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The 10 minute fitness workout that delivers

London, Sep 30 (IANS) Finding time to work out during hectic professional life is difficult but what if ten minutes of your time can help in gaining a positive effect on your fitness and health. Following some easy to do cardio exercises can do wonders in your life, says an expert. Simple Sculptathon, created by fitness expert Anna Reich, comprises a mix ocardio and toning dance moves su...

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Egypt court sends 63 Brotherhood members to jail

Cairo, Sep 30 (IANS) An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced 63 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison on charges of violence during last year's protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. The defendants were convicted of committing violent acts, sabotage, attempted murder, damaging public property and possession of weapons, Xinhua reported. The court also...

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Gaudoin named Kookaburras' senior assistant coach

Melbourne, Sep 30 (IANS) Hockey Australia (HA) Tuesday announced that Paul Gaudoin will step up as the senior assistant coach of the 'Kookaburras' following Graham Reid's appointment as national coach earlier this month. Gaudoin, who has been an assistant coach to the team since 2010, will become Reid's right hand man as the Kookaburras prepare for the 2016 Olympics. However, the move wi...

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Doctors advise Atletico players to stay hydrated

Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Noting most of the Atletico de Kolkata footballers were in peak health, healthcare experts here advised members of the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise to keep themselves hydrated in the hot climate and have hygienic food as precautionary measures for avoiding tummy problems. Since football is a very physical sport and taking note of India's hot climate, we advi...

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Manish Uppal goes for name change, rechristened Tridev

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actor Manish Uppal, who did a cameo in Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, has changed his name to Tridev. After failing to find a foothold in filmdom, the actor has sought refuge in numerology to boost his career. It's according to the numerology principles. I have taken advice from an expert and then opted for the name. Tridev will be my screen ...

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'Sugar clinics' for improved diabetes care

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) To curb the rise of diabetes in India, a city hospital here Tuesday announced it would set up 50 sugar clinics for easy access to integrated diabetes care while promoting early detection. Apollo Hospital in collaboration with Sanofi (a pharmaceutical firm) will set up the clinics that will increase awareness about diabetes and help people in managing their lifest...

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Indian women's hockey team eye Asiad bronze

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) After their hard-fought semi-final loss to South Korea, the Indian women's hockey team is now focused on finishing their Asian Games campaign by clinching the bronze. India will take on Japan Wednesday in the third/fourth position play-off at the Soenhak Hockey Stadium. The match will be a repeat of the Guangzhou Asiad where India lost the medal match to Japan four...

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Jean Paul Gaultier bids farewell to ready-to-wear line

London, Sep 30 (IANS) French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier says goodbye to his ready-to-wear collection to focus on other aspects of the brand. The designer announced earlier this month that he was putting an end to the women's and men's ready-to-wear departments and for his final show, he paid tribute to fashion editors. The show that happened recently showcased a collecti...

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Regulation of placement agencies soon, court told

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The city government Monday informed the Delhi High Court that an executive order for regularising placement agencies operating in the capital has been passed and will soon be implemented. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw asked the government to implement the order passed on Sep 25 as soon as possible, as it disposed of the PIL f...

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Indian men in Asiad hockey final after 12 years

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Two-time champions India stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in 16 years as a solitary strike by Akashdeep Singh helped them beat hosts South Korea 1-0 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Soenhak Hockey Stadium here Tuesday. India not only stayed on course for a possible third gold medal but are also eyeing a direct berth for...

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Brook tells McIntosh to move on

Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress-model Kelly Brook, who dumped her fiancé David McIntosh recently, has no plans to reconcile with him. She actually wants her former beau to stay away from her. McIntosh insists allegations about him cheating are false and he wants to prove to Brook they have a future together, but the latter wants him to drop the idea, reports mirror.co.uk. No...

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Sonia Gandhi visits Jammu

Jammu, Sep 30 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday visited the flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Concluding her two-day visit to flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday visited Jammu region. They interacted with flood-affected families in a relief camp set up inside the Gujjar hostel. <...

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Gowda claims discus throw silver

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India's Vikas Gowda finished second to claim silver in the men's discus throw final at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. Gowda's best throw of 62.58 metres came on the second of his six attempts at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Iran's Ehsan Hadadi won gold with a best throw of 65.11m while Qatar's Mohammed Ahmed Dheeb took home the bronze with 61.25m.

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Self-moving droplets to deliver drugs in future

London, Sep 30 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to make alcohol droplets move on their own, in a life-like way, a finding that could be used in future to deliver medicines to targeted areas. Droplets are simple spheres of fluid, not normally considered capable of doing anything on their own. To be able to move on its own - to be self-moving - is a feature normally seen in livi...

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Deeper India-China engagement will benefit Asia: Mukherjee

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said deeper India-China engagement is in the interest of Asia and the world. The president greeted China and its people on the country's 65th foundation day Oct 1. In a message of felicitation to his counterpart Xi Jinping, Mukherjee said: As two of the most significant emerging economies, deeper engagement between our ...

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Masaba designs sari range inspired by Half Girlfriend

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) It's known that Chetan Bhagat's novels have motivated moviemakers, but now his latest literary work Half Girlfriend has inspired a line of saris created by none other than Masaba Gupta, known for her quirky prints, with feminine drapes and silhouettes. The collection has been titled Masaba Lite and will be available at all her outlets in Delhi, Kolkatta starting, We...

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Over-weight? Blame it on gut bacteria

London, Sep 30 (IANS) A species of gut bacteria called Clostridium ramosum could enhance the effects of a high-fat diet, leading to weight gain, says a study. Growth of this organism in the digestive tract is stimulated by high-fat diets, which in turn improves nutrient uptake and enhances the effect of such diets on body weight and body fat, the findings suggested. Our results i...

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IPL spot fixing: Dawood, Chhota Shakeel now proclaimed offenders

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A court here Tuesday declared underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel proclaimed offenders in the IPL spot-fixing case. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna declared the duo proclaimed offenders in the case after police completed the proceedings of their property attachment. Earlier, the court had issued non-bailable warrants a...

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Fearful of fat for the wrong reasons? Think again

London, Sep 30 (IANS) There is this common perception that eating fat is bad for health and waistline, but very few know that healthy fats are essential for good health. Leading health and nutrition experts have come together to dispel the common myths around fat in our diet, revealing that a fear of fat and modern eating habits are resulting in too little good fat, such as Omega-3, bein...

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Concerned about Jan Dhan achieving proper inclusion: Raghuram Rajan

Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Welcoming the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana fianancial inclusion scheme, Reserve Bank (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said his primary concern was about achieving proper inclusion. We welcome the Jan Dhan Yojana, it is part of RBI's plan to get universal access, he said at a press conference here after announcing the central bank's bi-monthly monetary policy....

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