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Hormone therapy may up heart disease risk during gender transition: Study

London, Feb 18 (IANS) Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment have an elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including heart attacks, strokes and blood clotting, researchers say. Researchers determined and compared the incidence of CVD cases in the transgender population with that reported in the general[Read More…]

Komal shines in BP XI loss to England XI in practice game

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Komal Zanzad took three wickets but Board President’s XI lost to England XI by two wickets in a practice game at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday. Board President’s XI failed to defend their modest score of 154 despite Komal rocking the visitors with[Read More…]

Wipro launches ‘QuMiC’ to fast-track migration to Oracle Cloud

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Monday launched QuMiC — Quick Migration to Cloud — a platform designed to transform the way organisations migrate to Oracle Cloud. QuMiC migrates all aspects required for a Cloud implementation — process definitions, configurations, data, and code to Oracle Cloud —[Read More…]

Delhi traders demand boycott of Pakistani, Chinese goods

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Infuriated at the Pulwama blast, retailers from across the national capital on Monday called for boycott of Pakistani and Chinese goods from being sold in the markets and observed a general “bandh” as a mark of respect to the martyrs. According to the Confederation of[Read More…]

Pakistan confers highest civilian honour on Saudi Crown Prince

Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday conferred its highest civilian honour on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the end of his two-day visit to the South Asian country. President Arif Alvi awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan to Mohammad Bin Salman, also known as MBS, acknowledging his outstanding support[Read More…]

Racism exists all over the world: Shrabani Basu

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) “Victoria & Abdul: the True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant” author Shrabani Basu says the subject of racism is very relevant as it exists all over the world. Born in Kolkata, Basu grew up in Dhaka, Kathmandu and Delhi. As an author, she likes[Read More…]

Home loan borrowers can expect fall in rates

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Taking note that benefits of lower interest rates were not reaching consumers, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das will meet the public and the private sector banks on February 21 to persuade them to pass on the benefits. “I will meet the private[Read More…]

EWS admission in Delhi schools from Tuesday

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The admission for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category and the Disadvantaged Group by Delhi’s Directorate of Education for Class II onwards against available seats in private schools built on the government land for the academic session 2019-20 will begin from Tuesday and will continue[Read More…]

Thousands join Major Bisht’s funeral

Dehradun, Feb 18 (IANS) The mortal remains of Major Chitresh Bisht, who was killed in an IED blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir last week, were consigned to flames with full state honours on Monday. The late Army officer’s Major nephew lit the pyre at[Read More…]

VK Singh on Yogi Adityanath's ‘Modiji ki Sena’ remark: One who make such comments is traitor

No blame game on Pulwama attack: Gen V.K. Singh

Shimla: Union Minister Gen V.K. Singh on Monday said it was not the time to indulge in a blame game on the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir without having knowledge of all aspects. It would be too early to comment on the facts in the Pulwama attack, he[Read More…]

SC stays trial against Dhinakaran in FERA violation case

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the trial of AMMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran relating to a 1996 alleged FERA (Foreign Exchange Regulation Act) violation case against him. The bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna stayed the proceedings against Dhinkaran as it[Read More…]

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