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Giriraj Singh addressing a workshop in New Delhi on 24 July | ANI Photo

BJP minister Giriraj Singh now shares ‘lemon pepper fish’ recipe, says it delays ageing

Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh tweeted that lemon pepper fish keeps brain healthy & reduces effects of ageing. His dept had earlier tweeted that fish therapy helps fight depression.
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Try ‘fish therapy’ to fight depression — fisheries dept tweet endorses 2015 Chinese study

Union Minister Giriraj Singh retweets post. The report on Chinese study on fish 'therapy' was originally published in The Times of India on 12 September 2015.
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Suicide helplines go unanswered in India. Or you get untrained volunteers

On suicide prevention day, it’s time to admit India isn’t even close to tackling its mental health crisis. And triggering reports on Sushant Singh Rajput aren’t helping.
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On World Suicide Prevention Day, let’s resolve to remove stigma about mental illness

One-fourth of 1,069 respondents in a cross-sectional study reported having the idea of death or self-harm during the Covid-19 period.
File photo | Sushant Singh Rajput | Facebook/SushantSinghRajput

Sushant Singh Rajput was in ‘severe depression, existential crisis’, psychiatrist told police

CBI looking into psychiatrist's statement in which he said he was approached several times by Sushant Singh Rajput’s manager Shruti Modi & Rhea Chakraborty to 'treat' the actor.
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Sushant Singh Rajput was right to hide his depression, India is no country for mental health

From TV anchors using photos to counter depression claims, to therapists spilling all, the chaos around Rajput’s death is harmful to those with mental illness.
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Sushant Singh Rajput and the burden of being a ‘Shravan Kumar’ in toxic Bihari families

TV interviews of Sushant Singh Rajput's father K.K. Singh and allegations made in FIR led Indians to call Rhea Chakraborty a witch.
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Michelle Obama says racial strife, Covid, Trump hypocrisy has given her low-grade depression

On her podcast, former US First Lady Michelle Obama talked about the current scenario in the US and how she has coped with it.
A Covid-19 patient in an hospital in Ahmedabad (representative image) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Recovered Covid patients suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, Italian study finds

The study by researchers at San Raffaele Hospital in Italy's Milan reveals that women and younger Covid survivors showed higher levels of depression and anxiety.

A promising new treatment for depression — neurostimulation

After the murky days of electroconvulsive therapy and other techniques, which had rather bad press, electrical or magnetic stimulation of neurons is attempting a comeback.

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Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

ICICI Bank’s profits jump six-fold for July-September quarter

The bank's net interest income increased by 16 per cent year-on-year to Rs. 9,366 crore in this year's second quarter from Rs 8,057 crore in last year's second quarter.


Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
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5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.