Smokefree policies linked to lower BP among nonsmokers

2 weeks ago
A recent study as observed that smokefree policies in public spaces are associated with lower blood pressure readings among nonsmokers. While smokefree policies and laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants have been  ... ...

Initially approached Arnold Schwarzenegger as antihero for '2.0': Shankar

2 weeks ago
Filmmaker S Shankar said Saturday he had approached "The Terminator" star Arnold Schwarzenegger to play the antagonist in "2.0", but things did not work out and the role finally went to Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. Rajinikanth will be back in the role ... ...

BJP promises to make Chhattisgarh free of Maoists in its poll manifesto, offers sops to farmers

4 weeks ago
Raipur: The BJP on Saturday promised to make Chhattisgarh a "Naxalfree" state and give pension to small and marginal farmers, as the ruling party released its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls. Seeking a fourth straight term in the tribal ... ...

New gene therapy via skin can combat cocaine addiction

3 months ago
Scientists have developed a novel approach using skin cellbased gene therapy to stifle the desire for cocaine and to protect against an overdose. The study, succesfully tested on mice, involved removing a small patch of skin and introducing genes that  ... ...

Referendum 2020 exposes Pak hand as protests fail

4 months ago
The much talked about Referendum 2020, designed and conceived by Pakistan, turned out to be a damp squib as it failed to draw an antiIndia support. A handful of aging Sikhs with their curious local friends, came to hear Khalistani elements on Sunday Referendum 2020 turns out to be a “big flop,' gains no traction a ... ...

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