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Government treating farmers badly, complains Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the central government of adopting “double standards” and taking decisions as if “farmers are inferior to the rich”.Raising the issue of farmer suicides in the Lok Sabha, Gandhi said that farmers were suffering throughout the country. He expressed unhappiness over the Union Budget 2019-20 for not taking “concrete”

Skipping breakfast may increase death risk

Skipping breakfast may increase death risk

Do you skip your morning meal and eat dinner late at night? If so, it may increase the risk of death and other heart-related problems, researchers have warned.The findings, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, suggest that people with such an unhealthy lifestyle had a four to five times higher likelihood of early

Ford EcoSport Aspire Endeavour Price Increase

Ford EcoSport, Aspire, Endeavour Prices Increased

The Indian government’s decision to increase the import duty on auto components is impacting car prices in India. It is understandable that not all cars are produced one hundred per cent in India and there are some components that are imported. And Ford India is no exception. The American carmaker has increased the prices of its entire

Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana

Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature in Punjab and increased modestly but cold conditions persisted in several parts, a MeT department official said here today.The temperature rose by up to three notches, but cold conditions have not abated in the states, the official said. In Punjab, Ludhiana registered a low of 8.3C, a notch above the normal.Patiala recorded

Mumbai Police increases Deepika’s security after SRKS threat

Mumbai Police increases Deepika’s security after SRKS threat. The Mumbai Police beefed up the security of actor Deepika Padukone after Shri Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) warned of physical harm incase she did not refrain from “inciting public sentiments”, a senior official said. Karni Sena leader Mahipal Singh Makrana today invoked the nose chopping of ‘Surpanakha’ in

Import Duty on crude palm oil

Hike in import duty on crude, refined palm oil by centre

Import Duty on crude palm oil  has raised to 15 per cent from 7.5 per cent and on refined to 25 per cent from 15 per cent by the government to curb cheaper shipments and boost local prices for supporting domestic farmers and refiners.The Central Board of Excise and Customs in New Delhi yesterday issued the

After tomatoes, now onion’s price hike in Punjab

Tomatoes onions prices hike Punjab.According to Gaurav, a vegetable market of Mohali retail price of onion was 10 rupees per kg,that same onion is now selling 30 to 35 rupees.  The onion was 8 rupees per kg in bulk, now its price has increased to 20 to 24 rupees.According to the vegetable market, onion prices

Chandigarh airport records 1000% jump in passenger traffic

From a meagre 427 air travellers a day in 2006 to an impressive daily footfall of 5,000 now, passenger traffic at the Chandigarh airport has clocked 1000 per cent jump in a decade, making it one of the fast growing air hub in the country. In a three-part series, HT tracks the trajectory of the

Petrol and Diesel Prices on 7 july

Petrol and Diesel Prices on 7 july. Since June 16, prices of Petrol and Diesel are changed daily in the country. Oil companies have increased prices of petrol and diesel in the metro cities from 6 am on July 7, 2017. In New Delhi today, 14 Paise per liter of petrol and 21 paise of

Beware! Late night meals can increase your weight

Beware! Late night meals can increase your weight . Eating the last meal of the day before 7 p.m. could help you stay in better health. It could be the delicious smells coming from the neighbor’s apartment or the boredom that sets in as Orange is the New Black buffers — yet again — but

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DMRC Plans to Increase Delhi Metro Fare

DMRC convened a meeting on Monday to increase the fares of the metro, in which officials from all the departments including the Ministry of New Delhi, Government of India, Ministry of Urban Development were included. it is mentionable that the rent committee submit a report to the corporation last year about the increase in the

City roads witness 48 pc increase in fatal accidents

Chandigarh:Following the rise in the number of accidents, city roads are turning into killer zones with two accidents taking place daily and a person dying every third day. According to police data, fatal accidents have shot up from 85 in 2013 to 126 in 2016, a rise of 48 per cent. According to the Chandigarh

Trains’ speed to increase in 2017

Ludhiana: The Speed of the trains would be updated soon by Northern Railways to make the passenger reach to their destinations in lesser time by the start of next year on January 2017 as the trials are over. At first the speed of the trains on short route would be increased and after that on

AAP rejects increase in MSP of wheat

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday termed as “anti-farmer” the central government’s decision to increase by Rs 100 per quintal the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat. Reacting to Rs 100 per quintal increase in wheat MSP, AAP Punjab Convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi said the prices of daily items are increasing many folds everyday

Review ‘no-detention’, increase education budget, opines CABE

New Delhi/Chandigarh: State Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema who is the Chairman of CABE (Central Advisory Board of Education) sub-committee formed for the purpose of improving the lot of government schools in country, on Wednesday submitted the report of the sub-committee to the Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar. Dr Cheema handed over

Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg, foot muscles’ volume

Hong Kong: Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle volume, finds a new study. The researchers for the study recruited 38 runners with an average age of 35, who have been running for six years on average with their traditional running shoes (TRS), footwear of heel-to-toe drop over 5 mm, with additional

Air India to increase flights to Australia

Melbourne: Air India will introduce three more flights on the Australia-India air route next year, increasing the frequency to 10 flights per week after receiving an overwhelming response. “The response to Air India’s non-stop Dreamliner between Delhi and Sydney-Melbourne has been overwhelming and we will be deploying the additional capacity on this route in the second quarter of

Belly fat may increase risk of heart diseases

New York: Increasing stomach fat — also known as the “hidden fat” in abdomen — can lead to worsening heart disease risk factors, according to a study. The study adds to the growing evidence that regional fat deposits are harmful and further suggested that the density of the stomach fat (measured by CT scan) is

SpiceJet to increase flights, connect Kolkata to Bangladesh cities

Kolkata: Low-cost airline SpiceJet is increasing its flights from the city to many domestic destinations from October and also connect Kolkata to international destinations like Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh from December, a company official said on Monday. The airline, which achieved an average load-factor of 92 per cent in the last 14 months, is

Video games increase cognitive abilities in children: Study

London: Playing video games for a limited amount of time each week may increase cognitive abilities in children, a finding has suggested. “Video gaming is neither good nor bad, but its level of use makes it so,” said Jesus Pujol, doctor at the Hospital del Mar in Spain. He and his colleagues investigated the relationship