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Dr Santosh Kumar Dora, Senior Cardiologist, Asian Heart Institute, shares '5 reasons why Yoga is good for your heart' (Photo: DC File/ Bunny Smith)

International Yoga Day: 5 reasons why yoga is good for heart

Yoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration.

Forward Bend, Extended Side Angle Pose to Marjari Asana and Butterfly asana, here are yoga postures to help relieve period pains. (Photo: Pixabay)

International Yoga Day: 8 poses for relieving period cramps

There are some yoga postures that work amazingly for relieving the nauseating cramps.

Navigating their vehicles on bad roads, determining routes to new destinations were some factors leading to mental stress for drivers. (Representational Image)

Truckers battle sleep deprivation, other health issues: Study

Navigating their vehicles on bad roads, determining routes to new destinations were some factors leading to mental stress for drivers.

'The new ways are diluting Yoga. They are a misinterpretation... which makes them a joke that can have disastrous results'. (Photo: File)

Traditional yoga vs 'fun' yoga: Make your pick

'The new ways are diluting Yoga. They are a misinterpretation... which makes them a joke that can have disastrous results'.

If you treat a parent's depression, a child's depression improves. (Photo: Pixabay)

Does parent-child therapy help depressed kids?

We consider depression to be an impairment of the ability to experience and regulate emotions.


Sonam Kapoor’s distressed denim pant saree is perfect east meets west.

Saree gets a modern twist

Bored of wearing this nine-yard fabric in the traditional manner? Then try this new version.

Sonam Kapoors Cannes make up look!

That flawless look!

Pink Gloss: Complete the look with a light pink lip gloss. A warm tone like this one will make the Indian skin tone look flawless!

The model is seen sporting a dual tone denim top and pant.

It’s all in the jeans

Denim is back with a boom, and this time the trend is about wearing denim on denim!

Shilpa Shetty Kundra slays in this comfy outfit.

White is the new black!

A trusty staple, white kurtas can never really go out of vogue. But what are some of the trending ways to sport them this season? We find out...



Good food for anyone

With taste comes our concern for health. What appeals to the mouth must do well for the tummy too.

Spaghetti Aglio-e-Cocco with Tamatar ka Kut  at Farzi Cafe

Fusion food still going strong

The food trend this year is all about activated charcoal, fusion cuisine, rolled ice cream, and much more.

Anupama Gowda

Bready good!

Akka actress, Anupama Gowda, shares her favourite dessert — Bread Jamuns.

Sweet Corn Chaat with Peanuts Recipe

Pitter-patter parcels!

Monsoon is here. So, bite into these special snacks that are apt for the season.

But baking is all about choosing the right ingredient, whisking them gently, pouring them to a tray and baking them at the right temperature.

Wakey bakey, no mistakey

Baking can be fun, but no easy job as it requires perfection in every step you follow to bring out the best baked goodie.


Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Beat the summer heat at these popular destinations

Here are some Indian and international options to explore.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

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

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

Short trips always provide the much needed emotional release and helps me cope with the constant strain of managing  personal and business matter

Micro vacay, macro fun

Krishen Seth, chairman, Pearl Group of Companies, loves going on solo trips to the mountains to breathe in fresh air.

Indian tourists mainly come to Sri Lanka during the month of May due to the summer holidays.

The Sri Lankan sojourn: Clean, green and serene

Throughout the year Sri Lanka has a good tourist turn out as different nationalities arrive in different time periods of the year.


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.

A little worn out look or reustic decor is what bohemian style demands.

Go unconventional, go bohemian

Bohemian decors are a combination of old world ambiance with bold colours and pattern.

While the government decided to lift the plastic ban on small PET and PETE bottles with a capacity of less than half litre, it made installation of vending and crushing

Creating music for social causes

The song was composed by singer Shaan with lyrics provided by Swanand Kirkire.

Disicples of Guru Madhavi Mudgal (left) and Geeta Chandran

Debadhara’s guru shishya format a unique blend of art

Debadhara’s involved protocol of stage formalities, while very flattering, use up a lot of time.

A candle walk, remembering Tagore, on the concluding day

Where the mind is without fear

It is a very logical thing that your freedom ends where mine begins.


Young men fear humiliation if they aren’t able to live up to expectations (Photo: Pixabay)

1 in 8 milennials in their 20s reveal they are virgins

Experts said that being brought up with a culture of hyper-sexuality may have bred a fear of intimacy.

Sweet Maria is seen during the 2010 Queer Pride March in Thiruvananthapuram. The TG person was murdered in 2012 but the police did not bother to take it as a crime against a transgender. Media shied away from making a mention of her gender identity.

The lone, long fight against transphobia

The idea of sexual orientation being a choice is one of the strongest misconceptions that activists face.

A still from the film You’ve got mail

Are online chats harmless?

I have another acquaintance — a gentleman into his second marriage to a lovely lady also into her second marriage.

There is a subtle difference between kissing and being kissed. And just because you’re a guy doesn’t mean you always have to be the lip-aggressor. (Representational Image)

‘Listen’ to her kiss

Be kissed: There is a subtle difference between kissing and being kissed.

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Chimps, other primates on verge of mass extinction

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Miss India 2018 Winner Anukreethy Vas (Tamil Nadu) with Haryana's Meenakshi Chaudhary (1st Runner up) and Andhra Pradesh's Shreya Rao (2nd Runner up) after being crowned during Miss India 2018 pageant, in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

In video: Tamil Nadu’s Anukreethy Vas crowned Femina Miss India 2018

The winner, Anukreethy Vas will now represent India at Miss World 2018.

Dr Gallagher says demons exhibit extraordinary powers such as personal knowledge and near clairvoyance. (Youtube Screengrab)

Demonic possession is real, says psychiatry professor

Professor spent 25 years viewing exorcisms - and says 'fallen angels' target the devout and those who've meddled with the occult.

Screenshot from the short film

Reality check

Before stepping into the role of a director, Tariq used to work as an actor.