Poor relationship with family bad for your health. Here’s why

Having a strained relationship with parents, siblings or child may be more harmful to people’s health than enduring rocky romantic partnerships, according to a new study. “We found that family emotional climate had a big effect on overall health, including the development or worsening of chronic conditions such as stroke and headaches over the 20-year […]

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Mahesh Babu’s Family Ad: Tollywood Should Be Proud

The moment Superstar Mahesh’s latest ad featuring his wife Namrata, and kids Gowtham and Sitara is out, while fans rejoiced with it, there is a criticism that the actor has brought his family into commercial space. But advertising professionals say we have to look it from the opposite side. Even though Mahesh charged a whopping […]


Man sets family on fire

Two children and father charred to death A 45-year-old carpenter allegedly set his family on fire while they were sleeping in their home in Bhakshi Garden, Cottonpet during the early hours of Monday. While Murali and two of his children Kaveri, 21, and Srikanth, 14, were charred to death, his wife Geetha sustained third-degree burns […]


Govt plans 14-digit family ID for every household

Gurugram The state government’s ambitious project, Parivar Pehchan Patra (family ID), a 14-digit unique identity card for more than 54 lakh households in the state, will be officially rolled out on July 25, with the launch of a portal to verify and upgrade the database of all the households in the state. The family ID […]


Sajan’s family should get justice, says Suresh Gopi

‘Those responsible should be held answerable to society’ Rajya Sabha member Suresh Gopi has said that granting occupancy certificate to the convention centre built by NRI investor Sajan Parayil, who took his life allegedly under stress from denial of the certificate by the Anthoor municipality, will not solve the problems the municipal authorities created. After […]


5 of family shot dead by kin over land dispute

Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday. A woman member of the family and two boys escaped unhurt as they had locked themselves inside […]


Indian family allegedly racially abused on train in Ireland

An Indian family on a vacation to Ireland has been allegedly racially abused in an hour-long tirade against their “accents, skin colour and nationality” by a beer-gulping man on a train to Dublin, according to a media report. Prasun Bhattachrjee, on a three-day visit to Ireland, with his family were on a train from Belfast […]