Health

'Diet avocados' are a thing and millenials have officially taken over

'Diet avocados' are a thing and millenials have officially taken over

In order to find the "light" avocados , Isla Bonita analyzed 32 varieties of the fruit in six different countries. The grower also claims that its product stays ripe longer than a traditional avocado . Many are sceptical of the diet fruit, and wonder why it was necessary. The Avocado Light will be available "almost all year round", according to Fresh Plaza, in stores and retail chains across Spain, including El Corte Ingl├ęs.


Tamil Nadu Government reduces entertainment tax for Cinemas to 8%

Tamil Nadu Government reduces entertainment tax for Cinemas to 8%

Following this move, salaries for state government employees and government teachers in Tamil Nadu will reportedly increase by 20 per cent. On October 7, the producers' council imposed an embargo on new Tamil film releases protesting the government decision to levy 1 percent tax on Kollywood films, in addition to 28 percent GST.


Anti-vax mum's son immunised while she's jailed for defying court order

Anti-vax mum's son immunised while she's jailed for defying court order

In court, she said vaccinating her son goes against all of her beliefs, saying parents have the choice to make the right decision based on their knowledge of vaccines. Her attorney plans to appeal. The judge took away Bredow's primary custody of the child and said she would have to share guardianship with her ex-husband, James Horne, the AP reported.


Aldean Strikes Defiant Tone In Return

Aldean Strikes Defiant Tone In Return

Aldean took a break from his tour after a gunman fired onto a crowd of people attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Ryan Guay and Lynzee Freund, who helped save a little girl's life, were gifted tickets to Aldean's October 12 show courtesy of Tulsa-based radio station K95.5.


Boy Scouts make controversial decision to admit girls

Boy Scouts make controversial decision to admit girls

Local Girl Scout leader Cathy Dayton says the program provides benefits that might be lost in a coed environment. The larger Cub Scout packs will have the option to remain single gender or welcome both genders. Joni Kinsey, an art history professor at the University of Iowa, has been both a youth member and a troop leader in the Girl Scouts and fought against the possible sale of camps in her region.


Supreme Court refuses to modify order on cracker sales in Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to modify order on cracker sales in Delhi

The apex court bench observed that due to the adverse effects of burning of firecrackers, "the air quality deteriorates abysmally and alarmingly and the city chokes thereby". The ban on sale and stocking of firecrackers will be in effect until November 1, 2017. Last month, the court provisionally suspended the interdict and allowed the sale of fire crackers, saying that a complete ban would be considered as an "extreme step", and a "graded advancement" was required to deal with pollution.