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Cancer can Target Anyone, How prepared a...

Cancer can Target Anyone, How prepared are you?

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases. Everyone prays to never suffer from cancer. Cancer is now treated as a lifestyle disease by clinical experts now. Considering this basic fact, how many of us take a stand to avoid it or face it gracefully? Do you take this seriously and want to take the... read more »

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Has Your Doctor Advised You to Get a Pac...

Has Your Doctor Advised You to Get a Pacemaker?

If you have been getting your heart treated from any of the cardiac hospitals and recently your doctor has advised you to get a pacemaker, your mind right now might be in a pool of questions – how does it work? How is fitted? What will be your life after the implant? Here are things that you... read more »

Breathe Safe – Top Air Purifiers T...

Breathe Safe – Top Air Purifiers That are Perfect to Be a Part of You...

Have you ever had to leave your dinner guests or a party due to an attack of asthma or an allergic reaction due to the air quality? Not only is it stressful, but depending on the cause of the reaction you may need medical help to suppress the symptoms. You may be surprised to read that indoor air... read more »

5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

Mercury is rising, and summer is in full swing. The scorching heat and humidity in this season are quite a challenge to survive. To beat the summer heat, nothing can be more refreshing than a summertime smoothie. These amalgamated concoctions are a fantastic way to simmer down the soaring... read more »

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Know what stories do to your brain?

Know what stories do to your brain?

New York – Good stories can put you in someone else’s shoes, figuratively. Now is the time to see what a good novel may do to your brain. Researchers at Emory University in Georgia, US, have... read more »

Fictional dose for your voracious appetite

Fictional dose for your voracious appetite

An ace crime journalist is killed, and a honeymoon goes awry; a kidnapping somewhere on the streets of Karachi and love blossoming when least... read more »

Revellers usher in 2014

Revellers usher in 2014

South Africa’s top tourist drawcard Cape Town bid farewell to 2013 with a 3D video send-off of Nelson Mandela as the nation entered the new year without... read more »

Palestinians expel Israeli journalists from Bethlehem o...

Palestinians expel Israeli journalists from Bethlehem on

Jerusalem – The Palestinian Authority has expelled Israeli journalists who came to the historic biblical town of Bethlehem to cover Christmas... read more »

Anoushka Shankar to perform solo at Kolkata first time

Kolkata – Five years after she performed with her father Pandit Ravi Shankar at the prestigious Dover Lane Music Conference here, sitarist Anoushka... read more »

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4 delicious ways to cook meat

Stir frying: All you need to do is cut the meat in thin strips, get rid of as much fat as possible and stir fry it in a hot pan or wok, with a little oil. You can add veggies and spices to this... read more »

How fermented foods help the body

Many opt for fermentation because it helps in increasing the nutritional value of food. It also has several other benefits. We take you through... read more »

Know the varieties of tea

The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a tea-cafe,... read more »

5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is right to... read more »

Recipe: Spiced beetroot

This tasty dish is a blend of spice and sour. It’s delicious, healthy and perfect as a side dish. Ingredients: – 200g beetroot – 1 large... read more »

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Health & Fitness

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... 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... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pregnanc...

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

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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Kathmandu's sweet but deadly kung fu nuns

Kathmandu’s sweet but deadly kung fu nuns

By Mohammad Asim Khan Kathmandu – Their smiling faces and calm demeanour mask a roaring sea of immense energy and strength. These inmates of the Druk Amitabha nunnery in Kathmandu are also... read more »

Nepal findings confirm early date of Buddha's life!

Nepal findings confirm early date of Buddha’...

Kathmandu – Archaeologists working in Nepal have uncovered evidence of a structure at the birthplace of the Buddha dating back to the sixth... read more »

Bodh Gaya temple dome inlaid with gold

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of seer Shobhan Sarkar, who had sought directions to the Uttar Pradesh government and the district administration of Fatehpur for allowing excavations in a village where, he believed, huge reserves of gold lay buried. A Division Bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and Vipin Sinha dismissed the petition of Sarkar with the remark "no case has been made out to grant any of the reliefs as claimed in the writ petition". Sarkar had claimed that there was a "hidden gold treasure of about 2,500 tonnes at the bank of river Ganga in village Adampur, Tehsil and District Fatehpur". He had also claimed that he was ready to bear the expenses for carrying out excavations at the site for which he had planned to involve experts from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and IIT-Kanpur. However, the court rejected the petition observing that Sarkar had "miserably failed to prove any of his right to claim any permission". Significantly, an excavation was carried out at a village in Unnao district recently following a similar claim made by Sarkar. The seer later on blamed the failure of the operation on his not being "invited" to the site by the excavators.

Patna – The dome of Bodh Gaya’s 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism’s holiest shrine, has been inlaid with nearly 300 kg gold donated... read more »

Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway

Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway

New York – The Indian American community has been stunned by the racist graffiti on a Gap advertisement featuring Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia... read more »

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray

Sabarimala (Kerala) – For any devout Hindu in Kerala, a pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple is a must, but not for Surendran, a local tribal. He has... read more »

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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.... read more »

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... read more »

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... read more »

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... read more »

Comic book to unite Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Urban crime fighting stars Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will come together in a six-part comic book series, this November. DC Entertainment and IDW Publishing will release the series... read more »