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Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

A haircut at most barber shops in India is followed by a head massage. It often ends with a `neck-crack’, when the barber holds you by the chin and turns the neck sharply to the left and right. Like countless Indian men, Ajay Kumar, 54, came away from the salon feeling refreshed after the haircutand-massage [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

  You should soon be able to send your friends money using WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned company expects to roll out support for UPI (Unified Payment Interface) to its messaging app WhatsApp by the end of the year, a person familiar with the matter said. WhatsApp is in advanced talks with banks and lobby organisation NPCI to add support for [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice which believes that diseases occur when the natural flow of energy in our body is disrupted. In order to improve the body’s functions and promote self-healing, certain acupoints are stimulated with the help of thin needles inserted into your skin. In general, acupuncture has been treated as an alternate form [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday. San Francisco-based Uber insists it is a service, not a transport provider, connecting riders with freelance drivers directly and much more cheaply than traditional cab companies. But [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Around 1.71 lakh engineering aspirants on Sunday took the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) across 500 centres in the country and abroad. Most of the students found the exam papers, especially the mathematics section, easier than previous papers. A total of 2.2 lakh candidates who appeared for JEE (Main) test, held on April 8, were shortlisted [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from the vocal chords to the lungs. Besides meddling with your breathing, those suffering from acute [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a EUR 3 million ($3.3 million or roughly Rs. 35 crores) fine on messaging service WhatsApp for allegedly obliging users to agree to sharing their personal data with its parent company Facebook. All 28 European Union data protection authorities asked WhatsApp last year to stop sharing [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

  Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Or too tired to even take a walk? A new study should motivate you to pull up your socks, especially for gastrointestinal cancer patients. A recent study suggests that jogging or walking three to five times a week for thirty to fifty minutes can help advanced gastrointestinal [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Southern California slammed by torrents of rain in deadly storm

Southern California slammed by torrents of rain in deadly storm

LOS ANGELES — A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people. The storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the ocean was at its most fierce late Friday afternoon, dropping over 8 inches [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Southern California slammed by torrents of rain in deadly storm

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia is temporarily recognising passports and other identity documents issued by the self-proclaimed rebel republics in eastern Ukraine. Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian army flared up again in recent weeks, leaving many dead. Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, condemned the decision to recognise separatist passports. But Russia’s foreign [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Taste of Colors the Collection Designed by Edeestudio and Meme Design

Taste of Colors the Collection Designed by Edeestudio and Meme Design

The Italian company has entrusted its first collection to the Valencian studio edeestudio. The collection consists of three rugs with an evocative design and where the romanticism is very present in each one: Sapore di Mare, Profumo di Lavanda and Sapore di Mare. The main objective has been to convey an innovative idea with an [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Taste of Colors the Collection Designed by Edeestudio and Meme Design

Colosseum Lamp by J.P.Meulendijks for Plankton

Colosseum Lamp by J.P.Meulendijks for Plankton

The Colosseum suspended lamp is a big eye-catcher thanks to its powerful appearance. Its design references and pays tribute to the most well known and iconic structures in the world – the Eiffel Tower. To understand where the lamp is made of: it’s necessary to go closer and look at it with more caution. The [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Colosseum Lamp by J.P.Meulendijks for Plankton