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Over 75% Indians with hypertension have uncontrolled BP: Lancet study
India

Over 75% Indians with hypertension have uncontrolled BP: Lancet study

High blood pressure, often known as hypertension, is one of the major causes of early mortality and morbidity and a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD)

IAF to place Rs 1,400 crore order for new age missiles to destroy enemy radars
India

IAF to place Rs 1,400 crore order for new age missiles to destroy enemy radars

The destruction of radar systems can help the Indian Air Force to strike targets without detection

US diplomats ditch bullet-proof cars for tuk-tuks in New Delhi; Watch
India

US diplomats ditch bullet-proof cars for tuk-tuks in New Delhi; Watch

Ditching their bullet-proof vehicles, four US women diplomats took to the streets of the national capital on Wednesday with their ‘personalised auto-rickshaws’ in their ‘out-of-the-box’ diplomacy styles

SC seeks response from Centre & Delhi govt on conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s jail transfer plea
India

SC seeks response from Centre & Delhi govt on conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s jail transfer plea

After reviewing the details of three assaults on Sukesh within the jail, a bench presided over by Justice Ajay Rastogi issued a notice to the Mandoli Jail administration and sought a response within a week

'No energy after the beating': Shraddha Walkar's chats reveal she wanted Aftab out
India

'No energy after the beating': Shraddha Walkar's chats reveal she wanted Aftab out

Recently, an explosive WhatsApp chat between Shraddha and her ex-manager from November 2020 has come to light

Old man shot at over monetary dispute in Dwarka, accused held
India

Old man shot at over monetary dispute in Dwarka, accused held

A 75-year-old man was injured after he was shot at allegedly by a builder over a monetary dispute in Dwarka's Mohan Garden area, police said on Thursday

Explained: How is US speeding up visa processing for Indians?
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Explained: How is US speeding up visa processing for Indians?

The US, which is aiming to issue around 1.2 million visas to Indians by next summer, is undertaking a series of initiatives including hiring more personnel, increasing ‘drop box’ facilities to allow interview waivers, and expediting crew visas

Explained: What US midterm elections mean for India and the world
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Explained: What US midterm elections mean for India and the world

Since India has support from both Democrats and Republicans not much is expected to change for New Delhi. However, Ukraine could see its funding dry up, and Joe Biden’s hopes of reviving the Iran nuclear deal might be dashed if the Republicans take control

Remembering Operation Cactus Maldives: When India’s quick actions thwarted a coup in Male
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Remembering Operation Cactus Maldives: When India’s quick actions thwarted a coup in Male

On 3 November, 1988, Sri Lankan militants from the People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE), backed by Abdulla Luthufi, invaded Male. Then president  Abdul Gayoom issued a plea for help to several countries, but it was India that stepped up

New Delhi: Morning air quality remains at 'very poor' category, AQI at 309
India

New Delhi: Morning air quality remains at 'very poor' category, AQI at 309

The air quality watchdog also informed that strong winds at the transport level blowing from the northwest direction from stubble burning areas are likely to transport pollutants to Delhi and its share in Delhi's PM2.5 is likely to increase further

To address internal security, Amit Shah to chair ‘Chintan Shivir’ of state home ministers from Oct 27
India

To address internal security, Amit Shah to chair ‘Chintan Shivir’ of state home ministers from Oct 27

The aim of the ‘Chintan Shivir’, which will have six sessions, is to facilitate national policy making and better planning and coordination in areas related to law and order in states. Chief ministers of some states, who hold the home portfolio are also likely to attend the meeting

Elizabeth Jones appointed Charge d'Affaires ad interim at US Embassy in New Delhi
World

Elizabeth Jones appointed Charge d'Affaires ad interim at US Embassy in New Delhi

Jones, who was the coordinator for Afghan relocation efforts recently, will depart to New Delhi soon, the State Department said in an announcement on Monday.

'When threats are global, response cannot be just local,' says PM Modi at 90th Interpol General Assembly
India

'When threats are global, response cannot be just local,' says PM Modi at 90th Interpol General Assembly

Addressing the 90th General Assembly of the Interpol, PM Modi also said corruption and financial crimes have harmed the welfare of citizens of many countries

Delhi man harasses woman after engagement breaks off, held
India

Delhi man harasses woman after engagement breaks off, held

A 26-year-old man from Delhi was arrested for allegedly stalking and harassing his ex-fiance by posting her morphed pictures from a fake Facebook account.

Delhi: Woman attacked brutally by a gold chain snatcher
India

Delhi: Woman attacked brutally by a gold chain snatcher

A 35-year-woman was injured after being attacked by a man who robbed her gold chain and fled the spot on a motorcycle.

Mosquitoes become a threat as Delhi sees over 400 fresh cases of dengue
India

Mosquitoes become a threat as Delhi sees over 400 fresh cases of dengue

With Delhi recording more than 400 fresh cases of dengue in the past week, the tally rises to 937.

Explained: As PM Modi launches 5G, how it will transform the way we use data
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Explained: As PM Modi launches 5G, how it will transform the way we use data

It's a big day for India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is launching 5G services in the country. 5G or fifth generation is the latest upgrade in the long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband networks. It is believed to be around 10 times faster than its predecessor 4G

Delhi: 4 people arrested for credit card fraud
India

Delhi: 4 people arrested for credit card fraud

Delhi Police has arrested the mastermind of a gang that allegedly duped people on the pretext of redeeming credit card points.

The Future is Here: What New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai railway stations will look like after Rs 10,000-crore revamp
India

The Future is Here: What New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai railway stations will look like after Rs 10,000-crore revamp

The Centre has approved plans to redesign three railway stations — New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus — at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore. The redesign of these stations will be in tune with the cityscape and will feature swanky features such as travelators and skywalk

Delhi loses the heat, temperature falls to 23.6 degrees
India

Delhi loses the heat, temperature falls to 23.6 degrees

The minimum temperature recorded for Delhi on Wednesday was 23.6 degree Celsius, and the highest is expected to be 35 degrees Celsius.