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It is revealed that heightened risk of looking older than one’s true age is because of heavy bout of drinking and smoking

If you do not want to look older than your true age, stop heavy drinking and smoking, new research suggests. Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to visible signs of physical ageing, according to the study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Light to moderate drinking is not associated with looking…

AIIMS can stop charging patients for diagnostic procedures that cost less than Rs 500, says panel

Instead, it suggested that the hospital can raise the charges for private wards as they are currently cheaper than those of semi-private wards.   The All India Institute of Medical Sciences has carried out a pilot study to justify its proposal to not charge patients for diagnostic procedures such as blood tests and X-rays that…

Odd-Even Rule LIVE: NGT Permits AAP Government’s Scheme To Curb Delhi Pollution, But Sets Conditions

NEW DELHI:  The National Green Tribunal or NGT is hearing a case today on the implementation of the five-day odd-even scheme for cars in Delhi starting November 13. The Delhi government suggested bringing back the odd-even scheme for cars in order to curb the severe air pollution and smog which has been hanging low over Delhi…

Anasuya Sarabhai Honoured With Google Doodle on Her 132nd Birthday

Google is celebrating the 132nd birthday of Anasuya Sarabhai and has dedicated and honoured her with a Google Doodle. Anasuya Sarabhai was a pioneer of the women’s labour movement in India and founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association (Majoor Mahajan Sangh). It is the oldest union of textile workers and was founded in 1920. Anasuya…

iPhone X India Pre-Orders Open on October 27, Price Starts at Rs. 89,000.

  iPhone X, Apple’s first all-screen display smartphone, is all set to go on pre-orders in over 55 countries starting Friday. The iPhone X will be also going up for pre-orders in India on the same day. E-commerce retailers including Amazonand Flipkart have already made the pre-order pages live for the iPhone X. Interested users in India can…

WhatsApp blocked in China

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has been largely blocked in China, the media reported. The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), a global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation, suggested on Monday night that Chinese internet service providers started blocking access to WhatsApp on September 23, reports CNN. Public reports on Twitter indicated…

What Is GST? in brief

Goods and Service Tax ─ GST is the biggest reform proposed in the Tax Regime of our country after Independence. It is something that each of us must understand as it is going to affect our lives in a very significant manner. “Goods and Services Tax” would be a comprehensive Indirect Tax on the manufacture,…

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