Smokefree policies linked to lower BP among nonsmokers

2 months 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  ... ...

Six LeT, HM militants among eight killed in encounter in J&K

2 months ago
In another blow to Pakistanbased LashkereTaiba and Hizbul Mujahideen, six of its militants, including a Pakistani involved in slaughtering of civilians, were killed in an encounter Sunday, along with a soldier and a civilian, in a village of South Bloody gun battle, clashes in Kashmir leave 6 militants, ... ...

Akbar calls charges 'baseless', to take legal action

3 months ago
Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Sunday described the allegations of sexual harassment against him as "false, baseless and wild" and said he will take appropriate legal action. "Accusations without evidence have become a viral fever among some sections.BJP's ... ...

Akbar calls charges wild and false, mum on quitting (Roundup)

3 months ago
Defying widespread calls for his ouster over multiple charges of sexual harassment, Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Sunday termed the allegations "wild and baseless" and questioning their timing and vowed to take legal action against the accusers. ... ...

Rejecting Human Capital Index, India says digital age demands better metric

3 months ago
Soon after India rejected the findings of the World Bank's Human Capital Index (HCI), Indian Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said a better metric is needed for the index to measure the status of human capital in the digital age. "HCI ... ...

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