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Health

A low-intensity cardio workout is just as important to keep you fit can be as essential at keeping you fit as a high-intensity workout. (Photo: Pixabay)

Low-intensity exercises are equally important for physical, mental well-being

Mixing up Low-Intensity Sustained State (LISS) cardio exercises with high-intensity workouts may be the perfect recipe for health.

Here are a number of simple exercises you can still do to strengthen your body. (Photo: Pixabay)

These exercises can help you tone your body in arthritis

These three exercises can help you strengthen your body.

Working out if someone is happy, angry or afraid, from the look on their face, is a skill we may take for granted. (Photo: Pixabay)

Magic mushrooms may treat depression without dulling emotions

Following treatment, patients reported feeling emotionally re-connected and accepting.

Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk. (Photo: Pixabay)

Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk

Here is what a new study has found.

Fashion

Dog a Porter, by the Milan brand Temellini, offers clothing custom-fit for different breeds. (Photo: AP)

Milan line offers canine couture for pampered pooches

Designer Giovanna Temellini says fashionable dog clothes aren’t just an indulgence.

 City based models sporting floral accessories.

Flower power

Floral hair accessories are trending on the fashion radar. Here are ways to get it right...

Aditi Rao Hydari stuns in this floral anarkali.

Flower got some power!

The floral print is back in vogue and it’s absolutely perfect if you’re looking to amp up your outfits with cold, winter nights setting in.

Switching from chemically laden products to natural skin/personal care products is the first and the most important step you can take. (Photo: Pixabay)

Here're some toxic ingredients one should avoid in their beauty products

The advertising works cleverly on our self body image issues and before we know it we have bought that expensive, lovely smelling cream.

Food

Makar Sankranti

Sankranti specials

Makar Sankranti, the harvest fest, is celebrated by almost every community and state. We bring you some special dishes from across India!

Being an Indian make, the rum is doing well all over the world and is considered one of the finest.

An ode to people’s rum

Kapil Mohan’s demise has had patrons paying rich tribute to Old Monk. Our expert talks about its evergreen popularity.

One of the four flavours available, Curry Crunch

Panetteria launches country’s first frozen bakery product line

The new ready to cook variants include Curry Crunch, Oriental Surprise, Peri Peri Munch and Thyme Roll.

One such place is Egg Factory in Kandivali known for its unique takes on this humble ingredient like egg sizzler, egg desi gravy, egg lollypop, roll gravy omelette, to name a few.

Ande ka funda

For every egg lover in existence, there is one elusive dish that has not been tried. But egg-specific eateries are shortening the quest.

Among the various entries in the competition were samosas that featured almonds and cashews drizzled with chocolate; chocolate covered in edible glitter; Margherita pizza filling and chicken jalapeno. (Photo: Pixabay)

Kashmiri chilli chicken filled samosa wins South African contest

Contest was organised by the largest national newspaper for the Indian community in South Africa.

Travel

Sagar Island: Devotees take holy dip at the sea shore of Gangasagar Island on Friday. Sadhus and devotees have gathered at Gangasagar for 'holy dip' on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival. (Photo: PTI)

Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is the festival of kites.

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Here are the 12 best countries to live in around the world

Looking to relocate? Find out where to make your move.

We list places that could be you perfect getaway for this Christmas.

Wake up to the best views in Dubai this Christmas

Be it fronds of iconic Palm Jumeirah, towering Burj Khalifa, or sandy beaches, views from Dubai’s hotel rooms are impressive.

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Rising trend of 'bleisure' trips gives boost to travel industry

Among Indian destinations popular for bleisure trips are Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore as well as Kochi.

Art

 Wire artist Mohammad Rafiq with Nahid Dabeet.

Shaping Indo-Israeli artworks

Artists from India and Israel are collaborating at the ‘Dastkari Haat Craft Bazaar 2018’ to design unique artworks.

Sometimes these are in realistic approach and sometimes semi-realistic.

Paintings celebrate union between humans & nature

These works are a mix-bag of my imaginations that comes spontaneously while I get closer to my subject.

Body control is an element every keen dancer should master. Once you attain body control, you can add moves and broaden your choreographic choices.

Controlling the body while dancing

A dancer with good body control looks stronger in their footwork and knowledge of dance.

Illustrator Ruchi Shah is obsessive about filling her sketchbooks with every fleeting thought and is  fascinated by how organised chaos happily exists

A touch of visual humour

Her project Materialistic Mumbai, a set of postcards, was a step in showing her love for the city.

Hemalatha Venkatraman

For the love of Madras!

Hemalatha Venkatraman is travelling to historically significant places in Chennai and making mini sketches to create awareness.

Relationship

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Calling partner 'This one' could sour your relationship

Find out where the issue comes into play.

Sumit Sandhu

My father’s blessings are with me, says Sumit sandhu

But I am sure his blessings will continue to help lead me a happier life. I feel my dad is still around watching me.

Dangerous environments seemed to cause both men and women to choose more long-term partners. (Photo: Pixabay)

Wealth makes people prefer short term relationships: study

The researchers also found that participants changed their relationship preferences after being shown a slideshow of dangerous animals.

The study, conducted by the Coventry and Oxford universities found that they have better cognitive functions. (Photo: Pixabay)

Regular sex among the elderly betters cognitive function, says study

Study finds elderly couples who have regular sex have better cognitive function.

More Features

The woman also received threatening messages from him (Photo: YouTube)

Store owner in China travels 850 kms to assault woman who complained of slow service

The woman was kicked and punched in the face by Zhang which left her with a broken elbow.

According to the news article published, most of the tweets are brash, petulant, and aggressive and contain claims that are often untrue.

Find out how Donald Trump changed social media

US President weaponised Twitter, using it not just to reach the masses but to control news through bullying and distraction.

Virali Modi

I am a queen on this throne: Virali Modi

Disability activist Virali Modi was in Kochi recently as part of her #mytraintoo campaign.

According to doctors who wrote in the journal BMJ Case Reports the outcome could have been far worse – the explosive internal forces caused by holding his nose while sneezing could kill him

Man who tried to stop sneeze by holding his nose blasted hole through back of throat

According to experts, the explosive internal forces caused by holding his nose while sneezing could have killed the man.

The number of times the teacher had to redirect a student's attention to their work was roughly halved immediately after an outdoor lesson. (Photo: Pixabay)

Students more engaged, attentive during outdoor lessons: study

Scientists have known for a while that natural outdoor environments can have a variety of beneficial effects on people.