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World Happiness Day 2016: Why India Among Most Unhappy Nations?

Despite tall claims,either under Congress or BJP rule, India will never be high in terms of Happiness Index that globally sets countries apart based on the happiness of citizens whose value is respected elsewhere. Since there is hardly any concept of human value in a billion plus population of India beset with communal flare and nationalism vs anti-national debates, India ...

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Low income families affect children’s cognitive functioning, new study finds out

Researchers have found in a new study that children of low income families who bear family instability and emotionally unavailable caregivers, have learning and cognitive difficulties. The research was done by University of Rochester, University of Minnesota, and Mount Hope of Family Center with support from the National Institute of Mental Health. They have found out that cortisol, also regarded ...

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Serafim Todorov, Last Boxer to Beat Floyd Mayweather, Now Lives in Dire Poverty

Floyd Mayweather — with a perfect 46-0 record — has never lost a professional bout but he did lose to Bulgarian boxer Serafim Todorov — in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics semifinals. The Bulgarian boxer who defeated was just 27 years old then and considered one of the best and most experienced boxers at the Games. But the Bulgarian’s life couldn’t ...

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India all set to roll out ‘free-medicines-for-all scheme’ but corruption stalks in vicinity

India has set aside Rs.100 crore for providing free medicines to all patients attending a government hospital fom October under the free-medicines-for-all scheme. Nearly 22 percent of the country’s population is dependent upon the government hospitals which is expected to increase to 52 percent by 2017. Currently, there are 160,000 divisional hospitals, 23,000 primary health centres, 5,000 community health centres ...

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