Sikh Man

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Former Gurdwara 'Granthi' Thrashed, Hair Cut By Unidentified Assailants In Rajasthan

An unidentified assailant allegedly assaulted and chopped the hair of a former "granthi" of gurdwara Gurubaksh Singh in Rajasthan's Alwar on July 22. A "granthi" is a ceremonial reader of the Sikh holy book. Tejaswani Gautam, Superintendent of Police in Alwar, believes Singh was targeted because of a historical feud between Sikhs and Meo Muslims in Alawada village over supposed love relationships. Further investigation is underway. 

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 08:09 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sikh Man, hair, Beaten, Rajasthan, Alwar

Courtesy: NDTV

Covid-Stress among women & children

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Hair Indicates Stress Induced Due To Pandemic: Researchers

Researchers from New York University Abu Dhabi found higher cortisol levels in the hair of mothers and children. These families from Jordan & Syria bore the brunt of the pandemic the most, which is evident from their higher hair cortisol concentrations. Cortisol is a stress hormone released during fight-or-flight situations indicative of reducing current activity. The study is published in Child Development … read-more

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, hair, mental health, Cortisol, Coronavirus Pandemic

Courtesy: The Print