Green Your Religion
16.06.17 00:37 as Environment - Ramanpreet Kaur

When was the last time you asked abut the carbon footprint of a Nagar Kirtan? Or enquired whether the temple or the gurdwara near your home adopts environmentally good practices in langar cooking? When Punjabis forgot their Hindu, Sikh affiliations and fought as one in ...
  


Punjab’s Cancer Trains and Chemical Addiction
13.06.17 06:18 as Health - harleen kaur

On a scorching June afternoon in Jhajjal village in southwestern Punjab, elderly men have gathered in a communal courtyard to quell the boredom of the long afternoon with a game of cards. The cotton crop has been sown, and the farmers have a few weeks’ ...
  


Pb Health Min directs Civil Surgeons to ensure tree plantation in all government hospitals
04.06.17 08:56 as Environment - team pt

The Minister for Health and Family Welfare Punjab Brahm Mohindra today, ordered all civil surgeons to plant trees in the government hospitals to mark celebrations on ‘World Environment  Day”.
 
In a statement issued here, Health Minister said that in order to protect atmosphere as well as ...
  


Curb on use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants
27.05.17 11:19 as Health - TEAM PT

In a move to curb use of hookahs in hotels and restaurants, the government has prohibited food and drinks from being served in designated smoking areas.
 
The new smoking rules notified by the Union health ministry prohibits "services” in the smoking zones.

Also, hotels, restaurants and airports ...
  


Drinking coffee can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by half
28.04.17 20:46 as Health - team pt

Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may reduce prostate cancer risk by more than 50 per cent, show results of a study on 7,000 Italian men.
 
The findings were then validated in laboratory studies which suggested that the coffee substance caffeine might have ...
  


Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial
27.03.17 19:14 as Fashion - Vicky Baker*

A social media storm erupted on Sunday when two girls were stopped from boarding a United Airlines flight because they were wearing leggings.

The girls were flying as guests of employees, and thus were subject to the company's dress code.

But it is not the first time ...
  


Big Place in a Small Space.
17.03.17 00:42 as Health - harcharan bains

THE EQUIVALENT OF 20 MILLION VOLUMES WORTH OF INFORMATION IS INSIDE THE HEAD OF EVERYONE OF US. THE BRAIN IS A VERY BIG PLACE IN A VERY SMALL SPACE
 
The life we experience is but memory and dreams connected with the filter we call present . ...
  


Woman's face burned after her headphone batteries exploded mid-flight
15.03.17 01:22 as General -

A woman has singed hair and a blackened face after her battery-operated headphones exploded mid-flight from Beijing to Melbourne.
 
The Australian woman had been sleeping on the plane on 19 February when she heard a loud explosion about two hours into the flight and felt her ...
  


India, China account for more than half of the world's pollution deaths: Study
14.02.17 18:00 as Environment - TEAM PT

India and China account for more than half of the world's premature deaths due to air pollution, a new report said on Tuesday.
 
Research showed that air pollution caused more than 4.2 million early deaths worldwide in 2015, making it the fifth highest cause of death, ...
  


You'll have to wait longer than you thought to say goodbye to 2016
29.12.16 20:25 as General - TEAM PT

If you are one of those people who can’t wait for 2016 to be over, then bad news – you’ll have to wait a second longer.
 
Clocks around the world will add one additional second to the final minute of 2016 to compensate for Earth’s rotation ...
  



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