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These findings can be scaled according to the human model to further explore the efficacy of caffeine-containing beverages, like coffee and tea, in aiding weight loss and cholesterol control. (Photo: ANI)

Caffeine can potentially control weight gain and cholesterol levels

Coffee, tea can keep you in shape this holiday season.

Women on estrogens alone for seven years had a 23 per cent lower risk of developing breast cancer up to 19 years later. (Photo: AP)

Why menopause hormones can raise breast risk?

Breast cancer risk from menopause hormones may last decades.

Inspired by this observation, the researchers patterned arrays of photonic crystals in a hydrogel and then embedded these arrays in a second, non-colour-changing hydrogel. (Photo: ANI)

Scientists make colour-changing smart skin based on chameleons

Researchers make chameleon-inspired colour changing smart skin.

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie found out through genetic testing that she is at high risk for breast cancer. She ultimately decided to undergo and a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing the disease.

The malignant crab

Why is genetic mutation commonly associated with breast and ovarian cancer?

Real Housewives of New  York City  star  Bethenny Frankel has been diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome (LGS

Are you suffering from leaky gut?

This digestive tract disease leads to a host of other health issues.


Mrunal Thakur wearing Zwaan by designer Tanvi Sawlani

Masterclass in metallic

Shimmer and shine like a star this season with metallic shades in a whole spectrum of colours!

A outfit by Wendell Rodricks

Matte effect for minimalism

Glitter and shine doesn’t always have to be OTT. This season, experiement with the matte glitter and subtle sequin effect!

Priyanka Chopra

Dare to bare

Stylists share tips about how to carry the daring fashion statement of plunging neckline like a boss.

Printed open-toe shoes. (Photo: ANI/Lyst)

Big-toe shoes take footwear world by storm

Move over peep-toes, the 'big-toe' is here to raise the fashion bar.


Food wastage is an alarming issue in the country. The city of Chennai is no different from the rest of India. Its streets, garbage bins and landfills stand silent testimony. Some feel that restaurants should keep wastage in mind while deciding on serving portions, while others are of the opinion that customers should be fined for wasting food.

No more wastage

You can get away with a chiding from elders for wasting food at home but not at hotels which levy penalty for leaving half-eaten plates.

Certain edible insects are rich in vitamins and minerals. (Photo: Instagram)

Edible insects that are delicious

Ants, crickets and cockroaches: healthy snacks that taste like potato chips.

Cereal Bhel

Cereal Killer Recipes

Not all that glitters is yummy, but with a dash of olive oil and orange juice even the mundane cereal can become an all time favourite food.

Tacos with Tomato salsa, Sour cream and Gaucamole Flour tortilla

Tricoloured recipes

Executive chef Avinash Kumar, Novotel Imagic Khopoli, shares the spirit of patriotism and nationalism with tri-colour recipes.

Berries are good for your heart health. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

7 anti-inflammatory foods you can include in your diet

These easily available foods are excellent for your health.


Photos on social media showed taxi boats and gondolas grounded on walkways flanking city canals. (Photo: AP)

Flood-ravaged Venice lands up in dramatic situation

Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after high tides.

Both Twiice and Air New Zealand are going ahead further to explore new opportunities to expand their partnership. (Photo: ANI)

Flight serves coffee in edible cups to minimise onboard waste production

Drink your coffee then eat the 'dishes': Air New Zealand switches to edible coffee cups.

Take out the trash, and if there’s food in the fridge or on the counter that will spoil before you get back, get rid of it. (Photo: AP)

Follow these tips for happy homecomings after your travels

Before you travel, take steps to ensure a happy homecoming.

Violation fines range from USD 13 to 1,600. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Regulations for tourists announced in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists.



Emotions through my eyes

An art exhibition that shows various moods and emotions through a woman’s eye recenlty took place the city.

Integration by Devendra Shukla

A reality of Confluences

Jang Hee Mun, she reveals that the idea behind the title of the exhibition, “Confluence” is to ‘Connect and influence’.

Debrabrata’s tribute to some of India’s greatest musicians and dancers.

Debabrata Pal: A gifted artist who immortalises dancers

Many artists have made their mark by painting various parts of Indian culture, tradition and heritage.

Arjun Shubadra painting recreated on a jamdani saree.

The khadi connection

This unique exhibition seeks to highlight the common factor between artist Ravi Varma and the Mahatma, and showcase a part of the country’s heritage.

Mythili Prakash

Retaining the authentic flavours of Indian dance away from home

How can Bharatanatyam live and breathe in a place where the cultural ecology is so different?


Using them as a convenient remedy and becoming habituated to these insidious drugs is dangerous and over time becomes an addiction.

Don’t take a chill pill

Anxiety pill use may quickly turn into anxiety pill abuse, and it takes more than just will-power to get out of it.

Another advantage to girl-boy friendships is the way they give boys a chance to talk about their feelings. (Photo: ANI)

Girl-boy bonding can be emotionally enriching

Is girl-boy friendship beneficial? Study finds.

 It will help you put things in the perspective of how things were and how things are now. (Photo: Pixabay)

No more break-up woes

Record the answers in a tape and listen to it from time to time.

A certain conclave organised by a prominent magazine that concluded this weekend, had a most topical panel on anxiety and stress.

The great malaise of our times

Stress is like reverse-oxygen — it slowly, silently, kills. Therefore, it must be taken seriously, and to reach out is to self-preserve.

More Features

Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty welcomed their daughter through surrogacy.

Rent-a-womb: Surrogacy on the rise

Why are more urban couples in cities needing help to achieve parenthood?

The Wedding Wishlist team : Sathish Subramaniam, Kanika Subbiah and Tanvi Saraf

Making a case for Indian wedding gift registries

If you fear receiving impractical wedding gifts, or hate the pressures of buying the right one for another, here’s something worth relying on.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan poster

Bollywood’s Queer Renaissance

LGBTQI+ characters have come a long way in Hindi cinema, from simple comic tropes to lead characters.

Pic for representational purpose

Not always a date

According to statistics, 46 per cent of Hyderabad residents are on dating websites and apps though not always seeking love.

Vandana Srikanth

The lucky charms!

The guest list divas are on top of the priority list.

In Focus


How electronic visa changed the tourism sector

Every country has different visa regimes and regulations

Manmord Singh Sidhu

How Manmord Sidhu changed the image of a Punjabi film producer with his White Hill Music

White Hill Studios is the production house behind such hit movies as Jatt & Juliet, Sardaarji and Punjab 1984

Shiv Khanna Casting and Films

Shiv Khanna: The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams

Read how actor model, casting director and founder of Khanna Casting and Films sets his goals

Kuldeep Singhania

Bollywood actor Kuldeep Singhania reveals his gruelling daily schedule

Kuldeep handles all of his businesses single-handedly with next to no help