We’ve to ensure there’s no abuse of power in Bollywood: Saif Ali Khan

By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, Oct 17 : The irony in Bollywood is loud and clear. While films with women in strong and powerful portrayals are gaining success at the box office, a slew of women in the industry are coming up with accounts of facing sexual harassment in the industry. Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says […]

Nutrition more important than exercise for bone strength

New York, Oct 17 : Looking at mineral supplementation and exercise in mice, researchers have found that nutrition has a greater impact on bone mass and strength than exercise. In the study, even after the exercise training stopped, the mice retained bone strength gains as long as they ate a mineral-supplemented diet, Xinhua reported. “The […]

Canada legalises sale, use of cannabis

Ottawa, Oct 17 : Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public safety, the BBC reported. Shops in the province of Newfoundland, the most easterly time […]

Anna Burns wins 50th Man Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

London, Oct 17 : Anna Burns from Northern Ireland has won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for her third novel “Milkman”. She won the much coveted 50,000 pound award for her timely, troubles-set novel about a young woman being sexually harassed by a powerful man. Burns, 56, became the first Northern Irish winner of the […]

Canada legalises sale, use of cannabis

Ottawa, Oct 17 : Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law and public safety, the BBC reported. Shops in the province of Newfoundland, the most easterly time […]

UN launches workplace mental health strategy

United Nations, Oct 17 : The UN has launched a strategy to deal with workplace mental health issues and ways to maintain well-being of its staff by dealing with the stigma attached to it. UN staff struggling with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or other circumstances have reported feeling isolated and ashamed, with no-one to […]