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Health

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Combat obesity with this effective treatment

Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity.

The invention can also minimise risk of infections as human tissue won’t be pierced (Photo: Pixabay)

Scientists claim bandage made from gold and silk can replace painful stitches

The thin strip has gold nanorods which are 10000 times thinner than human hair and convert laser into heat.

When it comes to diet, Tseng eats little junk food and makes sure he takes a filling breakfast (Photo: Pixabay)

This 111-year-old man still hits the gym every day thanks to his positivity

The man was also able to perform headstands in his 80s and used to go for morning aerobics classes in his 90s.

After analysing more than a 100 women, US scientists found those who have these chemicals in their urine produce abnormal amounts of the reproductive hormones oestrogen and progesterone. (Photo: Pixabay)

Make-up, skincare have chemicals that could make women infertile, cause breast cancer

The chemicals included in these include parabens and BPA, which are considered 'gender benders' due to them encouraging male breast growth.

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Psychotherapy benefits women caring for kids with health issues

Due to their child's care requirements, the women had difficulty getting together with friends.

Fashion

Deepa Rao (L) and Manjima Bhattacharjya (R)

Behind the glamour and glitz

Writer Manjima Bhattacharjya discusses her latest book, fashion and feminism.

FashionnQuill is a dynamic platform dedicated to interact with the audience through the sense of fashion and expression, said founder, Mohit Kumar. (Photo: Pixabay)

Fashionnquill celebrates women entrepreneurship with fresh talent

FashionnQuill as a brand creates platform for the new generation designers to showcase their talent as established designers.

The awareness regarding natural or organic ingredients and products is ever increasing and there is an increased acceptance for such products.

Creating affordable organic skincare products for Indian masses

The Indian customer is very well read and is conscious of the impacts of chemical ingredients in beauty products and on the environment.

Cotton stretch bottoms and a lose  t-shirt.

Get experimental with the ‘Pantjama’

Confused over what to wear this monsoon season? Look no further, our fashion guru gives you his expert advice.

Food

 Thai food is a mouth-watering medley of sweet and sour, salty and spicy. (Photo- Vinod Karimatt)

Cooking up a Thai storm

Chef Supattra’s fascination with Thai cuisine began when she was a little girl.

Tom Yum Soup

Touch of authentic Thai flavour

Chef Joy shares a few recipes with DC from her own cuisine for the Thai food lovers.

GUNPOWDER POTATO

Exciting eclectic mix

The brand director of Bombay Brasserie, of K Hospitality Corp also shares a couple of recipes with DC.

Devotees transport a Ganesha idol from Old Vashi Creek to be installed at a pandal ahead of Ganpati festival, in Navi Mumbai. (Photo: AP)

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Here are some delectable recipes with a healthy twist

Follow these recipes and offer the God of wisdom some delectable naivedya (offering).

It further revealed that Indians were consuming about 117 micrograms (0.117 milligrams) of microplastic annually (Photo: AFP)

Microplastics found in table salt brands in study conducted by IIT-Bombay

The study stated that 63 per cent of the microplastic particles was in the form of fragments and 37 per cent were fibres.

Travel

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Planning a destination wedding? Las Vegas can offer some exotic venues!

Here are some favorite picks for an unforgettable ceremony or reception.

Revelers throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual "Tomatina", tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain. (Photo: AP)

Thousands hurl tomatoes in Spanish food fight

The Tomatina is said to have originated from a spontaneous bust-up amongst villagers in 1945.

Kumarakom

A rain-kissed paradise

Be it The constant drizzle or incessant downpour, the lush and dreamy vista of kerala springs alive in the monsoon.

Manoj P, Gopalakrishnan, Lijin Lal, Manoj Messan, Swothish and Satheesh during their trip.

Tales from an all-India road trip

Lijin Lal and his friends explored many parts of the country in 21 days.

Art

Molela terracotta sculptures with airplanes and electric trains cheek by jowl with traditional icons, and icons with mobile phones in one of the hands!

Need to bridge art and crafts schism

India’s nearly 49 million craftspersons and weavers live in easily identifiable pockets.

 The dancers will represent the four deities-Ardhnarishwar, Ganpati, Devi and Radha Krishna

Dance of the divine

In a unique production, a group of classical dancers will simultaneously present the concept of god in their respective styles.

Paintings by Karnataka based artist Devendra Badiger.

Chronicling the subtle colours of the soul

The paintings are almost a testimony to the colourful vagaries of the soul, which, if not chronicles can be a mere fleeting moment.

Photo by Melissa Golden

Through the female gaze

The gender makeup of the field has been changing ever since more women photographers have been entering the fray.

Artwork on display at Yuji Obata Exhibition — The world of Modern Arita from Japan

No storm in the tea cup, but what a cup!

He was born in 1961 and has kept the traditional purity of the Jin Gama Pottery Kiln established by his father.

Relationship

Lower levels of fat that could interfere with hormone levels also meant higher testosterone in men (Photo: AFP)

Men can maintain a healthy sex life in their 70s if they stick to Mediterranean diet

The findings suggest that sticking to this healthy diet in middle age can enable men to be sexually active without drugs well in their 70s.

Most people opted for relationship enhancement which involved going for dates and having more sex (Photo: Pixabay)

Research reveals tactics people use to stop themselves from cheating on their partners

The third most popular ploy was derogation of temptation which was found to be driven by guilt.

Meanwhile women tend to look for long-term partners (Photo: Pixabay)

Sudy shows men are more likely to cheat because their brains are hardwired that way

Researchers say that men have evolved this way as part of a reproductive strategy and are programmed to be less satisfied with one person.

The new millennium package has come with the fabric of time stupendously shrunk.

Stop, take a break and think

For a happy life and a healthy relationship one needs to take a break from trying to be perfect and enjoy the moment.

More Features

Matrimonial expectations from girls in India range from regressive to outright bizarre, and reveal that patriarchy and misogyny still prevail in the country.

‘Great’ expectations

Many girls are subjected to such misogynistic outlooks once their parents start looking for a groom for them.

In the letter, PETA India pointed out that the crime is an apparent punishable offence under Section 429 of The Indian Penal Code.

PETA India demands psychiatric evaluation for Thane children who killed 3 puppies

Animal rights group warns that if the situation is nor addressed now, the children may do bigger harm later.

The Ripper killed his victims in Whitechapel, east London, between September and November 1888, but his identity has never been discovered.

Jack the Ripper's victims were not prostitutes

Historian claims sexist Victorian policemen unfairly labelled the working class women who were murdered.

Slick, whose real name is Simone Thompson, sported black nipple pasties and strappy bondage lingerie during the catwalk show. (Photo: Pixabay)

Model goes into labour minutes after walking in Rihanna's NYFW show

Slick Woods was one of two expectant models to rock RiRi's lingerie in the groundbreaking show.

Adding a simple wicker basket/stand to hold umbrellas and raincoats can prevent carrying the rain water inside your home.

Colours of monsoon

Bid goodbye to the gloom, which accompanies the pitter patter season by adding colour and using the right home decor for your interiors.