Saturday, July 11, 2020

Life Style

Rakul Preet: I totally believe in institution of marriage

MUMBAI:Actress Rakul Preet Singh believes in love and the institution of marriage, and says that she doesn't understand how people think of it as "some sort of pressure".
Opening up about her personal life, she said: "I have changed as a person. What I was isn't what I am, and for me the meaning of love is what I see in my parents. I totally believe in the institution of marriage and love, and I think it is beautiful. I don't understand how people think of this as some sort of pressure. When you love someone, you love them with all your heart and that's the kind of person I am."

Sonam Bajwa in Collaboration with Label Varsha

MUMBAI: Indian Model and Actress, Sonam Bajwa is known for her stunning shots and talented ways of working with the camera, owing to her 2014 lead hit ‘Punjabi 1984’ and debut in Bollywood with ‘Street Dancer 3D’ collaborates with sustainable Indian Ethnic Wear Brand, Label Varsha.

Anushka Sharma: Pandemic taught me we are all co-dependent

NEW DELHI:Actress-producer Anushka Sharma says the Covid-19 pandemic has taught her that all are co-dependent on one another even if it is clearly not seen.
I think what this pandemic has taught me is that we are all co-dependent on one another even if we don't see it very clearly. The connection that all of us have -- right from a farmer to a person working at the topmost level in a corporate (organisation) -- everyone is connected in some way, and the work that one person does affects the life of another. So it's something like a Butterfly Effect," Anushka told IANS.

Ishita Dutta is enjoying doing her favourite things

MUMBAI: Actress Ishita Dutta has been engaging in painting and sketching lately, which are part of her favourite things.
I am sketching and painting. They are among my favourite things. I am also bingewatching my favourite shows online and trying out my cooking skills. It's such a bliss to be able to find time to do things that you love," she said.

Jameela Jamil: Lockdown made me less ignorant

LONDON:Actress Jameela Jamil feels the COVID-19 lockdown has helped her become a less ignorant person.

Bollywood hails HUL's decision to axe 'fair' from 'Fair and Lovely'

NEW DELHI:Decades of critique for promoting fairness as a symbol of beauty fell on deaf years; but finally in keeping with the mood of the world Hindustan Unilevers (HUL) drops the word ‘Fair from it's flagship beauty brand 'Fair and Lovely.' The decision has found support across segments and groups in the country.

Amish Tripathi launches new book 'Legend of Suheldev'

In what is set to enthuse his readers, bestselling author and now director of Londons Nehru Centre, Amish Tripathi announced the launch of his new fiction book - 'Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India'.

How our celebrities express their sentiments on Fathers Day

AkshayKelkar(Abhishek from Sony SAB’s Bhakharwadi)
My native place is Dapoli, in Maharashtra and it is my family’s favourite place. However, we don’t have anything to call ours there. Hence, I am working towards fulfilling my father’s dream of having a house and farms to call ours, in Dapoli. I don’t usually celebrate Father’s Day but I believe the day I am able to fulfil this dream of my father’s, that day will truly be a Father’s Day celebration for me.  

Smartphone-based AI tool can help manage type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK:Using artificial intelligence (AI) and automated monitoring, the researchers have designed a smartphone-based method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels.

Longer time in bed during lockdowns has worsen sleep quality

LONDON:People are sleeping for longer hours during lockdowns and work from home scenario as they do not need to travel to workplaces but the quality of sleep has become worse in many, reveals new research.

Lifestyle changes for a healthy monsoon

NEW DELHI:The onset of monsoons brings much relief, but with rain showers comes the risk of infections and ill-health. The risk of being exposed to multiple viruses, bacteria, parasites and other infections is two times higher during the monsoon than in any other season.

Being happy can protect you from gastrointestinal distress

NEW YORK:Researchers have found that Serotonin, a chemical known for encouraging happiness and well-being, can reduce the ability of some intestinal pathogens to cause deadly infections.

Romantic relationships help breast cancer survivors cut stress

NEW YORKBreast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems, says a study.

Avoid the urge of your early morning smoke

NEW DELHI:Smoking Is Injurious to Health", This is what we know and is written in every cigarette packet.

How to get rid of dark circles

NEW DELHI: Lack of sleep is the main reason behind getting dark circles. But it is not the only cause. Looking at the screen constantly for long duration results in tired, itchy and dry eyes; rubbing the eyes can lead to darkening of the undereye skin.

Google sued in US over claims of illegal location tracking

SAN FRANCISCO:In a lawsuit filed against Google, the US state of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has alleged that the search engine giant violated privacy of Android users by tracking their location without their proper consent, The Washington Post reported.

Excess of Aldosterone hormone common cause of high BP

NEW YORK:In a game-changing study, researchers have discovered that excess aldosterone production is a common and unrecognised cause of high blood pressure.
Primary aldosteronism is a condition where the adrenal glands produce too much of the hormone aldosterone, which causes high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Lakhs of jobs lost as 12,000 weddings cancelled in Udaipur

JAIPUR:Lakhs of jobs have been lost in Udaipur, the so called wedding destination of India, with the cancellation of around 12,000 weddings in last two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ILAMED live online sessions on Facial Thread lifts and Genital Lightening

NEW DELHI: Institute of Laser and Aesthetic Medicine(ILAMED)live online session on Facial Thread Lifts and Genital Lightening has held with experts from respective streams in consecutive sessions yesterday. The first one was taken by ILAMED international faculty from Colombia Dr. Alexandra Rada and the second one by Dr. Bhawna Khera, Senior Consultant on Cosmetic Gynaecologist & an ILAMED faculty.

