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Health

Rahul Roy

Staying safe in winter

As the cold weather sets in, we look at some practical ways to counteract the effects of the dipping mercury levels

Paracetamol may be used to provide symptomatic relief from post vaccination adverse reactions. (PTI/file)

Pregnant, lactating women should not be given COVID-19 vaccine now: Health ministry

The ministry has listed precautions and contraindications for COVID-19 vaccination along with a comparative factsheet for both the vaccines

Sushant Singh Rajput

When all’s not well

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide comes as a reminder that wealth and fame are not proof against depression

More than 30 of Africa's 57 international airports have closed or severely limited flights, the U.S. State Department says. (Representative Image)

African elite unable to fly abroad for treatment now but will it lead to better healthcare in continent?

For years, leaders from Benin to Zimbabwe have received medical care abroad as their own poorly-funded health systems limp struggle

A doctor shows a rapid COVID-19 blood test kit at a clinic in Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PTI photo

Visa curbs stop medics from treating covid19 patients

Medical professionals holding H-1B and J-1 visas are not permitted to provide medical care outside of specifically approved locations

Fashion

Ever since Ashwini Dixit, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger, started exploring the beauty aspect of blogging, she has been getting requests to share her favourite homemade remedies.

DIY beauty tutorials are the new craze

Given how the quarantine vibe has pushed people to stay indoors, fancy beauty treatments that mostly cost a bomb, aren’t alluring anymore

2021 is all about skinimalism and keeping beauty real and pocket-friendly.

Skinimalism is the latest beauty trend

The new lexicon includes ‘natural, healthy, no toxins, no filters, everyday glow, and ‘no makeup’ makeup!

Although new colours are exciting for brides, many are going for the traditional red, but experimenting with different shades.

Dressing the new age bride

The upcoming wedding season will see a mix of traditional silhouettes and modern designs along with interesting colour combinations.

Designer Anuradha Ramam talks about her eye-catching monotone and indigo masks for Rs 200 in her signature block prints

As facemasks become the new normal, fashion brands innovate with designs

From cute floral designs to quirky animal, shark, bird and geometrical patterns, these masks come with multiple design options

Food

Chinese cuisine in India is a mere adaptation of Chinese cooking with an Indian ‘tadka’ added to it

Chinese, made in India

Anyone would agree that except for the name, there is nothing Chinese in the Chinese food we relish from our restaurants

Kashmiri Didish: Rista

Zaika-e-Kashmir

Take a trip to Kashmir through your own kitchen by following the recipes below

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.

FORBIDDEN RICE SWEET RISOTTO

Black gold on the platter

Black rice is an immunity booster and all things healthy. Chef Zeeshan Ahmed shares some recipes

Everybody reacts differently to various types of foods and ingredients.

Understanding food allergies

Are you susceptible to food allergies? Dr Anish Anand, Consultant Internal Medicine, shares insights

Travel

Both Airbus and Boeing have pitched aircraft for the Qantas ultra long-haul routes. (Photo: AFP)

Ultra long haul flight ready to take off

Longest non-stop flight to take off from New York to Sydney.

Anita Prabhakar, Dr Savita Date, Nisha Bilgrami and Moushumi Gupta

Breaking boundaries

This year, the TriNation Escape was flagged off from Lucknow on November 15 and reached Siliguri on November 25.

At Wat Pho's complex, trainees run through a catalogue of moves targeting the body's acupressure points with thumbs, elbows, knees and feet while also incorporating deep stretches and contortions. (Photo: AFP)

Techniques of Thai massage gets added to UNESCO’s prestigious heritage list

Traditional Thai massage gets UNESCO heritage status.

Vinod Rawat is a nationally acclaimed Royal Enfield rider, who has cycled, swam, and ran his way around some of the most difficult routes in the country.

No mountain high enough

At 44 years old, Vinod Rawat is a differently-abled biker who is scaling the country on his motorcycle.

Art

The artwork was the only Gauguin still in private hands and one of a series of nine paintings produced by the artist while working on a much larger project. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

French post-impressionist painting sells for EUR 9.5 million

Tahitian Gauguin sold for 9.5 million euros.

Copperware sees a silver lining

Amid coronavirus pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir's copperware witnesses a resurgence

The Kashmiri copperware is an ancient artwork and the objects are used as household dailyware and also for decorative purposes

Cover Image of the book titled Excess Baggage

‘Chick lit’ that loses plot after promising start

Anviksha insists that her trip, although inspired by the 2011 Bollywood movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, will not mimic it

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.

The results of the study were published in the Journal 'Science.' (Photo: ANI)

Music shares universal language of mankind

Human songs share universal patterns across world cultures.

Relationship

Representational image depicting a happy family

No love no more

While marriages aren’t always the happily-ever-afters, separations don’t have to be the nightmares they’re touted to be either

A smart way to deal with a bully is to gang up with family and friends and confront the bully.

How to deal with the bully in your life

While rectifying the bully in one’s life is not an option, there are multiple other tricks that one can adopt to tackle them better.

A recent study revealed that acquiring more knowledge about your partner and their actions influences how quickly and optimally they learn to collaborate. (Photo: ANI)

Knowing your colleagues better can avoid workplace conflict

Know your work partner more to avoid conflict.

Anushka Sharma

Plea for peace

Amidst the pandemic, the public figures of the country urge their fans and followers to put an end to domestic violence

More Features

Gitanjali Rao

The Bright Spark

Indian-American Gitanjali Rao, Time magazine’s pick of the first-ever ‘Kid of the Year’, talks to DC about her inspirations and motivators

Air Commodore RM Sreedharan with Wife Gayathri

India’s Midnight’s Children

Stalwarts of the Indian Armed Forces who were born in the year that India gained freedom talk about growing older with the nation

 Tobey King speaks to her crochet Bernie Sanders doll as the bidding continues on eBay on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas. The doll sold for $20,300, and all of the proceeds are being donated to Meals on Wheels. (AP)

Woman sells Bernie doll for over $20K, donates to charity

The donation was inspired by Sanders, whose campaign created sweatshirts with the meme on them and donated the proceeds to Meals on Wheel

People stand outside a shop selling mobile phones from Chinese electronics company Xiaomi of which the front name is covered with a tarp, as calls for a boycott of Chinese goods gather pace following a border clash that killed 20 Indian soldiers, in Mumbai. PTI Photo

To endorse or not – the China dilemma

The anti-China sloganeering has reached a crescendo, but with big bucks riding on endorsements can and will people really cut out China?

Divya Thomas

Booking children for some lockdown fun

Go Away Coronavirus, an illustrative digital book by Divya Thomas for kids, helps beat the lockdown boredom

In Focus

 Anubhav Mukherjee

Anubhav Mukherjee, Founder of ‘The Kolkata Buzz’ explains dos and don'ts of digital marketing

Mukherjee's platform today has over 215k followers on Instagram and 1 Million+ on their Facebook page

 Hassan Zuberi's ‘House of Advertisement' offers you the best digital marketing needs

Hassan Zuberi's ‘House of Advertisement' offers you the best digital marketing needs

Giving due credits to the teamwork, HOA builds brand value and awareness as the motto of the team in order to generate leads and targets

S DilliRaj

Madras HC terms PMLA proceedings against S DilliRaj as misconceived, quashes the complaint

The speaking order records that S. DilliRaj is not a beneficiary of Proceeds of Crime

SHAUN ENZO

SHAUN ENZO CREATING HIS OWN WORLD OF HIGH FASHION RAP

Having artistic visions come to fruition in different mediums is what Shaun Enzo strives to achieve

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