Opinion  /  Published 27.11.19

Turn off your phone for Thanksgiving

This week, Americans will endure flight delays, traffic jams and other logistical miseries to spend time with family and friends. And when the holiday weekend is ending, many will lament that they don...
By David Leonhardt / New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 03.12.19

Research on disgust could help smokers quit

Taryn Grieder has a personal interest in understanding why people continue to smoke despite the initial revulsion and countless health risks.“In my family we have six people and five of us – every...
By Jovana Drinjakovic in Toronto

Health  /  Published 23.10.18

A real incentive to quit smoking

Smoking kills reads the subtitle whenever a hero or heroine lights up on screen. Cigarette packets too carry dire warnings with explicit pictures. Yet, in the last 20 years, India has gained 35 millio...
By Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

High time wildlife conservation got its due

Sir — It is heartening that the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to specify the boundary of the Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary within six months. The t...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.02.19

Teacher workshop to tackle vapes addiction among students

Adolescents fall prey to addiction easier than adults and counselling at the right time is necessary. Lions Club International has decided to organise a teachers’ training workshop between March 9 a...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Technology  /  Published 28.04.19

Apple Cracks Down on Apps That Fight iPhone Addiction

They all tell a similar story: They ran apps that helped people limit the time they and their children spent on iPhones. Then Apple created its own screen-time tracker. And then Apple made staying in ...
By New York Times News Service in San Francisco

Entertainment  /  Published 14.12.18

Ben is back is very much Julia Roberts's film

When the title character shows up early in Ben Is Back — just before Christmas, at his family’s big house in a suburban town north of New York City — the mood tilts from domestic drama toward do...
By A.O. Scott/The New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 27.10.18

Break The chain of addiction

The urge to escape, the longing to transcend themselves, if only for a few minutes, is and always has been one of the principal appetites for the soul.— Aldous Huxley...
By Sangbarta Chattopadhyay & Namita Bhuta in

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.19

How screen time hurts children and society

Digitization might be an inevitable — and, in many ways, a welcome — aspect of technological and social progress around the world, but must it take hold of human lives from their very onset? The W...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 21.01.20

Feds allow opioid fund use to stem drug surge

Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation's drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people strugglin...
By AP in Washington


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