Archive for March 19th, 2019

BJP changes stance as war cry following Pulwama fails

“National Security Safe with Modi” narrative painstakingly built by the ruling party top policy makers in the wake of the Pulwama’s terrorist attack on CRPF convoy and retaliatory Indian attack on terrorist camps at Balakot inside Pakistan is losing steam fast with reports of popular doubts reaching New Delhi…

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Painkillers during pregnancy does not up asthma risk in kids: Study

London Mar 19: Taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy does not increase the risk of asthma in children, according to a study of almost 500,000 women.

The research, which uses prescription data on painkillers, supports earlier findings that women taking paracetamol during pregnancy are more likely to have…

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Sending it underground

Will the government’s move against electronic nicotine delivery systems achieve anything?

The Union Health Ministry does not like smoking and with millions of tobacco-related deaths annually, that is a good thing. There is no doubt that smoking is a bad, dirty and expensive habit — even if it does…

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Deepika, Ranbir Kapoor share hugs, goodbye kisses

Mumbai Mar 19:  Actors and former couple Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor were spotted greeting each other with hugs and goodbye kisses after an event here.

Deepika and Ranbir, who reunited for a commercial a few days ago, attended the event on Monday for the brand that they are endorsing…

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Alia Bhatt to star opposite Salman Khan in Bhansali’s ‘Inshallah’

Mumbai Mar 19 PTI:  Alia Bhatt is set to star as female lead opposite Salman Khan in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next, which is titled, “Inshallah”, the makers announced Tuesday.

The film be co-produced by Khan and Bhansali’s production banners.

Bhansali is re-teaming with Khan after…

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Very challenging to bowl in IPL: Basil Thampi

Mumbai, Mar 19 (PTI) Young Kerala pacer Basil Thampi feels the IPL has given him the confidence to bowl at just about any batsman in the world as the tournament is more challenging for the bowlers.

The 25-year-old uncapped pacer will be turning up for the Sunrisers Hyderabad…

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Hyundai, Kia invest USD 300 mn in Ola for EVs, smart mobility solutions

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) South Korean automobile major Hyundai Motor group Tuesday said it is investing USD 300 million in ride hailing service provider Ola, identifying India as the centrepiece in its strategy to gain leadership in global mobility market.

The investment will be jointly made by group firms…

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Bajaj Finance Ltd Offers 0.25 Percent More on Fixed Deposit Renewal

Pune, Mar 19:  Bajaj Finance Ltd., the lending and investment arm of Bajaj Finserv offers the highest interest rate of 8.75 percent, which goes up to 9.10 percent depending on the age and tenor of the investment.

Fixed deposits have been one of the most attractive and stable…

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New Goa CM wants floor test in House on Wednesday

Panaji, Mar 19 (PTI) Hours after being sworn in, Goa’s new Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Tuesday said his government has sought a floor test on Wednesday to prove its strength in the Assembly.

The BJP-led government in the coastal state claims support of 21 MLAs – 12 from the…

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