Man arrested for sending lewd messages to woman TV news anchor

Man arrested for sending lewd messages to woman TV news anchor

The incident came to light after the TV anchor approached the Cuffe Parade police station a few days ago. (File Photo) Mumbai police have arrested a 40-year-old man from West Bengal for allegedly sending obscene messages on Facebook to a woman anchor of a television news channel in Mumbai, an official said Sunday. Cuffe Parade police arrested the accused, identified as Atanu Ravindra Kumar, an unemployed man, the official said. The incident came to light…

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Govt plans Rs 74,000 crore bailout for BSNL, MTNL: Report

Govt plans Rs 74,000 crore bailout for BSNL, MTNL: Report

The government is working on a Rs 74,000 crore bailout package for state-run telecommunication companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), reports The Times of India. The scheme involves an attractive exit package of an additional five percent compensation (ex-gratia) and provisions for 4G spectrum and capital expenditure, the report said. BSNL is India’s largest loss-making state-run entity, with losses estimated at Rs 13,804 crore as of FY19-end. MTNL comes third with a loss of Rs 3,398…

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Is a Jacuzzi right for me: The how’s and why’s of hydrotherapy

Is a Jacuzzi right for me: The how’s and why’s of hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy has a remarkable range of physical and mental benefits, including boosting cardiovascular health, relaxing muscle tension, soothing arthritic joints, and improving sleep quality. (Photo: Courtesy Imagine Backyard Living) Throughout human history, most of the world’s civilizations have been built around water. In ancient Mesopotamia, healers were known as “water connoisseurs.” Greek myths referred to the “water of life” flowing through rivers and natural springs. Hippocrates theorized at length about the health benefits and consequences of…

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Dietary supplements are a waste of money for most seeking to avoid dementia, experts say

Dietary supplements are a waste of money for most seeking to avoid dementia, experts say

Sales of purported brain-health supplements such as fish oil and jellyfish are expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2023, but in a report released recently, an AARP panel of brain experts called them a huge waste of money for healthy seniors seeking to avoid or reverse dementia. “The market is so large they get by without rigorous documentation of the efficacy of their products,” says neurologist Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease…

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TMC designates six MPs for speaking to media

TMC designates six MPs for speaking to media

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) issued a statement here on Monday listing five of its Lok Sabha MPs and Derek O’Brien, the party’s Rajya Sabha member and national spokesperson, as the designated persons to speak to the media, saying news channels had been speaking to people calling them “TMC supporters or sympathisers”. Besides O’Brien, the Mamata Banerjee-led party has approved the names of Sudip Bandyopadhyay (TMC Parliamentary Party Leader in the Lok Sabha), MPs Saugata Roy,…

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Karnataka: All is not well for HD Kumaraswamy as he battles declining popularity

Karnataka: All is not well for HD Kumaraswamy as he battles declining popularity

The worse is yet to be over for the HD Kumaraswamy (HDK)-led Karnataka government that performed poorly in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The coalition has decided to continue under HDK in an informal cabinet meeting on May 24. With the rumours of a few MLAs defecting the JD(S)-Congress combine for BJP doing rounds, the tension is palpable in both camps. The friction between long-time rivals Congress and JD(S) is not helping the cause either. In…

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Satta bazaar also roots for a Modi comeback

Satta bazaar also roots for a Modi comeback

Saffron remains the safest bet. With less than a week to go for counting day, the odds are pretty well stacked up against the Congress in major betting centres across the nation. In Mumbai, the satta bazaar (betting market) gives 238-241 seats to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a punt ditto in Delhi in the 17th Lok Sabha. The betting market predicts 78-81 seats for the Congress in India’s financial capital while 79-81 seats in…

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

Benchmark indices fell for the ninth consecutive session for the first time in eight years. Nifty broke 11,150 level while Senses ended below its 100-DMA. At close, Sensex was down 372.17 points at 37,090.82, while Nifty was down 130.70 points at 11,148.20. About 639 shares advanced, 1,826 shares declined, and 157 shares were unchanged. Eicher Motors, Zee Entertainment, Sun Pharma, Indiabulls Housing and Yes Bank were among major losers on the Nifty, while Titan Company,…

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