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On the work front, Disha will next be seen in upcoming film ‘Radhe: Your most wanted Bhai’, along with Bollywood star Salman Khan. She was last seen in ‘Malang’ alongside Aditya Roy Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Kunal Kemmu and Elli AvrRam. 

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New Delhi: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA on Wednesday (January 27, 2021) wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought death sentence for the farmer leaders who were involved in the tractor rally violence.

The BJP MLA Nand Kishor Gurjar demanded that the farmer leaders involved should be hanged in the fast track court. 

Gurjar also demanded that the people responsible for the violence should be identified and the police should be given orders to shoot at sight.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said that the farmer leaders were also involved in the tractor rally violence that took place in the national capital on January 26.

In a media briefing, the Delhi Police chief SN Shrivastava said, “Farmer leaders were also involved in the violence that broke out during tractor rally.”

He stated that the farmer unions did not follow conditions set for the tractor rally that was supposed to be held between 12 pm and 5 pm.

“Farmer leaders have betrayed, they did not follow conditions set for the tractor parade, said the Delhi Police Commissioner. He added that 19 accused have been arrested and 50 people have been detained so far.

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Body scrubs are glorious. Removing those layers of dry skin makes your surface softer and better able to accept the moisturizing benefits from any products you add on top. Many dermatologists prefer scrubs to chemical peels on those with sensitive skin because you can control the level of exfoliation (read: pressure) as you whish the grains across every inch. Not only do I feel incredibly fresh and clean after a good scrub, but my skin just feels so alive—particularly if the formula is infused with invigorating ingredients like citrus, mint, or coffee.

However, these ingredients all stimulate your senses in different ways. While citrus essential oils like lemon, orange, and grapefruit are energizing and joyful, the smell of coffee alone can wake you up and make you feel sharper, and the tingly feeling of mint is seriously refreshing. To wake up your body and your senses, shop six of our favorite invigorating body scrubs below.

 6 invigorating body scrubs to try now

1. Malin & Goetz Peppermint Body Scrub

The smell of the peppermint in this Malin & Goetz scrub is enough to get you feeling energized and alert; however, the pumice scrub intensifies that while invigorating your skin and buffing away any dull and dry patches. It also includes amino acids for a deeper yet hydrating clean, leaving you feeling refreshed.

2. Lovefresh Lemon Verbena Sugar Scrub

Lemon verbena mixes with sugar to create this gentle exfoliant from Lovefresh. Because it’s a physical exfoliant, it increases circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system. It also contains coconut oil, cocoa butter, beeswax, and vitamin E, so your skin feels soft and smooth.

3. Indie Lee Coconut Citrus Body Scrub

Made with sugar crystals, coconut oil, lemongrass, lemon balm, jojoba oil, and vanilla, this exfoliating scrub revitalizes the skin and while adding hydration. The tropical scents will make you feel energized yet peaceful, and your skin will feel refreshed and luminous.

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This nourishing plant-based scrub from Le Labo mixes coffee and sunflower seeds with safflower oil into a powerful (yet messy) exfoliating scrub with a unique, rich texture. Trust us: When you feel how soft your skin is when you’re done, the coffee grain remnants in your tub will have been worth it.

5. Céla Natural Seed to Skin Scrub

Finely milled Amazonian cupuaçu seeds in this scrub work to gently exfoliate your skin, dislodging surface impurities and debris while stimulating your lymphatic system. It’s paired with pampering Abyssinian oil and moisture-replenishing shea butter so you aren’t left feeling super dry. Notes of orange peel, cedarwood, and patchouli essential oils combine for a calming and balancing sensorial experience.

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Scrubbing with grapefruit-scented grains will instantly make your shower feel like summer no matter what season it is. While the grapefruit wakes up your senses, the sugar whisks away dead skin while stimulating your lymphatic system. It also includes nourishing moisturizers like coconut oil, cocoa butter, beeswax, and vitamin E so your skin feels clean and soft when you wash it off.

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The oceans are not as equal as you might think. Scientists estimate that the Atlantic Ocean is actually growing wider by several centimetres every year. At the same time, the Pacific is shrinking.


This glacially slow shifting of oceans is due to the ongoing movement of Earth’s tectonic plates, as the plates underneath the Americas pull apart from those underneath Europe and Africa.

The deep, geophysical forces underpinning this epic phenomenon remain far from fully understood, but researchers may have just identified an important contributor to what’s happening.

In a new study, scientists suggest that mid-ocean ridges – mountainous formations that emerge along the seafloor in-between tectonic plates – could be more implicated in the transfer of material between the upper and lower mantle beneath Earth’s crust than we previously realised.

