PRESSURE

  • Health paralysis hits the working young December 18, 2014

    A major population in India today belongs to the working class, with over 45 percent people belonging to the age group of 22-35. According to experts and various surveys conducted, a trend of younger population getting hit by lifestyle diseases has been witnessed. With the epidemic of 'lifestyle diseases' hitting...
  • Jennifer Aniston fed up with pressure to have children December 16, 2014

    London: Actress Jennifer Aniston has lashed out at constant speculation suggesting she chose her career over motherhood, insisting the unfounded reports are "rude, insulting and ignorant". The former 'Friends' star, 45, said the pressure placed on women, particularly those in the spotlight, to settle down and start a family is unfair,...
  • Rains to continue in Odisha September 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Rains are likely to continue in many areas of Odisha with heavy rainfall at some places in southern districts under the impact of a well marked low pressure area in the region. Rain and thunder shower would occur at many places over the state during next 24 hours, the...
  • Gold swaps to cut imports, ease payment pressure July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A plan by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to swap old gold in its vaults for purer metal abroad that it could pledge or sell would have the added benefits of reducing gold imports and easing pressure on the balance of payments. The RBI would sell relatively impure gold...
  • Barack Obama under pressure to visit USMexico border July 4, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding in from Central America. "If he doesn't...
  • Police recovers 18 pressure cooker bombs, 45kg landmine in West Singhbhum June 25, 2014

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday recovered a landmine and 18 pressure cooker bombs in West Singhbhum district, officials said. Police said a 45kg landmine was recovered from Tirilposi village in the district, around 170 km from Ranchi. It was later defused. Police also recovered 18 pressure cooker bombs from the house of Durga...
  • Tsunami centre can detect quakes within 10 minutes: Jaipal Reddy February 10, 2014

    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 (MoES),...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Resist political pressure, Kiran Bedi tells UP Police September 19, 2013

    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 speaking on...
  • December 16 gangrape probe not impartial: Accused to court August 30, 2013

    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 the...
  • Bo's other son thanks China for allowing father to speak freely: Report August 23, 2013

    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 on...
  • Pressure mounts on Twitter to make reporting abuse easy July 28, 2013

    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 CriadoPerez helped lobby the Bank of England to...
  • Investigators 'very close' in their pursuit of Boston bomber April 18, 2013

    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 close"...
  • Boston bomb suspect spotted on video, no arrest made April 18, 2013

    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 the...
  • Boston: Lid of pressure cooker used blasts found April 17, 2013

    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 BBpellets and nails were used in the attacks to cause...
  • Boston: Bombs were in cookers, says person briefed on probe April 16, 2013

    Washington: The explosives used in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing were contained in 6liter 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 April 7, 2013

    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 year,...
  • Low salt food and exercise can bring down high BP: Dr Ravi R Kasliwal April 5, 2013

    High blood pressure and hypertension are the new lifestyle diseases afflicting India's urban middle class. Dr Ravi R Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, MedantaThe Medicity, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What kind of cooking oil is good for heart & esp for high BP patients?...
  • CID officer, student commit suicide in Jharkhand March 22, 2013

    Ranchi: A senior CID officer and an engineering student committed suicide in the Jharkhand capital on Thursday in two separate incidents, police said. Chandi Kumar Maitra, 59, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) posted in criminal investigation department (CID) in Bokaro district committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan...
  • Spain unveils new austerity under pressure July 12, 2012

    Recessionplagued Spain unveiled new austerity measures on Wednesday designed to slash 65 billion euros from the public deficit by 2014 as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy yielded to EU pressure to try to avoid a full state bailout. The conservative leader announced a 3point hike in the main rate of Value Added...
  • Sachin Tendulkar on cover of Time magazine May 10, 2012

    New York: Maintaining his high standards and living up to his own expectations still gives Sachin Tendulkar sleepless nights, and it is this restlessness that has brought the best out of him, revealed the Indian maestro in an interview published in the Time magazine. Tendulkar is on the cover for...
  • Chennai: 1 student suicide each week this year April 18, 2012

    CHENNAI: Poor academic performance coupled with mental stress and parental pressure has taken away the lives of 12 students in Chennai this year alone.According to data available with the Greater Chennai City Police, 19 students have ended their lives so far this year in the city. Of these, 12 were...
  • Yoga to control high blood pressure March 21, 2012

    Yoga expert Shalini Vadehra brings you some yoga asanas to control high blood pressure. ...
  • Yoga to control high blood pressure February 1, 2012

    Yoga expert Shalini Vadehra is back with some asanas to help control high blood pressure. ...
  • Social networking may promote alcohol use December 13, 2011

    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 online,"...
  • Blood pressure genes 'found' September 16, 2011

    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 could...
  • Yoga asanas to combat hypertension June 1, 2011

    Shalini Vadehra brings to you a few yoga tips for high blood pressure. ...
  • Pressure on me to clear projects: Jairam May 6, 2011

    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 proactive 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 February 28, 2011

    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. Unrest...
  • Hypertension on the rise in India February 9, 2011

    While the global blood pressure levels have dipped, they have significantly shot up in India. ...
  • Kidney's role vital in managing blood pressure January 16, 2011

    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 nephrons,...