Ending a Friendship

By | May 27, 2021

After his father died, Paul Marlow, a 36-year-old mental health advocate in Surrey, British Columbia, was at a turning point. “I saw I needed a change,” Marlow says. He wanted to let go of unhealthy habits and start fresh. “I found myself yearning to move away from the old me, the depressed and anxiety-filled me,” he says. But… Read More »

Economy not as hard hit as 1st wave, uncertainties remain: RBI Report

By | May 27, 2021

India’s economy has not moderated to the extent it did during the first wave but uncertainties can act as a deterrent in the short term, the Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday. In its annual report, the central bank said the country’s growth prospects now essentially depend on how fast India can arrest… Read More »

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Kendra Payne @the.herbal.scoop – Herbal Academy

By | May 26, 2021

For the eleventh installment of our Student Feature Series, we spoke with herbalist Kendra Payne (@the.herbal.scoop). Kendra writes for the Herbal Academy blog and has completed the Herbal Academy’s  Introductory Herbalism Course, Intermediate Herbal Course, Natural Perfumery Course, and Mastering Herbal Formulations Course. She owns The Herbal Scoop, a discovery-based herbal botanical shop where she sells bulk herbs, curated… Read More »

DATA STORY: India’s Covid vaccination goes past 200 mn doses; 14.5% jabbed

By | May 26, 2021

India on Wednesday reported a net reduction of 91,191 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 2,495,591. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 16.77 per cent (one in 5). The country is second among the most affected countries by active cases. On Wednesday, it added 208,921 cases to take its total… Read More »

Pot-Linked Poisoning Cases Rise as Edibles’ Popularity Booms

By | May 25, 2021

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Newfangled marijuana products — edibles, concentrates, vapes — are driving an overall increase in pot-related calls to U.S. poison control centers, a new study shows. There were more than 11,100 calls related to marijuana use in 2019, up from about 8,200 in 2017, researchers said. More… Read More »

BPCL may sell some stake in IGL, Petronet to shed promoter status

By | May 25, 2021

Privatisation-bound Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) may sell a part of its stake in Petronet LNG and Indraprastha Gas (IGL) to shed its promoter status to obviate the need for its new owner to make open offers for the two gas companies, sources said. BPCL holds 12.5 per cent of shareholding in India’s largest liquefied… Read More »