Tailored Delhi double murder: Why fashion designer was killed by her own staff

All the three accused have been presented in court. (Photo: Kasif The ‘master tailor’ had started stitching his terrifying plot about 10 days ago. He claimed to be upset over not getting payments on time, that too piecemeal, from the high-flying fashion designer for whom he was working. Rahul Anwar, the tailor, and two of his accomplices struck at the Vasant Kunj Enclave home of 53-year-old fashion designer Mala Lakhani around 10 in the night on Wednesday. Later the police would find no sign of forced entry as Lakhani knew…

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E-cigarettes are as dangerous as smoking. It can double the risk of heart attack

A new study has found that smoking an e-cigarette on a regular basis could double the risk of a heart attack. According to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people, led by researchers at UC San Francisco, the dual use of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes appears to be more dangerous than using either product alone. The study also found that the risks compound, so that daily use of both e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes raises the heart attack risk five-fold in comparison to the people who don’t use…

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Daily Aspirin May Double Skin Cancer Risk In Men

Men taking aspirin every day may have double the risk of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, compared to those who are not exposed to daily to the common pain reliever, says a large study involving almost 200,000 patients. Melanoma is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. It typically occur in the skin, but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines or eye. The researchers suggested that among the numerous possibilities, one reason men may be more vulnerable could be related to males…

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Classic Art Deco Home on a Double Lot in Miami Beach

LISTING OF THE DAY
 Location: Miami Beach, Florida Price: $4.95 million This fully remodeled and modernized Art Deco house is in a fairly quiet and private area of Miami Beach. “They’ve taken an older house to the next level,” said listing agent Nelson Gonzalez. “It’s in perfect condition, with a great layout—two bedrooms up, two bedrooms down,” he said. “It has a very large kitchen that opens to a family room.” The gated house was built in 1934 and has been recently renovated, Mr. Gonzalez said. High hedges provide lots of privacy.…

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Cabinet nod likely to double gratuity cap to Rs 20 lakh

New Delhi, Mar 14 () The Union Cabinet is likely to consider tomorrow a draft amendment bill which seeks to double the ceiling of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh under the Payment of Gratuity Act. Besides, the bill seeks to enable the central government to change the ceiling for tax free gratuity after factoring in rise in income levels by an executive order bypassing Parliament route to amend the law. “The bill to amend the Payment of Gratuity Act is likely to be considered and approved by the Union…

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The Case Against Butter and Meat: They Can Double Your Risk of Diabetes

It seems unfair that most food items that we cherish so dearly are not really the best for our health. Take butter for instance, or even meat. The flavour of a steak done in butter or even a hot toast slathered with a generous spread of the fat makes it taste so good. But then again, health experts would always advise you against indulging in too much of it. While the debate seem to continue on whether saturated fats – such as butter – is good or bad for health,…

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​Taste this: Your salt intake is double and dangerous

Many know they have to worry about salt, particularly if they have hypertension and abnormal amounts of lipids and fats in the blood. Scientists, however, have found that even patients with these diseases take more than two times the quantity recommended for a normal person. The National Institute of Nutrition’s dietary guidelines for Indians say salt intake higher than 8 gm/day is considered a risk factor for hypertension. Yet, a multi-centric study done on 500 patients in five metros showed that the mean total daily salt consumption was 10.9gm, with…

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How to Get Rid of a Double Chin: 5 Easy Exercises

While we’re told that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, most of us look for some sort of reinforcement when we look at the mirror and having a double chin may rob your confidence. The good news is that you don’t have to undergo painful surgeries or expensive treatments to get rid of it. You can work on it the natural way. You may have not known but there are some simple exercises that you can do at home to combat a double chin. But first, why do…

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India Has 3.7 Million With Alzheimer’s, Will Double By 2030: Experts

A total of 3.7 million people in India are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, and related disorders, and the figure is likely to double by 2030, according to health experts on Tuesday. People over the age of 60 are becoming victim of Alzheimer’s, with women constituting 70 per cent of the total burden of the disorder. “Memory loss that accompanies aging doesn’t necessarily occur because you’re getting older, but because you’re not exercising your brain enough during your senior years. That’s why staying active by…

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Dengue cases double, posh localities hit hard

All major cities in Gujarat see similar rise in one week. The sting of the dengue carrier mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is getting sharper and deadlier, and more of its victims are dwellers of posh neighbourhoods than those living in slums.General physicians and intensive care specialists have now warned that if dengue “fever with chill” is not reported in the first two days, then the complications arise often causing renal and even liver failure. The most prevalent viral strain of dengue is DenV-3, which is already rising in worrying proportions in…

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