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  • Strong bond among sibling may buffer effects of parental conflict New York, June 23 : Children who experience recurrent destructive conflicts between their parents are at a higher risk of developing mental health problems later.However, if they share a strong bond with their sibling it may protect them against the …
  • Wireless device to detect heart dysfunction in cancer survivors New York, June 23 : Scientists have designed a novel wireless device which may accurately detect heart dysfunction in children who have survived cancer.Childhood cancer survivors are advised to undergo screening for the detection of heart dysfunction…
  • Schizophrenia behind nearly 12% of suicide cases: Study Toronto, June 23 : Nearly 12 per cent of all suicide cases involves a diagnosis of schizophrenia, which affects one’s ability to think clearly, finds a study.The findings suggested that those with schizophrenia who died were also more likely to be yo…
  • Researchers create world’s smallest ‘computer’ Chicago, June 23 : Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have come out with the world’s smallest “computer” — a device measuring just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice.Unlike traditional desktops that retain …
  • Normalisation of ‘plus-size’ may undermine efforts to tackle obesity London, June 23 : Attempts to reduce the stigma associated with “plus-size” body shapes may lead to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and undermine efforts to tackle obesity crisis, a new study has warned.The researcher has …
  • Foetal immune cells respond to infection even in adulthood: Study New York, June 23 : Scientists have claimed that foetal immune cells that are present in adults have specialised roles during infection.In fact, the first immune cells made in early life are fast-acting first responders to microbes in adulthood.Accor…
  • Foetal immune cells respond to infection even in adulthood: Study New York, June 23 : Scientists have claimed that foetal immune cells that are present in adults have specialised roles during infection.In fact, the first immune cells made in early life are fast-acting first responders to microbes in adulthood.Accor…
  • Normalisation of ‘plus-size’ may undermine efforts to tackle obesity London, June 23 : Attempts to reduce the stigma associated with “plus-size” body shapes may lead to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and undermine efforts to tackle obesity crisis, a new study has warned.The researcher has …
  • Researchers create world’s smallest ‘computer’ Chicago, June 23 : Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have come out with the world’s smallest “computer” — a device measuring just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice.Unlike traditional desktops that retain …
  • Writing exercises may improve body image in women New York, June 22 : Women, please take note. If you are struggling with your body image, writing your blues may act as a positive step, a new study suggests.The study, published in the journal Psychology of Women Quarterly, found that self-compassion…
  • Bappi Lahiri coming up with some ‘international stuff’ Mumbai, June 11 : Celebrated music director Bappi Lahiri, who last collaborated with American rapper Snoop Dogg in 2015 for the track “Patiala peg”, says he is working on another international project.”Something really new and unique is coming up whi…
  • Government has to trust the audience: Adil Hussain New Delhi, June 12 : Like many, actor Adil Hussain is all for the digital boom. He says that while there is a danger that some of the many shows and films online might be provocative, it does not mean a censor board should be set up for ...
  • Government has to trust the audience: Adil Hussain New Delhi, June 12 : Like many, actor Adil Hussain is all for the digital boom. He says that while there is a danger that some of the many shows and films online might be provocative, it does not mean a censor board should be set up for ...
