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Heavy alcohol consumption might disrupt brain growth

Heavy alcohol consumption might disrupt brain growth

December 13, 2016

Excessive intake of alcohol during the adolescence can prove disruptive for the development of brain, according to a recent study. Despite mixed efforts in India, the country still witnesses more than 15 deaths everyday due to alcohol abuse.

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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Movie review: Pink

Movie review: Pink

September 20, 2016

While the Indian film space is gradually getting used to a diverse set of subjects, sometimes uneasy social commentaries like Pink come as a much-needed guidebook underlining issues such as prejudices against women and their degree of freedom in the patriarchal Indian society.

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Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

June 7, 2016

In India, following the moon sighting reports from different parts, the Imam of Jama Masjid mosque, in Old Delhi, Ahmed Bukhari announced, Tuesday June 7, 2016, the first day of Ramzan, as Ramadan is called in India. In this month, of prayers and supplication, Indian Muslims, as ...

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Bountiful monsoon showers in the country

Bountiful monsoon showers in the country

June 4, 2016

India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts well-distributed rains crosswise India, which will help to lift up the Indian agrarian economy. Upholding to the rain forecasts made by private weather forecasters, India’s official weather forecasting agency, the India Meteorologi...

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Happy monsoon

Happy monsoon

April 14, 2016

After two consecutive years of swampy rainfall in India, monsoon 2016 is predicted to be good as the country will likely receive 106 pc rainfall. Amidst drought and serious drinking water problems in many regions of India, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this...

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Diabetes epidemic

Diabetes epidemic

April 10, 2016

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes alone is the reason of around 1.5 million deaths in a year around the world. It is one of the most widespread lifestyle diseases in India, as well The World Health Day was celebrated on April 7 across the globe and the Wo...

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