Porn viewing not harmful as other addictions

Half of the pleasant photos were erotic

New York: Watching porn is not an addiction like substance abuse and viewers do not elicit the same neurological responses as other addicts, a study has revealed. Half of the pleasant photos were erotic “The findings provide clear evidence that porn does not look like other addictions,” said sexual psycho-physiologist and lead researcher More...

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Several hospitals in the area previously refused to admit the patient
By Agencies On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

450 kg South African finally hospitalised after 10 rejections

Johannesburg: A South African man weighing 450 kg was admitted to the hospital for specialised treatment after being turned away by 10 clinics for his extreme obesity, a media report said on Thursday. Several hospitals More...

How much pain! How many innocent victims! Yet the world's powerful seems incapable of finding solutions
By Agencies On Monday, June 29th, 2015

World ignores ‘atrocious’ persecution of Christians: Pope

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday deplored the “atrocious, inhumane and inexplicable persecution” of Christians still taking place in many parts of the world and “often beneath the eyes and More...

Temple authorities say an estimated two lakh devotees have already arrived
By IANS On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Lakhs throng Kamakhya temple for Ambubachi fair

Guwahati: The annual ‘Ambubachi fair’ began at the historical Kamakhya temple here on Tuesday in the presence of lakhs of devotees who have thronged the temple to participate in the ritual. Temple authorities More...

It is priced at about one million yuan ($163,000)
By Agencies On Friday, June 19th, 2015

China manufactures first electric plane

Beijing: Chinese authorities have manufactured the world’s first electric plane, a media report said on Friday. It is priced at about one million yuan ($163,000) The “BX1E” has a 14.5-metre wingspan More...

The collegium system was introduced by the apex court by its verdict in second judges case in 1993
By IANS On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

SCAORA questions government stand on NJAC in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Advocate on Record Association (SCAORA) on Wednesday questioned in the apex court the central government’s claim that junking the collegium system for National Judicial Appointment More...

Half the people who self-medicate eventually visited a doctor for cure
By IANS On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Constipation has hit urban India’s quality of life

Kolkata: Bhaskor Banerjee had a tough time dealing with it in “Piku”, but in reality, chronic constipation has significantly affected urban India’s quality of life, a survey claimed on Wednesday. Half More...

He also encouraged the Aboriginal people to maintain traditional names
By IANS On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Dalai Lama meets aborigines in Australia

Canberra: The Dalai Lama, who is on a 10-day visit to Australia, said more needs to be done to protect local Aboriginal culture after meeting with traditional owners – as local residents of that area are known More...

Tripura government has drawn up a Rs 50-crore plan to renovate and decorate the palace
By IANS On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Tripura’s erstwhile royal family gets possession of Neermahal palace

Agartala: A Tripura court has asked the state government to return the 85-year-old Neermahal, eastern India’s lone lake palace, to its builder – the state’s ex-royal family, officials said here More...

The mother had contended that the man stayed with her barely for two months and did not even know the existence of the child
By IANS On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Judges’ appointment through NJAC will of the people, SC told

New Delhi: The central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it was the will of the people to have transparent, accountable and criteria-based appointment of judges through the National Judicial Appointment More...