’s his passion for acting that makes Shahid Kapoor push himself as a performer, but he is also aware of the fact that taking too many risks as a an actor is “illogical”.

Shahid made his way into the hearts of the audience with his…

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Petrol prices surge; crosses Rs 80 a litre in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 9,  The high cost of global crude oil and a weak rupee led the petrol price in Delhi to cross a record high level of Rs 80 per litre on Saturday.
Across metro centres the key transportation fuel cost rose between 38 and 47 paise a litre…

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Missing J&K youth found murdered

Srinagar, Sep 9 :  Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said that a youth who went missing last month, was found murdered, while two suspects has been arrested.
“Mehrajuddin Teli’s father had filed a complaint on August 26 saying that his son had gone missing two days earlier from…

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Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest LS elections

Noida (Uttar Pradesh)  Sep 09 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener did not name the party or the constituency from which the former…

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BJP slams Farooq Abdullah’s call to boycott polls

New Delhi  Sept 9 (ANI): The General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Ram Madhav, on Sunday criticised Farooq Abdullah, the president of the National Conference (NC), saying that Abdullah is playing party politics ahead of the Panchayat and urban local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Madhav said…

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