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  • etc-5th-lead-brain

    Too much of brain activity may impair memory, attention

    London: Abnormally increased activity in the brain‘s hippocampus impairs our memory and attention, and can be more detrimental to cognitive function than reduced activity or a lesion, a new study suggests, reports PTI.

  • Daily horoscope for 25 August 2016

    Aries:– You will meet people in power and the associations will do you good. You will have an active mind, which will help you do well in studies. Short travel in coming days is likely.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Give respect- gain respect – Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji

    When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you, says chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. There is no doubt in it that we all seek respect whenever we come in contact with any other being. This is because if one gets respect, one feels that one has a place in this world. Respect is something that makes us feel happy from inside, and that is

  • Vajpayee Govt changed the British era practice of presenting the annual budget

    The Vajpayee Government had first changed the British era practice of presenting the annual budget at five in the afternoon on the last working day in February. The time in late afternoon was set by the colonial masters to synchronise the presentation of the annual balance-sheet of the ‘jewel in the crown’ with its presentation in the House of Commons.

  • Registration to all licensed hawkers still a distant dream

    Mumbai : The hawker’s policy will be delayed as it is stuck with the state government who will have to amend the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) Act to enable them to provide registration to all licensed hawkers.

  • Conjoined twins left to destiny

    Mumbai : With the parents of the conjoined twins at Sion Hospital refusing to allow the surgery of the newborns, the administration has discharged the patients.

  • MPCC Chief Ashok Chavan

    Maha govt proposes ‘cap’ in MPISA, Oppn parties call it draconian

    “Under the garb of security, the government is trying to take away people’s right to oppose or dissent, including the political parties. Unless the opposition is taken into confidence that the Act will not be misused we are totally against it.” – MPCC chief Ashok Chavan (more…)

  • City sees rise in dengue cases

    Mumbai : The current lull in the monsoon period has resulted in a sharp increase in the incidence of dengue cases in the city even as doctors have said that this particular strain of the disease is becoming difficult to detect.

  • WR recovers Rs 7.04 cr from 1.78L cases of ticketless travelling in July

    Mumbai : Western Railway conducted regular checks during July 2016 wherein more than 1.78 lakh cases of ticketless travel including unbooked luggage cases were detected, resulting in recovery of Rs 7.04 crore which is 9.06% more than the corresponding month of the last year.

  • Admission to deemed varsities to be through NEET

    Mumbai : The state’s medical education ministry has made a decision that the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) will be applicable for admissions to deemed universities.

  • Foreign secy, not NSA; key man in dealing with Pak and China

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has quietly eased out national security adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval from diplomacy with Pakistan and China on foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s advice that the foreign relations with the neighbours cannot be handled by a former cop, never groomed in finer points of diplomatic relations. He has also shot down Doval’s prime stress on the behind-the-curtain talks as everything will be now on the table.

  • Doc molests patient, held

    Mumbai : The Naupada police arrested a doctor for alleged molestation of a patient.  The accused Amir Panjwani (44) was arrested on Tuesday night by the Naupada police. He was  released on bail on Wednesday. The victim, a patient of Panjwani, is a 30-year-old woman. The accused Dr Panjwani,  practices  at Advanced Orthopaedic Centre  which is next to Thane Municipal Commissioner office. Panjwani  has been charged under Section 354 of the IPC.  “The

  • Scorpene submarine project leak ‘scandalous’, says Congress

    New Delhi : Terming as ‘scandalous’ the Scorpene submarine project leak, Congress on Wednesday demanded a complete security audit of the Defence Ministry by a sitting Supreme Court judge even as it accused Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of launching an “operation cover-up”.