SHOBHA JOHN

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Rediff.com10 Apr 2024

'Any dietary approach is incomplete without physical exercise.' 'Application of calorie restriction/intermittent fasting alone would lead to a decrease in muscle mass, and possibly bone mass too.'

'New Covid surge is a seasonal wave but spreads faster'

'New Covid surge is a seasonal wave but spreads faster'

Rediff.com18 Mar 2024

'Seek medical help if after five days of the first symptom the fever has not subsided.'

'Post Office Bill Certain To Be Misused'

'Post Office Bill Certain To Be Misused'

Rediff.com19 Dec 2023

'It does two things that even our erstwhile colonial masters did not deem fit for their subjects: The Bill does away with any checks or balances on the exercise of interception and surveillance powers, including any penalty whatsoever for unauthorised interception, opening, scrutiny, or destruction of postal materials.'

Will This DGCA Plan Reduce Pilot Fatigue?

Will This DGCA Plan Reduce Pilot Fatigue?

Rediff.com6 Nov 2023

Increasing cases of aviators in India complaining of fatigue and in some cases leading to death have spurred the DGCA to bring in draft rules to reduce stress.

'I will be killed any time soon'

'I will be killed any time soon'

Rediff.com18 Oct 2023

'There is no place in Gaza that has not been bombed and where people have not been killed.'

'Modi can help break Gaza siege'

'Modi can help break Gaza siege'

Rediff.com16 Oct 2023

'India is respected by both Israel and Palestine.' 'India can push the international community for the peace process.'

Pilots Fume as DGCA Moves to Ban Perfumes

Pilots Fume as DGCA Moves to Ban Perfumes

Rediff.com6 Oct 2023

DGCA's move seeks to ban perfumes for pilots as they have alcohol and can affect the results of breathanalyser tests. But the FAA and EASA have different standards, says senior journalist Shobha John.