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Gurumustuk Singh on the Sikhi way of life

Gurumustuk Singh on the Sikhi way of life

With his turban and beard, Gurumustuk Singh Khalsa is not your quintessential Punjabi Sikh. He was born in America to parents who converted to Sikhism before he was born. The founder and CEO of SikhNet.com, one of the biggest online portals for Sikhs around the world, Gurumustuk shows how comfortable he is in his beliefs

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Children worldwide not physically active: Report

Toronto: Children around the world are leading sedentary lifestyles and not maintaining a healthy growth and development, says a global report. The report by the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance (AHKGA) — an Australia-based non-profit organisation — showed that modern lifestyles including an increase in screen time, growing urbanisation of communities and the rise in automation

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How Twitter contributes to ‘social jet lag’

New York: People’s social media usage, which largely mirrors daily work schedules and school calendars, is causing a huge amount of “social jet lag” and disrupting their biological clocks, reveals a study that analysed patterns of activity on the social media platform Twitter. Social jet lag — a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body’s

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How to make your home festive ready

New Delhi: Every corner of the house defines a part of your personality through the designs, colours and artifacts in that space and therefore keeping it clean and healthy is a matter of concern. Festivals are the time when the intensity of cleaning needs to gain momentum so do it smartly. Abhay Kumar, Chief Scientific Officer

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Include 2.5 hours of physical activity per week

New York: Engaging in at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including walking, running, swimming and aerobics, may delay cognitive decline and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a new study. The results support that physical activity of at least 150 minutes per week can have benefits on cognition and dementia progression. It was seen even

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How Internet can help those who self-injure

Toronto: Positive messaging through social media could be a powerful tool to help people overcome non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), a new study has found. The study, published in the journal Digital Health, suggested that those who engage in NSSI, the Internet can provide a less threatening and more anonymous information and support network, especially if individuals are

Decoded: How to reverse signs of ageing

New York: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found the way to reverse the action of wrinkled skin and hair loss which are considered as the hallmarks of ageing, in a mouse model. The findings showed that, when a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced, the mouse develops wrinkled skin and extensive, visible hair

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Long work hours may hike women’s diabetes risk by 70%

Toronto: Women who work for 45 hours or more a week may be associated with nearly 70 per cent increased risk of diabetes as compared to men or women who worked for 30 to 40 hours a week, a study has found. Longer-working men however did not face this risk. While it is an observational study,

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Lucian freud’s nude painting sold for $30 mn

London: A late masterpiece by British painter Lucian Freud “Portrait on a White Cover” was sold for around Rs 205 crore (almost $30 million) in the Contemporary Evening Sale by art auctioneer Sotheby’s London on Tuesday. The painting is reclining nude of Sophie Lawrence, who worked for Tate publishing and was spotted by Freud whilst preparing

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