Junk Food, Alcohol Often Star in Hit Movies

The upshot: 40% of movie beverages were alcoholic, and snacks or sweets accounted for almost one-quarter of the food. Nearly 94% of movies showed medium or high levels of sugar. Nearly as many (93%) included medium or high levels of fat, and 85% depicted medium or high levels of saturated fat. Medium … Read more

States, U.S. Hit Set New Records for COVID Cases

October 26, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic continues to pound the United States as record number of cases are reported from around the country. The 7-day average of new cases in the U.S. topped 68,000 on Sunday. That’s more than 1,000 cases higher than the previous record reported July 22. Friday and Saturday … Read more

Bihar Assembly Election Live Updates: Poll temperature set to rise as PM Modi, Rahul hit campaign trail today

The political temperature in Bihar is set to go up substantially as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi take a direct plunge in electioneering on Friday. The two leaders will address a series of rallies for their respective alliances in Bihar. Prime Minister Modi will address three rallies at Dehri-on Sone (Rohtas … Read more

Nitish Kumar’s image takes a hit, fewer voters back him as CM in opinion poll

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s image has taken a big hit, according to the Lokniti-CSDS Bihar Opinion Poll. As per the opinion polls, not only has Nitish Kumar’s popularity gone down, but even BJP voters have suggested that they do not want him as the next Bihar chief minister. (Photo: India Today) Nitish’s popularity has … Read more

Unmasking poll rallies: ‘6 feet ki doori’ norm goes for a toss as Bihar netas hit the streets

Bihar has only just recuperated from the Covid outbreak but it seems the coming elections will push the state back into the danger zone. With netas hitting the streets and poll rallies everywhere, social distancing norms have gone for a toss, at least for now. At its peak during August 6-15, the daily Covid cases … Read more

PM Modi richer than last year, Amit Shah’s net worth takes a hit: PMO

The latest asset declarations submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) revealed that PM Narendra Modi’s net worth increased in comparison to last year, while Home Minister Amit Shah’s fortunes took a hit. PM Modi’s net worth as of June 30 this year was Rs 2.85 crore, up nearly Rs 36 lakh compared to Rs … Read more