We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj   As Colombo was rocked by multiple explosions, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that India was keeping a close watch on the situation. “Colombo – I am in constant touch with Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. We are keeping a close watch on the situation. @IndiainSL,” Swaraj tweeted. Six blasts hit three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, injuring nearly 300 people, Sri Lankan…

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News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

1/9 A Buddhist nun walks in line with novice nuns to receive food from people during the Songkran Festival at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters) 2/9 President Ram Nath Kovind (right), Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu (left), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) and other dignitaries arrive to pay tribute to Babasaheb BR Ambedkar on the occasion of his 128th birth anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: PTI) 3/9…

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What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

According to a recent study, a special diet prepared for the mind can help reduce the risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. The study was conducted on 1,220 people aged 60 and above, over the course of 12 years. This diet is known as The MIND (Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) Diet that helps in preventing dementia. What is the MIND Diet? Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet or the MIND…

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When a news photographer becomes the news in India

When a news photographer becomes the news in India

P. Ravikumar, a freelance photographer on assignment, performs CPR on a child who collapsed in a makeshift pool of coloured water while taking part in Holi celebrations in Chennai. (Photo: Reuters) It all happened in a flash. Barely 10 minutes after reaching a public gathering that was held in a large tent to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi, I was performing CPR on a boy who had suddenly collapsed in a makeshift pool of…

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Hydrotherapy Improves Balance, Mobility in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Reports

Hydrotherapy Improves Balance, Mobility in Parkinson’s Patients, Study Reports

Hydrotherapy may provide significant balance and mobility benefits in patients with Parkinson’s disease compared to medication and land-based exercises, according to a review study. The research, “The Effects of Hydrotherapy on Balance, Functional Mobility, Motor Status, and Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,” was published in the journal PM&R. Impairments such as muscle rigidity and tremor affect the balance and mobility of people with Parkinson’s. Combined with fear of falling, it promotes a…

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5-Year-Old Autistic Boy Drowns In School’s Hydrotherapy Pool In Kolkata

5-Year-Old Autistic Boy Drowns In School’s Hydrotherapy Pool In Kolkata

Police is investigating the death at the Asha school in Kolkata KOLKATA:  A five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the Eastern Command Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) in Kolkata, a Defence official said. The boy, who suffered from autism, reportedly died after drowning in the pool. Describing the incident as “tragic”, the official said “We are looking into the matter to ascertain how it happened.”…

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Skin in the game: do we need to take down nudes – or look at them harder?

 Venus Rising from the Sea, circa 1520, by Titian, which will feature in The Renaissance Nude. Photograph: John McKenzie/National Galleries of Scotland Things look different after #MeToo. And not just after #MeToo, but after several years of a surging fourth wave of feminism. There has been fury against patriarchy – with the term itself, after decades of dormancy, surging back into use to explain everything from the rise of Donald Trump to sexual violence in…

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Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, BEL, Allahabad Bank, Tata Steel, Kaveri Seed

Here are the stocks that are in news today: Results Today: Tilaknagar Industries, CHPL Industries and Sang Froid Labs ING Mauritius Investments to further sell stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank Bank of Baroda to invest Rs 4,638 crore in equity of bank by way of preferential allotment SIS Australia Group Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Security & Intelligence Serviceshas signed definitive agreements to acquire initially 51% shareholding in Platform 4 Group Gabriel India‘s Chief Financial Officer Rajendran Arunachalam…

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