Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, Feb 05, 2006
Google



New Delhi
News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment | Obituary |

New Delhi Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Briefly

Central Government staff to go on strike

NEW DELHI: Joint Council

of Action for Central Government Employees convener J.P. Chaubey

said on Saturday that unions of Central Government employees and workers in the Railways, Defence civilian establishments, Income Tax and Central Secretariat would go on an indefinite general strike beginning March 1 demanding settlement of their demands.

In a release, Mr. Chaubey

said the unions would serve notice for strike on

February 7 to their respective administrations.

Workshop on tele-conferencing

NEW DELHI: Indira Gandhi National Open University Vice-Chancellor H. P. Dikshit on Saturday said a large number of organisations

have started availing of the tele-conferencing facilities at the Electronic Media Production Centre of the university.

Inaugurating a two-day roundtable workshop on ``

ICT- Enabled Distance Education" organised jointly by UNESCO and IGNOU, Prof. Dikshit said that

Maruti Udyog, National Council of Educational Research and Training and University Grants Commission are availing

of the tele-conferencing facilities.

NCC festival

NEW DELHI: A three-day All-India National Cadet Corps festival titled "Cadet-2006" ended here on Saturday.

At the mega festival

organised by the NCC unit

of Kirori Mal College, cadet competitions, debate, athletics, quiz photography, poster making, essay

writing and cultural

contests were held.

On the sidelines, seminars

on ``Indian Air Force" and

``Role of Youth in Disaster Management" were

also organised.

Punjab Academy

NEW DELHI: To mark its silver jubilee, the Punjab Academy has organised a three-day function at Mavlankar Auditorium here beginning February 7.

Awards for 2004-2005 will be conferred on distinguished writers and journalists at the function. Each awardee will be given a cash prize, shawl, citation and memento of the Academy. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be the chief guest, while Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely will preside.

New treatment for heart patients

NEW DELHI: Heart Care Foundation of India president Dr. K. K. Aggarwal said on Saturday that melatonin treatment could have a protective effect on the heart for patients suffering from low blood pressure.

Quoting from a study published in the American Journal of Hypertension, Dr. Aggarwal said that melatonin, a pill that regulates sleep, decreases night-time blood pressure.

The drug has no effect on day-time blood pressure or on heart rate.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



New Delhi

News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Home |

Copyright 2006, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu