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Running is actually good for knee joints: Study

New York: Contrary to popular perception, running actually reduces inflammation in knee joints and slows the process that leads to osteoarthritis, a study said. “This idea that long-distance running is bad for your knees might be a myth,” said study co-author Matt Seeley, Associate Professor of exercise science at Brigham Young University in Utah, US.

For us, Indian movies were Big B running around in his glasses: Tom Hanks

Singapore: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan “running around in his glasses and beating up bad guys” long stayed with Tom Hanks and defined the world of Indian cinema for him. The Oscar-winning actor says the vast expanse of Indian cinema and different story telling techniques still remain a mystery for the West, with only Bollywood making inroads

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

Despite ban, illegal business of online lottery running across city

Ludhiana: Despite ban, illegal business of online lottery is running in several areas across the city, department concerned has failed to take any action on this illegal business. Several retailers are running this online lottery business through online website. According to the Sources, these retailers are duping the customers by telling people that this lottery draw

India becoming transparent, open economies: Jaitely

Running against time on GST implementation, says Jaitley

New Delhi: Terming April 1, a very stifftarget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government is “running against time” for the implementation of GST, but added that he would certainly like to give it a try. The Centre is aiming to implement the landmark indirect tax regime, Goods and Services Tax, from April next year.

AAP hits out at SAD-BJP govt for ‘ruining’ Punjab

Jagraon : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday hit out at the SAD-BJP combine government for ‘ruining’ Punjab through ‘corruption and anti-people policies’, saying it had made the lives of common people ‘miserable’. Addressing a rally here, Punjab’s AAP campaign committee head and MP Bhagwant Mann said the SAD-BJP government’s ‘anti-people policies’ had been ‘disastrous’

Two youth lost lives by felling down from running train

Khanna: In separate cases, two youth died in accidents out of which one was BSF personnel, who accidentally fell down from the running train and lost his life. The deceased Raj Kumar (35) was a resident of Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir).The proceedings have been initiated under Section 174 of the Cr.p.C. On the basis of


2 transgender women running for US Congress could make history

Los Angeles: Two transgender women have been selected by primary voters in Utah and Colorado to run for the US Congress in November. Democrats Misty Snow and Misty Plowright would make history if elected. Snow, 30, a Utah grocery store clerk, is running for the Senate while Plowright, 33, a Colorado army veteran and former

One-third of developing world hospitals lack running water

New York: More than one-third of hospitals in the developing world lack running water, a deficiency that can lead to unsanitary conditions for patients in general and dangerous conditions for those who need surgery, says a study covering 430 hospitals in 19 countries. “Running water is something we so take for granted and it doesn’t

Trains are running packed to capacity

Ludhiana: Due to the heavy rush in the trains the reservation of trains is running packed to capacity and this is taking place because of the onset of summer vacations. The passengers have started rushing to Ludhiana railway station for getting their tickets booked for different destinations to enjoy holidays with their families. But the

Advocate, 2 others booked for running ‘fake lawyers’ racket’ 

Mumbai: A city-based advocate and two of his female associates were booked for allegedly running a racket of “fake lawyers” here and cheating litigants, police said on Friday.Cases against advocate Sunil Kumar and his two associates were lodged with Borivali police station, Kurur police station last month; while the one with Azad Nagar police station