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A girl wearing a mask walks near India Gate in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI/File)

Pandemic can have severe effect on children's mental, physical health, says doctor

On the impact of second wave on Children, he further said it had affected equally compared to adults

A study published in the journal 'People and Nature' has found that children who increased their connection to nature during the first COVID-19 lockdown were likely to have lower levels of behavioural and emotional problems. (Representative Photo:ANI)

Children who spent more time in nature during lockdown fared best: Study

Children from less affluent backgrounds are likely to have found COVID-19 lockdowns more challenging to their mental health

The findings of the study were published in the 'American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology MFM'. (Representational image: ANI)

COVID vaccinated pregnant women pass protection to newborns: Study

The study authors observed the highest levels of antibodies in cord blood of mothers who were fully vaccinated

The team infected lab-grown human airway tissue with the virus and found that for the first three days, viral load in the tissue doubled about every six hours. (Representational image: AFP)

Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

They found evidence of rapid growth of SARS-CoV-2 in the first few days of infection, followed by activation of the body's defences

 A BMC health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at the CSMT station in Mumbai, July 19, 2021. (PTI)

Two-thirds of Indians have coronavirus antibodies, survey shows

About 400 million of India's 1.4 billion people did not have antibodies, the survey showed

Fashion

Designer Sonaakshi Raaj Merani

Designer Sonaakshi Raaj Merani gives affianced nurses something to look forward to

The designer has a wide range of couture and bridal dresses that she has kept for the nurses and doctors

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.

Tiger Shroff

Say hello to Male 2.0 transformations we like to see

Given the leisure to assess themselves during the pandemic, the male of the species has suddenly discovered a desire to look and feel good

Alexandria's message received mixed reactions from the social media users. (Photo: Twitter)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Met Gala 2021 look comes with a political message

The Democratic Congresswoman from New York opened up about her outfit, hoping her dress can be a conversation starter

Food

Vyacheslav Kovtun and his wife used the imposition of sanctions on Russia in 2014 to produce their own cheese. (Photo: AFP)

Russians now winning gold prize at World Cheese Awards

Five years after sanctions, Russian cheeses getting top marks.

One asked me to look up the Internet for recipes, the other explained how to cook the kachnar.

Ranjona Banerji | What cooking teaches, how tastes are learned

I really learnt how to cook by experimentation. And by eating. To replicate tastes and memories

This undated image courtesy of the Museum of Natural History of Vienna (NHMW), shows a 2,600 year-old-human excrement from the Hallstatt salt mines in which beans, millet and barley are clearly visible. (Anwora / Museum of Natural History of Vienna / AFP)

Humans enjoyed blue cheese and beer 2,700 years ago: study

Scientists made the discovery by analyzing samples of human excrement found at the heart of the Hallstatt mine in the Austrian Alps

Representational image depicting home-based food businesses

Cooking by the rules

Does the mushrooming home-based food businesses follow these procedures set by FSSAI?

CampFire Crunch

Sweetness of cocktails

With the winter bidding us adieu and summer just around the corner, here are some easy-to-rustle cocktail recipes that you can make at home.

Travel

In a few months, it changed its methods to give elephants more space, fewer interactions, and an environment resembling life in the wild. (Photo: AFP)

Thai elephants are tortured for sake of tourism

Elephants in Thailand 'broken' for lucrative animal tourism.

 A group of seven Hyderabadis on a 13-day trip to Antarctica. (DC Photo)

Jet set, no-go

When setting off on a 13-day return trip to Antarctica, these seven Hyderabadis didn’t imagine home could be so far

A beach vendor sets chairs as he waits for customers in Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.  (AP/Firdia Lisnawati)

Bali reopens to foreign travellers as COVID-19 surge subsides

Bali’s airport will welcome new foreign arrivals from 19 countries that meet WHO’s criteria such as having their COVID cases under control

 Boats are anchored on the banks of Ganga River during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. PTI Photo

River Ganga breathes easy as country goes into lockdown

Pollution in the sacred river has come down by over 40 per cent and is likely to increase as the lock down continues across the country

Art

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.

 Shobhaa De

Stories connected by lockdown

Lockdown Liaisons, a collection of three eBooks by Shobhaa De is just what the doctor has ordered this Covid season

Representational image

Art auctions come to life online

Galleries and artists worry about the drop in artwork prices because of the pandemic. But there’s hope online

Cover image of the book titled 'Anxious People'

Reality bites for these folks

This 2019 best seller is a fascinating read that delves into the lives of anxious strangers trapped in a strange hostage situation

Relationship

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

Considering all the pros and cons in your relationship, the new year could be a great start to refresh. (Photo: ANI)

Will your relationship end this Christmas?

Christmas alert: Will your relationship end these holidays?

Photo Credit: Arjun Kamath

Matters of the mind: Of anxiety and depression amid a pandemic

Bengaluru-based photographer Arjun Kamath tries to capture the unspoken fears and anxiety issues through his photo essay The Anxiety Series.

More Features

Garima

Garima Surana’s Popkast No Sugar All Spice is making waves

She encourages millennials to express themselves with her #HaathMeinNirbhar campaign

 The advertisement that people found demeaning

Kent Ro advt Blatantly demeaning

Home appliances company’s attempt to capitalise on insecurities to push its products has outraged sentiments

Naomi Leight-Giveon, the founder of PodSkool, a company in the Los Angeles area that assists parents looking to form pods, said the reaction to the concept has been overwhelming. Especially for younger children not always able to engage in online learning, the learning pods provide much-needed socialisation. (Photo | PodSkool)

'Learning pods' replacing traditional schools as online classes just don't cut it

Learning pods are popping up because many parents realise that their children are not doing well with online learning.

From undergoing early morning riding lessons for Takht to savouring plates of counted calories, the Punjabi boy has given up a lot to be in great shape.

What’s in Vicky Kaushal’s dabba?

As the actor preps for Takht and three other real-life characters, we take a sneak peek at the actor’s plate.

Alia Bhatt in Manyavar Mohey's new ad. (Photo: Screenshot from YouTube)

'Kanyadaan' an outdated ritual or important custom? Alia Bhatt's ad sparks debate

Many term the ad Hindu phobic for casting aspersions on a ritual that is part of the warp and weft of society

In Focus

BeeTee's Melt chocolates are made in small batches with handpicked raw materials. (Photo: By arrangement)

BeeTee's Melt Chocolate: All Natural, Vegan & Fair Trade

BeeTee’s Melt is an artisan chocolate manufacturer that has taken the bean-to-bar approach

Technically, a device like a laptop or a smartphone cannot receive an internet connection before it is decoded by a modem.

Why should you keep your router secure?

When router/modem security is compromised by ill-intentioned individuals like black hat hackers, nothing good can come out of it

Everyone is loving Cutypie so much and it’s trending on Instagram reels. (Photo: By arragement)

Jugnu Ishiqui is overwhelmed with the amount of love for her new song, ‘Cuty pie’

‘CutyPie ’ is dedicated to all the happy and beautiful girls who love to see their phones in the morning

Metaverse technology company, MetaLoka, announced that they have just got an investment from Herbert Sim, well-known by his venture capital fund ‘The Bitcoin Man’.

‘The Bitcoin Man’ Herbert Sim enters the Metaverse with MetaLoka

MetaLoka is build an ecosystem towards augmented and virtual reality to help build the next digital immersive experience

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