People working in poor psychosocial environment at greater heart problem risk

New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that employees experience highly demanding requirements if they are in a poor psychosocially work environment and therefore, they are likelier to suffer from heart problems. The study showed that employees working in psychosocially poor work environment have little ability to control their work or not feel sufficiently appreciated for the contributions they make.According to the study, men who do not have heart problems but who experience poor psychosocial work conditions often have warning signs for coronary artery disease, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol values. Feb 5, 2015

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius met External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to discuss issues of mutual interest on Thursday. Fabius has been accompanied by a delegation of fellow dignitaries during his visit to India. Fabius is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, amidst indications that France is waiting for complete information on the Indo-US nuclear deal. Meanwhile, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal, who is also part of the delegation visiting India, shall participate in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. Feb 5, 2015

Home Secretary LC Goyal meets Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The newly-appointed Home Secretary LC Goyal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Goyal replaced Anil Goswami as the new Home Secretary following a controversy over the arrest of a former union minister in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam. Goswami was earlier on Wednesday was sacked from his post for allegedly interfering with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over the arrest of Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha scam. Goyal, a 1979-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, earlier held the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Rural Development. Feb 5, 2015

India, Bangladesh sign treaty to curb cross-border crime

Agartala, Feb 05 (ANI): India and Bangladesh officials signed an agreement on real-time information sharing to curb cross-border crime at the two-day district-level border conference in Tripura. A wide range of issues like smuggling, trans-border crime, insurgent movement, narcotics, human trafficking, and cattle lifting were discussed between officials of the countries. Similar conferences would also be held in Assam and Meghalaya in the coming days to sort out border issues. Feb 5, 2015

Delhi Polls: AAP, BJP, Congress go all out on last day of campaigning

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The BJP, AAP and Congress are going all out as the high octane campaigning for Delhi Polls are ending today. In a final push to woo voters on the last day the parties are holding several rallies and road shows. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Dera Sacha Sauda extends support to BJP ahead of Delhi polls

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The Dera Sacha Sauda sect, headed by controversial spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Thursday pledged its support to the BJP in the Delhi Assembly polls. Based in Sirsa in Haryana, the Dera is believed to have over 20 lakh followers in Delhi. As per reports, the Dera will organise door-to-door campaign in Delhi to gather support for the BJP. Delhi will go to polls on February 07 and results will be out on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Kejriwal has conceded defeat by saying EVMs are defective: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has already conceded defeat in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections by alleging that the EVM machines are defective. He added that Delhi is mini-India and its development will help in national and international prospect. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Anil Goswami's resignation shows Governments intention, says Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that he would not like to link Former Home Secretary Anil Goswami's resignation with anything else and that the incident shows the clear intentions of PM Modi-led BJP Government. He added that Anil Goswami was an efficient and good administrator. Former Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked last evening following a controversy over interference with CBI probe in Saradha chit fund scam. Feb 5, 2015

AAP arms volunteers with spy cameras ahead of polls

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi Marlena on Thursday said it was providing recording devices and spy cameras to its volunteers to help them curb the practice of liquor and money distribution during the assembly polls. Meanwhile, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal expressed hope that his party would perform well in the crucial Delhi Assembly polls. The assembly polls in Delhi will be held on Saturday is seen as a direct fight between the BJP and AAP. The results would be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Ishrat Jahan Case: PP Pandey granted bail by CBI Special Court

Ahmedabad, Feb 05 (ANI): Former IPS Officer PP Pandey has been granted bail by a Special Court of CBI in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. His lawyer said that it the Court has granted bail to Pandey with some conditions. Pandey's son Vivek Pandey said that it was a great relief for the family which had been awaiting such a decision. Feb 5, 2015