Monday, 23 October, 2017

Health

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Diwali, the festival of lights, is meant for feasting, bursting crackers and enjoying with the family, but doctors warn that patients suffering from lung and heart diseases, hypertension and diabetes need to exercise caution as their condition might worsen. Highly saturated food like sweets consumed during this period can increase cardiac problems and aggravate health ... Read More »

Innovative Indian hospitals could teach ‘cost-effective healthcare’ to U.S.

Washington, Nov. 02 (ANI): A few innovative Indian hospitals could show the United States healthcare how to outgrow the challenges of reducing costs while improving quality of care and access for patients, researchers claimed. Professor of international business at Tuck School of Business, Vijay Govindarajan, and his co-author Ravi Ramamurti, who is a professor at Northeastern University have taken out ... Read More »

Moyes says improving United must maintain momentum

REUTERS- Unbeaten in six matches Manchester United are finally starting to build some momentum after a poor start to the season, manager David Moyes said on Friday ahead of Saturday's trip to Fulham. Three Premier League defeats in their opening nine fixtures have left United in unfamiliar territory down in eighth place in the table, eight points behind leaders Arsenal. ... Read More »

Indian driver Akhil Rabindra earns FIA Academy berth

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) After an intensive three days of tests and evaluations at the FIA Institute Asia-Pacific Selection Event hosted by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS), India’s Akhil Rabindra won himself a place in the FIA Institute Young Drivers Excellence Academy. Rabindra, 17, who races in the JK Racing India Series (Formula BMW) won his place ... Read More »

Rohit earns spot in Test team, Ishant retained

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has earned his place into the 15-member Indian Test team for the home series against the West Indies beginning at the Eden Gardens Nov 6. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been rested owing to a shoulder strain while struggling pacer Ishant Sharma retains his place. Veterans Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh were ignored while announcing ... Read More »

Khmer Rouge duo deny ‘Killing Fields’ role as case nears end

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – It might be the last time Cambodians hear the words of the elderly men prosecutors say were most responsible for the deaths and suffering of millions under the Khmer Rouge’s 1970s “Killing Fields” rule. There were no last-ditch pleas for forgiveness from the two defendants, the right-hand men of the late Khmer ... Read More »

Venezuela seeks to tame ‘Wild West’ motorcycle chaos

By Daniel Wallis CARACAS (Reuters) – Choking traffic, causing pileups and even ambushing drivers, Venezuela’s hordes of motorcyclists are an increasingly high-profile problem for the new government of President Nicolas Maduro. Some also see them as shock troops of the late Hugo Chavez, who pushed through radical socialist policies during his 14 years in power before dying from cancer in ... Read More »