  • Bappi Lahiri coming up with some ‘international stuff’ Mumbai, June 11 : Celebrated music director Bappi Lahiri, who last collaborated with American rapper Snoop Dogg in 2015 for the track “Patiala peg”, says he is working on another international project.”Something really new and unique is coming up whi…
  • ‘Kaala’: Realistic guide to dirty side of slum redevelopment (IANS Review, Rating: ***) Film: “Kaala”; Director: Pa.Ranjith; Cast: Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi, Easwari Rao, Nana Patekar, Pankaj Tripathi and Anjali Patil; Rating: ***Pa.Ranjith’s “Kaala”, showcased in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is a captivating socio-drama. It is a family-frien…
  • Documentary calls for healthcare system to be trans-friendly Kolkata, June 9 : The denial of basic healthcare to transgenders has been brought to light through a documentary “Beyond Blue and Pink” that seeks to promote dialogue and discussion towardsA creating a trans-friendly way of accessing West Bengal’s he…
  • Documentary calls for healthcare system to be trans-friendly Kolkata, June 9 : The denial of basic healthcare to transgenders has been brought to light through a documentary “Beyond Blue and Pink” that seeks to promote dialogue and discussion towardsA creating a trans-friendly way of accessing West Bengal’s he…
  • ‘Kaala’: Realistic guide to dirty side of slum redevelopment (IANS Review, Rating: ***) Film: “Kaala”; Director: Pa.Ranjith; Cast: Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi, Easwari Rao, Nana Patekar, Pankaj Tripathi and Anjali Patil; Rating: ***Pa.Ranjith’s “Kaala”, showcased in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is a captivating socio-drama. It is a family-frien…
  • Indian arts, crafts really important for the world: Italian designer New Delhi, June 6 : Italian costume designer Daniela Ciancio, who has designed costumes for Italian films and Tom Cruise-starrer “Mission: Impossible III”, says Indian arts and crafts are “really important” for the rest of the world.”I think that the…
  • Hope Eid will strengthen harmony in society: Modi New Delhi, May 27 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi while extending greetings for Eid on Sunday said he hoped that the festival will strengthen the bonds of harmony in society.Speaking about the festival in the 44th edition of his monthly radio address …
  • IMA agrees to support Modicare New Delhi, June 22 : Days after raising objections to Modi government’s flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly called Modicare, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday extended its support after an assurance from the government to consider…
  • BJP pushing Parrikar to work despite illness: Goa Congress Panaji, June 22 : Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a “suicidal move” for Parrikar.State Congress President Girish Chodankar…
  • Indian Army, PLA personnel do ‘yoga for peace’ at 17,000 feet New Delhi, June 21 : Indian Army personnel deployed along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh on Thursday observed the Fourth International Yoga Day with the Chinese PLA personnel at Daulat Beg Oldie-Tien Wein Dien meeting point at an altitude of…
  • Ensure functioning of Delhi Mohalla clinics: Jain New Delhi, June 21 : Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday ordered the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to ensure that all the constructed Mohalla clinics become functional by July.”After visiting Azadpur Mandi Mohalla Clinic,…
  • Ensure functioning of Delhi Mohalla clinics: Jain New Delhi, June 21 : Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday ordered the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to ensure that all the constructed Mohalla clinics become functional by July.”After visiting Azadpur Mandi Mohalla Clinic,…
  • Indian Army, PLA personnel do ‘yoga for peace’ at 17,000 feet New Delhi, June 21 : Indian Army personnel deployed along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh on Thursday observed the Fourth International Yoga Day with the Chinese PLA personnel at Daulat Beg Oldie-Tien Wein Dien meeting point at an altitude of…
  • Indian Army, PLA personnel do ‘yoga for peace’ at 17,000 feet New Delhi, June 21 : Indian Army personnel deployed along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh on Thursday observed the Fourth International Yoga Day with the Chinese PLA personnel at Daulat Beg Oldie-Tien Wein Dien meeting point at an altitude of…
  • Modi says yoga can unite conflict-ridden world; record set in Kota (Roundup) Dehradun/New Delhi, June 21 : The Fourth International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed on Thursday within the country and abroad, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who attended the main event at Dehradun, saying yoga has emerged as a major un…
  • International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Bengal Kolkata, June 21 : Hundreds of people — men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners — on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in West Bengal by practicing yoga across the state, both in rural and urban areas.In Kolkata, Minister…
  • Kids turn Yoga Day into Clean India day Dehradun, June 21 : They may not be yoga experts but a group of children who attended the International Yoga Day here on Thursday, on their own, cleaned up the sprawling ground where the event took place after it resembled a dustbin, with water bottl…
  • After flak, Haryana proposes no prize cut for players Chandigarh, June 20 : After drawing widespread condemnation for its move to deduct one-third of the earnings of sportspersons employed under it, the Haryana government has proposed that no deduction be made.Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister A…
  • Dhoni wife seeks arms licence Ranchi, June 20 : Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’a wife Sakshi Dhoni has sought an arms licence from the Ranchi district administration.According to official sources, Sakshi applied for a revolver on the ground that she lives most…
  • Rajnath, Naik, Yogi lead Yoga Day celebrations in UP Lucknow, June 21 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday led hundreds of yoga enthusiasts as they practiced ‘asanas’ on the fourth edition of the International Yoga Day here….
