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  • Mamata and her officials' action not in sync with sanctity of occasion : Dhankhar
  • Nagaland detects 18 new COVID-19 in last 24 hrs
  • Meghalaya has clear protocols to contain spread of COVID-19 : Sangma
  • Delhi records 1276 fresh COVID cases, recovery rate at 89 68 pc
  • After Dhoni, Suresh Raina too says goodbye to international cricket
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  • Provision of oximeters to patients is better way to prevent deaths in country: Kejriwal
  • Development oriented policy to guide the world: Om Birla
  • CII Telangana organises virtual musical concert on 74th Independence Day
  • BJP leader killed in Bengal
  • Nagaland CM launches e-commerce platform

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals launches 10,000 steps a day to keep heart healthy programme in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 3 (UNI) Apollo Gleneagles Hospital on Wednesday launched AskApollo app to create awareness among the common people, particularly the young and middle age people seeking their participation in the walkathon of 5 km from October 7.
"Any one can participate in the challenge of completing 10,000 steps per day," cardiac specialist Sushan Mukhopadhyay elaborated the
the health programme.
"The Apollo heart challenge is a healthy programme with unique personalised cardiac health management that helps to prevent the onset of heart disease and empowers individuals to better manage their heart condition," Dr Mukhopadhaya said.
''Apollo heart challenge is call to walk to good heart health with at least 10,000 steps per day per month.
''Starting with walkathon of 5 km on October 7 in north Kolkata ( Tala Park- 10,000 steps per day) it will run till November 5, 2018 and everyone who completes the challenge successfully will get 25 per cent discount on any number of healthy heart programe packages valid for one year. And for every 10 participants , who complete the challenge Apollo will provide free surgery for congenital heart problem for a child below the poverty line," vice-president Somnath Bhattacharya explained.
Average 25,000 of a million children in India below poverty line suffer congenial heart ailment across India, another cardiac specialist Suraj Pradhan said.
"A person who walks 10,000 steps a day will have bigger stroke volume, that is the amount of blood the hearth pumps per beat as compared with someone who walks just 1000 steps a day, meant a larger stroke volume is a sign of greater aerobic capacity," the medic claimed.
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Mamata and her officials' action not in sync with sanctity of occasion : Dhankhar

Mamata and her officials' action not in sync with sanctity of occasion : Dhankhar

15 Aug 2020 | 9:32 PM

Kolkata, Aug 15 (UNI) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar came down heavily on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her officials for skipping the programme at Raj Bhawan on Saturday, saying, "There is just no rationale for this unbecoming stance."
Taking to his twitter handle, Mr Dhankhar stated, " It would have been befitting if CM and officials
@MamataOfficial had participated. Their action not in sync with sanctity of occasion. "
" Absence of CM and officials @MamataOfficial on occasion of Independence Day celebration at Raj Bhawan has like many startled and stunned me," he asserted.

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Portraits of three major tribes of Meghalaya, Patel unveiled in Raj Bhavan

15 Aug 2020 | 9:31 PM

Shillong, Aug15 (UNI) Meghalaya Governor, Tathagata Roy and the First Lady of Meghalaya Anuradha Roy on Saturday unveiled cultural portraits depicting the dances of three major tribes of Meghalaya and the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day Celebration.

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Maha: Nagpur registers 733 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 fatalities

15 Aug 2020 | 9:26 PM

Nagpur, Aug 15 (UNI) With the detection of 733 fresh COVID-19 cases, the total number of cases in the district has surged to 13,478 on Saturday, a health official said here.

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Tata Steel celebrates India’s 74th Independence Day across its operating locations with zeal

15 Aug 2020 | 9:25 PM

Kolkata, Aug 15 (UNI) Tata Steel today celebrated the Independence Day with a lot of fervour across its offices, plants and mines.

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Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala, hoists flag at Gurugram

15 Aug 2020 | 9:23 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 15 (UNI) The 74th Independence Day was celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm throughout Haryana. During the celebrations Ministers and officers of the State Government unfurled the National Flag at functions held at various places in the State and conveyed the message of patriotism to the people of the state.

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