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US government shuts down after Senate rejects spending bill 20.1.2018 General News
The US government officially shutdown today for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running, marking a chaotic end to Donald Trump's first year as president. The shutdown began at 12:01 am (local time) after a few Republicans joined Democrats in blocking the crucial measure would have provided short-term funding for the Pentagon and other federal agencies. Trump blamed the Democrats for the shutdown which comes exactly a year after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. "Dems want a shutdown in order to help diminish the great success of the tax cuts, and what they are doing for our booming economy," he said. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the bill to fund the government until February 16 did not receive the required 60 votes. The Senate voted 50-48 to block the stopgap funding measure. The short-term spending bill was passed by the House on Thursday. This is part
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Just let it out! 19.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Our fast-paced lives are full of challenges and growth. We are mentally charged all the time till we are completely spent. Like any other organ, our brain too is subject to fatigue and exposure to the normal wear and tear. Apart from the pleasure we feel because of the continuous growth of our mental faculty, there is only so much we can do because after a while, our mind, body and soul starts receding, thus, detracting from the original path of strength. This state of being is the beginning of depression, which occurs when we dont care for our physical and mental well-being. Medically, depression is a precursor to severe health conditions like heart diseases and even cancer. A quick look at the facts shared by the World Health Organisation are a reflection of how serious depression is. WHOs findings imply that depression is likely to trigger more deaths than cancer or heart disease. It is high time we realise what depression is, and learn to deal with it. Depression does not mean an individual is crazy; ...
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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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Age 10-24 is the new adolescence period: Lancet 19.1.2018 General News
Gradual changes in biological growth and social role transitions -- coupled with delayed marriage and parenthood -- have pushed back the period of adolescence between ages 10-24 rather than the previously known 10-19 years, a Lancet study said on Friday.
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Woman beaten, sexually harassed in UP 19.1.2018 General News
A 23-year-old woman was sexually harassed and beaten up by a man after she opposed his sexual advances at Rampuri locality in the district, the police said today. The family of the victim was also attacked by the accused, identified as Deepak Kumar, they said. According to the complaint lodged by woman's father, the accused yesterday sexually harassed his daughter in their house and attacked the family after they objected to it. Police said a case has been registered against the accused Deepak, who is absconding.
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Britain's appointment of a minister for loneliness is an idea worth emulating 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - editorials
As the world has become more connected, it has also created islands out of human beings; who have become used to a life of technologically-mediated connectedness that is not quite the sort of interpersonal connection that has defined humanity heretofore. This is as much a health concern as a sociological one
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Delhi government opposes criminalisation of marital rape in HC, says it is 'already an offence' 19.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape, saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.
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Can exposure to natural environments promote positive body image? 19.1.2018 General News
Exposure to natural environments and photographs of nature promotes positive body image, researchers suggest.The research involved five separate studies carried out by academics from Anglia Ruskin University, Perdana University in Malaysia, and University College London.In three studies, using different designs and measures, university students in Cambridge and London were shown photographs of both natural and built environments, with results showing that exposure to images of natural, but not built, environments resulted in improved body image.A fourth study involved members of the public walking in both natural and built environments in and around Hampstead Heath in London, while the final study involved participants who were recruited as they were entering the park at Primrose Hill in London. Both of these studies indicated that spending time in a natural environment resulted in significantly higher body appreciation.Previous research has shown that the natural environment has a ...
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Let them eat Japanese soufflé cheesecake 19.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Let them eat Japanese soufflé cheesecake
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AAP opposes criminalisation of marital rape 18.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
he AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.
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NCW expresses dissatisfaction over Hry DGP's report on rape 18.1.2018 General News
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has expressed dissatisfaction over the report from the Haryana DGP on the recent rape incidents in the state and asked the police to take more steps to ensure safety and security of women. The commission also asked the Haryana Police to be more sensitive towards women when they go to police stations to lodge their complaints. Haryana recently witnessed several cases of sexual assault, including the alleged rape and murder of two minor Dalit girls in which a 15-year-old girl's half-naked body was found om Saturday from near a canal in Jind district. "During the last five to six days, seven cases have taken place. I had written a letter to the DGP regarding the Jind incident. When I wrote the letter, till then there were three incidents. "I had sought a report within 48 hours from him, which he sent afterwards. But, I was not satisfied with the report as it mentioned details of mostly the IPC (Indian Penal Code) sections, under ...
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Here's How You Can Get A Better Night's Sleep 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Having a healthy night's sleep is of utmost importance to maintain proper functioning of the body.
