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Yoga, exercise may not improve sleep in middle-aged women

New York:  Middle-aged women suffering from hot flashes may not experience good sleep, even after engaging in interventions such as yoga and aerobic exercises, a study has found. Previously both yoga and aerobic exercises were known to improve sleep among middle-aged women. The findings showed that neither yoga nor aerobic exercises had a statistically significant…

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‘Assam’s rice wine qualifies for GI registration’

Bengaluru:  The “Judima” traditional rice wine, a popular alcoholic beverage of Assam’s Dimasa tribe — and an integral part of the community’s social and cultural life — is a fit candidate for geographical indication (GI) registration, a don at New Delhi’s Indian Law Institute says. In a report published in the Indian Journal of Intellectual…

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‘Faulty financial model responsible for poor railway infrastructure’

New Delhi:  Initial inquiry reports of recent rail accidents may point to sabotage, but a former Railway Minister and officials held the “faulty financing model” and delay in implementing the required technological measures responsible for the poor infrastructure of the railways that may also be responsible for some train accidents. As former Railway Ministers in…

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SBI, other PSU banks to intervene in Aircel-Maxis case’

New Delhi:  The State Bank of India and other public sector banks on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the Aircel-Maxis case as a substantial amount of theirs was involved as loans. A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud agreed to hear the plea…

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US Senate confirms Mike Pompeo to head CIA

Washington:  The US Senate has confirmed Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo as director of the CIA, replacing John Brennan, a media report said on Tuesday. Pompeo was tapped by President Donald Trump (before his inauguration) to head the security agency and would be tasked with polishing the tarnished relationship between the Trump administration and the CIA,…

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SIM taken against fake documents, TRAI send suggestions to government

New Delhi;  Aiming to reduce instances of SIM cards being issued against fake documents, the Indian telecom regulator has submitted its recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT), an official said on Monday. “DoT may work with the TSPs (telecom service providers), to evolve a framework to verify the existing mobile subscribers through Aadhaar based…

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As Maharashtra makes big mining push, tribals push back

Etapalli and Bhamragad talukas, Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Over two nights in early January, Madia Gond tribals — or Adivasis, as they prefer to be called — of southeastern Maharashtra gather every year in a clearing to celebrate their pre-harvest festival. They sing, dance and feast on pork and mutton as they worship their deity, Thakur Dev.…

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Know your civic rights, in a fun way

New Delhi:  How well do you know the Constitution of India? Are you fully aware of your rights or do you feel deprived of the basic duties that you deserve? Well, here is an organisation that believes in making you aware of your civic rights. Samvidhan Live – the Jagrik Project by ComMutiny the Youth…

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Obama makes farewell call to Modi, thanks him for partnership

New Delhi:  Hours before he exits the White House, US President Barack Obama made a farewell call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, thanking him for his partnership and to review bilateral cooperation in various fields, including defence and civil nuclear energy. Modi in turn thanked Obama, who leaves the White House on Friday, “for his…

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