Monthly archives: February 2019

Fruits and veggies can boost your mental health

While it is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetable is good for physical health, a new research says that the benefits include mental health as well. The new study, conducted by Neel Ocean and Peter Howley from the University of Leeds, shows that an increase in the consumption of fruit and vegetable can be linked to an increase in self-reported mental well-being, and life satisfaction in data […]


Milan Talkies trailer

The first trailer of Milan Talkies is out. It has all the elements of a small-town story— an average guy who is crazy about films, and the girl of his dreams who has local goons for relatives. The trailer also showcases glimpses of caste divide and local politics, as expected from a Tigmanshu Dhulia film. Dhulia has earlier made Bullet Raja, Haasil and Paan Singh Tomar. Milan Talkies is directed […]

Government Of BC Is Spending Over $900 Million To Protect Clean Air, Land And Water In The Province

The government will use this money to create a more environmentally conscious province. Earlier today on February 19, BC’s provincial government announced its Budget 2019 plan. The budget addressed an array of topics, including removing interest on student loans, benefits for youth, affordable living, and reducing taxes for business. One of the most notable contributions in the budget by the government is the investment of over $900 million to be […]

California, 15 other states file lawsuit against Trump's emergency wall declaration

A lawsuit against US President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border was filed by California along with 15 other states on Monday. According to a statement released by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday, the suit alleges the Trump administration’s action violates the Constitution. “President Trump treats the rule of law with utter contempt,” Becerra said. “He knows there is no border crisis, […]

An Insect From The Ice Age Was Found Alive In This Canadian City

This ancient bug was found in Port Alberni and it’s species has been around for 26,500 years! A newly discovered insect that is believed to have been around since the last ice age has recently appeared in BC. How fitting that we find this ice age bug now seeing as we are experiencing this frigid cold front! This cave dwelling, cold-loving bug was found living on Vancouver Island and according […]

Mental garbage: Sift carefully, choose well

The mind is an accumulation. It is society’s garbage bin. Anybody who passes by, stuffs something into your head. Let’s say you don’t like this person; can you stop taking things from him? You receive much more from people whom you don’t like than from people whom you like, isn’t it? You have no choice about what enters — everything that you’re exposed to in the world will enter you. […]

Here’s how the brain evolved

Don’t we all, at some point or the other, wonder where does our ‘humanness’ come from? Humans are genetically similar to chimpanzees and bonobos, yet there exist cognitive and behavioural differences between the two. A new research, conducted by researchers from the Salk Institute have developed a strategy to more easily study the early development of human neurons comp The study, which appeared in eLife on February 7, 2019, offers […]

Suriya's ‘NGK’ teaser

Actor Suriya is Nandha Gopalan Kumaran in Selvaraghavan’s upcoming Tamil film NGK. The film’s teaser was released on Thursday. Suriya’s last film was Vignesh Shivan’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam (2018). NGK has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja, and has been produced by Dream Warrior Pictures and Reliance Entertainment. The film’s release date is yet to be announced. The cast includes Sai Pallavi and Rakul Preet Singh. Bankrolled by SR Prakashbabu and […]

India wants to make medical tourism a $9 billion industry by 2020

New Delhi (CNN) There are many reasons people go to India: the culture, the food, the weather. But in recent years, another factor drawing visitors is health care. India’s medical tourism industry could grow by 200% by 2020, hitting $9 billion, according to Ministry of Tourism figures. As it tries to expand the industry, the country is trying to make it easier for people to come for medical reasons. It’s […]

Awantipora terror attack: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute to CRPF martyrs

The ghastly suicide terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir killed at least 44 jawans, and several others injured. The terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack on the CRPF troopers. The terror attack has been condemned and several eminent personalities have expressed their anger and disgust on social media. The entire nation is standing in solidarity with the families of the martyrs […]