The 39 seismometer locations. (University of Southampton)

“Sinking slabs and rising plumes are generally accepted as locations of transfer, whereas mid-ocean ridges are not typically assumed to have a role,” a team led by seismologist Matthew Agius from the University of Southampton in the UK explains in a new paper.

“However, tight constraints from in situ measurements at ridges have proved to be challenging.”

To fill in the gaps in our knowledge, the researchers deployed a fleet of 39 seismometers along the bottom of the Atlantic to record seismic movements underneath the Mid-Atlantic Ridge – the ridge boundary that tectonically separates the Americas from Europe and Africa.


Seismic readings recorded in the experiment monitored the flow of material in the mantle transition zone that lies between the upper mantle and lower mantle, enabling the team to image material transfer at depths as far underground as 660 kilometres (410 miles) below the surface.

The results suggest that upwellings of chemical material are not limited to shallow depths in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, but can emerge at the deepest reaches of the mantle’s transition zone, suggesting material from the lower mantle rising upwards.

“The observations imply material transfer from the lower to the upper mantle – either continuous or punctuated – that is linked to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge,” the researchers explain.

“Given the length and longevity of the mid-ocean ridge system, this implies that whole-mantle convection may be more prevalent than previously thought.”

010 atlantic widening 2Deploying one of the seismometers. (University of Southampton)

While it was already known that mid-ocean ridges contributed to the phenomenon of seafloor spreading, the new findings show that the overall processes involved extend far deeper into the Earth than has previously been measured, and may still occur even in areas of the seafloor not marked by overt regions of plate subduction.

“[The work] refutes long held assumptions that mid-ocean ridges might play a passive role in plate tectonics,” says senior researcher and geophysicist Mike Kendall from the University of Oxford.

“It suggests that in places such as the Mid-Atlantic, forces at the ridge play an important role in driving newly-formed plates apart.”

The findings are reported in Nature.


Published Date – 2021-01-27 20:44:24

As is customary for TT Games’ ever-popular titles based on colorful plastic bricks, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is going to have a dizzying number of playable avatars.

For an adventure intended to cover all nine films set in a galaxy far, far away, an extensive and diverse cast is somewhat to be expected, but we’d be hard-pressed to name more than 100 characters from George Lucas’ universe, let alone 800. That latter figure, according to lead hub designer Dawn McDiarmid, is the total number of heroes and villains that’ll be appearing in the ambitious title, and roughly 300 of them will be directly controllable.

It’s worth noting, of course, that a large portion of the roster will feature similar if not identical abilities (300 wholly unique characters would be nothing short of a miraculous achievement), but fans can rest assured that no inhabitant of Star Wars‘ expansive universe will be left behind or excluded. From Jedi Masters and Sith Lords to bounty hunters and Tusken Raiders, everyone and everyone gets a look-in, even those you’d least expect.

One such individual McDiarmid believes many won’t have expected to make the cut is Babu Frik. Speaking to PlayStation Magazine UK, she said: “I think fans of the new trilogy will be pleased to hear that Babu Frik is making an appearance as a playable character and he is possibly one of the cutest things I have ever seen.”

A welcome if unexpected choice, then, and Frik’s inclusion begs the question of who else we’ll get to see when LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga launches later this year. No definitive date has been announced thus far, though you can expect the sequel to drop on current and last-gen consoles as well as PC. Stay tuned for more details and in the meantime, be sure to let us know which characters you’d love to see in the game by leaving a comment down below.

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New Delhi: The Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava on Wednesday (January 27, 2021) said that the farmer leaders were also involved in the tractor rally violence that took place in national capital on January 26.

In a media briefing, the Delhi Police chief SN Shrivastava said, “Farmer leaders were also involved in the violence that broke out during tractor rally.”

He stated that the farmer unions did not follow conditions set for the tractor rally that was supposed to be held between 12 pm and 5 pm.

“Farmer leaders have betrayed, they did not follow conditions set for the tractor parade, said the Delhi Police Commissioner.

He added, “Some farmer leaders like Satnam Singh Pannu and Darshan Pal gave inflammatory speeches, following which the protesters breached the barricades.”

Shrivastava also informed that the Delhi Police had held five rounds of meetings with the farmer leaders before the tractor rally.

He said that they are identifying culprits through CCTV footage and face recognition system.

“Cops dealt with the situation in a proper way that is why no one was killed due to police action during tractor rally violence,” said Shrivastava.

The Delhi Police chief said that those involved in the violence will not be spared and that the farmer leaders will also be questioned. 

“Police had many options, but remained calm,” said Shrivastava and stated that 394 police personnel were injured, while 30 police vehicles were damaged in the violence. 

He added that 19 accused have been arrested and 50 people have been detained so far.

Meanwhile, farmer leader Darshan Pal said that the tractor parade was hit by a government conspiracy, while, Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav regretted the Red Fort incident and accepted the moral responsibility.

