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Smiling spouse your ticket to healthier, longer life

New York: Having a happy, smiling partner can keep you healthy and fit as you enter middle age and move towards the golden years, say researchers, adding that simply having a happy partner may enhance health as much as striving to be happy oneself. “This finding significantly broadens assumptions about the relationship between happiness and health,

I want to dedicate my life for education, till I am alive

Principal, MCM DAV Nisha Bhargava, responds to a series of questions posed by DailyPost Correspondent Himani bahuguna over the kind of education provided on the campus for inculcating the value education in the students to mould them into a better and productive citizens of tomorrow. Projects I wish to take forward  With skill development plans

Tara Singh Raikoti passes away while giving life to statues

Ludhiana: Famous sculptor Tara Singh Raikoti on Sunday morning passes away and left his impression of his famous work and memories with the people. Singh is popularly known for his art of making statues, which actually touched the viewers’ hearts making them feel as if they are talking to the statue. His artistic work can be

Man gets life term for murder

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A court here has sentenced one person to life imprisonment for the death of a man during a clash in Rasulpur Dabhri village here. Additional district sessions judge Arvind Rai also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Ziaul Hasan after holding him guilty under IPC sections 302 (punishment for murder), 147 (punishment

Zayn Malik to release scrapbook of his life

London: Former One Direction member Zayn Malik is set to release an “intimate and raw scrapbook of his life”. The “Pillowtalk” hitmaker has put together a photographic book to document what life is like at the top of the charts, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Global superstar Zayn shares a photographic journey of his life since leaving One

Andhra shutdown over special status hit normal life

Vijayawada: The day-long Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by the opposition parties on Saturday to protest denial of special category status to the state hit the normal life and led to large-scale arrests of protesters. Public transport was affected in all the 13 districts as activists of Yuvajana, Shramika, Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), Communist Party of

Fed up with harassment of his minor daughter, father ends life

Ahmednagar: A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at Babhulgaon Khalasa village as he was apparently troubled due to the continual harrasment of his minor daughter by a youth, police said today. The victim, Popat Maruti Purane, was found dead at his farm in Karjat tehsil yesterday. He had killed himself on Tuesday night by consuming

Researchers identify biomarker linked to a longer life

London: In a pilot study on some of the oldest people of the world, researchers have identified that low blood levels of the peptide hormone are an indicator for good microcirculation that describes blood flow through the smallest vessels in the circulatory system and indicates an increased lifespan. The study was designed to identify lifestyle, genetic

Good blood micro-circulation your ticket to longer life

London: It is not just genes, diet or physical activity which decide how long you will live. A good blood micro-circulation in the body is another key factor in centenarians who live healthy and long, reveal researchers. In a pilot study on some of the oldest people in the world, Italian researchers from La Sapienza

HC confirms life term awarded to four in double murder case

Chennai: The Madras High Court has upheldthe life sentence awarded by a lower court to four accused in the alleged caste-related murders of two persons in Tiruvallur district in 2003 while acquitting 23 others. A Division Bench comprising Justices S Nagamuthu and V Bharathidasan on Wednesday confirmed the order of the Tiruvallur District Court Additional

Trade unions strike cripples normal life in state

Nawanshahr: Normal life was disrupted in the town on Friday following nationwide strike call given by various Trade Unions to protest against the ‘anti-labour’ policies of the Centre, including low wages, disinvestment in public sector and foreign direct investment in the Railways, Defence and Insurance sectors. Essential services including telecom, transport and banking were hit

Zaheer Khan made honorary life member by MCC

London:  Former pacer Zaheer Khan has beenmade an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), becoming the 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour. “MCC has elected Zaheer Khan as an Honorary Life Member of the Club,” the Club said in a statement. Zaheer is the second former India international to be

2 brain dead patients give lease of life to 8 patients

Chandigarh: For the families of 29- year- old Varsha Sharma, resident of Hamirpur, HP and 21-year- old Gandhi Mahatoo, from Derabassi, Punjab, August 31 turned to be most tragic day, as both the families lost their young daughter and son in accidents. Both the deceased who were admitted at PGI impacted eight lives of people were

Kashmir unrest: Curfew, shutdown continue to cripple life

Srinagar: There was no let up in the government-imposed curfew and separatist-called shutdown on Friday, the 49th day of Kashmir unrest that has brought life to a standstill in the troubled valley. Police said the strict curfew will continue without any relaxation in Anantnag, Pulwama, Badgam, Shopian and Srinagar city while restrictions on the assembly

Antagonistic on reel, protagonist in real life

She has mostly played antagonistic roles in TV serials. She has won millions of hearts with her talent and also with the noble work she does for dogs. We are talking about Jaya Bhattacharya who comes across as a completely different personality compared to her reel life. The actress, who was in the Chandigarh on

B’desh proposes life term for defaming 1971 War, ‘Bangabandhu’

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s Cabinet today approved adraft law with a provision of life imprisonment and Tk 1 crore compensation for defaming the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan and the country’s founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “The proposed law suggests that if anybody conducts propaganda against the War of Liberation and its spirit, Father of the Nation ‘Bangabandhu’

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Portable ultrabook with super battery life

New Delhi: Joining the race to build thinner yet more powerful laptops, Chinese technology major Lenovo has launched ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook — a no-compromise mix of portability and usability. With a spill-resistant keyboard sporting large keys, a brighter screen and long battery life, Lenovo’s 14-inch X1 Carbon is giving a tough fight to other

Badshah’s new song a reflection of his life

Mumbai: Popular rapper Badshah, who is on a roll with the runaway success of the recreated version of “Kala chashma”, will be releasing a new song for MTV Spoken Word. He says it is based on his journey to stardom. Commenting on the track, Badshah said in a statement: “Hip-hop lets one stay true to

Venus could have once hosted life: NASA

New York : Today’s Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour, but for up to two billion years of its early history, the planet could have hosted life, a NASA study says. In those days, Venus may have had a shallow liquid-water ocean

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