Author: IANS

Can higher sodium intake treat lightheadedness?

New York, Feb 11 (IANS) Higher sodium intake should not be used as a treatment for lightheadedness, say researchers challenging current guidelines for sodium consumption. Lightheadedness while standing, known as postural lightheadedness, results from gravitational drop in blood pressure and is common among adults. Greater sodium intake is widely viewed[Read More…]

Lawyers to hold protest march on Tuesday

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) City lawyers will take part in a protest march from Patiala House Court to Jantar Mantar on Tuesday demanding budgetary allocations for the welfare of advocates, a statement said on Monday. According to the Bar Council of India, 1.7 million lawyers across the country are[Read More…]

Karnataka Speaker orders probe into audio tape (Lead)

Bengaluru, Feb 11 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly Speaker on Monday ordered an inquiry into an audio clip released by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy last week to expose the BJP’s alleged attempts to lure a JD-S MLA, that mentioned his name. In the clip, former Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party[Read More…]

Vadra urges people to keep Priyanka safe

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Robert Vadra on Monday urged people for safety of Priyanka Gandhi, his wife and Congress General Secretary, saying the political atmosphere is “vindictive and vicious”. His remark came ahead of Priyanka’s first road show after she entered active politics nearly a fortnight ago, in Lucknow,[Read More…]

Thailand frees Bahraini refugee footballer

Bangkok, Feb 11 (IANS) Bahraini refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, whose detention in Thailand sparked an outcry, was released from prison on Monday after Manama withdrew its extradition request. Al-Araibi, a 25-year-old former member of Bahrain’s national football team, fled his home country for Australia in 2014 after he was accused[Read More…]

Jharkhand Minister’s letter to Amit Shah embarrasses BJP

Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) A letter written by Jharkhand Food and Supply Minister Saryu Rai to party President Amit Shah has embarrassed the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state. Rai has reportedly written a letter to Shah saying, “I feel ashamed to remain a Minister in the Raghubar Das government.[Read More…]

Latest Update