(With inputs from PTI news agency)

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“The name touches my heart and reminds me of my connection with Prince,” says Carmen Electra over a Zoom call. She’s referring to her new skincare line, GOGO Skincare, which launched in November 2020. The brand is named after Electra’s single “Go-Go Dancer” off of her 1993 self-titled debut album, which was famously produced by Prince.

The actress, model and singer admits that back then, she wasn’t exactly a skincare and wellness fanatic. “I’d definitely fall asleep with makeup on and end up with super dry skin and breakouts. And I used to only drink soda,” she laughs. “If you look back on paparazzi photos, I always had a Coca-Cola in my hand. I probably had eight or nine [cans] a day. Over the past few I’ve started drinking water and I’ve noticed such a big difference in my skin.”

Speaking of water, Electra, a self-proclaimed “city girl” was forced out of her home due to a flood at the beginning of 2020, and headed on a road trip to Palm Springs, where she says she “started to pay attention to nature, which is not like me at all. I started to appreciate the environment and even water,” she says with a laugh. Her Palm Springs mini getaway, and her newfound appreciation for the outdoors, kicked off the conversation about starting a skincare line. “The colour of the packaging actually represents water.”

GOGO Skincare follows the “less is more” approach that many new brands are taking, and is made up of only three products: Glow serum, Awaken eye cream and Nourish moisturizer. The unisex, cruelty-free, vegan products speaks to Electra’s simple skin philosophy.

GOGO Skincare is available to purchase now for $149.95 USD or $99.95 USD for a subscription that includes special insider perks.

This isn’t your standard New Year’s plan. No restrictive diets, no weekly weigh-ins, no “whole new you” for this new year—because, hey, you’re pretty great already. These four expert-led plans—designed to help you move your body, eat more veggies, get a better night’s sleep, or show yourself some loving care—are all about developing healthy habits that better align with your goals. Get the Program

Let’s say you set a New Years goal or intention, have since basically abandoned it, and currently find yourself in a guilt spiral about it. While it’s natural to feel off as a result of your well-being goals getting derailed, before you really get down on yourself about proverbial spilt milk, contemplate what good doing so will yield for you. After all, by learning how to stop dwelling on things that are already done, you’ll be better able to incorporate learnings for future successes.

Goals and self-improvement programs of all kind (including Well+Good’s ReNew Year package), aren’t about being perfect. Rather, they’re about growth and figuring out what works. So the next time you slip up on your goals on plans, resist the urge to dwell and instead embrace the experience as an opportunity to grow.

Below, three psychologists offer their top tip to help you reframe common goal obstacles, plus a mantra to get you back on track if you stumble. Because learning how to stop dwelling on things that are a done deal and instead focusing on resetting and moving forward will set you up for success.

Keep reading for 3 tips to stop dwelling on things and finally move on, according to professionals.

1. Give yourself a break before you burn out on your goals

Rigidly sticking to our “best” behavior or whatever’s required to make good on a given goal can come into conflict with other needs—like comfort, or celebration, or bonding, says clinical psychologist Aimee Daramus, PsyD. In other words, prioritizing productivity has diminishing returns if you don’t make room for other emotional needs.

For a hypothetical example of what this looks like in effect, let’s say you’re a writer with a goal to write a book. You commit 30 minutes a night to writing, hitting the “do not disturb” button on your phone during the timeframe, turning down social engagements, and essentially becoming a cute little hermit. After a month of this, you’re so burnt out that you skip a whole week to lie on your couch and binge Bridgerton and do not much else.

“Sometimes a more important emotional need takes first place, and that’s okay.” —Aimee Daramus, PsyD

In this case, neglecting all social ties, not allowing room for rest into your schedule, and basically restricting yourself from having a full life ultimately works against you. So, instead of dwelling on what went wrong, consider what, specifically, you’re neglecting and cater to it: Take regular nights off to do nothing, call a friend, or whatever else you want. “Sometimes a more important emotional need takes first place, and that’s okay,” says Dr. Daramus.

Say to yourself: “In the future, I will prioritize and nourish my emotional needs in the moment.”

2. Focus on ongoing repair versus an endgame of perfection

My dear friend once told me that perfection is failure anxiety, and aiming for it is an impossible goal. It’s true. You will never, ever be perfect, because you’re a human being, not a bowl of mac and cheese. It’s why psychologist Helene Brenner, PhD, says to focus on continuous repair instead of perfection in all of your pursuits, and adopting this mindset will help save you from dwelling on what might have gone wrong in your goals.

Here’s another hypothetical: Someone has a difficult relationship with their mother and has a lofty goal to finally get along. It’s going well; they’re trying to avoid conflict in phone conversations. But one day, a backhanded compliment sets off a screaming match.

