Living well in Braidwood

Many of the residents at Braidwood MPS are keen gardeners and have not had the opportunity to excercise their green thumbs for a long time until now. Braidwood MPS along with 24 other MPS across the state of NSW, have been participating in a yearlong collaborative facilitated by the ACI […]

Nenagh’s Cllr John Carroll stands firm against Irish Water’s plans to pump 330m litres per day to Dublin

Cllr John Carroll   The Cathaoirleach of Nenagh Municipal District Council, Cllr John Carroll, has said that he is still resolutely against any attempt to take water from the River Shannon and pump it to Dublin. The Fianna Fail councillor was speaking following a meeting between the local MDC and […]

Readers’ comments: ‘Demonetisation does not seem to have been a fruitful exercise’

Black money gamble The government is illogically trying to crackdown on ill-gotten wealth which has existed since time immemorial and will continue to do so, no matter how complicated our laws and systems get (“Suspicious banking transactions rose by three lakh in 2016-17, says RBI report”). It is the inherent […]

Exercise could help beat postnatal depression, study finds

Doctors say excercise could be considered a management option for women at risk of postnatal depression. Picture: Getty Images Exercise could help women alleviate symptoms of postnatal depression, a study has found. Aerobic exercise should be considered as a “management option” for women who have recently given birth and are […]

Fitness lovers, take note: Combining running and walking can reduce risk of diabetes

Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose) and is characterised by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of […]

IIMC deemed university status idea to be studied by new UGC panel

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has set up a panel to study a proposal to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). The IIMC, one of the prestigious journalism schools in the country which functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, offers diploma courses […]