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Monthly archives: December 2018

High cholesterol food causes liver cancer, says study

Turns out, a high cholesterol diet can trigger changes in the immune system that can lead to a serious form of fatty liver disease. Known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), it eventually progresses to cirrhosis or liver cancer, especially in those with obesity or Type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Keck School of Medicine found how a toxic combination of dietary fat and cholesterol impacts the behaviour of macrophages, a type of […]

 
 
 

Ajith clashes with Jagapathi Babu in "Viswasam’ trailer

The trailer of Ajith’s Viswasam, starring Nayanthara, is out and it is setting records on YouTube. Pongal will witness the clash of two titans of Tamil cinema – Rajinikanth and Ajith Kumar – at the box office. Ajith’s Viswasam and Rajinikanth’s Petta are hitting the screens on the same day. Viswasam directed by Siruthai Siva, marks the fourth collaboration of Ajith and the director. The film has Nayanthara in the […]

Cheating behaviour, human nature and decision-making

Questions concerning human nature provoke controversy across disciplines, particularly when it comes to explaining evil or ‘immoral’ behaviours. Endeavours to explain actions that are considered immoral strike at a fundamental philosophical issue: whether people are innately good and it is the world that corrupts them; or whether people are innately evil and their tainted proclivities are more or less inevitable. While it is now apparent that the extreme version of […]

Rs 2,021 Crore Spent On PM Modi's Foreign Travel Since 2014: Centre

More than Rs 2,021 crore were spent on chartered flights, maintenance of aircraft and hotline facilities during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visits to foreign countries since June 2014, according to the government. Replying to queries on the issue in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh also listed the countries visited by the Prime Minister between 2014 and 2018 that now figure among the top 10 […]

Top Tips for Building New Credit at Any Time

Top Tips for Building New Credit at Any Time Whether you are a student, entrepreneur or any other individual with an interest in building new credit, then you need some helpful insights. Considering the numerous things that can lead to a tpoor credit score, many people out there have already suffered a major blow. Bad credit mainly puts people at a disadvantage when they want to access loans either for […]

 
 
 

The Accidental Prime Minister’ trailer

Anupam Kher’s Manmohan Singh is portrayed as a hapless victim of Congress party politics and Sonia Gandhi’s imperious ways in the trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister. Kher has Manmohan Singh’s soft voice and modest manner down pat in the trailer, which was released on Thursday. The screenplay is by Vijay Gutte, Mayank Tewari, Karl Dunne and Aditya Sinha. Apart from Kher, the cast includes German actor Suzanne Bernert as […]

 
 
 

Sonam Kapoor’s " Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga" trailer

The first trailer for actors Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor’s Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is out. The father-daughter duo will be seen together for the first time in the film that also stars Rajkummar Rao and Juhi Chawla. The film is directed by Shaily Chopra Dhar. The film also stars Juhi Chawla in a pivotal role. It is all set to hit the theatres on February 1. […]

Code of the Yakuza – Behind Japan’s Infamous Centuries-Old Mafia Network

The Yakuza are Japan’s long-standing criminal network. They’ve been in existence for 400 years and have instilled fear and respect among the population. But are they more than a bunch of ruthless criminals? The truth has a habit of being more complex than first thought. They’ve blighted the country’s history, according to some. Others believe they are a foundation stone of modern society, for better or worse. The organization started […]

 
 
 

Jordan Peele’s "Us" trailer

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released the first trailer for Us, director Jordan Peele’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning horror film, Get Out. The film is said to be another horror/thriller with a socially relevant themes. The film was acclaimed for its social commentary and satirical themes. The film is due out in March, 2019. Please follow and like us: