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Health

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Many areas of world at risk of bone health: Study

Southern and Eastern Asia had world's lowest average intake of calcium.

Prolonged exposure of lead, which is a highly toxic element, to humans can cause permanent damage to the kidneys, liver and hematologic systems.

Raw food sold in Kolkata has Lead concentration far above permissible limit

Concentration found in raw food materials is very high compared to threshold value of 2.5mg/kg.

Long term diabetes damages the heart in many ways (increased blocking of the heart’s blood vessels), but it also damages nerves. (Photo: Pixabay)

Symptoms of heart attack in diabetics may not be felt

People with diabetes are three times more likely to die from heart disease than the general population.

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Want a better night's sleep? Be more outgoing

New study's findings suggests being an introvert or extrovert has the highest impact on how well you are sleeping at night.

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How obesity contributes to promotes breast cancer

The study was conducted by scientists from Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technische Universitat München, and Heidelberg University Hospital.

Fashion

An exodus of American designers to Paris left New York fashion week earlier this monh a withered shadow of its former self. (Photo: Pixabay)

Paris once again the world's undisputed fashion capital

An exodus of American designers to Paris left New York fashion week earlier this month a withered shadow of its former self.

Alia Bhatt makes the classy cut

Sharp suits for power play

From Gigi Hadid to Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt, the ladies are going all out to embrace the cool corporate look.

 A long trench coat like Katrina’s makes for a statement piece.

Decode the airport look

Are you a frequent flyer? Do you get stressed about your wardobe everytime you head to the airport? Here are some stylish tips for you...

Food

Peruvians are seriously passionate about Pisco Sour.

A Peruivian delight

While Chile and Peru are still at loggerheads about the origins of the drink, Pisco Sour’s appeal and growing popularity are undeniable.

The kitchen eventually becomes your room and not surprisingly, it is the room we head to every time we return home.

Food loose: Balancing act

The same dosa given in a different flavour makes it all the more in demand.

Ida Yoana

Get Chi out of qui!

Ida Yoana, a model and actress, shares her fave healthy recipe of a Chicken and Quinoa broth.

The coffee contains no caffeine so it's good for those who would like to drink coffee at night or pregnant women. says Shimotai, who used to be a coffee shop owner in Aomori Prefect. (Photo: Pixabay)

Japanese man creates coffee using garlic

Drink apparently tastes and looks like regular coffee but is made from locally grown garlic, says its inventor from northeast Japan.

The Oktoberfest spread at British Brewing Company

Oktobeer is here!

As restaurants and bars in the city gear up to welcome patrons to their Oktoberfest celebrations, we bring to you what they have on offer.

Travel

Machu Picchu. (Photo: Pexels)

Top things to do in Peru beyond Machu Picchu!

Peru is a country replete with hidden treasures waiting to be explored.

Vimal Geethanandan

Travelling the tough way

Here’s how Vimal Geethanandan travelled across the country in nine months without spending any money.

It is believed that the picture of Mary and Infant Jesus installed in the main altar was brought by the Portuguese, who came under the leadership of Vasco da Gama.

A testimony to faith

Declared as national shrine in 2004, the church is located at a scenic place in the heart of the city.

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation in collaboration with the city corporation, had undertaken the clean city scheme at a cost of Rs 11.65 crore. (Photo: File Image)

Meenakshi temple declared the cleanest among 10 holy sites

The city had also been selected for the "Clean Holy city" award.

Art

Aahat, the struck sound

Rhythmic strokes: Painting music on canvas

This holds true of both Qamar as much as of another artist whose work I enjoy immensely Suhas Nimbalkar.

The idea behind the bamboo idol is not only to create an eco-friendly structure but also to promote bamboo craft. (Photo: AFP)

Assam: 100-ft bamboo Durga idol previously destroyed by storm stakes claim for Guinness entry

The idea behind the bamboo idol is not only to create an eco-friendly structure but also to promote bamboo craft.

Unnath Hassan performing.

Bharatanatyam dancer Unnath Hasaan making his mark

Unnath Hasaan is an artist at Dooradarshan and has directed many dance ballets and choreographed various dance repertory in Bharathanatyam.

Thomas Vo Van Tao

‘Dance is genderless’

With an aim to defy all preconceived norms about men in classical dance, this artist is all pumped up for his upcoming performance.

The play was well directed and featured some good performances from the actors like Kunwar Himanshu Tyagi as Andhak and Nitin Choudhary as Yavakri.

Agni Aur Barkha: A complex but lively tale of love, lust and sacrifice

The play featured some good performances from actors like Kunwar Himanshu Tyagi as Andhak and Nitin Choudhary as Yavakri.

Relationship

That doesn't mean women are intentionally changing their sexual orientation. (Photo: Pixabay)

Does sexual orientation change as women age?

That doesn't mean women are intentionally changing their sexual orientation.

Ananya Sengupta

I’m closest to my mom, says Ananya Sengupta

She has raised me and my twins bothers, all by herself.

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Unfaithful men don't believe when they are forgiven: study

Most partners are not particularly intent on getting revenge or seeing their partner suffer.

According to the study, women in longer relationships are four times more likely to not care about having a passionate night than those in shorter relationships. (Photo: Pixabay)

Women lose interest in having sex with same man in 12 months

Same does not hold true for men as their sexual interest does not fade over time.

More Features

A marathon in the city is a great opportunity for pet lovers to bring their dogs along for a day of adventure and fun.

Run alongside your pawfect pal

The organisers have also brought on board the Pet Practioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM), who will be present at the event with five main doctors.

The Taj Mahal has got every record, for the construction, the land grant and even for the marble.

The Taj Mahal controversy

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

Cricketer Virat Kohli enjoys spending time with Bruno. He says that he loves being lazy at home with his dog.

Celebs’ love for canines

Busy lives, especially those of celebrities, call for a way to bust the daily stress.

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Learn to fail well

The key element of mental health is the capacity to deal with the ups and downs of life.

The sensitivity of animals to the sound and smell produced by fireworks is extremely high.

Don’t Bomb-ard Animals

Diwali sure is a festival of joy and lights. But before indulging in revelry & bursting crackers, spare a thought for our friends who cannot speak up.