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By taking oral contraceptives, one can either stop or considerably lighten the bleeding. (Photo: representational/Pixabay)

Why many women are giving up on periods

With no apparent side-effects or health complications, women are choosing to stop their periods with hormonal tablets.

The motivation for the research was a case in an American hospital in which gowns were suspected of contributing to transmission of C difficile. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Health alert: Hospital gowns and equipments serve breeding ground for pathogens

Studies reveal that hospital gowns, stainless steel contaminated with pathogens responsible for severe illness.

If you feel you don’t have time for multiple stretches, before and after exercising, then opt for this. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

This stretch is all you need before a work out

Do this stretch to activate all your muscles for a productive workout session.

The study corroborates that schoolchildren who use backpacks should avoid carrying loads greater than 10 per cent of their body weight. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

School bags are a serious threat to the spine health

How much should your child's backpack weigh?

The study found that women with POI who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality, largely as a result of taking longer to fall asleep. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Hormone therapy in women with premature ovarian insufficiency leads to fatigue

Studies reveal that Women with premature ovarian insufficiency face poor sleep and fatigue.


This collection will make a textile connoisseur proud, textile enthusiast happy, saree lover excited, craftsman emotional.

Rare-Vibrant Tradition

Lot of new weaving process and techniques have been applied to make the collection relevant for today.

Jennifer Lopez

Dressed to work!

Choosing office attire can be one of the easiest and most daunting task, all at one.

Jackets around the waist

University trends

Your woes of waking up every morning and confused what to wear to college is now simplified with these tips.

Meghan has been reportedly choosing a pulled-back bun up-do to protect her weak post-partum hair. (Photo: Instagram)

Meghan Markle ditches her signature messy bun

Meghan has been seen experimenting with her hairstyle post the birth of her son.


Paatras, a synonym to utensils in which cooking generally takes place, are still in much demand while preparing Indian dishes.

Desi style, an all time hit!

A restaurant with similar name 'Paatra' has a lot to offer to those who are not willing to compromise on the Indian gastonomy.

The history of khichidi possibly dates back to ancient India and the recipe favoured by the Mughal emperor Akbar, noted in the Ain-i-Akbari, calls for equal amounts of rice, dal and ghee in the dish.

Food for your soul

Monsoon calls for a piping hot bowl of Khichidi, the ultimate comfort food.



Individuals are willing to experiment to a great extent with their palate.

While the winegrowers are the honorees, the festival is really a celebration of Switzerland and its amazing natural environment, featuring each of the country’s 26 cantons. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Swiss raise a glass to rare winegrowers’ festival

Swiss celebrate once-in-a-generation winegrowers’ festival.

To get free pizza, a group of at least four people have to eat pizza at the restaurant.  (Photo: Pixabay)

Take home pizza for free by just following this rule; find out here

After following the key rules, customer would earn free pizza or they may get it in next visit.


The roadshows would include key stakeholders from Singapore, representing hotels, airlines, integrated resorts, attractions, destination management companies and cruise operators. (Photo: Pexels)

Singapore Tourism Board organises road shows to promote tourism

'Roadshows in 8 cities to attract tourists to Singapore'.

In the year leading up the June 2019, Uluru witnessed over 395,000 people visiting the Kata National Park, according to a report by Parks Australia. (Photo: Pixabay)

Uluru faces an influx of tourists after imposing ban on climbing

The Ayers Rock faced an influx of tourists who come to the rock for its spiritual and cultural significance.

The tourism sector has begun to return, with arrivals reaching 8.3 million in 2017, according to government figures.(Photo: AFP)

Egypt unearths its newest tourist attraction

Thousands-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus opened on live TV.

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.


Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value. (Photo: AP)

Notre Dame Fire: Relics lost and saved

A look at what was saved, what was lost in Notre Dame fire.

On a previous visit in 2014, Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, met veteran codebreakers who worked alongside her late grandmother, Valerie Glassborow and her twin sister. (Photo: AP)

Kate visits an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day landing

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day.

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.

Arun Kumar Chatterjee

Charcoal state of mind

Here’s an exhibition that explores diverse human expressions through charcoal drawings.

Shortly after the outbreak of World War II, the palace’s artworks were packed for safekeeping into wooden crates and moved from villa to villa. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Stolen Dutch painting returned to Florence museum

Painting, stolen by Nazi soldier, is back in Florence museum.


During this study, the researchers discovered that men who are uncomfortable hugging other men tend to hug each other from the left because of the strong negative emotions. (Photo: ANI)

Why do people have tendency to carry babies on their left arm?

Here's why people carry babies on left arm.

people for whom parasympathetic synchrony and parasympathetic reactivity was high generally reported more friendship interest when the social context permitted conversation than when it did not. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Understanding how sexual behaviour brings people together

Here's how arousal impacts physiological synchrony in relationships.

A book may boast of a million positions, but technically not all of them maybe practical.  One has to exercise wisdom to gauge that. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Life is a not a rule book

Inspired by the book 365 positions for 365 days, Aamir decided to take advantage of the sumptuous springs in his bed.

Parents who have trouble accepting the news may worry that their child might face a more difficult life, one that includes bullying or harassment. (Photo: Representational/AP)

Parents find it hard to deal with their child’s sexual orientation

Parents struggle for years adjusting to their child's sexual orientation.

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Loss of species and climate change are the two great challenges facing humanity this century. (Photo: Represenatational/Pixabay)

IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

The Red List reveals the extent of wildlife and nature destruction caused by humans.

The fitness enthusiasts from all across the nation gathered at the capital with Messe Frankfurt India recently hosting the third edition of Fitness Excellence Awards (FEA) 2019.

Honoured Fittingly

Enthusiasts from all over the country gathered in the capital to celebrate fitness and be rewarded for it.

Lisa Suwal

Be curious and learn new things: Lisa Suwal

Lisa Suwal, the young and seasoned marketer is known for her innovative approach and novel business perspective.

The helpless girls and women are often drawn into the sex trade from across the borders, from places like Nepal and Bangladesh, and also from impoverished states in India.

Women’s warrior

Mumbai-based Triveni Acharya has been fighting against sex trafficking for over 26 yrs, and has rescued over 5000 young girls from various brothels.

Amitabh Bachchan is a firm believer of crystals and keeps a Jade Angel as his good luck charm.

The Crystal Cult

In crystal healing, stones are assigned various properties, though healers have different ideas about which stones possess which properties.