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Yoga can make life better for people with abnormal heart rhythm

London, March 14 Yoga may improve quality of life in patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythm because it gives them a method to gain some self control over their symptoms instead of feeling helples, says a new study.

The researchers examined the effects of yoga on patients with paroxysmal atrial…

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Aamir on weight loss spree, aims for ‘Ghajini’ look

Mumbai, March 14  At 51, actor Aamir Khan is not worried about experimenting with his looks. After first bulking up for his role as a wrestler in “Dangal”, he is now losing weight with an aim to get his fit “Ghajini” look back.

“For ‘Dangal’, I gained weight and I…

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No plan to hike reservation quota: Jharkhand CM

Ranchi, March 14  There are no plans to hike the job quota limits in Jharkhand from the exiting 50 percent, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said on Monday.

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajantantrik legislator Pradeep Yadav made the demand in the assembly for a hike in the reservation quota.

“The government should…

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SBI releases OROP arrears for 775,000 defence pensioners

Mumbai, March 14  The State Bank of India on Monday announced the release of ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP) arrears to 775,000 defence pensioners as per the government guidelines.

SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said the bank will release the first instalment of 25 percent (one-fourth) of the total…

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Odisha CM wants best ASI experts for repair of Jagannath temple

Bhubaneswar, March 14  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged the central government to direct the ASI to send its best experts for repairing the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum of Shri Jagannath temple.

The ancient temple in Puri district is one of the holiest shrines in Odisha and…

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Sensex gains 90 points during afternoon trade

Mumbai, March 14  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), gained 90.12 points, or 0.36 percent, during the afternoon session on Monday.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading higher by 25.95 points, or…

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Sahara chief’s book from Tihar tops chart, then slips

New Delhi, March 14  As the embattled Sahara chief Subrata Roy completes two years in prison, there is something he can cheer about. Roy’s book “Life Mantras”, which hit the stands last month, has been rated a bestseller in the non-fiction category by Nielsen Bookscan, a data provider…

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IIFA 2016 in Spain; Anil, Hrithik, Sonakshi spread Bollywood fever

New Delhi, March 14  Bollywood extravaganza, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, will return to Europe for the fourth time, with the scenic Madrid in Spain as the chosen destination this year. Actors Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Sonakshi Sinha are already in Madrid to spread the ‘filmy’ fever…

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Rs.1.30 lakh crore budget for Telangana

Hyderabad, March 14  Telangana’s Finance Minister Etela Rajender on Monday presented the state budget in the assembly, proposing an expenditure of Rs.1,30,415 crore for the financial year 2016-17.

This includes a plan expenditure of Rs.67,630 crore and non-plan outlay of Rs.62…

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Akshara Gowda to don khaki in Jayam Ravi’s ‘Bogan

Chennai, March 14  Actress Akshara Gowda, who plays one of the leading ladies in Jayam Ravi’s upcoming Tamil actioner “Bogan”, will be essaying the role of a police officer in the film, which is slated to go on the floors on Friday.

“For the first time in my career…

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