Adult swaddling therapy fad hits Tokyo Play

Adult swaddling therapy fad hits Tokyo

A new therapy in which people are wrapped in a large cloth and rocked back and forth is gaining popularity in Japan. The age-old practice of swaddling is traditionally used on babies, but mostly postnatal women are trying the method in the hope of alleviating stiffness and improving posture. Although healthcare professionals aren’t convinced by the therapy, many participants describe a feeling of a warm embrace once swaddled in cloth. Jan 31, 2017
Who is the new Acting US Attorney General Dana Boente? Play

Who is the new Acting US Attorney General Dana Boente?

After the acting US Attorney General Sally Yates was fired just hours after issuing a memo ordering Justice Department lawyers not to defend President Donald Trumps executive action temporarily banning refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries, the White House announced her replacement: Dana Boente. Jan 31, 2017
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Supreme Court refuses to stay Tamil Nadu bill on Jallikattu

The Supreme Court allowed the Centre to withdraw its last year's notification and instead issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government validating the new law on Jallikattu. The state government has been given six weeks to respond to it. Jan 31, 2017
Vigil held for six people killed in Quebec City mosque shooting Play

Vigil held for six people killed in Quebec City mosque shooting

A vigil was held on 30 January after six people were shot dead at a Quebec City mosque. A French-Canadian student named as Alexandre Bissonnette is being held as the sole suspect. Bissonette, who is in his 20s and from Quebec,made a brief appearance in court. Prosecutors said all of the evidence was not yet ready and Bissonnette is set to appear again on Feb. 21. Police declined to discuss possible motives for the shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called it ‘a terrorist attack’. Among the six men killed were a butcher, a university professor, a pharmacist and an accountant. Jan 31, 2017