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

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

“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. A very important component of a healthy diet is the amount of water a person drinks in a day. While drinking... read more »

Starbucks makes up for price hike with m...

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 announced that drinks may cost up to 20 cents more, and now they have declared that small-batch cold brew would be... read more »

Female drinkers at higher risk of developing liver disease than men
Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with a...

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, who conducted the economist research, which looked at marijuana and alcohol use in people between... read more »

High heels damage your ankles

High heels damage your ankles

Wearing high heels can strengthen the ankle initially, but leads to weakening and instability over time, a new study has warned. The findings are not surprising, said Tricia Turner, associate professor of kinesiology and athletic training coordinator in the College of Health and Human Services at... read more »

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Culture

18th century ivory furniture on sale at Sotheby's

18th century ivory furniture on sale at Sotheby’s

London – Two pairs of 18th century chairs and a settee from the same era, custom-made for Warren Hastings, governor general of Bengal from 1772 to 1785, will go under the hammer at... read more »

Kerala classical arts festival starts in Dubai

Kerala classical arts festival starts in Dubai

Dubai – A five-day International Koodiyattam and Kathakali Festival (IKKF), showcasing the ancient and highly structured classical performing... read more »

Bantony Estate to be Museum of Shimla: CM

Bantony Estate to be Museum of Shimla: CM

Shimla – A British-era building decaying from long neglect in the erstwhile summer capital of the British Raj will be restored and converted into a... read more »

Kolkata’s Park Mansions bags maiden heritage awar...

Kolkata's Park Mansions bags maiden heritage award

Kolkata – The 103-year-old stately Park Mansions, located in the city’s stylish Park Street has bagged the first heritage award instituted by the... read more »

Kolkata Victoria Memorial Hall on Google Art Project so...

Kolkata Victoria Memorial Hall on Google Art Project soon

Kolkata – Want to experience the grandiosity of the Victoria Memorial Hall from the confines of your home or office? Thanks to Google Art Project,... read more »

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Food

Recipe: Methi Pulao

It’s a mouth-watering dish, to say the least. There are very few who don’t like methi pulao, it is good for your health and pretty easy to cook. Ingredients: Two cups of basmati... read more »

Mumbai hangout lets you dine like a don

Somewhere between the hustling city lights and busy Linking Road street in Bandra is an underground watering bar that’s cool and... read more »

Dessert recipe: Kulhad ki kheer

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1litre milk 100g sugar 2tbsp samai rice ½ cup mixed dry fruits sliced pistachios... read more »

Want a ‘cakeless cake’ for your birthday?

Cakes are crossing the traditional fondant and frosting boundaries and getting into fun new avatars. A huge new trend is the ‘cakeless cake’, made... read more »

Recipe: Vegetable sweet corn soup

Ingredients: One cup fresh sweet corn, one finely chopped carrot, one tbsp chopped cabbage, half tsp sugar, half tsp green chilli sauce, half tsp soya sauce,... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Cancer: Breaking the bad news to patients

For Dr Ranjana Srivastava, who began working as an oncologist in Australia 10 years ago, breaking the news to patients suffering from cancer is part of the job. “A doctor must be able to read a... read more »

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose weight

To utilize pumpkin as a weight loss food, you will need to substitute it for a food in your diet that is higher in calories. Take for instance, if... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here... read more »

A detox isn’t just about the food

A detox also doesn’t have to be just about the food — it is much more than that. So if your body is craving for some sleep — give it just that!... read more »

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

Winter special: 5 fruits you must have to boost immunity

The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how the brain responds to stress,... read more »

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Religion

Absence of love, charity spawns selfishness, says Pope

Absence of love, charity spawns selfishness, says Pope

Vatican City – Selfishness fills the “void” created by a lack of love and charity, Pope Francis said Wednesday during his general audience in St Peter’s Square. “Where... read more »

Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

Chhath begins as millions take a holy dip

Patna – Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar Wednesday as the four-day... read more »

Digital version of Quran launched

Digital version of Quran launched

Mumbai – A Mumbai entrepreneur has introduced a multi-lingual digital version of the Quran for the benefit of Muslims and non-Muslims in the country. It... read more »

Samantha Cameron stuns in sari during Diwali celebratio...

Samantha Cameron stuns in sari during Diwali celebrations in London

London – David Cameron’s wife, Samantha wore a burgundy sari during a visit to a Hindu temple in north-west London to celebrate Diwali. The 47-year-old... read more »

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Chennai – People in Tamil Nadu Saturday woke up to the sounds of crackers on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. Children burst fire crackers... read more »

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Japanese retail giant teams up with Tajima for new life wear

To create a new life wear for women, Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has join hands with Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima. The retail giant, whose new collections includes long, flowing... read more »

Couple married for 75 years dies hand-in-hand

An American couple, who had been married for 75 years fulfilled their final wish to die in each other’s arms after they passed away holding hands, within hours of each other. Jeannette... read more »

How to beat the heat in summer

Are you finding it tough to tackle the scorching heat? Lets take a look at simple tips from experts on staying cool during summer. Closing windows and doors during the hottest parts of the... read more »

Kansai Nerolac Paints ties up with Flipkart for festive season

Kansai Nerolac PaintsBSE 4.48 % today said it has entered into a strategic marketing tie-up with leading e-tailer Flipkart ahead of festive season. The interactive consumer interface will... read more »

Your diabetes med could help you shed kilos

Diabetic and want to lose weight? Now you can do both with help of a single medicine, as a new study has shown that Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug, helps people shed kilos. US regulators... read more »