19 Jun 2015
New York: If you are looking for a simple strategy to become slim, then start stepping on a scale each day and track the results, a new study says. In a study spanning over two years, researchers found that self-weighing and tracking results on a chart were effective for both losing weight and keeping it off, especially for men.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani announced that IIT admission fees of Partapgarh brothers Raju and Brijesh, sons of a daily wager, would be waived even as support poured in from several quarters including Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
04 Aug 2012
Veteran CPI leader and champion of women's rights Bani Dasgupta died on Saturday, family sources said. She was 88.
28 May 2015
New York: Having two or more drinks daily may damage the heart of elderly people, a study has warned. Moderate drinking is generally defined as two drinks a day (beer, wine or liquor) for men and one drink a day for women.
16 May 2015
London: Just 30 minutes of physical activity six days a week is linked to a 40 percent lower risk of death from any cause among the elderly, a new research shows.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL), publisher of leading Hindi daily newspaper Dainik Jagran, today reported a 14.56 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 49.69 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. It had posted a net profit of Rs 58.16 crore in the January-March period of 2013-14, the company said in a BSE filing.
11 May 2015
Chandigarh: Concerned over delay in crop lifting and payment to farmers, Punjab government on Monday asked all purchasing centres in the state to send daily report on procurement operations.
18 May 2015
Beijing: Playing down India's exception of high investment from China after successful visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a chinese english news paper said on Monday that there is little evidence of foreign direct investments coming into India.
27 May 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's remarks on Bofors issue to a Swedish daily sparked off a controversy on Wednesday with India protesting publication of "slip of tongue" comments and the newspaper alleging that the Indian Ambassador had asked it to retract the relevant portions.
01 May 2015
Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Friday hiked to Rs.200 the minimum wages for daily labourers engaged in various industries and other construction activities in the state.