Five men allegedly set a rape survivor from Unnao on fire on December 5. Of the five, two were accused in the case and are out on bail. According to the police, the incident took place when the victim was on her way to court.All the five men have been arrested.Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police O P Singh told news agency PTI that he woman sustained 60 percent to 70 percent burns and is being treated in a government hospital in Lucknow.Close In her statement to Sub-Divisional Magistrate Dayashankar Pathak, the victim, who survived the sexual assault in December last year, said that she was on her way from her village in Unnao district to Rae Bareli where the trial is going on when she was attacked and set ablaze early on Thursday morning. related news India's October rice exports drop 42% YoY on weak demand Week on, no portfolio allocation to ministers; BJP slams Maharashtra govt Natural gas consumption to rise 3-folds in 10 years for 15% target: Dharmendra Pradhan She … [Read more...] about Uttar Pradesh: Rape survivor set ablaze on way to court, five men arrested
Community health councils
People worry about having access to clean water, power, healthcare, and healthy foods because they are essential for survival. But do they ever think about their access to microbes? advertisement advertisement Every day, humans encounter microbes—in air, water, soil, food, and buildings—and pick them up and leave them behind everywhere they go. Although you might be reaching for the hand sanitizer as you read this, many of these microbial exposures are beneficial to human health. But not everyone has equal access to good microbes. Social equity is the practice of applying justice and fairness to our social policies. Society often measures it in terms of access. Do people have equal access to healthy food and clean water? Medical care? Safe housing? Parks and forests? My idea of “microbes and social equity” is rooted in the fact that we rely on the microbes that live in our bodies or in the environment around us. We need public policies that promote … [Read more...] about The effects of inequality run as deep as our microbiomes
The 2019 edition of OECD Economic Surveys: India report has projected India's gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 5.8 percent for the financial year 2019-20."Growth has slowed since mid-2018, from a hefty pace, reflecting the sharp deceleration in private consumption," the report underlines.Changes in insurance regulations and liquidity stress in the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) have affected car sales while the shutdown of one major airline and volatility in fuel prices have weighed on consumer confidence, the survey said.Close The report, despite forecasting muted GDP growth for India, says that the country remains a growth champion despite recent slowdown and going forward, growth is projected to recover. related news Govt may rework findings of Household Consumer Expenditure survey Country in trouble as PM Modi, Amit Shah live in 'imaginary' world: Rahul Gandhi Govt cannot suppress my voice in Parliament: Chidambaram For 2020, the survey projects … [Read more...] about OECD report projects India’s FY19-20 GDP growth to be 5.8%
“This is a meditation, just with your body,” begins fitness instructor Taryn Toomey in her deep, gravelly voice, reminiscent of Kathleen Turner. “Feel what your mind is trying to tell you.” advertisement advertisement I am in The Class, billed as a “cathartic mind-body experience” by founder Toomey, who is leading the session in her Tribeca studio. The airy space is outfitted with marble counters, soothing neutral palettes, modern gold-plated fixtures, and wood floors embedded with a layer of rose quartz crystals. Tunes by Florence and the Machine and The XX set the pace of The Class’s routines. As instructed, I am squatting and breathing deeply as a chorus of Lululemon-clad attendees repeatedly shout, “Huh!” in unison. These affluent working women are using sound to (Toomey claims) harness and release energy, treating the class’s mix of cardio exercises, body conditioning, yoga, and meditation as a sort of therapy … [Read more...] about Is This Workout For Your Feelings What American Women Need Right Now?