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By taking oral contraceptives, one can either stop or considerably lighten the bleeding. (Photo: representational/Pixabay)

Why many women are giving up on periods

With no apparent side-effects or health complications, women are choosing to stop their periods with hormonal tablets.

The motivation for the research was a case in an American hospital in which gowns were suspected of contributing to transmission of C difficile. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Health alert: Hospital gowns and equipments serve breeding ground for pathogens

Studies reveal that hospital gowns, stainless steel contaminated with pathogens responsible for severe illness.

If you feel you don’t have time for multiple stretches, before and after exercising, then opt for this. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

This stretch is all you need before a work out

Do this stretch to activate all your muscles for a productive workout session.

The study corroborates that schoolchildren who use backpacks should avoid carrying loads greater than 10 per cent of their body weight. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

School bags are a serious threat to the spine health

How much should your child's backpack weigh?

The study found that women with POI who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality, largely as a result of taking longer to fall asleep. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Hormone therapy in women with premature ovarian insufficiency leads to fatigue

Studies reveal that Women with premature ovarian insufficiency face poor sleep and fatigue.


Emmy Rossum

Fall totally ‘flat in love

Say adios to those high heels as our celebrity fashionistas are opting for flats to up their fashion game.

Sonam Kapoor

The golden switch

Other designers like Delhi-based Asha Gautam of the ‘By Asha And Gautam’ are trying to offset the increase in their own ways.

It is very worngfully attributed that diamonds are a woman’s best friend. Infact, it is every stone that a woman has her heart on.

Life of the mughal ladies

These accessories have a very special history behind them as these jewellers ancestors crafted jewellery for the ladies of the mughal kingdom.

Jackets around the waist

University trends

Your woes of waking up every morning and confused what to wear to college is now simplified with these tips.


The pink take on sangria with elderflower, vermouth and a fizz from ginger ale.

Prepping for house parties

On the other hand, Lord of the Drinks, a chain of restro-bars, spoil their guests with highly appealing alchoholic beverages.

The best ghee is that obtained from the milk of grass-fed cows, devoid of any pesticide and pollution. (Photo: Instagram)

Ghee: Must-have for a healthy diet

Ayurveda has advocated the use of ghee for centuries and for good reason. Read more to find out about its host of health benefits.

The menu curator of the place, Ashok Singh wishes to broaden the arena of the restaurant's reach on an international level. The unusual menu and the food-beverages makes one want to get the secret of their dishes out.

Desi-videsi flavours

Zorambo, a place that caters to foodies irrespective of their age group, serves Indian street-food inspired dishes, but with a twist.

From designer cakes to Swiss chocolates, from house made cookies to Italian food, this outlet makes sure that it's customers get the best quality food.

In New York for a day

And as her business expanded her father decided to open an outlet for her. She believes in giving best quality service and products to her customers.

The history of khichidi possibly dates back to ancient India and the recipe favoured by the Mughal emperor Akbar, noted in the Ain-i-Akbari, calls for equal amounts of rice, dal and ghee in the dish.

Food for your soul

Monsoon calls for a piping hot bowl of Khichidi, the ultimate comfort food.


Stonehenge, a World Heritage site, is believed to be 4,500 years old. It is known for its alignment with the movements of the sun. (Photo: AP)

Thousands watch summer solstice from Stonehenge

Summer solstice: 10,000 watch sunrise at England’s famous Stonehenge.

June 5 2019, witnessed a mass fake wedding between tourists and Amsterdammers. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

‘Marry’ a local for a day in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is coming up with innovative and off-beat ways to tackle the problem of overtourism in the country.

Tokyo is also one of the most solo-traveller friendly cities along with being the perfect blend of old and advanced. (Photo: Pexels)

Best of Tokyo for solo travellers

Solo travelling in Tokyo? Here are some things you can do.

The roadshows would include key stakeholders from Singapore, representing hotels, airlines, integrated resorts, attractions, destination management companies and cruise operators. (Photo: Pexels)

Singapore Tourism Board organises road shows to promote tourism

'Roadshows in 8 cities to attract tourists to Singapore'.


Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value. (Photo: AP)

Notre Dame Fire: Relics lost and saved

A look at what was saved, what was lost in Notre Dame fire.

On a previous visit in 2014, Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, met veteran codebreakers who worked alongside her late grandmother, Valerie Glassborow and her twin sister. (Photo: AP)

Kate visits an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day landing

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day.

Tourists who visit Vinci can walk the paths he trod five centuries earlier, and gaze upon the same waterfalls or vineyards. (Photo: AFP)

Tuscan locals prepares to mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death

Tuscan paradise where da Vinci's genius bloomed among the local flora and fauna.

Arun Kumar Chatterjee

Charcoal state of mind

Here’s an exhibition that explores diverse human expressions through charcoal drawings.

Shortly after the outbreak of World War II, the palace’s artworks were packed for safekeeping into wooden crates and moved from villa to villa. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Stolen Dutch painting returned to Florence museum

Painting, stolen by Nazi soldier, is back in Florence museum.


During this study, the researchers discovered that men who are uncomfortable hugging other men tend to hug each other from the left because of the strong negative emotions. (Photo: ANI)

Why do people have tendency to carry babies on their left arm?

Here's why people carry babies on left arm.

people for whom parasympathetic synchrony and parasympathetic reactivity was high generally reported more friendship interest when the social context permitted conversation than when it did not. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Understanding how sexual behaviour brings people together

Here's how arousal impacts physiological synchrony in relationships.

A book may boast of a million positions, but technically not all of them maybe practical.  One has to exercise wisdom to gauge that. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Life is a not a rule book

Inspired by the book 365 positions for 365 days, Aamir decided to take advantage of the sumptuous springs in his bed.

Parents who have trouble accepting the news may worry that their child might face a more difficult life, one that includes bullying or harassment. (Photo: Representational/AP)

Parents find it hard to deal with their child’s sexual orientation

Parents struggle for years adjusting to their child's sexual orientation.

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Amitabh Bachchan is a firm believer of crystals and keeps a Jade Angel as his good luck charm.

The Crystal Cult

In crystal healing, stones are assigned various properties, though healers have different ideas about which stones possess which properties.

The little royal is celebrating the birthday with a family vacation in the Caribbean. (Photo: Instagram

UK’s Prince George’s birthday plans revealed

Here's how Prince George is celebrating his birthday.

Congress MP Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal called out for shutting down his TV channel

As Tiranga TV staff face mass Lay-offs, veteran journalist Barkha Dutt lashes out at promoter Kapil Sibal for treating scribes unfairly.

String lights – Invest in a pair of string lights that can be placed on table tops, corner shelves or in between book cases.

Make your home look elegant

Bring in the green, indoors as well as outdoors – Houseplants help to relax you and remove toxins from the air.

Loss of species and climate change are the two great challenges facing humanity this century. (Photo: Represenatational/Pixabay)

IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

The Red List reveals the extent of wildlife and nature destruction caused by humans.