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Unreleased satellite images of Balakot JeM camp shows latest evidence of IAF airstrike with holes on rooftops …

Unreleased high-resolution satellite image of Balakot Jaish-e-Mohammed camp, accessed by NDTV, seems to substantiates Indian claim that the Indian Air Force's laser guided bombs did hit the target; The news website, claims that so far the clearest …

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Fast Food Has Become All The More Unhealthy Over The Past 3 Decades; Here’s How

Despite the addition of healthy foods such as salads and sprouts to the menu, fast food is less healthy today than it was 30 years ago,

The study, led by Boston University, demonstrates that the calories, portion sizes, and sodium content overall have worsened (increased) over time and remain high.
“Given the popularity of fast food, our study highlights one of the changes in our food environment that is likely part of the reason for the increase in obesity and related chronic conditions over the past several decades, which are now among the main causes of death,” said lead investigator Megan A. McCrory, from the varsity.
“Our study offers some insights on how fast food may be helping to fuel the continuing problem of obesity and related chronic conditions,” McCrory added.They found that the total number of starters, desserts and side dishes increased by 226 per cent, or 22.
9 items per year.Calories in all three categories increased significantly, with the largest increases in desserts (62 kcals per decade), followed by starters (30 kcals per decade).These increases were mainly due to the increase in portion size, which was statistically significant in entrees (13 grams per decade) and desserts (24 grams per decade) categories.Sodium also increased significantly in all menu categories, while iron levels increased significantly in desserts.
Changes in calcium and iron levels, particularly in desserts, is a positive development since these nutrients are important for good bone mass and preventing anaemia.There are, however, better sources (foods) that do not come with high calories and sodium, the researchers said.
“We need to find better ways to help people consume fewer calories and sodium at fast food restaurants. The requirement that chain restaurants display calories on their menus is a start,” McCrory said.
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Delhi hotel fire kills at least 17, spurs safety concerns

INDIA: A fire swept through a hotel in New Delhi early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, authorities in the Indian capital said, raising fresh questions about safety standards in poorly regulated budget hotels.
AFP Frequent raids by civic authorities to enforce building codes, fire safety measures and evacuation procedures have failed to curb violations in a rapidly expanding city of more than 18 million people.
“Seventeen people are no more, they died because of suffocation, not fire,” said deputy fire chief Virendra Singh, adding that 35 people had been rescued.Most of the victims were sleeping when the fire broke out, believed to have been caused by a short circuit, media said.Fire at Mumbai hospital kills six, injures over 100.The dead included a woman and a child who had tried to escape by jumping from a fifth-floor window of the 65-room hotel in the shopping district of Karol Bagh, some of which had been booked by a wedding party.Television showed pictures of flames leaping from the top floor.
Those staying in the hotel included a group of tourists from Myanmar, broadcaster NDTV said, adding that authorities were trying to ascertain their whereabouts.Fire erupts at factory, warehouse on first two days of Eid Authorities appeared to have been negligent in enforcing building laws in the surrounding area, Delhi’s urban development minister Satyendar Jain said.
“There is a clear case of negligence here,” he added.Even though the law limits construction only to four floors, the hotel had a fifth floor, like some other nearby structures, Jain said, adding that a kitchen and dining area on its top floor constituted another violation.
Jain said hotel guests tried to flee through the hotel’s narrow corridors, paneled in wood. Some were unable to break through the windows of their rooms.

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