Archive for March 8th, 2019

E-cigarette use linked to heart trouble

Washington  March 8  AFP:  People who use e-cigarettes are more likely to have heart problems than those who don’t, says a study released on Thursday in the US.

The rate of heart attacks among those who vape was 34 percent higher than among those who don’t, once…

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Loan waiver leads to more farmers distress

Come elections, and the race for loan waivers starts– a race that many economists say is flawed from beginning to end. The game is said to have kicked off on a big scale when the Congress-led UPA government announced farm loan waivers to the tune of Rs 70, 000…

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Honda launches 10th gen Honda Civic

New Delhi Mar 8:  Honda Cars India Ltd. on Thursday launched All-New 10th Generation Honda Civic in the Indian market. The Honda Civic promises to deliver an all new customer driving experience with its striking sporty design, powerful driving performance, advanced set of key technologies and innovations, and premium…

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Sensex, Nifty turn negative on weak global cues

Mumbai, Mar 8 (PTI) The BSE benchmark Sensex Friday started on a negative note tracking weak cues from other Asian markets amid heavy selling by domestic institutional investors and depreciating rupee.

After falling over 100 points, the 30-share index was trading 64.70 points, or 0.18 per cent…

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Mamata takes pride in women representaion of TMC in LS

Kolkata, Mar 8 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took pride in her Trinamool Congress for having 35 per cent women MPs in the 16th Lok Sabha even as the Women’s Reservation Bill was yet to be passed in Parliament.

“While the Womens Reservation Bill has…

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PM Modi is Pakistan’s poster boy, not us: Rahul

New Delhi, Mar 8(PTI) Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dubbing him the “poster boy of Pakistan” for publicly hugging former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and inviting the neighbouring country’s spy agency ISI to Pathankot after the IAF base was attacked…

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No unmanned level crossings in Kerala: Piyush Goyal

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 7 (PTI) There are no unmanned level crossings in Kerala, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday while laying the foundation stone for the new coaching terminal at Nemom here through video conferencing .

He also unveiled the indigenously developed WAP-7HS passenger locomotive.

“The present government has consistently focused…

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