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Too many bathroom trips at night costs countries lot of money: Study | health

In addition to affecting sleep, well being and productivity of a person, according to a recent study, taking a few too many bathroom trips at night can also negatively impact the GDP of a country. According to the researchers at the not-for-profit research organisation RAND Europe, waking up more than ...

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Everyone’s cup of tea: Here is how our neighbouring countries serve this beverage

Tea is a common drink, especially in South Asian countries and here’s how it is served in these countries. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock Images) There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea on a cold, windy day. For most people, especially in Asia, where tea is said to have found its roots, ...

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DIAF 2018: Artists from 20 countries to come together at this cultural festival in Delhi | art and culture

DIAF 2018: Artists from 20 countries to come together at this cultural festival in Delhi | art and culture

Dancers from South Korea, a drum opera from China and a rhythmic ensemble along with artist Akram Khan from India will all come together at the historic Purana Qila, this Saturday. This is just the beginning of the 10-day cultural extravaganza, Delhi International Arts Festival, in the Capital. The 12th ...

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India, 15 other African countries account for 80% of world’s malaria cases: WHO

The report added that India and Indonesia were on track to achieve a 20–40 per cent reduction in cases of Malaria incidence by 2020. (Source: Pixabay) India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80 per cent of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to ...

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WHO says 98 per cent under-5 children from countries like India exposed to toxic air

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: October 29, 2018 7:34:21 pm Air pollution is one of the leading threats to child health, accounting for almost 1 in 10 deaths in children under five years of age. (Source: File Photo) About 98 per cent of children under the age of ...

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Looking for a quick getaway? Plan a trip to these on-arrival visa countries

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 21, 2018 10:47:16 am Travel visa-free to all these beautiful countries. (Source: Pixabay) Travel is not just about sightseeing and enjoying good food but also gives a few days of peace and an opportunity to ditch the mundanity of life. While ...

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5 countries where Indian rupee is stronger and travel is cheaper | travel

5 countries where Indian rupee is stronger and travel is cheaper | travel

Travel may often seem an expensive proposition, right from the booking of tickets and hotels to a negative currency conversion rate that makes you feel guilty to even buy a bottle of water. But it need not be so. There are several places around the world where the Indian rupee ...

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Bollywood movies are popular in Soviet countries: Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton | art and culture

Bollywood movies are popular in Soviet countries: Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton | art and culture

Jet-lagged yet enthusiastic, the Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton still remembers how two decades back her grandmother watched the Hema Malini-starrer Seeta Aur Geeta (1972), for the songs and dances in the film. In India — where the movie was made — the Western classical instrumentalist talks about how her genre ...

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Lack of proper sleep may cost countries billions of dollars | health

Inadequate sleep, a health problem affecting at least one in three adults worldwide, could cost countries billions, a study has found. Researchers from Victoria University and University of Western Australia attempted to measure the economic consequences of limited sleep times in Australia. Limited sleep time is defined as “difficulties with ...

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How insufficient sleep could cost countries billions

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: June 4, 2018 5:07:12 pm Unable to sleep at night? (Source: File Photo) With the problem of inadequate sleep affecting more and more people around the world, researchers have found that the financial and non-financial costs associated with it could cost a country ...

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