An egg a day may keep heart diseases away

Beijing, May 22 : If you thought eating eggs is bad for your heart due to their high cholesterol content, think again. A large study has now shown that people who consume an egg every day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases. “The present study finds that there is an association between moderate […]

Are humans influencing cancer in wild animals?

New York, May 22 : Besides indulging in cancer causing behaviour like smoking, poor diet and low hygiene, human beings are also changing the environment in such a way that it can lead to the deadly disease in many species of wild animals, researchers have warned. “Cancer has been found in all species where scientists […]

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years in jail

Beijing, May 22 : A Tibetan education activist was on Tuesday sentenced to five years in prison by a Chinese court for inciting separatism, Amnesty International (AI) said, calling the sentence “unjust” and urging his immediate release. The main evidence against Tashi Wangchuk, who was sentenced by a court in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in […]

Twitter to customise Twemojis for Android

San Francisco, May 22 : On the issue of missing emoji characters on Twitter, the micro-blogging platform has rolled out updated versions of its Twemoji designs for its Android users. This update appears to target users using the Twitter app on Android 4.4 KitKat to Android 7.1 Nougat, tech website Emojipedia reported late on Monday. […]

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib questioned in graft probe

Kuala Lumpur, May 22 : Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was questioned by anti-graft officials on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the state investment company 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund corruption scandal. Najib was called in to explain how a $10.6 million deposit was made to his personal bank account from SRC […]

Poor sleep makes parents lenient towards kids

New York, May 22 : Mothers who have trouble sleeping may engage in more permissive parenting, that is parenting marked by lenient or liberal discipline, says a study. This type of lenient parenting, especially during the adolescent years, may increase the risk of problematic or risky behaviour among children including affiliation with deviant peers, engaging […]