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Himachal may introduce drug abuse in school curriculum (19:50) IANS Photo Service
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the government is planning to introduce drug abuse in the school curriculum.

Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss (17:58)
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found.

Heart patients should take walk breaks every 20 minutes: Study (17:56)
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Heart patients should engage in light physical activities such as standing up or walking at casual pace for about seven minutes after every 20 minutes of sitting at a computer or watching television, suggests new research.

#MeToo: Artist Binoy Varghese named anonymously, painter denies (16:52) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Artist Binoy Varghese was named in an anonymous #MeToo post on Instagram on Saturday night. Varghese has denied knowing the woman.

Islamic, Indian medieval artefacts to be sold at Christie's London (14:14) IANS Photo Service
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Collectors and connoisseurs of Islamic and Indian art are in for a treat as medieval historical artefacts dating between the 9th and the 19th centuries will be on auction at Christie's London on Thursday.

Zayn Malik posts shirtless snap (13:42) IANS Photo Service
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Zayn Malik sent his Instagram fans into a tizzy with an intimate shirtless photograph of himself.

Short interrupted breaths in sleep apnea deadlier: Study (11:28)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) People with sleep apnea who have short interruptions in breathing while they sleep are at higher risk of death than those with longer interruptions, according to a new study.

#MeToo: Star India internal panel writes to anonymous accuser to come forward (21:16)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Internal Complaints Committee of Star India on Sexual Harassment (Star ICC) has written to the anonymous accuser -- who had alleged "sexual exploitation" of women employees -- asking her to reach out to the committee or its external member on allegations made by her in tweets.

Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life: Study (18:02)
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to better longevity, regardless of age, with no limit on the positive effects of aerobic fitness.

Father's nicotine exposure linked to child's poor cognition: Study (15:46)
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) While women have long been warned about the dangers of smoking during pregnancy, nicotine exposure in men could lead to cognitive deficits in their children and grandchildren, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found in their study on mice.

Cardi B wants to get rid of pregnancy line (14:32) IANS Photo Service
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B, who has been candid about how much her body has changed since giving birth to a daughter, has asked fans for suggestions on how to get the pregnancy line across her stomach to vanish.

Mother-daughter conflict ups suicide risk in abused teen girls: Study (13:12)
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Teenage girls who were maltreated during their childhood are more likely to entertain suicidal thoughts if the relationship with their mother is poor and the degree of conflict between the two is high.

Changing rhythm isn't that easy, reveals music app (11:42)
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have developed an app to understand why some rhythms are more difficult to perform than others.

Cycling, walking in nature may improve your mental health (11:30)
London, Oct 20 (IANS) People who commute -- walking or cycling -- through natural environments are more likely to develop better mental health than those who commute less, according to a new study.

How school support may help ADHD children (11:30)
London, Oct 20 (IANS) One-to-one support and a focus on self-regulation may improve academic outcomes of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

My family taught me about failure: Deepshikha Deshmukh (06:16) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Producer-entrepreneur Deepshikha Deshmukh has produced critically acclaimed movies like "Sarbjit" and "Madaari". She also owns skin nutrition brand, but the daughter of veteran film producer Vashu Bhagnani believes that failure is important in life as it helps people in growing as individuals.

New tool can track your alertness at work (18:36)
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) To track level of alertness during work, a team of researchers has developed a tool that tracks alertness by measuring pupil size, captured through a burst of photographs taken every time users unlock their smartphones.

Inflammatory bowel disease ups death risk: Study (18:28)
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease -- ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease -- are at an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, according to a new study.

Smoking marijuana may increase stroke risk (15:34)
Toronto, Oct 19 (IANS) If you are smoking marijuana then you are at an increased risk of developing cerebrovascular effects of cannabinoids or stroke, a new study has found.

Aerobic exercises may help reduce depression (15:30)
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Supervised aerobic exercises have large antidepressant treatment effects for patients with major depression, an analysis of randomised controlled clinical trials suggests.

Full Disclosure: Sex, threats and Donald Trump (Book Review) (12:04)
By Saket Suman
Book: Full Disclosure; Author: Stormy Daniels; Publisher: St. Martins Press/Pan Macmillan/Pages: 270; Price: Rs 699

Gigi Hadid loved her 'curvier' body (03:16) IANS Photo Service
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) Model Gigi Hadid has clapped back at critics at her weight loss, and says she is working to hey back her curves which she loved.

Exhibition-sale to raise funds for breast cancer treatment (18:30) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) To mark October as the breast cancer awareness month and raise funds for patients' treatments, a gallery here will exhibit and sell artwork-printed carpets, gallerist-doctor Tarana Khubchandani said.

There's no God: Stephen Hawking in his last book (18:24) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In "Brief Answers To The Big Questions", the last book published in renowned physicist Stephen Hawkings name, he has reached the conclusion that there is no God.

Photographic canvasses capturing nature on view from today (16:08) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Striking detail and vibrant hues at a Nature Morte gallery exhibition, that opened on Thursday here, transport the viewers to lakes, mountains and valleys, just as canvasses are rendered a mystic and photographic quality at the same time.

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