A meal-in-a-bowl while in lockdown

NEW DELHI: Craving for a much-needed protein fix or just a meal which is wholesome and doesn't take a whole army to make?

Redefining Beauty for Women - Aarzoo Shah

MUMBAI: While most of us have been taught what beauty is supposed to look like, a transformation expert and an upcoming author, Aarzoo Shah, continues to challenge the idea by teaching women how they can find their true strength and real beauty.

Dumka DC trims hair of husband, son

DUMKA(Jharkhand):People have often seen Dumka Deputy Commissioner Rajeshwari B giving directions to the staff, but in a viral photo on social media, she is seen trimming the hair of her husband and son as the country is under lockdown.

Women to get free sanitary napkins in Lucknow

LUCKNOW:In a much-awaited decision, the Lucknow district administration has decided to provide free sanitary napkins, soaps and hand sanitizers to women at their homes.

Relationship blues for newly weds amid lockdown: Psychiatrist

JAIPUR: Newly wedded couples with roots in Jaipur, who returned to join their jobs in New York, Singapore and Bangkok after tying the knot here, are facing relationship blues, including depression, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

How to stay fit during coronavirus lockdown - a doctor's advice

Some of the world's biggest cities have been put under full or partial lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus. Bond University’s Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, Dr Justin Keogh, gives his top tips for keeping fit and healthy while in isolation.
Limit sitting time

Obese kids at higher risk of anxiety, mortality

LONDON:Parents, kindly take note. Researchers have found that children with obesity may have a higher risk of anxiety, depression and three times higher risk of mortality in early adulthood.

Skincare tips for sensitive skin

NEW DELHI:Whether you are born with sensitive skin, or find your skin reacting to certain ingredients or environmental factors, sensitivity is a growing dermatological concern. Due to this, special care needs to be taken for such skin type.

The Monday to Friday office fashion manual for men

NEW DELHI:Trends may change but fashion is timeless. It is imperative to own certain essentials to create an awesome wardrobe for every occasion.

Being overweight may up advanced prostate cancer risk

NEW YORK:Researchers have found that being overweight in middle age and later adulthood linked to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer.
Using data from 15 large studies combined together, the research team examined associations between body fat, height, and prostate cancer risk in 830,772 men, 51,734 of whom had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Australian paper prints blank pages to end toilet paper crisis

NEW DELHI: An Australian newspaper has recently printed extra pages to be used as toilet paper after coronavirus fears triggered panic among customers prompting them to bulk buy supplies, leaving some supermarket shelves bare.

Historic treasures from tenth century archives on view

NEW DELHI:A new exhibition exploring the history, culture and traditions of Jewish people through the ages and from all corners of the world will open at London's British Library on March 20.

Pitcher full of cowries unearthed in Bengal village

KOLKATA: A pitcher full of cowries used as currency in ancient times has been unearthed while digging for the construction of a house in a village in north West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, officials said.

80% Indian moms find preparing breakfast not favourite moment

NEW DELHI:At least 80 per cent of moms in India find preparing breakfast is not her favourite cooking moment, according to a new study revealed on Thursday.

Skin care essentials for Holi revellers

NEW DELHI:As Holi makes its way to us with colours of joy and happiness, Vishal Bhandari, Founder of SoulTree, Madhavi Irani, Chief Officer, Content, Nykaa and Rajni Ohri, Founder, Ohria Ayurveda suggest quick tips and tricks to protect your skin and hair from the harsh chemicals and maintain a healthy, glowing skin this festival of colours.

Srinagar woman's unique initiative for sanitary hygiene

SRINAGAR:Distributing free sanitary products in Srinagar to women who can ill afford such products is winning Irfana Zargar a million hearts and loads of appreciation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Even little drinking can weaken bones of people with HIV

NEW YORK:Any level of alcohol consumption for people living with HIV can weaken bones, raising the risk of osteoporosis, a new study has said.

Vegetarians enjoy better sex lives than meat eaters

LONDON: Going vegetarian or vegan is a new fad to lose weight and stay healthy but an interesting survey has revealed that vegetarians are best lovers and have more sex than meat eaters.

Tweeple amazed as Antarctica snow turns blood red

NEW DELHI:An astounding set of images is doing round on the social media which shows Antarctica snow turns into blood red. The viral pictures show the Antarctic turning red near a former British research station due to microscopic algae that can survive in freezing temperatures.

Bhumi Padnekar joins Whisper's #KeepGirlsInSchool campaign

NEW DELHI:Bollywood actress Bhumi Padnekar has collaborated with feminine care brand Whisper for its new campaign #KeepGirlsInSchool that aims to create awareness on how even today, girls across India drop out of school on hitting puberty.

53% Indian women get intimate outside marriage: Report

NEW DELHI:Shattering the long-celebrated "pativrata" image of Indian married women, a new survey on Wednesday revealed that 53 per cent of Indian women admitted having already had an intimate relationship outside their marriage, as compared to 43 per cent of men.