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Case filed against Roopa Ganguly for rape remark

A First Information Report or FIR has been filed against BJP lawmaker Roopa Ganguly for her controversial remarks about the safety of women in West Bengal that had sparked outrage and an equally contentious comeback from the state’s ruling party.   Attacking the Mamata Banerjee government on the law and order situation in the state, Ms Ganguly on Friday said, ...

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Poor sleep may point to onset of Alzheimer’s disease: study

Poor, disrupted sleep may indicate the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in people who are otherwise healthy, a study warns. Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US found that people who reported worse sleep quality, more sleep problems and daytime sleepiness had more biological markers for Alzheimer’s disease in their spinal fluid than people who did not have sleep ...

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NHS ranked ‘number one’ health system

The NHS has been ranked the number one health system in a comparison of 11 countries. The UK health service was praised for its safety, affordability and efficiency, but fared less well on outcomes such as preventing early death and cancer survival. The research by the Commonwealth Fund, a US think tank, looked at countries across the world, including the ...

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Childhood obesity may lead to hip disease, suggests research

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 adolescence or early adulthood.   “Ultimately this study helps us ...

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£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

A new academy to train radiologists and imaging professionals is to be created in Wales with £3.4m of Welsh Government funding. The new National Imaging Academy for Wales will be based in Pencoed, Bridgend, and is due to be up and running by mid-2018. Health Secretary Vaughan Gething will announce the plan on Friday. He said the academy would “play ...

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What happens in Vegas: Nevada puts pot on the menu for fun-seekers

Nevada, the only state where both gambling and prostitution are legal, is adding recreational marijuana to its list of sanctioned indulgences for adults, with sales kicking off at more than dozen shops beginning on Saturday. As result of a legalisation measure approved by Nevada voters in November, the state will join four other US states and the District of Columbia ...

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Take care of frizzy hair in simple steps

Humidity is a major contributing factor during the monsoon season and that can lead to frizzy hair for most. Arm yourself with a serum and hair masque to keep frizziness at bay, say experts. Hairstylists Laksh Singh and Aasif Ahmed have rolled out simple steps: To ensure hair is frizz-free and manageable, avoid straightening your hair often. Wash your hair ...

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Pick fragrances according to personality

Have a hyper personality? Go for woody notes. The introvert ones can pick out fragrances like Fijian water and cherry blossom, say experts. Shikhee Agrawal, head trainer at The Body Shop, has listed a guide to help you out: The hyper: For the person who loves meeting new people and a big social gathering makes you feel energised and charged up, ...

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Cure dark circles in quick way

Dark circles around the eyes are increasingly becoming a common phenomenon with many struggling to get rid of them by applying many home remedies like potato slices or cucumber. But do you know that cold milk and mixture of almond oil can also have quick and effective way in lightening up those areas? Soma Sarkar, Dermatologist and Director, Skin Inn ...

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Sunamganj District Ganadabi Parishad UK organised Eid re-union

Sunamganj District Ganadabi Parishad UK recently organised an Eid re-union and commemoration meeting remembering those who died in the tragic incident in Grenfell Tower in a restaurant in East London. Chairperson M Solaman Ali Peer presided over the meeting and General Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed conducted it. Other guests who addressed the audience included Chief Advisor Alhaj Noor Boksh, Advisor ...

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