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How Mobile Phones are Killing You Softly: EurAsian Times

Mobile phones have become a necessity. More than seventy five people of the Indian adults own this device for communication and related purposes. Irrespective of the kind of cell phone you use, chances are that you continue to check for messages, alerts, or calls even when your mobile device isn’t ringing or vibrating. On an average, people usually tend to spend more than 150 minutes on cellphones during the day Cell phones are useful and effective mode of communication however the excessive use of the same can badly affects your health. As per the latest study conducted by World health Federation, Mobile phones emit radio waves through a series of base stations where radio-frequency waves are electromagnetic fields that cannot break chemical bonds or cause ionisation in the human body.

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One Night at Indian Call Centre: EurAsian Times

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The call center’s are thriving rapidly in the Indian subcontinent. India today is a flourishing IT industry, with the second  largest English speaking population in the world after the United States . With educated and cheap manpower readily available, the outsourcing business is at its zenith in India. In the United States, a company will have to shell out at-least 1600 dollars per month, approximately Rs. 96,000 to employ a customer care executive. However in India, the company pays them around 15000 INR a month, that too for grueling and exhausting nights shifts.

With this economical advantage, India today has become the hub of global business outsourcing. Even though the outsourcing business has generated tremendous employment, it has adversely affected its employees. Working at night can have a detrimental impact on the human body. Sleeping is very essential for a person, as it relaxes and refreshes the human body and helps to maintain good health.  Sleepless nights can disturb the normal functioning of the body and can cause headaches, annoyance, and exhaustion. One can also suffer from various disorders like depression, anxiety, insomnia, somnolence or drowsiness, petulance and many other disorders.

Now if these night shifts were regular, then one could get acclimatized to the new process and system. Unfortunately that is not the case. You may be asked to work at night for a month and then get abruptly transferred to the morning shifts. These shifts keep changing quite often, which do not permit the human body to adapt to a particular timings. A person already frazzled due to lack of sleep, has the daunting task of talking continuously on phone, for hours. This process can be nerve wrecking and one is desperate to this bust the stress and hypertension.

To combat this stress, the employees gradually turn towards smoking. Starting with few cigarettes a day, they become heavy chain smokers as the time passes and responsibility increases . In the growing list of chain smokers, female employees are at par with their male counterparts, if not ahead. One can see them smoking heavily, as women’s are more vulnerable to anxiety and depression.

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Jews, Parsis & Kashmiri Pandits: An Insight by EurAsian Times

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The Parsis are believed to be descends of Zoroastrian Community from Greater Iran  who were compelled to relocate towards Asia to evade Muslim brutalities. The harassment  and persecution started as sparse outbreak of violence, which eventually led to mass murders and forced conversion.

Zoroastrian temples were burned, shrines were pulverized, and Mosques were constructed on the sites. Over the period, persecution of Zoroastrian community became widespread and quantity of adherents diminished dramatically. Toward the start of the tenth century Zoroastrians started leaving Iran, and gradually emigrated towards South Asia, living mainly in Sindh and Gujrat. The Parsis never surrendered their way of life, even though they had to abandon their homeland. Parsis, despite almost being an extinct community, are the wealthiest community in India with notable ones being members of Tata and Wadia’s.

The persecution of Jews has been widely read and filmed. From Adolf Hitlers gas chambers, to slaughter of Jews in pretty much all of Europe including France, Germany, and Russia. Jews were blamed for murdering of Jesus Christ, which stared Christians – Jews animosity.

The Land of Israel was initially Jewish until the third century. Israel turned to be mainly Christian after the third century, and eventually came under Muslim influence from the seventh century onwards. Now again, israel is back to its original inhabitants, the Jews, even though there is continued violence against the Arabs.

Israel found a strong ally in the United States and despite a historical precaution and Jews have evolved very strongly and created a Homeland in the form of Israel. The Jews are the most prosperous community in the United States and hold very strong influence over policies of US government in various sectors including defence, finance and foreign policy.

The Kashmiri Pandits constituted around 15% of the total population of Kashmir during Dogra reign up-till 1947. It is believed that around 20% of the population exiled during the 1948 riots Muslim mobs and by the end of 1981, there were only about 5% the Kashmiri Pandit living in the valley of Kashmir.

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