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Health

The findings of the study were published in the 'American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology MFM'. (Representational image: ANI)

COVID vaccinated pregnant women pass protection to newborns: Study

The study authors observed the highest levels of antibodies in cord blood of mothers who were fully vaccinated

A girl wearing a mask walks near India Gate in New Delhi. A high number of children and adolescents are contracting the novel coronavirus in the second wave (Photo: PTI)

Paediatricians sound alert about Covid among children

Paediatricians point out that variant of the virus during the second wave has been affecting children

 Data gathered from New South Wales also showed vaccination reduced the risk of infection more than 10-fold compared to those who were unvaccinated. (Bloomberg)

Vaccinated 16 times less likely to die from Covid, study shows

The results add to a growing body of evidence that the vaccines’ protection against severe disease and death holds up well

The team infected lab-grown human airway tissue with the virus and found that for the first three days, viral load in the tissue doubled about every six hours. (Representational image: AFP)

Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study

They found evidence of rapid growth of SARS-CoV-2 in the first few days of infection, followed by activation of the body's defences

'National Tele Mental Health' programme will be operated under a network of 23 mental health centres of excellence under National Institute of  Mental Health and Neurosciences. (Representational Photo: DC)

Union Budget lists tele-mental health programme

Sitharaman also announced an open platform for the National Digital Health Ecosystem

Fashion

Ever since Ashwini Dixit, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger, started exploring the beauty aspect of blogging, she has been getting requests to share her favourite homemade remedies.

DIY beauty tutorials are the new craze

Given how the quarantine vibe has pushed people to stay indoors, fancy beauty treatments that mostly cost a bomb, aren’t alluring anymore

Deepika Padukone

Know thy shape

Can your body parts disclose your personality? Apparently, yes, according to researchers

The aim is to spread awareness about Indian handmade fashion.

Indian handloom industry needs a lifeline

Homegrown brands and designers urge patrons to support local products to recharge the pandemic-affected fashion industry

Over the years, customers have either forgotten or failed to collect reams of clothing that the couple, Hsu Sho-er, 84 and her husband Chang Wan-ji, 83, never felt able to throw away. Grandson Reef Chang, 31, hit upon the idea of using the clothes to alleviate the couple’s boredom, and featured them on the Instagram account @wantshowasyoung modelling the clothes. (Photo | Instagram - @wantshowasyoung)

The cutest and most fashionable couple on Instagram are in their eighties!

The duo who run a mom-and-pop laundry service in Taiwan have even been featured in the Taiwanese edition of Vogue and Marie Claire.

Food

Vanilla beans have a delicious history, present and future! (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

How vanilla wandered across countries

A swirl of vanilla ice-cream is probably filled with centuries of wandering!

Certain edible insects are rich in vitamins and minerals. (Photo: Instagram)

Edible insects that are delicious

Ants, crickets and cockroaches: healthy snacks that taste like potato chips.

Gingerbread Pudding with Sticky toffee

Sweet taste of Christmas

With Christmas around the corner, Chef Manish Khanna has given modern twists to two of the most popular and traditional desserts of the season.

Chicken 65

Tips for the perfect roast chicken

But no matter what flavours you choose, the end result — the look and juiciness — of the chicken should always remain the same.

Kashmiri Didish: Rista

Zaika-e-Kashmir

Take a trip to Kashmir through your own kitchen by following the recipes below

Travel

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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

Countries in Europe including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and Singapore have been put under 'at risk' category. (AFP Photo)

Europe, UK, China continue to remain in 'at-risk' category in terms of air travellers

There is a list of 10 countries from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India

Photos on social media showed taxi boats and gondolas grounded on walkways flanking city canals. (Photo: AP)

Flood-ravaged Venice lands up in dramatic situation

Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after high tides.

 Boats are anchored on the banks of Ganga River during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. PTI Photo

River Ganga breathes easy as country goes into lockdown

Pollution in the sacred river has come down by over 40 per cent and is likely to increase as the lock down continues across the country

Art

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

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Art auctions come to life online

Galleries and artists worry about the drop in artwork prices because of the pandemic. But there’s hope online

Cover image of the book titled 'Anxious People'

Reality bites for these folks

This 2019 best seller is a fascinating read that delves into the lives of anxious strangers trapped in a strange hostage situation

Relationship

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Yin & Yang | Mind your sex position

Dr Narayana Reddy answers questions on sex and sexuality

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.

Karan Johar with his kids Yash and Roohi

Daddy diaries

Fathers around the country cherish the family time they’re getting with their kids, courtesy the lockdown

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Yin & Yang | Sex isn't about quantity, so stop counting

Dr Narayana Reddy answers your queries on sex, sexuality and relationship

More Features

Astad Deboo

When the ghunguroos fell silent

The world of performing arts mourns the passing of an icon who was a trailblazer for contemporary Indian dance

The plastic waste may include empty water bottles, cold drink bottles, plastic canes and other such items, said officials. (Image credit : Twitter/@smartcitiesind)

Free lunch for one kg of plastic waste: SDMC opens 23 more 'garbage cafes'

Under the novel step, anybody depositing one kg of plastic wastes with 'garbage cafes' would get coupon for free breakfast, lunch or dinner

 Pentala Harikrishna with Wife

Winning is a habit; don’t lose it says Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna

Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna reflects on his latest win and talks of his life after marriage

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

People stand outside a shop selling mobile phones from Chinese electronics company Xiaomi of which the front name is covered with a tarp, as calls for a boycott of Chinese goods gather pace following a border clash that killed 20 Indian soldiers, in Mumbai. PTI Photo

To endorse or not – the China dilemma

The anti-China sloganeering has reached a crescendo, but with big bucks riding on endorsements can and will people really cut out China?

In Focus

Mpulse offers many different variants of the product to suit the needs of different businesses.

How Instant Feedback is helping new-age Retail Businesses

Mpulse is making waves in the area of customer experience, by offering simple and elegant smiley feedback products

Zubair Sarookh.

Zubair Sarookh is on his way to become the most loved content creator

Zubair's relatable content has been wooing audience not just from the UAE, but across the world

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