Kids of less-educated moms at higher obesity risk


Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study. For the study, published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology journal, the researchers analysed data of 41,399 children in three European countries — Ireland, Portugal and the UK — using the mother’s highest level of education as

After days of tension, Kashmir limps back to normal

After two days of official clampdown and separatist called protests, life on Sunday started limping back to normal in the Kashmir valley.Authorities had imposed a clampdown in the Valley after the killing of top militant commander Zakir Musa on Thursday. Curfew-like restrictions, closure of all educational institutions, cancellation of scheduled exams and a virtual Internet

A first, Government Schools to organise Social Studies fair ‪from May 27‬

Kusum Arora Jalandhar May 25 In a first, under ‘Padho Punjab, Padhao Punjab’, the Punjab Education Department was all set to organise its maiden Social studies fair in all Government Schools at school, block level and district level.  Till date, the Education Board had been organizing Science and Math fairs. It is for the first time

New government formation, GDP data to dictate equity trends

The formation of the new government at the Centre along with GDP data and derivatives expiry will dictate the trends of the Indian equity market in the coming week. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), which comprehensively won the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, will soon form the new government and appoint key Union Ministers.”Now

May, Merkel, Saudi Crown Prince congratulate Modi

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Sadi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the Lok Sabha elections, a statement said on Sunday.According to the statement, Modi received phone calls from May, Markel, Salman, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and former

Will reconsider directing ‘Laxmmi Bomb’, says Lawrence

Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrence said that he would reconsider his decision to direct the upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer horror comedy “Laxmmi Bomb” if the makers give him the respect he deserves. A week after Lawrence walked out of the project citing lack of respect, he posted a statement on Twitter on Sunday, saying: “I had tweeted about

Bayern Munich downs RB Leipzig 3-0

Bayern Munich came out on top in the final of the German Cup here with a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig, with two goals by Robert Lewandowski and one by Kingsley Coman, which means the Bavarian club close the season with a league and cup double after having already won the Bundesliga championship. Saturday’s final

Musk denies report of toilet paper shortage at Tesla

Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs from. A report by Electrek said that “teams at several Tesla facilities are going to some extremes in attempts to cut costs, including skipping on ordering office supplies –

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national anthem in public places, the #MeToo movement and azaan loudspeakers. He has also shown interest in many

Trump arrives in Japan with N. Korea, Iran on agenda

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit — with the President to become the first foreign leader to meet the newly-crowned Emperor Naruhito. The US leader will hold his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also play a

79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards

Gujarat 12th boards results: A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent result in the 12th standard general stream examinations this year, even as English medium students performed better than their Gujarati counterparts, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Educational Board (GSHSEB) announced here on Saturday. In all, 3,55,560 students appeared in the

Congress leaders look tense as CWC meet ends

The Congress leaders, who participated in the CWC meeting on Saturday to discuss the party’s abysmal showing in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, wore grim look when they came out as the meeting ended.As the top decision-making body met at the party headquarters on 24 Akbar Road, many speculations flew across the media including

Don’t eat too much potato chips during pregnancy

Women should avoid eating too much vegetable oil and potato chips during pregnancy as such a diet may result in an increased risk of pregnancy complications and poor development of the babies, warns a study. Foods such as potato chips and vegetable oil contain omega 6 fats, particularly linoleic acid, and the research suggests that

Arunachal Assembly will have 20 first time MLAs

As many as 20 first timers won the Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh this time with a majority of them belonging to the ruling BJP. Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from Janata Dal (United), two from National People’s Party (NPP) and one Independent. The

B-Town celebs wish ‘love guru’ KJo on 47th birthday

Karan Johar’s 47th birthday: Celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Sunny Leone on Saturday showered love on filmmaker Karan Johar on his 47th birthday by describing him as the “love guru” and “the man who redefined romance in India”.   Karan, who is the son of Hiroo Johar and veteran filmmaker Yash Johar, made

Hockey star Rajpal Singh will also come in Ludhiana City Half Marathon

Rajpal Singh, who is the international hockey player and captain of the Indian hockey team, will be present in the Ludhiana city half marathon and will be present among the runners. Rajpal Singh is also the officer of the Punjab Police. On Sunday, May 26, the four-class marathon race will start on Ludhiana’s popular Sarabha

Saffron is the new color of politics

Saffron symbolizes renunciation but it is now becoming the new colour of politics, especially in the Hindi heartland.With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath riding the crest of popularity in politics, the sight of ascetics, clad in saffron robes, walking in and out of the Chief Minister’s office is a common sight.While Sakshi Maharaj, the

Scholarship Information for Dailypost English

Category: Merit-BasedScholarship: Tel Aviv University Summer Program Scholarship 2019, IsraelDescription: Tel Aviv University (TAU), in Israel has announced its summerprograms in Smart Cities, Food Safety and Security.Eligibility: The applications are open for candidates pursuing under-graduation and post-graduation, having minimum 80% in their previous examination.                       

Malaoya Academy win national finals of kabaddi meet

Haryana’s Malaoya Academy have been crowned champions of the first ever national finals of Red Bull Tashan  a competitive cross-country Kabaddi tournament for players at grassroots level. Organised here at Phoenix Market city in association with the PKL franchises Puneri Paltan, Haryana Steelers, Bengal Warriors and Patna Pirates, the tournament aimed to widen the reach

Punjab CM thanks people for party victory

Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the Congress party. Punjab CM thanks people for party victory in lok sabha elections.  “I express my gratitude to all workers for their support & hardwork which