NATION & BEYOND

SC grants four weeks parole to Sahara group chief

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted a four week parole to incarcerated Sahara Group chief Subroto Roy to attend the last rites...

Pixtory

Opinion

India’s quiet tide of childhood obesity

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Madurai: When 12-year-old Madhu (not his real name) was diagnosed as obese — he weighed 98 kg when his ideal weight was 55 kg...

Transgender wisdom from a bear with a sore head

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By Nury Vittachi A woman was sacked for having short hair and wearing trousers to work. “They said I was gay,” she complained...

Featured

‘Young adults spending over three hours a day on smartphones’

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Toronto: Millennials -- those born in the two decades after 1980s -- are hooked to their smartphones or phablet screens for over three hours...

Facial expression may improve learning, gaming

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London: A computer algorithm that can recognise human expressions may become a boon for the gaming industry, a team of international researchers has found. Hyung-Il...

Health

Cherry juice may help reduce high BP

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London: Drinking cherry juice can significantly reduce high blood pressure, particularly in males with early hypertension, to a level comparable to that achieved by...

Sex once a week best for your relationship

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Toronto: Countering a common perception that more sex can improve relationships, a study has found that couples are at their happiest when they hop...