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Health

 In this photo illustration, a syringe is displayed at the Hindustan Syringes factory in Faridabad. - India's biggest syringe manufacturer is ramping up its production to churn out a billion units, anticipating a surge in demand as the global race to find a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine heats up.— AFP

Serum Institute of India: India will go ahead with Oxford COVID vaccine trials

The SII has been issued a show cause notice by Indian drug controller DCGI after one volunteer reported unwell in UK

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More forest cover, less pandemic incidents: Madhya Pradesh study

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

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Covid-19 fear still pushing one in five into depression

55 per cent of people suffered depression post lockdown due to job loss, financial crisis

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The rat race for COVID vaccine

The search to develop the COVID-19 vaccine is at its peak, with several companies desperate to claim the first spot. In

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

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

Over the years, customers have either forgotten or failed to collect reams of clothing that the couple, Hsu Sho-er, 84 and her husband Chang Wan-ji, 83, never felt able to throw away. Grandson Reef Chang, 31, hit upon the idea of using the clothes to alleviate the couple’s boredom, and featured them on the Instagram account @wantshowasyoung modelling the clothes. (Photo | Instagram - @wantshowasyoung)

The cutest and most fashionable couple on Instagram are in their eighties!

The duo who run a mom-and-pop laundry service in Taiwan have even been featured in the Taiwanese edition of Vogue and Marie Claire.

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Swirl around in a Kaftan

The kaftan dress has been popular for quite some time and in this lockdown time, it has found its own revival

Dipping into vibrant hues of yellow, orange, and red, the jeans are then sold through an exhibition to raise funds

Designer Johny Dar turns celebrities’ denim into masterpieces to help refugees

Dar’s initiative is supported by Hollywood bigwigs like Olivia Colman, Victoria Beckham, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Joaquin Phoenix,

Food

Kashmiri Didish: Rista

Zaika-e-Kashmir

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

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

They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. (Photo: AP)

Washing turkey can spread germs

Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs.

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.

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

 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

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.

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.

Bangkok

The VI explorers

It is quite revelatory to realise how holidaying is so different for those who can’t properly see.

Art

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

Statue of Colonel Bikkumalla Santosh Babu

Indian sculptors use digital sculpting technology for the statue of Galwan martyr

Interestingly, the fibre-cloth statue has been made using digital sculpting technology, apparently a first for the country

Lone fighter by Nivedita Pandey

Three of a kind

Of what kind are these three artist? The kind that is united by their love for art. And these paintings show just how.

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

Relationship

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.

nterestingly, since the lockdown, many a man has shared posts on social media about ‘helping’ their spouse at home, who have been duly applauded by their friends and followers for the ‘feat’, too

The chore wars: Men, women and housework

Working women say men must share equal load while working from home during the lockdown

Kids pay more attention to soothing tones. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Shouting at teenagers hampers communication

Teenagers less responsive to mothers with controlling voice: Study.

The modern woman is pushing so hard at the regressive boundaries that shackle her, never mind all her equal capabilities and abilities to a man. Why so?

Nisha Jamwal | No respite for women

In spite of the unending conversation about equality in India, our patriarchal society still presents challenges

More Features

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?

 Pentala Harikrishna with Wife

Winning is a habit; don’t lose it says Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna

Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna reflects on his latest win and talks of his life after marriage

Garima

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

She encourages millennials to express themselves with her #HaathMeinNirbhar campaign

Vidya Malvade

With devotion undimmed

People are going the extra mile to ensure that the piety and sanctity of the 10-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival remain the same

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

In Focus

 Elie Saba.

Elie Saba keeps a vision to change the NightLife Industry of Dubai

His grit, passion and perseverance have led him towards the forefront of the industry, being with the Addmind Group since 2004

 (L to R) Sonali Raut, Lizaa Malik, Gizele Thakral, Big Daddy Director Lakhram Goyal, Badshah & Aastha Gill.

Goa casino Big Daddy hosts Badshah and other Bollywood stars at its grand NYE event

With the scenic view of the Mandovi river, the live band ‘Atharva’ entertained the audience with groovy music

Buying Covid insurance cover is an ideal way to ensure that your loved ones are being taken care of even in your absence.

Is COVID Insurance Different From Term Insurance?

Buying Covid insurance cover is an ideal way to ensure that your loved ones are being taken care of even in your absence

 Jaime Manteiga

Jaime Manteiga, one of US's top experts and researchers in information security

Manteiga sets out a few techniques that small organizations may use to prevent cyber-attack

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