“True success is repair and coming back—not being perfect.” —Helene Brenner, PhD

After veering off course from a relationship-focused goal, it’s easy to slip into a dwelling mindset of  “We’ll never have a great relationship, so it’s not even worth attempting.” But when you focus on long-term repair, you’ll be better equipped to focus on having a better, not perfect relationship. “Rather than go off on a spiral, get back on your train,” says Dr. Brenner. “True success is repair and coming back—not being perfect.”

Say to yourself: “I’m already making progress—this was just a pitstop in my journey. Tomorrow I get back on track.”

3. Continuously update your guidelines

A lot of self-improvement is done when you work with a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset. A fixed mindset allows you to think that “this is just the way things are,” and doesn’t help you flourish. A growth mindset, meanwhile, is more agile and malleable, allowing you to shift your plans with your current needs. That, flexibility, in turn, can help you from dwelling on things that are already done.

For an example from my own life: I’ve resolved to cut back on sugary snacking in 2021, largely to benefit my oral hygiene. I set up a “no sweets after 8 p.m.” rule for myself—but, also, sometimes I just want ice cream. And that’s okay! I’m allowed to make exceptions in my own rulebook. “This more flexible attitude allows us to enjoy the long-term benefits of healthy eating while also allowing ourselves to find delight in our normally off-limit treats,” says clinical psychologist Carla Marie Manly, PhD.

Say to yourself: “I’m the one who sets the rules, and I can alter them however I want.”

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(CNN) — New Zealand is really bored of your Instagram posts.

The call was made in a two-minute video, starring comedian Tom Sainsbury as a member of the “Social Observation Squad (SOS).” The official follows tourists to some of the country’s most famous landscapes and urges them to stop traveling “under the social influence.”

“I’ve been alerted to a situation that’s been happening a lot lately,” he says at the start of the campaign. “People have been seeing those photos on social media, and they’re going to great lengths to copy them.”

“You know them,” he adds, rattling off a list of cliched social media posts. “Hot tub back shot. Man sits quietly on the rock contemplating. Hot dog legs.”

The video is a part of the New Zealand tourist board’s long-running “Do Something New” campaign. Previous installments have included a song by local celebrities Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek.

The campaign comes at an awkward time for tourists, with most international travelers barred from entering the country.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday that New Zealand’s borders will remain closed for most of this year as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, but that the country will pursue travel arrangements with neighboring Australia and other Pacific nations.

“Given the risks in the world around us and the uncertainty of the global rollout of the vaccine, we can expect our borders to be impacted for much of this year,” Ardern said at a news conference.

For travel to restart, authorities either needed confidence that those vaccinated don’t pass Covid-19 on to others, which is not yet known, or enough of the population needed to be vaccinated so people can safely re-enter New Zealand. A travel bubble with Australia has been in place since October.

At the first Security Council briefing on Middle East issues since President Biden took office, the acting United States United Nations ambassador made it a point to say the country’s position and policy will be to support a two state solution between Israel and Palestine, and it will endeavor to renew relations with Palestinian leadership, which he said have “atrophied” for four years.

Richard Mills, speaking Tuesday at a virtual UN briefing, said the Biden administration supports “a mutually agreed two-state solution, one in which Israel lives in peace and security alongside a viable Palestinian state.”

He added that “US diplomatic engagement will begin from the premise that sustainable progress must be based on active consultation with both sides and that ultimate success requires the active consent of both sides.”

He elaborated that the US will urge both Israel and Palestinian Authority “to avoid unilateral steps that make a two-state solution more difficult, such as annexation of territory, settlement activity, demolitions, incitement to violence, and providing compensation for individuals imprisoned for acts of terrorism.”

Notably, the US will “restore credible US engagement with Palestinians as well as Israeli’s.”

Mills said this is not a move that will favor Palestinian leadership, adding US assistance benefits millions of ordinary Palestinians and “helps to preserve a stable environment,” that benefits both parties.

“At the same time, I must be clear, the U.S. will maintain its steadfast support for Israel,” Mills said.

The Biden Administration also “welcomes” what he described as “normalization agreements between Israel and UN Member States in the Arab world, as well as Muslim-majority countries.”

Some background: Former President Donald Trump in January of 2020 backed a Middle East plan that he claimed was a “realistic two-state solution” but catered to nearly every major Israeli demand, and was immediately rejected by Palestinians.

Also during his tenure, in 2018, following a review of US assistance to the Palestinian Authority, he directed the State Department to withdraw $200 million in aid that was originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza. Trump in the final months of his presidency announced a peace deal amounting to the “full normalization of relations” between Israel and the UAE, a joint statement calling it “historic diplomatic breakthrough.” The deal included Israel’s plan to temporarily suspend the annexation of its West Bank.