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‘Segments represented by Badals have panchayat secretaries in excess’

In Malout block as many as 29 panchayat secretaries are present as against 11 sanctioned posts Nawanshahr: Jaskirat Singh of ‘The Association for Democratic Right’s’ (AFDR) and a local Right to Information (RTI) activist Parvinder Singh Kittna have urged the Chief Election Commissioner, Punjab to deploy panchayat secretaries ‘rationally’ in districts like Muktsar and Bathinda. The

Excess ‘good cholesterol’ may shorten your life

Washington:Too much of a good thing may not always be better for your health. Researchers have shown that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – commonly touted as “good cholesterol” for helping to reduce risk of stroke and heart attack – may increase a person’s risk of premature death as much as its low

20 Raj districts record excess rainfall

Jaipur: The desert state of Rajasthan hasrecorded excess rains with 20 of its 33 districts receiving more than normal rains. According to MeT department here, six districts recorded normal rainfall, four recorded deficit rains and two recorded abnormal rains. The rains have been scanty in one district. Twenty districts of Ajmer, Alwar, Baran, Bhilwara, Bundi,

Excess of red meat, eggs may up mortality risk

New York: A higher intake of proteins from animal sources, like processed and unprocessed red meats, eggs can lead to an increase in mortality rate in people living an unhealthy lifestyle and are obese or underweight, says a study. On the other hand, the elevated mortality risk association was found to disappear in participants with

Normal to excess rainfall expected this monsoon

New Delhi:  In what comes as a big relief to farmers, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that there was no possibility of a ‘deficient’ monsoon this year and 96 per cent chances are that the rainfall would be ‘normal to excess.’ The country as a whole is expected to receive good rainfall