Gulping Food Can Make You Obese

Junk food and busy lifestyles are the main culprits behind obesity epidemic. Food should be eaten slowly but people don’t have time to sit down and have food properly.

‘Heroes’ Is Not A Patriotic Movie, Says Samir Karnik

‘Heroes’ Is Not A Patriotic Movie, Says Samir KarnikAfter ‘Kyun Ho Gaya Na’ And ‘Nanhe Jaisalmer’, ace Bollywood director Samir Karnik is back to set box office afire with his latest his latest multi-starrer ‘Heroes.’

Salman Khan, who has played different roles in his flicks, would now be doing something, which he hasn’t done previously.

In Heroes, Sallu will be seen playing the role of a Sardarji for the first time.

Crime Branch issues notice to father, Nun to speak out today

The Crime Branch of Orissa Govt. has issued a notice to the Arch-Bishop Raffel Chinnath in connection with the controversial Nun rape case in Kandhamal. The notice was served, according to the provision 160 of Indian Penal Code. As father Chinnath has moved to the Supreme Court seeking CBI probe into the matter, The CB thinks that he might know the whereabouts of the Nun. State police has failed to trace the nun for last two months.

Rejecting the plea of father, The Apex court of the country had advised the Nun to cooperate in CB probe. 

Meanwhile the State Govt. expressed its willingness to conduct test identification (TI) parade at any place on the choice of the Nun.

CDC panel suggests pneumonia vaccine for smokers

A federal health panel has suggested pneumonia vaccine for smokers due to high risk of the disease for them. The recommendations of the panel are likely to be accepted by the CDC.

The vaccination program would include smokers in the age group of 19 to 64.

Statistical data indicates that smokers are about four times more prone to pneumococcal disease than nonsmokers.

According to CDC spokesman Curtis Allen, nearly one-fifth of U.S. adults smoke cigarettes. Allen said.

Black women twice more likely to die of breast cancer than whites

According to medical experts black women die of breast cancer more often than white women. But the numbers in Chicago, are especially alarming.  According to the recent statistics by The Chicago Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force, African American women in Chicago are more than twice likely to die of breast cancer than the whites.

The breast cancer death rate of African – American women is 116 percent higher than whites, according to data released Wednesday by the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force.

PM flies to China

The Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has wound up his Two day long Japan visit. 

Before flying to China he desribed his visit to the island nation as "very productive and fruitful".

This was his second visit to Japan in less than two years. "This in itself reflects the great importance that India attaches to its relationship with Japan," Dr. Singh said 

PM is scheduled to meet his Pakistani counterpart in Beijing.

In the concluding hours of his visit PM met with his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso on Wednesday.