Life Style

Re-use bridalwear, opt for matte lipstick on Rakhi

Opt for bright coloured attire or re-use your wedding dress without looking over-the-top on the occasion of Rakhi on August 7, experts suggest.

Here's how to pick the right gift

If you want to make the recipient of your gift really happy, get the same thing for yourself too and say that you did, suggests new research.

Spain – Europe’s time capsule to a fascinating past

One of the most sought-after European destinations, Spain has lived through a rich past that saw nomadic tribes claim their stake on the land.

Women feel monsoon odour strains personal relationships: Survey

NEW DELHI : Women feel lingering odour that emerges in the monsoon season is a mood killer and strains personal relationships, according to a new survey.

Men, dress up right for work

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Smart dressing boosts up the confidence and helps in rendering an aura filled with passion and right attitude in office but at the same time looking sharp and relaxed is a key aspect in todays work wear fashion. From blending white and black to going for neutral or classic colour scheme can make you look different and classy.

Here's good news for coffee lovers: They live longer

Punjab News Express/ K.S. Jayaraman
BENGALURU : Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life, according to a new study reported by US researchers at the University of Southern California (USC).

Having a purpose in life may help sleep better

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Older adults who live with a purpose in life are more likely to have a good night sleep and less sleep apnoea as well as restless leg syndrome, a study has showed.

Wonders of jojoba oil for skin, hair

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : From treating burns to moisturising the scalp and strands -- there are a lot of skin care and hair related issues that jojoba oil can solve, say experts.

Take cues from Disha Patani for beauty must haves in monsoon

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : It is important to have the right beauty bag in the monsoon just like any other season. Actress Disha Patani says that she loves rain and prefers to go for a dewy look with a pop of colours.

Virat is easiest, inspiring person to work with: Designer

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Designer Nandita Mahtani, who is styling Indian skipper Virat Kohli for past five years, says he is one of easiest and inspiring persons to work with as he knows what looks good on him and is always open to try something different.

Friends become more important than family as we age

Punjab News Exprss
NEW YORK : Keeping a few really good friends around can make a world of difference for your health and well-being and friendship may become even more important than family relationships as we age, suggests new research.

UK job centre staff taken hostage by man with knife

Punjab News Express
 : A hostage situation is underway at a job centre in Newcastle, England, after a man "entered the building armed with a knife" on Friday, police said.

4 Unique Facts about Kolkata

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Simon Majumdar, a British-American author said, “Kolkata is like an ex-girlfriend who you know is bad for you, but about whom you cannot stop thinking. But, then, just as you think you are finally over her, she does something so utterly alluring, so impossibly irresistible, you find yourself falling in love again.”

Rayat Bahra students design battery operated cycle

Punjab News Express
PATIALA: The Rayat Bahra Group, Patiala Campus students of Mechanical Engineering have designed a battery operated foldable bicycle keeping in mind the rapid increasing amounts of carbon dioxide emission by vehicles and increasing fuel economy. It is easy to carry at it is lightweight and can come in handy where there is no source of transportation.

WhatsApp allows teenagers to better express themselves: Study

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Mobile messaging service WhatsApp helps teenagers communicate better and to openly express themselves with their peers than in their classrooms, a study has claimed.

Facebook makes us sad, unhealthy: Study

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : People who check their Facebook profile all the time are likely to be more sad and unhealthy than those who use it sporadically, a new study has revealed.

Spiti Valley – An adventure on wheels

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : When you end up with some time for yourself, an escapist spirit awakens among many of us. Such is the chaos of our cities that we cherish even minor respites from it. One such respite is the Spiti Valley in the Himachal where the journey is just as blissful as the destination.
Once you hop onto your bike, you can choose between two routes to reach the scenic town of Spiti.

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a poll conducted in the UK says.

Childhood obesity may up risk of depression later

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Is your kid overweight? Beware, being obese, especially from a young age may substantially increase a lifetime risk of major depression, researchers have found.

Importance of skin care for Men

Punjab News Express/Dr. Naresh Arora
CHANDIGARH : Whenever we came across any ad or any beauty products, females are mostly being targeted. Like they only have the rights to look good, why men are being ignored? Men always think skincare routine is just for women and girls, while others feel that it is an added responsibility. Time is changing nowadays, it’s an era where everybody should look good and feel better. Men’s skincare routine is comparatively easier and less complex than those of women.