Lifestyle & Fashion

Can Internet be allowed to spell death for the unborn girl child?

The low and declining sex ratio in the country is no longer a subject matter of debate or doubt. The child (0-6 years) sex ratio has declined from 962 in....

Low family income affects brain development of children

Low family income can affect the brain development of children, new research says. The study, led by researchers at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Columbia University Medical Centre....

Most parents can’t tell if their kid is obese

London: Parents of obese children may not be able to recognise that their kid is overweight unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity, new research led by an....

Multi-tasking can hamper your brain

New York: Multi-tasking can hamper your performance and may even damage your brain, claim researchers from Stanford University. The team found that people who are involved with multi-tasking cannot pay....

Why women prefer editing pictures while uploading on Social Media sites

Social Media sites have become so popular not only in India but all over the world. Uploading status and photos on social media sites now trends across the globe for....

TRAI looks to regulate Whatsapp, Skype,Viber and GTalk

NEW DELHI: Telecom regulator TRAI today started the process to prepare regulatory framework for Internet-based calling and messaging applications like Skype, Viber, WhatsApp and Google Talk, known as over-the-top (OTT)....

Research shows HIV can spread early

WASHINGTON: Researchers have discovered that HIV can begin replicating in the brain as early as four months after initial infection. An analysis of cerebral spinal fluid (CSF), a window into....

Delhi girl Aditi Arya crowned Miss India 2015

Delhi based Aditi Arya, working as a research analyst in a firm, on Saturday won the fbb Femina Miss India 2015 in a star studded event at Yashraj Studios in....

A new app that monitors health status of your heart

Thane: A team of doctors here have developed a mobile application through which the health status of heart could be monitored at any time of the day by calculating the....

Packing Tips: How to pack for a holiday!

Is packing for a weekend getaway or long holiday the most difficult task for you? If yes, here are some simple ways to make it easy. Firstly, always remember that....

A sedentary lifestyle may kill you

TORONTO: People who sit too much every day are at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and shorter life spans, even if they exercise, a new study led....

Half of Indians in Dubai seek apartment lifestyle: Survey

Dubai: Nearly half of Indians living here prefer apartment lifestyle with around 60 percent of them searching to buy a house, according to a survey. Real estate web portal Bayut.Com....

Femina Miss India sub contest winners unveiled

In the run-up to the fbb Femina Miss India pageant 2015, twenty one finalists participated in the sub-contests for titles like Miss Congeniality, Miss Bright Smile, Miss Beauty With A....

Is your relationship strong?

Do you think, you have a strong and healthy relationship? A strong relationship is the best support in your life. Only a good relationship can improve all your aspects, increase....

Emotions can dictate your eating habits

London : A new book has observed that emotions can dictate how you eat and also demonstrates what kind of eater one is. Hypnotherapist Marisa Peer in her new book....

Indian crocodile curry served as the ‘world’s hottest dish’

London : Claim to be a spice lover? You may want to try out this crocodile curry served by anIndian restaurant in the UK, which the makers are claiming to....

Bharti Airtel partners Amazon to offer cloud services in India

New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today announced partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer its cloud computing services to customers in India. "In line with this market adoption, we....

New glass shoe sole for ‘super’ grip on ice

Toronto: A new shoe sole, made up of glass fibres embedded in rubber, can provide a better grip on slippery surfaces such as ice, researchers including one of India-origin say.  Researchers....

Green tea could help improve MRIs: study

Berlin: A new unexpected role for green tea - to improve the image quality of magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) - has been discovered by researchers, including one of Indian-origin. Sanjay....

New way to regenerate heart tissue found

Washington: In a discovery that may pave the  way for regeneration of damaged heart tissue, scientists have successfully stimulated the mouse heart to grow new cells.  Researchers have shown that....

Take preventive measures from bird flu virus: DM

District Magistrate Vimal Kumar Sharma today asked all concerned officials of veterinary, health and forest department to take preventive measures to check the incidence of bird flu (Avian flu) virus....

Obsessing over Facebook photos may keep you from enjoying life: Study

Washington: Trying to get perfect photos to earn 'likes' on your Instagram or Facebook may keep you from enjoying real-life experiences, a new study suggests. Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield,....

India tops list of requests for blocking content on Facebook in the second half of 2014

New Delhi: Facebook blocked 5,832 pieces of content, including anti-religious matter and hate speeches, during July-December 2014 on orders of Indian government, the highest by any country on the social....

Indian woman playing multiple roles, but ignoring health: Survey

As Indian women continue to endeavour to do the best in their life and profession, they are tending to neglect their health, shows a recent survey. According to the survey....

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....