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It takes two livers to save an obese pat...

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not sufficient. Sameer Mitra, 46, weighed 93kg. Doctors had to take out 220 grams of the liver lobe from his brother-in-law, and another 550gm from his... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose the excess pounds. Manish Dagar, an expert at fitness club Celebrity Fitness, has doled out some tips: – Diet: Diet rules for waist training are... read more »

I won’t make anarkali suits, imper...

I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my thing

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed between white bread slices and non-herbal tea at her apartment (“if you had asked for green, it’s possible that I may have assumed you... read more »

Access to green and blue boosts quality ...

Access to green and blue boosts quality of life in older adults

Green environments and blue spaces with running or still water are especially beneficial for healthy ageing in older adults, a new study has found. Natural environments are known to promote physical, mental, and spiritual healing. The study found that by incorporating smaller features, such as a... read more »

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Italy’s Catholic bishops try to put brakes on speedy divorce law...

ROME (RNS) Italy’s Catholic bishops have condemned a proposed law that is set to speed up divorce and do away with a three-year separation waiting period. Legislation to allow consensual divorce... read more »


India showcases military might, culture blend on 6...

India’s powerful military punch and its rich cultural heritage were showcased at the 65th Republic Day parade on a bitterly cold Sunday, with... read more »

‘India’s political culture has crippled intelligence ag...


British journalist Adrian Levy pieced together stories of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai — “the fourth largest city in the world under siege for three... read more »

India: Tourism event celebrates the ancient culture of ...


Such festivals not only preserve the culture of the region but also promote tourism. A three-day long “Ethnique Festival” was held recently in the... read more »

Grammar of gender relations in India


The contemporary discourse credits the modern world exclusively with improving the status of women. But thousands of years ago, Indian women had enjoyed high... read more »

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Pizza maker Papa John’s hands insured for a whopping 10 M p...

Seems like Papa John’s has taken their love for pizza to another level as the company has recently insured its founder’s hands for 10 million pounds. Tabloid media revealed that Papa John... read more »


Haldiram products under scanner!

Maharashtra government today asked its health regulator to check samples of Haldiram’s packaged snacks to find if they are fit for human... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in beverages


Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to review caffeine standards in caffeinated and energy drinks and is looking for an agency to study the consumption... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depress...


If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed almost... read more »

Time management in kitchen


For a working professional, be it a man or a woman, managing one’s time spent in the kitchen is very important. Not everyday can one think of ordering... read more »

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Coffee not responsible for obesity, diabetese

Coffee neither increases nor decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes, according to a first-of-its-kind study that used genes to investigate the impact of drinking coffee... read more »


Cinnamon, peppermint oil- A new answer to chronic ...

You must have heard that health is wealth and that stands true for all those who suffer from chronic wounds in India. Ending miseries of all, we have... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pregnanc...

LONDON - JULY 18:  In this photo illustration a pregnant woman is seen stood at the office work station on July 18, 2005 in London, England. Under plans to revise paid maternity leave, an exteneded period of six to nine months will be offered for maternity leave from 2007. (Photo illustration by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Indian ladies suffer majorly during pregnancy! Besides household chores and other responsibilities there are several other reasons which hamper the growth of a... read more »

Heart scan can predict premature death risk


A scan of calcium deposits inside the arteries can identify those at risk of dying over the next 15 years, a new study has found. A coronary artery... read more »

Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help mai...

Group of young women exercising with weights while sitting on fitness ball in health club. Horizontal shot.

A recent study has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people after US and China. Around 20% of the adult Indian... read more »

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Jaswant Singh’s condition grave

Former union minister and expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singhcontinued to be in coma Wednesday, with doctors describing his condition as “grave”. A statement issued from the Army... read more »


Vatican: Too early to confirm 2025 Orthodox-Cathol...

VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Vatican spokesman said it’s premature to suggest a gathering between Catholic and Orthodox faiths to mark the 1700th... read more »

Earnings rise in Sabarimala temple

Earnings rise in Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram – Earnings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala has shown a sharp increase. According to the Devasom Board, which manages the... read more »

A Christmas Tree that is India’s tallest – ...

A Christmas Tree that is India's tallest - and growing

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai – Gaily decorated with twinkling fairy lights, angels, reindeers and cotton snow, this is one Christmas tree that stands out... read more »

Cambodian monks call for action against Buddha’s ...

Cambodian monks call for action against Buddha's relics theft

Phnom Penh – About 150 Buddhist monks Tuesday held a protest here, calling for the Cambodian government to take action against the theft of the... read more »

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Facebook’s ‘iconic logo’ raises gender equality debate

Facebook now raises the debate of gender equality with its iconic logos- two small silhouettes of a man and a woman. The new logo will be a little different on Facebook mobile pages... read more »

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Use this to remove odour from stinky foods

Scientists have developed a new film that could neutralise the odours of even the smelliest of foods such as onions, garlic, certain cheeses and the notoriously stinky Asian durian... read more »

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The easiest way to lose weight: a glass of waterThe easiest way to lose weight: a glass of...

“Diet and exercise” – that’s the mantra that most people swear by, when it comes to losing weight the healthy way. But the word “diet” is more than just the food put on a plate.... read more »


Starbucks makes up for price hike with massive menu upgrade

Starbucks may have raised prices of their beverages but they are not heartless, as they decided to make up for it by making their menu better. Way better! The coffee giant had earlier... read more »

Female drinkers at higher risk of developing liver disease than men

Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with alcohol after turning 21

In a new study, scientists have found that when people turn 21, while the consumption of alcohol drastically increases, marijuana use significantly declines. Ben Crost at the University of Illinois,... read more »