  • Himachal Governor, CM practice yoga Shimla, June 21 : Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his cabinet colleagues along with hundreds of schoolchildren and residents practiced yoga at the historic Ridge ground here on Thursday.Union Health Minist…
  • Can yoga make the cut for Olympics? (Comment) On a day when yoga is having to jostle for mind space with a hugely popular sporting event like the FIFA World Cup, many fans of the ancient regimen are seriously dreaming up for a world cup of their own.Are they getting too carried away by the euphori…
  • Can yoga make the cut for Olympics? (Comment) On a day when yoga is having to jostle for mind space with a hugely popular sporting event like the FIFA World Cup, many fans of the ancient regimen are seriously dreaming up for a world cup of their own.Are they getting too carried away by the euphori…
  • Rajnath, Naik, Yogi lead Yoga Day celebrations in UP Lucknow, June 21 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday led hundreds of yoga enthusiasts as they practiced ‘asanas’ on the fourth edition of the International Yoga Day here….
  • After flak, Haryana proposes no prize cut for players Chandigarh, June 20 : After drawing widespread condemnation for its move to deduct one-third of the earnings of sportspersons employed under it, the Haryana government has proposed that no deduction be made.Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister A…
  • Dhoni wife seeks arms licence Ranchi, June 20 : Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’a wife Sakshi Dhoni has sought an arms licence from the Ranchi district administration.According to official sources, Sakshi applied for a revolver on the ground that she lives most…
  • Kerala Boat Race League to be state’s latest tourism product Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 : The upcoming Kerala Boat Race League will evolve into a world-class tourism product, state Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said on Thursday.Elaborating, he said that the league will include various boat races fro…
  • Of vazhaipoo fritters and a chef’s contribution to reducing carbon footprint (Foodie Trail-Chennai) Chennai, June 23 : It’s time for vazhaipoo (banana flower) fritters. Vazhaipoo cutlets and vadas have become passe, said a top chef at the newly-opened Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road.He also said a chef and anybody who cooks can reduce the carbon foot…
  • Ace art of making eclair New Delhi, June 23 : Love to eat eclair? Now, you can learn to make it at home for yourself and your family.Dhivya Rao, Pastry Chef at Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Hebbal, and Shitiz Lambay, Pastry Chef, Le Meridien Goa, Calangute, tell how to mak…
  • Ace art of making eclair New Delhi, June 23 : Love to eat eclair? Now, you can learn to make it at home for yourself and your family.Dhivya Rao, Pastry Chef at Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Hebbal, and Shitiz Lambay, Pastry Chef, Le Meridien Goa, Calangute, tell how to mak…
  • Year-long ‘Healthy Mizoram Campaign’ ends Aizawl, June 22 : The year-long “Healthy Mizoram Campaign” organised by the Assam Rifles to promote a natural, healthy and disease free lifestyle through exercise and naturopathy has ended.It saw the participation of over 10,000 people, an official s…
  • Saif, Kareena enjoy quality time in London New Delhi, June 22 : Bollywood couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan enjoyed thier vacation in London, and say they love going to the city.”London has always been one of our favourite cities in the world and every time we visit this city, we d…
  • Tan brown, blue, black: Must-have bag colours New Delhi, June 23 : Handbags as a fashion accessory are something which can lend your attire more style.Go for out-of-the-box shades to stand out of the crowd, but don’t forget to stock must-have colours like black, tan brown and blue, suggest exper…
  • Yoga has slowly become an integral part of me: Jacqueline Mumbai, June 23 : Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says yoga is an integral part of her life, and it helps her lead a stress-free life. “I have been a health and fitness enthusiast for as long as I can remember.Be it my personal or professional life, I h…
  • Sun safety tips New Delhi, June 23 : Sun maybe good for vitamin D, but its rays can also be very harmful for your skin.Wear protective clothing and sunglasses, and use sunscreens with at least 50 and above SPF for superior protection even in cloudy weather, sayexper…
  • Sun safety tips New Delhi, June 23 : Sun maybe good for vitamin D, but its rays can also be very harmful for your skin.Wear protective clothing and sunglasses, and use sunscreens with at least 50 and above SPF for superior protection even in cloudy weather, sayexper…
  • Tan brown, blue, black: Must-have bag colours New Delhi, June 23 : Handbags as a fashion accessory are something which can lend your attire more style.Go for out-of-the-box shades to stand out of the crowd, but don’t forget to stock must-have colours like black, tan brown and blue, suggest exper…