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Maisie Williams will be Sophie Turner's bridesmaid 23.1.2018 General News
Actor Maisie Williams says she will be a bridesmaid in her "Game of Thrones" co-star and good friend Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' wedding. In an interview with Radio Times, Williams was asked if she was trying to secure a bridesmaid position in Turner and the DNCE singer's future wedding. "Oh, already got it. Yeah, it's very, very exciting. It's kind of bizarre though," she said. The 20-year-old, who plays Arya Stark, sister to Turner's Sansa Stark, on the hit HBO show, revealed that Turner has not started the planning process for the wedding. "We're waiting 'til this season's done until we get into it. But I think she's already letting her little heart wander and imagine," Williams said. Turner and Jonas announced their engagement on Instagram in October 2017.
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Kingpin of antique smuggling racket arrested 22.1.2018 General News
The kingpin of an inter-state antique smuggling gang that recently stole an 11th century idol from a temple in Balasore district of Odisha was arrested in Uttar Pradesh today. The 2.5 feet-long granite idol of 'Bajra Vairahi', weighing 70 kg, went missing from the temple in Nilagiri police station area of the district in December, SDPO Sudam Charan Sahu said. A joint team of Odisha and Uttar Pradesh police officers nabbed Suresh Yadav (50) from Dwarikapuri area in Bijnor district of the northern state. "During our investigation, we found out that Yadav is the mastermind of the gang. His number was traced to Uttar Pradesh. With help from the UP officers, we arrested him," Sahu said. The idol, however, has not been recovered as yet, he rued. "Yadav has confessed to have stolen the idol along with another gang member, who is still at large," he said, adding that police are on the lookout for his accomplices.
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Additional commissioner visits Manovikas Vishesh Vidyalaya 22.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Ujjain Additional commissioner Ashok Bhargava visited the Monovikas Vishesh Vidyalaya on Saturday.Deputy-director of... more »
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Depressive symptoms can cut survival rate in cancer patients 22.1.2018 General News
Even mild depressive symptoms can reduce the chances of survical in patients with head and neck cancer, a study has warned. The findings, published in the journal Cancer, indicate that patients should be screened and treated for depressive symptoms at the time of diagnosis. In addition, studies should examine parallel biological pathways linking depression to cancer survival. Many patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer experience symptoms of depression, which can make it difficult for them to manage treatment side effects, quit smoking, or maintain adequate nutrition or sleep habits. Researchers led by Elizabeth Cash of the University of Louisville in the US, wanted to find if depressive symptoms might also affect patients' health outcomes. They studied 134 patients with head and neck cancers who reported depressive symptoms during the planning of their treatment. When researchers examined the patients' clinical data over the following two years, they found that ...
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Depression may shorten head, neck cancer patients' lives 22.1.2018 General News
Sadness and anticipatory grief are normal reactions to the various crises faced during cancer and now, a recent study has found that even mild depressive symptoms were associated with poorer overall survival.The research found that the patients should be screened and treated for depressive symptoms at the time of diagnosis.The team, led by Elizabeth Cash of the University of Louisville School of Medicine, was interested to see if depressive symptoms might also affect patients' health outcomes.The researchers studied 134 patients with head and neck cancers who reported depressive symptoms during the planning of their treatment.When the scientists examined the patients' clinical data over the following two years, they found that patients with greater depressive symptoms had shorter survival, higher rates of chemoradiation interruption, and poorer treatment response.Cash said, "We observed that head and neck cancer patients who reported more depressive symptoms at their initial ...
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His Patients Said Floating In This Tank Was Healing, So He Tried It 22.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In mental health care, it's not uncommon for patients to pursue complementary therapies to manage mental illness.
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Bawana fire: Devastated kin look for bodies, answers 22.1.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
It's 10:30 am. Rubeena is sitting outside BR Ambedkar Hospital's mortuary in Rohini. The 17-year-old girl is with her father. She screams to meet her mother, who died in Saturday's warehouse fire. "My wife Madina, 55, left behind two mentally challenged children — Rubeena and Feroz. She singlehandedly took take care of both. I don't know what I will do without her now," says Nasruddin, 65, as he bangs his head against a chair. Nasruddin and Rubeena were among hundreds of angry and grief-stricken people gathered at the hospital to identify or collect the bodies of their loved ones. However, there was no word from authorities on when the bodies will be handed over. Also at the hospital was Phoolmati, a resident of Metro Vihar JJ Colony, who lost her 18-year-old daughter in the tragedy. "Pata nahi kaise tadpi hogi meri beti. Mujhe awaaz bhi lagayi hogi usne. Mai nahi aa payi usko bachane. Ab mai use kabhi nahi dekh paungi," she wails. Phoolmati's daughter Rita was the youngest among the deceased. It was her ...
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Anti-suicide measures should be implemented swiftly and strictly 21.1.2018 Hindustan Times - opinion
One big drawback in India’s fight against suicides is the inadequate mental health infrastructure in the country. The country has only 0.301 psychiatrists for every 100,000 people suffering from mental illnesses.
