Lifestyle & Fashion

High sense of purpose may protect your heart, reveals study

Living life with a strong sense of purpose may lower your risk for early death, heart attack or stroke, a new study has claimed. The analysis defined purpose in life....

Mars had ocean with more water than Arctic

Washington: A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean but the Red Planet lost 87 per cent of that water to space, a new study has....

Losing 30 minutes of daily sleep can trigger weight gain

Washington : Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study has claimed. “While previous....

International Women’s Day: Survey reveals Indian females deteriorating position

New Delhi : The socio-economic standing of women in India is the lowest among 16 Asia Pacific countries, even less than Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, indicating that much more needs....

Too much sitting may harm heart health

Sitting for many hours per day is associated with increased coronary artery calcification, a marker of subclinical heart disease that can increase the risk of a heart attack, a new....

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft reaches dwarf planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has created history by becoming the first mission to achieve orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres with an aim of providing new insights and capturing images from....

Blackbuck population increases in Odisha's Ganjam district

Blackbuck population increases in Odisha’s Ganjam district

Berhampur (Odisha): Population of the endangered blackbucks in Ganjam district of Odisha has increased by 1,612 in the past four years. The total population of blackbucks, locally called Krushna Sara....

Pee-power to light up refugee camps

Pee-power to light up refugee camps

British scientists on Thursday unveiled a toilet that unlocks energy stored within urine to generate electricity, which they hope could be used to light remote places such as refugee camps.....

Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) likely to arrive in India next week

Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) likely to arrive in India next week

Motorola will launch the Moto E (2nd Gen) handset in India on March 10. The company has already sent out invites for the launch of the device on March 10.....

Ahead of Women's Day, Subway opens all-women operated outlet

Ahead of Women’s Day, Subway opens all-women operated outlet

  Quick service restaurant chain Subway has opened an all-women operated outlet to mark International Women's day on March 8. With the new outlet opening in suburban Andheri, the Connecticut-based....

The city witnessed a fashion galore with the all new runway rising

The city witnessed a fashion galore with the all new runway rising

New Delhi: With the weather changing its lovely colors on the verge of festive season, its fashion fever all over again. Adding heat to it was Runway Rising: a NextGen....

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

Social media giant Facebook is interested in testing internet services through solar-powered plane in India and other telecom connectivity technologies it is developing. “We are really in development of technologies....

Dogs can sense whether a person is lying or not: Study

Dogs can sense whether a person is lying or not: Study

Man's best friend is socially smarter than previously thought, scientists say citing new research which found that a dog knows if someone is not trustworthy. When a dog owner points....

Sunlight continues to damage skin in dark

Sunlight continues to damage skin in dark

Washington: Much of the damage that ultraviolet (UV) radiation does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. Exposure to UV light from the....

Videocon launches WiFi ACs in India at Rs 36,000 onwards

Videocon launches WiFi ACs in India at Rs 36,000 onwards

Mumbai: Home-grown consumer durables major Videocon is looking at doubling its revenue from the AC segment at Rs 1,600 crore in the next one year, a senior company executive said.....

Cancer cases to increase rapidly worldwide by 2030

Cancer cases to increase rapidly worldwide by 2030

Doha: Cancer cases worldwide will increase rapidly between 2008 to 2030 with the poorest countries likely to see a 100 per cent rise in the cases, according to a report....

Unattractive faces more memorable than pretty ones

Unattractive faces more memorable than pretty ones

Pretty faces are less likely to be remembered than unattractive ones, according to a new study. Psychologists at the University of Jena in Germany have demonstrated that attractive faces without....

Make this Valentine’s Day more special!

Make this Valentine’s Day more special!

Valentine’s Day is the symbol of love which is celebrated in a big way in all the countries around the world. Not only for your husband, wife or partner, the day is special....

“You Stink! Well, mostly.” - How to tell someone that they stink?

“You Stink! Well, mostly.” – How to tell someone that they stink?

While many of us have grown up watching the 2003 Disney sitcom ‘That’s So Raven’, one may have often wondered what made Raven have a real icky time when she....

Online dating is about being real, not perfect: Study

Online dating is about being real, not perfect: Study

Washington: People who are looking for love online are less likely to trust a person with a flashy profile, preferring instead a potential partner who appears not only successful, but....

Twitter says government data queries rising

Twitter says government data queries rising

WASHINGTON: Twitter said it saw a 40 percent jump in government request for user data in late 2014, with sharp rises coming from both Turkey and Russia. The "transparency report"....

Chimps change accent to fit in with friends

Chimps change accent to fit in with friends

London: Chimpanzees can change their grunts over time to make them sound more like those of new peers, just as humans can learn the local language after migrating to a....

20-minute daily walk may cut risk of early death

20-minute daily walk may cut risk of early death

London: A brisk 20-minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to a new research. The study of European men and women....

Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

London: Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women. In....