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Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing 'Ockhi' damage

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry is constituting an inter ministerial central committee for the spot assessment of damage and admissibility of claims of the states hit by Cyclone Ockhi, an official said on Thursday. The committee will visit the spot and submit a detailed report to the Ministry within certain period about the loss of property caused by Ockhi that hit Tamil...

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US helicopter's window falls on Japanese school

Tokyo, Dec 13 (IANS) A window of an US military helicopter fell on the grounds of an elementary school in Okinawa in Japan on Wednesday, injuring a student and sparking a backlash from officials. Authorities said they were notified by the US forces in Okinawa that a window had fallen from a CH-53E transport helicopter. An object was found on the grounds of the Futenma Second Elementary S...

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Girl, 5, moves NGT against noise pollution from Delhi metro

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A five-year-old petitioner approached the NGT on Tuesday complaining of noise pollution from Delhi Metro's operations. The petition of Samriddhi Goswami, concerning the situation in north Delhi's Rohini area, prompted the green court to direct the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to strictly adhere to the environment norms by complying with the prescribed limi...

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Yoga for a healthy respiratory system

Smog, the choking threat which has landed the national capital in a pollution emergency, has been the cause of many respiratory problems in children and adults. When your daily commute feels like living on the edge, what are your other outdoor activities supposed to feel like? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is dangerous to breathe when there is too much smog. ...

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UN rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

United Nations, Dec 9 (IANS) The United States found itself isolated at a special United Nations Security Council meeting in its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that set off alarms about the risk of escalating conflict in the Middle East. Eight of the 15 members of the UN Security Council, the organization the looks out for peace and security around the world, h...

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World denounces US shift on Jerusalem

Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital triggered global flak, including from some of America's closest allies, amid fears it could strengthen extremists and destroy the region's faltering peace process. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Trump's decision on Wednesday had made for a historic day and was an important st...

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Social media unhealthy for mental health: Daisy

Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Daisy Ridley, who quit Instagram this year, says social media is bad for mental health. The more I read about teenage anxiety, the more I think it's highly unhealthy for people's mental health, Ridley told Radio Times magazine, reports theguardian.com. It's such a weird thing for young people to look at distorted images of things, she added. <...

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UN chief opposes US decision to relocate Embassy in Jerusalem

United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that he is against any unilateral measures that would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palestinians. From day one as Secretary-General of the United Nations, I have consistently spoken out against any unilateral measures that would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palest...

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Marijuana may not aid patients fighting opioid addiction

New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Frequent marijuana use may not help manage pain, depression and anxiety among patients in treatment for opioid addiction, finds a study. Patients in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction believe that using marijuana helps them with their pain and mood symptoms. However, the findings showed that using cannabis could be making it harder for...

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If not now then when? Living the Great Indian Dream

There's talk that the country has lost track and is headed in a direction not envisaged by those who fought for our independence from colonial rule. Those growing up today are faced with the unnerving challenge to thrive against all future obstacles -- increasing population, decreasing jobs and unmatched inflation -- that, they are told, awaits them. Yet we are doing fine. In fact, we ar...

19 days ago
Spending 'me time' may reduce depression, anxiety

New York, Nov 24 (IANS) People who spend some time only with themselves may easily reduce their stress level and lower the risk of depression and anxiety by being creative, said researchers. Some solitude is not bad for healing psychological health, but can rather improve the functioning the brain by fostering creativity, said researchers, reported the Daily Mail. Creativity red...

19 days ago
Japanese politician brings baby to assembly

Tokyo, Nov 24 (IANS) A Japanese politician created a stir by bringing her baby to a municipal council session. Yuka Ogata, 42, said she wanted to show how difficult it was for women to juggle careers and raise children. Kumamoto municipal assembly officials said the woman had violated assembly rules as visitors and observers are forbidden from the floor. Wednesday's inci...

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Jamshedpur coach Coppell faces former club Kerala Blasters

Kochi, Nov 23 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC head coach Steve Coppell will face his former club Kerala Blasters FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash here on Friday. The Englishman took the Blasters to the final last season and is part of the Yellow Army folklore. I'm very happy to be in Kochi and see some of my old players, to see the fans and the stadium. It brings back a lot of happy...

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Cancer due to past sins? Assam minister blames media

Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) After his comment linking cancer to sins of past life triggered outrage, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said his views on divine justice were quoted out of context and hit out at the media. While the minister justified his statements by quoting the teachings of Bhagvad Gita on Karmic action, he apologized to those who he said may have been h...

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Responsibility of IFFI to screen 'S Durga': Anand Gandhi

Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Calling Malayalam film S Durga one of the best Indian films of the year, IFFI Steering Committee member Anand Gandhi on Thursday said that it was the responsibility of the festival authorities to screen the controversial film. Even though some films cause anxiety, discomfort and challenge privileges, they hold a window to the future and must be acknowledged, Gandhi,...

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'Kadvi Hawa': Bitter truth well told

Film: Kadvi Hawa; Director: Nila Madhab Panda; Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Tillotama Shome, Bhupesh Singh, Ekta Sawant; Rating: ***1/2 Based on true stories, Kadvi Hawa is the bitter pill that reminds you about the dark winds of change. Global warming and climate change are real and are caused by human activity. Despite not showing any such activity that is destroying the...

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Psychoactive drug use may up death risk in Alzheimer's patients

London, Nov 21 (IANS) Benzodiazepine -- a class of psychoactive drugs -- used as first-line treatment of anxiety, agitation and insomnia among persons with Alzheimer's disease, may increase their risk of death by 40 per cent, warns a study. Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. The study, led by researchers from the Univer...

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One-fifth of cancer survivors suffer from PTSD: Study

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Nearly one-fifth of patients with cancer experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), finds a study highlighting the need for early identification, careful monitoring and treatment of PTSD in cancer survivors. Although PTSD is primarily known to develop in individuals following a traumatic event such as a serious accident or natural disaster, it can also ...

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Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety

New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain's areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations....

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These modified postures are safe, beneficial for expecting moms

This Prematurity Day, lets bring everyone's attention to how crucial the issue of premature birth is. Its been a leading cause of death in children below the age of five. Babies born too early are more prone to have long-term health issues. One out of seven babies are said to be born pre-term. The main reason for premature labour could be hypertension, hormonal imbalance, maternal health...

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