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Sophie Turner studied about mental health for 'Dark Phoenix' 21.1.2018 General News
Actor Sophie Turner has said that she read a lot on mental health issues to prepare for her role in "X-Men: Dark Phoenix". The "Game of Thrones" star, who will reprise her role of Jean Grey in the film, believes the movie is also a "personal story" apart from being an "amazing superhero story", reported Femalefirst. "Once I got the script through, I realised that not only were we telling this amazing superhero story, but we were also telling a very personal story as well. One which required research into mental health issues because that is a big part of what drives the story," Turner said. "I mainly drew inspiration from multiple personality disorder and schizophrenia, as it really is about duality, this movie. Darkness and light - that's all within her. This sense of her being a completely other persona and struggling with that," she added.
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A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Make a new connection – with life! 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - columns
No matter how hopeless things seem right now, you still always have the wisdom to understand that the cause of your loneliness needn’t be permanent. Why feel lonely, when the world has such magic to offer!
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Phelps reveals contemplating suicide 20.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Sports
Swimming great Michael Phelps revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life which drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics. Speaking at a mental health conference in Chicago, the 23-time Olympic gold medal winner talked openly about his long battle with crippling depression and is encouraging others to get help like he did. "After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression," the 32-year-old Phelps said. Phelps said he reached rock bottom following the 2012 Olympics in London where he won four gold medals and two silver. For four days he remained in his room without food or sleep. "I didnt want to be in the sport anymore," he said. "I didnt want to be alive." When he hit a low point in his depression, Phelps said: "You do contemplate suicide." Over the past two years Phelps has opened up about his struggles. Once again, Phelps said his depression and anxiety problems have been a staple of his life for the past 17 ...
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Birthday wish granted: Special youth made police station in-charge for 2 hours in... 20.1.2018 Hindustan Times - lucknow
The Lucknow police reached out to a 21-year-old mentally challenged youth with a humane gesture and made him in-charge of the PGI police station for two hours on his birthday.
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Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression 20.1.2018 General News
Swimming great Michael Phelps revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life which drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics. Speaking at a mental health conference in Chicago, the 23-time Olympic gold medal winner talked openly about his long battle with crippling depression and is encouraging others to get help like he did. "After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression," the 32-year-old Phelps said. Phelps said he reached rock bottom following the 2012 Olympics in London where he won four gold medals and two silver. For four days he remained in his room without food or sleep. "I didn't want to be in the sport anymore," he said. "I didn't want to be alive." When he hit a low point in his depression, Phelps said, "You do contemplate suicide." Over the past two years Phelps has opened up about his struggles. Once again, Phelps said his depression and anxiety problems have been a staple of .
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Mentally challenged boy made SHO in Lucknow 20.1.2018 General News
The Uttar Pradesh Police has garnered a lot of appreciation for making a mentally challenged person as the Station House Officer (SHO) for an hour in Lucknow.The police, under the community policing initiative, made the boy named Sahir Singh the SHO of Lucknow's PGI Police station.An elated Singh said that he always wanted to be a police inspector and the city police at the request of his parents fulfilled his wish."On the request of his parents, we made him the SHO for an hour. He was very happy with it," said SSP Deepak Kumar.
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Pregnant woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh 20.1.2018 General News
A 32-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly raped by some unidentified men here when she had gone to relieve herself in the field in Kachula village, police said today. The incident took place yesterday early at 5.00 am. The accused had allegedly tied her hands and feet and also stuffed a cloth in her mouth, Senior superintendent of police Chandraprakash said. The SSP said that when the woman did not return home after a long time, her family members started searching for her. Later, they found her from a nearby forest in an unconscious state, following which the family members informed the police and the woman was then admitted to a hospital, he said. The woman was sent to Bareilly for treatment and her medical examination will also be conducted, the SSP said. Her statement would be recorded today, he said, adding that the police have launched a search operation for the accused.
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Five killed in arson attack on Seoul motel 20.1.2018 General News
Five people were killed and four others were hospitalised today in an arson attack on a motel in downtown Seoul, police said. A 53-year-old man who said he started the blaze was arrested. Witnesses said a delivery man carried out the attack in a fit of anger after being denied a room at the two-story motel for allegedly being drunk. The man, identified only by his surname Yu, bought 10 litres (around two gallons) of petrol at a nearby service station, poured it on the ground floor and set it ablaze, they said. Neighbours used fire extinguishers in an attempt to tame the blaze but were unable to bring it under control.
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Altercation between crew of twobuses holds up traffic for one hour 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Traffic was held up for an hour on a two-km stretch from Saibaba Temple to Ganga Hospital on Coimbatore-Mettupalayam Road on Friday morning, following a quarrel between the crew of a TNSTC bus and a p...
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‘Emotions are learnt, not instinctive’ 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Neurobiologist says emotions not hardwired in brain circuits of humans
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Burnley agree deal to sign winger Lennon from Everton - reports 19.1.2018 Reuters: Sports News
(Reuters) - Burnley have agreed a deal to sign winger Aaron Lennon from Premier League rivals Everton, British media reported on Friday.
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One year of Trump: India yet to be affected by Trump-phobia 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - columns
It’s a year since Trump was inaugurated and became the latest occupant of the Oval Office. In that period, or what appears like an aeon, he has divided the world into those that are tormented by him and those that tolerate him
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