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Saturday,17th November 2018




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Hilton commits to cutting environmental footprint in half

HONG KONG-  Hilton has unveiled plans to cut its environmental footprint in half and double its social impact investment by 2030. Hilton will institute science-based targets to reduce carbon...Full News..

Unhealthy lifestyle causes sexual dysfunction in men: Survey

Nearly 20% of young adults and middle-aged men in the national capital have consulted a doctor with concerns of sexual dysfunction including reduced drive, frequency or satisfaction issues, a survey...Full News..

‘Pen’ identifies cancer in 10 seconds

A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas. They say it could make surgery to remove a tumour quicker, safer and more...Full News..

Coconut oil for shiny locks

Ask any elderly lady the secret of their hair care, and they will swear by the humble coconut oil and its gazillion benefits. For thousands of years, we have witnessed Bengali beauties apply coconut...Full News..

How to boost your immune system?

Heavy rain brings down the temperature and the rainy weather can get quite cold in some places. Following it, your immune system too can fall to at an all-time low. While you may be eating all the...Full News..

Vitamin D supplements may help manage pain

Vitamin D supplements, combined with good sleeping habits, could help manage pain-related conditions including fibromyalgia, arthritis, menstrual cramps and chronic back pain, says a study. The...Full News..

Fight cold and flu with Vitamin D

Regular intake of Vitamin D supplements may help protect against cold and flu, as well as tackle high levels of the vitamin’s deficiency in countries like India, a study has said. The...Full News..

Pregnant women drinking from plastic bottles may have obese children: Study

Pregnant women drinking from plastic water bottles could be driving up their risk of having obese babies, a new study has found. Scientists have found that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a...Full News..

The art of dating

It will help to keep your first date short and sweet, and most importantly non-committal, says an expert who has shared dating tips. Sumesh Menon, Co-Founder and CEO of dating app WOO, tells you...Full News..

Emperor’s abdication eyed for his birthday in 2018: source

The government has started to discuss a plan to arrange for Emperor Akihito to abdicate on Dec 23, 2018, which is his 85th birthday, and Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the throne on that day or the...Full News..

Lose weight changing eating schedule

Simply changing your eating schedule like taking the last meal of the day by the mid-afternoon can help burn fat and lose weight, suggests new research. The study that tested early time-restricted...Full News..

Beginner’s guide to glowing skin

Get glowing healthy skin by using skin care products with ingredients like humectants, says an expert. Rohit Batra, dermatologist at Dermaworld Skin Clinic, has rolled out tips that will help to...Full News..

Winter skin care for men

Men too must take care of their skin in the winter season, and they can begin by choosing the right facewash and shaving cream. Achin Kochar, expert at personal care brand Vi-John Group, has...Full News..

Blood pressure lowering drugs block cancer invasion

Drugs used to lower blood pressure can potentially block breast and pancreatic cancer invasion by inhibiting their cellular structures, say researchers. The study discovered that calcium channel...Full News..

Strange brews as UK whisky distillers cash in on gin boom

Seaweed, rhubarb, Christmas pudding and even ants - all ingredients used by a new generation of gin makers enjoying a booming British market. That demand for left-field versions of the once...Full News..

Why do your mothers’ meals taste so good?

Ever wondered why you can't simply resist that mouth-watering chicken or delicious chocolate cake made by your mother? According to researchers, food that is perceived to have been made with love...Full News..

Want healthy and silky hair? Include these foods in your diet

Who doesn't like to have healthy hair? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to eat the right kind of foods. Since nutrition plays a key role in hair growth, eating a healthy and balanced...Full News..

Why women are better at multitasking than men

Multitasking is harder for men because they need to mobilise additional areas of their brain and use more energy than women when switching attention between tasks, says a study. “Our findings...Full News..

British Teens Drink a ‘Bathtub’ of Sugary Drinks a Year

British teenagers drink almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks each year, Cancer Research UK said on Tuesday as the charity urged the government to do more to improve children's diets. Children...Full News..

Six tips you need to stay focused

Striking a work-life balance can be akin to balancing on a wire. It's tricky, every step you take matters, and you never know when you might come crashing down and sabotage your success. And no...Full News..

Cycling a lifestyle, solution to avoid traffic

Years back, bi-cycle is one of the popular modes of transportation in our daily rural life. But gradually use of bi-cycle declining as motorised vehicles occupied the roads and subways in urban and...Full News..

Got the blues? Get in the garden

We have often been told that doing some gardening can benefit us physically. Now scientists believe getting outdoors to rake the leaves and pull up weeds could help our mental wellbeing as...Full News..

10 ways to make the most of your coffee habit

Coffee lovers are constantly tinged with guilt. But it's actually not that bad. Coffee, when had the right way, can actually help you on your way to good health. Here are 10 ways to make the most out...Full News..

