Day: August 9, 2015

Get more sleep, government tells middle aged

The Telegraph: by Sarah Knapton — The government is to launch a new campaign asking middle aged people to make seven lifestyle changes including getting more sleep Middle-aged people will be encouraged to get more sleep as part of a government campaign to help them live more healthy lifestyles and reduce the […]

Barelwi madrassas to teach how terrorists misuse Islam

The Hindu: Amid the perceived and possible dangers of the terror group like the Islamic State (IS) radicalising and recruiting Muslim youths, the Barelwi sect among Muslims has decided to include a chapter against terrorism in all madrassas functioning under its fold across the country. The Dargahe-Aala-Hazrat, the headquarters of […]

It’s official: having friends of the opposite sex is bad for children’s grades

Economist: Aug 6th 2015, 15:11 | From the print edition DO FRIENDS of the opposite gender distract teenagers, hampering their academic performance? It may seem obvious, at least to paranoid parents, and yet it is hard to prove. Read more at http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21660556-its-official-having-friends-opposite-sex-bad-childrens-grades#61rgZ88f9wVBwV0G.99 Read more at