Airtel acquires strategic stake in Juggernaut Books

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:20

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, one of Indias largest telecommunications service providers, announced on Monday that it has acquired a strategic stake in Juggernaut Books, a popular digital platform to discover and read high quality, affordable books and to submit amateur writing.


Japanese women too busy to fall in love: Survey

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:30

Tokyo, Dec 4 (IANS) Some 60 per cent of eligible women in Japan are reluctant to fall in love due to the growing burden at their workpace, according to a survey.


Reading aloud to yourself may boost memory

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:30

Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) Is your child unable to memorise his or her lessons in school? Ask them to read it out loud. According to a study, speaking text aloud helps to get words into long-term memory.


Cannabis may up bipolar symptoms in teenagers

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:30

London, Dec 2 (IANS) If usage of cannabis is frequent among your adolescent son or daughter, he or she may be at high risk of developing hypomania often experienced as part of bipolar disorder, a research has warned.


Indulge in Zumba dance to stay emotionally fit

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 11:30

London, Dec 2 (IANS) Feeling drained out emotionally? Engage in Zumba dancing for five weeks as it may not only help you stay physically fit but also improve mental health and quality of life, a study has shown.


Use malai, orange scrub to get softer, smoother skin

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:16

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Binging on organic food is good to get rid of toxins in our bodies but it is also important to pay attention on what you apply on your body. Cleansers, toners, moisturisers, oils and serums are part of the larger skincare regime, hence right ingredients in these products play an equally important role, suggest experts.


After anthology, Gulzar out with novel on partition

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:20

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Barely three months after acclaimed lyricist and poet Gulzars "Footprints on Zero Line: Writings on the Partition" hit the stands, he is out with another book on the "cataclysmic tragedy" -- this time a full length novel.


Smartphone use linked to suicide risk for teenagers

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:32

New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Parents may please take note that the more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other electronic screens, the more likely they are to feel depressed and attempt suicide, according to a new study.


Excess body fat increases dementia risk

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:14

London, Dec 1 (IANS) Obese people are at an increased risk of developing dementia than those with a normal weight, says a large study involving data from 1.3 million adults.


If not now then when? Living the Great Indian Dream (First Person)

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:06

There's talk that the country has lost track and is headed in a direction not envisaged by those who fought for our independence from colonial rule. Those growing up today are faced with the unnerving challenge to thrive against all future obstacles -- increasing population, decreasing jobs and unmatched inflation -- that, they are told, awaits them. Yet we are doing fine.


Moscow warns US of retaliation against ban on RT America

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 08:00

Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) The Kremlin has expressed its disappointment at the withdrawal of Russian state-funded broadcaster Russia Today's (RT) news credentials by the US Congress and said it will arouse an "emotional response" from the Russian lawmakers.


Avoid red meat, dairy products in winter

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 03:16

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Dry fruits, nuts, tulsi, ginger, leafy vegetables in your meals in winter is good, but avoid red meat and control the intake of milk products, suggest experts.


Winter care tips for your pets

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 01:56

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Give extra care to your pets in the winter season. Don't overfeed your dog and keep them away from electric heaters, suggest experts.