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Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Smoking hookahs has been a leisurely activity for centuries, and is popular even today at nightclubs and hookah bars. Snehal Singh, senior lifestyle and wellness management consultant at Healthians, and Sargam Dhawan, director, Planet Herbs Lifesciences list major myths about the hookah: * Myth 1: Hookah and vaping is the same. Hookah is used to [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hookahs are no safer than cigarettes, here’s all you need to know

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Turns out, change in habits after divorce can lead to early death in some, a new research has claimed. According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona, divorce is linked to a wide range of poor health outcomes, including greater risk for early death. However, the reason for the connection is not well [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

This new form of vertigo has no known cause

This new form of vertigo has no known cause

Do you suffer from dizzy spells or lose your balance? You may be suffering from vertigo. The usual causes of vertigo could be a tumour or high/low blood pressure, stress or diabetes. But recently, scientists have identified a new type of vertigo with no known cause, that may respond to treatments. “These conditions can be [...]

May 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This new form of vertigo has no known cause

With no deal on children’s health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

With no deal on children’s health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress’ failure to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling. For Minoui, it’s about how to provide care for her daughter, Marion Burgess, born last Valentine’s Day with a hole in her [...]

December 14, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on With no deal on children’s health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

The UGC panel was formed to probe the alleged irregularities in 10 central universities. New Delhi/Ahmedabad:A University Grants Commission (UGC) panel has recommended removal of words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ from the names of Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University even as Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar said the suggestion [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

No fashionable clothes, please: Punjab school teachers told to dress ‘decently’

No fashionable clothes, please: Punjab school teachers told to dress ‘decently’

Punjab’s director for public instructions (DPI), secondary, has written to all district education officers (DEOs) and principals to ensure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The motivation behind the orders is cited as complaints by parents of students about teachers, particularly women, wearing “provocative”, “glittery” and “fashionable” clothes. The order says in Punjabi: “Sarkari [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on No fashionable clothes, please: Punjab school teachers told to dress ‘decently’

Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

The government has said there is no proposal under its consideration to allow private car owners to share rides and charge fare, and no steps have been taken to evolve a regulatory mechanism over the same. “At present there is no such proposal under consideration of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,” Minister of [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Government Says No Proposal to Let Private Cars Share Rides for Fare

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Anti-Trump protesters barricaded the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco on Friday morning to call attention to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s “collaboration” with the new administration on Trump’s inauguration day. Protesters blocked traffic outside the ride-hailing company’s main office with a giant banner reading: “Uber collaborates with Trump”, while others used PVC piping and chains [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

States have no power to dilute Real Estate Act, may face public outcry: Venkaiah Naidu

States have no power to dilute Real Estate Act, may face public outcry: Venkaiah Naidu

NEW DELHI: Coming down heavily on the states that have diluted the real estate regulatory Act, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said states have no power to dilute the provisions and this will have serious implications including public outcry. The minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) also urged the states and [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on States have no power to dilute Real Estate Act, may face public outcry: Venkaiah Naidu

Marine Le Pen: no free education for children of ‘illegal immigrants’

Marine Le Pen: no free education for children of ‘illegal immigrants’

The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed that children of immigrants who are in the country illegally should be refused school places as part of tough measures to restrict state services. “I’ve got nothing against foreigners but I say to them: if you come to our country, don’t expect that you will be [...]

December 8, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Marine Le Pen: no free education for children of ‘illegal immigrants’

Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

Amazon has revealed plans for a grocery shop without a checkout process, where customers will instead pay for the goods they have selected via an app. The Just Walk Out shopping experience uses the same types of technologies found in self-driving cars. The system detects when items are taken or returned to shelves and tracks [...]

December 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

For treating persistent pain after a car crash, prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) are no more effective than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, a new study finds. “You’d think there would be a wealth of studies comparing our ‘go-to’ pain meds, but there just aren’t,” said study lead author Dr. Francesca Beaudoin. [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study