Pressure

  • Tsunami centre can detect quakes within 10 minutes: Jaipal Reddy 10-02-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) is capable of detecting tsunamigenic earthquakes within 10 minutes of their occurrence and can disseminate advisories to authorities concerned within 20 minutes through various modes of communication. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, S Jaipal Reddy, Minister for Earth Science...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Resist political pressure, Kiran Bedi tells UP Police 19-09-2013 09:50 AM

    Condemning the Uttar Pradesh Police for failing to act and prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said policemen should resist political pressure. "Policemen should strongly oppose political pressure while handling any crime. All top police officials should strongly refuse to accept wrong orders," she said. Bedi was...
  • December 16 gangrape probe not impartial: Accused to court 30-08-2013 06:35 PM

    Two of the accused in December 16 gangrape case on Friday alleged that the investigation as well as conduct of the authorities has not been impartial due to "political pressure". The counsel for accused Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur, in his final arguments before Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna alleged...
  • Bo's other son thanks China for allowing father to speak freely: Report 23-08-2013 06:40 AM

    The elder son of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai has thanked authorities for allowing his father "to speak his true mind" at his trial and said Bo has stood by his ideas despite an investigation that lasted 500 days, the New York Times said. Bo put up a feisty defence...
  • Pressure mounts on Twitter to make reporting abuse easy 28-07-2013 10:27 PM

    Twitter, the social media site, is under pressure in Britain to make it easier for Internet users to report abuse after more than 30,000 people petitioned it over the case of a feminist campaigner who says she was repeatedly threatened with rape. Caroline Criado-Perez helped lobby the Bank of England...
  • Investigators 'very close' in their pursuit of Boston bomber 18-04-2013 06:52 PM

    Boston: In a potential breakthrough into the deadly twin bombings at the Boston Marathon, US investigators were "very close" in their pursuit of the bomber after footage from surveillance videos showed a man carrying and dropping a black bag believed to have held one of two bombs. Investigators were "very...
  • Boston bomb suspect spotted on video, no arrest made 18-04-2013 05:15 AM

    Boston: Investigators have spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect from security video taken before two blasts ripped through central Boston on Monday, a US law enforcement source said on Wednesday, in what is potentially the biggest break in the case yet. No arrests had been made, and the suspect in...
  • Boston: Lid of pressure cooker used blasts found 17-04-2013 06:40 PM

    Boston: Over a day since twin blasts in the US city of Boston killed three people, the lid of the pressure cooker that was used in the bombings has been found on a rooftop. Two identical pressure cooker bombs containing BB-pellets and nails were used in the attacks to cause...
  • Boston: Bombs were in cookers, says person briefed on probe 16-04-2013 10:28 PM

    Washington: The explosives used in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing were contained in 6-liter pressure cookers and hidden in black duffel bags on the ground, a person briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. One of the explosives contained shards of metal and ball bearings, and another...
  • World Health Day: 9.4 mn Indians die due to hypertension 07-04-2013 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: It's World Health Day on Sunday and the focus is on one of the biggest killers of this century. High blood pressure which affects one in three adults globally and 214 million Indians are projected to by hypertensive by 2030. 9.4 million Indians die due to hypertension every...
  • Low salt food and exercise can bring down high BP: Dr Ravi R Kasliwal 05-04-2013 05:58 PM

    High blood pressure and hypertension are the new lifestyle diseases afflicting India's urban middle class. Dr Ravi R Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta-The Medicity, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What kind of cooking oil is good for heart & esp for high BP...
  • Social networking may promote alcohol use 13-12-2011 12:50 PM

    Sydney: Social networking may be promoting alcohol use among young people in so subtle a manner that users are not even aware of it. "It (social networking) is being employed to organise events, communicate with people while out drinking, and enabling participants to share photos of their socialising and drinking...
  • Blood pressure genes 'found' 16-09-2011 03:12 PM

    Washington: Scientists have identified at least 16 new genes which are linked to blood pressure, a key breakthrough they claim could pave the way for new treatments for hypertension and cardiovascular disease. An international team, led by the University of Western Australia, says that out of the 16, 10 genes...
  • Yoga asanas to combat hypertension 01-06-2011 09:23 AM

    Shalini Vadehra brings to you a few yoga tips for high blood pressure. ...
  • Pressure on me to clear projects: Jairam 06-05-2011 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: From ordering the demolition of the Adarsh society for flouting coastal laws to stopping the controversial Vedanta project in Orissa, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has been hailed for his pro-active role in stopping projects. But it seems in recent times the Environment Minister has had a change of...
  • Gaddafi pushed to brink under global pressure 28-02-2011 09:43 PM

    Cairo/Washington: Embattled Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was pushed further to the brink as opposition forces on Monday stormed close to the capital Tripoli and the international community stepped up pressure on him to leave the country to bring an end to the fighting that has claimed at least 1,000 lives....
  • Hypertension on the rise in India 09-02-2011 09:49 AM

    While the global blood pressure levels have dipped, they have significantly shot up in India. ...
  • Kidney's role vital in managing blood pressure 16-01-2011 03:44 PM

    Washington: The kidneys play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure, says a new study. The organ is made up of roughly a million basic working units called nephrons, which remove waste products from the blood, recycle some substances and eliminate what is left as urine. The end segment of...
  • A pint of beer a day keeps the doctor away 14-01-2011 06:32 PM

    London: Beer buffs, here's some news to cheer! Moderate drinking of ale and lager can cut the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study has claimed. Spanish researchers, who carried out the study, said that drinking a pint of beer a day can also help you lose...
  • Eating porridge daily 'can protect your heart' 10-12-2010 12:53 PM

    London: Porridge seems to be a hearty meal, for a new study has found that eating three portions of the wholegrain food daily can protect one's heart by slashing blood pressure levels. In fact, researchers at Aberdeen University have claimed that the breakfast staple could even be as effective as...
  • Living it up: Depression showdown 10-10-2010 11:30 PM

    With changes in lifestyle, increased emphasis on performance, more and more youngsters are falling prey to depression. ...
  • People living in cities likely to have high BP 17-05-2010 10:22 AM

    London: People who live in urban areas where air pollution is high tend to have higher blood pressure (BP) than those who live in less polluted areas, says a new research. The researchers used data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study, an ongoing population-based study of almost 5,000 individuals that...
  • Are you suffering from hypertension? 12-05-2010 12:52 PM

    Check how hypertension is hitting more Indians by the day and why we need to watch out. ...
  • Special: How to prevent suicides 20-01-2010 10:43 PM

    The WHO lists suicide among the top three causes of death in the age group of 15 to 35 years and the adolescent age group is said to0 be particularly at high risk. But are there symptoms before the ultimate step? Are there ways to diagnose depression and treat it...
  • The burn-out zone: how work stress hurts life 20-09-2009 02:07 AM

    Living It Up edition teaches you how to beat stress. ...