- 30 Best Bars India contest kicks off(20:14)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A jury of more than 200 bar enthusiasts, industry experts, connoisseurs and writers will vote for the 30 best bars of India from a 100+ long list in a dozen categories in an event jointly curated by the Tulleeho website and MW magazine, a statement said.
- Capsule to analyse what gases you hide in your stomach(14:16)
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Rather than laughing about it or feeling embarrassed, this is the time to take flatulence seriously as researchers have developed a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule that can measure what kind of gases you have in your stomach and alert you if there is any problem.
- Indians wake up to benefits of 'desi ghee' for stronger bones(09:50)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) All the members of New Delhi-based S. Rahul's family are health-conscious. That's the reason why olive oil bottles, often perceived to be a healthier option compared to other cooking oils, made way to their kitchen. Three years ago, this family made a switch to "desi ghee" (clarified butter), again apparently because of its health benefits.
- Poverty accelerate the ageing process: Study(19:58)
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Genetics, lifestyle and environment are all factors that somehow influence when and how we all age. Now, researchers have revealed that four or more years with an income below the relative poverty threshold during adult life may accelerate the ageing process.
- New cancer treatment prevents hair loss from chemotherapy(16:32)
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A novel method discovered recently by a group of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, shows how hair loss from chemotherapy can be prevented during cancer treatment in patients, arguably one of the most psychologically distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy.
- Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study(13:14)
Singapore, Sep 13 (IANS) Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers.
- Tamil Nadu woman selling 1-rupee idli gets LPG connection(21:06)
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The indomitable spirit of an 80-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district who sells idlis at just one rupee each has melted the hearts of many including those in the corridors of power as she has got an LPG connection within a day of a video depicting her hardship going viral.
- Youth should keep alive the craft of fine muslin: Ashmore(23:38)
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) India's young generation should understand the legacy of the country's rich heritage in textiles and endeavour to keep alive the fabled craft of fine muslin which is gradually getting lost, top design-historian and author Sonia Ashmore said here on Wednesday.
- US woman gets free chicken for life after praising restaurant(20:18)
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Everyone may not be fortunate enough to earn yummy free chicken sandwiches for life just with a tweet. A woman in the US has just done that after her tweet praising the delicacies of the restaurant in the District of Columbia went viral.
- Instagram users tend to snap selfies that centre on left eye(19:40)
London, Sep 11 (IANS) It may not just be artists who make their eyes the centre-point of their own original work. New research suggests that Instagram users tend to compose selfies that horizontally centre on one of our eyes, particularly the left.
- Grammy-winner emphasises need for gratitude, kindness(17:34)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) Thanks to her songs in Disney animated series such "Phineas and Ferb", Laura Dickinson, 39, is introduced globally as "your nine year-old daughter's favourite singer".
- Designer Suneet Varma says apex court reforms give him freedom(15:06)
By IANSlife Features
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) From the repeal of Article 377 that decriminalised same sex relationships, to the abolition of Triple Talaq, this past one year has seen some notable reforms in the country. And with art said to reflect the events of the day, these social reforms are bound to find an expression in fashion. IANSlife spoke to eminent designer Suneet Varma to understand the other trickle-down effects of these events for his fraternity.
- Indian fashion industry lacks discipline: Payal Singhal(15:06)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) In her over two-decade-long career as a designer, Payal Singhal has seen the evolution of the Indian fashion industry, but she feels it still lacks the discipline and unity seen in fashion industries elsewhere.
- Road to equality is a long one(15:06)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) A year after the Supreme Court struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) decriminalizing homosexuality, the LGBTQ community still struggles with social stigma and lack of opportunities, but people have found the courage to speak up and come out of the closet, says Keshav Suri, who was at the forefront of LGBTQ community's battle for equality.
- Inclusion of more body types in Bollywood welcome: Bhumi(15:02)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) Since her debut in "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", the transformation of Bhumi Pednekar - both in terms of her career and her style - has been complete. So much so that the actor is now the brand ambassador for the clothing brand, Raisin.
- Radhika Apte: OTT's quality can only be checked with time(15:02)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) Never the demure damsel, Radhika Apte refuses to be a Bollywood typecast. She has played powerful characters across industries and mediums, but it's her roles in Netflix's 'Ghoul', 'Sacred Games' and 'Lust Stories' that have led to her being hailed as the "queen of the OTT (over-the-top) platforms".
- Self-care for women, the Lara Dutta way(14:58)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANSlife) Miss Universe winner (2000) and actor Lara Dutta Bhupathi has turned entrepreneur. She recently launched of her own beauty brand, and is advocating better skincare for women.
- 40% Indians fear getting fired for thorny social media posts(14:06)
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) While many people use social media profiles for professional use, over 40 per cent Indians agree that they could get fired from their jobs for controversial content on their social media channels, new research has found.