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The risk factors for a stroke include conditions like high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes which can be controlled by practicing Yoga.(Pixabay)

Yoga can reduce your stroke risk. Here are asanas to try

By Parmita Uniyal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:22 PM IST
  • A combination of asanas, healthy diet and stress-free lifestyle could help reduce your stroke risk. Yoga expert Grand Master Akshar suggests a set of asanas. 
Monoclonal antibodies are artificial antibodies injected into a patient to mimic the action of the natural antibodies (HT PHOTO)
Monoclonal antibodies are artificial antibodies injected into a patient to mimic the action of the natural antibodies (HT PHOTO)

610 Covid patients in Mumbai given antibody cocktail, get speedy relief: Doctors

By Jyoti Shelar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:22 PM IST
The cocktail drug used at SevenHills Hospital includes two monoclonal antibodies — Casirivimab and Imdevimab. One pack of the drug, containing the two monoclonal antibodies can be used on two patients
Ravi Shastri (R) and Virat Kohli. (Getty)
Ravi Shastri (R) and Virat Kohli. (Getty)

Kohli quits T20 captaincy but it might not safeguard 50-over leadership

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:21 PM IST
With dressing room drifting away, Kohli quits T20 captaincy but it might not safeguard 50-over leadership
Sachin Dhankude (50), a resident of the Paud road area, has erected a monument of his two-wheeler near Kothrud depot to highlight parking and traffic woes faced by the residents in the city. The photos of the unique decoration have gone viral online. (HT PHOTO)
Sachin Dhankude (50), a resident of the Paud road area, has erected a monument of his two-wheeler near Kothrud depot to highlight parking and traffic woes faced by the residents in the city. The photos of the unique decoration have gone viral online. (HT PHOTO)

Puneite highlights parking woes through ‘bike monument’, pictures go viral

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:21 PM IST
The traffic police took away Sachin Dhankude’s two-wheeler on June 15 this year, without any parking violation and returned it on September 11, as a mark of protest he has built the bike monument during the Ganesh festival
On Wednesday this week, Pune district guardian minister Ajit Pawar, too, had promised the PMC employees’ union and officers’ union that the government would take a decision on the 7th pay commission by this week. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
On Wednesday this week, Pune district guardian minister Ajit Pawar, too, had promised the PMC employees’ union and officers’ union that the government would take a decision on the 7th pay commission by this week. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

State issues GR for implementing 7th pay commission for PMC employees

By Abhay Khairnar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:18 PM IST
On Wednesday this week, Pune district guardian minister Ajit Pawar, too, had promised the PMC employees’ union and officers’ union that the government would take a decision on the 7th pay commission by this week
Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.(Unsplash)
Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.(Unsplash)

Study finds certain drug targets for memory enhancement

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:14 PM IST
  • The findings identify specific receptors for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine that re-route information flowing through memory circuits in the hippocampus. Acetylcholine is released in the brain during learning and is critical for the acquisition of new memories.
In tomorrow's GST council meeting the tax rate of over four dozen items will be reviewed
In tomorrow's GST council meeting the tax rate of over four dozen items will be reviewed

GST council meeting tomorrow; Kerala, Maharashtra to oppose petrol, diesel GST

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:13 PM IST
Apart from taxing petrol and diesel under GST, a proposal to consider Zomato and Swiggy as restaurants and levy a 5% GST on their services would be taken up by the meeting.
 (An uprooted tree in Lucknow’s Mahanagar area on Thursday.)
(An uprooted tree in Lucknow’s Mahanagar area on Thursday.)

Rain alert: Lucknow admn starts helpline, urges people not to visit crowded areas

UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:13 PM IST
Due to bad weather and forecast of more rain, admn has started a helpline – 6389300137/6389300138/6389300139 - to assist people
In August 2020, World Bank paused the publication of Doing Business reports following a number of irregularities.(File Photo)
In August 2020, World Bank paused the publication of Doing Business reports following a number of irregularities.(File Photo)

World Bank to discontinue ‘Doing Business’ reports after irregularities found

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:06 PM IST
  • The irregularities in Doing Business reports had affected four countries: China; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; and Azerbaijan.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) has eased off procedures and Covid-19 protocols for entering the country in view of Expo 2020 Dubai, said Ambassador of UAE to India Dr Ahmed Albanna on Thursday.(Unsplash)
United Arab Emirates (UAE) has eased off procedures and Covid-19 protocols for entering the country in view of Expo 2020 Dubai, said Ambassador of UAE to India Dr Ahmed Albanna on Thursday.(Unsplash)

UAE eases off procedures for letting in Indians in view of Expo 2020 Dubai

ANI |
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:04 PM IST
  • While sharing details of Expo 2020 Dubai, which will be held from October 1 to March 31, 2022, Albanna said all Indian visitors whether they had tourist visas or work visas will be allowed to enter the UAE with eased protocols of Covid-19.
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