HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014


This Diwali, play safe but be prepared

 Here are some dos and don’ts to ensure that you enjoy the Diwali celebrations without any glitch.

Online art galleries: A new forum for young artists, buyers

There is a growing tribe of people who are shopping for art online — just like they buy books and many other things. These online art galleries, which do not have any physical presence, mostly sell the works of young artists to young first-time art buyers.

New technique promises to curb high blood pressure

People with very high blood pressure that cannot be controlled even with a combination of medicines can now opt for renal de-nervation (RDN).

Quiz: are you Vitamin B12 deficient?

Take this quiz to know if you suffer from Vitamin B12 deficiency!

Dumping monkeys in Asola will never end the simian menace

Our disregard for animal science was evident from the way we captured random individuals for export and, later, for translocation. Even today, civic authorities pick up these highly social animals mindlessly. Shivani Singh writes.

Treated shoddily by the railways? Get help from consumer courts

Two years ago, the Indian Railways had come in for severe criticism for its insensitive handling of the rescue operation of a passenger caught between the platform and a railway coach at the Nizamuddin Railway station. Pushpa Girimaji writes.

Electoral officer removal sought over poll dates

The major political parties have sought removal of chief electoral officer Ashwani Kumar over poll dates.

Maoists cite SC NOTA ruling to justify poll boycott

To justify their poll boycott call, the Maoists have cited the recent Supreme Court ruling on giving the electorate the option of not voting for any of the candidates in the fray by pressing the “none of the above” button.

BJP’s high-handedness in Madhya Pradesh targeted by Rahul Gandhi

Showcasing the Congress party's efforts to empower the common masses so that they can have a life of dignity appeared to be the underlying theme of Rahul Gandhi's speeches in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

Poll panel issues directives on media coverage

The Election Commission has issued directives on media coverage during the upcoming assembly elections.

The battle for peace

Peace prevails when there is understanding for each other’s rights and the obligation to respect and accept such rights that others should rightly be claiming ownership. PP Wangchuk writes.

Quiz: Can cosmetic surgery improve the way your eyes look?

Take this quiz to know if cosmetic surgery improve the way your eyes look!

Cosmetic surgery for eye care is in

Thousands of people go in for cosmetic eye surgeries not just to make their eyes look expressive but also to get rid of prescription glasses and contact lenses.

Never too young for a heart attack

You can never be too young to have a heart disease or an attack. Pranay Bisht, a bubbling 24-year-old youngster, learnt it the hard way.

Regular check-ups for a healthy you

Fast-paced life, mounting stress, pollution: these modern evils can together wreck havoc with health. The least one can do to ensure that the warning signs are caught early is get regular preventive health check-ups and screenings.
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