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7-Day Mourning Declared, No Holiday for Union Govt Schools, Offices

The government has declared a seven-day mourning following the death of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but no holiday was declared on Tuesday for schools or government offices in view of the protocol that stipulates only 3-day mourning and no holiday, barring Meghalaya. The official communication said, “The government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of Dr. ...

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Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar? 18 Years After Pakistan Did So with Nishan-e-Imtiaz!

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood veteran actor may be conferred with the highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna, almost 18 years after neighbouring Pakistan bestowed its highest civilian honour Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1997, unconfirmed media reports said. Ironic but the BJP government was in power then and now. Moreover, if he is to be given Bharat Ratna, then the President has to visit Mumbai ...

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Beetroot juice before exercise boosts heart function in patients: study

A significant study conducted on heart patients before starting their exercise showed that giving them beetroot juice has significantly improved their exercise function, especially in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study conducted by Wake Forest University team monitored a small group of COPD patients who were given beetroot juice and compared them with another group given a ...

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Fitness of Heart, Lungs Improve Memory Levels in Older Adults: Study

When your heart and lungs are functioning well, known as cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), then your memory too improves, especially among older adults, shows a study revealing newly-found relationship between the two though it is unclear about the impact on long-term memory. In a study conducted by researchers at Boston University Medical Center showed that CRF has been directly related to ...

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