Beer belly bad for your heart

New York: If you have developed a spare tyre, it is time you saw a doctor to assess your cardiovascular health as researchers have found that belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart. "People with…

No parole for mafia don Abu Salem to get married

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday rejected an application by incarcertated mafia don Abu Salem seeking 45 days parole for getting married, official sources said here. Among the grounds cited by the authorities are that…

Gay rights of no importance in Kenya: Kenyatta

London: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that his country does not consider gay rights "relevant" as it goes against the cultural beliefs of Kenyans. In an interview to CNN on Friday night, Kenyatta said that Kenya's cultural…

Rourkela railway station gets escalator

 Rourkela: A new escalator at Rourkela Railway Station was inaugurated today by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram. Addressing media, the Union minister said," I would like to thank the Railway authorities for installing this…

Eloping minor girl meets Balasore SP seeking protection

Balasore: After appealing on social media, a minor girl of Nilagiri area in Balasore   district who has eloped with her lover has knocked the doors of police and sought protection alleging threat to her life. The girl, who is a minor,…

Twitter suffers another worldwide outage

San Francisco: For the second time this week, Twitter users around world faced difficulties in sharing their thoughts on the microblogging platform, the media reported. Twitter confirmed the problem on Friday and said it had resolved the…

Youth ‘self-immolates’ in police custody in Odisha

Nayagarh: Tension prevailed after a youth died while undergoing treatment at hospital following an alleged self-immolation bid in custody at Madhyakhanda police outpost in Nayagarh district on Friday night. According to reports, the…