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Health

Namita Piparaiya, yoga and ayurveda lifestyle specialist and founder, Yoganama. (Twitter)

Cloudy to Clear

Adult brains can be taught new tricks — yogic exercises help new experiences and learnings to transform cognitive functions

The likelihood of most neurological and psychiatric diagnoses after COVID-19 was lower in children than in adults. (Twitter)

Covid patients at increased risk of psychiatric conditions after two years: Lancet

Increased risk of depression and anxiety in adults lasts less than two months, says study

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

 Analysis of all the data showed that compared with no oestrogen treatment, the crude odds of dying from COVID-19 were twice as high among women on oestrogen blockers (group 1), but 54 per cent lower among women on HRT (group 2). (Photo: AFP)

Oestrogen levels linked to COVID-19 death risk in older women, suggests study

Women seemed to have a lower risk of severe COVID-19 infection than men, even after accounting for potentially influential factors

Representational image. (AFP)

More forest cover, less pandemic incidents: Madhya Pradesh study

The study has been conducted by the Madhya Pradesh forest department.

Fashion

Hollywood actress Jennifer Lopez flaunting her flawless skin (Instagram)

For that fresh, dewy look

The secret of perennially young-looking skin is one that’s been sought-after. Does a naturally-occurring sugar in the body hold the key?

 Usually made out of paper or fabrics, these individually packed masks require the users to cover their faces for a couple of minutes with it to get the instant glow

Unmasking the truth about sheet masks

The serum-sheet facemasks have amassed wide popularity among beauty trendsetters but dermatologists warn you to not get floored

The same is the case with celebrities, for instance Priyanka Chopra wore a deep plunging neck dress for the Grammys this year and no one forced her to do so, as she chose to wear it.

Armani’s incorrect rape allegory

Fashion designer Manoviraj Khosla, while disagreeing with Armani offers his insights.

Vaani Kapoor

Winter wears a cosy ensemble

Jewellery, accessories, or apparel — this season, remember to go for collections that are stylish but season-friendly.

Food

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.

Washington wine has really increased in popularity. (Photo: AP)

Washington becomes force in the wine industry

From modest beginnings, Washington now a force in wine world.

News

A rainbow on my plate

Chefs talk about the aesthetic and health aspects of this colourful trend

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.

Chicken 65

Tips for the perfect roast chicken

But no matter what flavours you choose, the end result — the look and juiciness — of the chicken should always remain the same.

Travel

The tourism boom has helped offset the decline in the region's traditional fishing industry, which is in crisis because of overfishing at the end of the last century. (Photo: AFP)

Spectacle of collapsing iceberg boosts tourism in Canada

'Iceberg Corridor' sparks tourist boom on Canada's east coast.

The chapel has hosted several celebrity weddings. (Photo: AP)

Chapel where Britney Spears married goes off market

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale.

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.

 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

 Sahithi Divi with a weaver

Weavers left high and dry

A pandemic and the reduced demand have driven the weaver community, known for their exquisite craftsmanship into dire state

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.

Bhujanga Rao Madaavi in his village working on Dokra items

A vanishing ancient craft form

The KARA festival, organised at Saptaparni in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad till 8th November, displays an ancient but dying craft

The Delhi audience recently felt the same at an evening celebrating love and solidarity at the Double Bill Dance Concert organised by the India International Centre, where Bharatanatyam dancer, Sharanya Chandran celebrated love with enchanting dance performances.

Following the footsteps

Dancer Sharanya Chandran celebrates love and togetherness through her recent Bharatanatyam performance.

 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

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

Olivia Wilde

Sex & the single mum

Despite no rule in society against it, single mums seeking sexual companionship is frowned upon

Photo: Rajesh Jadhav

Of virtual vows and intimate cermonies: How pandemic has redefined weddings

With the coronavirus showing no signs of bowing out of our lives, the whole concept of gala Indian weddings is undergoing a sea-change

Karan Johar with his kids Yash and Roohi

Daddy diaries

Fathers around the country cherish the family time they’re getting with their kids, courtesy the lockdown

More Features

In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Chinese women walk past advertisement featuring teen idol Lu Han, also known as China's Justin Bieber in Beijing. China's government banned effeminate men on TV and told broadcasters Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 to promote "revolutionary culture," broadening a campaign to tighten control over business and society and enforce official morality. (AP/Ng Han Guan, File)

China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV

Prez Xi Jinping has called for a national rejuvenation, with tighter Communist Party control of business, education, culture and religion

Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya wins hearts

Giving away the cricketer’s ‘Man of the Match’ award to his teammate T. Natarajan — is being seen as a mark of true sportsmanship

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky. (By Arrangement)

‘Rihanna & ASAP Rocky have split’ tweets Louis

The fashion influencer later apologised for his ‘reckless’ tweet

Diljit Dosanjh

A hero among hypocrites

Actor Diljit Dosanjh’s strong support for the farmers makes him a true hero — while the other remain silent spectators

Bank researchers in 2018 released a report on the impact of climate change on migration in South Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, and projected 143 million people in those regions could be forced to move by 2050. (PTI)

Climate change could force 216 million from their homes: World Bank

World Bank's vice president for sustainable development said that the data give a 'global estimate' of the scale of potential migration

In Focus

Andrew Spira

Economist Andrew Spira Proposes U.K. UBI Trial as Global Model

Andrew Spira has long argued that UBI can provide a crucial safety net, reducing poverty and enhancing the well-being of millions

Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) offer a͏ simplified and accessible path to achieving financial goals

The Science of SIP: How systematic investment plans can transform your finances

A SIP allows investors to invest a fixed amount periodically, such as monthly or quarterly,͏ instead of investing in a lump sum

The phin filter is essential for brewing an authentic cup of Vietnamese coffee

The Traditional Phin Filter: History, Uses, Techniques, & More

The phin filter is environmentally friendly, cheap, and exceptionally durable

Powerlook, the esteemed men's fashion brand, proudly inaugurates its seventh store, in Pune.

Powerlook Men's Fashion Unveils Flagship Store in Pune

Powerlook stands as a premier men's fashion brand in India

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