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Drinking too much tea? How it can affect your health

It’s a cold winter day and you are savouring your favourite beverage (tea), relishing every sip. You finish it before you realise and then feel the urge to have another cup. And before you know it, you are downing cups of tea, like there’s no tomorrow. And while there are several benefits of drinking tea, overdoing it may cause you ...

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Smartphone ‘addiction’: Young people ‘panicky’ when denied mobiles

Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, suggests research by psychiatrists. The study, from King’s College London, says such addictive behaviour means that people become “panicky” or “upset” if they are denied constant access. The youngsters also cannot control the amount of time they spend on the phone.The study ...

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Patriotism is the theme of Christmas at the White House

Melania Trump is celebrating American patriotism at the White House this Christmas, incorporating red and blue into the traditional holiday green, adding a timeline of American design, innovation and architecture and studding a Christmas tree with her family’s annual ornament, the American flag. The traditional gingerbread White House shares its stage with American landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and ...

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Inadequate sleep concerns most Chinese parents: survey

A survey by China Youth Daily found that 82.4 percent of Chinese parents worry their children are getting insufficient sleep. “The sleeping habits of primary and middle school students are getting worse, and the proportion of those lacking sleep is rising,” Sun Hongyan, director of the childhood research institute at the China Youth and Children Research Center, was quoted as ...

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Want to give a boost to your energy levels?

The changing seasons, a sedentary lifestyle, stress and workload are all contributors to this prevailing energy crisis. And that extra cup of coffee can only give you momentary relief. So what should you do to perk yourself up and give your energy levels a huge boost? Here are some interesting things that you can try:  Listen to music   Turn ...

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Five tips to stay fit this wedding season

Weddings are synonymous with joy, big and loud gatherings and lots of delicious food — which also means taking some time off our diet and consuming loads of calories. So while you are savouring the delicacies, it’s advisable to keep a check on what you are eating, reports The Indian Express. WalkingA full course meal during festivals includes everything from ...

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Slovakia may force women to get pre-abortion ultrasound

Lawmakers in Slovakia are scheduled to debate a proposed law Friday that would compel women seeking an abortion to first have an ultrasound and listen to the heartbeat of the embryo or fetus, a move many groups have decried as a backward step for women’s rights. The bill was submitted by three members of the conservative Slovak National Party, who ...

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Exhibition showcasing obscure artists at Gallery 27

Obscure Artists of Bangladesh, a new platform of young, emerging artists kicked off a three-day national art exhibition Thursday at Gallery 27 in Dhanmondi – the name of the gallery derives from its location on the old Road no.27 (now no.16). Inaugurated by world-renowned Bangladeshi calligrapher Mahbub Murshid as the chief guest, the exhibition features an exciting collection of artworks ...

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Traditional associations of bridal jewellery

Wedding season is right here! Dressing up and looking best on the D-Day is a top priority for any bride, and jewellery plays an important role, reports The Statesman. Traditional or vintage jewellery is in trend this season and some of the designs are expected to capture the hearts of brides-to-be.In fact, every piece of jewellery a bride wears symbolizes ...

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Aging process gets faster in winter

What can possibly happen in winters that can make a person age faster? Here are some reasons why it is possible that the aging process gets accelerated in winters:Less moisture Biting-cold weather and dryness are synonymous with the winter season. For the skin to look youthful and healthy, sufficient moisture is required, reports The Indian Express. Skipping sunscreen A common ...

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