Early dinner may help you lose weight

Struggling to shed those extra kilos? Worry not, as a new study suggests eating dinner early by mid-afternoon and following it by an 18-hour daily fast or until breakfast the next morning may help...Full News..

Avoid giving Smartphone to calm down your kid, say experts Lifestyle

Parents may please take note that it is just not all right to hand your child a Smartphone to calm him/her down at home even if it helps keep peace in the house, according to the new guidelines...Full News..

Dunkin’ Donuts Revamps Tea Lineup as it Vies With Starbucks

Dunkin' Donuts, which is better known for its coffee, is revamping its hot tea lineup as it seeks to better compete with rivals like Starbucks. The chain got rid of the hot teas it had offered,...Full News..

Fake smile doesn’t make you feel happy

For years nervous exam takers and job interviewees have been advised to smile to make themselves feel better. Sadly it seems there isn't a glimmer of truth in faking a beaming grin to make...Full News..

If there’s a ‘Splash’ remake, Tom Hanks wants in on it

Tom Hanks wants in on Channing Tatum’s gender-swapped remake of his 1984 mermaid romantic comedy “Splash.” Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are developing a new take on the film with Tatum...Full News..

How bananas can help you lose weight

Banana is the most misunderstood fruit for weight watchers. We tell you ways this wonder fruit can actually help you shed some kilos. Here they are: Since, bananas are loaded with potassium, they...Full News..

Women ‘nearing equality with men – in alcohol consumption’

Women have all but caught up with men at knocking back alcohol, a global study of drinking habits shows. The analysis of 4 million people, born between 1891 and 2001, showed that men used to be...Full News..

Housework adds three years to your life

It's probably not the most popular piece of health advice ever dished out - but researchers say that doing the housework can add years to your life. They found that women who clean, hoover and do...Full News..

7 DIY ways to give your skin the perfect healthy glow

We all lead very busy lives, and hence it is doubly important to take care of our skin, because of the stress and the warm weather. Having a healthy diet and keeping yourself hydrated is undoubtedly...Full News..

Three-person baby ‘race’ dangerous

The race to make babies from three people is a major worry, duping couples and a dangerous experiment on mums and babies, warn scientists and ethicists. The UK, which pioneered the advanced form...Full News..

Punks on safari: Louis Vuitton’s menswear goes back to its roots

Forget billion-euro financial results, the more accurate marker of the power a label wields in the world of luxury fashion was on display backstage at the Louis Vuitton menswear show in Paris...Full News..

To love, honor and share a credit card statement

A study by Harris Poll for the National Endowment for Financial Education finds that two in five Americans who have combined finances admit to lying to their partner or hiding information about money...Full News..

Global sleeping patterns revealed by app data

The world's sleeping patterns have been revealed by scientists analysing data collected from an app. It showed the Dutch have nearly an hour more in bed every night than people in Singapore or...Full News..

Wrist perfection

Watch, a very necessary accessory of the last generation, has gone through a makeover. Be it for casual wear, or party wear, these timepieces are there in every possible colour and design to...Full News..

Want to win an argument on Facebook? Read on

If you have never won an argument on Facebook while reacting to burning social or relationship issues on your friends’ timeline, don’t fret. Here are certain simple rules which, if followed...Full News..

Tips for the perfect V-Day date

From reliving old times to going for a romantic stroll to going on a food adventure, here are a few tips to help you make Valentine’s Day, which falls on February 14, perfect for you and your loved...Full News..

Adult colouring book craze booms in US

Colouring to combat stress? You’re not alone. Intricate adult colouring books are the latest lifestyle craze to grip the United States, generating millions of fans, booming sales and libraries...Full News..

Look on the bright side of life!

Any cross-section taken of my wardrobe over the last 5 years will just be 50 shades of black. As soon as I made the transition from wearing nothing but football jerseys to wearing nothing but band...Full News..

Donald Trump’s sexism is infectious – even the women are catching it

What better way to reaffirm to an entire right-wing, conservative political party that a woman’s role is to be everything to everyone; to have the glittering career and still get home in time to...Full News..

Now I’m an extreme obstacle course champion

I’ve always been sporty but didn’t get into obstacle course racing [OCR] until 2014, when a friend from my running club – London Heathside – asked me to join his team. I ended up...Full News..

South Africa vs England third Test, day three: Tourists win series with Test to spare

At 1pm Stuart Broad walked on to the outfield at the Bullring in front of a packed house of South African fans with the smell of meat grilling on the braai hanging in the air. • South Africa vs...Full News..

In defence of Ugg boots, and how to wear them well

The big chill is officially here. This weekend will see temperatures plummet and many parts of the country will experience flurries of snow, if they haven’t already. It means it’s time to bring...Full News..