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Infamously called the "silent killer", hypertension or high blood-pressure may go unnoticed for years, but could be the root-cause of major health issues and diseases such as heart-ailments, kidney disease, stroke, and blood vessel damage.

It is inevitable to keep high blood-pressure in check to lead a healthy life.

Here, we enlist 5 food items that will help you control your high blood pressure.

On Friday, police arrested Dheeraj Digambar Pathe, BJP councillor of Wani Municipal Council, Yavatmal district, Maharashtra, for allegedly raping a woman for past three years. Surprisingly, he tried to extort money from the victim too.

The victim, in her complaint, said Pathe wanted to marry her and when she declined, he harassed her.

Notably, Pathe is a rape accused in another case as well.

The Punjab government has apparently found a new way to battle the drug epidemic in the state: putting up 'drugs-free' signboards outside villages.

Khemkaran MLA Sukhpal Singh Bhullar explained it was a way to motivate other villages.

However, the definition of 'drugs-free' has garnered criticism: villages can earn the tag even if they have addicts undergoing treatment.

And this is only the tip of the iceberg.