Chennai hotels set to serve special food for I-Day

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:32

Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Star hotels here are getting ready to celebrate the country's 70th Independence Day with tri-colour themed food, regional cuisines and even the dishes that were served on the night of August 14, 1947.


Supportive spouse may be your way to success

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 14:50

New York, Aug 12 (IANS) The support you get from your spouse or romantic partner may determine your personal growth and psychological well-being, a study suggests.


Pepe Jeans enters premium innerwear market in JV with Dollar Industries

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 20:30

Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) International fashion brand Pepe Jeans Europe BV on Friday announced entering the premium innerwear market in India in a 50:50 joint venture with the country-based hosiery major Dollar Industries with an investment of Rs 200 crore over the next five years.


Poor kidney function may up irregular heartbeat risk

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:34

New York, Aug 11 (IANS) People with severe kidney disease may be at a two-fold higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat condition, researchers, led by one of Indian-origin, have suggested.


Getting bullied in school may affect kids' sleep

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:30

New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Is your kid bullied at school? Beware, it may produce long-lasting, depression-like sleep dysfunction and other effects on daily biological rhythms, warns a study.


Chelsea Manning appears in Vogue magazine's September issue

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:38

New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Chelsea Manning, the transgender US soldier convicted of espionage for leaking national security secrets, graces the pages of the Vogue magazines September issue, the media reported on Friday.


Decoded: How tongue keeps its tastes right

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 19:32

New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Signals sent by tongue's taste cells prevent the brain from confusing between bitter and sweet tastes, a study has showed.


Age-related frailty may be delayed with proper lifestyle

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:48

London, Aug 10 (IANS) Frailty, often assumed to be an inevitable part of ageing, may be prevented or delayed by a proper lifestyle and adequate physical, mental and social activities, researchers say.


Rise in Americans drinking more alcohol: Study

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:20

Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) There was an 11 per cent overall increase in alcohol consumption among adults in the US between 2002 and 2012, a new study led by researchers of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has revealed.


Five Palestinian journalists held in West Bank for spying

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:56

Ramallah, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) Palestinian security forces arrested five journalists in the Israeli-occupied West Bank for "leaking sensitive information to enemy groups", official Palestinian news agency Wafa said on Wednesday, citing a security source.


Sleep disorders may up preterm birth risk

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 17:40

New York, Aug 9 (IANS) Pregnant women who suffer with sleep disorders such as sleep apnoea and insomnia may be at nearly double the risk of delivering their babies before 34 weeks, an analysis has shown.