Author: Rakesh Sashmal

Fascinating Benefits and Uses of Basil Seeds

March 27, 2019

Basil seeds aren’t just for growing basil plants — you can also eat them. They look similar to sesame seeds but are black. The type that you eat typically comes from sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum, which is the plant commonly used to season foods. For this reason, the seeds are typically referred to as sweet basil seeds. […]

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Eating Three Eggs A Week May Be Harmful For Your Heart, Say Experts

March 25, 2019

Eggs have been a perfect breakfast staple for many since time immemorial. Many of us also include these yummy delights in our weight loss diet as they are not only low in carbs but are also an excellent source of high-quality protein. Be it in the form of omelette, boiled or scrambled, this super versatile […]

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Lab-Grown ‘Hearts’ May Protect Breast Cancer Patients From Toxic Drugs

March 25, 2019

Breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy are typically warned that certain chemotherapy drugs can cause heart problems. Now, new research has found a way to predict which patients may be at risk for heart issues. And, an existing medication may alleviate help some heart damage. People with a specific type of breast cancer often end up […]

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What Supreme Court’s judgement on applicability of PF contributions means

March 20, 2019

Parizad Sirwalla The Supreme Court (SC) on February 28, 2019, delivered a judgement (disposing off multiple appeals) on whether the special allowances paid by an establishment to their employees would form part of basic wages and consequently attract Provident Fund (PF) contributions. Although there have been past rulings by the SC on this subject, this […]

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“Dearth” Of Special Education Teachers In Delhi Schools: High Court

March 20, 2019

The Delhi High Court has taken note of the “dearth” of special education teachers in government schools here and said that despite repeated efforts, the vacancies have not been filled. Special education programs are designed for those students who are mentally, physically, socially or emotionally delayed and special educators are hired to meet the appropriate needs of […]

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Whoopi Goldberg’s Near-Fatal Fight with Pneumonia: What to Know

March 12, 2019

The actress and talk show host revealed she nearly died from pneumonia. Here’s how to protect yourself from this potentially deadly infection. “I came very, very close to leaving the Earth,” said Whoopi Goldberg, describing her recent battle with pneumonia. Getty Images On Friday morning, talk show host and iconic entertainer Whoopi Goldberg, 63, made […]

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Lok Sabha Poll Clashes With Exams, 2 Maharashtra Varsities Defer Schedules

March 12, 2019

Elections will be held in the state in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. The Lok Sabha election schedule in Maharashtra has forced two universities to postpone some of their examinations overlapping with polling dates, officials said on Wednesday. Elections will be held in the state in four phases on April 11, […]

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Teachers’ Bodies Welcome Government Ordinance On Reservation Roster For Faculty Positions

March 9, 2019

Teachers’ associations at Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Thursday welcomed the government decision to bring an ordinance on reservation mechanism for appointment of faculties in universities. Earlier Thursday, Union minister Arun Jaitley said the Cabinet has cleared an ordinance on the matter. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar earlier this week said […]

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Should you opt for bank locker insurance by IFFCO Tokio GIC?

March 9, 2019

We fear that our jewellery and valuables may not be safe at home and so we put them in our bank lockers. But what are the chances of your bank locker being broken into? Barely negligible, but it did happen a little over a year ago.  And where there is risk- even a minute one- trust […]

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How To Make Vegetarian Protein-Rich Meatless Sandwiches

March 5, 2019

                    Protein is one of the most important nutrients that must be included in your diet. While non-vegetarians or meat eaters have ample options to meet their daily protein requirements, the vegetarian diet falls short of such options, and is hence, always lacking in this crucial […]

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