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Health

Paracetamol may be used to provide symptomatic relief from post vaccination adverse reactions. (PTI/file)

Pregnant, lactating women should not be given COVID-19 vaccine now: Health ministry

The ministry has listed precautions and contraindications for COVID-19 vaccination along with a comparative factsheet for both the vaccines

Sushant Singh Rajput

When all’s not well

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide comes as a reminder that wealth and fame are not proof against depression

A doctor shows a rapid COVID-19 blood test kit at a clinic in Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PTI photo

Visa curbs stop medics from treating covid19 patients

Medical professionals holding H-1B and J-1 visas are not permitted to provide medical care outside of specifically approved locations

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Corona blindsides visually impaired as they worry about social distancing

Students of a premier Kolkata school for the visually impaired who are currently at home due to the lockdown, are worried

The study recommends identifying strategies to better engage Indian and Pakistani women in breast cancer studies and to improve interactions between health care providers and Indian and Pakistani women to identify sociocultural factors associated with screening decisions and health care use in this population.(Photo: Pixabay)

Indian, Pakistani women diagnosed with more aggressive breast cancer at younger age

South Asians are the fastest-growing major ethnic group in the United States with breast cancer rates increasing within the population

Fashion

Fashion designer Anamika Khanna with her sons Vishesh and Viraj Khanna.

AK-OK: How Anamika Khanna's sons are stepping up to carry forward mom's work

Designer Anamika Khanna talks about the youthful vibe her 25-year-old twins Viraj and Vishesh bring to her 22-year-old label

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Are you fasting right?

Experts share the dos and don’ts of skin fasting, a novel beauty regime that advises cutting down on excessive skincare

Sejal Kumar

From the streets to the stage: Sejal Kumar's journey as a Vlogger

The opportunity for Youtube's Creators of Change with former First Lady came as a surprise to the 25-year-old blogger

Dipping into vibrant hues of yellow, orange, and red, the jeans are then sold through an exhibition to raise funds

Designer Johny Dar turns celebrities’ denim into masterpieces to help refugees

Dar’s initiative is supported by Hollywood bigwigs like Olivia Colman, Victoria Beckham, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Joaquin Phoenix,

Food

FORBIDDEN RICE SWEET RISOTTO

Black gold on the platter

Black rice is an immunity booster and all things healthy. Chef Zeeshan Ahmed shares some recipes

It all began with British historian Edward Anderson responding to a question from food aggregator with this innocuous statement on Twitter, "Idlis are the most boring things in the world." (Pixabay)

All about an idli: British professor's tweet sparks not so 'boring' debate

The steamed rice and lentil 'cake' - a pan India favourite - is suddenly much talked about and much discussed

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Cooking by the rules

Does the mushrooming home-based food businesses follow these procedures set by FSSAI?

Chinese cuisine in India is a mere adaptation of Chinese cooking with an Indian ‘tadka’ added to it

Chinese, made in India

Anyone would agree that except for the name, there is nothing Chinese in the Chinese food we relish from our restaurants

Clover Club Cocktail

Easy gin sour

Master the art of mixing raspberry and gin that allures the palate in a way that no other cocktail does.

Travel

The GeoNet monitoring agency raised White Island's threat level in the week before the eruption but also advised current activity does not pose a direct hazard to visitors. (Photo: AFP)

Volcanic eruptions put tourism at halt in New Zealand

Volcano disaster puts spotlight on NZ adventure tourism.

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Goan DJs keep the party going online amid lockdown

In keeping with the lockdown norms, few DJs in the state have been using their Facebook accounts to play party music

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As liquor stores go in lockdown mode, Goa opts for Hurrack

Hurrack, which is also caled as Feni is a traditional liquor in Goa, which is made from cashew apple juice

The Spiti Valley is one such gem because of the highlands it possesses but it is less traveled because of the road conditions.

Mystically Monochrome

An exhibition that captures the unexplored landscapes of the Spiti valley through black and white photography.

