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This focus on infection prevention is reflected in year on year drop in infection rates. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

World Patient Safety Day: Marking global health priority

WHO to commemorate World Patient Safety Day annually every year on 17th September.

The researchers also wondered whether giving more recovery time would change the magnitude of recovery they observed. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Sleep disruption known to have harmful effect on metabolism

Studies reveal that lack of sleep affects fat metabolism.

Make sure your environment is conducive to sleep. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

How to sleep well at night

Get a good night’s sleep by following these simple ideas.

Picture of Angelina Jolie used for representational purpose only

A little lip gloss goes a long way

Matte lipstick took over the market with a storm and were all the rage among fashionistas.

Figure out what's troubling you to take better decisions. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

How to work on your decision-making skills

Read on to know about the four factors can influence your decision-making.


Fans of the British designer's floaty creations were not disappointed with her show, set in an art deco London gym. (Photo: AFP)

London Fashion Week: Best of British fashion

Dresses flow for Beckham, billow for Goddard: London fashion trends.

Grunge-inspired looks have been influencing designers' runway collections and they're a major trend this season. (Photo: ANI)

These terrible fashion trends are making a comeback

Six hideous fashion trends that are here to stay!

The collection paid tribute to the period of magnificent ornamentation with artisanal dexterity on textiles and, thus, recreating the same magic.

The Medieval hues return

The colour palette ranged from quarried greys, citrine yellows and sapphire blues to molten gold and silver in modern, red-carpet ready silhouettes.

Daisy-May Demetre made her much-awaited debut at the big fashion night recently, becoming the first-ever double-amputee to walk a Big Apple show. (Photo: ANI)

Young girl with two amputations walks the ramp at NYFW

Nine-year-old double-amputee walks runway at NYFW.


Avocado helps in increasing meal satisfaction in obese adults, amongst other benefits. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Avocado helps in dietary changes for obese people

Avocado changes diet pattern in obese people: Study.

The anti-diet movement condemns the diet culture, and focuses on intuitive eating. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Decoding anti-diets and healthy eating

The diet culture might have ruled for years, but it’s time to honour your body.

Spinach and chickpeas are loaded with potassium which lower blood pressure. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

This spinach and chickpea soup can combat hypertension

Packed with potassium and fibre, the soup makes for a tasty dish to fight high blood pressure.

Vanilla beans have a delicious history, present and future! (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

How vanilla wandered across countries

A swirl of vanilla ice-cream is probably filled with centuries of wandering!

Bharwan karela

Punjab’s best-cooked secrets

We present to you three delicious recipes, each a pièce de résistance of a warm Punjabi household.


Hollyhock House - Library Wide. (Photo: File)

Hollyhock House in Los Angeles declared UNESCO World Heritage Site

The first Los Angeles landmark to be designated a World Heritage Site.

This water is saturated with heavy metals and harmful substances. (Photo: AP)

Siberian Maldives becomes selfie sensation for tourist

Toxic lake in Russia’s Siberia becomes selfie sensation.

Amsterdam is being called 'Venice', due to high tourist counts. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

World’s most over-touristed cities

Read on to find out the top 3 cities facing threats to their resources.

The Melbourne Central Business District skyline at night. (Photo: Pixabay)

Travel digest: Exploring magical Melbourne

Here’s an insight into some of the travel attractions that make Melbourne one of the most popular metropolises in the world.


Tourists who visit Vinci can walk the paths he trod five centuries earlier, and gaze upon the same waterfalls or vineyards. (Photo: AFP)

Tuscan locals prepares to mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death

Tuscan paradise where da Vinci's genius bloomed among the local flora and fauna.

By Meera Mukherjee

Art in the face of turmoil

Two collections that explore history with a satirical twist.

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Buy artwork the smart way

Your interior deserves sumblime art. but, is there any tech fairy to grant your wish while you sit and relax after a hefty week of work?

ADHD is a behavioural disorder characterised by continuous procrastination, the inability to complete tasks, mind-wandering, and restlessness of the body and mind. (Photo: ANI)

ADHD hampered Leonardo da Vinci’s artwork

Leonardo da Vinci could not complete his iconic works because he had ADHD.

Rongali Bihu is the colour and essencein the name of a festival  that celebrates Asamese new year.

Memories from Assam

Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee and art and crafts maestro Nuruddin Ahmed has been the backbone for the place’s engaging decoration.


Couples therapy tends to be the most successful with couples who are committed to staying together, but recognise that they can benefit from a third party helping them. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Signs that couples’ counselling may not work for you and your partner

Sometimes, not even the help of a licensed therapist can revive the lost spark in a relationship.

Commercialisation has almost destroyed our senses and environment, and we are not able to realise it. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Does materialism define modern day friendship?

Friendship Day: Is friendship being defined through materialism?

Rohitash Gaud

My mommy is my true love

She never stopped me from doing anything regarding my education and career.

If someone is head over heels in love with you, their body language might just give it away.(Photo: Representational/Pexels)

5 body language signs that show someone is in love with you

There are signs beyond words that convey someone has fallen for you.

More Features

Superhero films and comic books have been a part of everyone’s childhood, imparting the learning that ‘good always trumps evil’.

Welcome to the dark side

There's a new Joker movie round the corner, and people cannot contain their excitement.

A door is the first thing that your guests will notice about your home or office; a colourful and unique one welcomes them into your living space with its cheerful exterior.

Knock Knock!

First impressions are always the best and the impression your door gives speaks volumes about what’s inside!

As it turns out, about 80 per cent of the 200 phone calls received daily by the railway police in Delhi these days, are along similar lines.

‘One burger with fries, officer’

The Delhi railway police’s helpline has been flooded with such inane requests from passengers, much to the cops’ annoyance.

Malaika Arora

Celebrities on the ramp: Yay or nay?

Unlike the West, India’s fashion industry is driven by Bollywood and not the designers, so actors carry higher brand equity than a designer at times.

A still from Made in Heaven used for representational purposes

Curb the drink!

A study by the American Addiction Centre blames alcohol addiction can be a reason for marriages to fall apart.