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Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats?

Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats?

Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats? Turns out, high-pressure expectations lead to unethical behaviour. Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explained how it starts and how employers can help prevent it. “It’s the desire for self-protection that primarily causes employees to

Lack of Vitamin D? Your job could be a reason

Your job could be a reason for high risk of Vitamin D deficiency

Your job could be a reason for high risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Stuck behind your office desk for most part of the day? Your nine-to-five job could be a major factor that puts you at high risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Shift workers, healthcare workers and indoor workers in particular are at high risk

Eating cheese may lower high blood pressure

New York: Consuming sodium in the form of a dairy product, such as cheese, may protect against some of sodium’s effects on the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, researchers say. According to researchers, the protection comes from antioxidant properties of dairy proteins in cheese. The results suggest that when sodium is consumed in

Govt announces ‘High Altitude medal’ for border troops

Greater Noida: Border-guarding troops deployed on posts above 9,000 feet will now be decorated with a new ‘high altitude medal’ to recognise their services in the tough terrain and adverse climate areas, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today. Officiating as the chief guest for the 55th Raising Day celebrations of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police here,

Shivaay aims too high, neglects the basics

Director: Ajay Devgn Cast: Ajay Devgn, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames, Sayyeshaa Saigal, Girish Karnad, Vir Das, Saurabh Shukla By Saibal Chatterjee Every time the eponymous protagonist of Shivaay swings into action, a Shiva anthem on the soundtrack eggs him on to keep going. It’s a war cry that sounds peppy enough but, like the rest

P’kula MC meeting turns into high voltage drama

Panchkula: The 15th meeting of Municipal Corporation Panchkula on Tuesday witnessed yelling and boycotting of the meeting. As soon as the meeting commenced, Municipal Commissioner, Lalit Siwach along with the other officers walked out of the meeting following aggressive conversations between councillors and officers. The house meeting which took place after a span of 5 months

Leaders should exercise restraint when Indo-Pak tension high

Jaisalmer:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today counselled that leaders must exercise restraint in their comments on security challenges before the country at a time when tension between India and Pakistan has increased. Singh said this without giving a directly reply to a volley of questions by reporters on the controversial remarks made by Congress

Terror threat: Chandigarh on high alert after IB warning

Chandigarh: Threat of terrorist attack was sounded in Chandigarh on Thursday morning. Intelligence Bureau (IB) has warned of a possible terror strike in the city, a senior police officer said. Chandigarh Police have raised the alarm of high alert in the city. Security have been beefed up in and around the sensitive places including airport, railway station

China’s high-resolution imaging satellite sends back pictures

Beijing: China on Thursday published the first pictures transmitted back to earth from Gaofen-3, the country’s first C-band high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite. The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (Sastind) published images of the Beijing Capital International Airport, Xiamen city of Fujian province, the northern port of Tianjin, China’s

Student council elections to be a high voltage affair

Student outfits at Panjab University have started working overtime to create solid voter base ahead of coming council elections. Activists have commenced campaigning for their parties in order to get a leading hand over freshers who have joined Panjab University for the first time. With each passing day political outfits are gaining momentum to win

Canada’s Drouin wins high jump gold

Rio de Janeiro: Canada’s Derek Drouin has recorded his best leap of the year to win gold in the men’s high jump at the Rio Olympics. The world champion cleared 2.38m at the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday to beat Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim, whose best effort was 2.36m, Xinhua news agency reported. Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko

High BP, obesity causing epidemic of heart diseases in China

New York: Increase in cases of high blood pressure and obesity in China has contributed to a rising epidemic of heart diseases which has turned out to be the leading cause of death in the country, particularly among the youth and rural residents, finds a study. The findings showed that high blood pressure, which alone

HC invalidates the appointment of 18 Punjab CPSs

The case was related to the appointment of 21 CPS appointed in 2012 but during the proceedings, one died, one removed and one was taken in cabinet Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday set aside the appointments of 18 Chief Parliamentary Secretaries (CPSs) appointed by the SAD-BJP government. As many as 21 CPSs

High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol may cause premature death

Washingto: Both high and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – commonly called ‘good cholesterol’ for helping reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack – may increase a person’s risk of premature death, a new study has claimed.Conversely, intermediate HDL cholesterol levels may increase longevity, researchers said.”The findings surprised us. Previously it was

Smoking rates high in emergency patients

Canberra: A new study has found that patients in the emergency department have significantly higher rates of smoking than the general population. A study undertaken using a sample of almost 340 emergency department patients in Melbourne’s St. Read: Smoking weed and tobacco in joints cuts motivation to quit Vincent’s Hospital and the Austin Hospital, reported a


Modi chairs high-level meet on Kashmir, appeals for peace

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed for peace in Jammu and Kashmir and assured every possible assistance to the state government in maintaining law and order in the wake of the violent clashes. Modi took stock of the situation in the state at a high-level meeting in Delhi and also voiced concern

CRPF jawan commits suicide

New Delhi: A high-ranking CRPF officer allegedly committed suicide at his residence in a force camp in Tilak Nagar here. The incident was reported yesterday after Rakesh Kumar, second in-command of 5th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was found hanging from the ceiling by his wife at their residence within the camp, officials

‘Overweight adolescents at high risk of heart failure later’

London: Men who are overweight in adolescencemay have an increased risk of developing heart failure in middle age, a new large study has warned. The increased risk of heart failure was found in men who were within the normal body weight range (a body mass index of 18.5 to 25) in adolescence, with an increased

HP HC restrains 108, 102 ambulance staff from going on strike

Shimla: The High Court of Himachal Pradesh has restrained the Himachal Pradesh 108 (emergency ambulance) and 102 Contract Workers Union, Shimla from going on strike. The Court has further directed Deputy Commissioner concerned to convey order to the Union. The Court also issued notice to the Union. Today during the hearing of petition, it was

HC seeks status report on Shimla’s traffic every three months

While disposing of the petition regarding mismanagement of traffic and unauthorized parking of vehicles in Shimla, the High Court directed the state government and Municipal Corporation, Shimla to file status report after every three months before the Registrar (Judicial). During hearing of the matter, the court observed that the respondents have complied with the directions