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Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

Yet to ring the bell Scarlett Johansson's new ruby ring has no special meaning. The 28-year-old actress — who was previously married to Ryan Reynolds for two years before their divorce was finalised in June 2011 — was spotted wearing an ornate gold sparkler, featuring a diamond and a ruby, on...

disbelief zone

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

Million dollar baby With the world media in a frenzy over the birth of Prince William and his wife Kate’s son, companies from airlines to champagne-makers have jumped on the chance to cash in on the wave of popularity sweeping over the royal family. From royal potties to blue-cream-filled doughnuts to China...

Home in on wellness

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

Pencil for tension-related headaches, Ipod to lower BP levels, blow dryer for foot odour, chewing gum to be alert and apples to keep teeth white — there is a home remedy for almost all simple problems people face on a daily basis. Deebashree Mohanty tells you how to be...

Take to newage vaccines

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | DR NIRMAL KUMAR GANGULY | in Foray

Vaccines have been used to protect millions from disease since the time of Edward Jenner. While it is true that smallpox is the only disease to have been eradicated, there are many more which have been markedly reduced. For example, after the measles vaccine was introduced, measles deaths decreased worldwide...

Pregnant with sugar

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

The statistics for people affected by diabetes is always alarming, but the more astonishing part is the number of pregnant women developing gestational diabetes. Shibaji Roychoudhury reports Every year when the frightening facts and figures about diabetics in the country are released, every single person is startled. What we don’t realise...


Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Pioneer | in Foray

what’sNew Medtronic's CareLink: It has made it easier for clinicians to monitor patients with implantable cardiac devices, including pacemakers, cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) devices, which improve the heart's pumping efficiency or blood flow and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for patients at risk of sudden cardiac death or deadly arrhythmias. Wonderfood Papaya: The...

Maintain balance, Cong tells partymen

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Hari Shankar Vyas | in Foray

The Congress is seriously preparing for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. It has set things in motion while the other parties are still trying to chalk out their plans. However, in the two largest States — UP and Bihar — the party is yet to come up with a plan. Leaders...

Radical social reform BJP’s real challenge

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Debraj Mookerjee | in Foray

I do not know whether political parties in India think deep and long any longer about ideology. Elections are won by populist slogans and alliances at the macro level, and clever constituency management on the ground (like tying up community leaders and local warlords or Imams or whatever). Ideology...

Caste vs capitalism

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Chandrabhan Prasad | in Foray

Not possible for two to co-exist About a year back, Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCCI)’s founder chairman Milind Kamble was interviewed by a Delhi-based media house. During the interview, Kamble had said that “caste and capitalism can’t co-exist.” Since that day, many people have been debating on what...

All political parties in poll mode

Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | Tavishi Srivastava | in Foray

All the political parties are in election mode. And why not when the much hyped 2014 Lok Sabha polls are round the corner. If the Bahujan Samaj Party held a three-day meeting chaired by party chief and former Chief Minister Mayawati, the ruling Samajwadi Party gave a tit-for-tat reply to...




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Task force to check illegal mining, not police

21 Aug 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

The Government has decided to form State-level task force led by Mining Secretary which will look into matters of illegal mining of minerals and sand in the State. Government spokesperson and Personnel Department Principal Secretary Nidhi Khare said on Sunday that similar task forces would be set up in districts, led by respective Deputy Commissioner (DC) and supported by members like District Mining Officer and Circle Officer, which will conduct...

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