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Nina finally got the kidney from her mother after a U.S. Senator intervened to grant the permission for her mother to fly from the Republic of Georgia to the USA. (Photo: Pixabay)

Woman uses Craigslist to get kidney, instead receives it from mother

Nina Saria did get a kidney in 2015 but doctors said it couldn't be used due to complications

Significant links to five of the eleven cancers considered in the study were revealed (Photo: AFP)

Stress at work for long period may cause cancer in men

One of the biggest flaws in previous cancer studies is that none of them assessed work-related stress over a full working lifetime.

Financial ties included honorariums, payment for consulting work, and stock ownership (Photo: AFP)

Approval for drug more likely in pharma backed trial

Nearly 60 percent of some 400 principal investigators in 195 clinical drug trials analysed had traceable financial ties to drug industry.

The pioneering sexologist Dr Beverly Whipple shares tips about sex that people might be missing every day. (Photo: Pixabay)

Important sex tips by sexologist who discovered g-spot

These tips are best for a healthier sex life


The deep red lip still finds a major spot in the beauty block. (Representational image)

Play with your pout!

The hot trending colours for your pout are peaches, electric oranges, corals and the deeper shades of violet.

Sonam Kapoor

The right pair

Designers play around with blouse design to give the desi sari a mod look.

Checks will see a resurgence as wool derby footwear.

Men up to the minute!

As men get braver with their outfit choices, expect tailored checks, hats and quirky footwear to rule your wardrobes this year.

Priyanka Chopra rocks a pink Pallavi Singhee dress

Giving us the ‘pink’ eye

A delicate blush, striking fuschia or something in between, rosy shades are ruling this season.

Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Freida Pinto, Hrithik Roshan

Jet set vogue

These days, the holiday starts the instant you step into the terminal.


Spinach and Corn Burger

Corny surprises

Who says you have to go out for American food? These easy-to-make American corn recipes are perfect for chilly evenings at home.

Grilled scallops with French onion and orange vinaigrette

From the sea’s treasure chest

Savour these easy-to-prepare crustacean delights in the comfort of your home.

Kaju Chi Amti

Of festive feasts

Welcome the warmth of the Lohri bonfire, spread the Makar Sankranti cheer and convey greetings of Pongal with these sweet dishes.

The methi malai sauce with khandvi feta cheese rolls at Verandah 11. (Photo: Asian Age)

Not on my plate

Following Mc Donald’s Masala Dosa burger experiment, city chefs weigh in on the idea of fusion food.


The wedding photographer met people after he listed himself for couch-surfing so that people who agreed could stay with him. (Photo: Instagram/optimistphoto)

This traveller has slept with 50 tourists in converted van

Joseph Carlson decided to give up his home and travel solo when he started this

Komal Agarwal

Of mountains, beaches and bridges

Marketing professional Komal Agarwal relives her recent tour to Vietnam — and particularly, the city of Danang.

App that helps you search from hundreds of travel sites for hotel and airfares instantly for free is Wego that is available in over 20 languages. (Representational image)

App n away treksters!

No one really has figured out how the mystery of plane ticket prices work.

Germany has the largest green space for public.

In Germany, do as the Germans do

For every person who wants to visit or live in Germany, it is necessary to understand the socially accepted norms of behaviour.

She took to adventure when she was 11 and had gone for a Himalayan hike in Bhutan (Photo: Facebook)

Woman becomes first Indian to drive to coldest place

Tiwari encountered temperatures as low as -59 degrees Celsius and drove on roads built on permafrost.


Qadri’s paintings are ecstasy indeed! This exhibition is a tribute to Qadri.

Three cheers to Sohan Qadri’s soul-binding spiritualism

Qadri, a yogi and a poet, remained deeply engaged with spirituality and this reflects in his abstract paintings.

Gopi’s abstractionism is almost instantly identifiable as square, and rectangular grids form a dominant part of his  paintings.

A way from illusion, to art

Gopi’s exhibition titled A Symphony of Abstracts is truly like a “Meditative Silence” that the artist refers to in his note.

Anupama Kylash during a padam

Moves that captivate

Danseuse Anupama Kylash takes you through the Devadasi dance form — Meyzuvani.

This is the 18th solo art show of this former English teacher, but George’s first love is not painting, but craft. (Photo: Viswajith K)

Experimental single strokes

Artist George Fernandez’s exhibition Peony has on display his works done using Chinese brush painting techniques on acrylic.

Artwork inspired by the Himachali tribes

Living and painting with the tribes of India

Artist Anuradha Thakur’s art show — Innate Folklore — will transport you to some of the most interior parts of India.


Couples who use social media to post pictures are also known to miss out on the moment in real time. (Photo: Pixabay)

Couples oversharing on social media may have internal issues

They use the social media to hide the problems with each other

Jackie said the practice keeps her young and maintains trust (Photo: Facebook)

Couple claims threesomes can make marriage stronger

Jackie has six children and five grandchildren from her previous relationship and was introduced to swinging by John.

Ridhi Dogra with Asha Negi.

We call each other our better half, says Ridhi Dogra

Life is all about sharing your lives with your friends.

A still from Dil Dhadakne Do.

Don’t stress, just talk

You shared a cup of tea with friends and the world would immediately seem like a happier place.

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It isn't clear how authentic these claims are (Photo: Twitter)

Images of new Rs 500 notes fading in one wash surface

The images got witty responses on Twitter and many also claimed that they faced similar issues.

As a spiritual seeker, I have read many medical journals and it reveals most of the people who followed positive thinking completely, ended their life with suicide.

Positive thinking is a myth

It is more important to be a ‘realistic-thinker’ than a ‘positive-thinker’, who is ready to deal with the reality of his/her life.

ASER: Testing what children are learning.

What are India’s kids learning in our schools: A reality check

Government schools in several states, despite their many flaws, are showing signs of hope.

Payal Khanna

Payal Khanna and her kool quotient

A chat with the talented interior designer Payal Khanna whose love for the high life includes architecture, food and travel.

Students from KC’s NSS unit have adopted a village in Palghar, giving them toilets and the concept of a farmers’ market.

Bridging the rural-urban divide — one brick at a time

A team of 300 volunteers then decided to take charge of the situation and have successfully built 67 toilets for them.