Art

Copperware sees a silver lining

Amid coronavirus pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir's copperware witnesses a resurgence

The Kashmiri copperware is an ancient artwork and the objects are used as household dailyware and also for decorative purposes

Cover Image of the book titled Excess Baggage

‘Chick lit’ that loses plot after promising start

Anviksha insists that her trip, although inspired by the 2011 Bollywood movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, will not mimic it

Arjun Shubadra painting recreated on a jamdani saree.

The khadi connection

This unique exhibition seeks to highlight the common factor between artist Ravi Varma and the Mahatma, and showcase a part of the country’s heritage.

The results of the study were published in the Journal 'Science.' (Photo: ANI)

Music shares universal language of mankind

Human songs share universal patterns across world cultures.

 Shobhaa De

Stories connected by lockdown

Lockdown Liaisons, a collection of three eBooks by Shobhaa De is just what the doctor has ordered this Covid season

Relationship

A recent study revealed that acquiring more knowledge about your partner and their actions influences how quickly and optimally they learn to collaborate. (Photo: ANI)

Knowing your colleagues better can avoid workplace conflict

Know your work partner more to avoid conflict.

Anushka Sharma

Plea for peace

Amidst the pandemic, the public figures of the country urge their fans and followers to put an end to domestic violence

Considering all the pros and cons in your relationship, the new year could be a great start to refresh. (Photo: ANI)

Will your relationship end this Christmas?

Christmas alert: Will your relationship end these holidays?

Photo Credit: Arjun Kamath

Matters of the mind: Of anxiety and depression amid a pandemic

Bengaluru-based photographer Arjun Kamath tries to capture the unspoken fears and anxiety issues through his photo essay The Anxiety Series.

More Features

 Tobey King speaks to her crochet Bernie Sanders doll as the bidding continues on eBay on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas. The doll sold for $20,300, and all of the proceeds are being donated to Meals on Wheels. (AP)

Woman sells Bernie doll for over $20K, donates to charity

The donation was inspired by Sanders, whose campaign created sweatshirts with the meme on them and donated the proceeds to Meals on Wheel

Divya Thomas

Booking children for some lockdown fun

Go Away Coronavirus, an illustrative digital book by Divya Thomas for kids, helps beat the lockdown boredom

Author Alka Joshi

Colourful narrative set in Rajasthan

The book delightfully delves into the colourful world of Rajasthan, seamlessly bridging the gap between royalty and commoners

Tension and migraine headaches can be treated with simple analgesics which are safe during breast feeding.

Oh, my head is bursting!

Excruciating headaches are not only hard to bear, they may be dangerous too — especially in the postpartum period of a woman’s life.

Kahaani 2 showed the ill effects of abuse on a child

Abused childhoods, traumatised lives

Parents must maintain a rapport with their kids so they can talk about anything wrong, especially sexual abuse

In Focus

Left to Right : Deepen Barai, Ashok Shah, Kapil Bhindi.

SpeedForce comes up with viable customer service facilities in automobile industry

Its mission is to achieve highest quality standard in the two-wheeler industry by providing the best service experience at reasonable cost

He is a self-learner and achieved such towering success on his own.

Meet Aariz khaleeq who has topped the Digital Marketing Arena with his impeccable work

For many who are unaware, he is the younger brother of Ahad Khaleeq, who himself is an expert in this field

SAFe Agile Certification is designed to help software companies produce and deliver high-quality products for the market within a short time, thus leading to an increase in employee engagement.

4 Best Project Management Certifications

Many certifications are floating around in the market today and each one claiming to be of best according to industrial standard

In 2021, Sak intends to enter in Qatar, CZN Burger in Dubai, and Spreading CZN Burger Concept to at least 10 locations in GCC.

Rizgar Sak The Driving Force Behind Dives Holding

He dealt with different domains like real estate, logistics, general trading, hotel management and customer service

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