Researchers have found that children who spend more time looking at tablets or television screens as infants are likely to be less physically active as they enter school age.
The studysuggests that adhering to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines to limit screen time to one hour per day or less among children aged two to five years may promote healthier behaviours in later life.
Screen viewing is increasingly prevalent but excessive screen time in childhood has been linked to a range of health problems, including increased risk of obesity and reduced cognitive development.
Bengaluru emerged as the worst traffic congested city globally in the TomTom Traffic Index of 2019.
Apart from Bengaluru, three other Indian cities are in the top 10 of the traffic index. These include Mumbai (65%), Pune (59%) and New Delhi (56%) at the fourth, fifth and eight position, respectively.
The other global cities featured among the top 10 include Manila from The Philippines, Bogota from Colombia, Moscow from Russia, Lima from Peru, Istanbul from Turkey, and Jakarta from Indonesia.