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Jind rape-murder: Kin of accused demand compensation 18.1.2018 General News
The family of the deceased accused in the rape and murder case of a minor girl in Jind demanded compensation and a government job for one of the members of the family.Speaking to ANI, Jhansa village head Puneet Mal said the family also demanded CBI inquiry into the death of the 19-year old youth."The family has demanded a medical exam to be conducted of the children rounded up by the police on suspicion, as they allege that they were tortured by the police. The family has also demanded compensation as well as a job for them or their families," he said.The body of the 19-year-old youth who was named in the FIR as the alleged abductor in the savage rape and murder case of a 15-year-old Dalit girl from a village in Kurukshetra district was found on Wednesday, following which postmortem was conducted.On a related note, the 15-year-old girl was brutally assaulted, her private parts mutilated and some of the vital organs ruptured.The half-naked body of the minor, who was missing since last .
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Will perform 'jauhar' if Padmaavat releases: Jauhar Kshatriya Manch 18.1.2018 General News
Women from the Jauhar Kshatriya Manch here have threatened to perform "jauhar" or mass self-immolation on January 24 upon the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmaavat'.Equating Bhansali to Sultan Alauddin Khilji, a member of this committee said this was their "last resort" to protect their heritage and dignity of Rani Padmini."We have been protesting against the release of this film ever since we came to know of it. However, the government did not pay heed to our demands and decided to favour Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Hence, we have decided that some women will perform Jauhar on January 24. We are not afraid of death," the head of the committee told ANI.Meanwhile, another member of the committee argued that banning the film was not an unreasonable demand, and cited the example of Kamal Haasan's flick Vishwaroopam."If Kamal Haasan's film can be banned, why not Padmaavat? It is not just about changing the name; the facts have been tampered with. We have very high ...
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Studying what triggers different human emotions 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
It was Charles Darwin who first suggested in the 19th century that animals, even insects, had an emotional life just like humans did. The idea was a radical one, but today we know that primitive versi...
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HP govt transfers a dozen police officials including SPs,ADGPs 17.1.2018 General News
The Himachal Pradesh government today transferred a dozen police officials, including superintendents of police of five districts and two officials of the rank of additional director general of police. ADGP (state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau), S B Negi, has been shifted as ADGP (Home guards), while Atul Verma would be the new ADGP (SV and ACB) in his place, a government notification said. Anurag Garg, on repatriation from central has been posted as inspector general (law and order), while Ashok Tewari has been posted as IG (CID) against the post of ADGP, it said. Former Shimla SP Soumya has been posted as principal of Police Training College, Droh (Kangra), SP Kinnaur Gurdev Chand Sharma has been posted as SP, Mandi in place of Ashok Kumar, who goes as SP, Bilaspur, while Rani Bindu, commandant, Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Bassi who goes as the new SP of Chamba, would be replaced by Anjum Aara, SP, Bilaspur. Rahul Nath, SP, Baddi has been posted as ...
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Trump's health excellent, has no cognitive issues: WH doctor 17.1.2018 General News
Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive test and is in "excellent" health, the White House physician said after the 71-year-old US president underwent his first medical check-up amidst speculation about his mental abilities. "I have no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions," Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson told reporters at an extraordinary press conference at the White House yesterday after Trump's first physical examination as US president. The medical examination took place amid questions about his mental fitness for office, spurred by the publication of a damaging book that suggested Trump's own aides worry about his stability. "All clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy, and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency... the president's overall health is excellent," said Jackson. Jackson said the three-hour examination of Trump conducted by military doctors at Walter Reed ...
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Trump in 'excellent health', scores 30/30 in cognitive assessment 17.1.2018 Rediff: News
Based on the blood profile and other health parameters, Jackson said he has recommended diet and exercise plan for the president for weight loss.
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Doctor says Trump's health excellent, has no cognitive issues 17.1.2018 General News
Donald Trump is in "excellent" health and has passed the cognitive test with flying colours, the White House physician said after the US president underwent his annual medical check-up to quell questions about his mental abilities. It was Trump's first physical examination as president amid speculation about his mental fitness for office, spurred by the publication of a damaging book that suggested Trump's own aides worry about his stability. Later, Trump, 71, attempted to clarify matters by tweeting he was a "very stable genius". "All clinical data indicates that the president is currently very healthy, and that he will remain so for the duration of his presidency... the president's overall health is excellent," said Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson, who shared the results of Trump's health report. Jackson held an extraordinary news conference at the White House that lasted for about an hour. He said the three-hour examination of Trump conducted by military doctors on ...
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White House doctor gives Trump clean bill of health 17.1.2018 HBL: Home
Trump, 71, is 6’3, weighs 108 pounds and has normal cardiac health, Navy Rear Adm Dr. Ronny Jackson said.
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