Tuesday, March 5, 2013

More people dying of lifestyle diseases , than infections.


Ringing warning bells about modern day lifestyle choices, the Hindustan Times says "India staring at killer lifestyle epidemic" - "more people dying of lifestyle diseases , than infections."

The Pakistan prime Minister Raja Parvej Ashraf likely visit to India this Saturday has been reported by most dailies today. News reports say that this is a significant development as the visit comes at a time when ties between the two neighbor have hit a rough patch.

Reporting on a break through in HIV Treatment, The Times of India writes " Team of US Docs claims to have cured infant of HIV", reporting that the disease could be eliminated among children.

" 5 Million jobs lost to sagging economy" writes the Mail Today. In an exclusive, the paper says that not only is the India Growth story being derailed with each passing day, but crucial jobs in the manufacturing back bone have been shed.

Irom Sharmila faces trail for suicide bid," says the Asian Age, reporting on a Delhi Court framing attempted Suicide charges against Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on hunger strike for over 12 years demanding repeal of the Controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the North East.

In a major Blow to wildlife conservation in India, the Pioneer writes that data obtained from the wildlife protection society of India reveals that in the first 2 months of this year, 92 leopards have been killed, of which 36 fell to poaching.

And finally the Times of India writes that although Women's brains are 8% smaller than Men's, they are more efficient. A survey revealed that women outperformed men in inductive reasoning and some numerical skills. They were also better at keeping track of a changing situation while men did better at spatial intelligence.

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