- 15-day 'Happiness Utsav' begins in Delhi schools(21:40)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Beginning Tuesday, the Directorate of Education of Delhi is organising a 15-day "Happiness Utsav" across all its schools to celebrate the first year of the "happiness curriculum".
- Video games can help boost emotional intelligence(16:42)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) While it's commonly believed that video games are harmful for children, researchers have found that it can help them evaluate, express and manage emotions when used as part of an emotional intelligence training programme.
- Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students(12:28)
New York, July 16 (IANS) College is stressful. Students have classes, exams and so many other pressures common in modern life and now researchers have found that petting dogs and cats can improve students' mood with stress-relieving physiological benefits, a study shows.
- More Indians obese but fewer undernourished: FAO(08:24)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) More Indians are getting fatter but fewer are undernourished as the nation goes from lessening the impact of hunger to developing the new health issue of obesity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
- Cancer tissue-freezing may help patients cut treatment cost(20:00)
New York, July 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new reusable device which can help women with breast cancer in lower-income countries by using carbon dioxide, a widely available and affordable gas, to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of industry-standard argon.
- Pre-term birth impact baby's love life in adulthood(14:48)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Researchers have found that babies who were born pre-term are less likely to form romantic relationships, have sexual relations or experience parenthood than those who were born full term, a new study shoes.
- How a small Uttarakhand town is becoming a major tourist destination(11:22)
By Muskan Aggarwal
Dhanaulti (Uttarakhand), July 14 (IANS) When one reaches Dhanaulti -- a picturesque site in the Garhwal region of 'Devbhoomi' (Gods' abode) Uttarakhand -- one can not but feel the fresh breeze gushing through deodar trees and emitting an earthy, woody aroma. This is when you know you have left behind the hustle and bustle of the crowded city.
- Spirituality transcends religion: Artist Seema Kohli(11:22)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Watching the art of Seema Kohli is like a walkthrough of the pictorial Jataka tales of Ajanta caves, defined by intricacy, rich hues, storytelling and imbued with a deeply spiritual flavour.
- #Gogreen: Essential tips for vegan beginners(12:36)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Following a vegan diet has gained popularity in the country as people have now decided follow it for ethical reasons. Begin today, but keep patience as the transition will take some time and find tasty substitutes, say experts/
- Google Maps to now give Indian users dining offers(12:58)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Google Maps on Thursday introduced three new features for Indian users to help them discover local experiences and get recommendations that are personalised for better dining experience, including an "Offers" section to help users find deals and claim them at restaurants in 11 cities.
- Punjab women's panel chief demands censor board for songs(16:44)
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) A day after the state police booked rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh and producer Bhushan Kumar over lewd lyrics in the singer's new song, Punjab State Women Commission head Manisha Gulati on Wednesday demanded a censor board for songs too.
- Kids mocked by parents at higher risk of bullying(15:42)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Dear parents, please take note. Kids who are mocked by parents are at a greater risk of becoming bullies and its victim too, researchers said, stressing that many bullies come from hostile, punitive and rejecting backgrounds.
- Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety: Study(13:22)
Tokyo, July 10 (IANS) Are you leading a highly stressful life? Worry not, Japanese Matcha tea will come to your rescue as researchers have found it to have various health benefits, such as reducing anxiety.
- Modi pips Ramdev to become top fitness influencer(16:14)
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the top-most health influencer in the country -- second time in a row -- followed by Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and yoga guru Baba Ramdev, Indias leading preventive healthcare ecosystem GOQii announced on Tuesday.
- Grandparents play big role in kids' screen addiction habits(15:02)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) While parents usually take the blame for spoiling their kids by letting them spend huge amounts of time with high-tech electronics, grandparents are to be equally blamed for screen addiction in children.
- 'Online restaurant aggregators must create a Netflix for food'(13:40)
Hong Kong, July 9 (IANS) As online food delivering platforms gain popularity and virtual kitchens set new goals, consumers globally want personalised experiences and to connect emotionally with the brands, a top Uber Eats executive stressed here on Tuesday.
- Early home learning improves kid's grades: Study(12:44)
London, July 8 (IANS) The positive effects of a rich home learning environment during a child's early years continue into adolescence and help improve test scores later in life, says a study.
- How to choose right food for cats(18:54)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) It's not just dogs, but cats can be your furry friends too. If you got one, understand how to maintain their nutritional requirements to ensure a healthy lifestyle for cats, say experts.