Childhood obesity may lead to hip disease

Childhood obesity may lead to hip disease

London, July 9 (IANS) Obesity may put children at increased risk of hip disease, a condition that can cause life-long morbidity, suggests new research.   Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disease of adolescence. The condition always requires surgery, can cause significant pain, and often leads to a hip replacement in […]

Women more upset at partner’s emotional infidelity on social media

Women more upset at partner’s emotional infidelity on social media

London, July 9 (IANS) Women tend to get more upset than men on discovering an emotional infidelity-related message about their partner on social media, says a study.   Men felt more distressed at their partners’ sexual rather than emotional infidelity on social media, the findings, led by researchers from the Cardiff Metropolitan University in Britain, […]

Kaziranga using drones to monitor flood-affected animals

Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) With over 50 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam submerged by flood waters, the park authorities have flown in drones to ensure security of animals in the park, particularly the famed one-horned rhinoceros.   Two drones have been engaged to enhance the vigil and monitor the movement of […]

Fresh violence, arson rock Darjeeling hills

Darjeeling, July 9 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of violence and arson rocked the northern West Bengal hills of Darjeeling on Sunday after a fresh flare-up in the region following a pro-Gorkhaland activist’s death allegedly in police firing.   The agitators on Sunday morning set on fire the Sub-divisional office in Kurseong, resulting in the building getting […]

Rajnath talks to Sikkim CM, assures safety of NH 10

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday spoke to Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling and assured him of all support to ensure the safety and security of National Highway 10 in the wake of agitations there last week.   “Spoke to Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling regarding the […]

Nitish back in Patna, his reaction to CBI raids on Lalu awaited

Patna, July 9 (IANS) After spending three days in Rajgir, away from the Bihar capital where the political climate has heated up following CBI raids on RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday returned to his official residence here, officials said.   “Nitish Kumar is back in Patna after […]

Nagaland political crisis deepens, CM sacks 4 ministers

Nagaland political crisis deepens, CM sacks 4 ministers

Kohima, July 9 (IANS) The crisis within Nagaland’s Naga People’s Front (NPF) government has further deepened with Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Sunday sacking four top ministers and 10 Parliamentary Secretaries following a demand for his removal.   Liezietsu recommended Governor P.B.Acharya to remove Home Minister Yanthungo Patton, Power Minister Kipili Sangtam, National Highway and […]

Sonakshi, Shatrughan Sinha support girl child education

Sonakshi, Shatrughan Sinha support girl child education

Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha along with her father and politician-veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha has shot a “beautiful” campaign that supports education for underprivileged girl child in India.   On Saturday, Sonakshi took to Twitter, where she shared a photograph holding her father and captioned it: “Shot something beautiful for Nanhi Kali…Go register […]

‘True Blood’ actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

‘True Blood’ actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

Los Angeles, July 9 (PTI) Nelsan Ellis, the actor best known for starring on HBO’s “True Blood” as Lafayette Reynolds, has passed away. He was 39.   Ellis’ manager Emily Gerson Saines confirmed the actor’s death to The Hollywood Reporter.   “Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure. He was a great talent, […]